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

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What is the difference between socat and agetty?

I am trying to setup virtio-serial to communicate between a virtual machine and its host. For this, I am following the instructions given here: Using virtio serial to communicate I understand that ...
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Cannot install into target mounted with noexec or nodev while doing qemu-deboot strapping

I'm trying to install the armel version of Ubuntu with qemu-deboot-strap on my desktop X64 system,but I've found this error : $ mkdir precise $ sudo qemu-debootstrap --arch=armel precise ./precise/ ...
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“physical” Windows 7 in VMware [closed]

I'm on an i5-25-something and 8 GB RAM, running ubuntu, 64 bit, 3.11.0-12 generic and want to run my windows 7 partition in a vm workstation. I'm somewhat uncertain as to how to set up the virtual ...
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maas with virtual nodes

i want to create my own private cloud using Ubuntu 12.04 metal as service for my research can i use one physical server and add virtual nodes inside it? can i add 2 nodes and make virtual nodes ...
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vmbuilder kvm wont create a virtual machine

I'm trying to build a virtual machine using vmbuilder and KVM on a new file server that I'm putting together so that I can run utilities on the VM without risking any issues with the file server. I'm ...
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spice-xpi for ubuntu 12.04

Im trying to install spice-xpi for ubuntu 12.04. Found a ppa, but it crashes... trying to compile from source but got stop at ./configure : checking for XUL... no configure: error: Package ...
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Ubuntu Virtual Machine - Parallels

I downloaded Parallels and created a Linux virtual machine. After downloading it, all of my desktop files appeared on the virtual machine. It was basically like a mirror image of my actual desktop.. ...
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Problems booting with virtualization enabled in BIOS

My machine is a Lenovo W530 Thinkpad with an Intel i7-3740QM running Xubuntu 13.10. This setup has been fairly stable since October but recently I started testing Xubuntu 14.04 in virtualbox. To get ...
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virt-manager pool not updating (iscsi_discovery issue related?)

I have an Ubuntu 12.04LTS server running KVM and SAN a with iSCSI targets. I am having issues with the virt-mamager refreshing the list of volumes in the storage pool. I have tried pushing the ...
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Is a windows xp running on a virtual box with guest additions harmful for ubuntu? Does it may lead to viruses issues?

I am new to ubuntu and after some month and a half running it side by side with Windows 7 I decided that it would be my main system, and so I just formatted the machine and installed it as the only ...
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vmbuilder preallocate disk space

When creating a VM with VMBuilder how can I preallocate the disk space? I'm currently using the format below to create a VM which should create a 10GB root disk (and it does), the only problem i'm ...
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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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Lubuntu VM - how to make external monitor on left side of primary monitor

I am using lubuntu as a virtual machine and my host OS is windows 8 and I connected an external monitor and it is to the right of my primary monitor. How do I change it so that it is to the left of my ...
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How to store LXC container's files in another folder

Well the answer seems to be given on https://help.ubuntu.com/13.04/serverguide/lxc.html#lxc-hostsetup page under Using a separate filesystem for the container store title but it doesn't work for me. ...
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Running an existing installation of Windows 7 inside Ubuntu (12.04) [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 (both 64-bit) installed on my hard drive in separate partitions. I heard that it is possible to run an existing installation of Windows inside Ubuntu using a VM, but ...
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Difference between the host and the guest OS kernel versions

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit on my Laptop (host OS) when it was released (around April, 2012) and after applying all the patches (sudo apt-get update;sudo apt-get dist-upgrade), the version of ...
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Partition Issue - Shows 3 name and throws error

I have 750GB Internal Hard-Disk, with 4 partition. One partition is for Ubuntu, Another 3 partition are only for storage. One of my partition name was "Virtual Box". Suddenly, Partition name in ...
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Ubuntu server local

I am pretty new at this. I am running an Owncloud server on Ubuntu in a Virtual Machine and I want it to be available for all the devices on the same network. At the moment I can only access it from ...
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How to uninstall VMs installed with ubuntu-vm-builder

How do I list (and uninstall) VMs installed with ubuntu-vm-builder but NOT with virsh? Details Whilst following this guide, I was keen to get started and typed in: sudo ubuntu-vm-builder kvm ...
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How do I make wireless bridged networking work with linux guest in kvm/qemu?

I am running the ubuntu 13.10 cloud image on kvm/qemu. The guest networking works fine operating in NAT mode when on wireless. Wired bridged networking (eth0 + macvtap) works fine as well. When ...
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Virtualization On Linux Server [closed]

In my office we've just purchased two new servers, which will be Ubuntu Linux servers, and we are going to be completely virtualizing our environment. I have a bootable USB with ESXi 5 on it, does ...
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Unable to complete install: 'POST operation failed: xend_post: error from xen daemon: <Fault 3:

I am having a problem in installing virtual machine on xen in ubuntu using Virtual Machine Manager. Unable to complete install: 'POST operation failed: xend_post: error from xen daemon: I have ...
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OpenGL with OS X 10.9 + VirtualBox 4.3.4 + Ubuntu 13.10

I am running Ubuntu in VirtualBox with an OS X host. I am trying to test an OpenGL application that needs GL shader language 3.3 or higher, but glxinfo is reporting 1.20. glxinfo | grep OpenGL shows: ...
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Present a virtual HBA to an Ubuntu Xen Guest so that we can assign Fiber Channel Volumes directly to this guest

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Xen Kernel Xen Tools: Libvirt Created a virtual HBA on the physical hardware in Ubuntu running an Emulex HBA. Have done the required zoning on the switch side and assigned a test ...
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Network-Tools 3.2.0 Idel's at the middle

Network-Tools 3.2.0 Idel's at the middle during traceroute. (gnome-nettool 3.2.0-0ubuntu1) It idel's way too far on google.com. While trace-route command at terminal ends up with different results. ...
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How to save all KVM-guests on shut down or restart?

I wrote a short script which was supposed to save the state of all my running KVM-machines (save-vms.sh): #! /bin/sh suspend_vms () { for output in $(virsh list --state-running --uuid) do ...
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sheepdog cluster

I'm using a Ubuntu 13.10 Touch with a Mate Desktop on a 32-bit Arm-System and have installed qemu and sheepdog, to use sheepdog in a 32-Bit system i have this Skript ...
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Ubuntu Hyper-V Guest Display Resolution

Good afternoon, I am trying to set up an Ubuntu guest on a Hyper-V server. I am relatively new to Linux so please bear with me, the VM is a test machine to get the hang of things and give Ubuntu a ...
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Can I use Hyper-V gen 2 with Ubuntu?

I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Windows 8.1 Pro laptop. Now installing it as a gen 1 works fine but installing it as a gen 2 does not. I have to disable secure boot to get anything to happen ...
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how to rename a node of a KVM server

I am facing an issue in renaming a node; I have a KVM server(base server) on which I have 5 virtualized nodes as follows: # virsh list --all Id Name State ...
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What's the difference between tun/tap vs bridge+vnet vs macvtap? (For virtualization KVM)

I've just found a lot of different ways to do KVM networking. But I'm stuck about what's the right way to do it. I discovered that openstack uses macvtap to do neutron networking. And it looks good. ...
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Linux-KVM “broken” after a motherboard swap

I just had the motherboard replaced in a Dell PowerEdge R410 that functions as one of our virtual servers (running Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS). I'm fairly new to Linux, and was quite surprised when networking ...
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xen-hypervisor-amd64, Ubuntu 13, Asus Laptop Issues

Working to get Xen running on an Asus laptop. Model Q301L. Currently, Ubuntu 13 loads up just fine, and xen added itself to grub2 menu loader correctly. However, when I select the Ubuntu w/Xen ...
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How can I run Ubuntu inside a virtual machine on Windows 7?

When I tried to run Ubuntu in Windows Virtual PC I got this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot – please use a kernel appropriate for your ...
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How to share a cluster with a virtualization tool on Lan?

Is there any way to share computer runtime between different clients where each client is able to run their desktop environment session in-depended to others? I guess this is called virtualization but ...
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Is it possible to load a virtual machine disk image over NFS without moving the entire image over the network at once?

My understanding of the situation is more limited than I'd like, but it appears that I can, for example. PXE boot a live CD and have the squashfs volume be random access over the NFS share. I would ...
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How to troubleshoot a macvtap network in kvm/virt-manager

I have a virtual machine running under qemu-kvm, on a 13.10 host. I am using virt-manager to define the machine, and I have added a virtual NIC, using the new macvtap driver. I have the following ...
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KVM guest priority starting

I have 2 guests on my KVM Virtual Machine Manager (debian1 and debian2). I need to start debian1 always first, so I want disable starting debian2 before debian1. Is it possible? How can I make it? ...
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Installing ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64 on VirtualBox-4.3.2-90405-Win [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 13.10 AMD64 x86 (The guest) on my TOSHIBA Satellite L655D-S5109 (The host). My/the processor is AMD Turion IIP540 Dual-Core Processor 2.40GHz (64bit OS/x86) And ...
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Static IP Address on Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine

I've setup a VM running Ubuntu 12.04 specifically for local web development and am having some problems ensuring it has a static IP address. A static IP address is important as I'm using the IP ...
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Install KVM on Ubuntu 13.10 server

How do I install/enable KVM on Ubuntu 13.10 server? I executed the following steps egrep -c ‘(svm|vmx)’ /proc/cpuinfo sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin bridge-utils virt-manager sudo adduser ...
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How to set my virtual box display for Red Hat Linux to 1366X768

I have installed Red Hat Linux on my virtual box and i can't set the display of VM to 1366X768. The display option in red hat linux shows only 1024x768, 800X600, 400x600.
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Ubuntu 12.04 getting error during install [ 297.952003] microcode

I'm trying to set up a Ubuntu VM but I'm getting this error during install: [ 297.952003] microcode: CPU0: Update failed for patch_level=0x5000119d-upgrade BIOS or use force_addr=0xaddr I tried ...
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Building Opengl 3+ in ubuntu under virtualbox/vmware

For a computer graphics class we will be developing opengl 3+ applications. I have installed ubuntu under both vmware and virtualbox, and installed there respective guest additions. If I run ...
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Ping Access to a Nested VM !! Plz Help

I have a problem in communication between the host and the nested VM. This is my layout. I have installed KVM on host machine having a single nic interface (public ip) running Ubuntu. On top of ...
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How can I install VMware on ubuntu 13.10?

How can I install VMware in ubuntu 13.10, as Virtual box crashes the whole time or doesn't want to work 100%? I've tried the solution at this site, but I get errors in terminal when I try the ...
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Using .bin files

Hello I have around 20 video files that I bought off an online tutorial website. In the introductory tutorial they said that you can play the .bin files using daemon tools. But how about linux? ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 cannot increase guest qxl resolution

I have host and guest Kubuntu 13.10 64bit installations. VM is created through virt-manager. The problem is that for the guest the monitor is identified correctly as qxl but have only 1024x768 ...
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How Reliable is Virtual Machine GCC Binaries

I have an app which I need to generate the following: Ubuntu 32/64 bits and the same to Windows. Now I have 64Bits Ubuntu 13.04 and I have Virtual Box with 13.04 32bits on the same machine. How ...
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ubuntu 13.10 kvm binary is deprecated, please use qemu-system-x86_64

I just upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 and I have this issue when I run my KVM Unable to complete install: 'internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: W: kvm binary is deprecated, please ...