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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 15.4 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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dual-screen problem in ubuntu 14 with vmware player 6

I have been running ubuntu 13 on my VmPlayer 6 without a problem; however as soon as I updated it to 14.04 I get a duplication of the screen on the left side. I know there are is a thread already out ...
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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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How can I install VMWare Player on ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I can't install VMWare Player on Ubuntu 14.04. First it tries to install but somehow at the and of the installation it gives me an uninstall screen. What can I do to install VMWare Player?
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VMWare Unity mode with Ubuntu 14

I created a virtual machine with the latest Ubuntu distro so that I could try VMWare's unity mode. It did not like the default desktop so I had to add gnome. While technically I could get unity to ...
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xprop: unable to open display ''

I've just set up a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 environment with VMware in order to develop a heroku app. When I try to run "heroku open" it terminates with xprop: unable to open display '' done This is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 in VMware split 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 ...