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Copy/paste produces wrong codepage characters

When I copy/paste text into nano on a console window (Ctrl+Alt+F2), the braces and brackets are converted to German Umlaut characters. It's fine in a terminal running on the graphical Desktop. That's ...
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TSQL connection refused - host command DNS resolve issue in local network

I am using VMWare Starter and running 2 guest VMs, Ubuntu and Windows XP Professional. The host system is Windows 7. Windows XP Professional hosts MSSQL database, Ubuntu talks to it using FreeTDS. ...
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No sound in VMWare Workstation 10

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on VMware Workstation 10 and I'm unable to hear anything. When I went to Sound Settings, on the Output see a Dummy Output. Any advise??? Thanks
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SSH to Private to My Mac (host only) network?

I have been trying to get an install of Ubuntu 12.04 running on my Mac and have attempted it via VirtualBox and VMWare Fusion 6. The problem is I need to be able to ssh to the Ubuntu 12.04 from OS X ...
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cannot find file /dev/vmnet0

I am working on ubuntu lts 12.04 server on VMware Workstation environment. I need to add permissions to the file vmnet0 corresponding to the virtual interface. But I can't find it in the /dev ...
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Unable to log in Ubuntu

Screenshot Got a strange problem on my Ubuntu 12 VM boot, it seems to be able to log only after several restarts or shutdowns (of the VM). At the beggining it used to also show "Checking battery ...
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configure a network interface into promiscuous mode

I am working on ubuntu 12.04 lts server on vmware workstation. I need to configure my network interface to work in promiscuous mode. This is my configuration auto eth1 iface eth1 inet manual up ip ...
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Unable to connect SATA device on VM with Ubuntu as OS using VMware [closed]

I am getting the following error when I install the virtual machine: Cannot connect the virtual device `sata0:1` because no corresponding device is available on the host. Do you want to try to ...
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Increase Ubuntu partition size under virtual machine

I use MacBook with Mac OS X 10.9.1. I have installed VMWare Fusion 6.0.2, under which Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has been installed as virtual machine. Now I need to increase the size of the disk of Ubuntu. ...
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Mounting /opt/mongo on new partition or resize primary partition on VMWare server

i was assigned to add space to our virtual machine running ubutnu 12.04 LTS. Our provider increased disk space in VMWare and i now need to expand it from the system. The server has only one primary ...
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Why won't my shared folder mirror the files from my Ubuntu in Windows?

I am having a problem with sharing of folders with the host. I have an Ubuntu 13.10 installed on VMware Workstation 8. I have Windows 8 as host. I tried almost every possible solutions available but I ...
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create a VM in ubuntu

I am now running ubuntu but I want to create a VM using another internal hard drive with windows 7 already installed on it or just access my files that are password protected from that hard drive. I ...
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During 13.04 to 13.10 Desktop update the computer went offline, how can I restart the update process? [duplicate]

I would like to restart the update/upgrade for 13.10. The process was aborted by a power off situation after it had started. The updater process was working well until that point. Now the updater ...
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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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How can I fix these errors after extracting linux 3.10.10 package on vmware? [closed]

After extracting linux 3.10.10 package on vmware 32 bit (UBUNTU 12,0.4 32 bit), I got the following error: root:/sources/linux-3.10.10# make && make modules_install HOSTLD ...
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3D Acceleration for Ubuntu 12.04 on VMWare guest?

I have a virtual machine Ubuntu 12.04 on VMWare Player. I tried to enable Unity 3D, to take advantage of Compiz. I have updated VMWare tools and set the option on the player to enable 3D ...
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Does operating system scheduler affect the way how threads are executed

I am coding a multi-thread application using the pthread library , I create a thread using pthread_create and run randomfunction everything a thread is created Psedo-code of application pthread_t ...
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Toshiba P50 AX3111 series laptop webcam not responding on ubuntu 13.04

I am running ubuntu 13.04 on vmware platform. The webcam is not being detected. Tried taking pics from cheese photobooth. Only a black screen appears. Please help
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download Ubuntu for Vmware [duplicate]

I am willing to download Ubuntu for VMware..I'm much confused among Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu desktop,which one should i go for? and what is the differnce between them?
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Ubuntu Getting Mount error in VMWare workstation

I'm getting errors when booting ubuntu. It worked fine for the past few months but suddenly stopped doing so. Here are the messages: mount:mounting ...
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What are the licensing policies for ubuntu-based virtual appliance on vsphere?

I am looking to release my software application package as an Ubuntu appliance for vSphere (in the form of an OVA). Are there any licensing restrictions around such a distribution? My software ...
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VMWare/VirtualBox hangs Ubuntu while installing Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 7 in VMwarePlayer or VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and every time I have tried it the result is that Ubuntu hangs and only hard reset works. I tried both VMware and ...
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VMWare: Check if 3D Hardware is used for rendering or not

How do I check whether my VMWare installation is using the GPU on the computer or using software rendering? The output from glxinfo is OpenGL vendor string: VMware, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: ...
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Which VM host application should i use [closed]

I'm a MS admin trying to migrate to the Linux world. I have setup a physical Ubuntu server for learning and i was wondering which VM application should i use to run multiple server on my box? I so ...
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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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Second hard drive seems to randomly freeze or unmount

I tracing down a problem with a second hard drive and am now stumped. My setup: Dell Inspiron 17R-5721, 8GB Ram, running Ubuntu 13.10, Primary drive is Kingston 120GB SSD, secondary drive is a ...
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How can I fix internet connection problem?

I am using Ubuntu-12.04.3, installing it on VMware player. For a few weeks right after the installation, the internet connection was fine and working well. But recently the internet connection has ...
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Unable to connect to the internet

When I run Ubuntu 12.04.3 on VMware Player, the following message is displayed: Cannot connect the virtual device sata0:1 because no corresponding device is available on the host. Do you want to try ...
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VMs keep disappearing from vmplayer on reboot

My VMs in both /home and other places keep disappearing after reboot. I'm running vmplayer 6.0.1 and ubuntu 12.04. Ive tried removing .vmware under /home but the problem persists. saad@beast:~$ ls -l ...
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Drive damaged during VMWare copy

I was copying data from two ext2 formatted drives using an Ubuntu 11.04 Virtual Machine in VMWare Fusion 4 on a MacMini with Snow Leopard. I meant to quit from something else, but accidentally quit ...
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My Ubuntu files/Folders disappears

I have set up several Ubuntu machines and when I go to try and power on, they give me an error message: File not Found: SANS SIFT 12.04LTS x64-snapshot.vmsn This file is required to power on this ...
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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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No connectivity from gns3 to wan

i have the following problem and i'm not sure if this is the right forum for it ,but if someone is familiar with this ,any help will be much appreciated. Basically i want to build a virtualized lan ...
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Problem installing ubuntu on Asus X55U

Hai i am unable to install ubuntu 13, or as a matter of fact any version of ubuntu on my asus x55u, the installation hangs once i select the drives for partitioning. I was installing it from a pen ...
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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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Can't boot Ubuntu on VMware player 6.0.0

I installed ubuntu 12.0.4 on vmware player 6.0.0 and install ns2-allinone: sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf automake libxmu-dev sudo apt-get install libx11-dev xorg-dev libxmu-dev ...
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SSH not working from Ubuntu 12.04 VM (Vmware)

I am using Ubuntu using VMWare. My host machine runs on Windows. When I try to ssh into other servers it does not work. The servers are recognized and I can ping them. However when I issue ssh, it ...
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Why do VMware Tools not let me enlarge my screen?

I installed a virtual machine using VMware. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to Kubuntu 13.10. Works well so far. Then I installed the vmware-tools to get a large screen. Seems to install nicely, ...
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Multiple Ubuntu workstations running Windows applications

I would like to achieve something like this. Multiple Ubuntu 12.x Unity workstations can simultaneously access centralized server where they could work on Windows application. Let's say Adobe ...
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“physical” Windows 7 in VMware [closed]

I'm on an i5-25-something and 8 GB RAM, running ubuntu, 64 bit, 3.11.0-12 generic and want to run my windows 7 partition in a vm workstation. I'm somewhat uncertain as to how to set up the virtual ...
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vware tool install error

when install vmware-tools, I got the following error, what is the problem, how to solve it? (the version of vmware is 10.0.0, and the ubuntu version is 13.10), message is as following: Using 2.6.x ...
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Can cd into folder but I can't see it with ls or ls -a?

I've a shared partition between Windows and Ubuntu, achieved through VMWare's shared folders, and when I moved a folder into this shared folder Ubuntu couldn't see it. Ubuntu still can't see it, but ...
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How do I import my music and photos to Ubuntu installed on VMWare Virtual Machine?

I have installed Ubuntu in VMWare, and I want to import all my movies, music and photos, to VMWare Ubuntu. How do you guys suggest I should do this?
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Would Flash run faster if I ran the Windows version in a VM?

I know there are several performance issues with Adobe flash player on Ubuntu (any Linux distro). Has anyone tried to install Windows 7 using VMWare on ubuntu, and then run flash player within the ...
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Ubuntu Openstack Image for ESXi Server

What i already have :-> VMware ESXi Server installation configured and running What i am trying to accomplish :-> install Ubuntu 12.x Open stack images under esxi bear metal as vMs and bring up open ...
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Installing rails: Errno::ECONNREFUSED: Connection refused

I'm using vmware. Parent OS is windows 7 and guest OS(where I want to install rails) is Ubuntu 12.04. Parent have dial-up Broadband internet connection. In vmware, network connection for child OS is: ...
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Computer overheats and shuts off after 5-10 min on ubuntu

I have just tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 to my laptop, but i cannot get through the installation, because my computer shuts off. I have windows 7 on it and that runs just fine. I have installed ...
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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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Installation for dummies [duplicate]

I would like to use Ubuntu on a virtual machine so that I can run an open source engineering software called OpenFoam. I need instructions for a layperson. I didn't know what a virtual machine was ...
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Ubuntu vm install error [ 233.209703] hub 2-2:2:1.0: hub_port_status failed (err = -110)

just installed Ubuntu using VM Fusion, all went well but I get 2 errors below, could anyone advise? [ 233.209703] hub 2-2:2:1.0: hub_port_status failed (err = -110) [ 233.209703] hub 2-2:2:1.0: ...