VMWare Server 2.0 on Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS

So I got stuck getting VMWare 2.0 Server to install on Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS with Kernel 2.6.32-32-generic-pae.
You will need to patch the vmware installer to get this to work.

Download VMware-server-2.0.2-203138.i386.tar.gz
No need to unpack it.

Grab this patch. (Use the 1.5 one)
Unpack the patch into the same folder as the VMware download.

Run the following
# fix headers
aptitude remove linux-headers-$(uname -r)
aptitude install linux-headers-$(uname -r)
# remove line 269-270 from vmware-server-2.0.x-kernel-2.6.3x-install.sh
sed -i.bak 269,270d vmware-server-2.0.x-kernel-2.6.3x-install.sh

Then run the patch.

This worked perfectly for me.

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