[kwlug-disc] Running Ubuntu 1-4 in a VM on Windows

Kevin Norwood norwood.kevin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 13:06:44 EDT 2012

On 03/07/2012 10:31 AM, Michael Savage wrote:
> I have a Windows 7/64 Bit machine with 4G ram, 1G HDD. My virtual 
> machine is VMWare
> I downloaded the 64 bit desk top version of Ubuntu.
> I created a VM called Ubuntu, and installed via the iso image I 
> downloaded.
> (All of this was done graphically.) I set aside 2G RAM, and 50G HDD 
> space for the VM.
> Now when I try to run the VM, the following happens. ...
> I get a message that ends with "Please wait for the graphical 
> environment to launch."
> So I wait this is what happens.
> Starting AppArmor profiles.
> Skipping profile...
> Down to * checking Battery state -Which is ok.
> It hangs at:
> /etc/rc.local: ./run_upgrader.sh: not found
> It waits here for about a minute and then the screen goes blank and 
> does nothing.
> I can login with my name and password and get $ prompt of Ubuntu, but 
> I really would prefer to use the graphical environment to start.
> What is happening and how can it be corrected?
> TIA,
> Mike
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have ya tried right clicking and running as admin?

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