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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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installing vmware ova on amazon aws

I am trying to import a vmware ova on amazon aws but experiencing issues. After importing (or my attempt to import), I can no longer access the server via SSH even though the amazon AWS console shows ...
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Duplicated desktop, ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare

I am operating Ubuntu 14.04 through VMWare Player version 6.0.3 on a Windows 7 OS. Yesterday, I installed GIMP through the Ubuntu software center. After opening a couple of jpegs to do some simple ...
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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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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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Black Screen in Ubuntu 14.04

Today I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 using Vmware. The problem is that when I turn on the virtual Machine (Ubuntu 14.04) then it takes me to the console not the GUI , I searched through Google and ...
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Lubuntu: my screen needs a serious reset

I am building my own custom Lubuntu (based on lubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso) system image under VMware 8. It works fine, except the system a nasty tendency of screwing up the display IF I relogin ...
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Adding 1600x900 screen resolution

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a Dell 17r se laptop with 1600x900 resolution. I use vmware to run Ubuntu 14.04 Lts on Windows 8.1 using Vmware. I have hd4000 and Nvidia 650m gpu in my laptop. Now the ...
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VMware and 3D acceleration

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then VMware 10.0.2 with Windows 7 as guest. I get No 3D Acceleration error when starting the guest machine. I have installed OpenGL and all Mesa lib files. Below is a ...
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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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Sharing of files between Ubuntu 14.04 and VMware Windows 7

I am unable to share files between Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (HOST) and Windows 7 (VMWare Guest). I tried all the possible options of defining the shared folders in VMWare as mentioned in their site and all ...
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Cannot access OSM map after server reboot

After rebooting my Ubuntu Server, I can't seem to access my map tile server at http://192.168.86.128/osm/slippymap.html (which I setup using the instructions at ...
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Ubuntu VM sees a ghost bluetooth adapter?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in VMWare on a Windows 7 desktop. I don't have any bluetooth adapters plugged into my desktop. Before I insert any adapters, Ubuntu sees an adapter called "ubuntu-0". When I ...
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Cannot ping to bond0 in ubuntu12.04 in vmware

I have been aggregated eth0 and eth1 to bond0, but i cannot ping to bond0 from the base os which is fedora-18 to the ubuntu12.04 in vmware, or also cannot ping from the another vmware os which are xp ...
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Ubuntu Virtual machine slows down the entire home network

I installed Xubuntu 13.10 in VMware Workstation and when it's on, Other people using the same network say it's being slow. I shut it down and then it's fine. How can I fix this?
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unable to find except package

when I try the command sudo apt-get -y install gcc make linux-headers-$(uname -r) except I get the following error message E: unable to locate package except. How to resolve it?
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Copy/paste produces wrong codepage characters

When I copy/paste text into nano on a console window (Ctrl+Alt+F2), the braces and brackets are converted to German Umlaut characters. It's fine in a terminal running on the graphical Desktop. That's ...
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TSQL connection refused - host command DNS resolve issue in local network

I am using VMWare Starter and running 2 guest VMs, Ubuntu and Windows XP Professional. The host system is Windows 7. Windows XP Professional hosts MSSQL database, Ubuntu talks to it using FreeTDS. ...
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cannot find file /dev/vmnet0

I am working on ubuntu lts 12.04 server on VMware Workstation environment. I need to add permissions to the file vmnet0 corresponding to the virtual interface. But I can't find it in the /dev ...
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Unable to log in Ubuntu

Screenshot Got a strange problem on my Ubuntu 12 VM boot, it seems to be able to log only after several restarts or shutdowns (of the VM). At the beggining it used to also show "Checking battery ...
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Mounting /opt/mongo on new partition or resize primary partition on VMWare server

i was assigned to add space to our virtual machine running ubutnu 12.04 LTS. Our provider increased disk space in VMWare and i now need to expand it from the system. The server has only one primary ...
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What are the licensing policies for ubuntu-based virtual appliance on vsphere?

I am looking to release my software application package as an Ubuntu appliance for vSphere (in the form of an OVA). Are there any licensing restrictions around such a distribution? My software ...
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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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Not able to connect to Vmware ubuntu using Putty in Windows 7

I have installed Vmware Ubuntu in my Windows 7 PC, with network settings as Bridge connection. I got IP address in Ubuntu as "192.168.1.3" and I am able to ping that IP from my Windows host, but when ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu on VMware player 6.0.0

I installed ubuntu 12.0.4 on vmware player 6.0.0 and install ns2-allinone: sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf automake libxmu-dev sudo apt-get install libx11-dev xorg-dev libxmu-dev ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare (OS X) doesn't suspend when inactive

I'm running 13.10 as a virtual machine under VMWare Fusion 6.0.2 on OS X 10.8.5, and also have a Windows 7 VM. My computer is a bit flaky, unfortunately, and occasionally it freezes to the point that ...
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MODBUS Simulator / VMWare

I am new on this forum and not a very experienced Ubuntu user. Let's say more like a homeuser. I am en automation engineer an i use software installed on virtual machines to program industrial PLC's. ...
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how to disable kvm for installing VMware player

when i was going to install VMware player a massage has shown You can not install a system with KVM enable. My processor is amd phenom ii x6 1100t. so how can i disable KVM on my system. I am ...
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VMWare Workstation 8 can't find the headers directory

I'm having an issue with VMware Workstation 8. I installed it but when i run it, it shows this window: But, when I press on "Browse", this window comes up Even if I select the ...
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Mount VMware Shared Folder to Ubuntu 12.04.3

I tried to create a shared folder to my Ubuntu 12.04.3 VM using VMware 5 from my Mac but I don't see the folder anywhere. I've tried to use some commands as suggested here and here, but nothing is ...
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Network access from Ubuntu 13.04 guest to Windows 8 host machine

How can i access my Ubuntu 13.04 guest vm from my Windows 8 host machine? The virtualization is done using VMware Player 6 Network Details Host: Windows 8 IP Address - 192.168.200.10 Network ...
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VMWare Player - Unable to share folder. (Host-Win8, Guest-Ubuntu)

VM shared folder settings: What all I have tried: Reinstalling VMware tools. Uninstall, install VMware tools. Turned Windows Firewall off. Edit out /etc/fstab to include the following: ...
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Invalid host for ssh forwarding: ssh : could not resolved host name ubuntuN1.master: name or service not found

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS MAAS Server on VMWare Workstation 6.5. The Ip address is 192.168.43.191 and Web UI, maas-dhcp and maas-dns are ready. I added 2 nodes via VMWare and all were in ready ...
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How do I fix this DirectX error on Windows VMware guest?

I have VMware player 5.0.2 build-1031769 on Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (3.2.0-49-generic) and Graphic card NVIDIA GeForce 310M driver installed. When I run an application, which plays a sequence of images, ...
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accessing console for VMware Ubuntu machine

How can I access an Ubuntu Server 12.04.2's console if it's running inside a VMware Fusion 5 VM? I've tried following various guides online but when I run screen on the tty used by socat -d -d ...
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Cant get Compiz to work with llvmpipe

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 VM on VMWare ESX and I want to RDP into Unity. I have RDP working with gnome-fallback, but not with Unity. I have tracked the problem down to compiz, unity requires. I cant ...
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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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Can't change keyboard layout on a VirtualBox

I installed a Django stack from bitnami on VirtualBox, and ran it. Unfortunately, my keyboard is a french AZERTY, but the Ubuntu 13.04 inside this little box doesn't seem to realize that. I found ...
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Virtual Machine Ubuntu 13.04 is Very Slow

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my VMWare (I'm using Windows 7); the problem is it's quite slow; it doesn't response quickly as opposed to native installed OS. I also installed CentOS & WinXP; they're ...
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Server running on ESX can ping outside and inside but cannot be pinged (or ssh) from the inside

Have identical vm's that do not have this problem Those identical machines are the only machines that can actually ping and ssh to this certain box. Disabled firewall Added new nic that was e1000 and ...
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Network Connection doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running on VMWare

After installing wpa_supplicant , the Network connection on my Guest Ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64 running on VMWare V9 with Win7X64 as Host OS, started to fail to start up. And I don't have any connection ...