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

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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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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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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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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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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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MAAS KVM nodes commission timesout

So, I have set up MAAS and several KVM and Qemu VMs. When I add them as nodes, they start up during commissioning but then the attempt times out. Here's the line from the MAAS log: [ERROR] test: ...
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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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How to take advantage of VirtualBox paravirtualization in an Ubuntu guest?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.3 (with linux-generic-lts-vivid (3.19) kernel) 64-bit host, and a VirtualBox guest with the same OS and configuration. The host has an AMD A10-7800 CPU. If I enable the KVM ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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virt-manager won't work because of Gtk-critical messages

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I connect to it from my Windows 7 server. I have Xming installed on my desktop. I use Putty or MobaXterm to connect to the Ubuntu server. When I run virt-manager, I get ...
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How to install guest os (ubuntu server) in kvm without vnc?

I'm absolutely new to KVM/QEMU. I used HyperV for a long time - but that was easy with a simple GUI ;) So I've ssh access to a headless ubuntu server with kvm. Now I want to install another ubuntu ...
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Read config /etc/qemu/ich9-ehci-uhci.cfg: Permission denied

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to get USB Autopassthrough to work. As per instructions here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/UsbNetworkRedirection I added: <qemu:arg ...
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How do I install virt-manager from a .tar.gz file? [duplicate]

How do I install virt-manager from a .tar.gz file? I used the tar -zxvf file.tar.gz command. But when I use virt-manager --version, I see the old version. I think if I use the apt-get command, the ...
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How do I write a bash script that logins into Ubuntu virtual machine?

How do I write a bash script that first: login in to Ubuntu virtual machine second: open terminal in VM and pass command in it? Is there any way to do so? Thanks
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virt-manager is not working on Ubuntu; there is no pop-up

I'm trying to use virt-manager (0.9.5) on an Ubuntu server (version 14.04). I can connect to the Ubuntu server. I connect to the Ubuntu server via Putty, TurboVNC, or via the IP Management Interface ...
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Bridged Ubuntu VM inaccessible from Windows host

I'm sure this question has been asked 1000 times, but I've spent a week on this already, and haven't been able to find and satisfying solutions. I'm looking to expand my knowledge of Linux server ...
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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 ...