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vmtoolsd doesn't end after logout

asked 2013-08-03 23:38:30 +0000

yanglifu90 gravatar image

updated 2013-08-04 00:03:13 +0000

There is a process 'vmtoolsd' whose command is /usr/bin/vmtoolsd -n vmusr left when a user logs out. I have to type root password to shutdown or restart because of this. How to prevent this from happening? And what package provide this command? I will remove the package to get rid of the problem as a last resort. I don't need to run virtual machines on my Fedora 19 machine anyway since the CPU doesn't support virtualization and performance is ugly.

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answered 2013-08-04 05:38:19 +0000

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It is a bug, see https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=152097

run rpm -qf /usr/bin/vmtoolsd to find out which package provide the command.

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Asked: 2013-08-03 23:38:30 +0000

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Last updated: Aug 04 '13