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VMware Horizon client run error on Fedora 29

I installed VMware Horizon client on my Fedora 29 machine. I downloaded the VMware-Horizon-Client-4.10.0-11053294.x64.bundle file from VMware official download page. When I am running it by searching ...
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kali linux host vmware machine kali linux no network [on hold]

I have a kali linux host having kali linux machine on vmware. The host machine connects to the internet via inbuilt wifi. In vmware kali linux i have nat network enabled but it does not connect and ...
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traceroute only shows first hop

I'm trying to use traceroute on a VMware guest Linux machine, and this is the result : traceroute to 172.217.9.228 (172.217.9.228), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 10.10.0.1 183.499 ms 193.008 ms ...
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ntp + ntp loose synchronize each time in 5:00 morning

we have a very strange behavior we have 12 Linux redhat machines - redhat 7.x two of these VM servers are loosing the time synchronize each day at 5:00 in the morning after we restart the ntp , ...
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What has happened to the package open-vm-tools-dkms in Debian?

It seems open-vm-tools-dkms was deprecated in Debian 9 (Stretch) and is no longer available in Debian 10 (Buster). What does this mean — is the functionality obsolete or has it moved to some other ...
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Cannot change file/folder permission on Linux running on VMware

I am using Linux on a VMware on Windows and added a second HDD device today. However, each file or any dictionary that is created on the new device gets executable permissions which are not removable (...
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how to determine vSphere virtual machine name from guest OS?

Is there any way to determine the vSphere virtual machine ID or name or UUID from a linux guest? I have administrative access to the guest, and would like to coordinate some maintenance actions ...
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Change private IP address without losing internet access

I start with the following: ens33 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0c:29:03:a8:56 inet addr:192.168.0.161 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::dfa6:820:...
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Cannot create a btrfs on 2 disks

I'm trying to create a btrfs file system on 2 disks but it shows an error: $ sudo mkfs.btrfs -d single /dev/sda1 /dev/sde1 ...
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How to stop never-ending stream of blk_update_request errors?

Have a RHEL 7 virtual server that people are currently working in, but the console in vSphere is just showing a "blk_update_request: I/O error, dev fd0, sector 0" every few minutes or so, is there a ...
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What is better to install to virtualization on ubuntu? [closed]

i have home server and i want virtualize all my hosts (web,radio, tracker, file server etc) to use more then one OS. So for host OS i want install Ubuntu-server on HDD 500gbx2 Raid 1. i want to ...
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How to identify the disks of a Linux virtual machine in VMware vSphere 6

I have a virtualized RHEL7 server with vsphere 6, I need to remove some virtual disks from vCenter that are presented to my virtual machine (rhel server) that are no longer being used by the operating ...
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LVM + use the space of the OS in order to increase the partition

from the lsblk I have the following output NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT fd0 2:0 1 4K 0 disk sda 8:0 0 300G 0 disk ├─sda1 ...
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Restore files from vmdk with logical volumes

I need to restore some files from some vmdk that were mounted on a VM with some logical volumes. Is it possible to use a new VM booted from a CentOS iso and mount these vmdk in order to obtain the ...
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VM > Centos 7 3-node HAcluster (pacemaker & corosync) (httpd wont start)

I've setup my cluster I'm now configuring my resources (2nd link). cluster setup: https://www.golinuxcloud.com/ste-by-step-configure-high-availability-cluster-centos-7/ cluster resource: https://...
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How to allow certain IP's accessing an IP:Port range?

So I have an ESXi server setup with pfSense acting as the DHCP Server for the VM's. I use VNC's to access each VM over the internet (For example with ports :5905,5906,5907 etc.) and I would like to ...
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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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Expanding Drive Space in VMware for Linux use

I use Ubuntu Linux to develop applications, but usually have a Linux admin setup the final environment. I have a Linux box (via VMWare) that houses our application and Docker containers. That works ...
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Installing Vmware ESX on Solaris server

I have been told to install VMWare ESX on the Solaris server, but I could not find resources about this issue on the web, how is that possible?
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CDROM drive and isofs filesystem support

I am trying to create a custom live disk using Linux Live Kit based on my current Mint 19.1 installation running in VMWare. I am having basically the same problem as this guy, here: https://github....
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how to mount from /mnt/hgfs to desktop

Host: win10 - Guest: Mint 19.1 - VMware Workstation: V15 shared folder on host is 'K:/Shared Folders'. it is named 'Shared' in vm settings. It shows up in '/mnt/hgfs/Shared' so I believe the ...
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How to copy and paste from Windows to ubuntu 18.04 on VMware

When I was running Ubuntu 16.04 as a guest of Windows 10 in VMware PlayreI was able to copy text or files from Windows to Ubuntu and vice versa. After upgrading Ubuntu 18.04, copying and pasting from ...
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Check if the cpu clock speed has historically changed in RHEL6

I have a RHEL6 server running on a vmware-esxi host but no access to the host or vCenter. I need to determine if the hosting provider is using power saving features one such way is to check if CPU ...
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Enable conection bridge in centOS 6.1

It used a vm with centos 6 in bridge, without any problem. But today, when starting vm, it is stated that there is no connectivity to the network. I have the following error message: 'Bonding, ...
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Unable to write to VMWare Debian virtual drive

I created a Vmware Debian virtual machine and I cannot write to the virtual HD, saying I have no permissions. I tried SUDO CHMOD -V -r 777 * but no luck. The same happens on any virtual Linux ...
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kernel error in CentOS 6.9

Recently I see these messeges in my /var/log/messeges and dmesg | less: kernel: INFO: task flush-8:32:1065 blocked for more than 120 seconds. kernel: Not tainted 2.6.32-696.el6.x86_64 #1 ...
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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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CentOS 7 issue - cannot install VMware Tools: There is insufficient disk space available in /usr/lib

I cannot install VMware Tools on my CentOS 7 Minimal VM. I expanded out the VMDK another 4 GBs (started with 2 GBs) via vSphere, then ran these commands to try and use the new space on disk of the OS ...
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Unable to change from graphical target to other systemd targets in Ubuntu

I am currently a newer user of terminal in Ubuntu. I was trying to demonstrate some features of targets in systemd. Each time that I do systemctl enable or systemctl isolate , I enter my credentials, ...
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Mouse problems in Linux machine, after changing DPI settings

I have a 4k resolution laptop, so I had resolution problems in my VMware player 15, it runs clear linux. I red few articles, and then like many others changed the DPI settings to "Override high DPI", ...
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After installing Clear Linux on VMware Player 15, it launches the installer again

I'm trying to download clear linux on my VMware player 15. I got windows 10. But each time I press "install", it installs the files of the OS, and then I press "Reboot" when it's finished, but it ...
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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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Alpine: persistent disk mounted to /media/sda even though fstab has /media/usb

I'm having some issues with Alpine Linux, running in "diskless" mode on ESXi. I have configured it following the instructions in the wiki. Here's the content of the fstab file: /dev/cdrom /media/...
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Docker containers can't communicate on the outside network

We have a Docker host (A virtual machine) hosted on VMware. This docker host has two network interfaces. ens160 and ens192 ens192 is configured with a normal IP address ens160 is configured without ...
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Unable to reach ESXi GUI from outside the network, using iptables FORWARD on RPI (Stretch)

Goal: to connect to the VM GUI using browser of PC 2 and PC 1 Here is the topology: VM (ESX Server) <--> (eth0)RPI(wlan0) <--> FunBox Router <--> ISP -- PC 2 ...
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how to validate an VM is allocated much memory than it need and set an appropriate memory size?

I want to check if one VM is allocated much memory than it needs. If so, want like to recycle some free memory back. how to validate it ? From vmware client,if one VM's guest physical memory usage of ...
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How to solve gptboot: No /boot/loader on 0:ad(0p2) issue while installing Freebsd?

I have installed FreeBSD 12.0 in vmware virtual machine. After installaion, I am getting below error while booting. gptboot: No /boot/loader on 0:ad(0p2) gptboot: No /boot/kernel/kernel on 0:ad(0p2) ...
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Why guest centos ping gateway but can't ping dns 8.8.8.8?

I have installed centos 7 on vmware which itself is installed on ubuntu 16 I want to connect to internet using nmcli (network manager), I have done the following : nmcli connection add +connection....
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Extend ubuntu file system

i have a Vmware EXSI server with a ubuntu server virtual machine i gave it more disk space but ubuntu doest see the disk space i cant install gparted too little disk space
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A start job is running for dev-disk-by\x2dpar…dffa6b3c0a51f.device no limit

I have a VCSA that won't boot. It gets as far as: A start job is running for dev-disk-by\x2dpar...dffa6b3c0a51f.device (no limit) What I'm trying to do is track down that UUID so I can start ...
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Opensuse Leap 15 vmware not AltGr Keys

I'm trying to get the Keyboard Layout right on a opensuse 15 leap. I've been in System Settings -> Input devices -> Keyboard -> Layouts and tried to configure a layout there... didn't work. ...
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How to use complete disk space in the lvm - CentOS

I have created a new physical volume using /dev/sdb. I ran lsblk command and following is the output. NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT fd0 2:0 1 4K 0 disk sda ...
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Fedora 27: Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates'

Dears, i have an issue in update the repo for Fedora 27 VM,i faced the bellow error Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates' every-time i run any repo command. also, i try the dnf ...
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VMware doesn't recognize the path to linux-headers on Kali linux

I want install WMware 15, first problem, not found gcc-7.3, I resolved. But now WM don't found Header 4.18.0.-Kali3-amd64, but if I tape "uname -r" I find 4.18.0-kali3-amd64... I don't know where ...
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wrong time at Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS

I have VM with Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS, and time is wrong. The difference is about 15 hours. I synchronize it via sudo ntpdate 1.ro.pool.ntp.orgevery day and then it becomes right, but next day I have this ...
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After SLES Migration LDAP does not start with TLS error

We had to migrate an existing physical Server running SLES to a virtual machine running on ESXi 6.5. The migration was done with VMware vCenter Converter. All the data was copied without problems - ...
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50GB /dev/sdb is filled with more than 250GB of files?

I migrated my vmware vcenter(26GB) over NFS on to /dev/sdb(50GB). [root@centos7~]# df -hT /dev/sdb Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sdb ext4 50G 26G 21G 56% /...
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initial DNS zone transfer too slow, too slow to update, any configuration to speed it up?

I have configured a master/Slave zone, the initial zone transfer is too slow and no changes have happened over the course of 10 mins, the only update I have seen so far is 2 updates, this is in a test ...
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Cent OS VM not resolving DNS via nslookup ?! all zones/conf OK

I have virtual setup on NAT in VMWare with a Cent OS as a DNS Server (192.168.102.159), I ran the zone and conf test through bind named, allresults are OK, when I run nslookup from a client I get : ...
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How to determine if guest OS is suspended when running as virtual machine

Running CentOS 7 and in need to do some network related commands when suspended and resumed by the VMWare. Thus far all the solutions I have seen, is connected to pm-utils. But nothing appears to ...