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Recovering root password in vmware for ubuntu 12.10

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 in vmware, and I am not able to understand why is it rejecting root password upon entering it on in the terminal. So I would like to have a new password instead. Can ...
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unable to locate or fetch any package when Ubuntu on VMware

I started out trying to install cloudbiolinux/cloudman/galaxy on 11.04 or 12.04 Enterprise or MASS versions of Ubuntu server on a VMware. I am unable to move from step 1. sudo apt-get command either ...
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ubuntu 12.10 vmware tools installing takes for ever

after I started to install the vmware tools in the vm machine and rebooted system prompted to use the shell for a while, but this seems to take forever I ran TOP and can see vmtoolsd is there running ...
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VMware Player 5.0.2 slowness after Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade

I'm experiencing a frequent slowness/hanging on some virtual machines guests after upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10. I was using the same VMs with Ubuntu 12.04 / VMware Player version with no slowness/hanging. ...
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vmplayer 5: can't create VM from vmdk

Yesterday I installed VMware player 5.0.2 from bundle file on a ubuntu 12.10 machine. Then I created a VM containing WinXP Professional, this too went well. But when I looked for creating a new VM ...
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Why doesn't VMWare 7 recognize the Kernal headers for version 3.5.0-26-generic?

I installed VMWare 7.0 on Ubuntu 12.10 and when I run it I get an error that says: VMware Kernel Module Updater Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the ...
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No login screen on Ubuntu 12.10 after update

A few weeks back, I applied the latest updates to my Ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit) running Gnome-Shell, which happens to be a virtual machine running under VMware Player 5.0 on Windows 7. After the updates ...
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Can't install VMWare Player on Ubuntu 12.10?

I was attempting to install VMware Player through the terminal using these codes: sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-uname -r mkdir ~/VMware && cd ~/VMware wget ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 in VMware Player pointer problems

Ubuntu 12.10 works flawlessly in VMware Player 5.0.2 except for one major issue - cursor is rendered in the wrong location (a pixel, or so, to the left and to the top; same thing observed in ...
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Improving virtual Ubuntu hdd performance running on Windows host

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with: 1 x 80GB SCSI, partitioned: 100MB reserved 79GB NTFS windows 2 x 1TB SCSI HDD running in a hardware RAID 0 striped configuration, partitioned: 7GB RAW (left ...
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Unbuntu 12.10 install into VMware WS 8.04 (under win7) stuck on file 43 [on hold]

I've gotten the same result 4 times thus far. Using Windows 7 Enterprise on Apple Mac Pro. Vmware Workstation 8.04, attempting to install Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit VMware seems to correctly identify ...
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Problem with Touchpad scroll

I've installed Virtually Ubuntu 12.10 on my Toshiba laptop with Vmware 9.0 it works good, but my Touchpad scrolling doesn't work anymore My Question is: Where I can download a driver for my ...
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Unable to start Ubuntu from VMware

I installed Ubuntu on VMware but when I open Ubuntu all I get is this: I'm trying to run Ubuntu 12.10
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How can I select the 1366x768 resolution for Ubuntu in VMware Player?

Running Ubuntu 12.10 on VMware Player 5.0.1 build-894247. I have installed the VMware Tools and can choose the resolution 800x600 and up to 2560x1600. So I have a fair amount of resolutions to ...
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What to do with graphics warning during upgrade to 12.10 in ESXi 5.1?

I have ubuntu server 12.04 installed on vmware vsphere 5.1 latest build. I just went to upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 and it served up a graphics card limitation warning before allowing install. How do I ...
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Pasword space is blank under VMWare, what can I do?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 on my VMWare and now the password space is just not there. It says the name of user but no space to enter the password. What to do?
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Vmware 3D support [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 (host), and I am running window 7 in VMware Player (guest). When I run VMware it says 3D acceleration is not supported from host but when I check my settings in terminal it ...
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VMware File Transfer [closed]

What I am trying to do is download files from windows 7 on VMware to host, which is Ubuntu. I want to know is there anyway I can do this without FTP? I tried enable file sharing with VMware but it ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and VMware Workstation 9: RAM caching causes severe performance drops

I have read plenty of threads on memory caching and the standard response of "large cache is good, it shouldn't effect performance", "the kernel knows best". I have recently upgraded from 12.04 to ...
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VMWare Workstation 9 - Share VMs on different disk location

So I've done some search and I wasn't able to find was I was looking for. What's I'm trying to do is to share multiple virtual machines on different disk location with VMware Workstation 9. Setup is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade breaks my VM [closed]

I'm sorry if this has been asked before. A little background: I have to use an Ubuntu VM for work (host is Windows 7 x64, running Oracle VMWare 4.2.4r81684 on a HP ProBook 4730s laptop), mainly for ...
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Installing ubuntu 10.04 in VMware Player on Ubuntu 12.10

I have ubuntu 12.10 and VMware Player installed on my system. I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 inside the VMware Player. But It gets stuck at the following screen and the GUI doesnt load. What is ...
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after installing ubuntu 12.10 the desktop does not display correctly

I've installed vmware player on my windows 7 in order to run ubuntu 12.10.. The ubuntu installation went well with no errors or display faults, but after restarting the vm at the end of the ...
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How to install VMware on 12.10?

Before you say, yes I know this has been asked before. I have tried all the answers for older versions of Ubuntu, but can't get it to work for 12.10 When installing VMware, it doesn't let you do it ...
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Cannot finish VMWare 8.04 configuration under Kubuntu 12.10 with 3.5.0-17

Today I changed to Kubuntu 12.10 x64 bit. I installed gcc, g++, make, build-essential and linux-headers-generic. System is up to date. I downloaded VMWare workstation x64 version 8.0.4, set +x and ...
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Kernel error on VMWare after upgrading to 12.10 from 12.04

I upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04. I have removed the old kernel 3.2.21 in 12.04. On start up, I get an error before login, such as vmware .... In 12.04, I have installed VMware 9.0 and now in 12.10, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 inside VMWare

I'm installing Ubuntu 12.04 inside VMWare workstation 8. Once installing the tools started, it got stuck with a message saying: Installing VMware Tools. Please Wait... How do I get it to boot? I ...