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Getting vmplayer running on Ubuntu feisty

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The vmware-player gives pixbuf library trouble on the new Ububtu feisty. The problem lies in the gdk-pixbuf.loaders file used by vmplayer. A quick hack is to do the following:

cp /etc/gtk-2.0/gdk-pixbuf.loaders.32 /usr/lib/vmware-player/libconf/etc/gtk-2.0/gdk-pixbuf.loaders

But the next trouble is with the GTK themes- it works fine in GNOME, but in XFCE, it gives trouble. Looks like some conflict between gtk-2.4 and gtk-2.10 in feisty.

Written by ppatil

April 25, 2007 at 6:07 pm

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  1. Simply to send to you my congratulations for your new born .
    It seems this keeps you busy this you have not blogged since .
    In friendship
    Michel ( France )

    fauquet

    June 11, 2007 at 5:28 pm

  2. Somehow i missed the point. Probably lost in translation🙂 Anyway … nice blog to visit.

    cheers, Following.

    Following

    June 19, 2008 at 2:21 am


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