Error message when booting VM:
Hardware graphics acceleration is not available
As a result, this virtual machine may experience very low graphics performance. >Follow the instructions provided by your graphics card vendor or Linux distribution in >order to update your computer's OpenGL drivers.
- Check that you have OpenGL acceleration on your host.
glxinfo | grep direct
- expected output :
Direct rendering: yes
- Edit the file ~/.vmware/preferences and look for a line that starts with "mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers", if it is not present - you can add it into the file.
mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = "TRUE"
Info taken from this AskUbuntu thread.
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