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VMware Player version for Windows 7 [closed]

what is the right VMware Player version to install on Windows 7 32bit OS? There are several versions available on VMware website, my understanding is that I don't need the latest version with Windows ...
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1answer
19 views

Ubuntu 2D working fine, but not Ubuntu virtual machine in VMWare Wokstation 9 Windows 7 Host

I'm using Windows 7 as the host machine with VMWare Workstation 9. I created a virtual machine Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 TLS 64 bits. There are two options for log in Ubuntu and Ubuntu 2D. Whenever I log ...
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1answer
95 views

VMWare/VirtualBox hangs Ubuntu while installing Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 7 in VMwarePlayer or VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and every time I have tried it the result is that Ubuntu hangs and only hard reset works. I tried both VMware and ...
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Would Flash run faster if I ran the Windows version in a VM?

I know there are several performance issues with Adobe flash player on Ubuntu (any Linux distro). Has anyone tried to install Windows 7 using VMWare on ubuntu, and then run flash player within the ...
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0answers
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ubuntu on VM with win7 as host (bugs): Ubuntu sees all shared files from win7 as created by root

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 server (vmplayer on windows 7 as host. I shared the windows 7 folders via vmwware tools. Ubuntu sees the windows files in /mnt/hgfs but it says that all of them are created ...
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1answer
217 views

Connect to mysql database on Ubuntu host from windows guest

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and have a Windows 7 guest on (VMWare). I would like to connect to the mysql database on Ubuntu host from Windows guest.Kindly tell me how to do the same. I have tried ...
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1answer
198 views

Within Ubuntu, let virtual Windows machine control the discrete graphics card

I have an ASUS N56VM with both onboard intel graphics (HD3000) and a discrete nvidia card (630M). My main OS is Ubuntu 12.04. I have VMWare Player installed and a Windows 7 virtual machine running. ...
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The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. You will need to power off or reset the virtual machine at this point [closed]

I have recently downloaded ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bit) iso image and trying to install it under VMWare Workstation 9.0. which is under Windows 7 (64 bit). when i start installation it says: The CPU ...
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VMWare cursor problem

I am using VMWare to create a windows 7 virtual machine. But everytime that I launch a game (probably something else too, but mostly games) my cursor get's oversensitive that it's almost impossible to ...
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0answers
196 views

VMWare Player 6 no longer boots Kubuntu 12.04.3

I have VMware Player 6 installed on a 64 bit Windows 7 system. I installed 64 bit Kubuntu 12.04.3 as a virtual machine and it installed and ran fine. After my most recent restart of the Kubuntu ...
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1answer
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 running very slowly on vmware with w7 host

I am using a Win7 host and Ubuntu 12.04 on VMware. I have set the guest RAM to almost 3000MB for Ubuntu and the Win7 host machine has 8GB RAM. Ubuntu 12.04 is running very slowly on this situation. ...
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1answer
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Is virtualization in Windows less battery intensive than Wubi? Than a disk install?

I read that running Ubuntu through a virtual machine such as VMware Player or VirtualBox is actually less costly on a laptop's battery than Wubi because it utilizes Windows' drivers, which are ...
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1answer
580 views

Windows running Ubuntu VM, Super key bug! [closed]

I am running Windows 7 with VirtualBox installed and running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have some functionality with the Super key, but I cannot do Super+w to spread all windows like I used to. How can I ...
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2answers
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Should I go with a VMWare install or a Wubi install?

First off, no, I'm not going to do the standard partitioning install. I've gone through a few hours of dealing with boot managers that wouldn't install properly and accidentally temporarily "breaking" ...
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1answer
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Shared folder settings do not persist in Ubuntu 12.04 guest on VMWare Player/Windows [closed]

Using VMWare Player 4.0.3 on Windows 7 64bit, with Ubuntu 12.04 as my guest OS. I installed open-vm-tools, based on the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware/Tools. I had to create ...
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1answer
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How to connect to internet through VM's internet connection?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a wimax connection(UH-235). I connect the device through USB. The connection must be DHCP(assigned by the service provider). Problem is, the driver+connection manager ...
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2answers
909 views

How can I verify my virtual machine is using CPU virtualization?

I have enabled cpu virtualization on my gigabyte ga-ma770t-up3p and have successfully installed ubuntu 11.10 i386 (after amd64 failed to authenticate). I would like to know how I can verify whether or ...
0
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1answer
643 views

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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2answers
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Sharing home folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 running inside VMWare

I'm looking for a way to share my user profile between Windows 7 and Ubuntu as guest OS inside VMWare. Are there any caveats for such an odd marriage, particularly in using NTFS with Ubuntu, on ...
0
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1answer
203 views

VMWare and Ubuntu?

would a vm workstation running a client of Windows XP or Windows 7 run faster in Ubuntu than on a Windows 7 pc?
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1answer
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How do I install 9.04 in VMWare?

I am about to install Ubuntu on VMWare (my host PC is Windows 7). Are there any tutorials (Step - by - Step) that I can look into.
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1answer
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Unable to share a folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu (running in VMWare)

I have installed vmware toolbox in Ubuntu (guest OS). I tried to share a location from the settings of the virtual machine. But when I click Ok, the following error in thrown in the host (Win 7) OS. ...