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Ubuntu 16.04 has no VMWare console access once booted on VMWare vSphere 5.5 Cluster with EFI

I installed a fresh Ubuntu Server 16.04 on our VMWare cluster to try it out and begin building a template for it. After install, the IP address is displayed and it seems to work if I SSH into it, but ...
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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 error after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04

I just upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 and I started having problems with vmware (v 12.1.0 build-3272444). When I try to play the virtual machine I receive the following error: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No ...
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ubuntu 16.04 LTS fails with an error “ an installation error occured” while pxe booting

I am attempting to PXE boot Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on as a vm on VMware ESX 5.1 U3. The installation via iso works successfully however PXE install fails at a point post partitioning saying: an ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 VMware tools problem

I don't know when the 15.04 was released but I installed VMware Workstation 11.1.0 and I can't install VMware tools for the Ubuntu guest since VM > Install VMware tools option is disabled. Anybody has ...
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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 to install VSphere client in ubuntu?

Is that possible to install VSphere client in Ubuntu. If it is yes, please mention how to do it. Thanks in advance.
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No vmhgfs file system installed to use use shared folder

After a fresh install i can't get the shared folder to mount in /mnt/hgfs. I created the hgfs directory, purged the "open-vm-tools-dkms" and reinstalled "öpen-vm-tools" as i found somewhere else. But ...
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Runing ubuntu in Vmware error - No boot file name recieved

This is a picture of the error message in Vmware workstation
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Installing Ubuntu Server 16.04 on Vmware

I am installing Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine on an Intel server using vmware. For some reason, it is creating the root file system as ext4 but I NEED it to be ext3. Is this possible? I have been ...
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Zenmap Showing Filtered for iptables REJECT Rule

I've been recently messing around on my VMWare Ubuntu 15.10, and decided to test out my iptables and see if my Zenmap on my Windows host machine would recognize the ports being blocked. However, when ...
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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 ...
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Setup VMware vmnet0 in Ubuntu

I'm trying to setup vmware's vmnet0 in ubuntu without installing vmware at all. is this possible? I have 2 NICs, 1 - internet, 1 - local network connected to a physical switch, and will be setting ...
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How can I disable the Super button so that it won't bring up the Search window?

I know this question may have been asked before but the solutions are all out of date or don't work. I am running Ubuntu as a VM in VMWare on a Mac. If I try to switch from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to the ...
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How to use GPARTED in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have an OwnCloud server running on Ubuntu 14.04, I downloaded OwnCloud's ISO to mount it into VMware Workstation but it only has 40gb dedicated to it so I expanded it to 100gb in the VM settings but ...
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Using apt-get from ISO on vmware

I'm trying to install VLAN using apt-get but I get this error: E: Unable to locate package vlan I'm not connected to the Internet at the moment as I need to tag my Ubuntu server to the VLAN first. ...
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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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Can't get MAAS nodes to enlist

I'm having an issue very similar to this: MAAS add node failing I've been banging my head against the wall for days. I'm running VMWare ESXi 5.5 and Ubuntu 14.04.1. I have a maas controller setup ...
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Getting shared folders working in vmware fusion 8.1.0 and ubuntu 14.04

Yes, I've seen the other answers. Either they don't work or they do un-recommended things like installing the old deprecated VMWare Tools I'm looking for a solution that uses the recommended ...
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Unable to download from software centre

I am unable to install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. After clicking on any application it just shows "available from the Universe source". What should I do to rectify it ? I am using ...
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Observium Web Interface not working

I have recently installed observium on Linux Ubuntu 15.10 running on a virtual machine (Vmware workstation 11) While polling a device using terminal (./poller -h all) it works just fine but when I ...
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Display Size problem with Lubuntu VM on Windows 10

I recently bought a new surface pro 4 and I'm badly in need to use linux for study purposes. Since the driver support isn't good yet for a regular dual boot installation I sadly had to use VMWare. My ...
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Need help with strange operation when switching between VMWare workstation client and Ubuntu 14:04 desktop

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (august 2013) on an ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX with AMD FX(tm)-4130 Quad-Core Processor and 4Gb memory. and have since upgraded to 14.04 LTS. Hosting VMWare Player ...
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How to configure Network Interfaces on ubuntu in virtual Boxes?

The Question How can ubuntu be configured so that you don't got the "waiting for network configuration..." message at boot if you got more than one adapter? Facts I've got an untouched Ubuntu ...
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Problems running Ubuntu 12.10 in VMWare Player 5 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 in VMWare Player 5. My pc is running Windows 7. The installation seems to go okay, but when I boot up ubuntu, although it starts up and I see the desktop, I can't ...
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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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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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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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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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I can't see the next button (ubuntu installation on vmware)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 64-bit on my VMWare Workstation 12. I have already done this on my desktop. The problem is when I try to install it on my laptop, I cannot see the next button. The next ...
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Connect to Windows XP via VMWare

Is it possible to connect to the command line on Windows XP running on VMWare, from inside of Ubuntu?
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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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Shared folder in VMvare

enter code hereI run my Ubuntu in Vmware virtual machine hosted by Windows 8. Trying to make shared folder according documentation I do: Create shared folder: Trying copy files to /mnt/hgfs/ and ...
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How to safely unmount a shared folder in VMware

my pc is Windows 8.1, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3632QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 64-bit, and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a guest o.s. in my virtual machine (VMware Workstation 12 Player). I have created a Shared ...
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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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What's the simplest way of creating a Virtual Machine from a Physical Ubuntu Server?

I have full access to the server, although I normally use it via SSH. I would like to have a backup of this server because it has too many configurations and running programs, crons, etc. that I ...
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no wlan0 and no interface on airmon-ng

I am new to linux and terminal. I don't know linux terminal basic behavior. I have backtrack 5 r3 installed on vmware workstation 12 player. I want to install compat wireless driver because there is ...
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Wired USB Ethernet Connection disconnecting sporadicly

first, I'm not a Linux Pro, so please forgive me if I write any nonsence :) So I have quite an unusual constellation. I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Machine on my Mac Pro using VMWare Fusion 6. ...
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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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Error compiling AODV-UU (modversions.h: No such file)

i have to compile aodv routing protokol, but i get error like this make -C /home/andri/Downloads/aodv-uu-0.9.6/lnx KERNEL_DIR=/lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build KCC=gcc XDEFS=-DDEBUG make[1]: ...
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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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VMWare error installing

i have a problem when i start VMWare, there is the following error: Unable to start services. See log file /tmp/vmware-root-3979118757/vmware-15337.log for details. and the log file contain : ...
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How to install virtual machines using VMware in Ubuntu server using the terminal?

I'd like to use VMware for setting up virtual machines on the server running Ubuntu to which I only have access through the ssh interface (Putty) I installed VMware workstation by following the ...
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Difference between 'sudo apt-get' and 'sudo -E apt-get'

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 guest on VMWare Player (7.1.3 build-3206955), with Windows 10 as the host OS. I'm able to use Firefox to browse the web inside the guest, however I'm unable to use apt on the ...
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what is “stable Release (expected stable but got trusty) ” message?

i'm attempting to install ubuntu 14.04.04 LTS using vmware studio profile that was adapted using ubuntu 12.04 LTS profile, this is using d-i directives , the installation almost works, problem is it ...
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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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I am connected to Wired Connection but still not able to access the internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation 12. It shows that it is connected to Wired Connection but still if I try to open any webpage on Mozilla Firefox, it says 'Server not found'. The ...
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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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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 15.10 Black panel problem

I am running ubuntu 15.10 on vmware player, my system is 32 bit and i have a windows 7 ultimate I have this problem, after login my panel is like this. What to do?