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VMware Fusion is a virtualization software for the Mac platform. Use this tag when VMware Fusion is used as the virtualization and ubuntu is the guest operating system.

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Ubuntu 20.04.3 VMWare Fusion No Internet Connection Issue

Everything works fine except I can't get the internet to work. The internet has never been able to work. I tried several methods for other versions of Ubuntu on VMWare fusion, but none of them have ...
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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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How to scroll through Ubuntu server (keyboard)?

How can you scroll through previous output on the terminal screen (keyboard)? shift+pgup does not work, shift+pgdown produces "~", shift+up shows history and shift+down does nothing. I do ...
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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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Ubuntu Hangs on Started update UTMP abount system changes

Running Ubuntu on MAC book pro in VMware Fusion 8.5 Ubuntu Hangs on Started update UTMP about system changes. I Have restarted system with same results Any suggestions?
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Ubuntu 18.04 internet connection not working (using VMWare Fusion)

Not sure what happened. Yesterday everything worked, today I booted up my VMware and it seems Ubuntu doesn't have an internet connection at all. Tried all the different options (besides NAT that I ...
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Mouse Clicks on VMWare Fusion on MacBook Pro Ubuntu 18

Running Ubuntu 18.04 on VMWare Fusion 10.1.2 on a fully up to date Macbook Pro. Ubuntu installs and runs, and mouse moves on screen; but does not respond to mouse clicks. Neither the trackpad on Mac ...
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VMWare Fusion 10, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS low graphics mode issues

Background I have Xenial Xerus installed on a Mid-2014 Macbook Pro OSX High Sierra host, running in a VMWare Fusion 10 instance. On Fusion 7, I had no issues with Ubuntu on VMWare. However, since I ...
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Im trying to change my screen resolution during boot

I tried this here. It worked for the first reboot, but didnt stick for successive reboots. Any idea? I can change the resolution on user login, but i want to try the boot way. This is an Ubuntu 17.10 ...
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Ubuntu launcher auto-hide function on vmware fusion VM

I just created a new Ubuntu 16.04 LTS VM in VMWare Fusion 8.5 running on MacOS Sierra host. Everything is running smooth but seems nope to have the launcher auto-hide function working. When I enable ...
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how to set MAAS for "power type" on VM created with VMware Fusion

home lab: 1 VM with Ubuntu 16.04Lts for MAAS Region Controller 2 VM with Ubuntu 16.04Lts for MAAS Rack Controller (DNS & DHCP), each one with 2 virtual network adapter 1 vNode with Ubuntu 16....
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Boot Crashes with 4.8.0-22 Kernel in VMware Fusion

I upgraded my VM (VMware Fusion) to 16.10, when booting I get the following error: It does not stop at the same spot every time. When I boot with 4.4.0-38 there are no problems. I also tried to ...
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Which Version ( ISO ) to Install with VMware Fusion?

Apologies if this question has already been asked. I'm looking to install Ubuntu from ISO to be used with VMware Fusion. I'm using a Mac Pro with El Capitan as my base OS. My main goal with Ubuntu ...
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Getting shared folders working in vmware fusion 8.1.0 and ubuntu 14.04

Yes, I've seen the other answers. Either they don't work or they do un-recommended things like installing the old deprecated VMWare Tools I'm looking for a solution that uses the recommended open-vm-...
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Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard shortcuts via VMware Fusion

I use OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and have VMware Fusion 7.1.1 where Ubuntu 14.04 has been installed. Moreover, I have installed VMware Tools patches. Copy and paste between Mac and Ubuntu using keyboard ...
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Errors of installing VMware-tools

Previously, I post a question about an error of installing VMware-tools in a Ubuntu under a virtual machine. I have not got any solution yet. So I installed another Ubuntu 14.04 LTS under the virtual ...
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Copy-Paste from Mac to Emacs of ubuntu

(* I have post the same question on AskDifferent, so far I have not got any answer yet, I guess here fits this question better *) I use version 10.9.2 of OS X and a virtual machine 6.0.5 VMware ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 frozen at startup screen

After having installed updates (a popup appeared asking for automatic updates to be installed), I rebooted and after typing the password, the screen was frozen and the SO GUI wasn't loading. I ...
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Ubuntu on VMware Fusion resolution not changeable from 800x600

On Ubuntu in "Systems Setting" --> "Display", I only see 800x600 resolution option. As I change the size of the VM window, it just expands/shrink accordingly, maintaining the same ratio (800x600) that ...
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X11 cannot write .ICEauthority file on a vmhgfs partition

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.4 in a virtual machine using VMWare Fusion. I changed my home folder so that it is shared with the host OS. I.e. /home/<user> is now mounted automatically at boot time ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: VMWare fusion 6.0.3 Share is getting removed after newest update and reboot

I have a mac book pro, and run VMWare fusion 6 on it to run ubuntu at the same time as OSx. When I first attemped to do this, I couldn't get the share to work after initial sudo apt-get update for ...
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VM can't ping LAN name but sees it via nslookup

I am trying to connect to a network resource from my 10.04.4 VM (VMware Fusion) but the destination is unreachable by name. What is weird is that the name is visible in DNS: >nslookup my.name ...
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Kwin effects worked 100% on kubuntu 12.04 but i cant get them all to work on 14.04

My VMware fusion 6.0.3 VM running kubuntu 12.04 LTS worked great when using all kwin effects, but I had to use a workaround. I put this following workaround text at the end of the 12.04 /etc/profile ...
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Opengl version problem on MESA

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Vmware Fusion 6 on my Macbook Pro Retina (which supports OpenGL upto version 4.1) I have installed MESA by using following command sudo apt-get install mesa-utils ...
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How can I install i3 wm on Ubuntu 13.10?

I just followed the instructions here to install i3 on a clean installed Ubuntu 13.10 on VMWare Fusion on OS X, however after selecting the i3 session from the login screen and logging in, all I see ...
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Ubuntu on VMWare (OS X) doesn't suspend when inactive

I'm running 13.10 as a virtual machine under VMWare Fusion 6.0.2 on OS X 10.8.5, and also have a Windows 7 VM. My computer is a bit flaky, unfortunately, and occasionally it freezes to the point that ...
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Change ownership of VMware Fusion shared folder

I'm trying to create a soft link of my Dropbox shared folder with: ln -s Dropbox ~/Desktop But I am not being successful. The link is created, but is broken and I can't access the folder through it....
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Static IP Address on Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine

I've setup a VM running Ubuntu 12.04 specifically for local web development and am having some problems ensuring it has a static IP address. A static IP address is important as I'm using the IP ...
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Kernel dump using linux-crashdump under VMware?

I've followed the directions here on the Ubuntu help wiki for my 12.04.2 Ubuntu Server running in VMware Fusion 5, and everything looks good, so I do a echo c > /proc/sysrq-trigger as root. It ...
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Running native ubuntu installation from fusion or parallels

my intention is to buy a macbook (retina) and triple boot it, with osX, w7 and ubuntu (>= 12.04, i still have to see which one offers the best compatibility). I found guides that explain how to do it ...
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Networking Disabled under VMWare Fusion on Mac OS X

I use MacBook with Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5. I have installed VMWare Fusion 5.0.2, under which Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS have been installed as virtual machines. Under Ubuntu vmware-tools-distrib 9.0....
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Can ubuntu be installed on VMWare?

I have attempted to install both 12.4 and 12.10 on both Fusion 5 and VMware Player without anything related to success. With Fusion, it crashes at login attempt, with VMware Player, it crashes during ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 running on VMWare Fusion 3.1.1

Here is a picture of the problem: http://screencast.com/t/x0rpYrqa For some reason, Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit in VMWare Fusion 3.1.1 is showing multiple small screens. I am not aware if Ubuntu 12.10 is or ...
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ubuntu 12.04 in vmware can't detect the shared folders

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 via VMWare on MacOs 10.7.4. I assigned a shared folder and gave ubuntu the right to read/write it.But now I can't find this folder in ubuntu. I know in win7 I can find it ...
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Stuck at 'VMware easy install'

I have a Mac OS X and VMware Fusion. I did a fresh install of 12.04. I do not have VMware Tools installed. I read that I do not have to log in at the command window, that I have to wait for ...
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How do I type [ and \ with a Mac keyboard?

I am using a Mac with an Apple Wireless Keyboard - French. I have installed Ubuntu as virtual machine by VMware Fusion. The keyboard setting of Ubuntu is as follows: And the preview is not exactly ...
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3D acceleration is not possible for Ubuntu as virtual machine by VMware Fusion?

I have installed VMware Fusion 4.1.2 in my MacBook Pro, and installed Ubuntu 11.10 as a virtual machine. I have tried to enable the 3d acceleration, via Virtual Machine -> Settings -> Display ...
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Any way to get VMware Fusion's Shared Folders working with 11.04/Natty guest?

Just upgraded to Natty this morning. I know, I should have waited until VMware updated Fusion for it, but I was impatient. :-) I can't seem to get Shared Folders working now... anybody have this ...
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