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

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VirtualBox USB device error NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 VirtualBox 4.3

I have been trying to connect my new Boogie Board sync to a virtualbox 4.3 virtual machine running on an ubuntu 14.04 host. I keep running into this NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) and have not been ...
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qemu: how to select from which hdd to boot?

I want to connect 2 hdds to my qemu virtual machine. One of them is actually a file connected via virtio, and I want it to be the bootable drive. The other is a partition that I want to pass through; ...
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Hash Sum mismatch on installing kvm

I have laptop with amd64. I enabled virtual device from bios. When I am trying to install kvm using: $ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils I am getting error ...
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Error on librados when trying to install qemu-kvm [duplicate]

I am trying to install kvm on Kubuntu 16.04 64-bit. I am following this documentation. When I try to install qemu-kvm with the following command given in the documentation: sudo apt-get install qemu-...
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kvm_mmu_get_page before entering a nested VM with KVM

I have been using and tracing, with a kernel tracer, nested VMs with KVM and I was wondering about the purpose of an occurring event. Let's say I have a machine L0 hosting a VM called L1 and L1 is ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
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How can i access others machine terminal through my machine? [duplicate]

is there any command or way to access the other machine terminal into mine to execute commands for other machine that is on the same network.
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Virtualbox failed to install?

I have recently downloaded Virtualbox 5, and I ran the .deb file I obtained from the website. I try to use MS-DOS 6.22 and it comes up with the error message. '[RTR3InitEx failed with rc=-1912 (rc=-...
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virt-install using location with iso image no longer working

I have upgraded my OS to Ubuntu 16.04 and am trying to install an ubuntu 14.04 guest from scratch using my KVM management tool that I have been using successfully on Ubuntu 14.04 for some time now. ...
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How do I run a spesific virtual machine from Gnome Activities menu?

Now I have to go and doubleclick /path/to/vm/file.vmx to run a certain VM (VMware Player forgets my VM's probably because of me using zfs). I get a visible icon to menu but vm will not run. [...
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Oracle VM - Ubuntu 64bit

I recently updated my VirtualBox after not using it for about half a year (Newest version - 5.0.22 r108108). I have a 200GB VM running Ubuntu 64-bit (I can't remember what version exactly) and now ...
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Convert Ubuntu Physical machine to Virtual machine

What is the easiest way to convert a physical Ubuntu (v. 16.04 LTS) into a virtual machine? Convert to VMware workstation image or VirtualBox image
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kvm, install virtual machine failed

I am using kvm to install virtual machine, and after that the image will be uploaded to create OpenStack virtual machine instance. The fllowing are my commands command 1. create image $ qemu-img ...
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Creating Virtual Box desktop with Linux on my mac

I am a novice Python programmer and I am having trouble creating a Virtual Box, hopefully this is an easy fix! So, I've been using a virtual machine for my computational physics class, but it is ...
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Connect virtual machine (Ubuntu 16.04) to Internet on a Hyper - V (version: 6)

I have the next issue: I installed Ubuntu 16.04 in a hyper-v server 2008, this server is in a V-LAN that uses static IP as in the other virtual Windows servers that i have in this Hyper-v Server Host. ...
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AMD-V is not enabled in VirtualBox on AMD APU

I am running on a dual core AMD E450 CPU. When I tried to run a 64-bit OS that requires hardware virtualization using VirtualBox, it showed me an error message that "AMD-V is not enabled". My AMD ...
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installing and using android studio with virt on ubuntu 16.04

It will be better if there's a step by step installation for android studio and qemu vm. Cause i'm going through hell trying to fix a lot of ish here. Tried umake android 'android-ndk' That's using ...
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Vagrant ssh (terminal freezes)

I have virtual machine with vagrant and ansible, when i connect to virtual machine with vagrant ssh, the terminal always freezes if i don't type something, the terminal is freezed. I can't type ...
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Data corruption when transferring files out of VirtualBox?

I think this may also apply to Windows, but oh well... If I were to transfer downloaded files out of a guest OS in VirtualBox, say via shared folders or drag-and-drop, would there be any sort of data ...
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Passing a physical USB port to QEMU

I currently use a shell script to start my KVM accelerated QEMU vm. My current QEMU line is this: QEMU_AUDIO_DRV=pa qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -nodefaults \ -machine pc,accel=kvm \ -bios /usr/...
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How to share a directory between ubuntu host and windows guest with kvm?

I read several posts or articles which deal with this but all give a solution for linux guest. For example : http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/9p_virtio http://troglobit.com/blog/2013/07/05/file-system-...
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Unable to run a Virtualbox machine : modprobe vboxdrv failed [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, tring to use Virtualbox version 5.0_5.0.20 When I try to open a Virtual Machine, Virtualbox warn me that : WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no ...
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gui for managing virtual machines [closed]

I want to manage a bunch of KVM VMs on my linux desktop with different types of network connectivity options. Is virt-manager the best option to manage the VMs or are there better alternatives ?
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Network Bridge inside VM for LXD

I use ubuntu 16.04 in a kvm virtual machine. For lxd containers I try to make a network bridge, so the containers are available in our local network. The interface file looks like this: auto eth0 ...
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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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How to fix error 'libxenlight failed to create a new domain'?

Using Virt-Manager 1.2.1 on 14.04. / Xen 4.4 from repos. Cannot create VM machine because this error crops up on virt-manager. This is after editing /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp to allow virt-manager to ...
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Xen uninstallation

I have tried to install Xen on my ubuntu 14.04 system but I got an error while rebooting " error while mounting /proc/xen. Now i want to remove xen packages completely from my system. I have tried ...
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Virtualization options on Ubuntu - are there others besides virtualbox

The only reason I ask about other virtualization options is because after moving to Ubuntu and Linux from Windows, I still have a few apps that I want to use from the Adobe Creative Suite, e.g. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 multiple NIC, bridge - Not getting br0 DNS settings

After a updated to Ubuntu 16.04 - which has mostly gone very well - everything works except resolving names from the host. Resolv.conf does not pick up dns-nameservers from interfaces (br0) for some ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 and 16.04 one has internet connection other does not

I have two Ubuntu-Based OS's running on Windows Hyper-V 2012 r2. When I run one Ubuntu VM 14.04 (A), the second Ubuntu VM 16.04 (B) cannot connect to the internet and visa versa. I have tried ...
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Enabling shared folders with open-vm-tools

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 in VMware Player on Windows 7. I have installed open-vm-tools instead of VMware Tools because VMware's software was unable to compile the kernel module required for file ...
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Connecting to Virtualbox VM

I have been struggling with this issue for the past week and I have a feeling I am missing something very minor. Here is the issue: System Specifications: Ubuntu 14.04 Dedicated Server which resides ...
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Is there a free trusted virtual machine image with Ubuntu preinstalled?

Since the vmware virtual machine drivers are pretty standard I don't see any technical reason for a preinstalled image not to be portable. Although the above situation is obvious, I didn't find any ...
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Openvswitch networking

I made a VM using libvirt. I am trying to connect VM to the OVS bridge. I named VM as "ubuntu" and OVS bridge as "ovs-br0". Result of ovs-vsctl show is as follows: ovs ports and interfaces Here, I ...
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virt-manager process continues running after closing all of its windows, what should I do?

I have installed qemu, kvm, and virt-manager, though I have noticed that after closing all of the virt-manager windows that there is still a virt-manager process running which originally appeared to ...
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xrdp and key combinations

I'm facing an annoying issue and I suspect it's related to the way XRDP manage keys. I'm running a VMs server which is powered by Xubuntu 15.10. The virtualisation layer is KVM and I installed Virt-...
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Migrate from a virtual machine (VM) to a physical system

Aka: How can I convert a .vdi or .vmdk to a real installation on a physical disk? Is it possible/feasible to migrate a Virtual Machine installation of Ubuntu onto a physical machine? If possible, how ...
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libvirt: Configure guest to share host audio

For the past days I've been trying to get a x64 Windows 8.1 VM's audio mixed with the host audio with mixed success. The solution which kind of works for me right now is using Spice for audio, and ...
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I need to set apt-build mtune directive on VPS ubuntu server

I need to set the right architecture for apt-build to work, in a VPS environment. Here's cpu-info detailed: processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model ...
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Open-source virtual machine apps supporting larger VRAM than 256 MB [duplicate]

I have tried Virtual Box running Windows 10 with it, but all i get is 256 MB of video memory, while I have a 4 GB VRAM video card. When I try with VM Ware the video memory is increased to about 3GB ...
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How to get the GRUB using virtualbox?

I have ubuntu-12.04 on my virtualbox and I have two kernels in /boot (old and new). When I restart the vbox no grub appears to choose! and the result of cat /proc/cmdline still shows the old kernel is ...
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GPU passthrough to multiple vm's

I am just wondering if anyone here knows if it it possible to pass a single GPU onto multiple virtual machines one at a time? Basically what I'm thinking is if it is possible to have two virtual ...
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Changing Network Adapter in KVM

I'm building a server to be deployed on a KVM host in the near future. I'm building the machine on my personal laptop in KVM using the virt-manager GUI for KVM. To begin with I kept most of the ...
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Issues with QEMU GPU passthrough on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am following a tutorial on how to run a VM that can use my GPU and I have run into a problem. Here are links to the tutorials https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-hOr44oBAI https://www.pugetsystems....
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Keyboard not working in Hyper-V gen 2 vm under Server 16.04 installer

According to Microsoft, Ubuntu 16.04 is essentially fully supported under Hyper-V generation 2 VMs. Evidently that is a false assertion, because my keyboard doesn't work in a gen 2 VM. The keyboard ...
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Ubuntu KVM Server Won't Create SR-IOV Virtual Interfaces

I'm working on a Ubuntu KVM server. It's Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with kernel 3.19. The motherboard is the Gigabyte ga-990fxa-ud5 r5 with bios ver. 3. I have qeum/kvm 2.2 installed. I have IOMMU on in the ...
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keep memory usage low Ubuntu 16.04 Server guest VM

I have an Host Machine running KVM+QEMU and multiple guests. All Guests are running Ubuntu 16.04 (virtual machine installation). My current problem is, that the host memory consumption (via htop) is ...
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How does passthrough mode work in 9p (libvirt/QEMU)?

9p docs at QEMU wiki say that in passthrough mode files on host filesystem are created with guest access credentials. How is that possible? Suppose my guest has user vagrant:vagrant and host doesn't ...
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Vmware shared folder not working in ubuntu 13.10

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit in Vmware workstation 10 but the shared folder is not working in Ubuntu 13.10,while it works perfectly in Ubuntu 13.04. I reinstalled Vmware tools several times but it ...
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How do I test an application in Ubuntu, without affecting the system?

I would like to know what is the best way to test application (packages). Because some packages may damage the system. How can do that, in Windows there is Sanboxies for such tests. In Ubuntu I don't ...