Questions tagged [vmware]

VMWare, Inc. is a company that provides cloud and virtualization products and services. Use this tag if you are using VMware's products along with the tag for the software you are using; either [vmware-player] (for VMware Player) or [vmware-workstation] (for VMware Workstation) or [vmware-fusion] (for VMware Fusion), [vmware-view] (for VMware Horizon View), [vmware-tools] (for VMware Tools).

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debian: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory [closed]

When trying to start a virtual machine, i get error: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory. Please make sure that the kernel module `vmmon' is loaded. I have the exact same problem as ...
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ubuntu 20.04 guest on mac (Big Sur) unresponsive to mouse clicks

I had working Ubuntu 20.04 guest (running on VMWare fusion) on Mac OS Catalina and I just updated to Mac OS Big Sur and now Ubuntu is unresponsive to mouse clicks, whereas keyboard works fine. I tried ...
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Change an Ubuntu 18.04 VM to a server that a client can get files from it and run them?

I have an assignment that asks to make a server that when a client connects to it, the client must check for new version of an app, and if the version of the app that locates of server is newer that ...
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VMware Workstation: How do I reduce VMDK image size (if vCenter converter is showing error)?

I have a 513 GB disk file (.vmdk, non pre-allocated). What I have tried: Converting the disk image with VMware vCenter Converter → this does not work.(showing error that disk is full) VMDK file ...
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Problems with Installing Ubuntu on Windows 10

During my download I selected to erase disk and install Ubuntu, but I am unable to proceed to the next window after I press install now! I have virtualization enable on my Windows 10 I also am using a ...
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Reaching a Docker environment running in VMware from LAN

Here is my setup: I have a Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS machine running in VMware (vSphere client). On this machine, I have a local Drupal website running in Docker using Wodby Docker4Drupal https://github.com/...
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VMware: error- 'CPU disabled by guest operating system' after I move the Virtual Machine folder?

I found my VMware cost a lot of space. I want to use the compress function in the VMware workstation, but I found my laptop's space is not enough. So, I copied this folder into my portable disk. After ...
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libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_{version}' not found (Ubuntu 18.04)

i got problem with my ubuntu 18.04, when am trying to install vmware i got error like this Extracting VMware Installer...done. /bin/bash: libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.16' not found (required by /lib/...
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VMWare Gateway on a different network

I'm new into networking. My home network is normally 192.168.2.0/24 and .1 is my gateway. So I'm trying to build my small lab in vmware. I want my vm ubuntu machine to have a 10.10.10.6 address. It is ...
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I cannot install VMware horizon client

I get this problem when I try to install VMware, I tried installing python2 and gtk module but still it does not fix the problem Extracting VMware Installer...done. Unable to load gtk: No module named ...
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Why can't VMware Workstation Player find the Guest Windows OS?

I want to use VMware Workstation Player (VWP) to run Windows10 as a guest on a 20.04 host. (Virtualbox does not do well.) Following VMware directions: I exported the Virtualbox Windows10 vdi (freshly ...
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Vm and Ubuntu on mac

I have a problem with the very start of setting up ubuntu with a VM on mac Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) Component: SessionMachine Interface: ISession {c0447716-ff5a-4795-b57a-...
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routing between vmware nat and physical interface

I have my ubuntu box with ip is 192.168.0.31 and macbook laptop whose ip is 192.168.0.111 I installed vmware workstation on ubuntu which created additional virtual interfaces. All VMs in my vmware ...
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I can't use VMware on Ubuntu!

I can't use vmware on Ubuntu. When this error appeared: I did not know what to do.
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When I move my mouse on ubuntu VM, mouse cursor disappears and reappears when i stop moving. How can I to fix it?

I have created an Ubuntu VM with VMware on my Windows 10 laptop. When I move the mouse cursor in Ubuntu, it is just disappearing and reappearing when i stop Plus I reinstalled everything, and it's ...
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Network interface goes down when resuming VM

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop as a VM with VMWare workstation Pro 16 hypervisor, and a Windows 10 laptop host, using NAT network configuration. Sometimes, yet not always, when resuming my VM after ...
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Ubuntu traffic not send large files of apache or other serves

Can you help me with the following problem I have. I am carrying out a network project, I did it in what is GNS3 and I made two topologies, one on my computer and another on another partner but I have ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on VMWare Workstation 16 says the disk full even though it isn't

I've checked for similar problems more or less but couldn't find the exact cause. I'm in a hurry right now, I'm developing a program on Ubuntu 20.04. If I close this VM for now it won't boot again. ...
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scp permission denied when transferring files [duplicate]

I have 2 Ubuntu virtual machines on VMware workstation player 15. I want to import openvpn settings from a server to the client. I use the scp command, but I receive permission denied when using: scp ...
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What password is the Other Locations window is asking for to connect to my Mac files?

I installed Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on VMWare Fusion Player Ver 12.1.0 that is on my iMac-Pro running Mac OS Big Sur version 11.2.3. I believe I'm to date on all software. I'm trying to access my Mac files ...
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VMware tools could not locate components on 20.04

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 host and I tried to install VMware tools on MacOS 10.15 guest. When I tried to press "Install VMware tools", It shows Could not find component on update server. ...
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How to download beta versions of Vmware fusion

How can I download beta versions of Vmware fusion for Mac? The current version has a lot of bugs with macOS big sur I searched the internet a lot but nothing was found.
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VMware uninstall problem on Kubuntu 20.10

How can I completely remove VMware and VMware tools from the system? I try via terminal and Synaptic PM but in PM I'm not sure which package I have to remove.
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router_solicitations value

I have a couple of VMs (VMware Fusion), one running Ubuntu MATE 18.04 and the other running Linux Mint, based on Ubuntu. I'm using the IPv6 stack on both, and our LAN gateway is sending router ...
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Can't copy files from host ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS 64-bit to guest ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS 64-bit and vice versa. Why and how to fix it?

I am using VMware workstation 15.5.1 and I was trying to copy some files from my host (ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS 64-bit) to my guest (ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS 64-bit) machine but I was not able to do it. Then ...
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How to set a domain to ubuntu server 16 in VMware?

I have a pc with ubuntu-desktop OS. I have installed a VMware on it. Then I have installed a ubuntu server in VMware. I can connect to it with ssh vmware-ubuntu@192.168.xxx.xxx from my ubuntu desktop....
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How to connect to internet from Ubuntu which is installed in a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation?

Today I downloaded VMware Workstation 16 Player and I am running Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 in a virtual machine. My host os is Windows 10 x64. The problem that I have is that I can’t find a way to connect the ...
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Access to a VMware VM Ubuntu server via SSH from the internet with public IP

I'm using Ubuntu Server 20.04.2 which is fully functional inside my home network. The server is a VM inside VMware Workstation Pro and I can access it via SSH using its IP address 192.168.42.135 Now, ...
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Ubuntu Server 20.04.2 network interfaces won't keep static IP

I'm using VMware with Ubuntu Server 20.04.2 LTS VM. I have two network interfaces connected to the VM; the first one ens33 is connected to NAT and provides the internet connection to the server. The ...
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kernel panic hyper v vmbus

I found this error on Ubuntu VM hosted with Hyper-V. Some help would be great. Please see the attached picture.
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Cannot connect to the internet in VMWare

I was working on a Security Onion project for Univ last week and I had internet working fine, but when I booted up today I was greeted with a message saying there was no connection and that I was now ...
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Install Shadow demon on ubuntu 20.04 server

Hi for best security practise , I would like to install Shadow deamon (web application firewall) in virtual environement using vmware workstation 16.x.. I install docker , download the file from ...
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I-TEC Docking Station connection services ports problems 20.04

I use a CLEVO laptop with Ubuntu 20.04, gnomeshell 3.36.8 and I use firewalld, not UFW. It's connected via USB 3 (it is also possible to connect it with a USB C but the problems remain) to an I-TEC ...
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How can I remove VMWare Player?

The vmware-installer command isn't found. Perhaps someone could send me their vmware-installer binary? It isn't an apt or snap app. vmware-installer: command not found
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VMWare: File system is critically low on free space and VMWARE Player paused because disk is too full

I'm receiving this error message when I start up my VMWare Player. I think I have enough free space - would appreciate help as important files are on this machine! The file system upon which '/home/...
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How to SSH to my Ubuntu 20.04 machine on VMware from the Windows PC it's installed on?

I've tried everything I can, but I keep getting Connection refused. I have VMware Workstation 16 Player, and Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS installed on it. I installed openssh-server and created key-pair using ...
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vmware crashes when 3d acceleration is enabled, nvidia driver v340, gt720m

I have a problem that every time i start any machine with 3d acceleration enabled (I have windows 7 machines with aero theme enabled, so 3d is used when logged in) and proprietary driver selected ...
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Installer crashes when installing Ubuntu 18.04.5 on vmware workstation 16

II am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.5 into a VMWare Workstation 16 VM. It starts up the installer and just after the "Installing kernel" step it flashed a installer failed message and ...
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Struggling to resize disk in Ubuntu VM

I have an Ubuntu VM using VMware Fusion. It originally had 100 GB of hard disk space, which I increased to 120 GB following Resizing a virtual disk in VMware Fusion (1020778). This worked fine, but ...
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why scp foo.txt root@remoteMaching: fails

scp foo.txt user1@192.168.23.130:. can succeed, while scp foo.txt root@192.168.23.130:. always fail, after I input the correct root password as scp requires, it always say: Permission denied, please ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 has problems compared with 18.04 [closed]

I've been an Ubuntu user for about a decade. I'm writing this post to warn potential users and upgraders to avoid 20.04 for some time. Note that a few things are better (for me) in 20.04 vs 18.04 - ...
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Can't find KDE Plasma [duplicate]

I have made a virtual installation of Ubuntu64bit via VMWare Workstation 16, then I wanted to install KDE Plasma so I searched on the Ubuntu Software app but I couldn't find the KDE. I also tried to ...
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Unable to run VMWare workstation after installation on Ubuntu 20.10

After successfully installed VMWare workstation 15.5.5 in Ubuntu 20.10, I am unable to run vmware workstation. Please help,Details are as follows: sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-15.5.5-16285975.x86_64....
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Virtual machine BLE support for Linux guest

I am using latest Ubuntu image as a guest on a Windows host. I want to use hcitool for ble the output is as follows: sudo hcitool lescan Set scan parameters failed: Input/output error Although I'm ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Deemix launching error

I get the following error when I try to open an executable file with ./deemix-pyweb: qt.qpa.plugin: Could not load the Qt platform plugin "xcb" in "" even though it was found. This ...
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cannot find or install hasp driver daemon package aksusbd_8.15-1_amd64.deb

I am trying to run a windows app under wine that is protected by an Aladin knowledge systems hasp dongle. I am using a virtual machine VMware® Workstation 15 Player and the host platform is Windows ...
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dwm window manager on VmWare Player - no copy-paste between host and guest

I run ubuntu on VMWare Player on windows and I have my custom dwm window manager. Using GPaste as a clipboard manager. The clipboard copy-paste is not working between guest and host, when I switch to ...
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20.04 - Mounting VMware 6.5 VMFS / VMDK I/O error

On Ubuntu 20.04, I'm having a problem accessing a VMware 6.5 disk to extract files from the virtual machines. The VMware disk was previously used to boot this computer, but was changed to the second ...
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VmPlayer 15.5.6 error on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS VMware Player 15.5.6 build-16341506 Kernel: 5.8.0-36-generic I installed VmWare Playe anew, then applied the patches from https://github.com/baryonix/vmware-host-modules/tree/fixes-...
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Cannot run .bundle (VMware) Tired solutions. General advice about linux packages

New here so be gentle... Hi all, I have Ubuntu (20.10) needing to install Vmware (VMware-Player-16.1.0-17198959.x86_64.bundle) Its in /Home/Downloads I have followed a bunch of command terminal ...

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