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Problems running Ubuntu 12.10 in VMWare Player 5 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 in VMWare Player 5. My pc is running Windows 7. The installation seems to go okay, but when I boot up ubuntu, although it starts up and I see the desktop, I can't ...
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Mac OS X on Ubuntu through VMware?

Can I install Mac OS on my PC through VMware. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a host operating system.
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Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade breaks my VM [closed]

I'm sorry if this has been asked before. A little background: I have to use an Ubuntu VM for work (host is Windows 7 x64, running Oracle VMWare 4.2.4r81684 on a HP ProBook 4730s laptop), mainly for ...
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Installed Ubuntu in VMware Player, Black side bars / broken GUI

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 in VMware Player and have came up with a black sidebar, missing icons, a pretty broken GUI. Everything works just fine though. I am able to run Firefox and open ...
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after installing ubuntu 12.10 the desktop does not display correctly

I've installed vmware player on my windows 7 in order to run ubuntu 12.10.. The ubuntu installation went well with no errors or display faults, but after restarting the vm at the end of the ...
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Accessing my “Real” Ubuntu from inside Windows with VMware? [duplicate]

Is it possible to access and modify my "real" Ubuntu which is on a different partition from a program such as VMware?
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How to install VMware on 12.10?

Before you say, yes I know this has been asked before. I have tried all the answers for older versions of Ubuntu, but can't get it to work for 12.10 When installing VMware, it doesn't let you do it ...
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I have a ESXi 5.0 installed and when I am Installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS it is giving an error saying grub installation failed?

I have ESXi 5.0 installed and when I am installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (32 bit) it is giving an error saying grub installation failed Here is a screenshot of the error: I have other ...
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kde on virtualbox already running gnome?

What is the smartest/easiest way to get KDE installed on a VM that is already running GNOME? Would it be better to create a complete new VM just for KDE (because they don't work well together?) If ...
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VMWare player is crashing the whole OS

I am using ubuntu 12.04 (with latest updates) on Lenovo Thinkpad T430. Both OS and machine are 64 bits and I got crashes when try to use vmware player to create a VM. I have install vmware player ...
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Using Linux as guest on vmware and sharing connection with windows vista

I've been trying for weeks with vmwware player, now d/l vmwware work station 7, I have a laptop with one built in modem and a usb modem I bought, It works great switching it over from host to use in ...
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How to fix VMware Workstation 9 installation on ubuntu 12.10?

I have opened this thread because I upgraded to ubuntu 12.10 beta (kernel 3.5) and I have a problem with VMware Workstation 9: Unable to change virtual machine power state: Cannot find a valid peer ...
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No extra mouse buttons in 12.10 vmware guest

Windows Vmware Workstation 9 host. No extra mouse buttons in 12.10 guest as verified with xev. This is working in 12.04. Neither setup use xorg.conf. No special setup needed to get extra mouse buttons ...
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Kernel error on VMWare after upgrading to 12.10 from 12.04

I upgraded to 12.10 from 12.04. I have removed the old kernel 3.2.21 in 12.04. On start up, I get an error before login, such as vmware .... In 12.04, I have installed VMware 9.0 and now in 12.10, ...
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How do I work around sudo 'segmentation fault' on basic bash commands?

I am sure the answers are out there, but alas there are too many answers (here and elsewhere) to other questions stopping me from finding them. I just encountered something substantially similar to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 VM goes dead unexpectedly [closed]

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 on Android for Samsung Galaxy note 2?

This question is lengthy, I have to warn you. I'm generally a mac user. My setup currently consists of using mac osx and vmware (windows 7) to run one program that isn't compatible with osx or ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
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Can I run 12.10 through VMWare Workstation?

I have Windows XP Professional, and have installed VMWare Workstation. I intend to use XP as my host system, but I wanted to find out if it is possible to run Quantal Quetzal as my guest OS in VMWare ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 running on VMWare player does not see Windows Drives

I installed VMware Player 5.0.0 today and Ubuntu 12.04.1 Ubuntu cannot see the Windows drives or external drive. I am using Windows 7 64 bit - do I need to use Ubuntu 64 bit also?
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How to Prevent Ubuntu (running in VMware) shutt down when the PC is shut down accidentally?

I'm using Ubuntu in VMware 8 in a public lab and sometimes the computer may be restarted or shut down accidentally. Is there any way to prevent ubuntu from shutting down in order to continue running ...
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How can I uninstall VMware 8 Workstation from Ubuntu Studio 12.04.1 LTS?

I have tried a few things already but I still can't seem to uninstall it. The last thing I tried was this code: vmware-installer --uninstall-product vmware-workstation and that didn't work for me. ...
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Need more RAM?? Running VMmachine + ubuntu

So I looked but im running ubuntu in vm machine and its running at a snails pace and I installed the 64bit ver. Running windows 7 64bit the down side is that I only have 2GB of ram ...
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Can I run ubuntu with VMware?

Hi I was looking to install this with or under VMware on windows 7 64bit, is this possiable and where can I find instructions on how to do so? I have searched the site and can not find anything for ...
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Error “Could not update ICEauthority file” while using the vmware

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on the vmware player . However, all of a sudden I got the error "could not update ICEAuthority file" when I tried to boot. I tried looking up a load of solutions but all of ...
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Pantech Link II, Ubuntu and Virtual XP

Okay this is my problem. I have a Pantech Link II, dmesg states: [ 896.072037] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 3 using ehci_hcd [ 896.258562] cdc_acm 2-3:1.0: ttyACM0: USB ACM device [ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 hangs on install using VMware Player on Windows 7

At my job, we're migrating to Ubuntu 12.04 from 10.10 (we skipped a generation), so everyone needs to make one or more new Virtual Machines for 12.04 on their Windows 7 workstation. The problem is, ...
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How to share/access partitions from ubuntu VMware?

I am a beginner at Ubuntu. Here is my problem. I have Ubuntu installed on my external HDD and I am running XP through VMware on Ubuntu, because my internal disk is dead at the moment. External HDD ...
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GUI not showing after installation of 8.04 on virtual machine

I just installed Ubuntu 8.04 on VMware Workstation, but it's stuck after installation. Here's the image of phase that i am stuck in Could someone instruct me on what to do next? I am confused.
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No gnome shell after install on ubuntu 12.04 inside VMWare workstation

I created a virtual machine for ubuntu 12.04. I then installed GNOME3 from the software center, How do I install and use the latest version of GNOME Shell?. However after install I don't get the new ...
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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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How do I install 12.04 in vmware [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Unity in a virtual machine? What do I need to download to run 12.04 LTS as a VM using VMware player v5.0 ?
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Possible drag and drop files from windows 7 virtual machine in vmware?

I currently have a win7 x64 bit appliance. vmware is installed on Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using vmware 4.0.4. I was told by a friend that you can drag and drop files from vmware straight onto the Ubuntu ...
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How to configure an Ubuntu virtual server and VMWare ESXi5 the way VMWare would be able to shut it down properly?

I run an Ubuntu 12.04 server as a virtual machine on a VMWare ESXi 5 server. I've configured VMWare to shut the quest machines down the sane way (with an ACPI (if I understand it righ) shutdown ...
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Using apt-get from ISO on vmware

I'm trying to install VLAN using apt-get but I get this error: E: Unable to locate package vlan I'm not connected to the Internet at the moment as I need to tag my Ubuntu server to the VLAN first. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 inside VMWare

I'm installing Ubuntu 12.04 inside VMWare workstation 8. Once installing the tools started, it got stuck with a message saying: Installing VMware Tools. Please Wait... How do I get it to boot? I ...
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Why can't I install VMWare Tools?

I am using this guide: Installing VMware Tools from the Command Line with the Tar Installer. When I get to the step where I must type: tar zxf /mnt/cdrom/VMwareTools-5.0.0-<xxxx>.tar.gz I ...
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Why isn't Gnome 3 working on 12.04 in VMWare Player?

After I installed Gnome 3, restarted, and logged back in with "Gnome" as the chosen interface. My desktop looks like this. Any solution?
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How to install VMware Workstation in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get VMware Workstation 8.0.4 working on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit? I am totally new to a Unix/Linux based OS. Ubuntu 12.04 is my first Linux experience and I can not ...
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VMware player 4.04 installing on ubuntu 12.04

I downloaded vmware player 4.04 and run into the problem of virtual network device fail. After googling a bit, I found How do I install VMware Player 4.0.3? and applied as this answer suggest, which ...
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Virtual machine hangs when I use Ubuntu

I'm using 10.04 using VMWare Player. The virtual machine is very very slow and is hanging often. I have to force shutdown the system whenever it hangs. Mine is a Dell laptop with 4GB RAM i3 processor ...
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Unable To Install VMware WorkStation 8 on ubuntu 12.04

Installing VMware 8.0.2 32bit Ubuntu 12.04LTS 32bit BETA My Kernel version is: 3.2.0-20-generic vendettaowner@vendettaowner-desktop:~$ sudo sh VMware-Workstation-Full-8.0.2-591240.i386.bundle ...
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Vmware installation

During installation of VMware it prompt : before you install modules must be complied and loaded into running kernel, VMware kernel module updater ! mark on virtual network device and a error "unable ...
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I don't know what to do next after I installed Ubuntu using VMware. It goes to a blank screen

I just installed Ubuntu using VMware Player. After I installed it, it goes to a blank screen and asked for my username and password. I typed it in then is says: Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (GNU/Linux ...
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How to remount /home and etc… with Virtual machine

So on one of my machines running windows... I have Vmware running Ubuntu I was wondering if it were possible to: Remount Full Client /home/user → Host RW /users/Windows_User_Directory; So that all ...
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Network interfaces missing for VirtualBox host in 12.04

I had vmware player installed but decided to replace it with VirtualBox. I installed it from aptitude normally: apt-get install virtualbox-ose Everything went fine and it was able to build/insert ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 VMware Workstation - No Window After Patch

I installed VMware Workstation 7.1.5 on Kuuntu 12.04 (3.2.0-26). I have patched VMware. The problem is that VMware does not show any window on start. I tried to see if there were any errors by ...
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Changing my VM to static IP

So I'm running a ubuntu virtual machine (using vmware), and I noticed every time I restart my vm, my IP changes, is there a way to set it static? I looked over a few links and they all tell me to ...
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Unable to run VMware Player 3.0.0-203739 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

As the title states I am unable to run VMware player 3.0.203739 on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system, when attempt to run the program I get the following error message : "Kernel Headers 3.2.0-23-generic-pae ...
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Is virtualization in Windows less battery intensive than Wubi? Than a disk install?

I read that running Ubuntu through a virtual machine such as VMware Player or VirtualBox is actually less costly on a laptop's battery than Wubi because it utilizes Windows' drivers, which are ...