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How I can install Age of Mythology on Ubuntu? [closed]

I have a problem installing Age of Mythology Gold Edition (v 1.03). At the beginning of installation in Wine (1.3.28) on my Ubuntu 11.10, and after entering the serial and click Next, I get an error ...
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How to uninstall VMware Workstation 8 Trial?

I downloaded VMware Workstation 8 trial and need to remove it completely. When I try to: sudo vmware-installer -u vmware-workstation It returns: sudo: vmware-installer: command not found I still ...
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Vmware Player disconnected my soundcard, how can I re-connect it?

When connecting the sound-card to the guest OS on Vmware Player, it notified me it would disconnect it from the host (ubuntu) and connect it to the guest. I disconnected the soundcard from the ...
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After installing macbuntu theme, VMware menus disappear

I installed the macbuntu theme, for Ubuntu 10.10, and the menus from the VMware application disappeared. The other applications are correctly showing the menus. Any idea how to get back the VMware ...
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Where is “Super” key for Ubuntu running on Mac OS X with Vmware Fusion

Host OS: Mac OS X Lion Guest OS: Ubuntu 11.10 Virtualization: Vmware Fusion I am the type of person that relies heavily on shortcuts. The fact that I don't have "Super" key on my Mac keyboard really ...
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How to enable compiz in VMWare Fusion

I am using Macbook Pro with OS Lion. I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my VMWare Fusion 4.1.0. I am wondering is there any way to activate the compiz / 3d. I am new here and I really want to use ...
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How do I modify the noacpi option? [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu and have started using it since a week. I installed Ubuntu server 11.10 on a VM created using VMWare player. Once installed, I tried to install Ubuntu desktop using sudo apt-get ...
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How to enable 3D acceleration under VMware workstation 8?

I saw there are similar questions, but I don't think they answer exactly my questions. Did anyone managed to get 3D acceleration work under VMWare workstation 8? I have VMware 8.01 installed on ...
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how to share my whole tree (host: Windows 7) with my virtual machine (guest: Kubuntu 11.10)?

I am running VMWare workstation. I would like to share my whole tree with my Guest OS. Currently I am sharing a directory using the line below .host:/ /home/username/Documents vmhgfs ...
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How to run a script? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I run .sh files in Terminal? I need to install a special patch for vmware. To do this, I downloaded the file and it was the file "linux", a text editor, it looks ...
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How To Unlock VMware For Use With Mac OS X Guests (Enable Mac OS X Virtual Machines)

i have this problem i'm trying to install Mac OS X Lion 10.7 on VMWare Station 8.0.0, i found some tutorials to install Mac OS X on VMWare but they all was for windows. Although the program is same ...
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My GUI has downgraded itself, and performance improved. Why and Why?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. At some point through the day today the GUI seemed to downgrade itself. In some applications the text became grainy, and some icon titles on the desktop became difficult to ...
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Duplicate ping response when running Ubuntu as virtual machine (VMWare)

I have the following setup: My router - 192.168.0.1 My host computer (Windows 7) - 192.168.0.3 And Ubuntu is running as virtual machine on the host. VMWare network settings is Bridged mode. I've ...
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How to save vmware player library?

Using Ubuntu 11.10 and Vmware Player 4.0. Every time when I open the vmware player, the last library was not there (it was just blank). I can manually add it and it is working then. Anyone ...
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Enable [command] key to register as something other than just [ctrl]?

I'm running 10.04LTS inside VMWare Fusion on a Mac. The [command] key (aka [windows] on many keyboards) is almost always behaving as if it was [ctrl], even though I done anything explicit to request ...
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Why don't shared files show up in HGFS?

Sharing files between my Guest Kubuntu OS and Host Windows has become a real headache. So, far I have done the steps below: GUEST LINUX OS VM -> Settings -> Options -> Shared Folders. And added my ...
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Why is /mnt/hgfs not appearing?

This might be a basic reason, but somehow I have not been able to achieve it. I am running a guest Kubuntu OS on a windows one, and I am trying to share a folder between OSes. The VMware tools have ...
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Guest OS daemon failed. Any idea why?

I am running a guest Ubuntu 11.10 on top of a host Windows OS. When installing the VMware tool set, somehow the execution is aborted. I realized that the Guest operating system daemon failed to ...
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How to share a folder with a host machine?

Using VMWare, I am running Kubuntu as a Guest OS on top of a Windows OS. I have tried installing the VMWare tools but it fails to initialise the guest OS system daemon. It seems to be a fairly common ...
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Can't login into GNOME Shell, running it always shows fallback mode

EDIT: I'm running VMware 7.1 currently. I'm having major issues getting GNOME3 working on Ubuntu 11.10. Using Synaptic, I've installed the following: gnome-shell and it's dependencies ...
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Unity, VMWare Workstation and the Super (Windows) key [closed]

I frequently run Windows 7 and Mac OS X as guest OS in VMWare Workstation on Ubuntu 11.10. Whenever I hit the Super (Windows) key in Windows/Mac OS the Unity launcher is activated. Even if I'm running ...
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Is it possible to setup a DHCP server only for local virtual machines?

I have a quick question. I have a bunch of virtual machines (VMWare Workstation) running on an Ubuntu server and have found that VMWare NAT (DHCP) service is unreliable and slow. I have to use NAT ...
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Mounting NTFS directory from within VMWare image

I'm running UBuntu 11.10 as a guest in VMWare Player on a WIndows 7 laptop and would like to mount an NTFS directory in UBuntu but not sure how to go about it. All the directions I've found are ...
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How can I uninstall VMware-Player?

How can I uninstall VMware-Player? It is not listed in Ubuntu Software Centre or Synaptic Package Manager I am using version 3.1.4
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How do I run Windows 8 via virtualization?

I would like to run Windows 8 within a virtual machine under Ubuntu. My quick attempt with VMware failed. Has anyone reached to run Windows 8 on Ubuntu? ps: Microsoft just released a public preview ...
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VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 on 10.04 Faster than on 8.04?

Now that I can finally enjoy my VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 on Ubuntu 10.04, I noticed that it feels significantly faster and snappier than when it is running on Ubuntu 8.04 (same exact machine, dual ...
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Memory limitations of 32bit systems

I am on a 32bit Ubuntu System and as we know there is a memory limitation of 3.5GB at most. Is there a possibility to take advantage of the rest of the memory on my system (I have 8gb) by running ...
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VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit) Odd Problem

I managed to successfully install VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit). It works in principle but there is one issue that forced me to stick with Ubuntu 8.04 (for now): When the ...
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“Line 302 Permission Denied” error while installing VMware Player

The Problem For an Operating Systems Architecture course at University, we are required to use VMware Player 3.1.4 for class assignments. I currently run 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04, and have recently ...
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TMPFS Available space does not equal size

I have a quick question. I have a 64bit Ubuntu 10.04 server with 24GB of RAM and is used as a VMWare Workstation 7.1 host. I would like to use an in-memory drive for the VM Memory location, which I ...
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How do I stop my iPhone from being automounted?

I'm trying to stop my Ubuntu desktop from automatically mounting my iPhone when I connect it/plug it in. This causes my Vmware workstation to not mount the iphone for syncing. I have used ...
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VMWare-Tools Installation fails [closed]

I am trying to install VMwareTools-8.4.6-385536.tar.gz (VMWare Tools) on the following operating system: Ubuntu 11.04 Linux ubuntu 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 03:31:50 UTC 2011 i686 ...
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Forced into “Classic” interface under VMWare Fusion

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 under VMWare Fusion on my macbook pro. The first time I logged in, there was a message, something like "Unable to run Unity because your hardware is not supported, Ubuntu will ...
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Vmware Server Console stops responding to clicks

I had installed vmware-server-console just fine. But when yoou open it an as soon as you click in a virtual machine, thats it, the app stop working but not freeze, it just stops recognizing where you ...
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Sharing home folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 running inside VMWare

I'm looking for a way to share my user profile between Windows 7 and Ubuntu as guest OS inside VMWare. Are there any caveats for such an odd marriage, particularly in using NTFS with Ubuntu, on ...
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Creating & running Windows virtual machines?

What's the recommended way to run virtualised Windows environment on top of Ubuntu nowadays? I need to create new Windows virtual machines too, not only use existing ones, so, to my understanding, ...
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How can I configure Internet proxy on VM?

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 on VMPlayer within Windows 7. Our corporation has just enforced an internet proxy, let's call it internet.largecompany.com:8443 for the sake of argument, and we can no longer ...
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err: file '/lib/libgcc_s.so.1' not found

I'm running 32bit ubuntu in a virtual machine inside vmplayer. That file simply doesn't exist, what do I do?
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How to run VMWare player on kernel 2.6.38-8? [Failed to compile module vmmon]

I upgraded my 10.04 system to 10.10 on my way to 11.04. I didn't try VMPlayer on 10.10, but it worked on 10.04. I tried to start a VM in 11.04, and it prompted me to install the VMWare bits into the ...
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Cannot install vmware-tools [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot install vmware-tools I encounter this error: The path "/usr/src/linux/include" is not an existing directory.
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Any way to get VMware Fusion's Shared Folders working with 11.04/Natty guest?

Just upgraded to Natty this morning. I know, I should have waited until VMware updated Fusion for it, but I was impatient. :-) I can't seem to get Shared Folders working now... anybody have this ...
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“Desktop effects could not be enabled” in VMware

I am running on a Windows 7 64 bit host. I'm use with VMware Player. Ubuntu 10.10. And, i get to Visual Effect, and when i press "normal" i get this error: Desktop effects could not be enabled ...
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“you do not have the hardware required to run Unity” on VMware

On Ubuntu 2010.10 I installed VMware. Then I installed the 2011.04beta1 in VMware. Evrything worked fine, but after updating packages and rebooting I got the following popup: It seems that you do ...
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Why is Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit lagging horribly in a VM (VM Player)?

I am currently running a VM of Ubuntu 10.10 within VMware Player (host & vm stats below) and I'm getting horrific lag. I've executed the initial setup of the vmware files but nothing beyond that. ...
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How to reset lost user password on a guest on VMWare server?

I have a ubuntu 10.10 VMWare image that I set up a while back and have forgotten the login details. Normally I'd boot into single user mode to fix this, but I'm having trouble doing this on the ...
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VMWare Fusion Folder Sharing Not Working with Server

I have a Ubuntu Server running in VMWare Fusion 3.1.2 on my MacBook Pro for Java development and all my projects sit on my Mac in ~/Workspace/ColdFusion. I had ColdFusion/ shared with my VM through ...
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VMware sharing folders between Win7 (host) and Ubuntu (guest)

What is the best way to share a folder between Win7 64bit (host) and Ubuntu 10.10 (guest) in VMware player? I can setup the sharing just fine (using vmware-tools), but all shared files are root:root ...
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How do I upgrade from inside a VMware Image?

I am running 10.04 within Windows 7, as a virtual machine using VMware. I want to upgrade to 10.10 now and later 11.04. Can I do this using the usual upgrade procedure ( from the update manager) ? or ...
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Should I install through WUBI or in a Virtual Machine on my Windows machine?

I want to install Ubuntu on my Windows machine and was wondering whether I should use the WUBI method or rather install via a virtual machine using VMWare or Virtual Box. What would the advantages be ...
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USB detection in VMware [closed]

I have UBUNTU 10.10 Installed on VMware workstation 7. how do i get the virtual machine to detect USB drives / CD DVD drives ?