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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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Use 3rd monitor only for Windows VM

I cannot use my 3rd monitor on Ubuntu. My USB to VGA cable has no drivers for linux. Therefore I want to ask if there's a way to use my 3rd monitor with my USB to VGA cable through a VM where Windows ...
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Share USB NIC over VMware

I have a host system running Ubuntu 18.04 and VMware 14.x and a guest OS of Windows 7 The only active interface on the system is a Verizon USB Dongle (4G) The dongle works fine for the Ubuntu host, ...
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vmwgfx error in kernel log on Ubuntu 16.04

This is my kernel log. Near end you see: [ 24.927057] WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 376 at /build/linux-bKdGSR/linux-4.4.0/drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_dmabuf.c:301 I found it when I investigated my ...
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What is the maximum recommended number of open file descriptors on my vmware which is currently 1024?

*-core description: Motherboard product: 440BX Desktop Reference Platform vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 0 version: None serial: None *-firmware description: BIOS physical id: 0 ...
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chmod: changing permissions of file system

I'm having problems to execute file in my VMware folder, I tried changing permissions, but it does not change but give this error: chmod: changing permissions of <filename> Read-only file ...
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VMPlayer doesn't load modules anymore

I'm struggeling with my VMWare Workstation. Environment: Kubuntu 18.10 with Kernel 4.18.0-12-generic on a Lenovo Thinkpad Situation: While the notebook runs with kernel version 4.18.0-11-generic, I ...
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macOS VMware guest does not recognize USB dvice

The question is also trying to add documentation on configuration/installation of MacOS on VMware (on supported Mac hardware) the issue was discussed on similar questions, but it is very complex. I ...
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SSH'ing via Putty

I am trying to ssh into my Ubuntu through putty but it says that the connection by the host (my Ubuntu VM) was refused. the port 22 is open on the Ubuntu host. The second last prefix (the netmask) on ...
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Cannot run basic commands in the terminal since Ubuntu crash [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu with Ubuntu 64-bit -VMware Workstation 15 Player. A few days ago, while I was running Ubuntu, I had to log out of my windows user due to an error, which led to a crash (everything ...
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How to enable permissions for Ubuntu USB in vmware workstation?

I am doing a project on Raspberry PI and need to change the /etc/passwd in it, but I can't due to the ownership over the USB. This is my first time using Ubuntu and Linux. I need to use terminal for ...
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Ctrl+Alt+F1 is not working anymore after installing VMware View Agent

I have successfully installed GUI/Python/VMware View Agent on one Ubuntu VM. But the second day after I powered it on, Ctrl+Alt+F1 was not working any more. And I can't use terminal from GUI as well. ...
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Installing VMware on Ubuntu Linux (Chromebook)

Linux Version:4.4.162-15480-g2e5698de443c Here is the list of commands I'm trying in order to "fix" the 1908 Kernel error for VMware /sbin/vboxconfig output OUTPUT rm: cannot remove '/sbin/...
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Ubuntu on vmWare: added a new disk, unable to find it

The vmware sysadmin added a new disk to a existing (and running) virtual machine with ubuntu. I paste here info about common command used to understand drive mappings Info from vmware console Hard ...
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Increase size of partition on live production server (VMWare - Ubuntu 16.04 headless)

I have come to a point with our production server that I am going to have to increase the size of the drive in the coming weeks. The problem is such that, this server really can't go down for an ...
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How to successfully exit after deleting a VM sitting in the VM

I have a very specific problem. Using paramiko client i am deleting a VM sitting in the VM. It does it task but after deletion i want to come out of the VM to the host server. But its hanging for ...
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CPU affinity doesn't work in Ubuntu (VMware) on Windows machine

My main OS is Windows10, and the CPU is i7-7700k. I have built an Ubuntu 18.04 OS through VMware, and allocate 1 core and 1 thread to it. However, while I am running tasks in Ubuntu, I checked the ...
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Install VMware on Ubuntu 18.10 — Build environment error

I did the basic install, but when I run it, I get: Build environment error! A required application is missing and modconfig cannot continue. xzCheck the log for more details. What does that mean, ...
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VMWare 15 Error on Ubuntu 18.4 - Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory

After exhausting research online and youtube videos and facing failure to all those suggested solutions, I need your professional help with this please. Installed VMWare workstation 15 on Ubuntu 18.4 ...
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Unity mode missing in VMware 15 Workstation Player [Ubuntu 18.04 LTS]

I have recently installed VMware Workstation 15 Player on my Ubuntu 18.04 laptop and and installed Windows 7 as the guest OS in VMware. I have installed VMware Tools and everything seems fine. I ...
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Proper way to clone an Ubuntu Server 18.04 virtual machine?

I have a production Ubuntu Server 18.04 running Tomcat in a virtual environment. I'd like to clone it to create a test server with the same configuration. I realize that it's best to install from ...
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How to get the install date of an Ubuntu VM cloned from a template in VMware

I would like to know if its possible to find out the install date of an Ubuntu Virtual Machine which is cloned from a template in VMware? I know RedHat has that option. Cant really find one for Ubuntu....
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Vmware Workstation Slow terminal , Ubuntu 18.04

The terminal, responds slowly in Ubuntu 18.04, when doing a fresh install from the ubuntu-18.04.1-live-server-amd64.iso on a VMware Workstation 15. The system runs fine on a single NIC, but when I ...
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On a VMWare Windows host, I have no host<>VM connectivity, But can SSH from other nodes on the LAN, and VM has WAN connectivity

Steps to reproduce: Install Bionic server VM on VMWare Workstation 15 running on Windows 10. VM is set with manually configured Bridge networking to host physical network adaptor, and also has a ...
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Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NOSPLIT' (does the network require authentication?) on VMware Ubuntu 16.04

I am working on my home wifi network. I able access internet (through browser) from both guest as well as host OS. But I am unable to sudo apt-get update Please visit this link to see the output of ...
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VMware : no OS found

I've decided to move to Ubuntu a few days ago. Yet I still need a windows 10 for alot of softwares that won't run in Ubuntu, so I decided to download VMware player v15 to virtualise a windows. I've ...
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Virtual machine created from a dd image of a NUC machine doesn't start Xorg

I created a dd if=/dev/sda image on an NUC running a possibly customized Ubuntu 15.04. The NUC has 2 GB RAM, 16 GB SSD and runs on Intel Celeron 1037U. I created a new virtual hard disk and dd'd the ...
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access local DNS

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on VMware player without issue, but when I try to install network printer (IP: 192.168.1.88 name: p2055dn), it can't locate p2055dn. ping 192.168.1.88 => PING 192.168.1.88 (...
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How to save the system state during windows sleep on vmware Ubuntu 18.0.14 lts?

I have a ubuntu running on vmware setup on windows10. Whenever windows goes to sleep or i lock out the windows the programs that am running on ubuntu are not being saved. Once i login after resuming ...
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VMware bridged connection not working - Ubuntu Server

I was running an Ubuntu server using bridged mode in VMware Workstation 14 Pro when suddenly it stopped being able to connect to anything inside or outside my network. I tried installing another guest ...
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end kernel panic - not syncing: corrupted stack end detected inside scheduler

I am getting the above-noted error when attempting to install Ubuntu for desktop on a VMware Workstation Pro 11. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.1 64 bit for desktop. I allocated 2 GB ram and 25 GB hard ...
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How to fix the DNS server inside a VMware for Docker containers?

I am running OSM v4 on Docker on Ubuntu 16.04 on VMware on Windows 10. During the OSM installation though, I got errors when the installation process attempts to create and run the docker containers....
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VT-x is enabled, but ubuntu 18.04 doesn't show it

I was running VMWare Workstation 14 on Ubuntu 16.04 for months with no problems. After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 I started getting a VT-x not enabled error message. VT-x is enabled in the BIOS. I ...
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VMware view client don't run on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

After installing the VMware-Player-4.9.0-9507999.x86.bundle, the following error message occurs: vmware-view /usr/lib/vmware/view/bin/vmware-view-crtbora: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/i386-...
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vmware-netcfg fails with a boost json_parser exception on Ubuntu 18.04

I'd like to do a little advanced networking but i cant seem to get it to work. k@SERVER:~$ sudo vmware-netcfg [sudo] password for k: [AppLoader] Use shipped Linux kernel AIO access library. An up-to-...
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how to solve copy paste problem

copy/paste not working in v machine ware and reinstall V machine ware tools is unavailable. drag and drop is unavailable for me either.
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How do I ping two devices using the gateway in linux?

This is a bit of a networking query in linux using ubuntu 18.04 in vmware workstation 15.0 I have 2 devices, and the gateway in between What is the work process what are the commands do I use to ...
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map the whole file system of a vmware ubuntu guest to a directory in ubuntu host

Is it possible to mount the root of the file system of a vmware ubuntu guest to some directory on the ubuntu host? I have ubuntu 18.04 both as host and guest.
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VMware adapter connection

I have router which have "adapter1" for NAT, "adapter2"for intnet1, and "adapter3" for intnet2. I made connection with router, web, and desktop by giving enp0s8 for "adaptor 2" (I changed those at the ...
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Error starting vmware with vmrun

I installed Ubuntu 18 server on a barebones and then installed VMware workstation. I created my VM and further wanted to start my VM after booting. I ran the command vmrun start /home/k/vmware/...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 hangs at “Booting SMP configuration” on VMware

I found some related questions, e.g. Ubuntu 18.04 lts freezes while in boot, in wndows Virtual box. Solution?, but my case a is a big different: I am running VMware Workstation 14.1.3 on a server ...
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Increasing Hard Disk size of Existing Ubuntu Virtual Machine in vmware?

I have a Ubuntu VM in VMWare workstation. It was previously allocated 20 GB of Hard Disk space. But while using it, it got filled up and now when I boot up I see blank dark screen which says me The ...
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Ubuntu Desktop & VMWare VSphere client?

Wondering ubuntu/debian community How do you manage your VMware VCenter from Ubuntu Desktop (18.04)? New VSphere Client (HTML5) is not an option, old VSphere web client is Flash, and I'm unable to ...
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VMware Horizon Client will not launch on 16.04 Chroot

I'm running Ubuntu on my Samsung Chromebook Plus in a chroot. Ive installed VMware-Horizon-Client-4.7.0-7395152.x64.bundle using the code sudo sh ~/Desktop/VMware/VMware-Horizon-Client-4.7.0-...
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Copy Ubuntu Server 18.04 to other Ubuntu Machine

Am having Ubuntu Server 18.04 core with LAMP and other supporting packages installed. I want to migrate all of its content files and installed packages to a other machine with the same Ubuntu Server ...
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How do I make two Ubuntu machines in vmware to ping each other?

Do I need to install special tools for that, or is it all just networking settings ? I've seen people do this in windows machines on vmware but never with ubuntu Both ubuntu machines have this ...
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Mouse scroll doesn't work while moving pointer on VMWare Workstation with Ubuntu 18.04

Odd bug - Scrolling works somewhat smoothly as one would expect, however while moving the mouse-pointer it completely stops scrolling and locks in place. I have read bugs regarding having a non-...
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Rebuilding vmware fails after…installing some R packages?

On Ubuntu 14.04 I (unsuccessfully) tried to install some R packages - which might have resulted in an inconsistent gcc or fortran setup. Now I try to execute vmware and get the following errors in /...
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How to configure MAAS to boot virtual machines placed in Shared VMs via VMware type

I have a VMware Workstation 14 installed on Windows 10. I can connect to Shared VMs and create a juju node inside it. But I don't know what Host and username I should enter. My physical machine IP is:...
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ioctl(SIOCGIFINDEX) failed: No such device

Trying to get to monitor mode using my tp-link WN725N Wireless adapter. I have gone through a lot of tutorials on Youtube where they used the compat-wireless-2010-06-26.p file detect the wifi adapter ...
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automount vmware shared folder in ubuntu 14.04

I have shared by drive D: from my Windows 10 host to my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in VMware. Ubuntu successfully mounts this share into /mnt/hgfs/D. However I would like to automount it to /D on startup. ...