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How to reset lost user password on a guest on VMWare server?

I have a ubuntu 10.10 VMWare image that I set up a while back and have forgotten the login details. Normally I'd boot into single user mode to fix this, but I'm having trouble doing this on the ...
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Touchpad Scrolling doesn't work on vmware workstation 10 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've read most of the scrolling issues that are here but non of them really works for me. here is the output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ...
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Can't get MAAS nodes to enlist

I'm having an issue very similar to this: MAAS add node failing I've been banging my head against the wall for days. I'm running VMWare ESXi 5.5 and Ubuntu 14.04.1. I have a maas controller setup ...
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Ubuntu in enterprise [closed]

We currently have Windows XP desktop (around 50 computers) in an VDI environment (View Hoziron aka View) We think to upgrade our installation and have choice : - Upgrade to Windows 7 (or 8) - Jump ...
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Unable To Install VMware WorkStation 8 on ubuntu 12.04

Installing VMware 8.0.2 32bit Ubuntu 12.04LTS 32bit BETA My Kernel version is: 3.2.0-20-generic vendettaowner@vendettaowner-desktop:~$ sudo sh VMware-Workstation-Full-8.0.2-591240.i386.bundle ...
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How to install Mars [Radeon HD 8730M] drivers ? Is It supported?

I bought Dell Inspiron 15r -5521 with i7-750GB HDD-8GB Ram. abutareq@P-Box:~$ sudo lshw -businfo | grep -i display pci@0000:01:00.0 display Mars [Radeon HD 8730M] pci@0000:00:02.0 ...
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udhcpd not starting on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid on VMware Vitual machine. I need to install the small DHCP server for test purposes and tried to configure as below. But the server is not coming up. Please help. ...
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How to run a script? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I run .sh files in Terminal? I need to install a special patch for vmware. To do this, I downloaded the file and it was the file "linux", a text editor, it looks ...
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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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Enabling 3D acceleration VMware 9 Ubuntu 13.04

I've run the intel-linux-graphics-installer updated my drivers. I've installed DRI and enabled S3TS Texture Compression. (solved problem on Ubuntu 12.04 machines) I've looked for fixes on multiple ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) small screen on VMware (4.2.12)

I am getting small screen of Ubuntu after installation on VMware. I have tried installation twice. On trying to install Guest addition it gives error - "the headers of current running kernel were ...
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installing vmware ova on amazon aws

I am trying to import a vmware ova on amazon aws but experiencing issues. After importing (or my attempt to import), I can no longer access the server via SSH even though the amazon AWS console shows ...
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A sysprep equivalent for Ubuntu Server in a VMWare environment

I do a number of installs of Ubuntu Server in our VMWare based infrastructure. I'd like to create a template with limited customizations like tools I depend on and the like. I'd then like to have a ...
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How to enable CD/DVD Drive to standby and wait for physical media

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS that I am using to run Virtual Machine guests, I have one running Windows 7, I want to be able to do some things off this like burning CDs. But when I ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu - how and why?

So I have Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1564 which has VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller, and I'm not a gamer, but I want to play that old ...
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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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VMware Player and Ubuntu 12.04 - Full Screen

I have installed VMware Player 4.0.2 under Ubuntu 12.04 (Final) and, apart from having to patch the modules, everything went smoothly. However, there's an irritating behavior when toggling full screen ...
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P2V Failed (Error message attached)

I want to convert physical Ubuntu 12.04 to a virtual server using VMware converter 5.5.2 you can see in the following image the hard disk settings for the physical server in the conversion wizard ...
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Used VMware Player Free, now can't log back into Xubuntu 14.04 after rebooting

Recently I installed VMware Player Free, in the form of the latest version, in my laptop running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I then set up another linux OS to run as a virtual machine thereon, X'd out of it ...
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How to search strings inside files like in Windows without search monkey?

Hi I am using a vmware through which I cannot connect to internet because of security restrictions. I was wondering if there was a way to search for strings through the terminal but then find which ...
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how to set a static ip on ubuntu 14.04 which is runing on wmware workstation 10. [duplicate]

i configured master and slave setup. but some times after restart the machines wired ip address changes. how to set a static ip step by step. please help me thank you.
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Vmware 3D Acceleration Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Vmware Player 6.0.3 build-1895310. The problem I have is that when I run a Windows 7 Vm, it says that 3D support was disabled. (I can't read the exact report atm because it has a ...
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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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Why is my computer running slow on VMware 8 it has Ubuntu 13 running on it.?

My laptop Asus A43E with 6GB Ram, upgradable. It has VMware workstation 8 running, Win7. And I don't understand why my Ubuntu is so slow that I can't even do a task via VMware. It has wired LAN. What ...
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Cut-n-paste problem

I am using VM Player 6.0.3 ,Ubuntu 12.04-64 bit on Win8.1 (64 bit) host. The cut-n-paste functionality between guest and host mostly does not work (but sometimes it does). It does not matter what ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hard Disk Encryption - option not offered during installation

I've had one or two problems installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my partitioned hard drive (host running Windows 7). After some help on the forum I moved form using VirtualBox 4.4 to VMWare Player which ...
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Ubuntu hangs while using vmware player

I am using ubuntu 14.04.01 as my base os. While using vmware player the os just hangs. It takes 3 to 4 sec for commands to respond. Can someone tell me what can i do? Regards
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How to find the name needed to launch app from terminal? [duplicate]

I read several questions similar here, but none answered my question. For example I have Vmware player installed, and I would like to launch it from terminal. vmware + TAB gives me this list: ...
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VMWare Player installing on ubuntu 14.04 missing headers

I'm trying to install VMWare Player on ubuntu 14.04 and I'm running into problems: headers are missing. Similar question is here, checked answers here, but nothing works. I tried to apply patch as ...
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New to Ubuntu-Can't find panel and other problems?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in a virtual machine (VMware to be precise), and all I have is a desktop. I've managed to create a new folder and document, but I can't move windows, access the panel/taskbar, ...
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Unable to install VMware Player 6.0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 due to missing modules

I am having troubles installing VMware Player following the Ubuntu official guide I found at this link: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware/Player The main problem is that, whenever I try ...
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Installed new hardware support for 12.04, now can't see anything in VMWare after login

As stated, the updatemanager requested that I update my hardware support. I believe it said that my hardware stack as it existed previously wouldn't be supported after 8/07. I installed the update, ...
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Ubuntu not running on VMware

I downloaded Ubuntu x64 for desktop and then I installed it on VMware (non commercial use version). When I run it is only until to the opening Ubuntu logo. And it doesn't move forward from that. ...
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how do I dual boot ubuntu and chromium os on the same hard drive extracted from vmware virtual disk?

I have a chromium OS installation in a vmware virtual machine that I want to move to a partition on my PC and dual boot it with two Ubuntu installations on the same disk. How would I go about this and ...
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Vmware : Enable Drag and Drop files and folder between virtual machine and host

It was working to me , that i could drag a file / folder from Ubuntu virtual machine and drop it on windows 7 desktop , but for no know reason it stopped working . How to fix this issue ?
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VMware requirements for Ubuntu

I am running Windows 8 on my PC. I want to run Ubuntu on my VMware. How much RAM and HDD space is required to run it smoothly on Virtual machine.
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 in win 7 core 2 duo machine using Vmware [duplicate]

I have a Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo CPU with 2GB RAM,32-bit windows 7 loaded. I need to run Ubuntu in Vmware, but even the Desktop of ubuntu is not loading properly. What are the possible solutions ? ...
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Looking for advice reg Oracle 12c installation on Ubuntu [closed]

I am pondering different options to install Oracle 12c on my Ubuntu quickly. My network speed and bandwidth are not great, I would prefer to download as less as possible as my intention is just to ...
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Vmplayer 6.0.3 crashes on Kubuntu 14.04

Since updating to Kubuntu 14.04 vmplayer became unstable. I'm getting constant crashes like this: *** Error in `/usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmplayer': malloc(): memory corruption: 0x00007fd306a36280 *** ...
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Mounting on startup after all services got loaded

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation. I'm sharing some folders between Windows and Ubuntu. Shared folders are mounted into through /etc/fstab: .host:/ /home/www vmhgfs defaults 0 0 ...
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File manager doesn't remember list preference

On my Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine (on VMWare Player), I have set my preference in the file manager to "View items as a list" (click image to enlarge): But every time if I start up my virtual ...
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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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Corrupted Windows 8 Virtual Machine Start Screen

I'm running GeForce GT 330M/PCIe/SSE2 with proprietary driver (nvidia_331_updates). Everything works normally with no issues until I suspend my Ubuntu 14.04 host. If I suspend from the drop-down menu ...
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Cannot change the text entry language on Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation on Windows 7

Host: Windows 7 SP1 Virtualization platform: VMWare Workstation 10 Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 Hardware: Acer Aspire V5-573G Under System Settings -> Text entry I added English, German and Bulgarian. Then ...
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14.04 did not install correctly, VMware player

I'm running Ubuntu 64-bit as a virtual machine using VMware player. I was prompted to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. The installation process was taking a while and I put my laptop to sleep. When I ...
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Using Serial Port as a Terminal Interface with VMware?

I have the following configuration setup: Ubuntu 12.10 os a virtual machine using VMware. Host OS is Windows 8.1 Terminal Program is Putty as a Serial Terminal in Windows 8.1 Process: Ubuntu VMware ...
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VMware: Windows Server 2012 machine gets stuck [closed]

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a VMware VM in order to create a Sharepoint 2013 sandbox environment. The System worked fine and at maximum speed until I installed the standalone version of ...
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VMware 9.0 - Ubuntu Screen Problem

I have installed Ubuntu 12.4 on VMware Workstation, but I'm not getting display, I mean there is something strange for me. I can access the terminal when i Press Ctrl+T but i can't see the icons and ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu Cloud images in vmware?

I want to run an Ubuntu cloud image on on VMWare. I just need to know how to set the OVF properties in a way that VMWare understands in order to pass parameters to cloud-init. What I've done ...
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VMWare won't start any VM's

I recently took the step, formatting my main drive and installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in place of Windows 7. I'm not too much of a stranger to Linux I use it frequently in work, but this one has me ...