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blurry screen after restoring from vm backup in a physical machine using deja dup

I want to restore the backup from my vmware ubuntu14.04(the whole / directory) to a physical machine using deja dup. After I clicked 'Restore' button for a while, the files from my vmware ubuntu ...
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Automount and Virtual Machine

I decided last week to change my OS, only because I absolutely hate Win10. My plan was to create a virtual machine with Win7 (BTW I love it -) and run this on ubuntu 15.10. I do not know anything ...
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GParted - unable to create new partitions (grayed out)

I'm trying to create a new swap since the old one seems to be set up incorrectly. It takes over 90 seconds to boot in because it's running some process at the start. If I comment out swap in fstab, ...
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How do I read from & write to a Windows Share on Xubuntu minimal virtual machine?

I have a Dell Venue 8 Pro running Windows 8.1. I have a VMWare virtual machine set up with Xubuntu Minimal. I created a shared directory in Windows with music files in it. It has read/write ...
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issue with adding VWware chassis to MASS

I am trying to add vmware chassis to my MAAS server like here: How to configure MAAS to be able to boot virtual machines via VMware type. But via log of MAAS I get this error: Dec 21 22:18:27 maas ...
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Why does installing Ubuntu 14.04.01 on VMware workstation fail with a kernel panic?

When I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.01 on VMware workstation, it shows me Kernel panic-not syncing: Attempt to kill the idle task!
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Ubuntu 14 running as vmware/Windows-8 guest

In general, there seems to be little updated info. It can be that most people go for Virtualbox. I am still trying this approach because only Vmware can support physical disk partition(s) instead of ...
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How to Remote ssh into Ubuntu which is installed on a virtual machine on a Windows PC?

*Update I read the link try the bridge mode already. But thing is that I can't enter the admin panel of the router. So I can't add the port forward rule directly. And I notice that there is a port ...
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VMware tools re-installation, “Disabling timer-based audio scheduling in pulseaudio.”

Had the real-time / no-glitch mode enabled in Pulseaudio, as part of installation of some music creation / DAW tools on Lubuntu, running inside VMware Workstation. Recently, I upgraded VMware ...
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Set 120 or 144hz refrash rate in VmWare Kubuntu 15.10 guest

I would like to set desktop refresh rate to 120 or 144hz inside my Kubuntu 15.10 guest, running inside VMWare under windows host. Host system works just fine at 144hz, nice is smooth. open-vm-tools ...
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VMware-Player-12.1.0-3272444.x86 install failed on 14.04

I tried to install this version of VMware Player and the installation was successful. However, when I tried to launch the Vmware, the system does nothing. I grab the log from dmesg and found out ...
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Kernel fix for “file system becomes read-only” problem?

This is my first post to this list, but I've spent a lot of lurk time here; helpful place. Over the last 8 months I have encountered maybe 4 times a problem that can loosely be described as "an ext4 ...
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VMware Workstation 12 vmmon not found or not loaded

On Ubuntu 12.04, I have been happily using VMware Workstation 6. Then, one fine day, this error occurred when starting a VM: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory. Please make sure ...
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Cant find Application after Installation

I am trying to learn Ubuntu. I just installed .bundle from vmware by using the terminal. GUI and installation wizard went and completed. However, I couldn't find the application. I looked in ...
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Can't get the VMware Player services to start

I have been using VMware Player for awhile now on Ubuntu 14.04 (as a newbie) without any issues, but in the last couple of days I haven't been able to use it, because it just says unable to start ...
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Ubuntu server 15.10

we have installed ubuntu 15.10 and trying to update gui tool and trying to update apt-get .Being its running vmware its not accepting the proxy IP for internet access. how to assign proxy setting to ...
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Accessing port 8000 on ubuntu in vmware for Ajenti Control panel

Im a NOOBIE I have a vm running ubuntu server 14.04 with a BRIDGED network connection and running Ajenti Cpanel on port 8000 HTTPS. My local network ip 192.168.1.212 of the ubuntu vm. Now if I visit ...
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Vmplayer 10 Failed to build vmnet

Upon starting Vmplayer in Ubuntu (either with sudo or without), the Vmware Kernel Module Updater loads. After a couple of seconds it returns an Error - Unable to start services. I have looked trough ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 VMware network configurations?

I have just installed the Ubuntu server 15.10 on vmware, configure the network later, now after installation I am unable to configure it. Details are: The network settings in VMWARE route -n ...
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Kernel 4.3 and VMWare/Virtualbox

Anyone get VMware workstation and/or Virtualbox working with kernel 4.3 and Ubuntu 15.10 x64? Both keep crashing on me. No other program is currently giving me any issues. Thanks! EDIT, here's what ...
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How to set virtual bridge ip on ubuntu 14.04 running VMWare

I am running ubuntu 14 server as my hypervisor with VMware workstation. I have a Linux Mint 17 and Windows Server 2012 set up as guests. I want everything to be on the same subnet. How do I set the ...
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Connect to internet from Windows guest using VMWare Workstation 11

I am trying to use a Windows guest from within Ubuntu 14.04 using VMWare 11. I have done this many times, but I'm having a lot of trouble for some reason. I have the guest configured to use NAT, and ...
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ubuntu cloud vs vmware esxi

I'm trying to understand the purpose of Ubuntu Cloud. I have read the "learn more" on the website, but just brings more confusion. Currently I run at home an old poweredge with 3 blade servers. I've ...
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MaaS problem with ESX 6.0 Power Check

i've a problem to power on/off virtual machine configured with vsphere 6.0 the Machine Node give me this error : Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with ...
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Both Unity and Gnome Shell of VMWare results in login loop

I have installd Ubuntu 14.04 on VMWare Player 12 on a Win7 host, When I login to Unity or Gnome Shell, it just goes back to the login screen, I tried deleting the .Xauthority but that doesn't help. ...
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How can i merge two LVM partitons in the same virtual HDD in VMWare ESXi?

I had to add some space to the Virtual HDD on my Ubuntu Server VM in VMWare ESXi 5.1. I switched off the VM. In VM --> Edit Settings, I increased the HDD space provisioned, from 10 GB to 25 GB. On ...
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WiFi does not work with USB Adapter TP-Link WN722N

I have USB wireless adapter TP-LINK WN722N and Ubuntu 14.04.3 in VMWare Player. I connected adapter to it and when I write lsusb I can see it Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0cf3:9271 Atheros Communications, ...
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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 gtk-murrine-...
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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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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 http://ubuntu-...
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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 ...