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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 ...
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Changed font scaling, but now other apps (google chrome) are still tiny

So there's an option in Google Chrome to increase the page zoom or whatever, but what about font scaling? The URL text is still too tiny, the addon icons are still too tiny... it just simply doesn't ...
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Cannot Install VMware Tools in 15.10 VM, due to Easy Install being in progress

Good evening. I want to upgrade the VMware Tools on a Virtual Machine to be able to see full-screen Ubuntu 15.10. When I attempt to install the tools manually, however, I get the following error: ...
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Ubuntu autopilot install guide missing steps

I have downloaded the VMware image for the Ubuntu autopilot and trying to follow the install guide on this site problem is, after step 5, there is nothing to show any openstack installation ...
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blurry screen after restoring from vm backup in a physical machine using deja dup

I want to restore the backup from my vmware ubuntu14.04(the whole / directory) to a physical machine using deja dup. After I clicked 'Restore' button for a while, the files from my vmware ubuntu ...
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Using already installed Windows from Ubuntu

I have both Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 installed on my system. I want to access Windows7 while I am logged in Ubuntu. One possible way what people are suggesting is to access Windows using VirtualBox ...
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How can to increase size of crashkernel/issues with setting up kdump

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in VMware Fusion 8.1.0. I'm trying to learn how to write device drivers and am trying to set up up my development environment. I'm trying to follow the instructions here ...
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Automount and Virtual Machine

I decided last week to change my OS, only because I absolutely hate Win10. My plan was to create a virtual machine with Win7 (BTW I love it -) and run this on ubuntu 15.10. I do not know anything ...
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Client to Server Communication for rsyslog

I have two Ubuntu OS in VMware Virtual Machine: one of them is the client ( Ubuntu 14 ) and the other one is the server ( Ubuntu 15 Mate). I want to forward apache logs (access and error logs) from ...
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GParted - unable to create new partitions (grayed out)

I'm trying to create a new swap since the old one seems to be set up incorrectly. It takes over 90 seconds to boot in because it's running some process at the start. If I comment out swap in fstab, ...
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OpenStack Autopilot VMware testing

I'm looking to test autopilot, however the installation instructions are a bit minimal and literally odd. For example, the very first instruction is to load the VM into vSphere which as I understand ...
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VMware Kernel modules update in Ubuntu 15.04

I was prompted to update the Vmware Player and so I did. It downloaded and installed perfectly but when I ran it for the first time after the update a prompts appear to me with the saying it ...
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How do I read from & write to a Windows Share on Xubuntu minimal virtual machine?

I have a Dell Venue 8 Pro running Windows 8.1. I have a VMWare virtual machine set up with Xubuntu Minimal. I created a shared directory in Windows with music files in it. It has read/write ...
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Lubuntu 15.0 on windows 8.1 win scp not connectiing

I have successfully installed Lubuntu 15.0 on Windows 8.1 but I'm not able to connect with Win SCP on VMware. It always shows an error message as connection refused or connection timed out after 2 ...
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Free VmWare on Ubuntu Desktop

I am looking for a free Vmware ESX to install on my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on my laptop. I want to install another Ubuntu Server, or Windows Server Operation System on VmWare. What is a stable, and free ...
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how to share a folder between WIN10 and ubuntu installed with VMWare 12?

How can I share a folder between WIN10,on which I installed VMware Workstation (12.1.0 Player for Windows)? It is working well together, but useful to share documents in between 2 OS. Thanks Merry ...
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Problem in installing OpenStack AutoPilot test Drive on Vmware workstation, juju can't connect to websocket to register service

I've problem installing OpenStack AutoPilot on vmware workstation. I download OpenStack Autopilot test drive from ubuntu website. It's alright configuring Maas and adding nodes and about 80% of ...
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issue with adding VWware chassis to MASS

I am trying to add vmware chassis to my MAAS server like here: How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type. But via log of MAAS I get this error: Dec 21 22:18:27 maas ...
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Cannot mount windows 10 shares using open-vmware-tools, vmworkstation12, and Ubuntu 14.04LTS

Update: I think this might be resolved by installing open-vmware-tools v10, but I can't find the package for Ubuntu 14.04. VMWare has some packages here, but they don't include 14.04, and I can't ...
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Why does installing Ubuntu 14.04.01 on VMware workstation fail with a kernel panic?

When I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.01 on VMware workstation, it shows me Kernel panic-not syncing: Attempt to kill the idle task!
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How to Remote ssh into Ubuntu which is installed on a virtual machine on a Windows PC?

*Update I read the link try the bridge mode already. But thing is that I can't enter the admin panel of the router. So I can't add the port forward rule directly. And I notice that there is a port ...
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Ubuntu 14 running as vmware/Windows-8 guest

In general, there seems to be little updated info. It can be that most people go for Virtualbox. I am still trying this approach because only Vmware can support physical disk partition(s) instead of ...
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Can't run open-vm-tools on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to enable shared folders on Ubuntu Server 14.04, however following all the guides and posts I've found online have been of no help. when trying to mount vmhgfs I get the "device not found" ...
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vmware module not compiling on ubuntu 14.04

I've upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04(32bit) and the kernel is 3.19.0-41-generic and VMware Player 6.0.5 build-2443746 which I just installed over the previous one (can't remember the previous ...
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“Install VMware Tools” greyed out after installing ubuntu 15.04 on vmware player 7.1

"Install VMware Tools" greyed out after installing Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Player 7.1. I tried checking "No proxy" instead of default "Windows proxy settings" at "File->Preferences->Software updates-> ...
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Vmware Player doesnt start ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I have an issue were vmware player doesnt start when i open it via the launcher. It just does nothing, no error message whatsoever. I got it running once, but now it wont open up. Im using vmware 64 ...
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Trouble opening VMware in 15:10 [duplicate]

I recently installed version 11 of VMware in Ubuntu 15:10. Up on trying to open it to install Windows 10, it doesn't budge. Neither the workstation or VMware player will open. I can click on it but ...
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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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What are my best options for converting a physical 14.04 install to a VM?

My current PC is a dual boot between Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. I really hardly ever boot to windows. The only thing I really use windows for is gaming, which I have not done much of lately, but ...
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VMware tools re-installation, “Disabling timer-based audio scheduling in pulseaudio.”

Had the real-time / no-glitch mode enabled in Pulseaudio, as part of installation of some music creation / DAW tools on Lubuntu, running inside VMware Workstation. Recently, I upgraded VMware ...
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Set 120 or 144hz refrash rate in VmWare Kubuntu 15.10 guest

I would like to set desktop refresh rate to 120 or 144hz inside my Kubuntu 15.10 guest, running inside VMWare under windows host. Host system works just fine at 144hz, nice is smooth. open-vm-tools ...
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Two Finger Scroll in Ubuntu 15.10 as VMware Guest

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 as a guest from Windows 8.1 with VMware. There is no option to enable/disable Two finger scroll in System settings. By default, two finger horizontal scroll is enabled but two ...
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VMware-Player-12.1.0-3272444.x86 install failed on 14.04

I tried to install this version of VMware Player and the installation was successful. However, when I tried to launch the Vmware, the system does nothing. I grab the log from dmesg and found out ...
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Kernel fix for “file system becomes read-only” problem?

This is my first post to this list, but I've spent a lot of lurk time here; helpful place. Over the last 8 months I have encountered maybe 4 times a problem that can loosely be described as "an ext4 ...
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VMware won't work after Ubuntu Upgrade

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 and now if I want to open VMware Player it doesn't do anything. I also uninstalled and installed it again, still nothing. What can I do?
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Install VMware Tools in OS X El Capitan Guest

I installed El Capitan on VMware Pro 12.0 running on x64 Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 using this torrented image. While trying to install VMware tools, I get an error saying Could not find component on update ...
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VMware Workstation 12 vmmon not found or not loaded

On Ubuntu 12.04, I have been happily using VMware Workstation 6. Then, one fine day, this error occurred when starting a VM: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory. Please make sure ...
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Cant find Application after Installation

I am trying to learn Ubuntu. I just installed .bundle from vmware by using the terminal. GUI and installation wizard went and completed. However, I couldn't find the application. I looked in ...
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Can't get the VMware Player services to start

I have been using VMware Player for awhile now on Ubuntu 14.04 (as a newbie) without any issues, but in the last couple of days I haven't been able to use it, because it just says unable to start ...
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Enable 3D HW acceleration on VMWare Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to enable hardware accelerated 3D graphics in a Win 8.1 VM in VMware Workstation 10.0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Trusty Tahr) to play the game Smite smoothly. I have checked that the HW ...
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How to change the name of the mountpoint of a Ubuntu partition

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation 12 (my host OS is Win10). When I installed Ubuntu I made the Hard Disk of 20 GB but later I expanded it to 50 GB. So, that expanded 30 GB now appear ...
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Ubuntu server 15.10

we have installed ubuntu 15.10 and trying to update gui tool and trying to update apt-get .Being its running vmware its not accepting the proxy IP for internet access. how to assign proxy setting to ...
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Accessing port 8000 on ubuntu in vmware for Ajenti Control panel

Im a NOOBIE I have a vm running ubuntu server 14.04 with a BRIDGED network connection and running Ajenti Cpanel on port 8000 HTTPS. My local network ip 192.168.1.212 of the ubuntu vm. Now if I visit ...
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Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04

Trouble installing VMware workstation 11.1 on ubuntu 14.04 Kernel Module Updater prompts Compiling Error : Virtual Network Device Unable to start services See log file .... I have gone through several ...
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Vmplayer 10 Failed to build vmnet

Upon starting Vmplayer in Ubuntu (either with sudo or without), the Vmware Kernel Module Updater loads. After a couple of seconds it returns an Error - Unable to start services. I have looked trough ...