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Ubuntu 14.04 in vmware

I install ubuntu 14.04 in vmware 10. But it does not show graphical environment. When I run sudo startx, desktop that is shown has five parts (five duplicate desktop). sudo gdm and sudo lightdm does ...
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Download Server Versions of Linux Systems for use on Vmware benchmarking

I am trying to download the iso of server versions of Linux systems such as Centos and Mint to benchmark on Vmware player. I have already installed ubuntu server and upgraded to the desktop as well on ...
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Disk Increased / Not Increased

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server in a VMWare environment. I may be able to get console access though it is a PITA so I am trying to administer it via SSH only. I just ordered more disk to increase the ...
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How do you disable audio input in Ubuntu 14.04

Sorry about that last post. Info: I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 in VM workstation. Question: I want to disable all and only the input sound devices and keep the output devices. I cannot find ...
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VMWARE tools Installation is hanging

I went to reboot after the extraction of of files from this guide. now the machine is stopped there for almost 20 minutes, won't accept any input. What do I do?
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How can i start another operating system from within the ubuntu live cd?

I'm in a situation where i want to test various backup scripts for a remote vbox or vmware VM. For that I'm going to use an improvised 'pre-boot' environment for the guest machine made from a ...
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Unable to delete a file in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a undeleted file in windows xp.This is a file leftover after deleting google chrome and is present in C:\Documents and Settings\Admin\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User ...
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VMWare + Ubuntu 12.04 + 3d Acceleration

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 headless running VMware Workstation 10.0.3, I'm trying to run Windows 7 with 3d acceleration but I'm having no luck after days of searching the Internet. I'm using SplashTop ...
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VM player error at startup

VM Player starts up with Vmware kernel module updater on Ubuntu 12.04 Message : Before you can run VMware, serveral modules must be compiled and loaded into running kernel. How do I disable this ...
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spooked by vm ware [closed]

i hope i am in the right place, i bought a hp pro book, it had a bad windows install, i have never used Ubuntu but enjoy learning,, i installed it over the windows . i have two questions, i am almost ...
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VMWare 8 will not work after upgrade to 14.04

When I try to execute VMWare i receive the message: -VMware Kernel Module Updater --Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compuled and loaded into the running kernel. ---Kernel Headers ...
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Ubuntu stalls after logging in

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a VMWare on my computer. I've been using it for a few months now for research for school. However, suddenly, I can't log in. When I get to the login screen, I enter my ...
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Can't get MAAS nodes to enlist

I'm having an issue very similar to this: MAAS add node failing I've been banging my head against the wall for days. I'm running VMWare ESXi 5.5 and Ubuntu 14.04.1. I have a maas controller setup ...
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Ubuntu in enterprise [closed]

We currently have Windows XP desktop (around 50 computers) in an VDI environment (View Hoziron aka View) We think to upgrade our installation and have choice : - Upgrade to Windows 7 (or 8) - Jump ...
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udhcpd not starting on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid on VMware Vitual machine. I need to install the small DHCP server for test purposes and tried to configure as below. But the server is not coming up. Please help. ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) small screen on VMware (4.2.12)

I am getting small screen of Ubuntu after installation on VMware. I have tried installation twice. On trying to install Guest addition it gives error - "the headers of current running kernel were ...
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installing vmware ova on amazon aws

I am trying to import a vmware ova on amazon aws but experiencing issues. After importing (or my attempt to import), I can no longer access the server via SSH even though the amazon AWS console shows ...
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A sysprep equivalent for Ubuntu Server in a VMWare environment

I do a number of installs of Ubuntu Server in our VMWare based infrastructure. I'd like to create a template with limited customizations like tools I depend on and the like. I'd then like to have a ...
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How to enable CD/DVD Drive to standby and wait for physical media

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS that I am using to run Virtual Machine guests, I have one running Windows 7, I want to be able to do some things off this like burning CDs. But when I ...
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P2V Failed (Error message attached)

I want to convert physical Ubuntu 12.04 to a virtual server using VMware converter 5.5.2 you can see in the following image the hard disk settings for the physical server in the conversion wizard ...
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Duplicated desktop, ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare

I am operating Ubuntu 14.04 through VMWare Player version 6.0.3 on a Windows 7 OS. Yesterday, I installed GIMP through the Ubuntu software center. After opening a couple of jpegs to do some simple ...
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how to set a static ip on ubuntu 14.04 which is runing on wmware workstation 10. [duplicate]

i configured master and slave setup. but some times after restart the machines wired ip address changes. how to set a static ip step by step. please help me thank you.
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How to search strings inside files like in Windows without search monkey?

Hi I am using a vmware through which I cannot connect to internet because of security restrictions. I was wondering if there was a way to search for strings through the terminal but then find which ...
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Vmware 3D Acceleration Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Vmware Player 6.0.3 build-1895310. The problem I have is that when I run a Windows 7 Vm, it says that 3D support was disabled. (I can't read the exact report atm because it has a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 display issue from VMWare console

I wonder if some can help with my problem. I am moving over my business infrastructure from Microsoft products to Ubuntu 14.04, although I am also trialling CentOS and straight Debian too. I currently ...
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Cut-n-paste problem

I am using VM Player 6.0.3 ,Ubuntu 12.04-64 bit on Win8.1 (64 bit) host. The cut-n-paste functionality between guest and host mostly does not work (but sometimes it does). It does not matter what ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hard Disk Encryption - option not offered during installation

I've had one or two problems installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my partitioned hard drive (host running Windows 7). After some help on the forum I moved form using VirtualBox 4.4 to VMWare Player which ...
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Ubuntu hangs while using vmware player

I am using ubuntu 14.04.01 as my base os. While using vmware player the os just hangs. It takes 3 to 4 sec for commands to respond. Can someone tell me what can i do? Regards
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How to find the name needed to launch app from terminal? [duplicate]

I read several questions similar here, but none answered my question. For example I have Vmware player installed, and I would like to launch it from terminal. vmware + TAB gives me this list: ...
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VMWare Player installing on ubuntu 14.04 missing headers

I'm trying to install VMWare Player on ubuntu 14.04 and I'm running into problems: headers are missing. Similar question is here, checked answers here, but nothing works. I tried to apply patch as ...
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Used VMware Player Free, now can't log back into Xubuntu 14.04 after rebooting

Recently I installed VMware Player Free, in the form of the latest version, in my laptop running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I then set up another linux OS to run as a virtual machine thereon, X'd out of it ...
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Installed new hardware support for 12.04, now can't see anything in VMWare after login

As stated, the updatemanager requested that I update my hardware support. I believe it said that my hardware stack as it existed previously wouldn't be supported after 8/07. I installed the update, ...
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New to Ubuntu-Can't find panel and other problems?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in a virtual machine (VMware to be precise), and all I have is a desktop. I've managed to create a new folder and document, but I can't move windows, access the panel/taskbar, ...
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Unable to install VMware Player 6.0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 due to missing modules

I am having troubles installing VMware Player following the Ubuntu official guide I found at this link: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware/Player The main problem is that, whenever I try ...
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Ubuntu not running on VMware

I downloaded Ubuntu x64 for desktop and then I installed it on VMware (non commercial use version). When I run it is only until to the opening Ubuntu logo. And it doesn't move forward from that. ...
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Touchpad Scrolling doesn't work on vmware workstation 10 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've read most of the scrolling issues that are here but non of them really works for me. here is the output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ...
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how do I dual boot ubuntu and chromium os on the same hard drive extracted from vmware virtual disk?

I have a chromium OS installation in a vmware virtual machine that I want to move to a partition on my PC and dual boot it with two Ubuntu installations on the same disk. How would I go about this and ...
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VMware requirements for Ubuntu

I am running Windows 8 on my PC. I want to run Ubuntu on my VMware. How much RAM and HDD space is required to run it smoothly on Virtual machine.
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 in win 7 core 2 duo machine using Vmware [duplicate]

I have a Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo CPU with 2GB RAM,32-bit windows 7 loaded. I need to run Ubuntu in Vmware, but even the Desktop of ubuntu is not loading properly. What are the possible solutions ? ...
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Looking for advice reg Oracle 12c installation on Ubuntu [closed]

I am pondering different options to install Oracle 12c on my Ubuntu quickly. My network speed and bandwidth are not great, I would prefer to download as less as possible as my intention is just to ...
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Mounting on startup after all services got loaded

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation. I'm sharing some folders between Windows and Ubuntu. Shared folders are mounted into through /etc/fstab: .host:/ /home/www vmhgfs defaults 0 0 ...
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Vmplayer 6.0.3 crashes on Kubuntu 14.04

Since updating to Kubuntu 14.04 vmplayer became unstable. I'm getting constant crashes like this: *** Error in `/usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmplayer': malloc(): memory corruption: 0x00007fd306a36280 *** ...
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File manager doesn't remember list preference

On my Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine (on VMWare Player), I have set my preference in the file manager to "View items as a list" (click image to enlarge): But every time if I start up my virtual ...
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Corrupted Windows 8 Virtual Machine Start Screen

I'm running GeForce GT 330M/PCIe/SSE2 with proprietary driver (nvidia_331_updates). Everything works normally with no issues until I suspend my Ubuntu 14.04 host. If I suspend from the drop-down menu ...
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Cannot change the text entry language on Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation on Windows 7

Host: Windows 7 SP1 Virtualization platform: VMWare Workstation 10 Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 Hardware: Acer Aspire V5-573G Under System Settings -> Text entry I added English, German and Bulgarian. Then ...
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14.04 did not install correctly, VMware player

I'm running Ubuntu 64-bit as a virtual machine using VMware player. I was prompted to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. The installation process was taking a while and I put my laptop to sleep. When I ...
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VMware: Windows Server 2012 machine gets stuck [closed]

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a VMware VM in order to create a Sharepoint 2013 sandbox environment. The System worked fine and at maximum speed until I installed the standalone version of ...
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Problem with SE-Toolkit cloning website

I have been trying to do some things on se-toolkit and when I clone a website it says; [!] Apache may be not running, do you want SET to start the process? [y/n]: y [....] Starting web server: ...
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Error retrieving default audio device parameters

I am a newbie. I was trying to create a simple Hello program in python to implement SIP using pjsip. The code I used is: # import sys import pjsua as pj #Logging callback def log_cb(level, str, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + VMware 6: Left Ctrl and Right Shift not functioning

Before I launch a virtual machine in VMware, all the modifier keys function properly. Even when I launch VMware, but before I start the virtual machine everything works great. However once I start a ...