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OSX El Capitan Disk Utility resized the recovery partition

I'm running a VMWare Fusion VM of OSX El Capitan, VMWare refused to allow me to assign more than 40GB disk when creating the VM. So I decided to boot up Disk Utility from the recovery and resize the ...
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TP-LINK TL-WN721N USB Wi-Fi adapter not detected in VMWare Kali Linux

Since the a TP-LINK TL-WN721N USB Wi-Fi adapter is one of the few that works with Kali normally. I am having trouble having it detected as a Wireless Adapter in a Virtual Machine. I installed Kali ...
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My Ubunutu Guest requires recovery mode Grub

Every time I startup my Ubuntu 15.04 Guest after powering it off, it freezes at this point. I have to use VMWare to restart it, then go into the boot menu, select recovery mode. From the recovery ...
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Open Host applications from VMWare guest

I have a Windows 7 host and a Linux (CentOS) guest VMWare installation. I often use gnome-open in the guest to open a URL in the default browser. Is there a way to open the host’s browser instead? ...
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Ubuntu can't ping the gateway on the VMWare

I have Ubuntu installed as a virtual machine in my Windows-7. Here is my windows-7 network configuration: C:\Users\ghasemi>ipconfig Windows IP Configuration Ethernet adapter VPN - VPN Client: ...
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VMWare Server 2 installation: VMCI kernel module

While installing VMWare server 2.0.2 on debian 8 I'm getting the error: The following VMware kernel modules have been found on your system that were not installed by the VMware installer. Please ...
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Virtualized OSX can't see iPhone device

I've been running a VM with OSX for a while now while developing for iOS using an iPhone device. Everything was working fine until the update to El Capitan. Since the update, the iPhone is no longer ...
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Is it feasible to mount a 16GB image on a virtual machine?

I'm currently working on 32-bit VMware, running Ubuntu. I was thinking of switching to a 64-bit virtual machine, because I’d like to do some cross platform development for the Raspberry PI without ...
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Ubuntu: Mount existing VMDK on host at boot then share via Samba?

I currently have a VM guest that is using a data only VMDK. I want disconnect it from the guest and (using FSTAB) to automatically mount this to the host at boot for RW and then to share this device ...
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CentOS 7 TSO/GSO causing send packets to be bigger than MTU

I have some costumer with the following env: CentOS 7 on esxi in VMWare env. In the VM the MTU of the NIC is 1500, and in ESX it's bigger(with jambo frames). TSO and GSO are enabled on both of ...
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Console access to a VMWare virtual machine

I have setup a serial port on a linux virtual machine (on VMWare ESXi 5.5) to the following options Use Network Server(VM listens for connection) Port URI : telnet ://:26000 From my MAC client, I ...
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ESXi kickstart- prompt for install device

I want to kickstart install VMware ESXi. The install device would be sometimes SD card and SAN LUN at other times. I can create different ks.cf for each situation but I dont want to accidentally ...
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VMWare: Making PC Speaker redirect to sound card in dos guest

I'm trying to record some DOS software that uses ONLY PC Speaker as audio output device. Can't use dosbox as these programs doesn't work with it. However, when I've actually tried to run say ...
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DNS resolution failing on OpenSUSE 13.2

Since this morning, DNS resolution is failing on my virtual machine (VMWare). I'm using NetworkManager on OpenSUSE 13.2 to configure my network. Things I've tried: I've manually added 8.8.8.8 and ...
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character corruption in VMware player v7.1.2

Ever since I installed VMware player and installed the Windows XP guest operating system within it, I keep getting problems typing in characters - it will work fine for a while but then will start ...
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ESXi Install error “Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory.”

I'm installing ESXi on a Lenovo G580. Its CPU supports hardware virtualisation and it has 4GB of RAM. While installing I get the error "Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory." repeatedly. ...
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vmware workstation does not detect physical disk - unknown filesystem

System : Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot (multi-bood) with Windows 10 Process: I tried to load the Windows 10 partition as a virtual guest according to ...
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enabling shared folders in VMware Workstation 9 on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm trying to enable a shared folder. The issue is I can't get the guest to recognize the share and mount it. Following this guide I executed mount -t vmhgfs .host:/share /homt/user1/share after ...
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Should I split VMware virtual disk into multiple files or not?

I'm using VMware Workstation 12 to create Win7 virtual machine that I can use it on Linux for programs like Photoshop and After Effects. VMware is asking for this option to split virtual machine ...
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CentOS 7 as guest in VMWare: can't drag and drop, can't copy and paste

I have installed CentOS 7 as a guest under VMWare Workstation 7 on a Windows 7 host, and the problem is that I can't drag and drop files, nor copy and paste. VMWare's documentation has the following: ...
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VMWare Converter P2V into VirtualBox getting VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED

When using VirtualBox 5.0.4 on Ubuntu Server 14.04, I get VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED when trying to import a VMDK which was created using VMWare vCenter Converter Standalone Client v6.0.0, as a P2V from a ...
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Network is unreachable in Fedora guest OS on Windows 7 host running VMware player

I am running Fedora in VMware Player 7.1.2 on Windows 7. This guest OS used to be able to connect to the Internet but suddenly it can’t. Running: ping 8.8.8.8 Results in: connect: Network is ...
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ESXi + VCenter 5.1 Refresh Networks

I have a number of ESXi 5.1 hosts on VCentre. I have been consolidating our VMs. Previously we had 2 copies of all our VMs, a test and production, I've now been removing 1 copy of everything as ...
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Background processes running while idle using lots of CPU

I downloaded Windows 10 to my VMware machine and it works great but I've noticing slowdown on my real computer when I leave my virtual machine idle. I have Process Explorer open and when I have it run ...
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How can I see what changes malware made to a virtual machine?

I want to know if I can open a virtual machine (VMware , Virtual Box ...) and (for example) install windows 7 + some programs (chrome,Word,antivirus....) and then save the current stat (i don't have ...
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About Malware analysis [duplicate]

I want to know if I can open a virtual machine (VMware , Virtual Box ...)and (for example) install Windows 7 + some programs (Chrome, Word, antivirus....) and then save the current state. Right now I ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu on a VM

I have a VM with Ubuntu 14.04.2 Desktop installed on it. I'm not planning on upgrading Ubuntu yet, but I want to know if it is possible, and if so, how. I am using VMWare Workstation 12 Player.
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VMWare to VirtualBox - no networking

I converted my VMWare Windows Server 2003 image to a OVF using ovftool. I then imported it in VirtualBox - it worked fine except there is no networking. I tried NAT, Bridged Adapter and Host Only. But ...
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IRC Connection reset by peer in VMWare?

I am currently running a Ubuntu (Guest) in VMWare and I'm trying to connect to irc.freenode.net. I've installed an IRC client on my host PC and I can connect via the host, but when I try to on my ...
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VMNet DHCP Server does not assign my Ubuntu machine its own IP

I am trying to build a Virtual Network in Ubuntu with two virtual machines who only have the means to communicate with each other independent of the host. On both machines I went to ...
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How do I script the creation of Disposable Virtual Machines with vmware workstation?

I am Making a disposable (use for one task/website then delete) Virtual Machine (VM) it's a slow process to do it in VMware workstation. I want to automate it so it is like the quick ~5 second DispVM ...
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VMware vCenter 6.0 webclient with IE 11 not loading

This is silly but I am having the hardest time getting the vCenter server webclient working. I am able to sign in but then just get a white page on IE11 and server 2012 R2. In chrome/firefox I can get ...
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VMWare vCenter Solutions and Applications Icon Missing - Update Manager

I just recently installed vCenter server and the update manager and in the docs it says that I need to go to the 'Solutions and Applications' icon on the homepage. But it is not there. I have checked ...
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Why won't windows let me have access to these virtual machines and how to get access?

No matter which iso files I download, regardless of the site I get it from, when I make an ISO file, I get this error: Error while powering on: VMware Player cannot connect to the virtual machine. ...
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i5-4460 or amd fx-8350 for virtual machines (vmware)?

I am building a new desktop that will be used as server in my room - it will basically run 24/7 with 20 or 30 vmware virtual machines active (windows xp installed with 512mb ram, 10 gigs of ssd) - ...
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Ubuntu turns on webcam but black screen in cheese

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed in my VMware and when I turn on cheese the light of my integrated webcam turns on but nothing appears on the screen. I have gone through black screen issues in internet ...
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VM Support for Custom PCIe Interface

We have a MS Windows application that talks to external equipment over a custom PCIe interface and a performance sensitive environment. We would like to enable the application to run on a VM. This ...
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Unable to Boot Ubuntu OS of Cloned VM

Using VMware version 5.5.0, I cloned a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64). Prior to powering on the cloned machine, I disconnected it from network adapters. ...
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VMWare fills the host disk and it needs reboot of the host system

I am using VMWare to run 2 virtual machines. However, after some time, the available space on the hard disk (~200G) has been filled by VMWare. After a reboot the space is available again. This is a ...
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Error while connecting to USB device in VMWare Player after update to Windows 10

I have a VMWare Player version 6.0.0 installed on my machine since when I was using Windows 7 x64. Some time ago I updated the later to Windows 10 and when I started my Linux Ubuntu Gnome with VMWare, ...
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vmware fusion cannot connect to network

If I don't believe wrongly. I think VMware fusion use Cisco Any connect to connect to internet right? However, now the Cisco in my windows virtual machine reports: VPN service not available The VPN ...
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unable to access internet from windows in VMware guest OS

I'm using windows 7. I have installed vmware. In vmware i have installed guest OS(windows). Now i want to access internet in my guest OS. How can i access? Please suggest me. Thanks in advance.
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Unable to access Lacie NAS from some network locations

I have a Lacie 2Big NAS (have had for a while now), and I have just gone to re-purpose it, meaning it needs to be accessed by client desktop/laptops in my house (previously only used by VMWare ...
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VMWare Player 7 Full Screen: How to stop from always being “top-most” on Windows 10?

With VMWare Player 6.x on Win8.1 I was able to run a VMWare guest in full screen and continually view another host based window (typically a small Kodi window to watch the news) "top-most" using ...
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How to increase usb transfer speed on VMware ESXi 6.0?

I have some Linux and Windows VMs on ESXi. I put external HDD to usb-port on ESXi server and added this drive to VM. Windows VM copied one big file to this drive with 30MB/s speed (drive was ...
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Operating system not found in virtualisation

I have download an image for a debian computer. But if I will startup that image with vmWare I get the following message: Can anyone help me? Thanks.
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How do I use a prebuilt virtual machine?

I downloaded prebuilt virtual machines of Windows 7 and XP. I'm trying to run them in VMware, but I don't know how to use a prebuilt VM. How do I get them to work?
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How to ssh in to BSD vm as root

I'm using vmware fusion pro 7 on OS X 10.10. I'm having trouble ssh-ing in to my vm as root. The process is simple ifconfig pull ip. Open terminal window ssh root@ip. However I can't seem to gain root ...
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Using OpenGL 3.x in Ubuntu 15.04 in VMware

Im using Ubuntu 15.04 in VMware under Windows 10 with an nvidia titan x. While programming I suddenly realized that something is wrong my OpenGL support. Checking with glxinfo I saw the following ...
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Can I delete old vmdk files after ovf transfer?

I've exported an Ubuntu virtual machine from VMWare to VirtualBox using vmware's command prompt program to export to ovf. I've got two virtual disks (click to go fullscreen): On the left I have ...