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

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Manual for building a virtual machine with kvm

Using this manual I want to build a VM. However, the manual seems rather outdated: It talks about using Hardy on i386 architecture (I'm running Vivid on an x86_64). Also, ubuntu-vm-builder is no more ...
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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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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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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 enable x86 android emulator without KVM

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and my system does not support KVM . I want to use x86 emulator for android in my system. But it tells KVM should be installed for running x-86 emulator. Currently I am using ...
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Ubuntu vm shows Floppy disk

I set up a qemu virtual machine on my Ubuntu 15.04. I installed Ubuntu 15.04 in it and the virtualized Ubuntu shows a Floppy Disk. What does it mean and how do I remove it?
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How do you back up your Virtual Machine

A quick question. I am running a Windows Server 2008 Virtual Machine on Ubuntu using Virtual Machine Manager. My question is I want to make regular back up of the Virtual Machine as its very ...
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How to set up USB for Virtualbox?

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick and Virtual Box 3+ and I installed Window 7 Ultimate Editon. The problem is that it doesn't detect USB drives on Window 7 but USB peripherals (mouse + keybord) are working. ...
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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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Datalogic Barcode Scanner and Ubuntu

I want to connect a datalogic bar code scanner to Ubuntu, in order to have values from the barcode scanner to a word processing program or a terminal. I have VMware player with an Win 8.1 host and an ...
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Error installing Ubuntu 14.04 in KVM

I am new to Linux world so please do not be very harsh with me. I have VSphere in which I installed Centos7. Inside it, I want to install Ubuntu Trusty Thar using Virtual Manager. I created a virtual ...
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Community Supported Virtual HDD Ubuntu Configured for VirtualBox?

There are some websites which hosts some virtual HDD images of Ubuntu configured for VirtualBox, without need of installation. However, I cannot trust them without community support. Is there any ...
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Setting up bridged networking with KVM

I'm trying to install KVM. I've done the installation and I'm now following the second part of the guide to get bridged networking to work. However, I'm stuck at the part where I need to modify the ...
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graceful shutdown of libvirt virtual machines on host shutdown

I have a Windows 8 installation on a KVM virtual machine, runing on my Ubuntu 15.04 host. When I issue the shutdown option in virt-manager, or virsh shutdown windows, the virtual machine cleanly shuts ...
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Unable to connect to internet from iOS running in a VM

I basically followed this tutorial entirely to run Mac OS (iPC_OSx86_10.5.6) on Ubuntu 14.04 using qemu: http://nnucomputerwh...-with-qemu.html The only difference in execution was this: Ethernet ...
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How to resize virtual machine disk?

Is there anyway to resize a virtual machine's disk? Say increasing the disk size from 32GB to 64GB. I am running KVM/Qemu on Ubuntu server 11.10 64bit. Thanks.
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I can't read a USB HDD in my Ubuntu 14.04 VM (VirtualBox 4.3, Windows 7 host)

I've installed (and reinstalled) VirtualBox 4.3 with the Extension Pack on my Windows 7 host, and created USB filters to hand a few specific WD 4TB My Book drives straight to the Ubuntu 14.04 guest ...
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How to hot add a new disk with virsh attach-disk?

I'm trying to add a new LVM disk to my guest machine (Ubuntu 14.04.1) by doing the following on the host: lvcreate -L 14G -n vm_vm005_data3 vg00 virsh attach-disk vm005 /dev/vg00/vm_vm005_data3 ...
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KVM : Connect USB PS3 Eye Webcam to Virtual Machine

General Question: What keeps a USB device from registering correctly in a KVM virtual machine? Specific: The PS3 Eye (ID 1415:2000 Nam Tai E&E Products Limited or OmniVision Technologies, Inc ...
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Unable to ping Ubuntu guest VM from windows host with Oracle Virtual box

I am new to this forum. I have installed Oracle VM Virtual box and running Ubuntu 14.04 VM. This guest VM is running fine and from the guest, I am able to communicate with outside but unable to ping ...
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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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Resource sharing in case of guest OS and other questions [on hold]

I have a 32 bit Windows 7 box with 1.2 TB of disk space and 4 GB of RAM. I have installed Oracle's VirtualBox and running Ubuntu 14 64-bit inside it. While installing Ubuntu I created a partition of 8 ...
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AppArmor Error: “invalid VM definition” after starting lxc on updated version of libvirt (1.2.12)

I am trying to start an LXC on a newer version of libvirtd but it fails to start with the following error: $ virsh -c lxc: start textlxc error: Failed to start domain testlxc error: internal error: ...
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How do I mount a qcow2 disk image?

I have a QEMU virtual machine that uses a qcow2 disk image. How can I mount its filesystem without powering on the virtual machine?
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The best option to virtualize a Windows server within Ubuntu?

I have a dedicated box which is currently running Ubuntu server 14.04 LTS (only running CLI). I'd like to virtualize a windows server to host game servers on it, because the Windows version of that ...
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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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Save lxc container on another partition

I'm running out of space on my / partition. Can I install/use /home partition with lxc containers? (how to allocate different hdd for use of containers?)
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Minimal OS for KVM

While there are minimal OS (CoreOS, Ubuntu Core etc) for container hypervisors, I would like to know if there is a minimal OS for KVM too. By a minimal OS for KVM I mean an OS which can be installed ...
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How can I run Windows phone in Ubuntu virtually?

Is it possible run windows phone virtually in Ubuntu? If yes, how can I configure it? Give step by step guide.
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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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'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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I can't use libvirt with listen TCP

I can't figure out how to enable libvirt with '-l' option (--listen) tcp conections in Ubuntu. I think that this is a bug. I tried the following, without success: ...
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Is it possible to run wndows 8.1 on vmware player on a Ubuntu Pc?

The only reason I have windows is because I do Directx programming and I'm stuck with visual studio but I really prefer Ubuntu a lot better. Is there anyway to run visual studio inside a windows 8.1 ...
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Solaris Guest VM on Ubuntu 14.04 KVM Setup, unable to get DHCP IP nor able to reach network

I have a solaris VM running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS KVM. I'm using bridged networking. VM is unable to get IP address, on sending DHCP request i'm able to see requests going through bridge br0 and replies ...
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Could not ping Solaris KVM Guest from another computer

I setup Solaris Guest using KVM in Ubuntu. I don't have problem pinging host (Ubuntu) to guest (Solaris) and vice versa. Also my Solaris guest can ping other computers in my network but not the other ...
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KVM installation & Prerequisite

Before Installation of KVM we have to check our processor support visualization or not and we run a command i.e: egrep -c '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo Which gives output 0/1/2/3/4 depends on processor ...
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No sound in 12.04 on VirtualBox

No sound when installed in VirtualBox. When I boot from the live CD in Windows, sound works fine on my speakers. When in boot the live CD in VirtualBox it does not see my speakers. In sound properties ...
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Error Installling an OS in Virtual Box in Ubuntu [duplicate]

While I am trying to install Kali-Linux on Virtual Box in Ubuntu I am getting this error. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Kali-Linux-1.1.0. VT-x is disabled in the BIOS. ...
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How do I fix a vboxdrv setup failure in VirtualBox in dell inspiron 1440?

I use dell inspiron 1440.I am trying to install Virtual box but got some errors. To install virtualbox I downloaded one file i.e. "virtualbox-4.3_4.3.28-100309~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb" and used below ...
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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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How do I install Intellij on Ubuntu 15.04?

I keep receiving this error: miguel@Miguel:~$ cd '/home/miguel/Downloads/idea-IU-141.1010.3/bin' miguel@Miguel:~/Downloads/idea-IU-141.1010.3/bin$ ./idea.sh Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: ...
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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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QEMU-KVM with VLANS and no bridges

Please be gentle, I'm both a novice Ubuntu user and novice networking guy. I'm trying to put together a virtual server to support a couple of telephony applications at my office. Both applications ...
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How do I mount a Shared Folder from a Vmware Workstation Host (Windows 7) inside Ubuntu

I have been trying to do this for days now and I am getting no where. I have downloaded the latest Vmware Tools. What steps/commands do I use? Please help Gary
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virtualization and security vis PCI DSS security

I have a couple questions about the effect of virtualization and the security of both the host and guest systems. The OS on both is Ubuntu server 14.04. I opted for use of Oracle's Virtualbox. I ...
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How do I unmaximize full screen view in virt-manager?

After activating full screen view for a virtual machine in virt-manager there is no obvious way to un-full screen. Any ideas?
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Virtualization Bug - Parallels 10

Trying to get a Ubuntu Server 14.04 up & running in a virtual machine provided by Parallels, however I have a strange bug. After installing the OS (applies for both 32bit and 64bit versions), ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04, Intel on host and Nvidia detecated to guest OS on one monitor?

With VT-d and KVM, would it be possible to have the Host OS use the embeded Intel graphics and use the Nvidia GTX870M on the guest (Win8.1x64) on the VM on the same laptop monitor? So, in theory I ...
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How to install and use php-virt-control?

I download php-virt-control 0.0.3 from http://www.php-virt-control.org/downloads.html and want to install it on my Ubuntu 12.04. And I use the following instructions to install it: ./configure make ...