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

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Running multiple instances of ubuntu inside ubuntu

I know the title is a little bit odd. but this is the situation. I want to test a mongodb cluster environment, for this mission I need 6 machines. My PC is not that good to host 6 virtual machines. ...
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Prepare Ubuntu FOR VM Template

What should be the steps / actions one should do in order for preparing an ubuntu Virtual machine to be suitable for a template. I can only think of: clean /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules ...
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Why am I getting a black screen when booting VM using qemu?

When I try to boot a virtual machine using: qemu-system-x86_64 -m 1024 -cdrom /host/iso/ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso -name mac -hda ~/ubuntu Iget a black screen just after the installation ...
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Virtual Machines

I have 3 VMs and I need to know weather they reside on one physical host or not, and if they not, I need to clone them to one physical host using OpenStack features. I am not sure how they were ...
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KVM Guest cannot access internet using NAT Network

I have an Ubuntu Server 13.10 configured as a Virtual Machine host, using libvirt and KVM. I have added two virtual machines, both using Ubuntu Server 13.10, one with Mysql and other with Apache/PHP, ...
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Which VM host application should i use [closed]

I'm a MS admin trying to migrate to the Linux world. I have setup a physical Ubuntu server for learning and i was wondering which VM application should i use to run multiple server on my box? I so ...
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random connection with virtual dns!

First of all, this scheme worked normally on Debian. I have CentOS installed via VM on Ubuntu. And there are DNS (Bind) and Apache on CentOS. There are also sites like: 1.mydomain, ..., 10.mydomain. ...
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PCI hotplug doesn't seem to work

In virsh I detach a PCI bus from host and attach it to a VM. I don't see any errors in these steps. But I don't see the PCI device listed in the VM. virsh # nodedev-dettach pci_0000_01_00_0 Device ...
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How to benchmark speed of data transfer through sockets?

I am trying to send data between a virtual machine and its host using TCP socket and virtio-serial. I would like to benchmark these two methods. Are there any tools available to benchmark this? If ...
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How to install Ubutun 12.04 on Windows 8 through Vmware player

I bought a new laptop that came with Windows 8 64 bit, built in. I have tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 through VMware but it didn't work. It get's stuck during the installation prosses and the ...
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How to merge free space into partion in ubuntu server?

I'm running Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine with VirtualBox in Windows. Because I've ran out of space I resized the virtual machine size from 6 GB to 8 GB. But those 2 GB appear as "Free space" ...
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virt-manager with XEN can't change configuration

If I try to add new hardware( it is just USB) - xm usb-list-assignable-devices 1-1.2 : ID 064e:a136 SuYin USB 2.0 UVC 0.3M Webcam 1-1.5 : ID 0b05:1788 Broadcom Corp BT-270 2-1.2 ...
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How to improve Graphics in Virtual Machine VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander 32Bit with Intel® Sandybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2. I have a Virtual machine with XP using VirtualBox with the following settings: I've tried setting the ...
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VirtualBox and KVM beside each other

I have a KVM virtual run on my machine. I tried a while ago to install VirtualBox..Anyway i did it and install bu when i tried to start the machine i got the error: VERR_VMX_IN_VMX_ROOT_MODE I ...
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Updating Grub Error

Just ran updates for my server, and grub failed to update correctly. The error said: GRUB failed to install to the following devices: /dev/dm-0 Do you want to continue anyway? If you do, your ...
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How to enable virtualization on booting? (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

I want to use virtual box but it giving me errors (VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system). And in the virtual box settings, I am not able to open accelerator tab as it's ...
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mpdboot and mpdtrace gives Alarm Clock as a result

I try to execute mpdboot -n 2 -f /home/user/mpd.hosts and then mpdtrace However, both of them gives strange result as Alarm clock Can somebody tell me what is wrong with that, please Thanks ...
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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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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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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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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 ...