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

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What is a virtual terminal for?

When I press ctrl+alt+F1 it goes to virtual terminal. What is this virtual terminal for? When do you need to use it?
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I would like to make a Virtual Router on Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to make a virtual router for my Android Device which only connects to infrastructure networks and not adhoc networks anyone who has any tips ...
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Help fixing Virtual Console (tty1-6) under VirtualBox

I updated my Ubuntu from 10.4 to 11.10. (Huge mistake, I know.) I am unable to view my virtual consoles ttyS1- ttyS6 This happens inside VirtualBox and gdm is running in background. I'm not sure ...
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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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How to run two X sessions at the same time?

I would like to run two X server instances at the same time. One would be an interactive session using the mouse and keyboard attached to the computer. The other would be a 'virtual' session that I ...
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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 ...