Questions about Virtualizing Ubuntu or virtualizing other operating systems within Ubuntu.

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KVM QEMU running desktop environment

Is it possible to install KVM QEMU as a bare metal system and then run a desktop environment distro like Ubuntu Gnome as a virtual machine from a USB flash drive? I like to create a portable system ...
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Open NAT Port on Libvirt Virtual Machine

I am currently running a Xen Hypervisor underneath Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. On the host machine I am running a guest VM for Windows 8. From what I understand, In order to be able to receive incoming ...
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VirtualMode to remove MSDOS filesystem files in Ubuntu?

I have a MSDOS memory card where I would like delete files by my Ubuntu installation. I run on those files sudo rm /media/masi/g0399/DCIM/video.mp4 but I get a filesystem error that the filesystem is ...
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Can only connect to KVM linux guest from host

If I ssh into my hypervisor/host (64bit Ubuntu 14.04.2) I can connect to a guest KVM. But I cannot connect to the guest from my workstation in the same subnet as the host. I have a bridge but even ...
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KVM Bridge DHCP - Connection on Host drops - Same IP address for br0 and eth0

I'm trying to create a bridge for a vm in Ubuntu 14.04. My original /etc/network/interfaces file looked like: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp And after modifying it, ...
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Using a Virtualbox qcow VM in kvm Virtual Machine Manager

I am able to run a qcow disk image on Ubuntu 14, by issuing the command line kvm -m 512 -usbdevice table -hda MyVM.qcow The qcow VMs were created with VirtualBox. However, if I launch Virtual ...
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Virt-manager vga passthrough windows 8.1 BSOD

Environment: Ubuntu 15.04 with current packages. HD4600 for host, 980ti blacklisted and connected to 2nd screen. Windows installed without passthrough, later added PCI pass in virt-manager, ...
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libvirt kvm hidden state fail to validate

Ubuntu 15.04 Fresh new installation so all packages are up to date. Trying to edit libvirt xml file. Using $ sudo EDITOR=gedit virsh edit win81 Added <kvm> <hidden state='on'/> ...
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VMWare Virtual Machine on Raspberry Pi

I have a virtual machine (using vmware fusion 7) that I want to put on a raspberry pi. All the VM does is open up a browser to a specific page. Everything else is hidden. The VM is running Ubuntu. I ...
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How to change the KVM scheduling option after an experiment which disable some physical CPU?

I have experienced a problem with KVM during an experiment in which I have disabled some physical CPUs, which are subsequently reactivated. The problem is that after the restart of the CPUs, the ...
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How to completely remove a virtual machine from VirtualBox?

i have installed windows 7 on virtual Box 4.3.10 i have deleted the VirtualBox.xml configuration file in /home/larbi/.config/VirtualBox after that when i launch virtualBox i get no virtual machines ...
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Bridge external IP to the qemu standalone Virtual Machine

I'm having a very specific issue. To let You know what I'm up to, I will describe the whole infrastructure of my system. I've got a Ubuntu host machine on which I run up to 4 virtual Ubuntu ...
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I have an OpenWRT VM connected to the WAN, how do I connect client VMs to the OpenWRT LAN using it as a gateway?

I'm trying to setup a lab in KVM on my Ubuntu Linux machine. My goal is to create a test lab in which I can test the configuration of my physical router for my home network, before moving it into ...
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Multi-headed Gaming VM Host on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to build a multi-headed gaming system based on an Ubuntu Server 15.04 host with either Windows or Ubuntu/Linux Mint guests. I have gotten the systems nearly working with Linux Mint/Ubuntu ...
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How do I stop the flickering of the title bars at the top of a window in VMware workstation

I am running Windows 8.1 Pro and have VMware workstation installed. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 in a virtual machine. But I noticed when Ubuntu was finished installing and I opened up Firefox the ...
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How can i Boot my VMware WIN 7 in a new machine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with VMware windows 7 installed. I moved my hard disk to another computer and i am not able to play vmware machine. I get this message: Virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT is not ...
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Default network for virtual servers

While trying to create a virtual server on my laptop for learning libvirt and virsh, I accidentally deleted default network, how can I create the default network once again?
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virt-manager not saving connections

The Virtual Machine Manager (virt-manager) doesn't save the remote connections. I remove the local connection and add my remote connections and close the application and reopen it and the remote ...
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Android program execution in studio not detecting installed KVM

I have installed KVM for virtualization for AVD in studio, after running the following command: kvm-ok The output is: INFO: /dev/kvm exists KVM acceleration can be used So, by all this i can ...
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Manual for building a virtual machine with kvm

Using this manual I want to build a VM. However, the manual seems rather outdated: It talks about using Hardy on i386 architecture (I'm running Vivid on an x86_64). Also, ubuntu-vm-builder is no more ...
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How enable x86 android emulator without KVM

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and my system does not support KVM . I want to use x86 emulator for android in my system. But it tells KVM should be installed for running x-86 emulator. Currently I am using ...
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Ubuntu vm shows Floppy disk

I set up a qemu virtual machine on my Ubuntu 15.04. I installed Ubuntu 15.04 in it and the virtualized Ubuntu shows a Floppy Disk. What does it mean and how do I remove it?
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Setting up bridged networking with KVM

I'm trying to install KVM. I've done the installation and I'm now following the second part of the guide to get bridged networking to work. However, I'm stuck at the part where I need to modify the ...
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graceful shutdown of libvirt virtual machines on host shutdown

I have a Windows 8 installation on a KVM virtual machine, runing on my Ubuntu 15.04 host. When I issue the shutdown option in virt-manager, or virsh shutdown windows, the virtual machine cleanly shuts ...
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Community Supported Virtual HDD Ubuntu Configured for VirtualBox?

There are some websites which hosts some virtual HDD images of Ubuntu configured for VirtualBox, without need of installation. However, I cannot trust them without community support. Is there any ...
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Error installing Ubuntu 14.04 in KVM

I am new to Linux world so please do not be very harsh with me. I have VSphere in which I installed Centos7. Inside it, I want to install Ubuntu Trusty Thar using Virtual Manager. I created a virtual ...
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Unable to connect to internet from iOS running in a VM

I basically followed this tutorial entirely to run Mac OS (iPC_OSx86_10.5.6) on Ubuntu 14.04 using qemu: http://nnucomputerwh...-with-qemu.html The only difference in execution was this: Ethernet ...
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How to hot add a new disk with virsh attach-disk?

I'm trying to add a new LVM disk to my guest machine (Ubuntu 14.04.1) by doing the following on the host: lvcreate -L 14G -n vm_vm005_data3 vg00 virsh attach-disk vm005 /dev/vg00/vm_vm005_data3 ...
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Unable to ping Ubuntu guest VM from windows host with Oracle Virtual box

I am new to this forum. I have installed Oracle VM Virtual box and running Ubuntu 14.04 VM. This guest VM is running fine and from the guest, I am able to communicate with outside but unable to ping ...
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KVM : Connect USB PS3 Eye Webcam to Virtual Machine

General Question: What keeps a USB device from registering correctly in a KVM virtual machine? Specific: The PS3 Eye (ID 1415:2000 Nam Tai E&E Products Limited or OmniVision Technologies, Inc ...
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Resource sharing in case of guest OS and other questions [closed]

I have a 32 bit Windows 7 box with 1.2 TB of disk space and 4 GB of RAM. I have installed Oracle's VirtualBox and running Ubuntu 14 64-bit inside it. While installing Ubuntu I created a partition of 8 ...
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AppArmor Error: “invalid VM definition” after starting lxc on updated version of libvirt (1.2.12)

I am trying to start an LXC on a newer version of libvirtd but it fails to start with the following error: $ virsh -c lxc: start textlxc error: Failed to start domain testlxc error: internal error: ...
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The best option to virtualize a Windows server within Ubuntu?

I have a dedicated box which is currently running Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS (only running CLI). I'd like to virtualize a windows server to host game servers on it, because the Windows version of that ...
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Save lxc container on another partition

I'm running out of space on my / partition. Can I install/use /home partition with lxc containers? (how to allocate different hdd for use of containers?)
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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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Minimal OS for KVM

While there are minimal OS (CoreOS, Ubuntu Core etc) for container hypervisors, I would like to know if there is a minimal OS for KVM too. By a minimal OS for KVM I mean an OS which can be installed ...
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Is it possible to run wndows 8.1 on vmware player on a Ubuntu Pc?

The only reason I have windows is because I do Directx programming and I'm stuck with visual studio but I really prefer Ubuntu a lot better. Is there anyway to run visual studio inside a windows 8.1 ...
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KVM installation & Prerequisite

Before Installation of KVM we have to check our processor support visualization or not and we run a command i.e: egrep -c '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo Which gives output 0/1/2/3/4 depends on processor ...
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Error Installling an OS in Virtual Box in Ubuntu [duplicate]

While I am trying to install Kali-Linux on Virtual Box in Ubuntu I am getting this error. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Kali-Linux-1.1.0. VT-x is disabled in the BIOS. ...
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How do I fix a vboxdrv setup failure in VirtualBox in dell inspiron 1440?

I use dell inspiron 1440.I am trying to install Virtual box but got some errors. To install virtualbox I downloaded one file i.e. "virtualbox-4.3_4.3.28-100309~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb" and used below ...
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How do I install Intellij on Ubuntu 15.04?

I keep receiving this error: miguel@Miguel:~$ cd '/home/miguel/Downloads/idea-IU-141.1010.3/bin' miguel@Miguel:~/Downloads/idea-IU-141.1010.3/bin$ ./idea.sh Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: ...
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QEMU-KVM with VLANS and no bridges

Please be gentle, I'm both a novice Ubuntu user and novice networking guy. I'm trying to put together a virtual server to support a couple of telephony applications at my office. Both applications ...
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How do I mount a Shared Folder from a Vmware Workstation Host (Windows 7) inside Ubuntu

I have been trying to do this for days now and I am getting no where. I have downloaded the latest Vmware Tools. What steps/commands do I use? Please help Gary
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virtualization and security vis PCI DSS security

I have a couple questions about the effect of virtualization and the security of both the host and guest systems. The OS on both is Ubuntu server 14.04. I opted for use of Oracle's Virtualbox. I ...
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Solaris Guest VM on Ubuntu 14.04 KVM Setup, unable to get DHCP IP nor able to reach network

I have a solaris VM running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS KVM. I'm using bridged networking. VM is unable to get IP address, on sending DHCP request i'm able to see requests going through bridge br0 and replies ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Intel on host and Nvidia detecated to guest OS on one monitor?

With VT-d and KVM, would it be possible to have the Host OS use the embeded Intel graphics and use the Nvidia GTX870M on the guest (Win8.1x64) on the VM on the same laptop monitor? So, in theory I ...
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How to install and use php-virt-control?

I download php-virt-control 0.0.3 from http://www.php-virt-control.org/downloads.html and want to install it on my Ubuntu 12.04. And I use the following instructions to install it: ./configure make ...
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Question with connecting to Docker container on virtualized Ubuntu server

As a web designer I have been using VirtualBox to set up temporary work servers for my projects. Lately I've been trying to reduce the number of virtual machines on my laptop(due to limitations of ...
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Winehq to run bulk image downloader

has anyone had success running the windows program bulk image downloader through WINE? It is a fairly simple program containing a .exe information files it has to access. When it runs on my system ...
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Openstack: Allocate more memory per guest

I have setup openstack using this guide: http://ubuntu-cloud-installer.readthe... I am able to create multiple instances with the m1.small flavor which uses 2 GB ram, but when I try to create an ...