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GTK error in VMware Player for 12.04 LTS

Installing VMware Player for 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadplayer I get these errors: $ sudo sh VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.x86_64.bundle Extracting VMware ...
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MAC address NAT with ebtables for IPv4 and IPv6?

I have a virtual machine running in VMware. It has Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I want to install LXC containers on it, and have them use the same address space as the virtual machine. So, I created a bridge ...
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VirtualBox(NS_ERROR_FAILURE) and Workstation Player 12(Crash on VM Open) [Ubuntu Gnome 15.04]

I've been trying to install Windows 10 (x64) in a VM but keep running into issues. I've tried multiple VM's and have issues with both. I keep the VM files on a separate HDD if that is relevant. I ...
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Is it possible to run multiple VMware guests Using Free VMware Player?

I have a couple of premade Win2k3 VMs that I need to use for some application testing that need to be run at the same time on the same machine. I'm running 13.04 Desktop and do this often with ...
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Install OpenGL 4.0+ in Ubuntu 14.04 running by a VM

I tried to build a project using Qt 5.0 and OpenGL 4.0+. I had successfully installed Qt 5.0. But, it comes problem when I install OpenGL 4.0+. I have used glxinfo | grep OpenGL to check my version. ...
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New to Ubunutu, problem installing VMware

I want to be able to run Windows 7 right off the windows OS. I installed the VMware workstation pro 12 64 bit (from http://www.vmware.com/products/works...ion-evaluation), and then tried both of these ...
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Is it possible to name the fastest virtual machine?

If yes, what is it and how is the performance of VM measured ? If no, please explain why it is impossible. I have an idea to test several VM by running C code and measuring time. One more thing, how ...
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slow Vmware with guest Ubuntu on windows host

Running Ubuntu 12.04 as guest in windows 7 machine under Vmware. Certain operations are very slow such as copying large files from USB drive and untarring large files from hard disk. These operations ...
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Installing 15.04 on 32 bit machine under VMWare Workstation 10

I am trying to install ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop running VMware workstation 10. It is a 32bit machine with 1GB memory (Yes it's really old). I get through the install without issue and system boots ...
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VMware guests cannot connect to internet

I run Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop on which I have VMware 11.0 for virtualization to run other Linux distro's as guests. I connect to internet using datacards / wifi hotspots. The problem is that I am ...
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Unable to run Vmware workstation 11 - failed to build vmnet

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS and vmware workstation 11. When I tried to open vmware it told me that serval modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernal (my kernal version is ...
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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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I changed Volumegroup name via Webmin, now I can't boot. Stuck on initramfs

I will summarise how I created this error. I created a lvm, then changed the name of volumegroup. It was ubuntuvm-vg I renamed it ubuntuvmvg. I mounted lvm volume fine and to make sure it also auto ...
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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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Auto hide launcher in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Vmware 10 on a Windows 10 host machine. I am fairly new to Ubuntu/Linux environment. Whenever I set the launcher to auto-hide, it never comes to the screen again, even ...
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Minimizing VMWare guest corrupts graphics on Ubuntu host

I'm getting a really weird bug whereby I have a VMWare guest open fullscreened (guest running Windows but probably not relevant) on my Ubuntu 14.04 host. When I minimize VMWare the graphics on my host ...
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Openstack install failed while creating containers

I tried to install openstack in single mode. My server is Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS : 8 CPU 16Go RAM 160Go disk Running on Vmware workstation 11.1.0 I follow several tutorial (like this one ...
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Resize LVM partition Ubuntu server

I need some free space on a VM, so I added 50GB using ESXi. Now I have to make a partition use this new free space. The problem is that the VM already has 4 primary partitions, so I can't make a new ...
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VMWare Player - Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS fails to login

I have VMWare Player 7 installed on my Windows 10 machine. I have Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installed on it. I installed it a few weeks ago before school to get things ready on it. Everything worked fine ...
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Vmplayer hosted by Ubuntu 14.04 installed Win 10 cannot use internet connection,

Hiyo, I have been seeking de solution as title, yet there is no a straight-forward right answer., so I publish it. If I get some miss, please refer it to me. Based on Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed ...
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Which release has easy VirtualBox host or VMWare host installation process?

I am thinking of installing Ubuntu to host Windows 8.1 x64 guests. Is there a particular release of Ubuntu (e.g. 12.04, 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 14.04/15.04, Ubuntu server 12.04/14.04), that has a ...
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VMWare Player - Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build Command

Failed to install VMware player in my Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed on an external hard drive. The steps i m taking are below (Tried these steps 4 times, restart my OS but nothing works) sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu vmware workstation guest doesn't connect anymore after windows host update from 8 to 10

I'm using VMWare Workstation 11 to power a Ubuntu 15.04 virtual machine. My Host operating system was Windows 8 and the NAT connection from Ubunto to the Internet via my host system worked perfectly. ...
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How to share folders using VmWare on ubuntu

I had shared folders using VBoxGuestAddition in virtual box to access my lampp folders. I am new to vmware. How to share folders using vmware.VmWare Tools will hemp me regarding this? Any idea? ...
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ubuntu server - can not ping

I have a problem to ping some network from my VMware Virutal Machine. I'm using ubuntu server 14.10, and VM network conection is set to NAT. For some reason I can not ping to www.google.com nor my ...
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VMWare and Virtual box ip and network sharing problem

I am able to share folders and work with virtual box easily with ip 192.168.x.x I have installed vmware for some other application therefore virtual box got different ip 10.0.2.15 instead 192.168.x.x ...
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vmware player 7 starting error in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

When i run vmware player 7 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS show this error Virtual network device Starting service error Unable to start services. See log file /tmp/vmwere-root/vmwere-8945.log for details
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sound card issue

I followed this link in order to install vmware workstation, after i installed vmware workstation, i lost sound. i tried by reinstalling alsa and pulse but no luck with it. sound is working with ...
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WmWare Workstation 11 unable to start services

when I'm trying to finish the installation and the networking services try to start an error appears. this is what the log file says about: http://pastie.org/10369516 if this thread is repeated, ...
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VMware error and cause compiling problem

Using VMware for CS50, I have been getting error message at starting point: SMB/CIFS file and active directory server error I tried Drive manager to fix the VMware permissions issues but I still ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not starting VMware service

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 and when i opened vmware, i get VMWare Module kernel updater which refuses to start the VMware service. here is the error code i get, Unable to start services. See log file ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation - Screen Resolution

I installed Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation 11 on my host OS Windows 7 64-bit. The display resolution is wrong: The "Desktop" is only part of the screen, and the other part is black. Logout ...
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Operating System not found in 14.04.3 (32bit)

Need Help!! I downloaded the ubuntu ISO file from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop for 32bit. I have try 64 bit as well - Same problem. Install in VMware Using Typical (Recommended) ...
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How to make Ubuntu not to lock the screen while running VMware in fullscreen?

I am running Windows XP inside VMware Player. I have two monitors and I keep VMware in fullscreen on the second monitor. The problem is that if I work long enough in inside Windows XP, Ubuntu locks ...
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VMware Workstation 11.1.2 Ubuntu Guest Menu bar and menu blurred of Black When 3D Acceleration is enabled

I am experiencing a problem with the menu bar being blurred. I can navigate using terminal and can open apps using terminal. When I disable 3D acceleration I have the menu bar but I have performance ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VMware

Yesterday I faced a similar problem with the one presented here: Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox only that I was having the issue in VMware. I provided the answer there ...
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unable to see shared folders in ubuntu(guest) installed in vmware

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 in Vmware workstation in my windows7 OS. I installed VMware tools in Ubuntu. I have configured the shared folders in settings. Using the below command, I am able to get ...
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Problem with installation on VMware [duplicate]

I download the 14.04.3 LTS; then open the ISO file into VMware, but it did not load. This is the error: VMware Easy Install PLEASE WAIT!VMware Tools is currently being installed on your system. ...
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How to do I connect a VMWare guest to the internet?

I use WinXP on VMware inside Ubuntu 12.04. Need connect VMware XP box to internet with some reliable algorithm through Host-only, NAT, or with Bridged connection. Please suggest me any right way ...
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VMWare Player 7.1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 (kernel: 3.19.0-10-generic) app loading

I downloaded the latest version of the VMWare player (v 7.1.0) from here. Installed the bundle, and the installation went through fine. Post-installation, when I tried to launch VMWare Player, but ...
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How do I install vmware workstation 11? (the install window won't appear)

I keep having a problem where my old VMware workstation (10.0) steals my alt key. So I thought I'd give the new v 11 a trial, but it won't start the install workflow instead I get this: sudo ...
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vmware-vix vmrun command error: “unable to connect to host … version not found”

VMWARE-VIX command "vmrun" failing I have checked in the online resources of the product documentation, and in discussion groups where other people experience the same issue. I have the following ...
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fstab executes before a required mod is loaded (vmhgfs)

I'm running Trusty Server 64bit in VMware and am trying to get shared folders to load on startup. The problem I'm seeing is that the required module vmhgfs does not get loaded until after fstab is ...
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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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VMWare passthrough of Adaptec RAID 6405 on client Ubuntu 14.04

A while back, I asked this question on how to install Adaptec RAID 6405 on Ubuntu 12.04 and got a helpful answer :) Install Adaptec RAID 6405 on Ubuntu 12.04 (3.13.0-37-generic) Now, we are running a ...
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VMWare Tools not working

I'm currently running a Linux 14.04 in VMWare Player on Windows 7 host. Until yesterday, everything worked except the Shared Folders feature. The error was coming from an incorrectly named variable, ...
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Ubuntu guest in vmware can't get host screen size

I have ubuntu 14.04 in my vmplayer as guest os on host windows 7.Initially when made full screen ubuntu could automatically capture the host screen size.However after I had problem with folder sharing ...
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Ubuntu has a connection right at startup and then loses it

I have a VMWare Workstation 11 setup with Windows 8.1 (Host) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Guest). My network connection has a static ip and it's a bridged network connection. If I open terminal right after ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on VMware Player

I'm trying to create virtual machine with Ubuntu. I have VMware Player in version 3.1.6 build-744570. When I'm trying to install 64 bit version, I'm getting error: when I tried install 32bit version ...
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Ubuntu Software RAID server and VMware conversion tool

I have tried to find an answer to this, through several unsuccessful forum searches. I have a Hosted Virtual Private Ubuntu Server that I have no physical access to. I downloaded VMware's vCenter ...