No help here, just the same problem, freshly installed turnkey-lamp-2009.10-2-hardy-x86. Did you have any luck in the end? Or does anyone know where I need to look to fix it?
PS: Sorry for the late reply Kevin. I missed this post. Thanks for bumping the thread Barry!
when talking tools and toolbox are you both referring to the same thing?
VMware Tools is way more than a graphical features.
When running in a VM environment, VM tools helps with
memory allocation and cpu utilization, as well NTP sync with
VM host (as NTP is always an issue in VM).
If you allocate 2 Gigs of ram to a VM and it's not utilizing
but 512k, or 1 gig, the rest is reserved and not used by
the VM or any other VM for that matter. VM tools helps make
this available to the rest of the VM's until it's needed again.
VM tools also provides more flexible and efficient network
adapters and other tweaks.
It's the 'toolbox' component that won't install without a GUI.
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