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

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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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Virtual Machine (Ubuntu) cannot connect to internet

My host is windows 7 and my guest (virtual machine) is ubuntu. I cannot connect to internet when I am on virtual environment. I am using Oracle VirtualBox. Any idea? Thanks.
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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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Certificate error when using Citrix Receiver

I am getting this error when attempting to load a Desktop module up within Citrix Receiver: What I don't understand is I can see this particular certificate is set to "Trust.." under any/all ...
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Is there any “Ubuntu touch” vmdk/iso for trying on VirtualBox?

I have Genymotion and VirtualBox installed on my Ubuntu 15.10 with which I can explore almost-all the mobile android Operating Systems. I am very much exited to try out Ubuntu touch in the same way ...
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Hosting 12.04 guest on 14.04 server with KVM & libvirt

I've been pulling my hair out trying to get Ubuntu 12.04LTS server (64bit) working under a standard KVM/libvirt setup on Ubuntu 14.04. I can create a new virtual machine using virt-manager and run ...
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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. ...
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How can I mount a .hdd file?

I want to add some files to a .hdd file, but I do not know how I can mount it. Is this possible, or is there a program that can help me do this?
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How to boot into a Virtual Box VM with a Live Image?

I am in need of booting into a VM (with a guest OS already installed) from a Live Image (a .iso file that I have) to do some partitioning work, I am running the latest version of Virtual Box, and ...
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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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How to increase disk space given to Virtual Box VM through the GUI?

My host is Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I am running Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.19 in a Virtual Box VM to which I gave 8 GB dynamically allocated disk space to start with. And I have ...
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How do I set up a KVM/NVidia Passthrough virtual machine for gaming?

I've seen a guide or two that seems to be replicated around on the internet on setting up KVM to use passthrough for Nvidia. It seems to require 2 video cards. Is it possible to do it with 1 video ...
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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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Why does Lubuntu not allow me to run the Virtual Box Guest Additions?

On most up-to-date Ubuntu flavours that I install in VMs in Virtual Box when I choose the option to Insert Guest Additions CD image... I am shortly asked if I wish to run what is one there, and when I ...
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VT-x support available but Ubuntu won't recognize it

EDIT: I tried booting into my vanilla Ubuntu installation and check kvm compatibility using the commands below and it gave positive results. I've got a machine with Intel Xeon E3-1220 v3 processor ...
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Which Ubuntu kernel package should I run in a Xen domU

I have a Xen domU provided by a 3rd party vendor, and am running Ubuntu 10.04 on it. Is there a more xen-specific kernel I am running than that provided by the linux-image-2.6.32-21-server package? I ...
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Unable to install ubuntu HVM on Xen hypervisor

I am trying to install Ubuntu HVM on Xen hypervisor. I am new to Xen and I followed this link. After installing Xen, I tried to "manually install an HVM guest VM" but getting this error: . Can ...
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Unable to connect to libvirt

I installed xen 4.5 from Repository and virt-manager and it was working fine but when i removed xen 4.5 and compiled and installed xen 4.6 the virtual machine manager is unable to connect to xen it ...
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Windows 7 network issue in KVM

I'm having one UCS server with Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. In that I installed KVM Hypervisor. After that I deployed one Windows 7 32 bit and 64 bit VMs, but I am not able to access the network by using one ...
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Added additional storage - now KVM VMs won't start or setup

I added 2TB of storage as /storage - this is from /dev/sdb1. One system I have has 2 VMs on it, when I try to start these, I get the following error: error: internal error: process exited while ...
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kvm virtio VM sound issues (windows 10)

I know this is an unRAID server but this is a KVM issue so that's why I am here. I got everything working so far except the sound. And I need it to work on my MainVM (Gaming VM) and an other VM. I ...
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Unsupported machine type Use -machine help to list supported machines

I am trying to create virtual machine on ubuntu 15.10 using virtual machine manager i have installed kvm but when i use display vnc for virtual machine it shows the following error and when i use ...
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How do I install Remix OS in GNOME Boxes?

Remix OS is an interesting desktopification of Android. It can run off a read-write-able USB stick but it doesn’t have an installer. I can boot it up in GNOME Boxes just fine, but as I’m just running ...
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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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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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How to set up USB for Virtualbox?

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick and Virtual Box 3+. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. The problem is that it doesn't detect USB drives in Windows 7, but USB peripherals (mouse + keybord) are working. I followed ...
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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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Cannot virtualize 64bit vagrant boxes

I run Ubuntu 14.04. My CPU is Intel Core 2 Duo CPU P7450. It supports neither VT-x nor EPT. But it is 64bit. I can only virtualize 32bit boxes with success. When I try 64bit i get a never-ending ...
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How do I enable hardware virtualization technology (VT-x) for use in Virtualbox?

So I am trying to run Ubuntu in a virtualbox but on installing 12.10 from the .iso I was greeted by a warning telling me that audio wouldn't work then I pressed next and this popped up: Failed to ...
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Run both at the same time, Windows and Ubuntu

I had read in some sites that it is possible to run two OS'es in the same machine at the same time through a Virtual Machine software, so you can switch Virtual Terminals with keyboard hotkeys and be ...
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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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How To Create a Personal VM Server

I have a personal Ubuntu server at home for my various personal development needs. I often spend time to configure it for various purposes e.g. for serving a blog or my mercurial repositories etc. ...
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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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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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I can't use libvirt with listen TCP

I can't figure out how to enable libvirt with '-l' option (--listen) tcp conections in Ubuntu. I think that this is a bug. I tried the following, without success: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+...
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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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How to install VMWare Player on 32-bit 13.10 without 64-bit virtualisation

I'm having a nightmare of a time trying to install VMWare Player on my 32-bit 13.10. Apparently my CPU doesn't have 64-bit virtualisation support (I enabled CPU virtualisation in the bios but no joy). ...
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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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virt-manager can't connect to libvirt

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.2 32 bits. The error doesn't show up if I start gksudo virt-manager. libvirt-bin is installed. I don't know how to check for the daemon. I am a member of libvirtd. Output ...
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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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Ubuntu Freezes when Switching to Full-screen VirtualBox VM [closed]

I'm on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit (with all the latest updates) and have a Windows-7 VM on Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.30 which I used regularly (almost everyday) in full-screen mode without any problems. But as ...