Software

Shrink VMware disk

In linux:

clean packages

apt-get clean

Prefill filesystem with 0’s (only empty space)

cat /dev/zero > zero.fill;sync;sleep 1;sync;rm -f zero.fill

In Windows:

Go to your vmdk dir:

cd C:\Virtual Machines\apache2_mpm_itk_debian_etch

Run vmdiskmanage on the vmdk file

“C:\Programme\VMware\VMware Server\vmware-vdiskmanager.exe” -k “Other Linux 2.6.x kernel.vmdk”

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