Questions related to Ubuntu and VMware Workstation, whether Ubuntu is the Host system or the Virtual(guest operating) system.

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resize partition, how?

i'm using ubuntu 14.04. i have it on vmware. at first i created the ubuntu machine on my drive C with 18GB space for the ubuntu machine. then i added another hard drive to my PC of 2TB (with Windows ...
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WmWare Workstation 11 unable to start services

when I'm trying to finish the installation and the networking services try to start an error appears. this is what the log file says about: http://pastie.org/10369516 if this thread is repeated, ...
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How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type

I've installed Ubuntu MaaS using VMware Workstation on a vm with Ubuntu 14.04 and upgraded it via ppa stable. I'd like to add some vnodes to MaaS and setting them their Power Type as "VMware" but I ...
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Internet not working in Virtual machine (Ubuntu 14.10 ) running on windows 10 host [closed]

I was using windows 8.1 and had installed VMware Workstation 11.0 on it. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 in it. Internet was working fine then. I am connected on my host m/c via WiFi. I then updated to ...
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VMware workstation 11

When trying to run vmware workstation, I get this error message. Is there a solution for this ? vmware kernel module updater stopping vmware service compiling : virtuel network device Unable ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 internet connection problem

I installed Ubuntu server 14.04 on VMware workstation. I need to set IP manually so, network connection has set to Bridged on VMware. I followed the instructions on ...
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Wifi not being detected on VMWare for Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my VMware workstation 11. I run it on Windows 8. A few days before my internet connection was working on Ubuntu but now when I tried it again the wifi connection is not being ...
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How do I stop the flickering of the title bars at the top of a window in VMware workstation

I am running Windows 8.1 Pro and have VMware workstation installed. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 in a virtual machine. But I noticed when Ubuntu was finished installing and I opened up Firefox the ...
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windows webcam cannot connect to virtual machine vmware os ubuntu

i am new with this virtual machine (4days). I am using asus laptop with os windows8 and running the virtual machine ubuntu using vmware workstation. My vmware can't connect to the webcam. I already ...
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Volume settings of Ubuntu on VMWare

My Ubuntu OS on VMWare volume settings are pretty low compared to my Windows 8.1 volume settings. Even if I put my volume to full it still does not reach the expected volume. What is the reason? Is ...
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How can I change mouse and touchpad settings?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on VMWare. The mouse and touch settings which I have for Windows 8.1 like the 2 finger scroll is not present in Ubuntu. Is there any way to add that feature?
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My VMware will not run properly in 15.04

Whenever I try to start VMware 11 Workstation in Ubuntu 15.04 it has to run a kernel updater, and I get an exclamation mark next to the Virtual Network Device, and the logs are nowhere to be found.
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VMware Workstation is not working in Kubuntu 15.04

I have installed VMware Workstation and when i try to open it the following error message is displayed:- And when I click on the Install button another error is displayed: I also viewed the log ...
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How to set up workstations properly?

I've put in that you can switch workstations by a combination of keys of my choice in the system settings but it didn't work. I'm obviously doing something wrong ;L. Keep in mind, I'm a newbie I just ...
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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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VMWare Workstation 11.1 unable to start services on 15.04

error log file 015-05-27T20:52:48.807+05:30| vthread-4| I120: Log for VMware Workstation pid=19545 version=11.1.0 build=build-2496824 option=Release 2015-05-27T20:52:48.807+05:30| vthread-4| I120: ...
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Unable to run Vmware workstation 11 - failed to build vmnet

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS and vmware workstation 11. When I tried to open vmware it told me that serval modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernal (my kernal version is ...
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disable the network adapter of vmware

I want to disable the network adapter of the vmware workstation, but I want to keep using the network address to be able to access it from other machine. because if I delete the network adapter in ...
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ubuntu vm: name resolution working, no internet connection

So here's the situation: I created a VM in VMWare workstation 9, set its network adapter to VMNet0 (configured in auto-bridging with the host physical interface) and then in ubuntu I set up the ...
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Clearsign File Invalid

I have (2) Xubuntu 14.10 x64 VMs running in VMware Workstation 11/VMware Player. I have VMware Workstation 11 installed on a Windows 7 x64 machine (which hosts one of the VMs) and also installed on a ...
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Ubuntu14.04LTS + VMware Workstation11 missing Linux-Header

I am running a VServer with Provider Strato.de from Germany... As it seem they are providing their VServer Plattforms out of Virtuozzo Containers. My Server unsing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit, access via ...
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Can't boot into 14.04 in VMware Workstation 10

Right after I enter my password the VM gets stuck at this point. I tried Ctrl+Alt+F2 and restarting lightdm. I also tried changing the amount of RAM. I also have the "update your vmware tools" tooltip ...
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Files missing in /mnt/hgfs on Ubuntu VM?

I am running Ubuntu 64-bit on VMWare workstation 10. I want to access the files on my windows 8 PC (both on same PC). I have checked "always enabled" for folder sharing on VMWare and gave path to my ...
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Wapiti outdated version of python-requests [closed]

wapiti Wapiti-2.3.0 (wapiti.sourceforge.net) Error: You have an outdated version of python-requests. Please upgrade
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Ubuntu halts after login

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 TLS (guest) on VMware 10.02 installed on Win7 64-bit (host). It was working fine for a long time but I don't know what I did or what happened that is now causing it not to work ...
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VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 on Ubuntu 14.04: Kernel Headers not found

Installation by running sudo ./VMware-Workstation-6.5.5-328052.x86_64.bundle completes successfully. However, upon attempting to run vmware, the following error message box is displayed: Clicking ...
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qemu: “not a bootable disk”

So I followed exactly the instructions on how to run QEMU-KVM with VMware's disk images v6 directly: kvm -drive file=zimbra-000001.vmdk,boot=on -net nic,macaddr=00:0c:29:c3:93:b9 -net tap -uuid ...
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VMWare 10 Windows 8 (host) Ubuntu 14.04 (guest) shared folder won't mount

I am using vmware workstation 10 (win 8 host) before,I used ubuntu 14.04 and for sharing folder from windows to ubuntu:I go to the settings of my windows VM, and select the Options Tab and there ...
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Can we create Virtual machine using Command? [closed]

I need to create the Virtual machine using command and have to set IP address and password also. Is there a way to do so?
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firefox not working after trying to dowload firefox 34.0.5

I use the VMware Workstation to use Ubuntu on Windows. The current version of Firefox was 31.0 and the Mozilla Firefox download download page said that this was the current version! (34.0.5 is the ...
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OSD Notify problem with VMware workstation full screen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with two monitors. The primary monitor is my laptop monitor (HP EliteBook 8570p) and the second one is 24' LG, which i use for my VMware Workstation 10 guest os. I noticed ...
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Vmware workstation 9 wont allow ubuntu installation configuration

Host machine OS: Ubuntu desktop 14.04 LTS I'm installing ubuntu-server 14.04 on vmware workstation, using recommended settings, install was successful but vmware won't allow me to choose the ...
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Ubuntu can't enter desktop environment

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and I also have windows 7 on my computer. Recently, I used Microsoft Office to edit some documents, after that, I can't enter my Ubuntu System. I have installed Nvidia-304 ...
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Enable 3D HW acceleration on VMWare Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to enable hardware accelerated 3D graphics in a Win 8.1 VM in VMware Workstation 10.0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Trusty Tahr) to play the game Smite smoothly. I have checked that the HW ...
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Desktop displayed, but no icons or menus

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit as a virtual machine on VMWare 8.0 on a Windows 7 64 bit box. It worked fine. Today, on restarting the VM, it allows me to log in, then just presents the ...
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desktop taskbar and tital bar disabled (not visible) . vmware 10 ubuntu14

i has installed Ubuntu 14.4 64 bit as guest OS on windows 7 using vmware workstation 10. after installing i am not able to see task-bar (left) or title bar (top). please can you help.
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How to uninstall VMware Workstation 10.0.3 from Ubuntu 14.04

I want to uninstall VMware Workstation 10.0.3 from my Ubuntu 14.04. I used the '.bundle' file to install VMware Workstation.
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14.04: VMware Workstation + dual boot

I've successfully dual-booted Win 8.1 + Ubuntu 14.04. What I'd like to do at this point is run my Ubuntu partition in Workstation. I successfully booted the login screen, but after logging in the ...
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how to set a static ip on ubuntu 14.04 which is runing on wmware workstation 10. [duplicate]

i configured master and slave setup. but some times after restart the machines wired ip address changes. how to set a static ip step by step. please help me thank you.
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What's the difference between dual booting and a virtual installation?

I just want to know, what are the disadvantages of using Ubuntu in VMware rather than then dual booting it? Does Ubuntu get restricted somehow under VMware? And suppose if I install Code::Blocks for ...
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How to connect to sql server 2008?

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and i have a microsoft sql server 2008 which is running on a windows server 2008 on port 1433, but windows server 2008 is virtualized it is running on vmware and further this ...
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VMWare workstation 10 no 3d acceleration after many tries [duplicate]

I have a ASUS Zenbook UX31A and recently I've felt the need for VS2013 so I installed VMWare Workstation 10 because of it's Unity feature.Things have gone crazy since I made so many attempts in order ...
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Question about routing VMs with static IPs in Ubuntu (Unsolved)

I have a server with an external provider that is running Ubuntu 12.04. The server is having a static IP. I have installed VMware workstation and I am running some virtual machines, one of them is for ...
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Black Screen in Ubuntu 14.04

Today I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 using Vmware. The problem is that when I turn on the virtual Machine (Ubuntu 14.04) then it takes me to the console not the GUI , I searched through Google and ...
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Bizarre GUI repeat behavior

So, when I restarted my 14.04 VMWare Workstation 9 image the other day, I am confronted with repeating narrow bands with the launcher showing multiple times. It's not a display resolution issue. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system hangs after installing pam module for ldap client with intel_rapl: no valid rapl domains found in package 0

I am running VMWare Workstation 10.0.2 on a Windows 8.1 host. I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a virtual machine. Everything works fine. All updates, upgrades and dist-upgrades are installed. After ...
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Menu is not visible on ubuntu using VMwareWorkstation 10 on windows 8

I am new to linux distribution. I installed ubuntu 14.04 on windows 8.1 (VMware Workstation 10). I have managed to successfully install it, however I do not see the menu when 3D is on in Workstation ...
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GTK module can only sometimes be found

When I try to install VMWare Workstation on Ubuntu 14.04 I get the following warnings: (vmware-installer.py): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine" Gtk-Message: ...
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No space left on device - Ubuntu 12.04 Server on VMware Workstation

I have Ubuntu 12.04 Server installed and inside VMWare WorkStation 10 and have much space left. Even when I try to create a folder it says: - No space left on device I have much space allocated ...
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VMWare Windows 7 (host) Ubuntu 14.04 (guest) shared folder won't mount

I have a windows 7 with vmware workstation 9, and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I configured the shared folder in the VM/settings menu, and I can see it in the Ubuntu when doing vmware-hgfsclient. ...