VMWare, Inc. is a company that provides cloud and virtualization products and services. Use this tag if you are using VMware's products along with the tag for the software you are using; either [vmware-player] (for VMware Player) or [vmware-workstation] (for VMware Workstation) or [vmware-fusion] ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
0answers
15 views

Merging partitions of an Ubuntu virtual machine with no data loss in Windows

My problem is very similar to this one: How to change partitions on Ubuntu virtual machine? But the difference is that I'm using the Ubuntu virtual machine with VMware in Windows. How can I expand a ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

How to make Network Manager ignore VMware virtual network adapters

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04, fully updated. The 2 devices listed that are not being managed didn't show up until I installed VMware Workstation 12.1.1. I believe they are from the VMware bridged/NAT ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Add VMware graphics driver to a PXE bootable Thin Client initrd.img file

How to add VMware graphics driver to a pxe bootable thin client initrd.img file? I have the VMs for the Ubuntu 12 Server and the pxe bootable Thin Client in the VMware Workstation 11. The Thin Client ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Mic input ignored in Win7 HVD running from Ubuntu 15, 16, but not 14

I originally asked this on "Unix & Linux", but it makes more sense here. Sorry if this is a duplicate for you. The actual symptom I'm seeing is on Windows 7, but I think the root cause is in ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

VMware - starting services failed

I have some issue running VMWare Workstation Player 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. First I downloaded and installed VMware-Player-12.1.1-3770994.x86_64.bundle using this command: chmod +x ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Ubuntu vm guest not working with full resolution

The station was working very well until yesterday when I extended the HD size. I don't think it is related. I tried to uninstall vm-tool and re-install it again and I checked the services they are ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Ubuntu server 16.04 storage management (VMWare)

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 server up and running as an ELK server which pretty much receives and processes syslogs from network devices across the network. We have received about 17 million logs and I ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

can't start vmware workstation 12 on ubuntu 16.04

Is anyone else having a problem starting vmware workstation 12 on ubuntu 16.04 , if so please let me know if you found a solution . I've searched all over the web for help to no avail and tried every ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS kernel panic on start up

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS running on VMWare Workstation 12 Player on a Windows 10 host. I was running Eclipse for a while recently when it got really slow despite multiple Eclipse ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Unable to install VMware kernel modules in Workstation 11 on Ubuntu 16.04

I am unable to install VMWare Workstation 11 successfully on Ubuntu 16.04 due to the Kernel Module Updater failing on the Virtual Machine Monitor and Virtual Network Device. Here is the log file that ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

why VirtualBox-Error ? Failed to open a session for the virtual machine mysolaris1

I got this error in my VirtualBox Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found! Because the USB 2.0 controller state is part of the saved VM state, the VM cannot be started. To fix this ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Some GUI elements in some software in an Ubuntu guest OS is blank upon virtual machine window resize

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest OS in a Windows 10 host running VMWare workstation Player 12. I usually run the guest OS window maximized, but notice that when I resize the window, some GUI ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to configure extra mouse buttons in a Ubuntu virtual machine?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest VM running on a Windows 10 host. I also have a MS Intellimouse Optical 5 button mouse. The 4-5th buttons work on the host as back/forward buttons but not on the ...
0
votes
2answers
259 views

Problems starting VMware Workstation 11 on Ubuntu 16.04 after upgrade from 14.04

I just upgraded a 14.04 machine to 16.04 (64bit - Gnome-Shell). The upgrade worked without obvious issues. After finishing the upgrade and rebooting the machine i am not longer able to start VMware ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

How to sign kernel modules with sign-file?

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 with secure boot and encountered the same vmware-error as described there: modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'vmnet': Required key not available. One way to circumvent ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Hide unmanaged network interfaces in Ubuntu

On my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 I have VMware Workstation 12 Pro (legitimately) installed, so there are virtual network interfaces that are unmanaged by network-manager but they still show up in the ...
-1
votes
1answer
41 views

Could not open virtual machine: The virtual machine appears to be in use

I am trying to open ubuntu in vmware workstation 12. But there is a error Could not open virtual machine: C:\Users\MANDEEP-THAKUR\Documents\Virtual Machines\Ubuntu 15.10\Ubuntu 15.10.vmx The ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Ubuntu Desktop Won't Go Full Screen Under VM

I've read other similar posts and nothing suggested has worked for me. Ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware Workstation 12, whenever I entered full screen mode on VM, Ubuntu desktop went full ...
-1
votes
0answers
40 views

Installing Mac OSX on VMWare

I would like to install Mac OSX on a VMWare virtual machine for testing purposes. There are many unlockers for Windows to achieve this, but I cannot find anything for Ubuntu hosts. Is anyone able to ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Issue while installing Vmware workstation

I am trying to install centos on vmware workstation which is running on ubuntu 14.0 LTS host but the installation is getting stuck at crond after which its not moving ahead. NEed your help urgently ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Error while running suspended VM using VMPlayer 12

I have a RHEL VM which I used to run on my windows PC, and I keep it on my portable HDD to use anywhere, Last time I unplugged the HDD without completing suspending the VM. When I have tried to run ...
0
votes
0answers
114 views

Virtualbox in Ubuntu 16.04 - Unity grabs Alt and Super key

This is something that was answered in the past already for previous versions, there are bug reports but nothing really solves it and it's still present in 16.04 If you have Ubuntu 16.04 Unity as ...
0
votes
3answers
306 views

Ubuntu 16.04 has no VMWare console access once booted on VMWare vSphere 5.5 Cluster with EFI

I installed a fresh Ubuntu Server 16.04 on our VMWare cluster to try it out and begin building a template for it. After install, the IP address is displayed and it seems to work if I SSH into it, but ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

No vmhgfs file system installed to use use shared folder

After a fresh install i can't get the shared folder to mount in /mnt/hgfs. I created the hgfs directory, purged the "open-vm-tools-dkms" and reinstalled "öpen-vm-tools" as i found somewhere else. But ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Runing ubuntu in Vmware error - No boot file name recieved

This is a picture of the error message in Vmware workstation
1
vote
1answer
174 views

ubuntu 16.04 LTS fails with an error “ an installation error occured” while pxe booting

I am attempting to PXE boot Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on as a vm on VMware ESX 5.1 U3. The installation via iso works successfully however PXE install fails at a point post partitioning saying: an ...
0
votes
1answer
212 views

Installing Ubuntu Server 16.04 on Vmware

I am installing Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine on an Intel server using vmware. For some reason, it is creating the root file system as ext4 but I NEED it to be ext3. Is this possible? I have been ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

vmware error after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04

I just upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 and I started having problems with vmware (v 12.1.0 build-3272444). When I try to play the virtual machine I receive the following error: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Zenmap Showing Filtered for iptables REJECT Rule

I've been recently messing around on my VMWare Ubuntu 15.10, and decided to test out my iptables and see if my Zenmap on my Windows host machine would recognize the ports being blocked. However, when ...
-1
votes
0answers
21 views

Setup VMware vmnet0 in Ubuntu

I'm trying to setup vmware's vmnet0 in ubuntu without installing vmware at all. is this possible? I have 2 NICs, 1 - internet, 1 - local network connected to a physical switch, and will be setting ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

How to use GPARTED in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have an OwnCloud server running on Ubuntu 14.04, I downloaded OwnCloud's ISO to mount it into VMware Workstation but it only has 40gb dedicated to it so I expanded it to 100gb in the VM settings but ...
0
votes
2answers
118 views

Getting shared folders working in vmware fusion 8.1.0 and ubuntu 14.04

Yes, I've seen the other answers. Either they don't work or they do un-recommended things like installing the old deprecated VMWare Tools I'm looking for a solution that uses the recommended ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to install VSphere client in ubuntu?

Is that possible to install VSphere client in Ubuntu. If it is yes, please mention how to do it. Thanks in advance.
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Unable to download from software centre

I am unable to install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. After clicking on any application it just shows "available from the Universe source". What should I do to rectify it ? I am using ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Display Size problem with Lubuntu VM on Windows 10

I recently bought a new surface pro 4 and I'm badly in need to use linux for study purposes. Since the driver support isn't good yet for a regular dual boot installation I sadly had to use VMWare. My ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How to safely unmount a shared folder in VMware

my pc is Windows 8.1, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3632QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 64-bit, and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a guest o.s. in my virtual machine (VMware Workstation 12 Player). I have created a Shared ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Connect to Windows XP via VMWare

Is it possible to connect to the command line on Windows XP running on VMWare, from inside of Ubuntu?
1
vote
2answers
51 views

I can't see the next button (ubuntu installation on vmware)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 64-bit on my VMWare Workstation 12. I have already done this on my desktop. The problem is when I try to install it on my laptop, I cannot see the next button. The next ...
-1
votes
1answer
88 views

Error compiling AODV-UU (modversions.h: No such file)

i have to compile aodv routing protokol, but i get error like this make -C /home/andri/Downloads/aodv-uu-0.9.6/lnx KERNEL_DIR=/lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build KCC=gcc XDEFS=-DDEBUG make[1]: ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

VMWare error installing

i have a problem when i start VMWare, there is the following error: Unable to start services. See log file /tmp/vmware-root-3979118757/vmware-15337.log for details. and the log file contain : ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

How to install virtual machines using VMware in Ubuntu server using the terminal?

I'd like to use VMware for setting up virtual machines on the server running Ubuntu to which I only have access through the ssh interface (Putty) I installed VMware workstation by following the ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Need help with strange operation when switching between VMWare workstation client and Ubuntu 14:04 desktop

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (august 2013) on an ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX with AMD FX(tm)-4130 Quad-Core Processor and 4Gb memory. and have since upgraded to 14.04 LTS. Hosting VMWare Player ...
3
votes
1answer
78 views

Difference between 'sudo apt-get' and 'sudo -E apt-get'

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 guest on VMWare Player (7.1.3 build-3206955), with Windows 10 as the host OS. I'm able to use Firefox to browse the web inside the guest, however I'm unable to use apt on the ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

I am connected to Wired Connection but still not able to access the internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation 12. It shows that it is connected to Wired Connection but still if I try to open any webpage on Mozilla Firefox, it says 'Server not found'. The ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Ubuntu 15.10 Black panel problem

I am running ubuntu 15.10 on vmware player, my system is 32 bit and i have a windows 7 ultimate I have this problem, after login my panel is like this. What to do?
0
votes
1answer
25 views

What's the simplest way of creating a Virtual Machine from a Physical Ubuntu Server?

I have full access to the server, although I normally use it via SSH. I would like to have a backup of this server because it has too many configurations and running programs, crons, etc. that I ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

VmWare copy/paste one way

I run Ubuntu in VmWare virtual machine. I can copy from ubuntu and paste in my host windows machine, but I can't copy and paste the same info in Ubuntu. That effect just happened after some time ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

Ubuntu server 14 - vmplayer 4.0.6

Vmplayer 4.0.6 is free for personal and commercial use. I use it in Windows 7. After install vmplayer 4.0.6 (Ubuntu server 14) I have something like this (Screenshot) and I can not run the program: ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

How to install a Driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in vmware?

===========final edit================== actually, you can't install a Driver for a guest os, which is hosted by Windows. Linux may work, I don't know. This link explain this question very clearly. I ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Have a question with Virtualbox [duplicate]

I want to play games on Ubuntu I play most of them but I love a game called "Elsword" I couldn't download it with Wine I tried with Playonlinux It worked but when I start the launcher an error pops ...