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In VMware does a shared folder between a guest and host OS take room on both file systems?

Let's say I have a host system with a 100GB of free space and a guest system with 60GB of free space. In the guest system if I were to download a 1GB file and put it in a shared folder, how would this ...
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Vmware fusion 5.0.3 increase windows 7 vm hard disk on OS X ML

I have 40gb free on my mac. I want to increase my vm HD by 20gb. It won't even let me increase the vm hd by 1gb saying 'there's not enough room on the file system to complete the operation'. I've ...
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VirtualBox guest OS reports higher than actual storage usage

I've been using VirtualBox on Windows 7 to run a guest OS of Ubuntu Server 13.04. Generally this has been used for local testing of MongoDB which claims to be out of space. The guest OS has been ...
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Size of Linux VM XL local disk space

I want to create a Linux VM server but I don't know what is the default disk size when you create the new server.
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Get list of all installed software in each Virtual Machine

To manage my all virtual machines, I have purchased VMWare infrastructure but one thing I need eagerly is having: status of machine, a list of installed software and disk usage for each virtual ...
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Zerofree never ends. Is it doing anything?

I have been trying to use zerofree to reduce the size of my VM. It worked fine for one filesystem, but the other was mounted on / so it wouldn't let me. Then I figured I could use the 'recovery ...
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VirtualBox VM slowly decreasing disk space

I have a Windows XP VM (with VirtualBox 3.1.2) that is slowly getting its HD full. Sometimes even when I delete some stuff nothing happens with the free space. I've already tried to defrag the VM and ...
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Virtual Machine optimizers

I have read a discussion about musthave Windows software. User esabine addend a link to Scott Hanselman's tools list. One of the tools Scott was writing about was an optimizer tool for VM’s. - ...