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

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Create a 16.04 KVM guest on 14.04

I have a 14.04 host running a bunch of 14.04 guest VM's with KVM. I've used vmbuilder to build these guests. I'd like to also create a 16.04 guest VM on this host. But I see that xenial is not a ...
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How to share a directory between ubuntu host and windows guest with kvm?

I read several posts or articles which deal with this but all give a solution for linux guest. For example : http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/9p_virtio http://troglobit.com/blog/2013/07/05/file-system-...
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How to start VirtualBox as UI?

I currently do startx which starts openbox and then in the terminal I write virtualbox and then start my virtual machine. Sometimes I don't need the OpenBox environment. I need only the virtual ...
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GPU Pass-through error on Ubuntu 15.10 when starting executable script

I am having the following error when I run the executable script sudo /usr/vm1: cat: /sys/bus/pci/devices//vendor: No such file or directory cat: /sys/bus/pci/devices//device: No such file or ...
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Ubuntu host and ubuntu guest with VMware, guest does not have network connection

My host machine is ubuntu 14.04 and guest VM is ubuntu 12.04. I am using VMware Workstation 12 Player. How do I get internet in my guest VM? I tried NAT, host only, and bridged. None of these worked.
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Unable to open config file: /etc/xen/guest4.cfg

I have installed XEN hypervisor on VirtualBox. I want to create virtual machine. I have followed all the steps but when finally I try to use the final step for creation VM: root@ubuntu:~# sudo xm ...
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How to manage Juju's LXC containers using virsh?

I use the lxc driver for juju and I have created a local environment; actually the well-known Wordpress from https://jujucharms.com/docs/stable/getting-started. I then tried export VIRSH_DEFAULT_URI=...
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What is the difference between vagrant and juju?

Are they both solving the same problem? Or are they for two different sets of problems? If so for what i it better to use vagrant, and for what better to use juju?
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16.04 runs terrible as VMWare Guest

As the title says I'm struggling with (terrible) performance on my Ubuntu Guest VM. I'm running VMWare Workstation 12 on a Windows 10 x64 host. The host should be more than capable of running this VM, ...
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In VirtualBox, how do I set up host-only virtual machines that can access the Internet?

In setting up virtual machines with VirtualBox, I often want the following characteristics vm has a static ip host can access vm without port forwarding vm can access the internet I can move ...
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GTX1080 gpu passthrough Qemu

Never had a problem passing through a Titan with QEMU, I've replaced it with a GTX1080 and cant seem to get it to display anything. vfio is doing it's thing: 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ...
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Cannot open virt-manager from terminal | ubuntu server

I am trying to open virt-manager from the terminal "sudo virt-manager" but I got this error "gdk_mir_display_open Failed to connect to Mir: Failed to connect to server socket: No such file or ...
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QEMU SDL_Init failed: No available video device

Total Linux NOOB looking for advice: I'm trying to run a 64bit application on a 32bit PC using QEMU user mode. I have compiled qemu from source, all good, but when I want to start the application (...
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Build scripts for ubuntu-16.04-server-cloudimg-s390x.tar.gz?

I am trying to figure out how to build a custom cloud image for s390x architecture. Could someone please point me to the scripts used to build https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/releases/16.04/release/...
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Clean up KVM / libvirt

I installed the "Virtual machine host" feature during installation of my 16.04 server. I'll run VMs exclusively on my local network so I don't need virbr0, dnsmasq and iptables rules, just to mention ...
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QEMU GPU passthrough on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

I am following a tutorial on how to run a VM that can use my GPU, and I have run into a problem. Here are the tutorials: GPU pass through guide for Ubuntu Multiheaded NVIDIA Gaming using Ubuntu 14....
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virt-manager bonding: What is “Carrier Type”

I'm trying to configure 2 Ethernet interfaces for bonding in virt-manager. So I go "Add Interface" => Select "Bond" => Configure "Bond mode". This opens a window called "Bonding configuration" where I ...
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VM runs very slow using QEMU

When I create a virtual machine using qemu-system-x86_64, it doesn't even boot up. This is how I boot the VM: qemu-system-x86_64 -m 1024 -name mac -hda ~/Documents/ubuntu1 But when I create the ...
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How can I create a virtual camera/webcam device for a Qemu/KVM guest OS?

I host an Android_x86 VM in Qemu/KVM with the help of virt-manager on Ubuntu 16.04. My host notebook has a webcam and I would like to either directly pass it through to my KVM guest. It's internally ...
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KVM + Bonding: error “could not get interface XML description: unspecified error”

I'm looking to run KVM with 2 bonded (LACP) Ethernet interfaces and a manual bridge to connect the guests directly to my LAN. Everything seems to work fine, but I have problems accessing the bridge (...
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KVM storage performance

I have a system with a single SSD and want to set up KVM. As far as I understand it, I have 2 possibilities: 1) run the host from an USB stick and use the physical SSD as the storage pool (type disk)....
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Creating an interface for VM guests

I'm trying to create a software interface that will handle the DHCP-server for my guest's (VM). I have a pfSense-guest running a DHCP-server, which should be able to give each other guest I have ...
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Why is QEMU so slow even with KVM

I've been working with QEMU for some time now, and from my experience I see it being very slow compared to other VM tools like VirtualBox or VMware. Even enabling KVM isn't much of a benefit to me. ...
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Installing Windows 10 on Ubuntu using QEMU/KVM [closed]

I am new to QEMU and KVM. I want to install Windows 10 using QEMU/KVM command-line utilities. I am running a Ubuntu GNOME 64-bit machine.
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How do I install qemu?

How do I install the qemu command? I type qemu and press tab and I get a list of several binaries installed. qemu-alpha qemu-arm ... qemu-x86_64 but no qemu. I type man qemu and it returns the ...
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MongoDB connection error AND Insufficient free space for journal files

I installed a VMWare Ubuntu 64-bit virtual machine and grunt with mongoDB. Everything worked fine and one day when I typed "grunt serve" as always, I got: Debugger listening on port 5858 Express ...
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Why can't I have virtualization on my Dell Vostro 200?

As I stated in the question, I have a Vostro 200 with an Intel Pentium Dual CPU E2160. When I had Windows 10, I could run virtualization, but now, I cannot find it in the BIOS? Why is this? I need ...
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Running Ubuntu 16.04 (ARM) in Qemu

My goal is to run Ubuntu 16.04 (ARM) in Qemu (on Ubuntu 16.04 x64 host). I tried to follow this -old- tutorial without success: Home directory not accessible: Permission denied pulseaudio: ...
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Why is my Ubuntu being slow

I am seeing if I like Ubuntu on a virtual computer program. I can only give it 3 GB of ram. It was a bit slow when I used it. Will it speed up if I use 4 GB of ram.
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Linux VirtualBox Lab VLAN tagging

I am in the middle of a learning experience in my network education that I’d like some community insight on. I have set up a virtual lab on my home network but am trying to add physical hosts to the ...
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Ubuntu Server won't work in QEMU: KERNEL PANIC

I tried to install ubuntu-16.04-server-amd64.iso in QEMU as a virtual machine. This was my command to generate the image file: qemu-img create -f qcow2 confImage 100G After creating the image file ...
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Unable to stub 1 of 2 nvidia cards

I am unable to have my video card claimed completely by stub: [ 9.897987] pci-stub: add 10DE:13C2 sub=FFFFFFFF:FFFFFFFF cls=00000000/00000000 [ 9.897998] pci-stub: add 10DE:0FBB sub=FFFFFFFF:...
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How do I install the VirtualBox version from Oracle to install an Extension Pack?

I downloaded VirtualBox OSE from the Ubuntu Software Center but it seems that that version is limited. I prefer to have the complete version and don't really care if it's closed source or not. Can I ...
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Resize Raspberry Pi SD Card with Ubuntu 14.04 without losing data [closed]

I have a 16 GB micro SD card with an expanded file system (so the whole space is occupied). Inside this micro SD Card is the Raspbian OS of my Raspberry Pi and there's a lot of unused free space. I ...
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Grub boot error on cloned virtual machine

While using virt-manager and connected to a Qemu/KVM Hypervisor, I cloned a virtual machine of an Ubuntu server installation, version 16.0.4 if it matters. When I try to boot the cloned virtual ...
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Gpu passthrough unable to blacklist drivers?

I am by no means "good" at Linux but I have been trying to set up a Windows virtual machine with a GPU passthrough. Now I only have one GPU but from my reading it seems possible? My current hardware ...
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Unable to access network in the KVM guest

I am working on a Ubuntu 14.04LTS server. I installed KVM according to the guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Installation Created a bridge according to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/...
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VirtualBox kernel modules do not match the version of VirtualBox

The VirtualBox 4.2.12 on Ubuntu 12.04 was running fine till I needed to install guest additon. After its installation: Failed to open a session for the VM Win 7 exit code 1; RTR3Init failed with ...
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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 ...
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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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Installing vmware tools on Ubuntu host?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, and using vmware player to run Windows 7 32 bit as guest with vmware tools installed. I can't get the shared clipboard to run! I found that I must also install ...
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Vagrant ssh (terminal freezes)

I have virtual machine with vagrant and ansible, when i connect to virtual machine with vagrant ssh, the terminal always freezes if i don't type something, the terminal is freezed. I can't type ...
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How to fix error 'libxenlight failed to create a new domain'?

Using Virt-Manager 1.2.1 on 14.04. / Xen 4.4 from repos. Cannot create VM machine because this error crops up on virt-manager. This is after editing /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp to allow virt-manager to ...
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Solving display issues related to 3Dacceleration in ubuntu guest machines

i installed the latest virtualbox on OSx and created an ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. when 3D acceleration is enabled sometimes screen is crazy for a few seconds when i open the virtual machine. the ...
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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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kvm pci passthrough for intel 82599 nic not working on ubuntu host

I am trying to passthrough an intel 82599 10gig ethernet card (ixgbe driver) to a VM, and I would like that the VM will recognize the NIC's driver natively. I have also enabled SR-IOV in my system. My ...
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TL-WN725N driver Ubuntu disconnect problem

I can't get my TL-WN725N WiFi USB adapter to work on Ubuntu. I tried every solution I found on internet and they didn't work. Description of the problem and my system is bellow. Problem: WiFi ...
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VirtualBox USB device error NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 VirtualBox 4.3

I have been trying to connect my new Boogie Board sync to a virtualbox 4.3 virtual machine running on an ubuntu 14.04 host. I keep running into this NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) and have not been ...
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qemu: how to select from which hdd to boot?

I want to connect 2 hdds to my qemu virtual machine. One of them is actually a file connected via virtio, and I want it to be the bootable drive. The other is a partition that I want to pass through; ...
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Hash Sum mismatch on installing kvm

I have laptop with amd64. I enabled virtual device from bios. When I am trying to install kvm using: $ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils I am getting error ...