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How to measure current and peak usage of physical memory of all user-space processes in Linux?

I cannot find a source of total physical memory usage for all userspace processes on Linux. I want to measure a memory usage of a complex application, which consists of many sub-applications (many ...
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error starting vmware workstation 12 on kali linux [closed]

When I try to run vmware workstation 12, I'm greeted with the following message. I've tried the following: pointing the location to /usr/bin/gcc apt-get install libglib2.0-0 apt-get install build-...
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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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vmware centos7 disk full?

I have already executed reboot, why is my disk still full? OS: CentOS7 at vmware df -h [root@localhost swoole_http_server]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/...
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Unknown interface ens33

Ubuntu 17 on VMWare - Network was working fine, suddenly not. Tried Bridging and NAT to no avail so I'm looking at the linux side. $ ifconfig -a ens33: flags=4098<BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 ...
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Wireless adapter no longer showing up [duplicate]

How do I verify that the wireless driver is installed on Kali Linux (VMware Player). Kali is no longer showing the built-in wireless adapter using the iwconfig command but it can still connect to the ...
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VMWare installation on Arch Linux

I've installed vmware 12.5 on my arch linux, but when I tried to run a virtual machine, it showed an error pop up saying: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory. Please make sure that ...
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Why VMs terribly struggle with i/o when host is under heavy load i/o wise?

I noticed plenty of times already that when host OS is under heavy i/o load all VMs start to incredibly struggle with i/o up to point where they fail to even boot with systemd giving CPU stuck ...
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Mounting a 4tb lvm in Centos 7 keeps saying not enough space on device

I have a Centos 7 vm that won't boot, the journalctl says *failed to mount /sysroot. Dependency failed for Initrd Root File System. Dependency failed for Reload Configuration from the Real Root * ...
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apt-get install firefox package has no installation candidate [duplicate]

Using apt-get install firefox I get: Package firefox is not available but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from ...
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VMware Tools for CentOS

Trying to install VMware Tools in 32 bits CentOS 6.9. I do: yum install open-vm-tools Got output: No package open-vm-tools available. How to install VMware Tools for CentOS 6.9 ? UPD I did : ...
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Persistent boot order not happening after rescue and reboot from CD-ROM mounted ISO in RHEL 7.4

I mount the RHEL 7.4 ISO available in the CD-ROM and go into the rescue mode (Troubleshooting) after selecting CD-ROM option in the "One-time Boot menu". And, after reboot it is supposed to boot back ...
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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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Configure WindowsOS host such that the given address leads to CentOS 7 virtual machine in VMWare

I have the following question: How to configure WindowsOS host (native OS) such that the address: 'local.myvirtualmachine.com' leads to CentOS 7 virtual machine in VMWare? Thanks in advance.
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ifconfig command issue

My goal is to connect to centos6 machine which is sitting on VMware , using putty tool from my windows machine. To connect with putty as you know I need ip address of my Centos6 machine. Thats the ...
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high cpu usage when executing scripts on rhel 7 VM coming from rngd

I'm moving a physical server to a VM (rhel 7.3) and while running a fairly basic script I noticed that CPU usage was very high for what I was executing. After a little investigation I found that if I ...
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Why CentOS uses half of the memory for devtmpfs or tmpfs?

I recently upgraded a Virtual Machine from 12GB to 64GB and found that without any applications running, half of the memory was allocated. Since the upgrade, the VM load is chaotic and most of times ...
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VMware + Androidx86 vga=ask missing resolutions

I am mounting Android in a virtual machine to debug applications from an environment that I can control more easily. I have a problem configuring full screen mode (1920x1080). In this image you can ...
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Unable to install correct Linux headers

Im trying to install VMWare workstation player on my Kali Linux Os. However, I encounter a kernel issue when trying to start VMware: C header files matching your running kernel were not found. ...
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Multipath device name doesn't display correctly

I'm playing with iscsi and I'm trying to figure out why the vendor/product names aren't showing up correctly. I've restarted all the appropriate services along with a reboot. Listed below are the ...
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How do I mount a shared VMWare folder on startup?

So I'm following this article on how to mount a shared vmware folder. I can successfully mount with the following command: mount -t vmhgfs .host:/foo /home/user/Documents/foo However, I can't seem ...
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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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Fedora 26: Chromium does not start

I have a fresh installation of Fedora 26 in VMWare Player (uname -a: Linux localhost.localdomain 4.12.8-300.fc26.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Aug 17 15:30:20 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) and my first ...
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SUSE Linux Enterprise 12: Change Hostname permanently

I want to change the hostname for a VM, but struggle to do it permanently. Already changed it via /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname, but did't work out. Does anyone have an advice? Thanks in advance.
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Making a SCO UNIX ISO

I'm using SCO UNIX system and I want to copy this OS to Window 10 by VMware. Is it possible to make an ISO of SCO and use it in VMware without installing SCO again in VMware?
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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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XUbuntu 16.04 crashes when opening any browser

I recently created a new VM as a test bed for a project, however when I opened the default browser, the system crashed (black screen, then an error dialog) with the following message: VMware Player ...
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After reboot files losts and old versions restored!? Ext4

A linux 3.2.0-54-generic, Ubuntu 12.04 on Vmware was rebooted and then files disappeared and very old versions appeared on /etc. It gave problems at booting, I copy part of dmesg [ 18.824677] ...
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squid: Illegal Instruction (core dumped)

OS: Oracle Solaris 11.3.1.5.2, CPU Arch : X86 I recently installed Squid by doing $ pkg install squid This went fine: root@darwin1:~# pkg info squid Name: web/proxy/squid Summary: ...
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Restricting / disabling linux disk buffering in a virtual machine

Is there an intelligent way how to restrict buffering/caching in a Linux system and to make it writing on disk more or less continuously? I am asking because I am running several Linux virtual ...
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libssl1.0.0 doesn't satisfy libssl0.9.8 dependency?

In Debian Wheezy, I'm trying to install the vmware-view-client package from the Ubuntu Software Center (because the open client won't work for my situation), but dpkg can't handle it. Synaptic says I ...
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CENTOS:Problems accesing to a remote machine port

I was trying to access to a specified port of remote machine from my CENTOS machine and I am not able to connect. If I write telnet remote_machine 666 I have no response. The client machine is a ...
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How do I figure out what's freezing up my machine?

I am running Arch on this machine: 3.40GHz i7 hexacore (4930K) 16GB DDR3 1600MHz RAM 2xSamsung 840 EVO SSDs in Raid0 (using BTRFS raid) When I run VMware on my Arch with a few VMs (2 or ...
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Ubuntu VM shows 50GB, but df -h shows 30GB [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu VM on VMWare Player, on which I can't increase the virtual disk size. Earlier I built the VM with 30G size, then I used the VMWare expand 'button' to expand to 50G. Now the VMWare ...
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TL-WN722N not usable by kali

I'm facing the same issue as many other people, but for some reason their solutions don't seem to fix my issue. Basically I bought a TL-WN722N USB-adapter from TP-Link that I finally got delivered ...
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LVM issue with VM - Physical disk not present

Am trying to troubleshoot an issue that has arisen during a DR test and admit from the outset that LVMs are not my forte. We have a RHEL6 VM running on ESXi 5.1. We are using a LUN to LUN ...
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SANE scanner access from inside a VM?

I'm using Arch inside VMware, and trying to connect to a Canon P-208 scanner. I know this scanner to be supported, it has an entry in /etc/sane.d/canon_dr.conf, but it shows up as: $ scanimage -L ...
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Yosemite + Fusion 7.0.1 now gets “Could not open /dev/vmmon: No such file or directory.” and will not start any VM

I've been on Yosemite on this machine since it hit released, and on Fusion 7 since it released. Now on 10.10.1 and 7.0.1 respectively. On one machine http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/imac/specs/...
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Choose gcc version to compile vmware modules

I'm using Ubuntu 17.04 , and I manually upgraded my kernel version to 4.12.8 using the tool ukuu (Ubuntu Kernel Update Utility). When trying to launch vmware (it is already installed), it asks me to ...
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Map a Linux VM's block device to its vmdk file on the vmware datastore

For development and staging purposes, I must frequently create clones of individual virtual harddisks (vmdk container) and move/deploy them into some other system. While I have been able to hack a ...
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0 bytes of swap space available, recommended 10gb

I am running Ubuntu14 on VMWare 12, on boot up the VM gives the hint 10.6GB of swap space recommended but 0 bytes of system swap space is available. Within my VM I have partitioned 10.6gb of swap ...
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VMware Player missing kernel headers on openSUSE 42.2

I use openSUSE 42.2 and installed VMware Player with the executable .bundle, but after that I get the well known kernel headers not found error. I searched the internet and did the following: ...
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vmhgfs-fuse permission denied issue

I need vmhgfs to be accessible to both root user and the www-data user. As root, I run the vmhgfs-fuse .host:/ /mnt/hgfs/ command in rc.local However, the webserver is unable to read the shared ...
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Touch screen on Debian Stretch (KDE) responds on wrong coordinates

I have Dell XPS 15 9530. In it, I had a Debian Jessie virtual machine (vmware) inside a Windows 10 host. The touch screen was working fine. After upgrading to Debian Stretch, the touch screen doesn'...
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Linux CPU consumption

We have Linux Vm in our environment (rhel 5.11) . It's showing average CPU consumption +90%(%sys,%usr consumed but not %iowait) checked by sar and top. Now when I see top or ps outputs , it's showing ...
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How to extend partition in Ubuntu Guest on Vmware

On my Windows 7 host, I am using VMware Player to use Ubuntu. I had initially allocated 20GB and now getting Disk space full errrors. So I wanted to extend partition. By searching on forums I saw how ...
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How to get CPU info on a vmware guest

This is a server that is running on Vmware ESXi: SERVER:/root # cat /etc/SuSE\-release SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) VERSION = 11 PATCHLEVEL = 2 ...
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Find vlan in RedHat Linux

I am using command tcpdump -nvvvei eth0 -U| grep -i vlan to find vlan in RedHat Linux. It is working for physical servers but not in virtual servers. Do we have any other way to find it?
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Routing table for multiple vlans on single nic

In my server I have two nics, eth0 that's a dedicated interface and eth1 that's has configured as trunk on my vmware. In eth1 I need to create multiple vlan's. I was able to do it but I can't redirect ...
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Nginx Gunicorn Flask App is returning my random (cached) version of my website

I hope that's a good place to ask as there are several layers of software and can't tell which one is an issue here. My browserync proxy is returning me some cached version of my website, here is my ...