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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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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ubuntu server - can not ping

I have a problem to ping some network from my VMware Virutal Machine. I'm using ubuntu server 14.10, and VM network conection is set to NAT. For some reason I can not ping to www.google.com nor my ...
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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 ...
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vmware player 7 starting error in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

When i run vmware player 7 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS show this error Virtual network device Starting service error Unable to start services. See log file /tmp/vmwere-root/vmwere-8945.log for details
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sound card issue

I followed this link in order to install vmware workstation, after i installed vmware workstation, i lost sound. i tried by reinstalling alsa and pulse but no luck with it. sound is working with ...
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WmWare Workstation 11 unable to start services

when I'm trying to finish the installation and the networking services try to start an error appears. this is what the log file says about: http://pastie.org/10369516 if this thread is repeated, ...
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VMware error and cause compiling problem

Using VMware for CS50, I have been getting error message at starting point: SMB/CIFS file and active directory server error I tried Drive manager to fix the VMware permissions issues but I still ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not starting VMware service

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 and when i opened vmware, i get VMWare Module kernel updater which refuses to start the VMware service. here is the error code i get, Unable to start services. See log file ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation - Screen Resolution

I installed Kubuntu 15.04 in VMWare Workstation 11 on my host OS Windows 7 64-bit. The display resolution is wrong: The "Desktop" is only part of the screen, and the other part is black. Logout ...
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Operating System not found in 14.04.3 (32bit) [duplicate]

Need Help!! I downloaded the ubuntu ISO file from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop for 32bit. I have try 64 bit as well - Same problem. Install in VMware Using Typical (Recommended) When I ...
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VMware Workstation 11.1.2 Ubuntu Guest Menu bar and menu blurred of Black When 3D Acceleration is enabled

I am experiencing a problem with the menu bar being blurred. I can navigate using terminal and can open apps using terminal. When I disable 3D acceleration I have the menu bar but I have performance ...
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Problem with installation on VMware [duplicate]

I download the 14.04.3 LTS; then open the ISO file into VMware, but it did not load. This is the error: VMware Easy Install PLEASE WAIT!VMware Tools is currently being installed on your system. ...
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How do I install vmware workstation 11? (the install window won't appear)

I keep having a problem where my old VMware workstation (10.0) steals my alt key. So I thought I'd give the new v 11 a trial, but it won't start the install workflow instead I get this: sudo ./...
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Ubuntu Phone OS on Virtual Machine [duplicate]

Good afternoon. I want to try Ubuntu Phone OS. Is it possible to put the emulator on Ubuntu or Windows? Something like vmware or virtualBox. Thank you.
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VMware workstation 11

When trying to run vmware workstation, I get this error message. Is there a solution for this ? vmware kernel module updater stopping vmware service compiling : virtuel network device Unable ...
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VMWare Tools not working

I'm currently running a Linux 14.04 in VMWare Player on Windows 7 host. Until yesterday, everything worked except the Shared Folders feature. The error was coming from an incorrectly named variable, ...
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VMWare passthrough of Adaptec RAID 6405 on client Ubuntu 14.04

A while back, I asked this question on how to install Adaptec RAID 6405 on Ubuntu 12.04 and got a helpful answer :) Install Adaptec RAID 6405 on Ubuntu 12.04 (3.13.0-37-generic) Now, we are running a ...
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Ubuntu has a connection right at startup and then loses it

I have a VMWare Workstation 11 setup with Windows 8.1 (Host) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Guest). My network connection has a static ip and it's a bridged network connection. If I open terminal right after ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on VMware Player

I'm trying to create virtual machine with Ubuntu. I have VMware Player in version 3.1.6 build-744570. When I'm trying to install 64 bit version, I'm getting error: when I tried install 32bit version ...
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Ubuntu Software RAID server and VMware conversion tool

I have tried to find an answer to this, through several unsuccessful forum searches. I have a Hosted Virtual Private Ubuntu Server that I have no physical access to. I downloaded VMware's vCenter ...
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Executable eclipse not opening

I have Ubuntu on VMWare 10. I downloaded eclipse java ee luna and extracted it. But when I double click on the executable eclipse icon nothing comes up. Whereas I had done the same thing in my lab and ...
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Is Ubuntu Better In Dual Boot or VMWare? [closed]

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I would like to install Ubuntu on a computer that runs Windows XP. My question is to know whether dual boot is better than VMware. Also I just found out that there is ...
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VMWare Virtual Machine on Raspberry Pi

I have a virtual machine (using vmware fusion 7) that I want to put on a raspberry pi. All the VM does is open up a browser to a specific page. Everything else is hidden. The VM is running Ubuntu. I ...
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Can't find LTSP option when booting from Ubuntu Server ISO images

I have tried using a Windows & Ubuntu host machine running both VMware pro & Virtual box to install an LTSP server from an Ubuntu server installation iso. When I start up the Ubuntu server ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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Which versions and software should I use to run Windows under Ubuntu? [closed]

I would like to run some windows program under Ubuntu. I was wondering if I can expect some differences in performance regarding : the version of Windows I choose : Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 or ...
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Ubuntu guest in vmware can't get host screen size

I have ubuntu 14.04 in my vmplayer as guest os on host windows 7.Initially when made full screen ubuntu could automatically capture the host screen size.However after I had problem with folder sharing ...
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VMware Tools in Fusion 7 [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu (in fact to Linux) having come from a purely Windows environment. I've installed Ubuntu 14 on VMware - can someone tell me how to install VMware tools please? Thanks in advance
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Kubuntu host has no Ethernet, but Windows running on a VM Does

I have a Dell Latitude that I use for work, requiring me to run Windows. I've opted for Kubuntu and VMWare. I have the strange situation in which I can no longer connect to the internet (ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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NVS3100 VMWare Player 3D

I keep getting an error on a Windows 7 x64 bit host 3d acceleration not enabled, how can I use it? BTW I am using WMWare Player 7
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Help with Wireless Adapter Installation

I would like to install Wireless Adapter Alfa Network AWUS036NH, I downloaded driver from website but now I need help. From terminal something doesnt work, Im sure that because I type something wrong....
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MaaS automated provisioning of ESXi

Is there a way in MaaS to automate the provisioning of an ESXi bare metal host. Just like I want to be able to deploy Ubuntu/CentOS/Windows I would also like to be able to deploy ESXi and ...
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Runaway Process

Guessing we have a runaway, but not a clue what it might be. Server currently using nearly 100% CPU. Just started in the past couple days. Running Ubuntu 14.04 and Apache 2.4.7 on a VMWare server. 4 ...
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VMware 5 Player - Ubuntu 14.04 guest autofit - open-vm-tools

I would like to have an Ubuntu 14.04 guest autofit the VMware Player 5 window. It works with the VMware provided Tools (if you unpack/setup), but VMware recommends using open-vm-tools, as it is fully ...
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How can i Boot my VMware WIN 7 in a new machine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with VMware windows 7 installed. I moved my hard disk to another computer and i am not able to play vmware machine. I get this message: Virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT is not ...
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Install vmware workstation 11 from the terminal

How can I download and install VMware Workstation 11 from the terminal? We currently don't have a desktop gui installed (because of other reasons), if possible can i just download and install it from ...
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Integrated webcam problem on Ubuntu

I just try to get my integrated webcam into my virtual machine Ubuntu 14.04 with VMware workstation. But when I use cheese or everythings else I just have a black screen... So for the technicals ...
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Ipv6 - Connect : Network is unreachable

I've just created a virtual Ubuntu machine in VMWare Player but ipv6 is not working. When I try to ping Google with ping6 www.google.be I get connect: Network is unreachable When I use ...
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How to switch ubuntu in CUI and GUI mode (for memory saving)? [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 14 desktop version with VMWare Fusion on my mac, as I need to execute some linux binaries on mac. The issue is that ubuntu itself occupies almost 1G bytes of memory with the GUI. I ...
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Turn .vmwarevm into .iso

I was wondering if anyone knows how to take the .vmwarevmand the files inside it and turn it into an .iso. I searched on Google but haven't found anything. It would be amazing if the .iso can ...
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VMware workstation is not working with GCC 5.1.1

Ubuntu 15.04 GCC 5.1.1 after installing ubuntu 15.04 vmware is no longer working with gcc 5.1.1 while trying to launch vmware workstation ... pic : http://www.promisr.net/uploads/1435843657452....
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Cannot Get VMWare workstation to run in Ubuntu 15.04

Hi all Below is a link to the pastebin that contains the tail of the error log produced by VMware Workstation 11. Questions related to this topic are for Specific versions previous versions of linux. ...
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Resize disk in VMware

Trying to make the disk size larger in Ubuntu 15.04 server running in VMware ESXi 5.5 Steps done: downloaded vm from server to local fusion app running os osx. resized the disk space allocation ...
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Unable to shutdown ubuntu server

I am running Ubuntu server 14.04 on vmware player. I have been using this server for a few weeks but I have never been ale to properly shutdown the virtual machine from the terminal. I used the ...
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How do I rescan drives I've expanded?

I frequently expand drives on my VMs. How can I rescan the drives without rebooting the server?
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Ubuntu unity not appearing in VMware

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.4 on my VMware. (It opens in command line. Using startx enters me into GUI mode.) Problem: I cannot see side panels and menu bar: I took the following steps so ...
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VMware on Ubuntu- Installed windows in VM - USB Issues

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, I have installed VMware and installed windows on there, when i plug in my USB stick, the host takes control and the light shows up on my usb to show its working,...
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Can set screen resolution with in VMWare

I don't seem to be able to modify the screen resolution of my Ubuntu (VMWare ESX) VM. I tried the XFCE Display preferences. I can choose a new resolution, but it is not applied. If I do: %xrandr --...
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Create new partition with fdisk [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (32-bit) running in VMware Workstation 10.0.3 build-1895310. I have just modified the Virtual Machine Settings, expanding the Hard Disk from 20 GB to 30 GB. So I would like ...
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Error 404 not found when using 'sudo apt-get update'

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS inside of VMware. Since I'm behind a network firewall, I've edited the apt.conf file so apt-get will work behind a proxy server, and that's fine. But, ...