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Old 07-25-2011, 12:50 PM   #1
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Changed my user password and now VMware tells me unable to start services...

Vmware tells me it cannot start services

I believe the issue is tied to permissions because the message indicated the log with the full details was located in
but when I go there I receive a message telling me I do not have permission to the directory and there's a lock symbol on the directory from the File Browser utility.

What do I need to do to unlock the folder and get vmware working again ?
Old 07-25-2011, 03:41 PM   #2
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Gain root access (w/e distro you are using) and then :
nano /tmp/vmware-root/setup-4772.log
Review the error and post it here if you want more help.
Old 08-02-2011, 08:41 AM   #3
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After logging as root, I was able to correct the issue with the following instructions:

Last edited by Swaggoner; 08-02-2011 at 08:44 AM.


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