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Setting access rights when using shared folders with vmware fusion

I have CentOS 6.5 minimal guest, and OSX Mavericks 10.9 host. The player is VMWare Fusion. I want to edit files on host and run them on guest. I am trying to use shared folders to achieve this. A ...
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Sending a non-maskable interrupt to a virtual machine with VMware Fusion

I'm using a virtual machine to do kernel debugging on Mac OS X because it's cheaper and more convenient than another computer. Unfortunately, contrary to the Windows equivalent, it's not possible to ...
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VMware Fusion 6.0.4 can't connect from host to guest via ssh

I can't connect from host OS X 10.9.4 to any guest in VMware Fusion, I can't ping guest, nothing. But connection to Internet is working on guest (can ping google.com from it). And funny part: ...
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Is there a way to test Postgresql connection from VMware Fusion on a Mac?

I have some reasons to believe that VMware Fusion is not connecting to my postgresql database hosted on my Mac OS. Is there a way to test this connection from my Windows portion through VMware?
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Unable to install Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware Fusion on OS X Mavericks with 7.15 GB of Free Space

Have a MacBook Pro, running OS X Mavericks, with 7.15 GB of free disk space. Downloaded VMware Fusion 6.03 and ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso... Tried installing Ubuntu using the following steps: ...
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How can I execute shared files with apache server on VMware Fusion

I shared my folder with php scripts, located on my mac with Ubuntu 14.04 deployed on virtual machine VMware Fusion 6.0.3. But when I set apache DocumentRoot to this shared folder and run it with ...
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1answer
19 views

VM file transfer to local machine

I have a VM running on my machine. I want to copy a file over to my machine that is currently running the VM. I was wondering how I can get this file on my local machine.
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Can Windows 7 be installed on Mac OS X Extended filesystem?

I want to create a VM that is encrypted using TrueCrypt. To do this I create a TrueCrypt volume. I noticed the options are FAT32 or Mac OSX extended. Since I'm planning on installing Windows 7 with ...
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Connecting VMFusion ( Windows 7 ) to my Macbook Pro but it's only a 1/4 of the way working

I just recently upgraded to Maverick and Fusion 6. I have my NAT set to Share my Mac ( in Fusion ), and I see that my default gateway is properly setting my IP. When I hit that IP, I see my localhost ...
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1answer
435 views

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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1answer
652 views

VMware Fusion - How to SSH into a VM when not on a network?

So I have a MacBook Pro here running Mavericks and VMWare Fusion 6. I have an Ubuntu Server VM I need for a project running. It snags a static IP on the network. Now I like to completely ignore / ...
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624 views

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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2k views

VMWare Fusion access guest vm (windows) from host (mac)

I am needing to access the localhost of a guest windows 8 vm from my Mac OS (10.9) host. The windows 8 vm is running in VMWare Fusion. How can I do this? I have tried getting the guest ip address ...
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1answer
64 views

Best disk perfomance in VMWare Fusion: VMDisk or Bootcamp partition ?

I need to run Windows and MacOS alongside each other on my Macbook Pro. I have VMWare Fusion. For best performance, should i choose to install a Bootcamp partition and run that through VMWare Fusion, ...
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Mac Pro Media Buttons in Windows VM

I have a Mac Pro running VMWare Fusion. In the VM, I'm running Windows 7 Pro. Right now the media buttons (<<, >||, >>, mute, volume down/up buttons) all are sent to the OSX instead of to the ...
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143 views

VMWare Fusion - Disable Machine Name Display

I'm running a Windows 7 virtual machine with VMWare Fusion on OSX. I keep my VM full screen in a Space (or whatever they're calling virtual desktops on OSX now). Every time I switch back to that ...
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1answer
79 views

How do I share a PHP 5.4 server between OS X and VMWare?

I'm running PHP 5.4 on OS X which allows me to set up a virtual server for any directory, using this Terminal command: php -S localhost:8000 This will then set up http://localhost:8000 which works ...
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775 views

VMWare Fusion annoyance - fullscreen hiding dock and menu bar

I'm running a multi-monitor setup with one fusion running fullscreen to one of them and my OSX doc on another. When focused on fusion, the mac menu bar and dock disappear. This is annoying since then ...
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1answer
294 views

Capturing output of .bat script in VMWare Fusion 'runProgramInGuest'

I've recently started a new job where we run virtualized copies of Windows inside VMWare Fusion (Mac OSX is the host). Among other things, we have a few utility .bat files that get run regularly. I'd ...
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1answer
470 views

Harmonize keymappings in vmware fusion on win 7 guest

I'm having OS X Mountain Lion as host and I'm running Win 7 as guest with vmware fusion. And I'm using a mac keyboard. Trying to enter special characters become really confusing and a pain if you want ...
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251 views

Shared VMware folders between Ubuntu/OSX causes “invisble characters” and syntax errors

I'm experincing an annoying issue, which (I think) is caused by a discrepancy between Ubuntu filesystem and Mac OSX filesystem. It seems to be a general problem, which can occur for anybody using Mac ...
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macbook pro windows boot and virtualize off usb drive

I want to raid two usb3 flash drives install windows onto it this new volume and be able to virtualize it or boot off of it. Any thoughts? I've heard parallels can run a bootcamp install virtually. ...
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1answer
165 views

Norwegian Logitech K750 keyboard for Mac, used through VMware Fusion with a Bootcamp virtual machine, incorrect keyboard layout

The title really sums it up, but here is the problem: I recently bought the Logitech K750 keyboard for Mac The keyboard has a Norwegian layout, like the lower keyboard here. On the Mac, hitting the ...
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No /mnt/hgfs in Ubuntu guest under VMWare Fusion

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 inside of VMware Fusion Pro 5. I have the virtual machine configured for read-only sharing of my home directory, but there's no /mnt/hgfs directory and there's no ...
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264 views

Working on a .NET project in VMware Fusion – good way to edit files in OS X?

I'm working in a client's .NET-based web project right now – I have it running well in IIS with SQL Server in my VMware Fusion VM. The .mdf/.ldf files are in the project directory as well. I'm a ...
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1answer
290 views

How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to fullscreen VMWare Fusion?

This has been driving me crazy for awhile. I like to keep most apps pinned to specific, separate virtual desktops (or whatever Apple calls them... "Spaces?"). Using the Keyboard control panel, under ...
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123 views

Restore Windows 8 ISO created with recimg on VMware Fusion

I need to create an image from my Windows 8 so I can use this image on VMware Fusion on my MacBook. I use the recimg command to create the image. Can I use the image as an ISO file when creating the ...
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258 views

Mac OS X: pushing all traffic through a VMWare VM

I want to set up an Astaro (Sophos) UTM in a Virtual Machine. The Setup should be at the end the following: Cable Modem (one IP adress) | [Ethernet] Sophos UTM (running as VM [VMWare Fusion 5] on ...
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1answer
75 views

Virtualization: See OSX files in Bootcamp VM

Seems like this should be easy enough, but I have yet to find a simple solution. I'm using VMWare Fusion to access my Bootcamp partition through a VM on my OSX side. I'm trying to access my OSX files ...
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1answer
702 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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Pause VM when SQL server idle

In OSX Mountain Lion, I run a Windows Server 2003 VM solely to run SQL Sever 2008. It chews up a lot of battery life. Is there some way to automatically pause the VM when the SQL Server is idle and ...
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1answer
1k 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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0answers
68 views

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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0answers
236 views

Windows guest in VMware Fusion not able to see Mac's internet connection

My VMware Fusion Windows VM can't access the internet. I had to swap a MacBook Pro's HDD to another MacBook Pro. The Mac is the host and the Windows 7 VM reports Ethernet cable not being plugged in; ...
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338 views

Does VMWare Fusion (5) use logical CPU cores before physical ones?

I have a Intel Core i7 quad core CPU in my Mac Book Pro. The processor supports hyperthreading, so I have 4 physical CPU core and 8 logical ones. Now, when I assign 4 CPU cores to a virtual machine ...
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1answer
278 views

VMWare Fusion 4 - Add batch file to Application Menu

I'm in the process of switching from Full Screen mode to Unity mode. The last item I need is a way to easily execute a windows batch file that I've stored on my windows desktop. Ideally I'd like to ...
2
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1answer
606 views

No DNS resolution when running XP in VMWare Fusion with a static IP

I'm winning Windows XP under VMWare Fusion on my OSX 10.7.4 in bridged mode. I need to be able to reference the Guest (XP) via a hostname, as it hosts a server i use in development. To achieve that, ...
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387 views

How to browse my local website running on Mac OS X from my guest VMWare Windows 7 machine?

I am running OS X Mountain Lion as the host, and Windows 7 inside a VMWare Fusion 4.1.3 machine. I have a local website running on the host (under port 5000). I want to access this website from the ...
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2answers
152 views

Virtual Machine that sees third (data) partition

I have a Mac with three partitions: MacOSX (HFS), Data (NTFS), Windows-Bootcamp (NTFS). Is there ANY configuration that allows Windows see the "Data" partition when run as a virtual machine? (it sees ...
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1answer
339 views

How to enable the super key when running linux in a virtual machine in OSX

I'm running Linux inside VMware in OSX. I want to use gnome-do. The shortcut key to call it is super+space. But that doesn't work when running inside VMware on OSX. How can I enable to super key to ...
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1answer
2k views

Can't install Windows 7 through VMware Fusion, missing CD/DVD drivers

I'm trying to install Windows 7 32 Bit. There is no "easy install" for the VMware Fusion 4 setup as shown in this vide. http://www.vmwarefusionlearningcenter.com/intro-to-fusion.html#3 And when I ...
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1answer
286 views

Cannot drag folder to Ubuntu in VMware Fusion

My host is Mac OS X and I used VMware Fusion 3 to install Windows 7, Windows XP, and Ubuntu Linux. I can drag and drop folders between Windows 7/XP and Mac OS X, but I cannot do the same for Ubuntu. I ...
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1answer
614 views

access files in VM fusion from the host machine

I'm running VMWare Fusion on my mac (osx lion). I saved a file there that I'd like to view on the host machine. How can I access this file? VMWare is running an Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit server image.
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1answer
888 views

How do you get to the guest filesystem from the host in VMWare Fusion?

I have a Mac host and a Windows guest. I use the Mac terminal for development. How do I access the guest's file system from the host terminal? I am using VMWare Fusion. How about from Finder? I ...
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8k views

Can you shrink the sparse disk image of a Mac OS X guest OS in VMWare Fusion?

I use VMWare Fusion on my Mac to run a virtual Windows 7 machine, and the Microsoft IE compatibility Windows XP virtual machines. In VMWare Tools on the Windows guest OSes, there’s a “Shrink” option ...
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2answers
525 views

How to start a Windows program from a remote system?

I have Windows 7 (x64) running in VMware Fusion on my Mac. To make debugging apps on the Windows side from the Java side easier, I'd like to be able to start the app in Windows from the Mac side. ...
3
votes
2answers
343 views

Visual Studio has a red overlay when running on OSX through VMWare Fusion

I am having an interesting issue that is displayed below. Essentially I have a bootcamp partition of Windows7 loaded in OSX Lion via VMWare Fusion and everything seems to work swimmingly with the ...
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3answers
722 views

Using Windows with (VMWare Fusion OR Parallels) AND Bootcamp on Mac OS X

I'm considering getting an Apple laptop, but I will continue to use Windows frequently. Dual-booting is a pain, but virtualization has its own issues, so I'd like to keep a foot in both camps if ...
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3answers
745 views

Virtual Machines and SSD's

The general rule of thumb is to host the VM on a separate drive than the host. Is this necessary with an SSD drive? I'm looking to get a 120gb SSD for my mbp to run Windows 7 VM's as well as OS X. ...
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1answer
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Creation of Virtual Machine fails using 'VMWare vCenter Convertor Standalone'

I am trying to convert my Bootcamped Windows 7 partition to a VM using VMWare's vCenter software. The idea being to move the VM to an external drive and reclaim the bootcamp partition. The ...