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How to compile extra VMware Player extra modules

After doing a clean intsall of Trusty Tahr, I thought I installed VMWare Player 6, but when I start to run it I first get the error Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 in win 7 core 2 duo machine using Vmware

I have a Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo CPU with 2GB RAM,32-bit windows 7 loaded. I need to run Ubuntu in Vmware, but even the Desktop of ubuntu is not loading properly. What are the possible solutions ? ...
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Looking for advice reg Oracle 12c installation on Ubuntu

I am pondering different options to install Oracle 12c on my Ubuntu quickly. My network speed and bandwidth are not great, I would prefer to download as less as possible as my intention is just to ...
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Vmplayer 6.0.3 crashes on Kubuntu 14.04

Since updating to Kubuntu 14.04 vmplayer became unstable. I'm getting constant crashes like this: *** Error in `/usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmplayer': malloc(): memory corruption: 0x00007fd306a36280 *** ...
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Mounting on startup after all services got loaded

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation. I'm sharing some folders between Windows and Ubuntu. Shared folders are mounted into through /etc/fstab: .host:/ /home/www vmhgfs defaults 0 0 ...
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Problem installing 14.04 in VMPlayer

I'm just trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare Player. It has a single huge (300 GB) partition and so I expect it to take some time, but after a few minutes, this message came I'm unsure what ...
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File manager doesn't remember list preference

On my Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine (on VMWare Player), I have set my preference in the file manager to "View items as a list" (click image to enlarge): But every time if I start up my virtual ...
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ubuntu not display its gui [on hold]

I installed ubuntu 13.10 under vmware, but after finish it display as image below without displaying any component it display there menu as black color How i can fix it?
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Not all updates can be installed: partial upgrade

I'm trying to update my vmware player Ubuntu vm to Saucy Salamander via the Software Updater app. Sadly while it was installing packages vmware player gave this really weird error I've never seen ...
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Corrupted Windows 8 Virtual Machine Start Screen

I'm running GeForce GT 330M/PCIe/SSE2 with proprietary driver (nvidia_331_updates). Everything works normally with no issues until I suspend my Ubuntu 14.04 host. If I suspend from the drop-down menu ...
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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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Cannot change the text entry language on Ubuntu 14.04 under VMWare Workstation on Windows 7

Host: Windows 7 SP1 Virtualization platform: VMWare Workstation 10 Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 Hardware: Acer Aspire V5-573G Under System Settings -> Text entry I added English, German and Bulgarian. Then ...
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14.04 did not install correctly, VMware player

I'm running Ubuntu 64-bit as a virtual machine using VMware player. I was prompted to upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04. The installation process was taking a while and I put my laptop to sleep. When I ...
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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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Unable to run VMware - Failed to build vmnet

I am unable to run vmware and below is the error log as to why. Any idea, though and suggestions are appreciated. Thank you. 2014-02-03T16:32:00.904+08:00| vthread-3| I120: Log for VMware ...
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Using Serial Port as a Terminal Interface with VMware?

I have the following configuration setup: Ubuntu 12.10 os a virtual machine using VMware. Host OS is Windows 8.1 Terminal Program is Putty as a Serial Terminal in Windows 8.1 Process: Ubuntu VMware ...
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VMware: Windows Server 2012 machine gets stuck [on hold]

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a VMware VM in order to create a Sharepoint 2013 sandbox environment. The System worked fine and at maximum speed until I installed the standalone version of ...
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VMware 9.0 - Ubuntu Screen Problem

I have installed Ubuntu 12.4 on VMware Workstation, but I'm not getting display, I mean there is something strange for me. I can access the terminal when i Press Ctrl+T but i can't see the icons and ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu Cloud images in vmware?

I want to run an Ubuntu cloud image on on VMWare. I just need to know how to set the OVF properties in a way that VMWare understands in order to pass parameters to cloud-init. What I've done ...
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Install VMware tools on guest Ubuntu on OS X

I know that I need to manually extract the tar.gz and run the perl script to install VMware tools on guest ubuntu on OS X host, according to this link After I select to install VMware tool on the ...
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Cannot get 3D OpenGL support in Vmware guests, how can I fix this?

I have been working at this problem for 2 days now. I cannot for the life of me enable 3D support in VMWare 9 guests. My specifications are: Hardware: Dell Latitude E5520 laptop. Processor: ...
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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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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 won't start any VM's

I recently took the step, formatting my main drive and installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in place of Windows 7. I'm not too much of a stranger to Linux I use it frequently in work, but this one has me ...
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VMWare Workstation 9.0.2 for Linux build 1031769. Failed to execute child process “@@BINARY@@”

I got the error after installing VMWare Workstation 9.0.2. Here is the output the uname -a command. Linux dmitriev-pc 3.5.0-34-generic #55~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jun 7 16:25:50 UTC 2013 x86_64 ...
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Error retrieving default audio device parameters

I am a newbie. I was trying to create a simple Hello program in python to implement SIP using pjsip. The code I used is: # import sys import pjsua as pj #Logging callback def log_cb(level, str, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + VMware 6: Left Ctrl and Right Shift not functioning

Before I launch a virtual machine in VMware, all the modifier keys function properly. Even when I launch VMware, but before I start the virtual machine everything works great. However once I start a ...
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VMware workstation 10 running problem

I have installed VMware Workstation latest version 10 and then tried to patch vmnet; it didn't work, the output is that this patch works only with the 8 version. I also tried downgrading the kernel, ...
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How do I merge 2 VMware disks in to a single one?

I have installed an Ubuntu server on a VMWare workstation with a space of 20GB storage as seen below: After the installation I've attached another 40GB worth storage to the existing Ubuntu server ...
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Ubuntu locking up during install on VMWare ESXi 4.1

I am having an unfortunate issue while attempting to install Ubuntu on a virtual machine using VMware ESXi 4.1. What happens is I attach the ISO image to attach on boot. When I boot the machine it ...
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how to I merge 2 VMware disks in to a single one , on ubuntu [duplicate]

I have installed an Ubuntu server on a VMWare workstation with a space of 20GB storage as seen below: http://i.stack.imgur.com/TNCrV.png After the installation I've attached another 40GB worth ...
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vmplayer never keep virtual machines on library? [duplicate]

I have installed "Vmplayer(version 6.0.2 build-1744117)" on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have created 3 virtual machines on my home directory. When i open vmplayer, library always empty and every time i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit a a VM in VMWare Workstation 9.0 no Alt-Gr keys on french keyboard

Using VMWare Workstation 9.0 I install a new VM with Ubuntu server 14.04 64-bit ISO. I install just the core, I use a french keyboard and during setup I enter the detect part of my keybord. Then ...
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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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VMware Workstation can't start automatically at startup

I want to run VMware Workstation and have it start a guest machine automatically when starting up Ubuntu. Unfortunately I tried to add vmware -X my.vmx to Startup applications, and also this ...
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How to start VMware VIX on ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed VMware VIX on Ubuntu 14.04 with the help of ubuntu forums. But I don't know how to start GUI for the same. Is there any command to start the GUI or script to run. I used below method ...
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Unable to ping Ubuntu Machine after VMWare workstation installation

I need some advise , I am new in Ubuntu or Linux . I have a Dell R201 machine with Ubuntu 14.04 server that I was able to connect to it via rdp with no problem. After installing VMware workstation , ...
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ssh authentication failure in ubuntu 14.04

I'm running 14.04 via VMware in my mac, I create an rsa.pub key and now I want to pass the key in my Mac /known_hosts file. So I try it with: cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub | ssh root@newserver "cat ...
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Guest VMs unable to ping each other within a custom host-only network in vmware workstation [on hold]

I have created a custom host only network VMNet2(without dhcp) in VMware workstation and connected my three VMs with this network. But the problem is I cannot ping any VM from any other VM, However I ...
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Is it possible to run multiple VMware guests Using Free VMware Player?

I have a couple of premade Win2k3 VMs that I need to use for some application testing that need to be run at the same time on the same machine. I'm running 13.04 Desktop and do this often with ...
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How do install Ubuntu on VMware Player and have it visible and usable by all users?

Host OS is Windows 7. VMware Player 5 will host the virtual machine. Ubuntu desktop is the virtual OS How can I install and configure VMware Player and Ubuntu so all users can login and use the ...
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VMWare player - compiling server modules - Ubuntu 13.10

While running Ubuntu 13.04 whenever the Linux kernel had been updated, this used to make vmware player happy: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) sudo vmware-modconfig --console ...
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Ubuntu Server ISO for VMware Player

Where can I find an Ubuntu Server ISO to use (convert to a VM) in VMware Player?
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Display bug on resolution > 800 / ubuntu 14 on VMware

I moved a VM to a laptop (1366x768). Now I have a problem with the resolution. Everything is ok on 800x600. If I change the resolution to something higher than 800 (eg: 1024x768..), then, ...
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Share internet connection from windows 7 to vmware(ubuntu)

I have a big problem and I can not solve it, so I instaled vmware 9 and inside I have installed ubuntu. My virtual newtork editor: VMnet0 Bridged Auto-bridging - - - VMnet1 ...
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Why can't I access the virtual terminal tty1 under VMware Workstation?

I have Ubuntu installed inside VMWare Workstation 8. The host OS is Ubuntu 11.10. When I boot Ubuntu, and login, all is OK. But when I try to open console Ctrl+Alt+F1 it does not. I have VMWare ...
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Strange behavior on ubuntu

I have been having a recurring problem with my PC, I eventually installed Ubuntu hoping it would solve my issues but it does not seem to. I believe I was the victim of a PNP attack to my router if ...
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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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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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Is there any version of VMware player for ubuntu available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install VMware Player 4.0.2? Is there any version of VMware player for ubuntu available? How can I install it, if there is?