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VMware Workstation & Fusion Tech Previews Now Available

The technology fairy dropped a note in my inbox about a Public technology preview for VMware’s Desktop Virtualization Products (VMware Workstation and VMware Fusion). While this is a bit unusual for VMware, new and shiny is always fun. The details are below: VMware Workstation CTP The VMware Workstation Team is excited to invite you to[…]

Stop Using VMware Server! (For Your Workstation Workloads)

I mean it. Really. One of my pet peeves is the fellow who installs VMware server on his workstation to run his work provided Windows XP image (or some variant of Linux). The logic behind this usually goes something like: “I needed to be able to create virtual machines and VMware Server is the only[…]

Updates On Suse 11.1 and VMware Workstation

After spending an evening last week or so getting VMware Workstation running on OpenSuse 11.1, I found myself in a situation due to hardware failure, that I had to re-install… again. This time I needed the process for getting Workstation running again looked more like: 1. Ensure haldaemon is running 2. Install kernel-default, kernel-source, gcc,[…]