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Re: VM Ware Player under Debian Lenny AMD64 on laptop

Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 09:10:49PM +0400, James Brown wrote:
>> I intend to install on my laptop under Debian Lenny AMD 64  the VM Ware
>> Player 2.5.2 from http://www.vmware.com/download/player/download.html
>> (becouse there is no VMWare Player in the official repositories of the
>> Debian).
>> Which of the packege do I need - rpm or bundle? How do install it on Debian?
>> And what of libraries and etc. do I need install for succesfull using
>> VMWare Player?
> You do not want the rpm.
> I don't like the current bundles either.  I keep nagging vmware to provide
> the tar files that worked with make-vmpkg again, but they are too clueless
> to understand why real admins won't run GUI installer crap in X as root
> on their systems rather than something the package manager can deal with.
> Fortunately we now have kvm (on machines with virtualization hardware
> support) which is in my opinion much better than vmware, free, open
> source, and maintained and part of stock kernels.  I have no need for
> vmware anymore.

When I tried install the kvm, the system tell me: "Your system does not
have the CPU extensions required to use KVM. Not doing anything. failed!"

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