Installing VMWare Server on Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit

Well, the installfest continues….

Today, I had problems getting the 64-bit version of VMWare server to install correctly.  I uninstalled it, started again, hit errors (some of my own making, some not) and then found out that it was a bug.

Since it took me a while to find out how to fix it, I’ll just give you a link to where I got the info from – it’s here.

Thankyou AcmeLabs – now I just need to find out my username and password to get into it!!

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