VMware-VMplayer - creating the vmmon kernel module

Adam D emlists at gmail.com
Fri Jun 2 23:51:03 UTC 2006

ben wrote:
> On Saturday 03 June 2006 08:28, Adam D wrote:
>> Matthew Nicholson wrote:
>>> if your on dapper, vmware-player is in the repos, universe i think.
>>> Adam D wrote:
>> Ahhh, yes the only address markings in /etc/apt/sources are the standard
>> commented and uncommented from the install of Dapper.  I have back-port and
>> universe/multiverse enabled in the same line but the only vmware I find is
>> one for xorg driver but no other kernel modules or the like.  Am I missing
>> an extra address?
> parts are in universe and the rest in multiverse. you'll need to add a 
> separate line to the dapper-backports that reads
> deb http://yourmirror/ubuntu/ dapper universe multiverse
> apt-get update and install

Thank you.. I had thought I had multiverse in the apt/source list.. the graphical showed I had everything checked.  I selected it.. but for some reason I get is error when trying to install/unpack the package..

Unpacking vmware-player (from vmware-player_1.0.1-4_amd64.deb) ...
 license could not be presented; aborting
dpkg: error processing vmware-player_1.0.1-4_amd64.deb (--install):
 subprocess pre-installation script returned error exit status 2
* Updating MIME database in /usr/share/mime...
Wrote 505 strings at 20 - 2a20
Wrote aliases at 2a20 - 2bcc
Wrote parents at 2bcc - 3644
Wrote literal globs at 3644 - 36a0
Wrote suffix globs at 36a0 - 72e8
Wrote full globs at 72e8 - 730c
Wrote magic at 730c - cdc0
Wrote namespace list at cdc0 - cde8
Errors were encountered while processing:

I tried to install it manually using dpkg -i but even with that.. it fails.. I know what lisc it is talking about since I have been trying to use the tar ball from vmware.


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