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Header path during installation VMware [duplicate]

I have installed VMware on Ubuntu 13.10 but when i launch it then a message said that i have to specify the path for the linux-headers-3.11.0-19-generic. Now i'm not expert on linux, i give the ...
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How can I enable 3D acceleration for Ubuntu as a VMWare guest? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu on an iMac 8,1. I haven't been able to figure out how to enable 3d support for VMware Workstation 10. Ubuntu lists several Nvidia options but I so far they lock up the screen on log in. ...
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With kernel 3.12.15-031215-generic and VMware Workstation 10.0.1 build-1379776 vmware-modconfig --console --install-all failed

Here is the log Stopping VMware services: VMware Authentication Daemon done VM communication interface socket family done ...
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Extra mouse buttons not working in virtualization (VMware/VirtualBox, ubuntu host)

I'm trying to run VMware Workstation and/or VirtualBox on Ubuntu. The virtual machines are working perfectly in both applications, except for the extra mouse buttons (forward/backward). In Ubuntu the ...
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Does mv ignore the letter case by default?

I'm trying to change only the case in the filename and getting the error: ayakovlev@ubuntu:~/host$ mv crc32.hpp CRC32.hpp mv: ‘crc32.hpp’ and ‘CRC32.hpp’ are the same file Is it any setting ...
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Open VMX file in VMWare

I have Ubuntu-12.4 installed on VMWare and I want to edit .vmx file to enable KVM Virtualization I have seen a tutorial how to edit but can't find where the .vmx file is?
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Ubuntu Virtual machine slows down the entire home network

I installed Xubuntu 13.10 in VMware Workstation and when it's on, Other people using the same network say it's being slow. I shut it down and then it's fine. How can I fix this?
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Ubuntu 2D working fine, but not Ubuntu virtual machine in VMWare Workstation 9 Windows 7 Host

I'm using Windows 7 as the host machine with VMWare Workstation 9. I created a virtual machine Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS 64 bit version. There are two options for log in, Ubuntu and Ubuntu 2D. Whenever ...
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How to do bonding in ubuntu 12.04 in vmware workstation?

I followed process for bonding which is given on this site: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBonding but output is $ cat /proc/net/bonding/bond0 Ethernet Channel Bonding Driver: v3.7.1 ...
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Remotely access mysql db on vm from windows as host [closed]

I have ubuntu on vmware. I've installed mysql-server on it. And now I'd like to connect to this db directly from the Host(windows) machine. Ubuntu is connected to the router via bridge. I can ping it ...
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How Do I Access Windows Shares From BASH?

Probably total noob question. I installed Ubuntu in a VMWare Player. Works fine. I usually work in terminal and didn't realise until today that I could use the Files icon to connect to my Windows host ...
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Copy/paste produces wrong codepage characters

When I copy/paste text into nano on a console window (Ctrl+Alt+F2), the braces and brackets are converted to German Umlaut characters. It's fine in a terminal running on the graphical Desktop. That's ...
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TSQL connection refused - host command DNS resolve issue in local network

I am using VMWare Starter and running 2 guest VMs, Ubuntu and Windows XP Professional. The host system is Windows 7. Windows XP Professional hosts MSSQL database, Ubuntu talks to it using FreeTDS. ...
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cannot find file /dev/vmnet0

I am working on ubuntu lts 12.04 server on VMware Workstation environment. I need to add permissions to the file vmnet0 corresponding to the virtual interface. But I can't find it in the /dev ...
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configure a network interface into promiscuous mode

I am working on ubuntu 12.04 lts server on vmware workstation. I need to configure my network interface to work in promiscuous mode. This is my configuration auto eth1 iface eth1 inet manual up ip ...
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Unable to connect SATA device on VM with Ubuntu as OS using VMware [closed]

I am getting the following error when I install the virtual machine: Cannot connect the virtual device `sata0:1` because no corresponding device is available on the host. Do you want to try to ...
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Increase Ubuntu partition size under virtual machine

I use MacBook with Mac OS X 10.9.1. I have installed VMWare Fusion 6.0.2, under which Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has been installed as virtual machine. Now I need to increase the size of the disk of Ubuntu. ...
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During 13.04 to 13.10 Desktop update the computer went offline, how can I restart the update process? [duplicate]

I would like to restart the update/upgrade for 13.10. The process was aborted by a power off situation after it had started. The updater process was working well until that point. Now the updater ...
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Vmware : Enable Drag and Drop files and folder between virtual machine and host

It was working to me , that i could drag a file / folder from Ubuntu virtual machine and drop it on windows 7 desktop , but for no know reason it stopped working . How to fix this issue ?
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How can I fix these errors after extracting linux 3.10.10 package on vmware? [closed]

After extracting linux 3.10.10 package on vmware 32 bit (UBUNTU 12,0.4 32 bit), I got the following error: root:/sources/linux-3.10.10# make && make modules_install HOSTLD ...
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Does operating system scheduler affect the way how threads are executed

I am coding a multi-thread application using the pthread library , I create a thread using pthread_create and run randomfunction everything a thread is created Psedo-code of application pthread_t ...
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download Ubuntu for Vmware [duplicate]

I am willing to download Ubuntu for VMware..I'm much confused among Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu desktop,which one should i go for? and what is the differnce between them?
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Ubuntu Getting Mount error in VMWare workstation

I'm getting errors when booting ubuntu. It worked fine for the past few months but suddenly stopped doing so. Here are the messages: mount:mounting ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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 ...