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Ubuntu 15.10 - Broken VMPlayer

Just upgraded to 15.10 this morning, VMPlayer no longer works. I added the LD_Library_Path (as mentioned in another ?), VMPlayer started but without quest network. I uninstalled VMPlayer completely, ...
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Connect to VMWare Player host ethernet

I made the mistake of removing the ethernet connection in Ubuntu. It's running in VMWare Player. How do I set it up again? When I try to add a new ethernet connection, it will just not connect. No ...
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vmware kernel module updater in ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install vmware workstation on Ubuntu 15.10 and I got errors : in the latest version of ubuntu ( 15.04 and older ) i can update kernel with this lines : sudo vmware-modconfig --console ...
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How to configure MAAS adn bbo from VMWARE virtual machine

At the beginning I would like mention that I know post How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type Unfortunately I cant comment this and this is only one way for me to ...
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VmWare installation: Unable to build kernel headers

I am not able to install VMWare on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 Method 1 I tried 1.I first installed the build-essentail, linux headers. 2.Downloaded the bundle file 3.Run the sh for bundle 4.Removed the KVM ...
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I am trying to uninstall VMWare Workstation but I get..“another installion is in progress..”

I am trying to uninstall VMware Workstation 9 from Ubuntu 13 and 14 but I get the following message "..another installation is in progress please complete the installation.." I am using the sudo ...
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Problem recording audio from a crontab-launched script

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine running on VM workstation 11, with a host machine of windows 8.1. In the VM I am playing a flash-based radio station and trying to record the audio. The script ...
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Installing Vmware Workstation 10.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

(vmware-installer.py:3651): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "murrine", I have tried sudo apt-get install --reinstall gtk2-engines sudo apt-get install ...
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Vmware player 6.0.6 failed to compile viurtal network device 3.19 kernal, ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying on 3.19 linux kernal on ubuntu 14.04 LTS to run vmware player 6.0.6. But Virutal network device keeps failing to compile and i can't run it, i've been trying to solve this for a week and ...
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Optimum settings for installing Ubuntu in VMware workstation

According to my task manager I have: 4gb's ram, A core i5 @ 1.6ghz, Cores: 2, Logical processors: 4 I am unsure of the optimal settings for this section: VMSettings Thanks
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Problems Installing VMWare Player on Ubuntu 12.04 - Kernel 3.19

Good Day Everyone, I have been having the worse luck trying to install VMware Player on my Ubuntu machine. I have tried numerous things found on the web (I will try to link them all) Below are a ...
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vmware view client is refusing to save connections on Ubuntu 14.04

I need to use the VMWare Horizon View client to access some network resources. My laptop is running CentOS7.1, which I know Horizon view doesn't support, so I initially created an Ubuntu 12.04 VM ...
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A lot of Oct 6 11:42:17 evn-web01 kernel: [ 1.067584] pcieport 0000:00:15.6: Signaling PME through PCIe PME interrupt in log

I have esxi 5 hosted ubuntu 14.04 virtual machines, on the same esxi host I have, only two 14.04 with the kernel version 3.19.0-30-generic x86_64 and only on this two servers I have a lot of this in ...
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How to fix Mesa 3d acceleration flickering in Vmware Player with Broadwell graphics?

On a fresh 15.04 Ubuntu install, with Intel 5500 integrated Graphics, drived by Mesa 10.5.9, I experience weird artifacts trying to accelerate graphics on a guest, fresh installed, Windows 10 Pro ...
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install vmrc.so plugin for Chrome

I want to install VMWare-VMRC plugin for chrome, I downloaded VMware-VMRC.x86_64.bundle, and follow the installer, built the /opt/google/chrome/plugins directory and a np-vmware-vmrc-5.5.0-1280474.so ...
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HW virtualization in VMware (KVM - Android Studio)

First question on this forum. I'm fairly new to linux/ubuntu but I'm starting to get the hang of it, and so far I love it! :-) I should probably start off by saying that I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Executable eclipse not opening

I have Ubuntu on VMWare 10. I downloaded eclipse java ee luna and extracted it. But when I double click on the executable eclipse icon nothing comes up. Whereas I had done the same thing in my lab and ...
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VMWare Virtual Machine on Raspberry Pi

I have a virtual machine (using vmware fusion 7) that I want to put on a raspberry pi. All the VM does is open up a browser to a specific page. Everything else is hidden. The VM is running Ubuntu. I ...
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Unity mode for vmware and ubuntu 15?

I am coming from virtualbox running ubuntu 15.04 in short: virtualbox - never again. It made me lose so much time! You can't imagine. The default Ubuntu 15.04 runs so super poorly on the machine, ...
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NVS3100 VMWare Player 3D

I keep getting an error on a Windows 7 x64 bit host 3d acceleration not enabled, how can I use it? BTW I am using WMWare Player 7
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Could not connect to internet on ubuntu (guest on workstation)

I have installed an Ubuntu Server 15.04 on VMware Workstation 10. My host is Windows 8. I have used bridge networking in VMware settings. Now i am not able to ping google.com. The DNS is working fine ...
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VMWare Ubuntu 14.04 resolution locked?

The resolution is locked at 640x480p and does not allow a change. xrandr provides the output of xrandr: Failed to get the size of gamma for output default screen 0: Minimum 640x480, current 640x480, ...
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VMWare Player - Unable to change vm power state: Internal Error

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 and I already had trouble installing VMWare Player, it would keep failing the compiling of modules, but I fixed that with another answer here. I have now created a VM but ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare Workstation, not showing shared folder

I have VMWare workstation 11 on my windows laptop in which I have installed Ubuntu 14.04(LTS), now the problems is that even successfully installing VMWare tools I am unable to access shared folder ...
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Help with Wireless Adapter Installation

I would like to install Wireless Adapter Alfa Network AWUS036NH, I downloaded driver from website but now I need help. From terminal something doesnt work, Im sure that because I type something ...
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How do I stop the flickering of the title bars at the top of a window in VMware workstation

I am running Windows 8.1 Pro and have VMware workstation installed. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 in a virtual machine. But I noticed when Ubuntu was finished installing and I opened up Firefox the ...
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Runaway Process

Guessing we have a runaway, but not a clue what it might be. Server currently using nearly 100% CPU. Just started in the past couple days. Running Ubuntu 14.04 and Apache 2.4.7 on a VMWare server. 4 ...
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How can i Boot my VMware WIN 7 in a new machine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with VMware windows 7 installed. I moved my hard disk to another computer and i am not able to play vmware machine. I get this message: Virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT is not ...
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How do I go about getting items in the partner repository updated?

The version of the vmware-view-client in the partner repository is currently at version 2.2.0. The latest version being shipped by VMware is 3.4.0. The older client is unable to support some of the ...
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Best way to cope with kernel upgrade and vmware-tools recompilation race condition

I am automatically creating vmware images based on Ubuntu 14.04 using packer.io. I would like to run apt-get upgrade each time I create a new vmware base box. Yet, upgrading the kernel frequently ...
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How to switch ubuntu in CUI and GUI mode (for memory saving)?

I installed ubuntu 14 desktop version with VMWare Fusion on my mac, as I need to execute some linux binaries on mac. The issue is that ubuntu itself occupies almost 1G bytes of memory with the GUI. I ...
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Connecting an android device to ubuntu router/server

I have made my ubuntu server into a router with dhcp functionalities inside vmware workstation. My LAN is 10.1.10.0. I can assign static addresses to any pc and connect them all to a switch for them ...
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Problem with hgfs folder in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine

I have Windows Workstation 10 on my computer, and installed Ubuntu 12.04 in it. I enabled the VM Share Folder option in order share a Windows (host) folder in Ubuntu. I followed the steps provided in ...
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no wlan0 on ubuntu 15.04 (VMware)

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on VMware, i can connect to the internet with the name wired connection 1 after I'm connected to the internet in mac, and when I open a terminal and type ifconfig it ...
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Ubuntu14.04 VM is not starting

I created a Ubuntu VM on vSphere client some days ago it was running fine today its hard drive got full, I restart it now its not loading startup. I have extended the size of vmdk but still its not ...