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how to install virtual machine on ubuntu 13.10 (base machine)? [on hold]

I need the steps for installing virtual machine on ubuntu 13.10(base machine)? can you please resolve my problem.
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Not able to open VMware in ubuntu64 13.10 [closed]

I am trying to open VMware player in Ubuntu64. It popup the following window. Clicking Cancel or Install just closing the popup and resulting not able to open VMware player.
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit getting “Kernel panic - not syncing” when trying to install on VMware player

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my work computer. First i had to active VT in bios and now I get this error and cant fix it: The computer uses i3-4130 CPU with 8GB of brand new RAM. I ...
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Wlan0 missing after taking ownership of VM due to suspended session

I'm using Ubuntu for about a month and, after installing it, I configured my internet connection on /etc/network/interfaces to # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto eth0 iface eth0 ...
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Multiple screen after Ubuntu 12.04 LTS updated - VMware Player

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS within VMware Player and running on Windows 7 64-bit environment. Yesterday, I got multiple screens after update it. After that, I tried to reinstall VMware tools again. ...
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VMWare Player Image: Ubuntu 64Bit

I have been searching around for quite a while now to get an Ubuntu 64 Bit image for the VMWare Player. Sources I have discovered are http://vmplanet.net https://solutionexchange.vmware.com ...
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Clipboards mess : Chrome/terminals/VMwarePlayer

I'm unfamilliar with the different clipboards available in Linux and how they work, but something strange happens, and there may be a way to resolve this : When I highlight text in my terminal ...
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Installing VMware 3.1.6 (32bit) on Ubuntu 14.04

I´ve been using vmware 3.1.6 on xubuntu 12.04 by way of a patch and it worked pretty good. I have to use 3.1.6 because I have to use these 32-bit laptops and 3.1.6 is the last version which lets me ...
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How to launch a VM inside a VMWare player with a shell script?

I am forced to use VMware Player instead of VirtualBox, so I wonder what is the answer for the same question (similar to this one) as this but in the context of a VMWare player ?
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Moving a VM from VirtualBox to VMware player

Can I export a VM created on VirtualBox (see the environment described here) and import it to a VMware Player system and run it without having troubles later ? I came accross this article but it does ...
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Not able to install tree comand in ubuntu [duplicate]

My ubuntu is running on windows 7 using VMWARE player. I was try to install tree command . but it failed. could you help me why? I am using "sudo app-get install tree" command and it is failing with ...
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Riak on Ubuntu VMWare player http://127.0.0.1:8098 does not work

I configured Unbuntu 14 on VMWare Player on Win 7. Then I installed Riak on it as per the instructions on basho. I did not change any of the defaults. When I try http:// 127.0.0.1:10018 on the VM, I ...
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Used VMware Player Free, now can't log back into Xubuntu 14.04 after rebooting

Recently I installed VMware Player Free, in the form of the latest version, in my laptop running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I then set up another linux OS to run as a virtual machine thereon, X'd out of it ...
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File manager doesn't remember list preference

On my Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine (on VMWare Player), I have set my preference in the file manager to "View items as a list" (click image to enlarge): But every time if I start up my virtual ...
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Black screen after installing hardware support

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on my VMware Player. Update Manager popped up this morning with a bunch of updates and I installed them and restarted the OS - I didn't face any problems at all. But I ...
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Installing vmware tools on Ubuntu host?

I'am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit And i'm using vmware player to run Windows 7 32 bit as guest with vmware tools installed. i cant get the shared clipboard to run! i had made some researches i found ...
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How to add a USB HDD to a virtual machine created using VMware Player?

I have a 2 Virtual Machines running on Virtual Machine Manager & VM Player 6, on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I have connected 2 USB HDD Drives which have been detected by Ubuntu (Host) but neither ...
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Recent patch to 14.04LTS messed up screen display (Ubuntu in VMware Player) [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS under VMware player. Was up to date on patches, few days ago Ubuntu wanted more patches, I let it do it. After reboot, login works ok, then screen switches and displays three copies ...
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Display Problems running Ubuntu 12.04 in Windows VMware Player

I am posting this again because I have changed to VMWare Player and I discovered something new. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Guest) in VMWare Player 6.0.2 on Windows 7 64-bit Host. I have VMWare ...
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VM Player fail to load?

I am have installed VM Player on Ubuntu 12.04. Every time I start Player, it gives me an error: VMware Kernal Module Updater "Before you can run VMware, serveral modules must be complied and loaded ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 screen issue after updating

I have Ubuntu installed on VMware player. After installing the last updates the screen went like this image: As you see I have not real second Menu(it is not clickable) Why did this happen and how ...
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Check what's broken after hard-booting Ubuntu VM

My Ubuntu Virtual Machine has gone through hell. 1 year old, and I'm always running out of memory, meaning it crashes constantly. VMware player has also failed to boot it a few times, and I've had to ...
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Errors compiling vmnet for VMWare Player, 3.13.0-27-generic

Update: This problem went away after rebooting in 3.13.0-29-generic. I am trying to install and run VMWare Player on Ubuntu 14.04, kernel 3.13.0-27-generic. I downloaded and executed the latest ...
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What is the path to the kernel header files for the 3.13.0-27-generic kernel?

I am installing VMware tools on virtual machine Lubuntu and is asking me to enter the path to the kernel header files for the 3.13.0-27-generic kernel? What should I enter?
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What does “System program detected error” mean and how serious is it?

I am running ubuntu 32-bit using VMware player on windows 7 64-bit. I logged in to my ubuntu account and did my normal activities (check for updates, browse askubuntu, etc.) but when I checked for ...
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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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How to get ubuntu to open up full sized on VMware player?

I dunno if this is an Ubuntu issue or VMWare Player. I launch VMWare Player from Win8.1 64 and it appears in Windows -but- the initial display of Ubuntu seems to be an 800x600 box surrounded by a ...
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How to make Unity not merge vmware icons?

I have Windows 7 running in a vmware player in Unity mode under Ubuntu (for Outlook). Even though there are vastly different programs running in Windows, they are grouped together in a single icon by ...
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VMWare Player crashes after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using VMWare Player to run Windows XP and all went well until I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 (from 12.04). Now every time I start the vmplayer, win xp boots well, but after about a minute in ...
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Slow performance on VMware Player 4.0.6 build-1035888 [closed]

Ubuntu 13.04 is working slow on VMware Player 4.0.6 build-1035888 Please suggest what should be the reason and how it can be faster?
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Multiple Problems while installing VMware Player with Kernel Headers

Sorry, pretty long problem First some background: I was running Ubuntu 13.10 x64 in my laptop. I just upgraded to 14.04 few weeks back. The output of the uname -a currently on my system are Linux ...
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How to mount a host drive as a hard drive in Windows 8 when running inside VMware

I am using VMWare 6.2 (Non-commercial version ) to use win 8 on ubuntu 14.04. I want to add my drive (/dev/sda4) as a drive in Win 8 which is running on VMware. So when I add a hardware on the ...
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Unable to install VMware Player: Module VPMC power on failed

I want to install Ubuntu on my VMware Player, but I facing the following error: Virtualized performance counters are not supported on the host CPU type. Module VPMC power on failed. Failed to start ...
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how to install vmware? [duplicate]

Hi I am a complete noob at Ubuntu I really would like to learn it...I am on Ubuntu 14.04 i need help to install vmware or vmplayer but I don’t quite understand the written command to install it can ...
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Xubuntu VMware Player missing vmrun utility

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I have installed VMware Player from the official website. VM Player runs fine, no problem. But I can't find utility vmrun, it's not found anywhere in the system. Do I have ...
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Installing VMware Player

I installed VMware Player-4.0.6-1035888.x86_64 on my x64 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but when I run it I get this error message: C header files matching your running kernel were not found. Refer to your ...
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VMware Player: “No protocol specified” error after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I had installed "VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle" in my Ubuntu 13.10. Today i Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. Now when I try to launch VMware player it shows a messagebox: Before you can run ...
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VMplayer unable to “Open a Virtual Machine”

I have installed "Vmplayer" on my ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS. I have created 3 virtual machines on the vmplayer but now after ubuntu update I am having problem while opening a virtual machine in vmplayer. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 time sync issues with VMware Player

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) on VM Player on Windows 7 Host. Everything is running fine except that my time is out of sync. I have set the correct timezone and everything. But for some strange ...
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Full screen apps get all muddled in VMware player

I'm running windows 7 that's running VMWare Player that is running Ubuntu 13.10. Now everything is working perfectly apart from the full screen apps. In Ubuntu, I make apps full screen, and that's ...
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VMWare player - compiling server modules - Ubuntu 13.10

While running Ubuntu 13.04 whenever the Linux kernel had been updated, this used to make vmware player happy: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) sudo vmware-modconfig --console ...
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How can I install VMware on ubuntu 13.10?

How can I install VMware in ubuntu 13.10, as Virtual box crashes the whole time or doesn't want to work 100%? I've tried the solution at this site, but I get errors in terminal when I try the ...
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Is it possible to run multiple VMware guests Using Free VMware Player?

I have a couple of premade Win2k3 VMs that I need to use for some application testing that need to be run at the same time on the same machine. I'm running 13.04 Desktop and do this often with ...
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GTK error in VMware Player for 12.04 LTS

Installing VMware Player for 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadplayer I get these errors: $ sudo sh VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.x86_64.bundle Extracting VMware ...
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Unable to install vmware tools and get VM full-screen

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 with VMware player 6 and I cannot get the VM to full screen or install the VMware tools on the VM. The VM is Windows 7. any ideas on how to full screen the VM?
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Graphic Error When Install Ubuntu 12.04 Guest on VMWare Player

I'm using windows Vista 32 bit, and I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 by using vmware player. But after I install it, the Ubuntu desktop looks like this : Can someone help me please, is this a ...
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VMWare Player pauses often

I'm using a 64bit Windows 8 inside vmplayer, with 2 virtual processor cores, virtual hard disk resides on a fast local disc and is not preallocated; host CPU is Intel i7 3770, should be capable of ...
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Configuring Ubuntu vmware guest NAT

I have a Windows host that runs guest Ubuntu VM via vmplayer. That virtual machine will be cloned, distributed among several people (running Windows hosts) and used for conducting a programming ...
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vmplayer problem - VMWare Kernel Module Updater doesn't run since 13.04 upgrade

When I run vmplayer, it detects that the kernel has changed, and as usual prompts compile and load the required modules. However, it never gets any further. When you choose install, it just quits ...