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Can I use the free VMWare Player for work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I was never good at reading and understanding commercial licenses, so I would like to ask a question. I just started ...
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VMware player and ubuntu 11.04

I'm trying to run VMware player 3.1.4 on the latest ubuntu (11.04), but it fails to launch saying: Kernel Headers for generic pae not found. C header files matching your running kernel were not ...
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Can't connect to Web-Service running on VMware Player

I have windows 7 installed and I am running VMware player with Ubuntu as the guest OS. I installed Etherpad which runs on http://localhost:9000 in the VMware player. In the VMware player itself I can ...
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Undo disks with VMWare Player

I'm either missing something very simple, or it's just not there - but how does one create snapshots or undo disks with VMWare Player?
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Run VMware player in shell mode?

Is there a way to run vmware player in shell mode? I'm accessing the PC remotely and only have access to the RHEL shell and not the GUI. Thank you. Regards, Rayne
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samba on vmware, debian squeeze

I've installed debian squeeze as a virtual machine. I've installed and configured samba and i can't seem to connect from my windows client through explorer \ipaddr gives an error so does \ipaddr\share ...
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Vmware player change dhcp server settings

I have a Windows Server 2003 running from a Vmware player on Win 7 box. The idea is to test Windows Deployment service in the virtual network. Is it possible to configure the vmware dhcp server with ...
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Create a bootable physical server from the O/S within a VM

I have a VMWare Ubuntu VM created with VMWare player. Is there any way to install the Ubuntu system that is in the VM onto a physical server? In other words I want the server to boot with the exact ...
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Relative performance of VMWare Player, Workstation, Server and ESX?

We're currently running a couple of continuous build/test agents in VMWare Player. They regularly fail due to timing/speed problems. That is: because there are two VMs on the same box, they contend ...
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Unable to connect guest using VMWare Player [closed]

I'm running RedHat server 5.3 as guest on Window XP VMware palyer. the network setting is set to "Host Only", but I have tries all other settings. I'm able to ping the guest machine, but I'm unable ...
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Is it possible to pack vmware machine files and move to blu-ray disc?

I have my masters on VMware. I would like to back it up somehow. My idea was to pack it (7z, WinZip, WinRar)somehow and then record on blu-ray cd. Is it possible? When I'm packing vmware files and ...
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Networking not going on Ubuntu VMware guest that was copied

I have a vmware player virtual machine that I created under an Ubuntu system. When I copy it to another machine to run it there, the guest fails to start it's networking. I found this link: ...
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How to connect to an Oracle Server hosted in VMPlayer, from a SqlDeveloper client on my local client machine

Disclaimer : I'm novice in Oracle configuration and I want understand why it does not work. Here is my configuration : My local machine : Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) My VM hosted on my local machine ...
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Suddenly I lost my VMware Player Linux ip , why?

I installed CentOs 5.8 on VMware player version 3.1.2 that running on windows xp Everything was working great I used bridged network configuration and I got ip (probably from the network DHCP ) But ...
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How to set static private address for node running under VMWare?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 in VMWare Player under Windows 7. Each time I reboot the node, it gets a different private IP address (I can see this with ifconfig). I would like my VMWare node to keep ...
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can ping other mechines but other mechines 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 ...
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How to browse other real PC with Redhat Linux 5 installed in VM?

I need help on the following. I have configured Virtual Network Manager to choose VMnet0 which is bridged to Physical adapter. I have installed Redhat linux 5.0. I am able to get connected to outside ...
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Is there a free virtual player for commercial use?

I have been looking at a range of virtual players: VMPlayer, VirtualPC, VirtualBox and few others. It's clear that VMPlayer is for home use only, but is there a free player that can be used ...
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How can I move the Vmware virtual Hard Drive files?

I have limited space on my C: drive and lots on my V: drive. I'd like to move the VMware Player's virtual HD files (and any large supporting files) to my V: drive. Any pointers to how I do that? ...
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VMWare OVA file

I've received an .OVA file and I need to be aple to open/parse it. When I try to open it with VMware player, I get the following error: "Failed to open virtual machine: Failed to query source for ...
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Is it possible to run a Windows 2003 x86 Virtual PC created by VMWare on Windows 7 64 bits?

Is it possible to run a Windows 2003 x86 Virtual PC created by VMWare on Windows 7 64 bits?
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connect to apache/ubuntu on vmWare player from windows

I'm running a virtual mashine on my windows 7. In it a ubuntu linux with apache server. How can I get to a site hosted on my ubuntu from windows? Example: Want to get to http://localhost/~user/ from ...
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Why is this vanilla 64-bit Ubuntu Server 10.10 eating 446200k of memory?

Just installed 64-bit Ubuntu Server 10.10 inside as guest in a virtual machine. I'm using VMware Player. The host is 64-bit Windows 7. The minimum requirements for the Ubuntu server is said to be ...
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Fedora 12 on Vmware network disabled on restore

I have a fedora 12 guest running on VMWare on windows 7. I use it mainly for the occasional linux dev. Whenever I restart the guest, networking works fine. But if I close the VMware player and save ...
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Huge host CPU usage in idle vmware guest. Ubuntu 10.04 host, Vista SP2 guest

I'm experiencing huge host CPU usage with an idle vmware guest. Host: Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit 2.6.32-24-generic-pae. (Very new install, i.e 24 hours ago) Hardware is Dell XPS M1530 laptop, 4GB ram. ...
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Performance problems on Ubuntu guest on VMWare player

I'm looking for some advice on how to troubleshoot performance problems. Here's the situation: Windows Server 2008 host, Ubuntu 9.04 Server guest on VMWare Player 3. Host hardware is a Celeron ...
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VMware Player in startup

We have a windows 2008, We have installed VMWARE player. How do I put VMWARE Player in start up? Please help me.. Thanks in advance.
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Running VMWare Player on Win 7 - error “The system cannot find the file ”“ (code: 3).”

I just had trouble running VMWare player (version 3.1.0 build-261024) on Win 7 and got this error: Error while powering on: The following error occurred when starting VMware ...
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How do I choose which Ethernet Adapter to bridge in VMPlayer

I am running vmplayer 3.1.0 on Ubuntu. The host machine has four ethernet adapters that are configured to run on four different subnets. I need to run four VMs each with a single ethernet adapter ...
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acessing a subnetwork from within a vm

I have a pc running windows 7. I have vmwareplayer running RHEL5 I have 1 physical ethernet connection. this ethernet connection is wired to a hub. there is another device on that hub that needs to be ...
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how to have a vm image act as a server host

I have a VM Ware player, VMware-player-3.0.1-227600.exe I downloaded a cent os image, it's version is CentOS release 5.4 (Final) I have apache installed and listening on port 8080. However when I ...
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How to prevent virtual machines's copy

I'll have to deploy virtual machines on demo laptops, which will use Vmware player, but I've got some security concerns, as some data stored in the virtual machines are a bit sensitive. Is there a ...
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Display errors using VMWare Player and Remote Desktop on Windows XP

I've come up against a weird display issue that I can't seem to find any "fix" for. When I first boot up my computer, everything behaves normally. If I start to use VMWare Player and/or Remote ...
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Cannot Join a Domain on VM

I have installed Windows 2003 server R2 on a VM. This VM is running on Windows XP PRO. When i try to make this XP Pro PC join the domain on the VM it tries to locate the server and gives me the ...
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Network access to VM only from host

I'm trying to do some testing of Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 2 Server in a VMWare environment. The host is XP, and the VM software is VMPlayer. Problem is, I want to be able to see the VM from the network, ...
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How to create a Windows Server 2008 VM

I have Windows 2008 Server set up. I want to create a Virtual machine with O/S Windows 2008 Server which can be booted with VM player. How do i go about it? Thanks, gauls
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Using Mac OS guest in VMPlayer. Unable to connect to the Internet

I am new to Mac OS. I am using VMPlayer on a Windows 7 machine to use Mac OS 10.4.1. I am not able to connect to the Internet in my Guest OS - Mac. I tried both Wireless and LAN but nothing seems to ...
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Can i host /install sharepoint in such case?

I have installed the windows XP on which i have the VMWare as virtual server. I want to install / Host the sharepoint in such scenario in VMWare . Is that possible ?
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How to make sure my GPO are applied in the correct order

I'm deploying VMware player through a GPO, and I'd like to apply specific ACLs to the install folder, and to the D:\VMWARE folder I'm creating during the player install. I also have to add the vmware ...
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Where Debian Lenny stores initial ifconfig values?

With upgrade of VMWare Player I suddenly found my Debian Lenny VM not getting IP address. Some DHCP issue maybe, I don't know. So I have to set it manually every boot in Player window, via: ifconfig ...
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Forward Apache to Django dev server

EDIT: I just went with Nginx to do the proxy in front of Apache. Much easier to set up and it actually worked. I'm trying to get apache to forward all requests on port 80 to 127.0.0.1:8000, which ...
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Forward all network destinated packets to the OS virtually installed on VMWare

here is my problem. I start my computer on a Windows session. I launch VMWare Player and start an Ubuntu session. I would like that all packets, on Windows, which are destinated to the network are ...
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Linux Guest OS hostname change problems

Hi I have redhat ES4 Linux guest os installed (windows xxp host). I have changed the hostname in /etc/sysconfig/network from localhost:localdomain to another (FQDN) name. I have not altered anything ...
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virtual machine to another computer?

I am using windows xp as a virtual machine installed on windows 7. My laptop(computer A) is connected to another computer(B) through a LAN cable. What configuration should I make (what settings should ...
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Does VMWare Player 3.0 require Intel-VT capable processor

I have Dell Studio laptop with Intel E6600 processor, I have checked and confirmed that this processor does not have Intel-VT support. (Its available in 6670 available on Dell Vostro) Has anyone ...
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Vmware Player 3.0 - cannot ping 32 bits guest from 64 bits (guest or host)

I'm stuck with what seems a bug in VmWare Player (build 203739). I'm using W7 Ultimate 64bits as host and have a CentOS 5.4 (64 bits) as a guest and a Windows XP Professional SP3 (32 bits) as another ...
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How to boot a already install linux distribution from vmware?

I've installed two systems:window xp and ubuntu. And vmware is installed in windows. Is it possible to enter ubuntu from vmware,while of course I'm still in windows?
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Lenovo can't boot RAW Windows?

we have got new Lenovo T400 laptops in company with company's reinstalled WindowsXP OS. Nobody is successful to boot this Windows as RAW system in vmware/vmplayer (loading from physical partition). ...
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Guest can't access host windows network share

HI folks, I've recently run into a strange problem after upgrading to VMware player 3. Certain virtual machines (currently an XP and a VIsta VM) seem to have lost the ability to access the host (XP) ...
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vmnet0 it not coming up in RHEL

I want to install vmplayer with bridging on RHEL 5 but somehow vmnet0 is not comming up when (ifconfig) i read some articles and it says that vmware bridging protocol may not be enbled on NICs. Can ...