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Wil van Antwerpen

Wil van Antwerpen is a software developer who loves to work on Open Source and dabble a bit with VMware products. He likes to help people out as that is a good way to learn more. He is the author of Vimalin Backup (https://vimalin.com) which is virtual machine backup software for VMware Fusion and VMware Workstation Pro.

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VMware Fusion Tech Preview 2014 – Connect To Server Support

This is the second part on our preview of the VMware Fusion Tech Preview. This time we focus on another new feature. The “Connect To Server” support. With this a long anticipated feature comes to Fusion. It gives you the opportunity to connect to your vSphere Server and VMware Workstation shared Virtual Machines. Advertisements

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VMware Fusion Tech Preview 2014 – Multiple GPU support

VMware Fusion Tech Preview 2014 (TP) has been available since the end of May and it contains a number of pretty cool new features. As I was migrating among continents (from Asia to Europe) I did not really have the time to start testing at the time that the beta started. Now that in my …

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The evolution of VMware Tools for Linux

VMware Tools for Linux is getting better all the time. Actually it has been in movement for years and the way it has improved shows the strength of Open Source. Back in the old days, we only had one package to care about: VMware Tools as bundled with the VMware product. Many times it stopped …

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VMware Fusion 5 Shared Folder lockup with Windows Vista, 7 or 8

For quite a while now (years) there had been reports of users having problems with the Shared Folders feature in VMware Fusion and a newer version of Windows (Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8). After clicking around on a shared folder in the tree of Windows Explorer the CPU would go to 100% …

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VMware Fusion 5.0.3 available now

Last week an update for VMware Workstation was released, yesterday the new update for VMware Fusion also became available.

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VMware Fusion users with 2012 hardware update your OSX

VMware Fusion users with hardware from 2012 that uses the NVidia chipset are probably aware of the problem that occurred after running the Macbook Pro Update 2. You could no longer use 3D in your virtual machines as it tended to crash your virtual machines. As I had to run that update after while as …

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A $100 discount offer on autolab users via Mike Laverick

This is just a quick note on a great deal you can currently get yourself via the site from Mike Laverick. Apparently he has been able to strike a deal with the people from BareMetalCloud.com that the first 100 people using his discount voucher get a $100,- discount. Please read the details at Mike’s Bare Metal …

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Problems while adding an NFS share to vSphere

Today I was trying to add a NFS share from a NAS device to my vSphere lab servers. I’ve used these same NFS shares before, but I had a lab setup so did not care too much that the NFS shares were not on an isolated network. This weekend I decided to fix that sloppy …

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VMware Workstation 8.0 released

This morning VMware released VMware Workstation 8 to the public. Here’s the link to the What’s New:  Workstation 8 What’s New and here are the release notes: Workstation 8.0 Release Notes I was lucky enough to be one of the people who got invited into the VMware beta so I did have some time to …

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From Bangkok with love

Hello John, thank you for your support to the VMware community and for everything you do. It is just too much to start listing it down here. I just wanted to thank you and wish you the best birthday ever.