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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Booting Linux from pendrive very slow

I installed the newer Debian Jessie to my pen drive using VMWare Workstation. When used with VMware the Os works fine and fast. But when I try to boot my laptop using the pen drive, it takes 20 ...
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VM to VirtualBox converted image - Could not find a storage controller named 'SCSI Controller' error

I converted a VMDK to an ovf image using ovftool. The VMDK had a SCSI disk. Now post conversion Virtual Box isn't able to import it - it gets the error Could not find a storage controller named ...
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copy paste VMware 11 fullscreen mode bug

I am trying to use keyboard shortcuts to copy paste between my mac and the linux terminal: osx yosemite -> teamviewer -> windows7 -> vmware11 -> linux centos -> terminal ...
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linux centos 7 - create delete accounts

I am running centos 7 as virtual machine through vmware, the default user was: unsername: osboxes.org password: osboxes.org I created new user (john), then removed osboxes.org along its home ...
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Error while convert ova to ovf

I am using ovftool to convert ova to ovf . But i get this error I made ova file in virtual box and I want import in vmware esxi 5.5
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Windows 10 task manager shows 0% cpu under vmware

I am running Windows 10 under VMWare Workstation Player 12.0.1 (Windows 10 is the guest, Ubuntu 15.10 is the host). When I run task-manager, it always shows that the cpu utilization is 0%, regardless ...
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Using VMWare to muti boot OSes virtually?

What I mean is that I want to be able to install Windows, Ubuntu 15 and Arch Linux on the same VM in a multi-boot like setup. How might I do that? When I create a new VM in VMWare, I am asked to give ...
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Can access VM Guest IP from Host but not from other computer on same LAN

I am hosting a web application on a Linux (CentOS 6.7) Virtual Machine guest, that is sitting on a Windows 7 host. I have configured a bridged network connection between the host and the guest, and ...
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VMware ESXi running on an SSD with RAID 10 HDDs?

I'm looking to setup a VMware ESXi server to host a bunch of VMs. The VMs will be used as various servers and malware analysis machines. Hardware I'm working with: Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-Z77-DS3H (5 ...
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# of Cores in VMWare shows more cores than possible

I am trying to help a friend out with a particular issue.. he sent me a screenshot of msinfo32 from a virtual environment he has but the # of cores he is running on seems to be greater than the # of ...
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What's causing my VM's OS to hang on “Switched to clocksource refined-jiffies”?

I have generated an OS using the Yocto Project, with Linux kernel version 3.14. I have tried several methods to boot this OS from VMware Fusion, all with seemingly-identical results, where the process ...
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Virtual machines, TRIM, spares files

Assume the following: I have [an SSD with] a host file system (FS) and a host OS. The virtualization software uses a file on the host FS as storage for a virtual machine (VM) disk image. The guest OS ...