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New articles published for week ending 02/28/2010

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VMware Consolidated BackupRemoving snapshots causes "unable to find device: XXXXX-vmname-xxxxx-delta.vmdk" errors in vmkernel logs (1011533)Date Published: 2/22/2010 VMware ConverterVMware Infrastructure Client unrecoverable error: (app) Exception 0x0000005 (Access Violation ) (1018400)Date Published: 2/25/2010 VMware ESXInstalling VMware Tools on a Linux virtual machine using the .RPM produces the error: service vmware-tools does not support chkconfig (1018532)Date Published: Read more...

Downloading and Installing VMware Fusion

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Sometimes a simple download and Install runs into problems. This video details downloading and installing VMware Fusion. This video is helpful if: You cannot download VMware Fusion Download stops intermittently or does not complete The Fusion installer .DMG does not mount or install Your serial number is not accepted and you receive this error: Invalid Read more...

Social Media at VMware

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In this short video you’ll learn what social media activities are going on within the Global Services and Support group at VMware from Rick Blythe, Social Media Specialist. If you’re interested in following these Twitter accounts, follow: @vmwarecares @vmwarekb Rick Blythe, Social Media Specialist at VMware Read more...

VMware Tools Installation

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VMware Tools is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system and improves management of the virtual machine. To address questions we receive about installing VMware Tools we have created a set of knowledgebase articles complete with videos. Each Guest operating system has slightly different steps to perform Read more...

How to install VMware Tools in a Linux VM using a Compiler

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This video details installing VMware Tools in a Linux guest operating system using the gcc Compiler. This video was created using VMware ESX 4.0, but the same basic steps apply to other VMware products. The guest operating system in the video is CentOS, but this applies to other distributions of Linux as well. For more Read more...