Setup VMware Server 1.0.5 on Ubuntu Hardy

Hardy & VMWare 1.0.5

Download Server & Patch from
http://www.vmware.com/download/server/
http://vmkernelnewbies.googlegroups.com/web/vmware-any-any-update-116.tgz

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sudo aptitude install xinetd build-essential libxtst6 libxt6 libice6 libsm6 libxrender1 libxi6

## If you are running the linux-server kernel
## (i.e. you installed from the Ubuntu Server Installation CD)
sudo aptitude install linux-headers-server

## If you are running the linux-generic kernel
## (i.e. you installed from Desktop or Alternate Installation CD)
sudo aptitude install linux-headers-generic

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tar xzf VMware-server-1.0.5-80187.tar.gz /tmp
cd /tmp/vmware-server-distrib
sudo ./vmware-install.pl

Stop when it ask to run vmware-config

Next apply the “any any” patch. Please note that you must rebuild the update utility before using it.

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tar xzf vmware-any-any-update116.tar.gz -C /tmp
cd /tmp/vmware-any-any-update116
gcc -o update update.c
sudo ./runme.pl

sudo ln -sf /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libgcc_s.so.1/libgcc_s.so.1
sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0 /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libpng12.so.0/libpng12.so.0

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