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Kernel fix for “file system becomes read-only” problem?

This is my first post to this list, but I've spent a lot of lurk time here; helpful place. Over the last 8 months I have encountered maybe 4 times a problem that can loosely be described as "an ext4 ...
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Install VMware Tools in OS X El Capitan Guest

I installed El Capitan on VMware Pro 12.0 running on x64 Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 using this torrented image. While trying to install VMware tools, I get an error saying Could not find component on update ...
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VMware Workstation 12 vmmon not found or not loaded

On Ubuntu 12.04, I have been happily using VMware Workstation 6. Then, one fine day, this error occurred when starting a VM: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory. Please make sure ...
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Cant find Application after Installation

I am trying to learn Ubuntu. I just installed .bundle from vmware by using the terminal. GUI and installation wizard went and completed. However, I couldn't find the application. I looked in ...
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Can't get the VMware Player services to start

I have been using VMware Player for awhile now on Ubuntu 14.04 (as a newbie) without any issues, but in the last couple of days I haven't been able to use it, because it just says unable to start ...
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How to change the name of the mountpoint of a Ubuntu partition

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation 12 (my host OS is Win10). When I installed Ubuntu I made the Hard Disk of 20 GB but later I expanded it to 50 GB. So, that expanded 30 GB now appear ...
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Ubuntu server 15.10

we have installed ubuntu 15.10 and trying to update gui tool and trying to update apt-get .Being its running vmware its not accepting the proxy IP for internet access. how to assign proxy setting to ...
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Accessing port 8000 on ubuntu in vmware for Ajenti Control panel

Im a NOOBIE I have a vm running ubuntu server 14.04 with a BRIDGED network connection and running Ajenti Cpanel on port 8000 HTTPS. My local network ip 192.168.1.212 of the ubuntu vm. Now if I visit ...
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Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04

Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04 Kernel Module Updater prompts Compiling Error : Virtual Network Device Unable to start services See log file .... I have gone through several ...
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Vmplayer 10 Failed to build vmnet

Upon starting Vmplayer in Ubuntu (either with sudo or without), the Vmware Kernel Module Updater loads. After a couple of seconds it returns an Error - Unable to start services. I have looked trough ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 VMware network configurations?

I have just installed the Ubuntu server 15.10 on vmware, configure the network later, now after installation I am unable to configure it. Details are: The network settings in VMWARE route -n ...
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VMPlayer in ubuntu 15.10 cant compile several modules into the running kernel

After the upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10 I wasn't able to start vmplayer any more. After executing this command: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/vmware/lib/libglibmm-2.4.so.1/:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH I was able ...
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Kernel 4.3 and VMWare/Virtualbox

Anyone get VMware workstation and/or Virtualbox working with kernel 4.3 and Ubuntu 15.10 x64? Both keep crashing on me. No other program is currently giving me any issues. Thanks! EDIT, here's what ...
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How to set virtual bridge ip on ubuntu 14.04 running VMWare

I am running ubuntu 14 server as my hypervisor with VMware workstation. I have a Linux Mint 17 and Windows Server 2012 set up as guests. I want everything to be on the same subnet. How do I set the ...
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How to make Ubuntu GNOME ignore VMware's vmnet8?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and VMware Workstation 12.0, which installs its virtual interface vmnet8 for VMs' network connectivity through NAT. I'm using VMware on my laptop with ordinary eth0 and ...
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Connect to internet from Windows guest using VMWare Workstation 11

I am trying to use a Windows guest from within Ubuntu 14.04 using VMWare 11. I have done this many times, but I'm having a lot of trouble for some reason. I have the guest configured to use NAT, and ...
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ubuntu cloud vs vmware esxi

I'm trying to understand the purpose of Ubuntu Cloud. I have read the "learn more" on the website, but just brings more confusion. Currently I run at home an old poweredge with 3 blade servers. I've ...
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vmware network interface not detected

I installed ubuntu server 14.04 LTS on a virtual machine (vmware, win host). The VM has internet access (given a port-id, adaptertype E1000E and a MAC). Sadly ubuntu was not able to detect the device ...
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Keeping multiple copies Updated to a Template

I've not used many tools in either visualization or with Ubuntu itself. However, I need to solve a problem we will be having very shortly. We're getting our development team up and running on a new ...
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VMWare player Ubuntu 15.10

I have been working on this problem for a while now and can't seem to find a solution anywhere. I've installed VMWare Player 5.0.4 for Linux 64-bit on my machine running Ubuntu 15.10. Installation ...
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MaaS problem with ESX 6.0 Power Check

i've a problem to power on/off virtual machine configured with vsphere 6.0 the Machine Node give me this error : Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with ...
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vmplayer doesn't build on Ubuntu 15.10

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 then as root I'm using vmware 64 bit. I have already tried reinstall via the vmware installer. When I launch vmplayer Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the ...
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Both Unity and Gnome Shell of VMWare results in login loop

I have installd Ubuntu 14.04 on VMWare Player 12 on a Win7 host, When I login to Unity or Gnome Shell, it just goes back to the login screen, I tried deleting the .Xauthority but that doesn't help. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: multiple monitors do not work within VMware

I have upgraded Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. Since then, I cannot use two monitors. Ubuntu runs as a guest OS in VMware. I get the error message that the VMware tools need to be installed. I've ...
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How can i merge two LVM partitons in the same virtual HDD in VMWare ESXi?

I had to add some space to the Virtual HDD on my Ubuntu Server VM in VMWare ESXi 5.1. I switched off the VM. In VM --> Edit Settings, I increased the HDD space provisioned, from 10 GB to 25 GB. On ...
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Updated to 15.10 and now VMware workstation 11 will not start

I ran into this problem after upgrading to ubuntu 15.10. When I start vmware it pops up saying that it need to compile several modules into the running kernel. It failed with a error message saying ...
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vmplayer 6.0.1 instalation in Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.19 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 today and i'm trying to install VMWare Workstation/Player v.6.0.1. I tried with a variety of patches but they all didn't work. /tmp/modconfig-3NxicS/vmnet-only/hub.c: In ...
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WiFi does not work with USB Adapter TP-Link WN722N

I have USB wireless adapter TP-LINK WN722N and Ubuntu 14.04.3 in VMWare Player. I connected adapter to it and when I write lsusb I can see it Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0cf3:9271 Atheros Communications, ...
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vmware player on ubuntu 15.10

I just uploaded to Ubuntu 15.10 and my vmware player is not working anymore. I tried to follow the solution proposed here and here but it doesn't seem to be enough for me. When I run vmplayer I get ...
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Copy/paste and drag&drop not working in vmware machine with Ubuntu

Suddenly copy/paste stoped working from/to windows8 host computer to/from ubuntu virtual machine. Ubuntu restart did not help. I tried command: sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools But got report I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Broken VMPlayer

Just upgraded to 15.10 this morning, VMPlayer no longer works. I added the LD_Library_Path (as mentioned in another ?), VMPlayer started but without quest network. I uninstalled VMPlayer completely, ...
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Can't set a static IP on virtual vmware server

I got on Ubuntu system on a VMWare server. Well, it's a virtual box image converted to VMware. ifconfig is showing this: ens32 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:56:2d:27:fe inet ...
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Vmware Workstation 11 Virtual Ethernet Kernel update fails on Ubuntu 15.10

I'd appreciate some insight. I've tried Charles's workaround here: VMware won't work after Ubuntu Upgrade which passes the first hurdle and I get a Kernel upgrade message, but then it fails to ...
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Vmware Player doesnt start ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I have an issue were vmware player doesnt start when i open it via the launcher. It just does nothing, no error message whatsoever. I got it running once, but now it wont open up. Im using vmware 64 ...
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Reinstall VMWare-Tools

I have Ubuntu running on virtual machine and found that drag and dropping files from host Windows 8.1 not working. Got recommendation - reinstall VMWare tools. I do VM->Reinstall VMWare Tools. It ...
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Connect to VMWare Player host ethernet

I made the mistake of removing the ethernet connection in Ubuntu. It's running in VMWare Player. How do I set it up again? When I try to add a new ethernet connection, it will just not connect. No ...
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VMware on Ubuntu 15.10 - GNU C Compiler (gcc) version 4.9.2 was not found

After I installed the lastest Ubuntu version, VMware didn't work. I just cliked and nothing. After I tried export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/vmware/lib/libglibmm-2.4.so.1/:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH vmware I got ...
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VMware won't work after Ubuntu Upgrade

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 and now if I want to open VMware Player it doesn't do anything. I also uninstalled and installed it again, still nothing. What can I do?
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vmware kernel module updater in ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install vmware workstation on Ubuntu 15.10 and I got errors : in the latest version of ubuntu ( 15.04 and older ) i can update kernel with this lines : sudo vmware-modconfig --console ...
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How to configure MAAS adn bbo from VMWARE virtual machine

At the beginning I would like mention that I know post How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type Unfortunately I cant comment this and this is only one way for me to ...
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VmWare installation: Unable to build kernel headers

I am not able to install VMWare on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 Method 1 I tried 1.I first installed the build-essentail, linux headers. 2.Downloaded the bundle file 3.Run the sh for bundle 4.Removed the KVM ...
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I am trying to uninstall VMWare Workstation but I get..“another installion is in progress..”

I am trying to uninstall VMware Workstation 9 from Ubuntu 13 and 14 but I get the following message "..another installation is in progress please complete the installation.." I am using the sudo ...
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Problem recording audio from a crontab-launched script

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine running on VM workstation 11, with a host machine of windows 8.1. In the VM I am playing a flash-based radio station and trying to record the audio. The script ...
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Connect Ubuntu 14 server to the Internet

I just installed Ubuntu 14 server in my VMware workstation 11. What should I do to get an Internet connection? Because I need to install the package isc-dhcp-server.
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Installing Vmware Workstation 10.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

(vmware-installer.py:3651): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine", I have tried sudo apt-get install --reinstall gtk2-engines sudo apt-get install ...
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Vmware player 6.0.6 failed to compile viurtal network device 3.19 kernal, ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying on 3.19 linux kernal on ubuntu 14.04 LTS to run vmware player 6.0.6. But Virutal network device keeps failing to compile and i can't run it, i've been trying to solve this for a week and ...
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Optimum settings for installing Ubuntu in VMware workstation

According to my task manager I have: 4gb's ram, A core i5 @ 1.6ghz, Cores: 2, Logical processors: 4 I am unsure of the optimal settings for this section: VMSettings Thanks
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Problems Installing VMWare Player on Ubuntu 12.04 - Kernel 3.19

Good Day Everyone, I have been having the worse luck trying to install VMware Player on my Ubuntu machine. I have tried numerous things found on the web (I will try to link them all) Below are a ...
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vmware view client is refusing to save connections on Ubuntu 14.04

I need to use the VMWare Horizon View client to access some network resources. My laptop is running CentOS7.1, which I know Horizon view doesn't support, so I initially created an Ubuntu 12.04 VM ...
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A lot of Oct 6 11:42:17 evn-web01 kernel: [ 1.067584] pcieport 0000:00:15.6: Signaling PME through PCIe PME interrupt in log

I have esxi 5 hosted ubuntu 14.04 virtual machines, on the same esxi host I have, only two 14.04 with the kernel version 3.19.0-30-generic x86_64 and only on this two servers I have a lot of this in ...