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Questions tagged [parallels]

Parallels is a virtual machine host program for macOS.

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Uninstall and install MPI

As far as I know, I cannot reinstall MPI from the terminal. For this reason, I want to know how I can repair MPI (uninstall and install MPI) using a security method in terminal? Thanks in Advance.
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Combining multiple computers processing power

Hi I am trying to achieve is basically to make another computer handle processing if my computer can't take it. I researched a bit asked some of colleague and most of answers were you can't really ...
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MPI: BLCR kernel module not present

how can I remove the bug of MPI in Ubuntu Fatal error in PMPI_Init_thread: Other MPI error, error stack: MPIR_Init_thread(474)...: MPID_Init(190)..........: channel initialization failed ...
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Login Loop on Ubuntu 16.04.4 on Parallels

i know that there are many replicas of the same question, but I am stuck with this problem, as many others, with the only difference that my ubuntu is running on a virtual machine. When i try to ...
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ACPI Exception: AE_NOT_FOUND, Evaluating _PRS (20160831/pci_link-176)?

Using a .vmdk image of gitlab-ce downloaded from Bitnami application stack. Starting it up in my favorite VM manager Parallels Desktop I get this every time I start the VM. All seems well but ACPI ...
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Resolution wrong in 16.04 installed in Mac OS X

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my MacBook Pro Retina 2015 with Parallels. When I play Ubuntu the resolution is only 800x600. I try to install the Intel-graphic-tools, create the resolution by terminal ...
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Cannot use qsub: unable to send message to qmaster using port 6444

After some updates and upgrades on 16.04, I can't use qsub from gridengine to run parallel jobs, it said: unable to send message to qmaster using port 6444 Anyone know how to solve this problem? As ...
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Unable to mount Parallels Tools to virtual CDROM

I reinstalled Ubuntu 16.10 in Parallels Desktop12 on my Mac but I failed to install Parallels Tools. I tried to mount the Tools.iso manually to the virtual CDROM, but it shows: Error mounting /dev/...
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Logging in loop

It seems that my user name changed somehow, now is "Felipe" but since I remember it was "phGalaz" originally. Anyhow, if I use a wrong password the system warn me it's wrong, and then if I enter the ...
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How to configure PVM (parallel virtual machine)

Does anyone have same clue/reference about how to konfigure PVM (parallel virtual machine) on ubuntu..? thx before, Your answer is very meaningful to me.
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Ubuntu on Mac / Parallels, screen resolution

I have just downloaded Ubuntu onto my mac using parallels. The only issue is that the Ubuntu window is about an inch too small each side. I have checked the display settings and the only display ...
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Installation of Paraview 5 on Ubuntu 16.04: can't open Paraview due to libGL errors

I hope it's OK to cross-post; I have asked this question on StackExchange too. I'm trying to install the latest version of Paraview (version 5.1; http://www.paraview.org) on Ubuntu 16.04. After ...
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How to enable wifi in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a Macbook with Parallels 11.2.0

I have Ubuntu as a Virtual Machine in Parallel I am using a Macbook. I've tried to search for the drivers in the Software & Updates but it does not find the WiFi drivers. I also tried several ...
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Unity crashes after parallels tools installation (Ubuntu 16.04)

I've downloaded and installed Ubuntu 16.04 throught Parallels 11 on my MacBook Pro. The installation went fine and after reboot I could login and use the graphical interface without problems. Anyway,...
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How can you get full resolution in Parallels without Parallels tools? Debian doesn't require Parallels tools for full resolution

If you boot into an Ubuntu live cd (all flavours), you get full resolution in Parallels. However, once you install it the display is limited to 800x600. The standard solution offered is to install ...
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Parallels Tools breaks SFML

So I created a clean VM of Xubuntu 14.04.2 in Parallels 10.2.1 and I got SFML working properly with sudo apt-get install libsfml-dev. Then I rebooted and made sure it still worked, and after that the ...
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Is there a “Parallels Desktop” for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to use "Parallels Desktop" in Ubuntu. I did some searching and have found the archive Parallels.tgz. But I'm not sure if this is the right one. How can I check whether I downloaded the ...
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Run command when CPU becomes free? [duplicate]

I have a PC with 4 CPUs that is running four jobs. I would like to run another job on it, but only when one of the CPUs becomes available. Is there simple command to do this (I know this is what ...
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how to install python third modules into virtualenv?

I installed a virtual environment for python. I succeeded to install numpy and scipy but not parallel python. How can I install or build third modules into the virtualenv? I tried to sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu Linux 14.04 on Parallels Desktop 10, Mac OS X 10.10.2: Parallels and/or Ubuntu update broke Terminal (no command-line prompt)

I am running Ubuntu Linux 14.04 via Parallels (10.1.4) in Mac OS X 10.10.2 on a MacBook Pro. Today I received update notifications for Ubuntu (first) and then Parallels and stupidly installed them (I ...
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OpenMP unable to use multiple threads, no error associated with compilation

I am using openMP for my lab assignments and everything worked fine few weeks ago, but now it runs only on one thread, I've read and I guess that this is due to conflict between packages. This is the ...
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MpichCluster and R

i'm new in parallel computing, i need to use all CPU's resources from n desktop computers to execute an operation with R. I was seeing this documentation https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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Parallels: Scale title bars and menu not working

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Macbook Pro 15" with Retina Display with Parallels 10. Unfortunately the whole GUI is very small so it isn't very comfortable to work with. A fix for this ...
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high-DPI scaling — 14.04 VM on OS 10.10 (PB 4), w/ Parallels 10.0.2

With this setup, the Ubuntu desktop still looks tiny on a 15" rMBP, just as it did with 12.04 and Parallels 8/9 on the same machine. I've tweaked the various Ubuntu settings, and enabled retina ...
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How to recover from a bad upgrade

I have 3 computers, 2 running Ubuntu under VMWare Fusion, 1 under Parallels. The 2 VMWare computers upgraded to 14.04.01 fine, but the Parallels one complains that it cannot set the display resolution,...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Parallels on Mac

last week I´ve tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 with Parallels as a Vm it works well but I didnt could install the Parallels Tool. For test I have tried 12.04 too and the Parallels Tools are working ...
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Trying to use GNU Parallel with sed

Why does this line do nothing? I'm trying to run a "sed" command in parallel and it outputs nothing to "standard.txt" $Filetemp = the file I'm stream editing standard.txt = the file I'm outputting ...
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OpenMP activation on geany

I am new to parallel programing and C, and was wondering how to active openMP on geany or another C program on linux? It is a simple hello world i am trying to make: #include <stdio.h> #...
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No interface in Ubuntu on Parallels

I'm a complete n00b to Ubuntu. I recently installed Ubuntu in the Parallels virtual machine (version 9) on OS X Mavericks. It was working fine for a while. Then it asked me if I wanted to update the ...
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Is my Shared Parallels Folder a Directory? [duplicate]

On my VC Linux desktop there is a 'shared Parallels Folder' with a padlock icon on it. I have been trying for a few weeks to command Gnome Terminal to direct to it. It fails to recognise this folder ...
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Parallels (Tools) 9 & 14.04

I can create 14.04 VM with Parallels 9 (on OSX 10.9.2) just fine. However, once I install Parallels Tool, the launch and menu bars disappear. There's still some functionality, e.g. I can create a ...
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How do I place this file in Ubuntu? (In parallels / OSX)

I need to place a file in the /etc/ directory, and I'm unable to copy/paste text into vi. Since this file is in a Parallels (on OSX) virtual machine, I'm not sure what my options are.
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mpdboot and mpdtrace gives Alarm Clock as a result

I try to execute mpdboot -n 2 -f /home/user/mpd.hosts and then mpdtrace However, both of them return: Alarm clock I have a virtual machine with mpd installed on it. I copied the .vdi (the hard ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Macbook Air Mavericks Parallels 9 Black Screen

I can install Ubuntu 13.10 in parallels ok and then log in. Problem is Ubuntu does an update and I get black screen / desktop such that I can't see any app windows that I open. I've tried a few of ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 under Parallels Desktop - Black Desktop after X Windows Update [duplicate]

I have been running Ubuntu 13.04 successfully on a MacBook Pro in a virtual machine in Parallels Desktop 9. Today (2013-10-17) after applying today's Ubuntu update, which included updates to X ...
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Install Java on Ubuntu server (Parallels Plesk)

I want to install Java to my server so I can use PHP shell_exec to compile Java online. So I'm trying to install Java on my webserver (Ubuntu - Parallels Plesk). I logged in to the server with PuTTY ...
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Parallel and VMWare tools for Ubuntu 12.04

I have both Parallels and VMWare (Fusion) where I'd like to use a Ubuntu 12.04 image but unfortunately in both I have a very similar situation ... I can't seem to access the drive that has the tools ...
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Parallel command run in linux

I was using the following bash script to run multiple commands in parallel. It actually waits till all of the parallel commands get finished and then proceeds. Now, I want to change this bash in a way ...
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Ubuntu hangs when memory is exceeded by large program

I have been using Ubuntu to run computational simulations of materials. Sometimes calculations overcome total memory available of machine, 64GB RAM, and starts to use swap. When this happen Ubuntu ...
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13.04 installed on Parallels on OSX. Very slow graphics performance

I installed 13.04 on my MacBook Pro running Parallels. Everything works pretty well but when showing and hiding windows the performance is very slow. I read around a bit. I'm running 64 bit, 3.9 GiB ...
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Add Windows programs from VirtualBox to the Ubuntu programs menu

I have been using Ubuntu for years now, but for a few months I got my hands on a shiny new iMac, while I had it I messed around with Parallels Desktop and fell in love with many of its features. One ...
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Running native ubuntu installation from fusion or parallels

my intention is to buy a macbook (retina) and triple boot it, with osX, w7 and ubuntu (>= 12.04, i still have to see which one offers the best compatibility). I found guides that explain how to do it ...
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Switch from Parallel to Ubuntu only

I'm currently running Ubuntu in parallel with Windows 7. I'm tired of Windows 7. I have all my files on an external hard drive and my plan was to just move them to the Ubuntu partition, but ...
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How to install Parallels Workstation in Ubuntu 12.10?

Is there a way to install parallels workstation on lastest ubuntu 12.10?
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How to enable USB in parallels workstation in ubuntu 12.04?

Is there a way to enable Usb feature inside Parallels workstation in ubuntu 12.04? I did tried myself by somehow it didnt work :S plz help Regards :)
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How to install Parallels Workstation in Ubuntu 12.04?

Hello guys i have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my pc and i wish to install Parallels Workstation (Virtual machine). I Personally loved it cause i have used it on windows also. Whats the ...
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How to show the Ubuntu launcher under Parallels

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Mac using Parallels, can you tell me how to display the Launcher inside Ubuntu? I am also having problems with the menubar as it appears to be invisible. My ...
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How to get a Wacom Bamboo tablet working properly in an Ubuntu VM on a Mac?

I'm using Parallels for Mac and VMware Fusion (on a Mac, obviously), and I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 as a guest OS. The tablet I'm using is a Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch (CTH-460) and it's my only mouse ...
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blackhole exploit kit - Linux Server Script

It has come to our attention when scanning some of our hosted server websites that they have been infected with Blackhole Exploit Kit (top dollar hacking program - http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/...
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Why does Parallels 7 have such poor support for Ubuntu 12.04?

I have just tried out Parallels 7 for running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and encountered a few problems. These are: Unrecognized Platform The first problem I have encountered is that Parallels 7 does not ...