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

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VMWare Workstation doesn't render DDS/DXT textures

I added line: mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = "TRUE" ... to *.vmx file and 3D acceleration seems to work now. The only problem is that all DDS (DXT) textures are rendered like this: ...
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Installing Ubuntu OpenStack AutoPilot on VMware Workstation - network config

I am following the instructions here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-autopilot-testdrive At step 2 (!) it says "make at least a full /24 subnet available", but there are no instructions ...
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Samba cannot access sub-directories [on hold]

I have added this in my /etc/samba/smb.conf [srv] comment = another share path = /srv browseable = yes create mask = 0777 directory mask = 0777 [slash] comment = another sharedsad ...
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Ubuntu config with multiple network adapter interface, vlans running on VM Workstation Pro 12 to run AVAHI service / app

Any ideas or suggestions would be appreciated Objective -Use Ubuntu along with the AVAHI app / service to relay multicast across my 6 vLan networks to allow devices within each of these separate ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Network Interfaces Name [duplicate]

I have just installed (fresh-installation) over VMware Workstation 10 an Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit virtual machine. Here, network interfaces names have been changed from 'ethX' to 'enXXXX'. My target is ...
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remote syslog-ng

I have two Ubuntu's in VMware Workstation, one of them is Ubuntu 14 (client) and the other one is Ubuntu 15 mate (server) and they are pinged together. I've installed syslog-ng on both sides and I ...
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Workstation 10: Ubuntu 14 VM NIC error “network doesn't work ()”

I am trying to spin up a Ubuntu 14 VM which I copied and converted from my colleagues laptop. It was converted from a Fusion HW version 11 VM to Workstation 10 HW version 10 using the standalone ...
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Disable FN Key: Copy/Paste Shortcut from Windows Host to Ubuntu guest

I'm running Ubuntu 14.03 LTS on VMware Workstation 12 Pro using Windows 10. The language support on Ubuntu is English (United Kingdom) and English (United Kingdom) on Windows. For text entry on ...
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/usr/bin/vmware-user not auto-starting

I've been running vmware Ubuntu 15.10 for about a week with no problems. Then after a reboot one time the resolution reset to 640x480. I'd change it with xrandr, but after another reboot it resets ...
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Broadcom wireless adapter doesn't work but only on my work network

This is really bizarre, but I haven't had much trouble with the broadcom wireless adapter in my Dell Mobile Precision M3800 I got this year. However, for some reason whenever I sign into the wifi at ...
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aplay doesn't recognize sound device

ubuntu15.10 on VMWareWorkstation12. $ lspci<br> 02:02.0 Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq ES1371 / Creative Labs<br> CT2518/ES1373 (rev 02)<br> $ aplay -l<br> aplay: ...
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How to make Ubuntu GNOME ignore VMware's vmnet8?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and VMware Workstation 12.0, which installs its virtual interface vmnet8 for VMs' network connectivity through NAT. I'm using VMware on my laptop with ordinary eth0 and ...
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Installing VMware Player 12 bundle on ubuntu 14.04

I have downloaded VMware Workstation Player 12 but it came as a bundle. I've tried running it from the CLI but it keeps telling me to take a hike. How do I install this?
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How Do I Restrict VMWare Workstation to Use Only Eth1 directly?

My machine has two ethernet ports. I want to make VMWare exclusively use Eth1. I have a fresh install of Xubuntu Core 15.10 (amd64). I installed VMWare Workstation 12. It would not run, until I ...
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VMwar Workstation Error

I have a problem. I installed Vmware Wrokstation 11.1.2 on Ubuntu 15.4. The installation finished without errors. When I started VMware Wordstation, VMware kernel Module Updater Setup Box is shown, ...
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how to install ubuntu12.04LTS from vmWare ?

I'm new in ubuntu, i tried ubuntu 12.04 LTS from Vmware on windows7 and now want to install it in the laptop as operating system like windows not on Vmware but keep all changes i made in the copy in ...
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vmware don´t have access to sata

You should never run as root unless you are explicitly trying to modify your system. VMWare Workstation does not need root access to simply run a guest machine. Likely your permission were changed to ...
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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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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 using 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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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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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 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.