I had this error in an unsupported CPUon VMWare 6.7 and apparently this sometimes works especially on older VMWare versions like 6.5 5.5 etc (but in my case it did not).
To make sure it proceed when you see "Loading VMWare"
Then add "ignoreHeadless=TRUE"
See an example below:........
This is very annoying that ffmpeg is missing from Linux Mint! They have ffmpeg2theora which is a totally different codec and does not work as ffmpeg does at all (it is basically totally different).
However on Linux Mint 17 I was able to use a Ubuntu PPA and sucessfully install ffmpeg!
Adding this PPA to your system........
I installed Ubuntu 11.04 for testing purposes but I couldn't even download SSH server:
sudo sed -i -e 's/us.archive.ubuntu.com/old-releases.ubuntu.com/g' /etc/apt/sources.list
After running the above make sure you do a "apt-get update"
Note with the above that Ihave the search string of "us.archive.ubuntu.com" change it to whatever is in your sources.list
The above does not fix all repositories either, I haven't had a chance t........
Upgrade Release Kernel TipsThis is for CentOS 3.1 to 3.8 but the methodology will apply everywhere.
I ran into a problem first of all with a non-booting system after running
#yum update centos-release
It took me to 3.8 and upgraded all the other packages [b:7e931c835d]BUT[/b:7e931c835d]
because of some stupid flags enabled in /etc/yum.conf the KERNEL WASN'T UPGRADED SO AFTER BOOTING, WELL IT DIDN'T BOOT OF COURSE :)