VMware release update for Workstation 8.0.0

Yesterday VMware released an update for Workstation 8.0, grab the updated binaries for Workstation 8.0.1 from http://downloads.vmware.com/d/info/desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_workstation/8_0

Highlights of VMware Workstation 8.0.1 functionality include:

  • Graphics performance and compatibility enhancements.
  • Improvements in creating and using shared virtual machines and remote virtual machines.
  • Ubuntu 11.10 is officially supported as a guest operating system.
  • Disk and memory management issues have been addressed.
  • Many customer-reported issues have been resolved.

VMware Workstation 8.0.1 is a free update for all VMware Workstation 8 users.

Release notes at http://www.vmware.com/support/ws80/doc/releasenotes_workstation_801.html

lets hope they fixed the hung process bug which was causing me some issues a couple of weeks ago.

Author: virtuallylg

Hello, my name is Lorenzo Galelli, I have been working with availability and virtualization solutions for Symantec for over a decade now and its amazing to see the impact virtualization has brought to the world of IT. During my time at Symantec I have worked as a systems engineer for customers big and small and seen a vast array of different virtualization projects. I am currently Technical Product Manager for ApplicationHA for VMware and KVM and I also have focus on VDI especially with Symantec's VirtualStore and FileStore technologies. Follow my blog for all things Symantec and virtualization. Opinions expressed here are my own.

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