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whiptail makes terminal window disappear in VMware

On a VMware virtual machine running on Windows 10 I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from some old dvd. Then I launched an xterm, said sudo bash to get a root terminal, edited /etc/apt/sources.list and ran ...
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Unable to mount windows share under vmplayer 12

So this feels like one of those common problems where the suggested solutions just fail to apply to my situation. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running on wmplayer 12 under windows 7. I have ...
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Ubuntu Installation in vmware

I recently installed ubuntu in vmware. But the size of window is quite small. Please tell me how to increase it to full screen.
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VMware 3.1.6, ' Unable to build kernel module ', error, using ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32-bit OS with 32-bit processor [duplicate]

Installation Process Downloaded the official VMware 3.1.6 package to Downloads folder. Right-clicked on the VMware Player package, selected Properties. Under Permissions tab, checked box 'allow ...
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VMware on 32 bit machine

Can VMware-Player-6.0.2-1744117.i386.bundle run on 32-bit laptop? I have tried installing it on ubuntu 14.04 on 3.18.3-031803-generic kernel version but the vmnet package is unable to build? If yes ...
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Vmware player and workstation won't work

After I type: vmware-modconfig --console --install-all I get: Unable to install all modules I already tried this: curl http://pastie.org/pastes/9934018/download -o /tmp/vmnet-3.19.patch cd ...
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vmware module not compiling on ubuntu 14.04

I've upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04(32bit) and the kernel is 3.19.0-41-generic and VMware Player 6.0.5 build-2443746 which I just installed over the previous one (can't remember the previous ...
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Trouble opening VMware in 15:10 [duplicate]

I recently installed version 11 of VMware in Ubuntu 15:10. Up on trying to open it to install Windows 10, it doesn't budge. Neither the workstation or VMware player will open. I can click on it but ...
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Set 120 or 144hz refrash rate in VmWare Kubuntu 15.10 guest

I would like to set desktop refresh rate to 120 or 144hz inside my Kubuntu 15.10 guest, running inside VMWare under windows host. Host system works just fine at 144hz, nice is smooth. open-vm-tools ...
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VMware-Player-12.1.0-3272444.x86 install failed on 14.04

I tried to install this version of VMware Player and the installation was successful. However, when I tried to launch the Vmware, the system does nothing. I grab the log from dmesg and found out ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed to install VMware - Player 2.5.5

I tried to install VMware player on my host. After the installation completed, I executed the binary and it popped the following dialog. enter image description here The one I chose did not work. ...
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Trouble running Ubuntu 15.10 in VMWare Workstation 12 Player

I've been trying to run Ubuntu 15.10 in VMWare, but I've stumbled on a few problems: open-vm-tools doesn't work because of a bug with nd_set_link ...
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Kernel path error during VMware player 3.1.6-744570x86_64

Good Day Everyone I'm trying to install VMWare player 3.1.6-744570x86_64 on Ubuntu (uname -r prints 3.19.0-25-generic). I'm getting the dialog after running. I did all steps from this question but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and VMWARE Player (ver 4, 6, 12) all fail

I have been trying to get VMWare Player (any version) to run under Ubuntu 12.04 or above I get multiple errors, I have been upgrading drivers and patches for 3 days from the net and I continue to get ...
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vmware doesn't run on ubuntu mate 15.10

I would have replied to Charles Green's answer on another post but was advised to post only answers and not more questions. I did see that Mr. Green updated his first answer to getting vmplayer to ...
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vmware player on ubuntu 15.10

I just uploaded to Ubuntu 15.10 and my vmware player is not working anymore. I tried to follow the solution proposed here and here but it doesn't seem to be enough for me. When I run vmplayer I get ...
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VMware player not running/launching? [duplicate]

I've installed vmware player on my ubuntu 15.10 box, but when I try to execute it nothing shows up?
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VMW Player problem Headers of version 3.19.0-30-generic where not found [duplicate]

After I Installed VMW Player I have problem in opening VMW Player This message appears: Kernel Headers of version 3.19.0-30-generic where not found Could you please help me?
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32bits VMWare Player 6 instal but don't work

I installed recently Ubuntu on my Laptop. Everything is working, But my motivation is to use Windows XP under VMware Player. I followed every tutorial I have found and many versions (started with last ...
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Kernel Headers 3.19.0-28 generic was not found?

I am installing vmware player. After successfully running the configuration , when I started it, its giving me the a pop up to locate this package. How to resolve it .
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VMWare Player - Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build Command

Failed to install VMware player in my Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed on an external hard drive. The steps i m taking are below (Tried these steps 4 times, restart my OS but nothing works) sudo apt-get ...
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Ethernet-Connection ubuntu with VMware Player

I installed VMware Player 7.1.2 on my Windows 7. On my VM I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now I have problems connecting to internet. With my computer I am connected with ethernet. Ubuntu can connect with ...
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how to automatically start vmware tools

I'm able to run vmware tools by issuing the following command after startup: sudo /usr/bin/vmware-user I'm trying to automate and have this happen when I start up. When I place the above command ...
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VMWare Tools not working

I'm currently running a Linux 14.04 in VMWare Player on Windows 7 host. Until yesterday, everything worked except the Shared Folders feature. The error was coming from an incorrectly named variable, ...
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Booting USB with LiveCD GRUB

Under VMWare Player, I cannot boot directly Ubuntu 14 from an USB drive, so I would like to start with the LiveCD and boot from GRUB, issuing a custom command. Is that possible? What should be the ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on VMware Player

I'm trying to create virtual machine with Ubuntu. I have VMware Player in version 3.1.6 build-744570. When I'm trying to install 64 bit version, I'm getting error: when I tried install 32bit version ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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VMware 5 Player - Ubuntu 14.04 guest autofit - open-vm-tools

I would like to have an Ubuntu 14.04 guest autofit the VMware Player 5 window. It works with the VMware provided Tools (if you unpack/setup), but VMware recommends using open-vm-tools, as it is fully ...
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VMware player: make command gives warning clock skewed

I am a beginner at ubuntu. I am running Ubuntu on VMware player on windows. When i try to compile a project, I get the following warning make: warning: Clock skew detected. Your build may be ...
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Vmware not starting Ubuntu

Ubuntu is not running.Vmware shows following context: Setting SATA ALPM on host17 to max_performance...Done ... ... ***sched policy powersave OFF Setting /sys/bus/usb/devices/2-2.1 to on How to ...
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Access webserver of VM

I have a problem with accessing my apache webserver (who is running on my VM) from my Windows 7 host. I check the ip address with ifconfigand then try to browse that IP address on my Windows 7 it ...
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VM ware player Ubuntu post Installation problem- VT-x not in BIOS on lenovo T430

I am getting the following error: "This host supports Intel VT-x, but Intel VT-x is disabled" When I went into BIOS to change these, I did not find any option like "VT-x" Ubuntu version-14.04.01 VM- ...
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“Install VMware Tools” greyed out after installing ubuntu 15.04 on vmware player 7.1

"Install VMware Tools" greyed out after installing Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Player 7.1. I tried checking "No proxy" instead of default "Windows proxy settings" at "File->Preferences->Software updates-> ...
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linux-headers-3.16.0-36-generic can`t be installed (15.04)

I recently installed vmware player 6.0.5 for linux x86 and before installaton procces I run the command : sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r) [sudo] password for bogdan: ...
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VMWare player and Ubuntu 15.04: net driver does not compile anymore, how to fix?

I use VMWare Player on Ubuntu and run a different number of virtual machines on it. It worked fine until 14.10, when the kernel was upgraded I would be asked to recompile the modules etc; but it ...
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VMWare Player 7.1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 (kernel: 3.19.0-10-generic) app loading

I downloaded the latest version of the VMWare player (v 7.1.0) from here. Installed the bundle, and the installation went through fine. Post-installation, when I tried to launch VMWare Player, but ...
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copy an entire vm to dvd/cd disc?

I am writing a series of scripts on ubuntu for process control. I have needed to install several packages such as gawk and stress. I am doing this for a university project and will need to submit it ...
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Display Problems on VMware

The login screen is as it should be but after Iogin, desktop appears like this. Actually, I guess the program icons are there since I am able to click to a black region on the left and drag it, seeing ...
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How do change the name of the clang++ executable file?

I'm using Vmware to run Ubuntu 14.04, and I recently updated the vmware player to version 7.1. I previously had clang installed, and everything was running fine. After I updated vmware, when I tried ...
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vmware not enough disk space

I expanded my Ubuntu disk space using vmware setting menu, but still the same amount of disk is showing up in Ubuntu. Is there a way to link that added space to Ubuntu without the need for installing ...
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Kernel Headers 3.10.18 not found in VMware Kernel Module Updater

I had Ubuntu 14.10 and VMware Player 7.0.0 installed on my Acer Chromebook 11. Wwhen I open VMware, I get the exact same error message as mentioned this thread - "What is the path to the kernel ...
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Can not install Ubuntu virutal machines on VirtualBox and VMware Player

I have tried several times in several days to install Ubuntu (from 12.04 to 14.04 versions) on VirtualBox, but in vail. The problem I encounter is shown on the following picture where everything ...
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question on getting the following information for Ubuntu running on Vmware player

I am trying to follow the answer posted in Configuring Ubuntu vmware guest NAT to solve the similar issue. At first, I would like to know how to get the following information as the Kingsly wrote in ...
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Ubuntu installed on Vmware cannot get access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware, the host machine is Windows 7. However, I cannot get access to internet from Ubuntu. I am not clear how to identify the cause and fix it? Thank you for the help. ...
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Current time in an Ubuntu under vmware is usually incorrect

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 inside Vmware Player. However, Ubuntu doesn't seem to check for the current time. The time is usually off when I restart the virtual machine. How can I fix this so it will ...
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VMware Player 7 performance on Ubuntu 14.0.4

My dual-boot laptop (Windows 8.1 + Ubuntu 14.04) I installed, on both Windows and Ubuntu, VMware Player 7.0.0. In other words: Same exact hardware (16GB RAM!) Same VMware Player version (7.0.0) ...
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VMware Player black screen

I installed guest lubuntu 14.10 as a VM on VMware Player 6.0.4 and installed the tools as well. If I lock my host machine (sadly Windows 7) and log in again or leave it idle for a while. lubuntu ...
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Ubuntu in VMWare Player

I am new to Ubuntu.... I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 with VMware Player 6.0 I have allocated 20GB of hard disk for this VMWare process and 2 GB of primary memory . I was getting a webpage while ...
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Linux headers generics

I have a trouble with the linux headers, when i use the command uname to check my version it is different from the version in usr/src/. I tried to download (with deleting the current version) but i ...
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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 ...