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Questions tagged [vmware-player]

VMware Player is a virtualization software available free of cost for Linux and Windows platforms.

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vmware error…couldn't find any package

Actions performed: became root change directory apt-get install VMware*(actual file name)enter image description here Result: 1. "Couldn't find... [enter image description here][2] ( see screenshot )...
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Uninstallation of VMware Workstation Player from Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Uninstallation of VMware Workstation Player from Ubuntu 16.04. The commands have been given which are required to answer the question
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Auto mount a shared folder using autofs service with VmwarePlayer

I'm running Ubuntu Budgie in a virtual machine using VMware Player. To mount the shared folder I use: sudo mount -t fuse.vmhgfs-fuse .host:/ /mnt/hgfs -o allow_other but I need to run the command ...
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vmware player turns off when I try to power on a VM

after having upgraded from lubuntu 16.04 to ubuntu 18.04 (which I installed on a new SSD), VMware player will not start my virtual machines. On klicking "power on", it simply vanishes. After that, a ...
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Errors while installing VMWare Player Tools

When I open VMWare player, I get a prompt to install VMWare Player tools. When I click on Download and Install, it shows this error: Failed to run /usr/lib/vmware-installer/2.1.0/vmware-installer '-...
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VMPlayer installer won't start in Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu 18.04. It's a fresh installation of Ubuntu, so everything should be OK. When I try to run the installer, I get this: ./VMware-Player-14.1....
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VMware 14 with macOS 10 don't recognize iPad 10.5

I have iPad pro 2017 Ubuntu 18.04 Lightning to USB Cable (from box) VMware player 14.1.2 (USB 2.0 selected in preferences and installed vmtools) macOS 10.13.6 When I first time connect iPad to PC, ...
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I need help with this install error on VMWare player?

Failed to run '/usr/bin/vmware-modconfig' --icon='vmware-player' --appname='VMware' --gcc='/usr/bin/gcc' --headers='/lib/modules/4.13.0-45-generic/build/include' as user root
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Ubuntu 18.04 stuck at “verifying the installation configuration”

I am installing Ubuntu 18.04 desktop (64 bit) on vmware player 12.5.9 using windows 10. I was able to install Ubuntu 16, but 18 keeps hanging permanently at this step each time I try (I have left it ...
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How to install vmware in lubuntu 18.04

Can anyone tell how to install Vmware in lubuntu 18.04. I'm not able to install it. I have tried chmod +x vmware.bundle sudo sh ./vmware.bundle But its not working. Thanks
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Ubuntu 18.04 fails to load desktop when using VirtualBox/VMWare

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04. It works fine, except when I try to install VirtualBox or VMware. When I install either of these, on reboot it gets stuck as follows: I enter my user ...
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Internet not working in Ubuntu VM with wired connection [duplicate]

When I go to All Settings > Network > Options, I get did not find a connection with UUID '(null)'
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signatured module seems required even if secure boot disabled

The latest kernel Ubuntu 14.04 64bit 3.13.0-143-generic won't let vmware workstation player 12.5.9 start. This is caused by vmmon,vmnet modules are not loaded seemingly due to 'secure boot' prevents ...
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Stuck at Keyboard layout

I can't see any option button to continue installation , button that can be seen partially , when I press it ,it makes me go back at where are you and stuck there completely . How to fix it ?
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Issue running VMware Player in Ubuntu

I installed VMware Player 12.5.9 on my new Ubuntu 17.10.1 installation, after switching from Windows. However, after installation and rebooting the machine it just won't launch. At first, I wasn't ...
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Can I install different versions of VMWare workstation and VMWare Play in the same base machine?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04. I want to install VMWare Player 12 and VMWare Workstation 14 in the same machine. Because I like to work with VMWare Workstation 14 usually, because it is new and nice =P, ...
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VMware Player unable to start after upgrade linux kernel to latest version

VMware player is working properly on my computer before upgrading Linux kernel. After that, VMware player was unable to run and display error as below. Error message: Unable to start services. See ...
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Not able to launch VMware Player

Installing VMware Player 6.0.6 configuring... [#########################################################] 100% Installation was successful. root@shirishnag:/home/shirishnag/Desktop#vmware-installer -l ...
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VMware Workstation Player 14 + Ubuntu Mate 17.10 => Failed to lock page for guest RAM! [duplicate]

While running Windows 10 (ver. 1703) virtual machine, I got the following error message and VMware Player crashed. vcpu-0| I125+ Failed to lock page for guest RAM! My setup is as follows: OS: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 opens to small window under VMWare

I've installed Xenial 16.04.3 under VMWare Workstation Player 14 (current version). Unfortunately, Ubuntu opens in a small window. I don't know how to expand it to full screen. I'm a newby, so please ...
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I am not able to install vmware on my pc with Kubuntu 17

When I try to install vmware it shows the license agreement on terminal instead of showing a GUI.
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Ubuntu boots on terminal only after installing ubuntu desktop, how do get GUI desktop

Same Question: Ubuntu boots on terminal only, how do I recover the GUI desktop? My System configuration Host System: windows 10 Vmware playstation 12.0 Ubuntu 17.04 64 bit earlier i have ...
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VMWare Player in Ubuntu 17.10 does not start

I successfully installed VMWare Player in Ubuntu 17.10. After that VMWare Player is not starting after clicking on the icon. Are there any more steps after running the .bundle? Please hep.
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Ubuntu 16.04 and VMWare 14: Unable to change virtual machine power state: Disconnected from virtual machine

I have installed VMWare 14.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 (both 64 bit versions) following instructions here. I made a new virtual machine to install a Windows 7 - 64 bit, but when I want to power it on to ...
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VM Player 12.5.7 does not accept gcc 7.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

Hello my dear Linux users, I run Ubuntu 14.04 and I have gcc-7 installed using the Toolchain test builds. When I start VM Player 12.5.7 build-5813279 it is asking for gcc 7.2. I point it to /usr/bin/...
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How to access your guest OS folders (ubuntu) from the host OS (windows 7)?

I am running VMWare Player. My host machine is running Windows 7 and the guest is Ubuntu 14.04. I want to specifically access my ~/Documents Ubuntu folder from the Host OS (Windows 7). I know how to ...
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VMware Player and disabling the Screen Saver

When I am using a guest OS in VMware, 16.04 is not seeing the keystrokes or mouse movements so the Screen Saver times out and my world goes black. Fortunately 16.04 is smart enough to grab the next ...
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How to confirm that isc-dhcp service works in Ubuntu server 16.04?

I have problem with restart ISC-DHCP service when I type command: **sudo service isc-dhcp-server restart**, it show nothing.I have no idea what is going on I use VIM as editor to my configuration: ...
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insserv: Service localfs has to be enabled to start service vmware-USBArbitrator

I have installed VMWare Player on my Ubuntu 16.04 system, which works fine. Lately I have been looking into how I can trim down the excess services running on my system, and I came across vmware and ...
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Desktop Icon text too small

Hardware and host OS: 2017 Dell XPS 13 laptop with 13.3” QHD+ (3200 x 1800) display. The host OS is windows 10 home edition. Problem: I have created a new Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop edition VM in vmware ...
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VMware Player ver. 6 & 7 failing to work on 16.04

After upgrading to 16.04 from 14.04, my VMware player stopped working. I suspect that installing the latest VMware Player software will fix this problem. I believe this because I checked the ...
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Accessing surveillance camera in VM

I downloaded Ubuntu 17 to run in a VM (VMWare player) on a WIN10 host to be able to test Linux video surveillance camera software. I can ping my gateway and one of the cameras (.155 below) but I can't ...
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VM Player cannot connect to Windows10 Host virtual device sata0:1

Cannot connect the virtual device sata0:1 because no corresponding device is available on the host. I tried this suggestion but it did not work : Unable to connect to the internet. This is to delete ...
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16.04: USB formatting interrupted - not seen in diskmgmt or lsblk

Previously working device in freshly-made VMware VM of 16.04 x64 on Win 8.1 x64 guest. While following the top answer in this thread, I was interrupted before I got a chance to write the changes ...
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VMware Player refuses to launch on 16.04 (VMware modules cannot compile into kernel)

I have been using VMware Player for a long time on 14.04. I updated to 16.04 about 3 months ago. Now I am trying to launch VMware Player for the first time since the upgrade, and it refuses to launch! ...
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Ubuntu host — vmware — Ubuntu guest video issue

I’m running Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo ideapad 300 notebook. I have vmware player 12.0 and have created a virtual machine running Ubuntu 16.10. I have tried installing both vmware tools, open vm tools and ...
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cannot open virtualbox on ubuntu 16.10

Please install the virtualbox-dkms package and the appropriate headers, most likely linux-headers-generic. You will not be able to start VMs until this problem is fixed. Qt WARNING: libpng warning:...
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Unable to connect to server on VM- No route to host

Using Win7 host, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest, VM Player4.0 and Datastax 4.8.11 Cassandra 2.1.17 My application on the same VM is unable to connect to a service running on the same VM. Everything was ...
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Unable to login into Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (On VM Player) but unable to login suddenly. I am entering the correct password, because if I enter wrong password it gives password error message, and not otherwise. It just ...
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Can't log in to Ubuntu 16.10 on VMware

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 16.10. I'm using it on VMware Player on a Windows 10 host. After rebooting to finish installation, I am unable to login. I entered my password and hit Enter and ...
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Disabling auto capture/release on vmware with open-vm-tools-desktop

I'm running an Ubuntu server as a guest (console only no X so no point for mouse) is there a way to only install vmhgfs-fuse package so I can share files from host to guest without installing full ...
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No 3d support is available from the host, on all VMware guests

So I'm running VMware Workstation 12 Player on 16.04 host. And every guest i run complains that "No 3d support is available from the host" and "Hardware graphics acceleration is not available" "...
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VMware what to download for a webserver&workstation?

My question is two pronged.. I am trying to create a webserver on my local machine in a Virtual environment that I can roll to a production environment. My question is which version of Ubuntu should I ...
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Map guest OS to seperate interface

So i have two physical interfaces on host (Ubuntu 16.04) is it possible to bridge one VM network to first interface, and the other to the seconf in VMware Player 12? I can add a Network adapter under ...
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how to migrate Ubuntu OS running on VMware on windows to virtualbox on a mac?

I have a windows machine, in which i have installed ubuntu OS(16.04) on VMWare. Now i am using a Macbook pro, i want to move the entire files of the virtualised OS and the settings of the OS from the ...
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Program “killed” in the Virtual Machine [Ubuntu 14.04 in Windows 8.1]

I am using VMware Workstation 12 Player (with host = Windows 8.1, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3632QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 64-bit o.s., RAM = 8 GB) (and guest = Ubuntu 14.04-LTS). When I try to run a (particularly ...
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Gtk-WARNINGs while installing and/or starting up VMware

Keep getting these errors when trying to install VMware player on 16.04 i can ignore them and push through but then VMware pegs the CPU every 10min sudo ./VMware-Player-12.1.1-3770994.x86_64.bundle ...
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VMware not working on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

SOLVED!! PLEASE READ MY COMMENT! ALSO DUPLICATE QUESTION. I want to install Kali Linux as a virtual machine on my Ubuntu 16.04 but so far have failed to do so. I tried VirtualBox a few weeks ago ...
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Trying to install VMware-Player-12.1.1-3770994.x86_64.bundle but is planting for strange reason!

I tried a few times installing VMware-Player-12.1.1-3770994.x86_64.bundle free package (16.04), but every time the following message: There was a problem opening the file “/home/master/Downloads/V…1....
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Virtual machine created in Windows can run on Ubuntu ?

Hi guys i created a virtual machine ( Windows 7 64bits) on VMware in my former OS - Windows 10. Now i'm using Ubuntu and my question is if i can use the VM created in W10 in my UBUNTU machine. I ...