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Converting a VMware Workstation virtual machine to KVM

In this tutorial, I’ll show you the step by step procedure to convert the vmware machine into kvm, during this conversation, I have faced some issues, which I’ll also share with you along with solution.

Before converting the vmware machine,I strongly recommend removing the vmware tools and any existing snapshots of the virtual machine.Then, on the windows machine, convert this multi-file image into a single image:

cd "C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation"
vmware-vdiskmanager.exe -r "D:\VMWare\winxplite\XP-Lite.vmdk" -t 0 "D:\VMWare\winxplite\winxp.vmdk"

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Note: Please change the path of vmdk file according to your requirement.

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