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Can I use Hyper-V gen 2 with Ubuntu?

I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Windows 8.1 Pro laptop. Now installing it as a gen 1 works fine but installing it as a gen 2 does not. I have to disable secure boot to get anything to happen ...
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1answer
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How to access ubuntu partition from windows using virtualbox

I have found links describing to do the exact opposite: accessing windows through virtualbox in ubuntu. I don't want to reboot the system everytime I want to check something small in ubuntu. I have ...
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0answers
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Mouse scroll wheel does not work for ubuntu 12.04 running under Hyper-V for Windows 8 Pro

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 lts on a Hyper-V virtual machine (MS Windows 8 Pro) and I need some help with the mouse driver. The mouse responds fine in general: the cursor's moving, left/right click works ...
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1answer
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Trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 i386 as a VM in VirtualBox, the system crashes upon completion

I followed numerous tutorials to download Ubuntu 13.04, and it continues to crash at the end of the setup. I basically followed this tutorial. I am prompted to restart my computer at the end of the ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu on Virtaulbox - VT-x is not available [duplicate]

Since I couldn't load the boot loader after tons of trys, I decided to install it on a Virtualbox. I havn't tried it before and I'm still brand new to both Ubuntu and Virtualbox. The installation went ...
2
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0answers
365 views

Windows 8 guest, ubuntu 12.10 host - sound will only play through front headphone jack

I've had a search but couldn't find a solution for my issue. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with VMWare Player 5.0.1 build-894247. Unbuntu is recognising my sound card as a "Creative Labs CA0106 ...
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2answers
595 views

Use Webcam in 12.10 from Hyper-V

I just installed 12.10 on Windows 8 Hyper-V because I have a task which needs Windows and Ubuntu simultaneously (even though I have Ubuntu dual-booted). I need to use the webcam from Hyper-V and am ...
0
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1answer
474 views

I want to use Windows 8 from within Ubuntu

I have Windows 8 CD. I bought a laptop which has a Windows 7 OS but I removed it to use Ubuntu 12.04 but for some of the programs I need Windows 8 without separate partitions. I heard about VMware ...
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1answer
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Why can't I install Windows 8 in Virtualbox on 12.04? [closed]

Note: This appears to be a problem with Windows 8, no matter what host OS Virtualbox is running on. I recently tried to install Windows 8 RP 32-bit in Virtualbox using Ubuntu 12.04 as the host. I ...