VMWare, Inc. is a company that provides cloud and virtualization products and services. Use this tag if you are using VMware's products along with the tag for the software you are using; either [vmware-player] (for VMware Player) or [vmware-workstation] (for VMware Workstation) or [vmware-fusion] (...

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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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Cannot mount windows 10 shares using open-vmware-tools, vmworkstation12, and Ubuntu 14.04LTS

Update: I think this might be resolved by installing open-vmware-tools v10, but I can't find the package for Ubuntu 14.04. VMWare has some packages here, but they don't include 14.04, and I can't ...
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Two Finger Scroll in Ubuntu 15.10 as VMware Guest

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 as a guest from Windows 8.1 with VMware. There is no option to enable/disable Two finger scroll in System settings. By default, two finger horizontal scroll is enabled but two ...
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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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Shared folders VMWare

When I go to enable shared folders I get this error Unable to update run-time folder sharing status: There was an error mounting Shared Folders file system inside the guest operating system. I have ...
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VMWare: Check if 3D Hardware is used for rendering or not

How do I check whether my VMWare installation is using the GPU on the computer or using software rendering? The output from glxinfo is OpenGL vendor string: VMware, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: ...
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Can cd into folder but I can't see it with ls or ls -a?

I've a shared partition between Windows and Ubuntu, achieved through VMWare's shared folders, and when I moved a folder into this shared folder Ubuntu couldn't see it. Ubuntu still can't see it, but ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 in VMware Player pointer problems

Ubuntu 12.10 works flawlessly in VMware Player 5.0.2 except for one major issue - cursor is rendered in the wrong location (a pixel, or so, to the left and to the top; same thing observed in ...
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How do I fix this Unity rendering issue (VMware guest)?

I have just download the Ubuntu desktop and show me this: I use the Windows 7.
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How can I select the 1366x768 resolution for Ubuntu in VMware Player?

Running Ubuntu 12.10 on VMware Player 5.0.1 build-894247. I have installed the VMware Tools and can choose the resolution 800x600 and up to 2560x1600. So I have a fair amount of resolutions to ...
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Windows 8 guest, ubuntu 12.10 host - sound will only play through front headphone jack

I've had a search but couldn't find a solution for my issue. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with VMWare Player 5.0.1 build-894247. Unbuntu is recognising my sound card as a "Creative Labs CA0106 ...
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Pasword space is blank under VMWare, what can I do?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 on my VMWare and now the password space is just not there. It says the name of user but no space to enter the password. What to do?
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dhcp server configured in ubuntu on vmware

How can I test a dhcp server running on Ubuntu in vmware? My dhcp configuration is: ddns: update-style none; default-lease-time 600; max-lease-time 7200; subnet 192.168.56.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { ...
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Has anyone gotten VMWare Workstation 9.0.1 working with vmxwrapper / nvidia optimus?

I have an optimus laptop and am desperate to be able to use my discrete GPU with virtual machines. Recently, a project called vmxwrapper has come out to allow this. However, I get the following ...
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VMware Library Not Saving

I installed vmware player yesterday into Ubuntu 12.04. It is VMware Player 5.0.0. on top of Ubuntu 12.04. My problem is the fact the library refuses to save upon reboot. I start a fresh library upon ...
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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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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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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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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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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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VMware player kernel module updater

I have installed VMware in Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, but when I open VMware, it gives me this: I click "Install", enter my password, then this shows up: And then it displays: How can I fix this? ...
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Ubuntu guest can't connect to internet or ping host

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu using VMware, and the host is running Linux Mint. In the virtual machine, when I try to ping the host, I get Destination Host Unreachable. When I try to ping ...
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Add VMware graphics driver to a PXE bootable Thin Client initrd.img file

How to add VMware graphics driver to a pxe bootable thin client initrd.img file? I have the VMs for the Ubuntu 12 Server and the pxe bootable Thin Client in the VMware Workstation 11. The Thin Client ...
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Unable to install VMware kernel modules in Workstation 11 on Ubuntu 16.04

I am unable to install VMWare Workstation 11 successfully on Ubuntu 16.04 due to the Kernel Module Updater failing on the Virtual Machine Monitor and Virtual Network Device. Here is the log file that ...
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Zenmap Showing Filtered for iptables REJECT Rule

I've been recently messing around on my VMWare Ubuntu 15.10, and decided to test out my iptables and see if my Zenmap on my Windows host machine would recognize the ports being blocked. However, when ...
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Ubuntu server 14 - vmplayer 4.0.6

Vmplayer 4.0.6 is free for personal and commercial use. I use it in Windows 7. After install vmplayer 4.0.6 (Ubuntu server 14) I have something like this (Screenshot) and I can not run the program: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 / VMware - initial screen size

When VMware Workstation starts my Ubuntu 14.04 image, there are 3 screens that it goes through. There is a) the terminal mode (runlevel 3) where the system boots. There is b) the initial login ...
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steam won't run (different error)

this is a duplicate of Get 'SteamUpdateUI: An X Error occurred' when trying to run steam, but that hasn't seen any activity since first post back in July 2015... So, here we go again. could ...
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14.04 (via VMWare Fusion) Hanging on Boot: “Stopping Log Initial Device Creation”

Installed some packages necessary for Chrome, as well as software updates recommended by the OS. On "sudo reboot" it is continously hanging up after several error messages: *Stopping cold plug ...
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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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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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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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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 machine,...
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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 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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vmware network interface not detected

I installed ubuntu server 14.04 LTS on a virtual machine (vmware, win host). The VM has internet access (given a port-id, adaptertype E1000E and a MAC). Sadly ubuntu was not able to detect the device ...
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Updated to 15.10 and now VMware workstation 11 will not start

I ran into this problem after upgrading to ubuntu 15.10. When I start vmware it pops up saying that it need to compile several modules into the running kernel. It failed with a error message saying ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32bits VMWare Player 6 instal but don't work

I installed recently Ubuntu on my Laptop. Everything is working, But my motivation is to use Windows XP under VMware Player. I followed every tutorial I have found and many versions (started with last ...
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Vmplayer hosted by Ubuntu 14.04 installed Win 10 cannot use internet connection,

Hiyo, I have been seeking de solution as title, yet there is no a straight-forward right answer., so I publish it. If I get some miss, please refer it to me. Based on Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed ...
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VMware Workstation 11.1.2 Ubuntu Guest Menu bar and menu blurred of Black When 3D Acceleration is enabled

I am experiencing a problem with the menu bar being blurred. I can navigate using terminal and can open apps using terminal. When I disable 3D acceleration I have the menu bar but I have performance ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Resize disk in VMware

Trying to make the disk size larger in Ubuntu 15.04 server running in VMware ESXi 5.5 Steps done: downloaded vm from server to local fusion app running os osx. resized the disk space allocation ...
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Vmware not starting Ubuntu

Ubuntu is not running.Vmware shows following context: Setting SATA ALPM on host17 to max_performance...Done ... ... ***sched policy powersave OFF Setting /sys/bus/usb/devices/2-2.1 to on How to ...
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Suddenly keyboard crashes while using it

I use VMware and have Ubuntu 14.04 on it. While running Ubuntu, my keyboard works well at first but suddenly the keys start not working well: e.g. when I press s in Libre Office Writer it tries to ...
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VM ware player Ubuntu post Installation problem- VT-x not in BIOS on lenovo T430

I am getting the following error: "This host supports Intel VT-x, but Intel VT-x is disabled" When I went into BIOS to change these, I did not find any option like "VT-x" Ubuntu version-14.04.01 VM- ...