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Using mouse in Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Terminal Inside VMWare

I need to use mouse pointer and click functionality while using virtual terminal in Ubuntu 14.40 running on VMWare virtual machine. I've installed gpm with this command sudo apt-get install gpm but ...
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Ubuntu low graphics mode using vmware

I'm using vmware 3.5 and keep getting the low graphics mode issue. I have tried all of the fixes that I have found and anything that I can think of. Here is the log of the issue Thank You.
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waiting for xserver to shut down (ee) server terminated successfully (0)?

I've downloaded mininet 64bit and I imported it on VMware workstation 12. Installed command startx, but when I install gui "Ubuntu-desktop" or "ubuntu-gnome-desktop" and then run command startx i get ...
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Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard shortcuts via VMware Fusion

I use OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and have VMware Fusion 7.1.1 where Ubuntu 14.04 has been installed. Moreover, I have installed VMware Tools patches. Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard ...
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Autopilot with vCSA 5.5 issues

i'm trying to find the reason why i have the following error while adding new nodes under MAAS. (Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with return code 1: [Errno ...
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How do I install VMware-Workstation-10.0.1-1379776.i386.bundle

What is sudo sh? Am I supposes to type it in a notepad? Why does it not just have a .exe file where you just click it and it works? Why must Linux be so hard? Whats wrong with having a .exe file to ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS hangs on boot after latest dist-upgrade in VMware

I ran apt-get dist-upgrade as follows: Calculating upgrade... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: linux-headers-3.19.0-51 linux-headers-3.19.0-51-generic linux-image-3.19.0-51-...
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Touchpad not detected in Ubuntu running on vmware player 12

I'm using hp omen laptop, and just installed vmplayer to run ubuntu. However the two finger scrolling is not working. And I checked the input devices shown in the screenshoot. The touchpad in my ...
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Who do I talk to fix kernel so Ubuntu boots again in Vmware?

So, the recent 14.04 kernel update has killed my Ubuntu running in Vmware and it will no longer boot up, it hangs. Who do I talk to so that I can get the kernel fixed and it will boot up again? ...
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Current Software Update for Ubuntu 15.10 trashes VM with VMWare fusion

I had a fully functioning 15.10 VM running under VMWare Fusion for testing Swift and pressed the "Update Software" button today. 300mb later it no longer boots. If I then recreate the VM from scratch ...
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Cannot start guest ubuntu 15.10 in vmware 12.10 on host windows 10 after install updates and restart [duplicate]

I have been using ubuntu 15.10 on vmware workstation 12.10 for days. Yesterday when I logged into it, there were updates available. I installed updates and chose "restart now". But the system failed ...
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Ubuntu ISO file for VMware

Where can I download an ISO file for Ubuntu. I want to use it in VMware to mess around.
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vmware workstation and xubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to figure out why xubuntu 15.10 desktop doesn't start up in my vmware workstation (11.1.3). I'm running xubuntu 15.04 on the same host without issues. This is mostly a call for ideas. ...
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Ubuntu host. Windows XP VM. Internet Access for VM via host

I'm trying to grant internet access to my virtual machines running Windows XP. Unfortunately, they aren't connecting for some reason. In the past, when I've used a Windows host, VMWare creates it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Guest won't start in VMware Player after update

I just installed some updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in VMware Player and it is stuck on following screen. Does anybody have some idea on how this can be solved?
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14.04 (via VMWare Fusion) Hanging on Boot: “Stopping Log Initial Device Creation”

Installed some packages necessary for Chrome, as well as software updates recommended by the OS. On "sudo reboot" it is continously hanging up after several error messages: *Stopping cold plug ...
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Ubuntu 15 doesn't finish booting from a VMWare?

I have a VMWare Workstation 12 Player installed on Windows 10. Then, an Ubuntu 15 is installed on top of the VMware. The Ubuntu was working fine until this morning when it asked me to update. ...
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Installing and running VMWare Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble installing and running VMWare Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried the vast majority of posts I have found on this topic and none of them have resolved my issue. I have ...
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How can i enable the sound on Ubuntu in Vmware?

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on VMware and I can't make the sound work for some reason. I get this message from VMware: A device ID has been used that is out of range for your system. Sound will be ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 (Bridged VM) Cant connect to network

I installed an ubuntu server 14.04 on a bridged VMWare VM: During the installation it tried to auto-configure the network settings but it failed, so I configured it manually: (Its in my home ...
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.vmx .vmdk files not opening on VMPlayer

I am completing a University Assignment and I copied the .vmx, .vmdk, .vmxf, .vmsd files onto my USB stick from the labs and am working from home. I installed Ubuntu 14 on my windows 8.01 laptop. I ...
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VMware® Workstation 12 Player stopping abruptly

VMware® Workstation 12 Player stopping abruptly without any errors being shown. I un-installed it and installed it all over again but same issues. I tried with various images(Cloudera quickstart VMs - ...
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Weston-launch failed to initialize egl on ubuntu 14.04 running in VMWare

I tried to run weston-launch (weston on drm backend) in ubuntu 14.04. But it fails with "failed to initialize egl" error. I am running ubuntu in vmware. I could successfully start the weston ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not openin in vmware11

I have installed vmware workstation 11 which is working fine but ubuntu 14.04 is not starting? My Lap configured with 4GB RAM and 1TB harddisk? It just hangs on the first page with a underscore and ...
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DHCPDiscover: DHCP doesn't issue out IP Address

I've been having problems working out why my VM Server isn't getting a dynamic IP address. I am using VM-Workstation 10 and an Ubuntu VM-Server 14.04 as my operating system. I have my Virtual Network ...
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help with Installing Ubuntu virtually

As i was recently introduced to the Ubuntu, i tried somehow to engage and become a user of such widespread and brilliant OS. So i found that the most convenient way of installing Ubuntu is through ...
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How to install VMWare Player on 32-bit 13.10 without 64-bit virtualisation

I'm having a nightmare of a time trying to install VMWare Player on my 32-bit 13.10. Apparently my CPU doesn't have 64-bit virtualisation support (I enabled CPU virtualisation in the bios but no joy). ...
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Webcam not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubunbtu 14.04 using vmWare with Win 8.1 as the host. I am having a HP laptop and there is an integrated HP TrueVision HD webcam on it. The webcam is working fine on Windows but on ...
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libssl dependency issue with vmware Horizon client on trusty

I installed vmware-view Horizon Client 3.5.0.299900, on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty It installed fine by executing the "bundle" file. When I try to run the app (/usr/lib/vmware/view/bin/vmware-view), it gives ...
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long press super key for keyboard shortcuts doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook pro running in VMware fusion. Right now keyboard shortcuts don't appear after long-press of super key. I'm curious if anyone has figured out how to do this?
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VMWare Workstation doesn't render DDS/DXT textures

I added line: mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = "TRUE" ... to *.vmx file and 3D acceleration seems to work now. The only problem is that all DDS (DXT) textures are rendered like this: Environment:...
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Ubuntu 15.10: multiple monitors do not work within VMware

I have upgraded Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. Since then, I cannot use two monitors. Ubuntu runs as a guest OS in VMware. I get the error message that the VMware tools need to be installed. I've ...
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VMware 9 install not opening after extraction on 13.04

A bit of a linux noob here, I'm trying to get VMware installed and I've finally gotten to the point where I can leave terminal and do the easy work lol, but now I'm stuck again. I followed these ...
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whiptail makes terminal window disappear in VMware

On a VMware virtual machine running on Windows 10 I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from some old dvd. Then I launched an xterm, said sudo bash to get a root terminal, edited /etc/apt/sources.list and ran apt-...
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How to run Vmware player as root?

I want to use a physical disk in Vmware Player. To do that i need to run Vmware Player as root, how do i do that ? I have tried to start it via terminal but no luck. I have tried to start it via ...
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Setting static ip for ubuntu in VMWare

I have a host windows machine which use static IP to connect to the internet (I am living at dormitory so everyone has their own IP). I installed Ubuntu inside of VMWare Workstation 12 but I am unable ...
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VMware Tools - There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support

Error: "There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support or your system administrator." I get this error when trying to install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 startup slow ('dmesg': “self-detected stall on cpu”, maybe because of 'alsa-sink'?)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.03 installed in vmware workstation 12. The bootup to the login takes around 20 secs, after which, the mouse and keyboard becomes unresponsive for 3 to 5 mins. After managing ...
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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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Ubuntu won't boot after installing a new kernel

I am a software tester, and I'm trying to test a kernel module on a variety of Linux kernels (3.2+). Currently I'm trying to compile the module, mount it and run an automated test suite on all Linux ...
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VMWare Player not working with Linux kernel 4.2.5

I m using Ubuntu Desktop 14.0.4. Due to some reasons I need to upgrade to kernel 4.2.5. But after that VMWare Player(i believe version 12.x 64 bit linux) is not working. At the time of start up it is ...
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Cannot login after running startx and rebooting

Yesterday I tested startx, and in user root(admin) I went to x-window system. After this I shutdown Linux by power off virtual machine vmware button. Today, when I turn on Linux in the virtual machine,...
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VM Ubuntu 14.04 not displaying kinect video

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed via VMWareFusion 8. When running $ freenect-tiltdemo I see my kinect tilting up and down. I tried running camorama to see if I received video from the kinect that way and ...
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Unable to mount windows share under vmplayer 12

So this feels like one of those common problems where the suggested solutions just fail to apply to my situation. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running on wmplayer 12 under windows 7. I have ...
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Why Ubuntu lags so much in VMware

I was using dual boot setup of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 10 before. But then I felt necessity of running Ubuntu on VMware because I have to jump from Windows to Ubuntu regularly and restarting my ...
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Workstation 10: Ubuntu 14 VM NIC error “network doesn't work ()”

I am trying to spin up a Ubuntu 14 VM which I copied and converted from my colleagues laptop. It was converted from a Fusion HW version 11 VM to Workstation 10 HW version 10 using the standalone ...
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MaaS automated provisioning of ESXi

Is there a way in MaaS to automate the provisioning of an ESXi bare metal host. Just like I want to be able to deploy Ubuntu/CentOS/Windows I would also like to be able to deploy ESXi and ...
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Why there is not loading screen in VMWare?

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 in VMWare Workstation 12.0 as I cannot dedicate it to a machine. Everything's OK so far, but one little thing: the loading screen does not appear, and all commands ...
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dhcp server without internet

enter image description hereenter image description hereGood morning everyone ! I have a project virtualized servers in VMWRARE Esxi. My physical server has two network cards. Eth0 is on my firewall (...