Questions related to virtualization, virtual devices, virtual terminal emulators, etc.

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How to create a virtual image for an existing system?

I have a Ubuntu OS installed on a windows7 host. Now, I want to create a virtual image of the ubuntu os from my system so that I can use it on other machines. I don't even know if it possible. But, ...
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VBox: Error mounting shared folders in Ubuntu 12.04 guest

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 guest running on an Ubuntu 13.10 host. I created a shared folder in the host following the documentation. When I try to mount the folder in the guest the result is: $ sudo ...
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Black Screen in my VM after USB mount

I installed Linux within VMware Player. I needed to use USB key within my VM. After I mounted it (using the menu interface), each time I try to restart my VM or even close Vmware Player and open it ...
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How to properly create a virtual machine for Windows?

Hello my problem is the following : i want to get to use Ubuntu but yet i need Windows for my studies (for like Visual Studio and other stuff does work only under Windows ) so i was thinking of making ...
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Stuck In Virtual Console: TTY1

I entered tty1 by pressing CTR, ALT +F1 but when I press CTRL, ALT +F7 I get list of items that look like this: *Starting.... followed by [OK}. How do I get back into the regular desktop?? Help, new ...
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VM running too slowly on qemu

When I create virtual machine using qemu-system-x86_64 , it doesn't even boots up. qemu-system-x86_64 -m 1024 -name mac -hda ~/Documents/ubuntu1 and When I create the same with Oracle Virtualbox or ...
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Domain pointed to my server but i get an error when applying changes, please help

I have a domain pointing to it using a record on name cheap and I have created a virtual host on webmin. But it is not working as I think I need to restart the Apache web server, or apply changes I'm ...
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qemu kernel zImage file problem

im trying the install virtual embedded linux, i installed qemu and i installed kernel like as : $ wget https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/linux-3.8.2.tar.bz2 in Kernel file enter these ...
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What options do you recommend for running an emulation of the windows 7 operating system on the ubuntu os?

I realize there are several available but am unsure which are capable of running the win7 os in a virtual machine. You're opinions are greatly appreciated.
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Ubuntu 13.10 (Parallels VM) - Could Not Apply the Stored Configuration for Monitors

Ubuntu 13.10 - could not apply the stored configuration for monitors So I'm essentially having the same problem as the thread linked above. However, because I don't have enough "rep", I have to start ...
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How do I check if a package is installed on my server?

I recently installed Ubuntu Server edition 13.10. But I have ran into a bit of problem. At the end of the install, it asks you for several extra packages whether you want them nor not, like openSSH ...
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sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 doesnt find interface?

100% linux newbie here, sorry for all the dumbness. I'm trying to recover a router password using Reaver Pro. I'm using Oracle VM Virtual Box to run it. everytihng goes along with the tutorials but ...
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Change my virtual servers' admin password

I'm having a problem with my virtual servers (CloneZilla and Accounts); I don't remember the admin password to access them. I control them in a virtual machine manager. I can login in to the main host ...
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SSH with VirtualBox

How do I SSH into Ubuntu from an outside network? It's running in VirtualBox and the network adapter as to remain NAT. I can't seem to figure out how to set it up. Are there any ways to directly SSH ...
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Virtual Hotspot Router to share wifi [duplicate]

Can someone suggest me an app for Ubuntu 13.10 to create a hotspot and share my wifi internet connection like Connectify for Windows You may ask why don't I connect to the wifi directly rather than ...
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Distributed drive on a mixed OS network

I'm building a Ubuntu home server and I was going to add a NAS to it when I realized the PCs on the network had 6TB of unused storage space so instead I want to combine that space into one virtual ...
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Setting a command to be run when switching to a virtual desktop (or an activity) in KDE

Can a command be set to run when switching to a specific virtual desktop (or an activity) in KDE environment? I want to run a command for a desktop (e.g. desktop2) which when I switch to, it will ...
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Files with [ square brackets ] in the name have been deleted from ~ via apt-get

The day before yesterday I uninstalled virtualbox 4.1.18 from the repo and installed virtualbox-4.2 from the virtualbox website as well as vagrant from the vagrant site. I installed the two new .debs ...
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Present a virtual HBA to an Ubuntu Xen Guest so that we can assign Fiber Channel Volumes directly to this guest

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Xen Kernel Xen Tools: Libvirt Created a virtual HBA on the physical hardware in Ubuntu running an Emulex HBA. Have done the required zoning on the switch side and assigned a test ...
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Other backgrounds for tty Concoles?

I have in ~/.bashrc: if [ "$TERM" = "linux" ]; then echo -en "\e]P0232323" #black echo -en "\e]P82B2B2B" #darkgrey echo -en "\e]P1D75F5F" #darkred echo -en "\e]P9E33636" #red echo ...
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How To Run Windows on ubuntu without vt-x ??

i got intel atom processor , that has no vt-x , how can i run window 7/8 on my computer without vt-x (Guest OS , maybe ...) ? please give me a guide on this , i'm really new to virtual machines . and ...
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Get sound from a Windows VM to ubuntu via network

I'm using xen to passthu my graphics card so that I can play in my Windows VM. Everything works fine, I'm sharing my Ubuntu's mouse with the Windows guest via network (really good latency, I don't ...
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Kubuntu VM FullScreen on Win7 host

Cannot take advantage of my 1280x1024 display to have seamless or fullscreen of kubuntu VM. tried to install guest additions and reboot but still 1024x768.
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Ubuntu in Virtaul-Maschine only starts in fish (friendly interactive shell) not in gui

My ubuntu 13.04 runs on a Virtual Maschine (Oracle Virtual Box V.1.20). I recently updated my Virtual Box to the recent version and from that time ubuntu starts in fish shell. At the moment I ...
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Will Mir support workspaces?

Although the Workspace Switcher no longer appears by default in Raring/Saucy, it can still be enabled, and some users find it invaluable. Will 14.04 or whichever version adopts Mir provide equivalent ...
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Move existing ubuntu 13.04 to a virtual machine on windows 8

So I currently have dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.04 on a Dell XPS 13 laptop. Ubuntu has a major problem with display drivers (screen backlight) that I haven't been able to solve, so I'm looking ...
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Virtual Shell Environment

What virtualenv is to Python, is _____ for Linux? Is there a similar functionality to create a virtual environment that allows you to e.g. install and configure software and rollback or throw away ...
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ubuntu in a virtual box [duplicate]

I need to run ubuntu through Oracle vm virtual box. Can someone please walk me through it? do I download ubuntu first then open the vm and install it there? or do I need an image? very new to this ...
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Rasbperry pi, emulation on ubuntu

I was looking to virtually emulate Raspberry pi on UBUNTU 12.04. If anyone has tried it, please provide the instruction for that. I saw some article: rasbperrypi.org . But I'm still confused, if ...
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How to add virtual ram on Ubuntu

I was just trying to play some games on ubuntu with a 2gb ram and it does not run very well. is there any way i could add virtual ram from a flash drive?
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How to add a printer for a program using wine?

I use one program in Wine which needs printer to work with. But currently I don't have a printer, and installed cups-pdf. When it comes to print the program says you are using a virtual printer, ...
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Updating a XenServer VM Kernel

In the past on a 12.04.1 VM I have installed the virtual kernel with the following command.. apt-get install linux-virtual linux-image-virtual linux-headers-virtual ..then updated grub which adds ...
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Copy/Paste Not working in Virtual Box with XP as guest OS on Ubuntu 13.04

Unable to copy/paste or drag/drop in Sun Virtual Box with Windows XP as Guest OS on Ubuntu 13.04. I've already checked the settings to Bidirectional. Still am unable to execute both the operations.
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How to change partitions on Ubuntu virtual machine?

Original Question: How to resize root partition without live CD? I have a virtual machine that I need to make bigger. I made the VM img larger and now I need to resize the partitions so I can use the ...
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Ubuntu vm doesn't detect newly added cores (Proxmox)

My virtual Ubuntu vm used to have two sockets with two cores each and I recently increased it to 3x2 cores so 6 cores total, but Ubuntu doesn't seem to pick up the two newly added cores. Is there any ...
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Register Computer in Landscape

I have 10 "Remaining virtual machine registrations" but I am not able to register any Computer. Neither a "normal" Ubuntu Instalaltion ( Bare metal ) nor a LXC-Container or a Virtual Box Machine. The ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 crashes after selecting 'Try Without Installing' on Windows PC

I've been following this tutorial http://www.hanselman.com/blog/InstallingUbuntu104LTSOnWindowsVirtualPCOnWindows7.aspx However, when it comes to selecting 'Try Without Installing', the virtual ...
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myeclipse asks for virtual memory

I have been trying to install the 2013 version of my Eclipse on Ubuntu 13.04 and have upgraded the same from Ubuntu 12 on-line the installation was normally done with a Live CD and mechanism was ...
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Problem with starting Ubuntu from usb

I installed Ubuntu on an USB drive with this program: http://www.linuxliveusb.com/en/download As it said in the guide, I wanted to start it directly from the USB with "Virtualize_This_Key.exe" but it ...
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How to access localhost:8080 running on ubuntu from windows running into virtual box?

I have the ip address for ubuntu machine, and I want to access the application running on localhost in ubuntu from my virtual windows box. Is there a way to do it? Typing the [inet address]:8080 ...
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Ubuntu server 13.04 virtual kernel inside virtualbox has just 16 colors [closed]

I installed ubuntu 13.04 server with virtual-kernel option inside of virtualbox to try it out. It does seem to be working faster then the regular image. But there is one problem. The terminal has just ...
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virtual machine inside ubuntu

i just want to get some information about virtual machines, I just would like to make a virtualization of ubuntu inside ubuntu, just to run unix benchmark to both ubuntu one with full computer and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server stops responding after some time

My Ubuntu virtual server always stops responding after being online for several hours. It isn't pingable, SSH, FTP, NGINX, etc stop responding. However, when I login with with my VNC client, after it ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 stops working when installing on VirtualBox

So I've tried a couple of times and couldn't find the solution on internet. My problem is that after the instalation is completed I press restart now but then VirtualBox stops working and I get the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 VM on Windows 7

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 as a VM guest, Windows 7 host (tried installing Ubuntu 13 before that, as a guest as well, but got the same problem) on VMware. My problem is that I end up on a ...
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Virtual Machine

I recently bought a Sony Vaio SVT13115FLS, first try to partition the hard drive and install ubuntu from a live usb, it not works because the Laptop never recognized the boot. Then I tried with Wubi, ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.x LTS on Windows 7 Virtual PC

if possible, how to install Ubuntu 12.x LTS on Windows 7 Virtual PC? I set "nomodeset" option but the installer crashes and closes Virtual PC just after couple of seconds after reboot (probably some ...
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virtual directory to ubuntu on windows?

Is it possible to create a virtual directory in windows that links to a directory on an Ubuntu 12.10 server? If so, how? I'd like to do it this way because it slows me down to constantly save & ...
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Proxy problem with Virtual Machines

Everything below relates to a Ubuntu Server 12.04 OS. So, I created a VM at work (which needed a proxy). I went and edited the /etc/environment file, and added in the proxy information. This worked ...
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How many CPU cores and RAM on VMware Player for Photoshop?

How much RAM and CPU core should I allocate for my VMware Player(Windows 7 x64 as Guest OS)? My System Specs: Ubuntu 12.10 x64 Intel i7 @ 2.20 GHz (4 cores + hyper-threading) 8GB RAM 750 HDD Intel ...