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

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Find GPU resource allocation on virtual server

I have been provided a virtual server, which runs Ubuntu 14.04. I'm accessing it using PuTTY. The server should have a NVIDIA GRID K2 GPU, but I'm having some issues using it in Python/C++ with the ...
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kvm/libvirt networking overview

my vm is centos 4.8 and it came from a physical server. All is great except I can't seem to get bridged networking working. The default user mode networking is fine, from the guest I can reach the ...
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How to confine WINE apps using a chroot jail?

I have read the SecuringWine page on WINE official website, and one of the things it says you can do to increase security is: One can run wine inside a chroot jail. So what exactly is a "chroot ...
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KVM remote-viewer: Force certain keys to stay in host OS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, running a Windows 7 guest VM via QEMU/KVM. It's all working fine, I interact with it via Spice using remote-viewer. I use Compiz to place the window automatically on the top ...
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Testing OS, external installation or virtualbox?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop and so far everything is fine, it works great. However, as a newbie, I made the silly mistake of not documenting myself too much about all the possible ...
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KVM VM not working

Im getting this error when creating a VM in virt manager using KVM. (Unable to complete install: 'internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: 2015-12-02T23:01:04.368439Z ...
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Libvirt Libvirtd virtualbox remote virsh list --all empty

Good afternoon, first of all excuse my english i'am a foreigner, and it's my first post... I got some trouble using virtualbox and libvirt on a LTS 14.04. I try to do a home sandbox with cuckoo ...
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LXC without NAT

I have an LXC Container that I want to be "directly" connected to the Internet, not as a NAT. I have an IPv6 RA agent that would assign it an IPv6 address and/or DHCPv4 for a regular 192.168.1.0/24 ...
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Can't create LXC containers due to “E: Couldn't download packages”

I want to install LXC on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS so can further have a virtual Ubuntu. And I've inputted apt-get update, upgrade, install lxc. Everything seems fine. But when I try to create a virtual OS, ...
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Ubuntu Hyper-V Guest Display Resolution Win 10 + 15.04

I've got a Hyper-V on a WINDOWS 10 Surface and I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 as a guest OS. I've successfully resized the Ubuntu screen in a Hyper-V with Windows 8 and 14.04 using the recommendations found ...
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Running android as virtual inside ubuntu on meizu phone?

I need to run 1 specific android app, IF it is possible to have a virtual android on top of ubuntu on meizu, then i can threw away my android phone and only use meizu ubuntu phone. Its an app for ...
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Enabling VT-x on Virtualbox - checkboxes greyed out

I use Ubuntu 13.04 and just installed Virtualbox with a Windows 7 guest OS. In the settings of Vitualbox: System > Aceleration, the two boxes for Hardware virtualization are checked but greyed out. ...
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Xen 4.4 xl xl does not support the w! notation to share disks between several DomU's

Why "w!" option is not supported in Xen 4.4 xl ? How can i share disk rw in different guests os in xen 4.4 with xl. in previous versions in Xen you could do it: 'file:/dev/disk1,xvdb,w!' Is there is ...
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Converting a linux machine to virtual machine

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 8.1 on dual boot, using GRUB Loader to select between operating systems. I want to convert my Ubuntu physical machine to virtual. I've looked into VMware Converter ...
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Keeping multiple copies Updated to a Template

I've not used many tools in either visualization or with Ubuntu itself. However, I need to solve a problem we will be having very shortly. We're getting our development team up and running on a new ...
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virsh/libcurl doesn't reference imported Root CA certificate

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04 and I'm trying to connect to an ESXi host that has a signed certificate signed by my internal CA. Here is the error message seen when connecting: root@ubuntu:~# virsh ...
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can't seem to install custom libvirt

I just can't seem to install a custom version of libvirt on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I'm using this PPA and I used the method of manually pasting in the following lines to the bottom of my sources.list ...
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Virtualbox seamless mode not acting seamless

I am running windows 10 in Virtualbox seamless mode it was working but today when I turned it on it started acting like it was maximized scaled mode with no window border. It still says it is in ...
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ubuntu 14.04.3 hang during install in kvm under ubuntu 14.04.3

Last Thursday I was trying to setup a couple of virtual machines on my Supermicro server with X10DRL-i chaises and Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2609 v3 CPU. aim@itis-lan-1:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep ...
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Have system not try and use connected Wireless USB Adapter on Ubuntu, but be available to VMs to bind to

So, I asked a bit ago on how to make a udev rule to block certain USB devices. However, I need to achieve something like this with wireless USB adapters. I have a wireless USB adapter from EDIMAX ...
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How Do I Restrict VMWare Workstation to Use Only Eth1 directly?

My machine has two ethernet ports. I want to make VMWare exclusively use Eth1. I have a fresh install of Xubuntu Core 15.10 (amd64). I installed VMWare Workstation 12. It would not run, until I ...
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Bibliographic software (like EndNote) on Ubuntu?

I've been having terrible luck finding bibliographic software such as Endnote for Ubuntu. It feels like the only solution is to install VirtualMachine with Windows installed. But it would be horrible ...
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14.04 Desktop TLS Virt-manager installation error

While creating a VM with virt-manager following error appears: Unable to complete install: 'internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: qemu-system-x86_64: -machine ...
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Pass through GPU driver segmentation fault

An AMD R7 250 GPU has been passed through to a QEMU Ubuntu virtual machine. The display is output via the physical port of the GPU. It looks fine. But the fglrx driver seems to be not working ...
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Where do I log bugs and ask for help for libguestfs on ubuntu?

I'd like t o know where to get help using libguestfs on ubuntu. The libguestfs project page is hosted by redhat. I'm trying to use guestfish on a qemu VM. I can initiate the CLI console but ...
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GPU passthrough freezes Ubuntu bootup

I passed through an AMD GPU to a ubuntu guest OS using qemu. The guest OS displays directly via the AMD card and an independent monitor. The guest OS uses Xorg driver for the GPU. But, after I ...
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Gateway Unreachable, but reachable with other OS

Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 (Server) as an ESXI VM (On a dedicated IP). The Ubuntu installer throws an error message of The gateway you entered is unreachable With the exact same gateway, subnet ...
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(x)Ubuntu doesn't detect virtual hard drives

I tried to install Ubuntu 15.10 on a Virtual Machine, created with Hyper-V on Windows 10 Pro. But Ubuntu doesn't seem to detect the virtual drives in the VM. I tried to list the devices in the ...
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Password for Ubuntu

When I installed Ubuntu in a virtual-box, there was no asking for user name and password, but when I start it, it asked to enter the password for the user name (user) and I do not know the password. ...
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Why does the truncate command on Ubuntu creates disks bigger than normal qcow2 files?

When I use truncate to create a virtual disk (to be used by virt-manager VMs), the result is as big as the setting I set (e.g., 50 GB). But normally virtual disks (e.g., qcow2 files) don't displace ...
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Backing up and restoring Ubuntu on different machines

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot on my Windows Machine. I recently got a Mac and would like to move my entire Windows-Ubuntu set up on to the Mac (using a virtual machine Ubuntu set ...
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How do I manage partitions on an Ubuntu VM of an Ubuntu host?

I am running virt-manager on Ubuntu. I have a qcow2 file that I use to create VMs. The VMs work. When I log into the VM, I see no evidence the hard disk has more than 16 GB. When I log into the ...
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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: ...
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Run Snappy Ubuntu Core on Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 Server in a Hyper-V VM on Windows Server 2012 and all is working well. I'd like to try Snappy Ubuntu Core in Hyper-V but I've not seen any instructions online explaining how ...
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How to take advantage of VirtualBox paravirtualization in an Ubuntu guest?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.3 (with linux-generic-lts-vivid (3.19) kernel) 64-bit host, and a VirtualBox guest with the same OS and configuration. The host has an AMD A10-7800 CPU. If I enable the KVM ...
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please help me about vm connection in hyper v

i have installed hyper V on server 2012 r2 .the ip address of hyper v virtual adapter is 192.168.1.103 .then i install virtual machine inside that hyper v and attached this Vm to hyper V virtual ...
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Hardware acceleration error when starting Ubuntu 14.04 in VM [duplicate]

When I attempt to start Ubuntu 14.04 in a VM I get this error (I have not started it before): VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on this machine What can I do?
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Convert ubuntu vm into a physical machine when the host is a Windows system

I have a virtual machine, created under virtual box. How can I convert this into a physical machine to be installed to a partition on my hard drive? My host operating system is windows. I have not ...
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is vt-d essential for windows hosting on xen?

I was wondering if vt-d is essential for windows hosting on xen, or if vt-x is enough.
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nested vm failed to boot with “KVM: entry failed, hardware error 0x0”

Trying to create a nested vm with virt-manager. vm stuck at paused state. From instance log under /var/log/libvirt/qemu/, I see following errors. Anyway to get around this? KVM: entry failed, ...
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Installing vagrant-libvirt on Ubuntu 15.04 fails

I'm experiencing a strange issue when installing vagrant-libvirt plugin. When running vagrant plugin install vagrant-libvirt I get the following error: http://pastebin.com/fLx6Uzhq Some had ...
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Two VMs on my Ubuntu server cannot be pinged

I created two RedHat VMs on an Ubuntu server. I changed the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 file to have a unique MAC address b/c the VMs were created from an image. I changed the IP ...
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Login loop after enabling Intel Virtualization in BIOS

After Enabling Intel Virtualization technology and VT-x in the Bios of my Lenovo x230 (I needed it for Virtual Box), Ubuntu (14.04) will start normally until the Login screen appears. When I type the ...
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virt-manager won't work because of Gtk-critical messages

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I connect to it from my Windows 7 server. I have Xming installed on my desktop. I use Putty or MobaXterm to connect to the Ubuntu server. When I run virt-manager, I get ...
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How to install guest os (ubuntu server) in kvm without vnc?

I'm absolutely new to KVM/QEMU. I used HyperV for a long time - but that was easy with a simple GUI ;) So I've ssh access to a headless ubuntu server with kvm. Now I want to install another ubuntu ...
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Read config /etc/qemu/ich9-ehci-uhci.cfg: Permission denied

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to get USB Autopassthrough to work. As per instructions here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/UsbNetworkRedirection I added: <qemu:arg ...
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How do I install virt-manager from a .tar.gz file? [duplicate]

How do I install virt-manager from a .tar.gz file? I used the tar -zxvf file.tar.gz command. But when I use virt-manager --version, I see the old version. I think if I use the apt-get command, the ...
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How do I write a bash script that logins into Ubuntu virtual machine?

How do I write a bash script that first: login in to Ubuntu virtual machine second: open terminal in VM and pass command in it? Is there any way to do so? Thanks
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virt-manager is not working on Ubuntu; there is no pop-up

I'm trying to use virt-manager (0.9.5) on an Ubuntu server (version 14.04). I can connect to the Ubuntu server. I connect to the Ubuntu server via Putty, TurboVNC, or via the IP Management Interface ...
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Bridged Ubuntu VM inaccessible from Windows host

I'm sure this question has been asked 1000 times, but I've spent a week on this already, and haven't been able to find and satisfying solutions. I'm looking to expand my knowledge of Linux server ...