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P2V Failed (Error message attached)

I want to convert physical Ubuntu 12.04 to a virtual server using VMware converter 5.5.2 you can see in the following image the hard disk settings for the physical server in the conversion wizard ...
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1answer
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Errors with Vmware crashing with windows 7 as guest

Every time I try to change the theme for my windows 7 guest machine, do anything that would change appearance, or anything involving aero at all, vmware gives me a dialog that says "Vmware Player ...
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Cannot install packages in Ubuntu on VMware Player under Windows 7 as a host machine

I have Windows 7 as a host machine. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on VMWare Player. But I cannot install any packages in Ubuntu. It seems that Windows 7 firewall blocks any attempts to install packages for ...
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Allow virtual machine to use all resources

I develop in an Ubuntu VM because it's awesome and Windows is abysmal. However, I'm dabbling in WebGL and need my graphics card. Whenever I view 3D sites in my VM it says my graphics card isn't ...
4
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1answer
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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 ...
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3answers
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Extra mouse buttons not working in virtualization (VMware/VirtualBox, ubuntu host)

I'm trying to run VMware Workstation and/or VirtualBox on Ubuntu. The virtual machines are working perfectly in both applications, except for the extra mouse buttons (forward/backward). In Ubuntu the ...
0
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2answers
610 views

Which VM host application should i use [closed]

I'm a MS admin trying to migrate to the Linux world. I have setup a physical Ubuntu server for learning and i was wondering which VM application should i use to run multiple server on my box? I so ...
0
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1answer
540 views

“physical” Windows 7 in VMware [closed]

I'm on an i5-25-something and 8 GB RAM, running ubuntu, 64 bit, 3.11.0-12 generic and want to run my windows 7 partition in a vm workstation. I'm somewhat uncertain as to how to set up the virtual ...
0
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2answers
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How to install VMWare Player on 32-bit 13.10 without 64-bit virtualisation

I'm having a nightmare of a time trying to install VMWare Player on my 32-bit 13.10. Apparently my CPU doesn't have 64-bit virtualisation support (I enabled CPU virtualisation in the bios but no joy). ...
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1answer
53 views

Virtualization On Linux Server [closed]

In my office we've just purchased two new servers, which will be Ubuntu Linux servers, and we are going to be completely virtualizing our environment. I have a bootable USB with ESXi 5 on it, does ...
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1answer
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Static IP Address on Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine

I've setup a VM running Ubuntu 12.04 specifically for local web development and am having some problems ensuring it has a static IP address. A static IP address is important as I'm using the IP ...
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0answers
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VMWare Error in Ubuntu 12.10

I have been running a windows server 2008 R2 Vm for quite some time in my Ubuntu machine. The VM resides on an external hard-disk to overcome size constraints. I tried connecting my VM to a host ...
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1answer
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VMware ESX / vSphere Alternatives Supporting Linux Clients

I want to setup a VM server and by my previous experience, the first thing that came to my mind was the "VMware ESXi" hypervisor. To use ESXi you need the client application, called "vSphere" to ...
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2answers
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Add Windows programs from VirtualBox to the Ubuntu programs menu

I have been using Ubuntu for years now, but for a few months I got my hands on a shiny new iMac, while I had it I messed around with Parallels Desktop and fell in love with many of its features. One ...
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Virtual Machine Ubuntu 13.04 is Very Slow

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my VMWare (I'm using Windows 7); the problem is it's quite slow; it doesn't response quickly as opposed to native installed OS. I also installed CentOS & WinXP; they're ...
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vmware workstation 9 on ubuntu 12.04 network problems [duplicate]

I have been using vmware workstation 9 for about 3 months without any problems. A few days ago I started workstation and it prompted me that vmware had to compile modules and install them into the ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu inside virtual machine: ntpd or ntpdate or ??? to avoid clock drift

Problem: ntpd, when installed on a virtual machine running Ubuntu (I've had this on hosts with a variety of hypervisors such as KVM and VMware ESX) seem to be prone to severe clock drift. I haven't ...
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Unable to run Ubuntu on Virtual box: Kernel require X86-6PU [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on oracle virtual box but I am not able to. I tried the same about a year back and it worked like a charm. Here are the details: 1) Installed oracle virtual box version ...
3
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1answer
328 views

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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Is running ubuntu with a Virtual machine, like VMware, Virtualbox, same as just running normally without? (functionality and experience wise)

I mean not performance wise, or hardware wise. Any good config PC will run them on VMs. I mean functionality wise n experience wise. Is one able to install and run Ubuntu linux applications just ...
5
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1answer
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What's the difference (advantages/drawbacks) between installing Ubuntu physically on a hard drive and virtually by Vmware?

I've installed a Ubuntu 12.10 virtually with Vmware 9.0 and it works fine with me. My question: what's the difference (advantages/drawbacks) between installing Ubuntu physically on a hard drive and ...
2
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0answers
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Windows 8 guest, ubuntu 12.10 host - sound will only play through front headphone jack

I've had a search but couldn't find a solution for my issue. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with VMWare Player 5.0.1 build-894247. Unbuntu is recognising my sound card as a "Creative Labs CA0106 ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu in VMware : VT-x not supported?

When I open Ubuntu VMs, (Including other ones)Ialways get this if I enable VT-x. Virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT is not supported on this platform. Continue without virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT? ...
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1answer
527 views

Unable to see GUI

Hey I have Installed UBUNTU 12.04 on vmware work station on Windows 7 but when I start it up in vmware I get a message on black screen of ubuntu i.e. [ 7.3326] pixx4_smbus 0000:00:07.3: Host SMBus ...
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Accessing my “Real” Ubuntu from inside Windows with VMware? [duplicate]

Is it possible to access and modify my "real" Ubuntu which is on a different partition from a program such as VMware?
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2answers
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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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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
2
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1answer
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How to share/access partitions from ubuntu VMware?

I am a beginner at Ubuntu. Here is my problem. I have Ubuntu installed on my external HDD and I am running XP through VMware on Ubuntu, because my internal disk is dead at the moment. External HDD ...
2
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1answer
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Why isn't Gnome 3 working on 12.04 in VMWare Player?

After I installed Gnome 3, restarted, and logged back in with "Gnome" as the chosen interface. My desktop looks like this. Any solution?
3
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1answer
674 views

How do I allow a standard user to update the kernel modules for VMware?

I've set up VMWare Player for my wife. Every once in a while (notably after a kernel update), the VMWare Player needs to be compiled into the kernel. My spouse does not have su- activated (if anybody ...
5
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4answers
6k views

How do I get VMware Workstation 8.0.4 working on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit?

I've bought VMware Workstation 8 just today. After the installation I launched it and the application noticed me that "several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel". During the ...
0
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1answer
718 views

GUI doesn't start in VMWare

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in a Virtual Machine. It installed correctly but the problem is that the Graphical User Interface (GUI) does not start. I only get the command prompt where I can ...
3
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3answers
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How do I boot Ubuntu Cloud images in vmware?

I want to run an Ubuntu cloud image on on VMWare. I just need to know how to set the OVF properties in a way that VMWare understands in order to pass parameters to cloud-init. What I've done ...
3
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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?
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1answer
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How to make the clock sync automatically after suspension of a Virtual Machine

I run Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit as a guest OS on a VMWare Player machine over Windows 7. I have the clock displayed in the panel and the location set to my time zone. Occasionally, I close VMWare Player ...
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1answer
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install a minimal 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 server virtual machine to use alongside a 32bit Ubuntu 12.04?

I would like to install a minimal 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 server virtual machine to basically be able to use a terminal to run 64bit code alongside my 32bit Ubuntu 12.04 gnome session on my 64bit ...
2
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1answer
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Shared folder settings do not persist in Ubuntu 12.04 guest on VMWare Player/Windows [closed]

Using VMWare Player 4.0.3 on Windows 7 64bit, with Ubuntu 12.04 as my guest OS. I installed open-vm-tools, based on the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware/Tools. I had to create ...
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1answer
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Where is the shared folder of host machine?

I have installed Ubuntu as virtual machine under Mac, by VMware Fusion. I have already configured VMware Fusion to share a disk of Mac... But I still can't see the disk in the file manager... ...
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1answer
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vmware network installation problem

After installation from vmware_bunddle it shows network device error during configuration(First run). Log File: 2012-04-03T20:01:24.881+06:00| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware Workstation pid=5766 ...
0
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1answer
695 views

Best laptop for ubuntu and VisualStudio [closed]

I am unsatisfied windows user moved to Ubuntu. I like ubuntu a lot and at the same time I am a .net developer who needs to use Visual Studio and a couple of windows coupled applications like itunes. ...
7
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1answer
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How to run.vhd file ( virtual PC image ) in ubuntu 11.10

How to run a .vhd file (VirtualPC image) in Ubuntu 11.10 and which software can be used to run it?
2
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1answer
459 views

How to configure the virtual machine settings in VMware's VSphere Client?

I probably got a uncommon problem/question regarding virtualisation. I want to evaluate certain things of OpenStack framework. I got an esx-server where I have setup a ubuntu server 64 bit. I need ...
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2answers
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How can I verify my virtual machine is using CPU virtualization?

I have enabled cpu virtualization on my gigabyte ga-ma770t-up3p and have successfully installed ubuntu 11.10 i386 (after amd64 failed to authenticate). I would like to know how I can verify whether or ...
1
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1answer
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How to transfer files from windows to Ubuntu instaled on VMware? [closed]

I have Installed Backtrack(an Ubuntu based linux) on VMware and I have a file on main host(win 7) which I want to send to this virtual machine. What should I do?
0
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1answer
1k views

Access CUDA from a Ubuntu virtual machine

I have installed a guest Ubuntu 10.04 on a vmware player. The host OS is Windows 7 Pro, 32 bit. The computer has a CUDA-enabled graphical card. The question is: can I access use CUDA from within the ...
6
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3answers
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How do I run Windows 8 via virtualization?

I would like to run Windows 8 within a virtual machine under Ubuntu. My quick attempt with VMware failed. Has anyone reached to run Windows 8 on Ubuntu? ps: Microsoft just released a public preview ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

VMWare-Tools Installation fails [closed]

I am trying to install VMwareTools-8.4.6-385536.tar.gz (VMWare Tools) on the following operating system: Ubuntu 11.04 Linux ubuntu 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:50 UTC 2011 i686 ...
3
votes
2answers
533 views

Creating & running Windows virtual machines?

What's the recommended way to run virtualised Windows environment on top of Ubuntu nowadays? I need to create new Windows virtual machines too, not only use existing ones, so, to my understanding, ...
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.
2
votes
3answers
2k views

How to enable desktop effects in VMware?

I am using VMware Workstation 7. I have the VMware tools and 3D acceleration enabled but when I try to enable desktop effects I get the message "Desktop effects could not be enabled". I have an Nvidia ...