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Different output between physical and virtualized system ubuntu

I'm running ubuntu 14.10 on a physical computer and on VMWare player on my laptop and I noticed that when I run this script: file_name1="sha1.c" /usr/bin/c99 -O3 $file_name1 -o "sha1" time timeout ...
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OpenStack Disaster Recovery

I would like to implement an OpenStack cloud for support some critical services as migration from current VMware vCloud Enterprise trial. I have the strict requirement of assure disaster recovery of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 host with Win8.1 guest runs horribly using VMware Player

VMware player runs soo awful I had to switch over to virtualbox. When I enter "Unity mode" the windows-native applications sometimes appear after a couple minutes and after doing so they are so laggy ...
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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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Which kernel should I install for Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 in a VMware station on my iMAC which is running on an intel core i5. My question is: Which kernel should I install, given these options: 1) ...
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Migrating linux systems to VMware using rsync

Hello there :) As stated in the title, I am trying to migrate linux systems that I have to a virtual environment. I tried Vmware's tools such as converter standalone but that proved troublesome since ...
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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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VMWare Player 7.1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 (kernel: 3.19.0-10-generic) app loading

I downloaded the latest version of the VMWare player (v 7.1.0) from here. Installed the bundle, and the installation went through fine. Post-installation, when I tried to launch VMWare Player, but ...
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disk drive for /home is not ready yet or not present when loading Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 on VMware

Hi I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS installed on a VMware station. It has worked fine before but now when I open the virtual machine it goes thru the normal process of starting and stopping the ...
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Cant Install .bundle file

I attempt to install VMware player, Here is how I go about It -Open terminal and type in: sudo sh VMware-Player-7.1.0-2496824.x86_64.bundle -Type in my password -The error "Cant open file ...
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How to add my other hard drives to ubuntu on vmware

I have Windows 8.1 as my main OS and can't change it because of homegroup for my family. I installed VMware Workstation 11 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have shared my folders and have my D,E,F ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running on VMware 11 : Touchpad scroll does not work

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS on VMWare workstation v11. Machine is a Lenovo z50-70 laptop. I haven't been able to scroll using the touchpad. I have to either use a usb mouse or the touchpad ...
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Trying to edit FQDN and saving the hosts [duplicate]

I'm a first time Linux noob. Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. I want to try and create my own E-mail server with iRedmail. I'm checking out iRedmail in VMware Player. The first thing I ...
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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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Enable 3D HW acceleration on VMWare Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to enable hardware accelerated 3D graphics in a Win 8.1 VM in VMware Workstation 10.0.3 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Trusty Tahr) to play the game Smite smoothly. I have checked that the HW ...
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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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Can't login to Ubuntu server 14 after fresh install; never given chance to set password in first place [duplicate]

I'm very new with Linux and I'm trying to set up a testing network with VMs by following this video series. I downloaded Ubuntu server 64bit version 14 and installed it using VMware workstation. I ...
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Why is there no /proc/sys/kernel/softlockup_thresh

and, more importantly, how can I adjust this threshold for Ubuntu 14.04 server installations? I have standard Ubuntu 14.04 server VMs crashing due to CPU softlocks and VMWare recommends adjusting ...
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Errors of installing VMware-tools

Previously, I post a question about an error of installing VMware-tools in a Ubuntu under a virtual machine. I have not got any solution yet. So I installed another Ubuntu 14.04 LTS under the virtual ...
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Enable Edge Scrolling - Ubuntu 14

I am running Ubuntu 14, and in my mouse and touchpad options, there is no setting for edge scrolling. There are only settings for "double click" and "mouse speed," nothing for scrolling. I found a ...
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VMware tools crashing with root access in Ubuntu 14.04.2

I'm trying to enable graphical root login with commands on Ubuntu 14.04.2: sudo passwd root sudo sh -c 'echo "greeter-show-manual-login=true" >> /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf' Portions of the ...
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Take an Image of a Physical Machine using VMWare Converter Standalone - Options diabled

I need to take an image of my Ubuntu 12.04 physical machine and keep it in a hard drive. I downloaded VMWare Converter Standalone, the only version I found as tar.gz is version 4. All the newer ...
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disable the network adapter of vmware

I want to disable the network adapter of the vmware workstation, but I want to keep using the network address to be able to access it from other machine. because if I delete the network adapter in ...
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Backup/Restore System Folders on new VM

I'm looking for a safe option for taking an image of my machine cuz I'm in a place where I cannot risk trying anything isn't safe and the machine must be up and running. For example, clonezilla looks ...
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Shifting to a Virtual Environment using clonezilla

I recently got appointed the job to shift my company's data-center's systems to a virtual environment. The systems are very varied, some are windows some are Ubuntu server and some are CentOs based. ...
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Can you use vmware unity with i3wm?

When trying to enter unity within the vmware player, I get the following error: The virtual machine can no longer run in Unity mode: There was an error retrieving desktop/viewport information from ...
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Why is my eth0 interface not detected when installing Snort?

I am trying to install Snort on Ubuntu Server in VMware. It works fine before the setting up network cards. I've edited /etc/network/interfaces with the following data: #######Primary address auto ...
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What can I do to restore disk performance on slower Ubuntu VM

I have Ubuntu 12.04 (x86) running under VMware Workstation 10.0.5 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Disk access in this VM is noticeably slow - it takes ages just to start Firefox, for example, and the disk ...
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Several issues with 14.04.2 slow network, high samba cup usage

I have Ubuntu Trusty 14.04.2 installed with Zentyal and openchange. It is running on Vmware 5.1 with 8GB ram and 1 cpu with 4 cores. I am having a huge problem with network traffic being very slow ...
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“Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors” ERROR

Attempting to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and on restart I get this error. Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors This is a 64 bit version running in Parallels 9 Desktop. I loose ...
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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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“sudo iptables -L” takes a long time to load

For some reason when I try to run sudo iptables -L it takes a very long time to load. I am loading the rules from a script and it's on an Ubuntu server virtual machine through VMWare Fusion with 2MB ...
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VMWare Player 3.1.6 32 bit installed with Ubuntu 14.04

Dear Ubuntu spezialists, I use Ubuntu 14.04 on an old 32 bit netbook. Now I installed VMWare 3.1.6, since this is the last real 32bit VMWare Player (although there seem to be newer versions of the ...
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Preseed ignoring “disable_dhcp”

I'm trying to preseed a VM on an ESXi server, using Packer. Problem I'm having right now is that whatever the options I've put in the preseed file (see below), the installer keeps telling me that no ...
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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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stream_socket_client(0 errors

I get these errors all the time in my wordpress running ubunutu server 14:04 in vmware local host ubuntu install. [Tue Mar 17 09:05:17.683916 2015] [:error] [pid 1098] [client 192.168.142.1:53931] ...
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Ubuntu in VMware 11 and Cooler Master LED keyboard

I just want to try Ubuntu Linux. Basically Linux for learning purpose. And that's the reason I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) x86 on my VMware 11. The problem is this: I am using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS error “could not apply the stored configuration for monitors”

I have installed the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on vmware 10. In Ubuntu display settings the OS was not detecting my monitor and was showing unknown display. By using few commands online I added a new ...
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How to delete program installed with .bundle?

Recently i install vmware 4.1 (which is bundle file). Now i want to remove it. How to do that?
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How to increase the disk space of an Ubuntu VMWare guest, without the cd?

I powered off the VM and on the VMware side increased the allocated disk space. I did this by Edit Virtual Machine Settings -> Hard Disk -> Utilities and so forth. It then warned me that I should ...
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vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic?

vmhgfs module not compilable for VMware Tools 9.9.0 (Fusion7.1) and VMware Tools 9.9.2 (Fusion7.1.1 Build 2496486) after Ubuntu Linux kernel update to 3.13.0-46-generic (Febr. 2015) (Shared Folder ...
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terminal is not accessible

my desktop went away. and I couldn't access any program. and I just see the purple screen. the only thing I could do is to open the home. plus i couldn't access the terminal Ctrl+alt+T is not working ...
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VMware player locks up Utopic, running .deb package with 3.16.0.31 kernel

I am having trouble running VMware player in Kubuntu 14.10 I replaced the software center version for the .deb package as suggested here on a similar thread. I checked that I have the build-essential ...
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Clearsign File Invalid

I have (2) Xubuntu 14.10 x64 VMs running in VMware Workstation 11/VMware Player. I have VMware Workstation 11 installed on a Windows 7 x64 machine (which hosts one of the VMs) and also installed on a ...
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Get VMWare to use integrated Ubuntu menu

In VMWare Player 7.1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04, the menu is shown below the title bar and looks rather out of place. Is there a way to get VMWare to integrate the menu the title bar, using the same sort of ...
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'y' output to screen after vmware tools installation non-stop

I am using vmware version 10 and installed ubuntu (14.04.2) for the very first time. I was trying to install vmware tools and followed the following instructions: ...
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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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Problems using VMware and VBox with Utopic 14.10

When I installed Virtual box it would not run a machine. Same problem as encountered previously of it missing vboxdrv. Old fixes didnt work. VMWare won't install as kernel headers do not match. Can ...
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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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How to get available wifi network that scans within windows 7 on VMware workstation running in host system ubuntu 14.04?

In my ubuntu 14.04 64 bit host machine running windows 7 64 bit on VMware 10.0.1 build-1379776. I don't see the list of available wifi network. I tried all possible ways using network settings like ...