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{{i18n|Installing Arch Linux in VMWare (systemd}}
This article describes how to get Archlinux running in a VMWare virtual machine when you're using ''systemd'' as SysV replacement.
== Prerequisites ==
Please install the ''open-vm-tools-modules'' from the ''Community'' repository.
== Drivers ==
Add the VMWare drivers to your ''mkinitcpio.conf'':
MODULES="vmxnet3 vmgfx vmw_ballon vmci"
Now you have to rebuild your kernel:
# mkinitcpio -p linux
== Systemd scripts ==
In the following steps you have to create some systemd scripts so that the ''vmblock'' driver can be used successfully.
Create the following files:
# creates the directory which is used by the vmblock driver
d /tmp/VMwareDnD 1777 root root}}
Description=Mount the vmblock device
== VMWare user suid wrapper ==
The following script is responsible that you can resize the window of your virtual machine:
[Desktop Entry]
Name=VMWare User Agent
Comment=Enable Unity, DnD, etc.}}

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