Hyper-V is a proprietary hypervisor developed by Microsoft and designed to run on x86_64 processors.

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Multiple GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT settings for different resolutions on Hyper-V

Ben Armstrong (Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Manager) suggested in his blog to edit /etc/default/grub and add a parameter to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT to change display resolution on Hyper-V. It's ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu initramfs on reboot

On the virtual machine when I update grub (sudo update-grub) and restart I get the BusyBox initramfs shell on boot. I have a checkpoint on the machine so I can easily go back to just before I ran the ...
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14.04.2 ubuntu installation using hyper-v VM

i am new to Ubuntu. i tried installing 14.04.2 using dual boot, i was able to install Ubuntu, but had issues with my win8.1 boot, so i went back to win8.1 only (that uninstalled ubuntu though) now ...
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Expanding disk inside Hyper-V using LVM

In my lab environment I have an Ubuntu server 12.04 which I am trying to add space to. LVM was set up at boot up and after adding 100GB through the edit disk wizard I am unable to add that space to ...
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Ubuntu 32bit on Hyper-V Keeps Asking Me Password

I'm running a Windows 8.1 Pro. And I have installed Ubuntu 32bit 14.04 TLS on Hyper-V. When I'm trying to login to the Ubuntu using the credentials I created during the installation it keeps promting ...
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The best option to virtualize a Windows server within Ubuntu?

I have a dedicated box which is currently running Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS (only running CLI). I'd like to virtualize a windows server to host game servers on it, because the Windows version of that ...
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Reach Network drive from terminal - HyperV

I have Ubuntu running in Windows HyperV VM. I have a shared network drive I can reach from the Ubuntu GUI. It has both read and write permissions there. I need to navigate to this network location ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 guest OS another Ubuntu 14.04 host machine with LXD hypervisor

How to install Ubuntu 14.04 guest OS on another Ubuntu 14.04 host machine. I have downloaded LXD by sudo apt-get install xld i have Ubuntu 14.04 .iso image with me on my pendrive. Thanks for your ...
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How can I tell if my upgrade is hung?

I am fairly new to Linux, but am an experienced IT person. I have Ubuntu 14.10 installed as a Virtual Machine on Windows Server 2012 R2 running Hyper-V. I am attempting to update to Ubuntu 15.04. ...
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Gparted is not giving me the option to resize primary drive

I am new to ubuntu and I'm trying to get my drive to resize. I am running on HyperV 2012 and have booted with the Gpart iso. Here is what I am seeing: As you can see above, I do not have the ...
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Backup tool for Hyper-V machines and Windows system state

is there any backup tool that makes backups of Hyper-V VMs and Windows Server 2008 R2 system state? Some will say to give Bacula a try, but I think it's a complex tool. Can I use a tool for this task ...
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Hyper-v / Ubuntu has incorrect time

I am using ubuntu desktop under Hyper-V on a Windows 8.1 machine and most of the time the machine is in sleep mode. This means that when I try to use the Ubuntu machine the time is off - by a lot ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 not accepting connections after log out

We have a Windows hardware node with Hyper-V installed on it. In Hyper-V we have an Ubuntu server running (14.04.1). It has Node.js installed on it and is set up to allow SSH connections and serve ...
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How to keep linux-cloud-tools-virtual in sync with my kernel?

The Ubuntu 14.04 package linux-cloud-tools-virtual, used for compatibility with Hyper-V, depends on linux-cloud-tools-3.13.0-44-generic. However, the standard installed kernel is 3.13.0-32, which ...
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How can I get my Ubuntu 10.04 Hyper-V VM to recognize the virtual networking hardware?

I am new to Linux and Ubuntu, being primarily a Windows developer for the past 20 years. However, we've been using Redmine hosted on an Ubuntu VM to manage our development tickets. The VM was hosted ...
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How to share COM ports from hyper-V

I am trying to enable COM ports from my host machine. I have an Ubuntu 14.10 running on Hyper-V. Host machine is a Windows 8.1 How should I use these pipes? The idea is to connect my Arduino, so ...
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Mouse scroll slow, settings not present (Ubuntu 14.04, hyper-v, xfce4, xrdp)

Please pardon my inexperience with Linux and related packages. I am very new to such systems. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a Windows Hyper-V virtual machine (VM). For a VM on a Windows host, ...
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LIS 3.5 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Unfortunately I needed to run an Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS under a Hyper-V from MS. After install, I pass through big problems with network and i/o performance. The Hyper-V recommend to update the LIS ...
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Hyper-V: Ubuntu 14.04 server w/ 2 network interfaces

On my Win2012 server w/ Hyper-V role I have configured 2 virtual switches: external vSwitch and internal vSwitch. The Ubuntu VM is connected to both vSwitches via 2 network intertfaces eth0 and eth1. ...
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Unable to connect to internet on hyper v Ubuntu 14.04

I have set up Ubuntu 14.04 on hyper-v in Windows 8.1. I also have an external network switch linked to Ethernet. The internet and LAN works fine on my host windows 8.1 PC. But I am not able to use ...
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Proper way to uninstall Ubuntu Server

I have installed Ubuntu Server on Windows 8.1 Hyper-V virtual machine. As part of learning I just want to remove the Ubuntu Server completely so that I can reinstall the server once again to get a ...
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Can Ubuntu (14.04) run full screen (2160x1440) in Hyper-v gen 2 on Surface Pro 3?

I was able to change the resolution to 1920x1080 by changing parameters in /etc/default/grub. But if I set the resolution to 2160x1440 (the resolution of Surface Pro 3), it does not accept this ...
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Ubuntu goes down daily at night - VM

We have a Ubuntu VM on Hyper-V and on it we have a LAMP server installed and an internal domain accessible from the intranet . Everyday we have to restart it because the connectivity to the server ...
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Help Getting Two NICs On Same Machine Talking Via Switch

I have a virtual Ubuntu Server (14.04) VM on Hyper-V host with three NICs - eth0 is bridged to the external network - eth1 & eth2 are attached to a private virtual switch The aim is to get the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop under Windows 8.1 Hyper-V

Is it possibly to speed up the graphics of Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop under Windows 8.1 Hyper-V anyhow? I've already decreased the screen resolution and disabled the COMPIZ video effects, but it's still ...
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Problem with hadoop start-dfs.sh

I installed and configured hadoop on my Ubuntu 14.04 server, virtualized inside of hyper-v, however I am getting an issue when i run start-dfs.sh root@sUbuntu01:/var/log# start-dfs.sh 14/06/04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 guest in Hyper-V host will not run apt-get

I have a problem running apt-get (or any other command that requires a download) on Ubuntu 14.04 guest running in Hyper-V (W28K) server. The download always fails because the connection times out. It ...
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Convert a directory to VHD file?

I have a directory that contains thousands of files and folders, I need to copy it to a Ubuntu virtual machine in Hyper-V, so if I use copy or cloning to will take a lot of time, can I convert this ...
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How do I continue past the “Where are you?” screen when installing?

I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 in a Hyper-V virtual machine. However, I can't press the continue button when I get to the "Where are you?" screen. How do I solve this problem?
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Ubuntu 12.04 in Win 8.1 Hyper-V VM won't reach internet

I have a Surface Pro 2. I was able to successfully create a virtual machine on Hyper-V and install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit in it. That was fine. However, I can't an internet connection through Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu Hyper-V Guest Display Resolution

Good afternoon, I am trying to set up an Ubuntu guest on a Hyper-V server. I am relatively new to Linux so please bear with me, the VM is a test machine to get the hang of things and give Ubuntu a ...
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Can I use Hyper-V gen 2 with Ubuntu?

I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Windows 8.1 Pro laptop. Now installing it as a gen 1 works fine but installing it as a gen 2 does not. I have to disable secure boot to get anything to happen ...
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How to increase screen resolution in Hyper-V

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on Hyper-V in windows 8. I want to increase the resolution so that Ubuntu window can occupy my whole screen. Does anyone have any idea of how it can be done ? I found one ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu 12.04: Mouse scroll wheel doesnt work

I've been trying to setup an Ubuntu 12.04 workstation on a Hyper-V virtual machine (MS Windows Server 2008 R2) and I need some help with the mouse driver. The mouse responds fine in general: the ...
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Hyper-V frambuffer driver not working correctly

Running the up to date Alpha of Xubuntu 13.10 on Hyper-V (WIndows 8 Pro) I noticed the included Hyper-V frambuffer driver does not work as expected. According to the commit message ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 running within Hyper-V Networking very flaky

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 (I had started with 12.10) within Hyper-V (Windows 8 Pro) on a Samsung series 9 laptop. I have the wireless and wired interfaces shared with the VM. I've been noticing that ...
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ubuntu on 14.04 hyper-v connection problem

I recently download the new disk of 13.04 of 32bit. I have Hyper-v on windows 8 64bit. I try to operate 13.04 on hyper-v but I can't connect to the network. I have already set at hyper-v manager that ...
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XRDP and Hyper-V running on Windows 8 Enterprise

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 as a Hyper-V client and it runs perfectly. But because Hyper-V only allows a small window (800x600) which can not be changed (as far as I know) I've been trying to use XRDP ...
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How do I build a Hyper-V enabled kernel in a Ubuntu 12.10 guest VM on Server 2012?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 x64 as guest VM on Server 2012, and want to upgrade kernel to Linux 3.8, as the 3.8 kernel supports the balloon driver for dynamic memory and new IC (I assume). Before ...
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How to Install Ubuntu Server amd64 12.0.4.1 in Windows 2008 Hyper-V?

I would like to install Ubuntu Server 12.0.4.1 LTS in Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V. However when I run the Ubuntu installation from the CDROM ISO, I get stopped by the error "Your installation CD-ROM ...
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Use Webcam in 12.10 from Hyper-V

I just installed 12.10 on Windows 8 Hyper-V because I have a task which needs Windows and Ubuntu simultaneously (even though I have Ubuntu dual-booted). I need to use the webcam from Hyper-V and am ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Hyper-V 2008 R2 SCVMM - Network cable unplugged [duplicate]

After attempting to install Ubuntu Desktop 32bit on our HyperV environment - which requires static IP addressing, Ubuntu thinks the network cable is unplugged. It's connected to the correct Team NIC ...
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Ubuntu in Hyper-V I/O issues

I have anecdotal information from a colleague about performance issues running Ubuntu Server in a Hyper-V environment and I wanted to find out if there was any truth to it. Has anyone had any ...
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Used Hyper-V to create a Ubuntu VM and VHD is showing 1/8 the capacity

My Ubuntu VM is configured with a 1 terabyte VHD. The physical machine uses a RAID-5 8-disk hard drive. When I log in to the Ubuntu VM, it only shows about 1/8 of the storage the VHD is configured ...
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Hyper-v and ubuntu 10.04 apt-get update

I have issues with 10.04 and 10.10 servers. I'm trying to do apt-get update command, but it is stuck on get. There is some solutions in here: apt-get update stuck on "Waiting for Headers". ...
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How to install ubuntu on Microsoft Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V?

Is there a way (now or in the future) to install ubuntu-server-64 on a Microsoft Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V? I tried this quide: http://www.panterlo.com/2010/10/10/ubuntu-10-10-and-hyper-v-r2/ but you're ...