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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 ...
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Should I go with a VMWare install or a Wubi install?

First off, no, I'm not going to do the standard partitioning install. I've gone through a few hours of dealing with boot managers that wouldn't install properly and accidentally temporarily "breaking" ...
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Vmware installation on ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: VMware Player 4.0.3. on Ubuntu 12.04 32 Bit I installed VMware 8.04 on Ubuntu 10.04. When I run the VMware workstation, it shows the message like "Before you can run ...
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VMware Player 4.04 on Ubuntu 12.04 will not compile

I installed VMware-Player-4.0.4-744019.i386.bundle onto Ubuntu 11.10. This worked fine. I then upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 The upgrade appeared to be successful. I then tried to start VMware Player and ...
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vmware tools does not work in ubuntu 12.04 guest [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 on vmware workstation 8.0.4. I am trying to install vmware tools, but I got stuck on this step: The filesystem driver (vmhgfs module) is used only for the shared folder ...
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Sound from Ubuntu Server 10.04

I feel like this should be a no brainer, but I just can't seem to figure it out. I am running Ubuntu Server 10.04 as a virtual machine in VMWare Fusion. I am simply trying to get there to be some ...
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Why can't I access the virtual terminal tty1 under VMware Workstation?

I have Ubuntu installed inside VMWare Workstation 8. The host OS is Ubuntu 11.10. When I boot Ubuntu, and login, all is OK. But when I try to open console Ctrl+Alt+F1 it does not. I have VMWare ...
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Ubuntu: Can't connect to the wireless network

I can't connect to the wireless network on Ubuntu. I'm using VMware to use Ubuntu on Windows. I can't add the wireless network adapter to the Virtual machine settings. I think that might be the ...
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How to do I connect a VMWare guest to the internet?

I use WinXP on VMware inside Ubuntu 12.04. Need connect VMware XP box to internet with some reliable algorithm through Host-only, NAT, or with Bridged connection. Please suggest me any right way ...
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Is VMware 8 compatible with Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using VMware 8.0.4 and want to install Ubuntu 12.04, but I have not been able to do so successfully. Can you suggest compatible versions of VMware and Ubuntu? In particular, will Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How do I allow a standard user to update the kernel modules for VMware?

I've set up VMWare Player for my wife. Every once in a while (notably after a kernel update), the VMWare Player needs to be compiled into the kernel. My spouse does not have su- activated (if anybody ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu on VMware recognize my wireless connection?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on VMware on a Windows 7 host OS. Wireless connection is working fine on the host OS but Ubuntu is not even recognizing it. What can be the problem here? Why is Ubuntu ...
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How do I get VMware Workstation 8.0.4 working on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit?

I've bought VMware Workstation 8 just today. After the installation I launched it and the application noticed me that "several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel". During the ...
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GUI doesn't start in VMWare

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in a Virtual Machine. It installed correctly but the problem is that the Graphical User Interface (GUI) does not start. I only get the command prompt where I can ...
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How to install VMWare Workstation from dvd - but do it from the command line?

I hope I haven't just missed it if this was asked before. I did some searching but there's so many posts and I didn't see anything close enough to what my problem is. I need to install vmware ...
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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 ...