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Linux Virtual Machine Video Memory Configuration

I have 256MB of video memory assigned to an Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine. [ 2.642760] [drm] Maximum display memory size is 262144 kiB I am using the VMware graphics driver, which appears to ...
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Vagrant: Is it possible to use Vagrant with VMWare as a provider without paying?

I am learning Vagrant from scratch from a Udemy tutorial. I want to use my centos machine to install everything and run all from there, but they use VirtualBox and in my Centos machine (a dell ...
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How to prevent Pulseaudio to crash when I start a virtual machine from VirtualBox?

/!\ Update 2 Below - Pulseaudio is not the culprit, libpam-systemd does /!\ I've noticed that everytime I start a virtual machine from VirtualBox using gksu virtualbox %U, Pulseaudio do always crash. ...
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PKG slows down on FreeBSD installed on VirtualBox

Why pkg install is so slow that downloading and installing even nano takes about 2 min.? Every other commands works normal like on physical machine but pkg slows down too much that sometimes it's ...
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How to find IP of virtual machine?

If I have a VM (using VirtualBox, for instance) running inside my main OS; how can I identify the virtual interface and IP address (of the VM) from within the original (host) OS? I thought I could ...
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*REAL* zerofree equivalent for btrfs

is there any zerofree equivalent for btrfs ? and please don't give me sfill or cat /dev/zero >/tmp/file, this is not the same thing at all, be cause Zerofree finds the unallocated, non-zeroed blocks, ...
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An installation step failed! Kali Linux 2016.2 64 Bit

I'm getting an error while trying to install Kali Linux 2016.2 64 Bit in my VMware machine. An installation step failed. You can try to run the failing item again from the menu, or skip it and choose ...
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How can I run Linux in a VM on a Retina MacBook Pro in Hi-DPI mode?

I use a Retina MacBook Pro. I run Linux in virtual machines for development work. I occasionally use the Linux GUI directly in the virtual machine, but most of the time I ssh (with the -Y parameter) ...
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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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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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Error while installing Debian 7 on a virtual machine (Failure trying to run: chroot /target mount -t proc proc/proc)

I tried installing Debian wheezy on both Virtualbox and VMWare Player, but I incur everytime in the same error, Failure trying to run: chroot /target mount -t proc proc/proc. Debian is 7.6.0 amd64, ...
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RAM for Kali Linux 1.0.9 VMWare 32 bit (i486)

How much RAM is the Kali Linux 1.0.9 VMWare 32 bit (i486) pre-configured to use. I have been searching on Google and various sites and cannot find the answer. I have limited, slow internet and need to ...
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Wireless bridged networking in KVM. Why is it so complicated?

I've been using VirtualBox (and sometimes VMWare) for years and I've never had any problem with the virtual network adapters, no matter if the physical ones were wired or not. I also played some time ...
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How to make use of a real PCI modem in a Virtual Machine?

Is there a way where I can use my PCI modem in a virtual machine on an ubuntu 12.04 host box? I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the host and I want to use my PCI modem on a guest virtual machine. Can ...
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64bit VM host environment for debian linux similar to VMware player on Wintel?

I have an Intel Core Duo i3-2100 running a flavour of Debian. I understand Virtual Box is x86-only so is there any similar open source Virtualisation environment that can host images like VMware ...
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How to avoid 4 core limit for Ubuntu within VMWare?

I have Ubuntu installed as VM on my laptop. My laptop has quad core with HT technology making it 8 cores. Within Ubuntu VM I can only use max of 4 cores. What should I do so I can access all 8? ...
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How can I run `hackxor` inside VirtualBox?

I've found hacking game hackxor, but it's made for vmware. I don't have any experience with vmware and I don't want to install it in my machine. So I'd like to run hackxor inside VirtualBox if it ...