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What can I do to restore disk performance on slower Ubuntu VM

I have Ubuntu 12.04 (x86) running under VMware Workstation 10.0.5 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Disk access in this VM is noticeably slow - it takes ages just to start Firefox, for example, and the disk ...
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“Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors” ERROR

Attempting to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and on restart I get this error. Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors This is a 64 bit version running in Parallels 9 Desktop. I loose ...
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Enabling shared folders with open-vm-tools

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 in VMware Player on Windows 7. I have installed open-vm-tools instead of VMware Tools because VMware's software was unable to compile the kernel module required for file ...
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How to change DPI in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04?

What I would like to do is "Change DPI to 144 in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04". Because it's first time to me to use linux, I installed VMware Player in my laptop, and I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. My laptop ...
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Preseed ignoring “disable_dhcp”

I'm trying to preseed a VM on an ESXi server, using Packer. Problem I'm having right now is that whatever the options I've put in the preseed file (see below), the installer keeps telling me that no ...
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Can I convert a Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit server to an ESXi 5.5 VM?

I need to convert a physical ubuntu 14.04.1 64bit server to VMWare ESXi 5.5 virtual machine. Found that VMWare converter 5.5.3 a) do not support trusty (release notes). b) Converter's server side ...
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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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How to get MAAS server URL from command line?

I just wanted to try out MAAS dashboard so, i have created a MAAS server on ubuntu server 14.04 in VMware. However, i did not get the prompt for setting server URL as http://10.x.x.x/MAAS as described ...
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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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Problem in giving entering input while running lex programs

I have installed VMware on my Desktop. Then i installed Ubuntu 10.10 in VMware. I installed flex_2.5.35-9_i386.deb and m4_1.4.13-3_i386.deb packages for lex programs. I tried to run lex programs ...
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Installing ubuntu 13.04 on VMWARE

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 on a virtual machine using vmware v7.0 the problem is that the display is very slow and after investigation I found that 3d unity is not supported. is there a way to ...
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vmware kills host's network connection

I'm using vwware 9 with Windows 8(guest) on ubuntu 13.04(host) with network set to NAT. It perfectly works when I'm on wifi. But whenever I try using wired ethernet, it stops working. So, it looks ...
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App Install Problems to 13.04

Has Ubuntu 13.04 a new set of installation procedures from 12.04, and what are they please? An install of 13.04 has problems with certain installs of software, all that install correctly to a load ...
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How do install Ubuntu on VMware Player and have it visible and usable by all users?

Host OS is Windows 7. VMware Player 5 will host the virtual machine. Ubuntu desktop is the virtual OS How can I install and configure VMware Player and Ubuntu so all users can login and use the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine Windows 7 networking

I installed VMware workstation (9.0) on my Windows 7 PC, and installed Ubuntu 12.04. I got everything else working except that I cannot seem to get networking going in the ubuntu box. In the VMware ...
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VPN connection doesn't work on VMWARE

I use vmware for my dev work with ubuntu 12.04. I just installed KDE for add my vpn connection, the configuration seems ok. But I can't find how to connect my interface eth0 with my VPN. When I try ...
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How to make Ubuntu Server fit into a VMware window?

I installed Ubuntu Server edition in VMware 7.0.1. I am using latest version of Ubuntu. Ubuntu is not filling into complete VMware window. How can I fix this?
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Download to VMware

I burned an ISO disk of ubuntu 12.10 to boot into VMware. It downloads successfully but the icons do not appear on the left side of the screen like they should. I am not sure if it is the VMware ...
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Cannot get 3D OpenGL support in Vmware guests, how can I fix this?

I have been working at this problem for 2 days now. I cannot for the life of me enable 3D support in VMWare 9 guests. My specifications are: Hardware: Dell Latitude E5520 laptop. Processor: ...
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Unable to access the Internet when installed within VMware player

After a lot of troubleshooting I am still unable to get Internet working on ubuntu 12.04 installed on my VMware Player. I tried commenting out dns=dnsmasq. ifconfig returns: eth0 and lo with the ...
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Will Ubuntu run slower in a virtual machine?

I have been using Ubuntu 10.04 for some time now as a dual boot system but on separate stand alone partition on the same machine. However I have decided to use it from the same partition but through ...
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Radeon HD 6850 VMware 3D Support?

I'm a new Ubuntu user (new to all of linux actually). I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and have been enjoying it, but I wanted to see how it would perform using VMware for small time gaming since I ...
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Migrating linux systems to VMware using rsync

Hello there :) As stated in the title, I am trying to migrate linux systems that I have to a virtual environment. I tried Vmware's tools such as converter standalone but that proved troublesome since ...
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Which kernel should I install for Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware station on my iMAC which is running on an intel core i5. My question is: Which kernel should I install, given these options: 1) ...
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Enable Edge Scrolling - Ubuntu 14

I am running Ubuntu 14, and in my mouse and touchpad options, there is no setting for edge scrolling. There are only settings for "double click" and "mouse speed," nothing for scrolling. I found a ...
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VMWare Player 3.1.6 32 bit installed with Ubuntu 14.04

Dear Ubuntu spezialists, I use Ubuntu 14.04 on an old 32 bit netbook. Now I installed VMWare 3.1.6, since this is the last real 32bit VMWare Player (although there seem to be newer versions of the ...
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Why is there no /proc/sys/kernel/softlockup_thresh

and, more importantly, how can I adjust this threshold for Ubuntu 14.04 server installations? I have standard Ubuntu 14.04 server VMs crashing due to CPU softlocks and VMWare recommends adjusting ...
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Files missing in /mnt/hgfs on Ubuntu VM?

I am running Ubuntu 64-bit on VMWare workstation 10. I want to access the files on my windows 8 PC (both on same PC). I have checked "always enabled" for folder sharing on VMWare and gave path to my ...
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VMWare NAT configuration

I am trying to run the latest Ubuntu Desktop as a guest inside VMWare Workstation. I need to use NAT for internet access and access to the other Virtual Machines. This works flawlessly on all of my ...
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Issue with network access with Ubuntu 14 as VMware Guest

I have two virtual machines(using VMware player) Debian Ubuntu 14 Desktop With Debian network access (company network + internet via proxy) works fine - out of the box (only configuring the ...
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question on getting the following information for Ubuntu running on Vmware player

I am trying to follow the answer posted in Configuring Ubuntu vmware guest NAT to solve the similar issue. At first, I would like to know how to get the following information as the Kingsly wrote in ...
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Missing library error while installing oracle 10g client

I have Oracle 10g installed in my host running in Win7. I installed ubuntu in my vmware. Now I want to connect to my Oracle db running in the host from my virtual system so that if I type sqlplus from ...
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Change Owner From “root” in VMware's Shared Folder

I'm running a Xubuntu from a Windows 8 host. I can't change the owner of shared files from xubuntu by any sudo chown ... command. Is there any other way I can change the owner from the root to the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on vmware player - menu options not visible

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on VMware Player 6. The login screen displays the top pane (such as calendar, time, logout options etc.) However, after logging in, there is no menu option, either on the ...
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How can I install VMware Workstation 8 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed VMware Workstation 8 on Ubuntu 14.04, but when I run it, it fails to compile/build the modules with an error saying "Unable to start services." Here is the modconfig log: ...
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Vmware guest O windows 8red color become blue

I am running VMware worktstaion 10, on Ubuntu 12.04.5, having windows 8 as guest OS. Very think seem fine expect loss red color, it became blue. Vmtools were re-install, VM->Setting->DISPLAY, ...
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problem with localhost And 127.0.0.1 on ethernet network in ubuntu OS 14.04

I have two computers on my network and both are running Ubuntu. The server (192.168.61.150): When I enter in the browser address is http://localhost to my site loaded correctly. But when I write ...
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IPtables client - server(router) error

I've got a school assessment this week. Let me explain how my environment is: 1 Router (Have DHCP + giving an ip to the client) Has NAT for Internet 1 Client (Can only have internet acccess via the ...
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Linux kernel discrepancy 3.11 and 14.04

I am trying to execute this command: $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r) Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Having trouble running more than one vmware vm simultaneously on Ubuntu

I have a i7 machine with 8GB RAM and two external harddisks, both contains a NTFS partition, today I noticed some gaps while booting a second vm under Ubuntu, which took more than 5 minutes to boot ...
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How do I add space to LVM's root partition without shutting down my VM?

I'm using vmware and want to add space to a VM without shutting down the system by simply adding space to the existing drive. How can I accomplish that?
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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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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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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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vmware player xorg driver broke after ubuntu 12.04 LTS automatic system update on 06/07/2014

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a virtual machine on a Windows 7 host using vmware player 6.0.2. On Sat. 06/07/2014, Ubuntu performed an automatic system update as it does regularly, however after ...
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how do I enable gnome 3 on ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

It's been like 10 hours since I got down to Ubuntu so you could just say, I'm a perfect noob for the time being. Thing is, I installed or better, tried to install Gnome-3 by dropping 3 commands which ...
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Ubuntu Getting Mount error in VMWare workstation

I'm getting errors when booting ubuntu. It worked fine for the past few months but suddenly stopped doing so. Here are the messages: mount:mounting ...
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VMWare/VirtualBox hangs Ubuntu while installing Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 7 in VMwarePlayer or VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and every time I have tried it the result is that Ubuntu hangs and only hard reset works. I tried both VMware and ...
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Second hard drive seems to randomly freeze or unmount

I tracing down a problem with a second hard drive and am now stumped. My setup: Dell Inspiron 17R-5721, 8GB Ram, running Ubuntu 13.10, Primary drive is Kingston 120GB SSD, secondary drive is a ...
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VMs keep disappearing from vmplayer on reboot

My VMs in both /home and other places keep disappearing after reboot. I'm running vmplayer 6.0.1 and ubuntu 12.04. Ive tried removing .vmware under /home but the problem persists. saad@beast:~$ ls -l ...