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Virtual Keyboard Problem 14.04

If I press a button in the virtual keyboard, Ubuntu will type two of that character. This problem happens with every virtual keyboard (onboard, florence, etc), and only with a virtual keyboard. My ...
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Is there any split-key virtual keyboard in ubuntu/linux?

Can anyone point me to a virtual keyboard with split-key layout? All the talk about linux for mobile devices surely must mean the most basic feature exist somewhere, a working virtual keyboard for ...
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virtual machine installation for ubuntu os … [duplicate]

ok ... so i posted a question as to how to install i-tunes in ubuntu, apparently ubuntu does not support i-tunes ... i hav in fact used the playonlinux version of i-tunes only to find out that my ...
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Problem with hgfs folder in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine

I have Windows Workstation 10 on my computer, and installed Ubuntu 12.04 in it. I enabled the VM Share Folder option in order share a Windows (host) folder in Ubuntu. I followed the steps provided in ...
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How to delete win7 and set Ubuntu into “real” space?

I'm using dual OS (Windows and Ubuntu) Now I'm really interesting with Ubuntu, and I wanna delete Win7, but when I set up Ubuntu, I use the virtual space.. How to delete Win7 and merge Ubuntu into ...
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virtualbox guest addition for host ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 as host and I installed windows 7 in virtual machine. How installed virtual box guest addition? guide me
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How do I reduce the size of a Ubuntu Virtual Image in Virtual Box?

I've read in another post (How do I increase the hard disk size of the virtual machine?) that to change the size of a Virtual Disk Image(.vdi) one can use the following command: VBoxManage modifyhd ...
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How can I run Windows phone in Ubuntu virtually?

Is it possible run windows phone virtually in Ubuntu? If yes, how can I configure it? Give step by step guide.
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Virtual Network Interface

Recently I configured my Ubuntu in enterprise where it is used Windows machines as usual. Problem is that proxy settings are obtained through domain settings. And this is not relevant to my Linux ...
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Virtual Audio Cable For Ubuntu

I am looking for a Virtual Audio Cable program to pipe audio through. Surely there must be a Linux version or something similar to these awesome Windows programs... ...
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Docker container on a virtual Ubuntu Server

Is it possible to install docker.io on an ubuntu server in a virtual environment? Maybe on a vserver of a hosting provider? Thanks
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How to transfer data from Genymotion to Host machine?

I am using Genymotin Version 2.3.1 in my Ubuntu machine. I can able to copy files from Host machine to Genymotion by simple drag and drop method. But I unable to copy Genymotion Data to host machine. ...
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Creating a virtual display device and connecting the display to an arbitrary graphic card virtually

I want to create a virtual display device (like virtual monitor) in Ubuntu and connect it to one of the graphic cards virtually? Anyone know how can I do that? The reason which I am going to do this ...
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Virtual Machine can not ping to internet but still use apt-get update?

I'm installing VMware version 11 on Windows 7 Pro to create Virtual machines. VMs is running Ubuntu 14.04. My problem is I can not ping from the virtual machines to the Internet (8.8.8.8). but still ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server: configure virtual network devices [fail]

Since a few hours I have a problem with the networkdevice at my server. When I (re)boot the server I get the following fail-message: configure virtual network devices [fail] A few moments later it ...
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How to run Vmware player as root?

I want to use a physical disk in Vmware Player. To do that i need to run Vmware Player as root, how do i do that ? I have tried to start it via terminal but no luck. I have tried to start it via ...
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Terminal unusable in Virtual Machine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have created a virtual machine with the same ISO. In the virtual machine the terminal window shows up with a strange transparent gradient that makes it unusable. How can ...
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Creating Ubuntu Server

So im trying to learn Linux and one particular project im undertaking is creating a virtualized Ubuntu server using Ubuntu desktop and Virutalbox as a platform. So to keep things basic, im trying to ...
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Adding another Wine or “Virtual Drive” to removable USB and playing games from it

I have recently installed 14.04 Ubuntu on my Chromebook using crouton. I am not much of a Ubuntu person, nor Linux. My Chromebooks capacity is 16 GB, and I only get to use about 8-9 GB. I already ...
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disable the network adapter of vmware

I want to disable the network adapter of the vmware workstation, but I want to keep using the network address to be able to access it from other machine. because if I delete the network adapter in ...
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what is the difference between x86_64 amd64 and 64 bit

what is the difference between x86_64 amd64 and 64 bit ? I think its a stupid question but still. I use a x86_64 bit Ubuntu, but when ever I try to do a live boot of any other 64 bit images like the ...
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changing from xubuntu to windows 7 through mounted file [closed]

My win 8 Acer crashed a few days ago and I have since installed Xubuntu over it. I intend to install windows 7, as windows 8 just doesn't work and I know linux isn't the best for video games. I don't ...
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Virtual serial port software

Is there a software for Ubuntu 14.04 which allows one to open virtual serial ports?
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Cannot view Ubuntu properly as virtual machine

When installing Ubuntu as a virtual machine on a Windows 8.1 HP laptop, I cannot get the full view of the normal Ubuntu screen. I cannot get the Unity bar on the left nor the menu bar at the top to be ...
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processor core allocation

I have 16 processor cores available to be allocated. How many processor cores should I allocate to Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine ? Machine specifications- 8Gb RAM 1TB hard disk i3 4th generation ...
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Virtual RAM folder in Ubuntu?

I would like to have a folder mounted as temporary, which is actually my RAM. This is so that, for example, I could copy a movie into my RAM, unplug my external drive, and then watch it. Can this be ...
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Ubuntu LXC container: “unable to set ”nproc“ resource limit: Operation not permitted”

I'm trying to install mongodb in a Ubuntu container, I followed these instructions to set up the Ubuntu 14.10 host: https://linuxcontainers.org/lxc/getting-started/ Running apt-get install mongodb ...
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QEMU Window size independent of resolution [closed]

The resolution used in the virtual machine seems to be independent of the size of the QEMU window. So when I change the QEMU window size I get scaled and distorted window content. Programs like ...
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java -home , Unrecognized option: error to create java virtual machine

My Ubuntu was OK. After trying to install Hadoop, I get this error. Why? java -home Unrecognized option: -home Error: Could not create the Java Virtual Machine. Error: A fatal exception has ...
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Graphics driver for macbook pro [duplicate]

Need higher res graphics driver for my macbook pro running ubuntu in a Virtual Box environment. Image is chopped off on the sides.
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Setup virtual serial ports (Linux null modem emulator) using tty0tty

I want to setup virtual serial port emulator in Linux. I want the ports to be permanent, so that I can use them every time I restart. I tried using socat for that purpose as in this way, socat -d -d ...
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Can I transfer a raided hard drive that is currently on a Windows 2008 R2 server to my Ubuntu Server 14.04 without loosing content?

I currently have a Windows 2008 R2 server that I am using as a file share. The W2k8R2 server and the Ubuntu server are separate VM images. What I would like to do is unmap the raw mounted hard drive ...
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VirtualBox stuck on “Starting Virtual Machine”

I just got a new work laptop but I am having a lot of difficulty getting virtualbox to run on it. It basically fails to start the virtual machine when I try boot it and remains stuck on "Starting ...
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Multiple desktop question, i.e. :0, :1

I have xbmc/kodi running on a machine connected to my TV. Sometimes, I need to exit xbmc to do some regular computing. This works fine. What I'd like to be able to do is have xbmc running on :0 and ...
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how to convert linux mint from physical to virtual machine [duplicate]

I got windows XP and Linux Mint as dual boot. Is it possible to convert Linux Mint partition to virtual machine after booting in Windows.?
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TomTom not recognised in W7 VM after upgrade to 14.10 (VMM)

Since the upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, my W7 VM does not longer recognise my TomTom. I am very dependant on my TT, so it is an absolute neccessity for me to be able to update it. Before the update ...
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VMWare Shared Folder, host resources

I have a SSD running a ubuntu virtual machine. Shared folders is set up to a folder on another hard drive. Ubuntu constantly, 24/7 writes data to this shared folder. As SSD have a limited write ...
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Resizing sda1 on vmware workstation 10 - 20GB to 40GB

I am hoping that someone has had experience with this issue. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine on VMware workstation 10. I created a primary partition of 20GB. I need to extend ...
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clean install boot fails … ended up in BusyBox (initramfs) … a case for e2fsck

The computer gave me some strange errors like 'device not found' always while booting into Ubuntu, so tried to figure it out and used only the tips from this site to get a fast and secure virtual ...
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How to access vhosts on ubuntu server from withing local network

recently started building a home network out of ubuntu server and a few other computers . . now on one older one i have installed ubuntu server and can connect to it with the ip and either ssh . . ...
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Increase Virtual Machine's Hard Disk Memory [duplicate]

Im running Ubuntu 12.04 in my Virtual Box. An error occurs as I copy files using the command below: sudo cp -R /dspace/webapps/* /var/lib/tomcat6/webapps This is the error : cp: cannot create ...
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lightdm multiple virtual terminals single seat

LightDM configuration semantics for multiple seats seem to have changed in Ubuntu 14.10. More, it seems there has always been ambiguity regarding whether multiple seats necessarily means separate ...
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Architecture of a virtual OpenStack deployment (Juju/MAAS) with 1 physical node

I'd like to demonstrate some of OpenStacks HA/FT features (most importantly live migration and storage replication). For that purpose, I have a machine with 32 GB RAM and a Xeon e3v2 with 4 cores (8 ...
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Install without cd or usb

My dads girlfriend has a laptop with windows 8. (ofcourse) she wants it replaced with with anything else. Being a fulltime linux user since a while, i thinks it time to convert them also! Only 1 ...
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How to solve NO IP address in the Virtual Server

Greetings Guru's & Fellow Techies.... I have a New Physical Box which runs Ubuntu 12.4 LTS in there I run Virtual Server using VMM. the problem is that VMM does not get connected to the main DC ...
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computer won't recognize windows after installing lunix

after I have installed lunix the computer won't recognize the windows usb and dvd only recognize the lunix drive and cd. I have recently update the bios phonix that to windows 8 64 bit the previous ...
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Installing Ubuntu Into a Virtual Machine [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu into a virtual machine on my Win7 PC. I have Oracle Virtual Box Manager. Does anyone know how to do Ubuntu into this virtual machine or can anyone point in the right ...
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Virtual root directory for user

Is it possible to set a virtual root directory for a user? e.g. if the user's home directory is: /home/account/public_html/www.domain.com Can it be set so it displays /www.domain.com or just / and ...
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How do I set up Two Virtual AFP servers

I recently set up an Ubuntu server as a Time Machine server using this guide: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2105755 So on my Mac my Ubuntu server appears as a Time Capsule. Looking at ...
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Routing with virtual interfaces

How do I setup Ubuntu Server (14.04.01) with public eth0 and private eth1 to act as a router for multiple public/private IP pairs. eth0: 200.0.0.2 eth0:1: 200.0.0.3 eth1: 192.168.0.1 ...