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How can you take a VMware image and place it onto other hardware systems as the default OS? I want to do this with my Ubuntu VM's

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I want to do the same think. I want to ask you that did the answer worked for you? Did you Ubuntu VM was successfully installed in other system as default OS? – Umair May 15 '14 at 4:01
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You can use VMWare's VMWare Converter

Here's a link to some documentaiton from VMWare's site

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You could always use an imaging tool such as clonezilla, make an image, and restore it to the target drive i think. At worst it would requite you to repair grub

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