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I'm new in Linux OS's, and I'm trying to install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 9.10, but I don't know how. I just installed alien, but no luck with the tools :(

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Could you please be a little more specific? What exactly did you try to do? And how did that fail? – innaM Nov 9 '09 at 12:58
I copyed VMware*.rpm to Downloads and after run in terminal alien -i VMware*.rpm – Remus Rigo Nov 9 '09 at 13:05
i have never worked under Linux, this is my first time, just installed it – Remus Rigo Nov 9 '09 at 13:09
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It appears the links you referenced no longer work (or at least they didn't for me. Which is part of the reason link-only answers are frowned upon. – Ramhound Jul 19 at 20:32

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