VMWare Updated to 4.0.2 on Ubuntu 11.10

Today, my VMWare just offered to update!  Now, I have the new 4.0.2 version:

The update was great.  I wish other software vendors could make their updates this easy!  I just stepped through the Wizard, and before too long, I have the latest and greatest installed.

You can read the changes in the new version here: VMware Player 4.0.2 Release Notes.

I have been having trouble with the VMWare Tools update hanging.  It would download and install forever, and I couldn’t close the window.  With the new version, it finished and installed–no problem.

Another new feature that I just noticed was the Shared Folders.  I am not sure if this is new to this version or not.  I had been looking for Shared Folders, but I hadn’t been able to find them.  Now, they are an option in the machine settings:

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