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VMware tools crashing with root access in Ubuntu 14.04.2

I'm trying to enable graphical root login with commands on Ubuntu 14.04.2: sudo passwd root sudo sh -c 'echo "greeter-show-manual-login=true" >> /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf' Portions of the ...
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Take an Image of a Physical Machine using VMWare Converter Standalone - Options diabled

I need to take an image of my Ubuntu 12.04 physical machine and keep it in a hard drive. I downloaded VMWare Converter Standalone, the only version I found as tar.gz is version 4. All the newer ...
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disable the network adapter of vmware

I want to disable the network adapter of the vmware workstation, but I want to keep using the network address to be able to access it from other machine. because if I delete the network adapter in ...
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Backup/Restore System Folders on new VM

I'm looking for a safe option for taking an image of my machine cuz I'm in a place where I cannot risk trying anything isn't safe and the machine must be up and running. For example, clonezilla looks ...
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Shifting to a Virtual Environment using clonezilla

I recently got appointed the job to shift my company's data-center's systems to a virtual environment. The systems are very varied, some are windows some are Ubuntu server and some are CentOs based. ...
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Can you use vmware unity with i3wm?

When trying to enter unity within the vmware player, I get the following error: The virtual machine can no longer run in Unity mode: There was an error retrieving desktop/viewport information from ...
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Why is my eth0 interface not detected when installing Snort?

I am trying to install Snort on Ubuntu Server in VMware. It works fine before the setting up network cards. I've edited /etc/network/interfaces with the following data: #######Primary address auto ...
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What can I do to restore disk performance on slower Ubuntu VM

I have Ubuntu 12.04 (x86) running under VMware Workstation 10.0.5 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Disk access in this VM is noticeably slow - it takes ages just to start Firefox, for example, and the disk ...
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Several issues with 14.04.2 slow network, high samba cup usage

I have Ubuntu Trusty 14.04.2 installed with Zentyal and openchange. It is running on Vmware 5.1 with 8GB ram and 1 cpu with 4 cores. I am having a huge problem with network traffic being very slow ...
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“Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors” ERROR

Attempting to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and on restart I get this error. Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors This is a 64 bit version running in Parallels 9 Desktop. I loose ...
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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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Help with “XIO: fatal IO error 11”

What does the error below mean? It isn't stopping me; I can still proceed by just pressing Enter, but I am afraid it might be reflecting a serious issue (it says fatal). The command I issue creates ...
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vmware 11.1.0 with kernel 3.19.0-9-generic on ubuntu 15.04 [closed]

i installed ubuntumate 15.04 and im trying to install the bundle VMware-Workstation-Full-11.1.0-2496824.x86_64.bundle first step is ok, however when i run the workstation it was saying that it ...
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“sudo iptables -L” takes a long time to load

For some reason when I try to run sudo iptables -L it takes a very long time to load. I am loading the rules from a script and it's on an Ubuntu server virtual machine through VMWare Fusion with 2MB ...
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VMWare Player 3.1.6 32 bit installed with Ubuntu 14.04

Dear Ubuntu spezialists, I use Ubuntu 14.04 on an old 32 bit netbook. Now I installed VMWare 3.1.6, since this is the last real 32bit VMWare Player (although there seem to be newer versions of the ...
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Preseed ignoring “disable_dhcp”

I'm trying to preseed a VM on an ESXi server, using Packer. Problem I'm having right now is that whatever the options I've put in the preseed file (see below), the installer keeps telling me that no ...
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Radeon HD 6850 VMware 3D Support?

I'm a new Ubuntu user (new to all of linux actually). I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 and have been enjoying it, but I wanted to see how it would perform using VMware for small time gaming since I ...
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Errors of installing VMware-tools

Previously, I post a question about an error of installing VMware-tools in a Ubuntu under a virtual machine. I have not got any solution yet. So I installed another Ubuntu 14.04 LTS under the virtual ...
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stream_socket_client(0 errors

I get these errors all the time in my wordpress running ubunutu server 14:04 in vmware local host ubuntu install. [Tue Mar 17 09:05:17.683916 2015] [:error] [pid 1098] [client 192.168.142.1:53931] ...
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Ubuntu in VMware 11 and Cooler Master LED keyboard

I just want to try Ubuntu Linux. Basically Linux for learning purpose. And that's the reason I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) x86 on my VMware 11. The problem is this: I am using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS error “could not apply the stored configuration for monitors”

I have installed the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on vmware 10. In Ubuntu display settings the OS was not detecting my monitor and was showing unknown display. By using few commands online I added a new ...
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How to delete program installed with .bundle?

Recently i install vmware 4.1 (which is bundle file). Now i want to remove it. How to do that?
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How to increase the disk space of an Ubuntu VMWare guest, without the cd?

I powered off the VM and on the VMware side increased the allocated disk space. I did this by Edit Virtual Machine Settings -> Hard Disk -> Utilities and so forth. It then warned me that I should ...
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vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic?

vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) and VMware Tools 9.9.2 (Fusion7.1.1 Build 2496486) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic (Febr. 2015) (Shared Folder ...
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terminal is not accessible

my desktop went away. and I couldn't access any program. and I just see the purple screen. the only thing I could do is to open the home. plus i couldn't access the terminal Ctrl+alt+T is not working ...
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Why is there no /proc/sys/kernel/softlockup_thresh

and, more importantly, how can I adjust this threshold for Ubuntu 14.04 server installations? I have standard Ubuntu 14.04 server VMs crashing due to CPU softlocks and VMWare recommends adjusting ...
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VMware player locks up Utopic, running .deb package with 3.16.0.31 kernel

I am having trouble running VMware player in Kubuntu 14.10 I replaced the software center version for the .deb package as suggested here on a similar thread. I checked that I have the build-essential ...
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Clearsign File Invalid

I have (2) Xubuntu 14.10 x64 VMs running in VMware Workstation 11/VMware Player. I have VMware Workstation 11 installed on a Windows 7 x64 machine (which hosts one of the VMs) and also installed on a ...
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Get VMWare to use integrated Ubuntu menu

In VMWare Player 7.1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04, the menu is shown below the title bar and looks rather out of place. Is there a way to get VMWare to integrate the menu the title bar, using the same sort of ...
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'y' output to screen after vmware tools installation non-stop

I am using vmware version 10 and installed ubuntu (14.04.2) for the very first time. I was trying to install vmware tools and followed the following instructions: ...
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Why don't shared files show up in HGFS?

Sharing files between my Guest Kubuntu OS and Host Windows has become a real headache. So, far I have done the steps below: GUEST LINUX OS VM -> Settings -> Options -> Shared Folders. And added my ...
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Problems using VMware and VBox with Utopic 14.10

When I installed Virtual box it would not run a machine. Same problem as encountered previously of it missing vboxdrv. Old fixes didnt work. VMWare won't install as kernel headers do not match. Can ...
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VMware Player RAM memory problem

I've installed windows 7 on ubuntu using vmware player. I have a 6 GB ram memory, so the amount of memory I've allocated for this virtual machine is 2520 MB. But when I look in the "system monitor" on ...
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How to get available wifi network that scans within windows 7 on VMware workstation running in host system ubuntu 14.04?

In my ubuntu 14.04 64 bit host machine running windows 7 64 bit on VMware 10.0.1 build-1379776. I don't see the list of available wifi network. I tried all possible ways using network settings like ...
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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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moving from one vm to another

I tried to move my stuff from my vm machine on my laptop, to my vm on my desktop and it gives me the following error, is there any safe way of fixing this cheaply? The configuration file ...
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Files missing in /mnt/hgfs on Ubuntu VM?

I am running Ubuntu 64-bit on VMWare workstation 10. I want to access the files on my windows 8 PC (both on same PC). I have checked "always enabled" for folder sharing on VMWare and gave path to my ...
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How can I install ubuntu in VMware workstation in windows 8?

I bought a new sony vaio laptop. I found that I cannot dual boot in this system (model sve15136cns). When I try to use it on a Virtual machine (VMware) it suddenly shuts down.
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When mounting, what does -t mean?

I have a Ubuntu virtual machine (VMWare) running on a windows machine. To gain access to a shared folder I run.... sudo mount -t vboxname sharedfolder /location/of/share What does the -t do in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware Workstation split screen issue after updating

After updating and restarting my Ubuntu 14.04, I get a split screen, similarly to the issue describe at Ubuntu 12.04 in VMware split screen issue after updating I'm running it on VMware Workstation ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
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Black screen on ubuntu VMware fusion 7 and Yosemite

Sorry for the first one.. Macbook Air (11-inch, mid 2012). OSX Yosemite version 10.10.1. 2GHz intel Core i7, ubuntu-64 14.04, wmware fusion 7.1. Restarted mac and launched vmware fusion to run ...
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Connection refused from Ubuntu VM to Snappy Ubuntu Core VM

My objective is to learn building and deploying Snappy packages/apps to Snappy Ubuntu Core platform. For this on my MacBook Pro, using VMware Fusion virtualisation tool I set up two virtual machines; ...
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VMWare NAT configuration

I am trying to run the latest Ubuntu Desktop as a guest inside VMWare Workstation. I need to use NAT for internet access and access to the other Virtual Machines. This works flawlessly on all of my ...
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Errors of installing vmware-tools: waiting for unfinished jobs

I use version 10.9.2 of OS X and a virtual machine 6.0.5 VMware Fusion. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has been installed on the virtual machine. I have a shared folder between the Mac OS and the Ubuntu. In Ubuntu ...
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I've lost windows shared folder in virtual ubuntu 12.04lts build VMware after latest update

In VMware I have used the wizard to make folders in my windows host shared with the VM ensuring the "always enabled" selection. I can run vmware-hgfsclient and see the available folders. But the ...
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Issue with network access with Ubuntu 14 as VMware Guest

I have two virtual machines(using VMware player) Debian Ubuntu 14 Desktop With Debian network access (company network + internet via proxy) works fine - out of the box (only configuring the ...
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Boot into Busybox instead of Lubuntu

I am using Lubuntu OS on a virtual machine (VMWare Player). Today, my VM was booting into the GNU GRUB version 2.02 instead of Lubuntu as usual. I was following this instructions and now I'm stuck at ...
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VirtualBox guest (Ubuntu) has no network

I have a host - windows 7 and a guest (virtualbox) - ubuntu 14.04. A few days ago I installed ubuntu 14.04 on vmware. I believe, that in that moment internet on virtualbox ubuntu stopped working. ...
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Can't get 1920 x 1080 in Ubuntu via VMWare

I just installed Ubuntu and typed in sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools I can change my resolution to 1920 x 1200, but not 1920 x 1080. Any ideas? I've tried this, and this but no luck. The second ...