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Awesome not re-sizing to fill screen in VMWare instance, though unity does

When I full-screen my ubuntu instance in VMWare, it stays at the same physical size on the screen as it was before full-screen, though when I log-in to the default WM, Ubuntu seems to notice the ...
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VMware Windows 7 corrupted, need to recover my files

I installed a Windows 7 operating system on VMware virtual machine and my host computer is running Windows 10. My Windows 7 operating system of virtual machine is corrupted and I need to recover some ...
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What is the best VM network adapter method for VPN?

Remoting into my work computer is tedious and slow. To fix this I started using the company VPN, however the ODBC connections are validated through the machine name so my home PC does not have access. ...
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How to get SnagIt to recognise my microphone over VMWare

I use VMWare to work from home sometimes, and recently I have needed to make a couple videos in SnagIt, but my work computer says that it can't find a microphone, is there a way to make it recognize ...
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How to configure Network for VPN in Lab on VMware

I want to configure home lab for VPN connections. I configure all of systems but I can't establish connection between computers. Now I don't add any Linux routers or etc. I have virtualized Ubuntu ...
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run two VMs (VMWare Wst and Virtualbox) parallel at the same time

Is it possible to have two Virtual machines, one VMWare Workstation, one Virtualbox running at the same on one host? Or does this give strange behaviour?
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how to run a shell command every boot in CentOS 6.6?

I want to use this command every boot >/etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules so I wrote it in /etc/rc.local but it didn't help , is ">" a problem ? my purpose is to clear /etc/udev/rules....
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The virtual machine disables the numpad

I have a Linux Mint host and a Windows 7 Pro guest OS in Vmware Player 12 with VMware additions are installed. Each time the mouse and the keyboard are "grabbed" by the virtual machine, at the moment ...
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Cloning P2V with VMWare Converter - No bootable medium

I have tried several things but the converter will not boot into either Fusion or VirtualBox (both saying that there is no bootable medium). However, I am choosing the drive with my current windows ...
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Can i use DOS 6.22 as guest OS in Visual Studio VMWare Live Debugging mode.?

I am using Windows 7 32 bit OS as host OS, using Visual studio 2010 for C++ code development purpose and installed DOS 6.22 under VMWare 10. now i want to use DOS 6.22 (Guest OS) for Live Debugging ...
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Kali Linux with VMware shared folders not working

I have installed vmware tools on kali and I'm trying to use shared folders with kali guest and windows host. When I check in the /mnt/ folder there is no shared folders partition. I thank you in ...
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Is it possible to autostart a VMware virtual machine in background as a Linux service in Ubuntu, and shut it down elegantly when Ubuntu shuts down?

The host is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I would like my virtual machine to start with Ubuntu in the background. I also hope the virtual machine can be shut down elegantly upon Windows shuts down. Is there any ...
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Vagrant: cannot access machine after host is suspended and resumes

I use Vagrant for staging development environments. The host machine runs Ubuntu 15.10. Occasionally the host is suspended / goes to sleep. After resume, though, the VM becomes inaccessible. I can'...
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Is it possible to autostart a VMware virtual machine in background as a Windows service, and shut it down elegantly when Windows shuts down?

The host is Windows 7. I would like my virtual machine to start with Windows in the background, without the need to login to Windows and manually start it. I also hope the virtual machine can be shut ...
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VMWare Horizon Client Scrambles Keystrokes

I am using VMWare Horizon Client to connect to a remote virtual computer and intermittently keystrokes get scrambled when I am typing. It occurs in a regular pattern, about every 90 seconds. For 5 ...
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Bind VMware guest's NAT to specific NIC

I'm trying to accomplish seemingly trivial task, but after hours of googling I'm unable to find a solution. Here is what I'm trying to do: Suppose I have two virtual machines in VMware Workstation, ...
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Determine VMWare type from within VM

Is it possible to determine VMWare type (ESXi, Workstation, Fusion, ...) from within the VM (i.e. guest OS) itself, provided guest VM is a Linux machine? I've tried various things, such as grepping ...
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How to restrict a vcenter user to only one resoure pool? with complete access to that resoure pool

I have been trying all permutations and combinations of the required privileges to be assigned to a role that have access to only one resource pool. My Requirement is that i have 2 ESXI hosts(not ...
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Centos vmware loses network on resume—how to re

I am using the Cloudera Quickstart VM 5.5, which is based on Centos 6.4. I have it running on VMWare Fusion version 8.1.0 (current version) on a Mac running MacOS 10.11.3. The VM is configured to use ...
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Install Linux VM on Microsoft Hyper-V VM

I have a VPS with Windows Server 2012 and it's one of the multiple Micrsoft Hyper-V virtual machines that exists on the server. What I want to achieve: Install a virtual machine with Linux. I am ...
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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 "http://networkengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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