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How can I disable the Super button so that it won't bring up the Search window?

I know this question may have been asked before but the solutions are all out of date or don't work. I am running Ubuntu as a VM in VMWare on a Mac. If I try to switch from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to the ...
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How to get Ubuntu 15.04 running full-screen on VMware?

How can I change the screen resolution in a VMware Virtual Machine running Ubuntu to be able to view it in full-screen?
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Unable to run Vmware workstation 11 - failed to build vmnet

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS and vmware workstation 11. When I tried to open vmware it told me that serval modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernal (my kernal version is ...
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Windows don't boot after Ubuntu installation in VMware on a physical disk

I have installed Ubuntu in VMware (Windows 7) on a physical disk. It's a secondary disk, not a partition. All worked, no problems. Then i restarted Windows and Windows failed to boot and then Ubuntu ...
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Vmware not working on Ubuntu 15.04

After I updated to Ubuntu 15.04, Vmware is not working anymore. I found that this is a known problem due to the upgrade to 3.19 kernel. I applied the path provided here, but I get the following ...
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“Failed to build vmnet” for kernel 3.19

Because this answer is only for kernel 3.13, so I'd like to share a solution for the problem Failed to build vmnet for kernel 3.19 and earlier versions. Thus this is not my actual problem and is only ...
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clock does not update after awakening from suspend mode (Vmware)

I am using ubuntu 15.04 in a vmware image(vmware 7). All works fine but when I am awakening ubuntu from the suspended mode (vmware) the system clock does not get updated at all or with a very long ...
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How to run Vmware player as root?

I want to use a physical disk in Vmware Player. To do that i need to run Vmware Player as root, how do i do that ? I have tried to start it via terminal but no luck. I have tried to start it via ...
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Why is QEMU so slow even with KVM

I've been working with QEMU for some times now and from my experience I see it being very slow compared to other VM tools like VirtualBox or VMWare. Even enabling KVM doesn't do much of a benefit for ...
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“[errno 5] input/output Error” when I install Ubuntu on vmware player (virtual machine) [duplicate]

I get [errno 5] input/output Error when I install Ubuntu on VMware Player. I'm using a Laptop and there are two disks, C: is SSD and D: is HDD, there is no bad sector. How do I proceed?
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Ubuntu 14.10 for Vmware esxi 5.1 [on hold]

I have searched the questions for anything similar but cannot find anything. Key Question : Are there any known \ key issues with running Ubuntu 14.10 under ESXi 5.1? I have created and configured ...
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VMWare Play Cannot Install On 15.04

When I try to install VMWare Player, it asks to compile modules and fails at the step Starting VMWare Services with the following error: 2015-04-29T18:43:24.520-07:00| vthread-4| W110: Failed to ...
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Vmware Shared Folsers

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is guest machine on windows 8.1 with vmware workstation 11 I have vmware tools install and even getting this folder /mnt/hgfs But this folder is empty. I searched a lot but did ...
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Plymouth on 15.04 in VMware

Anyone know how to get plymouth to work properly on 15.04? Can't get it working, here's what happens: http://www.mobypicture.com/user/cmdshft/view/18056762 I have looked all over and cannot get it to ...
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Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard shortcuts via VMware Fusion

I use OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and have VMware Fusion 7.1.1 where Ubuntu 14.04 has been installed. Moreover, I have installed VMware Tools patches. Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard ...
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“Install VMware Tools” greyed out after installing ubuntu 15.4 on vmware player 7.1

"Install VMware Tools" greyed out after installing Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Player 7.1. I tried checking "No proxy" instead of default "Windows proxy settings" at "File->Preferences->Software updates-> ...
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Hostapd in VMware player

For internet, Im using a dongle. With the help of hostapd, I used to take hotspot from my laptop. I've one laptop which has ubuntu only. So, I can use hostapd easily to activate hotspot from my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 VMware tools problem

I don't know when the 15.04 was released but I installed VMware Workstation 11.1.0 and I can't install VMware tools for the Ubuntu guest since VM > Install VMware tools option is disabled. Anybody has ...
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Ubuntu Snappy OVA image cannot login

I'm trying the OVA image with VMWare workstation, i've made the user-data & meta-data: user-data: cat >> user-data << EOF cloud-config snappy: ssh_enabled: true password: passw0rd ...
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I can only see wallpaper and mouse Ubuntu 14

I have recently upgraded to windows 8.1 and since then its been problems and more problems. I used the VMWare image after the upgrade but after shutting down the virtual machine, all I have seen is a ...
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15.04 Virtual machine 7.1 version

I have successfully installed VMware on Ubuntu 15.04, but when I try to run the virtual machine it shows: before you can run VMware, several modules can be compiled and loaded in to running kernel ...
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VMware Tools and multiple kernel versions

When I have VMware Tools installed on a machine that has more than one Linux kernel, do I need to run sudo vmware-config-tools.pl once on each kernel? If one kernel requires that the kernel modules be ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare can't connect to VPN

I'm Using 14.04 on VMWare and try to connect VPN, I"m create a connection by Network-Manager,when connect, it will show that "VPN Connection Failed" every time. At first, I think it happen from ...
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15.04 VMWare Player

I recently did a fresh install to 15.04. I downloaded and installed vmware player, but when I go to launch it, I receive a message saying "vmware workstation several modules must be compiled and ...
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Time desynchronization between host (mac) and guest (ubuntu) via VMware Fusion

I use OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and have VMware Fusion 7.1.1 where Ubuntu 14.04 has been installed. Moreover, I have installed VMware tools patches. The time setting in Ubuntu is "automatically from the ...
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How to install Virtual ethernet for kernel 3.19?

xUbuntu 14.04 LINUX Kernel : 3.19.4-031904 VMware Player 7.1.0 build-2496824 running vplayer show Virtual ethernet failed I try the method ...
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VMware ubuntu mate: ubuntu has experienced an internal error

I installed Ubuntu mate at VMware and now I'm getting a window that contains Sorry ubuntu has experienced an internal error such as ExecutablePath usr/bin/mate-panel (and some other details ...
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Different output between physical and virtualized system ubuntu

I'm running ubuntu 14.10 on a physical computer and on VMWare player on my laptop and I noticed that when I run this script: file_name1="sha1.c" /usr/bin/c99 -O3 $file_name1 -o "sha1" time timeout ...
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OpenStack Disaster Recovery

I would like to implement an OpenStack cloud for support some critical services as migration from current VMware vCloud Enterprise trial. I have the strict requirement of assure disaster recovery of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 host with Win8.1 guest runs horribly using VMware Player

VMware player runs soo awful I had to switch over to virtualbox. When I enter "Unity mode" the windows-native applications sometimes appear after a couple minutes and after doing so they are so laggy ...
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Migrating linux systems to VMware using rsync

Hello there :) As stated in the title, I am trying to migrate linux systems that I have to a virtual environment. I tried Vmware's tools such as converter standalone but that proved troublesome since ...
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disk drive for /home is not ready yet or not present when loading Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on VMware

Hi I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS installed on a VMware station. It has worked fine before but now when I open the virtual machine it goes thru the normal process of starting and stopping the ...
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Cant Install .bundle file

I attempt to install VMware player, Here is how I go about It -Open terminal and type in: sudo sh VMware-Player-7.1.0-2496824.x86_64.bundle -Type in my password -The error "Cant open file ...
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How to add my other hard drives to ubuntu on vmware

I have Windows 8.1 as my main OS and can't change it because of homegroup for my family. I installed VMware Workstation 11 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have shared my folders and have my D,E,F ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running on VMware 11 : Touchpad scroll does not work

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS on VMWare workstation v11. Machine is a Lenovo z50-70 laptop. I haven't been able to scroll using the touchpad. I have to either use a usb mouse or the touchpad ...
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VMWare Player 7.1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 (kernel: 3.19.0-10-generic) app loading

I downloaded the latest version of the VMWare player (v 7.1.0) from here. Installed the bundle, and the installation went through fine. Post-installation, when I tried to launch VMWare Player, but ...
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Trying to edit FQDN and saving the hosts [duplicate]

I'm a first time Linux noob. Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. I want to try and create my own E-mail server with iRedmail. I'm checking out iRedmail in VMware Player. The first thing I ...
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Which kernel should I install for Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware station on my iMAC which is running on an intel core i5. My question is: Which kernel should I install, given these options: 1) ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu server 14 after fresh install; never given chance to set password in first place [duplicate]

I'm very new with Linux and I'm trying to set up a testing network with VMs by following this video series. I downloaded Ubuntu server 64bit version 14 and installed it using VMware workstation. I ...
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Enable Edge Scrolling - Ubuntu 14

I am running Ubuntu 14, and in my mouse and touchpad options, there is no setting for edge scrolling. There are only settings for "double click" and "mouse speed," nothing for scrolling. I found a ...
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disable the network adapter of vmware

I want to disable the network adapter of the vmware workstation, but I want to keep using the network address to be able to access it from other machine. because if I delete the network adapter in ...
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Backup/Restore System Folders on new VM

I'm looking for a safe option for taking an image of my machine cuz I'm in a place where I cannot risk trying anything isn't safe and the machine must be up and running. For example, clonezilla looks ...
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Take an Image of a Physical Machine using VMWare Converter Standalone - Options diabled

I need to take an image of my Ubuntu 12.04 physical machine and keep it in a hard drive. I downloaded VMWare Converter Standalone, the only version I found as tar.gz is version 4. All the newer ...
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Shifting to a Virtual Environment using clonezilla

I recently got appointed the job to shift my company's data-center's systems to a virtual environment. The systems are very varied, some are windows some are Ubuntu server and some are CentOs based. ...
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Several issues with 14.04.2 slow network, high samba cup usage

I have Ubuntu Trusty 14.04.2 installed with Zentyal and openchange. It is running on Vmware 5.1 with 8GB ram and 1 cpu with 4 cores. I am having a huge problem with network traffic being very slow ...
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VMware tools crashing with root access in Ubuntu 14.04.2

I'm trying to enable graphical root login with commands on Ubuntu 14.04.2: sudo passwd root sudo sh -c 'echo "greeter-show-manual-login=true" >> /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf' Portions of the ...
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“sudo iptables -L” takes a long time to load

For some reason when I try to run sudo iptables -L it takes a very long time to load. I am loading the rules from a script and it's on an Ubuntu server virtual machine through VMWare Fusion with 2MB ...
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stream_socket_client(0 errors

I get these errors all the time in my wordpress running ubunutu server 14:04 in vmware local host ubuntu install. [Tue Mar 17 09:05:17.683916 2015] [:error] [pid 1098] [client 192.168.142.1:53931] ...
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What can I do to restore disk performance on slower Ubuntu VM

I have Ubuntu 12.04 (x86) running under VMware Workstation 10.0.5 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Disk access in this VM is noticeably slow - it takes ages just to start Firefox, for example, and the disk ...
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Errors of installing VMware-tools

Previously, I post a question about an error of installing VMware-tools in a Ubuntu under a virtual machine. I have not got any solution yet. So I installed another Ubuntu 14.04 LTS under the virtual ...