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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...