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How do I access site.project.rails (running on host) from VMWare fusion?

I have a rails app setup and running on my snow leopard MacBook - the app is being served by Passenger. As part of the setup they had me add entries for 127.0.0.1 site.project.rails in my hosts file ...
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Problem running a VMware VM created under Fusion on Mac under VMware Server on Linux

Hopefully the question says it all; materials I've found on the web suggest I should be able to copy my VM from OSX to Linux. I copied all the VM files from OSX to Linux, but when I try to open my VM ...
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How to delete the Boot Camp partition from the VM Library

I migrated the bootcamp partition as my first VM then later created a completely new VM within Fusion. I would now like to delete the bootcamp VM but cannot find how to do so. Help please Many ...
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VMWare IP Question

I have Mac that has an IP, not of the kind 192.168... I have a Windows guest OS in my VMWare Fusion, and its IP is of the kind 192.168... I have report server running on my Windows virtual machine. I ...
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Active Directory Group Policy: Script Errors

Anyone having issues with AD group policy script errors when enabling VMware Fusion's "Sharing" feature? I've run into this problem in version 2.0 and 3.0. I have a logon script applied on an AD OU. ...
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Fusion will not boot Win7 after ubuntu install [closed]

I can boot Win 7 and Ubuntu 9.10 boot fine natively. When I try to boot win7 in Fusion I get this: GRUB loading. error: unknown filesystem, grup rescue> After installing ubuntu 9.10 I followed this ...
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Sniffing the Vmware vmnet1 network with Wireshark

I have a virtual machine deployed in vmware fusion which is communicating with the host over the interface vmnet1. Unfortunately, wireshark does not offer me to to listen on that interface. Is there ...
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Snow Leopard Server doesn't seem to install in a virtual machine on VMWare Fusion 3.0

I have purchased a new Mac Mini with Snow Leopard Server pre installed. I plan to use many of its services: Web serving, calendar sharing, mail, file sharing, VPN, etc, for up to 10 users. Problem ...
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opensolaris VM physical disk conversion to vmdk

I have the following rather unusual demand for which I couldn't find any suggestion everywhere else, so I'm trying here... I have a VmWare virtual machine with opensolaris 06/09. I used a physical ...
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Resizing partition in VMware Fusion didn't work

I migrated a Parallels VM to VMware Fusion. That worked well, although the original partition size was way too small (8GB). Following some instructions from VMware, I used the Fusion GUI to extend ...
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How do I get Citrix apps to open with Citrix client instead of VMware Fusion on Mac OS X 10.6?

I am trying to open an application from my work's citrix presentation server on my macbook. I just downloaded the latest citrix client for mac from their website but when I go to launch an app it ...
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How do I resize the partition of my guest Ubuntu OS in a VMware Fusion VM?

I'm running Ubuntu 8.04 in a VM in VMware Fusion 3.0. I understand how to resize the hard disk (Fusion makes that easy with a GUI). But how do I resize the partition in Ubuntu? mount -l tells me: ...
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Why can't I ssh into (or even ping) my Ubuntu VM from the Mac OS X host?

I'm running Ubuntu 8.04 as a virtual machine using VMware Fusion 3.0 on Mac OS X 10.5.8. I want to be able to ssh into my VM from the Mac OS X host (so I can use MacFUSE and SSHFS to mount the VM's ...
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Overcommitting memory on an Ubuntu Server 9.10 running on VMWare Fusion 3.0 (osx)

I can't set the overcommit_memory from inside the shell: root@ubuntu:~# /proc/sys/vm/overcommit_memory = 1 -bash: /proc/sys/vm/overcommit_memory: Permission denied Also I tried putting that line in ...
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Virtualised Development Servers / Test Lab

I left mainstream development about 2 years ago to start my own company. Now we are finally ready to move out of the garage and employ extra developers. When I left virtualisation was just taking ...
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How do I install VMware Tools in an Ubuntu VM running in VMware Fusion?

I have Ubuntu (Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS) running in a VMware Fusion VM, and I believe I've installed VMware Tools. But how can I confirm that VMware Tools is running correctly? When I try step 8 of ...
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How do I setup Linux running in a VMware Fusion VM so directories created in shared storage have write access?

I have Ubuntu (Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS) running in a VMware Fusion VM, and I'm sharing my Mac's home directory using Fusion's sharing feature. I've created a subdirectory in my home directory and used the ...
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ESXi, VIC and VMware Fusion Mouse issues

I have been experimenting with ESXi and have the following setup on my desk: Dell Laptop: T2500 2GHz, 4Gb RAM boots ESXi off USB flash drive, has 320Gb 7200rpm internal SATA as the datastore ...
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Accessing a PostgreSQL server running in a VMWare virtual machine on a mac

I am running Postgres and Bloomberg in a VM WARE Windows XP Virtual machine on a Snow Leopard Mac (bberg is sadly windows only). Here is the IP Config of the virtual machine: Ethernet adapter Local ...
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How do I resize mounts on my CentOS VM?

I'm running VMWare Fusion on my Mac, and just created a new VM for CentOS 5.3. I have pre-allocated 20GB of space for this VM. Here are the / and /home mounts on my machine. There are others but ...
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VMWare Fusion: Bridged Network Using a Bonded NIC

I'm attempting to set up a virtual machine in VMWare Fusion (2.0.5) but am having issues getting bridged networking to start. Whenever I start a virtual machine that I wish to use bridged networking I ...
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Can I load a VMWare VM created using Fusion on VMWare Player?

My primary workstation (at home) is a Mac and I am running Ubuntu on Fusion 2. Can I copy that VM onto a disk/USB flash drive and load it on a Windows machine running VMWare Player?
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OpenSolaris 2009.06 Vmware Tools

I have been trying to get vmware-tools installed in my Vmware Fusion OpenSolaris 2009.06 guest OS for some time now at no avail. My experiences are the same as this thread on the VMware forums, and I ...
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VMWare Fusion — Locked File after Power Cut

After a power cut VMWare Fusion (under Mac OS X 10.5.7) shows that a CentOS 5 .vmx is locked. Clicking on the "padlock" brings up a dialogue with this message. This virtual machine appears to ...
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How to migrate a VMWare Fusion OS to an actual partition?

As the title says. How can I migrate a VMWare Fusion OS to run on bare metal hardware?
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How do you have NAT always assign the same IP address in VMWare Fusion?

I currently have 4 virtual machines I've created using out-of-the-box VMWare Fusion on my MacBook Pro. They are all configured with NAT for the networking and therefore get a 192.168.43.xxx IP ...
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Open Source or Free Substitute to Parallels or Fusion for Mac OS X

Are there any products such as Parallels Desktop or VMware Fusion 2.0 that are free or open source? I'd like to run Windows from my Mac from (Intel based) Mac OS X but would prefer not to have to ...
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VMWare 6.5 virtual machine fails to resume after suspend

I am having a problem to resume a VMWare virtual machine from the suspend mode. It presents me a dialog stating an error in some source file and suggesting to send the dump to VMWare support. G*ing on ...
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VMware Fusion: Stale NFS file handle w/o NFS

Here's a pretty strange one: I am getting the following error in a VMware Fusion Virtual Machine: cannot access /usr/share/postgresql: Stale NFS file handle The weird part being that this is not ...
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Is running a VMware Fusion windows VM from a bootcamp partition faster?

Is running a VMware Fusion windows VM from a bootcamp partition faster than using a virtual drive? If so, is the difference dramatic or just 5-10%
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Does the Windows 7 RC have any issues with the MacBook Pro on BootCamp?

I am wanting to get my feet wet with the Windows 7 x64 RC before I need to start supporting it. Has anyone run the RC on their MacBook Pro with bootcamp? Also, Have you pulled the bootcamp ...