How to create multiple networks on VMware Player

If you have installed VMware Player on Linux, you will notice that VMware Player GUI offers three network options for guest VMs, as shown below: (1) bridged network, (2) NAT network, and (3) host-only network. What if you want to connect your guest VM to multiple isolated virtual networks, each of which is reachable via […]
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How to find the IP address of VMware virtual machine

When you run a virtual machine (VM) created by VMware Player or VMware Server, there can be circumstances where you don’t have console access to the VM. For example, you could be running your VM without VMware Player GUI, or you may have trouble opening a remote console from VMware Server. If you don’t have […]
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How to start VMware server remote console without web interface

In VMware Server, console access for virtual machines (VMs) is obtained by using VM remote console plug-in of web browsers. However, as VMware Server is no longer supported by VMware, its remote console plug-in has not been usable in the latest web browsers. For example, VM remote console plug-in is broken for Firefox version 3.6 […]
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How to install VMware Player on Ubuntu Desktop

VMware Player is a closed-source multi-platform virtualization software that is freely distributed by VMware. VMware Player has a convenient graphical user interface for virtual machine (VM) management, and with built-in NAT/bridged networking, there is no hassle in configuring VM networking, unlike other hypervisors such as KVM and Xen. It is straightforward to install VMware Player […]
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