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How do I install VMware Workstation Player 12.11 on Ubuntu 16.04?

When I attempted to install VMware Workstation Player 12.11 on Ubuntu 16.04, I got the following error: root@workstation:/home/user/Downloads# ./VMware-Player-12.1.1-3770994.x86_64.bundle Extracting ...
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Unable to update any software packages in VMWare Ubuntu

I want to understand why I am unable to install any packages. I am trying to install hadoop, but for that Ubuntu 14.04 & Java 7 or above are prerequisite and I cannot install them: sudo apt-get ...
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Touchpad scroll is slow in VMware for ThinkPad

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on VMWare 12.1, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad. The toucpad two finger scrolling in Windows is smooth and it accelerates when I move my fingers, it is also good when I use in an ...
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puzzling routing issue - Packets not forwarded between public interface and VM with nested VM's

Here is my somewhat puzzling routing problem. Here's the description, in words. I have a windows laptop (blue) on which I run VMWare Workstation (orange). VMWare Workstation has a single Ubuntu 14....
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install vmrc.so plugin for Chrome

I want to install VMWare-VMRC plugin for chrome, I downloaded VMware-VMRC.x86_64.bundle, and follow the installer, built the /opt/google/chrome/plugins directory and a np-vmware-vmrc-5.5.0-1280474.so ...
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Ubuntu 16.0.4 64bit OS VM hardware details for good performance [on hold]

I've using VMWare ESXi 6.0. And, I was running a Ubuntu 16.0.4 64 bit OS with noMachine server. My question is: While am taking the 20 user session from my single lubuntu 16.0.4 after 10 hours its ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 on VMWare throws CPU error

I have Xubuntu 16.04 x64 on my virtual machine. Always everything are working good but today I got an error: When I enter into "Advanced options for Ubuntu" and choose this option My machine is ...
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Ubuntu host with ubuntu guest using VMware workstation 12 player, no network connection

I use a Ubuntu host 14.04 with a ubuntu guest 14.04 using VMware workstation 12 player. The network apdator option is NAT. However, I am not able to access the internet in the guest VM. I have ...
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Why is QEMU so slow even with KVM

I've been working with QEMU for some time now, and from my experience I see it being very slow compared to other VM tools like VirtualBox or VMware. Even enabling KVM isn't much of a benefit to me. ...
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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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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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Need help on rsyslog - installation and application

Pardon me if I made a stupid question, I am very new to Linux environment, having only some very basic lessons way back about 10 years ago. I have recently joined a new project that is going to use ...
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Syncing iPhone with iTunes on a windows virtual machine

Is it at all possible for a virtual machine running Windows 7/8.1/10 on VMWare or VirtualBox on a Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 host, to detect an iPhone 4S running iOS 9.2.1 as an iPhone and for iTunes on the ...
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Unable to create partition for Android installation in VMWare

I'm trying to create an Android (android-x86-5.1-rc1.iso) Virtual Machine in VMWare Player 7.1.4. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and tried to follow this instructions (Using VMWare to replace the slow ...
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VMware Workstation 12 Player cursor not aligning

Running Workstation Player 12 on Ubuntu 16.04, and despite having scaling in the client OS (I've tried Windows 7 and 10) turned off, the cursor is not aligning correctly with the client OS screen. ...
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Vmware Workstation 11 Virtual Ethernet Kernel update fails on Ubuntu 15.10

I'd appreciate some insight. I've tried Charles's workaround here: VMware won't work after Ubuntu Upgrade which passes the first hurdle and I get a Kernel upgrade message, but then it fails to ...
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Black screen in vmware after rebooting

I have installed Ubuntu Server 11.10 in VMmware (Running in a windows 7 machine). Everything went fine for the first time but now i cant start it. I started Vmware, then it appears the purple ubuntu ...
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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 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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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 tools not working 14.04

So I upgraded my distro from 12.10 to 14.04 and VMware tools now no longer works. I've recompiled with the new 3.13 kernel, I've tried uninstalling and installing again, nothing seems to be working. ...
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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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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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Ubuntu Server 16:04 shows EADDRNOTAVAIL error when attempting to serve content

I just loaded up a fresh VMWare VM with Ubuntu Server 16:04 and am having a problem getting it to serve content. I'm using a Koa/Node server with the following code: const koa = require('koa'), ...
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Issue with launcher vmware after upgrade ubuntu from 14.04 to 16.04

I faced with problem launch vmware workstation 11 after have upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. When I try to launch vmware service, I see the following: root@mypc:~# /etc/init.d/vmware start Starting ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Won't Go Full Screen Under VM

I've read other similar posts and nothing suggested has worked for me. Ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware Workstation 12, whenever I entered full screen mode on VM, Ubuntu desktop went full ...
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Set static ip as Ubuntu 16.04 guest

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 with vmware on windows 8.1. After tried everything i'm desperate about setting an static ip for Ubuntu. This is my windows (host) ipconfig: Windows ipconfig data An that's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...