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

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What is the best solution for virtualizing win32 applications on a linux host?

I currently have a linux server that handles operations for windows clients and I need a way to share a windows application (somehow installed on the linux server) through the server's VPN to a ...
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Unable to connect to the Internet on a VM (NAT & Host only networks enabled)

Host machine: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Guest machine: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Networking mode: NAT + Host Network only. Settings of my VM: cat /etc/network/interfaces: Output: auto lo iface lo inet loopback ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Parallels on Mac

last week I´ve tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 with Parallels as a Vm it works well but I didnt could install the Parallels Tool. For test I have tried 12.04 too and the Parallels Tools are working ...
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vmplayer never keep virtual machines on library? [duplicate]

I have installed "Vmplayer(version 6.0.2 build-1744117)" on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have created 3 virtual machines on my home directory. When i open vmplayer, library always empty and every time i ...
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14.04 LTS Login Failure on VirtualBox

I cannot login to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I just set my JAVA_HOME. Then i restarted my Ubuntu which is on Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager. When i typed wrong password, it gives me error. But when i typed ...
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Ubuntu Physical Disk VM not working past login screen

I am attempting to set up a VM in virtualbox so I can boot into my Ubuntu install on my physical SSD from inside Windows. I managed to create the disk, link it to the machine, etc. The problem is ...
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Trying to install a headless xbmc to Ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to follow this guide. I have a vm running Ubuntu 12.04 and it currently houses Sab+, Nzbdrone, CouchPotato and MariaDB. I'm trying to install a headless XBMC so it will be running 24x7 ...
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Ubuntu guest to PC connection over serial cable

I want my pc having windows 7(teraterm installed ) to talk(connect) to my guest VM (ubuntu os 14.04) on another PC. The connection is through an ATEN usb to serial port convertor. Help please!!!!
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How do I mount an external drive in a KVM virtual machine?

I have a VM running a database under virt-manager and Ubuntu 14.04. I want the db to use a drive that is external to the VM. That way I can just increase the size of the drive any time I need to. ...
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What is OpenStack and is it like Citrix XenServer?

At home I use Citrix XenServer running on a home PC to host virtual machines. It's pretty good, except the management tools (XenCenter) only run on Windows. So I have to keep and XP netbook about to ...
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Can I set up MAAS and Juju on one machine?

Here is what I want to setup: MaaS on a single PC MaaS providing the host OS for 4 VMs (3 LXC + 1 KVM) Using Juju to deploy services on the 4 VMs (nodes on MaaS) How can I accomplish this?
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Run Blustacks or Android to play clash of clans on ubuntu 13.4+

I am trying to get rid of the need to dual boot Ubuntu and windows and one thing I can do with windows I can not do with Linux is to run Bluestacks to play android games my favourite one ow is clash ...
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Ubuntu VM: why is it still there after remove?

Due to some problems on my VM on which Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was running, I removed the entire VirtualBox system and I reinstalled a new one. After installation, I was surprised to see that my former ...
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OEM Install in XenServer guest

I am using a XenServer 6.2 pool with many Windows 2008/2012 servers as guests, which I have used SysPrep with to create templates to deploy new servers in minutes. Very cool. I now need to achieve ...
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Recurrent problem with Ubuntu VMs

Since 4 months ago, I have been facing the same trouble on one of my computers running Windows XP where I installed a VirtualBox (version 4.3) where I (re)install several Ubuntu 12.04 LTS virtual ...
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Booting Ubuntu Server 12.04 in Virtualbox Fails- Freezes after grub menu

I have VirtualBox 4.1.12_Ubuntur77245 and I have imported 2 ova files : Ubunutu 12.04 server and Ubunutu 14.04 server. When I start the Ubuntu VMs they both freeze after selecting what I want to load ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64 in my VM

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64 in my VMPlayer.(Host OS WIN-8,processor:AMD A10 apu quadCore) But the desktop screen seems got stuck after the log-in. The upper-pannel is not visible, though on right ...
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How to create a Ubuntu 12.04 VM for Django deployment?

I am planning to deploy my Django application as a VM in an intranet environment for a company. I am using VirtualBox. Is there any official document on how to create Ubuntu 12.04 VM which can auto ...
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Nautilus multihop ssh

I would like to use the nautilus (or any other usable GUI file manager) to work on Virtual machine. This VM is running on a remote server, and I can't reach it via ssh from my computer, I have to ...
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How do I make a Ubuntu VM that boots to Terminal but has GUI capabilities?

I have to make an Ubuntu VM (Virtualbox) to run python scripts (on windows hosts) utilising GUIs like pygame, tkinter and pythonwx (especially Tkinter for my legacy apps) Making a VM appliance with a ...
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VirtualBox, mounting Ubuntu 12.04 on windows 7

I am trying to start Ubuntu 64x with VM on Windows 7. I get this message when I start the system: Everything seems to be ok with the settings. I am using a VDI image. What can I try to do for ...
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Ubuntu (VM) showing two different workspace when connected to external screen

I'm new to ubuntu and have a very strange issue. I'm running ubuntu as a Hyper V machine from windows 8.1 and connecting through xRDP. When i'm at work, I use an external monitor. When i RDP to the ...
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IP address changes in vmware?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 in vmware on my Windows PC. So the problem is: when I see my IP using ifconfig command then it shows 198.168.33.180, but when I see my IP on whatismyip.com (on Ubuntu), it ...
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Ubuntu 2D working fine, but not Ubuntu virtual machine in VMWare Wokstation 9 Windows 7 Host

I'm using Windows 7 as the host machine with VMWare Workstation 9. I created a virtual machine Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 TLS 64 bits. There are two options for log in Ubuntu and Ubuntu 2D. Whenever I log ...
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Will Dragon Naturally Speaking work in a Windows 7 VM running in Ubuntu?

About the only Windows app I want is Dragon Naturally Speaking. I know people have had some (partial?) success - at least with older versions running under wine, but I would like to get the full ...
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“super” key and vmbox

I have recently installed vmbox and have win7 on it. I would like that my "super" key doesn't trigger unity interface, but works only in guest OS. Found the setting "catch keyboard", but this doesn't ...
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How to share the files from Host to Guest in virtual box? Host-ubunutu12.04/Guest-Tails [duplicate]

I know that most ppl dont use or have even heard of Tails, but I was wondering if anyone could help me out here. Tails is amnesic OS.
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Unable to log in Ubuntu

Screenshot Got a strange problem on my Ubuntu 12 VM boot, it seems to be able to log only after several restarts or shutdowns (of the VM). At the beggining it used to also show "Checking battery ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 (Parallels VM) - Could Not Apply the Stored Configuration for Monitors

Ubuntu 13.10 - could not apply the stored configuration for monitors So I'm essentially having the same problem as the thread linked above. However, because I don't have enough "rep", I have to start ...
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VM Player 6.01 on Win 8.1. Ubuntu on VM, internet connect fail

How do I connect to Internet on Ubuntu 12.04 installed in a VM Player on a Win 8 machine?
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VM Loading Windows 8.1 dual-boot partition

I just decided to try out Ubuntu (I'm new to Linux, so bear with me please). I had Windows 8 installed and want/need to keep it. Is it possible to load my Windows 8 partition in a VirtualBox, or any ...
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vboxmanage -nologo list vms shows empty line

I have a Vm "base", which is created during creating partition. But vboxmanage -nologo list vms #shows empty line from user iftekhar(ubuntu user) My guest OS is ubuntu and Host OS is Windows 7 I ...
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Checking whether Virtual machine is up or down from bare-metal

I want to check from my physical-host/bare-metal whether a Virtual machine/guest is up or not. Is there any command or utility for that? To refine more, from the physical host/bare-metal my ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 as Oracle VM Guest. No HDMI?

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Windows 8.1 Host using Oracle VM. The monitor that I run Ubuntu on is plugged into an HDMI port with an HDMI cable, but the display only gives me 2 options: 800 x 600 ...
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Which VM host application should i use [closed]

I'm a MS admin trying to migrate to the Linux world. I have setup a physical Ubuntu server for learning and i was wondering which VM application should i use to run multiple server on my box? I so ...
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Internet is not working on VM

I have two NIC configured between two servers one to connect server with internet and other is for fast internal connectivity of the servers each server have three VM's each i have configured both ...
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Ubuntu Virtual Machine - Parallels

I downloaded Parallels and created a Linux virtual machine. After downloading it, all of my desktop files appeared on the virtual machine. It was basically like a mirror image of my actual desktop.. ...
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How to run Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

I'm using an Asus Eee PC running Ubuntu 13.04 (it was gnome 12.04). Before I installed Ubuntu I was using "Windows 7 Home Premium" which ran pretty laggy. So I decided using Ubuntu. I took a bootable ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu TV in a VM

I was wondering if it was possible to install ubuntu tv in a VM. If it is possible, then please answer and give me the details. Thank you!
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A quick question about task manager

In task manager it says that a command named python is using 16777216 Terrabytes of virtual memory. I'm a little hazy about what vm is, but I'm pretty sure this isn't supposed to happen. I wasn't sure ...
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Virtual Machine : How to disable “start” shortcut for Ubuntu?

I'm logged to a Virtual Machine of type Ubuntu, using "MSTSC" after activating XRDP. Painfuly, everytime I click on the letter "s" the "start menu" would drop down. I mean by the start menu that one ...
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What is the right kernel to have to install Ubuntu in a VM? [duplicate]

I am a new Ubuntu user. I created a VM for Ubuntu and downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 iso file, started the VM and it started to boot, but an error message appeared saying that I didn't have the right ...
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Get sound from a Windows VM to ubuntu via network

I'm using xen to passthu my graphics card so that I can play in my Windows VM. Everything works fine, I'm sharing my Ubuntu's mouse with the Windows guest via network (really good latency, I don't ...
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I just upgraded to 13.10 in my virtual machine through Virtual Box but can restart successfully

This is what i see after i restart. How can i fix this? Am i suppose to type in a command? Is restoring my host computer to a later point a possible option?
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Lubuntu VM broken - X does not start and tty's do not allow commands

I'm running Lubuntu 12.04 in a VM under VMWare on Windows 7. After the last reboot, my X does not start, and any attempts to log in to tty's result in no command prompt being opened. Is there anyway ...
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can not access host shared folder from kubuntu vm

Kubuntu VM ready; but unfortunately can not access the defined shared folder host system (win7) on VirtualBox. Upon accessing Root>media>sf_ Dolphin gives Error saying "You do not have the ...
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How do I enable multiple cores in my virtual enviroment?

I've installed Ubuntu in a virtual enviroment using Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager and it works great. However I'd like to enable multiple cores - as seen in the image below my Windows machine has 2 ...
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Black screen after logging in Ubuntu vm [duplicate]

I dual-boot my laptop and use Windows 7 Pro primarily and have Ubuntu 13.10. I've created a raw disk vmdk of the entire drive. I also use the latest VirtualBox. I would like to start Ubuntu in ...
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Can't reduce swap size

I'm building my first Ubuntu Server and I'm struggling with with the swap size. I have 16GB RAM, however disk space is limited as I'll be running multiple VM's. That's been said, I've created a ...
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ubuntu in a virtual box [duplicate]

I need to run ubuntu through Oracle vm virtual box. Can someone please walk me through it? do I download ubuntu first then open the vm and install it there? or do I need an image? very new to this ...