Mailinglist Archive: opensuse (2407 mails)
|< Previous||Next >|
Re: [SLE] SuSE 7 Deluxe now vmware talk
- From: smartart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (`paul)
- Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 15:53:37 +0100
- Message-id: <00080915560201.01993@smartart>
On Wed, 09 Aug 2000, Derek Fountain wrote about Re: [SLE] SuSE 7 Deluxe now vmware talk::
> > I would love to be able to run VMware on my box. I was extremely impressed
> > with the 30 days use I had of it. But to buy it for $300? There's no way I
> > can justify that to myself (or my wife). It's just too expensive. It's *at
> > least* the equivalent of a new mobo + chip + mem and it would mean that I
> > wouldn't be able to buy each new ver of SuSE as it comes out nor would I be
> > able to keep adding to my library of linux books as I can now.
> Vmware for home (hobbist) use is 99USD. That's about 66GBP
> at current exchange rates. In the snippet quoted below you
> say you'd buy it for that!
Hmmn. I wouldn't have to sneak it into the house and install it when she wasn't
> > Perhaps if SuSE could possibly do a deal along the lines of reg'd SuSE users
> > get it at $100 (even that's a bit steep but I'd be willing to bite the bullet
> > and save up for it). I should imagine too that that it wouldn't cost a lot to
> > advertise this either. The L. Journal, L. Gazette et al would certainly
> > splash this around.
> > What do you think Michael? Would your marketting people go for a suggestion
> > like that? But, more importantly, are they cheeky enough to approach
> > VMware?
> SuSE and Vmware clearly have a relationship of some sort.
> You can buy Vmware with SuSE on a preinstalled VM if you
> want it. Have you checked the vmware web site recently?
Not since June, I think.
Thanks for the info, Derek.
> To unsubscribe send e-mail to suse-linux-e-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxx
> For additional commands send e-mail to suse-linux-e-help@xxxxxxxx
> Also check the FAQ at http://www.suse.com/support/faq
To unsubscribe send e-mail to suse-linux-e-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxx
For additional commands send e-mail to suse-linux-e-help@xxxxxxxx
Also check the FAQ at http://www.suse.com/support/faq
|< Previous||Next >|