what is the difference between mac os x 10.6 and mac os x 10.6 server?

in order to use use vmware fusion 5 and rosetta-based mac software i need to have mac os x 10.6 server. How do I know if the disc I have is the server or the plain snow leopard?

  • Asked about:  Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

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    The server version includes services that you can run to support other computers, including a web server, email server, and a file server.

    If the disk is the server version, it will say so on the disc. If you run the OS X Server installer, it will also say "Server" in the splash screen.