Installation - OpenVMTools
NOTE: OpenVMTools installs a set of VMWare drivers. Therefore, your virtual machine with OpenVMTools installed is supposed to be used only with VMWare products.

  • VMWare Player properly installed (see instructions here).
  • Maemo SDK virtual image with Ubuntu Intrepid (Server/Desktop) installed.
Maemo SDK Virtual Image with Ubuntu Desktop

1. Launch Maemo SDK virtual image.

2. On Desktop, click on OpenVMTools Installer launcher.

3. Read Nokia EULA license.

4. If OpenVMTools and uriparser (dependency) package are not found on your system, you need to download them.

5. It is necessary to install a set of packages in order to build OpenVMTools and its dependencies. Press EXIT when task is finished.

6. Then, both OpenVMTools and uriparser .tar.gz files are extracted. Press EXIT when task is  finished.

7. Now, OpenVMTools and uriparser are built, compiled and installed on your virtual machine. Press EXIT when task is finished.

8. OpenVMTools is properly installed on your machine. Restart your virtual image.

In order to check if OpenVMTools was properly installed on your virtual machine, verify if the screen resolution and other features are working properly (mouse pointer enhancements, improved video support, copy'n'paste, drag'n'drop, etc.).

Maemo SDK Virtual Image with Ubuntu Server

1. Download and unzip installer for Maemo SDK Virtual Image with Server (see instructions here).
2. Start OpenVMTools installer with the following command:

$ sudo <installer_file_name>.sh

3. Follow the instructions of OpenVMTools installation for Maemo SDK Virtual Image with Ubuntu Desktop starting from step #03.

For more information see the documentation, and any problems or ideas, subscribe to our mailinglist: maemovmware-users.

Current Version
23 Dec 2009
Maemo SDK Virtual Images, 1.0 final

This release provides 2 different virtual images with Maemo SDK installed: an image with Ubuntu Server Intrepid Ibex and an image with Ubuntu Desktop Intrepid Ibex.

Maemo Diablo Ubuntu Intrepid Server virtual SDK image

Maemo Diablo Ubuntu Intrepid Desktop virtual SDK image

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