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

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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 ...
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Possibly to boot an already installed Ubuntu into windows?

This may be answered elsewhere but most of the questions seem to concern a normal dual boot scenario. I have a standard windows 8/ubuntu 13.10 dual boot, I'm wondering if I can boot Ubuntu from ...
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VMWare Error in Ubuntu 12.10

I have been running a windows server 2008 R2 Vm for quite some time in my Ubuntu machine. The VM resides on an external hard-disk to overcome size constraints. I tried connecting my VM to a host ...
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can't Install Windows 7 KVM Guest on Ubuntu 13.04 via Command Line

I’m trying to install Windows 7 Professional as a KVM guest using virt-install with an ISO file on my Ubuntu 13.04 via command line. Using the following commands: root@ziomario-Macmini:/# sudo ...
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How to open a qcow2 file in Ubuntu 13.04

I have cloudera-quickstart-vm-4.4.0-1-kvm.qcow2 file which I took from this site but I don't know how to play the vm. Could you please give me some hints or introduce me the proper tools?
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Add routing to guest KVM's

I have the following configured on my ubuntu host: virsh config for "passthrough" <network> <name>passthrough</name> ...
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Create PV Guest VM in Ubuntu 12.04 using Xen: “Network autoconfiguration failed”

I am using instructions from here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/XenProposed http://fosshelp.blogspot.com/2013/03/how-to-create-pv-guest-vm-on-ubuntu.html This is what I get when I type ifconfig: ...
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No internet in VM

I'm behind my company proxy (or more specifically, net configuration stored in a web) and my VM cannot connect to internet. Host is windows 7 enterprise guest is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in VMPlayer. I can't ...
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VMTools and GUI

I'm running an Ubuntu VM on Windows via VMPlayer. I'm not a system administrator of the machine and therefore I can't install tools, and EasyInstall does not correclty finish the installation, in ...
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Virtualizing Windows and Ubuntu with Xen

Alright, so I'm constantly switching between Windows and Linux, and I'd love to be able to just switch whenever I need without a full reboot, and after a bit of research I came up with xen. I found ...
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Using Image base installation with XEN LVM installation problem

I have installed XEN according to guide that is pointed here. In that installation LVM is used. I want to know whether it is possible to create a image with: dd if=/dev/zero of=ubuntu.img bs=1 ...
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How to access ubuntu partition from windows using virtualbox

I have found links describing to do the exact opposite: accessing windows through virtualbox in ubuntu. I don't want to reboot the system everytime I want to check something small in ubuntu. I have ...
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Soft lockup when installing Ubuntu GNOME in virtual machine (Parallels OSX)

When installing Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 from an ISO in Parallels, I get the following error: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 22s! This is shortly followed by another message: INFO: rcu_sched self ...
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Libvirt-1.1.1 with xen-4.2.1

I installed xen-4.2.1 from the source and I am using XL toolstack. Now I installed libvirt-1.1.1 from the source. It's not working properly. And I got some error when running the virsh: error: ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) virtual machine with Vagrant on OS X provides only 4 Gb disk space

I used the Vagrant image for Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit from http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/raring/current/raring-server-cloudimg-amd64-vagrant-disk1.box to create a new virtual machine on my ...
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'VT-x/AMD-V not operational' error running Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome 64-bit on VB

When I start the VM, the following error appears - VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration has been enabled, but is not operational. Your 64-bit guest will fail to detect a 64-bit CPU and will not be ...
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Virtual Shell Environment

What virtualenv is to Python, is _____ for Linux? Is there a similar functionality to create a virtual environment that allows you to e.g. install and configure software and rollback or throw away ...
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Unable to run a 32-bit program on 64-bit VM

I compiled a small "hello world" C program on Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit machine. Then I put the executable(a.out) on Ubuntu 12.10(64 bit) VMWare virtual machine and tried to execute it(./a.out). The OS does ...
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How do I copy and paste from local machine?

I need to cut copy and or paste from a text file on my laptop into my VM.. since it does not (the vm) recognize my keyboard @ symbol.
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VirtualBox won't start in Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to run VirtualBox so I can install a copy of Windows XP for school. I can get through setting up a new VM but when I try to start it there's a problem with kernels. Failed to open a ...
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Virtual box network problems on windows 7 guest

I have installed Windows 7 (as guest) using Virtual Box on my Ubuntu 13.04 (as host). Everything was OK except some network problems. I have no problem with browsing websites in guest OS (windows 7) ...
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How can I encrypt all data in /var/www so no one except root can access it?

I have a situation that I sell my product on an virtual machine with Ubuntu installed on it and it has a LAMP on it and I do not want any one to be able to copy or access my code. Of course I have a ...
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How to install Ubuntu in Microsoft Virtual PC? [duplicate]

I tried to install on a virtual PC, but I get a message that says the kernel requires and x86-64 CPU. It states that it detected an i686 CPU. The host machine is an AMD Phenom II x4 955. Host OS: ...
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Enable/Disable Serial Devices (COM's) for multiple VM instances via command line

I have a host computer (Ubuntu 12.04) running KVM (QEMU) which has anywhere from 1 to 10 VM's using Windows XP, Windows 7, Debian, Ubuntu etc.. From the host machine I need a way to bind serial coms ...
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Boot Mac partition as a virtual machine?

I was wondering if it was possible to use my Mac partition inside Ubuntu by running it as a virtual machine? I still use Mac for work because of compatibility issues. I find myself constantly ...
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Which script rotates /var/log/auth.log?

I cannot figure out where /var/log/auth.log is rotated. I found the file /var/log/auth.log.2013-09-16 on my system, which contains log entries previously found in /var/log/auth.log. Where does that ...
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Xen works, but I can't passthroug VGA

I did everything, i binded my graphic card (ATI Radeon HD 7850) with xen-pciback, and with pci-stub... i've set the iommu=1 to the xen kernel and intel_iommu=on to the linux kernel, and all the ...
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Networking stop/waiting error

I wanted to set up a bridge connection for my VMs (I am using KVM). I modified my etc/network/interfaces file and its contents are: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto br0 iface br0 inet dhcp ...
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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. ...
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How can I emulate an amd64 system on an i386 system?

Is there a way to use virtualization to emulate an amd64 system on a system running with an i386 CPU, or with an amd64 capable CPU running an i386 kernel? I tried using virtual-manager to set up an ...
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Does anyone know of a Linux tool which converts hyper-v snapshots to full memory dump files?

hyper-v snapshots are comprised of a .vsv file and a .bin file, and I need to convert these in a full memory dump file. I essentially need this tool: http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/vm2dmp ...
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OpenStack :One virtual system sum of several hardware resources?

For example i have a shared hosting server on bare metal which it's resources going to full . I don't want to upgrade the hardware to new one be cause i have several unused servers same as this one . ...
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Does ntop web-interface work when run in a VirtualBox a virtual machine?

My virtual machine is Ubuntu JeOS running in VirtualBox. The virtual machine uses bridged networking in VirtualBox. I can ping the VM from any host. However, when I run ntop on this Virtual Machine, ...
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KVM VGA PASS-THROUGH

i just finished install an Ubuntu as guest on openstack cloud, the aim is to use the guest as game server, for a testbed, but the screen play is so bad, and playing a game even on the gesut is almost ...
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Share wwwroot between Ubuntu and Windows (VirtualBox)

I have a VirtualBox Windows 8 installed on my Ubuntu. This Virtual is necessary to run a web server testing, so I need to edit the files in this Virtual box directly in my Ubuntu. I try a few things, ...
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Automatize production server deployment

I have some java servlets to deploy in a production environment. I want to automatize installation and deployment of the whole service. My servlet is running on Tomcat and uses PostgreSQL as DB. I ...
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Sharing server to several computers at home

I want to build such a system. I have one new desktop (server with 8 core CPU, 8Gb of RAM and HD7770 GPU) and two clients (old desktop and old laptop) connected using gigabit network. I want to make ...
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Copy/Paste Not working in Virtual Box with XP as guest OS on Ubuntu 13.04

Unable to copy/paste or drag/drop in Sun Virtual Box with Windows XP as Guest OS on Ubuntu 13.04. I've already checked the settings to Bidirectional. Still am unable to execute both the operations.
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Mouse scroll wheel does not work for ubuntu 12.04 running under Hyper-V for Windows 8 Pro

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 lts on a Hyper-V virtual machine (MS Windows 8 Pro) and I need some help with the mouse driver. The mouse responds fine in general: the cursor's moving, left/right click works ...
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Where does Ubuntu store the cache of MAC addresses for interface numbering?

Example: I run Ubu in a VM. I remove and add several network cards. Suddenly, I'm at eth4. I want to migrate this VM to openstack. How can I find/purge the MAC address cache for interfaces, so a ...
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Getting Ubuntu 12.04.2 to show GUI interface after installing it as a VM in XenServer 6.1

After installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 within as a VM on XenServer 6.1 I only have the command line interface. I have tried running the following commands to install that GUI and it stated that it was ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu 12.04: Mouse scroll wheel doesnt work

I've been trying to setup an Ubuntu 12.04 workstation on a Hyper-V virtual machine (MS Windows Server 2008 R2) and I need some help with the mouse driver. The mouse responds fine in general: the ...
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Download and Add Ubuntu 12.04 LTS image to openstack

How can I download and add Ubuntu image in openstack? I successfully install and test the default configuration of openstack and test the demo images. But how can I add my own image or where can I ...
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importing a virtual machine inside another virtual machine

I have a hadoop cluster of VMs hosted on VirtualBox. The VMs are all ubuntu, and the host system is windows 7. How can I import all of these VMs into 1 ubuntu vm?
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32-bit to 64-bit migration using virtualbox

I have a 32-bit Ubuntu installation which I would like to migrate to 64-bit. To minimize risk and to ensure that the installation is working I would like to first do the install on a virtualbox VM. I ...