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VMware Player version for Windows 7 [closed]

what is the right VMware Player version to install on Windows 7 32bit OS? There are several versions available on VMware website, my understanding is that I don't need the latest version with Windows ...
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1answer
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Windows XP VM or Windows 7 VM?

I've got an HP laptop with 750 GB ROM,4 GB RAM,a dual-core processor with 2.4 GHz and it's running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use VirtualBox to make a Windows XP/7 Virtual Machine,but I don't know which ...
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0answers
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Booting a real physical Win7 installation as Xen guest

So far I have achieved booting a physical installation of Win7 on internal hdd from Ubuntu USB HDD in both KVM and VB/VMware virtual machines using raw disk access. Windows runs without any amendments ...
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1answer
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Wanted: In-depth guide to virtualizing existing Windows 7 partition with VirtualBox

I would like an in-depth guide to virtualizing an existing Windows 7 partition (with VirtualBox), as all the instructions I have found online are either incomplete, imperfect,vaguely worded, or out of ...
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0answers
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Running an existing installation of Windows 7 inside Ubuntu (12.04) [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 (both 64-bit) installed on my hard drive in separate partitions. I heard that it is possible to run an existing installation of Windows inside Ubuntu using a VM, but ...
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can't Install Windows 7 KVM Guest on Ubuntu 13.04 via Command Line

I’m trying to install Windows 7 Professional as a KVM guest using virt-install with an ISO file on my Ubuntu 13.04 via command line. Using the following commands: root@ziomario-Macmini:/# sudo ...
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0answers
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virt-viewer - black screen

im trying to install a windows7 machine with the following command: sudo virt-install --connect qemu:///system -n win7_backup -r 4096 -c X17-24288.iso --vnc --noautoconsole --os-type windows ...
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2answers
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Host-only network with Virtual box and Windows host machine: cannot find device eth1

(ANSWER BELOW) I have problem with implementing Host-Only network in Virtualbox. my host machine is running under Windows 7 Ultimate, and guest OS is Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 64bit. I configure virtual ...
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1answer
121 views

Managing Virtualbox on Ubuntu Server

We have some Windows product testers that need versions of Windows to test on. I was wondering if there's a way to install Ubuntu Server, and then virtualbox, and then host these sessions over the RDP ...
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0answers
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Installing Windows 7 KVM Guest on Ubuntu 12.04 Headless Server via Command Line

I’m trying to install Windows 7 Professional 64-bit as a KVM guest using virt-install with an ISO file on my headless Ubuntu 12.04 Server via command line. I’m using Putty SSH from a Windows machine ...
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0answers
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Moving an entire partition to a virtual environment [duplicate]

Here's the deal. I have a 240GB SSD split in half with Ubuntu 12.04 on one 120GB partition and Windows 7 on the other. (I also have a 1TB HDD, with Windows XP on a 40GB partition) I'd heard about ...
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How to Run Dual Operating Systems, Windows 7 Primary, Ubuntu Secondary

I know how to install two operating systems, but the problem is, I only know how to set it up in a way that requires me to reboot the machine, and selecting an OS to boot up. So pretty much only one ...
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1answer
279 views

How to load an existing windows installation as a virtual Guest inside Ubuntu

I dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I want to be able to virtually boot this windows installation inside Ubuntu. While trying to do this using qemu qemu -hda /dev/sda -m 2048 I am able to see ...
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1answer
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How can I install Ubuntu on my virtual harddisk (one of the feature of Windows 7)

I would like to know how to install Ubuntu on my virtual hard drive which I created on Windows 7. The problem lies in making my virtual drive an active one. How can I make my virtual drive active ...
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0answers
263 views

Should I install drivers within a virtual machine created using GNOME Boxes?

I've installed Windows 7 Pro 64 bits in a virtual machine using GNOME Boxes. I've never used a virtual machine before and I'm wondering... Should I install some drivers within a virtual machine ? ...
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3answers
907 views

Ubuntu, Windows 7 and virtualization

I have a Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my machine. I'd like to know if it's possible to start my Windows 7 from WITHIN an opened Ubuntu session. The same way I would open a virtual machine ...
2
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3answers
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Can I use ISO image to install Win 7 in VirtualBox running on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Windows 7 inside Oracle Virtualbox Attempting to install Win 7 from ISO image in VirtualBox installed on Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS. The image boots but fails to ...
2
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1answer
360 views

How do I get write access to ubuntu files from Windows?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on my Virtual Machine as a web server. I've mounted the W:/ drive in Win 7 to my /www folder in Ubuntu. I can read the files, but I'm not able to write to the files. In ...
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2answers
2k views

Very slow KVM in Ubuntu 12.04

I use Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and KVM, my CPU is Core i5 3.3 GHz and I have 8 GB of DDR3 RAM. I run Windows 7 in KVM and it's extremely slow. My co-worker use Debian on the same PC configuration and can ...
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2answers
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VirtualBox Hardware Virtualization in Ubuntu as Guest OS

I have a Windows 7 64 bit and my CPU supports virtualization and I have enabled it. As a guest OS I have installed Ubuntu 64 Bit and I checked Hardware virtualization in VirtualBox but after running ...
2
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1answer
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How to install Windows 7 inside Oracle Virtualbox [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32-bit) on a 64-bit machine. I want to install Windows 7 64-bit inside virtualbox. I have enabled virtualization in the bios. I have installed oracle virtualbox with the ...
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3answers
136 views

Ubuntu on a secondary drive concurrant with Windows 7

I'm a developer who must rely on Windows for various programs that simply don't run in Linux. My first thought is to run Ubuntu within some sort of virtual machine, such as Vbox. However, my primary ...
2
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1answer
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Shared folder settings do not persist in Ubuntu 12.04 guest on VMWare Player/Windows [closed]

Using VMWare Player 4.0.3 on Windows 7 64bit, with Ubuntu 12.04 as my guest OS. I installed open-vm-tools, based on the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VMware/Tools. I had to create ...
3
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2answers
277 views

Virtual machine using natively installed windows

I have windows installed on my PC, and sometimes I would like to run it under ubuntu, is it possible?
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3answers
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What's a good way to run a virtual copy of Ubuntu on Windows 7?

I have a mathematical program that runs on 64 bit Ubuntu. I need to run it on my Windows 7 workstation, preferably without having to install Ubuntu instead of Windows, because this is a short term ...
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2answers
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Shared folder in VirtualBox (Ubuntu and Windows 7)

I want to have a directory which is accessible on both Windows 7 installed on Ubuntu host, and the Ubuntu as well. So I have installed the Virtualbox additions on both Windows and Ubuntu. Then in ...
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910 views

How can I verify my virtual machine is using CPU virtualization?

I have enabled cpu virtualization on my gigabyte ga-ma770t-up3p and have successfully installed ubuntu 11.10 i386 (after amd64 failed to authenticate). I would like to know how I can verify whether or ...
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2answers
406 views

Cannot load Ubuntu image in VirtualPC in Windows 7

I downloaded Ubuntu 32bit and when I open it in a virtual PC, it closes automatically. No choice to install in safe mode. I removed quiet and splash and added single but then it also closes ...
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5answers
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Best virtualization solution for running Windows 7 as a guest?

I depend upon Ubuntu for most of my work but I still need Windows 7 for some applications such as Office 2010 Casual Gaming Adobe CS4 and other windows softwares that are not available on Ubuntu ...
3
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1answer
740 views

Windows 7 Virtualized on Ubuntu Server

I have an issue, we are moving to a production build server now. I need a virtual machine up and running on my Ubuntu 10.10 server edition. I have to setup and install various tool and plugins, on ...
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4answers
6k views

moving windows 7 to a virtual machine

Ive decided to switch from my existing dual boot solution, to just running ubuntu and having windows 7 in a virtual machine for those times that it absolutely has to be windows. Ive been looking at ...
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2answers
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Can I use KVM on a “real” Windows install?

I need to get a password from my Chrome install on my Windows 7 partition. The Windows version of Chrome, however, uses Windows' own crypto API to protect this data (I doubt Wine has a compatible ...
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6answers
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How can I run Ubuntu inside Windows 7?

I have Windows 7. I want to run Ubuntu inside it and don't want to loose any data.. How can I do this?