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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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How can I execute shared files with apache server on VMware Fusion

I shared my folder with php scripts, located on my mac with Ubuntu 14.04 deployed on virtual machine VMware Fusion 6.0.3. But when I set apache DocumentRoot to this shared folder and run it with ...
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How to add a VMware fusion shared folder mount to /etc/fstab?

I'm mounting a VMware Fusion shared folder (vmhgfs) called foo to /var/www using the following command: mount -t vmhgfs .host:/foo /var/www/ This works fine and creates the following /etc/mtab ...
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How can I get VMware Fusion to give a static IP to an Ubuntu guest?

I looked at How to assign a static IP address to my VMWare machine? and didn't find an answer: I am running VMware Fusion on Mavericks with an Ubuntu Saucy guest, the guest connected to the network ...
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VMware Fusion running Ubuntu (command line) captures my mouse

How can I prevent the terminal window from capturing my mouse? I'm not using the GUI, so it will never be necessary. I did install the VMWare Tools as per these directions, didn't help.
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Shared VMware folders between Ubuntu/OSX causes “invisble characters” and syntax errors

I'm experincing an annoying issue, which (I think) is caused by a discrepancy between Ubuntu filesystem and Mac OSX filesystem. It seems to be a general problem, which can occur for anybody using Mac ...
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281 views

Cannot drag folder to Ubuntu in VMware Fusion

My host is Mac OS X and I used VMware Fusion 3 to install Windows 7, Windows XP, and Ubuntu Linux. I can drag and drop folders between Windows 7/XP and Mac OS X, but I cannot do the same for Ubuntu. I ...
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What is the best way to deal with `rm`?

my situation is quite unique: I am using a macbookpro and running VMFusion for Ubuntu I am sharing a particular folder between ubuntu and mac via "Shared Folders" As you all know, this means that ...
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use my vmware ubuntu as a non-virtual OS

I like ubuntu. For lots of my development work its far less of a hassle than compiling software on osx. Is there any shot of moving my existing ubuntu vm to my hard drive? That would shave quite a bit ...
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32 or 64 bit Ubuntu as a guest in Mac OS X and VMWare Fusion?

I will be using an Ubuntu VM in Mac OS X with VMWare Fusion but I'm not sure which version will give me better performance (32 or 64 bits). I believe the 32 bits version should take up less memory, ...
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VMware Fusion / New Machine / verify VMs?

I just got a 15" MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM, 2.66 i7 and 500GB SSD. Very sweet and fast! My old machine was 2.66 Core 2 Duo. I used Migration Assistant to migrate my old MBP to the new. When I started ...
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VMware, Ubuntu emulator on Mac: strange “free space” information

I'm using an Ubuntu emulator (VMware) on a Macbook. My Mac says 3 GB free, while my Ubuntu emulator says 16 GB free. I am wondering if my Ubuntu installation is "reserving" those 16gb, or it is just ...
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How can I copy a VMware Fusion virtual machine to a FAT32 partition?

I created the virtual machine on a host running OS X. I then moved the machine to a FAT32 partition on an external drive. It moved the first time without error. Then I moved it from the external ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Virtual Machine does not respond in VMWare Fusion

I've just installed Ubuntu 9.10 Edition in VMWare Fusion; the host is Mac OS X. I installed it successfully and I was even able to use. After shutting it down and reopening it, it no longer works. ...
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Setting up a bridged network with VMware Fusion

I'm currently playing with VMware Fusion on Mac OS X 10.6 with an Ubuntu Server 9.10 as guest OS. VMware is configured for bridged networking (automatic detection). But there is no internet access and ...
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Installing Ubuntu 64 bit on Mac using VMWare Fusion 3 Display Issue

I have installed Ubuntu 64 bit on a 2009 Mac Book Pro running Snow Leopard using VMWare Fusion 3. When I start the vm and reach the login screen I enter my user name and password and the progress bar ...