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nodejs server is not responding after a while

I've running a Ubuntu Server guest on my Windows Host (using VMware Player). My nodejs app starts with a upstart-forever script: description "My App" start on (local-filesystems and net-device-up ...
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107 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Server on VMWare - apt-get failing to hit repos

So, I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit server instance running on VMWare player. Everything appears fine at the surface. Even internet connectivity appears good as I can perform both pings out to ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 on VMware Player - No network behind proxy

I have VMWare Ubuntu 11.10 guest hosted on Win7. When behind a proxy, I am able to browse with chrome / firefox but all other network activity does not work (i.e. curl, system update, apt-get, etc.) ...
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Running both VMWare and VirtualBox on Ubuntu

Currently I use VMWare Player on Ubuntu 10.04 (64bit). Since I am not content with the performance of a virtual Windows XP machine, I'd like to test VirtualBox. Is it possible to install VirtualBox on ...
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Ubuntu Lucid Lynx crashed in VMware - Cannot Access Recovery Mode

My main virtual machine crashed today. More specifically, the Windows7 host crashed while the VM was transferring files (very slowly) to a flash drive. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS - Lucid Lynx in ...
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Why do I have 22 .vmdk files for my VM?

I have an Ubuntu VM with 3 partitions. One is the main partition, one is a small swap-space partition, and the last is a 3rd partition with 20 GB of storage space. I imagined these 3 would be ...
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VMware player and ubuntu 11.04

I'm trying to run VMware player 3.1.4 on the latest ubuntu (11.04), but it fails to launch saying: Kernel Headers for generic pae not found. C header files matching your running kernel were not ...
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Why is this vanilla 64-bit Ubuntu Server 10.10 eating 446200k of memory?

Just installed 64-bit Ubuntu Server 10.10 inside as guest in a virtual machine. I'm using VMware Player. The host is 64-bit Windows 7. The minimum requirements for the Ubuntu server is said to be ...
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460 views

Performance problems on Ubuntu guest on VMWare player

I'm looking for some advice on how to troubleshoot performance problems. Here's the situation: Windows Server 2008 host, Ubuntu 9.04 Server guest on VMWare Player 3. Host hardware is a Celeron ...
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105 views

Network access to VM only from host

I'm trying to do some testing of Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 2 Server in a VMWare environment. The host is XP, and the VM software is VMPlayer. Problem is, I want to be able to see the VM from the network, ...
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Converting VMWare to ISO

I installed VMWare player on vista and tried Ubuntu on it, I am quite happy with it, the built my dev env on it (Ruby, Rails, MySQL etc). Now i want to move to a dedicated machine, is it possible to ...
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Installing VMware Player on Ubuntu 9.04

I want to install VMware Player on Ubuntu 9.04. The official VMware download page does not have a deb package. Should I use their RPM? Or is there a better way to do this?