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When mounting, what does -t mean?

I have a Ubuntu virtual machine (VMWare) running on a windows machine. To gain access to a shared folder I run.... sudo mount -t vboxname sharedfolder /location/of/share What does the -t do in ...
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Files missing in /mnt/hgfs on Ubuntu VM?

I am running Ubuntu 64-bit on VMWare workstation 10. I want to access the files on my windows 8 PC (both on same PC). I have checked "always enabled" for folder sharing on VMWare and gave path to my ...
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Connection refused from Ubuntu VM to Snappy Ubuntu Core VM

My objective is to learn building and deploying Snappy packages/apps to Snappy Ubuntu Core platform. For this on my MacBook Pro, using VMware Fusion virtualisation tool I set up two virtual machines; ...
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VMWare NAT configuration

I am trying to run the latest Ubuntu Desktop as a guest inside VMWare Workstation. I need to use NAT for internet access and access to the other Virtual Machines. This works flawlessly on all of my ...
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I've lost windows shared folder in virtual ubuntu 12.04lts build VMware after latest update

In VMware I have used the wizard to make folders in my windows host shared with the VM ensuring the "always enabled" selection. I can run vmware-hgfsclient and see the available folders. But the ...
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Boot into Busybox instead of Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu OS on a virtual machine (VMWare Player). Today, my VM was booting into the GNU GRUB version 2.02 instead of Lubuntu as usual. I was following this instructions and now I'm stuck at ...
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VirtualBox guest (Ubuntu) has no network

I have a host - windows 7 and a guest (virtualbox) - ubuntu 14.04. A few days ago I installed ubuntu 14.04 on vmware. I believe, that in that moment internet on virtualbox ubuntu stopped working. ...
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Issue with network access with Ubuntu 14 as VMware Guest

I have two virtual machines(using VMware player) Debian Ubuntu 14 Desktop With Debian network access (company network + internet via proxy) works fine - out of the box (only configuring the ...
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Missing network connections in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine

Recently, I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit in VMware virtual machine. However, after the recent update, all of my network drivers are missing and I can't connet to internet using NAT anymore. ...
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Start minimal Ubuntu for VM Ware

I'm running Ubuntu on an Asus Zenbook. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Now.. this not-so-ultra ultrabook has only 4GB memory and offers ...
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Display Problems on VMware

The login screen is as it should be but after Iogin, desktop appears like this. Actually, I guess the program icons are there since I am able to click to a black region on the left and drag it, seeing ...
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Can I transfer a raided hard drive that is currently on a Windows 2008 R2 server to my Ubuntu Server 14.04 without loosing content?

I currently have a Windows 2008 R2 server that I am using as a file share. The W2k8R2 server and the Ubuntu server are separate VM images. What I would like to do is unmap the raw mounted hard drive ...
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My install of 14.04 on Dell xps L501x in VMare not working correctly

I installed 14.04 on Dell xps L501x in VMware. The launch bar is not visible, icons sometimes appear but are garbled, links work. How do I get launcher to appear? Also when I use VMware full screen ...
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Laptop Content Wiped

I am kinda desperate and any help will be appreciated. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T530i, and my HDD was almost full. I planned to buy an external HDD this week end and transfer some data, ...
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vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic?

vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) and VMware Tools 9.9.2 (Fusion7.1.1 Build 2496486) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic (Febr. 2015) (Shared Folder ...
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vmware not enough disk space

I expanded my Ubuntu disk space using vmware setting menu, but still the same amount of disk is showing up in Ubuntu. Is there a way to link that added space to Ubuntu without the need for installing ...
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Partition my disk for instaling Windows as a guest OS?

I never use virtual machine before. I plan to partition my hard drive (250GB) on a Thinkpad T400 laptop (8GB main memory, and install Ubuntu 14.04 as my main and host OS. In the future, when I have ...
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. Why won't Ubuntu install finish the final restart on VMWare Fusion?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on VMWare Fusion on my Macbook Pro. I’ve finished the install and clicked 'Restart Now'. Then all I get is the system script! What do I need to do?
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS error “could not apply the stored configuration for monitors”

I have installed the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on vmware 10. In Ubuntu display settings the OS was not detecting my monitor and was showing unknown display. By using few commands online I added a new ...
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rename vmware directory

By default vmware creates a file in my home directory called vmware and sticks the files related to my virtual machine in there. Can I rename that folder? How can I do so without breaking vmware? Any ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware Workstation split screen issue after updating

After updating and restarting my Ubuntu 14.04, I get a split screen, similarly to the issue describe at Ubuntu 12.04 in VMware split screen issue after updating I'm running it on VMware Workstation ...
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Really annoying big font in VMWare Fusion 7

I don't know where I was supposed to ask this question. I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 VM on VMWare Fusion 7 and MAC OS 10.10.2. And I don't know why but it doesn't look good: For example on google ...
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Boot Up Stuck at Loading Apache

I have inherited an IT setup and know nothing about the system. The Ubuntu box is a VMware machine. It runs Ubuntu (64bit). So you are aware - I know nothing about Linux - Nothing at all!!! I have two ...
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3d accelerated virtualization with 14.10 on macbook 11,1 (Intel Iris Graphics 5100)

Has someone managed to get KVM, vmware or virtualbox running including 3d acceleration on ubuntu 14.10 yet? I'm on a macbook 11,1 (2014) with Intel Core i7-4578U and Intel Iris Graphics 5100. I need ...
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Moving the ubuntu from VM to Disk

I am using VM to run Ubuntu 12. Our building has some power problem and sometimes during the weekend things get shutdown without any notification. So, it seems that runing Ubuntu on a VM is not a good ...
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Enabling shared folders with open-vm-tools

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 in VMware Player on Windows 7. I have installed open-vm-tools instead of VMware Tools because VMware's software was unable to compile the kernel module required for file ...
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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 do I deploy jenkins and jenkins-slave if they have mismatching series?

Note: I'm running this on 3 Ubuntu trusty VM's on my OS X laptop over VMWare Fusion. I am a juju newbie and having some trouble with setting up jenkins-slave. I have a bootstrap machine, and 2 other ...
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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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Error fetching interface information: Device not found

Running 14.04 on VMWare player, I am trying to configure a new Ethernet device eth1 through editing /etc/network/interfaces. I have configured a device for eth0, and that is working properly. Here ...
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airmon-ng with internal wifi adapter [closed]

hello i'm using backtrack 5 using vmware 10 workstation .when i type airmon-ng it doesn't shows anything . but when i type ifconfig i got following output . this is my internal wifi card[divice ...
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how to solve this - vmware not startup

2015-01-27T13:23:42.769+05:30| vthread-3| I120: The GCC version matches the kernel GCC minor version like a glove. 2015-01-27T13:23:42.773+05:30| vthread-3| I120: Trying to find a suitable PBM set for ...
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Ubuntu installed on Vmware cannot get access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware, the host machine is Windows 7. However, I cannot get access to internet from Ubuntu. I am not clear how to identify the cause and fix it? Thank you for the help. ...
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Current time in an Ubuntu under vmware is usually incorrect

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 inside Vmware Player. However, Ubuntu doesn't seem to check for the current time. The time is usually off when I restart the virtual machine. How can I fix this so it will ...
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Download speed extremely slow Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware

Am facing similar issue with my Wireless internet connection. Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS on Windows 8.1 using VMware workstation 11.0 I get around 1000 kpbs(it's enough for me...) on Windows 8 while ...
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SD Card not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04 guest, of VMware Workstation 11, on Windows 7 host

I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. So I installed VMware Workstation 11 on Windows 7 64-bit, and then installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as guest on it. It's working fine with removable USB ...
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How to change DPI in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04?

What I would like to do is "Change DPI to 144 in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04". Because it's first time to me to use linux, I installed VMware Player in my laptop, and I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. My laptop ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Windows 8.1 Dual boot and virtualization of ubuntu [duplicate]

I have seen many guides related to running windows natively and virtualize within Ubuntu But i actually want to dual Boot Windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04 and be able to virtualize Ubuntu on vmware or ...
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Problem with view the open port of openssh-server

I have a problem when trying to view the open port of openssh-server from the command: sudo netstat -anp -tcp Image: Any idea how to fix this? Or view the port from OpenSSH server? Note: I'm ...
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VMWare WindowsHost + Ubuntu Core + Docker + Ubuntu Unity?

I am new to Docker, and until now I didn't need it in fact. Recently, I bought WindowsTablet, SurfacePro2, and I want to keep using WindowsOS for the hardware compatibility and optimization. ...
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Error showing while using check_vmare_api

I am getting error while running check_vmare_api perl command. CHECK_VMWARE_API CRITICAL - Error: Server version unavailable at <'https://1.1.1.1/443/sdk/vimService.wsdl'> i am using ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Preseed ignoring “disable_dhcp”

I'm trying to preseed a VM on an ESXi server, using Packer. Problem I'm having right now is that whatever the options I've put in the preseed file (see below), the installer keeps telling me that no ...
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Youtube green screen in Chrome while running Ubuntu in VMplayer

I've got Ubuntu 14.10 running in VMplayer. While Youtube works ok in Firefox, it will only show a green screen in Google Chrome but still play the sound correctly. The Chrome version is 40.0.2214.85 ...
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VMware Player 7 performance on Ubuntu 14.0.4

My dual-boot laptop (Windows 8.1 + Ubuntu 14.04) I installed, on both Windows and Ubuntu, VMware Player 7.0.0. In other words: Same exact hardware (16GB RAM!) Same VMware Player version (7.0.0) ...
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Installing Ubuntu on VMWare

I tried install many times Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso) using VMWare Workstation (6.5.1). After create the virtual disk, I see, in the VMWare display, the screen with Ubuntu Logo, and the ...
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SSLLoadSharedLibrary: Failed to load library libcrypto.so.0.9.8

I am trying to load vmware-vdiskmanager to repair a .vmdk file As an exmaple vmware-vdiskmanager -R /home/user/vmware/Windows7/Windows7.vmdk I get this error VMware Workstation Error: VMware ...
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Setting up VMWare, Ubuntu and XAMPP

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest OS inside VMWare Player 6.0.3 build-1895310 and a host OS of Windows 7 SP1 x64 Professional. I also have XAMPP for Linux 5.5.19-0 installed. I am sharing a ...
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Can I convert a Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit server to an ESXi 5.5 VM?

I need to convert a physical ubuntu 14.04.1 64bit server to VMWare ESXi 5.5 virtual machine. Found that VMWare converter 5.5.3 a) do not support trusty (release notes). b) Converter's server side ...
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Windows 8 host VMware UBUNTU 1404 guest NFS

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware on windows 8. I am also running a NFS server on ubuntu. The goal is to boot a board from NFS, but I am stuck at the network settings. The board is looking for the ...
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Ubuntu in VMware 11 and Cooler Master LED keyboard

I just want to try Ubuntu Linux. Basically Linux for learning purpose. And that's the reason I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) x86 on my VMware 11. The problem is this: I am using ...