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Old 05-20-2008, 02:21 AM   #1
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VMWare install from .deb or .tar.gz

im currently running ubuntu 8.04 and want to have vmware like on the 7.10 version.
i know it has virtual box instead but it just doesn't work and often kills my computer when i try and install things to make it work.
if anyone knows of a vmware.deb or how to use the .tar.gz format that would be good.
Old 05-20-2008, 07:14 PM   #2
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I haven't looked at it, but presumably the .tar just needs to be extracted somewhere you can get to it (like your /home directory) and the binary run from there.


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