Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Trying Xubuntu as VMWare Host on Laptop

Needed to reinstall VMWare Server (the free version) on my Thinkpad T61 widescreen so decided to try out Xubuntu (XFCE instead of Gnome/KDE) as the host. Should use a bit less memory and disk space so the VMs should work a bit better, if not noticeably better. The VMServer software wouldn't install properly with Xubuntu 8.10 so reverted to 8.04.1 which is supported per the VMWare Web site.

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