Parallel Desktops: installing Parallel Tools on Ubuntu

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Published on 2010-05-08T08:03:59Z Indexed on 2010/05/08 8:08 UTC
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hi,

I get the following error when I try to install Parallel Tools on my Ubuntu in Parallel Desktop.

I follow the istructions, running sh install from terminal: I follow the UI istructions and then the installation stops with this error message:

E: Couldn't find package dkms

Fri May  7 14:34:20 PDT 2010
Start installation or upgrade of Guest Tools
Installed Guest Tools were not found
Perform installation into the /usr/lib/parallels-tools directory
cat: /usr/lib/parallels-tools/kmods/../version: No such file or directory
Start installation of prl_eth kernel module
make: Entering directory `/usr/lib/parallels-tools/kmods'
cd prl_eth/pvmnet && make
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/lib/parallels-tools/kmods/prl_eth/pvmnet'
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.32-21-generic/build M=/usr/lib/parallels-tools/kmods/prl_eth/pvmnet
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.32-21-generic'
  LD      /usr/lib/parallels-tools/kmods/prl_eth/pvmnet/built-in.o
  CC [M]  /usr/lib/parallels-tools/kmods/prl_eth/pvmnet/pvmnet.o
  LD [M]  /usr/lib/parallels-tools/kmods/prl_eth/pvmnet/prl_eth.o
  Building modules, stage 2.
  MODPOST 1 modules
WARNING: modpost: missing MODULE_LICENSE() in /usr/lib/parallels-tools/kmods/prl_eth/pvmnet/prl_eth.o

thanks

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