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Launch VMWare virtual machine from another host

I have a triple-booting PC with Windows 10, Ubuntu 16.04 and Kali Linux 2016.1. I have installed VMWare 12.1 on Kali, which runs several VMs. Every VM's files are stored on an external HDD reachable ...
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VMWare Workstation VMs Change IP Address without powering on

my home router changed and now new gateway is 192.168.1.254 and i see no way to change it to 192.168.1.1 I changed my physical machines to use 192.168.1.254 as the new gateway now I have around 200+ ...
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Suse Enterprise Server 12 - Resize Root partition

I have a Suse Enterprise Server 12 installed on a VMware server, I want to be able to increase the root volume, ideal I would like to be able to set it to auto expand. below is the layout. df -h ...
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Create VMDK from DMG file [on hold]

I have been trying to follow your instructions some years back on creating a VMDK from a DMG file. I get to the point where your guide says: quote 6. Then make a linked vmdk via ./vmware-...
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CPU stolen time by VMware Guest SDK does not match CPU ready time

I'm using the VMware Guest SDK library to figure out the CPU ready time of the virtual machine running my application. According the VMware documentation, the method VMGuestLib_GetCpuStolenMs of the ...
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Migrating a windows 8 partition into vmware on ubuntu

So currently, on my laptop, I have ubuntu 14.10 and windows 8 installed, and I dual boot (99% of the time, into the ubuntu partition). I was wondering if there's a way to "move" the windows 8 ...
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Windows XP guest VM on Windows 10 host with GPU and audio

I am attempting to run a Windows XP guest VM on a Windows 10 host, with GPU acceleration and audio. This is so that I can convert a really old XP computer with really old installed games into a VM, ...
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kali linux stuck in log in after veil-evasion install

I am running kali(4.3.0-amd64) guest in vmware.I need veil-evasion whose prerequities is wine32(if u don't know then just say it is an emulator to run window app). The prorblem i'm facing is after ...
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What to do wine32 installation breaks my kali guest and prevent login?

I am running kali(4.3.0-amd64) guest in vmware.I need veil-evasion whose prerequities is wine32(if u don't know then just say it is an emulator to run window app). The prorblem i'm facing is after ...
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How to install Arch Linux to laptop Harddrive from Virtual Machine (VMWare)

I have my laptop's HD in my PC. I want to install it without any issues to work on the laptop. For example, things like assuming the wrong hardware or putting grub on my PC. For one thing: My PC's ...
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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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2012_r2 DC VM Guest OS stops responding

I am experiencing problem on our DC which is a VM hosted inside ESXi 5.5. Upon checking on the event logs I'm seeing this error before the DC stops responding, in which in return I need to restart ...
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VMware failing to start network interfaces (vagrant)

On some routers, vagrant up fails with the following error (or similar, the vmnet* number might change): Vagrant failed to start the VMware network interfaces! The output of the failed command, if ...
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Unable to traceroute from RSA Authentication Manager to Windows Host Machine

I'm setting up my virtual environment for a virtual machine like this, Problem : Here, I need to test, whether my windows host browser and the RSA AM VM is able to connect or not. Try: For this ...
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Apache Startup Failure

I am using vm ware and have installed xampp. While I start apache, it shows this: 2:42:36 PM [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly. 2:42:36 PM [Apache] This may be due to a blocked ...
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git clone fatal: 'origin' does not appear to be a git repository for VMware vmhgfs share

I'm getting this "fatal: 'origin' does not appear to be a git repository" error while doing git clone (go get) . $ git clone https://github.com/andybalholm/cascadia /path/to/Go/src/github.com/...
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Windows 10 task manager shows 0% cpu under vmware

I am running Windows 10 under VMWare Workstation Player 12.0.1 (Windows 10 is the guest, Ubuntu 15.10 is the host). When I run task-manager, it always shows that the cpu utilization is 0%, regardless ...
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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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Can't change TCP/IPv4 settings on windows 10

As I am trying to change my wireless IPv4 or DNS IP address, everything goes well until I click OK. The adapter window pops up this error: "An unexpected condition occurred. Not all of your requested ...
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Export libvirt VM to vmx (howto generate virt-image)

To convert from vmware to libvirt, I'd do: virt-convert myvm.vmx -o virt-image IMAGE.XML virt-image IMAGE.XML but how do I create an image descriptor from a libvirt domain to be able to reverse the ...
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In Windows 10, how can you get VMware Horizon View to maximize to only one monitor?

VMware Horizon View (for VDI) does not behave like other Windows applications - if you have a second monitor attached and you click the maximize button, it maximizes across all available screens (ie ...
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Shrink a VM hardisk size

I have a giant VM (Ubuntu 14, ext4) which takes about 150GB. I've did some cleaning up and I'd like to shrink this VM to take about 60GB. I've used gparted live CD to redistribute the partitions, and ...
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Sharing and sync multiple VMs with one image on server

I'm building a complex system for my research team. I thought it through a dozen of times an I'm still not sure how to execute it. I'll present my idea and I'd like to hear your suggestions for a ...
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How do I repair a VMWare Disk file?

I have a copy of Ubuntu 16.04 (guest) running in VMWare Workstation (11.1.3 build-3206955) on Windows 7 (host). I recently was working and received the following message. The operation on file "C:...
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Backup multiple virtual machines and save backups to host

I have linux centos server with multiple ( 10 ) virtual machines running on vmware. Is it possible to make backup on database and specific directory on each virtual machine via script and cronjob on ...
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VMWare does not connect to remote server

I currently have a Windows 7 Professional OS running on my laptop. I have the Vshpere Client 6.0 running on it. I installed the server OS through the Vsphere Client. While in the office, I can ...
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Multiple Monitors while running Ubuntu on VM Ware, with Windows Host

I've re-installed VM Ware Tools (following instructions from here Ubuntu 15.10: multiple monitors do not work within VMware). I've also tried following this https://pubs.vmware.com/workstation-10/...
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Dismiss low disk space prompt (Suspend, Power Off, Continue)

I'm running a Windows 7 virtual machine under VMware Fusion 5. The VM is out of disk space, and I'm getting the following prompt: The prompt says: VMware Fusion has paused this virtual machine ...
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VMware Tools for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial

Anybody knows how to get VMware Tools working for the latest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial? I've been using the patches from here for my Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid, which works fine. But not any more for ...
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VMWare Invisible Mouse Pointer

When I work remotely and remote desktop from my WinXP machine to a Win7 box everything is fine. When I launch a virtual machine from within that Win7 box and use my mouse pointer it is invisible ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 VMware with BSOD error 0xF4

I moved VM from one machine to another, now Im getting 0xF4 error. Below is the Dump. Can anyone help me what I can do to fix it? Thanks! Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 10.0.10586.567 AMD64 ...
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Merging of VMDK files to Single VMDK - Diskname or some other argument is missing

Hi I would like merge vmdk files into one single file. I use vmware-vdiskmanager. I tried used this cmd C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager -r C:\Users \Mike\...
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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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Protecting Virtual machine from being copied to other hosts

I'm deploying a web application on a linux server (ubuntu) on virtual machine (In VMWare ESX 5.1 and the host machine is Windows) I need to protect the entire application and guest OS from being ...
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VMWare shared folders disconnected by default

Shared folders on a guest VM are displaying the disconnected logo by default on each logon. If I double-click on the folder it connects (or changes the logo). How can I make it enabled by ...
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Bridging my VM with an OpenVPN adapter

Beginner user here,I start to slowly learn about networks, virtual machines and so. Here is my set up. I have a host system, running Windows 8.1. On my host system is installed OpenVPN, with a ...
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Virtual Network adaptor which is always online

I'm not exactly sure how to word this, so please forgive me for lame wording. My situation is this: I have 2 identical docking stations, one at home and one at work. I run VMware Workstation 12, and ...
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Grub boot loader not detecting Android X86 5.1 RC1 NTFS file system

I'm trying to install Android X86 5.1 RC1 on VMware workstation. so far the Android OS boots up when I choose "boot to the Android 5.1" instead of "reboot" directly at the end of the instal, but when ...
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Mounting virtual USB storage device for use in VMs

I am looking for ways to mount a virtual USB storage device (containing some of my files) to several VMs (running Windows 7 and XP) on VMware. So far, I have tried using ImDisk. ImDisk is capable of ...
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VMware - Bridging a Network Connection with a Fixed IP in 169 Range

I have a virtual machine running that I wish to connect to a physical piece of hardware via an Ethernet connection from the host machine. This piece of hardware requires a specific IP address to be ...
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How to reach VMware host from guest without changing IP address all the time

I have no trouble accessing my VMware host from the guest (as covered here, for example). That's easy. But once I've set up my (Windows) guest's hosts file to point to my (OS X) host's IP address, ...
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Is it possible to activate a Windows 10 Pro virtual machine on the same keyed host?

I've built a couple computers for my kids, and naturally they want to play MineCraft and whatever other games. So, we purchased full versions of Windows 10 Pro. I don't really have time to "manage" ...
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How to restore ubuntu backup?

I try to find a solution for my problem. I spent 3 days working, searching on this. My story: In 2010, i had installed ubuntu and windows 7. After half a year i made a backup with Acronis Boot CD, ...
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How do I restore the operating system using Acronis?

I have made a backup using Acronis 2010. And I've tested it on vmware. And I'm having problems booting up the dual boot vm. After restoring from the .tib file. What do I do?What other software that ...
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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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Small installed footprint Linux distro with X and Browser

I'm looking for a modern Linux distro that can be installed on a very small VM image (2GB or less, prefer 1GB) that contains X-Windows and enough to run browser (like Firefox). I thought this topic is ...
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Why is it taking so much time to generate gpg keys inside VMware?

I am running ubuntu inside VMware on windows. When I try gpg --gen-keys it gives the usual Not enough random bytes available. Please do some other work to give the OS a chance to collect more entropy!...
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VMware Player cannot start a suspended VM from an SMB shared drive, says “Failed to lock the file”

I have a VMware Player VM located in a remote shared folder that resides on a Linux server. On the server side I have set up my file access permissions to the user ID used to open the shared folder, ...
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Can Virtual Box/VMware infect the host PC when testing Cryptolocker?

Can cryptolocker encrypt the host PC if I test it on a Virtual Machine? Currently I am using 'NAT' as my network type or whatever...
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how to Increase VM disk without reboot on Linux redhat 6.x + LVM

I increased the second disk in VM machine from the VSphere client GUI as the following: By right click on the machine --> edit settings --> hard disk2 --> increase the disk from 1G to 2G Then I ...