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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

0
votes
0answers
2 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
631 views
+50

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 (...
4
votes
5answers
18k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
10k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
328 views

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; ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Error on librados when trying to install qemu-kvm [duplicate]

I am trying to install kvm on Kubuntu 16.04 64-bit. I am following this documentation. When I try to install qemu-kvm with the following command given in the documentation: sudo apt-get install qemu-...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

kvm_mmu_get_page before entering a nested VM with KVM

I have been using and tracing, with a kernel tracer, nested VMs with KVM and I was wondering about the purpose of an occurring event. Let's say I have a machine L0 hosting a VM called L1 and L1 is ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
28 views

How can i access others machine terminal through my machine? [duplicate]

is there any command or way to access the other machine terminal into mine to execute commands for other machine that is on the same network.
0
votes
2answers
36 views

Virtualbox failed to install?

I have recently downloaded Virtualbox 5, and I ran the .deb file I obtained from the website. I try to use MS-DOS 6.22 and it comes up with the error message. '[RTR3InitEx failed with rc=-1912 (rc=-...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

virt-install using location with iso image no longer working

I have upgraded my OS to Ubuntu 16.04 and am trying to install an ubuntu 14.04 guest from scratch using my KVM management tool that I have been using successfully on Ubuntu 14.04 for some time now. ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How do I run a spesific virtual machine from Gnome Activities menu?

Now I have to go and doubleclick /path/to/vm/file.vmx to run a certain VM (VMware Player forgets my VM's probably because of me using zfs). I get a visible icon to menu but vm will not run. [...
2
votes
0answers
35 views

Oracle VM - Ubuntu 64bit

I recently updated my VirtualBox after not using it for about half a year (Newest version - 5.0.22 r108108). I have a 200GB VM running Ubuntu 64-bit (I can't remember what version exactly) and now ...
7
votes
3answers
27k views

Convert Ubuntu Physical machine to Virtual machine

What is the easiest way to convert a physical Ubuntu (v. 16.04 LTS) into a virtual machine? Convert to VMware workstation image or VirtualBox image
3
votes
1answer
50 views

kvm, install virtual machine failed

I am using kvm to install virtual machine, and after that the image will be uploaded to create OpenStack virtual machine instance. The fllowing are my commands command 1. create image $ qemu-img ...
1
vote
2answers
27 views

Creating Virtual Box desktop with Linux on my mac

I am a novice Python programmer and I am having trouble creating a Virtual Box, hopefully this is an easy fix! So, I've been using a virtual machine for my computational physics class, but it is ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

Connect virtual machine (Ubuntu 16.04) to Internet on a Hyper - V (version: 6)

I have the next issue: I installed Ubuntu 16.04 in a hyper-v server 2008, this server is in a V-LAN that uses static IP as in the other virtual Windows servers that i have in this Hyper-v Server Host. ...
8
votes
3answers
55k views

AMD-V is not enabled in VirtualBox on AMD APU

I am running on a dual core AMD E450 CPU. When I tried to run a 64-bit OS that requires hardware virtualization using VirtualBox, it showed me an error message that "AMD-V is not enabled". My AMD ...
-1
votes
1answer
457 views

installing and using android studio with virt on ubuntu 16.04

It will be better if there's a step by step installation for android studio and qemu vm. Cause i'm going through hell trying to fix a lot of ish here. Tried umake android 'android-ndk' That's using ...
3
votes
2answers
403 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Data corruption when transferring files out of VirtualBox?

I think this may also apply to Windows, but oh well... If I were to transfer downloaded files out of a guest OS in VirtualBox, say via shared folders or drag-and-drop, would there be any sort of data ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Passing a physical USB port to QEMU

I currently use a shell script to start my KVM accelerated QEMU vm. My current QEMU line is this: QEMU_AUDIO_DRV=pa qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -nodefaults \ -machine pc,accel=kvm \ -bios /usr/...
2
votes
2answers
7k views

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-...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Unable to run a Virtualbox machine : modprobe vboxdrv failed [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, tring to use Virtualbox version 5.0_5.0.20 When I try to open a Virtual Machine, Virtualbox warn me that : WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

gui for managing virtual machines [closed]

I want to manage a bunch of KVM VMs on my linux desktop with different types of network connectivity options. Is virt-manager the best option to manage the VMs or are there better alternatives ?
1
vote
1answer
114 views

Network Bridge inside VM for LXD

I use ubuntu 16.04 in a kvm virtual machine. For lxd containers I try to make a network bridge, so the containers are available in our local network. The interface file looks like this: auto eth0 ...
12
votes
4answers
50k views

Shared folder in VirtualBox (Ubuntu and Windows 7)

I want to have a directory which is accessible on both Windows 7 installed on Ubuntu host, and the Ubuntu as well. So I have installed the Virtualbox additions on both Windows and Ubuntu. Then in ...
2
votes
0answers
67 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Xen uninstallation

I have tried to install Xen on my ubuntu 14.04 system but I got an error while rebooting " error while mounting /proc/xen. Now i want to remove xen packages completely from my system. I have tried ...
6
votes
2answers
192 views

Virtualization options on Ubuntu - are there others besides virtualbox

The only reason I ask about other virtualization options is because after moving to Ubuntu and Linux from Windows, I still have a few apps that I want to use from the Adobe Creative Suite, e.g. ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Ubuntu 16.04 multiple NIC, bridge - Not getting br0 DNS settings

After a updated to Ubuntu 16.04 - which has mostly gone very well - everything works except resolving names from the host. Resolv.conf does not pick up dns-nameservers from interfaces (br0) for some ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Ubuntu Server 14.04 and 16.04 one has internet connection other does not

I have two Ubuntu-Based OS's running on Windows Hyper-V 2012 r2. When I run one Ubuntu VM 14.04 (A), the second Ubuntu VM 16.04 (B) cannot connect to the internet and visa versa. I have tried ...
4
votes
4answers
10k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Connecting to Virtualbox VM

I have been struggling with this issue for the past week and I have a feeling I am missing something very minor. Here is the issue: System Specifications: Ubuntu 14.04 Dedicated Server which resides ...
50
votes
5answers
95k views

Is there a free trusted virtual machine 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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Openvswitch networking

I made a VM using libvirt. I am trying to connect VM to the OVS bridge. I named VM as "ubuntu" and OVS bridge as "ovs-br0". Result of ovs-vsctl show is as follows: ovs ports and interfaces Here, I ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

virt-manager process continues running after closing all of its windows, what should I do?

I have installed qemu, kvm, and virt-manager, though I have noticed that after closing all of the virt-manager windows that there is still a virt-manager process running which originally appeared to ...
1
vote
1answer
108 views

xrdp and key combinations

I'm facing an annoying issue and I suspect it's related to the way XRDP manage keys. I'm running a VMs server which is powered by Xubuntu 15.10. The virtualisation layer is KVM and I installed Virt-...
79
votes
3answers
107k views

Migrate from a virtual machine (VM) to a physical system

Aka: How can I convert a .vdi or .vmdk to a real installation on a physical disk? Is it possible/feasible to migrate a Virtual Machine installation of Ubuntu onto a physical machine? If possible, how ...
1
vote
1answer
832 views

libvirt: Configure guest to share host audio

For the past days I've been trying to get a x64 Windows 8.1 VM's audio mixed with the host audio with mixed success. The solution which kind of works for me right now is using Spice for audio, and ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

I need to set apt-build mtune directive on VPS ubuntu server

I need to set the right architecture for apt-build to work, in a VPS environment. Here's cpu-info detailed: processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Open-source virtual machine apps supporting larger VRAM than 256 MB [duplicate]

I have tried Virtual Box running Windows 10 with it, but all i get is 256 MB of video memory, while I have a 4 GB VRAM video card. When I try with VM Ware the video memory is increased to about 3GB ...
6
votes
2answers
9k views

How to get the GRUB using virtualbox?

I have ubuntu-12.04 on my virtualbox and I have two kernels in /boot (old and new). When I restart the vbox no grub appears to choose! and the result of cat /proc/cmdline still shows the old kernel is ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

GPU passthrough to multiple vm's

I am just wondering if anyone here knows if it it possible to pass a single GPU onto multiple virtual machines one at a time? Basically what I'm thinking is if it is possible to have two virtual ...
2
votes
1answer
31 views

Changing Network Adapter in KVM

I'm building a server to be deployed on a KVM host in the near future. I'm building the machine on my personal laptop in KVM using the virt-manager GUI for KVM. To begin with I kept most of the ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Issues with QEMU GPU passthrough on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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 links to the tutorials https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-hOr44oBAI https://www.pugetsystems....
0
votes
1answer
123 views

Keyboard not working in Hyper-V gen 2 vm under Server 16.04 installer

According to Microsoft, Ubuntu 16.04 is essentially fully supported under Hyper-V generation 2 VMs. Evidently that is a false assertion, because my keyboard doesn't work in a gen 2 VM. The keyboard ...