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VMWare passthrough of Adaptec RAID 6405 on client Ubuntu 14.04

A while back, I asked this question on how to install Adaptec RAID 6405 on Ubuntu 12.04 and got a helpful answer :) Install Adaptec RAID 6405 on Ubuntu 12.04 (3.13.0-37-generic) Now, we are running a ...
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Ubuntu has a connection right at startup and then loses it

I have a VMWare Workstation 11 setup with Windows 8.1 (Host) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Guest). My network connection has a static ip and it's a bridged network connection. If I open terminal right after ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on VMware Player

I'm trying to create virtual machine with Ubuntu. I have VMware Player in version 3.1.6 build-744570. When I'm trying to install 64 bit version, I'm getting error: when I tried install 32bit version ...
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Ubuntu Software RAID server and VMware conversion tool

I have tried to find an answer to this, through several unsuccessful forum searches. I have a Hosted Virtual Private Ubuntu Server that I have no physical access to. I downloaded VMware's vCenter ...
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Executable eclipse not opening

I have Ubuntu on VMWare 10. I downloaded eclipse java ee luna and extracted it. But when I double click on the executable eclipse icon nothing comes up. Whereas I had done the same thing in my lab and ...
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ubuntu 14.04.2 on VM Machine in Windows 8

I have installed Ubuntu 64 bit with the same version on VM machine but it works very slowly. I have gave 2GB ram and 1 Processor to it. But after a little search i came to know 32Bit will work better ...
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Is Ubuntu Better In Dual Boot or VMWare?

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I would like to install Ubuntu on a computer that runs Windows XP. My question is to know whether dual boot is better than VMware. Also I just found out that there is ...
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VMWare Workstation 11.1.2 and Ubuntu 12.10 Full Screen Problem [closed]

Ok, here is the scoop...I just made the mistake of updating my vmware workstation 11.1.0 to 11.1.2 and now I my vmware window with ubuntu 12.10 in it, can no longer go in full screen mode like it did ...
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VMWare Virtual Machine on Raspberry Pi

I have a virtual machine (using vmware fusion 7) that I want to put on a raspberry pi. All the VM does is open up a browser to a specific page. Everything else is hidden. The VM is running Ubuntu. I ...
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Can't find LTSP option when booting from Ubuntu Server ISO images

I have tried using a Windows & Ubuntu host machine running both VMware pro & Virtual box to install an LTSP server from an Ubuntu server installation iso. When I start up the Ubuntu server ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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VMPlayer is not starting on Ubuntu 15.x

I got the latest 64 bit version of VMPlayer and installed it. When i try to start it "I am getting the error saying that it need to compile some stuff" Please refer to the screen shot...when i do ...
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Which versions and software should I use to run Windows under Ubuntu? [closed]

I would like to run some windows program under Ubuntu. I was wondering if I can expect some differences in performance regarding : the version of Windows I choose : Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 or ...
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Ubuntu guest in vmware can't get host screen size

I have ubuntu 14.04 in my vmplayer as guest os on host windows 7.Initially when made full screen ubuntu could automatically capture the host screen size.However after I had problem with folder sharing ...
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Unity mode for vmware and ubuntu 15?

I am coming from virtualbox running ubuntu 15.04 in short: virtualbox - never again. It made me lose so much time! You can't imagine. The default Ubuntu 15.04 runs so super poorly on the machine, ...
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VMware Tools in Fusion 7 [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu (in fact to Linux) having come from a purely Windows environment. I've installed Ubuntu 14 on VMware - can someone tell me how to install VMware tools please? Thanks in advance
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VMware-Player-4.0.6-1035888.x86_64 [migrated]

i like to install VMwareplayer on elementry os freya/ubuntu 14.04.Got the following error Plz help sam@samlaptop:~/Downloads$ sudo ./VMware-Player-4.0.6-1035888.x86_64.bundle Extracting VMware ...
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Kubuntu host has no Ethernet, but Windows running on a VM Does

I have a Dell Latitude that I use for work, requiring me to run Windows. I've opted for Kubuntu and VMWare. I have the strange situation in which I can no longer connect to the internet (ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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NVS3100 VMWare Player 3D

I keep getting an error on a Windows 7 x64 bit host 3d acceleration not enabled, how can I use it? BTW I am using WMWare Player 7
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Could not connect to internet on ubuntu (guest on workstation)

I have installed an Ubuntu Server 15.04 on VMware Workstation 10. My host is Windows 8. I have used bridge networking in VMware settings. Now i am not able to ping google.com. The DNS is working fine ...
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VMWare Ubuntu 14.04 resolution locked?

The resolution is locked at 640x480p and does not allow a change. xrandr provides the output of xrandr: Failed to get the size of gamma for output default screen 0: Minimum 640x480, current 640x480, ...
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VMWare Player - Unable to change vm power state: Internal Error

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 and I already had trouble installing VMWare Player, it would keep failing the compiling of modules, but I fixed that with another answer here. I have now created a VM but ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare Workstation, not showing shared folder

I have VMWare workstation 11 on my windows laptop in which I have installed Ubuntu 14.04(LTS), now the problems is that even successfully installing VMWare tools I am unable to access shared folder ...
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Help with Wireless Adapter Installation

I would like to install Wireless Adapter Alfa Network AWUS036NH, I downloaded driver from website but now I need help. From terminal something doesnt work, Im sure that because I type something ...
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How do I stop the flickering of the title bars at the top of a window in VMware workstation

I am running Windows 8.1 Pro and have VMware workstation installed. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 in a virtual machine. But I noticed when Ubuntu was finished installing and I opened up Firefox the ...
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MaaS automated provisioning of ESXi

Is there a way in MaaS to automate the provisioning of an ESXi bare metal host. Just like I want to be able to deploy Ubuntu/CentOS/Windows I would also like to be able to deploy ESXi and ...
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Runaway Process

Guessing we have a runaway, but not a clue what it might be. Server currently using nearly 100% CPU. Just started in the past couple days. Running Ubuntu 14.04 and Apache 2.4.7 on a VMWare server. 4 ...
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VMware 5 Player - Ubuntu 14.04 guest autofit - open-vm-tools

I would like to have an Ubuntu 14.04 guest autofit the VMware Player 5 window. It works with the VMware provided Tools (if you unpack/setup), but VMware recommends using open-vm-tools, as it is fully ...
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How can i Boot my VMware WIN 7 in a new machine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with VMware windows 7 installed. I moved my hard disk to another computer and i am not able to play vmware machine. I get this message: Virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT is not ...
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Install vmware workstation 11 from the terminal

How can I download and install VMware Workstation 11 from the terminal? We currently don't have a desktop gui installed (because of other reasons), if possible can i just download and install it from ...
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Integrated webcam problem on Ubuntu

I just try to get my integrated webcam into my virtual machine Ubuntu 14.04 with VMware workstation. But when I use cheese or everythings else I just have a black screen... So for the technicals ...
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How do I go about getting items in the partner repository updated?

The version of the vmware-view-client in the partner repository is currently at version 2.2.0. The latest version being shipped by VMware is 3.4.0. The older client is unable to support some of the ...
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Ipv6 - Connect : Network is unreachable

I've just created a virtual Ubuntu machine in VMWare Player but ipv6 is not working. When I try to ping Google with ping6 www.google.be I get connect: Network is unreachable When I use ...
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Best way to cope with kernel upgrade and vmware-tools recompilation race condition

I am automatically creating vmware images based on Ubuntu 14.04 using packer.io. I would like to run apt-get upgrade each time I create a new vmware base box. Yet, upgrading the kernel frequently ...
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How to switch ubuntu in CUI and GUI mode (for memory saving)?

I installed ubuntu 14 desktop version with VMWare Fusion on my mac, as I need to execute some linux binaries on mac. The issue is that ubuntu itself occupies almost 1G bytes of memory with the GUI. I ...
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Turn .vmwarevm into .iso

I was wondering if anyone knows how to take the .vmwarevmand the files inside it and turn it into an .iso. I searched on Google but haven't found anything. It would be amazing if the .iso can ...
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VMware workstation is not working with GCC 5.1.1

Ubuntu 15.04 GCC 5.1.1 after installing ubuntu 15.04 vmware is no longer working with gcc 5.1.1 while trying to launch vmware workstation ... pic : ...
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Connecting an android device to ubuntu router/server

I have made my ubuntu server into a router with dhcp functionalities inside vmware workstation. My LAN is 10.1.10.0. I can assign static addresses to any pc and connect them all to a switch for them ...
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Cannot Get VMWare workstation to run in Ubuntu 15.04

Hi all Below is a link to the pastebin that contains the tail of the error log produced by VMware Workstation 11. Questions related to this topic are for Specific versions previous versions of linux. ...
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Problem with hgfs folder in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine

I have Windows Workstation 10 on my computer, and installed Ubuntu 12.04 in it. I enabled the VM Share Folder option in order share a Windows (host) folder in Ubuntu. I followed the steps provided in ...
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Resize disk in VMware

Trying to make the disk size larger in Ubuntu 15.04 server running in VMware ESXi 5.5 Steps done: downloaded vm from server to local fusion app running os osx. resized the disk space allocation ...
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no wlan0 on ubuntu 15.04 (VMware)

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on VMware, i can connect to the internet with the name wired connection 1 after I'm connected to the internet in mac, and when I open a terminal and type ifconfig it ...
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Unable to shutdown ubuntu server

I am running Ubuntu server 14.04 on vmware player. I have been using this server for a few weeks but I have never been ale to properly shutdown the virtual machine from the terminal. I used the ...
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Ubuntu14.04 VM is not starting

I created a Ubuntu VM on vSphere client some days ago it was running fine today its hard drive got full, I restart it now its not loading startup. I have extended the size of vmdk but still its not ...
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How do I rescan drives I've expanded?

I frequently expand drives on my VMs. How can I rescan the drives without rebooting the server?
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How to install Mac os in ubuntu using vmware?

friends. Can anyone help me to install Mac Os using vmware in ubuntu? i successfully install vmware work station than i patch install.sh file i follow this link to patch : [Error Installing ...
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Nvidia driver on Vmware guest?

So I just got myself a new computer with an nvidia GTX970M, which comes pre-loaded with windows 8. I installed vmware player 7, and got myself an ubuntu 15.04 image. I tried running a few test ...
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Ubuntu unity not appearing in VMware

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.4 on my VMware. (It opens in command line. Using startx enters me into GUI mode.) Problem: I cannot see side panels and menu bar: I took the following steps so ...
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VMware on Ubuntu- Installed windows in VM - USB Issues

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, I have installed VMware and installed windows on there, when i plug in my USB stick, the host takes control and the light shows up on my usb to show its ...
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Can set screen resolution with in VMWare

I don't seem to be able to modify the screen resolution of my Ubuntu (VMWare ESX) VM. I tried the XFCE Display preferences. I can choose a new resolution, but it is not applied. If I do: %xrandr ...