VMWare, Inc. is a company that provides cloud and virtualization products and services. Use this tag if you are using VMware's products along with the tag for the software you are using; either [vmware-player] (for VMware Player) or [vmware-workstation] (for VMware Workstation) or [vmware-fusion] (...

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Can my notebook manage ubuntu as a host and kali as a guest and which virtual machine should i use?

I want to erase Windows and install Ubuntu as a host and Kali as a guest. And the question arises: Can my dell latitude 120l (intel m 1.73gh prossesor 2gb of ram 80gb hdd) handle this task and which ...
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ubuntu 12.10 vmware tools installing takes for ever

after I started to install the vmware tools in the vm machine and rebooted system prompted to use the shell for a while, but this seems to take forever I ran TOP and can see vmtoolsd is there running ...
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unable to see the desktop after installing 12.04 32bit in virtual box just logging into cmd interface

i am using win7 ultimate 64bit my processor is amdfx6100 motherboard is asusm5a78l-m/usb3 so can u suggest which version of ubuntu will work for me and in which software such as vmware ,virtual ...
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How to install VMWare converter on Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a laptop. It came with windows. I prefer to use Ubuntu. I need to use Windows at times. I would like to migrate the OEM windows installation to a virtual machine within Ubuntu. That is the ...
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How do install Ubuntu on VMware Player and have it visible and usable by all users?

Host OS is Windows 7. VMware Player 5 will host the virtual machine. Ubuntu desktop is the virtual OS How can I install and configure VMware Player and Ubuntu so all users can login and use the ...
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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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Command ps freezed. How to fix it?

When I execute ps on the server runs ubuntu 12.04, it always freeze. like this: root@xxx:xxxxx# ps PID TTY TIME CMD 26328 pts/1 00:00:00 sudo 26329 pts/1 00:00:00 su 26330 pts/1 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine Windows 7 networking

I installed VMware workstation (9.0) on my Windows 7 PC, and installed Ubuntu 12.04. I got everything else working except that I cannot seem to get networking going in the ubuntu box. In the VMware ...
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Dlink DWA -111 USB Wifi card on Ubuntu 12.10 in Vmware workstation

I am trying to make my Dlink DWA-111 work on Ubuntu 12.10 in vmware workstation. since Vmware doesn't recognize my integrated wifi card as a wifi card, I changed to a USB one. This one is recognized ...
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Ubuntu inside virtual machine: ntpd or ntpdate or ??? to avoid clock drift

Problem: ntpd, when installed on a virtual machine running Ubuntu (I've had this on hosts with a variety of hypervisors such as KVM and VMware ESX) seem to be prone to severe clock drift. I haven't ...
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vmplayer 5: can't create VM from vmdk

Yesterday I installed VMware player 5.0.2 from bundle file on a ubuntu 12.10 machine. Then I created a VM containing WinXP Professional, this too went well. But when I looked for creating a new VM ...
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VMWare shared folders not working, vmware-tools issue?

I'm having trouble getting VMWare to enable shared folders between the host and vm as every time I try to enable it, I get the following error dialog: VMWare Player Unable to update run-time folder ...
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Unable to run Ubuntu on Virtual box: Kernel require X86-6PU [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on oracle virtual box but I am not able to. I tried the same about a year back and it worked like a charm. Here are the details: 1) Installed oracle virtual box version ...
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Change screen resolution in command-line ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running as a command line OS(No GUI installed) in VMware. But I cannot figure out how to get my system out of the really small window that everything thats installed into vmware ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS crash when starting a guest on VMware 9.0.2

Just recently moved to Ubuntu from MS platforms. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and using VMware 9.0.2 for various purposes. A few days ago, my VMware workstation started to crash my system every time I ...
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VPN connection doesn't work on VMWARE

I use vmware for my dev work with ubuntu 12.04. I just installed KDE for add my vpn connection, the configuration seems ok. But I can't find how to connect my interface eth0 with my VPN. When I try ...
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No login screen on Ubuntu 12.10 after update

A few weeks back, I applied the latest updates to my Ubuntu 12.10 (32-bit) running Gnome-Shell, which happens to be a virtual machine running under VMware Player 5.0 on Windows 7. After the updates ...
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VMWARE View install

VMWARe.com at https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=VIEWCLIENTS_LINUX32_170&productId=331&rPId=3638#product_downloads states: "To download the VMware Horizon View client ...
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Can Compiz work in an Ubuntu guest in VMware workstation 9?

OpenGL it's supported in VMware Workstation 9 http://www.vmware.com/support/ws90/doc/workstation-90-release-notes.html#OpenGL So Compiz theoretically can run inside a Ubuntu guest in VMware ...
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Can't install VMWare Player on Ubuntu 12.10?

I was attempting to install VMware Player through the terminal using these codes: sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-uname -r mkdir ~/VMware && cd ~/VMware wget -...
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How to make Ubuntu Server fit into a VMware window?

I installed Ubuntu Server edition in VMware 7.0.1. I am using latest version of Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not filling into complete VMware window. How can I fix this?
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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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Improving virtual Ubuntu hdd performance running on Windows host

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with: 1 x 80GB SCSI, partitioned: 100MB reserved 79GB NTFS windows 2 x 1TB SCSI HDD running in a hardware RAID 0 striped configuration, partitioned: 7GB RAW (left ...
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asynchronous logging via rsyslogd(8) and write buffer increase

On a pretty high traffic web site running in virtual containers (VMware) and lacking local storage, we've managed to increase throughput (requests per second) significantly by switching from logging ...
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How can I install ubuntu in VMware workstation in windows 8?

I bought a new sony vaio laptop. I found that I cannot dual boot in this system (model sve15136cns). When I try to use it on a Virtual machine (VMware) it suddenly shuts down.
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Download to VMware

I burned an ISO disk of ubuntu 12.10 to boot into VMware. It downloads successfully but the icons do not appear on the left side of the screen like they should. I am not sure if it is the VMware ...
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How to patch VMware Player 3.1.5 for 32 bit machine with new Lubuntu 12.10 Kernel?

Sorry for my spelling and grammar errors, english is not my native launguage. I need to run VMware-Player-3.1.5-491717.i386 in lubuntu. It has to be that version only, cause my motherboard ...
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installation under vmware gets into installation loop

I'm instlling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VMware servers. I use preseed to automate the installation. The problem I have is that once the CD-ROM image is attached to the virtual machine, and the BIOS is ...
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Is running ubuntu with a Virtual machine, like VMware, Virtualbox, same as just running normally without? (functionality and experience wise)

I mean not performance wise, or hardware wise. Any good config PC will run them on VMs. I mean functionality wise n experience wise. Is one able to install and run Ubuntu linux applications just ...
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What's the difference (advantages/drawbacks) between installing Ubuntu physically on a hard drive and virtually by Vmware?

I've installed a Ubuntu 12.10 virtually with Vmware 9.0 and it works fine with me. My question: what's the difference (advantages/drawbacks) between installing Ubuntu physically on a hard drive and ...
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How many CPU cores and RAM on VMware Player for Photoshop?

How much RAM and CPU core should I allocate for my VMware Player(Windows 7 x64 as Guest OS)? My System Specs: Ubuntu 12.10 x64 Intel i7 @ 2.20 GHz (4 cores + hyper-threading) 8GB RAM 750 HDD Intel ...
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Problem with Touchpad scroll

I've installed Virtually Ubuntu 12.10 on my Toshiba laptop with Vmware 9.0 it works good, but my Touchpad scrolling doesn't work anymore My Question is: Where I can download a driver for my ...
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Refresh Unity UI Time By Command Line

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 desktop virtual machine ran by VMWare and having some issue with the GUI clock/time what ever it is called. The thing in the right corner showing the time. When I put the laptop ...
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Networking Disabled under VMWare Fusion on Mac OS X

I use MacBook with Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5. I have installed VMWare Fusion 5.0.2, under which Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS have been installed as virtual machines. Under Ubuntu vmware-tools-distrib 9.0....
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server as VMWare Guest: Unable to Ping and Access Apache from Host

This may be just some configuration in my Ubuntu setup and may not anything to do with Vmware Workstation but I thought to give all the info. I have a Win 7 'host' workstation running Vmware ...
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VMware wants /dev/dsp, but it does not exist

Running an MS-DOS virtual machine within VMware Workstation 9.01 requires the "virtual sound card" to be set to SB16. However, when it is configured as SB16, it wants /dev/dsp. This device does not ...
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Unable to start Ubuntu from VMware

I installed Ubuntu on VMware but when I open Ubuntu all I get is this: I'm trying to run Ubuntu 12.10
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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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Can't get 1920 x 1080 in Ubuntu via VMWare

I just installed Ubuntu and typed in sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools I can change my resolution to 1920 x 1200, but not 1920 x 1080. Any ideas? I've tried this, and this but no luck. The second ...
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Why is my eth0 interface not detected when installing Snort?

I am trying to install Snort on Ubuntu Server in VMware. It works fine before the setting up network cards. I've edited /etc/network/interfaces with the following data: #######Primary address auto ...
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Open VM Tools producing warnings in syslog every 30 seconds / how do I suppress these warnings?

I would like to adjust my question slightly as I just updated one of my servers from 12.04 to 12.04.1 and am now seeing the same warnings on the upgraded server as well, so I am suspecting there is ...
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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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Vmware player 5.0.1 and kernel 3.7 will not complile

I downloaded current version of VMWare Player. I have kernel 3.7. When starting, it asked me to tell where the kernel was located. So Vmware kernel modules did not compile.
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What to do with graphics warning during upgrade to 12.10 in ESXi 5.1?

I have ubuntu server 12.04 installed on vmware vsphere 5.1 latest build. I just went to upgrade 12.04 to 12.10 and it served up a graphics card limitation warning before allowing install. How do I ...
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What does 'Magic number does not match' mean when installing software?

I downloaded VMware-Player-5.0.1-894247.i386.bundle but when I tried to install it from the terminal I got Magic number does not match I use Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with 2Gb ram.
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Cannot get 3D OpenGL support in Vmware guests, how can I fix this?

I have been working at this problem for 2 days now. I cannot for the life of me enable 3D support in VMWare 9 guests. My specifications are: Hardware: Dell Latitude E5520 laptop. Processor: ...
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VMware 9.0 - Ubuntu Screen Problem

I have installed Ubuntu 12.4 on VMware Workstation, but I'm not getting display, I mean there is something strange for me. I can access the terminal when i Press Ctrl+T but i can't see the icons and ...
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How to create and export a vmware image using vmbuilder

I've been using vmbuilder to build kvm images as such: vmbuilder kvm ubuntu \ -v \ --suite=precise \ --libvirt=qemu:///system \ --arch=amd64 \ --cpus=2 \ --mem=1024 \ --...
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How to enable scrolling in Virtual Machine?

I am using a virtual Machine in VMware Player 5.01 of Ubuntu 12.04 without a graphical interface and I don't have scroll enabled is there any way to enable it ? Or to use something like a key combo to ...
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Using ubuntu in a vm [closed]

If I wanted to make ubuntu apps could I download ubuntu into a vm and use ubuntu exactly the same way I use it on my computer, and what is a vm, what are it's pro's and con's?