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VMware Player 2.0.0-45731 and kernel 2.6.22

After upgrade my Fedora 7 up to kernel 2.6.22 I couldn’t configure VMware Player 2.0.0-45731. The configuration crashed during building of vmnet module: Building the vmnet module. Using 2.6.x kernel build system. make: Entering directory /tmp/vmware-config0/vmnet-only’ make -C /lib/modules/2.6.22.1-41.fc7/build/include/.. SUBDIRS=$PWD SRCROOT=$PWD/. modules make[1]: Entering directory /usr/src/kernels/2.6.22.1-41.fc7-i686′ CC [M] /tmp/vmware-config0/vmnet-only/driver.o CC [M] /tmp/vmware-config0/vmnet-only/hub.o CC [M] /tmp/vmware-config0/vmnet-only/userif.o… Continue reading →

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A day without X

Here is an interesting experience of using console applications only. As you may see everything can be done without GUI: Web Browsing: Elinks, Lynx, Links, or w3m. Email: Mutt. Chat: Freetalk, Naim, IRSSI. Reading RSS: Raggle. File Management: Midnight Commander. Text Editing: VIM and Emacs. Viewing Images: ZGV. Watching Video: Mplayer and VLC. Playing Music:… Continue reading →

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