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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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So I switched from windows to Ubuntu latest version. After installing it successfully I shut down my PC and boot it up only to find out that my PC is not booting up it is not even starting. After ...
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VMWARE - Ubuntu 2022.04 - screen resize

Using REDHAT - and CENTOS under VMWARE - the screen autoresizes when I adjust the vmware console. ie: It starts out as an 800x600 screen - I maximize the vmware window and the Linux GUI auto-resizes. ...
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I am having a problem with VMware

Hi guys I hope you are doing well. Look recently I am having this issue in VMware, that graphics in some applications such as Duolingo or Discord doesn't load correctly while in Oracle virtualbox ...
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How to Fix Freezing Ubuntu 24.04 on VMware and Enable Accelerated Graphics [closed]

I'm running VMware Workstation Pro 17.5.1 on Windows 11 and tried to install Ubuntu 24.04 on a new virtual machine. During installation, I experienced screen flickering and the mouse was not usable. ...
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Driver Error: NVIDIA-SMI failed because it couldn’t communicate with the NVIDA Driver

as part of my bachelor thesis, I am working on deploying an local LLM, but unfortunately I am having issues with my NVIDIA Driver. When I type “nvidia-smi” I get the error message, that it couldnt ...
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VMware-Player download not working

vmware website says timeout immediatly after clicking download player.. any idea to do it a different way. Got workstation bundle file, will that work??? Many Thanks ConvertOne
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Bluetooth Error on Startup

I have installed Ubuntu Server 24.04 in a VM (VMware Workstation 17) in an attempt to learn a bit about Linux. When I start up the VM, I see the following: From here, I can enter my logon credentials ...
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vmfs-fuse: can't access files on VMFS partition

I have a crashed-out VMware 5 system that I was able to preserve by copying the raw disk partitions to files several years ago. I am using Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS. I can mount these files using vmfs-tools ...
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Ubuntu not connecting to WiFi . VMware driver issue

To check if it was the problem of that particular Ubuntu file or the whole VMware itself I decided to install another Ubuntu image in VMware. It turns out it works perfectly. lswh command shows that ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 P2V Vmconverter

I am facing the below issue during P2V conversion using vmconverter. --> description = "GrubInstaller::InstallGrub: /usr/lib/vmware-converter/installGrub.sh failed with return code: 127, and ...
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VMWare workstation 17 pro Ubuntu 24.04 VM installation stuck

I have a Ubuntu VM running on VMWare Workstation Pro and when I’m installing Ubuntu, the “acquiring and extracting image” step takes forever (it has already been more than half an hour). I think this ...
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Recovering data from VM instance that is not booting into recovery mode

I have got Ubuntu (Arm 22.04.03) installed on my VMware Fusion (v13.5.1), on a Macbook M1 Pro. When I boot normally I get this error: This was caused either after the hard disk became completely full,...
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Problem with Ubuntu 24.04 on VMware

I'm running VMPlayer 17.5 (latest) on Windows 11 and tried to install Ubuntu 24.04 on a new virtual machine. Installation showed some flickering and mouse was not usable but with keyboard input I ...
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Ubuntu has been stuck on "Starting System halt..." when halt it

When I run sudo halt on my Ubuntu virtual machine (in Windows 11), the screen has been stuck on "Starting System halt..." for over 15 minutes. I'm not sure if it has successfully halted or ...
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VMware ubuntu stuck on boot after expanded disk

VMware Ubuntu stuck on boot after expanded disk. How can I solve this?
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Screen Resolution is not at 1920x1080 During Boot and First Lockscreen but fixes after login on my Ubuntu guess OS

I have been experiencing this issue ever since I've been using it in VMware. I confirmed that I installed open-vm-tools and open-vm-tools-desktop by running $ systemctl status vimtoolsd I even tried ...
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Change owner / user access

I am new to the Ubuntu/Linux world and I'm loving it! Recently, I learned how to create my first virtual machine in VMware, but I had a really hard time getting the VM tools to work through the ...
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VMWare VPN on host conflict with VPN on guest machine

I have a Windows 10 host machine which runs a VPN and then on that host I have a guest machine on VMWare which has its own VPN. This works fine with ExpressVPN on the host. However, I have set up a ...
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Transfer virtual machine setup to laptop

I spend four days creating a desktop environment as I need on VMware VM. All is working great, and now I would like to install/copy/transfer this beautiful configuration to my new laptop. I don't want ...
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The virtual machine does not accept mouse and keyboard input in the authentication dialog

I am running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS on VMware 17.5, hosted on Windows 11. After long inactivity, when returning to Ubuntu machine I have autentification screen where I must enter password. But looks like ...
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Trying to install snort on a vmware ubuntu linux 22.04.3

I'm following the directions on this website here on a google search on installing snort but these instructions don't work at all, i keep getting errors with configuring snort like fatal error no such ...
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I have problem in listing (ls command ) file when make shared folder in vmware

I wanted to make a shared folder with this tutorial from medium. but after doing that and when I wanted to check for the files I shared, this just happened ls command output simultaneously folder &...
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Uninstalling VMware Player 17 Issue on Ubuntu 22.04

I have accidentally executed these commands: sudo rm -r /etc/vmware sudo rm -r /usr/lib/vmware Before executed this one sudo vmware-installer -u vmware-player, so when I tried to executed sudo vmware-...
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Issues after ubuntu 22.04.3 upgraded to linux 6.5.0-14

I have 2 issues since being upgraded to linux 6.5.0-14 from 6.2.0-39: #1: I'm unable to compile the modules needed for vmware workstation player 17. Version 17.0.2 build-21581411. At first it could ...
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Why are files in the directory /sys/class missing when Ubuntu 22.04 is set up on the virtual machine VMware 17 Pro?

When I tried to get the power of my PC's power supply, I found that I could not find the /sys/class/power_supply/BAT1 directory, there was only the ACDA directory under /sys/class/power_supply. Is ...
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how do I fix an Ubuntu based install that seems borked (no desktop)

I have a VM on VMZWare of Kodachi which is based (iirc) on Ubuntu. The host machine crashed and rebooted while the guest was running but not undertaking any 'work'. It's LUKS encrypted but I have the ...
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graphics problem in ubuntu 22.04 on virtualbox

I am having some glitches in graphics in my Ubuntu 22.04 running on VirtualBox. This is what apps on the top panel should look like but what I am getting is this: Why is the top panel broken like ...
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How do I completely uninstall VMware Workstation? No remaining files. Like it was never there

I'm using Ubuntu 23.10 and having trouble with an "IO Error" that causes my VM to crash whenever I press the delete key for a bit too long. This wasn't a problem until two months ago. I'm ...
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Running VMware Workstation Pro 17 on Ubuntu 23.10 and getting I/O and memory errors that are causing Windows 10 (guest) to crash

Here are the specs of my PC: Asus Prime B350-Plus Ryzen 7 5700X 3.4Ghz DDR 3200 32GB Here's an excerpt from the vmware.log file showing errors that I believe are causing my Windows 10 VM to crash: ...
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How to auto mount VMware Shared Folder on boot

I want to automatically mount a VMware Shared Folder on boot in Ubuntu. Currently, I'm using the following command manually each time: sudo vmhgfs-fuse .host:/"Ubuntu Shared Folder" /mnt/...
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My VM Webserver won't boot after a power outage, how can I fix it?

I run a webserver on a VM of Ubuntu Server that is on a Windows Server. Recently there was a power outage and now the Ubuntu won't boot and I get error messages. The VM is managed by an IT company but ...
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VMware workstation on Ubuntu 22.04. is slower compared to windows 10

Previously, I was using windows 10 as host for vmwares. Studying for PJPT by TCM. Requires kali, windows server and two windows 10, all in vmware. Usually I run this in windows 10, there is no lag, ...
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I am unable to open Ubuntu in VMware

At first there were no problems but now when I reopened it again it shows me this [ 2.382448] piix4_smbus 0000:00:07.3: SMBus Host Controller not enabled! /dev/sda3: clean, 189912/1277952 files,...
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GNU C Compiler (gcc) version 12.2.0, was not found vmware

I get this message after I installed VMware. I saw a similar topic here in askubuntu, but this solution didn't work for me.
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Ubuntu completely hangs in VMware player on text scolling in terminal

I try to run Ubuntu (22.04, 23.10, clear setup) in VMware player. The system completely hangs when I do basic text manipulation in nano. Steps to reproduce: open terminal open nano type few symbols ...
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How to repair a partition damaged by a power outage

I was worked with VMWare and my system suddenly power off. After I power on my system my virtual machine partition doesn't mount and return this error! How can i fix it and recovery my files? I use ...
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VMWare unable to enumerate USB Devices

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 23.10 running VirtualBox Graphical User Interface Version 7.0.10_Ubuntu r158379 When I boot the Virtual Box interface up, it immediately pops up the error: Failed to ...
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Problem connecting the ROS file

I installed a VMware virtual machine on Windows 11, then installed Ubuntu in order to launch the ROS operating system. I found a ready-made project at the link - https://github.com/SakshayMahna/...
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VMware Ubuntu 20.04 Piix4_SMBus: 000:00:07.3: Host SMBus controller bus not enabled

I'm using Ubuntu as virtual machine on VMware player. I ran into a problem with Piix4_SMBus today. I have tried to solve this problem in different ways. I increased the disk space. I added i2c-piix4 ...
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Cant boot ubuntu in vmware after moving files from C to D partition (cant exit from emergency mode)

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VMware Workstation Running Ubuntu Freezes Frequently

I hope you can help me with an issue I've encountered recently. Setup: VM Software: VMware Workstation 17.5 Guest OS: Ubuntu 22.04.2 Host OS: Windows 11 22H2 Hardware: Intel CPU, NVIDIA GPU ...
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Permission is denied by Windows in VMware in Ubuntu

I am sharing a Windows folder with an Ubuntu guest OS in VMware. When I edit the file that is located in the shared folder of Windows in Ubuntu, it gives a permission denied error in the below ...
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Prevent vmware workstion update

Some Ubuntu systems have limited access, sometimes VMWare workstation gives a message to allow the installation of updates, because they do not have access to install the program, enter the root ...
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What is "curtin command in-target" and why does it take so long to run?

I frequently install Ubuntu on VMs running under Proxmox or VMware. Every time the installer gets to curtin command in-target and stays there for at least half an hour, sometimes much longer. The ...
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Unable to connect to my GPUs using the VM

The nvidia driver was working perfectly on my VMWare virtual machine, but suddenly and after some tensorflow and cuda installations, the driver failed to connect to the GPUs (I have two GPUs) , so I ...
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Vagrant error when running vagrant up

I am getting the following error when I run vagrant up. I'm using Ubuntu 23.04 running on VMware. The host computer is Windows. ubuntu@ubuntu2304:~/DevOps/ansibleintro$ vagrant up Bringing machine '...
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Help with Ubuntu, VMware Fusion, and OpenVPN Connect. Ubuntu Applications won't open

I have a Ubuntu 22.04 machine running on VMware Fusion, on my mac. It was running fine, but I recently had to download OpenVPN Connect on my mac to use it with a class Im taking. Now Im trying to use ...
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How to make partition space usable

I have Ubuntu 23.04 on VMware working great. But lately it filled all my disk space. On investigation I found out it is not using my entire allocated space of 128GB. 50% of the space is under unused ...
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vmware using proxy vpn to perform apt-get is invalid

I'm not using v2rayN proxy tool to execute my sh script in vmware ubuntu Each time apt-get is executed,always returns "400 bad request", But I copied the error link, and on my windows ...
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Problem with network interfaces in Wireshark

I have the latest version of Ubuntu on VMware virtual machine. I have to capture layer 2 (802.1 Q) packets in Wireshark, but the problem is that when I start Ubuntu I cannot capture these types of ...
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