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How do you disable audio input in Ubuntu 14.04

Sorry about that last post. Info: I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 in VM workstation. Question: I want to disable all and only the input sound devices and keep the output devices. I cannot find ...
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Disk Increased / Not Increased

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server in a VMWare environment. I may be able to get console access though it is a PITA so I am trying to administer it via SSH only. I just ordered more disk to increase the ...
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VMWARE tools Installation is hanging

I went to reboot after the extraction of of files from this guide. now the machine is stopped there for almost 20 minutes, won't accept any input. What do I do?
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How can i start another operating system from within the ubuntu live cd?

I'm in a situation where i want to test various backup scripts for a remote vbox or vmware VM. For that I'm going to use an improvised 'pre-boot' environment for the guest machine made from a ...
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Unable to delete a file in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a undeleted file in windows xp.This is a file leftover after deleting google chrome and is present in C:\Documents and Settings\Admin\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User ...
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VMWare + Ubuntu 12.04 + 3d Acceleration

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 headless running VMware Workstation 10.0.3, I'm trying to run Windows 7 with 3d acceleration but I'm having no luck after days of searching the Internet. I'm using SplashTop ...
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Problem with SE-Toolkit cloning website

I have been trying to do some things on se-toolkit and when I clone a website it says; [!] Apache may be not running, do you want SET to start the process? [y/n]: y [....] Starting web server: ...
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VM player error at startup

VM Player starts up with Vmware kernel module updater on Ubuntu 12.04 Message : Before you can run VMware, serveral modules must be compiled and loaded into running kernel. How do I disable this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Doesnt Lock Screen if VmwarePlayer is Full Screen. But if Virtualbox is full screen it locks. Why?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with Vmware Player and Virtualbox. When I open my XP vm and leave it in full screen, the Ubuntu 14.04 will Lock the screen after 10 minutes which is great. But ...
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VMWare 8 will not work after upgrade to 14.04

When I try to execute VMWare i receive the message: -VMware Kernel Module Updater --Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compuled and loaded into the running kernel. ---Kernel Headers ...
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Ubuntu stalls after logging in

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a VMWare on my computer. I've been using it for a few months now for research for school. However, suddenly, I can't log in. When I get to the login screen, I enter my ...
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How to reset lost user password on a guest on VMWare server?

I have a ubuntu 10.10 VMWare image that I set up a while back and have forgotten the login details. Normally I'd boot into single user mode to fix this, but I'm having trouble doing this on the ...
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Touchpad Scrolling doesn't work on vmware workstation 10 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've read most of the scrolling issues that are here but non of them really works for me. here is the output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ...
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Can't get MAAS nodes to enlist

I'm having an issue very similar to this: MAAS add node failing I've been banging my head against the wall for days. I'm running VMWare ESXi 5.5 and Ubuntu 14.04.1. I have a maas controller setup ...
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Ubuntu in enterprise [closed]

We currently have Windows XP desktop (around 50 computers) in an VDI environment (View Hoziron aka View) We think to upgrade our installation and have choice : - Upgrade to Windows 7 (or 8) - Jump ...
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Unable To Install VMware WorkStation 8 on ubuntu 12.04

Installing VMware 8.0.2 32bit Ubuntu 12.04LTS 32bit BETA My Kernel version is: 3.2.0-20-generic vendettaowner@vendettaowner-desktop:~$ sudo sh VMware-Workstation-Full-8.0.2-591240.i386.bundle ...
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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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How to run a script? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I run .sh files in Terminal? I need to install a special patch for vmware. To do this, I downloaded the file and it was the file "linux", a text editor, it looks ...
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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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Enabling 3D acceleration VMware 9 Ubuntu 13.04

I've run the intel-linux-graphics-installer updated my drivers. I've installed DRI and enabled S3TS Texture Compression. (solved problem on Ubuntu 12.04 machines) I've looked for fixes on multiple ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) small screen on VMware (4.2.12)

I am getting small screen of Ubuntu after installation on VMware. I have tried installation twice. On trying to install Guest addition it gives error - "the headers of current running kernel were ...
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installing vmware ova on amazon aws

I am trying to import a vmware ova on amazon aws but experiencing issues. After importing (or my attempt to import), I can no longer access the server via SSH even though the amazon AWS console shows ...
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How to enable CD/DVD Drive to standby and wait for physical media

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS that I am using to run Virtual Machine guests, I have one running Windows 7, I want to be able to do some things off this like burning CDs. But when I ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu - how and why?

So I have Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1564 which has VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller, and I'm not a gamer, but I want to play that old ...
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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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VMware Player and Ubuntu 12.04 - Full Screen

I have installed VMware Player 4.0.2 under Ubuntu 12.04 (Final) and, apart from having to patch the modules, everything went smoothly. However, there's an irritating behavior when toggling full screen ...
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P2V Failed (Error message attached)

I want to convert physical Ubuntu 12.04 to a virtual server using VMware converter 5.5.2 you can see in the following image the hard disk settings for the physical server in the conversion wizard ...
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Used VMware Player Free, now can't log back into Xubuntu 14.04 after rebooting

Recently I installed VMware Player Free, in the form of the latest version, in my laptop running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I then set up another linux OS to run as a virtual machine thereon, X'd out of it ...
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How to search strings inside files like in Windows without search monkey?

Hi I am using a vmware through which I cannot connect to internet because of security restrictions. I was wondering if there was a way to search for strings through the terminal but then find which ...
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how to set a static ip on ubuntu 14.04 which is runing on wmware workstation 10. [duplicate]

i configured master and slave setup. but some times after restart the machines wired ip address changes. how to set a static ip step by step. please help me thank you.
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Vmware 3D Acceleration Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Vmware Player 6.0.3 build-1895310. The problem I have is that when I run a Windows 7 Vm, it says that 3D support was disabled. (I can't read the exact report atm because it has a ...
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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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Why is my computer running slow on VMware 8 it has Ubuntu 13 running on it.?

My laptop Asus A43E with 6GB Ram, upgradable. It has VMware workstation 8 running, Win7. And I don't understand why my Ubuntu is so slow that I can't even do a task via VMware. It has wired LAN. What ...
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Cut-n-paste problem

I am using VM Player 6.0.3 ,Ubuntu 12.04-64 bit on Win8.1 (64 bit) host. The cut-n-paste functionality between guest and host mostly does not work (but sometimes it does). It does not matter what ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hard Disk Encryption - option not offered during installation

I've had one or two problems installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my partitioned hard drive (host running Windows 7). After some help on the forum I moved form using VirtualBox 4.4 to VMWare Player which ...
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Ubuntu hangs while using vmware player

I am using ubuntu 14.04.01 as my base os. While using vmware player the os just hangs. It takes 3 to 4 sec for commands to respond. Can someone tell me what can i do? Regards
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How to find the name needed to launch app from terminal? [duplicate]

I read several questions similar here, but none answered my question. For example I have Vmware player installed, and I would like to launch it from terminal. vmware + TAB gives me this list: ...
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VMWare Player installing on ubuntu 14.04 missing headers

I'm trying to install VMWare Player on ubuntu 14.04 and I'm running into problems: headers are missing. Similar question is here, checked answers here, but nothing works. I tried to apply patch as ...
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New to Ubuntu-Can't find panel and other problems?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in a virtual machine (VMware to be precise), and all I have is a desktop. I've managed to create a new folder and document, but I can't move windows, access the panel/taskbar, ...
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Unable to install VMware Player 6.0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 due to missing modules

I am having troubles installing VMware Player following the Ubuntu official guide I found at this link: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware/Player The main problem is that, whenever I try ...
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Installed new hardware support for 12.04, now can't see anything in VMWare after login

As stated, the updatemanager requested that I update my hardware support. I believe it said that my hardware stack as it existed previously wouldn't be supported after 8/07. I installed the update, ...
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Ubuntu not running on VMware

I downloaded Ubuntu x64 for desktop and then I installed it on VMware (non commercial use version). When I run it is only until to the opening Ubuntu logo. And it doesn't move forward from that. ...
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how do I dual boot ubuntu and chromium os on the same hard drive extracted from vmware virtual disk?

I have a chromium OS installation in a vmware virtual machine that I want to move to a partition on my PC and dual boot it with two Ubuntu installations on the same disk. How would I go about this and ...
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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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VMware requirements for Ubuntu

I am running Windows 8 on my PC. I want to run Ubuntu on my VMware. How much RAM and HDD space is required to run it smoothly on Virtual machine.
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 in win 7 core 2 duo machine using Vmware [duplicate]

I have a Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo CPU with 2GB RAM,32-bit windows 7 loaded. I need to run Ubuntu in Vmware, but even the Desktop of ubuntu is not loading properly. What are the possible solutions ? ...
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Vmplayer 6.0.3 crashes on Kubuntu 14.04

Since updating to Kubuntu 14.04 vmplayer became unstable. I'm getting constant crashes like this: *** Error in `/usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmplayer': malloc(): memory corruption: 0x00007fd306a36280 *** ...
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Mounting on startup after all services got loaded

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation. I'm sharing some folders between Windows and Ubuntu. Shared folders are mounted into through /etc/fstab: .host:/ /home/www vmhgfs defaults 0 0 ...
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File manager doesn't remember list preference

On my Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine (on VMWare Player), I have set my preference in the file manager to "View items as a list" (click image to enlarge): But every time if I start up my virtual ...
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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 ...