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Ubuntu has a connection right at startup and then loses it

I have a VMWare Workstation 11 setup with Windows 8.1 (Host) and Ubuntu 15.04 (Guest). My network connection has a static ip and it's a bridged network connection. If I open terminal right after ...
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VMPlayer is not starting on Ubuntu 15.x

I got the latest 64 bit version of VMPlayer and installed it. When i try to start it "I am getting the error saying that it need to compile some stuff" Please refer to the screen shot...when i do ...
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Trying to install ubuntu on VMware Player

I'm trying to create virtual machine with Ubuntu. I have VMware Player in version 3.1.6 build-744570. When I'm trying to install 64 bit version, I'm getting error: when I tried install 32bit version ...
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Ubuntu Software RAID server and VMware conversion tool

I have tried to find an answer to this, through several unsuccessful forum searches. I have a Hosted Virtual Private Ubuntu Server that I have no physical access to. I downloaded VMware's vCenter ...
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ubuntu 14.04.2 on VM Machine in Windows 8

I have installed Ubuntu 64 bit with the same version on VM machine but it works very slowly. I have gave 2GB ram and 1 Processor to it. But after a little search i came to know 32Bit will work better ...
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Executable eclipse not opening

I have Ubuntu on VMWare 10. I downloaded eclipse java ee luna and extracted it. But when I double click on the executable eclipse icon nothing comes up. Whereas I had done the same thing in my lab and ...
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Is Ubuntu Better In Dual Boot or VMWare?

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I would like to install Ubuntu on a computer that runs Windows XP. My question is to know whether dual boot is better than VMware. Also I just found out that there is ...
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VMWare Workstation 11.1.2 and Ubuntu 12.10 Full Screen Problem [on hold]

Ok, here is the scoop...I just made the mistake of updating my vmware workstation 11.1.0 to 11.1.2 and now I my vmware window with ubuntu 12.10 in it, can no longer go in full screen mode like it did ...
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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 Virtual Machine on Raspberry Pi

I have a virtual machine (using vmware fusion 7) that I want to put on a raspberry pi. All the VM does is open up a browser to a specific page. Everything else is hidden. The VM is running Ubuntu. I ...
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Can't find LTSP option when booting from Ubuntu Server ISO images

I have tried using a Windows & Ubuntu host machine running both VMware pro & Virtual box to install an LTSP server from an Ubuntu server installation iso. When I start up the Ubuntu server ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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Which versions and software should I use to run Windows under Ubuntu? [closed]

I would like to run some windows program under Ubuntu. I was wondering if I can expect some differences in performance regarding : the version of Windows I choose : Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 or ...
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How to do I connect a VMWare guest to the internet?

I use WinXP on VMware inside Ubuntu 12.04. Need connect VMware XP box to internet with some reliable algorithm through Host-only, NAT, or with Bridged connection. Please suggest me any right way ...
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Ubuntu guest in vmware can't get host screen size

After installing ubuntu 14.04 in my windows host vmplayer initially when made full screen ubuntu could automatically capture the host screen size.However after I had problem with folder sharing ...
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VMware Tools in Fusion 7 [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu (in fact to Linux) having come from a purely Windows environment. I've installed Ubuntu 14 on VMware - can someone tell me how to install VMware tools please? Thanks in advance
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Unity mode for vmware and ubuntu 15?

I am coming from virtualbox running ubuntu 15.04 in short: virtualbox - never again. It made me lose so much time! You can't imagine. The default Ubuntu 15.04 runs so super poorly on the machine, ...
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VMware-Player-4.0.6-1035888.x86_64 [migrated]

i like to install VMwareplayer on elementry os freya/ubuntu 14.04.Got the following error Plz help sam@samlaptop:~/Downloads$ sudo ./VMware-Player-4.0.6-1035888.x86_64.bundle Extracting VMware ...
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Kubuntu host has no Ethernet, but Windows running on a VM Does

I have a Dell Latitude that I use for work, requiring me to run Windows. I've opted for Kubuntu and VMWare. I have the strange situation in which I can no longer connect to the internet (ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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NVS3100 VMWare Player 3D

I keep getting an error on a Windows 7 x64 bit host 3d acceleration not enabled, how can I use it? BTW I am using WMWare Player 7
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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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Could not connect to internet on ubuntu (guest on workstation)

I have installed an Ubuntu Server 15.04 on VMware Workstation 10. My host is Windows 8. I have used bridge networking in VMware settings. Now i am not able to ping google.com. The DNS is working fine ...
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Ubuntu installed on Vmware cannot get access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware, the host machine is Windows 7. However, I cannot get access to internet from Ubuntu. I am not clear how to identify the cause and fix it? Thank you for the help. ...
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VMWare Ubuntu 14.04 resolution locked?

The resolution is locked at 640x480p and does not allow a change. xrandr provides the output of xrandr: Failed to get the size of gamma for output default screen 0: Minimum 640x480, current 640x480, ...
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VMWare Player - Unable to change vm power state: Internal Error

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 and I already had trouble installing VMWare Player, it would keep failing the compiling of modules, but I fixed that with another answer here. I have now created a VM but ...
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VMware workstation is not working with GCC 5.1.1

Ubuntu 15.04 GCC 5.1.1 after installing ubuntu 15.04 vmware is no longer working with gcc 5.1.1 while trying to launch vmware workstation ... pic : ...
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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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Ubuntu on VMWare Workstation, not showing shared folder

I have VMWare workstation 11 on my windows laptop in which I have installed Ubuntu 14.04(LTS), now the problems is that even successfully installing VMWare tools I am unable to access shared folder ...
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Help with Wireless Adapter Installation

I would like to install Wireless Adapter Alfa Network AWUS036NH, I downloaded driver from website but now I need help. From terminal something doesnt work, Im sure that because I type something ...
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How do I stop the flickering of the title bars at the top of a window in VMware workstation

I am running Windows 8.1 Pro and have VMware workstation installed. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 in a virtual machine. But I noticed when Ubuntu was finished installing and I opened up Firefox the ...
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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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Runaway Process

Guessing we have a runaway, but not a clue what it might be. Server currently using nearly 100% CPU. Just started in the past couple days. Running Ubuntu 14.04 and Apache 2.4.7 on a VMWare server. 4 ...
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Left click on Ubuntu 14.10 don't work

I have done a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 using VMware. But, the left click function works partially. I can't open files, folders or tick check boxes, which renders me nuts. I can, however, ...
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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 can i Boot my VMware WIN 7 in a new machine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with VMware windows 7 installed. I moved my hard disk to another computer and i am not able to play vmware machine. I get this message: Virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT is not ...
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Install vmware workstation 11 from the terminal

How can I download and install VMware Workstation 11 from the terminal? We currently don't have a desktop gui installed (because of other reasons), if possible can i just download and install it from ...
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Integrated webcam problem on Ubuntu

I just try to get my integrated webcam into my virtual machine Ubuntu 14.04 with VMware workstation. But when I use cheese or everythings else I just have a black screen... So for the technicals ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 won't connect to a captive portal but will in a vmware client on same machine

Okay I have Ubuntu 14.10 on an Acer c720 Chromebook and have a very strange question. I haven't seen anything like it when searching so I'm asking. I can't get any browser (firefox, Chrome) to bring ...
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How do I go about getting items in the partner repository updated?

The version of the vmware-view-client in the partner repository is currently at version 2.2.0. The latest version being shipped by VMware is 3.4.0. The older client is unable to support some of the ...
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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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Ipv6 - Connect : Network is unreachable

I've just created a virtual Ubuntu machine in VMWare Player but ipv6 is not working. When I try to ping Google with ping6 www.google.be I get connect: Network is unreachable When I use ...
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Best way to cope with kernel upgrade and vmware-tools recompilation race condition

I am automatically creating vmware images based on Ubuntu 14.04 using packer.io. I would like to run apt-get upgrade each time I create a new vmware base box. Yet, upgrading the kernel frequently ...
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How to switch ubuntu in CUI and GUI mode (for memory saving)?

I installed ubuntu 14 desktop version with VMWare Fusion on my mac, as I need to execute some linux binaries on mac. The issue is that ubuntu itself occupies almost 1G bytes of memory with the GUI. I ...
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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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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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Turn .vmwarevm into .iso

I was wondering if anyone knows how to take the .vmwarevmand the files inside it and turn it into an .iso. I searched on Google but haven't found anything. It would be amazing if the .iso can ...
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15.04 VMWare Player “unable to start services” error

I recently did a fresh install to 15.04. I downloaded and installed vmware player, but when I go to launch it, I receive a message saying "vmware workstation several modules must be compiled and ...
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Cannot Get VMWare workstation to run in Ubuntu 15.04

Hi all Below is a link to the pastebin that contains the tail of the error log produced by VMware Workstation 11. Questions related to this topic are for Specific versions previous versions of linux. ...
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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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Connecting an android device to ubuntu router/server

I have made my ubuntu server into a router with dhcp functionalities inside vmware workstation. My LAN is 10.1.10.0. I can assign static addresses to any pc and connect them all to a switch for them ...