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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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The shared folders not shown in Ubuntu 22.04

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 and successfully shared folders in VMware. However, I find my mnt folder is empty. So, I use sudo mkdir /mnt/hgfs codes to make mnt have a folder named hgfs. However, the ghfs ...
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Barrier doesnot work for Linux to WIndows connection

Hello I have been trying for a while to connect my mouse and keyboard using barrier between ubuntu and windows. I tried different way to connect. for example changing port, disable enable ssl, puting ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 OVA Cloud Image does not get a DHCP IPv4 address in vSphere

I imported both Ubuntu 20.04 and 22.04 OVA into vSphere like this: govc import.ova -name ubuntu-20.04-server-cloudimg-amd64-md -folder vm/DIA_RnD/RMD/buildenvironment/templates https://cloud-images....
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Unable to boot linux from USB CF card reader on vmware

I have a CF card that has Red hat linux installed on it and its booting fine on actual PC. Now I need to boot a virtual machine from this CF card. I have tried to connect it to vmware workstation ...
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Shared folder with VMware and Ubuntu 22.04

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 as a Virtual machine using VMWare Workstation 16 Pro hosted on a Windows 10 Pro computer. There is an issue with having shared folder between the virtual machine and the host. ...
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After I have set up a Ubuntu Virtual Machine using VMware, how do I increase the alloted desk size partition?

After I have set up a Ubuntu Virtual Machine using VMware, how do I increase the alloted desk size partition? I have everything on a 2TB external drive. So I am not going to run out of space. But ...
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Install VMWare Player on Ubuntu 22.04 (kernel 5.17)

I'm running Ubuntu (Mate) 22.04 with a kernel upgraded to 5.17.4 (I have very new hardware). After downloading and running the .bundle-file from VM-Ware, the vmmon and vmnet modules failed to install. ...
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VMPlayer 16 stopped launching on Ubuntu 20.04

I have been using VMplayer for years but it now does not launch. APT is fully up-to-date with Ubuntu 20.04. And I've uninstalled VMplayer and reinstalled the last version (VMplayer 16.2.3) When I ...
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Why does "sudo apt update" cause a series of 403 connection errors?

Why does sudo apt update cause a series of 403 connection errors? I have a Ubuntu 22.04 virtual machine using VMware on a Windows 10 Enterprise computer. Part of setting things up requires I run the ...
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How do I ruN vmware-uninstall-tools.pl on Ubuntu?

How do I rum vmware-uninstall-tools.pl on Ubuntu? On a Windows 10 OS, I have been using VMware to set up a vitrual machine (because of some strange security concerns with the company, I can not use ...
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I need help installing vmware tools on Ubuntu 20.04

This might be more of a VMware question than an Ubuntu question. But I suppose it might be helpful to make this post here in case I can find some added insight into my issue. I need to know where to ...
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kcore file on /proc/ 128tb

my vm with windows with shared folders and my ubuntu showing the file on KDE Dolphin /proc/kcore - 128TB a link to the file ok, i creating a project in a Windows VM, the Linux+Windows, copying my host ...
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Installing Ubuntu 22.04 Server on VMWare Player 12 - Black Screen But Alive

I've been happily running Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS under VMWare Player 12 for years; went to install 22.04 to test it out now that it's been released. So it boots from the ISO just fine, I select "...
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How do I grant lfs full access to all directories when setting up Linux From Scratch with Ubuntu 22.04?

I am following Linux From Scratch (LFS) on Ubuntu 22.04. And at one point it says: Grant lfs full access to all directories under $LFS by making lfs the directory owner: chown -v lfs $LFS/{usr{,/*},...
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Disabling Caps Lock doesn't work: still results in 0x2 state (running in VMware)

I am running an Ubuntu 21.10 guest in VMware, with a Windows 11 host. I would like to disable all Caps Lock functionality, and use the key as Meta_R. I've tried disabling it with xmodmap -e "...
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Add unallocated space to sda1 in Ubuntu VM VMware

I expanded maximum disk size to 100gb in VMware and now I'm trying to add the 50gb of unallocated memory to sda1 using gparted. But I cannot do that: Attempt to resize sda1 In all tutorials I followed ...
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VMware GNU C Compiler

I have Ubuntu 20.04. I am trying to open the VMware Player and it shows me this error: I have tried: sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-generic What should I do?
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Ubuntu 20.04 on vm crashes on log-in screen

My Ubuntu had internet access problems. I tried rebooting, and for some reason it didn't reboot properly. After reading some data from some post online on how to fix booting problem I decided to use ...
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Stuck on terminal instead of GUI in Ubuntu 20.04.4 , on Virtual Machine VMWARE

I've had a big problem and can't resolve it even with Google's help.. I'm stuck on the terminal / shell from Ubuntu; which is on VMWARE Workstation on Windows 10. I would like to get the GUI / ...
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Rescue option issue on ubuntu 20.4

I am trying to migrate my ubuntu server for my client. I already import the disks but not being able to boot ubuntu to rescue mode. Please find attached screenshot when typing (esc) or any other ...
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Every week i need to reinstall Nvidia and VMware drivers when secure boot is on?

I use Secure Boot, and every 1-2 Week, when i boot the computer the Nvidia drivers are not loaded and the VMware says that it needs to install some modules and afterwards gives an error about loading ...
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Unable to convert VMware Ubuntu WSL1 to WSL2 because "virtualization is not enabled in BIOS"

I am in a VMware Virtual Desktop and I am trying to convert Ubuntu to WSL2 using wsl --set-version ubuntu 2 but I am getting an error: Please enable the Virtual Machine Platform Windows feature and ...
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NIC is not avaliable in Ubuntu virtual host

The probliem is like this My Ubuntu's version is 18.04. For some reason I My Redhat virtual host has the same probelem so I reset my VMware's virtual network editor and which work for Redhat but doesn'...
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Ubuntu Desktop versions other than Jammy that run on VMware Fusion Tech Preview on Apple Silicon?

I'm having a hard time finding any version of Ubuntu Desktop aarch64 other than Jammy daily builds that run on the VMware Fusion Tech Preview for Apple Silicon. The Jammy builds work with a few issues....
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Problems with a TP-Link adapter

I got a TP-Link UE300 V.3 adapter for my Ubuntu 20.04, kernel version 5.13.0-35-generic and it doesn't work. I got "wired connected" and have 100MB/s. I tried sudo dhclient -r and sudo ...
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Creation of a domain on Ubuntu Server with OpenLDAP

I'm trying to create a domain with OpenLDAP on Ubuntu Server on VMware and I did finish all the installation and the creation of my domain. Then I create 2 VM Workstations (one is ubuntu 20.04 and one ...
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Can't connect pn532 nfc reader through i2c

I have a pn532 nfc reader in i2c mode, connected to an Arduino uno. I installed the nfc library but I don't know how to configure the conf file to make Ubuntu connect to the reader in i2c mode. If I ...
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Nvidia-smi no devices were found in VMWare Ubuntu 20.04.03 and RTX3060

I tried to install CUDA 11.6 on my Ubuntu 20.04.03 which is running on VMWare esxi based on the tutorial here : https://docs.nvidia.com/cuda/cuda-installation-guide-linux/index.html#ubuntu-...
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Trying to update kernel to 5.14+ on 20.04 for arm64

I'm not an everyday linux user but I'm not a novice either. I need ubuntu for a software project and it's easiest for me to use a traditional virtual machine (although I'm considering multipass). I'm ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 virtual machine is not switching to GUI mode

I'm using ubuntu 20.04 on Vmware virtual machine and it was working fine. By mistake, I have executed the below command. sudo apt purge python3.8 After that, I observed weird behavior on Virtual ...
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VMware Workstation 16 pro Menu Tab Size Change!

I installed VMware Workstation 16 Pro on my laptop running Ubuntu 21.10 with gnome 40.4. Everything was working fine until yesterday when I updated the software and VMware Workstation showed a bug on ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: DHCP server is not giving out IPs to my DHCP client

I need to setup a DHCP server and client. I tried everything, but my server isn't giving any IPs. I work with VMware, and I have disabled the DHCP setting in VMware. My DHCP server states active to. ...
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virt-v2v error converting vmware p2v converted windows machine errors when being converted for kvm using virt-v2v

Running Ubuntu 20.04 When running the virt-v2v I am getting an error on the virtual machine output created by vmware's converter for p2v. This is the error message: virt-v2v: error: libguestfs error: ...
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cat command not found even tough package is installed

I've been running Ubuntu 20.04.3 in a VM for a few weeks without any major problems but when i tried to use cat today it only said: Command 'cat' not found, but can be installed with: sudo apt ...
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VMware - more disk space

I want to expand my disk size, so I did it in the settings of my virtual machine, and not it says 30GB, but when I power on Ubuntu and check in Disks, it still says 20GB, and the 10GB isn't working. ...
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Network is unreachable (HTTPS works fine, HTTP does't work)

I have a home network behind a microtik router (The most simple configuration). The computer connected to the router works stably and everything is OK. WSL with Ubuntu can't knock anywhere on http, ...
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Unable to Ping Guest Ubuntu by Hostname

A peculiar problem (per se). I am using VMWare Player on a Windows 10 Host. I installed a guest Ubuntu with the default NAT as network configuration. I set its hostname as timeline I am unable to ping ...
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French AZERTY keyboard issue while setting up a VM with Ubuntu server

I am new to Linux and, for my studies, I have to train on Ubuntu Server. I have a small problem when choosing the keyboard. I am selecting the French AZERTY keyboard but, when I go to configure the ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 - Virtual Box not opening

Ever since I updated Ubuntu from 20.04 to 21.10, Virtual Box isn't working. It doesn't even open.
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Automatically cycle Multiple Monitors on Ubuntu VM bootup

I'm using VMware Workstation 16 Pro. HOST OS -> Windows 10. GUEST OS -> Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (with open-vm-tools installed). I have enabled 'entering full screen mode after powering on' for Ubuntu ...
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uninstall vmware deleted lib files by mistake?

I wanted to uninstall the VMware horizon client I couldn't do it so I opened /lib directory from the terminal and deleted 1-2 directories related to VMware this is from where I deleted/lib now neither ...
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Cmake cannot work Conan GTest on Ubuntu

I've created a very simple code for GTest using Conan: https://github.com/FTamas77/Demo On a host there is a Windows, I installed the Conan package and everything works fine. I've create an Ubuntu ...
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How do I reveal hidden/obscured text in VMware Horizon Client (Linux)?

Description When I open certain menus in VMware Horizon (Linux), the text is hidden. It seems to me as if the text is falling into the white background due to my system using the Breeze Dark theme ...
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How to adjust fractional scaling in Settings/Displays in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS using keyboard shortcut or command line?

I am using 125% fractional scaling in Settings/Displays in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. It works great! However, VMware player 16.2.1 (with enabling 'Accelerate 3D graphics') Windows 10 client can't display full ...
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Initramfs unpacking failed

When I start Ubuntu on VMware first I get this screen https://i.stack.imgur.com/0y5sI.png After that I click Ubuntu, and after a few seconds I get a following message: https://i.stack.imgur.com/FFNlo....
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Vmware workstation (Virtual machine monitor & Virtual ethernet) service issue

Environment:- $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal $ uname -a Linux bmrmt 5.4.0-91-...
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Utilizing Python 2.7 features in VMware

Good afternoon, I am working on a program install in VMware15 Ubuntu (20.04). The installation instructions are causing me issues as a entry-level user, so I wanted to see if anyone could make sense ...
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Problem with establishing connection to internet

I am unable to reach any web server from ubuntu VM ware on macOS host. Host: MacOS --> internet connection is fine Guest: Ubuntu --> internet connection not fine Ubuntu version lsb_release -a No ...
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VMware Player launch - GNU compiler missing

I've followed many step by step howtos and it seemed that the installation went well (from here: https://linuxize.com/post/how-to-install-vmware-workstation-player-on-ubuntu-20-04/). Unfortunately, I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 text console unresponsive in VMWare until killed

I'm having an odd issue with my Ubuntu virtual machines. Using VMWare ESXi 7, vSphere 7.0.3 when the VMs startup, the console (text) is unresponsive, you see the initial motd and login prompt, ...
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