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Resizing sda1 on vmware workstation 10 - 20GB to 40GB

I am hoping that someone has had experience with this issue. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine on VMware workstation 10. I created a primary partition of 20GB. I need to extend ...
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Missing library error while installing oracle 10g client

I have Oracle 10g installed in my host running in Win7. I installed ubuntu in my vmware. Now I want to connect to my Oracle db running in the host from my virtual system so that if I type sqlplus from ...
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Autopilot could not be installed on VMware ESXi 5.5

Hi Ubuntu OpenStack Autopilot team, I could not install the autopilot on VMware ESXi 5.5 though nested virtualization was enabled. I was running Ubuntu 14.04.1 with latest update. This one when I ...
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Install Mac OS X 10.9 as a virtual machine

I want to install Mac OS X 10.9 as a virtual machine on my Ubuntu partition (running a dual boot machine Win8/Ubuntu) I have 2 questions: Can I install the virtual machine using the empty disk space ...
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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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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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“error: invalid arch-independent ELF magic” in vmware in windows

I have installed VMware Player in Windows 7 and then installed Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64) as a Virual OS inside the VMware Player. It was working before, but I don't know why it has stopped ...
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xprop: unable to open display ''

I've just set up a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 environment with VMware in order to develop a heroku app. When I try to run "heroku open" it terminates with xprop: unable to open display '' done This is ...
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Change Owner From “root” in VMware's Shared Folder

I'm running a Xubuntu from a Windows 8 host. I can't change the owner of shared files from xubuntu by any sudo chown ... command. Is there any other way I can change the owner from the root to the ...
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Debug a printing problem

I try to print from LibreOffice and the dialouge comes up to say it's printing, but nothing happens. The printer just sites there, oblivious. I tried printing from the command line to get some ...
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Problem with VMware Workstation 8.06

I am a new Linux user, and I'm currently using the latest version of Lubuntu. I want to create a virtual machine with VMware because in VirtualBox I am not able to use DirectX in Windows XP. Even ...
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Vagrant box for vmware provider

Not too sure where this should be asked. If irrelevant please redirect. I'm wondering why all the Ubuntu boxes on VagrantCloud are targeted at virtualbox. I need one tailored for the vagrant vmware ...
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How to connect 2 virtual machines over same network in vmware

I want to create a cloud using openstack and I am using 2 node network configuration. I had created ubuntu 12.04 server which runs on my host (windows 8) by using vmware. I have 2 vmachines of ubuntu ...
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fstab executes before a required mod is loaded (vmhgfs)

I'm running Trusty Server 64bit in VMware and am trying to get shared folders to load on startup. The problem I'm seeing is that the required module vmhgfs does not get loaded until after fstab is ...
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vmware for ubuntu 14.10

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop and want to install the vmware client software on my laptop. I cannot find vmware for clients in ubuntu software center, is there another way to installthis? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on vmware player - menu options not visible

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on VMware Player 6. The login screen displays the top pane (such as calendar, time, logout options etc.) However, after logging in, there is no menu option, either on the ...
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ubuntu server 14.04 can't get out of tty

its been 2 days that I am trying to get out of the tty infterface on ubuntu server14.04 with vmware workstation 9. I used the sudo apt-get update and udpate ubuntu desktop all successfull but i still ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu on VMware recognize my wireless connection?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on VMware on a Windows 7 host OS. Wireless connection is working fine on the host OS but Ubuntu is not even recognizing it. What can be the problem here? Why is Ubuntu ...
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How to install VMWare Player on 32-bit 13.10 without 64-bit virtualisation

I'm having a nightmare of a time trying to install VMWare Player on my 32-bit 13.10. Apparently my CPU doesn't have 64-bit virtualisation support (I enabled CPU virtualisation in the bios but no joy). ...
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Password doesn't work for desktop but does for terminal [duplicate]

I'm a Linux newbie, I'm doing quite well starting to get my head around it. But I've run into a problem. I don't plan to use the GUI much but here's the problem: My root account password works in ...
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network on virtual machine not working

I Have an Ubuntu machine with VmWare installed. With it I have a CentOS virtual machine, and I am not able to connect to the internet from the virtual machine. The physical machine is using its wlan0 ...
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Neverwinter Nights hangs at startup in my Kubuntu 14.10 VMWare Guest

All right, I'm setting up Neverwinter Nights yet again~ ..And I've hit a pretty heavy snag that I've never seen before, and I'm really not sure how to progress. I unzipped all the zips in order (and ...
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can't find any wireless network interface on lubuntu

I have a PC Toshiba satellite notebook with an installed release Lubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04 trusty) kernel 3.13.0-39 generic. After an VmWare installation with Windows 7, I stopped my system forced with ...
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vmware player bridged does not work when on vpn

The problem I am having now is I vpn off from my job to a vpn provider. I then load my kali linux vm and connect to the vpn my security labs. I can run scans, enumerations etc. The problem is when I ...
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Does VMware Player require Windows license? [closed]

If I am correct that VMware Player in Ubuntu doesn't require to install the full Windows OS. Does it mean that it doesn't need the Windows license to install and run Windows applications, just like ...
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How to automount VMWare shared folder on Ubuntu guest?

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VMWare as guest, with a Windows 8.1 host. I'm trying to make my shared folders available in /home/alex/shared on start up. VMWare tools are installed and the folders are ...
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Can't install linux-headers-3.13.0.35-generic, crashes on VMWare and VirtualBox

i've installed ubuntu 14.10 and i got some troubles trying to run a virtual machine. I've tried all to run VirtualBox and VMWare, but without success. Both programs ask me for ...
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How can I install VMware Workstation 8 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed VMware Workstation 8 on Ubuntu 14.04, but when I run it, it fails to compile/build the modules with an error saying "Unable to start services." Here is the modconfig log: ...
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How can I setup a LTSP server on VMWare?

I have VMware Workstation 10 and I set the networking to bridged. How can I use my existing network and router. My local router address is 10.0.1.1, and my Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0. What I am ...
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How to use Virtual Machine to use programs in my pre-installed win 7 in my Ubuntu OS?

My laptop was pre-installed with win 7. I used it for several years with personal data. I have installed Ubuntu recently alongside Win 7 for dual boot. Most of time, i just want to use Ubuntu for ...
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Low resolution on VMware Horizon view, Ubuntu 14.04

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 installed running on text mode. I have a VMware Horizon view client set up to open on boot (which it does successfully). HOWEVER - when I go to connect to a VDI it only ...
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Cannot change resolution on Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop with VMware tools

I installed a new linux guest in my VMWare Vsphere 5.1 enviroment. This guest is a Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop. Ater the installation of VMWare tools I wanted to change the resolution because now it is ...
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VM workstation 10- Ubuntu 14.4 client- need to run DHCP client

VM workstation 10- Ubuntu 14.4 client- need to run DHCP service - on host machine, the host is connected wirelessly on another network. I have a switch that 4 or 5 other machines will be connected to ...
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Compass on Ubuntu guest

I installed Ubuntu Server as a guest on VMware (Windows host). And I setting up a shared folder. And now I want to use Compass on Ubuntu, but it doesn't watch the changes in the shared folder on the ...
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Ubuntu refuses to recognize my external monitors

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS using VMWare Fusion 6. My machine is a MacBook Pro with and Intel Iris Pro graphics chipset, running OSX Yosemite. I have two external monitors plugged in to the ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 using 2 net adaptors in VMWare Workstation

I am student and we are using VMWare Workstation 10 with Ubuntu 14.04. We, including our teacher, are trying to figure out what is going wonky with our configurations. In Vmware, the goal is to have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + VMware 6: Left Ctrl and Right Shift not functioning

Before I launch a virtual machine in VMware, all the modifier keys function properly. Even when I launch VMware, but before I start the virtual machine everything works great. However once I start a ...
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How to open existing process of virtual machine in VMWare?

I'm working a lot with VMware virtual machines on Ubuntu 14.04 and sometimes VMWare "forgot" for some virtual machine. It often appears when VMWare freezes up for a few second. same screenshot in ...
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Issue on mounting partition

So, I just got some issue on a Ubuntu 12.04.2 VM. At boot, I wasn't able to mount my /data2 partition. DMESG: [ 4.319405] EXT4-fs (sdb1): Unrecognized mount option "utf8" or missing value ...
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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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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VMware

Yesterday I faced a similar problem with the one presented here: Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox only that I was having the issue in VMware. I provided the answer there ...
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Do I need to install the VMware tools in 14.04 guest on an ESXi 5.5 host?

Do I need to install the VMware tools in 14.04 guest on an ESXi 5.5 host? I just installed 14.04 from ISO using the “Paravirtual” SCSI controller. Server seems to be working fine. Should I still ...
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Duplicated desktop, ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare

I am operating Ubuntu 14.04 through VMWare Player version 6.0.3 on a Windows 7 OS. Yesterday, I installed GIMP through the Ubuntu software center. After opening a couple of jpegs to do some simple ...
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Do I need to upgrade only the RAM for making Ubuntu's virtual machine quick and smooth as OS X at the same time?

I own a Mac mini Mid 2011. My Mac mini's details: 8GB RAM DDR3 1333 Intel Core i5 2,3 GHz Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB I have Ubuntu 14.10 and OS X 10.10 partitions with modified rEFInd, but it's ...
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Linux kernel discrepancy 3.11 and 14.04

I am trying to execute this command: $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r) Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Vmware guest O windows 8red color become blue

I am running VMware worktstaion 10, on Ubuntu 12.04.5, having windows 8 as guest OS. Very think seem fine expect loss red color, it became blue. Vmtools were re-install, VM->Setting->DISPLAY, ...
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Mac OS X VM originally from Windows running on Ubuntu

I have a Mac OS X 10.9 Virtual Machine that was originally installed on Windows (using VMWare), I installed VMWare player on my Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to run this same VM, but it just hangs on the ...
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problem with localhost And 127.0.0.1 on ethernet network in ubuntu OS 14.04

I have two computers on my network and both are running Ubuntu. The server (192.168.61.150): When I enter in the browser address is http://localhost to my site loaded correctly. But when I write ...
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Installing Ubuntu through VMware

I have Windows 7 and I installed VMware 8.0.3 then I installed Virtual Ubuntu 12.04 through VMware, but when I open it I always get this message: VMware is currently being installed on your ...
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IPtables client - server(router) error

I've got a school assessment this week. Let me explain how my environment is: 1 Router (Have DHCP + giving an ip to the client) Has NAT for Internet 1 Client (Can only have internet acccess via the ...