vmhgfs-fuse mount error [solved]

vmhgfs-fuse is part of open-vm-tools. open-vm-tools comes with major Linux distributions. this article shows you how to use it and fix vmhgfs-fuse mount errors. like: Error -107 cannot open connection You can find more information about the difference between vmware-tools and open-vm-tools. Also, for in-depth information read VMware documentation. Install open-vm-tools for RPM-based Linx like […]


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Compare vmware-tools vs open-vm-tools.

Any virtual machine hosted by VMware hypervisors needs a software called vmware-tools. It’s a suite of utilities that enhances its performance and improves the management of the virtual machine. VMware provides two packages vmware-tools and open-vm-tools. both provide the same features with a slight difference. for example: open-vm-tools comes with Linux distributions, in contrast, VMware […]


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Enable EPEL repo for CentOS

EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) is an open-source and free community-based repository. We will explain what it is, then show how to enable EPEL repository for CentOS Linux. starting from earlier available version (currently CentOS 4) What is EPEL ? Though, It is a complementary repository, It provides Enterprise-grade packages. The best thing is, EPEL […]


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fix mount.nfs: mount system call failed

NFS allows you to share local disk over your local network. NFS originally supported by Linux, however, in recent releases of Windows supports it. Sometimes, you might face the error message mount.nfs: mount system call failed or check lease failed on NFSv4 server when you mount shared directory from NFS server. hence, failing to mount your […]


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