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Will Ubuntu run slower in a virtual machine?

I have been using Ubuntu 10.04 for some time now as a dual boot system but on separate stand alone partition on the same machine. However I have decided to use it from the same partition but through ...
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Can't uninstall Vmware player 4.0.3

I have vmware palyer 4.0.3 installed on ubuntu 12.04 with kernel 3.3.6. For some reasons the network doesn't work on it ( maybe because of the kernel) I tried to uninstall the vmware player using ...
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Why does Wine crash when trying to install the VMware vSphere client?

I'm trying to install VMware client on my Ubuntu with Wine but I'm getting errors during install: wine program crash internal errors invalid parameters received. It seems is a Wine issue but I ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu Cloud images in vmware?

I want to run an Ubuntu cloud image on on VMWare. I just need to know how to set the OVF properties in a way that VMWare understands in order to pass parameters to cloud-init. What I've done ...
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12.04, Slow load, VMWare Player

Everything, including booting, apt-get install, and web browser page load is snappy, but anything that requires random disk IO seems to be slow. The examples include: application launch, sudo command, ...
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VMWare Kernel Modules will not compile or update on Ubuntu 12.04

Kernel Module Update was required when opening VMWare client (vmplayer) then following error occurs. Any idea would be appreciated. Unable to start services. See log file ...
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Ubuntu Server ISO for VMware Player

Where can I find an Ubuntu Server ISO to use (convert to a VM) in VMware Player?
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How do I know the command to check if an application is installed on my computer or not?

I had recently installed a version of VMWare Workstation that I had to uninstall and to look for instructions about doing so I came across this thread. It stated writing this command to see if there ...
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What's wrong with my VMware?

I installed VMware on my Ubuntu 12.04 from a .bundle file and the installation went just fine. Now when I try to open it, it says before running, several modules must be compiled. And when I go ...
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How to Install Ubuntu server inside Windows

Installation How do I Install Ubuntu server inside Windows? I want to install Ubuntu server inside my windows desktop?
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Installing 12.04 Ubuntu Studio on VMware Workstation 7, won't install VMware Tools

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu Studio 12.04 on my laptop by using VMware Workstation 7.1.5, and I've encountered a problem. The install goes well until the installation of Ubuntu has completed and ...
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How to make the clock sync automatically after suspension of a Virtual Machine

I run Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit as a guest OS on a VMWare Player machine over Windows 7. I have the clock displayed in the panel and the location set to my time zone. Occasionally, I close VMWare Player ...
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Not getting GUI mode on ubuntu 12.04 desktop edition after installation on vmware workstation 7

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 desktop edition on my PC using VMWare workstation 7. I assigned 1GB RAM and 20 GB Hard disk to Ubuntu. While starting Ubuntu virtual machine, It is not starting up with GUI ...
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Connecting to SSH/RDP/VNC through one machine?

I am asked to come up with a solution for connection to ssh, vnc and rdp services in company firewall/proxy via one box on DMZ. The task is to get users to connect to this one box and then to the ...
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Adding space to VMware Virtual Disk for running Ubuntu Server Guest on LVM Partition

I have been testing methods for adding space to an Ubuntu Server guest running on VMware. I have setup the server using LVM so I can add physical disks to to the LVM group and expand the logical ...
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Broken file permissions when using ubuntu as guest system (vmware)

I'm using ubuntu as guest system on my vmware and I've got following problem: If I copy files from the host system (windows) into the shared folder sometimes it happens that the file permissions are ...
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can't install ubuntu 12.04 64-bit in VMware or Virtualbox on windows 7 64-bit system

I need help! I just got a new 64-bit system and want to run Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit in VMware or Virtualbox, not sure the difference between the two so doesn't matter there. Anyway, I had no problems ...
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12.04 taking very long time while installing on VMware workstation 7.1.1

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 desktop edition using VMware workstation 7.1.1. Ideally total installation should complete in an hour. But I'm not sure why it's taking very long time. I waited for ...
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How to install VMware 8.0 (not 8.0.2) in Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Vmware 8.0 in ubuntu 12.04, after installation process when i click on vmware icon nothing happens! even don't display any kind of error, what am i supposed to do? does 12.04 support ...
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Installing Ubuntu through VMware

I have Windows 7 and I installed VMware 8.0.3 then I installed Virtual Ubuntu 12.04 through VMware, but when I open it I always get this message: VMware is currently being installed on your ...
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Unity in 12.04 with vmwgfx (VMWare player 4.0.3)

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in VMware Player 4.0.3. I have also installed all updates. But when I login to Unity it is not working. I can see desktop but Dash and Icons are disorted. I have read ...
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install a minimal 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 server virtual machine to use alongside a 32bit Ubuntu 12.04?

I would like to install a minimal 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 server virtual machine to basically be able to use a terminal to run 64bit code alongside my 32bit Ubuntu 12.04 gnome session on my 64bit ...
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How to obtain and install VMware Player? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install VMware Player? I am new to Ubuntu/Linux and I want to install VMWare Player in my Ubuntu 12.04. Can anyone please guide me step by step how to install ...
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Shared folder settings do not persist in Ubuntu 12.04 guest on VMWare Player/Windows [closed]

Using VMWare Player 4.0.3 on Windows 7 64bit, with Ubuntu 12.04 as my guest OS. I installed open-vm-tools, based on the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware/Tools. I had to create ...
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How to fix “Unable to start services” in VMware Player 4.0.3. on Ubuntu 12.04 32 Bit

I just updated to Ubuntu 12.04 and installed the lastest VMware (4.0.3). When it starts it shows "Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into running kernel". After ...
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How to delete program installed with .bundle?

Recently i install vmware 4.1 (which is bundle file). Now i want to remove it. How to do that?
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How to uninstall VMware Player 4.0.3 on 12.04?

I installed VMware Player 4.0.3 on Ubuntu 12.04. When I try to run an image, I get errors such as "/usr/lib/vmware/settings": No such file or directory. or "~/.vmware/config": No such file or ...
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Create keyboard shortcut to open home folder (Nautilus)?

I'm running 12.04 inside VMWare Workstation. I'd like to have the shortcut Windows-E to open my home directory (Nautilus). I tried it two ways, but none worked: Going to System Settings / Keyboard ...
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Align windows with keyboard shortcuts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a shortcut to tile windows to left or right side of the screen? I'm running 12.04 inside VMWare Workstation. Windows 7 provides a very useful feature: use ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x86 inside vmware workstation 8

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 x86 inside vmware workstation 8. However I think the process the stuck. Its just showing "Retrieving file 43 of 105" from the last 45 mins or so. Is it normal ? ...
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unable to change the screen resolution

I am unable to change the screen resolution. My PC is ASUS M/B and using onboard graphics. I installed the Ubuntu 11.10 thru VMware player. In the appearance window it is showing a resolution of 1920 ...
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VMware tools easy install relic

I made a fresh 'easy install' of 12.04 on vmware workstation. This is yet another problem (quite a few have been asked here.) with the vmware tools installation. I managed to install vmware tools ...
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How to make Ubuntu not to lock the screen while running VMware in fullscreen?

I am running Windows XP inside VMware Player. I have two monitors and I keep VMware in fullscreen on the second monitor. The problem is that if I work long enough in inside Windows XP, Ubuntu locks ...
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VMware Player and Ubuntu 12.04 - Full Screen

I have installed VMware Player 4.0.2 under Ubuntu 12.04 (Final) and, apart from having to patch the modules, everything went smoothly. However, there's an irritating behavior when toggling full screen ...
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How to share files between Windows7(Guest) and Ubuntu 12.04(Host)?

I searched on the internet but all issues have Ubuntu as the Guest. I have VMWare Workstation 8 wherein Windows 7 is installed.
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How to connect to internet through VM's internet connection?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a wimax connection(UH-235). I connect the device through USB. The connection must be DHCP(assigned by the service provider). Problem is, the driver+connection manager ...
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vmware player compile issue

VMware worked OK before I updated to Ubuntu 12.04, when I try to run Vmware Player it says that it needs to compile and load into the running kernel, using VMware Kernel Model Updater. It successfully ...
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Sharing internet to Ubuntu 12.04 VMWare guest

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Mac VMWare Fusion (Version 4.1.2). The installation went fine and Ubuntu seemed to update itself during the install. After reboot I cannot get Ubuntu to access the ...
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No Removable Devices in VMWare

I've installed VMWare on a new Ubuntu 11.10 PC and am unable to see any of my Removable Devices in the list. Do I need to first enable these? If so, how? Or... Is this a permissions thing where I ...
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Where is the shared folder of host machine?

I have installed Ubuntu as virtual machine under Mac, by VMware Fusion. I have already configured VMware Fusion to share a disk of Mac... But I still can't see the disk in the file manager... ...
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How to start xmonad?

I am under GNOME, and a Ubuntu 11.10 as virtual machine, which does not enable 3D accelaration. I just downloaded xmonad via software center. I guess the first step is to replace the current window ...
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3D acceleration is not possible for Ubuntu as virtual machine by VMware Fusion?

I have installed VMware Fusion 4.1.2 in my MacBook Pro, and installed Ubuntu 11.10 as a virtual machine. I have tried to enable the 3d acceleration, via Virtual Machine -> Settings -> Display ...
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Is there any version of VMware player for ubuntu available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install VMware Player 4.0.2? Is there any version of VMware player for ubuntu available? How can I install it, if there is?
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Kernel module compilation fails when installing vmware tools

When I install WMWare tools, I get this error for vmhgfs: /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmhgfs-only/filesystem.c:47:28: fatal error: linux/smp_lock.h: No such file or directory compilation terminated. ...
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vmware network installation problem

After installation from vmware_bunddle it shows network device error during configuration(First run). Log File: 2012-04-03T20:01:24.881+06:00| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware Workstation pid=5766 ...
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ERROR with Ubuntu: Cannot open the disk 'D:\My Documents\My Virtual Machines\Ubuntu\Ubuntu-1.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it depends on

Cannot open the disk 'D:\My Documents\My Virtual Machines\Ubuntu\Ubuntu-1.vmdk' or one of the snapshot disks it depends on. Reason: The physical disk is already in use. ====================== When ...
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Radeon HD 6850 VMware 3D Support?

I'm a new Ubuntu user (new to all of linux actually). I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and have been enjoying it, but I wanted to see how it would perform using VMware for small time gaming since I ...
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Best laptop for ubuntu and VisualStudio [closed]

I am unsatisfied windows user moved to Ubuntu. I like ubuntu a lot and at the same time I am a .net developer who needs to use Visual Studio and a couple of windows coupled applications like itunes. ...
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Are there any advantage using Wine over VM to run Windows programs? (or Vice Versa)

I was wondering how Wine compares to VM when running Windows applications and what the pros and cons are for each?
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Ubuntu 11.10 as VMware Player guest OS has window redraw issues

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64bit as a guest OS inside VMware Player 4.0.2 on a Windows 7 64 bit host OS. I have the latest VMware Tools installed (reinstalled it just in case). I'm using Gnome Classic, ...