VMWare, Inc. is a company that provides cloud and virtualization products and services. Use this tag if you are using VMware's products along with the tag for the software you are using; either [vmware-player] (for VMware Player) or [vmware-workstation] (for VMware Workstation) or [vmware-fusion] (...

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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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vmware player on ubuntu 15.10

I just uploaded to Ubuntu 15.10 and my vmware player is not working anymore. I tried to follow the solution proposed here and here but it doesn't seem to be enough for me. When I run vmplayer I get ...
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Copy/paste and drag&drop not working in vmware machine with Ubuntu

Suddenly copy/paste stoped working from/to windows8 host computer to/from ubuntu virtual machine. Ubuntu restart did not help. I tried command: sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools But got report I ...
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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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Can't set a static IP on virtual vmware server

I got on Ubuntu system on a VMWare server. Well, it's a virtual box image converted to VMware. ifconfig is showing this: ens32 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:56:2d:27:fe inet addr:...
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Vmware Workstation 11 Virtual Ethernet Kernel update fails on Ubuntu 15.10

I'd appreciate some insight. I've tried Charles's workaround here: VMware won't work after Ubuntu Upgrade which passes the first hurdle and I get a Kernel upgrade message, but then it fails to ...
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Vmware Player doesnt start ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I have an issue were vmware player doesnt start when i open it via the launcher. It just does nothing, no error message whatsoever. I got it running once, but now it wont open up. Im using vmware 64 ...
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Reinstall VMWare-Tools

I have Ubuntu running on virtual machine and found that drag and dropping files from host Windows 8.1 not working. Got recommendation - reinstall VMWare tools. I do VM->Reinstall VMWare Tools. It ...
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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 on Ubuntu 15.10 - GNU C Compiler (gcc) version 4.9.2 was not found

After I installed the lastest Ubuntu version, VMware didn't work. I just cliked and nothing. After I tried export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/vmware/lib/libglibmm-2.4.so.1/:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH vmware I got ...
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VMware won't work after Ubuntu Upgrade

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 and now if I want to open VMware Player it doesn't do anything. I also uninstalled and installed it again, still nothing. What can I do?
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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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Connect Ubuntu 14 server to the Internet

I just installed Ubuntu 14 server in my VMware workstation 11. What should I do to get an Internet connection? Because I need to install the package isc-dhcp-server.
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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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VMW Player problem Headers of version 3.19.0-30-generic where not found [duplicate]

After I Installed VMW Player I have problem in opening VMW Player This message appears: Kernel Headers of version 3.19.0-30-generic where not found Could you please help me?
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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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install vmrc.so plugin for Chrome

I want to install VMWare-VMRC plugin for chrome, I downloaded VMware-VMRC.x86_64.bundle, and follow the installer, built the /opt/google/chrome/plugins directory and a np-vmware-vmrc-5.5.0-1280474.so ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32bits VMWare Player 6 instal but don't work

I installed recently Ubuntu on my Laptop. Everything is working, But my motivation is to use Windows XP under VMware Player. I followed every tutorial I have found and many versions (started with last ...
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how to recover files from an .img of VMware ESX?

I had this VMware ESXi server which included a VM with my issue tracking data (Jira). All of a sudden the power went out and the hard disk got corrupted (Sad story, hope never happens to anybody). ...
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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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Configuring internet gateway in Ubuntu 14.04 (Desktop)

I am sorry in advance because I asking this question using my beginner mind. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware. My host OS is windows 10. I want to control internet traffic of windows 10 (...
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Kernel Headers 3.19.0-28 generic was not found?

I am installing vmware player. After successfully running the configuration , when I started it, its giving me the a pop up to locate this package. How to resolve it .
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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 there any VM for Ubuntu 14.04 with best results on notebooks with UHD displays?

I have seen several debates on different forums but could not reach to a solution. My notebook has a UHD display running windows 8 as host OS. I have tried Vmware and virtualbox as VMs to have the ...
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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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New to Ubunutu, problem installing VMware

I want to be able to run Windows 7 right off the windows OS. I installed the VMware workstation pro 12 64 bit (from http://www.vmware.com/products/works...ion-evaluation), and then tried both of these ...
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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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Installing 15.04 on 32 bit machine under VMWare Workstation 10

I am trying to install ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop running VMware workstation 10. It is a 32bit machine with 1GB memory (Yes it's really old). I get through the install without issue and system boots ...
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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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I changed Volumegroup name via Webmin, now I can't boot. Stuck on initramfs

I will summarise how I created this error. I created a lvm, then changed the name of volumegroup. It was ubuntuvm-vg I renamed it ubuntuvmvg. I mounted lvm volume fine and to make sure it also auto ...
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Install OpenGL 4.0+ in Ubuntu 14.04 running by a VM

I tried to build a project using Qt 5.0 and OpenGL 4.0+. I had successfully installed Qt 5.0. But, it comes problem when I install OpenGL 4.0+. I have used glxinfo | grep OpenGL to check my version. ...
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Unable to install vmware workstation on ubuntu 15.04

When i install VMware workstation on my Ubuntu 15.04 with kernel updated from 3.19 to 4.2 . It shows below path /tmp/vmware-root/vmware-modconfig-8097.log Hence, i go to check the path and find ...
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Auto hide launcher in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Vmware 10 on a Windows 10 host machine. I am fairly new to Ubuntu/Linux environment. Whenever I set the launcher to auto-hide, it never comes to the screen again, even ...
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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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VMware tools not working 14.04

So I upgraded my distro from 12.10 to 14.04 and VMware tools now no longer works. I've recompiled with the new 3.13 kernel, I've tried uninstalling and installing again, nothing seems to be working. ...
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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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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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VMWare Player - Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS fails to login

I have VMWare Player 7 installed on my Windows 10 machine. I have Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS installed on it. I installed it a few weeks ago before school to get things ready on it. Everything worked fine ...
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Vmplayer hosted by Ubuntu 14.04 installed Win 10 cannot use internet connection,

Hiyo, I have been seeking de solution as title, yet there is no a straight-forward right answer., so I publish it. If I get some miss, please refer it to me. Based on Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed ...
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Which release has easy VirtualBox host or VMWare host installation process?

I am thinking of installing Ubuntu to host Windows 8.1 x64 guests. Is there a particular release of Ubuntu (e.g. 12.04, 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 14.04/15.04, Ubuntu server 12.04/14.04), that has a ...
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VMWare Player - Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build Command

Failed to install VMware player in my Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed on an external hard drive. The steps i m taking are below (Tried these steps 4 times, restart my OS but nothing works) sudo apt-get ...