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Ubuntu 11.04 Server with VMware Workstation 8

Hello all, I am currently attempting to set up VMware Workstation 8 on Ubuntu Server 11.04. I have it installed and now I am a little stuck. How do I use a say a Windows 7 cd and create a VM from it and manage it? Also, does VMware Workstation have some sort of web interface to manage VMs?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
There is no web management feature, you will need to use the VMware Workstation App.

Create an iso of the Windows 7 cdrom, or attach the real cdrom, to the virtual machine, you need to create from the gui.

Create New Virtual Machine
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NikostratosAuthor Commented:
Ubuntu Server does not have a GUI. I understand command line linux, just not with VMware.
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pgorodCommented:
I use VmWare Server, not Workstation, but this is what I'd try:

Look for a vmware-cmd or a vmrun executable - check the options and Google for help - if you say you're used to the Linux shell, you should be ok.

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
If you have installed a GUI less OS, you will need to run X Server to run the Workstation GUI to at least create the VMs, later you can use the vmrun command to start and stop whe guest VMs.
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NikostratosAuthor Commented:
A very general answer.
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