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Before you change your machine to try and have 3D acceleration on a guest, you could try this solution. With VMware and the machine turned off, open the .vmw file that belongs to the machine you want 3D on, probably something like: gedit $USER/.vmware/machines/windows7.vmx And add this new line to the end of the file: mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = ...


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The Server edition of Ubuntu does not come with a GUI by default. You can either use the Desktop edition, or you can install a desktop package manually. Just log in with your user name at the prompt you see and then run sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop That will bring all the files and packages necessary to run a GUI on the server. Before you do this, ...


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I was able to fix the issue for 3.13 kernel using this solution. Author advises to patch vmnet sources: Create file vmnet313.patch in your home directory with the following content: 205a206 > #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE < KERNEL_VERSION(3, 13, 0) 206a208,210 > #else > VNetFilterHookFn(const struct nf_hook_ops *ops, // IN: > #endif ...


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After looking around, you need to run this script: #!/bin/bash cat << EOF > /tmp/filter.c.patch --- vmnet-only/filter.c 2013-10-18 15:11:55.000000000 -0400 +++ vmnet-only/filter.c 2013-12-21 20:15:15.000000000 -0500 @@ -27,6 +27,7 @@ #include "compat_module.h" #include <linux/mutex.h> #include <linux/netdevice.h> +#include ...


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To fix this we will need to apply this patch to filter.c in VMware Player module sources. Step No 1 create a file in tmp directory name filter.c.diff and copy paste the following code init. nano /tmp/filter.c.diff 205a206 > #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE < KERNEL_VERSION(3, 13, 0) 206a208,210 > #else > VNetFilterHookFn(const struct nf_hook_ops ...


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I just had this same problem. You can also just create a script containing this: #!/bin/bash cat << EOF > /tmp/filter.c.patch --- vmnet-only/filter.c 2013-10-18 15:11:55.000000000 -0400 +++ vmnet-only/filter.c 2013-12-21 20:15:15.000000000 -0500 @@ -27,6 +27,7 @@ #include "compat_module.h" #include <linux/mutex.h> #include ...


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I was able to get this working. I had similar errors as you using Workstation 9.0.2. I then installed 9.0.3, and the only module that failed to build was Virtual ethernet. I then used the patch for the vmnet module found here: VMware modules & kernel 3.13 It is intended for Workstation 10, but it also worked for me using 9.0.3. I actually used the patch ...


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It's normal as Ubuntu server does not provide a GUI. Most of the time server installations run in headless mode. If you need the full Ubuntu Desktop (the GUI started by lightdm) then you have to reinstall your system with one the desktop iso.


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If you can't still mount shared folders after installing vmware-tools, here is the resolution. Previously, I couldn't mount windows shared folder after installing vmware tools. I didn't see any folders under /mnt/hgfs. Finally, I got resolved this share folder mounting issue by installing open-vm-dkms. Here are steps: Ensure configured shared folder ...


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If you set a static IP address in /etc/network/interfaces, you are also responsible to set up DNS nameservers. I suggest you try: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.171.132 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.171.1 dns-nameservers 8.8.8.8 ...



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