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

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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: Vagrant....
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 'ubuntu/...
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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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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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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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What's the easiest way to transfer files back and forth between a Windows 10 host OS running Hyper-V and a guest OS running Ubuntu 14.04?

I tried using the "Connect to Server" feature in Nautilus to access a shared folder on the Windows host. It allows me to copy files from the Ubuntu guest to the Windows host; but it doesn't work in ...
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Resize VM partition without erasing data

I want to resize a partition from a virtual machine without erasing any data. I only have access to this VM via SSH, so I am not able to run a live CD. The OS is Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. My current ...
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How to run a program in a Windows VM and have it be it's own window

I love Ubuntu greatly, but there is one Windows program that I really need to run in Ubuntu: Windows Live Movie Maker (I know, I should be ashamed!). I have Windows 10 running in Virtual Box. Is there ...
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Installing ubuntu 14.4.3 server on KVM without internet

I was trying to install ubuntu server 14.04.3 as a guest on KVM as referred in this link I made sure that the guest server doesn't have network. Following command used for installation: sudo virt-...
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Is there any way to use WLAN0 with Virtual Bridge?

I'm using the Ubuntu 14.04 with Openstack Liberty and running two VMs. The unique available network interface is the WLAN0. I'm trying to access the Internet from these VMs without success. I ...
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nova hypervisor-list returns empty

I have installed Liberty on 3 node Ubuntu. After configuration of Compute node I could see hypervisor list is empty. Please find the below details as per my observation and suggest me for any ...
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libdevmapper unmet dependencies

I am trying to install libvirt 1.2.7 from sources on Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) LTS. In order to compile libvirt, libdevmapper-dev is required. I a getting following error while installing libdevmapper-dev ...
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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 ...