VMWare, Inc. is a company that provides cloud and virtualization products and services. Use this tag if you are using VMware's products along with the tag for the software you are using; either [vmware-player] (for VMware Player) or [vmware-workstation] (for VMware Workstation) or [vmware-fusion] (...

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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 several ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 failed to install VMware - Player 2.5.5

I tried to install VMware player on my host. After the installation completed, I executed the binary and it popped the following dialog. The one I chose did not work. I then tried to enter the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 VMware network configurations?

I have just installed the Ubuntu server 15.10 on vmware, configure the network later, now after installation I am unable to configure it. Details are: The network settings in VMWARE route -n ...
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VMPlayer in ubuntu 15.10 cant compile several modules into the running kernel

After the upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10 I wasn't able to start vmplayer any more. After executing this command: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/vmware/lib/libglibmm-2.4.so.1/:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH I was able ...
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Kernel 4.3 and VMWare/Virtualbox

Anyone get VMware workstation and/or Virtualbox working with kernel 4.3 and Ubuntu 15.10 x64? Both keep crashing on me. No other program is currently giving me any issues. Thanks! EDIT, here's what ...
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How to set virtual bridge ip on ubuntu 14.04 running VMWare

I am running ubuntu 14 server as my hypervisor with VMware workstation. I have a Linux Mint 17 and Windows Server 2012 set up as guests. I want everything to be on the same subnet. How do I set the ...
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How to make Ubuntu GNOME ignore VMware's vmnet8?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and VMware Workstation 12.0, which installs its virtual interface vmnet8 for VMs' network connectivity through NAT. I'm using VMware on my laptop with ordinary eth0 and ...
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Connect to internet from Windows guest using VMWare Workstation 11

I am trying to use a Windows guest from within Ubuntu 14.04 using VMWare 11. I have done this many times, but I'm having a lot of trouble for some reason. I have the guest configured to use NAT, and ...
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ubuntu cloud vs vmware esxi

I'm trying to understand the purpose of Ubuntu Cloud. I have read the "learn more" on the website, but just brings more confusion. Currently I run at home an old poweredge with 3 blade servers. I've ...
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vmware network interface not detected

I installed ubuntu server 14.04 LTS on a virtual machine (vmware, win host). The VM has internet access (given a port-id, adaptertype E1000E and a MAC). Sadly ubuntu was not able to detect the device ...
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Keeping multiple copies Updated to a Template

I've not used many tools in either visualization or with Ubuntu itself. However, I need to solve a problem we will be having very shortly. We're getting our development team up and running on a new ...
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VMWare player Ubuntu 15.10

I have been working on this problem for a while now and can't seem to find a solution anywhere. I've installed VMWare Player 5.0.4 for Linux 64-bit on my machine running Ubuntu 15.10. Installation ...
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MaaS problem with ESX 6.0 Power Check

i've a problem to power on/off virtual machine configured with vsphere 6.0 the Machine Node give me this error : Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with ...
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vmplayer doesn't build on Ubuntu 15.10

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 then as root I'm using vmware 64 bit. I have already tried reinstall via the vmware installer. When I launch vmplayer Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the ...
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Both Unity and Gnome Shell of VMWare results in login loop

I have installd Ubuntu 14.04 on VMWare Player 12 on a Win7 host, When I login to Unity or Gnome Shell, it just goes back to the login screen, I tried deleting the .Xauthority but that doesn't help. ...
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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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How can i merge two LVM partitons in the same virtual HDD in VMWare ESXi?

I had to add some space to the Virtual HDD on my Ubuntu Server VM in VMWare ESXi 5.1. I switched off the VM. In VM --> Edit Settings, I increased the HDD space provisioned, from 10 GB to 25 GB. On ...
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Updated to 15.10 and now VMware workstation 11 will not start

I ran into this problem after upgrading to ubuntu 15.10. When I start vmware it pops up saying that it need to compile several modules into the running kernel. It failed with a error message saying ...
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vmplayer 6.0.1 instalation in Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.19 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 today and i'm trying to install VMWare Workstation/Player v.6.0.1. I tried with a variety of patches but they all didn't work. /tmp/modconfig-3NxicS/vmnet-only/hub.c: In ...