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Re: VMWare and which linux distro?
From: Byron Sonne <blsonne () rogers com>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2004 14:18:26 -0500

I think a good portion of you guys use a VMWare-Linux setup when doing
pen-test (for many reasons). The question i would like to ask is, which
linux distribution works best for this specific purpose ? Obviously you
dont need a distribution with many fency Xwin features and preferably
good networking tools built-in.

VMware, latest version of workstation, runs great on my SuSE 8.2 box. I don't think there is necessarily any 'best' distro to run it on; go with what lets you
do the best job.

The RPMs you can download from the VMware site work great, but I think I've
built it from .tar.gz files without any problem.


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