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] (...

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Unable to update any software packages in VMWare Ubuntu

I want to understand why I am unable to install any packages. I am trying to install hadoop, but for that Ubuntu 14.04 & Java 7 or above are prerequisite and I cannot install them: sudo apt-get ...
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Touchpad scroll is slow in VMware for ThinkPad

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on VMWare 12.1, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad. The toucpad two finger scrolling in Windows is smooth and it accelerates when I move my fingers, it is also good when I use in an ...
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puzzling routing issue - Packets not forwarded between public interface and VM with nested VM's

Here is my somewhat puzzling routing problem. Here's the description, in words. I have a windows laptop (blue) on which I run VMWare Workstation (orange). VMWare Workstation has a single Ubuntu 14....
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Ubuntu 16.0.4 64bit OS VM hardware details for good performance [on hold]

I've using VMWare ESXi 6.0. And, I was running a Ubuntu 16.0.4 64 bit OS with noMachine server. My question is: While am taking the 20 user session from my single lubuntu 16.0.4 after 10 hours its ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 on VMWare throws CPU error

I have Xubuntu 16.04 x64 on my virtual machine. Always everything are working good but today I got an error: When I enter into "Advanced options for Ubuntu" and choose this option My machine is ...
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Ubuntu host with ubuntu guest using VMware workstation 12 player, no network connection

I use a Ubuntu host 14.04 with a ubuntu guest 14.04 using VMware workstation 12 player. The network apdator option is NAT. However, I am not able to access the internet in the guest VM. I have ...
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Need help on rsyslog - installation and application

Pardon me if I made a stupid question, I am very new to Linux environment, having only some very basic lessons way back about 10 years ago. I have recently joined a new project that is going to use ...
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Unable to create partition for Android installation in VMWare

I'm trying to create an Android (android-x86-5.1-rc1.iso) Virtual Machine in VMWare Player 7.1.4. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and tried to follow this instructions (Using VMWare to replace the slow ...
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VMware Workstation 12 Player cursor not aligning

Running Workstation Player 12 on Ubuntu 16.04, and despite having scaling in the client OS (I've tried Windows 7 and 10) turned off, the cursor is not aligning correctly with the client OS screen. ...
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Ubuntu Server 16:04 shows EADDRNOTAVAIL error when attempting to serve content

I just loaded up a fresh VMWare VM with Ubuntu Server 16:04 and am having a problem getting it to serve content. I'm using a Koa/Node server with the following code: const koa = require('koa'), ...
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Issue with launcher vmware after upgrade ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04

I faced with problem launch vmware workstation 11 after have upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. When I try to launch vmware service, I see the following: root@mypc:~# /etc/init.d/vmware start Starting ...
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Set static ip as Ubuntu 16.04 guest

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 with vmware on windows 8.1. After tried everything i'm desperate about setting an static ip for Ubuntu. This is my windows (host) ipconfig: Windows ipconfig data An that's ...
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Unable to access internet on Vmware

I have a Windows 7 host, and Ubuntu 16.04 as a guest operating system over VMware, I've been trying for a few days and have been unable to access the internet over the guest operating system. My ...
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vmware nat network setting

The below image is what I am thinking about vmware's nat network. The blue line is bridged network, and red circle is NATed network where VMs live. The NAT gateway is 172.16.108.2 The green line is ...
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Vmware kernel module error

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Kernel 4.6 I downloaded and installed Vmware workstation Pro 12. When I launch it I get this: So I click install and then it fails: This is the log: 2016-06-26T15:28:27.728+02:...
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Not able to install VMware on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system [duplicate]

I am getting this error while installing VMware on my Ubuntu system: surya@surya-Inspiron-3521:~/Downloads$ sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-11.0.0-2305329.x86_64.bundle [sudo] password for surya: ...
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ubuntu guest system can't ping Window 8.1 host

I have a Window host 64bit 8.1 at home ( connecting to Internet via home router), I recently installed an ubuntu 32 bit guest on VM Windows player ( latest version) with NAT. ifconfig -a on ubuntu ...
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VMWare 11 on Ubuntu 15 install failed

Using VMWare 11 on Ubuntu 15 fails when installing components, because of kernel Help
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Copy Active Partition To Use With VMWare

I want to take my physical drive to a virtual drive. I think the only partition with data on it is sda3 from my df output below. How can I create a file or .vdi from this drive to use with VMWare?? ...
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How do I open VMware Horizon View Client on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

So I downloaded VMware Horizon Client here: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=CART16Q2_LIN64_410&productId=578&rPId=11464 And I installed it using the command: sudo sh ...
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How to set the screen resolution in Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit running under VMware workstation 12 player on a Windows 7 host?

I can set the screen resolution manually once I log in using the following command: xrandr -s 1360x768 but I am not able to make it "stick". Every time I log back in, the resolution for a little ...
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VMware Kernel Module Updater Ubuntu 15.10 failed

I have recently installed VMware Workstation on my Ubuntu 15.10. It succeeded, but now it keeps on telling me "Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running ...
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How do I install VMware Workstation Player 12.11 on Ubuntu 16.04?

When I attempted to install VMware Workstation Player 12.11 on Ubuntu 16.04, I got the following error: root@workstation:/home/user/Downloads# ./VMware-Player-12.1.1-3770994.x86_64.bundle Extracting ...
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VMware wont run in ubuntu 16.04 LTS (No Error msg even)

Downloaded VMware-Workstation-Full-10.0.6-2700073.i386 bundle and installed it. Installer UI ran and gave installation successful message. But after that neither vmware nor vmplayer will run from the ...
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Distribution Upgrade window not showing

I started upgrading from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS. I proceeded a few steps, started downloading some packages, but then the Distribution Upgrade window disappeared. I can still see its icon on the ...
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How to close a Gnome desktop session on the console in VMware?

How do I close Gnome desktop session on the console in VMware? I have a user that left the console in Gnome desktop. Of course root can not login via the gnome desktop but can using the console. ...
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Ubuntu physical & VM - cannot login (nVidia drivers)

I've got an Ubuntu 16.04 set up on one of my harddrives that I can dual boot with Windows 10 and use without any hassle. Now I would like to also use this same installation in a VM when I've booted ...
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VMware player kernel module updater

I have installed VMware in Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, but when I open VMware, it gives me this: I click "Install", enter my password, then this shows up: And then it displays: How can I fix this? ...
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Need to install VMware vSphere on My Ubuntu 16.04

I need to install VMware VSphere on My Ubuntu 16.04. Is this possible to install in my desktop. How do i do it? Is it possible to install it on VMPlayer ?
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No Devices menu

I installed a virtual machine with Ubuntu on my computer but it's impossible to add shared folders and I think that I can't see the devices menu to install guest additions. And here's the output of ...
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How to boot between windows 10 and ubuntu without reboot?

My professor has asked me to find a way to install Ubuntu the computers at a lab that already has windows 10 installed. I know that I can dual install both of these OS seamlessly and be able to switch ...
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Ubuntu guest can't connect to internet or ping host

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu using VMware, and the host is running Linux Mint. In the virtual machine, when I try to ping the host, I get Destination Host Unreachable. When I try to ping ...
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Switch video drivers in dual boot environment

What is the easiest way to make ubuntu boot on both native computer with NVIDIA card installed and as a VMware guest. After installing nvidia-304 driver package I can't load it in VMware. It stuck in ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install, broken VMware Tools

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and let VMware Workstation 12 install it using the easy installation process. The minute I boot up the VM, I try and share folders using the VM settings window, and the ...
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Vmware Workstation 12 Install Problem

Having a tough time here. I have installed kernel 4.6 for my machine and using gcc 6.1.1 - so vmware workstation 12 installs fine but will not run. Does not find compatible gcc version 5.3.1 So ...
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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 ...
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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 host-only/NAT ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ./VMware-Player-...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...