VMware is announcing the release of large portions of VMware Tools for Linux, Solaris and FreeBSD guests under GPL and GPL-compatible licenses. VMware is also announcing the creation of the Open Virtual Machine Tools ("open-vm-tools") project on Sourceforge.net. This will become the home for ongoing development.
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