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Ubuntu 14.04 VM resizing in VMWare fusion 7 whenever a terminal is opened?

On a computer at work, we have a virtual machine running that resizes the whole VMWare window whenever you launch a new CLI terminal window within the VM. Any ideas how to fix it? It's quite annoying. ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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How to enable Adobe Connect screen sharing

I'm using Adobe Connect 9.1 for the meetings and I often have to demonstrate something from my Linux Mint 17.2 machine. Unfortunately, Adobe Connect AddIn doesn't support screen sharing on Linux. It ...
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What does this find error mean: “find: stat() error /hgfs: Operation not applicable”?

When I use the find command on Solaris 10, I get the following error message: find: stat() error /hgfs: Operation not applicable What does this error mean? NOTE: the output from mount: $ mount -v ...
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How to direct host's browser to guest VM?

Host - Windows 7 Guest - CentOS 7 I have set up a CentOS VM using VMware Player. I can now connect to the internet (ping google.com, install packages using yum are all successful) after changing the ...
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How to connect CentOS virtual machine (on VMware) to the internet?

I have set up VMware and installed a minimal CentOS (my laptop's OS is Windows 7). But cannot connect to the internet. Eventually I tried following this guide but still no luck. Trying to ping a ...
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Using raw physical hard disk in virtual machine, with smart capability and true model number seen

Is it possible to add an entire physical hard disk to a VM, and inside the VM see the hard disk for what it truly is? In VMware Workstation 11.1, if I add a hard disk choosing SCSI, with "Use a ...
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Convert VMWare virtual machine to .ISO

I have a virtual machine with the extension .vmwarevm. The OS is Ubuntu 15.04 Mini 64-bit. I have no GUI, just command line interface. I looked up a couple of tools like remastersys but had no luck. ...
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Ubuntu mini won't recognize my touchpad on VMWare

I installed Ubuntu Mini 15.04 64-bit with Gnome desktop on VMWare Fusion. My trackpad from my Mac doesn't work on it. Do I need to install something for it to work? It's really annoying navigating ...
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Turn .vmwarevm into .iso

I was wondering if anyone knows how to take the .vmwarevm and the files inside it and turn it into an .iso. I searched on Google but haven't found anything. It would be amazing if the .iso can ...
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Unable to send email using mailx in Light ubuntu vmware

I am getting the following error while trying to send an email using mailx command used: uuencode Final_report.html $(date +"%Y-%m-%d")_report.html |mailx -s "Test of monthly report from ...
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dhcp3-server and strange DNS/NTP servers

I have problem with dhcp3-server 3.1.1-6+lenny4. My dhcp-server sends "strange" IPs for DNS and NTP servers in DHCP ACK despite configuration which doesn't have those IPs. In ACK packet we can see the ...
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Linux NFS server with two network connections to three systems

I am setting up two new VMWare hosts and will also be adding a Linux (Probably Ubuntu but maybe CentOS) NFS Storage server as the shared storage for these hosts. I would like to connect them directly ...
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I can't get an interface up in CentOS. I get the interface has a different MAC address than expected

Device eth0:1 has a different MAC address than expected, ignoring." I cp ifcfg-eth0 ifcfg-eth0:1. I used the vi editor and changed the MAC address on eth0:01 My set up is a CentOS 6.6 VMware guest ...
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Scanning SCSI_HOST: Environment: VMWARE Workstation, VM OS RHEL 7.0

After the adding the new HDD through settings in VMWARE workstation, the sdx are discovered through scanning the SCSI_Host. My question is that, in the following command how I can include globbing. ...
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Why does this bash fork bomb not work on my RHEL VM?

I'm running a RHEL 6.5 VM in a VMware ESXi environment and accessing it through the vSphere Web Client virtual console (in my browser). I wanted to crash this machine on purpose and executed :(){ ...
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VMWare Workstation Shared folders on Arch/Linux kernel 4.x still not working?

I just installed up arch x64 running on BIOS configuration using vmware workstation 11.1. Everything is fine and working as intended except vmware shared folders feature. I have been continuously ...
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How to configure Ubuntu 12.04 VM to use physical serial port on host

I am trying to configure a Ubuntu 12.04 VM to use a physical serial port on the host. When configuring the serial port in vSphere, I am presented with two options – uart0 and uart1. From what I can ...
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How to restrict a VMWare linux from distribution?

How to restrict a VMWare Linux from distribution, e.g. restrict the copy and move to another computer? In a case, I have sold a specific VMWare Linux (which contains a specific software) to someone ...
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Finding cd/dvd drive iso pickup location in esx VM using perl VI toolkit

I am using perl for managing my VM's in esx using VMWare's perl VI toolkit. I need to find the path of iso image to which cd/dvd drive is currently pointing to in datastore.
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Find out the changes in virtual OS when copping it

I have installed CentOs 5 by means of VMware in a computer named "computer_A". Now I have copied this virtual OS files (I mean VMware files) from "computer_A" to another computer named "computer_B". ...
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Restrict VM Linux installed on a computer to run in another one [closed]

My host OS is Windows. Using VMWare I installed an image of Linux CentOS 5. In this VM I have installed a software named "mySoft". I want to sell the VM to one person to run only on his computer. ...
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extract information about vmware host from within the guest

I have virtual machine (guest) running inside VMware Hypervisor (host). The guest is running Debian and has vmware tools installed How can I extract as much information as possible about the host, ...
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Moved CentOS VM From One Server To Another; Networking Issues

I was running a CentOS box on a VMware server and I had to move it off to another server. Since booting up on the new server, I have been experiencing networking issues. On boot, I receive the ...
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vmware.service hangs during shutdown

On Arch Linux, since a few system updates (unfortunately I cannot say which ones), vmware.service hangs during shutdown / reboot. I discovered that if I manually stop that service (systemctl stop ...
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How to mount VMware-tools cdrom inside a VM

I know this should be easy, but I'm having a hell of a time figuring out where the vmware tools cdrom is (for instance it's not /dev/cdrom) and so I can't figure out how to mount it. I'm on Kali ...
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dm-0: WRITE SAME failed. Manually zeroing. Centos 7.1 on VmWare ESXI 5.5

I've got a error when system start on 2 VM's. dm-0: WRITE SAME failed. Manually zeroing. OS: CentOS 7.1 VmWare ESXI 5.5 1-st VM has LSI Logic Parallel type for SCSI controller on HDD Datastorage. ...
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macvtap on vmware's VM

Does macvtap bridging between VMWARE's VMs? My application works over VMWARE VM and should handle traffic from the net. I'm trying to use macvtap for that purpose: ip link set dev eth1_index promisc ...
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openstack with VMware hypervisor

We have openstack running and we added VMware hypervisour but getting error in Nova nova.compute.monitor.virt.cpu_monitor[-] Not all properties needed are implemented in the compute driver
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Map a Linux VM's block device to its vmdk file on the vmware datastore

For development and staging purposes, I must frequently create clones of individual virtual harddisks (vmdk container) and move/deploy them into some other system. While I have been able to hack a ...
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VMware and kernel 4.0

I'm trying to install VMware in Elementary OS freya updated with kernel 4.0 but it doesn't start. The error suggests incompatibility with kernel 4.0. How can I solve this?
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How can I find how much RAM are VMware Player VMs using on Linux?

I am running Debian Jessie 64-bit on a computer with 8 GB of RAM. This is my memory usage according to htop(with a fairly large Firefox session) before starting a guest VM that has 4 GB allocated. ...
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How to extend filesystem partition on Ubuntu VM?

I'm running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 as a VM on a mac with vmware fusion. I'm getting space warning issues and now want to expand from 20GB to 200GB. I powered off the VM and on the vmware side ...
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How is resolv.conf maintained when there are two network cards?

I have a Debian Wheezy VMware virtual machine guest with two network cards. One is in bridged mode and has access to the internet. The other is in host-only mode and does not. Some process, perhaps ...
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General way of debugging vmware mouse issues in X11

I run a virtual vmware archlinux installation, and constantly have problems with mouse grab/ungrab. At some point it was fixed by commenting out pointer lines in 10-evdev config, but on every update ...
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How do I figure out what's freezing up my machine?

I am running Arch on this machine: 3.40GHz i7 hexacore (4930K) 16GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM 2xSamsung 840 EVO SSDs in Raid0 (using BTRFS raid) When I run VMware on my Arch with a few VMs (2 ...
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Prioritize virtual machine bandwidth

I installed a Windows Server 2012 virtual machine (VM Ware Workstation) on my Debian server that I rented (to which I have SSH access only, and which is in another city with over 1 GB bandwidth) to ...
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Restricting / disabling linux disk buffering in a virtual machine

Is there an intelligent way how to restrict buffering/caching in a Linux system and to make it writing on disk more or less continuously? I am asking because I am running several Linux virtual ...
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Problem runing vmPlayer on fedora 21

First of all: Hello :) And then: After install the program and execute vmPlayer request the kernel headers to recompile it (I guess), after that vmP install the virtual network device, at this point ...
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How can I increase my hard drive space for a kali 1.0.6 linux 32-bit virtual machine [closed]

How can I increase my hard drive space for a kali 1.0.6 linux 32-bit virtual machine running on a mac using vmWare Fusion. I was in the process of installing several android sdk's and realized my ...
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“No volume groups found” after running vgdisplay

I am trying to expand my primary partition to use the extra disk space I have added in my VMWare virtual machine. I have been able to add the disk space, partition the extra space into an LVM ...
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Getting TP-Link TL-WN722N to work with Kali

I am trying to get the TP-Link TL-WN722N USB WIFI adapter to work with Kali Linux in VMWare Player. I was able to get it to work outside a VM in Elementary OS (Ubuntu based) by following the ...
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Centos cannot ping default gateway

I want to give static ip of both my windows server and linux server but when I do this then my default gateway shows Destination Host Unreachable in linux when I ping it in linux. my windows server ...
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How can I extend VMware Partition on Centos 7 using GParted?

I've a problem with increasing a partition from 20GB to 120GB, VMDK file. Here is what I've done: using vmware-diskmanager to increase vmdk file from 20 GB - 120 GB. It's ok. download and boot from ...
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How is VMware based on UNIX?

I am studying a course of Operating Systems, and I have just read the textbook saying that UNIX became the basis for Apple's MacOS X, Linux, VMware, and Google Android. What? ... It surprised ...
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Sharing folders between VMWare 7.1.1 and Mac OS X using open-vm-tools

I didn't have any luck sharing my OS X 'Downloads' folder with a Fedora guest Linux OS using the VMWare tools (see my earlier question) . I came across this solution (with 8 up-votes) for Ubuntu that ...
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Cannot share folders betwen Mac OS X based VMWare 7.1.1 and Guest Fedora 21 system

I would like to share my Mac OSX 'Downloads' folder. I set this up as a shared folder in vmware settings. Currently, although I made a folder at mnt/hgfs/Downloads, it does not have the contents of ...
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How to mount sdb directly or using LVM partitions on sda?

I am new to LVM and VM yet, and I need to be able to access sdb like /mybackup/ 1 - should I have sdb1 created then mount? 2 - should I mount sdb as whole disk without LVM? 3 - create lvm and than ...
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Need help selecting networking option in VMware workstation

I am a complete noob in this area, so I really need help and advice. I am trying to setup something like a VPS on my computer. What I will do is: 1) Install vmware workstation on my computer 2) ...
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Install Wmware tools on Debian

I can't copy/paste from Vmware virtual machine with 32-bit Debian inside of it to my Windows 8. I decided to install VM tools. After mounting the VM media to /media/cdrom0 I got the contents : ...