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rraj.be
June 6th, 2008, 04:59 PM
when i start my virtual machine its just closeing with the following in a winddow


Unable to change virtual machine power state: The process exited with an error:
End of error message.

spiderbatdad
June 6th, 2008, 05:11 PM
What command are you using to launch the VM? Have you tried launching it with admin.
sudo vmware

rraj.be
June 6th, 2008, 05:24 PM
i solved starting vmware.

But after starting when power on


its displaying the erroe


Unable to change virtual machine power state: The process exited with an error:
End of error message.

diablo75
June 6th, 2008, 05:35 PM
Open your Home Folder, hit CTRL-H to reveal hidden folders, find the ".vmware" folder, Right-Click and hit Properties, and then change the owner (in the permissions tab) to yourself and make sure you have read-write access to the folder and all subfolders (there's a checkbox to make the change recursive to all sub folders and files).

spiderbatdad
June 6th, 2008, 05:35 PM
It sounds like you are not running vmware as admin...like the error is the result of some permissions issue.

Possible solutions:
1. run vmware with sudo
2. check permissions and ownership of /home/username/.vmware. You may have to chown that directory.
sudo chown -R you:you /home/you/.vmware

rraj.be
June 6th, 2008, 06:14 PM
I tried all the ideas provided by you.

But the error remains the same without a single change.

Plz any other ideas

diablo75
June 6th, 2008, 06:28 PM
I tried all the ideas provided by you.

But the error remains the same without a single change.

Plz any other ideas

When you tried the suggested code that spiderbatdad posted (the chown command), what exactly did you type into terminal? I just want to make sure you didn't type it exactly as he typed it, because your user name is not "you". You have to replace the word "you" with whatever your username is. For example, if my username on my computer was diablo75, I'd type:


sudo chown -R diablo75:diablo75 /home/diablo75/.vmware

I could even type this:


sudo chown -R diablo75:diablo75 ~/.vmware

rraj.be
June 6th, 2008, 06:42 PM
:):)

I changed it .

sudo chown -R raj:raj /home/raj/.vmware



this is what i typed.

diablo75
June 6th, 2008, 07:15 PM
If that didn't work, you might try starting over by uninstalling VMware, then re-install. Type this in terminal:


sudo vmware-uninstall.pl

It will not delete any virtual machines you have created, but after re-installing, you'll have to add your existing machine back into VMware's inventory.

Follow this guide to reinstall:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=779934

rraj.be
June 6th, 2008, 07:23 PM
Already i reinstalled vmware two hours ago.




raj@raj-workstation:~$ sudo vmware-uninstall.pl
[sudo] password for raj:
sudo: vmware-uninstall.pl: command not found
raj@raj-workstation:~$