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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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How can I disable the Super button so that it won't bring up the Search window?

I know this question may have been asked before but the solutions are all out of date or don't work. I am running Ubuntu as a VM in VMWare on a Mac. If I try to switch from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to the ...
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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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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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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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Can't install Ubuntu in VMware

I downloaded an Ubuntu iso image file from the official Ubuntu website. I am running VMware in a Windows OS that has not been activated. I tried to install it in VMware but failed. I kept getting an ...
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I deleted trusted software providers from authentication in software and updates

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was getting a 404 error whenever I used sudo apt-get update. I feel it is because of some trusted software providers which I deleted - ubuntu archive ...
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Why is QEMU so slow even with KVM

I've been working with QEMU for some times now and from my experience I see it being very slow compared to other VM tools like VirtualBox or VMWare. Even enabling KVM doesn't do much of a benefit for ...
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Vmware Shared Folsers

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is guest machine on windows 8.1 with vmware workstation 11 I have vmware tools install and even getting this folder /mnt/hgfs But this folder is empty. I searched a lot but did ...
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Ubuntu Snappy OVA image cannot login

I'm trying the OVA image with VMWare workstation, i've made the user-data & meta-data: user-data: cat >> user-data << EOF cloud-config snappy: ssh_enabled: true password: passw0rd ...
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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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Cannot change the text entry language on Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation on Windows 7

Host: Windows 7 SP1 Virtualization platform: VMWare Workstation 10 Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 Hardware: Acer Aspire V5-573G Under System Settings -> Text entry I added English, German and Bulgarian. Then ...
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Unable to ping Ubuntu Machine after VMWare workstation installation

I need some advise , I am new in Ubuntu or Linux . I have a Dell R201 machine with Ubuntu 14.04 server that I was able to connect to it via rdp with no problem. After installing VMware workstation , ...
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ssh authentication failure in ubuntu 14.04

I'm running 14.04 via VMware in my mac, I create an rsa.pub key and now I want to pass the key in my Mac /known_hosts file. So I try it with: cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh root@newserver "cat ...
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Share internet connection from windows 7 to vmware(ubuntu)

I have a big problem and I can not solve it, so I instaled vmware 9 and inside I have installed ubuntu. My virtual newtork editor: VMnet0 Bridged Auto-bridging - - - VMnet1 ...
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VMware Player RAM memory problem

I've installed windows 7 on ubuntu using vmware player. I have a 6 GB ram memory, so the amount of memory I've allocated for this virtual machine is 2520 MB. But when I look in the "system monitor" on ...
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Fix slow motion sound

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware (Windows 8 as host). The problem is that when I try to watch a video on Youtube, both video and sound are slow motion. It also happens when I try to listen ...
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How to recover my Xubuntu from GRUB running on VMware?

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 on VMware. When I boot, GRUB shows up and so I tried to find some way to recover my Xubuntu from GRUB. While looking for it , I found this. I suppose it will resolve my ...
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how to enable multiple LAN connection in ubuntu Virtual

I like to use squid proxy server inside ubuntu to share my internet but when i power on Ubuntu its only one LAN eth0 is showing instead of two, How to make both LAN available I have installed ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Doesnt Lock Screen if VmwarePlayer is Full Screen. But if Virtualbox is full screen it locks. Why?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with Vmware Player and Virtualbox. When I open my XP vm and leave it in full screen, the Ubuntu 14.04 will Lock the screen after 10 minutes which is great. But ...
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shared folders VMWare not showin up

When I go to /mnt/hgfs nothing shows up. I have vmware tools installed and when I run vmware-hgfsclient I get a list of shared folders.
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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 ...