Posts Tagged ‘ vmware ’

Network filesystem performance on MacBook Air

16 April 2011
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Just after Christmas, I bought myself a new 11in MacBook Air (MB Air) to replace the 12in PowerBook G4 (PB) that I’ve kept running entirely too long.  I selected the 4GB Ram, 128 GB SSD configuration as the system is not upgradable. I use the MB Air as my primary email, chat, web surfing, document…

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The cost of bleeding edge?

17 July 2009
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I’ve just finished updating my workstation at home and at work to Fedora 11.  The impetuous was to cut down on the number of VMs that were running on my machine at home and reduce the number of packages I have to build for each software release.  I had a FC8 and a FC10 VM…

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vmware-server 1.0.9 on Fedora 10

24 May 2009
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Having problems getting VMware-server 1.0.x working on any modern version of Fedora? Follow these instructions and you'll be up and running in no time.

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open-vm-tools and 2009.04.23 release

9 May 2009
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Open-vm-tools is a  sourceforge project to reimplement VMware Tools as open source.  Their express goal is to be able to support more Guest OSes than is currently available, mainly related to other linux distros. The project does not provide any packages, but only a source tarball, and that is updated around once a month.  You…

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vncviewer and VMware-Workstation 6

6 May 2009
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When VMware Worstation 6 was released, one of the new features I was interested in was console access via VNC.  This meant I could leave a VM running on my machine at home, and connect to the console with vncviewer (linux/FreeBSD) or Chicken of the VNC (MacOS X) through a SSH tunnel.  This means no…

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