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Old 17th August 2006, 22:37
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Default Error when following How To Install VMware Server On Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) -

I followed the the instructions to install vmware's server as well as I could but was unable to login to the server. The error I get is "Could not exec vmware-authd: /usr/sbin/vmware-authd (vmware-authd) does not exist or is not executable"


What did I do wrong?
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Old 18th August 2006, 10:56
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Please post the output of:

ls -la /usr/sbin/vmware-authd
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Old 18th August 2006, 12:19
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ls: /usr/sbin/vmware-authd: No such file or directory

I don't know why this file does not exist.
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Did you get any errors during VMware installation?
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No, I did not get any errors. I actually had fewer dialogs asking me to confirm settings than the example in the how-to. I can't really remember which dialogs were not present though.
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Have you tried to reboot the server?
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