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Black screen on ubuntu VMware fusion 7 and Yosemite

Sorry for the first one.. Macbook Air (11-inch, mid 2012). OSX Yosemite version 10.10.1. 2GHz intel Core i7, ubuntu-64 14.04, wmware fusion 7.1. Restarted mac and launched vmware fusion to run ...
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how to Set up a network in 14.04 in a VM

I have installed 14.04 Ubuntu in my VM, after log in, I cannot connect to internet. Neither WiFi nor Ethernet, tried all possibilities. PC configuration Dell inspiron, chipset Intel i5...
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“error: invalid arch-independent ELF magic” in vmware in windows

I have installed VMware Player in Windows 7 and then installed Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64) as a Virual OS inside the VMware Player. It was working before, but I don't know why it has stopped ...
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Ubuntu touch emulator won't run in Ubuntu 14.10 in VMWare [on hold]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 in a VMWare virtual machine on an OSX Yosemite host. I have the ubuntu-sdk package installed from the repos (not the ppa). Creating my emulator works fine: $ ubuntu-emulator ...
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xprop: unable to open display ''

I've just set up a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 environment with VMware in order to develop a heroku app. When I try to run "heroku open" it terminates with xprop: unable to open display '' done This is ...
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Change Owner From “root” in VMware's Shared Folder

I'm running a Xubuntu from a Windows 8 host. I can't change the owner of shared files from xubuntu by any sudo chown ... command. Is there any other way I can change the owner from the root to the ...
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ubuntu 14.02 is so slow in vmware workstation 10 [closed]

I have dell lattitude e6400 with intel core 2 due and 4 gb memory , but Ubuntu as guest OS on vmware- workstation 10 , is running very slow , even when i push 2gb memory , and there is swap partion 2 ...
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Debug a printing problem

I try to print from LibreOffice and the dialouge comes up to say it's printing, but nothing happens. The printer just sites there, oblivious. I tried printing from the command line to get some ...
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Problem with VMware Workstation 8.06

I am a new Linux user, and I'm currently using the latest version of Lubuntu. I want to create a virtual machine with VMware because in VirtualBox I am not able to use DirectX in Windows XP. Even ...
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How to connect 2 virtual machines over same network in vmware

I want to create a cloud using openstack and I am using 2 node network configuration. I had created ubuntu 12.04 server which runs on my host (windows 8) by using vmware. I have 2 vmachines of ubuntu ...
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Does Ubuntu have support/drivers for my graphics card? [closed]

Some time ago, I had posted a thread on VMware's, all the details are cited here, but let me recite them. My computer was never modified, excluding the fact I once tried to switch to an NVIDIA ...
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Settings of Power type MAAS node for manage VMware esxi images

i create a maas-controller with 5 nodes and i manage these whit Vmware Vsphere . I am setting power type for virtual machine "virsh" but i don't use kvm and the qemu+ssh string does not work ...
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fstab executes before a required mod is loaded (vmhgfs)

I'm running Trusty Server 64bit in VMware and am trying to get shared folders to load on startup. The problem I'm seeing is that the required module vmhgfs does not get loaded until after fstab is ...
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vmware for ubuntu 14.10

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop and want to install the vmware client software on my laptop. I cannot find vmware for clients in ubuntu software center, is there another way to installthis? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on vmware player - menu options not visible

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on VMware Player 6. The login screen displays the top pane (such as calendar, time, logout options etc.) However, after logging in, there is no menu option, either on the ...
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ubuntu server 14.04 can't get out of tty

its been 2 days that I am trying to get out of the tty infterface on ubuntu server14.04 with vmware workstation 9. I used the sudo apt-get update and udpate ubuntu desktop all successfull but i still ...
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Password doesn't work for desktop but does for terminal [duplicate]

I'm a Linux newbie, I'm doing quite well starting to get my head around it. But I've run into a problem. I don't plan to use the GUI much but here's the problem: My root account password works in ...
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network on virtual machine not working

I Have an Ubuntu machine with VmWare installed. With it I have a CentOS virtual machine, and I am not able to connect to the internet from the virtual machine. The physical machine is using its wlan0 ...
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Neverwinter Nights hangs at startup in my Kubuntu 14.10 VMWare Guest

All right, I'm setting up Neverwinter Nights yet again~ ..And I've hit a pretty heavy snag that I've never seen before, and I'm really not sure how to progress. I unzipped all the zips in order (and ...
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Vagrant box for vmware provider

Not too sure where this should be asked. If irrelevant please redirect. I'm wondering why all the Ubuntu boxes on VagrantCloud are targeted at virtualbox. I need one tailored for the vagrant vmware ...
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can't find any wireless network interface on lubuntu

I have a PC Toshiba satellite notebook with an installed release Lubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04 trusty) kernel 3.13.0-39 generic. After an VmWare installation with Windows 7, I stopped my system forced with ...
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Does VMware Player require Windows license? [closed]

If I am correct that VMware Player in Ubuntu doesn't require to install the full Windows OS. Does it mean that it doesn't need the Windows license to install and run Windows applications, just like ...
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How to automount VMWare shared folder on Ubuntu guest?

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VMWare as guest, with a Windows 8.1 host. I'm trying to make my shared folders available in /home/alex/shared on start up. VMWare tools are installed and the folders are ...
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Can't install linux-headers-3.13.0.35-generic, crashes on VMWare and VirtualBox

i've installed ubuntu 14.10 and i got some troubles trying to run a virtual machine. I've tried all to run VirtualBox and VMWare, but without success. Both programs ask me for ...
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How can I install VMware Workstation 8 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed VMware Workstation 8 on Ubuntu 14.04, but when I run it, it fails to compile/build the modules with an error saying "Unable to start services." Here is the modconfig log: ...
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Autopilot could not be installed on VMware ESXi 5.5

Hi Ubuntu OpenStack Autopilot team, I could not install the autopilot on VMware ESXi 5.5 though nested virtualization was enabled. I was running Ubuntu 14.04.1 with latest update. This one when I ...
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How can I setup a LTSP server on VMWare?

I have VMware Workstation 10 and I set the networking to bridged. How can I use my existing network and router. My local router address is 10.0.1.1, and my Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0. What I am ...
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How to use Virtual Machine to use programs in my pre-installed win 7 in my Ubuntu OS?

My laptop was pre-installed with win 7. I used it for several years with personal data. I have installed Ubuntu recently alongside Win 7 for dual boot. Most of time, i just want to use Ubuntu for ...
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running vmware-unity-helper through launcher

I can use vmplayer to run an application in a virtual machine from the command line. vmware-unity-helper --run VirtualMachine.vmx path-to-application If the virtual machine isn't running, it will ...
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Low resolution on VMware Horizon view, Ubuntu 14.04

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 installed running on text mode. I have a VMware Horizon view client set up to open on boot (which it does successfully). HOWEVER - when I go to connect to a VDI it only ...
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VM workstation 10- Ubuntu 14.4 client- need to run DHCP client

VM workstation 10- Ubuntu 14.4 client- need to run DHCP service - on host machine, the host is connected wirelessly on another network. I have a switch that 4 or 5 other machines will be connected to ...
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Compass on Ubuntu guest

I installed Ubuntu Server as a guest on VMware (Windows host). And I setting up a shared folder. And now I want to use Compass on Ubuntu, but it doesn't watch the changes in the shared folder on the ...
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Ubuntu refuses to recognize my external monitors

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS using VMWare Fusion 6. My machine is a MacBook Pro with and Intel Iris Pro graphics chipset, running OSX Yosemite. I have two external monitors plugged in to the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 using 2 net adaptors in VMWare Workstation

I am student and we are using VMWare Workstation 10 with Ubuntu 14.04. We, including our teacher, are trying to figure out what is going wonky with our configurations. In Vmware, the goal is to have ...
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How to open existing process of virtual machine in VMWare?

I'm working a lot with VMware virtual machines on Ubuntu 14.04 and sometimes VMWare "forgot" for some virtual machine. It often appears when VMWare freezes up for a few second. same screenshot in ...
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Failed to install Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware Workstation

When I try to install Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware Workstation 10, I get the following error. The operation on "Ubuntu-s00X.vmdk" failed. (X replaced by number) If the file resides on a removable media, ...
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Issue on mounting partition

So, I just got some issue on a Ubuntu 12.04.2 VM. At boot, I wasn't able to mount my /data2 partition. DMESG: [ 4.319405] EXT4-fs (sdb1): Unrecognized mount option "utf8" or missing value ...
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Do I need to install the VMware tools in 14.04 guest on an ESXi 5.5 host?

Do I need to install the VMware tools in 14.04 guest on an ESXi 5.5 host? I just installed 14.04 from ISO using the “Paravirtual” SCSI controller. Server seems to be working fine. Should I still ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VMware

Yesterday I faced a similar problem with the one presented here: Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox only that I was having the issue in VMware. I provided the answer there ...
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Do I need to upgrade only the RAM for making Ubuntu's virtual machine quick and smooth as OS X at the same time?

I own a Mac mini Mid 2011. My Mac mini's details: 8GB RAM DDR3 1333 Intel Core i5 2,3 GHz Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB I have Ubuntu 14.10 and OS X 10.10 partitions with modified rEFInd, but it's ...
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Mac OS X VM originally from Windows running on Ubuntu

I have a Mac OS X 10.9 Virtual Machine that was originally installed on Windows (using VMWare), I installed VMWare player on my Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to run this same VM, but it just hangs on the ...
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Install Mac OS X 10.9 as a virtual machine

I want to install Mac OS X 10.9 as a virtual machine on my Ubuntu partition (running a dual boot machine Win8/Ubuntu) I have 2 questions: Can I install the virtual machine using the empty disk space ...
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Problems using VMware and VBox with Utopic 14.10

When I installed Virtual box it would not run a machine. Same problem as encountered previously of it missing vboxdrv. Old fixes didnt work. VMWare won't install as kernel headers do not match. Can ...
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Vmware guest O windows 8red color become blue

I am running VMware worktstaion 10, on Ubuntu 12.04.5, having windows 8 as guest OS. Very think seem fine expect loss red color, it became blue. Vmtools were re-install, VM->Setting->DISPLAY, ...
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problem with localhost And 127.0.0.1 on ethernet network in ubuntu OS 14.04

I have two computers on my network and both are running Ubuntu. The server (192.168.61.150): When I enter in the browser address is http://localhost to my site loaded correctly. But when I write ...
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IPtables client - server(router) error

I've got a school assessment this week. Let me explain how my environment is: 1 Router (Have DHCP + giving an ip to the client) Has NAT for Internet 1 Client (Can only have internet acccess via the ...
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How to export the KVM based guest VM as template or ovf or some other format?

I am new to the KVM virtualization. I have deployed and configured KVM in one of my server. Also I created the guest VM successfully and installed OS on it. Its up and running without any issues. Is ...
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Linux kernel discrepancy 3.11 and 14.04

I am trying to execute this command: $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r) Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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VMWare: full screen mode on surface pro doesn't work

I installed VMWare on my Surface Pro (first generation). I have a virtual machine running Lubuntu (but I have the same problem with Ubuntu) that won't display bigger when I set the virtual machine in ...
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LTSP Client Boot Issue - Ubuntu 12.04 VMware

Today I've been trying to get a virtual Ubuntu 12.04 LTSP server and client setup running in VMWare Fusion by following this guide. ...