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How to install VMware tools for Ubuntu 11.04 hosted on VMware ESXi?

I'm running Vmware ESX 4.1 and I have a development VM that I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04. Then I tried to re-install VMware Tools and some of the modules gave me an error and would ...
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Installing open-vm-tools in Ubuntu via Puppet; what's the lesser evil?

In an ideal world, configuring puppet to install the open-vm-tools should be as simple as this: class vm-tools { package { 'open-vm-tools': ensure => installed } package { ...
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VMWare tools on Ubuntu Server 10.10 kernel source problem

After install and running the vm-ware config, the config needs my kernel headers to compile some modules, ok, so I'll give it them, but it just won't work. It asks for the path of the directory of C ...
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VMware Tools in Ubuntu guest on VMware Server 2 do not build

When trying to build the VMware tools in my Ubuntu 9.10 64 bit guest on a VMware Server 2.0.2 host with Debian 5 I'm getting strange errors like: Building the vmmemctl module. Using 2.6.x kernel ...
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How do I install VMware Tools in an Ubuntu VM running in VMware Fusion?

I have Ubuntu (Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS) running in a VMware Fusion VM, and I believe I've installed VMware Tools. But how can I confirm that VMware Tools is running correctly? When I try step 8 of ...