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VMware Ubuntu Internal IP Address

I have ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS installed on a VMware workstation. I want to run a game server on it so therefore i need to portforward that workstation. To portforward that workstation i need its internal ...
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Enabling Virtualization in a dual boot

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8 installed and a grub loader appears at startup for OS selection. I have installed vmware in my Windows partition, and it requires Intel ...
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Used VMware Player Free, and now can't login to Ubuntu after reboot

Recently I installed VMware Player Free, in the form of the latest version, in my laptop running Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty. I then set up another linux OS to run as a virtual machine thereon, X'd out of it ...
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how to create ubuntu installable iso image from files

this might be a quite silly question but I lack linux knowlege so here it is... I have an ubuntu VPS from which I need to create a development environment under my WMWare. So I wonder if the ...
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101 views

How much RAM should I put aside for ubuntu virtual machine

I currently have windows 8 in my laptop with 4 gb RAM.. I recently installed the virtual machine of ubuntu. Now I need to run a tool whose memory requirements are as follows : 1) Atleast 5 gb RAM 2) ...
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VMWare Player Ubuntu Firefox mouse scroll issue

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware Player 6.03. In Firefox, when I click a section on the scroll bar, the bar scrolls all the way to where my mouse is (as if I'm holding down the left click). I would ...
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36 views

Compatibility of strace/ptrace with virtualized environments

I have realized that strace(http://sourceforge.net/projects/strace/) sometimes (not always, the behavior is non-deterministic) freezes when run in virtualized environments. For example, I have tried ...
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199 views

Unable to install Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware Fusion on OS X Mavericks with 7.15 GB of Free Space

Have a MacBook Pro, running OS X Mavericks, with 7.15 GB of free disk space. Downloaded VMware Fusion 6.03 and ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso... Tried installing Ubuntu using the following steps: ...
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VMware Player Ubuntu display is duplicating (triplicating) the monitor

I am using VMware Player 6.0.2 and I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I recently upgraded my VMware Player, I now have duplicate/triplicate (and sometimes even more) displays going on at the same ...
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1answer
54 views

Assigning fixed IP by DHCP in VMWare Workstation

Windows 7 host OS, Ubuntu 12 guest OS, VMWare workstation 10.0.2. I want my Ubuntu to use DHCP, but to get a fixed IP. Using the Virtual Network Editor I don't see how I can do that - is there some ...
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Accessing website out side the Vmware

Id like to ask you a question and i appreciate your valuable time. My website is hosted in a guest system Ubuntu inside Vmware10, how can i access my website outside the Vmware? Thanks for giving my ...
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How to access VMWare's server from host windows

I'm using VMWare to setup apache. I set Network Adapter to Host-only and I can access my ip (192.168.130.128) or localhost from browser in Ubuntu successfully. However, when I want to access it from ...
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1answer
59 views

Guest OS stops responding to Mouse buttons and keyboard out of the blue vmware workstation

I am running Guest OS Ubuntu 12_04 on VMware Workstation 8.0.4 on Windows 7 Host. I have been logged on for 4.5 hours doing some sort of heavy but not so heavy computation. All of the sudden, I ...
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31 views

Hot to setup 2 network adapters on ubuntu with vmware

I've have an idea of following configuration: Image 1: Ubuntu with GUI in LAN segment, static configuration Image 2: Server-Ubuntu in the same LAN segment, plus second network adapter in NAT-Mode to ...
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Sharing folders between vmware and windows?

I have a following scenario. 1.I have windows 8 on my machine. 2.I have installed vmware and am running ubuntu on it. Now I want some folders on my windows that I want to access from my vmware ...
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1answer
468 views

Create a screencast with ffmpeg: how to keep video+audio in sync?

I created some screencasts with ffmpeg. The PC I use has capable hardware (Intel Core i7-4930K Six Core 3.40GHz 12MB Cache, 32 GB RAM), but unfortunately it runs Windows 7. Because I want to do my ...
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Which VMWare client for hosting Ubuntu in Windows?

I have not booted up a virtual machine in aeons. I am currently downloading the ruby on rails ubuntu stack from Bitnami. I went over to VMWare and was overwhelmed by the amount of software titles ...
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Mounting VMDK disk inside of shared directory from VM

I have Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine in VMWare and a shared directory. Also I have a VMDK disk inside of this shared directory. What I do: Mount VMDK disk inside of Ubuntu from shared directory. ...
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How do I automatically transfer files from Ubuntu (in VMWare) to Windows?

I am planning to transfer files automatically (by automatically, I mean without trigger from the user) from my Ubuntu (in VMWare Workstation 8) to Windows (not the VMWare's host so I can't use sharing ...
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Is it possible to use DHCP to obtain default gateway and DNS server only?

I have a few VMs which I want to keep with static IP addresses. However, I run those on my laptop and frequently connect to different networks which use different default gateway and different DNS ...
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1answer
286 views

VMWare - Not able to share files between guest and host OS

I am using VMPlayer. My host OS is Windows 8 and my guest OS is Lubuntu. When I go to Manage -> Virtual Machine Settings and click on the 'Options' tab and click on 'Shared Folders' it says it ...
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31 views

Suspend VMWare Player in detached X session

I've got a VMWare Player instance running in an X session that I initiated via remote desktop. I need to suspend this instance so I can run it in a separate session. I can see two solutions, but I ...
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Partially saved files in shared folders in Fusion

I'm using VMware Fusion 6 on OSX Maverics. I edit files on the host machine and have them appear in the guest via shared folders. The shared folder is symlinked to a more convenient location like ...
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63 views

Some characters do not work in virtual machine running on computer with Synergy

I am running synergy (1.4.12) on two windows computers A and B. Computer A runs windows 7 and has the keyboard and mouse attached that I want to use. Computer B runs windows 8.1 and has its own ...
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1answer
265 views

Drag and drop from Windows 7 to Ubuntu which is running in a virtual machine is not working

I have installed VMware Tools, but it is still not working. While installing VMware Tools it says I have to have some packages like make, source kernel (I don't remember the exact package names) and a ...
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31 views

Xubuntu on hdd crash at login after virtualizing it on vmware

I have multiple OS installed on my system, some of them are Windows 7 and Xubuntu 13. I have installed Xubuntu a few days ago and for some reasons I had to virtualize Xubuntu on Windows. So I've ...
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1answer
133 views

Internet Connection VMWare Player 6

I am trying to connect to the internet using a Windows 8.1 Host and a Ubuntu 12 LTS Guest in VMWare Player 6. The internet in the VM is fine if I am hardlined in (its a laptop), but when I go to ...
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How to access a vmware guest web server from another device on the network

I am developing a mobile website. I develop in Ubuntu via a virtual machine (vmware). I have a Windows 8 host and Ubuntu 13.10 guest. I want to be able to view the site-in-progress on my phone for ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 is very slow under VMware / VirtualBox running in a Windows 8.1 host

I am the recent owner of a new Levono Yoga 2. The specs of this are: 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4500U Processor (1.80GHz 1600MHz 4MB) Intel® HD Graphics 4400 8.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MHz ...
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How do I setup DNS in a ubuntu VM of VMware on a WIndows 8 64-bit desktop?

Host Machine: running WIndows 8 on a laptop Guest: Ubuntu 9.04 VM on VMWare I can not ping the host machine from the guest and vice versa. I cannot pint the internet from the guest also. THe ...
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188 views

Full screen not available in vmplayer 6 (on Linux)

I recently updated vmware player from 5.0.2 to 6.0.0, and now the "full screen" menu item is always grayed out. It happens with all my VMs, regardless of the guest OS. "Enter Unity" is still available ...
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VMWare shared folder out of sync

After booting the guest system, the shared folders are in sync and all works well. As soon as I make a change to one of the files on my host system (Windows 7), the file on the guest system (Ubuntu) ...
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218 views

Ubuntu Server on VMware Workstation + VMware Tools installed, any way to enable copy-paste support between guest and host?

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 on a virtual machine on VMware Workstation and VMware Tools are properly installed, however there doesn't seem to be any support for copy-pasting between the host and ...
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346 views

Ubuntu 12.04 on VMware Player loses network configuration

I've been having this issue for 2 weeks now with my VMware Player-hosted Ubuntu 12.04. I only use it for my LAMP stack. I've had no issues with it before until about 2 weeks ago when it almost always ...
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1answer
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Not able to mount/install vmware tools

I'm using the vmware player 6. I installed Mint 15 Olivia (MATE 64bit), everything is fine...except that I cannot install vmware tools. When I start the vm and click im vmware menu: ...
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how to make a LAN between ubuntu in vmware and my host which it is win7

I have vmware and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on that I want to make LAN that with my host which is windows 7. I change my Windows Ethernet card to 192.168.1.1 and subnet mask 255.255.255.0,Also in ...
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VMPlayer in Ubuntu 12.04: BSOD in Windows XP Guest

I have Windows XP running fine in VMPlayer since last 3 years. Today, after a power failure, the guest windows just can't boot. It shows a BSOD: I did try to boot in safe mode, but with same ...
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1answer
391 views

VMware Player Vm resolution way too big

The resolution of this VM has suddenly increased a lot. Not sure how to fix this. My VM display settings: I changed the Display resolution within the VM but on restart it changes to the max ...
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1answer
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Locating the HDD in an Ubuntu VM

I have installed VMWARE Iplayer and Windows 7 is the host operating system (64 bit). I have downloaded the ISO for Linux Ubuntu 32 bit and 64 bit Linux Ubuntu (there are two guest operating systems ...
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0answers
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Remove irritating numlock popup in vmware player

I'm running Ubuntu in a VMWare player and whenever my mouse crosses into or out of the VMWare window, a Num Lock On or Off notifier briefly appears underneath it. It's very distracting. How do I ...
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768 views

VMWare Player - Unable to share folder. (Host-Win8, Guest-Ubuntu)

VM shared folder settings: What all I have tried: Reinstalling VMware tools. Uninstall, install VMware tools. Turned Windows Firewall off. Edit out /etc/fstab to include the following: ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu Gnome work properly in a Virtual Machine?

I've tried installing Ubuntu Gnome in VirtualBox and VMware Player. In both cases I end up with a weird graphical bug on the desktop. Everything else seems to be working as it should, although ...
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1answer
326 views

Cannot see shared folder in /mnt/hgfs

I am trying to share a folder between Lubuntu 13.04 (in VMware player) and Windows 7 64 bit. I followed a tutorial till step 16. I typed a command and saw nothing. I also went into the /mnt/hgfs ...
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354 views

Vmware product that runs on Linux host OS, compatible with ESXi? [closed]

The short version: I want to create some VMs on a PC running a Linux host OS, then move them to a PC with ESXi installed on the bare metal. I'm new to Vmware products. Does anyone know if there is ...
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2answers
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How to access vmware's virtual machine from host windows

I am using Ubuntu Server as virtual machine using VMWare inside Windows 7 as host. I can access Windows 7 folders from Ubuntu machine through sharing settings. I'm developing a website on localhost in ...
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1answer
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How to set static ip address on vmware for NAT guest vms from an ubuntu Host dhcp server?

I need to configure various linux flavor NAT'ed guest vm's to have static ip addresses provided by the Ubuntu host. The vmware documentation punts on this topic, deferring to "see the man pages for ...
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527 views

VMWare kernel module updater fails

I'm trying to launch VMWare workstation on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When i launch it, it says "Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel", if i hit ...
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1answer
512 views

VMware Player 5.0.2: Hide full screen menu?

I'm trying to find a way to permanently hide the VMware menu bar when running in full screen mode. For earlier versions one could add pref.vmplayer.fullscreen.nobar = “TRUE” in the preferences file, ...
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1answer
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VMWARE - I installed vmware tools but cannot find vmware-toolbox

I have a windows host and a linux (ubuntu) guest. Versions: HOST - Windows 7 GUEST - Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS VMWARE TOOLS installed (output from vmware-toolbox-cmd -v): 9.2.0.15626 (build-799703) ...
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391 views

Running an ubuntu server VM on a windows home server - viable?

I've been pondering the idea of building a home server for a while now. I want linux for development, but I want windows for streaming files (subsonic, plex, etc). So, I figure I can just create an ...