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VMWare on Xubuntu

Following recipe incomplete:

Installed Xubuntu from alternate 6.06.1 cd Various downloads from www.vmware.com put on cd for convenience. Go into Synaptic and enable the other repositories. Set static ip (for convenience when using ssh).

sudo -s
mkdir /var/vm
apt-get install build-essential binutils cpp libc6-dev libgnome2-perl linux-headers-$(uname -r) make 
apt-get install libdb2 xinetd openssh-server

Extract server to ~

cd vmware-server-distrib


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