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Clear library list from VMware via console

I'm currently working on an automatic system that uses VMware for some checks. For each check I'm create a new VM but I deleted it after the test was successful. My problem is now that VMware don't ...
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VMware Linux Crashed, Cannot Boot

I accidentally plugged out the external HDD while the virtual machine is still running, when I plugged it in again the system show message as follow: Generating "run/initramfs/rdsosreport.txt" ...
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Is it possible to install a Linux distribution on a VM remotely?

I have access to a VM with CentOS. I connect to it using "ssh". I want to install Linux Kali: Can I make the installation via ssh? What would be the steps? Thank you
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How can I allow write permissions in shared folder in vmware?

I added a shared folder in my virtual machine running Windows 10. However I cannot save files in the shared folder from software like Word. I guess is a permissions rights problem because the message "...
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Cannot Get CentOS 8 to go Full Screen in VMware Workstation

I cannot seem to get CentOS 8 to run full screen in VMware Workstation. Additionally, there doesn't seem to be an appropriate resolution under display settings. I've tried uninstalling and re-...
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Putty's terminal freezes during windows share accessing just after resuming VM after suspending

My system is Oracle Linux 7.4 VM on VMWare Workstation 14 I have the next record in my /etc/fstab: //someip/someshare /mnt/temp cifs rw,user=someuser,password=somepassword 0 0 After the system ...
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What are these “host” directories?

I'm using Oracle Linux 7.6, which is a distribution based on RHEL 7.6. The following testing should be the same on RHEL 7.6 or other RHEL 7.6 based distributions. I'm running the Oracle Linux 7.6 ...
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Redhat Multiple Install Disks?

I am trying to install from USB RHEL 4. My supervisor gave me 4 ISO files to use. When I practice using a VM client (using VMware workstation player), it asks for Disk2, but how can I access it? I ...
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VMware iso not found

I'm trying to install Windows 10 using VMware and the iso continues to not be found. I am running Ubuntu 18 and have installed VMware from their website. It is the 15th edition. I have a Windows 10 ...
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direct lan wire to linux guest on 2 socket lan mainboard

My mainboard is Z170x-UD5 so my mainboard has: 2x Intel® GbE LAN chips (10/100/1000 Mbit) Question is: Can I setup one of my lan adapters to bypass the host OS(windows10) and supply internet directly ...
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VMware Workstation guests NAT adapters always got the same IP address

I'm on Windows and created three Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop virtual machines using VMware Workstation. This is my NAT and custom host-only network configuration. This is my guest VM's network adapters. As ...
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VMWare shared folder: hgfs missing

I am trying to share folders from my host Windows system with my VMWare Ubuntu 32 bit guest system. I have open-vmware-tools installed. VMWare Tools does not synchronize guest time with host. Sharing ...
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“Please insert CentOS disk 2 to continue” error on VMware

I am trying to install CentOS on VMware, I download CentOS-5.3-x86_64-bin-1of7.iso. But in the middle of the installation I'm getting Please insert CentOS disk 2 to continue, here a screenshot:
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Expose VNC port when building via VMWare Workstation

I am performing a remote headless build on a Ubuntu 16.04.05 server using packer. When the build starts, I get the informative message vmware-iso: The VM will be run headless, without a GUI. If you ...
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Linux Guest in VMware Workstation: How to map NIC in Guest OS to different VMnet?

Update Please take note that this question has nothing to do with Renaming my wlan network interface That question doesn't have anything to do with VMware Workstation My Question is related to ...
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Installing VMWare Tools

I am trying to install VMWareTools 9.6.5-270 on my freshly downloaded Linux Mint 19 from OSBoxes. I am running it inside VMWare Workstation 10.0.7 build-2844087 Like many online, I cannot get past ...
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Why can't I use DVD drive to install in KVM? [closed]

Summary I'm currently training for RHCSA. I have to install few servers with KVM. I'm unable to select the DVD drive to install the OS (greyed out). While I can install by other means, I'm curious ...
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Check for VMX Unrestricted Guest IA-32e required by VMware Workstation 14?

Is there a way, without installing vmware, to check from within Linux for the presence of "VMX Unrestricted Guest" support which is a requirement for VMware Workstation 14?
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What is the right thing to install: open-vm-tools or vmware binary?

We have machines running Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7.x. We are not sure what is the best thing to do with regards to VMware support. We have two options install open-vm-tools (from Red Hat) ...
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syslogs getting spammed with 'context mismatch in svga_sampler_view_destroy'

I'm running a Debian (Gnome) distro on a VMWARE Workstation 12. The linux syslogs are getting spammed with: gnome-settings-daemon.desktop[1411]: context mismatch in svga_sampler_view_destroy ...
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How do I stop /etc/resolv.conf being repeatedly reset to point to 192.168.33.2?

On a windows host, I have two virtual guests on vmware workstation14. I have configured two adapters ens33 and ens37 for those guests, NAT and host only respectively. The vnet adapter for NAT on the ...
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DNS for guest VMs

On my Windows 10 pc (host) i have installed couple of guest VMs. The router provides dhcp and dns services to the host. If i want to configure DNS server on one of the guest VMs which would act as the ...
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host not pinging guest VM [closed]

on a Win10 host i have a CentOS7 guest VM running on VMWARE Worstation14. To meet my requirement, i have configured two v-adapters. ens33 - NAT -- dhcp'ed IP to have internet access for the VM (192....
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What might cause the file system to go read only under vmware workstation?

I have been using various flavors of Linux (ubuntu, debian, and Kali) under VMware Workstation, running Windows 10 as the host, and have been experiencing the file systems of the guest OS's going "...
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Connection error using SUSE/Windows with VMware

I'm trying to run a SUSE Linux VM in a Windows 10 host using VMware Workstation 12 Player. I set up a host-only connection between Linux and Windows with a static IP in Linux. Problem is that the ...
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Trying to run VMWare on Xubuntu Desktop 16.04 (Kernel Header Missing Error)

My goal: To successfully run VMware on my Xubuntu Desktop 16.04. My problem: After almost completing the entire installation of 'VMware-Workstation-Full-12.5.6-5528349.x86_64.bundle'I can't get past ...
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Can we make snapshot to the physical machine? [closed]

All we know we can snapshot(store the current system and disk information) the VM in the VMware workstation easily. But I don't know if we can snapshot to the physical machine (CentOS 7.2). Or use ...
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How to load Alpine Linux backed up configuration on boot?

I am running Alpine Linux by using the alpine-standard-3.6.2-x86_64.iso image on VMWare Workstation 12.5.5. Following this guide I've been able to configure, among others, root password, keyboard ...
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CentOS 7 on VMware workstation 12 not connecting to connected internet?

I've been trying to connect to internet on CentOS 7 installed virtually on VMWare Workstation 12 and I tried all the network adapters Bridged, NAT, Host-Only, Customs in the setting but nothing seems ...
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VMWare error with Kali Linux

I have installed Kali Linux 2017.1 x64 in VMware Workstation Pro 12.5.6 along with the VMware tools (Is that the culprit?). My host is Windows 10 Creators Update 1703 build 15063.322 I have been ...
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Lumify installation with error in vagrant as The box 'nrel/CentOS-6.6-x86_64' could not be found

I am trying to install lumify in my vmware workstation as follows. $ cd lumify $ git clone https://github.com/lumifyio/lumify.git $ cd lumify/lumify $ vagrant up demo after running last step vagrant ...
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Cannot connect USB device to VMware Workstation 12.5

I want to have the USB HDD at /dev/sdc accessible to VMware Workstation 12.5 (Manjaro Linux host). Workstation 12 Pro Documentation Center says: On Linux hosts, Workstation Pro uses the USB ...