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

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Which programs on Ubuntu support 8 processor cores? [closed]

I'm now using the Ubuntu virtual machine through Google Cloud service with 8 processor cores. I want to check if these cores work simultaneously. For doing that I have to run such program which ...
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Should blacklisted video card still show up in additional drivers?

I'm trying to get GPU passthrough working on Ubuntu, but I'm still getting no video output from the booted VM. I noticed, despite blacklisting the card and having it claimed by stuff, it still shows ...
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virtualbox unstable after having removed xen

I installed a fresh version of ubuntu (ubuntu 15) yesterday and wanted to try xen. so I installed the package ("sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-amd64"), rebooted and, as I have understood, the ...
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Access virtual machine remotly

I'm new to the Linux scene and I managed to setup KVM for virtual machine. I installed Windows 10 for the virtual machine operating system. How do I connect to it via LAN and outside my network? ...
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Landscape Dedicated Server 15.11: Virtual Machines registering as computers

After upgrading LDS from 15.01 to 15.11, my virtual-machine licensed KVM instances are showing up as registered computers instead of virtual machines. When I try to re-register the machine it also ...
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Install software from dvd in gnome boxes

I need to install software from a dvd in a windows install in gnome boxes. I have not been able to achieve this by either of two means. There is a menu in gnome-boxes for accessing devices. For one, ...
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How can I mount a .hdd file?

I want to add some files to a .hdd file, but I do not know how I can mount it. Is this possible, or is there a program that can help me do this?
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Ubuntu not booting after upgrading RAM and cpu

I have a Ubuntu machine running on Hyper-V It is the 15.10 version 64 bit. I tried to shut it down and then upgrade it from 8 GB og ram to 16 GB and from 2 processor cores to 8. But when I turned it ...
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Upstart virsh commands fail on startup even with libvirt-bin running

I have an upstart job that is configured to run a one-off script with a few virsh commands to import and start VMs. This job is configured to start on started libvirt-bin. However, I'm encountering ...
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GLib-WARNING **: /build/glib2.0-MuyBSS/glib2.0-2.46.2/./glib/gmem.c:482: custom memory allocation vtable not supported

I am using Ubuntu version 15.10 and I have installed qemu version 2.3.0 on it. When I try to run the following command: qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm It always gives the Glib error and doesn't ...
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How to boot into a Virtual Box VM with a Live Image?

I am in need of booting into a VM (with a guest OS already installed) from a Live Image (a .iso file that I have) to do some partitioning work, I am running the latest version of Virtual Box, and ...
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How to increase disk space given to Virtual Box VM through the GUI?

My host is Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I am running Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.19 in a Virtual Box VM to which I gave 8 GB dynamically allocated disk space to start with. And I have ...
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Network restart is showing errors

In a VirtualBox, I am running Docker services in 3 Ubuntu Trusty VMs. I have to make them communicate with each other. For this, static IP needs to be set, and all VMs need to have different INet IP. ...
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Why does Lubuntu not allow me to run the Virtual Box Guest Additions?

On most up-to-date Ubuntu flavours that I install in VMs in Virtual Box when I choose the option to Insert Guest Additions CD image... I am shortly asked if I wish to run what is one there, and when I ...
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VT-x support available but Ubuntu won't recognize it

EDIT: I tried booting into my vanilla Ubuntu installation and check kvm compatibility using the commands below and it gave positive results. I've got a machine with Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 processor ...
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Unable to connect to libvirt

I installed xen 4.5 from Repository and virt-manager and it was working fine but when i removed xen 4.5 and compiled and installed xen 4.6 the virtual machine manager is unable to connect to xen it ...
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Windows 7 network issue in KVM

I'm having one UCS server with Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. In that I installed KVM Hypervisor. After that I deployed one Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit VMs, but I am not able to access the network by using one ...
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Is there any “Ubuntu touch” vmdk/iso for trying on VirtualBox?

I have Genymotion and VirtualBox installed on my Ubuntu 15.10 with which I can explore almost-all the mobile android Operating Systems. I am very much exited to try out Ubuntu touch in the same way ...
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Added additional storage - now KVM VMs won't start or setup

I added 2TB of storage as /storage - this is from /dev/sdb1. One system I have has 2 VMs on it, when I try to start these, I get the following error: error: internal error: process exited while ...
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unable to create virtual machine on xen

I am trying to create virtual machine on xen but getting error here is my ubuntu-hvm.cfg file builder = "hvm" name = "ubuntu-hvm" vif = [] memory = "512" vcpus = 1 disk = ...
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kvm virtio VM sound issues (windows 10)

I know this is an unRAID server but this is a KVM issue so that's why I am here. I got everything working so far except the sound. And I need it to work on my MainVM (Gaming VM) and an other VM. I ...
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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 ...
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Unsupported machine type Use -machine help to list supported machines

I am trying to create virtual machine on ubuntu 15.10 using virtual machine manager i have installed kvm but when i use display vnc for virtual machine it shows the following error and when i use ...
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How do I install Remix OS in GNOME Boxes?

Remix OS is an interesting desktopification of Android. It can run off a read-write-able USB stick but it doesn’t have an installer. I can boot it up in GNOME Boxes just fine, but as I’m just running ...
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Unable to install ubuntu HVM on Xen hypervisor

I am trying to install Ubuntu HVM on Xen hypervisor. I am new to Xen and I followed this link. After installing Xen, I tried to "manually install an HVM guest VM" but getting this error: . Can ...
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No Display in Fullscreen VirtualBox Guests — AwesomeWM Host

I'm using AwesomeWM v3.5.6 on my Host, a Xubuntu 15.10. I have VirtualBox guest additions installed on all my guest VMs, a Windows 7, another Xubuntu 15.10 and a Kali 2.0. When I try to switch my ...
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Virtual Machine Manager - Unable to install guest on remote

I have connected to a remote instance (ubuntu server 14.04) of KVM using VMM on my local (ubuntu desktop 14.04). Both machines have all the patches/updates installed. Now I am trying to install a ...
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Enable AMD-V (virtualization)

I have an AMD E1 1200 dual core processor. I'm trying to start a virtual machine with Oracle VirtualBox but am having errors. Is there a way to check that my CPU supports virtualization and is ...
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Server Virtualisation and assigning IP-Adresses (KVM)

I'm looking to set up my Dedicated Ubuntu Server with Virtualisation, as I want to sell some Virtual Servers. I've looked into KVM and saw that it was a good way to go, as I'm only going to set up 3/4 ...
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MaaS KVM node - Failed Deployment - df: Warning: cannot read table of mounted file systems

I am able to commission the kvm node, but when I try to deploy it fails. Last output from failed nodes cloud-init-output.log is: df: Warning: cannot read table of mounted file systems: No such file ...
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anyway to take vhd backup of local desktop machine?

I was trying to build some app from source. Now I realize that my system configuration is not enough to build it. Now I am considering loading up my desktop on windows azure. I'd want to load the ...
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vmware workstation player 12 (free) on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using VMware player over Ubuntu from more than 7years now from ubuntu 8.04 onwards; I am sticking to LTS versions so my latest working configuration was ubuntu 14.04 + vmware player 6.06. Main ...
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KVM / QEMU / VMM : local host not connected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed kvm. When I try to open virtual machine, I get this error: local host not connected Unable to connect to libvirt. Verify that: - The 'libvirt-bin' package ...
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Ubuntu snappy with Raspberry PI

I just have a question I installed Ubuntu snappy in Raspberry Pi2 and I'm trying to install Xen Hypervisor over it I was trying to use the regular method to install it for Ubuntu but it did't work for ...
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Attaching disk to AWS VM causes host to boot into emergency mode

I have now had this experience in Azure Cloud & Amazon AWS my current issue is on a host running Ubuntu 15.10 but I had similar experiences on CentOS 7.1 and I'm wondering if I'm somehow doing ...
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why ubuntu rebooting again and again after xen installation?

I have installed ubuntu 14.04.it booted normally. but when I installed xen the computer is stuck in reboot loop (its rebooting again and again) showing the message "kernel panic - not syncing ...
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Installing Windows after Ubuntu

Currently I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my PC, but unfortunately there are some programs, which do not run on Ubuntu even with Wine and there are no good alternatives available. Therefore I ...
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Run a VM from an existing qcow2 image, using virsh

I have an existing qcow2 image file. I have the libvirt-bin program installed (on Ubuntu Desktop 15.10) and I'm trying to use the virsh command to run a VM of the qcow2 image. I couldn't quite figure ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...