VMware Workstation Multiple USB ESXi Build Issue

During a rebuild of my home lab recently I stumbled on to problem which means I need to update the VMware Workstation \ Fusion ESXi build instructions I have previously issued. Due to me having to rebuild the hosts one at a time to ensure that the USB drives use the mbr partition instead of […]

VMware Releases New Desktop Virtualisation Products

VMware have just released a slew of desktop virtualisation products in the last 24 hours, they have released VMware Workstation 10, VMware Fusion 6, VMware Fusion 6 Pro, VMware Player and VMware Player 6 Plus. 

Key new features include:

The latest operating systems – Support for Windows 8.1, OS X Mavericks (Fusion and Fusion […]

Installing ESXi to a USB key using VMware Player or Workstation

I recently had to install ESXi onto a server without a cdrom drive fitted, the quickest and easiest method for me to do this was installing ESXi using VMware Player or Workstation and installing it directly onto the USB key.


Installing VMware Player 5.0.0 on Ubuntu 12.04

Just to give everyone a heads up that installing and running VMware Player 5 on Ubuntu 12.04 works perfectly and doesn’t require any additional steps to install apart from making the bundle executable (unlike previous versions which required manual patching, so a big thanks to VMware for finally fixing the issue )

chmod +x VMware-Player-5.0.0-812388.x86_64.bundle


Installing VMware Player 4.0.4 on Ubuntu 12.04

With my recent migration away from Windows to Ubuntu I decided to install VMware player to my machine, unfortunately this isn’t as straight forward as it is under Windows but it’s actually not too difficult if you follow these instructions.

First of all download VMware Player from the VMware site (registration is required but it’s […]