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  • Ubuntu Desktop To Auto-Install Necessary VM Tools/Drivers When Running On VMware

    Phoronix: Ubuntu Desktop To Auto-Install Necessary VM Tools/Drivers When Running On VMware

    In seeking to improve the out-of-the-box experience when running the Ubuntu desktop as a guest virtual machine within VMware's products, Ubuntu is planning on having the open-vm-tools-desktop package be automatically installed for providing a better initial experience...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...op-Auto-VMware

  • #2
    More proof as to why Ubuntu continues to be THE premiere Linux Distro. For my main system, I have not found any distro that gives a better, smoother experience; I have a couple of old laptops that I use as guinea pigs to test the latest iterations from various distros but I have yet to find any that matches, much less beats, Ubuntu.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Spooktra View Post
      More proof as to why Ubuntu continues to be THE premiere Linux Distro. For my main system, I have not found any distro that gives a better, smoother experience; I have a couple of old laptops that I use as guinea pigs to test the latest iterations from various distros but I have yet to find any that matches, much less beats, Ubuntu.
      Nice try.
      One reason why you are wrong: https://packages.ubuntu.com/search?s...searchon=names

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      • #4
        Pretty sure Debian already does this, just like RHEL already installs the vdagent stuff for Spice when ran under KVM.

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