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Failed to load module “unity-gtk-module” - GTK error in VMware

am using Ubuntu 14.4. now when i try to install VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle I got error, Extracting VMware Installer...done. Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar": ...
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Force Numeric Keypad To Off

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 inside VMWare Player over Windows 8. Works fine BUT although the Numlock light is off, within Ubuntu the keypad functions as numbers which drives me NUTS (I use the keypad for ...
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ubuntu 14.04 desktop amd64 installation fails with kernel panic under vmware [closed]

I've just downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso, created new VM in VMWare Workstation 7.1.6 build-744570 using Typical -> I will install the OS later Linux / Ubuntu 64-bit VM Settings: 2GB ...
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Opengl version problem on MESA

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Vmware Fusion 6 on my Macbook Pro Retina (which supports OpenGL upto version 4.1) I have installed MESA by using following command sudo apt-get install mesa-utils ...
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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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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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Is there a way to bundle package installations for a new os? [duplicate]

I use a webdesign development for my desktop and laptop, I also sometimes use vmware. This forces me to install the same packages multiple times to properly set up my webdesign environment. I have to ...
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cannot Install VMware 4.0.6

I'm using the Ubuntu 3.11.0-19-generic kernel . I'm trying to install vmware player 4.0.6 while installing i'm getting this error message "Unable to start services. See log file ...
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The path “” is not a valid path to the 3.11.0-19-generic kernel headers

I'm installing vmware tools and am getting this message. I tried "sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic" which was suggested in another post but it did not help. What needs to be done so that the ...
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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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How to use VMware on multiple displays? [closed]

I am using three displays on my lubuntu 13.04 host machine (GeForce GTX 690). I need to run many virtual machines and have been using VirtualBox lately. Now I've decided to install VMware. Everything ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu with vmware workstation [closed]

I am not able to install Ubuntu using VMware workstation. Every time I begin installation on the virtual machine my laptop restarts.I am using HP envy X2 Ultrabook.
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Pyrit CPU benchmark in vmware much faster than on host

Can anyone explain me... why on vmware guest ubuntu, cpu is faster than on host ubuntu... with 'pyrit benchmark' System: CPU: i7 3770 (HyperThreading Enabled) RAM: 24Gb GPU: Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost ...
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Cannot connect to internet in VMWare WorkStation 10.0 - Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 Server installed in VMWare Workstation 10.0 on host Windows 8.1 /etc/network/interfaces configuration is as follows. # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet ...
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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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/boot is full and I cannot remove old images or run apt-get install -f [duplicate]

I know this topic is beet to death, but I seem to be stuck. I have a bunch of Ubuntu servers that are running on VMware that have this issue. Here is my disk capacity... userr@dba120:~$ df -h ...
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starting RTMP proxy shiva failed Ubuntu Server

we installed ubuntu server in VMware Esxi 5.1. this is our NEC collaboration server integrated with NEC Univerge 3C.. everything is working fine.. we move this machine to OVF file and move to another ...
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Header path during installation VMware [duplicate]

I have installed VMware on Ubuntu 13.10 but when i launch it then a message said that i have to specify the path for the linux-headers-3.11.0-19-generic. Now i'm not expert on linux, i give the ...
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CPU Problem with 13.10 VMware Player Appliance

I have mounted a 64-bit Ubuntu .iso onto a VMware Player virtual machine, but it came up with a messsage saying my host is unable to run 64-bit guest OS-es. I have checked this issue with the VMware ...
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How can I enable 3D acceleration for Ubuntu as a VMWare guest? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu on an iMac 8,1. I haven't been able to figure out how to enable 3d support for VMware Workstation 10. Ubuntu lists several Nvidia options but I so far they lock up the screen on log in. ...
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Debootstrap Warning during installation - 12.04 LTS Server - VMWare Virtual Machine

Created a virtual machine in VMware and pointed to my fresh download of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. Attempted install a few times and receive a "Debootstrap warning" that reads: Warning: ...
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Black Screen in my VM after USB mount

I installed Linux within VMware Player. I needed to use USB key within my VM. After I mounted it (using the menu interface), each time I try to restart my VM or even close Vmware Player and open it ...
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With kernel 3.12.15-031215-generic and VMware Workstation 10.0.1 build-1379776 vmware-modconfig --console --install-all failed

Here is the log Stopping VMware services: VMware Authentication Daemon done VM communication interface socket family done ...
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Extra mouse buttons not working in virtualization (VMware/VirtualBox, ubuntu host)

I'm trying to run VMware Workstation and/or VirtualBox on Ubuntu. The virtual machines are working perfectly in both applications, except for the extra mouse buttons (forward/backward). In Ubuntu the ...
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Does mv ignore the letter case by default?

I'm trying to change only the case in the filename and getting the error: ayakovlev@ubuntu:~/host$ mv crc32.hpp CRC32.hpp mv: ‘crc32.hpp’ and ‘CRC32.hpp’ are the same file Is it any setting ...
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Cannot ping to bond0 in ubuntu12.04 in vmware

I have been aggregated eth0 and eth1 to bond0, but i cannot ping to bond0 from the base os which is fedora-18 to the ubuntu12.04 in vmware, or also cannot ping from the another vmware os which are xp ...
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Open VMX file in VMWare

I have Ubuntu-12.4 installed on VMWare and I want to edit .vmx file to enable KVM Virtualization I have seen a tutorial how to edit but can't find where the .vmx file is?
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Ubuntu Virtual machine slows down the entire home network

I installed Xubuntu 13.10 in VMware Workstation and when it's on, Other people using the same network say it's being slow. I shut it down and then it's fine. How can I fix this?
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Ubuntu 2D working fine, but not Ubuntu virtual machine in VMWare Wokstation 9 Windows 7 Host

I'm using Windows 7 as the host machine with VMWare Workstation 9. I created a virtual machine Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 TLS 64 bits. There are two options for log in Ubuntu and Ubuntu 2D. Whenever I log ...
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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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Galaxy S2 device connect to VMware fails

I'm trying to develop in VMware (Xamarin) using my testing device (Galaxy S2). This device connects correctly in Ubuntu (Host OS), but when i try to bridge this USB device to the guest OS (Windows 8) ...
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unable to find except package

when I try the command sudo apt-get -y install gcc make linux-headers-$(uname -r) except I get the following error message E: unable to locate package except. How to resolve it?
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Remotely access mysql db on vm from windows as host [closed]

I have ubuntu on vmware. I've installed mysql-server on it. And now I'd like to connect to this db directly from the Host(windows) machine. Ubuntu is connected to the router via bridge. I can ping it ...
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Internet issues VMWare and ubuntu

It has been suggested a VMware issue, but the network icon in VMware tray shows green and says NAT... Also, issues begun after an Ubuntu update. This is my response from ip addr - it tries ...
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How Do I Access Windows Shares From BASH?

Probably total noob question. I installed Ubuntu in a VMWare Player. Works fine. I usually work in terminal and didn't realise until today that I could use the Files icon to connect to my Windows host ...
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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 ...