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Restoring VMware Fusion virtual machine from Time Machine Mac OSX

I was having problems with my keyboard and the genius bar people at the Apple store told me to make a backup of my computer and re-install the operating system. I did so and the computer is running ...
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Bridging vlans across en0 on OSX 10.9

I'm setting up to run virtual machines to as sample clients with different usage profiles. To do this, the VMs need to run on different vlans to each other, and to the main machine. The switch is ...
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Booting Mac OSX HSF+ partition under virtual machine on Windows 7

I just retired a MacBook running OSX Mavericks. I have the SATA HDD, with a USB adapter. Is there any way I can boot this partition under a virtual machine on Windows 7?
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My VirtualBox Ubuntu crashed. How can I access its files from my Mac?

I have Ubuntu installed in my Mac using VirtualBox. A few minutes ago it crashed, so I have no access to Ubuntu now, but I need a file in it! Is there any way I can access my Ubuntu files from my ...
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How do I fix Parallels on OS X disabling [CTRL][ARROW KEY] combinations in a Windows VM?

OS X has key commands set to CTRLUp, CTRLDown, CTRLLeft, and CTRLRight. Parallels can't seem to take control of these key commands when in a Windows application either in the desktop mode or in ...
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24 views

Connect VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu to VPN

I would like to connect my VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu 10.04.4 to a VPN or share the host's VPN connection. The VM is connected to the internet and issued an IP from my wireless router but it is not ...
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Turn off Internet access for Windows XP VMware Fusion guest

I am using a VMware Fusion 6 Windows XP guest to run some legacy Windows software on my Mac. I would like to turn off Internet access for the VM so Windows XP can't pick up any nastyware online. ...
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80 views

Running Windows Server as a virtual server on a Mac [closed]

I'm looking to virtualize an instance of Server 2003 on OS X as a service rather than a client application. I've been trawling through the web but it seems to be users looking to set up a local server ...
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1answer
87 views

Can't ping Ubuntu VM from OS X

I've looked at many of the similar questions, but none seem to solve my issue. I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 Raring in a VM through VirtualBox and I'm trying to communicate with it from my OS X Mavericks ...
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Can I clone an existing OS X install into a virtual machine on a Windows 7 PC?

So I have a Macbook Pro running OS X Mavericks. I just built a Windows 7 PC. Is there anyway I can effectively 'clone' my OS X machine and put it into a VM that I can run on my Windows 7 PC? That ...
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291 views

Is there a way to install Mac OS on an Azure Virtual machine - or any cloud VM for that matter? [closed]

I want to create a virtual development machine on the could for iOS development. I understand it is against Mac OS License agreement to install it on non-Apple hardware. But is there a LEGAL solution ...
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1answer
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Dualboot OSX, second partition also as VM

Does anyone have experience with this: I set up my MacPro with a triple boot system (Snow Leopard, Mavericks, Windows). It is a bit of a hassle to boot switch between the two OSX's and running ...
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1answer
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Mac virtualize Windows

I want to develop graphics application with latest OpenGL support. Sadly, my iMac with Mac installed only supports OpenGL 4.1, with Windows in Bootcamp I go up to the latest 4.4 version. However, I ...
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55 views

VirtualBox sometimes changes machine autoresize settings

Ok, so here's the problem - When I install VirtualBox (Host os: Mac os X 10.8.4) drivers on guest OS, be it Windows or Linux, Virtualbox allows to automatically resize guest os's resolution to fit ...
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1answer
306 views

Booting a vmdk (or similar virtual machine disk) natively

I've got a nice VMware Fusion setup on my Mac with a few different VMs. This works really nicely, but it gets really slow when running heavy programs. So I thought, why not boot into them directly? I ...
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1answer
105 views

Mac virtual machine not detecting hardware vitualization

I have a mac virtual machine using vmware with a windows host. I need to install genymotion in my mac vm. The problem is genymotion uses virtualbox and when i try to run the genymotion vm, i get this ...
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93 views

Setting up VM server access via host MacBook Pro's WiFi hotspot

I have a virtual machine (VM) hosted on a MacBook Pro (MBP). There is a server installed on the VM. I'm trying to make this server accessible via MBP's WiFi hotspot so I can see it from my iPhone when ...
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directing all traffic of VM (Parallels) to a VPN, or make it go offline

I am using Parallels 8 to host Windows XP under Mac OS Mavericks. I need IE, some ActiveX/Java applets and RDC under XP to connect certain IPs only via a VPN connection, or not at all. I have two ...
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How can I launch an app, wait for it to exit, then launch another app with AppleScript/Automator?

Without printer drivers on mavericks, I have to launch a headless VM on Fusion to get an AirPrint server but I don't want to keep it on when I start another VM on Parallels, so I want to stop it at ...
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54 views

Can I make a regular Windows 7 installation into a VirtualBox VM?

On my mac I am running Windows 7 in bootcamp. It works really well, but I would be interested in running Windows as a VM instead in virtualbox. I could of course just re-install, but it would be ...
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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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93 views

What does the “name” of a Virtualbox Bridged adapter mean and what is its effect on the connection?

I have installed a VM under OS/x that already had some engtries for Bridged Adapater (as shown in screenshot). These entries were inherited from the creator of the VM. Should I change them/ remove ...
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Virtual PC running on Mac host, which uses NTLM proxy. What settings to use?

There are a couple of us at $work with this problem. We work on Macs, but as we're web developers we want to test using VirtualBox or Parallels etc. In order to work with the corporate proxy, we put ...
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How do I direct all network traffic to a Guest OS and then link back to a Host OS as a network VLAN?

How do I direct all network traffic (Ethernet/Wifi/host-only) to a Virtual (Dual-Home) Guest OS (SmoothWall) and then link back to my Host (Mac) OS and another Virtual Appliance as a network VLAN????
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Debian 7.1 on VMWare Fusion: Network goes up and down endlessly

I am trying to run Debian 7.1 64 bit as guest OS in VMware Fusion Professional 5 on a Mac Mini with Mac OSX 10.8 as host OS. Hardware and software are the respective most recent versions and I am ...
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Backing up multiple vmware VMs from a mac

I use vmware fusion to prototype and model enterprise infrastructure. This question is intended to solicit an optimal method for backing up (preferably incrementally) VMs. My VM directory is now ...
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2answers
457 views

VirtualBox does not start on Mac OS X

Suddenly and without notice, VirtualBox application doesn't start. First, it just didn't do anything. Not even an error message. I looked in the system log (/var/log/system.log) and I found these two ...
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400 views

VirtualBox on OSX: host unbearably slow

Even though my mac is quite new and well equipped, using virtualbox slows it down to a crawl. Here's an example: With Virtualbox open, running a Windows XP guest: ➜ uptime 9:19 up 2 days, 17:28, ...
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2answers
89 views

Can I share a VM between Parallels on Windows and Parallels on Mac?

I suspect the answer to this question will be 'no,' but I'm keeping my fingers crossed. I use Parallels Desktop on my Mac to run a small CentOS installation for development work. I own Parallels ...
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76 views

Install OSX in VM in Bootcamp

I was wondering if it is possible to install OS X on a Virtual Machine in a Windows (Bootcamp) on a Mac?
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585 views

Methods of mounting bin/cue pair on OS X?

I have a few bin/cue files, and have tried to convert them to iso using bchunk. That succeeds, but these files have redbook audio, so I'm left with an iso file and associated cdr files, which are ...
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1answer
358 views

Can I connect from the real machine to a VPN inside a virtual machine?

I'm using a VPN that runs only on Windows. It's possible to use a virtual machine with Windows and connect the real pc through the virtual machine connection? I've read about bridged adapter and ...
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Switch focus between monitors in multi-monitor setup

I'm using a multi-monitor setup and I often use the second screen as a display for a virtual machine. My problem is that I haven't found a good way to switch between the virtual machine and the host ...
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Will a VirtualBox VM created on a Windows host run on a Mac host?

If I create a VM in Virtual Box on a Windows host, including installing a guest OS, will that VM run on a Mac OSX host?
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337 views

how to allow nginx in guest vm access shared folders in host os?

My setup I want to setup a ubuntu vm to act as a web server for development. Reason I want to have a development environment as close to the actual production environment as possible. Problem ...
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1answer
401 views

Local DNS resolution really slow on Mac OS X

I have a centos linux running as a virtual machine in a Virtual Box on my Mac OS 10.8.2. The virtual machine has the IP address 172.17.33.2. I created an entry in /etc/hosts with 172.17.33.2 ...
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Can't take control of USB drive on VMware

I'm running VMWare Workstation on Windows 7 x86-64, and a Mac OSX 10.8 inside the VM. Whenever I try to connect my USB drive to the Mac OSX guest, it just doesn't gets recognized, i've already tried ...
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Need help setting up bind in OSX for browser testing in Parallels Windows XP VM

Ok, this will be a somewhat lengthy question. First, some background: I am developing and testing websites on a Macbook (OSX Lion), using Parallels to run various installs of Windows for IE testing. I ...
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251 views

connecting to the internet through mac os x lion virtual machine on windows 7

I've followed a video tutorial and managed to set up a mac os x lion installation on my oracle Virtual Machine. I'm running windows 7 on the actual machine. When I try to connect to the internet ...
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1answer
444 views

Vmware Fusion 5 Port Forwarding

I have a service (a node.js express app) running on port 3000 in a CentOS 6.3 guest that I would like to access in a web browser on my Mac Mountain Lion host using VMware Fusion 5 Professional. I am ...
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761 views

Cloning BitLocker encrypted disk to VMWare Fusion image?

I have a ThinkPad running Windows 7 Enterprise with a BitLocker encrypted drive. I would like to clone or somehow convert this physical machine into a virtual machine that I can with either VMWare ...
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1answer
377 views

Running a remote command through an SSH Tunnel

I am trying to set up an ssh tunnel on my Mac OSX ('osx') to a server ('target') via an interim host ('gateway'). This tunnel needs to have a local (osx) port forward so that my Windows XP VM ('vm') ...
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Use Microsofts official Internet Explorer Virtual PC testing images in VMWare on OSX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert a .vhd disk image to work with VMWare Fusion 2? Is there a way to use Microsofts official Internet Explorer Virtual PC testing images in VMWare on OSX
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Connect device straight to VM (Passthrough?)

I've a Windows 7 VM on my VMWare Fusion 5.0.1 running on OSX 10.8.2. I want to connect it a tablet (Smart Pad 810c) that OSX doesn't recognize at all (it's not listed either in USB system ...
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3answers
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VirtualBox: How to connect to Internet via wi-fi on Mac?

I installed VirtualBox with a Win XP VM on my Mac running OS 10.7.5. My Mac only has a wi-fi connection to the internet. On the settings for the virtual host, I set: Attached to: Bridged Adapter ...
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Change MacOS X guest screen resolution for VirtualBox

I have tried all alternatives and resources that I found on internet to achieve to change screen resolution in my MacOS X guest. I have the latest VirtualBox version (4.1.22) and I have MacOS X 10.6.3 ...
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VMWare gives “failed to lock file” error after crash

I recently had my system crash while it was running OSX Lion in a VMWare VM (VMWare Workstation 8; I use the VM to do iOS development without needing to actually buy/use a Mac). The OSX VM is ...
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49 views

Mac OS X map number keys to higlight text with a PC keyboard

I have a standard PS2 keyboard on my PC running Mac in a VM. When I try shift + the arrow keys on the number pad, I just get the numbers typed in. However I want it to work the same as on my Windows ...
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697 views

How to setup Windows 7 on a Mac Book Pro with Parallels

Long-time Windows user needing some tips on migrating to a Mac world. :) I'm a software developer. My company uses Visual Studio / IIS / SQL Server to build web-based apps. I'm also working on some ...
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322 views

Perform OS X swipes on PC mouse and keyboard

Is there a way to perform OS X's swipe gestures using Windows-style mouse and keyboard? In this case OS X 10.7 runs as a guest inside a virtualization environment. To OS X it appears as if a standard ...