Questions related to Ubuntu and VMware Virtualization software, whether Ubuntu is the Host system or the Virtual system.

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How to use VMware on multiple displays?

I am using three displays on my lubuntu 13.04 host machine (GeForce GTX 690). I need to run many virtual machines and have been using VirtualBox lately. Now I've decided to install VMware. Everything ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VM goes dead unexpectedly

I'm not a super savvy super user, so I'm not sure what to look for. I have a VM running 12.04. It runs fine, and then just dies (no ping, no ssh). When I log into VMwareSphere, I see the VM still ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 in VMware Player pointer problems

Ubuntu 12.10 works flawlessly in VMware Player 5.0.2 except for one major issue - cursor is rendered in the wrong location (a pixel, or so, to the left and to the top; same thing observed in ...
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Ubuntu 12 with logitech c525 webcam, and disabling auto exposure inside a virtual machine

This problem may be related to v4l2 ctl exposure-auto-setting fails which has not been answered and has remained opened since November. I am using the c525 with OpenCV, and for my application to work ...
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How do I fix this Unity rendering issue (VMware guest)?

I have just download the Ubuntu desktop and show me this: I use the Windows 7.
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How can I select the 1366x768 resolution for Ubuntu in VMware Player?

Running Ubuntu 12.10 on VMware Player 5.0.1 build-894247. I have installed the VMware Tools and can choose the resolution 800x600 and up to 2560x1600. So I have a fair amount of resolutions to ...
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Windows 8 guest, ubuntu 12.10 host - sound will only play through front headphone jack

I've had a search but couldn't find a solution for my issue. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with VMWare Player 5.0.1 build-894247. Unbuntu is recognising my sound card as a "Creative Labs CA0106 ...
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Pasword space is blank under VMWare, what can I do?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 on my VMWare and now the password space is just not there. It says the name of user but no space to enter the password. What to do?
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dhcp server configured in ubuntu on vmware

How can I test a dhcp server running on Ubuntu in vmware? My dhcp configuration is: ddns: update-style none; default-lease-time 600; max-lease-time 7200; subnet 192.168.56.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { ...
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Has anyone gotten VMWare Workstation 9.0.1 working with vmxwrapper / nvidia optimus?

I have an optimus laptop and am desperate to be able to use my discrete GPU with virtual machines. Recently, a project called vmxwrapper has come out to allow this. However, I get the following ...
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VMware Library Not Saving

I installed vmware player yesterday into Ubuntu 12.04. It is VMware Player 5.0.0. on top of Ubuntu 12.04. My problem is the fact the library refuses to save upon reboot. I start a fresh library upon ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and VMWare: cannot install hgfs

I have patched official VMWare tools with https://github.com/rasa/vmware-tools-patches These patches were required to compile VMWqare tools under Ubuntu 14.04 without compilation errors. Than I listed ...
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Cannot ping to bond0 in ubuntu12.04 in vmware

I have been aggregated eth0 and eth1 to bond0, but i cannot ping to bond0 from the base os which is fedora-18 to the ubuntu12.04 in vmware, or also cannot ping from the another vmware os which are xp ...
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Ubuntu Virtual machine slows down the entire home network

I installed Xubuntu 13.10 in VMware Workstation and when it's on, Other people using the same network say it's being slow. I shut it down and then it's fine. How can I fix this?
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Galaxy S2 device connect to VMware fails

I'm trying to develop in VMware (Xamarin) using my testing device (Galaxy S2). This device connects correctly in Ubuntu (Host OS), but when i try to bridge this USB device to the guest OS (Windows 8) ...
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unable to find except package

when I try the command sudo apt-get -y install gcc make linux-headers-$(uname -r) except I get the following error message E: unable to locate package except. How to resolve it?
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Copy/paste produces wrong codepage characters

When I copy/paste text into nano on a console window (Ctrl+Alt+F2), the braces and brackets are converted to German Umlaut characters. It's fine in a terminal running on the graphical Desktop. That's ...
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TSQL connection refused - host command DNS resolve issue in local network

I am using VMWare Starter and running 2 guest VMs, Ubuntu and Windows XP Professional. The host system is Windows 7. Windows XP Professional hosts MSSQL database, Ubuntu talks to it using FreeTDS. ...
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cannot find file /dev/vmnet0

I am working on ubuntu lts 12.04 server on VMware Workstation environment. I need to add permissions to the file vmnet0 corresponding to the virtual interface. But I can't find it in the /dev ...
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Unable to log in Ubuntu

Screenshot Got a strange problem on my Ubuntu 12 VM boot, it seems to be able to log only after several restarts or shutdowns (of the VM). At the beggining it used to also show "Checking battery ...
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Mounting /opt/mongo on new partition or resize primary partition on VMWare server

i was assigned to add space to our virtual machine running ubutnu 12.04 LTS. Our provider increased disk space in VMWare and i now need to expand it from the system. The server has only one primary ...
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What are the licensing policies for ubuntu-based virtual appliance on vsphere?

I am looking to release my software application package as an Ubuntu appliance for vSphere (in the form of an OVA). Are there any licensing restrictions around such a distribution? My software ...
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VMWare: Check if 3D Hardware is used for rendering or not

How do I check whether my VMWare installation is using the GPU on the computer or using software rendering? The output from glxinfo is OpenGL vendor string: VMware, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: ...
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My Ubuntu files/Folders disappears

I have set up several Ubuntu machines and when I go to try and power on, they give me an error message: File not Found: SANS SIFT 12.04LTS x64-snapshot.vmsn This file is required to power on this ...
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Not able to connect to Vmware ubuntu using Putty in Windows 7

I have installed Vmware Ubuntu in my Windows 7 PC, with network settings as Bridge connection. I got IP address in Ubuntu as "192.168.1.3" and I am able to ping that IP from my Windows host, but when ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu on VMware player 6.0.0

I installed ubuntu 12.0.4 on vmware player 6.0.0 and install ns2-allinone: sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf automake libxmu-dev sudo apt-get install libx11-dev xorg-dev libxmu-dev ...
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Can cd into folder but I can't see it with ls or ls -a?

I've a shared partition between Windows and Ubuntu, achieved through VMWare's shared folders, and when I moved a folder into this shared folder Ubuntu couldn't see it. Ubuntu still can't see it, but ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare (OS X) doesn't suspend when inactive

I'm running 13.10 as a virtual machine under VMWare Fusion 6.0.2 on OS X 10.8.5, and also have a Windows 7 VM. My computer is a bit flaky, unfortunately, and occasionally it freezes to the point that ...
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Ubuntu locking up during install on VMWare ESXi 4.1

I am having an unfortunate issue while attempting to install Ubuntu on a virtual machine using VMware ESXi 4.1. What happens is I attach the ISO image to attach on boot. When I boot the machine it ...
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MODBUS Simulator / VMWare

I am new on this forum and not a very experienced Ubuntu user. Let's say more like a homeuser. I am en automation engineer an i use software installed on virtual machines to program industrial PLC's. ...
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how to disable kvm for installing VMware player

when i was going to install VMware player a massage has shown You can not install a system with KVM enable. My processor is amd phenom ii x6 1100t. so how can i disable KVM on my system. I am ...
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VMWare Workstation 8 can't find the headers directory

I'm having an issue with VMware Workstation 8. I installed it but when i run it, it shows this window: But, when I press on "Browse", this window comes up Even if I select the ...
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Mount VMware Shared Folder to Ubuntu 12.04.3

I tried to create a shared folder to my Ubuntu 12.04.3 VM using VMware 5 from my Mac but I don't see the folder anywhere. I've tried to use some commands as suggested here and here, but nothing is ...
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Network access from Ubuntu 13.04 guest to Windows 8 host machine

How can i access my Ubuntu 13.04 guest vm from my Windows 8 host machine? The virtualization is done using VMware Player 6 Network Details Host: Windows 8 IP Address - 192.168.200.10 Network ...
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freeze on [xxx.xxx] INFO: rcu_sched self-detected stall on CPU

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 64bit as a virtual machine (kernel: 3.11.1) using VMWare Player 6 as guest (Host machine Windows 8.1), and 5 minutes later after I start the virtual machine I receive the ...
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VMWare Player - Unable to share folder. (Host-Win8, Guest-Ubuntu)

VM shared folder settings: What all I have tried: Reinstalling VMware tools. Uninstall, install VMware tools. Turned Windows Firewall off. Edit out /etc/fstab to include the following: ...
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Installing Ubuntu server 12.04 on VMware Workstation 8 in an Ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I've got an Ubuntu desktop 64bit with a VMware workstation 8 installed on it and now I'm trying to install an Ubuntu server 12.04.2 64bit as a VM but it prompts error and stops. Here's the error: ...
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Invalid host for ssh forwarding: ssh : could not resolved host name ubuntuN1.master: name or service not found

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS MAAS Server on VMWare Workstation 6.5. The Ip address is 192.168.43.191 and Web UI, maas-dhcp and maas-dns are ready. I added 2 nodes via VMWare and all were in ready ...
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How do I fix this DirectX error on Windows VMware guest?

I have VMware player 5.0.2 build-1031769 on Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (3.2.0-49-generic) and Graphic card NVIDIA GeForce 310M driver installed. When I run an application, which plays a sequence of images, ...
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accessing console for VMware Ubuntu machine

How can I access an Ubuntu Server 12.04.2's console if it's running inside a VMware Fusion 5 VM? I've tried following various guides online but when I run screen on the tty used by socat -d -d ...
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Cant get Compiz to work with llvmpipe

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 VM on VMWare ESX and I want to RDP into Unity. I have RDP working with gnome-fallback, but not with Unity. I have tracked the problem down to compiz, unity requires. I cant ...
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VMWare won't start any VM's

I recently took the step, formatting my main drive and installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in place of Windows 7. I'm not too much of a stranger to Linux I use it frequently in work, but this one has me ...
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Can't change keyboard layout on a VirtualBox

I installed a Django stack from bitnami on VirtualBox, and ran it. Unfortunately, my keyboard is a french AZERTY, but the Ubuntu 13.04 inside this little box doesn't seem to realize that. I found ...
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Virtual Machine Ubuntu 13.04 is Very Slow

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my VMWare (I'm using Windows 7); the problem is it's quite slow; it doesn't response quickly as opposed to native installed OS. I also installed CentOS & WinXP; they're ...
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Server running on ESX can ping outside and inside but cannot be pinged (or ssh) from the inside

Have identical vm's that do not have this problem Those identical machines are the only machines that can actually ping and ssh to this certain box. Disabled firewall Added new nic that was e1000 and ...
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Network Connection doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running on VMWare

After installing wpa_supplicant , the Network connection on my Guest Ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64 running on VMWare V9 with Win7X64 as Host OS, started to fail to start up. And I don't have any connection ...
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Computer fails to boot properly after vmware workstation 9 was installed on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 3.5.0-27-generic on an HP dm4-1028tx. I just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 after encountering problems with Ubuntu 12.10. I was installing VMware Workstation 9 after uninstalling ...
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VMware Player 5.0.2 slowness after Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade

I'm experiencing a frequent slowness/hanging on some virtual machines guests after upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10. I was using the same VMs with Ubuntu 12.04 / VMware Player version with no slowness/hanging. ...
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Why doesn't VMWare 7 recognize the Kernal headers for version 3.5.0-26-generic?

I installed VMWare 7.0 on Ubuntu 12.10 and when I run it I get an error that says: VMware Kernel Module Updater Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit keeps freezing when using VMs [Using Lenovo ideapad g580 laptop]

I'm having an annoying issue with my machine that I hope someone can help me with. My machine keeps freezing when running a VM under it. From what I noticed till now, it happens mostly when I save a ...