Installing VMWARE Server 1.0.5 on Ubuntu 8.04 – 64 bit edition

apt-get install build-essential
apt-get install ia32-libs
apt-get install xinetd
apt-get install kernel-package

sudo touch /etc/vmware/ssl/rui.key
sudo touch /etc/vmware/ssl/rui.crt

download http://vmkernelnewbies.googlegroups.com/web/vmware-any-any-update-116.tgz

unzip/untar & run runme.pl

sudo cp /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libgcc_s.so.1/
sudo cp /usr/lib/libpng12.so.0 /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libpng12.so.0/