Questions related to Ubuntu and VMware Virtualization software, whether Ubuntu is the Host system or the Virtual system.

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asynchronous logging via rsyslogd(8) and write buffer increase

On a pretty high traffic web site running in virtual containers (VMware) and lacking local storage, we've managed to increase throughput (requests per second) significantly by switching from logging ...
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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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How to create and export a vmware image using vmbuilder

I've been using vmbuilder to build kvm images as such: vmbuilder kvm ubuntu \ -v \ --suite=precise \ --libvirt=qemu:///system \ --arch=amd64 \ --cpus=2 \ --mem=1024 \ ...
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How to share/access partitions from ubuntu VMware?

I am a beginner at Ubuntu. Here is my problem. I have Ubuntu installed on my external HDD and I am running XP through VMware on Ubuntu, because my internal disk is dead at the moment. External HDD ...
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How to connect to internet through VM's internet connection?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a wimax connection(UH-235). I connect the device through USB. The connection must be DHCP(assigned by the service provider). Problem is, the driver+connection manager ...
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Is it possible to setup a DHCP server only for local virtual machines?

I have a quick question. I have a bunch of virtual machines (VMWare Workstation) running on an Ubuntu server and have found that VMWare NAT (DHCP) service is unreliable and slow. I have to use NAT ...
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Vmware : Enable Drag and Drop files and folder between virtual machine and host

It was working to me , that i could drag a file / folder from Ubuntu virtual machine and drop it on windows 7 desktop , but for no know reason it stopped working . How to fix this issue ?
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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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Parallel and VMWare tools for Ubuntu 12.04

I have both Parallels and VMWare (Fusion) where I'd like to use a Ubuntu 12.04 image but unfortunately in both I have a very similar situation ... I can't seem to access the drive that has the tools ...
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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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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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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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Asus usb n-13 b1 on Ubuntu 12.04, crashes when unplugging!

I recently bought Asus Usb-n13 b1 wireless adapter. I wanted it to run in Ubuntu 12.04 and in Backtrack 5r3 inside a virtual machine using vmware workstation. So, i downloaded the realtek drivers as ...
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What steps to do after PXE boot (Nodes are in ready state)?

I'm very new to Cloud. I'm now trying to build a MAAS private cloud using Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. Now I have one maas main server and 5 nodes are in ready state. I made all these configuration in ...
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Faster way to view LiveCD Desktop over VMWare?

I'm trying to boot my Ubuntu box that lives on a VMWare ESX system into a LiveCD so I can repartition some space on it. Unfortunately the only way I can figure out how to view the desktop is via the ...
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Setup for being a web dev with speedy VMWare?

I've been a windows user for far too long, have dabbled with Ubuntu for a couple of months here and there since Ubuntu 7. I'm done with Windows, and want to make the full move over to the Ubuntu ...
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VMware Workstation Perfomance tuning

need to improve my linux hosted vmware workstation for using multiple virtual machines at the same time. I feel very stupid I lost a great blog post link which I found last month (and I'm not able to ...
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Paraview 3.98.1 takes too long to launch

I have been used Ubuntu 12.10 with paraview 3.14.1 to run and visualise CFD simulations (OpenFoam and Eilmer3) and the experience has been really good up to date. When I wanted to try Ubuntu 13.01, I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on VmWare >100% CPU

I have 3 Windows 7 64 bit systems running VmWare Workstation, hosting Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome. They all show high CPU usage by gnome-shell. I understand that the software rendered graphics driver may ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 run vmware-workstation 9 (Kernel Crash)

I installed vmware-workstation9 on ubuntu 13.04 . Patch successfully installed and vmware run without any problem . but when i want to statrt Virtual Machin Kernel Crashed ! Note : after crash i can ...
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installing Ubuntu in Vm ware with iso file an error occurs

When i try to instal ubuntu in vm ware using a flash drive having the iso file an error occurs. The error says that the installation cant be complete as an error has occured while copying files. this ...
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Unable to launch vmware-view client at startup

I have written a script to launch vmware-view client at start-up and have followed the below steps and still it wouldn't launch. Please suggest. Please note that I am able to launch the app by adding ...
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VM-Player Ubuntu - repair bootup? Initramfs

I got an Ubuntu Image (10.something) on which I was working with VM-Player on WinXp now i had to change to Win7 and made a Backup of all the VM-Image Files. After installing VMware Player and Open a ...
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how to share windows folders in vmware

Trying to access my windows folders in this vmware session Should be in /mnt/hgfs/ According to some google searches once the guest addons are installed it should appear there. I have it ...
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How to setup shared folder between Ubuntu and QNX system using VMware?

I used fs-cifs to establish connection between QNX and Windows for the shared folder purpose. Now, my host changed to Ubuntu, and how could I setup a shared folder to the QNX which it in a VMware. ...
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Interface doesn't support scanning

I am having problems setting up my wireless. I have a Qualcomm Atheros AR5BWB222 for a wireless card. Whether it's BackTrack or Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail), I don't have any wlan0, just eth0 and ...
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Splitting input - How to disable USB keyboard on Ubuntu 11.04

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 in a VM under Ubuntu 12.04 host OS. I have a PS2 keyboard and a USB keyboard. I want to disable the USB keyboard in my VM OS (ubuntu 11.04) so that the USB keyboard 'types' ...
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How do I set up connectivity on my 12.04 VM?

I have a MacBook Pro running VMWare 3.1, inside which I have two VMs - XP and Ubuntu 12.04. The Ubuntu VM was recently upgraded from 10.04 - it is not a clean install. Until I upgraded, I was able to ...
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Should i use vmdk or qcow2 in KVM;?

I am going to migrate some Ubuntu Servers running on VMware ESXi, and i have one simple question for you. A lot of people talk about converting the vmdk file into qcow2, but is there any reason for ...
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not getting graphics when installing ubuntu 13.04 on vmware

i am a starter in ubuntu , i try to install ubuntu 13.04 through vmware on my window 7 but actually it is not showing me graphics , it is still on black screen , how can i remove this problem?
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Ubuntu 13.04 in VMware Player 5.0.2 cannot be waken up after the night

After installing Ubuntu 13.04 in vmplayer 5.0.2, everything is all right. Then after running it all the night, I cannot wake it up this morning. The vmplayer screen stay black with no ubuntu login ...
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Cannot install VMware Workstation 7.1.0 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am newbie on Ubuntu. I upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 by using Update Manager and my VMware Workstation doesn't work anymore. I've got lots of errors and I try to follow direction from ubuntu forums ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 13.04 into a VMware virtual machine?

In the past couple of weeks I have tried to install Ubuntu 13.04 into a VMware virtual machine without any luck. It locks up about half way through. Is there a compatibility issue? Can anyone ...
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ubuntu network slow on vmware server

I'm using VMware server 2. I have tried the Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit and 12.04 32 and 64 bit with the same results. 4gb ram, 2 cores, bridged network (though nat doesn't seem to be any different) I'm not ...
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Installation of 12.04 on Windows XP using VMware

I have a Windows XP machine and installed VMware also. Now I want to install 64 bit Ubuntu on this VWware. Is this possible or will it cause any lags? I cannot install Ubuntu on my HDD because I have ...
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Keyboard mapping problem using remote access and VMs

I use TeamViewer on Win7 to connect to my Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop to run a VM through VMWare Player running Ubtuntu 12.04 Server. Win7 -> TeamViewer -> Ubuntu Desktop -> VMWarePlayer -> Ubuntu Server ...
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How to fix Kubuntu's 13.04 installer to display the entire window in VMWare 9.0.2

When installing Kubuntu 13.04 (from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/raring/release/kubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso ) inside VMWare Workstation 9.0.2 on Windows 7 64-bit, the right side of ...
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vmware causes reboot 12.04 lts

I guess one of the updates must of mess with my VMware installation. It was working find the other day.I tried using a previous kernel (3.2.0.39) and disabling networking within the VM. using 3.2 ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 32 Bit VMWare

Attempting to configure my video cards, GTX 560 TI x 2 SLI Mode for use of CUDA processing power for use with Pyrit. I am unable to install the driver I downloaded as it says I don't have a supported ...
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apt-get fails with 307 Temporary Redirect

I created a fresh install of ubuntu 12.10 as a VMWare Player virtual machine. To enable apt-get to get past my proxy I created an /etc/apt/apt.conf.d file with these lines: Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu 32-bit on VMware Player 5

I've never interacted with Linux before, I've only read articles and have an understanding of what it is. I decided that I wanted to try and teach myself some Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit, and someone ...
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How to use vmware player on pc with two different logins

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running on HP DC7800 running intel® Core™2 Duo CPU E8300 @ 2.83GHz × 2 I have vmware player installed and have been using it successfully no problems Today I created a login ...
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Terminal Interface instead of GUI when installing Ubuntu - how can I fix this?

I am having problems accessing desktop from terminal mode. I am using VMware 9 with an .iso. I am giving the VM 200GB storage and 4GB of RAM. When I launch it, it goes to terminal but does not allow ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 guest doesn't play well with NTFS drive (VMware Windows 8 host)

My setup is this: VMware Workstation 9.0.1 Windows 8 64bit host Ubuntu 12.10 64bit guest The problem: I have a collection of torrents on my Windows 8 that I'd like to port to Ubuntu guest ...
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how can i install vmware server 2.0.2 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS

The question is already in the title i have just downloaded vmware server 2.0.2 for ubuntu and need to install it on ubuntu 12.04 LTS.... thanks, in advance.
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Installing Ubuntu on VMware player 5 and VMware tools and login in

I've installed the latest version of Ubuntu (32bit) on the latest version of VMware player. unfortunately the VMware tools didn't install successfully. Now, when my machine powers up, I'm getting to ...
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Network interfaces missing for VirtualBox host in 12.04

I had vmware player installed but decided to replace it with VirtualBox. I installed it from aptitude normally: apt-get install virtualbox-ose Everything went fine and it was able to build/insert ...
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Ubuntu lose connection to HTTPS sites through squid proxy when start vmware virtual machine on it

I have Ubuntu 12.04 PC and Vmware Virtual Machines on it. Ubuntu PC access internet through Squid3 proxy server on port 8080. And this work OK. But when i start Windows 7 vitual machine on Ubuntu PC, ...