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Have a question with Virtualbox [duplicate]

I want to play games on Ubuntu I play most of them but I love a game called "Elsword" I couldn't download it with Wine I tried with Playonlinux It worked but when I start the launcher an error pops ...
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Error while installing vmware in 14.04

I tried many times to install vmware but I always get an error at the end of installing. Please see picture, what can I do? I downloaded 12 versions, also latest version.
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Shift + Insert does not work in ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu, I have installed Ubuntu on VMware and when I copy something from Windows and paste it on Ubuntu (using Shift+Insert) it does not work. Also, I am not able to ssh (ssh unknown ...
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How do I install the VCAC (VMware) guest agent on Ubuntu? I have an rpm file to use

I am using Ubuntu 15. I have an rpm package for installing the gugent (guest agent for VMware's Virtual Cloud Automation Center). I'm trying to find a standalone (offline) installation package for ...
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Gparted LiveCD ISO breaks Ubuntu 14.04.4 desktop resolution in Vmware Fusion 7.1.3

ISSUE: I'm operating Ubuntu Linux 14.04.4 in VM Fusion on my iMac and successfully used the latest Gparted LiveCD ISO to allocate more disk space to my main Linux partition. However upon subsequently ...
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Linux Ubuntu server running in VMWare: Make url public and also open a certain port?

I just installed the latest version of Ubuntu Server in VMWare. My ultimate goal is to run a service which will use websockets to communicate with an Android app. I installed Apache (which I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 / VMware - initial screen size

When VMware Workstation starts my Ubuntu 14.04 image, there are 3 screens that it goes through. There is a) the terminal mode (runlevel 3) where the system boots. There is b) the initial login ...
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How to completely uninstall a program? [duplicate]

I mean to the point there is no left over in the kernel, because when I installed VMware it had to install kernel modules, so I proceeded and a few hours later when I went to shut down my PC, on the ...
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steam won't run (different error)

this is a duplicate of Get 'SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred' when trying to run steam, but that hasn't seen any activity since first post back in July 2015... So, here we go again. could ...
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VMware player 6.0.2 not working on ubuntu 14.04.4 [duplicate]

I've installed VMware on ubuntu but when i launch it it tells before you can run vmware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel I click install then this error occurs: ...
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How to access rails server running on ubuntu guest os from mac

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare on my Mac, which is running 10.11.3. I can't for the life of me figure out how to access the Rails server running on Ubuntu in my Mac's browser. I used ifconfig ...
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I cannot start VMware Workstation 12 on Ubuntu 15.04

I managed to install the bundle, but when it starts it wants to install some modules. It failes on the VMware services. The last part of the log looks like this: 2016-03-09T15:52:51.714+01:00| ...
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Is this safe to install for the kernel?

So I decided to try out VMware and lol about in Ubuntu (mess around with themes and test out commands) and I did install VMware successfully for the most part but I ran into this when launching it: ...
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Openstack autopilot test drive alternative to vsphere?

I want to try openstack with autopilot test drive and I am trying to setup a cluster with vms. VSphere is not supported on ubuntu server is there any other alternative that I can use or somehow make ...
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ssh Help logging to remote VMware

http://imgur.com/PLCiwWh Can anyone help me figure out that I am doing wrong here? I am trying to remotely login to another virtual machine.
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Using mouse in Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Terminal Inside VMWare

I need to use mouse pointer and click functionality while using virtual terminal in Ubuntu 14.40 running on VMWare virtual machine. I've installed gpm with this command sudo apt-get install gpm but ...
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Ubuntu low graphics mode using vmware

I'm using vmware 3.5 and keep getting the low graphics mode issue. I have tried all of the fixes that I have found and anything that I can think of. Here is the log of the issue Thank You.
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Touchpad not detected in Ubuntu running on vmware player 12

I'm using hp omen laptop, and just installed vmplayer to run ubuntu. However the two finger scrolling is not working. And I checked the input devices shown in the screenshoot. The touchpad in my ...
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Autopilot with vCSA 5.5 issues

i'm trying to find the reason why i have the following error while adding new nodes under MAAS. (Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with return code 1: [Errno ...
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Who do I talk to fix kernel so Ubuntu boots again in Vmware?

So, the recent 14.04 kernel update has killed my Ubuntu running in Vmware and it will no longer boot up, it hangs. Who do I talk to so that I can get the kernel fixed and it will boot up again? ...
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waiting for xserver to shut down (ee) server terminated successfully (0)?

I've downloaded mininet 64bit and I imported it on VMware workstation 12. Installed command startx, but when I install gui "Ubuntu-desktop" or "ubuntu-gnome-desktop" and then run command startx i get ...
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Ubuntu ISO file for VMware

Where can I download an ISO file for Ubuntu. I want to use it in VMware to mess around.
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Cannot start guest ubuntu 15.10 in vmware 12.10 on host windows 10 after install updates and restart [duplicate]

I have been using ubuntu 15.10 on vmware workstation 12.10 for days. Yesterday when I logged into it, there were updates available. I installed updates and chose "restart now". But the system failed ...
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Ubuntu host. Windows XP VM. Internet Access for VM via host

I'm trying to grant internet access to my virtual machines running Windows XP. Unfortunately, they aren't connecting for some reason. In the past, when I've used a Windows host, VMWare creates it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Guest won't start in VMware Player after update

I just installed some updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in VMware Player and it is stuck on following screen. Does anybody have some idea on how this can be solved?
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vmware workstation and xubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to figure out why xubuntu 15.10 desktop doesn't start up in my vmware workstation (11.1.3). I'm running xubuntu 15.04 on the same host without issues. This is mostly a call for ideas. ...
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14.04 (via VMWare Fusion) Hanging on Boot: “Stopping Log Initial Device Creation”

Installed some packages necessary for Chrome, as well as software updates recommended by the OS. On "sudo reboot" it is continously hanging up after several error messages: *Stopping cold plug ...
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Current Software Update for Ubuntu 15.10 trashes VM with VMWare fusion

I had a fully functioning 15.10 VM running under VMWare Fusion for testing Swift and pressed the "Update Software" button today. 300mb later it no longer boots. If I then recreate the VM from scratch ...
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Ubuntu 15 doesn't finish booting from a VMWare?

I have a VMWare Workstation 12 Player installed on Windows 10. Then, an Ubuntu 15 is installed on top of the VMware. The Ubuntu was working fine until this morning when it asked me to update. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS hangs on boot after latest dist-upgrade in VMware

I ran apt-get dist-upgrade as follows: Calculating upgrade... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: linux-headers-3.19.0-51 linux-headers-3.19.0-51-generic ...
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How can i enable the sound on Ubuntu in Vmware?

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on VMware and I can't make the sound work for some reason. I get this message from VMware: A device ID has been used that is out of range for your system. Sound will be ...
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open-vm-tools doesn't resize display

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 in VMware Workstation 12 Player on Windows 7. Since VMware has stopped updating VMware Tools or something, I have to use open-vm-tools. Unfortunately, it doesn't resize the ...
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.vmx .vmdk files not opening on VMPlayer

I am completing a University Assignment and I copied the .vmx, .vmdk, .vmxf, .vmsd files onto my USB stick from the labs and am working from home. I installed Ubuntu 14 on my windows 8.01 laptop. I ...
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VMware® Workstation 12 Player stopping abruptly

VMware® Workstation 12 Player stopping abruptly without any errors being shown. I un-installed it and installed it all over again but same issues. I tried with various images(Cloudera quickstart VMs - ...
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Installing and running VMWare Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble installing and running VMWare Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried the vast majority of posts I have found on this topic and none of them have resolved my issue. I have ...
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Weston-launch failed to initialize egl on ubuntu 14.04 running in VMWare

I tried to run weston-launch (weston on drm backend) in ubuntu 14.04. But it fails with "failed to initialize egl" error. I am running ubuntu in vmware. I could successfully start the weston ...
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Syncing iPhone with iTunes on a windows virtual machine

Is it at all possible for a virtual machine running Windows 7/8.1/10 on VMWare or VirtualBox on a Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 host, to detect an iPhone 4S running iOS 9.2.1 as an iPhone and for iTunes on the ...
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DHCPDiscover: DHCP doesn't issue out IP Address

I've been having problems working out why my VM Server isn't getting a dynamic IP address. I am using VM-Workstation 10 and an Ubuntu VM-Server 14.04 as my operating system. I have my Virtual Network ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not openin in vmware11

I have installed vmware workstation 11 which is working fine but ubuntu 14.04 is not starting? My Lap configured with 4GB RAM and 1TB harddisk? It just hangs on the first page with a underscore and ...
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Shared folder in VMvare

enter code hereI run my Ubuntu in Vmware virtual machine hosted by Windows 8. Trying to make shared folder according documentation I do: Create shared folder: Trying copy files to /mnt/hgfs/ and ...
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help with Installing Ubuntu virtually

As i was recently introduced to the Ubuntu, i tried somehow to engage and become a user of such widespread and brilliant OS. So i found that the most convenient way of installing Ubuntu is through ...
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Webcam not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubunbtu 14.04 using vmWare with Win 8.1 as the host. I am having a HP laptop and there is an integrated HP TrueVision HD webcam on it. The webcam is working fine on Windows but on ...
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Observium Web Interface not working

I have recently installed observium on Linux Ubuntu 15.10 running on a virtual machine (Vmware workstation 11) While polling a device using terminal (./poller -h all) it works just fine but when I ...
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“Gave up waiting for root device” on VMWare with custom kernel

I'am running Ubuntu 14.04 on WMVare virtual machine. I have built a custom kernel and succesfully installed it. But on booting up i get this "Gave up waiting for root device" message. Meanwhile it ...
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libssl dependency issue with vmware Horizon client on trusty

I installed vmware-view Horizon Client 3.5.0.299900, on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty It installed fine by executing the "bundle" file. When I try to run the app (/usr/lib/vmware/view/bin/vmware-view), it gives ...
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VMWare Workstation doesn't render DDS/DXT textures

I added line: mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = "TRUE" ... to *.vmx file and 3D acceleration seems to work now. The only problem is that all DDS (DXT) textures are rendered like this: ...
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i have a problem with installing:vmware in ubuntu 15.10

How you can see in the picture look I can't install mvware. So when I hit enter he says me that I have to install other one thinks. When I finish this process he say me: unable to start ...
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whiptail makes terminal window disappear in VMware

On a VMware virtual machine running on Windows 10 I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from some old dvd. Then I launched an xterm, said sudo bash to get a root terminal, edited /etc/apt/sources.list and ran ...
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Setting static ip for ubuntu in VMWare

I have a host windows machine which use static IP to connect to the internet (I am living at dormitory so everyone has their own IP). I installed Ubuntu inside of VMWare Workstation 12 but I am unable ...
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long press super key for keyboard shortcuts doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook pro running in VMware fusion. Right now keyboard shortcuts don't appear after long-press of super key. I'm curious if anyone has figured out how to do this?