4
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ubuntu 14.04 desktop amd64 installation fails with kernel panic under vmware [closed]

I've just downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso, created new VM in VMWare Workstation 7.1.6 build-744570 using Typical -> I will install the OS later Linux / Ubuntu 64-bit VM Settings: 2GB ...
0
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0answers
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Is there a way to bundle package installations for a new os? [duplicate]

I use a webdesign development for my desktop and laptop, I also sometimes use vmware. This forces me to install the same packages multiple times to properly set up my webdesign environment. I have to ...
0
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0answers
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CPU Problem with 13.10 VMware Player Appliance

I have mounted a 64-bit Ubuntu .iso onto a VMware Player virtual machine, but it came up with a messsage saying my host is unable to run 64-bit guest OS-es. I have checked this issue with the VMware ...
0
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1answer
188 views

VMWare/VirtualBox hangs Ubuntu while installing Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 7 in VMwarePlayer or VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and every time I have tried it the result is that Ubuntu hangs and only hard reset works. I tried both VMware and ...
0
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0answers
73 views

Problem installing ubuntu on Asus X55U

Hai i am unable to install ubuntu 13, or as a matter of fact any version of ubuntu on my asus x55u, the installation hangs once i select the drives for partitioning. I was installing it from a pen ...
0
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1answer
242 views

Why do VMware Tools not let me enlarge my screen?

I installed a virtual machine using VMware. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to Kubuntu 13.10. Works well so far. Then I installed the vmware-tools to get a large screen. Seems to install nicely, ...
0
votes
1answer
243 views

Computer overheats and shuts off after 5-10 min on ubuntu

I have just tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 to my laptop, but i cannot get through the installation, because my computer shuts off. I have windows 7 on it and that runs just fine. I have installed ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Installation for dummies [duplicate]

I would like to use Ubuntu on a virtual machine so that I can run an open source engineering software called OpenFoam. I need instructions for a layperson. I didn't know what a virtual machine was ...
0
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0answers
45 views

Install packages to /usr/bin

I want to physically separate my data (/home) folder from my root folder for reasons of available space on an SSD I just got. I still, however, want to put my installed programs (everything from g++ ...
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2answers
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How do I install VMware-Workstation-10.0.1-1379776.i386.bundle

Whats sudo sh?? Am I suppose to type it in a notepad or something?? Why does it not just have an installer.exe where you just click it and it works?? Why must Linux be so hard?? Whats wrong with ...
0
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0answers
100 views

Vmware software installation error

I am trying to install Vmware software, but I am facing the following error: Selecting previously unselected package vmware-view-client:i386. (Reading database ... 239594 files and directories ...
2
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2answers
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Will I reduce the life of my SSD prematurely?

I purchased my first ssd drive and since I have been learning linux figured I would ask about installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a ssd. I know from doing research there was issues with write life on a ...
0
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1answer
143 views

cannot boot ubuntu with new kernel

My host operating system is Windows 7. I have installed vmware over it. And was running ubuntu 10.04LTS using vmware. But today out of curiosity, i downloaded new kernel 3.10.1 compiled it and ...
0
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0answers
2k views

Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on VMware 10 workstation (Windows 7 X64)

Does anyone know a step by step installing guide to install Ubuntu 13.10 on VMware 10 workstation?
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Unable to start Ubuntu 13.04 installation media on VMware Player

I have just downloaded ubuntu 13.04, and am attempting to run it from vmware player 6. I have previously successfully run ubuntu 10.10 on vmware player 6. My laptop OS is vista. If I select create a ...
0
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1answer
356 views

Ubuntu and VmWare player

So im trying to download vmware player on my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop and i am using another website to help with the download (http://www.webupd8.org/2012/06/how-to-install-vmware-player-in-ubuntu.html) ...
0
votes
1answer
225 views

Installing Ubuntu on VMPlayer

I am a newbie to VMPlayer and Ubuntu. I have downloaded the VMPlayer version 5.x and ubuntu iso file and the install completes but the GUI is not launching ,the unity mode is not working and when I ...
0
votes
1answer
215 views

13.04 64-bit install not enough disk space

I installed 13.04 64-bit in VMWare player and during the update process the system runs out of disk. I installed from an ISO image, I did not enter any disk sizes or similar, everything was done ...
3
votes
1answer
155 views

Get list of installed packages - from damaged partition

I'm running 13.04 on VMWare Fusion 6 on top of OS X, which has some serious stability problems, necessitating hard reboots (power cycling) at least once/day if not more. Since VMWare is lame and ...
0
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0answers
99 views

Can not detect external hdd on ubuntu

Hi all i have an external hdd dock with a 150gb drive in it i am trying to access in linux, but i can not see it all i see is : root@ubuntu:/home/richard# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 161.1 GB, ...
0
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0answers
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installed ubuntu 13 on windows 7 through vmware but gives error “piix4_smbus host smbus controller not enabled”

I installed ubuntu 13 on windows 7 through vmware but after installing gives "piix4_smbus host smbus controller not enabled" when it loads the OS for the first time it comes with black screen and ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Last step installing Ubuntu in VMware takes long time

I'm installing Ubuntu 12.04 on VMware in my Win7 32 big system. So far the last step "Reticulating Splines" has been going on for more than 20 minutes, and it looks normal without error pops out. Is ...
0
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0answers
35 views

How to add a virtual machine using vmware

i have installed the vmware in my ubuntu but i am unable to see any icon or other gui based application to access the vmWare.I have searched then i got some commands like vm-machine like that. So i ...
2
votes
2answers
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Mu ubuntu stuck at installing vmware tools. please wait

I have installed Ubuntu desktop on vmware player 5.0.2 on windows 7 64bit os. after installing vmware tools on the desktop it always stops and giving installing vmware tools. please wait. its a ...
0
votes
0answers
369 views

Ubuntu 13.04 as guest OS in VMWare workstation 9

I installed Ubuntu 13.04(64 bit) on VMWare workstation 9. I could successfully install the VMWare tools too but still I don't get GUI and it still runs on command line. On powering on the Ubuntu ...
0
votes
2answers
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installing vmware-tools for windows guest

i have downloaded the required file vmware-tools-windows-9.2.3-1031769.x86_64.component.tar but i don't understand how to install it. It untars to vmware-tools-windows-9.2.3-1031769.x86_64.component ...
1
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1answer
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VMware Player wont install on ubuntu 13.04

I have followed these instructions: sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r) chmod +x ./Downloads/VMware-Player*.bundle gksudo bash ./Downloads/VMware-Player*.bundle I got ...
5
votes
2answers
4k views

VMware 9 install not opening after extraction on 13.04

A bit of a linux noob here, I'm trying to get VMware installed and I've finally gotten to the point where I can leave terminal and do the easy work lol, but now I'm stuck again. I followed these ...
0
votes
1answer
760 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

What does 'Magic number does not match' mean when installing software?

I downloaded VMware-Player-5.0.1-894247.i386.bundle but when I tried to install it from the terminal I got Magic number does not match I use Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with 2Gb ram.
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0answers
400 views

Installing ubuntu 10.04 in VMware Player on Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

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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3answers
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I have a ESXi 5.0 installed and when I am Installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS it is giving an error saying grub installation failed?

I have ESXi 5.0 installed and when I am installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (32 bit) it is giving an error saying grub installation failed Here is a screenshot of the error: I have other ...
1
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 hangs on install using VMware Player on Windows 7

At my job, we're migrating to Ubuntu 12.04 from 10.10 (we skipped a generation), so everyone needs to make one or more new Virtual Machines for 12.04 on their Windows 7 workstation. The problem is, ...
0
votes
1answer
345 views

Using apt-get from ISO on vmware

I'm trying to install VLAN using apt-get but I get this error: E: Unable to locate package vlan I'm not connected to the Internet at the moment as I need to tag my Ubuntu server to the VLAN first. ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
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votes
1answer
148 views

Vmware installation

During installation of VMware it prompt : before you install modules must be complied and loaded into running kernel, VMware kernel module updater ! mark on virtual network device and a error "unable ...
0
votes
2answers
617 views

How to install VMWare Workstation from dvd - but do it from the command line?

I hope I haven't just missed it if this was asked before. I did some searching but there's so many posts and I didn't see anything close enough to what my problem is. I need to install vmware ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How do I know the command to check if an application is installed on my computer or not?

I had recently installed a version of VMWare Workstation that I had to uninstall and to look for instructions about doing so I came across this thread. It stated writing this command to see if there ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

How to Install Ubuntu server inside Windows

Installation How do I Install Ubuntu server inside Windows? I want to install Ubuntu server inside my windows desktop?
3
votes
3answers
8k views

Installing 12.04 Ubuntu Studio on VMware Workstation 7, won't install VMware Tools

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu Studio 12.04 on my laptop by using VMware Workstation 7.1.5, and I've encountered a problem. The install goes well until the installation of Ubuntu has completed and ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

12.04 taking very long time while installing on VMware workstation 7.1.1

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 desktop edition using VMware workstation 7.1.1. Ideally total installation should complete in an hour. But I'm not sure why it's taking very long time. I waited for ...
0
votes
4answers
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Installing Ubuntu through VMware

I have Windows 7 and I installed VMware 8.0.3 then I installed Virtual Ubuntu 12.04 through VMware, but when I open it I always get this message: VMware is currently being installed on your ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Kernel module compilation fails when installing vmware tools

When I install WMWare tools, I get this error for vmhgfs: /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmhgfs-only/filesystem.c:47:28: fatal error: linux/smp_lock.h: No such file or directory compilation terminated. ...
2
votes
0answers
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How to install VMware Player? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to obtain and install VMware Player? I want to install VMware Player 4.0.2 on my Ubuntu 11.10, but I don't know how. Can someone help me with a step by step ...
10
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1answer
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“Line 302 Permission Denied” error while installing VMware Player

The Problem For an Operating Systems Architecture course at University, we are required to use VMware Player 3.1.4 for class assignments. I currently run 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04, and have recently ...
2
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0answers
2k views

Cannot install vmware-tools [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot install vmware-tools I encounter this error: The path "/usr/src/linux/include" is not an existing directory.
0
votes
1answer
81 views

How do I install 9.04 in VMWare?

I am about to install Ubuntu on VMWare (my host PC is Windows 7). Are there any tutorials (Step - by - Step) that I can look into.
3
votes
3answers
277 views

Find out if the OS is running in a virtual environment

Is there any way to find out if the OS i'm running (actually installing) is running in a VMWare machine. I need to disable ntp settings if the automated install is done on a virtual machine but keep ...