[sf-lug] Canonical Commercial Repo - VMware?

Tom Haddon tom at greenleaftech.net
Mon Apr 28 01:43:05 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 00:19 -0700, Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote:
> 2008/4/28 Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com>:
> > Does anyone that works intimately with the Ubuntu project know if VMware
> > Server 1.x or 2.x beta will be added to the canonical commercial repo for
> > 8.04?  I think it was in the repo for 7.04 but not 7.10 for some reason.  I
> > have been using virtualbox but it does not like my freebsd vm nor will it
> > even load an opensolaris vm.  I do know that someone mentioned (at LUGRADIO)
> > that opensolaris was not yet supported with virtualbox, so I would rather
> > build the vm in vmware.  I don't want to have to rebuild the kernel modules
> > every time the kernel is upgraded though.  Perhaps Tom has some inside info
> > on this?

Fraid I don't have any inside info on this one...


> The "commercial" repository was renamed to "partner" in recent
> releases.  I don't know why VMware is not in there any longer, but for
> Hardy all I see is Opera :-(  Personally, I moved away from VMware to
> VirtualBox out of spite of having to enter a license key and also
> because the VMware package includes modules for like every damn
> version of Linux ever created and has become bloated beyond
> usefulness...
> http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/dists/hardy/partner/binary-i386/Packages

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