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Thread: [SOLVED] Help install vmware on i386

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    Hardy Heron (Ubuntu Development)

    Re: Help install vmware on i386

    i've got virtual box ans i love it, however i am installing osx on the machine and it doesn't work in virual box. so i need vmware. i will try the binary although in the past it hasn't worked for me.
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    Hardy Heron (Ubuntu Development)

    Re: Help install vmware on i386

    ok so the instructions for installation are on the link below and must be followed to a t.

    go to page ten for installation instructions.

    http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs/player_pubs.html
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    Re: Help install vmware on i386

    Quote Originally Posted by Comhra View Post
    Couldn't open the .RPM File for VMWare, the Archive Manager doesn't support it. I'll give VirtualBox a whirl. Thanks for the help, guys. Happy Christmas all.
    You need to install "alien" from the repos to open rpms.

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