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VMware: Windows Server 2012 machine gets stuck [closed]

I installed Windows Server 2012 on a VMware VM in order to create a Sharepoint 2013 sandbox environment. The System worked fine and at maximum speed until I installed the standalone version of ...
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Galaxy S2 device connect to VMware fails

I'm trying to develop in VMware (Xamarin) using my testing device (Galaxy S2). This device connects correctly in Ubuntu (Host OS), but when i try to bridge this USB device to the guest OS (Windows 8) ...
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1answer
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“physical” Windows 7 in VMware [closed]

I'm on an i5-25-something and 8 GB RAM, running ubuntu, 64 bit, 3.11.0-12 generic and want to run my windows 7 partition in a vm workstation. I'm somewhat uncertain as to how to set up the virtual ...
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1answer
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Can't install ubuntu on VMware

for some reasons I have to use Windows as my OS. but I need using Linux for other things. so I decided to use ubuntu on VMware. but every time I want to install it with easy install , it stucks in the ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to boot the same ubuntu sometimes as a virtual machine, and sometimes on the physical pc?

Is it at all possible to have the same ubuntu with the same updates and installed apps, sometimes boot in a vmware/vbox/or-similar inside windows, and sometimes be able to boot it on the startup of ...
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534 views

Will my system remain safe, if i run ubuntu (through VMware) on windows - for virus purposes?

i want to use both windows & ubuntu, but i mostly work in windows & that i use ubuntu only for virus purposes(virus-free). By doing as mentioned above, will it be effective in removing the ...
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0answers
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New files on host not showing on ubuntu (vmware)?

I have a host machine (Win7 64bit) running a VM with Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I have set up the shared folder fine (although that was a headache in itself) and everything is working great. I use the Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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Using Linux as guest on vmware and sharing connection with windows vista

I've been trying for weeks with vmwware player, now d/l vmwware work station 7, I have a laptop with one built in modem and a usb modem I bought, It works great switching it over from host to use in ...
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Are there any advantage using Wine over VM to run Windows programs? (or Vice Versa)

I was wondering how Wine compares to VM when running Windows applications and what the pros and cons are for each?
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1answer
209 views

How can I install the LiveDVD in inside Windows (VMWare)?

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 11.10 (64bit) LiveDVD. I have also installed it on my system (with a partition) successfully. Now I need to experiment with Linux so I want to install Ubuntu in inside ...
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1answer
239 views

how to share my whole tree (host: Windows 7) with my virtual machine (guest: Kubuntu 11.10)?

I am running VMWare workstation. I would like to share my whole tree with my Guest OS. Currently I am sharing a directory using the line below .host:/ /home/username/Documents vmhgfs ...
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Why don't shared files show up in HGFS?

Sharing files between my Guest Kubuntu OS and Host Windows has become a real headache. So, far I have done the steps below: GUEST LINUX OS VM -> Settings -> Options -> Shared Folders. And added my ...
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2answers
2k views

Why is /mnt/hgfs not appearing?

This might be a basic reason, but somehow I have not been able to achieve it. I am running a guest Kubuntu OS on a windows one, and I am trying to share a folder between OSes. The VMware tools have ...
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1answer
643 views

How to share a folder with a host machine?

Using VMWare, I am running Kubuntu as a Guest OS on top of a Windows OS. I have tried installing the VMWare tools but it fails to initialise the guest OS system daemon. It seems to be a fairly common ...
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3answers
4k views

How do I run Windows 8 via virtualization?

I would like to run Windows 8 within a virtual machine under Ubuntu. My quick attempt with VMware failed. Has anyone reached to run Windows 8 on Ubuntu? ps: Microsoft just released a public preview ...
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2answers
533 views

Creating & running Windows virtual machines?

What's the recommended way to run virtualised Windows environment on top of Ubuntu nowadays? I need to create new Windows virtual machines too, not only use existing ones, so, to my understanding, ...
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3answers
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Should I install through WUBI or in a Virtual Machine on my Windows machine?

I want to install Ubuntu on my Windows machine and was wondering whether I should use the WUBI method or rather install via a virtual machine using VMWare or Virtual Box. What would the advantages be ...
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1answer
203 views

VMWare and Ubuntu?

would a vm workstation running a client of Windows XP or Windows 7 run faster in Ubuntu than on a Windows 7 pc?