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How to extend files system [duplicate]

I am running trusty tahr under vmware fusion 6.03 on a MAC mavericks. I installed trusty tahr using defaults given by fusion - specifically a 20GB VM. I want to increase that to 40GB. Using VM ...
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Adding 1600x900 screen resolution

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a Dell 17r se laptop with 1600x900 resolution. I use vmware to run Ubuntu 14.04 Lts on Windows 8.1 using Vmware. I have hd4000 and Nvidia 650m gpu in my laptop. Now the ...
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vmware player xorg driver broke after ubuntu 12.04 LTS automatic system update on 06/07/2014

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a virtual machine on a Windows 7 host using vmware player 6.0.2. On Sat. 06/07/2014, Ubuntu performed an automatic system update as it does regularly, however after ...
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Fix slow motion sound

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware (Windows 8 as host). The problem is that when I try to watch a video on Youtube, both video and sound are slow motion. It also happens when I try to listen ...
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How to recover my Xubuntu from GRUB running on VMware?

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 on VMware. When I boot, GRUB shows up and so I tried to find some way to recover my Xubuntu from GRUB. While looking for it , I found this. I suppose it will resolve my ...
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How to remove has_journal feature on primary disk

I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a VMware virtual machine and I'd like to disable journaling feature on the primary disk. I did find this useful post but I can't use it because it says The ...
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VMware and 3D acceleration

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then VMware 10.0.2 with Windows 7 as guest. I get No 3D Acceleration error when starting the guest machine. I have installed OpenGL and all Mesa lib files. Below is a ...
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how to enable multiple LAN connection in ubuntu Virtual

I like to use squid proxy server inside ubuntu to share my internet but when i power on Ubuntu its only one LAN eth0 is showing instead of two, How to make both LAN available I have installed ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Doesnt Lock Screen if VmwarePlayer is Full Screen. But if Virtualbox is full screen it locks. Why?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with Vmware Player and Virtualbox. When I open my XP vm and leave it in full screen, the Ubuntu 14.04 will Lock the screen after 10 minutes which is great. But ...
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Errors with Vmware crashing with windows 7 as guest

Every time I try to change the theme for my windows 7 guest machine, do anything that would change appearance, or anything involving aero at all, vmware gives me a dialog that says "Vmware Player ...
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Shared folders VMWare

When I go to enable shared folders I get this error Unable to update run-time folder sharing status: There was an error mounting Shared Folders file system inside the guest operating system. I have ...
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shared folders VMWare not showin up

When I go to /mnt/hgfs nothing shows up. I have vmware tools installed and when I run vmware-hgfsclient I get a list of shared folders.
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CBP: Server, unattended-updates and vmware tools?

What's current best practice for headless VMware servers and automatic security updates? For non-critical servers I currently set auto-updates with a reboot, but because I've installed vmware-tools ...
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How to get MAAS server URL from command line?

I just wanted to try out MAAS dashboard so, i have created a MAAS server on ubuntu server 14.04 in VMware. However, i did not get the prompt for setting server URL as http://10.x.x.x/MAAS as described ...
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vmware increase in disk space for ubuntu not allows to boot

I have installed vmware and installed Ubuntu with hard disk space 20GB. Then I have to copy and paste another project directory into Ubuntu but it started giving me error of insufficient disk space. ...
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problem mount cdrom under Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed VMWare 10 on my Dell PC, and installed Ubuntu 14.04. Now I am having trouble mount /cdrom. Here's what I have tried: mkdir /mnt/cdrom mount /dev/sr0 /mnt/cdrom mount: no medium ...
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How can I share my connection on Windows 8.1 to VMware Linux Ubuntu

I trying to share my cable connection on Windows 8.1 with a VMware Linux Ubuntu, but this doesn't works. The Linux just stay trying to connect but without a success. This is my Virtual Network ...
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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 ...