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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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Can't Install vmware-view-client from partner repo in Saucy

I'm having trouble installing a vmware-view-client from the partner repo. I think I've troubleshooted it down to needing to install libudev0, but only libudev1 is available. I was wondering if anyone ...
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Trying to uninstall vmware packages but get 'unmet dependencies' error

So when I do dpkg --get-selections | grep vmware I get... vmware-tools-core install vmware-tools-esx-nox install vmware-tools-foundation install ...
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Is it possible to boot the same ubuntu sometimes as a virtual machine, and sometimes on the physical pc?

Is it at all possible to have the same ubuntu with the same updates and installed apps, sometimes boot in a vmware/vbox/or-similar inside windows, and sometimes be able to boot it on the startup of ...
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Ubuntu 13.10-desktop doesn't detect wi-fi adapter under vmware

I'm new in Linux at all and I just installed Ubuntu on virtual machine. The problem is that there is no wi-fi network. On cable no problems but when I unplug lan cable there is no wi-fi. So far i ...
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Things to keep in mind to change after cloning a Ubuntu server vm

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server running on an vmware workstation 8. Due to my time limitations I can not afford to install new servers so I decided that I must make 10 clones of it with the exact same ...
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How install ubuntu on vmware [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu on vmware, I have downloaded the OS file from ubuntu web site, how to go ahead. Like for RHEL 6 do I have to download an ISO image file so as to install it or is there some ...
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Second network interface fails to start: pre-start killed by TERM

Running Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS on our VMWare cluster. After adding a second nic I face the following problems. When booting not both interfaces are coming up only one of them and the weird thing ...
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Connect to a webserver running in VMWare

There a thing I made for work that need to work on IIS and SQL Server. I want to do some work from home and I run Linux Mint so I thought I'd install Win7 in a VM and run the servers there. I have ...
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Problems with network adapter within VM Virtualbox

I'm having trouble with my virtualized machine connecting to my network. Here is what I'm running: Host: 12.04.3 LTS Unity (connects to internet just fine. VM Virtual Box v 4.1.12 Guest: XUbuntu ...
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Why is my computer running slow on VMware 8 it has Ubuntu 13 running on it.?

My laptop Asus A43E with 6GB Ram, upgradable. It has VMware workstation 8 running, Win7. And I don't understand why my Ubuntu is so slow that I can't even do a task via VMware. It has wired LAN. What ...
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No sound in mac os x guest in virtual machine

i recently move to ubuntu 12.04 from windows. I run mac os x in vmware workstation. In windows it runs properly but in ubuntu no sound at all. I googled the issue but cannot find an answer. If anyone ...
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Static IP Address on Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine

I've setup a VM running Ubuntu 12.04 specifically for local web development and am having some problems ensuring it has a static IP address. A static IP address is important as I'm using the IP ...
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How to “convert” running Ubuntu server to boot able ISO

I have an Ubuntu 12.04.3 server, I have configured the server and customized the packages inside a VM(VMware Virtual Machine) and now I need to "Remaster" the system so that I would be able to export ...
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Install ubuntu in Vmware 7.0

I wanna install ubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso in Vmware 7.o X86 in Win7 64bit but after added in Vwmware a black page with a dash appear what can I do? I try repeat it with ubuntu-11.10-dvd-i386.iso ...
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MODBUS Simulator / VMWare

I am new on this forum and not a very experienced Ubuntu user. Let's say more like a homeuser. I am en automation engineer an i use software installed on virtual machines to program industrial PLC's. ...
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how to disable kvm for installing VMware player

when i was going to install VMware player a massage has shown You can not install a system with KVM enable. My processor is amd phenom ii x6 1100t. so how can i disable KVM on my system. I am ...
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Terminal command repeated twice to work

I am very new with linux and ubuntu. Installed it in VMWare Player yesterday and I've been watching some good command tutorials. I've installed mysql and php and some stuff. I've created a database ...
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Parallel access to NTFS system from Windows and Ubuntu

I have the Windows 8.1 as a host system and I'm using the VMware with Ubuntu 12.04 for work. The virtual machine's disk is a physical partition on my SSD disk. I wonder if is possible to have other, ...
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How do I install VMware-Workstation-10.0.1-1379776.i386.bundle

Whats sudo sh?? Am I suppose to type it in a notepad or something?? Why does it not just have an installer.exe where you just click it and it works?? Why must Linux be so hard?? Whats wrong with ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 install VMware 9.0

After I install the VMware workstation 9.0, while when I want open the VM, there come the dialogue "Before you can run VMware, several modules must be complied and loaded into the running kernel ...
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VMWare player - compiling server modules - Ubuntu 13.10

While running Ubuntu 13.04 whenever the Linux kernel had been updated, this used to make vmware player happy: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) sudo vmware-modconfig --console ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 12.04.03 Server in VMware Workstation 10

When I try to install Ubuntu following the It doesn't work. It starts normally asking for a language, then when I click on "Install Ubuntu server" my screen goes black and nothing happens. It never ...
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Gaming on Ubuntu - how and why?

So I have Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1564 which has VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller, and I'm not a gamer, but I want to play that old ...
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VMware Workstation 10 on Windows 7 throws “internal error” when powering on ubuntu desktop 12.04 64-bit guest VM [closed]

Running VMware WS 10 on Windows 7. EASY-installed Ubuntu desktop 12.04 64-bit. Windows Task Manager seems to say VMware is running 32 bit, but I have a FreeBSD 64-bit guest running, and a Windows 8 ...
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Relinux No default or ui configuration problem

I installed ubuntu 12.04 and make some customization. Then i try to make iso using relinux however when i boot new iso it says no default or ui configuration error I installed first ubuntu 12.04 in ...
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Setting console resolution in Ubuntu Server 13.10 within VMware

I've completed an install of Ubuntu Server 13.10 within VMware and am running into a problem configuring the console (non-graphical) resolution. When I was running Ubuntu Server 13.04, I ran into the ...
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Will I reduce the life of my SSD prematurely?

I purchased my first ssd drive and since I have been learning linux figured I would ask about installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a ssd. I know from doing research there was issues with write life on a ...
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The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. You will need to power off or reset the virtual machine at this point [closed]

I have recently downloaded ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bit) iso image and trying to install it under VMWare Workstation 9.0. which is under Windows 7 (64 bit). when i start installation it says: The CPU ...
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How to install VMWare Player on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I need help installing VMWare player on my Ubuntu 12.10 because I am having problem in installing virtualbox
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cannot boot ubuntu with new kernel

My host operating system is Windows 7. I have installed vmware over it. And was running ubuntu 10.04LTS using vmware. But today out of curiosity, i downloaded new kernel 3.10.1 compiled it and ...
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took 8 hours to transfer 12 GB

I needed to transfer vmware images of an operating system from one machine to another in my network,it took 8 hours bottom of image you can see time taken, the connection was done using ssh (encrypted ...
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upgrade from ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 causes vmware workstation 9 problems

So, upgrading caused problem where running VMware Ws 9 needed patches to accommodate linux kernel 3.11. I applied the fixes I found that others reported, and now I can only run VMware Ws 9 from sudo. ...
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Is it possible to run multiple VMware guests Using Free VMware Player?

I have a couple of premade Win2k3 VMs that I need to use for some application testing that need to be run at the same time on the same machine. I'm running 13.04 Desktop and do this often with ...