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Ubuntu 11.04 VM shows a black screen in VMware Player

I have a Ubuntu Server 11.04 64 bit VM running on VMware Player 3.1.4 that only shows a black screen. No matter what I try, the screen remains black. The VM has worked the first time. When I reset ...
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Share clipboard between 3 computers with RDP & VMWare (Ubuntu)

From my windows10 workstation 'Oren-PC' i connect with RDP to another windows10 machine 'devServer'. On 'devServer' machine I have VMWare installed with a Ubuntu 14.04 OS machine (VMWare tools ...
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VMWare shared folder inaccessible with Administrator account

VMWare Player runs a Windows 10 VM. I've shared a folder with this VM, setting "​Map as network drive in Windows guest" to TRUE. I need to type a command (npm) as Administrator in the shared folder ...
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Change CPU reported name on Virtualbox or Vmware Guest OS

I want to find a way to change the name of the cpu on the Guest OS of a virtual machine (either virtualbox or vmware). For example, while my real pc has an intel i5-5200u I want the virtual machine ...
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How to copy command line text to host clipboard while using Ubuntu on VmWare?

I have host machine running Windows 7 and VmWare running Ubuntu in command line mode. When I am trying to copy content of command line of client machine to host machine - it is not working. There is ...
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How to run TIB file created in Acronis True Image to VM Ware

I have created a full backup of XP Using Acronis True Image File type .tib, I converted the .tib file to vmdk to run on Virtual machine. I installed VMWare on Windows 7 and when I run or open the ...
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Identify an unknown IP in our network

I have a network containing 20 clients. I assigned IP range 10.0.0.1 to 10.0.0.20 to them. When I do an IP scanning I see someone using 10.0.0.131 in VMware. How can I find out which IP is this IP ...
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Error while connecting to USB device in VMWare Player after update to Windows 10

I have a VMWare Player version 6.0.0 installed on my machine since when I was using Windows 7 x64. Some time ago I updated the later to Windows 10 and when I started my Linux Ubuntu Gnome with VMWare, ...
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detect host machine cpu type

Support I'm running a VMWARE virtual machine (Called Machine A) on a host server which we call it B. I want to know are there any methods that applications/users inside A (the VM) can detect CPU type/...
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How to reduce the size of VMware disk

My Ubuntu image VMware disk has grown to 5GB physical file size. It's a dynamically growing disk with the maximum capacity of 8GB. I cleaned some stuff inside Linux distro and now inside it occupies ...
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How to bridge network connection between host and guest OS in VMWare Player

My host OS is windows 8 and my guest OS is lubuntu. Basically, I am trying to run a Django server form my guest OS on 0.0.0.0:8000 so that I can access it from my host OS. I posted how I can access ...
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Vmware Player network adapters have no network or internet access in Windows 7 enterprise

As per the title. My VMWare player installation has setup the two network adaptor VMnet1 and VMnet8 and they are picked up as unidentified networks with no network access (i need this to activate my ...
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Can we automatically open a second tab with IE8 with another browser (IE6 Virtual)

AT the company I work with they have legacy applications that work only with IE6 with no plan to upgrading them. The company will be rolling out IE8, the solution was to rollout IE6 Virtual (VMWare) ...
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VMware Player and Windows 7 firewall

My Windows 7 firewall (the one by Microsoft that is shipped with the OS) is configured to block all inbound and outbound connections by default. Because all outbound connections are blocked, I ...
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Cant add VMware Windows2008 r2 to router subnet

Still having the same issues after trying suggestions but I need help to solve this. Trying to get vm instance of sql server 2008 in vm workstation to use the same ip range as the host. My PC is ...
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Do VMware, Virtualbox & Virtual PC play nicely together?

Lately VirtualBox has been a bit unstable and I want to try other VMs. If I install VMware and Virtual PC on the same host as VirtualBox will it cause problems (eg. crash the host)? What if I try to ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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Assign static IP to VMware Player guest on host-only network

I have a VMware guest (Ubuntu 14.04) on a Windows 7 host that has a host-only network adapter (the 192.168.59.xxx address range), and every time I reboot the machine, it gets a new IP address assigned ...
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Inserting second disk during installation of OS in VMware

Hello I'm installing Red Hat 9(version from 2009). Everything was good until the installation program asked for the second disk, now I don't know how to add the second cd and continue the installation....
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Ubuntu stuck after log in

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware. After I put my password to log in, It just stuck like the screenshot below. Any suggestions? or something to reference?
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How can I automate restarting a vmware vm

I have a vm that does nothing but run magic jack. Magic jack doesn't run perfectly in a vm. It works great for days then randomly the vm reboots. except it doesn't come up clean. It gets to the ...
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VMware Tools does not resize the display on latest VMware Player

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Workstation 12 Player. For some type of unknown reason, when I installed VMware Tools, it asked me if I wanted to install "this legacy version". Has VMware stopped ...
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How do I get rid of the VMware “Unidentified Networks” in Windows Vista and 7?

After installing VMware in Windows Vista or 7, there are two public networks that can't be identified, but upon further inspection are virtual networks created by VMware. The problem is when you're on ...
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Wondering why VirtualBox and VMWare's Player both “capture” the mouse inside the Virtual Machine? Virtual PC 2007 works quite well if doesn't

I wonder why VirtualBox and VMWare's Player both "capture" and bound the mouse pointer to the Virtual Machine and not let it come out, and needing to press RIGHT CTRL key or CTRL-ALT to come out. ...
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install VMware Tools on Ubuntu [on hold]

I'm new in Linux OS's, and I'm trying to install VMware Tools on Ubuntu 9.10, but I don't know how. I just installed alien, but no luck with the tools :(
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Hardware HDD vs. VMWare Virtual HDD [closed]

I'm working on a kernel 2.4-based OS that normally runs on hardware, but now we're porting it to VMWare. I'm having trouble with access to the hard disk. There are no problems running on hardware, ...
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Can Snow Leopard be run inside Windows 7 using VMware? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? Can a PC running Windows 7 with VMware, run Snow Leopard in a VMware virtual machine? Has it been done before?
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VMWare player grabbing mouse focus

I am using the newest VMWare player on a Windows 7 machine. When I have the player open on one of my two monitors I get some weird behavior. For instance, if the player is open on monitor 2, and I ...
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How to recover the ubuntu system?

I installed an Ubuntu virtual machine on Vmware. However, one time the disk was full, the system was installing some updates, it quit without giving any message. Now the system is crashed, I can not ...
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Good Free Ubuntu Server VMWare Image Needed

Can anyone recommend a good, free Ubuntu Server VMWare Image (or Virtual Appliance, as they call them)? I have looked on the VMWare VAM and there are literally hundreds to choose from. I am looking ...
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Unable to run top command in Linux after a few days of uptime

After 3 days uptime, I can't run top in Linux. This is x86 Linux Fedora Core 8 running under vmWare under Windows XP. [root@fc8 ]# uname -a Linux fc8 2.6.23.1-42.fc8 #1 SMP Tue Oct 30 13:55:12 EDT ...
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How to change the resolution of the TTY on Arch Linux

I followed the Arch beginner's wiki to install on VMWare player (host is Windows 7) Arch without x-server and I would like to know how I can change the resolution of what I think is called the TTY to ...
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Unable to get Debian guest full screen on VMware Player 12

I have installed a Debian 8 guest on VMware Player 12 but I cannot get the Debian screen to fill my whole monitor even in Full Screen mode. When I set it up, I set screen size to be the same as the ...
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How can I get VMWare to use the same IP as the host?

I am running RHEL 6 on my Win-XP using VMware. On VMware it has the local IP. I want it to be same as that of XP. i.e. 123.237.115.199 on both. (This is dynamic IP but I want that the dynamic IP on ...
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Convert VMDK to ISO

I have a disk image that is in VMDK format, and I would like to convert this to an ISO so that I could use this outside of a virtual environment. I know that, at first impression, these formats don't ...
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Use lan-connected printer within VMware

I have a printer connnect via LAN to the host-PC (windows 7). I want to use it from a virtual windows XP guest within Vmware but XP does not seem to find the printer, any ideas? BTW, I do have a ...
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Network problems with Ubuntu on VMware

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 inside VMware Player running under Windows Vista and I can't connect to the internet or the host computer from the Ubuntu. I have set all the VMware services to “manual”...
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Ubuntu 10.04 vmware guest keyboard problems

There is a keyboard input problem using Ubuntu 10.04 as a guest in VMWare. I found a website here that explained howto get around this problem in Kubuntu (which uses the KDM login manager. How can I ...
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Enabling Intel virtualization support in BIOS makes my VMware VMs unusable

I had the bright idea to install Windows XP Mode in order to try to solve this problem from yesterday. It seemed to work nicely, but as part of the new Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode installation, I ...
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Can't mount VMware tools cdrom in VMware Player

I know this should be easy, but I'm having a hell of a time figuring out where the vmware tools cdrom is (for instance it's not /dev/cdrom) and so I can't figure out how to mount it. I'm on Kali Linux,...
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unable to connect internet on guest OS X ver 10.9.5 from host OS windows10

I have been trying to connect my guest os IOS X ver 10 to connect with internet but still unable to see any sign of internet. Previously it was working fine but after windows 8 upgraded to windows 10 ...
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“Not enough memory” VMware Player 6.0.3 running OSX Mavericks

As of recently I seem to be getting the following error when trying to start up my VM (OSX Mavericks) with 8GB of RAM. "Not enough physical memory is available to power on the virtual machine with it'...
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SSH to Vmware virtual machine with NAT network [duplicate]

right now I am able to ssh to host over internet and ssh from host to the virtual machine. What I want to do is ssh directly to the Guest machine from outside. I tried to do this using iptables: ...
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Share virtual machine images between multiple computers

I am in the process of setting up a development environment for a new project and wondered about the theoretical possibility of my ideal set up. I would like to use virtual machines in order to make ...
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VMware mouse back/forward mouse buttons not working (Win7 Host, OS X Guest) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Back / Forward mouse buttons do not work in VMWare Workstation 6.5 Guest OS I have a problem very similar to this but my host system is Win7 and my guest system is OS X 10....
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VMWare Player does not save changes in guest operating system

I have installed VMWare Player in my Windows 7 Ultimate and I have added Ubuntu 12.10 in a virtual machine. The problem is that every time I power off the virtual machine everything is lost. I mean ...
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Apple portuguese keyboard and compatibility with various Linux distributions

Certain Linux distributions, Ubuntu and Mandriva that I know of, have the proper keyboard mapping for me run them inside VMWare Fusion without having to do any special keyboard configuration with my ...
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Is it possible to use a VMware image created on WindowsXP 32bits on MacOS X?

I have a running VMWare virtual machine created on a 64bits edition of Windows 7, the guest OS being Ubuntu 10.04 64bits. I wish I could use that very same virtual machine on a Mac. If I copy the ...
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OSX on VMPlayer, running on Windows 10: SMB shared files keep getting “resource is busy”. Windows 8.1 was fine

I have a swwt arrangment that allows me easy iOS development: Windows 10 El Capitan running inside VMPlayer. OSX 10.8 as the VM host. I'm sharing files between the Win and OSX machines via SMB: ...
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Internet connectivity problem with VMware Player

I've just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on VMware Player 3.00; the host OS is Windows 7. I can't get Ubuntu in the VMware Player to connect to the Internet. My Internet connection is wired and the modem/...