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

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Virtual Box in superuser

I'm trying to start virtualBox in root user, but appears a grey window, with anything. It shows normally if I start in my user, how can I fix this??
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useless processes in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual server

I've used Ubuntu for my desktop for a quite while now and I have successfully migrated my only CentOS web production server to Ubuntu 14.04 x64 a little over 3 months ago and I couldn't be happier. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop libVMi installation error

In Ubuntu 14.04 I install KVM and successfully created Win 7 guest, Info: Kvm version: QEMU emulator version 2.0.0 (Debian 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.19), Copyright (c) 2003- Now I am following this link ...
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How to I obtain the iso for Ubuntu for virtual box? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble finding the ISO for my Ubuntu download. Where should I go to obtain it?
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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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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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How do I Install the Chromium OS as a guest under Ubuntu 15.04

How do I install the Chromium OS on Ubuntu 15.04? Can I install it alongside Ubuntu? In a VirtualBox? Something else? How should I proceed?
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AQEMU running external & embedded machines

I've been trying to install a virtual machine using AQEMU With VNC not embedded, but when I do this clicking the 'Don't use embedded VNC' check box, It's still embedded and gives me one that isn't so ...
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Can't boot into Xen Hypervisor? (Ubuntu Gnome 15.04)

When I try to boot into Xen, It goes past the Gnome loading screen and then just sits there. There is no monitor output. Here are some things I've noticed that might have something to do with this ...
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VirtualBox(NS_ERROR_FAILURE) and Workstation Player 12(Crash on VM Open) [Ubuntu Gnome 15.04]

I've been trying to install Windows 10 (x64) in a VM but keep running into issues. I've tried multiple VM's and have issues with both. I keep the VM files on a separate HDD if that is relevant. I ...
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Is there a program similar to Wine that runs Mac software?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, and I have got a Mac program in the Mac installation format (I believe it to a .dmg) which I wish to use, however I don't really have a functioning Mac to use it on ...
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Configure a thin client

This is what I have A machine with installed Ubuntu server 14.04 A weak machine - this will be my thin client machine What I want A virtual machine running on the server. The guest OS for this ...
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How do I get Ubuntu Snappy started using KVM?

I'm trying to get a virtual image of Snappy started using KVM. Launch Snappy locally with KVM on Linux Found a nice and simple howto Launch Snappy locally with KVM on Linux Completed the following ...
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Best cooperative VM to run Ubuntu apps windowed in Windows

After learning my hardware does not support the proper type of virtualization that would allow me to run a Windows VM in Ubuntu, and pass through a graphics card, I resigned to keeping Windows as my ...
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How do you install the VirtIO HDD drivers for KVM on Windows 7?

I'm trying to install Windows 7 64-bit on KVM. I created a VirtIO HDD in virt-manager, and connected the driver ISO from here. The only drivers I see for storage are for Windows Server 2008, and 2008 ...
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Enable remote VNC for kvm+qemu

I'm using kvm+qemu on Ubuntu 14.04 Server. I need to enable VNC for remote hosts, so I edited /etc/libvirt/qemu.conf and uncommented vnc_listen = "0.0.0.0" there. My problem, is that I don't know ...
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Why does my TP link adapter disconnects from the AP when I change the mac address of wlan1

I have TP-Link TL-WN722N WiFi Adapter(Atheros Chip). I have tried changing mac address of using macchanger and some inbuilt commands. But every time I connect to the AP, the Wifi Adapter disconnects ...
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Keyboard sensitivity - what do I do about it? Keyboard isn't working unless pressing down extremely hard

I have a Sony laptop with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 through Intel's Virtual Machine. Everything worked great except now when I boot in Ubuntu, the keyboard doesn't work correctly. Let me ...
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Which release has easy VirtualBox host or VMWare host installation process?

I am thinking of installing Ubuntu to host Windows 8.1 x64 guests. Is there a particular release of Ubuntu (e.g. 12.04, 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 14.04/15.04, Ubuntu server 12.04/14.04), that has a ...
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PCI GPUs have the same device ids. Why?

I've got two R9 280's installed in my system. In Ubuntu when I run lspci -nn both the cards have the same device id. Example Output: 01:00.0 Example GPU 1 [8080:aa68] 04:00.0 Example GPU 2 ...
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libvirt networking problem: Host cannot access Internet (while guests can!)

I run a Ubuntu machine which hosts via libvirt several guest VMs (also Ubuntu). The guests can access the Internet, while the host can only reach the local network, including the gateway. This seems ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 freeze whenever Ethernet cable plugged in

I have hp pavilion dv2000 laptop and i have installed windows 7 and Ubuntu server 14.04.3 parallel. After that from Ubuntu I install xen 4.4. Now when I start Ubuntu with xen and plug Ethernet cable ...
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using Virtual Machine Manager, how to, or is there a full manual?

I installed xubuntu a few days ago, and I think 'Virtual Machine Manager' either came with it, or was included in the updates that I installed immediately. The program is fine, I've had no problems ...
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Ubuntu running on Xen hangs while logging in

I am running Xen 4.5 on Ubuntu 15.04 inside VMware Player. Booting the Xen entry from GRUB works fine and I make it to the login prompt. However, after entering my password and pressing enter, it just ...
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I'm using Ubuntu for the first time(Ubuntu 15.04). Does Ubuntu support virtualization?

I am installing Ubuntu 15.04. I just wanted to know whether is supports virtualization. I also wanted to know whether I can run virtualization softwares like VMWare, VirtualBox or any others if ...
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Installing kvm /dev/kvm missing

I'm trying to install kvm extensions in my computer. I'm following this guide KVM installation KVM is not available in my machine and I have a 32 bits one. rocio@rocio-laptop:~$ sudo ...
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Extracting qcow2 image to a smaller real drive

How can i extract a qcow2 image (512gb, mostly free space) to a 128gb SSD? it will then be used as the boot drive
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Connect to internet on Ubuntu Server running on qemu virtaul machine

I am running Ubuntu server in a Qemu VM. The /etc/network/interfaces contents look as follows: #The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback #The primary network interface auto ...
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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 ...
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Completely remove VirtualBox VM

I am running Virtual Box 5.0, and I had an Ubuntu Gnome VM in there, which I deleted, and chose the remove all files option in Virtual Box for. But now I have noticed that there is still remnants of ...
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Replicate Network Interfaces with Network Manager

I would like to replicate this segment from my /etc/network/interfaces Xen installation with the Network Manager GUI and NOT bridge-utils: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 ...
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KVM QEMU running desktop environment

Is it possible to install KVM QEMU as a bare metal system and then run a desktop environment distro like Ubuntu Gnome as a virtual machine from a USB flash drive? I like to create a portable system ...
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Open NAT Port on Libvirt Virtual Machine

I am currently running a Xen Hypervisor underneath Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. On the host machine I am running a guest VM for Windows 8. From what I understand, In order to be able to receive incoming ...
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VirtualMode to remove MSDOS filesystem files in Ubuntu?

I have a MSDOS memory card where I would like delete files by my Ubuntu installation. I run on those files sudo rm /media/masi/g0399/DCIM/video.mp4 but I get a filesystem error that the filesystem is ...
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KVM Bridge DHCP - Connection on Host drops - Same IP address for br0 and eth0

I'm trying to create a bridge for a vm in Ubuntu 14.04. My original /etc/network/interfaces file looked like: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp And after modifying it, ...
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Using a Virtualbox qcow VM in kvm Virtual Machine Manager

I am able to run a qcow disk image on Ubuntu 14, by issuing the command line kvm -m 512 -usbdevice table -hda MyVM.qcow The qcow VMs were created with VirtualBox. However, if I launch Virtual ...
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Virt-manager vga passthrough windows 8.1 BSOD

Environment: Ubuntu 15.04 with current packages. HD4600 for host, 980ti blacklisted and connected to 2nd screen. Windows installed without passthrough, later added PCI pass in virt-manager, ...
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libvirt kvm hidden state fail to validate

Ubuntu 15.04 Fresh new installation so all packages are up to date. Trying to edit libvirt xml file. Using $ sudo EDITOR=gedit virsh edit win81 Added <kvm> <hidden state='on'/> ...
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VMWare Virtual Machine on Raspberry Pi

I have a virtual machine (using vmware fusion 7) that I want to put on a raspberry pi. All the VM does is open up a browser to a specific page. Everything else is hidden. The VM is running Ubuntu. I ...
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How to change the KVM scheduling option after an experiment which disable some physical CPU?

I have experienced a problem with KVM during an experiment in which I have disabled some physical CPUs, which are subsequently reactivated. The problem is that after the restart of the CPUs, the ...
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How to completely remove a virtual machine from VirtualBox?

i have installed windows 7 on virtual Box 4.3.10 i have deleted the VirtualBox.xml configuration file in /home/larbi/.config/VirtualBox after that when i launch virtualBox i get no virtual machines ...
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Bridge external IP to the qemu standalone Virtual Machine

I'm having a very specific issue. To let You know what I'm up to, I will describe the whole infrastructure of my system. I've got a Ubuntu host machine on which I run up to 4 virtual Ubuntu ...
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I have an OpenWRT VM connected to the WAN, how do I connect client VMs to the OpenWRT LAN using it as a gateway?

I'm trying to setup a lab in KVM on my Ubuntu Linux machine. My goal is to create a test lab in which I can test the configuration of my physical router for my home network, before moving it into ...
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Multi-headed Gaming VM Host on Ubuntu Server

I am trying to build a multi-headed gaming system based on an Ubuntu Server 15.04 host with either Windows or Ubuntu/Linux Mint guests. I have gotten the systems nearly working with Linux Mint/Ubuntu ...
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How do I stop the flickering of the title bars at the top of a window in VMware workstation

I am running Windows 8.1 Pro and have VMware workstation installed. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 in a virtual machine. But I noticed when Ubuntu was finished installing and I opened up Firefox the ...
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How can i Boot my VMware WIN 7 in a new machine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with VMware windows 7 installed. I moved my hard disk to another computer and i am not able to play vmware machine. I get this message: Virtualized Intel VT-x/EPT is not ...
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Default network for virtual servers

While trying to create a virtual server on my laptop for learning libvirt and virsh, I accidentally deleted default network, how can I create the default network once again?
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virt-manager not saving connections

The Virtual Machine Manager (virt-manager) doesn't save the remote connections. I remove the local connection and add my remote connections and close the application and reopen it and the remote ...
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Android program execution in studio not detecting installed KVM

I have installed KVM for virtualization for AVD in studio, after running the following command: kvm-ok The output is: INFO: /dev/kvm exists KVM acceleration can be used So, by all this i can ...
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Manual for building a virtual machine with kvm

Using this manual I want to build a VM. However, the manual seems rather outdated: It talks about using Hardy on i386 architecture (I'm running Vivid on an x86_64). Also, ubuntu-vm-builder is no more ...