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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 ...
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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 /tmp/vmware-root/setup-NNN....
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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 ...