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VMware Mouse Not Move Smooth when playing Games

i was intending to playing a computer game, but after entering it, the mouse moves not smoothly. Before entering the game, the mouse is fine. I don't think the problem is of the game, since it's not ...
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APCUPSD running in Windows VM on ESXi 6.0 host - cannot probe shutdown

I've tried a few different solutions to get this process to work on my APC Back-ups 550 with no success. I have an esxi 6.0 host running several VMs that need to be gracefully shut down in the event ...
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How to share folder from VM (Debian) to my main OS

I want to be able to do this with in a VM: Share folder and it's subfolders and files on Debian (e.g /home/user-name/dev/) Be able to mount this to my main Windows machine so that I can load files ...
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VMware Workstation 12 Pro - Error updating VMware Tools on Ubuntu 14.10

Workstation 12 Pro - 12.1.0 build-3272444 Individual license Guest OS : Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit VMware Tools: 9.6.2.31837 (build-1688356) VM works fine except... Updating VMware Tools, download stage ...
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Hard Drive Not Showing Up In The Boot Order

Since I try to install VMware on one of my PC, the HDD is not showing up in the boot order but I can see it in the SATA device list. If I try to install Ubuntu Server or Linux Mint, the both OS can ...
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VMs with GUI over the web [closed]

I want to teach students in a computer lab. I want them to go to some site and launch VMs I have prepared. It would connect to a server with a large amount or ram, and they would interact with their ...
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VMPlayer Ubuntu client automaximize screen resolution on boot

This is a minor annoyance but annoying all the same. I am running VMPlayer 12 on Windows 7 with Ubuntu 15.10 installed as guest. I have the guest additions installed and the resolution works just ...
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Equivalent of VMWare desktop pools in Azure?

At my former employer, we used desktop pools with VMWare Horizon View. When a developer signed into the pool, a new desktop would be provisioned from a standard image. We had several standards images: ...
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how can i tell if a user is using VDI

I have a Client with VDI environment. They use VMware horizon some of which are on Little terminals some access via a Desktop PC. other users dont use VDI at all.. My question is how do i know if a ...
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Is it possible to “transplant” parts of another machine for a program's use?

I want to test how a program generates a seemingly unique system-id by "feeding" it parts of another (virtual) machine. For example, say I have VMware #1 and VMware #2, both "physically" identical ...
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How come I cannot use a VMDK disk on with a Windows 7 guest on another machine

I am a bit baffled about what I just tried to do. I have a machine running Windows 8.1. I have VirtualBox installed. Let's call this MACHINE-A. On MACHINE-A I have a VirtualBox Guest that runs off ...
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Using modern AMD chips with Vmware and Virtualbox

Looking to build a cheap PC and then install VMWare workstation and Virtualbox to create some operating system virtual machines. Do all modern chips work with VMware and Virtualbox, or do they need ...
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VMware Win7 host, Ubuntu 14.04 guest, 3D acceleration

Hello dear community I have the following problem: I used Ubuntu in my VM (VMware Workstation 12 Player) on Win7 in the past to emulate Ubuntu 14.04. And everything worked fine. By everything I mean, ...
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VMware VM has internet adapters but no network connection

I recently used the VM conversion center to migrate my physical PC to a VM. Now I'm running into a problem though. As you can see, I've got (multiple) network adapters. They all seem to work fine, ...
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CentOS 5.2, set up IP network

Good afternoon, I'm trying to get GCC installed on a CentOS 5.2 system, and I've been sent from UNIX/Linux forum to network engineering forum ...
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What is a good linux os to have that focuses on becoming a good system admin? [closed]

I want to build my skills and knowledge but dont know where to start. I have a vmworkstation that i want to install a linux os but dont know which one to install to eventually make me a good system ...
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Unable to get Debian guest full screen on VMware Player 12

I have installed a Debian 8 guest on VMware Player 12 but I cannot get the Debian screen to fill my whole monitor even in Full Screen mode. When I set it up, I set screen size to be the same as the ...
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Ping a VMware virtual computer

I have a virtual machine (VMware fusion 8) running Windows 10 with bridge connexion. I have a second computer on the same network but I can't ping my virtual machine. The VM has an IP address but I ...
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Bootable CentOS disk image won't boot in VMWare

I have custom bootable disk image built from a full CentOS 7.1 iso. I can burn this raw image to a USB stick and then use it to boot a server and install CentOS on that server. Alternative, I can ...
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Setup multiple NICs to access same network on Debian

I am trying to setup 4 network interfaces in Debian virtual machine via Vmware Fusion. I want that each interface gets its ip through DHCP which is on physical network. Access point does see all the ...
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How to speed up VMWare shared folders?

What is the best way to setup/optimize shared folders in VMWare for the fasted possible I/O? I'm not, the, only, one who has noticed shared folders are painfully slow. I'm using shared folders for ...
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Setup MySQL replication with VMware client and host

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 64bit. What i plan to do is to install mysql server. and then i would install Windows 7 32 bit on a VMWare on the same laptop and will also have mysql server plus ...
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VMware Workstation 12 on Linux host - Transport (VMDB) error -45: Failed to connect to peer process

I installed VMware Workstation on Debian 8.2 with ./VMware-Workstation-Full-12.1.0-3272444.x86_64.bundle and vmware-modconfig --console --install-all installation without errors. I installed ...
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ESXi 6.0 U1 + Solaris 11.0 VM = host CPU high (slowly climbing) but VM idle

I have ESXi 6.0 Update 1 (Build 3029758) installed on brand new hardware (Atom C2750, 16GB RAM). VM is Solaris 11.0 with 1 vCPU and 4GB RAM. Solaris was installed from sol-11-1111-text-x86.iso ...
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VMware Workstation shared folder takes Fedora disk space

I have a Fedora guest hosted on Windows 8.1 using VMware Workstation 10.0.5. I need to share a large (~30 GB) network drive with the guest vm so that I can do calculations with the data available ...
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Access virtual Ubuntu Localhost from Windows

I am using VMware Workstation on windows10. I have installed ubuntu14.04 as a guest in VMware. In ubuntu I have installed Apache. I can access localhost in guest Ubuntu. but I want to access it on ...
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Boot to BIOS in VMWare Player

Is there an easy way to boot directly to the BIOS in VMWare Player so that you can select the OS and such? Currently I use the keyboard commands to enter the bios, but it is hard to catch it in time. ...
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VMWare Workstation Internal error

So I have been trying to get a BMW Diagnostic system running in VMWare going. Everything goes fine till I finish installing and restart to use the new OS. Keep getting an error, a Vcpu-0 double fault ...
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WinSCP: wait at `searching for host` page

When I try to connect my Centos running on VMWare, WinSCP wait in searching for host line and do not connect. I've checked that SSH is up and running on port 22 of my VMWare and turned off windows ...
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Is there a way to delegate host system keystrokes to VMware virtual machine?

I have my Windows system tuned up with AutoHotKey. There is no AutoHotKey for my VMware Virtual Linux machine, unfortunately. So, the virtual machine simply receives the raw input, bypassing ...
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Why i can not ping the my os on the vmware?

I have two OS in my laptop,install CentOs64 bit on my vmware and set the this network connection: ip:192.168.1.50 netmask:255.255.255.0 and on my laptop install windows 8 and set this network ...
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Running VMWare on Windows 8 with a Mac OS X vm how to use scrolling on trackpad?

I have a windows laptop and I want to use the trackpad for scrolling with two figers. The virtual machine (mac os 10.11) does not scroll. How can I enable the trackpad so I can scroll in Mac?
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Safe way to share a folder with a VMware machine on Windows?

So, I want to share a Windows folder on the host with a VMware virtual machine. To do this, I need to share this folder on the Windows side. But who do I share it with? The list includes: ...
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Kali Linux halts the CPU randomly

I'm using Kali Linux 2.0 on a VMware VM. It halts the CPU, producing this error. The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. Power off or reset the virtual machine. I haven't been able ...
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Inserting second disk during installation of OS in VMware

Hello I'm installing Red Hat 9(version from 2009). Everything was good until the installation program asked for the second disk, now I don't know how to add the second cd and continue the ...
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“vendor VIB for HP found, but host is VMware”-error while installing VM

I'll install ESXi in a virtual machine in VMware. But I've got this error: The problem is not what is this meaning but how can I solve it? Must I download a new iso file from VMware that is not ...
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Edit VM setting so he configurate like a 84-bit processor [closed]

How can I the virtual machine settings change from an ESXi5 64-bit machine so that I can configurate it like a 84-bit operation? I'll nothing change to my guest operation system! This virtual ...
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What is the difference between “Shared Folders” in vmWare vs a mapped network drive?

How do "Shared folders" work in vmWare Fusion? Are they just mapped network drives under the covers or are they using a different technology?
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Clone MacBook to an image usable on Windows VM?

I have a MacBook (running Yosemite) and was wondering if there was a way I can clone this so I can use it on my Windows machine as a VM (VMWare)? Is this something permissible?
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how to download VMware for windows 10?

I have windows 10 , and I need to use vmware workstation, i have checked on internet , but even the lastest version of VMware Workstation 11.1.2.2780323 doesnot support windows 10. can anyone tell me ...
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Split CPU resources equally between host and guest Virtual Machine

Let's say I have a machine with 1 CPU that has 2 Cores and 4 Threads (i7-3520M) and I want to install a Linux Host and a Windows Guest VM. How many Sockets and Cores do I have to give the VM to split ...
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VMWare - Ubuntu Install Error

When I Run Ubuntu 64-bit Machine ( From Boot Disc ) And After A Purple Ubuntu Loading Screen Some Codes Come Up With Bunch Of Errors Some Of The Errors : end_request: I/O error,dev sr1, sector ...
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VMWare Workstation - this host supports Intel VT-x

i have Ubuntu 64bit Boot disk , i configured everythihng in VMWare , created virtual machine .... and when i power on the virtual machine , there is a black screen with VMWare Logo on it and loading ...
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no internet on centos 7 minimal virtual machine when it has a nat adapter and wireless internet connection

So, I have a lenovo thinkpad t410s. I used virtualbox and vmware. Both response the same and I think that the problem is on the laptop. When I connect the virtual machine through bridge adapter and ...
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How to format an externally connected USB disk from a VMWare OSX guest OS?

On a Windows machine, I have VMWare Fusion with an OSX guest. I need to format a USB drive with HFS and GUID partition table (something TransMac can't do). When I use diskutil in VMWare, it begins the ...
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VMware Tools does not resize the display on latest VMware Player

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Workstation 12 Player. For some type of unknown reason, when I installed VMware Tools, it asked me if I wanted to install "this legacy version". Has VMware stopped ...
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Seeing a plain desktop when using VNC Viewer; native system has different desktop with icons

I saw a similar post, but I have a slightly different issue. When I host my VM image locally and VNC to this image from outside the VM image, I can see the desktop correctly. I cloned the VM image ...
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Delete virtual machine from VMWare list that still appears after being deleted

I have a virtual machine that keeps appearing in the VMWare list even though I deleted the virtual machine. If i try to click on the virtual machine to see if there is any way to delete from the list ...
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SQL Server licensing in a virtualised environment

My company has 6 instances of SQL Server 2012 Standard. These instances all run on VMware virtual machines. The licenses for SQL Server came packaged with WonderWare products (WonderWare Historian for ...
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How does linux excutables work in vmware player?

The .exe files won't directly run on Linux and a Linux executable won't directly run on Windows. But we install VMware in windows we can run both the files on same hardware and architecture. How do ...