Questions tagged [virtual-machine]

A "virtual machine" is a program you install on your own "host" computer to enable the installation of a "guest" operating system.

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VMware can't copy paste my code or file to my host OS

I'm using windows 10 home as a host OS and using VMware 12.0.0 build-2985596. I'm having problem with copy and pasting anything from my appliance to my windows 10. I tried guest isolation thing in the ...
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Virtual Box inaccessible!

Recently when working on pset4 I run into troubles having implemented an infinite loop. Instead of handling it properly, I just powered off the machine. Now I am unable to start Virtual Box. I'm ...
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Mac keyboard when using CS50 Appliance

I am using a macbook (in the UK) to run the CS50 Appliance, and am struggling to find all the characters that I need. I have discovered the following: (hash) # = Shift + 3 (tilde) ~ = Shift + ...
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virtual machine running unbearable slow

i was just wondering if there is anything that can be done to speed up the virtual machine. I'm working on Windows XP, 512 MB Ram, CPU 2.4 GHz, not having hardware-assisted virtualisation. If you ...
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Can't make @, [] etc in appliance

I cant make the @, [] etc in the appliance. I have a swedish keyboard on a MacBook Air from 2013. Any ideas? I have tried back and forth in the appliance's keyboard settings but can't really get it ...
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Difficulties with Virtual Machine (read-only)

I had zero programming knowledge before taking CS50 and worked my way up to pset3. While I was working on it today, I encountered some huge difficulties. Suddendly, I wasn't able to work on my files ...
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VMware causing disk swap?

I know that it is not completely related to the course but I noticed something strange after I installed the VM to run the appliance. I have inexplicable missing space from /C: without the VM being ...
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appliance50-19-vmware.ova — The import failed because man did not pass

Please help. Unable to get started on cs50 Problem Set 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04, 2.66 GHz, memory-2 GB, disk-500 GB VMware player 6.0.3 * Error while installation of appliance50-19-vmware.ova The ...
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Failed to install NTCreateSection error when installing VirtualBox and the CS50 appliance

I've been trying to install VirtualBox and the CS50 appliance on my laptop with no success it keeps sending an error message. I have a HP computer running Windows 7. The error message says: failed ...
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VMware Fusion serial number doesn't work (Mac-user)

My serial number for downloading the 365-day trail of VMware Fusion doesn't work. Here's what I tried so far: I emailed software@cs50.net and I got an email in return with a serial number and ...
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When setting up VMWare Fusion, should I choose “Install from disc or image” or “Import an existing PC?”

I am trying to install the virtual machine on a Mac with OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). I entered the serial number but now it is asking for me to select an installation method. I don't know what to do here. ...
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VMware unable to completely import .ova file

The VMware player loads the .ova file till 99% and then gives an error which states that it has lost connection to the file. What do I do now?
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Unable to open appliance with VMware

I had to format my C drive but I copied the whole appliance and VMware software and transferred it to another drive. When I try to open the appliance now, VMware shows me an error message saying that ...
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OSX Yosemite Beta does not support VMware Fusion

I have a Macbook Pro running OSX Yosemite Beta. I tried running my previously working version of VMware Fusion on this but it says the current operating system does not support VMware Fusion! Can ...
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Lost files when using Power Off option in the appliance

I appear to have lost all my working files by inadvertently using Power Off option instead of suspend option of the VMware virtual machine and CS50-19 version of Appliance. Is there any way to recover ...
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Can't run CS50 version 19 using VMWare Player - The file is too large

I have installed VMware Player on my Windows 7 machine and when trying to run the CS50 appliance 19 I get the following error: VMware Player cannot open one of the virtual disks needed by this VM ...
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Downloading VMware on Mac, not according to instructions!

I'm new on this, and TOTALLY new to the world of programming I'm trying to download VMware Fusion and I'm using a Macbook Pro. I'm taking this course online through edX. I've emailed the centre and ...
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How can I fix “Error while powering on: Internal error” when starting the CS50 Appliance in VMware Player?

I'm having a problem with VMware and the CS50 appliance. I don't have anything fancy, like Fusion - just VMware Player 6.0.1 build-1379776. My computer runs Windows 7 Home Premium. The player itself ...
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Appliance install on Linux - No go with VMware or VirtualBox on Linux Mint, Ubuntu

Do any of my fellow students have the appliance up and running on a Linux box? If you do please let me know what Linux distribution you are running, which installation instructions you followed that ...