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

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Openstack: Allocate more memory per guest

I have setup openstack using this guide: http://ubuntu-cloud-installer.readthe... I am able to create multiple instances with the m1.small flavor which uses 2 GB ram, but when I try to create an ...
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'Genymotion' does not shutdown proper way. How to solve that issue?

I am using 2.3.1 Version of Genymotion. When I try to Switch Off Virtual device it does not switch off proper way. 1)Genymotion Freezes during switch off. 2)No error message display,no prompt, and ...
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VLAN is not working in Virtual Box

I had tried VLAN creating a VLAN pool in between the virtual boxes. But even after installing VLAN in client box, despite all the interface configurations, it is not pinging the other system in the ...
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QEMU/KVM Physical Hard Drive

i need help to write a guest system (QEMU/KVM) on a physical disk. Actually i use a IMG File to installing my guest system with this command in my script: -drive ...
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How to install libguestfs-tools 1.26 in Ubuntu 12.04?

Default version of libguestfs-tools for Ubuntu 12.04 is 1.14 but I want to install the newer version ( 1.26 ). Can you please tell me how to do that ?
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VM ware player Ubuntu post Installation problem- VT-x not in BIOS on lenovo T430

I am getting the following error: "This host supports Intel VT-x, but Intel VT-x is disabled" When I went into BIOS to change these, I did not find any option like "VT-x" Ubuntu version-14.04.01 VM- ...
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virt-sysprep problem

Virt-sysprep man page notes : You do not need to run virt-sysprep as root. In fact we'd generally recommend that you don't. The time you might want to run it as root is when you need root ...
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What can a Beowulf cluster help process?

So, my school has hundreds of old computers and a few gigabit switches. Coordinating with the head of district for my school, I've been granted permission to make a Beowulf cluster, using one, two or ...
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kvm bridge dropping packets

Periodically one or more of the guests lose network connectivity. We are getting packet loss only in vms. Setup: We're running 3 KVM guests, all Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using bridged networking. OS on ...
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Virtualization limits for Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with KVM

Essentially I'm after something like this, but for Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. I'm trying to create some KVM guests with very large 1TB+ RAM (through OpenStack Nova). I can boot the 1TB VM fine, but I ...
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Is it possible to install Office 365 (2013) on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet? [duplicate]

I would like to install Office 2015/365 on Ubuntu 15.04. I tried to install Office using Wine, but that did not work. Please note that I do not want virtualisation unless it has a Winconn-like ...
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How to compile qemu with usb suport

I have recently downloaded qemu and compiled qemu 2.3.0. I can compile and install just fine, but I cant figure out how to get USB support. I have installed libusb 1.0.9 but when I run configure for ...
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Why is QEMU so slow even with KVM

I've been working with QEMU for some times now and from my experience I see it being very slow compared to other VM tools like VirtualBox or VMWare. Even enabling KVM doesn't do much of a benefit for ...
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Resolve domain names in QEMU VDE setup

I have re-built QEMU with VDE support. For the uninitiated, VDE attaches a virtual switch program (vde_switch) to a TAP device which allows multiple VDE-enabled programs to utilize a single TAP ...
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what is the effect of making my kvm's HD cache none vs default?

I am playing with KVM migration, and I got an error about unsafe migration due to hdd cache settings. I found the fix, which is to set the cache to none and it works after I made the change. But ...
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How do I share a directory between an LXC container and the host?

How can I share a folder between the host system (ubuntu 14.04) and an ubuntu lxc container? I tried mounting the folder on the host: sudo mount --bind /media/data/share ...
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Terminal unusable in Virtual Machine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have created a virtual machine with the same ISO. In the virtual machine the terminal window shows up with a strange transparent gradient that makes it unusable. How can ...
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Simulate Universal Bootloader (DAS U-BOOT) with Qemu

I was trying to simulate u-boot with qemu for the ARM based versatile_pb board. I was successfully able to CROSS_COMPILE my u-boot source code with the gcc-linaro-arm-none-eabi-toolchain and create ...
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get mac address of device

I have a scientific instrument, which I am trying to connect via cross over cable. I need to get that device's mac address so that I can configure the communications server. How can I get the MAC ...
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No option for 64-bit OS VirtualBox guest OS in Ubuntu 14.10 Dell OptiPlex 755

I have a Ubuntu desktop installed on Dell Optiplex 755. It's my regular desktop, and I installed Oracle VirtualBox from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads. The version selected was the ...
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Host to Guest one way connection issue

I have guest run on my machine on qemu with configuration: /usr/local/kvm/bin/qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -cpu host -smp 8 -hda ${TEST_VIRT_ENV_IMAGE} -m 4096 -netdev user,id=user.0 -device ...
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Error installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I'm trying to install many different versions of Ubuntu (12.04/14.04, amd64/x86, server/desktop, etc.) on VirtualBox 14.3.26 on OSX 10.10 and I'm getting the following error: [ 0.000000] Fast TSC ...
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I want to using multiple VMs and multiple NICs

I have a windows machine with virtualbox running and 3 NICs [eth0/eth1/eth2]. Eth0 is connected to ISP. Other 2 are connected to each other through a switch. [yes, it is a switch, yes I need it there] ...
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How to add my other hard drives to ubuntu on vmware

I have Windows 8.1 as my main OS and can't change it because of homegroup for my family. I installed VMware Workstation 11 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have shared my folders and have my D,E,F ...
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VMWare Player 7.1.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 (kernel: 3.19.0-10-generic) app loading

I downloaded the latest version of the VMWare player (v 7.1.0) from here. Installed the bundle, and the installation went through fine. Post-installation, when I tried to launch VMWare Player, but ...
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How to install Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 in a qemu virtual machine

I'm running Debian Jessie amd64 with qemu version 1:2.1+dfsg-11 and want to install Ubuntu 14.04 for amd64 in a qemu virtual machine. But the installation process doesn't start because of a kernel ...
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Running vagrant inside VirtualBox

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 in a VirtualBox VM on Windows 7. Inside the VM, I want to use Vagrant as part of my development environment. The Vagrant setup executes successfully, until it wants the VM ...
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remote booting into guest os

I have installed kvm. and i installed Ubuntu as guest OS in kvm. Now I want to centralize the system. where my users will log in to to their guest account remotely. if yes how to do this?
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how to use the Container technology on Ubuntu?

Is there a way to deploy a distribution other than Ubuntu, as content on Ubuntu? Say in my case i'm planning a Redhat as a content on my Ubuntu 14.04 . If yes. How to do it?
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How should I give access to a PHP script on a local host-only server?

I have a 14.02 LTS client and server VM connected using host-only and DHCP. Connectivity between them has been achieved and I can ping each machine from the other. I have LAMP installed and I'm ...
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Is it normal that network-manager manages virbr0? [closed]

I recently upgraded to vivid (I know it's still WIP), and have found that network-manager shows an interface virbr0 as Connected. virbr0 is an interface added by libvirt to handle networking ...
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Visualizing linux GPT partition (EFI) from Windows Host

I created a rescue grub.iso using the following script. This code worked for me when I using Windows 7, Ubuntu 12, MBR: #!/bin/sh set -e wk_dir=$(mktemp -d "${TMPDIR:-/tmp}/tmp.XXXXXXXXXX") mkdir -p ...
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KVM VPS and data safety

I'm looking into setting up a mail server (running Ubuntu, ofcourse), but I need it to run reliably (in case it's good enough to start using it instead of only Gmail) so I found a VPS provider that ...
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Mouse doesn't work in the guest OS (Ubuntu 14.04.2) on Virtual Box (installed on MAC OS X)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 (64 bits) to my Mac OS X 10.9.5 (64 bits) using Virtual Box version 4.3.24. I am not an experienced Linux user. When I start Ubuntu, I cannot make my mouse work in the ...
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How to invoke a X Session and a VM instead of login prompt

The system is Ubuntu 12.04 but the OEM requirement is to make it appear as if it is a Windows system to the end user. Other VMs and daemons will be active in the system but it is controlled from ...
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VirtualBox refuses to start VM

I have created a VM in VirtualBox, but have not yet bean able to install an OS on it, because every time that I click the Start button in the VirtualBox interface I get these errors: I have tried ...
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running linux on virtual machines for experimentation [closed]

I usually use virtualbox to run linux as guest on my windows. I now want to run linux as guest on a linux machine. I'm using virtualization for experimentation on networks. I was told that virtualbox ...
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Raspberry Pi / ARM Emulation [closed]

I'd like to be able to boot an image of Raspbian Wheezy, for example. I've seen people using QEMU but they have to download Linux source and compile it or accept a pre-compiled one from an untrusted ...
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Updating Ubuntu Virtual Machine using putty

I have access to a virtual machine running a clean install of Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS. However, I need to use Ubuntu 14.04, and the server administrator is fine with me updating it. My only access to the ...
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Why can't I copy/paste or drag/drop into my virtual machine? [duplicate]

I'm working on a project, and I'm using Ubuntu Studio 14.10 inside Virtual Box (4.3.22; which is the latest version AFAIK). I'd like to copy some files from my host (Windows 8.1) to the virtual ...
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VM: Can not access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on VirtualBox 4.3.22 which is itself installed on Windows 7. I set the virtual machine network to NAT. Here is the content of my /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface ...
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Partition my disk for instaling Windows as a guest OS?

I never use virtual machine before. I plan to partition my hard drive (250GB) on a Thinkpad T400 laptop (8GB main memory, and install Ubuntu 14.04 as my main and host OS. In the future, when I have ...
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Can not install Ubuntu virutal machines on VirtualBox and VMware Player

I have tried several times in several days to install Ubuntu (from 12.04 to 14.04 versions) on VirtualBox, but in vail. The problem I encounter is shown on the following picture where everything ...
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Critical random slowdown issue using KVM/QEMU

I'm having a critical issue with KVM/QEMU which is severely impacting one of my projects and I don't know where to put my hands. I've set up a brand new physical server configured with a 2 x Intel ...
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How do I create a kvm guest running ubuntu server with a >2TB harddrive?

I have an Ubuntu server running as a kvm host. The host has three 1.5TB disks and the host uses lvm and has a 4TB volume group, on which I've created a 3 TB logical volume called nfsserver.I want to ...
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KVM - Create a virtual machine with 2 bridges interfaces

Can someone please let me know to create a VM using KVM with 2 bridged interfaces. I have a server that has Eth0 and Eth1 configured and connects to 2 separate networks, I'd like to create a VM within ...
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Really annoying big font in VMWare Fusion 7

I don't know where I was supposed to ask this question. I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 VM on VMWare Fusion 7 and MAC OS 10.10.2. And I don't know why but it doesn't look good: For example on google ...
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'docker exec' command is not working

When I tried to start a stooped container using docker execcommand, it shows command not found. How can I run the container again? sudo docker exec -it 26a6ce216479 /bin/bash Error: Command not ...
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Can't access “computer” folder from Terminal in Ubuntu VM running in VirtualBox

I'm running an Ubuntu 64-bit Ubuntu 14 VM using VirtualBox on Windows 8.1. I wish to access the computer folder from Terminal, but I currently can only access it from the file browser GUI. I'm very ...
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Enabling shared folders with open-vm-tools

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 in VMware Player on Windows 7. I have installed open-vm-tools instead of VMware Tools because VMware's software was unable to compile the kernel module required for file ...