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I can't connect to Virtual Ubuntu Server from smartphone

I'm developing a web app for my degree. Due to security reason I installed Ubuntu Server on VMware Workstation and, with IP that I found thanks to ifconfig command I can reach the app from desktop ...
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Suddenly keyboard crashes while using it

I use VMware and have Ubuntu 14.04 on it. While running Ubuntu, my keyboard works well at first but suddenly the keys start not working well: e.g. when I press s in Libre Office Writer it tries to ...
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VMWare Workstation 11.1 unable to start services on 15.04

error log file 015-05-27T20:52:48.807+05:30| vthread-4| I120: Log for VMware Workstation pid=19545 version=11.1.0 build=build-2496824 option=Release 2015-05-27T20:52:48.807+05:30| vthread-4| I120: ...
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Can't install Ubuntu in VMware

I downloaded an Ubuntu iso image file from the official Ubuntu website. I am running VMware in a Windows OS that has not been activated. I tried to install it in VMware but failed. I kept getting an ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 won't connect to a captive portal but will in a vmware client on same machine

Okay I have Ubuntu 14.10 on an Acer c720 Chromebook and have a very strange question. I haven't seen anything like it when searching so I'm asking. I can't get any browser (firefox, Chrome) to bring ...
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I deleted trusted software providers from authentication in software and updates

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was getting a 404 error whenever I used sudo apt-get update. I feel it is because of some trusted software providers which I deleted - ubuntu archive ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 disconnects from virtual networks after wakeup

After upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, I see the same behavior with VirtualBox and VMWare Workstation. After the system is waked up from suspend, there's neither vboxnet0 nor vmnet8 devices in the output of ...
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VM ware player Ubuntu post Installation problem- VT-x not in BIOS on lenovo T430

I am getting the following error: "This host supports Intel VT-x, but Intel VT-x is disabled" When I went into BIOS to change these, I did not find any option like "VT-x" Ubuntu version-14.04.01 VM- ...
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Connecting Ubuntu 14.04 vmware guest to wireless network

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 guest on a windows 7 host. I'm running an http server on the guest and I want to be able to connect from my phone over the home wireless network. I added a bridged ...
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How to get 3D Support in Win7 Guest running under VMWare Workstation 11?

I am a newbie to Ubuntu (and Linux) and here are my machine and environment specs: - Laptop: Dell Lattitude e6440 running version 14.04 LTS. - VMWare Workstation 11.1.0 - Guest running windows 7 ...
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Blank Screen After installing Ubuntu server 14.04 on Dell Poweredge T20

I have a problem of Blank screen after installing Ubuntu Server 14.04 on Dell T20 server, actually while installing there is no F6 options but while installing in the VMWare i am getting the F6 option ...
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Changes made under command “su” disappeared after reboot

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop 32bit in VMWare. I logged in as a normal user lxw, and ran su command. Then I changed some files /root/.bashrc, /etc/rsyncd.conf, etc. When I rebooted this virtual ...
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Ubuntu in VMware Player Cannot Access Internet for Updates

I am using VMware Player version 6 to host Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS on my MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit. My internet connection is through squid proxy with password authentication. Since Ubuntu ...
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Virtual Machine can not ping to internet but still use apt-get update?

I'm installing VMware version 11 on Windows 7 Pro to create Virtual machines. VMs is running Ubuntu 14.04. My problem is I can not ping from the virtual machines to the Internet (8.8.8.8). but still ...
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PPTP VPN connection failed after 1-2 min (14.04)

My pptp vpn connection always failed after 1-2mins I'm try solving it by http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2222063 and also check the "Use point-to-point encryption" box. but its still failed ...
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Failed to access perfctr msr (MSR c1 is 0)" and screen duplicated (replicated) x 4

I have a couple of problems with a brand new Ubuntu installation as a virtual machine using VMware Workstation 7. Every time the virtual machine restarts the following message appears for some ...
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VMHGFS not compiling with VMware Workstation 10.0.6 under Ubuntu 14.04

I've got the current Ubuntu desktop installation from the website and installed it within my VMware Workstation 10.0.6 build-2700073 with the VMware Tools version 9.6.5-2700074. Every time I try to ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 (Bridged VM) Cant connect to network

I installed an ubuntu server 14.04 on a bridged VMWare VM: During the installation it tried to auto-configure the network settings but it failed, so I configured it manually: (Its in my home ...
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Compile kernel gets no error but version doesn't change

So I'm trying to compile a linux kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 to change the linux version from 3.16 to 3.14.4 and also to change one thing in config. I followed this tutorial step by step. Exept Step 6 ...
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How can I disable the Super button so that it won't bring up the Search window?

I know this question may have been asked before but the solutions are all out of date or don't work. I am running Ubuntu as a VM in VMWare on a Mac. If I try to switch from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to the ...
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How to get Ubuntu 15.04 running full-screen on VMware?

How can I change the screen resolution in a VMware Virtual Machine running Ubuntu to be able to view it in full-screen?
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Unable to run Vmware workstation 11 - failed to build vmnet

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS and vmware workstation 11. When I tried to open vmware it told me that serval modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernal (my kernal version is ...
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Windows don't boot after Ubuntu installation in VMware on a physical disk

I have installed Ubuntu in VMware (Windows 7) on a physical disk. It's a secondary disk, not a partition. All worked, no problems. Then i restarted Windows and Windows failed to boot and then Ubuntu ...
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Vmware not working on Ubuntu 15.04

After I updated to Ubuntu 15.04, Vmware is not working anymore. I found that this is a known problem due to the upgrade to 3.19 kernel. I applied the path provided here, but I get the following ...
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“Failed to build vmnet” for kernel 3.19

Because this answer is only for kernel 3.13, so I'd like to share a solution for the problem Failed to build vmnet for kernel 3.19 and earlier versions. Thus this is not my actual problem and is only ...
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clock does not update after awakening from suspend mode (Vmware)

I am using ubuntu 15.04 in a vmware image(vmware 7). All works fine but when I am awakening ubuntu from the suspended mode (vmware) the system clock does not get updated at all or with a very long ...
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How to run Vmware player as root?

I want to use a physical disk in Vmware Player. To do that i need to run Vmware Player as root, how do i do that ? I have tried to start it via terminal but no luck. I have tried to start it via ...
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Why is QEMU so slow even with KVM

I've been working with QEMU for some times now and from my experience I see it being very slow compared to other VM tools like VirtualBox or VMWare. Even enabling KVM doesn't do much of a benefit for ...
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“[errno 5] input/output Error” when I install Ubuntu on vmware player (virtual machine) [duplicate]

I get [errno 5] input/output Error when I install Ubuntu on VMware Player. I'm using a Laptop and there are two disks, C: is SSD and D: is HDD, there is no bad sector. How do I proceed?
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Ubuntu 14.10 for Vmware esxi 5.1 [closed]

I have searched the questions for anything similar but cannot find anything. Key Question : Are there any known \ key issues with running Ubuntu 14.10 under ESXi 5.1? I have created and configured ...
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VMWare Play Cannot Install On 15.04

When I try to install VMWare Player, it asks to compile modules and fails at the step Starting VMWare Services with the following error: 2015-04-29T18:43:24.520-07:00| vthread-4| W110: Failed to ...
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Vmware Shared Folsers

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is guest machine on windows 8.1 with vmware workstation 11 I have vmware tools install and even getting this folder /mnt/hgfs But this folder is empty. I searched a lot but did ...
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Plymouth on 15.04 in VMware

Anyone know how to get plymouth to work properly on 15.04? Can't get it working, here's what happens: http://www.mobypicture.com/user/cmdshft/view/18056762 I have looked all over and cannot get it to ...
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Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard shortcuts via VMware Fusion

I use OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and have VMware Fusion 7.1.1 where Ubuntu 14.04 has been installed. Moreover, I have installed VMware Tools patches. Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard ...
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“Install VMware Tools” greyed out after installing ubuntu 15.4 on vmware player 7.1

"Install VMware Tools" greyed out after installing Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Player 7.1. I tried checking "No proxy" instead of default "Windows proxy settings" at "File->Preferences->Software updates-> ...
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Hostapd in VMware player

For internet, Im using a dongle. With the help of hostapd, I used to take hotspot from my laptop. I've one laptop which has ubuntu only. So, I can use hostapd easily to activate hotspot from my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 VMware tools problem

I don't know when the 15.04 was released but I installed VMware Workstation 11.1.0 and I can't install VMware tools for the Ubuntu guest since VM > Install VMware tools option is disabled. Anybody has ...
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Ubuntu Snappy OVA image cannot login

I'm trying the OVA image with VMWare workstation, i've made the user-data & meta-data: user-data: cat >> user-data << EOF cloud-config snappy: ssh_enabled: true password: passw0rd ...
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I can only see wallpaper and mouse Ubuntu 14

I have recently upgraded to windows 8.1 and since then its been problems and more problems. I used the VMWare image after the upgrade but after shutting down the virtual machine, all I have seen is a ...
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15.04 Virtual machine 7.1 version

I have successfully installed VMware on Ubuntu 15.04, but when I try to run the virtual machine it shows: before you can run VMware, several modules can be compiled and loaded in to running kernel ...
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VMware Tools and multiple kernel versions

When I have VMware Tools installed on a machine that has more than one Linux kernel, do I need to run sudo vmware-config-tools.pl once on each kernel? If one kernel requires that the kernel modules be ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare can't connect to VPN

I'm Using 14.04 on VMWare and try to connect VPN, I"m create a connection by Network-Manager,when connect, it will show that "VPN Connection Failed" every time. At first, I think it happen from ...
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15.04 VMWare Player “unable to start services” error

I recently did a fresh install to 15.04. I downloaded and installed vmware player, but when I go to launch it, I receive a message saying "vmware workstation several modules must be compiled and ...
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Time desynchronization between host (mac) and guest (ubuntu) via VMware Fusion

I use OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and have VMware Fusion 7.1.1 where Ubuntu 14.04 has been installed. Moreover, I have installed VMware tools patches. The time setting in Ubuntu is "automatically from the ...
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How to install Virtual ethernet for kernel 3.19?

xUbuntu 14.04 LINUX Kernel : 3.19.4-031904 VMware Player 7.1.0 build-2496824 running vplayer show Virtual ethernet failed I try the method ...
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VMware ubuntu mate: ubuntu has experienced an internal error

I installed Ubuntu mate at VMware and now I'm getting a window that contains Sorry ubuntu has experienced an internal error such as ExecutablePath usr/bin/mate-panel (and some other details ...
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Different output between physical and virtualized system ubuntu

I'm running ubuntu 14.10 on a physical computer and on VMWare player on my laptop and I noticed that when I run this script: file_name1="sha1.c" /usr/bin/c99 -O3 $file_name1 -o "sha1" time timeout ...
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OpenStack Disaster Recovery

I would like to implement an OpenStack cloud for support some critical services as migration from current VMware vCloud Enterprise trial. I have the strict requirement of assure disaster recovery of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 host with Win8.1 guest runs horribly using VMware Player

VMware player runs soo awful I had to switch over to virtualbox. When I enter "Unity mode" the windows-native applications sometimes appear after a couple minutes and after doing so they are so laggy ...
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Migrating linux systems to VMware using rsync

Hello there :) As stated in the title, I am trying to migrate linux systems that I have to a virtual environment. I tried Vmware's tools such as converter standalone but that proved troublesome since ...