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Open Virtual Machine Tools

Open Virtual Machine Tools (open-vm-tools) are the open source
implementation of VMware Tools. They are a set of guest operating
system virtualization components that enhance performance and user
experience of virtual machines. As virtualization technology rapidly
becomes mainstream, each virtualization solution provider implements
their own set of tools and utilities to supplement the guest virtual
machine. However, most of the implementations are proprietary and are
tied to a specific virtualization platform.

With the Open Virtual Machine Tools project, we are hoping to solve
this and other related problems. The tools are currently composed of
kernel modules for Linux and user-space programs for all VMware
supported Unix-like guest operating systems. They provide several
useful functions like:

* File transfer between a host and guest

* Improved memory management and network performance under

* General mechanisms and protocols for communication between host and
guests and from guest to guest

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open-vm-tools.changes 0000028667 28 KB almost 12 years
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open-vm-tools.spec 0000012383 12.1 KB over 11 years
preamble 0000000276 276 Bytes over 13 years
pvscsi.tar.bz2 0000041129 40.2 KB almost 12 years
vmmemctl.tar.bz2 0000012744 12.4 KB over 12 years
vmtoolsd 0000004838 4.72 KB over 12 years
vmware-toolbox.desktop 0000000211 211 Bytes over 13 years
vmware-user-autostart-wrapper 0000000334 334 Bytes over 13 years
vmware-user-autostart.desktop 0000000115 115 Bytes over 13 years
vmxnet3.tar.bz2 0000039147 38.2 KB over 12 years
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