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long press super key for keyboard shortcuts doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook pro running in VMware fusion. Right now keyboard shortcuts don't appear after long-press of super key. I'm curious if anyone has figured out how to do this?
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VMWare Workstation doesn't render DDS/DXT textures

I added line: mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = "TRUE" ... to *.vmx file and 3D acceleration seems to work now. The only problem is that all DDS (DXT) textures are rendered like this: ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: multiple monitors do not work within VMware

I have upgraded Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. Since then, I cannot use two monitors. Ubuntu runs as a guest OS in VMware. I get the error message that the VMware tools need to be installed. I've ...
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VMware 9 install not opening after extraction on 13.04

A bit of a linux noob here, I'm trying to get VMware installed and I've finally gotten to the point where I can leave terminal and do the easy work lol, but now I'm stuck again. I followed these ...
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i have a problem with installing:vmware in ubuntu 15.10

enter image description here enter image description here how you can see in the picture look i can't install mvware so when i push enter he say me that i have to install other one thinks when i ...
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whiptail makes terminal window disappear in VMware

On a VMware virtual machine running on Windows 10 I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from some old dvd. Then I launched an xterm, said sudo bash to get a root terminal, edited /etc/apt/sources.list and ran ...
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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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How to run Vmware player as root?

I want to use a physical disk in Vmware Player. To do that i need to run Vmware Player as root, how do i do that ? I have tried to start it via terminal but no luck. I have tried to start it via ...
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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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Setting static ip for ubuntu in VMWare

I have a host windows machine which use static IP to connect to the internet (I am living at dormitory so everyone has their own IP). I installed Ubuntu inside of VMWare Workstation 12 but I am unable ...
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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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VMware Tools - There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support

Error: "There was a problem updating a software component. Try again later and if the problem persists, contact VMware Support or your system administrator." I get this error when trying to install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 startup slow ('dmesg': “self-detected stall on cpu”, maybe because of 'alsa-sink'?)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.03 installed in vmware workstation 12. The bootup to the login takes around 20 secs, after which, the mouse and keyboard becomes unresponsive for 3 to 5 mins. After managing ...
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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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Ubuntu won't boot after installing a new kernel

I am a software tester, and I'm trying to test a kernel module on a variety of Linux kernels (3.2+). Currently I'm trying to compile the module, mount it and run an automated test suite on all Linux ...
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VMWare Player not working with Linux kernel 4.2.5

I m using Ubuntu Desktop 14.0.4. Due to some reasons I need to upgrade to kernel 4.2.5. But after that VMWare Player(i believe version 12.x 64 bit linux) is not working. At the time of start up it is ...
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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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Cannot login after running startx and rebooting

Yesterday I tested startx, and in user root(admin) I went to x-window system. After this I shutdown Linux by power off virtual machine vmware button. Today, when I turn on Linux in the virtual ...
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VM Ubuntu 14.04 not displaying kinect video

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed via VMWareFusion 8. When running $ freenect-tiltdemo I see my kinect tilting up and down. I tried running camorama to see if I received video from the kinect that way and ...
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Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard shortcuts via VMware Fusion

I use OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and have VMware Fusion 7.1.1 where Ubuntu 14.04 has been installed. Moreover, I have installed VMware Tools patches. Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard ...
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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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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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Unable to mount windows share under vmplayer 12

So this feels like one of those common problems where the suggested solutions just fail to apply to my situation. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running on wmplayer 12 under windows 7. I have ...
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Why Ubuntu lags so much in VMware

I was using dual boot setup of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 10 before. But then I felt necessity of running Ubuntu on VMware because I have to jump from Windows to Ubuntu regularly and restarting my ...
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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 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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Workstation 10: Ubuntu 14 VM NIC error “network doesn't work ()”

I am trying to spin up a Ubuntu 14 VM which I copied and converted from my colleagues laptop. It was converted from a Fusion HW version 11 VM to Workstation 10 HW version 10 using the standalone ...
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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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Why there is not loading screen in VMWare?

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 in VMWare Workstation 12.0 as I cannot dedicate it to a machine. Everything's OK so far, but one little thing: the loading screen does not appear, and all commands ...
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dhcp server without internet

enter image description hereenter image description hereGood morning everyone ! I have a project virtualized servers in VMWRARE Esxi. My physical server has two network cards. Eth0 is on my firewall ...
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Changed font scaling, but now other apps (google chrome) are still tiny

So there's an option in Google Chrome to increase the page zoom or whatever, but what about font scaling? The URL text is still too tiny, the addon icons are still too tiny... it just simply doesn't ...
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Cannot Install VMware Tools in 15.10 VM, due to Easy Install being in progress

Good evening. I want to upgrade the VMware Tools on a Virtual Machine to be able to see full-screen Ubuntu 15.10. When I attempt to install the tools manually, however, I get the following error: ...
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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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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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Ubuntu autopilot install guide missing steps

I have downloaded the VMware image for the Ubuntu autopilot and trying to follow the install guide on this site problem is, after step 5, there is nothing to show any openstack installation ...
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blurry screen after restoring from vm backup in a physical machine using deja dup

I want to restore the backup from my vmware ubuntu14.04(the whole / directory) to a physical machine using deja dup. After I clicked 'Restore' button for a while, the files from my vmware ubuntu ...
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Using already installed Windows from Ubuntu

I have both Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 installed on my system. I want to access Windows7 while I am logged in Ubuntu. One possible way what people are suggesting is to access Windows using VirtualBox ...
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How can to increase size of crashkernel/issues with setting up kdump

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in VMware Fusion 8.1.0. I'm trying to learn how to write device drivers and am trying to set up up my development environment. I'm trying to follow the instructions here ...
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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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VMWare Horizon Client Not Fully Installing?

I'm running Kubuntu and tried installing VMware Horizon Client... However, it doesn't seem to be installing properly. I used chmod and sudo ./ to execute the bundle and get to the installer, however, ...
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Automount and Virtual Machine

I decided last week to change my OS, only because I absolutely hate Win10. My plan was to create a virtual machine with Win7 (BTW I love it -) and run this on ubuntu 15.10. I do not know anything ...
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Client to Server Communication for rsyslog

I have two Ubuntu OS in VMware Virtual Machine: one of them is the client ( Ubuntu 14 ) and the other one is the server ( Ubuntu 15 Mate). I want to forward apache logs (access and error logs) from ...
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GParted - unable to create new partitions (grayed out)

I'm trying to create a new swap since the old one seems to be set up incorrectly. It takes over 90 seconds to boot in because it's running some process at the start. If I comment out swap in fstab, ...
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OpenStack Autopilot VMware testing

I'm looking to test autopilot, however the installation instructions are a bit minimal and literally odd. For example, the very first instruction is to load the VM into vSphere which as I understand ...
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VMware Kernel modules update in Ubuntu 15.04

I was prompted to update the Vmware Player and so I did. It downloaded and installed perfectly but when I ran it for the first time after the update a prompts appear to me with the saying it ...
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How do I read from & write to a Windows Share on Xubuntu minimal virtual machine?

I have a Dell Venue 8 Pro running Windows 8.1. I have a VMWare virtual machine set up with Xubuntu Minimal. I created a shared directory in Windows with music files in it. It has read/write ...
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Lubuntu 15.0 on windows 8.1 win scp not connectiing

I have successfully installed Lubuntu 15.0 on Windows 8.1 but I'm not able to connect with Win SCP on VMware. It always shows an error message as connection refused or connection timed out after 2 ...
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Free VmWare on Ubuntu Desktop

I am looking for a free Vmware ESX to install on my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on my laptop. I want to install another Ubuntu Server, or Windows Server Operation System on VmWare. What is a stable, and free ...
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how to share a folder between WIN10 and ubuntu installed with VMWare 12?

How can I share a folder between WIN10,on which I installed VMware Workstation (12.1.0 Player for Windows)? It is working well together, but useful to share documents in between 2 OS. Thanks Merry ...
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Problem in installing OpenStack AutoPilot test Drive on Vmware workstation, juju can't connect to websocket to register service

I've problem installing OpenStack AutoPilot on vmware workstation. I download OpenStack Autopilot test drive from ubuntu website. It's alright configuring Maas and adding nodes and about 80% of ...