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Cannot install packages in Ubuntu on VMware Player under Windows 7 as a host machine

I have Windows 7 as a host machine. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on VMWare Player. But I cannot install any packages in Ubuntu. It seems that Windows 7 firewall blocks any attempts to install packages for ...
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Sharing of files between Ubuntu 14.04 and VMware Windows 7

I am unable to share files between Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (HOST) and Windows 7 (VMWare Guest). I tried all the possible options of defining the shared folders in VMWare as mentioned in their site and all ...
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Error when installing python-guestfs on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I am trying to set up OpenStack on 3 vms using Vmware. I am at the part of configuring a compute node and the first step is to install nova-compute-kvm and python-guestfs. After I issue the apt-get ...
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how do I enable gnome 3 on ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

It's been like 10 hours since I got down to Ubuntu so you could just say, I'm a perfect noob for the time being. Thing is, I installed or better, tried to install Gnome-3 by dropping 3 commands which ...
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Cannot access OSM map after server reboot

After rebooting my Ubuntu Server, I can't seem to access my map tile server at http://192.168.86.128/osm/slippymap.html (which I setup using the instructions at ...
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Allow virtual machine to use all resources

I develop in an Ubuntu VM because it's awesome and Windows is abysmal. However, I'm dabbling in WebGL and need my graphics card. Whenever I view 3D sites in my VM it says my graphics card isn't ...
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Where is Virtualbox adapter

In previous when I had win 7 and installed VMware. When I want to make a LAN connection between my host (my win 7 ) and guest (any OS suppose xp ). I set connection to NAT. After that I can ping my ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't have sound

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation version 10.0.0 on my Windows 7 machine. After installing I figured out that it doesn't have any sound so I checked the sound settings. All items seem to ...
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vmware-vdiskmanager is not present in my system

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and trying to expand size allocated to Linux virtual machine, but I'm not able to find vmware-vdiskmanager or any package that installs vmware-vdiskmanager. Can anyone please ...
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When I try to install my kernel headers I get “please insert the disc labeled 'Ubuntu'” [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to Install VMware Workstation 10.0.2.bundle. I followed the description on (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware/Player). While trying to install the ...
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Script to get mac and write in a file

My work needs to clone some Thin Clients and they use Ubuntu as base to the VMware Client, but the problem is we have to edit manually the line in the /etc/vmware/view-mandatory-config with the MAC of ...
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Ubuntu lag on vmware

So my Ubuntu on VMware is lagging horribly. Its been working just fine but started to lag out of the blue. I had not installed anything nor was i running a whole lot of things, just 7 or 8 tabs on ...
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Pactester dont find Pacfile

If I run pactester -p wpad.dat -u http://google.com on terminal, as it says in the manual i get this error pacparser.c: pacparser_parse_pac: Could not read the pacfile: : wpad.dat: No such file or ...
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PROBLEM :: Enable SSH for hadoop with new key

I followed michael noll's tutorial for installing hadoop, I created hadoop user as 'hduser' and generated key, but I am stuck in here, when i try to enable ssh access with generated key by using, ...
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Ubuntu VM sees a ghost bluetooth adapter?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in VMWare on a Windows 7 desktop. I don't have any bluetooth adapters plugged into my desktop. Before I insert any adapters, Ubuntu sees an adapter called "ubuntu-0". When I ...
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How do I install the Realtek audio drivers to get my mic working on lubuntu?

I currently have Lubuntu 14.04 64 bit installed and I'm a complete noob at Linux entirely. I want to get my Realtek audio driver install because I think that's why my Mic isn't showing up in any of ...
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Failed to load module “unity-gtk-module” - GTK error in VMware

am using Ubuntu 14.4. now when i try to install VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle I got error, Extracting VMware Installer...done. Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar": ...
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Force Numeric Keypad To Off

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 inside VMWare Player over Windows 8. Works fine BUT although the Numlock light is off, within Ubuntu the keypad functions as numbers which drives me NUTS (I use the keypad for ...
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ubuntu 14.04 desktop amd64 installation fails with kernel panic under vmware [closed]

I've just downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso, created new VM in VMWare Workstation 7.1.6 build-744570 using Typical -> I will install the OS later Linux / Ubuntu 64-bit VM Settings: 2GB ...
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Opengl version problem on MESA

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Vmware Fusion 6 on my Macbook Pro Retina (which supports OpenGL upto version 4.1) I have installed MESA by using following command sudo apt-get install mesa-utils ...
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VMware Player warns me of no swap whenever I launch a VM

I just installed 14.04 Desktop, using "automatic partition setting" by the installer, with the "encrypt entire hard disk" option. I installed the latest VMWare (version date Apr 17th). Now whenever I ...
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Problem installing 14.04 in VMPlayer

I'm just trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare Player. It has a single huge (300 GB) partition and so I expect it to take some time, but after a few minutes, this message came I'm unsure what ...
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Is there a way to bundle package installations for a new os? [duplicate]

I use a webdesign development for my desktop and laptop, I also sometimes use vmware. This forces me to install the same packages multiple times to properly set up my webdesign environment. I have to ...
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cannot Install VMware 4.0.6

I'm using the Ubuntu 3.11.0-19-generic kernel . I'm trying to install vmware player 4.0.6 while installing i'm getting this error message "Unable to start services. See log file ...
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The path “” is not a valid path to the 3.11.0-19-generic kernel headers

I'm installing vmware tools and am getting this message. I tried "sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic" which was suggested in another post but it did not help. What needs to be done so that the ...
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no GUI after install

This question has been asked in here before: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears But none of the answers solved my issue. In the compizconfig-settings-manager Unity and OpenGL are ...
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How to use VMware on multiple displays? [closed]

I am using three displays on my lubuntu 13.04 host machine (GeForce GTX 690). I need to run many virtual machines and have been using VirtualBox lately. Now I've decided to install VMware. Everything ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu with vmware workstation [closed]

I am not able to install Ubuntu using VMware workstation. Every time I begin installation on the virtual machine my laptop restarts.I am using HP envy X2 Ultrabook.
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Pyrit CPU benchmark in vmware much faster than on host

Can anyone explain me... why on vmware guest ubuntu, cpu is faster than on host ubuntu... with 'pyrit benchmark' System: CPU: i7 3770 (HyperThreading Enabled) RAM: 24Gb GPU: Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost ...
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Cannot connect to internet in VMWare WorkStation 10.0 - Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 Server installed in VMWare Workstation 10.0 on host Windows 8.1 /etc/network/interfaces configuration is as follows. # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet ...
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Stuck at logo screen while booting on VMWare Workstation

I install Ubuntu 12.0.4 on VMWare Workstation 9. The installation is successful. I can log in to my account and I can install many packages and I can surf the website but when I shutdown and open ...
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/boot is full and I cannot remove old images or run apt-get install -f [duplicate]

I know this topic is beet to death, but I seem to be stuck. I have a bunch of Ubuntu servers that are running on VMware that have this issue. Here is my disk capacity... userr@dba120:~$ df -h ...
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starting RTMP proxy shiva failed Ubuntu Server

we installed ubuntu server in VMware Esxi 5.1. this is our NEC collaboration server integrated with NEC Univerge 3C.. everything is working fine.. we move this machine to OVF file and move to another ...
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Header path during installation VMware [duplicate]

I have installed VMware on Ubuntu 13.10 but when i launch it then a message said that i have to specify the path for the linux-headers-3.11.0-19-generic. Now i'm not expert on linux, i give the ...
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CPU Problem with 13.10 VMware Player Appliance

I have mounted a 64-bit Ubuntu .iso onto a VMware Player virtual machine, but it came up with a messsage saying my host is unable to run 64-bit guest OS-es. I have checked this issue with the VMware ...
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Unable to build kernel module in VMware 7 [on hold]

Unable to build kernel module. See log file /tmp/vmware-root/setup-7178.log for details. Apr 05 11:36:38.648: app-3076208320| Log for VMware Workstation pid=5555 version=7.0.0 build=build-203739 ...
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How can I enable 3D acceleration for Ubuntu as a VMWare guest? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu on an iMac 8,1. I haven't been able to figure out how to enable 3d support for VMware Workstation 10. Ubuntu lists several Nvidia options but I so far they lock up the screen on log in. ...
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Debootstrap Warning during installation - 12.04 LTS Server - VMWare Virtual Machine

Created a virtual machine in VMware and pointed to my fresh download of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. Attempted install a few times and receive a "Debootstrap warning" that reads: Warning: ...
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Black Screen in my VM after USB mount

I installed Linux within VMware Player. I needed to use USB key within my VM. After I mounted it (using the menu interface), each time I try to restart my VM or even close Vmware Player and open it ...
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With kernel 3.12.15-031215-generic and VMware Workstation 10.0.1 build-1379776 vmware-modconfig --console --install-all failed

Here is the log Stopping VMware services: VMware Authentication Daemon done VM communication interface socket family done ...
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Extra mouse buttons not working in virtualization (VMware/VirtualBox, ubuntu host)

I'm trying to run VMware Workstation and/or VirtualBox on Ubuntu. The virtual machines are working perfectly in both applications, except for the extra mouse buttons (forward/backward). In Ubuntu the ...
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Does mv ignore the letter case by default?

I'm trying to change only the case in the filename and getting the error: ayakovlev@ubuntu:~/host$ mv crc32.hpp CRC32.hpp mv: ‘crc32.hpp’ and ‘CRC32.hpp’ are the same file Is it any setting ...
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Cannot ping to bond0 in ubuntu12.04 in vmware

I have been aggregated eth0 and eth1 to bond0, but i cannot ping to bond0 from the base os which is fedora-18 to the ubuntu12.04 in vmware, or also cannot ping from the another vmware os which are xp ...
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Open VMX file in VMWare

I have Ubuntu-12.4 installed on VMWare and I want to edit .vmx file to enable KVM Virtualization I have seen a tutorial how to edit but can't find where the .vmx file is?
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Ubuntu Virtual machine slows down the entire home network

I installed Xubuntu 13.10 in VMware Workstation and when it's on, Other people using the same network say it's being slow. I shut it down and then it's fine. How can I fix this?
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Ubuntu 2D working fine, but not Ubuntu virtual machine in VMWare Wokstation 9 Windows 7 Host

I'm using Windows 7 as the host machine with VMWare Workstation 9. I created a virtual machine Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 TLS 64 bits. There are two options for log in Ubuntu and Ubuntu 2D. Whenever I log ...
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How to do bonding in ubuntu 12.04 in vmware workstation?

I followed process for bonding which is given on this site: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBonding but output is $ cat /proc/net/bonding/bond0 Ethernet Channel Bonding Driver: v3.7.1 ...
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Galaxy S2 device connect to VMware fails

I'm trying to develop in VMware (Xamarin) using my testing device (Galaxy S2). This device connects correctly in Ubuntu (Host OS), but when i try to bridge this USB device to the guest OS (Windows 8) ...
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unable to find except package

when I try the command sudo apt-get -y install gcc make linux-headers-$(uname -r) except I get the following error message E: unable to locate package except. How to resolve it?
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Remotely access mysql db on vm from windows as host [closed]

I have ubuntu on vmware. I've installed mysql-server on it. And now I'd like to connect to this db directly from the Host(windows) machine. Ubuntu is connected to the router via bridge. I can ping it ...