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How to enable 3D Acceleration for guests in VMWare Workstation Pro 12.5

Just edit the file ~/.vmware/preferences and add the following line mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = “TRUE” That’s it, enjoy! Source: http://askubuntu.com/questions/537787/enable-3d-hw-acceleration-on-vmware-workstation-10-on-ubuntu-14-04

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How to install vmware-tools and use shared folders on an Ubuntu VM inside VMWare Workstation 12 Pro

Although when you I tried to enable the guest additions using the suggested open-vm-tools, it doesn’t run correctly and I’ve been unable to use shared folders between the host and guest in order to copy some files. I accordingly used the … Continue reading

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Getting VMWare Workstation 12 Pro to work on Ubuntu Wily (15.10)

Just add this line to the  “/usr/bin/vmware” file: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/vmware/lib/libglibmm-2.4.so.1/:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH immediately after the “export PRODUCT_NAME bla bla bla” line. That’s it! Enjoy! Source: http://askubuntu.com/questions/689123/vmware-wont-work-after-ubuntu-upgrade

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