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I've just installed VMWare Workstation 9 on a headless Ubuntu 12.04 server. How can I run the Virtual Network Editor from the command line? When attempting to run it via the vmware program over X (Edit > Virtual Network Editor), nothing happens - thus I am looking for how to start it stand-alone.

What is the command to run it alone?

  • Just a suggestion try proxmox askubuntu.com/questions/243342/… – Qasim May 10 '13 at 3:36
  • Can you add your own answer to the question (in the answer section below, click "answer your own question") :) – Seth May 10 '13 at 4:02
  • @Seth Added as answer. I had to wait 8 hours or so because I am a newb :). – etech May 12 '13 at 5:36
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Found the answer. In the default Workstation install, the network editor was located at:

/usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-netcfg

I had to run the above as root, and the editor opened in an X window.

  • or just vmware-netcfg – Ferroao Sep 22 at 21:58

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