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

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Simulate Universal Bootloader (DAS U-BOOT) with Qemu

I was trying to simulate u-boot with qemu for the ARM based versatile_pb board. I was successfully able to CROSS_COMPILE my u-boot source code with the gcc-linaro-arm-none-eabi-toolchain and create ...
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Default Ubuntu or any derivate distro installation creates swap AFTER home (single partition installation)

Today I have encountered the same problem twice and the second one was actually just checking if the first occurence is actually something that has happened by accident. I had to deploy a Kubuntu VM ...
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bootp server in a Virtual Machine

I have a HP LCMS that I am trying to set up in a Virtual machine on virtual box. The Virtual Machine is windows xp, and the host is ubuntu 14.04.2. The LCMS requires there be a BOOTP server running to ...
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Error “KVM disabled by BIOS” during attempt to install Ubuntu 14.10

I recently bought the new HP Notebook - 15-r203tx which comes with DOS. Then I tried to install Ubuntu 14.10. So far, I made a bootable pen drive. But on the Boot menu after choosing the install ...
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Performance of KVM on 32 Bit Ubuntu compared to 64 Bit?

Due to hardware failure, I recently grabbed a harddisk out of an old 32 bit machine and plugged it into a new 64 bit system - powered on, everything good, services outage minimised. Now I am planning ...
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How to access the a qemu virtual machine?

I'm following the tutorial at: https://coreos.com/docs/running-coreos/platforms/qemu/ And I tried to add my ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub to it so I could access it, using this command: ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Virtualization Bug - Parallels 10

Trying to get a Ubuntu Server 14.04 up & running in a virtual machine provided by Parallels, however I have a strange bug. After installing the OS (applies for both 32bit and 64bit versions), ...
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Boot Ubuntu From VHD

I want to be able to use Ubuntu in a virtual machine from a VHD, and sometimes I want to boot on that VHD. It's easier for me to code in a virtual machine and boot on a VHD when I need full power for ...
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copy an entire vm to dvd/cd disc?

I am writing a series of scripts on ubuntu for process control. I have needed to install several packages such as gawk and stress. I am doing this for a university project and will need to submit it ...
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MacBook Pro (virtual machine) low resolution

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 in a virtual machine (i am using Parallels Desktop 9) on my MacBook Pro. Before I install Ubuntu (like I am trying it from CD...) the resolution is normal (1920x1200), ...
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Logical Volume Size Change During KVM Install

I am installing Ubuntu Desktop on a Server host using virt-install. Soon after the install starts the LV that I am writing the virtual disk image to goes from 50G to 64Z. Impossible since the machine ...
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VMware player locks up Utopic, running .deb package with 3.16.0.31 kernel

I am having trouble running VMware player in Kubuntu 14.10 I replaced the software center version for the .deb package as suggested here on a similar thread. I checked that I have the build-essential ...
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Clearsign File Invalid

I have (2) Xubuntu 14.10 x64 VMs running in VMware Workstation 11/VMware Player. I have VMware Workstation 11 installed on a Windows 7 x64 machine (which hosts one of the VMs) and also installed on a ...
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KVM is one app native do ubuntu for virtualization?

What is KVM ? a native application for ubuntu virtualization can be considered ? Ubuntu supports the paravirtualization ? to support paravirtualization , the procedure to do is the same virtualization ...
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Crash when creating new VM with VirtualBox but no obvious change in CPU, Memory or I/O usage in System Monitor

When creating a new fixed size VM in VirtualBox even though my memory usage, my CPU usage and my I/O usage in "System Monitor" stay at their normal levels, my entire machine crashes until the VM has ...
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Cursor is Frozen When Reinstalling Ubuntu VM

I'm in the process of reinstalling Ubuntu on a VM on VirtualBox(this one is Ubuntu2; I didn't delete the files from the previous VM called Ubuntu) and when I get to the setup page that says Try ...
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Virtualization hardware review

I'm running an home server based on Ubuntu 14.10 for running some services that I need on my LAN such as: mysql db, LAMP stack, NFS share, Squid proxy and so. My machine is built on Intel(R) ...
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virtualbox shared folder is read only in centos guest

I have virtualbox 4.3.10 installed on my ubuntu host & have centos as guest os. I have shared folder, but am not able to write to that folder. Added my centos root user to the vboxsf group as ...
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kvm does not exits in ubuntu 14.04

Hello I just started learning android development so for that I need Virtual Device to test apps on it . But when I start virtual device it says CPU acceleration status: KVM is not installed on this ...
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Start minimal Ubuntu for VM Ware

I'm running Ubuntu on an Asus Zenbook. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty Now.. this not-so-ultra ultrabook has only 4GB memory and offers ...
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VM: Can not access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on VirtualBox 4.3.22 which is itself installed on Windows 7. I set the virtual machine network to NAT. Here is the content of my /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface ...
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Virtual machine won't boot without media. /dev/sr0: no medium found

Ubunto server 14.04, and I created a VM with the OS of win serv 12. But I can't start the VM without the ISO being in the cd-rom. this is my error: error starting domains: failed to open file ...
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Looking for Ubuntu VDI Desktop

I checked VDI Solutions Like VMware Horizon, Citrix Etc. all gives Windows VDI. Is there any solution I can load Ubuntu Desktop image from any thin Client
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Is it possible to use both libvirt and lxc userspace tools?

Libvirt is pretty easy to use and has the bonus of having cross compatibility with other hypervisors. I was curious, is it possible to create a container and manage it with both virsh and lxc-* ...
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rename vmware directory

By default vmware creates a file in my home directory called vmware and sticks the files related to my virtual machine in there. Can I rename that folder? How can I do so without breaking vmware? Any ...
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What are disadvantages of Dockers compared to Virtualization (VM)?

I am new to dockers and visualization so give details regarding this or point out the resources through which I can deduce the answer.
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Effectiveness of virtualization in bios on virtualbox

I downloaded virtualbox to run Ubuntu. I ran into an issue with running 64 bit virtualbox, as my PC seems to not have the option to run virtualization in bios. Because of this, I only have the option ...
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VMs connected user ip problem

I have a server and on the server running ubuntu 14.04 Vbox 4.3, and php virtualbox 4.3.1. So my problem is - I run TS3 servers, and Gameservers from the VMs and if someone connect the server and i ...
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AMD Graphics Driver version that works for R9 290 GPU Pass through

Dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon R9 290) passthrough setup to a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS. Hypervisor used is KVM. Tried installing the latest Graphics driver available on amd support site (14.501 ...
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SD Card not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04 guest, of VMware Workstation 11, on Windows 7 host

I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. So I installed VMware Workstation 11 on Windows 7 64-bit, and then installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as guest on it. It's working fine with removable USB ...
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Ubuntu server VM install has limited bash functionality

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 in a VM and I selected the VM option during installation since my host has limited memory. I accepted the fact that most features will be disabled in such a system for ...
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libvirt-bin Remains in Stopping State When kvm Guests are Running - 14.04.1

I'm trying to ensure that any guest KVM virtual machines gracefully shutdown when the host server is shutdown/rebooted. I'm running Ubuntu Server Trusty Tahr (14.04.1) with following versions of ...
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Permission denied while invoking libvirt with -no-kvm-irqchip argument

Trying to start a VM with -no-kvm-irqchip as argument. in the vm.xml, I have specified emulator as "/usr/bin/qemu-kvm-irq" which is passing -no-kvm-irqchip as argument. > ...
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Xen and Openstack on Ubuntu 14.04

Which software stack to choose for Xen if I want to install Openstack on top of it? How to install Openstack on top of Xen?
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I can't read a USB HDD in my Ubuntu 14.04 VM (VirtualBox 4.3, Windows 7 host)

I've installed (and reinstalled) VirtualBox 4.3 with the Extension Pack on my Windows 7 host, and created USB filters to hand a few specific WD 4TB My Book drives straight to the Ubuntu 14.04 guest ...
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Genymotion doesn't shows virtual device that was added when I start it

Recently I installed oracle virtual-box on my ubuntu 14.10 as I wanted to run a android emulator Genymotion on it.I installed Genymotion and added a MOTO-X 4.4.4 virtual device to it intially. ...
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Virtualization of Non-existing hardware?

I have to show a non-existing hardware present in the system by using virtualization. I am new to Linux, and trying to learn it because it is in my course work. I have assigned an assignment from my ...
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Virtual Machine Manager - Windows sharing internet with Ubuntu

Good morning, I have installed Virtual Machine Manager onto my Ubuntu setup and installed Windows. Now the whole install went get and installed without a problem... except that I have no internet. ...
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Problem when trying to start OS in virtualbox

Any OS I try to start in VirtualBox shows the following error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine 71. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE) and it shows in "Details": ...
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network on virtual machine not working

I Have an Ubuntu machine with VmWare installed. With it I have a CentOS virtual machine, and I am not able to connect to the internet from the virtual machine. The physical machine is using its wlan0 ...
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Make libvirt/qemu VNC take an interface name instead of a fixed IP address

I rely on VNC to communicate to my VMs from an external system, so in the XML description file I have something like this: <graphics type='vnc' port='-1' autoport='yes' listen='10.1.1.199' ...
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Rack number in Hadoop

I have hadoop cluster with 9 nodes. All belongs to /default racks. But I want the setup something similar to this. (All are in same subnets) Rack 0: DataNode1,Datanode2,DataNode3 and top of rack ...
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OpenStack Installation failing | error in creating bootstrap kvm

I am trying to install Open Stack using the guide located -> here! However when i am tying to install it I am receiving the following error: INFO • 11-15 14:28:59 [LINE:73, FUNC:status_context] • ...
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bridge interface br0 for virt-manager removing IP from em1

I am trying to create a bridge interface for virt-manager to boot PXE images from network. My actual network in em1 (I don't have an eth0 iface). em1 have 172.16.20.x IP. I prefer the bridge IP to be ...
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toc2mp3 - Converting toc-files to mp3 using cdrdao

I have created some toc-files in the past using cdrdao and I wanted to convert them to mp3. Unfortunately Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't come with toc2mp3 so I tried to download the source and compile it ...
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Not able to start StartX on Ubuntu Server configured inside KVM

I have Ubuntu Server installed as guest OS inside KVM. I also installed Ubuntu Desktop on top of that but now when I am trying to start GUI using StartX, I am getting below message and my screen ...
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How to open existing process of virtual machine in VMWare?

I'm working a lot with VMware virtual machines on Ubuntu 14.04 and sometimes VMWare "forgot" for some virtual machine. It often appears when VMWare freezes up for a few second. same screenshot in ...
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My Ip address keeps changing each time I restart my virtual computer

I have a KVM configured running two VMs with almost exact characteristics, the main difference is the service they provide. The IP network is obtained via DHCP(I have configured a bridge in the KVM) ...
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Snapshot revert fails in my KVM setup

I am trying to revert a snapshot and I am getting the below error message in my KVM setup . Reverting to a snapshot is failing. #virsh snapshot-revert TestImg Deployed-Stage --force error: An error ...
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Control VirtualBox using libvirt on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running an Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop and have VirtualBox 4.3.18 installed on it. Also libvirt is installed, from the ubuntu repositories. The libvirtd deamon is running, as root. On another Ubuntu ...