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Video: Installing VMware Tools in CentOS 6.x

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert This is a video demonstration on installing VMware Tools in CentOS 6.x. The assumptions for this walk through are you have access to VMware Workstation or the vSphere Client to initiate the VMware Tools installation and at least 1 E1000 network card to provide internet access. VMware […]


Help – I installed CentOS with a VMXNET3 NIC and can’t install Perl or VMware Tools!

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert I often (always?) prefer installing linux from the minimal CD’s, nothing I need from the CD that I cannot get from yum or apt-get.  However what happens if you want to use the VMXNET3 driver with the minimal install?  In order to get the VMXNET3 drivers installed, you […]


VMware Workstation Technology Preview 2013 – First Impressions

The VMware Workstation 2013 Technology Preview is available for download at the VMTN forums (http://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/beta/workstation_2013).  Among the many improvements from Workstation 9, and those VMware is specifically looking for feedback on includes: Creating and running Virtual Machines using the latest operating systems – Window 8.1, Ubuntu 13.04, Fedora 18 etc. […]