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KVM assign static ip address to guest host

1) Having a KVM host with one NIC card eth0. Created a bridge and have following configured /etc/networks/interfaces. Note that bridte br0 is created and has eth0 as bridge ports iface br0 inet ...
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Ubuntu 15 network with bond, VLAN, bridge

I am posting this question with the reply because I already find the answer after some searches and I think it could benefit other people since I didn't find easy to solve this on Ubuntu 15. Note 1: ...
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Installing ubuntu 14.4.3 server on KVM without internet

I was trying to install ubuntu server 14.04.3 as a guest on KVM as referred in this link I made sure that the guest server doesn't have network. Following command used for installation: sudo virt-...
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VGA Passtrough with same IDs

i try to bind my R9 290 to the vfio-pci driver for VGA Passtrough. My System have two GPUs R9 290 and R9 390. Now i have the problem, that both GPUs have the same Vender and Device ID. So I cant bind ...
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nova hypervisor-list returns empty

I have installed Liberty on 3 node Ubuntu. After configuration of Compute node I could see hypervisor list is empty. Please find the below details as per my observation and suggest me for any ...
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kvm/libvirt networking overview

my vm is centos 4.8 and it came from a physical server. All is great except I can't seem to get bridged networking working. The default user mode networking is fine, from the guest I can reach the ...
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KVM remote-viewer: Force certain keys to stay in host OS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, running a Windows 7 guest VM via QEMU/KVM. It's all working fine, I interact with it via Spice using remote-viewer. I use Compiz to place the window automatically on the top ...
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Problem on multiple network interfaces on a QEMU VM

I'm trying to create a VM with 2 interfaces. I used a linux bridge and Tun/Tap devices to do that. This is my setups: | HOST | Virtual Machine outside ...
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KVM VM not working

Im getting this error when creating a VM in virt manager using KVM. (Unable to complete install: 'internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: 2015-12-02T23:01:04.368439Z qemu-system-...
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Extend encrypted, large volume on VM

So like the topic says I am trying to resize (extend) one of my VMs using encrypted LVM. What I've done so far Partitioned and formatted the new drive (using parted, ext4) Added it and extended ...
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How to setup KVM Windows 7 VM bridged networking?

I am trying to get bridged networking working on a Windows 7 VM guest hosted in KVM and Ubuntu 15.10. The Ubuntu host is an ESXi 5.5 VM (nested). I then followed this guide to install to configure ...
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Kubuntu HDMI Switch

So I have an HDMI switch. The thing is brilliant. Anyways. I have a computer with Kubuntu and when I switch to it on the switch it works great and dandy... but when I switch out it doesn't switch back....
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Delete nbd devices used to mount kvm image

how can i delete the /dev/nbd* device blocks? I need to delete the devices and then recreate them with modprobe nbd max_part=8 because (I don't know why) my script fail if the device was used.. ...
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Bridge connection goes to host not guest when accessesed remotely

I have a bridge device br0 on a second nic eth1 intended to give a KVM guest a public IP. I set up the guest to use the bridge and it seems to have full internet access. I can access the guest over ...
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Unbind GPU from Radeon drivers without restarting lightdm

I use a bash script to rebind my GPU for KVM PCI passthrough, but it requires me to stop lightdm to unbind/bind it from the radeon drivers. If I do not stop lightdm, the entire system hangs after a ...
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Migrating from broken motherboard

I have a 14.04 LTS Server that I use for virtualisation with KVM. The server has two hard drives with RAID 1 using mdadm (pretty standard as set with the Ubuntu installer). Yesterday, the motherboard ...
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ubuntu 14.04.3 hang during install in kvm under ubuntu 14.04.3

Last Thursday I was trying to setup a couple of virtual machines on my Supermicro server with X10DRL-i chaises and Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2609 v3 CPU. aim@itis-lan-1:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep ...
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How to use vmbuilder to create a ubuntu kvm guest with UEFI firmware?

I've found python-vm-builder is a very easy way to create a ubuntu kvm guest. But how do I create a UEFI firmware? I've already install ovmf package, and I can select UEFI firmware in virt-manager. ...
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KVM Network Setup

This is what I want to achieve: KVM Host: Obtain IP via DHCP ssh connect via hostname (VM-host hostname) Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Sitting in a LAN, not reachable via internet Has one physical ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 KVM VM Windows 7 Update?

I am beginning my journey with Linux and Ubuntu. I've created a Windows 7 VM including the latest virtio-win driver installed for NIC (configured NAT), storage, and balloon. My Windows 7 VM can get ...
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Convert Gnome Disks image to Qemu/KVM

I made a backup of my SSD using Gnome disks and I want to run it in a virtual machine. How can I run this using Qemu/KVM? If I have to convert the image before hand how do I do that?
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14.04 Desktop TLS Virt-manager installation error

While creating a VM with virt-manager following error appears: Unable to complete install: 'internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: qemu-system-x86_64: -machine pc-i440fx-2.4,...
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Snappy on QEMU KVM fails to boot

Trying to load snappy in qemu kvm on my Celeron 1307U running 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 desktop OS, I run: $ kvm-ok INFO: /dev/kvm exists KVM acceleration can be used $ wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/15....
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Where do I log bugs and ask for help for libguestfs on ubuntu?

I'd like t o know where to get help using libguestfs on ubuntu. The libguestfs project page is hosted by redhat. I'm trying to use guestfish on a qemu VM. I can initiate the CLI console but ...
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Why does the truncate command on Ubuntu creates disks bigger than normal qcow2 files?

When I use truncate to create a virtual disk (to be used by virt-manager VMs), the result is as big as the setting I set (e.g., 50 GB). But normally virtual disks (e.g., qcow2 files) don't displace ...
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How do I manage partitions on an Ubuntu VM of an Ubuntu host?

I am running virt-manager on Ubuntu. I have a qcow2 file that I use to create VMs. The VMs work. When I log into the VM, I see no evidence the hard disk has more than 16 GB. When I log into the VM,...
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MAAS KVM nodes commission timesout

So, I have set up MAAS and several KVM and Qemu VMs. When I add them as nodes, they start up during commissioning but then the attempt times out. Here's the line from the MAAS log: [ERROR] test: ...
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How to take advantage of VirtualBox paravirtualization in an Ubuntu guest?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.3 (with linux-generic-lts-vivid (3.19) kernel) 64-bit host, and a VirtualBox guest with the same OS and configuration. The host has an AMD A10-7800 CPU. If I enable the KVM ...
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virt-install - internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor, symlink to /var

TLDR: when contents of /var is stored in a normal directory, virt-install works. When /var is a symlink pointing somewhere else, virt-install breaks. New installation of Ubuntu 14.04. 2 logical HDDs,...
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VmWare installation: Unable to build kernel headers

I am not able to install VMWare on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 Method 1 I tried 1.I first installed the build-essentail, linux headers. 2.Downloaded the bundle file 3.Run the sh for bundle 4.Removed the KVM ...
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Unable to run Two android Emulators in Ubuntu

I am using Genymotion android emulator and I am able to use it correctly , Now my question is that I am unable to run 2 android emulator simultaneously(parallel) from android studio , and I am using ...
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nested vm failed to boot with “KVM: entry failed, hardware error 0x0”

Trying to create a nested vm with virt-manager. vm stuck at paused state. From instance log under /var/log/libvirt/qemu/, I see following errors. Anyway to get around this? KVM: entry failed, ...
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Installing vagrant-libvirt on Ubuntu 15.04 fails

I'm experiencing a strange issue when installing vagrant-libvirt plugin. When running vagrant plugin install vagrant-libvirt I get the following error: http://pastebin.com/fLx6Uzhq Some had ...
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virt-manager won't work because of Gtk-critical messages

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I connect to it from my Windows 7 server. I have Xming installed on my desktop. I use Putty or MobaXterm to connect to the Ubuntu server. When I run virt-manager, I get ...
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virt install does not accept multipe extra-args

virt-install says the second argument is unknown as soon as I add a second or more arguments. It doesn't matter in which order the arguments are - the first one is always accepted. It seems virt-...
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How to install guest os (ubuntu server) in kvm without vnc?

I'm absolutely new to KVM/QEMU. I used HyperV for a long time - but that was easy with a simple GUI ;) So I've ssh access to a headless ubuntu server with kvm. Now I want to install another ubuntu ...
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Read config /etc/qemu/ich9-ehci-uhci.cfg: Permission denied

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to get USB Autopassthrough to work. As per instructions here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/UsbNetworkRedirection I added: <qemu:arg value='/etc/...
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How do I install virt-manager from a .tar.gz file? [duplicate]

How do I install virt-manager from a .tar.gz file? I used the tar -zxvf file.tar.gz command. But when I use virt-manager --version, I see the old version. I think if I use the apt-get command, the ...
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virt-manager is not working on Ubuntu; there is no pop-up

I'm trying to use virt-manager (0.9.5) on an Ubuntu server (version 14.04). I can connect to the Ubuntu server. I connect to the Ubuntu server via Putty, TurboVNC, or via the IP Management Interface ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop libVMi installation error

In Ubuntu 14.04 I install KVM and successfully created Win 7 guest, Info: Kvm version: QEMU emulator version 2.0.0 (Debian 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.19), Copyright (c) 2003- Now I am following this link ...
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Using OVMF on Ubuntu to build a gaming virtual machine

Recently, I bought a new VGA Card, and I decided to create a system that sometimes in the past I've tried to build without any success: a Linux system with a VGA Pass through setup. In this setup, I'd ...
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KVM Bridged network not working for 2 guests

I have a bridged network setup and working, following the guides https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Installation and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Networking My setup is similar to ...
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How to list VMs in KVM by creation and/or last use day

I am struggling to find the CLI command in order to list the VMs in Virsh by their creation and/or last use day. Any ideas ?
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HW virtualization in VMware (KVM - Android Studio)

First question on this forum. I'm fairly new to linux/ubuntu but I'm starting to get the hang of it, and so far I love it! :-) I should probably start off by saying that I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in ...
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How do I get Ubuntu Snappy started using KVM?

I'm trying to get a virtual image of Snappy started using KVM. Launch Snappy locally with KVM on Linux Found a nice and simple howto Launch Snappy locally with KVM on Linux Completed the following ...
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How do you install the VirtIO HDD drivers for KVM on Windows 7?

I'm trying to install Windows 7 64-bit on KVM. I created a VirtIO HDD in virt-manager, and connected the driver ISO from here. The only drivers I see for storage are for Windows Server 2008, and 2008 ...
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How to create multiple VNICs on kvm?

I have installed kvm on ubuntu, and created a virtual machine. I want to create VNIC s on the same. How can i do that.?
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block bitmap and bg descriptor inconsistent

The error : [Sun Sep 6 11:15:56 2015] EXT4-fs error (device dm-0): ext4_mb_generate_buddy:757: group 113, block bitmap and bg descriptor inconsistent: 34 vs 33 free clusters [Sun Sep 6 11:15:56 ...
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Maximum resolution problem when external monitor is connected via KVM Switch

I use a laptop with Ubuntu (15.04) and output on monitor (LG E2240). Everything is OK, the maximum resolution is 1920x1080 ( the maximum resolution supported by the monitor). When I connect a KVM ...
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cannot create a virtual machine in virt-manager [closed]

I got the following message when creating a virtual machine in virt-manager: Error launching manager: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_default_storage_format' Traceback (most recent call last)...