VMWare, Inc. is a company that provides cloud and virtualization products and services. Use this tag if you are using VMware's products along with the tag for the software you are using; either [vmware-player] (for VMware Player) or [vmware-workstation] (for VMware Workstation) or [vmware-fusion] (...

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How to use GPARTED in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have an OwnCloud server running on Ubuntu 14.04, I downloaded OwnCloud's ISO to mount it into VMware Workstation but it only has 40gb dedicated to it so I expanded it to 100gb in the VM settings but ...
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Getting shared folders working in vmware fusion 8.1.0 and ubuntu 14.04

Yes, I've seen the other answers. Either they don't work or they do un-recommended things like installing the old deprecated VMWare Tools I'm looking for a solution that uses the recommended open-vm-...
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How to install VSphere client in ubuntu?

Is that possible to install VSphere client in Ubuntu. If it is yes, please mention how to do it. Thanks in advance.
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Unable to download from software centre

I am unable to install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. After clicking on any application it just shows "available from the Universe source". What should I do to rectify it ? I am using ...
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Display Size problem with Lubuntu VM on Windows 10

I recently bought a new surface pro 4 and I'm badly in need to use linux for study purposes. Since the driver support isn't good yet for a regular dual boot installation I sadly had to use VMWare. My ...
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How to safely unmount a shared folder in VMware

my pc is Windows 8.1, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3632QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 64-bit, and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a guest o.s. in my virtual machine (VMware Workstation 12 Player). I have created a Shared ...
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Connect to Windows XP via VMWare

Is it possible to connect to the command line on Windows XP running on VMWare, from inside of Ubuntu?
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I can't see the next button (ubuntu installation on vmware)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 64-bit on my VMWare Workstation 12. I have already done this on my desktop. The problem is when I try to install it on my laptop, I cannot see the next button. The next ...
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Error compiling AODV-UU (modversions.h: No such file)

i have to compile aodv routing protokol, but i get error like this make -C /home/andri/Downloads/aodv-uu-0.9.6/lnx KERNEL_DIR=/lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build KCC=gcc XDEFS=-DDEBUG make[1]: ...
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VMWare error installing

i have a problem when i start VMWare, there is the following error: Unable to start services. See log file /tmp/vmware-root-3979118757/vmware-15337.log for details. and the log file contain : 2016-...
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How to install virtual machines using VMware in Ubuntu server using the terminal?

I'd like to use VMware for setting up virtual machines on the server running Ubuntu to which I only have access through the ssh interface (Putty) I installed VMware workstation by following the ...
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Need help with strange operation when switching between VMWare workstation client and Ubuntu 14:04 desktop

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (august 2013) on an ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX with AMD FX(tm)-4130 Quad-Core Processor and 4Gb memory. and have since upgraded to 14.04 LTS. Hosting VMWare Player (originally,...
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Difference between 'sudo apt-get' and 'sudo -E apt-get'

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 guest on VMWare Player (7.1.3 build-3206955), with Windows 10 as the host OS. I'm able to use Firefox to browse the web inside the guest, however I'm unable to use apt on the ...
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I am connected to Wired Connection but still not able to access the internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation 12. It shows that it is connected to Wired Connection but still if I try to open any webpage on Mozilla Firefox, it says 'Server not found'. The ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Black panel problem

I am running ubuntu 15.10 on vmware player, my system is 32 bit and i have a windows 7 ultimate I have this problem, after login my panel is like this. What to do?
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What's the simplest way of creating a Virtual Machine from a Physical Ubuntu Server?

I have full access to the server, although I normally use it via SSH. I would like to have a backup of this server because it has too many configurations and running programs, crons, etc. that I ...
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VmWare copy/paste one way

I run Ubuntu in VmWare virtual machine. I can copy from ubuntu and paste in my host windows machine, but I can't copy and paste the same info in Ubuntu. That effect just happened after some time ...
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Ubuntu server 14 - vmplayer 4.0.6

Vmplayer 4.0.6 is free for personal and commercial use. I use it in Windows 7. After install vmplayer 4.0.6 (Ubuntu server 14) I have something like this (Screenshot) and I can not run the program: ...
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How to install a Driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in vmware?

===========final edit================== actually, you can't install a Driver for a guest os, which is hosted by Windows. Linux may work, I don't know. This link explain this question very clearly. I ...
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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 linux-image-3.19.0-51-...
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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 ...