Category Archives: VMware

Linux : How to Disable Direct Root Logins

Allowing the root user to login directly is a major security issue, we’ll show you how to disable it so you can still login as root but just not directly, reducing the security issue. This will force a hacker to have to guess 2 seperate passwords to gain root access. (you do have 2 seperate […]

Install VMWare Workstation 6.5 on Ubuntu 9.10

Install VMWare Workstation 6.5 on Ubuntu 9.10 I was able to get everything installed by skipping the installation of the modules on the inital install. Then when I tried to open the application it installed the modules without any more problems. Seems for at least Ubuntu 9.10 the fix ?? # chmod +x VMware-Workstation-6.5.3-185404.x86_64.bundle # […]

How to uninstall Vmware workstation.bundle ?

I want to uninstall   the Vmware workstation on my laptop . Oprating System : Ubuntu 9.04 -64bit .. Just following the comments … [email protected]:~$ vmware-installer -l Product Name                     Product Version ====================== ==================== vmware-workstation         7.0.0.203739 [email protected]:~$ sudo vmware-installer -u vmware-workstation   […]

How To Convert VMWare Image (.vmdk) to VirtualBox Image (.vdi)

We need an addition command-line tool called qemu. sudo aptitude install qemu You’ll new be able to convert a .vmdk (VMware image) to a .bin format, which can then be converted to a Virtualbox native .vdi format. qemu-img convert /path/to/original.vmdk converted.bin You’ll then need to use the VBoxManage utility that comes with Virtualbox to convert […]

VMware : 4 Screen Virtual Desktop Demo using PCoIP

Next generation display protocol PCoIP. So what is PCoIP : PC-over-IP technology allows enterprise PCs and workstations to be centrally managed in a data center while providing high resolution, full frame rate 3D graphics and HD media, with full USB peripheral interoperability, locally over a LAN or remotely over a high-latency WAN. PC-over-IP is an […]