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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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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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Not able to connect to Vmware ubuntu using Putty in Windows 7

I have installed Vmware Ubuntu in my Windows 7 PC, with network settings as Bridge connection. I got IP address in Ubuntu as "192.168.1.3" and I am able to ping that IP from my Windows host, but when ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Create keyboard shortcut to open home folder (Nautilus)?

I'm running 12.04 inside VMWare Workstation. I'd like to have the shortcut Windows-E to open my home directory (Nautilus). I tried it two ways, but none worked: Going to System Settings / Keyboard /...
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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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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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How do I convert a multiple-part VMDK disk image to qcow2?

I have a VMDK disk image that exists as multiple files: 2.0G guest-s001.vmdk 1.8G guest-s003.vmdk 128K guest-s005.vmdk 2.0G guest-s002.vmdk 1.7G guest-s004.vmdk 4.0K guest.vmdk When running ...
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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 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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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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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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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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How do I rescan drives I've expanded?

I frequently expand drives on my VMs. How can I rescan the drives without rebooting the server?
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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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Not all updates can be installed: partial upgrade

I'm trying to update my vmware player Ubuntu vm to Saucy Salamander via the Software Updater app. Sadly while it was installing packages vmware player gave this really weird error I've never seen ...
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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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How to install VMware on 12.10?

Before you say, yes I know this has been asked before. I have tried all the answers for older versions of Ubuntu, but can't get it to work for 12.10 When installing VMware, it doesn't let you do it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I install VMware-Workstation-10.0.1-1379776.i386.bundle

What is sudo sh? Am I supposes to type it in a notepad? Why does it not just have a .exe file where you just click it and it works? Why must Linux be so hard? Whats wrong with having a .exe file to ...
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VMware workstation 11

When trying to run vmware workstation, I get this error message. Is there a solution for this ? vmware kernel module updater stopping vmware service compiling : virtuel network device Unable ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...