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How can I ctrl-alt-f# to get to a TTY in a QEMU session?

I'm doing an install via testdrive using QEMU/KVM and I would like to check the log files during the installation, however I can't figure out a way to send Ctrl-Alt-F1 and other F keys to the ...
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How do I install qemu?

How do I install the qemu command? I type qemu and press tab and I get a list of several binaries installed. qemu-alpha qemu-arm ... qemu-x86_64 but no qemu. I type man qemu and it returns the ...
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“autoreconf: not found” error during making qemu-1.4.0

I was ./configure'd the qemu-1.4.0 and during make it cause: (cd /home/amin/Simulate/qemu-1.4.0/pixman; autoreconf -v --install) /bin/sh: 1: autoreconf: not found make: *** ...
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What are practical advantages of using linux-image-virtual kernel?

Ubuntu provides an alternative kernel package - linux-image-virtual, that is supposed to be optimized for use in virtual machines. What are actual optimizations and how much faster/smaller/better is ...
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How do I mount a qcow2 disk image?

I have a QEMU virtual machine that uses a qcow2 disk image. How can I mount its filesystem without powering on the virtual machine?
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How do I deploy a virtualized server on a headless machine running 12.04 Server?

There is so much different information out there about setting up a virtual machine but I'm at a lost where to start. My fundamental question is: How do I virtually deploy a web server (complete with ...
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How to resize virtual machine disk?

Is there anyway to resize a virtual machine's disk? Say increasing the disk size from 32GB to 64GB. I am running KVM/Qemu on Ubuntu server 11.10 64bit. Thanks.
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Is my VM using KVM or QEMU?

After installing Ubuntu 11.10 and copying my KVM images which were created on Ubuntu 11.04 over to the new system, I notice that Virt-manager says it's using QEMU and not KVM. Also when running virsh ...
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virt-manager can't connect to libvirt

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 32 bits. The error doesn't show up if I start gksudo virt-manager. libvirt-bin is installed. I don't know how to check for the daemon. I am a member of libvirtd. ...
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Qemu KVM VNC Support

Do I need to install a special package to get the VNC support ? I installed: sudo apt-get install kvm qemu-kvm qemu-kvm-extras Everything works fine, I only get no VNC server up and running, ...
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How do I run qemu with 64bit processor on a 64bit machine?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit and recently installed qemu-kvm. Now I want to start a 64bit live CD using qemu -m 512 -boot d -cdrom archlinux-2010.05-netinstall-x86_64.iso This loads the image and I ...
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How can I run Unity 11.04 in qemu? [closed]

I want to try Ubuntu Natty with the Unity Desktop and the Compiz Support from the PPA in qemu. But I can't get the Graphic Support to run Unity. Is it possible to get compositing running with qemu?
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KVM kernel module error

I just installed qemu and ran qemu-system-i386 -hda ubuntu32 -cdrom ~/Downloads/ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso -m 1024 -boot d and got some errors Could not access KVM kernel module: No such file ...
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How to create and export a vmware image using vmbuilder

I've been using vmbuilder to build kvm images as such: vmbuilder kvm ubuntu \ -v \ --suite=precise \ --libvirt=qemu:///system \ --arch=amd64 \ --cpus=2 \ --mem=1024 \ ...
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How do I convert a multiple-part VMDK disk image to qcow2?

I have a VMDK disk image that exists as multiple files: 2.0G guest-s001.vmdk 1.8G guest-s003.vmdk 128K guest-s005.vmdk 2.0G guest-s002.vmdk 1.7G guest-s004.vmdk 4.0K guest.vmdk When running ...
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Can I run Ubuntu in JavaScript (Linux emulator)?

Is it possible to run Ubuntu in JSLinux ? Here is today's Slashdot post about JSLinux.
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KVM or QEMU_KVM or QEMU_SYSTEM_x86_64 on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a clean fresh updated install of 13.04 server with no graphical display just CLI. I want to run a couple of Windows and Linux guests so did some research and it looked like KVM was the way to ...
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Is there any prebuilt QEMU Ubuntu image(32bit) online?

I am playing with QEMU. Here I found some prebuilt OS images: http://docs.openstack.org/trunk/openstack-compute/admin/content/starting-images.html But they are all for 64 bit system while my system ...
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How can I run qemu with KVM over ssh?

When I run qemu -cpu kvm64 -snapshot -hda binary.img at a local console, the image boots and runs as I expect. However, when I log in via ssh -C -X, I see: $ qemu -cpu kvm64 -snapshot -hda binary.img ...
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kqemu ppa for 10.04

Where is a good (working, no dependency issues) PPA for qemu-kqemu and the kqemu module builder for Ubuntu 10.04? A good PPA from which to obtain kqemu for 10.04 from would be one that has a working ...
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Running 64 bit Ubuntu distribution from 32 bit Ubuntu

Related to this question How do I run qemu with 64bit processor on a 64bit machine?, I'm trying to run latest ubuntu 11.10 64bit distribution under Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit using qemu on a core2duo (64 bit ...
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Why am I getting a black screen when booting VM using qemu?

When I try to boot a virtual machine using: qemu-system-x86_64 -m 1024 -cdrom /host/iso/ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso -name mac -hda ~/ubuntu Iget a black screen just after the installation ...
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Convert dd image file to iso

I've a disk dump image (.dd) of an old version of X-Linux (X-Linux R41). Is there any chance to successfully convert this .dd image to a .iso? I've tried this conversion through a forensic tool, but ...
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Portable virtual machine with preinstalled Ubuntu for Windows?

I download "Damn Small Linux (DSL)" distribution from (http://ftp.belnet.be/packages/damnsmalllinux/current/dsl-4.4.10-embedded.zip) and this distribution has a very interesting version called ...
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How do I connect to my running VM via virsh?

My VM has already been started via virsh start chameleon.ootbdev. When I do a virsh console chameleon.ootbdev I get the following output: Connected to domain chameleon.ootbdev Escape character is ^] ...
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MAAS: Unable to start “Commisioned” nodes

I am having problems while trying to start my first node using KVM (QEMU 2.0.0) and MAAS. Automatic detection worked fine, and during the commission (virtual machine window) I get errors such as: ...
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Add armhf as a suppoted architecture for guest KVM VMs (on a amd64 host)

I have an Ubuntu Server 12.04 setup with about 6 KVM VMs running. Guests are all x86 or amd64, host is a 2-socket Westmere Xeon box. Now I want to create a new guest VM but this time the guest VM ...
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Update Qemu on Ubuntu 12.04

Currently Ubuntu 12.04 comes with Qemu 1.0, I would like to update this to a newer version (1.5/1.6) to achieve maximum performance. However there doesn't seem to be an apt package for versions > 1.0 ...
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libvirt with SPICE on 12.04 amd64

I'm using 12.04 LTS amd64 as a KVM host + desktop. I have a Windows 7 ultimate 64bit guest on this host. The installation worked perfect with the default (VNC display) settings. Everything also works ...
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“ERROR: zlib check failed” while compiling Qemu

I recently formatted my PC and reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 via Wubi in Windows. And after updates I'm getting this error: basel@ubuntu:~/Desktop/qemu-1.6-test$ ./configure ...
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How to correctly install and use QEMU-KVM on Ubuntu 14.04?

In general, I prefer to install Linux software packages (not already installed by the default Ubuntu installer) via the distro-specific mechanism provided by that distro. In my case, I am using Ubuntu ...
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VM runs very slow using qemu

When I create virtual machine using qemu-system-x86_64 , it doesn't even boot up. This is how I boot the VM: qemu-system-x86_64 -m 1024 -name mac -hda ~/Documents/ubuntu1 but when I create the same ...
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Virtualising ubuntu-server on ubuntu using qemu

I successfully created an qemu image containing ubuntu-server. I installed that image server instance using the "normal" option. When I boot up the image using qemu ubuntu-server-13.10.img -boot c ...
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Which is best to use on a HEADLESS Server that is going to be use as virtualization host? KVM / XEN / QEMU?

Okay, The main purpose is to learn about virtualization and play around with it. However, I have a problem of determining which is best for a headless server. I want to run several Linux distributions ...
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Sharing folder with VM through libvirt, 9p, permission denied

An Ubuntu Server 14.04 Host hosts an Ubuntu Server 14.04 guest via libvirt/qemu-kvm. The system runs fine, but - as guest - I have issues writing to a shared folder (<filesystem>) that drive me ...
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How to troubleshoot a macvtap network in kvm/virt-manager

I have a virtual machine running under qemu-kvm, on a 13.10 host. I am using virt-manager to define the machine, and I have added a virtual NIC, using the new macvtap driver. I have the following ...
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Raspberry Pi / ARM Emulation [on hold]

I'd like to be able to boot an image of Raspbian Wheezy, for example. I've seen people using QEMU but they have to download Linux source and compile it or accept a pre-compiled one from an untrusted ...
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QEMU Connect physical disk [closed]

I made a windows virtual machine on my ubuntu pc using the following script (found online). #!/bin/bash configfile=/etc/vfio-pci1.cfg vfiobind() { dev="$1" vendor=$(cat ...
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How to get qemu binaries for mips

I am a new user for qemu. I successfully compiled for my system (x64) but when I tried to compile it for mips it generate error that Why I think that is there any way to get already compiled binary ...
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How do I make wireless bridged networking work with linux guest in kvm/qemu?

I am running the ubuntu 13.10 cloud image on kvm/qemu. The guest networking works fine operating in NAT mode when on wireless. Wired bridged networking (eth0 + macvtap) works fine as well. When ...
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Very slow speed while mounting via SSHFS

My host is ubuntu 12.04. My guest is vanilla 3.0.33 kernel with custom rootfs. I have encountered the subj problem, while mounting host folder on the guest machine via sshfs. sshfs ...
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Make bootable image from non-bootable to use with qemu

I hope the question is not duplicate, I didn't find anything helpful by myself. (And sorry for my english) I have a new Raspberry Pi, and I need to install on it an os with some softwares. I ...
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How can I emulate an amd64 system on an i386 system?

Is there a way to use virtualization to emulate an amd64 system on a system running with an i386 CPU, or with an amd64 capable CPU running an i386 kernel? I tried using virtual-manager to set up an ...
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How to enable RDP on KVM

I installed KVM on a ubuntu natty server. I created a Windows XP Pro virtual machine that works perfectly and catch up with VNC, follow the setup string: <graphics type='vnc' port='5900' ...
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Loading KVM AMD module fails

I want to use QEMU+KVM on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric but virt-manager warns that KVM is not loaded and performance will suffer. The problem may depend on the fact that sudo modprobe kvm-amd fails with ...
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qemu: “not a bootable disk”

So I followed exactly the instructions on how to run QEMU-KVM with VMware's disk images v6 directly: kvm -drive file=zimbra-000001.vmdk,boot=on -net nic,macaddr=00:0c:29:c3:93:b9 -net tap -uuid ...
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QEMU hardware error 0x80000021

I'm trying to run Hiren's BootCD on QEMU but it throws a hardware error 0x80000021 on a Core 2 Duo, maybe there is some parameter missing to fix that. $ kvm --version QEMU emulator version 1.0 ...
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Playing game emulators on a virtualized OS (Qemu/KVM)

I'm planning on assembling a machine for development testing and all kinds of software emulation. I already know what to choose in terms of hardware, and my initial idea is installing Ubuntu as the ...
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How to list all virtual machines created using qemu-system-x86_64?

I am using qemu-system-x86_64 to boot virtual machines on kvm running on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit desktop. I have a few VM's that are currently running. I want to get the list of all VM's booted using ...
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Mounting the image to disk [closed]

Using qemu-img i converted disk as a bootable how can i mount this one to my system while i use normal mount For example mount /dev/sdb /bootable it through special disk can't able to mount