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VMware makes an update to VMware Player

In addition to the recent update on VMware's Workstation product, the company also updated its VMware Player as well.  Like their Workstation update, the VMware Player update is only a minor release, a dot revision, upgrading it to build 29634 and version 1.0.2. 

Like Workstation, Player has been upgraded to add support for a number of new host operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2003 R2, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Mandriva Linux 2006, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 SP3, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • SUSE Linux 10.1, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 update 7, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Experimental support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 8, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 3, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Experimental support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 4, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux 6.06, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux 5.10, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux 5.04, 32-bit, 64-bit

Additionally, it adds support for the following guest operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2003 R2, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Mandriva Linux 2006, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 SP3, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • SUSE Linux 10.1, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 update 7, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Experimental support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 8, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 3, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Experimental support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 4, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Novell Netware 6.5 SP3, 32-bit
  • Experimental support for FreeBSD 6.1, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Experimental support for FreeBSD 6.0, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Solaris x86 10, 10 Update 1, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux 6.06, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux 5.10, 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Linux 5.04, 32-bit, 64-bit

Download the latest version of VMware Player, here.

 

Published Sunday, August 13, 2006 9:56 AM by David Marshall
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