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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Virtual machine: Ubuntu as host and Windows 98 as guest does not work

I am trying to setup a virtual machine in ubuntu 12.10 my host system ( I dualboot on win7...). After many efforts I succeeded to setup WM PLAYER 5 and even VM Worstation ...
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Cant see windows xp hard disk partitions in Ubuntu10.04

I am new to Linux and recently installed ubuntu 10.04 based on a vmware virtual machine at windows xp. when open ubuntu, left-clicking places->desktop, I can see windows xp hard disk partitions and ...
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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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In Ubuntu displays, why does it say I'm using a laptop but I'm using a Desktop?

I'm using Ubuntu on Oracle's Virtual Box aside from Windows because the vast of my friends are trying to get me to try it, I open it and activate full screen mode, yet it isn't all fullscreen. I ...
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Linux kernel: page substitution policy

I am supposed to answer for homework which algorithm is implemented in Linux for the virtual memory page substitution and also give some extracts of the code to prove that. After some research I have ...
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Can I use Dropbox as a virtual partition?

As if you have a FTP server and you can mount it on Linux, can you do the same with Dropbox? Or is not possible?
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Pantech Link II, Ubuntu and Virtual XP

Okay this is my problem. I have a Pantech Link II, dmesg states: [ 896.072037] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 3 using ehci_hcd [ 896.258562] cdc_acm 2-3:1.0: ttyACM0: USB ACM device [ ...
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KDE desktop - handling shared applications & icons

I am using the KDE 4.8 desktop with the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have made two separate virtual desktops on it with different wallpapers on each. I want to share all applications with the exception of ...
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Problems installing Zimbra on VPS

I have some problems installing Zimbra Collaboration on my VPS with Ubuntu server 12.04. I tried many solutions found on google, but with no results :( Configuring SNMP...done. Setting up ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...