A Virtual Machine (commonly abbreviated to VM) is a isolated guest operating system installed within a host operating system.

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Ubuntu 14.04 Webcam VirtualMachine

I'm new in Ubuntu and I chose to use it with VirtualMachine. I wanted to test my integrated webcam from my notebook in it, I already connected it in the VM by clicking in "Removable Devices". But ...
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Secure VMs on own cluster using Openstack and Ubuntu?

I recently got my hands on a bunch of old servers at work. The idea is to be able to deploy VMs across the cluster of machines and hand them out to people at my organization whenever they need a ...
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Virtual machine with Ubuntu 14.04 shows blank screen on boot 0 disk space

After I enter the password The screen goes blank (orange screen). I go to the guest account but there is no terminal there. I get zero disk space message. Tried to delete some of unused programs in ...
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swap does not work in 14.04

I use vagrant to install my dev VM. The VM configured config.vm.box = "ubuntu/trusty64" config.vm.provider "virtualbox" do |vb| vb.memory = "256" end I follow How do I configure swappiness? to ...
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15.04 Virtual machine 7.1 version

I have successfully installed VMware on Ubuntu 15.04, but when I try to run the virtual machine it shows: before you can run VMware, several modules can be compiled and loaded in to running kernel ...
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Total newbee, Mac, is 222GB too much space in partition?

Can a partition on a Mac HD be too large for VM Ubuntu? I partitioned 222GB when I first got my Mac Mini ; it has a T hard drive.
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Ubuntu 64 bit and VM VB

I am currently running the last stable 64 bit Ubuntu version on a VM with VirtualBox on W7 pro 64 bits. I have tried several configurations, with some the sluginesh almost dissapeared, but I cant ...
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Forward multicast IP packet to another interface

I'm working on implementing multicasting for contiki. I've got a couple of Ubuntu VMs on a NAT and an eth0 interface. To one of these VMs is connected a Contiki Border-router (basically a zigduino) ...
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Start VirtualBox VM in startup [duplicate]

I just installed Windows 7 inside VirtualBox and Ubuntu has nothing but VirtualBox. Is there any way I can have the VM automatically startup when Ubuntu starts? Thanks!
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Backup tool for Hyper-V machines and Windows system state

is there any backup tool that makes backups of Hyper-V VMs and Windows Server 2008 R2 system state? Some will say to give Bacula a try, but I think it's a complex tool. Can I use a tool for this task ...
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merge VDI for Virtual Machine

Greeitngs. I have VM virtual 4.3.12 installed and made a 10GB space for my WIndows XP install, which is now full. I need more space. In hopes of fixing this I cloned the VDI with a windows tool, and ...
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Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM warning: You have loaded library [dir] which might have disabled stack guard

Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM warning: You have loaded library /tmp/libnetty-transport-native-epoll7650900490225298142.so which might have disabled stack guard. The VM will try to fix the stack guard ...
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Passthrough AMD GPU to virtual machine without using second GPU

I read some topics about passing GPU to virtual machine, but that examples requires an two GPU's (one for VM and one for host OS). And now I find mentions about passing single available in system GPU ...
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Assign static global IP to Ubuntu VM In VMWare Player

I'm having a bit of difficulty in achieving the following: I want to have a Ubuntu VM running on VMWare Player on a Windows 8.1 Host that is globally reachable/addressable by a static/non-changing ip ...
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Install ubuntu on maas

I have several machines and I want to create maas on them, create 1 vm on this maas and install ubuntu on it. I want this vm to use power of all nodes. I couldn't find how to do this. Can I do it, and ...
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moving from one vm to another

I tried to move my stuff from my vm machine on my laptop, to my vm on my desktop and it gives me the following error, is there any safe way of fixing this cheaply? The configuration file ...
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VirtualBox refuses to start VM

I have created a VM in VirtualBox, but have not yet bean able to install an OS on it, because every time that I click the Start button in the VirtualBox interface I get these errors: I have tried ...
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How to export and import VirtualBox VM images?

In VirtualBox you can create VM and it will store it on a folder inside the Default Machine Folder of VirtualBox. For instance, after create an ubuntu-headless VM it will create an ubuntu-headless ...
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Can ping to other router subnet but cannot ping host to host

Using VMware, I set 2 hosts connected through a router. All 3 virtual computers run Ubuntu 14.10. Host A (eth2: 192.168.1.11/24) Router (eth2: 192.168.1.12/24) (eth3: 192.168.3.2/24) Host B (eth2: ...
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Creating an Azure Ubuntu VM with ubuntu desktop

I'm trying to install ubuntu desktop and XRDP on an Azure VM to be able to remote to it. I need to use it for a presentation. (the presentation PC is a windows 7 which I don't have admin access) The ...
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Can not install Ubuntu virutal machines on VirtualBox and VMware Player

I have tried several times in several days to install Ubuntu (from 12.04 to 14.04 versions) on VirtualBox, but in vail. The problem I encounter is shown on the following picture where everything ...
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How can I stop KVM guest from pausing on grub menu

I'm using virt-manager to create a VM from a qcow2 image that I previously created. I pre-configured the image to skip the grub screen unless Shift is held down but the first time I launch the VM ...
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jujud won't start because of different ip address

Is there anyone who can tell me how to modify both public and private IP of juju bootstrap node stored in mongodb? I have an all in one openstack server. This week, I launched a vm named juju-core ...
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Can Port Forwarding to a Windows VM cause Security problems? [closed]

I have question. My physical host is Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Virtualbox with a Windows Server 2012 VM with IIS. I set port forwarding from my Ubuntu host to my vm. If my virtual Windows Server ...
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Very Specific Use Linux, Firefox, Ncomputing

Okay, here's my situation. I need 5 "Kiosks" with the ability to access one specific website for people to do a survey. This is the only task the machines need to do. I have an i3 computer (4gb ram) ...
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Establishing an ssh connection between 2 computers using a VPN

This is my setup. I have a mac that is running parallels 10. Inside parallels I am running an ubuntu VM 12.04. Now i need to be able to connect to other remote ubuntu computers with an ssh. I have ...
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virtualbox - Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE)

After I create a new Virtual Machine, when I start it, it shows following error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Milad. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE). Result ...
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Looking for Ubuntu minimal VM

I'm searching for an Ubuntu virtual image based off 14.04/14.10 Server edition minmal install which can work on Virtualbox. Thanks in anticipation.
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Mac OS X VM originally from Windows running on Ubuntu

I have a Mac OS X 10.9 Virtual Machine that was originally installed on Windows (using VMWare), I installed VMWare player on my Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to run this same VM, but it just hangs on the ...
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Virtualization drivers for Windows guest

My idea is to run Windows 8 64-bit as a guest on a KVM platform. There's guest additions (actually drivers) for Windows so I can integrate some features (like networking) between Windows and KVM. Suse ...
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How to know why does ubuntu server (on the virtual machine - KVM) shuts down itself

My ubuntu server 12.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-37-generic-pae i686) shuts down by itself in different times I can't find what's causing it. It has installed on Virtual Machine Manager 0.9.1 that is ...
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sizing unity window issue when running as VM under virtualbox

installed ubuntu on VM (virtualBox). How do I get the right screensize without losing real estate from the ununtu desktop within the vm virtualbox window. Can't see the full desktop.
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KVM Can´t access VM

I have a VM that has one bridged network adapter that uses a public IP. I setup a private network for internal purposes, but after I added a private network adapter to my VM I have no external access ...
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Screen issue after update

New to Linux. I'm running XUbuntu 14.04 on a VM. There is no issue before update but after updating via software updater and rebooting, this happens: The right area of the screen is not clickable ...
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How do I add space to LVM's root partition without shutting down my VM?

I'm using vmware and want to add space to a VM without shutting down the system by simply adding space to the existing drive. How can I accomplish that?
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Static IP Ubuntu Server on a VM

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server on a VM, but I need an IP which I can access, at least, from outside of the VM (my local network). I have tried the following tutorial unsuccessfully. Running cat ...
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Renderfarm and Cluster solution

I want to make a cluster for rendering and other stuff that needs a lot of processors.. So my "dream" is to run one Virtual Machine on the cluster-master, that can access all the processors and ram ...
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How to change vmnet1 ip address on Ubuntu host machine

Can any1 please tell me how to change VMNet 1 IP address in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Thanks In advance
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Issue with mounting SMB share on 14.04

I know this has been asked before, but I think somehow I'm in a unique situation since none of the previous solutions I have found have worked for me. I'm trying to connect to a SMB share on a NAS on ...
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airmon-ng start wlan0 has no answer for Interface,Chipset, Driver

I run Ubuntu 12.04.5 on Oracle VM VirtualBox, when I type airmon-ng start wlan0 i get no answers for the Interface Chipset Driver, I just started using Ubuntu and i don't know if the problem is that 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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Accessing shared folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu VM from the VM?

I set a shared folder between my Ubuntu VM (on VirtualBox) and Windows 7 host machine correctly. Now I have no idead how to access the shared folder from my VM. Any idea ? I tried the solution one ...
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How to launch a VM inside a VMWare player with a shell script?

I am forced to use VMware Player instead of VirtualBox, so I wonder what is the answer for the same question (similar to this one) as this but in the context of a VMWare player ?
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is it possible to run a VM on 64 bit host imported from a 32 bits host?

Goal: Export and import an Ubuntu VM Original System: -Host machine (Windows 7 32 bits) -Virtualization sysem (VirtualBox) New System: -Host machine (Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bits) -Virtualization sysem ...
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How to resize swap (not just adding it) [duplicate]

I made Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) in my VM and I gave it 350gb of my 1tb HDD space and I did it fixed (not dynamically allocated) and i did it as a VDI and in my settings I set it to read the space as a ...
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KVM DNS Access guest by using it's hostname (ubuntu 14.04)

I have a guest machine running ubuntu 14.04 on an ubuntu 14.04 host running KVM/QEMU. Everything works fine except for one thing. Given my guest's hostname is virtual-machine-1 I would like to be able ...
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Ubuntu goes down daily at night - VM

We have a Ubuntu VM on Hyper-V and on it we have a LAMP server installed and an internal domain accessible from the intranet . Everyday we have to restart it because the connectivity to the server ...
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How to automatically clone a VM?

I run a Windows XP VM on an Ubuntu host machine version 14.04. I cloned 5 times the main VM. I am running a special software on the first VM. The software will damage the VM one day or an other. So ...
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How to increase VM HDD and RAM sizes?

I installed UBUNTU 14.04 VM on VirtualBox. I used this VM for several weeks. I need to increase its RAM and HDD size. Is there a way to do so ?