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Re: VMware Workstation



I have successfully installed VMWare Workstation 7.X on Debian 6
without any issues. You need to install as root and then make sure
that the user has r/w access tot he directory where you place you VM
image files.

Shaffin.


On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 7:26 PM, Dr. Ed Morbius <dredmorbius@gmail.com> wrote:
> on 14:54 Wed 02 Mar, Greg Madden (gomadtroll@gci.net) wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Wednesday 02 March 2011 01:59:50 pm Dr. Ed Morbius wrote:
>>
>> > Why would one chose one over the other?
>>
>> OT but,  Vbox is gpl and in Debians repositoriies.
>
> Well, yeah, besides the obvious I meant.
>
> I've schlepped over the *.vmwarevm trees from my OSX box (primary use:
> serving as a VMWare Fusion platform) and will muck with getting them
> going on VBox.
>
> There's ye olde "Oh, but I selected SCSI for hard drive format" issue, I
> suspect that's not a big issue, though I also suspect that WinXP will
> make it one.  Grumble.  And largely OT.
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