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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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How to install GCC without internet [duplicate]

Hello there thanks for being here, I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on VMWare, Host OS(win 10) has internet connection but not the guest. How can I install GCC packages by downloading .deb packages ...
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Booting ubuntu-20.04-live-server-amd64.iso on VMware virtual machine fails

I am trying to install Ubuntu 20.04 on a VMware virtual machine, using ubuntu-20.04-live-server-amd64.iso as the boot image, and installing via VMware Remote Console, but without any success. When ...
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Ubuntu Get Stuck in Login loop (VM Ware) Important

I am aware of a similar question Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop But I am unable to apply these solution problem is, as I am using VMWare, and VMWare don't create a .Xauthority file, I tried a ...
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How do I convert one monolithic vmdk to split vmdk(s) using qemu-img

I am running VMware Player 15.5.1 on Windows 10 x64 with QEMU for Windows 20200201. TL;DR: How do I convert a monolithic vmdk (3.7GB) to split vmdk(s) (2GB each) via qemu-img? I downloaded a demo ...
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Windows Host Shared Folder in Ubuntu 20.04

I have used VMWare Workstation 15.5 running on Windows 10 Pro to create a VM for Ubuntu 20.04. I cannot access the shared folder in Ubuntu. What I have done so far: Created a shared folder called "...
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20.04 LTS VMWare Guest Cinnamon Black Screen

Gnome desktop working fine on new 20.04 installation on ESXi 6.5. Installed Cinnamon using sudo apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment, rebooted, and attempted to log into new Cinnamon desktop. ...
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Critical target error on virtual machine

This is Ubuntu 18.04 server on VmWare ESX host, I have accessed it thru VmWare console, and this is what I see: print_req_error: critical_target_error, dev sda, sector 3676160 I don't know why is ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 can't able to access the internet in the VMware Workstation

I had installed Ubuntu 19.10 a couple of months ago in my VMware. Everything was working fine. But today I noticed that Ubuntu can't able to access the internet. There is no issue with my internet. ...
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VMware Horizon Client not working in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Which version of VMware horizon client works in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? I have tried latest version 5.4.1 and getting the following message, sudo ./VMware-Horizon-Client-5.4.1-15988340.x64.bundle [sudo] ...
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NTP time always wrong after reboot. It sync with ESX even with NTP setup

I've installed NTP and internal NTP server peer is stratum 2. But every time I reboot the server, the VM time is synced with ESX instead of ntp. I did run ntpdate -s x.x.x.x and corrected it. But ...
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Share folders between host (Windows 10) and the guest (Ubuntu ) on VMware

I can't share a folder between my host (Windows 10 x64) and guest (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS) on VMware® Workstation 15 Pro Version 15.5.2 build-15785246. I've dedicated a folder on Windows and shared that ...
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Drag-drop not working for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on VMware® Workstation 15 Pro

I've installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on VMware® Workstation 15 Pro Version 15.5.2 build-15785246. The problem is that the drag and drop feature (From the host (Windows 10) to the guest (Ubuntu) on the ...
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Launch VMWare Player as root from GUI in Ubuntu 20.04?

I want to run VMWare Player as root (because I understand this is the only way that allows me to pass a raw hard drive to my VM). I am able to start Player from the terminal with "sudo -i vmplayer" ...
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UBUNTU VM lost DHCP and IP

Running UBUNTU on vmware workstation over Windows 10 as a host. slyubski@ubuntu:~$ uname -a Linux ubuntu 5.3.0-51-generic #44~18.04.2-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr 23 14:27:18 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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Unable ping own IP, but another Virtual Machine can ping it

I have a simple network here. 2 Virtual machine (ubuntu 16.04) (VMware) and connected with router in GNS3 I only use IPv6 address. in VM2 I've installed kamailio sip server. vm1 ifconfig eth0 ...
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Why when i use Docker, some ip address says Destination Host Unreachable when i ping them

I'm using VMWare to use ubuntu in windows, everything with the networks works fine except when I start using docker on ubuntu, for some reason when I execute any docker command the ip address that i ...
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'Failed to connect to lvmetad'. cannot boot into ubuntu 18.04 VM

I am unable to boot into my virtual machine which is running Ubuntu 18.04 on VMWare workstation. The error is produced after entering my Ubuntu disk encryption password and prevents the system from ...
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Use desktop of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop with MobaXterm

i run Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop in a VMware environment. Is it possible to use the Gnome desktop with MobaXterm? I tried things like sudo startx, which opens a new session in the remote console. In ...
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Problem with clean php session files

There is virtual machine with Ubuntu (for Moodle) Every day at almost the same time this machine is locked. In logs: -Starting clean php session filed -Started clean php session files .... And ...
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Want to connect two virtual machine (host windows) running on different laptops (using different networks)

I want to build a hadoop cluster with one master node and 2 slave nodes. The master node will be running on a virtual box of pc-1. Slave nodes will be running on virtual box of pc-2. Slaves on same ...
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Failed “rfcomm connect” to iOS & Windows

I'm trying to establish a rfcomm connection from my laptop to either my iPhone or my Windows desktop. The reason why I need this is to get the Bluetooth RSSI of these deivces using hcitool rssi [addr]....
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Not enough space on local standard disk in VMWare Player for Linux

Hi askubuntu community, I'm completely new to virtual machines and Linux. And I have no clue about the terminologies and concepts. A bit of my background, I studied electrical engineering technology:...
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After typing “apt-get update” terminal says Could not open lock file [duplicate]

i am a beginner in Ubuntu and currently using Ubuntu 19.10 in terminal i used apt-get update and this error showed up Reading package lists... Done E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/...
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Struggling to get a USB Camera working on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS with VMWare

I have a Realtek USB Camera that works on my host machine absolutely fine but in VMWare player it just shows a black scren. I have enabled it under the removable devices tab and so I'm asked to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 GUI is not working after installing cuda 10.0 in virtual ubuntu machine using vmware on windows 10 host machine

I have windows 10 host machine with NVIDIA Quadro M1000 GPU. In this host machine, I have VMware workstation Pro 15.5 installed for virtual Linux machines. In vmware I have installed Ubuntu 18.04. In ...
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USB Drive stopped working?

I have a 10tb external WD My Book drive that suddenly stopped working. I'm hoping there's a way to recover my years worth of data from it, as I've inexplicably do not have any backups. Some details: ...
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Why does my Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop VM hang after the host sleeps?

After my host computer sleeps and wakes up, my ubuntu VM in Vmware will always be hung at the login screen. Anyone have tips on how to debug this?
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How to install VMware-Horizon-Client-5.4.0-1 on UBUNTU 18.04.4 LTS?

I have downloaded the ".bundel" file but I dont know what to do next. (VMware-Horizon-Client-5.4.0-15805449.x64.bundle) So far it only opens in a text editor. Thanks.
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MAAS Commissioning Failed on nodes hosted with esxi VMs

Setting up MAAS cluster with 3 nodes that are hosted on ESXi 6.5. PXE boot is enabled on all three and maas sees the power status of the vm but cannot commission and fails all hardware tests. Log ...
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VMWare Horizon client focus stealing

I run VMWare's Horizon client 4.10.0 on Ubuntu 18.04 under XFCE. Typically, I need to click on an application window to set focus (i.e. cause keyboard input to get sent to that window). If I then ...
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'Failed to connect to lvmetad' cannot boot into ubuntu 18.04 VM

I am unable to boot into my virtual machine which is running Ubuntu 18.04 on VMWare workstation. The error is produced after entering my Ubuntu disk encryption password and prevents the system from ...
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Ubuntu 18 in VMware 15 not running

When I run my ubuntu 18 in VMware 15 (windows as host) I see the log that the os want to upload like [2.xxx] piix4_smbus [2.xxx] sd 32:0 ....Assuming drive cache : write through /dev/sda clearing ...
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Dependency error installing build-essential

In recently istalled Ubuntu 18.04.4 on SSD hard disk and Intel Core i5-6500 I've try to install build-essential with this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: build-essential: ...
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LAMP Server Image for VMware with server admin GUI

LAMP Server Image For VMware with server admin GUI see also LAMP Server Image CD I'm looking for a VMware image with a Lamp server. As I'm completely new with this stuff I would like to have a GUI ...
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When I power off VM webcam is no longer recognised by ubuntu

Hello I have a Windows 10 system running Ubuntu in VMware. When I initially set up a VM the webcam works fine however as soon as I turn the VM off the webcam is no longer recognised by cheeses or ...
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Unable to change virtual machine power state: This host supports AMD-V, but AMD-V is disabled [duplicate]

When I try to run VMware, I'm getting Unable to change virtual machine power state: This host supports AMD-V, but AMD-V is disabled. AMD-V might be disabled if it has been disabled in the BIOS/...
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VM Ubuntu : I can not open Terminal or Do anything. I can not find Application list or open it

I have tried right click but it doesn't give me an option to open terminal: only new foler or new file. Even if i creat a new folder and tried to open a terminal from there I got the same problem. ...
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NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID with Certificate from VMWare

Running Ubuntu MATE 19.10. On Firefox and Chromium (the only browsers I've tried so far), there are getting NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID when going to certain HTTPS sites. For example, right now ...
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How can I run an Android emulator on Ubuntu running on VmWare

I am trying to develop react-native apps on Ubuntu running on Vmware workstation on my windows machine because of issues coding on Windows. But I can't seem to set up Android studio emulator on the ...
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No space on root device, kernel 4.15.0-88-generic, Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

I got my root partition full with no obvious reason. I have access to machine. I can reboot. This is VM on VMware. kernel 4.15.0-88-generic, Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS df -h | grep /dev/sda2 /dev/sda2 ...
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After setting to install the bundle file, it prompted me to accept the agreement

After setting to install the bundle file, it prompted me to accept the agreement, but I'm not sure after that step I'm not able to come out of the instruction page, please assist me on this Example: ...
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How do I move a file from the Downloads folder into the opt folder on Ubuntu?

I am trying to install a network simulator onto Ubuntu on my virtual machine(VMWare). It requires me to move the file downloaded into the opt folder in order for me to run other commands for ...
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VmWare player how to expand disk drive

I'm using VMWare on Win8 as host system and Ubuntu 16.04 as guest. I gave 10 GB to Ubuntu and then expanded it to 25 GB, but it doesnt rescan. Tried to use rescan-bus from other questions but it didnt ...
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LVM Expansion Problem

I have attempted to expand the volume of an Ubuntu 18.04 server running on vmware. LVM is in use. I shut it down, expanded the virtual disk in vmware, and powered it up. I then used cfdisk to resize ...
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VMplayer closes on start of vm

I want to install ubuntu as a virtual machine on my ubuntu machine. The version of the host system is: Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS The iso I want to install is: ubuntu-18.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso So I downloaded ...
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Installing ARM64 ubuntu vm on VmWare Fusion

Downloaded an Ubuntu 18.04 ARM iso image from https://ubuntu.com/download/server/arm In vmware fusion: created a new virtual machine from iso image Selected Linux->Ubuntu->64 bit Install It says ...
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Installation of ubuntu on VMware player 15- got black with cursor

I have installed on my pc (dell xps 7590) ubuntu 18.04 guest through vmware player 15 (windows 10). I needed to restart the machine in order to complete the installation, when i restarted, i got black ...
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How should the daily updatedb cronjob be configured?

For the longest time I have a huge performance issue in my Ubuntu VM, as every day at some time the cpu would be at a 100%, pointing to the fuse process that mounts the shared directories under /mnt/...
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gpu-manager error

I have upgrading Ubuntu Server from 16.04 to 18.04 but after first restart, the GUI doesn't start correctly, running under VMWare Workstation 15.5. Looking in the system log file, I see this error: ...
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Multiple machines on the same network getting the same IP lease via DHCP

I am creating 18.04 machines on vmware with two network interfaces. 192.168 and 10.100. I have a ubuntu vm set up as a dhcp server for both networks - I am having a serious problem with the DHCP ...

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