Category Archives: Virtualization

How to install vmware-tools and use shared folders on an Ubuntu VM inside VMWare Workstation 12 Pro

Although when you I tried to¬†enable the guest additions using the suggested open-vm-tools, it doesn’t run correctly and I’ve been unable to use shared folders between the host and guest in order to copy some files. I accordingly used the … Continue reading

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How to connect to a VM hosted on QEMU remotely using virt-viewer

I couldn’t find comprehensive articles about this, so I decided to write one myself. In brief, here is a sample command: virt-viewer –connect qemu+ssh://aamr@hobba/system winVM Where: virt-viewer: is the command itself –connect: is obviously the parameter telling the command to … Continue reading

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How to make use of KVM snapshots via “virsh”

This is a very interesting article that contained everything I needed about KVM snapshots. It listed all the “virsh” command parameters for snapshots with an excellent explanation of each one:

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