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Unity crashes when running Ubuntu in a VM [duplicate]

I can't get Ubuntu (tried both 12.10 and 13.10) to play nice with my VM. Everything looks fine when I log in, but trying to use the dashboard will cause a crash. The crash can be triggered by just ...
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Install text mode Ubuntu

I have to run four OSs simultaneously and do not need graphical desktop. and I have only Ubuntu desktop CD. Is it possible to install Ubuntu desktop without graphical environment?
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2answers
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Add Windows programs from VirtualBox to the Ubuntu programs menu

I have been using Ubuntu for years now, but for a few months I got my hands on a shiny new iMac, while I had it I messed around with Parallels Desktop and fell in love with many of its features. One ...
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2answers
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How do I resolve slow and choppy performance in virtualbox?

Both, Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04 perform very slow when running in VirtualBox 4.2.12. How do I run Ubuntu with unity or enabled transparency smoothly with VirtualBox?
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1answer
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Is it possible to have the remote host name appear in X11 windows?

I found that running applications over X11 from remote virtual machines give a lot better performance than VNC or Spice. However, it can get confusing when you have a bunch of windows open on your ...
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2answers
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Unity doesn't look right when running in Parallels

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on my 2010 13' macbook pro using Parallels Desktop 6. I can run Ubuntu Classic perfectly, no lags and everything just works out of the box. When I try to run standard Ubuntu ...
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4answers
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How can I run Unity in a virtual machine?

Originally it was the case that Unity could not run in tools like Virtualbox. How can I now do so?
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Will it be possible to run unity compiz in virtual box or another virtual machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Unity in a virtual machine? 11.04 comes with unity interface. I would like to test 11.04 without installing it on a hard drive. Will it be possible?
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2answers
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How can I run Unity 11.04 in qemu? [closed]

I want to try Ubuntu Natty with the Unity Desktop and the Compiz Support from the PPA in qemu. But I can't get the Graphic Support to run Unity. Is it possible to get compositing running with qemu?
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How to enable 3D in VMware Player?

I want to test Unity in a VM using VMware Player. I have already enabled 3D acceleration in the Display options and I have VMware Tools installed. However, when I try to run Unity or when I try to ...