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Using this vmnet313.patch including a couple of typo corrections (see @nonsleepr's answer), resolved my issue with upgrading with the 9.0.2 to 9.02.4 upgrade on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64-bit Desktop. This snippet is the content of pastebin.com/raw.php?i=p3bkbAMu; but with 2 corrected typos at the very end. --- vmnet-only/filter.c 2013-10-18 23:11:55.000000000 ...
If you upgrade 12.04 Hardware Enablement Stack to the 14.04 version without fully upgrading the whole system, then the vmnet module can fail to compile for vmplayer 6.0.1. My solution was to upgrade to the latest 6.0.3 vmplayer. Had no problems after that.
I found the answer in AltGr key combinations do not work in Linux virtual machines that are remotely accessed by VMware Infrastructure Client running in a Windows RDP or VNC session (1022454). This issue is caused by multiple protocol translations by third party software. When you press AltGr in Windows, VK_CONTROL and VK_MENU virtual keys are generated. ...
You can reinstall it but first take a backup and then make live cd or usb flash drive for installation/re installation. In that you will get an option to replace or repair installation you install it as you want. for more help on reinstallation see this for more help on usb installation see this
You can get the Ubuntu server virtual images from VMware's repository for images here: VMware virtual appliance marketplace You can search for the image you want in the search box to the left. However, if you are looking for the generic ISO for ubuntu server, follow reverendj1's answer.
Try using sudo to run the command, $ sudo echo hello > /dev/ttys1 or changing the permissions of the device to be readable/writeable by anyone and then running the command as user: $ sudo chmod a+rw /dev/ttys1 $ echo hello > /dev/ttys1 Note that you may need to run chmod every time the device is created to interact with it as a user.
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