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

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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 ...
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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 qemu-system-...
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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 E-...
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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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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 properly....
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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 ...