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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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VMWare: Check if 3D Hardware is used for rendering or not

How do I check whether my VMWare installation is using the GPU on the computer or using software rendering? The output from glxinfo is OpenGL vendor string: VMware, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: ...
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Which VM host application should i use [closed]

I'm a MS admin trying to migrate to the Linux world. I have setup a physical Ubuntu server for learning and i was wondering which VM application should i use to run multiple server on my box? I so ...
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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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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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How can I fix internet connection problem?

I am using Ubuntu-12.04.3, installing it on VMware player. For a few weeks right after the installation, the internet connection was fine and working well. But recently the internet connection has ...
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Unable to connect to the internet

When I run Ubuntu 12.04.3 on VMware Player, the following message is displayed: Cannot connect the virtual device sata0:1 because no corresponding device is available on the host. Do you want to try ...
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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 ...
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Drive damaged during VMWare copy

I was copying data from two ext2 formatted drives using an Ubuntu 11.04 Virtual Machine in VMWare Fusion 4 on a MacMini with Snow Leopard. I meant to quit from something else, but accidentally quit ...
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My Ubuntu files/Folders disappears [closed]

I have set up several Ubuntu machines and when I go to try and power on, they give me an error message: File not Found: SANS SIFT 12.04LTS x64-snapshot.vmsn This file is required to power on this ...
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Unable to run VMware - Failed to build vmnet

I am unable to run vmware and below is the error log as to why. Any idea, though and suggestions are appreciated. Thank you. 2014-02-03T16:32:00.904+08:00| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware ...
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No connectivity from gns3 to wan

i have the following problem and i'm not sure if this is the right forum for it ,but if someone is familiar with this ,any help will be much appreciated. Basically i want to build a virtualized lan ...
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Problem installing ubuntu on Asus X55U

Hai i am unable to install ubuntu 13, or as a matter of fact any version of ubuntu on my asus x55u, the installation hangs once i select the drives for partitioning. I was installing it from a pen ...
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Not able to connect to Vmware ubuntu using Putty in Windows 7

I have installed Vmware Ubuntu in my Windows 7 PC, with network settings as Bridge connection. I got IP address in Ubuntu as "192.168.1.3" and I am able to ping that IP from my Windows host, but when ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu on VMware player 6.0.0

I installed ubuntu 12.0.4 on vmware player 6.0.0 and install ns2-allinone: sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf automake libxmu-dev sudo apt-get install libx11-dev xorg-dev libxmu-dev ...
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SSH not working from Ubuntu 12.04 VM (Vmware)

I am using Ubuntu using VMWare. My host machine runs on Windows. When I try to ssh into other servers it does not work. The servers are recognized and I can ping them. However when I issue ssh, it ...
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Why do VMware Tools not let me enlarge my screen?

I installed a virtual machine using VMware. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to Kubuntu 13.10. Works well so far. Then I installed the vmware-tools to get a large screen. Seems to install nicely, ...
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Multiple Ubuntu workstations running Windows applications

I would like to achieve something like this. Multiple Ubuntu 12.x Unity workstations can simultaneously access centralized server where they could work on Windows application. Let's say Adobe ...
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“physical” Windows 7 in VMware [closed]

I'm on an i5-25-something and 8 GB RAM, running ubuntu, 64 bit, 3.11.0-12 generic and want to run my windows 7 partition in a vm workstation. I'm somewhat uncertain as to how to set up the virtual ...
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vware tool install error

when install vmware-tools, I got the following error, what is the problem, how to solve it? (the version of vmware is 10.0.0, and the ubuntu version is 13.10), message is as following: Using 2.6.x ...
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Can cd into folder but I can't see it with ls or ls -a?

I've a shared partition between Windows and Ubuntu, achieved through VMWare's shared folders, and when I moved a folder into this shared folder Ubuntu couldn't see it. Ubuntu still can't see it, but ...
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How do I import my music and photos to Ubuntu installed on VMWare Virtual Machine?

I have installed Ubuntu in VMWare, and I want to import all my movies, music and photos, to VMWare Ubuntu. How do you guys suggest I should do this?
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Would Flash run faster if I ran the Windows version in a VM?

I know there are several performance issues with Adobe flash player on Ubuntu (any Linux distro). Has anyone tried to install Windows 7 using VMWare on ubuntu, and then run flash player within the ...
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Ubuntu Openstack Image for ESXi Server

What i already have :-> VMware ESXi Server installation configured and running What i am trying to accomplish :-> install Ubuntu 12.x Open stack images under esxi bear metal as vMs and bring up open ...
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Installing rails: Errno::ECONNREFUSED: Connection refused

I'm using vmware. Parent OS is windows 7 and guest OS(where I want to install rails) is Ubuntu 12.04. Parent have dial-up Broadband internet connection. In vmware, network connection for child OS is: ...
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Computer overheats and shuts off after 5-10 min on ubuntu

I have just tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 to my laptop, but i cannot get through the installation, because my computer shuts off. I have windows 7 on it and that runs just fine. I have installed ...
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Not all updates can be installed: partial upgrade

I'm trying to update my vmware player Ubuntu vm to Saucy Salamander via the Software Updater app. Sadly while it was installing packages vmware player gave this really weird error I've never seen ...
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Installation for dummies [duplicate]

I would like to use Ubuntu on a virtual machine so that I can run an open source engineering software called OpenFoam. I need instructions for a layperson. I didn't know what a virtual machine was ...
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Ubuntu vm install error [ 233.209703] hub 2-2:2:1.0: hub_port_status failed (err = -110)

just installed Ubuntu using VM Fusion, all went well but I get 2 errors below, could anyone advise? [ 233.209703] hub 2-2:2:1.0: hub_port_status failed (err = -110) [ 233.209703] hub 2-2:2:1.0: ...
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vmware player bridged does not work when on vpn

The problem I am having now is I vpn off from my job to a vpn provider. I then load my kali linux vm and connect to the vpn my security labs. I can run scans, enumerations etc. The problem is when I ...
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Network Connectivity problem in 12.04LTS installed on VMWare 10.0

I installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on Virtual Machines 10.0. My Host Operating System is Windows 8.1. My Laptop Hardware configuration is Intel 4th Generation i7 with 8GB RAM with an additional 2GB nvidia ...
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How to install VMWare Player on 32-bit 13.10 without 64-bit virtualisation

I'm having a nightmare of a time trying to install VMWare Player on my 32-bit 13.10. Apparently my CPU doesn't have 64-bit virtualisation support (I enabled CPU virtualisation in the bios but no joy). ...
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Using Serial Port as a Terminal Interface with VMware?

I have the following configuration setup: Ubuntu 12.10 os a virtual machine using VMware. Host OS is Windows 8.1 Terminal Program is Putty as a Serial Terminal in Windows 8.1 Process: Ubuntu VMware ...
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Ubuntu help with wired connection

Well, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 [Desktop] on VMware Workstation 1.0.0, and when I open Firefox, it can't connect to the internet because the wired connection isn't connected, but on my Windows 8.1 ...
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Connect to mysql database on Ubuntu host from windows guest

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and have a Windows 7 guest on (VMWare). I would like to connect to the mysql database on Ubuntu host from Windows guest.Kindly tell me how to do the same. I have tried ...
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Install packages to /usr/bin

I want to physically separate my data (/home) folder from my root folder for reasons of available space on an SSD I just got. I still, however, want to put my installed programs (everything from g++ ...
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By installing Ubuntu 13.04 on VMWare workstation 9 is running very slow on Host OS Win7 [duplicate]

I have Core 2 duo PC, 2.1 GHz and with 4GB RAM. I have Host OS Win7. I have nstalled Workstation 9 on it, and then Ubuntu 13.04 on to workstation 9. The working of Ubuntu 13.04 is very low. How can I ...
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Can't install ubuntu on VMware

for some reasons I have to use Windows as my OS. but I need using Linux for other things. so I decided to use ubuntu on VMware. but every time I want to install it with easy install , it stucks in the ...
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Running another user's programs from File Manager (newbie)

I do very little with Linux, but have a VMware Ubuntu 13.04 virtual machine. I opened the file manager (Thunar) as root, and I now can access files of another user on another volume. However, when I ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 under VMware full-screen resolution problem [closed]

I am running ubuntu 11.10 under VMware 9.0 (Host on Win 8). I have installed VMware tools. When I log into ubuntu, sometimes screen resolution changes to appropriate settings without problem and ...
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restoring my system from a SimpleBackup

My system will not start the GUI due to a problem caused by installing VMware player. A more detailed post on that resides here I use SimpleBackup and am wondering if I should restore the system ...
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Which Linux distros support VMWare's autofit guest feature?

I currently have two VM's with my VMWare Workstation 10.0.1: Linux Mint (Cinnamon) and Lubuntu (LXDE). The host system is Windows 8.1. With Mint, the auto fit guest feature works after installing ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare (OS X) doesn't suspend when inactive

I'm running 13.10 as a virtual machine under VMWare Fusion 6.0.2 on OS X 10.8.5, and also have a Windows 7 VM. My computer is a bit flaky, unfortunately, and occasionally it freezes to the point that ...
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Ubuntu locking up during install on VMWare ESXi 4.1

I am having an unfortunate issue while attempting to install Ubuntu on a virtual machine using VMware ESXi 4.1. What happens is I attach the ISO image to attach on boot. When I boot the machine it ...
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Within Ubuntu, let virtual Windows machine control the discrete graphics card

I have an ASUS N56VM with both onboard intel graphics (HD3000) and a discrete nvidia card (630M). My main OS is Ubuntu 12.04. I have VMWare Player installed and a Windows 7 virtual machine running. ...
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How to get AMD Radeon HD 7900 woriking with Ubuntu 13.10 inside VMWare?

After the upgrade of ubuntu to 13.10 the performance of my VM has degreased extremely and I think it is because no proprietary drivers seem to be available. The VM runs on decent system (SSD, 4GB ram ...
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VMPlayer installation error on ubuntu

when I try to install VMWare Player on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I get the following error: Unable to build kernel module. I saw in other similar questions that a suggested solution is to do the ...
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Virtualization On Linux Server [closed]

In my office we've just purchased two new servers, which will be Ubuntu Linux servers, and we are going to be completely virtualizing our environment. I have a bootable USB with ESXi 5 on it, does ...
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How can I install ubuntu on pc using vmware image [duplicate]

I am using win 7. I have been using VMware for a while, I have installed ubuntu in it. Now is there any way, I can use this ubuntu image (vmdk) to install another OS on my pc parallel to win7 I hope ...
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Internet is not working in the Ubuntu server virtual machine?

I have installed two VM in workstation with Ubuntu Server 13.04. After configuring the static IP address in the ubuntu server , the internet is not working on any machine. I have did the following ...