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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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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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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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not working vmware 12.5.1 on linux mint 18.3 [closed]

i'll install vmware 12.0 but it is not working. i'll try to install kernel but it is not work log file details 2018-01-05T21:42:52.370+05:30| vthread-4| I125: Log for VMware Workstation pid=30222 ...
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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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SendGrid SMTP integration with Snipe-IT asset management

I am trying to implement SendGrid SMTP integration with snipe-it . I am testing out both applications on a vmware player with centos7 . i have successfully setup snipe-it and now trying to test ...
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Linux Mint VMware Player 14 with MacOs guest resolution switching to HiDPI

[EDIT] SOLVED! I uninstalled vmware-tools and I'm able to switch to the proper resolution without it reverting back to the HiDPI mode. Preface: Linux Mint 18.3 VMWare Player 14 MacOS HighSierra ...
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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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Creating ISO image file of recompiled kernel [closed]

My goal is to get VM machine with minimum memory working. I am using Vmware and created a machine with 64mb ram and 5gb hard. I recompiled Linux kernel and created its ISO using mkisofs. When I want ...
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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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VMware virtual machine not showing on menu [closed]

I created a virtual machine on my Linux Mint 18.2 OS to run Windows 10. However, after creating it, the virtual machine doesn't show on the menu When I attempted to open the virtual machine using "...
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How to detect new hard disk attached without rebooting?

I'm having a little issue. I've a live system which run on RHEL 6.7 (VM) and have VMware 6.5 (which is not managed by our group) . The issue is, the other group tried to extend the capacity of an ...
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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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Where does windows 8.1 virtual machine occupy disk space in linux

I want to have a Windows 8.1 32-bits virtual machine on my Ubuntu distribution. I'd mainly use it to play the videogame "Roblox". It seems like windows 8.1 would take around 12GB of disk space, plus ...
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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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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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Does it harm to install open-vm-tools on a physical machine?

I was wondering if there is any drawback to installing open-vm-tools (VMware Tools) also on physical machines (if you don't mind some MB of disk space)? I know that it's pointless in itself, but ...
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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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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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How can I get my wifi card TP-Link TL-WN722N to work in Kali-Linux VMware 12

As shown in the screenshot , i tried lsusb and iwconfig, none of them displayed my wifi adapter. I tried switching the USB ports and restarting VM. Performed the updates and upgrades. Its working on ...
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Jumphost suddenly reseting first SSH MUX connection attempts

I have been using a Debian 9 SSH jumpbox host to run my scripts/ansible playbooks for a while. The jumbox talks with Debian 9 and some Debian 8 servers, mostly. Most of the servers are VMs running ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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In the VMware I add the second NIC to the VM, why the directory network-scripts/ do not generate the ifcfg-eno33554984?

In the VMware workstation, I have a VM(CentOS 7.2). Before, I only have one NIC for the VM; it used the NAT network model. I configured the IP for the NIC in VM, and it works fine. But I added ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Symlinking /mnt in a VM to compile file directly to VM folder

What I'm trying to do is symlinking a shared folder between my Mac and my Ubuntu VM. The shared folders on the VM are going in /mnt/hgfs/. On my Mac I symlink the directory (let's say macdirectory) ...
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When do/did I need development tools/kernel source for `open-vm-tools`?

I have been using open-vm-tools, or the equivalent previous name of the package since Debian 5 or Debian 6 instead of the official VMWare tools, as they are less complicated to install and keep up, ...
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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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Execute a remote script on ESXi from a local RHEL

I have scp 'd a script from RHEL to ESXi /vmfs/volumes/datastore/script.sh Is there a way, I can SSH to this ESXi from my RHEL execute the script and then exit the ESXi shell. RHEL is bash and ESXi ...
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tcpdump show incoming traffic that is never caught by netcat

We have a vm centos 5.x in a vmware infra that works fine. It has 2 nics and some traffic coming from outside to one of the nic's ip on port UDP 514 and 516. I see with tcpdump the traffic coming ...
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VMware route host-only VM through dual host-only/NAT VM

I have a network of test VMs whose traffic I need to go through another VM (in VMware). I figured the best solution would be to set the 'router' VM to have both a NAT and a host-only adapter and put ...
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How to start the 'vmmon' kernel module in Mac? VMware Fusion fails to start VM after inactivity

So if I don't open up a VM in awhile and decide to finally start one up, VMware Fusion tells me that it cannot load the kernel module 'vmmon'. I usually always have to restart my system to fix this ...
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Connecting an iPhone to VMware freezes macOS and crashes the iPhone? [closed]

I've been using macOS as a guest running on VMware 12.5 for a while for iOS development successfully. My iPhone was recognized by the guest os and usable with xcode to test the Apps. But since a few ...
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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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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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How to force the vmware workstation 12.5.5 to use the nvidia graphics card with optirun / primusrun? No GPU passthrough involved

I am happy owner of hybrid-graphics system (sarcasm). At my disposal I have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 960m graphics card with Intel integrated graphics card. The lspci names this Intel card as Intel ...
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Stuck on “tracker-store” during search file CentOS 7

I run a CentOS 7 on VM11.The problem is whenever I type a letter on the file browser to activate search function that particular GUI stuck (but not other ones). Then I have to use Ctrl+Alt+F2 the kill ...
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TCP parameters SACK and Window scaling do not change on Ubuntu 16.04

I want to turn off SACK and window scaling options in TCP in Ubuntu 16.04 running in a VMware virtual machine on windows 10. I am actually sending some packets through my Ubuntu to an embedded device ...