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

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virt-manager can't connect to xen

When I try to connect to my XEN domain with virtmanager on Ubuntu 14.04 I just get the following error: Unable to connect to libvirt. internal error: libxenlight state driver is not active Verify ...
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Restoring ubuntu virtual machine after manual killing of VirtualBox process?

I was given access to an ubuntu installation running in VirtualBox. (It is managed using phpvirtualbox). Unfortunately, the Virtualbox process in the host machine was killed unexpectedly. Now, if I ...
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how to enhance the screen of my vm?

How can I enhance the size of my virtual machine ? I installed ubuntu 14.04 desktop edition (lts) on virtualbox but the screen looks to small. When I do CTRL+C the screen becomes bigger but it does ...
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Why can't I install a VM within a VM?

I read it is possible to install VMs inside VMs as deeply as we want. However, in my case, I tried Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10 VMs in which I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop on a virtual machine

I have a running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop on a virtual machine. I wanted to upgrade it to 14.04 but I got this warnning: Your graphics hardware may not be fully supported in Ubuntu 14.04 When I ...
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IPv6 does not work over bridge

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 server a week ago. I use it as a virtual machine host (tasksel installed). meaning am running it with kvm + libvirt. I have set up the same bridge I had in 13.10. auto p4p1 ...
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Convert Physical to Virtual - GPT System Error

I'm trying to convert physical Ubuntu machine to virtual using VMware. I keep getting this error: "The source computer has GPT disk(s). Conversion of live computers with GPT disks is not ...
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Running IE with virtualbox

When trying to run IE11 in Virtualbox (Ubuntu 14.04 host) I get the following: ERROR: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain guests (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this ...
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VM can't ping LAN name but sees it via nslookup

I am trying to connect to a network resource from my 10.04.4 VM (VMware Fusion) but the destination is unreachable by name. What is weird is that the name is visible in DNS: >nslookup my.name ...
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Creating Virtual Machines using ubuntu-vm-builder

I'm currently trying to install virtual machines on my Ubuntu Server 13.10. I followed the instructions from this guide. I was able to install and check if my machine is is supported how ever when I ...
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Convert my physical Operating System to a VirtualBox Disk

Is it possible to convert a Physical Ubuntu Install (Intel based PC with Ubuntu 10.10) to a virtual box disk, so that I can use that same environment on a separate pc or can keep it virtual for ...
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Xen 4.4 (64-bit) is not working on Ubuntu 14.04, xl fails

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop 64-bit with LVM option selected during installation. Then the first thing I did was installation of xen hypervisor. sudo apt-get install ...
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How to share a folder between KVM host and guest using virt-manager?

For some time now, I've been using virt-manager to manage my virtual machines. When I want to copy a file from the host to the vm, I have been using scp to copy via ssh over the network. This is kind ...
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Xen, XAPI, and Xen Orchestra, Ubuntu 14.04 Server

I'am quite new to this topic and wanted to setup an Xen Environment for testing things on a spare machine. For this I followed this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Xen But as I would also ...
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Why can't I boot into xen?

I started out with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 server set up on a 10GB LVM partition. The only other thing I did was to then install the xen-hypervisor: sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-amd64 ...
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I want to modify linux kernel and make iso image of kernel

I'm studying about virtualization. I want to modify a kernel and make a iso image of Ubuntu. Then, I want to load that iso file to qemu. Is it possible and how to do it?
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libvirt with SPICE on 12.04 amd64

I'm using 12.04 LTS amd64 as a KVM host + desktop. I have a Windows 7 ultimate 64bit guest on this host. The installation worked perfect with the default (VNC display) settings. Everything also works ...
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Packet loss between guests under kvm-qemu

Have two guests on ubuntu server 14.04 kvm-qemu. When I ping from guest-1 to guest-2: guest-1# ping 10.0.0.2 PING 10.0.0.2 (10.0.0.2) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 10.0.0.2: icmp_req=1 ttl=128 ...
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Cant get ODK vmdk file to run on esxi host vmware 5.1

I am running into a similiar issue, that gets farther when I remove that file, but doens't quite resolve. We purchased a buy as is ODK vmdk file which works when you boot it up initially, the ...
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VirtualBox doesn't run x64 VMs with Vagrant on Ubuntu 12.04 x64

When I execute 'vagrant up' the process end with 'Connection Timeout...' messages. Trying to solve my problem I added 'Ubuntu_64' to config file and enabled GUI, but no results. The VMs which were ...
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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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How can I SSH to remote server through VPN, running on a VM?

I have an Ubuntu VM that is connected to a VPN (using OpenConnect on Ubuntu), and I want to SSH from my OS X host to the VPN through Ubuntu: (osx_host) --ssh--> (ubuntu_vm) --ssh--> ...
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VM VirtualBox doesn't allow to enable 64-bit guest on Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo G500S

I've installed VM VirtualBox v. 4.3.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Lenovo G500S with Intel 1005M processor) and I can't configure any 64-bit guest (nor Windows, neither other OS). Inslalation of Win 8.1 ...
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kvm guest network problems

I had a server running kvm that was upgraded from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and since the upgrade after a couple of hours (in some cases less) the guest machines (a mix of linux and windows, using both ...
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Installing using Virtual Box

So I thought this would be easy.... Downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 ISO Burned ISO onto CD using Roxio Created a 20Gb VM partition (.vdi) using VirtualBox In VirtualBox went into settings, system and ...
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install 14.04 tls Ubuntu 32 on virtual box [duplicate]

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ubuntu32. The virtual machine 'ubuntu32' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1. Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ...
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virtual install from ISO not getting virtual kernel

I have a KVM host (12.04.5) that I have been installing guests on in variety of ways. I just noticed recently one of my guests was running a generic kernel when I'm fairly certain I specified minimum ...
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How can I run Ubuntu inside Windows 7?

I have Windows 7. I want to run Ubuntu inside it and don't want to loose any data.. How can I do this?
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
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How to use setvcpus from libvirt command line?

I'm using libvirt with KVM/QEMU. I found a great PPA, uvtool (http://s3hh.wordpress.com/2013/12/12/quickly-run-ubuntu-cloud-images-locally-using-uvtool/), that manages images and metadata in a volume ...
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How to do a full clone of a VM?

Environment: Host machine: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Guest machine: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Virtualization system: VirtualBox last version. How can I perform a full clone of my VM ?
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How do I enable hardware virtualization technology (VT-x) for use in Virtualbox?

So I am trying to run Ubuntu in a virtualbox but on installing 12.10 from the .iso I was greeted by a warning telling me that audio wouldn't work then I pressed next and this popped up: Failed to ...
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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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virtual installation of ubuntu [closed]

I have a laptop of the following specs: i7 4th gen processor 8 GB of RAM I'm installing Ubuntu in VMware Workstation. Is it better to Use a single file for the virtual disc Use multiple files ...
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Is there any virtualization software which can run x64 bit guest os without vt-x support Hardware?

I have Gateway NE56R laptop with Intel B960 processor, which do not support virtualization. But I want to install x64 bit guest OS on VirtualBox, it gives me error. I have also used VMware ...
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Need help about Proxmox and GRUB2 on Debian

I am facing with a big problem. I am freshly installed Debian 7 on server4you dedicated server, and according to this tutorial: Link I am added the repo, installed the kernel like the tutorial said ...
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“Cannot get installation XML” error while create new domain using php-libvirt

My code is: $name="TestMachine"; $arch="x86_64"; $memMB=200; $maxmemMB=500; $vcpus=2; $iso_image="/root/centos5-img/centos.5-10.x86.20131020.img"; $disk1 = array( "path" => ...
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Libvirt-php Creating Domain

Could you tell me how to create a new domain? From PHP API Reference guide: http://libvirt.org/php/api-reference.html I have seen these functions: (i) libvirt_image_create($conn, $name, $size, ...
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Run both at the same time, Windows and Ubuntu

I had read in some sites that it is possible to run two OS'es in the same machine at the same time through a Virtual Machine software, so you can switch Virtual Terminals with keyboard hotkeys and be ...
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How to launch a script inside a VM from the host?

Environment presentation: Host Machine: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Guest Machine: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Inside this VM, a my_program.py exists. Virtualization system: VirtualBox 4.3 Question: Is there any ...
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Is there a free trusted vmware image with Ubuntu preinstalled?

Since the vmware virtual machine drivers are pretty standard I don't see any technical reason for a preinstalled image not to be portable. Although the above situation is obvious, I didn't find any ...
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Installation on virtual LVM disks without partitions

I am installing an Ubuntu server in a KVM/libvirt vm with the text/console installer. I intend to hand over two LVM volumes as root and swap to the VM as virtual disks. They are detected correctly as ...
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How do I run Ubuntu in headless mode?

I would like to set up Ubuntu in headless mode - configured to operate without a monitor, keyboard, and mouse; probably without access to graphics hardware altogether. The rationale for this is: I ...
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Can I run a desktop OS in a virtual machine as if it ran on bare metal?

I would like to run a desktop Ubuntu VM on top of (desktop or server) Ubuntu host; all the while looking like it is running on the bare metal. The reason for this is I would like to relegate critical ...
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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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VMWare virtual machine won't boot after 12.04 upgrade

I was running an 11.10 virtual machine on VMWare Workstation 7.1.5 build-491717. I tried to upgrade the other day to 12.04. After everything was downloaded and installed, the system asked to be ...
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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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Error while KVM installtion in unbuntu 14.04

I am receiving an error message when trying to install a KVM virtual machine.I have provide you the complete log message below. I managed to install KVM file successfully in ubuntu 12.04 version. ...
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How to move an Ubuntu VM from Windows host to Ubuntu host?

I am running Ubuntu (12.04) virtual machine (on VirtualBox). My host machine is Windows 7, however. I need to move (copy ?) my Ubuntu VM in its current state into an other computer where the host ...
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KVM NVidia Passthrough

I've seen a guide or two that seems to be replicated around on the internet on setting up KVM to use passthrough for Nvidia. It seems to require 2 video cards. Is it possible to do it with 1 video ...