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Unable to right click in Mac RDP session

I am connecting to a Windows Server 2012 VM (hosted in Azure) via Microsoft RDP 8.0.9 from my Macbook Pro. I am having trouble right-clicking within the VM using the trackpad. The usual shortcuts ...
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Mac Yosemite virtualization

Is it possible to run Mac Yosemite on vmware? For information: Apple allows full virtualization of its operating system, provided that it is installed on Apple hardware which is also running OS X ...
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Increasing image size inside of WINE

I have an application designed for Windows XP, that needs to be ported to a Mac running 10.9.2. I found WineBottler and have created a package for the app, which works perfectly with the exception of ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
91 views

Connect HDMI or Displayport to PC and display output with window (Windows 7, Mac Mini)

To clarify, What I want to be able to do is the following: I have 3 monitors and have all of them connected to my windows machine. The specs are not important as i suspect I will need new hardware ...
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0answers
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VmWare Workstation pauses running VM after minimizing and enter the local machine

It sucks just totally if I just jump out of the VM and go to my local machine and then the VM paused again automatically and my whole pc is totally slow the'm beastly on the bag how can I have stop ...
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1answer
80 views

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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1answer
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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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2answers
781 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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2answers
106 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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1answer
473 views

Do I need a virus program in a virtual environment? [closed]

I have a Mac OSX running Parallels desktop with Windows 7. Do I need an anti-virus program? And what free program would be the best if I do? It is also shared on the network.
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1answer
371 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
711 views

Using a MicroSD Card as a VM Harddrive, on mac

My aging MacPro is well, aged :) and dying. I don't want to buy another but rather use my new Macbook Pro. The only problem is a massive lack of storage. I'm used to 6x drives, all SSD. Right now the ...
0
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1answer
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 ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Using Ubuntu directly and through a VM

I'm not entirely sure if this is possible but here it goes: I need to run Ubuntu to do some development and there may be times when I'm stuck with a Windows machine or a Mac OS X machine. My first ...
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1answer
691 views

Apple 10.7 Lion OS on Windows 7 Using VirtualBox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? So I do not own a Mac, and have never owned a Mac so I am not really sure how it typically works with the OS'. I am ...
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2answers
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Running a VM off a USB 2.0 Flash Drive - Mac/Parallels/XP

I use a MacBook Air as my primary machine, and the 128GB SSD means space is precious. To save about 10 GB, I've been running Parallels with a Windows XP VM off an external USB hard drive, which ...
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3answers
168 views

If I virtualise a server on my machine, can I access it in a browser?

I want to start playing around with Ubuntu Server on my machine (Macbook Pro) running off VirtualBox or something similar. I want to do this so I can get used to using Ubuntu Server, and so I can ...
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2answers
171 views

Are virtual machines performant enough to be a primary workstation?

I have a MacBook Pro through my employer, but I prefer to spent most of my day in Linux. Will running Linux in a virtual machine (e.g. VirtualBox) in full-screen mode be enough slower than running it ...
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1answer
409 views

VMware vSphere Client in Parallels 5 Windows 7 VM becomes unusable

Unfortunately there is no VMware vSphere Client available for Mac OS X, so I have to run the client in a Parallels 5 VM with Windows 7. I always get to a point where the client becomes unusable. If ...
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1answer
487 views

Running Mac OS X in a VM on a Mac running Linux

I have a 2011 MacBook Pro and I'm getting really frustrated with Lion. I was a long time Linux user prior to getting my first MacBook (I wanted the hardware, not the software, but stuck with it) and ...
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1answer
1k views

Unable to do Port Forwarding in Virtual Box

I'm using Mac OS X 10.6. I have installed Virtual Box 4.1.0 in it. My Guest OS is Ubuntu Server 11.04. I have added a rule in Port Forwarding in Virtual Box -> "guestssh" TCP 127.0.1.1 8080 ...
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1answer
146 views

Sandbox a java applet

I heard that minecraft server is very leaky, can consume a lot of resources very quickly. People say to use a virtual machine, all well and good. I'm making an application to automate server setup, ...
0
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0answers
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Problem running Mac with VMWare

I had no problem running it for the first time. Now when I wanted to resume my session I get this: The VMware Authorization Service is not running. Searching on google, I found that that I need to ...
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1answer
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VirtualBox on Mac: getting a network connection?

I've installed VirtualBox on a Macbook with Mac OS 10.6 and it's running great. Inside the VirtualBox I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. Really impressive setup and install process. However, there's one ...
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2answers
551 views

Filezilla installed on a Parallels' Virtual Machine connects but does not retrieve directories

I have Windows XP Service Pack 3 installed on a Mac running Parallels 6. Everything works fine except for FTP programmes (ie Filezilla, CoreFTP etc). If I connect from my Mac directly using Filezilla ...
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1answer
292 views

cheapest way to get MS Windows virtual machine on mac?

I have an occasional need for an MS Windows machine (a few times a year). My main machine is a Mac, and I'd like to get a cheap and legal MS Windows (XP or later) virtual machine that I can run on ...
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4answers
728 views

Which software is good for virtual machine over Windows for Linux and Mac OSX? [closed]

What software is good for virtual machine over Windows for Linux and Mac OS? I want to host Linux (Web development related to Rails and PHP) and Mac (iPhone and iPad) both over Windows XP. My specs ...
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3answers
269 views

Can I run a single Mac application inside a virtual machine?

How can I run a single Mac app inside a virtual machine without installing Mac OS X?
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1answer
426 views

Mac OS in Windows 7 using Virtual PC [closed]

Can I run Mac OS inside Windows 7 using Microsoft Virtual PC. now I am using Windows XP Mode inside Windows 7.
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2answers
1k views

Mac Parallels - Bridged network

I am new to Apple and my task is to install VMs on a Mac server. I am trying to install 4 VMs and I want them to have separate IPs and be visible on the network as separate machines. What are my ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Migrate existing Mac installation to VirtualBox

Does anyone know how to make a .vdi .hdd .vmdk or .vhd image of my Mac? I need to make a perfect clone of my hard drive in one of these formats so I can clone my system in a VirtualBox VM (for ...
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2answers
258 views

Would Apple be able to tell if I'm running Mac OS inside a VM?

Just as the question/title says. I understand that running Mac OS inside of a VM is against the EULA for the consumer version (but not the server, which is much more expensive!) If I were to purchase ...
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2answers
2k views

How to fix I/O error when running image that's been copied

I'm running XP pro on VMware - it mounts and runs just fine. However, if I power down the VM and try to copy it, or even if I try to do a simple Mac Backup (using Carbon Copy Cloner), I get an i/o ...
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5answers
608 views

Mac OS X in VirtualBox

I want to buy the MAC OS X operating system from Amazon and wanted to know if it can be install in VirtualBox with Linux as the host machine?
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1answer
527 views

Clean install of Windows 7 from Boot Camp to VMware Fusion

Hey guys I'm currently trying to ditch Boot Camp in favour of VMware Fusion. I've seen this answer here but what I want to do is to get rid of my Boot Camp partition and do a clean install of Windows ...
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3answers
190 views

What Virtual Machine (virtualization) solution to use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtualization software for a Mac I am a Mac user and wanted to have Windows 7 as a Virtual Machine. I know about only two possible solutions/software that I can install ...
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3answers
552 views

increase performance of virtual machines on the 27" imac

I'm using a 27" iMac (i7, 8GB RAM) at work and normally run two or three virtual machines at the same time, which hurts the performance of each virtual machine. I've learned on these forums the best ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Run Windows 7 virtual machine on SDHC card or share drive with Mac OS?

Does anyone know if a VMware Fusion virtual machine of Windows 7 would run better on a class 6 SDHC card than it does sharing the disk with Mac OS? Or if a single SSD drive would do better? I like to ...
0
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2answers
606 views

Is there a way to run MacOS software on linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mac OS X as guest on VirtualBox with Ubuntu Host? Note: This differs from previous Mac-on-linux/windows questions because: I don't mind buying the software if I can ...
2
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4answers
189 views

Virtualization software for a Mac

On my PC running Windows 7 I use VMware Player to run Ubuntu in a virtual machine. What would I use in my MacBook Pro to run Ubuntu? What about for running Windows?
0
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2answers
330 views

Cannot boot Window virtual machine on OSX when dual booted with Linux

I am a web developer experienced in the .NET environment but also in other web technologies. In order to get the work done I use a Macintosh Macbook Pro (4,1) with a Boot Camp partition running ...
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1answer
258 views

Tunebite Platinum and VMware Fusion

Has anybody managed to get Tunebite Platinum working with VMware Fusion 3? My installation hangs and product struggles with the in-built devices on my iMac. I'm trying to remove the DRM from TV shows ...
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3answers
1k views

Is there free VM software for Mac?

I've seen Parallels running Windows and it's pretty darn good. But before I go and spend over $100 dollars, are there any free VM apps on the Mac that are up to speed?
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7answers
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How to convert laptop drive for use as VMware image?

I have a windows laptop that recently died (dead motherboard). It being a 7 year old laptop, I decided to give Apple a try this time around and try to use VMware to access my old data if necessary. ...
0
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3answers
1k views

Speed of Windows XP on external USB harddrive using VirtualBox on Mac

I am considering installing Windows XP on an external hard drive in a VM with VirtualBox, but I am worried about it's speed? Would the slow transfer rate of USB slow down the performance of VirtualBox ...
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3answers
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How to access my local server on my VirtualBox virtual machine?

Here's my setup: I have a local server running on my machine (Mac OS, Snow Leopard). I can access it via my browser by doing localhost:3000 I have a virtual machine using Virtual Box running a ...
2
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1answer
330 views

Can an external Blu-Ray device be used with a Mac?

You can't buy a mac with a blu-ray device in it, but there are external USB blu-ray recorders and readers available. Is it possible to use (Backup files to BD-R discs and watch blu-ray movies) an ...
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5answers
320 views

Why is PC-Mac emulation a one way street?

I know it's possible to run a PC emulator and virtual machine on a Mac, but why is it you can't emulate a Mac on the PC? Both run on Intel chips these days. I ask because I'd like to try my hand at ...
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2answers
959 views

Can I use SSH port forwarding to connect via RDC to a Windows VM setup to use NAT?

I have the following, totally bizarre, please don't ask, setup: AirPort router iBook running Virtual PC connected to AirPort MacBook running RDC connected to AirPort A Windows XP VM running on ...