Questions tagged [vmware-workstation]

Questions related to Ubuntu and VMware Workstation, whether Ubuntu is the Host system or the Virtual(guest operating) system.

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how to ssh into your vmware and make hardware acceleration possible

How to ssh into your VMWare workstation 16 player I want a step-by-step guide to it. Also how to enable hardware acceleration
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How to setup infrastructure as a service

Does anyone have an idea of how to setup infrastructure as a service ? If yes please elaborate it step-by-step. A basic general guideline of how to do it
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Load grub menu when running ubuntu 22.04 LTS on VMware workstation 16 player

How to load grub menu while booting ubuntu 22.04 LTS on VMware workstation 16 player to get back sudo access to the user Also how to boot ubuntu on VMware ?
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Accessing shared folder in ubuntu from VMWare workstation

How do I mount shared folder in Ubuntu from VMware Workstation?
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VMWare running error

I was following this tutorial trying to install VMware Workstation 16.2.3 Player for Linux 64-bit on Ubuntu 21.10 and after trying to launch the program I get the error "before you can run VMWare,...
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vmlinux not available in Ubuntu 22.04

When attempting to install vmware modules on Ubuntu 22.04, it appears that vmlinux is not available. The short output of the sudo vmware-modconfig --console --install-all ... Skipping BTF generation ...
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VMWare not starting since upgrade to latest Ubuntu

I am running VMWare Workstation 16 on Ubuntu 22.04. Since its installation, I used to successfully run the following commands every time it refused to start (usually after a kernel update). But since ...
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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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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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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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How to keep Displays scale 200%?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on VMware Workstation Pro 16. Everything works fine. But the icon looks really small. I'd like to enlarge it by 200%. So I do Settings->Displays->Scale->200%and apply ...
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Ubuntu-20.04 - C header files matching your running kernel were not found

On Ubuntu-20.04LTS have installed VMWare workstation successfully. When i tried to launch, it shows below error. The below workaround couldn't help. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade --yes ...
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VMWARE 16: Can't Load Guest on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - "Could not open /dev/vmmon" Error

I am having an issue with VMWare on Linux.After trying to launch an Ubuntu or Windows Guest on a host running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64-BIT, I am presented with the following three errors: Could not open /...
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Export or convert files [ovf - mf - vmdk] to img

An exported VM of which I have 3 files. os.mf os.ovf os-disk1.vmdk I want to convert this to a * .img image
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Copy/paste not working in VMware VM with Live Linux system

Following up with Copy/paste and drag&drop not working in VMware machine with Ubuntu, For any Live Linux system (Ubuntu, KUbuntu, LUbuntu, etc), I don't think copy/paste text can be working out of ...
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is it possible for decryption remotely to unlock disk sda5_crypt

I would like to know if its possible for remote decryption. i did setup a encryption password to my workstation for which i would like have it decryption remotely from my laptop. Any suggestions as in ...
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Why can't I SSH in to my Ubuntu VM anymore?

I have a couple Debian based Linux distributions running on VMware Workstation Player on Windows 10. I used to be able to SSH in to the virtual machine from the host machine from a PowerShell or ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on VMWare 16.1.2 - no internet connection with NAT

I have couple Ubuntu VMs - 20.04.1 and 20.04.2. Both are set for NAT connection. Both have identical setting except 20.04.1 has Docker installed and 20.04.2 has Minikube. Both at one point had ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on VMWare Workstation 16 says the disk full even though it isn't

I've checked for similar problems more or less but couldn't find the exact cause. I'm in a hurry right now, I'm developing a program on Ubuntu 20.04. If I close this VM for now it won't boot again. ...
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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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Change VMWare Shared Folder Permission

I have a Ubuntu guest on a Win10 host. I shared a host directory using VMWare's Shared Folder feature (/mnt/hgfs/HostData) and that works great. What I'd like to do is change the owner and set ...
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VMWare Workstation Pro - vmmon not found

I am having an issue setting up my new Ubuntu 16.04 LTS install with VMWare Workstation Pro 14. Install is successful and reports no errors, but when I go to launch a VM it complains about a module &...
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When I move mouse, mouse cursor disappears and reappears. How to fix it?

I have created an Ubuntu VM with VMware on my Windows 10 laptop. When I move the mouse cursor in Ubuntu, it starts flickering and disappearing and reappearing. I am using Ubuntu 20.04.
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Unable to run VMWare workstation after installation on Ubuntu 20.10

After successfully installed VMWare workstation 15.5.5 in Ubuntu 20.10, I am unable to run vmware workstation. Please help,Details are as follows: sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-15.5.5-16285975.x86_64....
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Installing two Ubuntu VMs on VMware [duplicate]

So I need to install two ubuntu VMs on my Windows Machine in VMWare. Do I have to download two separate installers i.e the .exe file for downloading and running two machines or can I just use the same ...
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How to uninstall VMWARE-VMRC

I have this error when I try to uninstall using vmware-installer -u vmware-vmrc /usr/bin/vmware-installer: line 421: 8988 Segmentation fault (core dumped) LC_ALL="C" VMWARE_INSTALLER=&...
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Ubuntu 20 DVD installs without asking, then won't boot (in VMware)

I’m trying to evaluate Ubuntu live without installing, and to be safe I’m using a VMware virtual machine. I downloaded the ubuntu-20.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso image since I didn’t see any specific “live”...
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fsck read-only file system on unmounted usb stick (SD Card Reader)

I have a Raspberry Pi that is getting a kernelPanic at boot due to what looks like a corrupted file system. I'm trying to run fsck to check for sure, but have run into issues. I've got the micro sd ...
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Vmware - gcc version (null) was not found

I couldn't install my VMware on Ubuntu. Whenever I execute sudo vmware, I receive a popup asking me to choose the version of gcc. However, unlike other errors similar to this, I am faced to choose a ...
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How to assign disk unallocated space to ubuntu partition using terminal? [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu-server on a VM and later on increased the virtual hard disk size from 10Gb to 70Gb. Here is the result of lsblk. user@ubuntuserver:/$ lsblk NAME MAJ:...
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Extended ubuntu-server VM's memory. Still not enough available size

I recently installed an Ubuntu-server (20.04) on VM initially giving it only 10Gb RAM. Soon enough, I noticed that the program I need to install (Gluu-server) requires at least 40Gb. Hence, I ...
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Ubuntu VM fails to boot and blocks at "installing open-vm-tools"

I have created a VM with ubuntu 20.04.1 on VMware Workstation 12.5. When starting the VM it gets blocked at installing open-vm-tools I have the network connected and I can open a Fedora VM which is ...
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VMware: kernel headers not found!

Just updated my ubuntu to 20.04 and when i tried to run VMware and VMware Kernel Module started compiling Virtual Machine Monitor and Virtual Network Device and it failed i started VMware using ...
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Mouse Stutter for USB Mouse in Ubuntu 20.04

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 in VMWareWorkstation 15.1.0 build-13591040, which runs on Windows 10, and am accessing Windows desktop through RDP. I have been doing this just fine since 20.04 was released. ...
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Connecting to VMWare Workstation Server crashes the service

I am unsure whether this question belongs here, on Super User, or on Server Fault, so if it is in the wrong place I apologize. I have two systems involved here: an Ubuntu 20.04 LTS system and a ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 can't able to access the internet in the VMware Workstation

I had installed Ubuntu 19.10 a couple of months ago in my VMware. Everything was working fine. But today I noticed that Ubuntu can't able to access the internet. There is no issue with my internet. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04-Vmware Worksation 15.5.2 networking issues

I have networking issues with vmware workstation v15.5.2 on Ubuntu 18.04. I installed ESXi and Openstack on vmware worksation with NAT, Host-only and Bridged adapters each time, then I set up a vm ...
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After typing "apt-get update" terminal says Could not open lock file [duplicate]

i am a beginner in Ubuntu and currently using Ubuntu 19.10 in terminal i used apt-get update and this error showed up Reading package lists... Done E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/...
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No wireless interface found in ubuntu 18.04 running within virtual machine

I'm trying to use the iwconfig command to list all my wireless device interface, but I'm getting nothing: root@ubuntu:~# iwconfig Result: ens33 no wireless extensions. lo no wireless ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 Graphic issue with vmware workstation installed

Recently i had upgraded to 18.04 LTS to 19.10 and installed Vmware Workstation 15 pro. After install VMware workstation pro 15 and reboot got Unbuntu freezing boot screen (Purple and keep on loading) ...
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Can't find the file I moved to my desktop after I used the "mv" command in Linux in Ubuntu 18.04 running on VMware

I'm very new to this, please forgive me, So I did " mv file1.desktop ~/desktop" and then I did "mv name-filename.png ~/desktop" for the png file associated with my desktop file after and now I can't ...
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VMWare workstation 15 Pro pn Ubuntu 18.4.03 LTS - Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory

I'm facing a failure to run any instance on VWMware Workstation 15 Pro on Ubuntu 18.4.03 LTS. I have followed the previous VMWare 15 Error on Ubuntu 18.4 - Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or ...
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how to save packages installed in one virtual machine and install them in another virtual machine in ubuntu

I have been using (rather say trying to use Ubuntu 19.04) in a virtual machine. There have been n number of problems. Like Unable to get IP on my Ubuntu 19.04 virtual machine and changing username for ...
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how to improve Ubuntu 19.04 desktop performance on VMWare workstation?

I installed the latest version of ubuntu desktop on my VMware workstation and it's awfully slow. In order to open firefox it takes like 10 minutes and then another while to enter a url. Can I change ...
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How do I install VMWare Workstation on Ubuntu 19.04? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a virtual machine to follow a course and I don't have much practice in Ubuntu. The machine in this case is VMWare Workstation and I don't know exactly how to do it. I have seen ...
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Out of disk space, no Gparted no update

I seem to have worked myself into a perpetual problem. My Ubuntu version is outdated, and even with some fixes, trying to install Gparted seems impossible (first couldn't find it, now it can but ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 not working on VMware 14.1.3

I have a VMware workstation pro 14.1.3 on which I installed Ubuntu 18.04 then I updated the software, but as soon as it restarted (to finish updating) I cannot log in or do anything, it just stays on ...
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Running opendaylight on ubuntu using vmware workstation 14

In order to build SDN testbed, I have installed Vmware workstation 14 pro to run Mininet and OpenDayLight controller. Hence, to install and run OpenDayLight, I have followed a tutorial. No problem ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 - how to install a specific version of gcc

Disclaimer: I have searched and read similar posts and they do not answer my question. Moving this post from SO where it was a skosh off topic. I am running Ubuntu 18.10 and need to install gcc 8.2....
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Do I need a special .iso for VMWare Workstation?

I keep getting kernel panic error when attempting to create a new VM using the Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS .iso downloaded from https://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop
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