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Old 09-28-2004, 08:11 PM   #1
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Vmware and Linux

I want to install Linux on my windows xp using Vmware. I have tried with Fedora but the Desktop environment does not launch, what works is just command line.
Is there any version of linux which is compatible with vmware?

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Hi, and welcome to LQ!

Chances are you'll have the same quarrel with
any distro ... try running Xconfigurator (or what-
ever the tool in FC is called) from your command-
line ...

If that fails, try XFree86 -configure (or xorg if that
is was FC uses).

Old 09-28-2004, 08:37 PM   #3
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Yeah it should work.

try typing

Old 09-28-2004, 08:46 PM   #4
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i'm using redhat 9.0 without any problems. installs just like a normal machine...
Old 09-29-2004, 12:17 PM   #5
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Hmmm.. FC is not yet included on any vmware release... I doubt if X works on VM.. but it worth trying.. just give it.. im running RH 8 over VM and got no problem with X...


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