VMWare, Inc. is a company that provides cloud and virtualization products and services. Use this tag if you are using VMware's products along with the tag for the software you are using; either [vmware-player] (for VMware Player) or [vmware-workstation] (for VMware Workstation) or [vmware-fusion] ...

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How to view files from host? (running inside VMWare Fusion)

I have just finished moving my development server into a Ubuntu 10.04 Server VM in VMWare Fusion 3. I have all of my mysql and tomcat stuff running and am now trying to connect to my actual site ...
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Can I virtualize a pre-installed Windows 7?

I am considering buying a new computer with Windows 7 (64-bit) pre-installed. Would it be possible to install Ubuntu (preferably 64-bit) dual-boot on such a machine, and then, using VirtualBox / ...
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Why can't I ping server? VMware set to 'Bridged' loses IP address [closed]

I have installed a fresh 10.04 server onto a laptop on a home network as a VMware machine and set network connection to 'Bridged: connect directly to the physical network' from within VMware and ...
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How can I enable Visual Effects on Ubuntu 10 running on VMware Player on Windows 7?

I am running Ubuntu 10 on a VMware player running on Windows 7. I have an Geforce 8800 card. Currently I can't run visual effects, and I wasn't able to find any answer except for changing the VM to ...
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can ping other machines but other machines can not ping me

Inside the Virtual Machine ,running Ubuntu, I can ping outside machines and can even connect to the internet, but outside machines can not ping me except my host Windows machine, The VMware Image use ...
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how to install VMware image on a hard drive partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Migrate from a virtual box vm to a physical system. how to install VMware image on a hard drive partition?
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VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 Install Freezes

I am trying to install VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit), but at about 2/3 of the progress bar, it freezes where it says: Installing VMWare Player 2.5.5 Configuring... ...
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No GUI after install in VMPlayer [closed]

I'm experimenting with using both VMware Player and Virtualbox to run an Ubuntu VM in Win7. I have the VB install of Maverick working fine, with only a few quirks such as slow response in Firefox ...
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Which kernel to use for server VM running on ESX

We run several ubuntu virtual machines on ESX server. In ubuntu, there are various kernels available: linux-generic-pae linux-generic linux-server linux-virtual Which one is the best choise for ...
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Enable Networking in VMWare

I just got myself an Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop CD. I pop it into my DVD drive (on my laptop which has Windows 7), run VMWare, install Ubuntu using Easy Install. So far, so good. But, now, internet does ...
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How do I install 9.04 in VMWare?

I am about to install Ubuntu on VMWare (my host PC is Windows 7). Are there any tutorials (Step - by - Step) that I can look into.
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How to create VMWare Player Image with linux as the OS

How can I create an image (.iso) that contains: 1. Base Ubuntu OS 2. Java, CXF + some more software I want these bundled as one VMPlayer image. How can I do this ?
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Unable to share a folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu (running in VMWare)

I have installed vmware toolbox in Ubuntu (guest OS). I tried to share a location from the settings of the virtual machine. But when I click Ok, the following error in thrown in the host (Win 7) OS. ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 ESXi 4 VMTools install?

Am struggling to install vmtools on a ubuntu 10.04 server guest on my esxi server. I have tried the "Install VM Tools" option but that does nothing. I have tried running the apt-get install ...
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How to create a minimal installation in VMware Player for browsing?

I am trying to build a minimal vmware image to use for private browsing (also called a browser appliance). I have tried using images for other small linux distros, most of them are either too heavy (I ...
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Find out if the OS is running in a virtual environment

Is there any way to find out if the OS i'm running (actually installing) is running in a VMWare machine. I need to disable ntp settings if the automated install is done on a virtual machine but keep ...
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Install Ubuntu 10.10 on Virtual Machine

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 on a virtual machine. I tried VMware Workstation 7.0, VMWare Player 3.0, and Oracle VirtualBox. I have the same issue on 3 applications, Ubuntu boots very well and ...
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Booting from USB inside VMware Workstation

I'm attempting to install Windows 7 inside a VMware Workstation virtual machine using a bootable USB stick, however the VMware BIOS does not detect the stick, and so I cannot boot from it. The stick ...
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VMware no longer compiles after upgrade

I used VMware on ubuntu 10.04 for quite a while. When 10.10 was released I did a clean install. I tried to reinstall VMware, but after installing, I wasn't able to compile the modules. Does anybody ...
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Can you get VMware Server 1.0.x to work?

I'm trying to install VMware Server 1.0.10 (released 2009-10-26) on Ubuntu 10.04. (Why not 2.0? Well, I've tried 2.0; didn't like its UI and had some other issues with it too, and I know 1.0.x does ...
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Vmware Player modules not saved into Ubuntu Kernel

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 with the 2.6.35-22.34-generic kernel and have the latest Vmware player installed, but each time I run Vmware Player it says it needs to load some modules into the running ...
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How do I install wmware workstation?

I tried to install "VMware-Workstation-Full-7.1.2-301548.x86_64.bundle" on Ubuntu 10.10-64bit (2.6.35-22-generic). It seemed to work - but then there is the WMware Kernel Module Updater which fails ...
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Windows XP guest in VMWare Player 3 cannot maximise player windows

Setup: Ubuntu 10.04 64bit with dual monitor setup (1 dvi and 1 vga) I have a scenario where I am running a Windows XP guest in vmware player 3. If I try and maximize the vmware player window it ...
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Missing sound on VMWare Fusion 3.1

I recently upgraded my VMWare Fusion from 2.x to 3.1 and was running Ubuntu 10.04. I had not problems until the upgrade at which point the sound is not working at all. It was fine in VMWare 2.x. I ...
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How do I convert a multiple-part VMDK disk image to qcow2?

I have a VMDK disk image that exists as multiple files: 2.0G guest-s001.vmdk 1.8G guest-s003.vmdk 128K guest-s005.vmdk 2.0G guest-s002.vmdk 1.7G guest-s004.vmdk 4.0K guest.vmdk When running ...
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Guest Resizing Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit in VMware Player not working [closed]

Background I'm running Ubuntu as a guest OS in a VM. Originally the VM was created with Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit and with vmware-tools installed, when I resized or maximized the VMware Player, the guest OS ...
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vmware/virtualbox 3d acceleration

Can Ubuntu guests get 3d acceleration in vmware / virtual-box? I just want to enable desktop effects under virtualization, not 3D games.
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What is better: Win7 host running VMware with Ubuntu guest or visa versa?

I need both running on one computer