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I would like to create a new virtual machine in vmware player with debian 7 wheezy.

In the vmware player wizard "Select a Guest Operating System" under "Linux" there is only debian 5 or debian 6 selectable.

Is it really important what to select here?

I downloaded the latest debian-7.0.0-amd64-netinst.iso and i am not shure what to select. Should i choose debian 6 64bit or should i choose "Other" and then "Other 64-bit"?

hope this question is not offtopic. Thanks for your help.

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It doesn't really matter all that much. It only affects the default selections for memory, storage. Pick Debian 6, or Other 2.6. – Zoredache Jun 3 '13 at 21:22

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