Release: VMware Workstation 6.5.2

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Last week VMware released a minor update for its desktop virtualization product Workstation.

Despite the numbering anyway the new build (156735) introduces the much needed support for the just release Intel Xeon 5500 CPUs (codename Nehalem) and the extended support for a number of guest operating systems:

Full Support Experimental Support

Windows Vista SP1 and SP2

Asianux Server 3.0 SP1

Novell openSUSE 11.1

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and 8.10

Fedora 11

FreeBSD 7.1

Mandriva Linux 2009

Novell SLES 11.0

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8 and 5.3

Sun Solaris 10 Update 6

Ubuntu 9.04