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Why is my webcam not working on VMplayer 6.0.1?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with the following configuration: Model: i5-3575 3.7 GiB of RAM Intel Core i5 4200 CPU @1.60 GHz X4 Intel Haswell Mobile Graphics 350 GB hard drive Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Virtualbox VS VMWare for Linux Guest

I've got a desktop that I use for gaming, I really love Linux but I love my games too much to abandon them for Linux. I'm very hopeful that in the not-so-distant future VGA-Passthrough technology will ...
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How can I offer an XP-compatible migration to Linux Mint?

I looked at some friends' computer and winced; they're running XP, and the system is running slowly, and their SuperAntiSpyware pulled multiple malware threats (big surprise). But they are using ...
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Can I use VHD file to boot VMWare?

I am using VMWare and my OS image is in the form of a VHD (virtual hard drive). I've done some searching but I don't see anything on this. So my question is: Is it possible to load my OS onto my ...
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Is it possible to change the 'hardware version' in VMWare player?

I am using the latest version of VMWare Player, and I need to create an image for a server. Is it possible to downgrade the hardware version to version 7 (equivalent to VMWare Player 3.xx), rather ...
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Win7 and Ubuntu installed on hard drive used simultaneously - virtualization

I'd like to run Linux(Ubuntu) which is installed on hard disk (Ext4) inside Windows7. Use two OSes, installed on hard disk simultaneously. I've found how to do this in other way around (VirtualBox) ...
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VMWare Ubuntu guest multitouch touchpad

Related: Use Synaptics Touchpad Scroll in VMware Guest I've read that it's not possible to enable multitouch in vmware guest. What confuses me, is that when I use something special (like two finger ...
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Using Another VM's Harddrive VMWare Server

I am playing around with VMWare and came across this scenario. I created a VMWare in VMPlayer, then decided I wanted to go the VMWare Server route instead (I know it's deprecated, but it's free!). ...
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Making VMPlayer actually scale to full screen

I'm trying to use VMware Player 4.0 to play my existing virtual machines (previously created using VMware Workstation, to which I don't have access anymore). All works fine, but when the guest OS ...
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How do I use dual monitors with VMware Player on Windows and an Ubuntu Guest?

I have my VMware Player (v 3.1.4 build-385536) all up and running Ubuntu (11.04) from my Windows (XP SP2) machine, but now I'm getting greedy and want to run Ubuntu on both monitors. I've tried ...
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Is it possible to split VirtualBox Hard Drive to multiple volumes?

VirtualBox hard drive usually has one or a few files when you create a drive. I think it is good because you manage only a few files. However, I have out of space of my drive. Is it possible to span ...
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Changing Keyboard Layout in VMWare Player

I'm running a virtualized version of MacOSX Lion on my Win7 Machine. The installation of the Virtual OS has set the Windows Key as the MacOS Control key, which feels very un-natural. Is there a way ...
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Migrate Guest OS to Host OS

Is it possible to take a Guest OS running inside VMWare Player and create an ISO or some sort of installation utility that will allow me to install the Guest OS as the Host OS (replacing the current ...
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Number of cores available to VMware Player limited to physical cores or hyperthreaded cores?

I have an i7 with 2 physical cores, because of hyper threading Windows 7 reports 4 cores (at least in the Task Manager). My question is, when allocating cores to a VM in VMWare Player is it taking ...
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Why would VMware Player Not Boot When Using Partitions?

I'm trying to run a virtualized Ubuntu environment on a physical partition on top of Windows 7, using VMware Player's physical partitions feature, which creates a .vmdk file that points to a physical ...
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How do I use VMWare Player to run XP off of a dual-boot drive in Ubuntu 10.04?

I downloaded and installed VMWare Player. I already have Windows XP installed on this drive. I would like to be able to run XP via VMWare Player off of the installation instead of creating an image ...
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Booting from virtual machine VMWAre

I have a VMWare virtual machine (windows xp). I have just started it up through the VMWare player and it's extremely slow on my laptop (expected). Is it possible to boot from that image like in mac ...
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How to mount an ext3 VMware Virtual Disk Image (vmdk)

I found a wiki entry on how to mount an NTFS VMware Virtual Disk Image (vmdk) and another link. I want to mount an ext3 vmdk file on Windows XP. How can I do that? The VMware-mount-5.5.0-18463.exe ...
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How to make a Vmware virtual machine if you have a vmdk file

I just got a vmdk file from a Windows Xp hot cloned system which i want to run on vmplayer. How can i generate the .vmx file ? I'm on Windows XP sp3
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VMware Converter for creating virtual machine for Vmplayer

VMware Converter is free and converts a running machine to a VMware virtual machine. The machine can be your local machine or a remote machine on the network . however, The VMware Converter only ...
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How do I convert a VirtualBox VDI file to a VMware vdmk?

I'm using VirtualBox 2.1.4 and want to convert a VDI file to load it in VMware Player (3.0.0 build-197124 on Vista Home Premium). I think I can change the VDI format to vmdk with a tool provided by ...