[ubuntu-us-nm] vmware

Eric Krieger unmlobo at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 19:37:54 GMT 2008

Go with vmware-server.  VMWare PLayer is using for "playing" a pre-built
appliance not really for building a vm.  Also be sure to install the
vmware-tools under your Ubuntu vm.  You will see a big performance gain
and my fix any NIC issues that you encounter without it.


On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 12:01 -0600, Chris Brotherton wrote:
> I am interested in running ubuntu on my work laptop.  Due to various work
> policies, dual booting is out of the question.  
> So, I thought I would try and run a ubuntu guest on vmware.  I have been
> looking around and there seems to be 2 *free* pieces of vmware software,
> player and server.  Can anyone recommend one over the other?  
> Thanks,
> Chris.

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