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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Unable to access internet on Vmware

I have a Windows 7 host, and Ubuntu 16.04 as a guest operating system over VMware, I've been trying for a few days and have been unable to access the internet over the guest operating system. My ...
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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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vmware nat network setting

The below image is what I am thinking about vmware's nat network. The blue line is bridged network, and red circle is NATed network where VMs live. The NAT gateway is 172.16.108.2 The green line is ...
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How to save vmware player library?

Using Ubuntu 11.10 and Vmware Player 4.0. Every time when I open the vmware player, the last library was not there (it was just blank). I can manually add it and it is working then. Anyone ...
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Problem with SE-Toolkit cloning website

I have been trying to do some things on se-toolkit and when I clone a website it says; [!] Apache may be not running, do you want SET to start the process? [y/n]: y [....] Starting web server: ...
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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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Vmware kernel module error

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Kernel 4.6 I downloaded and installed Vmware workstation Pro 12. When I launch it I get this: So I click install and then it fails: This is the log: 2016-06-26T15:28:27.728+02:...
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Not able to install VMware on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system [duplicate]

I am getting this error while installing VMware on my Ubuntu system: surya@surya-Inspiron-3521:~/Downloads$ sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-11.0.0-2305329.x86_64.bundle [sudo] password for surya: ...
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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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ubuntu guest system can't ping Window 8.1 host

I have a Window host 64bit 8.1 at home ( connecting to Internet via home router), I recently installed an ubuntu 32 bit guest on VM Windows player ( latest version) with NAT. ifconfig -a on ubuntu ...
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VMWare 11 on Ubuntu 15 install failed

Using VMWare 11 on Ubuntu 15 fails when installing components, because of kernel Help
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Blank screen after entering password on login screen after clonezilla restore

I get a blank screen after entering my login password at the ubuntu login screen. And after a short while the login screen is restored. Any further attempts result in a similar cycle as before. This ...
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Copy Active Partition To Use With VMWare

I want to take my physical drive to a virtual drive. I think the only partition with data on it is sda3 from my df output below. How can I create a file or .vdi from this drive to use with VMWare?? ...
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How do I open VMware Horizon View Client on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

So I downloaded VMware Horizon Client here: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=CART16Q2_LIN64_410&productId=578&rPId=11464 And I installed it using the command: sudo sh ...
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MaaS problem with ESX 6.0 Power Check

i've a problem to power on/off virtual machine configured with vsphere 6.0 the Machine Node give me this error : Failed to query node's BMC - Power state could not be queried: vmware failed with ...
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How to set the screen resolution in Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit running under VMware workstation 12 player on a Windows 7 host?

I can set the screen resolution manually once I log in using the following command: xrandr -s 1360x768 but I am not able to make it "stick". Every time I log back in, the resolution for a little ...
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Copy/paste and drag&drop not working in vmware machine with Ubuntu

Suddenly copy/paste stoped working from/to windows8 host computer to/from ubuntu virtual machine. Ubuntu restart did not help. I tried command: sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools But got report I ...
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VMware Kernel Module Updater Ubuntu 15.10 failed

I have recently installed VMware Workstation on my Ubuntu 15.10. It succeeded, but now it keeps on telling me "Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running ...
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upgrade from ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 causes vmware workstation 9 problems [closed]

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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How do I install VMplayer 12.11 on Ubuntu 16.04?

Ubuntu 16.04 Workstation VMplayer 12.11 - https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/free#desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_workstation_player/12_0 How I installed VMplayer 12.11 for Linux on Ubuntu 16....
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Need to install VMware vSphere on My Ubuntu 16.04

I need to install VMware VSphere on My Ubuntu 16.04. Is this possible to install in my desktop. How do i do it? Is it possible to install it on VMPlayer ?
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VMware wont run in ubuntu 16.04 LTS (No Error msg even)

Downloaded VMware-Workstation-Full-10.0.6-2700073.i386 bundle and installed it. Installer UI ran and gave installation successful message. But after that neither vmware nor vmplayer will run from the ...
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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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Distribution Upgrade window not showing

I started upgrading from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS. I proceeded a few steps, started downloading some packages, but then the Distribution Upgrade window disappeared. I can still see its icon on the ...
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“Failed to build vmnet” for kernel 3.19

Because this answer is only for kernel 3.13, so I'd like to share a solution for the problem Failed to build vmnet for kernel 3.19 and earlier versions. Thus this is not my actual problem and is only ...
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Prevent Ubuntu from freezing due to 100% CPU usage (Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04)

Before any moderator marks this as duplicate: I did search via Startpage/Google and the other questions where about what to do after Ubuntu freezes. This question is about how to prevent it. So far I ...
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How to close a Gnome desktop session on the console in VMware?

How do I close Gnome desktop session on the console in VMware? I have a user that left the console in Gnome desktop. Of course root can not login via the gnome desktop but can using the console. ...
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Vmware Workstation 12 Install Problem

Having a tough time here. I have installed kernel 4.6 for my machine and using gcc 6.1.1 - so vmware workstation 12 installs fine but will not run. Does not find compatible gcc version 5.3.1 So ...
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Ubuntu physical & VM - cannot login (nVidia drivers)

I've got an Ubuntu 16.04 set up on one of my harddrives that I can dual boot with Windows 10 and use without any hassle. Now I would like to also use this same installation in a VM when I've booted ...
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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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“Install VMware Tools” greyed out after installing ubuntu 15.04 on vmware player 7.1

"Install VMware Tools" greyed out after installing Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Player 7.1. I tried checking "No proxy" instead of default "Windows proxy settings" at "File->Preferences->Software updates-> ...
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VMware player kernel module updater

I have installed VMware in Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, but when I open VMware, it gives me this: I click "Install", enter my password, then this shows up: And then it displays: How can I fix this? ...
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Enabling shared folders with open-vm-tools

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 in VMware Player on Windows 7. I have installed open-vm-tools instead of VMware Tools because VMware's software was unable to compile the kernel module required for file ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VMware

Yesterday I faced a similar problem with the one presented here: Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox only that I was having the issue in VMware. I provided the answer there ...
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No Devices menu

I installed a virtual machine with Ubuntu on my computer but it's impossible to add shared folders and I think that I can't see the devices menu to install guest additions. And here's the output of ...
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How to boot between windows 10 and ubuntu without reboot?

My professor has asked me to find a way to install Ubuntu the computers at a lab that already has windows 10 installed. I know that I can dual install both of these OS seamlessly and be able to switch ...
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Unable to run Vmware workstation 11 - failed to build vmnet

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS and vmware workstation 11. When I tried to open vmware it told me that serval modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernal (my kernal version is 3.13.0-51-...
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Ubuntu guest can't connect to internet or ping host

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu using VMware, and the host is running Linux Mint. In the virtual machine, when I try to ping the host, I get Destination Host Unreachable. When I try to ping ...
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How to install VMWare converter on Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a laptop. It came with windows. I prefer to use Ubuntu. I need to use Windows at times. I would like to migrate the OEM windows installation to a virtual machine within Ubuntu. That is the ...
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Switch video drivers in dual boot environment

What is the easiest way to make ubuntu boot on both native computer with NVIDIA card installed and as a VMware guest. After installing nvidia-304 driver package I can't load it in VMware. It stuck in ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install, broken VMware Tools

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and let VMware Workstation 12 install it using the easy installation process. The minute I boot up the VM, I try and share folders using the VM settings window, and the ...
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Virtualbox in Ubuntu 16.04 - Unity grabs Alt and Super key

This is something that was answered in the past already for previous versions, there are bug reports but nothing really solves it and it's still present in 16.04 If you have Ubuntu 16.04 Unity as ...
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How to make Network Manager ignore VMware virtual network adapters

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04, fully updated. The 2 devices listed that are not being managed didn't show up until I installed VMware Workstation 12.1.1. I believe they are from the VMware host-only/NAT ...
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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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open-vm-tools doesn't resize display

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 in VMware Workstation 12 Player on Windows 7. Since VMware has stopped updating VMware Tools or something, I have to use open-vm-tools. Unfortunately, it doesn't resize the ...
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can't start vmware workstation 12 on ubuntu 16.04

Is anyone else having a problem starting vmware workstation 12 on ubuntu 16.04 , if so please let me know if you found a solution . I've searched all over the web for help to no avail and tried every ...
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vmware player on ubuntu 15.10

I just uploaded to Ubuntu 15.10 and my vmware player is not working anymore. I tried to follow the solution proposed here and here but it doesn't seem to be enough for me. When I run vmplayer I get ...
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Merging partitions of an Ubuntu virtual machine with no data loss in Windows

My problem is very similar to this one: How to change partitions on Ubuntu virtual machine? But the difference is that I'm using the Ubuntu virtual machine with VMware in Windows. How can I expand a ...
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Vmware shared folder not working in ubuntu 13.10

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit in Vmware workstation 10 but the shared folder is not working in Ubuntu 13.10,while it works perfectly in Ubuntu 13.04. I reinstalled Vmware tools several times but it ...
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VMware - starting services failed

I have some issue running VMWare Workstation Player 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. First I downloaded and installed VMware-Player-12.1.1-3770994.x86_64.bundle using this command: chmod +x ./VMware-Player-...