[sf-lug] Need help "spelunking" VMware install/uninstall problem on Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty)...
GoodWriter2548 at earthlink.net
Wed Nov 28 08:56:33 PST 2007
Thanks to all who responded to my original post about my VMware / Synaptic
problem. For those who missed the excitement, if one uses Synaptic to
install VMware Server under Ubuntu Feisty (7.04), Synaptic stays stuck in an
infinite "should upgrade / won't upgrade" loop.
For the undoubtedly small number of you who remain interested, I'll bring
this particular topic to a sort-of conclusion by letting you know that the
problem is evidently a somewhat longstanding and evidently knotty bug, per:
Note too that my research on this topic revealed that the later release of
Ubuntu -- "Gutsy Gibbon" -- has even greater VMware installation and usage
problems. So, "caveat updator", at least if VMware Server is important to
you (it is to me)...
Cheers & thanks again to all,
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