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VMware tools Installation

This is an example how it works in VMWare Workstation. There're minimal differences to other versions of VMWare. 1) Mount the VMWare Tools CD. VM >> Install VMWare Tools 2) Open File Manager and ...
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VMware tools Installation

To install the updated and open-source version of VMware tools run the following command in the terminal. sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools open-vm-tools-desktop Then reboot.
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Does elementary OS work inside Hyper-V?

Yes it can work with gen 2. Before starting VM go into settings -> security. Disable secure boot and save it. Start your VM and go install.
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Mouse cursor invisible after installing Parallel Tools

So here is the solution if you are using Parallels to install ElementaryOS Loki There is no Parallel Tools driver issue. It is just Boot Flag setting. After installation of Parallel Tools, shut down ...
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Installing Elementary OS in Parallels gives blank screen

You have to turn off 3D Acceleration under Graphics - Advanced Options in the config for the VM in Parallels. You can leave Vertical Synchronization checked.
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Installing Elementary OS in Parallels gives blank screen

Thank you to both users above for the answer. Yes, that worked to get it to boot. However, to fix the slowness issues, I had to: up the RAM to 4Gb up the Video memory to 512Mb and set the EFI BIOS ...
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Does elementary OS work inside Hyper-V?

Linux did not work in Hyper V for UEFI installations until very recently. You should find that elementary OS Freya works with legacy mode enabled, or that Loki works as intended.
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How can I enable USB in Virtual Box inside Freya?

The simple GUI solution: Install gnome-system-tools from software center or with terminal command: sudo apt-get install gnome-system-tools Open users and groups Select the user ( your user name, ...
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Cursor disappears after installing parallels tools in loki

I had to set the Boot flags to this: devices.usb.mouse=1 This fixed the problem for me.
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Does elementary OS work inside Hyper-V?

When creating the VM you will be asked to pick the Generation. Generation 1 will work perfectly. Generation 2 will work IF after you have created the VM using the wizard, you go into the settings of ...
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Elementary OS 6 ISO unable to install in VMWare and VirtualBox

I am newbie with elementary. Want to try it out on VMWare and stuck with the small screen. Looking at the "Select a Language" page helplessly... It seems slow too... EDIT: Found a solution ...
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Running latest version of VMware Workstation Pro 16.x but cannot install Elementary OS 6 due to UI dialog being too big

I was facing the same issue with VMWare Workstation 16.1.x till I reach this post and took the advice posted previously of Colin Dean regarding EFI Mode The issue that I wasn't able to reach this ...
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How do I install elementaryOS 0.4 Loki on Virtualbox?

The iso file you downloaded is NOT supposed to be opened with WinRar. To achieve what you want, you have to open VirtualBox, create a new Linux machine and, at the first startup, point it towards the ...
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Unable to install elementary OS on a Gnome Box vm

Seems to have installed ok, even though it froze up. :)
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Elementary OS pre-install question from perennial Linux newbie: partition scheme

Depends on what you're planning to do with your Windows virtual machine, because Windows normally can't see Linux (ext4-formatted) drives and work with them. So if you don't plan to heavily exchange ...
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Loki OpenGL issue with VMWare Workstation 12.5

Virtual machines aren't well supported on elementary OS, but you should be able to install Intel drivers at least. I'm not sure what errors you received that you couldn't do the install on elementary ...
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Parallels doesn't open the installation file

Telling Parallels to 'proceed anyway' and manually selecting Ubuntu Linux as the operating system seems to work.
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Cursor disappears after installing parallels tools in loki

this fixed for me: shutdown the vm. open configure -> Hardware -> Boot Order. expand "Advanced Options" and type the following in the text box for Boot flags: devices.usb.mouse=0 save and start the ...
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Why is Loki's virtualized graphics performance so much worse than Freya's?

I am also on Freya and when I installed it in my Ubuntu 16.04, It worked fine. I didn't installed the Guest Additions, so try to remove them. And when I installed I used 2 CPUs. So also increase CPU ...
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VMware tools failing elementary OS freya to boot up after a kernel update

Open a terminal (CTRL + ALT + T) and type sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.19.0-49-generic and press enter.This will remove the new kernel. WARNING : If you have removed the old kernel your VM may ...
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VMware tools failing elementary OS freya to boot up after a kernel update

So I fixed it by booting with previous version of kernel (hit escape two times, choose advanced options and pick any kernel you want) and then removing the latest kernel version (which wasn't good for ...
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VMware tools failing elementary OS freya to boot up after a kernel update

There's a known problem with running the Ubuntu 3.19.0-51 kernel under VMWare: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2314723 I don't know if this is the problem you're experiencing, but the ...
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