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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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How to enable VT - X in Acer Aspire notebook E5-573-5108

I purchased a new Acer Aspire notebook E5-573-5108. Processor: Intel Core i5-4005U (2.2GHz, 3MB L3 cache). I installed VMware workstation, but when I install an operating system on the VMware ...
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Difference between VMware Site Recovery and VSphere Replication?

What are the primary differences between VMware Site Recovery and VSphere Replication when using Vcenter 6 and ESXi 6?
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Convert vmware .ovf to hyper-v

Can you please tell me if there is any script that I can do(preferably in python or powersehll), for taking vmware .ovf(+his vmdk) and import it in hyper-v machine? I don't want to convert with third ...
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VMWare installation doesn't finish on Windows 10

I am trying to install VMWare 12 on windows but before conclude the installation I see BSOD blue screen on windows 10. I tried to install just the player free 7.0 without success because I see the ...
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Can the PowerCli command “Get-VM” indicate if a VM is a SRM replica or not

I am working on powercli 5.5 release 1e and i run the following command to get a list of vm under a hypervisor server:- Get-VM now i got many useful info such as :- > powerState Version ...
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How can I recover access to a Windows 10 virtual machine?

I have a Windows 10 virtual machine (host: VMware Fusion 7.1.2 on El Capitan), and I gave it a PIN on installation. I tried this morning to get into it, and it said on each of several tries that the ...
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Screen Recorder to record Virtual PC,can it be issue?CTRX

I am accessing a system where some tutorial videos are getting played on VLC player.I want to watch those videos again at a later stage as those are concepts and am not getting them. So i have a ...
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VNC Viewer: Timed out waiting for a response from the host computer

I have VNC Server installed on my OS X 10.11 El Capitan as virtual machine on my VMware Workstation 12 Pro running on Windows Server 2012 R2. But when i try to connect to it with VNC Viewer, it says: ...
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errors in patching vmware for installation

I'm trying to patch vmware on my arch linux machine, using vmware-patcher and i get this error from the logs 2015-10-28T21:56:31.069-06:00| vthread-4| I125+ Failed to execute child process "/home/...
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Keep in sync a bounch of remote Virtual Machines/Appliances

Small Intro I'm preparing a virtual machine (a sort of virtual appliance) for a small target of users, 8-10 of my friends. This vm will run on their pc and simulate a machine connected on their ...
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Windows 10 mobaxterm time out

I use VMware on a Windows 10 OS as host. When I try yo connect to my machine (debian-master) through mobaxterm, I get a time out error. I have tried to ping the vm machine and it seems that i cannot ...
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VMware Player not opening

I'm trying to import a virtual machine image to the vmware and run it. But even after import the machine doesn't show up at the library list. I can find the required files in the host machine but I ...
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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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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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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 them....
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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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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 http://lifehacker.com/how-to-dual-boot-and-virtualize-...
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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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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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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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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 servers)...
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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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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 ...
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VMDebugger gives exception for visual studio 2012

Everytime if I startup Visual Studio 2012, I have the following error: Why have I this messages form the VMDebugger in Visual Studio 2012 or must I start a virtual machine to solve it? At the ...
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record/replay debugging i7-3610qm

I am running VMWare 7 + Visual Studio 2010 on Windows 7 ultimate x64 as a host and Windows XP SP3 32bit as a guest on i7-3610qm. But when attempt to run record/replay function VMWare says that I have ...
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vm freezes when I try to install vmware tools on kali guest

When I try to install vmware tools on my kali guest, It never finishes loading the vmware tools installation. The disc icon never appears and the icons on screen, along with the menu either disappear, ...
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Disk activity to 100% with Vmware and other

I have vmware workstaion 10 and installed windows server 12 VM and I dont know why this will take my HDD to 100% activity and slow the VMs i try to use no memory trimming pre-allocate virtual hard ...
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Virtualization solutions: linux host and windows guest

after my failed attemp of virtualizing Windows 8.1 with VirtualBox (I had many problems, starting on a poor file system which results in permission problems for IIS and many others) I'm looking for ...
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Vmware http link forwarding

Is it possible to click a link in host and make it to open automatically in guest's browser? It would be much faster than copy-pasting. Greetings, Kurahenek
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Maintain vmware guest resolution

I just switched to Vmware player from VirtualBox. With VirtualBox, if I shutdown a VM when the windows in maximized, the next time I run it, it will start maximized. However, with Vmware, every time I ...
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How to boot USB 3.0 in VMWare?

How would I go about booting a USB 3.0 drive (connected to a USB 3.0 port) in VMware 11.1.2 (build 2780323)? It's an Arch Linux installation. I have enabled USB 3.0 support in the USB Controller ...
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Webcam not working in Ubuntu in vmware virtual machine

I want to use a Logitech Webcam C210 in Ubuntu, using the virtualising system of VMware Player 6.0.5 in Windows 7 but the problem is that although I have the webcam connected and Ubuntu identifies it, ...
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Sending keystrokes to an application with a file as the source

I've had numerous times that I've needed to transfer a batch file or other text to a remote computer (not on the same network) that doesn't support copy/paste or have a "chat"/file transfer feature (...
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VMWare - Reference vmdk from a different datastore

I was trying to move the files of a VMWare ESXi-5.1.0 virtual machine from one datastore to another. All files were moved, except a large one (200GB+) - VMNAME-flat.vmdk. Is there a way to change ...
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How to format VMFS drive as NTFS?

I have a 1TB SSD, which I used from new as a datastore in VMWare ESXi 5.1.0. It has a VMFS 5.58 file system. I'd now like to store HyperV machines on it, so I inserted it in a Windows 8 machine, ...
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how does vswitch work with the physical nic in vmware?

It is known that VMs, through their vNIC connect to vSwitch which is in turn connected to the physical machine or ESXI host's network adapter (vmnic). The vmnic is then connected to an actual L2/L3 ...
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Can't boot from CD-ROM

I have resized a VMware Fusion disk but the partition has not been resized. I need to do a very simple thing: boot from the CD-ROM to expand the partition. But when I boot from the CD-ROM these are ...
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Deleting VMware image does not free up hard disk space

I recently found out that I am low on hard disk space and am unable to allocate new hard disk space for my virtual machines. Upon realising this, I proceeded to delete a few of my virtual machines ...
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Get iso file from virtual machine

I have VMWare inside which I am running fedora. I want to make a copy of this virtual machine .iso file - so that I can run this image on another computer. e.g. Basically I want to run instance of ...
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Does putting virtual machines in separate partition affect performance?

I have a 500 GB HDD in a laptop. I partitioned it into two drives so I could leave the C drive for windows and the other drive E for virtual machines. I run CrystalDisk benchmark on the C drive and ...
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Can not ping the Router in GNS3 via vmnet1

I have installed GNS3 on CentOS6.2. And on GNS3, f0/0 of c3725 connects to CentOS6.2 via vmnet1. I mannually assign 2001:cafe::1/64 to f0/0 of c3725 while I assign 2001:cafe::2/64 to vmnet1. Here ...