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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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IPv6 does not work over bridge

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 server a week ago. I use it as a virtual machine host (tasksel installed). meaning am running it with kvm + libvirt. I have set up the same bridge I had in 13.10. auto p4p1 ...
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kvm error in syslog says cpu0 unhandled rdmsr

I have a server that hosts about 20 KVM guest machines. It's syslog is, at times, flooded with messages like these: 00:17:36 vhost-server kernel: [ 157.835078] kvm: 3138: cpu0 unhandled rdmsr: ...
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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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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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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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Why Firefox on the VM has the same capabilities of the Firefox of the host machine?

I installed a virtual machine on VirtualBox. My host machine is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My problem is that I found all the addons of Firefox of the host Ubuntu in the Firefox browser of the guest machine. ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 KVM - error: internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: qemu-system-x86_64:

I am trying to migrate a KVM guest from one Ubuntu 14.04 host to another by following the steps outlined here. I now have the "state" file, xml configuration, and qcow2 img file in a single folder on ...
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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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AppArmor Error: “invalid VM definition” after starting lxc on updated version of libvirt (1.2.12)

I am trying to start an LXC on a newer version of libvirtd but it fails to start with the following error: $ virsh -c lxc: start textlxc error: Failed to start domain testlxc error: internal error: ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 15.04 on Windows 10 Hyper-V, hangs on 1st reboot

My Ubuntu 15.04 Hyper-V VM hangs on the first reboot after installation. FYI, I'm a complete Ubuntu beginner. This is the error line I get: [791.989782] blk_update_request: I/O error, dev sr0, sector ...
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I want to install Xen to run Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 at the same time but I can't find any good tutorials

I'm wanting to use Xen Hypervisor to be able to run both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 at the same time using virtualization. I can find plenty of XCP tutorials but I'm not looking to install the cloud ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a free trusted vmware image with Ubuntu preinstalled?

Since the vmware virtual machine drivers are pretty standard I don't see any technical reason for a preinstalled image not to be portable. Although the above situation is obvious, I didn't find any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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KVM Bridged network not working for 2 guests

I have a bridged network setup and working, following the guides https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Installation and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Networking My setup is similar to ...
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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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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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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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Is there any virtualization software which can run x64 bit guest os without vt-x support Hardware?

I have Gateway NE56R laptop with Intel B960 processor, which do not support virtualization. But I want to install x64 bit guest OS on VirtualBox, it gives me error. I have also used VMware ...