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GTK error in VMware Player for 12.04 LTS

Installing VMware Player for 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: https://www.vmware.com/go/downloadplayer I get these errors: $ sudo sh VMware-Player-6.0.0-1295980.x86_64.bundle Extracting VMware ...
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Last step installing Ubuntu in VMware takes long time

I'm installing Ubuntu 12.04 on VMware in my Win7 32 big system. So far the last step "Reticulating Splines" has been going on for more than 20 minutes, and it looks normal without error pops out. Is ...
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VMWare Player 6 no longer boots Kubuntu 12.04.3

I have VMware Player 6 installed on a 64 bit Windows 7 system. I installed 64 bit Kubuntu 12.04.3 as a virtual machine and it installed and ran fine. After my most recent restart of the Kubuntu ...
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Juju GUI public IP

I have been trying to install juju with juju-gui on my virtual machine (Fresh installation Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit) To configure my local environment I installed mongodb-server and lxc. After ...
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No ubuntu 12.04 toolbar when installed through VMware workstation

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 inside VMware workstation. I'm new to both VMware and Ubuntu. When I open Ubuntu up, there's no menu anywhere. Is I move my mouse around, I can see that it's ...
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How to configure Network Interfaces on ubuntu in virtual Boxes?

The Question How can ubuntu be configured so that you don't got the "waiting for network configuration..." message at boot if you got more than one adapter? Facts I've got an untouched Ubuntu ...
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VMware player 6 on Ubuntu 13.04

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 with VMware player 6 and I cannot get the VM to full screen on install the VMware tools on the VM. The VM is Windows 7. any ideas on how to full screen the VM?
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VMware Workstation 10 at startup vmmon error

Until yesterday I was having Workstation 9 startup with ubuntu (just added an entry in the Startup Applications GUI). When I start my ubuntu, workstation comes up and every thing runs fine. Then, I ...
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vmware-vix vmrun command error: “unable to connect to host … version not found”

VMWARE-VIX command "vmrun" failing I have checked in the online resources of the product documentation, and in discussion groups where other people experience the same issue. I have the following ...
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VMWare failed in buildig kernel modules (ubuntu 13.10)

I've tried to install vmware workstation and it requires build modules, but it failed and I have applies patches: cd /tmp curl -O ...
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can't open Vmware workstation 8 on Ubuntu 13

I use Ubuntu 13 and i install vmware workstation 8 Installs ok When I launch I am asked to install modules which are compiled and loaded into the running kernel. A window opens
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Networking problem with Ubuntu as guest in VMware workstation on Windows 7 64bit

I've the following configuration: A. Physical machine: Windows 7 64bit with VMWare workstation 8 with a physical network adapter with this ip configuration: IP 192.168.1.101 Subetnet Mask ...
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Background messed up on Ubuntu VM

I am using VMware Workstation 9.x (latest) and Ubuntu 13.04 (latest) and have this issue: the background often gets messed up, black or something. I think it's related to the fact that I am running ...
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Problem with VMware player 3.1.6 and Ubuntu 13.04

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 (lubuntu to be exact) and am forced to use VMawre player 3.1.6 due to 32bit hardware. However I am getting the following error on attempting to launch VMware player: ERROR: ...
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Recovering root password in vmware for ubuntu 12.10

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 in vmware, and I am not able to understand why is it rejecting root password upon entering it on in the terminal. So I would like to have a new password instead. Can ...
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VMWare Player - Unable to share folder. (Host-Win8, Guest-Ubuntu)

VM shared folder settings: What all I have tried: Reinstalling VMware tools. Uninstall, install VMware tools. Turned Windows Firewall off. Edit out /etc/fstab to include the following: ...
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Ubuntu Launcher not displayed in VMware

I have installed VMware Player in my laptop with Windows 7 as the host OS and Ubuntu 12.04 as guest OS. Everything went fine, but my menu pane which appears vertically on the left side of the desktop ...
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Installing Ubuntu server 12.04 on VMware Workstation 8 in an Ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I've got an Ubuntu desktop 64bit with a VMware workstation 8 installed on it and now I'm trying to install an Ubuntu server 12.04.2 64bit as a VM but it prompts error and stops. Here's the error: ...
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How to add a virtual machine using vmware

i have installed the vmware in my ubuntu but i am unable to see any icon or other gui based application to access the vmWare.I have searched then i got some commands like vm-machine like that. So i ...
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vmware fusion not loading 12.04 or 13.04

I get a tiny window that never loads when I try to boot 12.04 or 13.04 with vmware fusion.
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Cannot change resolution on Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop with VMware tools

I installed a new linux guest in my VMWare Vsphere 5.1 enviroment. This guest is a Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop. Ater the installation of VMWare tools I wanted to change the resolution because now it is ...
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VMware player installation failed building kernel module 3.11

I'm trying to install VMware player under Ubuntu 13.04 and my kernel is 3.11.0.2-generic. The VMware install failed because it couldn't build kernel module: The log is: Ago 18 09:27:20.737: app| ...
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Installation of Ubuntu in VMware Player

I installed Ubuntu in VMware Player. When the installation was complete it showed this message: ****@ubuntu:~$ I can't understand this message.
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unable to see shared folders in ubuntu(guest) installed in vmware

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 in Vmware workstation in my windows7 OS. I installed VMware tools in Ubuntu. I have configured the shared folders in settings. Using the below command, I am able to get ...
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Invalid host for ssh forwarding: ssh : could not resolved host name ubuntuN1.master: name or service not found

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS MAAS Server on VMWare Workstation 6.5. The Ip address is 192.168.43.191 and Web UI, maas-dhcp and maas-dns are ready. I added 2 nodes via VMWare and all were in ready ...
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Enabling 3D acceleration VMware 9 Ubuntu 13.04

I've run the intel-linux-graphics-installer updated my drivers. I've installed DRI and enabled S3TS Texture Compression. (solved problem on Ubuntu 12.04 machines) I've looked for fixes on multiple ...
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Mu ubuntu stuck at installing vmware tools. please wait

I have installed Ubuntu desktop on vmware player 5.0.2 on windows 7 64bit os. after installing vmware tools on the desktop it always stops and giving installing vmware tools. please wait. its a ...
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hardware graphics acceleration is not available (VMWare+Ubuntu+Win8 +HD Graphics 4000)

Ubuntu 13.04, VMware 9.02, Windows 8 guest, I tried all answers from this question, it doesn't help. Adding: mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = TRUE Changes the behavior - I get a purple screen, so ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 as guest OS in VMWare workstation 9

I installed Ubuntu 13.04(64 bit) on VMWare workstation 9. I could successfully install the VMWare tools too but still I don't get GUI and it still runs on command line. On powering on the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu guest timedrift

I have a Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit installed in VMware workstation on a Windows 8 machine. I have followed VMware's recommendations to use NTP and not use the guest tools for timesync. I have installed ...
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Graphic Error When Install Ubuntu 12.04 Guest on VMWare Player

I'm using windows Vista 32 bit, and I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 by using vmware player. But after I install it, the Ubuntu desktop looks like this : Graphic Error I'm sorry, I don't have enough ...
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Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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Configuring Network interfaces

I'm having a problem bringing up eth1 and eth0 on my VMware running Ubuntu 12.04 I have 2bridges and 1NAT and heres my ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0c:29:7f:05:19 ...
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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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speech-dispatcher disabled; edit /etc/default/speech-dispatcher

when I install Ubuntu 13.04 on VMWare, the installation procedure goes well, but in the end of the installation, instead of displaying the graphical interface the message bellow shows up: ...
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Cannot install vmware-view-client on 13.04 amd64

New install 13.04 amd64 OptiPlex-7010:~$ sudo apt-get install vmware-view-client [sudo] password for xxxxxxxx: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Repartitioned, but stil out of space on VMWare Ubuntu 13.04 64 Bit

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 64 Bit on VMWare 5.0.2. I am having disk space issues despite growing the linux partition from 30GB to 300GB. The process I used to increase the size of the disk was to ...
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Can make conflict if I run “maas-import-pxe-files” command on different networks?

I'm now trying to build a MAAS private cloud using Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. Now I have one maas main server and 5 nodes which are in ready state. My MAAS main server ip is 192.168.43.149 and I ...
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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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Wireshark Troubles

I'm only able to watch my own data through a network and nothing else. I have no clue what to do anymore after trying a lot of different things. Im running Ubuntu 13.04 on VMWare.
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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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apt-add-repository not working on Ubuntu 13.04 set up on VMWare

I have set up Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit as a virtual machine using VMWare Player. When I try to add the following repository I am getting an error. I have searched many articles to find an answer but every ...
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after the installation, the interface doesn't appear

when I install ubuntu 13.04 on VMWare, the installation procedure goes well, but in the end of the installation, instead of displaying the graphical interface the message bellow shows up: ...
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Restored Ubuntu VM on VMWare hangs at init: udev-fallback-graphics

We have an Ubuntu server VM on a VMWare cluster that we back up every night. We're testing a restore today and have found that the VM hangs on boot at: init: udev-fallback-graphics main process ...
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How to install vmware workstation 9 graphically on ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I have vmware workstation 9 with .bundle extension. When I install it I need to configure it graphically during installation. With GUI I can insert License Key. But when I install it, it processes ...
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Asus usb n-13 b1 on Ubuntu 12.04, crashes when unplugging!

I recently bought Asus Usb-n13 b1 wireless adapter. I wanted it to run in Ubuntu 12.04 and in Backtrack 5r3 inside a virtual machine using vmware workstation. So, i downloaded the realtek drivers as ...
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VMware Tools - There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support

Error: "There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support or your system administrator." I get this error when trying to install ...
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What steps to do after PXE boot (Nodes are in ready state)?

I'm very new to Cloud. I'm now trying to build a MAAS private cloud using Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. Now I have one maas main server and 5 nodes are in ready state. I made all these configuration in ...
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Ubuntu graphics issue on VMware

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on VMware Workstation. All is good, except that there's this graphics issue with the Launcher and the top bar; the buttons do work, however. I downloaded CCSM for a try, ...
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How do I fix this DirectX error on Windows VMware guest?

I have VMware player 5.0.2 build-1031769 on Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (3.2.0-49-generic) and Graphic card NVIDIA GeForce 310M driver installed. When I run an application, which plays a sequence of images, ...