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How to rename the “VMWare Shared Folder”? in OSX

In VMware Work Station when we share a folder by default it located at /Volumes/VMWare Shared Folder/folder_name how to change the "VMWare Shared Folder" folder name ? (rm failed because its not a ...
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VMware tools installed but not working

I've successfully installed VMwareTools-10.0.5-3228253.tar.gzon Kali Linux rolling release 2016.1 using this guide: https://github.com/rasa/vmware-tools-patches put ...
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Running 64-bit Virtual Linux on any AMD/Intel Chip without VT-X support

Am I correct in assuming that a 32-bit virtual machine will run on any AMD/Intel chips, but if I want to run 64-bit. The host machine has to be VT-X enabled for AMD and Intel?
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Ubuntu 15.10 Network Interfaces Name

I have just installed (fresh-installation) over VMware Workstation 10 an Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit virtual machine. Here, network interfaces names have been changed from 'ethX' to 'enXXXX'. My target is ...
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Vmware: resizing the /dev/sda

I wanted to resize /dev/sda My OS is on /dev/sda1 I am using vSphere client, I should stop my VM and resize the /dev/sda using the vSphere gui. Does making this could cause loss of data on ...
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Unable to run the pvcreate command

I am running Linux Ubuntu via VMWare. Currently it has been allocated a space of just 20 GB. I increased the same by 1 GB, on a trial basis. The new partition is named sda3 (screen shot of sudo parted ...
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VMWare in arch without DE or WM

I'm trying to run VMWare (or any graphical application for that matter) in fullscreen mode from the console. I don't want to install a Desktop Environment or Window Manager, or even a Display Manager ...
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OpenGL vendor is vmware

When I run glxinfo | grep -i opengl I get: OpenGL vendor string: VMware, Inc. OpenGL renderer string: Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.7, 256 bits) OpenGL core profile version string: 3.3 (Core ...
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Light distro for VM-Ware guest running under Windows [closed]

I am forced to work under Windows but I need to access to a Linux environment for multi-platform programming tests. I need a fully functional desktop environment, ready to use, git, emacs and classic ...
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Missing icons of desktop

I'm working on a virtual machine (vmware) with a Fedora 18 and something really weird happened there, that I can't solve. I use to switch from the virtual to my normal OS (Windows) using Alt+Tab. ...
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Opening a file with Atom causes Xvnc to crash

We have some CentOs 7 VDIs and this problem is only happening on one of them. Whenever the user tries to open a file on Atom (v1.3.1), the Xvnc crashes (segment fault) and kicks him out. This is what ...
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VMWare Centos 7 partition Bad magic number error

I've inherited a VM image so not 100% sure how initial disks were set up. I've attempted to extend my image by 10Gb following some basic instructions & adding a partition but can't seem to commit ...
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linux centos 7 - create delete accounts

I am running centos 7 as virtual machine through vmware, the default user was: unsername: osboxes.org password: osboxes.org I created new user (john), then removed osboxes.org along its home ...
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VMware Tools in Solaris 11 VM doesn't mount the host filesystem

I've installed Solaris 11.3 (from Oracle - sol-11_3-live-x86.iso) as a guest OS in my VMware Fusion (Ver 7.2) and then tried to install and build VMware Tools. Everything was fine besides two ...
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VMware auto-reboots on login

I have a Ubuntu 14 running on VMware on my Windows 10 Dell laptop. For the past few days I have been facing this problem. Whenever I try to login, it accepts my credentials loads the home page and ...
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Modifying /var files on guest OS using Kate from host OS

I am trying to modify files on my guest OS Ubuntu on VMware from my host OS Linux Mint 16. Using sshfs I mounted the directory using these commands: sudo modprobe fuse sudo adduser <username> ...
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How to disable ssh remote login using tcp wrapper [closed]

I want to use tcp wrapper to disable ssh remote login from a client on the server. How do I find out if sshd supports tcp wrapper and hence use it to disable ssh login?
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rsyslogd HUPed repeatedly

Noticing that for a VM box, getting in the logs that rsyslogd process gets HUPed. Finding no ideas except a few post in some forums saying this is for logrorate. Any ideas how to fix/troubleshoot ...
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WRITE SAME manually zero

With Debian 8 and VMware 6 I am seeing these logged quite a bit: WRITE SAME failed. Manually zeroing messages. Is this something to be concerned about? From searches, it seems its related to the 3.9 ...
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Install wireless usb on CentOS 7 (VMWare)

I am very new to Linux. I have installed CentOS 7 on a virtual machine using a windows host. I am wanting to install my USB wifi dongle so it can be used on the CentOS 7 guest. (My windows does not ...
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create an image that can be mounted in vmware from existing xubuntu 14.04 install using free software

I have spent 2 days researching/testing this and come up empty. I have 2 physical computers: 1) main pc is windows 7 with VMware. 2) other PC with xubuntu 14.04 (want to back this one up). I wish ...
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Conky wrong alignment at startup in Debian under VMware

When I start my Debian running inside a VMWare, the screen resolution for the login is a small square, like 800x600. After the login, the screen goes full 1680x1050. The result: Conky is ALWAYS ...
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Static IP settings not taking effect for hostonly network

I have a virtual machine with 3 NIC's. 2 are connected to a host only network. 1 is connected to the internet I statically assigned an IP address to one of the hostonly networks. When I run ip ...
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Unable to use VMWare Workstation 12

I found myself unable to use the VMWare Workstation 12 trial on Debian Stretch as well as on Ubuntu 15.10. It installs just fine, but when I attempt to start it, it simply does nothing, no error or ...
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Linux networking in VM ware

I have a doubt in Linux networking in VM ware. I have VM ware and i installed three Cent OS in them. I would like to network them all in a local LAN in VM ware itself. One among these three VM ...
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Kali crashing on boot after install? (VMWare Workshop 12 on Win8.1)

So I have my VMWare set up and working, I have a download of Kali as an ISO, I load it in the virtual machine software and give it 1.5Gb of memory and 30Gb of storage, both more than is needed I've ...
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CentOS7 on VMware: How to reach Docker service from Host

I want to access the guests docker services via browser with IP:port/service. For example, I'm running a RabbitMQ, which I want to check. Unfortunately I get a ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED, when trying to ...
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Fedora 20 VMware Setup “C Headers” Error?

On Fedora 20, VMware installed without any issues however upon running I was greeted with a prompt asking me to give the path for Kernal Headers (Version: 3.19.8-100.fc20.x86_64). I gave the path ...
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PXE-MOE : Existing ROM error

I am trying to install the debian-8.2.0-amd64 linux on vmware workstation 12 player but every time I tried, I am getting "PXE-MOE: Existing Intel ROM Operating system not found message".I changed the ...
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VMWare 12 keeps asking to install vmware tools on windows guest

I have installed windows 10 as guest in vmware player 12 on Linux host (Archlinux x64). When I run it, it asks to download and install the vmware tools 10. Problem #1: if I choose to download and ...
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Is not a valid path to the kernel headers?

Host - Windows 10 VMware - 11.1.2 Guest - CentOS 7 I installed kernel-headers using yum since during the installation of vmware-tools I get a message "Searching for a valid kernel header path... ...
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How to redirect sys log of ubuntu running on virtual machine to host?

I have ubuntu installed on my VM(Vmwarefusion - version 7) running on my Mac book Pro. I am actually doing kernel development by writing kernel modules on ubuntu. If have a kernel crash, sometimes my ...
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LSB: Raise network interface hang

When starting a Debian Jessie iso in VMWare, I sometimes find the VM won't startup reporting: A start job is running for LSB: Raise network interface A timer then loops forever counting seconds ...
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Allow multiple local servers to share a local domain

I'm wanting to set up multiple local servers in VMWare. For example, one web server, one file server, one openvpn server, etc. I would like to create a domain that works locally (e.g. ...
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ubuntu merge partitions not placed adjacent in vmWare

I am virtually running ubuntu on my macbook, and want to increase the size of my virtual hdd. The problem is though that the extra memory i have given it, is not allocated to the my main hdd. here ...
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Disable ubuntu unity launcher & panels when using vmware full screen

When I put a vmware workstation in fullscreen mode, I am unable to click on things on the left edge of the virtual machine because Ubuntu captures the clicks and opens up the corresponding application ...
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Why does systemctl start docker with different arguments

I'm running an instance of VMware's Photon distro, which uses systemctl. I want docker to use a TCP port so I can play with the REST API. I used 'systemctl stop docker' and the service stops. I ...
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trying to setup a vpn in kali linux but internet icon not working

I have recently installed kali linux 2.0 in VMware and been trying to setup a vpn. The tutorials available all point to the icon being clickable, hence opening the option of adding a vpn. Is my ...
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mass_dns: warning: Unable to determine any DNS servers. Reverse DNS is disabled

I'm using UBUNTU 14.04 as virtual machine on Windows using VMWARE , after logging I installed nmap but after trying to run nmap -sP 10.42.0.0 I get the following message mass_dns: warning: ...
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CentOS lock screen not unlocking

I have a centOS VM that when I lock the screen it will not let log me back in. I can enter my password as many times as I'd like, even try to "switch users" but the VM just ignores everything and ...
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How to add static route in Virtual Guest to reach Host network?

I have a Linux mint virtual machine running with public IP as 203.x.x.x with bridge mode Ethernet adapter whereas my physical machine IP Address is 145.17.x.x subnet. To access my physical PC's ...
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Nullpointer dereference crashes on large memory allocations on ESXi with Linux guests

I think, there should be some type of memory corruption. The problems happen mainly on processes allocating large amount of ram (especially browsers, and cc1plus). JVMs with intensive ram usage die ...
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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. ...