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Vmware Bridge - Guest Wifi to Host

Is it possible to create a bridge between the guest WLAN and the host? I would actually like to reach the host via WLAN as cabling is unfortunately not possible.
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How to resize LVM without data loss?

My lvm should be around 135GB but i see its only 74.5G how to increase it without data loss as my SDA is 150 GB . Im using VMware for virtualization
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Alsa-lib kernel options

I'm installing Qt to install KDE on my VMware LFS virtual machine. The BLFS guide says to do some kernel configurations appropriate for the hardware, but I don't know what things should I enable and ...
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How can I get wireless extensions?

When I type this command iwconfig in Kali Linux when I am root the output is lo no wireless extensions eth0 no wireless extensions
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Does my company able to know my traffic network in laptop with enterprise domain with fire eye software?

It's some difficult to explain but there i go, I have a laptop with Windows 10 on company's domain, agent Fire eye installed VMware Workstation already installed and i created a VM with Linux Mint I ...
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is it possible to know on which date and time resize2fs was activated on disk

we have rhel machine with disk sdb , and disk OS is sda before couple days - not sure about the time & date resize2fs was implemented on the disk sdb , so disk sdb expended from 20G to 40G is it ...
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I can't install a driver for the wifi adaptor on Kali Linux

I'm a new user of Kali Linux 2020.4 (Kernel 5.9.0-kali1-amd64) I bought a wifi USB adaptor TP-Link-TL-WN822N(eu) ver 5.2. Chipset is Realtek RTL8192EU. Right after installation of Kali Linux on VMWare ...
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Running ubuntu20.04 guest operating system crashes with error “The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system.”

I am running a virtual machine ubuntu 20.04 (5.11.0-051100-generic kernel) machine in vmware esxi server (6.5). While working with a python code which takes a connection to another machine and execute ...
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VGL Error: Could not open display :0 on VMware sVGA

The machine I am trying on uses VMware SVGA driver. I edited xorg.conf file, added the Option "AllowEmptyInitialConfiguration" "true" in the Device section, and also added true ...
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Black screens and logout on a Pureos virtual machine (Vmware)

I’m using PureOS on a virtual machine with Vmware Workstation 15 player. The installation seems to end properly but it actually stays in operation for a few minutes after which the screen becomes ...
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How to work with a file at mount drive when its size is bigger than root partition?

I am currently working on Google Colab. This is a jupyter notebook running inside a VM with 70 GB available to the user. I have mounted my Google Drive at /content/drive/MyDrive/ and created a folder ...
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vmware 16 on rhel8: compiler version mismatch

When I try to compile the kernel modules for vmware Workstation 16 on my rhel8 host, I get the following: > sudo /usr/bin/vmware-config.pl *snip* Your kernel was built with "gcc" version &...
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I can't deactivate wired ens33 on nmtui

I tried to Deactivate the cable ens33 in nmtui, and I get an error message NetworkManager TUI "Could not activate connection: Connection 'ens33' is not available on device ens33 because device is ...
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Activate multiple clients on rpc middleware

I made an rpc middleware using c. and I couldn't figure out how to activate multiple clients on the same server. I normally just type ./assign_server on one cmd window(assign is the name of the ...
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Unable to install rpcbind on Ubuntu 19.10. E: Failed to fetch error

I'm trying to make an application using rpc middleware and I had to install rpcbind but then I keep running to an issue: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to add 2560x1440 resolution in VMware?

I installed Manjaro using VMware. But I could not find 2560x1440 in the resolution list. How can I add it? Found some answers online. $ xrandr --newmode "2560x1440" 241.500 2560 2608 2640 ...
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Gedit doesn't work in Kali 2020

Kali 2020 doesn't come with gedit pre-installed. After installing with sudo apt-get install gedit and trying to run, I get an error message: ┌──(kali㉿kali)-[/root] └─$ gedit test.txt Unable to init ...
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How to resize a logical partition right after resize2fs

I am trying to extend the size of "partition 2" of a raw image (image.out). I can only use command line so gparted and other gui cannot be used. The following are the partitions: $ fdisk -l ...
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UUID number of the physical arch linux / root partition is not recognized by esxi 7

I'm trying to boot with esxi 7 the physical installation of arch linux,that I created on the disk /dev/sdc in efi mode,where sdc1 is the efi partition and sdc2 the root partition. In arch linux the ...
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Error: error finding vApp: [ENF] entity not found

I am trying to create the VM in vmware vcloud director 10 using terraform VCD provider. Version terraform { required_providers { vcd = { source = "vmware/vcd" version = &...
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Is it possible to install multiple boot linux OS's on a singular VM?

I was asked to test the possibility of installing 4 discrete OS's (Centos: 7.7, 7.8, 8.0, Ubuntu 18.4.4) on one VMware machine. Thing is, I cannot get beyond installation of two systems. By the third ...
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rhel + eth0: Detected Tx Unit Hang

Dear friends and college we have VM machines with rhel 7.2 version - 3.10.0-327.el7.x86_64 we noticed about the following messages ( from /var/log/messages ) e1000 0000:02:01.0 eth0: Detected Tx Unit ...
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Nagios core SNMP for VMware 6.7 [duplicate]

How to setups Nagios core SNMP configure for VMware vSphere 6.7. There is alarm trigger and pointing to snmp service option in VMware vcenter. Here I want to point to nagios core and monitoring. Can ...
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ZIP file not opening (corrupted)

I have been tasked with fixing a corrupted zipfile - the clue I have been given is to change its file header. I looked at the hex bytes using gHex and changed 50 4B 05 06 to 50 4B 03 04 but it's still ...
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VMware Player - Is it possible to set ram to be used by the guest only?

I am using the VMware player 16 on linux. I am pretty impressed with the graphics performance, but I have a major issue. I have used the gui to make 8GBs of ram available to the guest. But I still ...
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why free command say different from the real consuming memory

from our linux VM rhel 7.5 server with 126G memory we have strange memory behavior that consume all available memory as the following free -g total used free shared ...
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Extending LVM on an existing partition in vmware environment

I am trying to extend a logical volume size of a partition in a vmware environment. The VM originally was configured with a single 60 GB HDD and partitions look like as follows: lsblk NAME ...
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how to disable the memory ballooning from OS linux side instead to disable it from Vsphere side

on our rhel 7.2 VM server we have the following memory details # free -g total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 38 32 0 ...
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Kali stucks and freezes while using in Vmware workstation 16

I have installed kali linux 2020.3 latest and parrot os 4.10 security on VMware workstation 16. I am able to run parrot os without any problems but kali linux boots well and while i am using ,it ...
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VMWare CentOS 6 Guest OS IP address is on a different network

Good day. I am not sure if "network" is the right terminology but my Windows PC and VMWare Guest OS has a different network address. Windows PC: 192.168.3.x CentOS 6 Guest: 192.168.239.x On ...
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Error triying get static ip working like dhcp show

I have the following situation: Sorry for img but i dont have any way to copy text from console in VM running. I have configured a virtual machine with VMware, the host is Windows 10 and the guest ...
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How to refresh scsi_hosts

On one of my ESX VM, I have 12 disks below is the LSSCSI output [0:0:1:0] disk VMware Virtual disk 2.0 /dev/sda [0:0:2:0] disk VMware Virtual disk 2.0 /dev/sdb [33:0:0:0] ...
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Trying to change kali username, user is currently used by process

On a VMware Workstation Player VM, I have been trying to change my default user account name "kali". The command I tried was usermod -l newname kali. But it gives me the error usermod: user ...
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Unable to run VMware on RHEL 8 after signing vmmon and vmnet

After installing RHEL 8 with the required libraries and signed vmmon & vmnet, then imported the mok I am still unable to run a virtual machine in VMWare Workstation (the same goes for VMWare ...
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I am trying to share folders between linux and windows on vmware

I am using Vmware(Linux) and HostPC(windows) I have wanted to share folder between them. specifically want to edit in windows environment and run in linux. my shared folder location on linux is /home/...
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qme convert 1.7 GB raw file to 192 KB(!) vmdk

I want to convert a raw file, wich was created with dd from the sda-data, to a .vmdk file to use it in ESXi. In short, I want to virtualize an old Suse 10.3 system as a VM. On the Suse 10.3 system I ...
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Installing Vmware horizon client using Wine

I am trying to install VMware Horizon client 5.4.3 using Wine in my Fedora 29 system. When I am opening with the .exe file with Wine its opening and promoting to install .Net 4.5 version after I press ...
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xfs_repair /dev/sdb + could not find valid secondery superblock

we have rhel 7.2 machine , and machine is VM type since one of the machines disk failure,we performed xfs_repair /dev/sdb ( in single user mode ) finally after 1 hour we get the following message ...
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Peppermint OS Can't drag and drop to terminal?

I have been using ubuntu quite a while. Drag and drop allowed me to get the path to the terminal which is so convenient. Peppermint OS doesn't seem to have this functionality. Why can't I drag and ...
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increase /var partition by adding few disks

Before one year I extend the /var on the redhat 7.x server as the following from 100G to 200G notes: a. VG-A is the VG b. server is VM server c. file-system is XFS procedure: 1. pvcreate /dev/sdb 2. ...
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Kali Linux login loop, ran out of disk space - can't update anything

I am currently running kali linux on VMware, I recently ran out of space and i decided to make a shared folder between my windows 10 host so i could get all the files i want to keep before wiping kali....
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How to convert a sda image (SuSE 10.3) to a valid vdmk-file (VMware VM )?

How to convert a sda image (SuSE 10.3) to a valid vdmk-file (VMware VM )? I have created with "dd" comand an image from the "sda" on a running SuSE 10.3 computer. Now I want to ...
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LVM stripe configuration and external/VM snapshot could cause issue?

I was thinking to migrate a single virtual machine, CentOS 8, with a lot of data to a software raid configuration with 4x LVM striped disks to improve performance. The virtual machine is on top of ...
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Create VM from template , Hostname issue

I created a VM from RHEL ISO Fle, and followed some steps to cleanup nic details and also inserted a systemd script to create machine id. Converted VM to template, However when i spin a new VM with ...
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Gateway is reachable from the vm but the other machines in the network are not reachable (Destination host is not reachable)

I'm pretty new in the field of virtualization. I'm using esxi to manage my virtual machines. I have 2 networks, one is the local network with the gateway 192.168.0.1 and the other is the main network ...
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Unable to run Virtual Machines on VMware Player, getting a “waiting for connection” error

I am getting the following error, at the end I'll upload the logs as well. Here's some information about my host machine Linux 5.7.0-kali1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.7.6-1kali2 (2020-07-01) x86_64 GNU/...
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Getting Input/Output error whenever trying to interact with LUN mounted through VMWare

This is on RHEL 7.7, where I'm trying to mount a LUN through VMWare. The Disk shows up in /dev as /dev/sdb/ but any interaction with it returns Cannot open /dev/sdb: Input/Output error. Previous ...
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Build a Dual-Boot VIRTUAL Machine in VMWare Fusion

I was presented an interesting puzzle by a student who wants to build a VM image for VMware that can dual-boot Windows 10 and some version of Linux. (Right now he's using RedHat but he's not tied to ...
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RHEL 7.6 maipo Kickstart installation

Update : Managed to bypass 1. docker error, currently working on the #2 "Storage Configuration failed: Unable to allocate requested partition scheme" message Junior engineer here and at my ...
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Where to find the shared folder in Kali Linux?

I use Kali Linux as a virtual machine in VMware Workstation Player with Windows 10 Home as host. The Player has the option to pick a Windows folder to be used as a shared folder. I set this up, it ...

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