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

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Cannot restore a saved machine

I cannot restore a saved machine with both virt-manager and the virtsh restore command: laurent@aspire6930g:/var/lib/libvirt/qemu/save$ sudo virsh restore windows7.save erreur : Impossible de ...
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Error While installing Kubuntu 14.04 in Virtual machine

Running Kubuntu 14.04 in Virtual machine Gives me an Error :- Boot : could not found kernel image : vmlinuxz.efi how can solve these ?
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virtualization of Ubuntu 14.04 on macox using virtual box

I have 2 main questions related to the virtualization. First, after having installed ubuntu on VBox latest version on my macbook pro, the OS is working fine but display setting is stucked in 800x600. ...
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Need commands to fetch Guest VM OS version from Xen and KVM

I m looking for the commands that can be executed to fetch the OS Version of the VMs running on the below Hypervisors. Xen (Not the citrix Xen server, but the Xen Sever hosted on a ubuntu Machine) ...
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Nested virtualization on Windows

For the last few weeks I have been reading a lot about OpenStack, Cloud Computing, virtualization, VMware tools and I have decided to try it. I would like to install, configure it and try it to see ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server on a SONY VAIO with NO hardware-virtualization

Is there a version of UBUNTU server that can be installed on a laptop (SONY VAIO) with the hardware-virtualization disabled? It is not possible to enable hardware-virtualization in some VAIO laptops. ...
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Can we add ports to OVS AFTER the VM is created?

I wanted to write up a program where I can create VMs first using libvirt. Initially they would not be added to any network. Then I want them to be attached to an OVS bridge where I can specify the ...
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Virtualbox Guest Additions are not used

Today, it seemed in my Ubuntu 14.04 VM (Kubuntu 14.04 host), there was an update for the Guest Additions to 4.3.12, and I was requested to install them from the Devices menu. I did this, but even ...
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Sync Flash Drive OS with Virtual

I have installed ubuntu (Lubuntu 14.04 specifically, but I don't think that matters for this question) to a USB flash drive (full install, not live system) so I can have an ubuntu environment I can ...
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Convert a directory to VHD file?

I have a directory that contains thousands of files and folders, I need to copy it to a Ubuntu virtual machine in Hyper-V, so if I use copy or cloning to will take a lot of time, can I convert this ...
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KVM image size has changed?

We had a 180GB VM image. Inside the guest VM everything is OK and hdd size is 180G. but when we look the image size on the host it is 475MB. I am afraid that if we restart, the VM wouldn't work. I ...
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vsftpd server no connect on virtual server

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu in Amazon cloud server. This machine installed via APT Apache2 + PHP5 + MySql to serve my website and everything is running perfectly. However, with no means ...
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Virtualizing Windows 7 with qemu-kvm SATA Issues

I am working on virtualizing a windows 7 image using kvm on Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. Here are the specs for my machine: CPU: Intel i7-2860WM ,8G RAM I am using an image created with WinImage of a ...
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How to install Ubutun 12.04 on Windows 8 through Vmware player

I bought a new laptop that came with Windows 8 64 bit, built in. I have tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 through VMware but it didn't work. It get's stuck during the installation prosses and the ...
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How to store LXC container's files in another folder

Well the answer seems to be given on https://help.ubuntu.com/13.04/serverguide/lxc.html#lxc-hostsetup page under Using a separate filesystem for the container store title but it doesn't work for me. ...
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importing a virtual machine inside another virtual machine

I have a hadoop cluster of VMs hosted on VirtualBox. The VMs are all ubuntu, and the host system is windows 7. How can I import all of these VMs into 1 ubuntu vm?
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Build Ubuntu VM using mirror

In kvm, using virt-install I can create centos images using this parameter in my virt install command. -l http://mirror.umd.edu/centos/6/os/x86_64/ Starting install... Retrieving file .treeinfo... ...
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Virtual Machine Ubuntu 13.04 is Very Slow

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my VMWare (I'm using Windows 7); the problem is it's quite slow; it doesn't response quickly as opposed to native installed OS. I also installed CentOS & WinXP; they're ...
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Bridge networking is not working in virtual box 4.2.8 with ubuntu 12.04 host and ubuntu 11.10 guest

Very good article but there is a problem for me. I am using virtual box 4.2.8 with ubuntu 12.04 host and ubuntu 11.10 guest. I am unable to setup bridge networking beetween host and guest. here i am ...
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What facets should I consider when deciding which guest to jail in (“full”) KVM and which in LXC?

Currently I am migrating to a new server. The old one ran 10.04 as host system and a few more 10.04 and Debian 6 as KVM guests. This was alright, because the processor had support for virtualization. ...
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Debootstrap chroot Installation Error

During initial installation (using both Network installation and CD ISO) of Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS (64-bit) as a guest VM on XenServer 6.1 I'm getting this error: Debootstrap warning Warning: ...
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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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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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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 - starting services failed

I have some issue running VMWare Workstation Player 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. First I downloaded and installed VMware-Player-12.1.1-3770994.x86_64.bundle using this command: chmod +x ...
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Unable to install VMware kernel modules in Workstation 11 on Ubuntu 16.04

I am unable to install VMWare Workstation 11 successfully on Ubuntu 16.04 due to the Kernel Module Updater failing on the Virtual Machine Monitor and Virtual Network Device. Here is the log file that ...
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Xen USB passthrough not doing anything

I'm trying to create a DomU with Xen 4.6.0 for a Windows 8.1 virtual machine. After successfully setting up Xen, and being able to run my Windows 8.1 ISO in it, I wanted to be able to connect an ...
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Virtualised Collaboration Network

I've been asked by my work to design, build, and test a virtualised collaboration system to replace what we currently use. It will be used by a team of 5 to reverse engineer malware. We currently ...
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Suspend virtual machines on shutdown (Ubuntu 16.04)

I would like to save the state of the kvm vms when the host is shutting down. I think i found a way to do that, but at the moment it does not work correctly. In /etc/default/libvirt-guests i set ...
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how do I install qemu on my bq Aquaris M10?

I am trying to install scrivener (windows, or Linux) on my bq Aquaris m10 tablet. The problem is that scrivener is only written for amd/x86 hardware, and my tablet is arm. The good news is that this ...
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How to access kvm guest on a remote headless ubuntu server?

How do I access - the console (like Dell's iDrac) of a kvm guest (created using virt-install) on a remote Ubuntu15.10 headless server - access from a windows desktop (vnc client)?
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nVidia 8800 GTX - GPU Passtrough

Is it possible to get nVidia 8800GTX to QEMU VM? I have CPU and Motherboard with VT-d support and two GPU. One (main) is some ASPEED GPU, other 8800GTX. I look through possible guides with no luck. ...
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How can i migrate a KVM virtual machine from an ubuntu server 12.04 to a fresh install of ubuntu server 16.04?

I have recently installed a fresh copy of ubuntu server 16.04 on a separate partition on my harddisk. My headless server is still running 12.04 as well with several services in virtual machines (e.g. ...
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Does anyone have experience with virgil3d?

I checked out the git page for the project, and the website is just a github.io page linking to repository and #virgil3d on freenode. I hopped on freenode and no one has used it yet. It appears only ...
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network setting with xen hypervisor

I have installed xen on my ubuntu 14.04 by following the instructions at here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2008795 However, after the reboot, on the logo screen (still no desktop), it ...
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Black Screen using MAC parallels Ubuntu 14.04

Just loaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my Mac using Parallels 9.... OS X 10.95. I loaded the VM via the iso file through parallels wizard. I get the black screen that a lot of people have commented about. I have ...
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How to install VSphere client in ubuntu?

Is that possible to install VSphere client in Ubuntu. If it is yes, please mention how to do it. Thanks in advance.
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installing KVM on my guest OS lubuntu

I'm working on installation of KVM on my guest OS which is lubuntu 14.04 LTS. My host OS is CentOS 6.6. My machine hardware specifications are: Intel CPU CORE i5, 6 GB RAM and no graphical card. ...
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Use Wake on lan in KVM?

I use KVM for virtualisation together with Virtual Machines. This works for the most part, but now I am running into an problem. I want to start a VM (which is turned off) with WOL. This does not work ...
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How will be fix mistake with vagrant?

I'm intstall vagrant by guade from link https://www.godaddy.com/garage/tech/config/install-vagrant-ubuntu-14-04/. And if I'm write "vagrunt up" and have error message: The guest machine entered ...
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Qemu Crash: Assertion `s->csw.sig == cpu_to_le32(0x53425355)'

I am running qemu on centos6.2 host OS. I am trying to launch BSD guest os. While launching this,I am attaching an extra USB disk to qemu. Recently, I have started observing qemu crash due to an ...
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KVM /QEMU Error : Unable to connect to libvirt

I am using KVM from some time on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I also wanted to tried Xen as a hypervisor on the same system i am using KVM.So i tried to install it. But it didn't properly installed giving me ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...