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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 ...
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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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Virtual web server on VMWare no longer works on Windows 10

I have VMWare Workstation set up with an Ubuntu LAMP server. I set up my hosts file so that I can connect to it with a special url. I set it up so I could use it as a virtual web server and test out ...
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VMWare - why can my Virtual Machine access the internet even though it's connected to its own VMNet?

I have two virtual machines, one windows XP and another Ubuntu both connected to the virtual network VMnet2. I want them only to be able to communicate with one another and not any external network ...
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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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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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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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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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VMware Workstation's “Edit/Paste” uses the wrong keyboard layout

I'm using VMware workstation on Windows 8.1 to run a Debian machine. Since I have an French keyboard, I've changed the layout in the guest to azerty: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration ...
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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 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 do I supress the vmware tools reboot when doing an unattended installation?

I'm setting up a VMware machine factory using packer for my own development. I'm trying to install the VMware guest tools in the middle of this, but every time I try, the system reboots. The factory ...
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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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unable to install vmware tools on kali

When I try to install VMWare Tools on VMWare workstation, my kali guest freezes up. It never finishes installing. When I try these links it freezes midway through the steps on each of these links: ...
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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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Parallels leaves trails after uninstalling

In favor of VMware, I have uninstalled Parallels Desktop from my Mac using the typical "drag to trash" method. I also removed the Shared Apps from ~/Applications as given in an instruction I found on ...
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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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Unable to install grub for Archlinux on vmware fusion

I am trying to install Archlinux on vmware fusion. Everything went well until I had to install grub. The problem is when I try to run: grub-install --no-floppy --recheck /dev/sda I get the following ...
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Convert hard drive to Vmware vm

I have a pc that died on me. The pc has an application that I need to run. I am in the process of setting up an esxi server and Im wondering if i can convert the windows 7 OS on the hard drive from ...
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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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VMWare copy/paste not working, running Windows 8.1 in Ubuntu 14.04

I can't get copy/paste to work in VMWare between my guest and host boxes. My host is Ubuntu 14.04 and VMWare is running Windows 8.1. I'm using VMWare Player version 7.1.2 build-2780323. I've already ...
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Virtualized Mac OS sees only 7MB of VRAM

I run into a problem with virtualized Mac OS X 10.10. My virutal machine sees only 7MB of video memory, but I set 128 MB in VirtualBox configuration. I've tested on VirtualBox 4.3.10 and 5.0 and ...
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debian create wlan hotspot: Also from a VM?

I am looking for a way to create a WLAN hotspot from a debian system. I already found some tutorials. EG: hotspotd youtube video But: They are not working. A hotspot is created but I cannot connect ...
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Getting best performance out of a virtual machine

Host Machine: Windows 8.1 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz 2.40 GHz RAM: 24GB System Type: 64 bit OS, x84 processor What I've been running as a virtual machine Windows 7 12GB Memory 2 ...
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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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ESXi 6 Trouble Running on Envy M6 Laptop

I am trying to run ESXI on my old ENVY M6 netbook/laptop. When it gets to the second stage of installing it goes to a purple screen. The error is 14, which i looked up and it seems like it means that ...
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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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Connect to FriendlyARM from fedora in Vmware

I have a pc with win8.1 . In my pc I have vmware10 that I install win7 and fedora21 on it. I bridge the network (my WIFI and VMnet1 and VMnet8 ). now I have internet over fedora, but when I write ...
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VMware ESXi doesnt work with vmxnet3 driver

I'm running an Ubuntu Server 14.04.01 on a VMware ESXi.It has two Ethernet ports with E1000 driver. I added one more Ethernet port with vmxnet3 driver on the server. When I do an iperf test on the ...
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What does changing VMware Workstation's BIOS's system time do?

When a vm in VMware Workstation starts booting, you can hit F2 to enter a virtual BIOS. By default, I think the system time is synchronized with the host clock. If you change the system time, what ...