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 10 on Ubuntu 14.04.04 - Virtual Network error

VMware workstation is not working in my system. It is throwing virtual network device error. OS- Ubuntu 14.04.04 kernel- Linux version 4.2.0-35-generic service vmware start Starting VMware ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on VMWare - Problems with Full Screen and Copy Pasting options

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on VMWare workstation. I had the VMWare tools installed as well the open-vm-tools:i386. I had to increase my disk size, and for that reason I booted a live gparted CD, and ...
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Problems starting VMware Workstation 11 on Ubuntu 16.04 after upgrade from 14.04

I just upgraded a 14.04 machine to 16.04 (64bit - Gnome-Shell). The upgrade worked without obvious issues. After finishing the upgrade and rebooting the machine i am not longer able to start VMware ...
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VMWare Virtual Machine Monitor Failed in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I can't run vmware 12 in my ubuntu 16.04 LTS OS. It always show vitual machine monitor failed.
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Network Stops Working After Several Minutes - Ubuntu Guest on Workstation

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.4 guest OS running in Workstation 10. The network connection is defined as bridged. The issue that I have is that the network stops responding after a while (it can work ...
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How to install virtual machines using VMware in Ubuntu server using the terminal?

I'd like to use VMware for setting up virtual machines on the server running Ubuntu to which I only have access through the ssh interface (Putty) I installed VMware workstation by following the ...
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Vertex Dark Theme doesn't look good in VMware Workstation 11.1.3

I am using Vertex Dark Theme in Ubuntu 14.04.4 64 bit and I just love this theme. But it looks weird in VMware Workstation 11.1.3. Is this an Ubuntu issue or a theme issue? Is there a workaround ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 stucks before login screen on VM Workstation

I have been working for a couple of months with Ubuntu 15.10 over VM Workstation without any problem. But now, after a software update from Ubuntu Software Manager, and a reboot, the system can boot ...
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VMware® Workstation 12 Player stopping abruptly

VMware® Workstation 12 Player stopping abruptly without any errors being shown. I un-installed it and installed it all over again but same issues. I tried with various images(Cloudera quickstart VMs - ...
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DHCPDiscover: DHCP doesn't issue out IP Address

I've been having problems working out why my VM Server isn't getting a dynamic IP address. I am using VM-Workstation 10 and an Ubuntu VM-Server 14.04 as my operating system. I have my Virtual Network ...
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Observium Web Interface not working

I have recently installed observium on Linux Ubuntu 15.10 running on a virtual machine (Vmware workstation 11) While polling a device using terminal (./poller -h all) it works just fine but when I ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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 ...