Sunday, September 22, 2013

SalentOS 12.04.3

Gabriele Martina has announced the release of SalentOS 12.04.3, an updated build of the project's Ubuntu-based set of DVD images offering a choice of Openbox or Razor-qt desktops user interfaces: "With great pleasure I announce the release of SalentOS 12.04.3, UbuBox and Razor-qt editions. After months of work on the 12.04.2 version here are the new ISO images with these main features: new Plymouth theme; replaced ADeskBar 0.4.3 stable with tint2 panel (UbuBox); Openbox main menu integrated into tint2 panel; Oblogout theme chooser to change the icon theme in Oblogout (UbuBox); latest Razor-qt stable Desktop (Razor-qt); updated all core packages and applications to their latest versions; all Ubuntu LTS updates; minor bug fixes and security updates." Here is the brief release announcement in Italian and in English. Download your preferred edition from SourceForge: ububox-salentos-12.04.3-x86.iso (966MB), razorqt-salentos-12.04.3-x86.iso (953MB).

Install VMware Player 6.0.0 in Ubuntu /Linux Mint

In this tutorial, we will see how to install the latest version of VMware Player which has reached version .

VMware Player 6.0.0 Installation

to install VMware Player 6.0.0 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint, install first some dependencies with the following command:

    sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r`

Users of 32-bit systems can install VMware Player with the following commands:

mkdir ~/VMware && cd ~/VMware 
wget -c -O VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.i386.bundle.tar 
tar -xvf VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.i386.bundle.tar 
chmod +x VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.i386.bundle 
sudo sh VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.i386.bundle

 For 64-bit systems, enter these commands:

mkdir ~/VMware && cd ~/VMware 
wget -c -O VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.x86_64.bundle.tar 
tar -xvf VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.x86_64.bundle.tar 
chmod +x VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.x86_64.bundle 
sudo sh VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.x86_64.bundle