How To Install VMware Server 1.0.4 On Ubuntu 7.10
hello: I following the how to forge wrt to vm ware server 1.04. on ubuntu 7.10; i was doing just fine until i got to :
Installing VMware Server - Source Tar Ball
I open my terminal and cut and past the following:
tar xvzf /Path/To/VMware-server-1.0.4-56528.tar.gz
(tried using: ( sudo tar xvzf /Path/To/VMware-server-1.0.4-56528.tar.gz) too).
tar: /Path/To/VMware-server-1.0.4-56528.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
any one have any suggestions as I did download the link :
any suggestions....i am sure it probable something simple....thanks a lot.
You have to change the file path to whatever you're using, so you probably downloaded the file into something like
so that's the location they mean when they say
so you have to
to the location you downloaded the VMware file, and then run
tar xfvz VMware-server-1.0.4-56528.tar.gz
and it should unzip :)
Great Cameron! thks...got it to launch, unfortunately I have not been successful in installing some of the other linux OS, i.e. suse 10.3 and fedora 8.0....I am able to create the partition, but once the software loads up, I get either stuck. i.e. suse10.3 try the install in text mode, but once I get to the part create partition or create partition folder it just goes in a circle. In Fedora 8 I can't navigate down to select text mode. any suggestions, I tried the patch but the link leads to nowhere. ave you been successful with installing another linux OS and which one. thanks again!! MM
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