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I have an ASUS laptop with 6 GB RAM, Windows 7 64-Bit m/c. I followed this to install VMware, Linux:

Installing VM (with Ubuntu + RVM + Ruby + Rails) on my Windows 7 system

VMware (which has been installed successfully) keeps saying that it's installing VMware tools.

I even went through RubyInstaller. I am bit confused as to what steps I should follow because I want to get VWware enabled with Linux so that I can just mount my project and start using it to create ROR apps on my laptop.

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You don't strictly need Linux to use Ruby on Rails... have you tried RailsInstaller for Windows? – Ryan O'Hara Dec 13 '12 at 5:52
Thanks for your reply,i even have one on windows which i control from CMD,but i need ROR on linux platform as using windows is unfamiliar for me.... – Mike1084 Dec 13 '12 at 6:03
What about this option: Boot into Linux? Also, VMWare Tools is not strictly required for Linux to work. – tadman Dec 13 '12 at 6:07
I would also suggest to install Linux (perhaps in dual boot with Windows) on your laptop, and to take time (hours or days) to learn Linux.... – Basile Starynkevitch Dec 13 '12 at 6:09
i forget to mention that i have been working on linux for more than a year....i want to make use of VMware...any suggestions.??? – Mike1084 Dec 13 '12 at 6:27

After googling, I got the answer.

This excellent article from Ryan Bigg how to get started using ruby-rvm-rails-ubuntu shows detailed steps and guides you to get the correct configurations.

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