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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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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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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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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 .
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VirtualBox(NS_ERROR_FAILURE) and Workstation Player 12(Crash on VM Open) [Ubuntu Gnome 15.04]

I've been trying to install Windows 10 (x64) in a VM but keep running into issues. I've tried multiple VM's and have issues with both. I keep the VM files on a separate HDD if that is relevant. I ...
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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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Is it possible to name the fastest virtual machine?

If yes, what is it and how is the performance of VM measured ? If no, please explain why it is impossible. I have an idea to test several VM by running C code and measuring time. One more thing, how ...
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New to Ubunutu, problem installing VMware

I want to be able to run Windows 7 right off the windows OS. I installed the VMware workstation pro 12 64 bit (from http://www.vmware.com/products/works...ion-evaluation), and then tried both of these ...
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slow Vmware with guest Ubuntu on windows host

Running Ubuntu 12.04 as guest in windows 7 machine under Vmware. Certain operations are very slow such as copying large files from USB drive and untarring large files from hard disk. These operations ...
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Installing 15.04 on 32 bit machine under VMWare Workstation 10

I am trying to install ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop running VMware workstation 10. It is a 32bit machine with 1GB memory (Yes it's really old). I get through the install without issue and system boots ...
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VMware guests cannot connect to internet

I run Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop on which I have VMware 11.0 for virtualization to run other Linux distro's as guests. I connect to internet using datacards / wifi hotspots. The problem is that I am ...
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I changed Volumegroup name via Webmin, now I can't boot. Stuck on initramfs

I will summarise how I created this error. I created a lvm, then changed the name of volumegroup. It was ubuntuvm-vg I renamed it ubuntuvmvg. I mounted lvm volume fine and to make sure it also auto ...
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Install OpenGL 4.0+ in Ubuntu 14.04 running by a VM

I tried to build a project using Qt 5.0 and OpenGL 4.0+. I had successfully installed Qt 5.0. But, it comes problem when I install OpenGL 4.0+. I have used glxinfo | grep OpenGL to check my version. ...
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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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Auto hide launcher in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Vmware 10 on a Windows 10 host machine. I am fairly new to Ubuntu/Linux environment. Whenever I set the launcher to auto-hide, it never comes to the screen again, even ...
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Minimizing VMWare guest corrupts graphics on Ubuntu host

I'm getting a really weird bug whereby I have a VMWare guest open fullscreened (guest running Windows but probably not relevant) on my Ubuntu 14.04 host. When I minimize VMWare the graphics on my host ...
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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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Openstack install failed while creating containers

I tried to install openstack in single mode. My server is Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS : 8 CPU 16Go RAM 160Go disk Running on Vmware workstation 11.1.0 I follow several tutorial (like this one ...
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Resize LVM partition Ubuntu server

I need some free space on a VM, so I added 50GB using ESXi. Now I have to make a partition use this new free space. The problem is that the VM already has 4 primary partitions, so I can't make a new ...
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VMWare Player - Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS fails to login

I have VMWare Player 7 installed on my Windows 10 machine. I have Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installed on it. I installed it a few weeks ago before school to get things ready on it. Everything worked fine ...
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Vmplayer hosted by Ubuntu 14.04 installed Win 10 cannot use internet connection,

Hiyo, I have been seeking de solution as title, yet there is no a straight-forward right answer., so I publish it. If I get some miss, please refer it to me. Based on Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed ...
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Which release has easy VirtualBox host or VMWare host installation process?

I am thinking of installing Ubuntu to host Windows 8.1 x64 guests. Is there a particular release of Ubuntu (e.g. 12.04, 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 14.04/15.04, Ubuntu server 12.04/14.04), that has a ...
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VMWare Player - Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build Command

Failed to install VMware player in my Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed on an external hard drive. The steps i m taking are below (Tried these steps 4 times, restart my OS but nothing works) sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu vmware workstation guest doesn't connect anymore after windows host update from 8 to 10

I'm using VMWare Workstation 11 to power a Ubuntu 15.04 virtual machine. My Host operating system was Windows 8 and the NAT connection from Ubunto to the Internet via my host system worked perfectly. ...
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How to share folders using VmWare on ubuntu

I had shared folders using VBoxGuestAddition in virtual box to access my lampp folders. I am new to vmware. How to share folders using vmware.VmWare Tools will hemp me regarding this? Any idea? ...
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ubuntu server - can not ping

I have a problem to ping some network from my VMware Virutal Machine. I'm using ubuntu server 14.10, and VM network conection is set to NAT. For some reason I can not ping to www.google.com nor my ...
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VMWare and Virtual box ip and network sharing problem

I am able to share folders and work with virtual box easily with ip 192.168.x.x I have installed vmware for some other application therefore virtual box got different ip 10.0.2.15 instead 192.168.x.x ...
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vmware player 7 starting error in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

When i run vmware player 7 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS show this error Virtual network device Starting service error Unable to start services. See log file /tmp/vmwere-root/vmwere-8945.log for details
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sound card issue

I followed this link in order to install vmware workstation, after i installed vmware workstation, i lost sound. i tried by reinstalling alsa and pulse but no luck with it. sound is working with ...
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WmWare Workstation 11 unable to start services

when I'm trying to finish the installation and the networking services try to start an error appears. this is what the log file says about: http://pastie.org/10369516 if this thread is repeated, ...
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VMware error and cause compiling problem

Using VMware for CS50, I have been getting error message at starting point: SMB/CIFS file and active directory server error I tried Drive manager to fix the VMware permissions issues but I still ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not starting VMware service

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 and when i opened vmware, i get VMWare Module kernel updater which refuses to start the VMware service. here is the error code i get, Unable to start services. See log file ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation - Screen Resolution

I installed Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation 11 on my host OS Windows 7 64-bit. The display resolution is wrong: The "Desktop" is only part of the screen, and the other part is black. Logout ...
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Operating System not found in 14.04.3 (32bit)

Need Help!! I downloaded the ubuntu ISO file from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop for 32bit. I have try 64 bit as well - Same problem. Install in VMware Using Typical (Recommended) ...
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VMware Workstation 11.1.2 Ubuntu Guest Menu bar and menu blurred of Black When 3D Acceleration is enabled

I am experiencing a problem with the menu bar being blurred. I can navigate using terminal and can open apps using terminal. When I disable 3D acceleration I have the menu bar but I have performance ...
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Problem with installation on VMware [duplicate]

I download the 14.04.3 LTS; then open the ISO file into VMware, but it did not load. This is the error: VMware Easy Install PLEASE WAIT!VMware Tools is currently being installed on your system. ...
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How do I install vmware workstation 11? (the install window won't appear)

I keep having a problem where my old VMware workstation (10.0) steals my alt key. So I thought I'd give the new v 11 a trial, but it won't start the install workflow instead I get this: sudo ...
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Ubuntu Phone OS on Virtual Machine [duplicate]

Good afternoon. I want to try Ubuntu Phone OS. Is it possible to put the emulator on Ubuntu or Windows? Something like vmware or virtualBox. Thank you.
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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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VMWare Tools not working

I'm currently running a Linux 14.04 in VMWare Player on Windows 7 host. Until yesterday, everything worked except the Shared Folders feature. The error was coming from an incorrectly named variable, ...
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VMWare passthrough of Adaptec RAID 6405 on client Ubuntu 14.04

A while back, I asked this question on how to install Adaptec RAID 6405 on Ubuntu 12.04 and got a helpful answer :) Install Adaptec RAID 6405 on Ubuntu 12.04 (3.13.0-37-generic) Now, we are running a ...
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Ubuntu has a connection right at startup and then loses it

I have a VMWare Workstation 11 setup with Windows 8.1 (Host) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Guest). My network connection has a static ip and it's a bridged network connection. If I open terminal right after ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on VMware Player

I'm trying to create virtual machine with Ubuntu. I have VMware Player in version 3.1.6 build-744570. When I'm trying to install 64 bit version, I'm getting error: when I tried install 32bit version ...
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Ubuntu Software RAID server and VMware conversion tool

I have tried to find an answer to this, through several unsuccessful forum searches. I have a Hosted Virtual Private Ubuntu Server that I have no physical access to. I downloaded VMware's vCenter ...
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Executable eclipse not opening

I have Ubuntu on VMWare 10. I downloaded eclipse java ee luna and extracted it. But when I double click on the executable eclipse icon nothing comes up. Whereas I had done the same thing in my lab and ...
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Is Ubuntu Better In Dual Boot or VMWare? [closed]

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I would like to install Ubuntu on a computer that runs Windows XP. My question is to know whether dual boot is better than VMware. Also I just found out that there is ...
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VMWare Virtual Machine on Raspberry Pi

I have a virtual machine (using vmware fusion 7) that I want to put on a raspberry pi. All the VM does is open up a browser to a specific page. Everything else is hidden. The VM is running Ubuntu. I ...
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Can't find LTSP option when booting from Ubuntu Server ISO images

I have tried using a Windows & Ubuntu host machine running both VMware pro & Virtual box to install an LTSP server from an Ubuntu server installation iso. When I start up the Ubuntu server ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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Which versions and software should I use to run Windows under Ubuntu? [closed]

I would like to run some windows program under Ubuntu. I was wondering if I can expect some differences in performance regarding : the version of Windows I choose : Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 or ...