Install VMware Server on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)

Recently I had to install VMware Server 1.0.6 and the Management User Interface (MUI) on a fresh installation of Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) 64bit edition. Not all went well, but I found some really great information from other people struggling with the same problems. But because all this information is scattered around, I decided to make this post as a compilation of all the information I needed to successfully install VMware Server 1.0.6 and the Management User Interface (MUI) on Ubuntu Hardy Heron. Continue reading