[linux-elitists] 2.6.23 Kernel = Win for Xen and KVM and a loss for VMware
Wed Nov 14 19:01:44 PST 2007
On 2007-11-02, Modus Operandi <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hrmph. Here's an example of weird dependencies on X11 foo -- it's
> obviously vmware's problem, though, and not Ubuntu's problem:
Ubuntu has made half-hearted attempts to support proprietary VMware
> It's a mystery -- why would the xorg-dev libs be necessary to
> install VMware Server 1.0.4 on Ubuntu 7.10 32-bit, but not on
> Ubuntu 7.10 64-bit?
No -dev packages are required to run VMware Server, which is a 32 bit
product. You probably have ia32-libs installed.
A list of packages that aren't quite necessary or sufficient for running
proprietary VMware products is in the Recommends field of the vmware-package
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