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Vagrant box for vmware provider

Not too sure where this should be asked. If irrelevant please redirect. I'm wondering why all the Ubuntu boxes on VagrantCloud are targeted at virtualbox. I need one tailored for the vagrant vmware ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 using 2 net adaptors in VMWare Workstation

I am student and we are using VMWare Workstation 10 with Ubuntu 14.04. We, including our teacher, are trying to figure out what is going wonky with our configurations. In Vmware, the goal is to have ...
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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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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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Can't find LTSP option when booting from Ubuntu Server ISO images

I have tried using a Windows & Ubuntu host machine running both VMware pro & Virtual box to install an LTSP server from an Ubuntu server installation iso. When I start up the Ubuntu server ...
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Ipv6 - Connect : Network is unreachable

I've just created a virtual Ubuntu machine in VMWare Player but ipv6 is not working. When I try to ping Google with ping6 www.google.be I get connect: Network is unreachable When I use ...
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Windows don't boot after Ubuntu installation in VMware on a physical disk

I have installed Ubuntu in VMware (Windows 7) on a physical disk. It's a secondary disk, not a partition. All worked, no problems. Then i restarted Windows and Windows failed to boot and then Ubuntu ...
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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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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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Resizing sda1 on vmware workstation 10 - 20GB to 40GB

I am hoping that someone has had experience with this issue. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine on VMware workstation 10. I created a primary partition of 20GB. I need to extend ...
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Black screen on ubuntu VMware fusion 7 and Yosemite

Sorry for the first one.. Macbook Air (11-inch, mid 2012). OSX Yosemite version 10.10.1. 2GHz intel Core i7, ubuntu-64 14.04, wmware fusion 7.1. Restarted mac and launched vmware fusion to run ...
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“error: invalid arch-independent ELF magic” in vmware in windows

I have installed VMware Player in Windows 7 and then installed Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64) as a Virual OS inside the VMware Player. It was working before, but I don't know why it has stopped ...
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xprop: unable to open display ''

I've just set up a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 environment with VMware in order to develop a heroku app. When I try to run "heroku open" it terminates with xprop: unable to open display '' done This is ...
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Debug a printing problem

I try to print from LibreOffice and the dialouge comes up to say it's printing, but nothing happens. The printer just sites there, oblivious. I tried printing from the command line to get some ...
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How to connect 2 virtual machines over same network in vmware

I want to create a cloud using openstack and I am using 2 node network configuration. I had created ubuntu 12.04 server which runs on my host (windows 8) by using vmware. I have 2 vmachines of ubuntu ...
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Settings of Power type MAAS node for manage VMware esxi images

i create a maas-controller with 5 nodes and i manage these whit Vmware Vsphere . I am setting power type for virtual machine "virsh" but i don't use kvm and the qemu+ssh string does not work ...
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network on virtual machine not working

I Have an Ubuntu machine with VmWare installed. With it I have a CentOS virtual machine, and I am not able to connect to the internet from the virtual machine. The physical machine is using its wlan0 ...
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How to automount VMWare shared folder on Ubuntu guest?

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VMWare as guest, with a Windows 8.1 host. I'm trying to make my shared folders available in /home/alex/shared on start up. VMWare tools are installed and the folders are ...
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How can I setup a LTSP server on VMWare?

I have VMware Workstation 10 and I set the networking to bridged. How can I use my existing network and router. My local router address is 10.0.1.1, and my Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0. What I am ...
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Low resolution on VMware Horizon view, Ubuntu 14.04

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 installed running on text mode. I have a VMware Horizon view client set up to open on boot (which it does successfully). HOWEVER - when I go to connect to a VDI it only ...
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VM workstation 10- Ubuntu 14.4 client- need to run DHCP client

VM workstation 10- Ubuntu 14.4 client- need to run DHCP service - on host machine, the host is connected wirelessly on another network. I have a switch that 4 or 5 other machines will be connected to ...
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Compass on Ubuntu guest

I installed Ubuntu Server as a guest on VMware (Windows host). And I setting up a shared folder. And now I want to use Compass on Ubuntu, but it doesn't watch the changes in the shared folder on the ...
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Ubuntu refuses to recognize my external monitors

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS using VMWare Fusion 6. My machine is a MacBook Pro with and Intel Iris Pro graphics chipset, running OSX Yosemite. I have two external monitors plugged in to the ...
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How to open existing process of virtual machine in VMWare?

I'm working a lot with VMware virtual machines on Ubuntu 14.04 and sometimes VMWare "forgot" for some virtual machine. It often appears when VMWare freezes up for a few second. same screenshot in ...
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Do I need to install the VMware tools in 14.04 guest on an ESXi 5.5 host?

Do I need to install the VMware tools in 14.04 guest on an ESXi 5.5 host? I just installed 14.04 from ISO using the “Paravirtual” SCSI controller. Server seems to be working fine. Should I still ...
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Mac OS X VM originally from Windows running on Ubuntu

I have a Mac OS X 10.9 Virtual Machine that was originally installed on Windows (using VMWare), I installed VMWare player on my Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to run this same VM, but it just hangs on the ...
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How to export the KVM based guest VM as template or ovf or some other format?

I am new to the KVM virtualization. I have deployed and configured KVM in one of my server. Also I created the guest VM successfully and installed OS on it. Its up and running without any issues. Is ...
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VMWare: full screen mode on surface pro doesn't work

I installed VMWare on my Surface Pro (first generation). I have a virtual machine running Lubuntu (but I have the same problem with Ubuntu) that won't display bigger when I set the virtual machine in ...
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System update in Ubuntu 14.04 running in VM causing loop while signing in

This has happened 4 times consecutively and I can now summarize the steps to reproduce the problem. I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium to put everything into perspective Download Ubuntu 14.04 iso. ...
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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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Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(98,1) while using NetKit

I know that question was asked many times but I have another problem with Netkit. I'm so new to Linux and I installed Netkit on Ubuntu for studying about computer networks. After setting up Netkit, I ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu on VMWare

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS using VMWare (version 7). The host OS is Windows 7. After going through the installation, I get a black screen saying " VM Tools is installing on your ...
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Vulgar display problem with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit (New installation)

Recently I've downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit PC using VMware, Once the installation was finished I was authorized with my user credentials into my Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in vmware

I install ubuntu 14.04 in vmware 10. But it does not show graphical environment. When I run sudo startx, desktop that is shown has five parts (five duplicate desktop). sudo gdm and sudo lightdm does ...
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VMWARE tools Installation is hanging

I went to reboot after the extraction of of files from this guide. now the machine is stopped there for almost 20 minutes, won't accept any input. What do I do?
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How can i start another operating system from within the ubuntu live cd?

I'm in a situation where i want to test various backup scripts for a remote vbox or vmware VM. For that I'm going to use an improvised 'pre-boot' environment for the guest machine made from a ...
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VMWare + Ubuntu 12.04 + 3d Acceleration

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 headless running VMware Workstation 10.0.3, I'm trying to run Windows 7 with 3d acceleration but I'm having no luck after days of searching the Internet. I'm using SplashTop ...
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VM player error at startup

VM Player starts up with Vmware kernel module updater on Ubuntu 12.04 Message : Before you can run VMware, serveral modules must be compiled and loaded into running kernel. How do I disable this ...
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VMWare 8 will not work after upgrade to 14.04

When I try to execute VMWare i receive the message: -VMware Kernel Module Updater --Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compuled and loaded into the running kernel. ---Kernel Headers ...
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How to enable CD/DVD Drive to standby and wait for physical media

I have a server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS that I am using to run Virtual Machine guests, I have one running Windows 7, I want to be able to do some things off this like burning CDs. But when I ...
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Pantech Link II, Ubuntu and Virtual XP

Okay this is my problem. I have a Pantech Link II, dmesg states: [ 896.072037] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 3 using ehci_hcd [ 896.258562] cdc_acm 2-3:1.0: ttyACM0: USB ACM device [ ...
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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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Trying to install VMWare 10 wks on ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install VMWare workstation 10 on newly installed ubuntu 14.04. I have spent 2 days and tried everything but have no luck. I have googled and update everything. When I run vmware first ...