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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to install vmware workstation on ubuntu 15.04

When i install VMware workstation on my Ubuntu 15.04 with kernel updated from 3.19 to 4.2 . It shows below path /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-modconfig-8097.log Hence, i go to check the path and find ...
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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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How to only install security updates [duplicate]

Is it possible to only install the security updates. If this is possible it needs to be done on several servers and ubuntu virtual machines (Manually in command line) . I already tried a few ...
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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 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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VMWare Unity Mode with Ubuntu 12.10

This is a very difficult thing to search for, and find an answer to because of the unfortunate choice VMWare and Ubuntu both having something called "Unity". My host operating system is Windows 7 - 64 ...
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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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How To Unlock VMware For Use With Mac OS X Guests (Enable Mac OS X Virtual Machines)

i have this problem i'm trying to install Mac OS X Lion 10.7 on VMWare Station 8.0.0, i found some tutorials to install Mac OS X on VMWare but they all was for windows. Although the program is same ...
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Ubuntu Snappy OVA image cannot login

I'm trying the OVA image with VMWare workstation, i've made the user-data & meta-data: user-data: cat >> user-data << EOF cloud-config snappy: ssh_enabled: true password: passw0rd ...
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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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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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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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Unable to run VMware - Failed to build vmnet

I am unable to run vmware and below is the error log as to why. Any idea, though and suggestions are appreciated. Thank you. 2014-02-03T16:32:00.904+08:00| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware ...
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question on getting the following information for Ubuntu running on Vmware player

I am trying to follow the answer posted in Configuring Ubuntu vmware guest NAT to solve the similar issue. At first, I would like to know how to get the following information as the Kingsly wrote in ...
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How to do bonding in ubuntu 12.04 in vmware workstation?

I followed process for bonding which is given on this site: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBonding but output is $ cat /proc/net/bonding/bond0 Ethernet Channel Bonding Driver: v3.7.1 ...
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What does 'Magic number does not match' mean when installing software?

I downloaded VMware-Player-5.0.1-894247.i386.bundle but when I tried to install it from the terminal I got Magic number does not match I use Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with 2Gb ram.
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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 ...
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Installing 12.04 Ubuntu Studio on VMware Workstation 7, won't install VMware Tools

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu Studio 12.04 on my laptop by using VMware Workstation 7.1.5, and I've encountered a problem. The install goes well until the installation of Ubuntu has completed and ...
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VMW Player problem Headers of version 3.19.0-30-generic where not found [duplicate]

After I Installed VMW Player I have problem in opening VMW Player This message appears: Kernel Headers of version 3.19.0-30-generic where not found Could you please help me?
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Setting console resolution in Ubuntu Server 13.10 within VMware

I've completed an install of Ubuntu Server 13.10 within VMware and am running into a problem configuring the console (non-graphical) resolution. When I was running Ubuntu Server 13.04, I ran into the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 x86 inside vmware workstation 8

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 x86 inside vmware workstation 8. However I think the process the stuck. Its just showing "Retrieving file 43 of 105" from the last 45 mins or so. Is it normal ? ...
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15.04 VMWare Player “unable to start services” error

I recently did a fresh install to 15.04. I downloaded and installed vmware player, but when I go to launch it, I receive a message saying "vmware workstation several modules must be compiled and ...
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VMWare Workstation 11.1 unable to start services on 15.04

error log file 015-05-27T20:52:48.807+05:30| vthread-4| I120: Log for VMware Workstation pid=19545 version=11.1.0 build=build-2496824 option=Release 2015-05-27T20:52:48.807+05:30| vthread-4| I120: ...
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Are there any advantage using Wine over VM to run Windows programs? (or Vice Versa)

I was wondering how Wine compares to VM when running Windows applications and what the pros and cons are for each?
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VMware tools not working 14.04

So I upgraded my distro from 12.10 to 14.04 and VMware tools now no longer works. I've recompiled with the new 3.13 kernel, I've tried uninstalling and installing again, nothing seems to be working. ...
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install vmrc.so plugin for Chrome

I want to install VMWare-VMRC plugin for chrome, I downloaded VMware-VMRC.x86_64.bundle, and follow the installer, built the /opt/google/chrome/plugins directory and a np-vmware-vmrc-5.5.0-1280474.so ...
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How to save vmware player library?

Using Ubuntu 11.10 and Vmware Player 4.0. Every time when I open the vmware player, the last library was not there (it was just blank). I can manually add it and it is working then. Anyone ...
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Configuring internet gateway in Ubuntu 14.04 (Desktop)

I am sorry in advance because I asking this question using my beginner mind. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware. My host OS is windows 10. I want to control internet traffic of windows 10 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32bits VMWare Player 6 instal but don't work

I installed recently Ubuntu on my Laptop. Everything is working, But my motivation is to use Windows XP under VMware Player. I followed every tutorial I have found and many versions (started with last ...
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how to recover files from an .img of VMware ESX?

I had this VMware ESXi server which included a VM with my issue tracking data (Jira). All of a sudden the power went out and the hard disk got corrupted (Sad story, hope never happens to anybody). ...
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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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Is there any VM for Ubuntu 14.04 with best results on notebooks with UHD displays?

I have seen several debates on different forums but could not reach to a solution. My notebook has a UHD display running windows 8 as host OS. I have tried Vmware and virtualbox as VMs to have the ...
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HW virtualization in VMware (KVM - Android Studio)

First question on this forum. I'm fairly new to linux/ubuntu but I'm starting to get the hang of it, and so far I love it! :-) I should probably start off by saying that I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in ...
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Enable Edge Scrolling - Ubuntu 14

I am running Ubuntu 14, and in my mouse and touchpad options, there is no setting for edge scrolling. There are only settings for "double click" and "mouse speed," nothing for scrolling. I found a ...
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Kernel Headers 3.19.0-28 generic was not found?

I am installing vmware player. After successfully running the configuration , when I started it, its giving me the a pop up to locate this package. How to resolve it .