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Questions about the Kernel-based Virtual Machine, an open source virtualization infrastructure to use the Linux kernel as a hypervisor.

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How to improve the performance of Windows guests running in KVM?

How can I improve the performance of Windows guests running in KVM? In particular, disk IO and video performance.
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Is it possible to install something similar to VMware tools in a KVM virtual machine?

Is it possible to install something similar to VMware tools in a KVM virtual machine? In particular, are there video card drivers for the guest OS to enhance it's video capabilities, apart from the ...
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KVM/Spice/Remote-Viewer: Need assistance troubleshooting USB redirection

Bottom line up front: I'm unable to redirect USB from my desktop to the VM. 'USB Device Selection ' is always grayed out in Remote-Viewer and in full screen it says that 'USB redirection support not ...
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How can KVM be located by Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When running the emulator, Android Studio reports the following message: Please ensure KVM is properly installed and usable. CPU acceleration status: KVM is not installed on this machine ...
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Make libvirt/qemu VNC take an interface name instead of a fixed IP address

I rely on VNC to communicate to my VMs from an external system, so in the XML description file I have something like this: <graphics type='vnc' port='-1' autoport='yes' listen='10.1.1.199' ...
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Where is the list of supported device emulations in KVM?

I am configuring a guest VM under libvirt using virsh edit. The source of the kernel running in the VM is an embedded security device where I have no control over what drivers it comes with. In ...
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How to install qemu-kvm from source

I previously installed kvm via apt-get. Then I install qemu from source via following steps: wget http://wiki.qemu.org/download/qemu-2.1.91.tar.bz2 cd qemu-2.1.91 ./configure make && make ...
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How do I make Unity interface and all of Ubuntu use CPU rendering only

I want to use a KVM emulation technique which grabs the graphic card as if it weren't being passed by ubuntu, just grabs it 100%. such a technique allows you to install the graphical driver on the ...
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Moving KVM data to my home folder

Is there a way to move all KVM data (machines, images. etc..) to my home folder? Using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Not able to start StartX on Ubuntu Server configured inside KVM

I have Ubuntu Server installed as guest OS inside KVM. I also installed Ubuntu Desktop on top of that but now when I am trying to start GUI using StartX, I am getting below message and my screen ...
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global ip address packets don't pass from tap interface to the virtual machine

i have a config: p6p1(physical nic, connected to isp with no addr promisc) -> pppbr0 (bridge with no addr promisc) -> tap0 (with no addr promisc connected to a vm) iptables configured: iptables -A ...
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lxc/kvm containers fail to start

I have MAAS+Juju setup ready and was successfully able to deploy some openstack charms on specific machines. Then, I read that its safe and good practice to place these openstack charms in their own ...
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My Ip address keeps changing each time I restart my virtual computer

I have a KVM configured running two VMs with almost exact characteristics, the main difference is the service they provide. The IP network is obtained via DHCP(I have configured a bridge in the KVM) ...
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Bridge wireless and ethernet to KVM

I've just installed a new laptop with Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop and I'd like to get try and get KVM running so that I can host a couple of guest VM's. The problem is I can't figure out how to configure the ...
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Snapshot revert fails in my KVM setup

I am trying to revert a snapshot and I am getting the below error message in my KVM setup . Reverting to a snapshot is failing. #virsh snapshot-revert TestImg Deployed-Stage --force error: An error ...
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KVM Virtual Machine Internet not working on dedicate server

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 with kvm installation and cloudmin but the internet is not working on virtual machine, can anyone help me please. I have also tried iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s ...
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Is it possible to install Landscape openstack in virtual machine?

I tried to install ubuntu landscape openstack in virtual machine for test purposes and to undrestand how does it work, but it does not work. I followed the official ubuntu tutorial ...
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Routing Problem OpenVPN / KVM

I've set up a rented root server with KVM and OpenVPN. In order to administrate VMs without a public IP the VM guests are connected to a Host/Guest private network: 10.10.10.0. Now i want to access a ...
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Can not start the Virtual Machine No KVM Installed

Ok so my Server Crashed Y'day. So I bought a another WS and plug in the HDD's. Booted up did very little changes and everything was working fine EXCEPT!!! the Virtual Machines inside VMM and the VM ...
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Is it still necessary to disable KVM modules when installing VirtualBox?

I'm about to install VirtualBox in headless mode, on an Ubuntu server running 14.04. In the past it's been necessary to disable or remove KVM and Qemu, as VirtualBox will not run if they're present. ...
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Virtualization drivers for Windows guest

My idea is to run Windows 8 64-bit as a guest on a KVM platform. There's guest additions (actually drivers) for Windows so I can integrate some features (like networking) between Windows and KVM. Suse ...
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How to export the KVM based guest VM as template or ovf or some other format?

I am new to the KVM virtualization. I have deployed and configured KVM in one of my server. Also I created the guest VM successfully and installed OS on it. Its up and running without any issues. Is ...
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How to know why does ubuntu server (on the virtual machine - KVM) shuts down itself

My ubuntu server 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-37-generic-pae i686) shuts down by itself in different times I can't find what's causing it. It has installed on Virtual Machine Manager 0.9.1 that is ...
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What is uvtool second virtual disk for?

I am toying with uvtool to quickly create virtual machines. I once used vmbuilder, but its seems to be deprecated in favor of uvtool (or not ?). When created with uvt, my vm has two virtual disks ...
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libvirt error when enabling hugepages for guest

I'm trying to set up a VM using libvirt and KVM through virt-manager (and virsh command line) with hugepages support and I get an error when enabling the option in the domain XML. Don't know where the ...
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Server crashed but why?

could someone tell me what causes the crash of this kernel panic? This machine (14.04.1) is a virtual machine on my KVM host (14.04.1) See the screenshot My host machine has 32GB of RAM and uses ...
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KVM Can´t access VM

I have a VM that has one bridged network adapter that uses a public IP. I setup a private network for internal purposes, but after I added a private network adapter to my VM I have no external access ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wireless network setup

I am trying to setup kvm on my laptop. These are the steps I have done so far. Uninstalled existing windows7 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop. I have a network which provides me wireless ...
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Virt-Manager default folder and if KVM is necesary in K/Ubuntu 14.04

I want to ask two things about the Virt-Manager on Ubuntu 14.04. First. What is the default folder where the virtual machines are hosted? I have a partition in my third hard disk dedicated to that ...
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How to configure external IP in guest machine

How to configure an external IP into a guest machine. The host has eth0 (LAN) and eth1 (external IP). The guest machine should have a LAN ip and the external IP. The host should only have a LAN ip. ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS - Non-graphical boot in Qemu-KVM (-curses)

I am trying to run an Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine using Qemu-KVM with all output beeing printed to the terminal. I have done that several years ago using the -curses option, tried it again and ...
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KVM GPU Passthrough

now i know this issue has been talked about before, but those topics are old now and slightly out dated. So I have recently been following a few different guides on getting this system working, ...
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Ubuntu Openstack cloud-installer error: kvm container creation failed

I'm trying to install OpenStack on an older server using the Ubuntu cloud-installer. I have virtualization enabled in BIOS and kvm-ok tells me that I'm good to use KVM with acceleration. $ kvm-ok ...
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Automount USB disk (ntfs) and use files for libvirt/qemu/kvm?

When I plugin my NTFS USB disk it gets auto-mounted. That's fine. But when I want to use files for libvirt/kvm/qemu virtualizaztion they cannot be accessed. Sadly I cannot find the parameter or option ...
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Cannot ping KVM Windows guest from host only

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 machine which uses KVM to host a Windows guest. After a restart I am now unable to ping the Windows guest from the host machine, to confirm everything was working perfectly up ...
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Disadvantages of installing ubuntu trough qemu/kvm

Since I am testing iso's a lot and I want to do so on real hardware, but can't stand the install process and the associated waiting time (I only have one machine) I have written a script that installs ...
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Using LDAP for authentication messes up my PowerKVM guest with Ubuntu 14.04.01

I was able to create a Ubuntu guest under PowerKVM and installed 14.04.1 on it. I set up ssh, telnet and set things up so I could log into the root account Then I installed the LDAP client and tried ...
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virtual machine manager kvm is not available - ubuntu 12.04

im a bit new to ubuntu i installed kvm using these commands: 1.sudo egrep '(vmx|svm)' --color=always /proc/cpuinfo output was produced like 4 times 2.sudo apt-get install kvm ubuntu-vm-builder ...
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Compiling the latest kvm with kvm-kmod from git repositories under Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I am trying to run OS X Mavericks as a VM under QEMU/KVM in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. The guide I'm following for this is here: http://blog.definedcode.com/osx-qemu-kvm Also note I'm doing this on a clean ...
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How to force screen resolution when using a KVM

I just recently upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04.1 LTS. The upgrade went smoothly without any major complaints. However, now whenever I switch to my work laptop using the KVM "toggle" and stay there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 KVM guest issue with static IP address

I Have installed a KVM server and host in Ubuntu both with release 14.04. I did configured the server according to the wiki and it is working as expected. The issue I am having is that after ...
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Virt-Manager Problem with 14.04.1 ISO

I have recently completed an upgrade on my home server from Ubuntu 12.04 Server to 14.04 server version. I run a number of VMs using KVM and virt-manager. I also just upgraded virt-manager to 1.0.1. ...
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I wish to automate VM installation in KVM how do I?

I wish to automate VM installation in KVM how do I? My setup is as follows: Host server: Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit RAM: 48 GB HDD: 800 GB CPU: 24 I wish to install Virtual machines using automation (one ...
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KVM DNS Access guest by using it's hostname (ubuntu 14.04)

I have a guest machine running ubuntu 14.04 on an ubuntu 14.04 host running KVM/QEMU. Everything works fine except for one thing. Given my guest's hostname is virtual-machine-1 I would like to be able ...
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Multiple interface devices for KVM bridging

I have a server that I'm trying to virtualize with KVM. I'm trying to use a network bridge so that my KVM guests can have external IPs. Every time I create a bridge brctl addbr br0 brctl addif br0 ...
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iSCSI + br0 bridge + 14.04.1 Server = does not work

On one of my servers I have: USB 4GB: 1) EFI partition 2) /boot partition iSCSI 50GB (on another fileserver): 3) / partition In /etc/network/interfaces it works flawlessly if I have: auto p3p1 ...
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How to give a Juju charm a static ip address - wordpress

I have a wordpress charm installed via juju. In order for me to access this charm through public ip, I port forwarded the ip into my server's public ip address. Recently, the ip address of the ...
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Can I run Ubuntu 12.04.5 with 3.8 kernel and still have kernel security updates?

My 12.04 is asking me to update the HWE layer, but when I've made it last time all my VM stopped working correctly because of a bug in the 3.13 kernel. So I have reinstalled a clean 14.04 but the KVM ...
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Need help about Proxmox and GRUB2 on Debian

I am facing with a big problem. I am freshly installed Debian 7 on server4you dedicated server, and according to this tutorial: Link I am added the repo, installed the kernel like the tutorial said ...
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Installation on virtual LVM disks without partitions

I am installing an Ubuntu server in a KVM/libvirt vm with the text/console installer. I intend to hand over two LVM volumes as root and swap to the VM as virtual disks. They are detected correctly as ...