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Old 04-11-2007, 07:49 AM   #1
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VMplayer or Vmware on Pclinux .93


Will this work with the newest player or workstation 5.5 using wine? Does anyone know of some good instructions.
 
Old 04-12-2007, 05:07 PM   #2
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VMWare player cannot create a virtual machine due to licensing issues. Instead, I recommend you get VirtualBox, which I've found to be a heck of a lot easier to set up.

http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads

Try the Mandriva package first before you use the .run file
 
Old 04-13-2007, 06:47 AM   #3
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Hmm, you must have been mixed up, i wanted to know if i could install VMWARE 5.5 on PcLinuxOs using Wine or install the vmplayer. See i already own VMWARE 5.5 for windows and was wondering if i could install it that way. But, now that you mention virtualbox i'll try it. I might stay with VM though just for the fact i'm so familar with it.
 
Old 04-14-2007, 01:47 PM   #4
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Running VMWare under Wine would just lead to a big performance hit. There is an rpm build of VMWare's products available, so if you want to still use it, grab that unless you got a paid version (I don't think you can apply a license to other builds).

Try whatever works for you. Here's a benchmark link: http://www.linux-gamers.net/smartsec...x-vs-qemu.html
 
Old 04-14-2007, 02:44 PM   #5
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Why use wine to run the win32 version of VMWare when there is a native GNU/Linux VMware existing?
 
Old 04-26-2007, 08:51 PM   #6
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hi, everyone i need to config vmware on mandrake 2007 how i can do it
after i install vmware player already.
 
  


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