Articles tagged as “vm”

How to reduce the size of your VMs (macOS Update)

Lately I'm also running macOS virtualized for testing various apps. After some heavy usage the same problem popped up: the .vmdk uses way too much space on my quite small 256GB SSD. Currently is at around 70GB.

The process is similar to what I did on Windows and Linux i.e. write a null file that is erased at the e ...

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How to reduce the size of your VMs

As the host OS I use Windows 8 (just upgraded to 8.1), well why ? one might ask.Is rather simple: Steam and after some dreadful searching and configuring tools I managed to install the basics for writing and deploying code: Vim, Git, PuTTy and a decent console replacement like Console2 [0].

Of course those aren't eno ...

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