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

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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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How to set up USB for Virtualbox?

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick and Virtual Box 3+. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. The problem is that it doesn't detect USB drives in Windows 7, but USB peripherals (mouse + keybord) are working. I followed ...
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How do I unmaximize full screen view in virt-manager?

After activating full screen view for a virtual machine in virt-manager there is no obvious way to un-full screen. Any ideas?
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Can Vagrant or Docker replace Clonezilla for dev machine cloning onto virtual machines?

The original question How do I migrate currently installed Ubuntu to a Virtual Machine? was insightful, but with the improvements and developments in systems like Vagrant or Docker, perhaps Clonezilla ...
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virt-manager can't connect to libvirt

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 32 bits. The error doesn't show up if I start gksudo virt-manager. libvirt-bin is installed. I don't know how to check for the daemon. I am a member of libvirtd. ...
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unsupported configuration: hda-duplex not supported in this QEMU binary

I am trying to create a virtual machine using virtual machine manager.(KVM) following this tutorial . I have reached up to step 5. Then I clicked finish button. And I saw this error: I tried ...
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In VirtualBox, how do I set up host-only virtual machines that can access the Internet?

In setting up virtual machines with VirtualBox, I often want the following characteristics vm has a static ip host can access vm without port forwarding vm can access the internet I can move ...
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Add two root users during installation during installation + managing it - Ubuntu server

I would like to ask you all, that is it possible to enter some kind of script before entering the setup screen to be able to add 2 root users instantly. I am at the beginning of creating 190 virtual ...
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How to enable vt-x without using bios? Bios setup is not working on Win 8.1, Lenovo Z480 [closed]

I'm trying to enable vt-x. I would not able to open bios setup. I tried to open bios by restarting my computer and pressing F1-F12, and Del button. And I also used UEFI firmware, but cant open it. So ...
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QEMU boots slowly on 15.10 - 15.04 was fine

I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 and QEMU started to take much longer (it now takes minutes). When the kernel kicks in, then it is fine. But it takes forever until the kernel starts to work. GRUB is ...
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Ubuntu Freezes when Switching to Full-screen VirtualBox VM [closed]

I'm on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit (with all the latest updates) and have a Windows-7 VM on Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.30 which I used regularly (almost everyday) in full-screen mode without any problems. But as ...
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Gracefully shut down QEMU/KVM on host shutdown

I start a QEMU/KVM Ubuntu 15.10 virtual machine on boot and let it run in the background (as webserver). What happens now if I shut down the host (also 15.10)? Will it kill the VM and result in a ...
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Boot Ubuntu from VHD with Windows 10 [on hold]

Is it possible to native boot Ubuntu from a VHD file using Windows 10? If so, how?
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Why does CTRL not work in VirtualBox VMs?

I have recently noticed that for some reason when pressing CTRL in a VM in VirtualBox it doesn't get through... So I can't easily copy and paste etc, it just doesn't get through, the VM doesn't think ...
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“No devices available” in USB settings of guest OS

I am trying to connect my sound card and MIDI device directly to VirtualBox guest Windows 10 64-bit. I've done the following: Added current user to vboxusers group Installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 ...
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Where does the Virtual Box draw space from for installing a different OS?

In my PC, running on Ubuntu 14.04, the hard disk is divided into several partitions, and although there is vacant space in each of them there is only a paltry 8.7 MB unpartitioned space left. But ...
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Static IP Address on Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine

I've setup a VM running Ubuntu 12.04 specifically for local web development and am having some problems ensuring it has a static IP address. A static IP address is important as I'm using the IP ...
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Mouse doesn't work in the guest OS (Ubuntu 14.04.2) on Virtual Box (installed on MAC OS X)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 (64 bits) to my Mac OS X 10.9.5 (64 bits) using Virtual Box version 4.3.24. I am not an experienced Linux user. When I start Ubuntu, I cannot make my mouse work in the ...
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Ping between guest VMs in VirtualBox

Running VirtualBox 5.0.10 in a Windows 10 (64bit) host, I've created 2 guest VMs - Both Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Looking for a setting that will allow the 2 guests to ping each other and also connect to ...
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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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Virtualize ubuntu instance or share with virtualization host?

I am setting up a server on which I want to have an instance of a Windows Operating system and an instance of ubuntu server. My question is this, for my ubuntu server instance, should I leach off of ...
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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 ...
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Virtualize Windows on Ubuntu server no GUI

I've been administering a remote Ubuntu 12.04 server for some time and loving it. Sadly some of the applications I would like to run hate WINE and pretty much require a Windows installation. I don't ...
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VirtualBox kernel modules do not match the version of VirtualBox

The VirtualBox 4.2.12 on Ubuntu 12.04 was running fine till I needed to install guest additon. After its installation: Failed to open a session for the VM Win 7 exit code 1; RTR3Init failed with ...
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Unable to forward X11 graphics from Centos on Vagrant

On my real machine (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS) I deployed a Vagrant virtual machine and tried to forward X11 graphics from VM to real machine. For this I added in Vagrantfile such configurations: ...
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Running vagrant inside VirtualBox

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 in a VirtualBox VM on Windows 7. Inside the VM, I want to use Vagrant as part of my development environment. The Vagrant setup executes successfully, until it wants the VM ...
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ubuntu does not show its GUI interface after installing virtualbox-guest-x11

I am trying to use my Ubuntu on windows Virtualbox. With reference to this page (http://lifehacker.com/how-to-dual-boot-and-virtualize-the-same-partition-on-y-493223329), I managed to boot up 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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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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Ubuntu 15.10 Network Interfaces Name [duplicate]

I have just installed (fresh-installation) over VMware Workstation 10 an Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit virtual machine. Here, network interfaces names have been changed from 'ethX' to 'enXXXX'. My target is ...
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after new installation of Ubuntu on a virtual machine 64-bit reboot hanging

Virtual Box Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager Ubuntu download information General Name: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64-bit OS: Ubuntu (64-bit) System Base Memory: 1024MB Boot order: Floppy,Optical,Hard Disk ...
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Can XenCenter connect to xen-hypervisor-amd64

I have installed XenServer recently, but didn't stick with it. I am familiar with Ubuntu and was reading you can install XenHypervisor as a standalone package inside a Ubuntu OS. Kind of like ...
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virtualbox - Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE)

After I create a new Virtual Machine, when I start it, it shows following error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Milad. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE). Result ...
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Sharing folder with VM through libvirt, 9p, permission denied

An Ubuntu Server 14.04 Host hosts an Ubuntu Server 14.04 guest via libvirt/qemu-kvm. The system runs fine, but - as guest - I have issues writing to a shared folder (<filesystem>) that drive me ...
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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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QEMU VM reboots host upon running

I am trying to run virt-install on Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 in order to install a QEMU VM from a qcow2 image. Running virt-install, I get no errors. $ virt-install ... starting install... ... virsh ...
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Ubuntu Server Guests on esXi - x32 or x64?

So I currently have about ~10/15 Ubuntu Server linux guests on my esXi host machine. I read that XenServer reccomends x32 if you are going to give the guest less that 4gb ram. Specifically it ...
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How do I Install the Chromium OS as a guest under Ubuntu 15.04

How do I install the Chromium OS on Ubuntu 15.04? Can I install it alongside Ubuntu? In a VirtualBox? Something else? How should I proceed?
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Why doesn't uvt-kvm --run-script-once work when run on a 14.04 host building a more recent guest?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual host, and I'm building guests on it with uvt-kvm. I have a small script I want them to run on first start. The command line looks something like this: uvt-kvm create ...
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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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KVM assign static ip address to guest host

1) Having a KVM host with one NIC card eth0. Created a bridge and have following configured /etc/networks/interfaces. Note that bridte br0 is created and has eth0 as bridge ports iface br0 inet ...
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“unable to enumerate USB device” when enabled IUMMO/VT-d in BIOS

I am trying to get started with IUMMO feature, but when i turn it on, i cannot load my system anymore; in recovery mode i see bunch of similar error messages, ending with: [ 169.00000] usb 8-3: ...
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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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Vagrant up (with Ansible) problems. Failed to boot the virtual machine

I'm using ubuntu 15.04, and i wanted to install vagrant with ansible. When i vagrant up i get the following error message: This is my vagrant file ==> default: Successfully added box ...
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virtual machine setup does not start

Excuse me for my beginner question. I tried to find solution for my problem by searching in Google but I could not find any thing. Recently I migrated from windows and so I am new to Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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Xen makes system unbootable

I tried installing Xen using the following command in the Ubuntu help documentation: sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-amd64 Then followed with sudo reboot Also as recommended. The reboot ...
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Problem with uninstalling virtualbox

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I downloaded from virtualbox.org the virtualbox package 4.2.4*.deb. I wanted to install it with dpkg -i and terminal requested me to use command alien instead. So I did ...
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I can't use libvirt with listen TCP

I can't figure out how to enable libvirt with '-l' option (--listen) tcp conections in Ubuntu. I think that this is a bug. I tried the following, without success: ...
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Dual run Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on non- virtualization supported processor

I did try through virtual box machine, running Ubuntu 64bit but error was occured as" no bootable media found system halted" so why I'm trying to dual boot.Is it possible to dual boot windows 10 64bit ...
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MAAS KVM nodes commission timesout

So, I have set up MAAS and several KVM and Qemu VMs. When I add them as nodes, they start up during commissioning but then the attempt times out. Here's the line from the MAAS log: [ERROR] test: ...