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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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Vmware Workstation Slow terminal , Ubuntu 18.04

The terminal, responds slowly in Ubuntu 18.04, when doing a fresh install from the ubuntu-18.04.1-live-server-amd64.iso on a VMware Workstation 15. The system runs fine on a single NIC, but when I ...
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Vmware: 17:10, Guest - wait for network to be configured [on hold]

Host: Windows Pro: 1803 VMware® Workstation 15 Pro 15.0.1 build-10737736 Guest Ubuntu 17.10: 4.13.0-21-generic x86_64 GNU/Linux System is updated: apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y ...
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VMware Workstation running on ubuntu 18.04, not allowing usb wireless cards to connect to guest OS (Parrot)

Basically the problem that i'm having is that on Window's(10) i'm allowed to connect a USB wireless adapter such as the Alpha Card, or Panda PAU06 to a running VM on VMware workstation. The problem ...
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VMWare not working with every OS

I am using VMware(14.1.3) on my Ubuntu(16.04) system, but apart from Ubuntu no other virtual machine can be created using VMware. Below is the list of OS that I tried: CentOS Kali Linux When I run ...
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Sans SIFT Workstation

I’ve been trying to install Autopsy 4 on my VM copy of SIFT workstation, being Ubuntu based I figured this was the best place to ask for help. I have downloaded Java 8 and verified I have the most ...
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rocky juju openstack deploy can´t launch instances. always getting “all hosts available” error

Fresh install using conjure-up on Linux desktop or server can´t launch any instances at the end of the installation. Deployment ended ok with any errors. When I´m trying to create one instance, no ...
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copy pasting file from ubuntu guest os to host windows 8.1 os vmware

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine in Vmware 14 workstation on a 64 bit windows 8 machine.I have installed vmware tools in Ubuntu 16.04 guest OS but still I am not able to copy a file from the ...
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Problems starting VMWorkstation 11.1.4 on Ubuntu 16.04

Fresh install Ubuntu 16.04, Linux 4.15.0-38-generic #41~16.04.1-Ubuntu x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux, and VMware Workstation 11.1.4. VMware workstation will not start. Already uninstalled/reinstalled ...
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vmware-netcfg fails with a boost json_parser exception on Ubuntu 18.04

I'd like to do a little advanced networking but i cant seem to get it to work. k@SERVER:~$ sudo vmware-netcfg [sudo] password for k: [AppLoader] Use shipped Linux kernel AIO access library. An up-to-...
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How do I ping two devices using the gateway in linux?

This is a bit of a networking query in linux using ubuntu 18.04 in vmware workstation 15.0 I have 2 devices, and the gateway in between What is the work process what are the commands do I use to ...
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How to configure MAAS to boot virtual machines placed in Shared VMs via VMware type

I have a VMware Workstation 14 installed on Windows 10. I can connect to Shared VMs and create a juju node inside it. But I don't know what Host and username I should enter. My physical machine IP is:...
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Ubuntu guest VM with host-only adapter - how to APT?

I work for a company with strict security requirements. IT cleared me to install a Ubuntu VM on my workstation with VMWare, on the condition that it be kept off our domain network by giving it a host-...
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MAAS server won't recongnize nodes

I'm a newbie on researching and deploy MAAS Server with Juju and Openstack. I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 on VMWare Workstation with 2 NIC: 1 of them is external network with Bridge Mode with IP ...
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safety regarding running ubuntu

I am new to Linux. before installing it i want to know something is it safe if I run Ubuntu on VMware on my original windows 10. will it do any harm to my windows if i run it on this virtual platform ...
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unable to acess wificard on VMware with guest os kali and host os ubuntu

I want help to enable WiFi interface in Vmware, Here host OS is Ubuntu 14.04 ( Vmware is installed ) and guest os is Kali Linux ( os using in VMware). I tried the suggestions from these links Wifi ...
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File sharing between VMware workstation guest and host

I am a newbie in ubuntu and couldn't left behind the need of using windows for Adobe products. For this purpose I am to share my files from Guest OS windows 10 to the host OS Ubuntu 18.04 How could ...
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Unable to run vmware tools with Ubuntu 16.04 on Workstation 14.1.2

I have installed VMware tools 10.2.5 successfully. When I reboot the VM for some reason VMware tools does not run correctly. I tried restarting VMware tools with sudo /etc/init.d/vmware-tools restart ...
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How to run a specific version of Qt with Notepadqq

I have two versions of Ubuntu running on different VMs under VMWare workstation: 16.04 and 18.04. I really dislike the file open/save interface I have on 18.05 and I like the one I have on 16.04. I ...
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ubuntu 18.04 won't install on vmware 14

stuck installler ubuntu 18.04 I created a new ubuntu 18.04 x64 desktop virtual machine in Vmware with iso but its installer won't pass opening partitioner... i have tried 10 times please help. in ...
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unable to access Virtual network editor - Workstation 14.1 Ubuntu 17.10

I've just installed VMWare Workstation 14 on My PC with OS Ubuntu 17.10. When attempting to run it via the vmware workstation (Edit > Virtual Network Editor), ask me password and nothing happens. ...
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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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VMware crashing when gnome extensions is enabled

When I choose some options in VMware Workstation with gnome extensions enabled, VMware crashes... For eg., if I choose "Preferences" or "About VMware Workstation". I have to disable gnome extensions ...
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Bypass VMWare 14-Pro “Module 'CPUIDEarly' power on Failed to start the virtual machine.” Ubuntu 16-LTS

I need help on how to bypass VMWare "Module 'CPUIDEarly' power on Failed to start the virtual machine." on my EliteBook 8730w with Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T9400 like maybe editing config file just like ...
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I increased size of the disk for my vm using workstation but its not showing increased size

My Ubuntu vm running under vmware workstation had 20GB of storage. I increased the storage to 50GB and rebooted but when I do df -h, it still shows only 20GB of storage. Do I need to run some ...
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VMWare WSX installation issue

I am not able to install VMware WSX in Lubuntu/Ubuntu. It is extracting the bundlebut not installing it. Kindly help.
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I cannot install vmware tools

I'm using VMWare Workstation 14 with Ubuntu 16.04 on it. When I go into Player>Manage and attempt to click "Install VMWare Tools" I am unable to. It is faded out as shown in the picture:
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Xubuntu VM broken after power loss on host (Windows) machine. Stuck at GNU GRUB

I was working on my Windows PC with Xubuntu 17 running in a virtual machine (VMware Workstation) when there was a very sudden power loss. The Windows host machine booted back up normally, but now the ...
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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 tools and gcc installed, but gcc path “invalid.” (Ubuntu 17.10)

I'm running Ubuntu 17.10 in a VM using vmware workstation, and trying to get the guest OS to see the shared directory. I have installed vmware tools using the VM menu. Afterwards, vmware-hgfsclient ...
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Unable to copy the user's Xauthorization file

trying to run the Virtual Network Editor on VMware and it isn't working. This is the error i get: Failed to run /usr/bin/vmware-netcfg as user root. Unable to copy the user's Xauthorization ...
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Issue when install DevStack on Ubuntu Server 16.04 in VMware 14 Pro

My teacher at school has informed me about OpenStack and I searched in the Internet how to install it. I followed this tutorial and created a lab on VMware 14. This is my vm config: Ubuntu Server ...
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VMware Workstation 12 does not run after ubuntu upgrade to 17.10

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10 (from 17.04). Everything seems to work, however, VMware Workstation 12 does not startup anymore. No messages generated. Please help.
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VMWare Pro 12 on 16.04 with 4.13.0-26-generic

Trying to get VMW Pro 12 to run 16.01 with 4.13.0-26-generic kernel. Keep getting "Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build command." Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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“Vmware Kernel Module Updater” problem in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Every time I am trying to launch Vmware-Workstation, I am getting this error message: Before you can run Vmware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel. After clicking on ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 on VMWare Workstation 14, shows in tab view, but no console!

I have set up Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on workstation 14 pro. When I power it on, in the TAB view I see that the system is starting and then the starting page of Ubuntu, waiting for password But when I ...
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Windows 7 host -> ubuntu 16.04 local VM -> ubuntu 16.04 remote. How to run OpenGL on remote machine?

My purpose is to run OpenGL Application on a remote ubuntu machine, and hopefully I can use the latest version 4.5 of OpenGL as much as possible. The local host (at home) is Windows 7. To connect the ...
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Public IP Address VMWARE Pro 14

I am runing linux - VMWARE Workstation Pro 14 My problem is the following - my public ip is not the same as when I check it online. For example, if I run ifconfig I will get a public ip such as this: ...
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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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Unable to install VMware Workstation Player

I am running the following command to try and install it: $ sudo sh VMware-Player-14.0.0-6661328.x86_64.bundle --console --custom -I I accept the License Agreements and then: The product is ready ...
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VMware 12.1 software installation error in Ubuntu 16.04 - Several Modules must be complied and loaded into kernel

Actual error in log is below. Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build command. I've tried the below solutions already. But nothing worked out well. Vmware kernel module error VMWare ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 Upgrade Broke VMWare Workstation 12.5

Hi after upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10, vmware is now not starting. I get the message: /usr/lib/vmware/bin/vmware-modconfig: Relink `/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libbsd.so.0' with `/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/...
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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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vmware workstation 12 fails to detect GPUs

I am using VMware Workstation12 on windows7 to run Ubuntu 64-bit in virtual machine. Recently it doesn't work, becasue of failaire in detecting graphic cards. I get below messages (attached images). ...
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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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Can I run a virtual machine like a live usb? [duplicate]

I want to boot my virtual machine in vmware from live USB For example: I copy files from my virtual machine to USB and run it like live USB
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CIFS mount get dropped Ubuntu VM using VMWare

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 VM using VWWare workstation 12.5.7 with Windows 7 Host OS with a cifs mount that gets mounted at powerup. Well the mount keeps getting dropped after the connection goes idle, ls ...
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Problem Facing VMware Workstation Player in Ubuntu 17.04

After installing vmware workstation in ubuntu 17.04, facing problems opening both, vmware player and vmware workstation. It seems problem in vmware kernel module updater and compiling several updater. ...
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error: RPC failed; result=56, HTTP code = 200 MiB

I am trying to install this toolchain in ubuntu 14.04 running on vmware My computer is a part of a network and it is configured as remote access. This error is showing up: git clone https://github....
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bcompare: cannot connect to X server

I installed Ubuntu16.04.2 Desktop version in a PC, and a virtual Ubuntu16.04.2 Desktop with VMware Workstation Pro 12. They are in the same sub-network. I want my virtual Ubuntu16.04.2 Desktop could ...
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I would like to use a usb with vmware instead of virtual disk [duplicate]

Is there a way to install an os on usb using a virtual machine program? Open to other software, not just vmware.