Questions tagged [gnome-boxes]

A GNOME application to view, access, and manage remote and virtual systems.

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gnome boxes domains listed as “boxes-unknown-<i>”

I installed gnome boxes on my Ubuntu box, version 18.04. Then installed an instance of Xubuntu on it, same version. when I attempt to list the domains using: virsh -c qemu:///session list the ...
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Install GNOME-boxes images in my secondary disk

I tried using GNOME boxes in my system. But the only problem is that I don't have much space in my primary disk which is a 120GB SSD and GNOME boxes images are taking up the SSD space. But I have a ...
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VMWare and Gnome Boxes

I've been running 18.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon gen3 (i5, 4 cores, 8GB RAM, 250GB HD) for about a month. Good so far, in that I'm not yet contemplating running back to Windows like I did the ...
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LUKS passkey entry in Plymouth not visible on Gnome Boxes guest

The passkey entry field is not visible when booting a Ubuntu 19.04 guest that is fully encrypted with LUKS in Gnome Boxes a GUI for KVM/QEMU. It is possible to enter the passkey "blindly" and after ...
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Where are image files for GNOME Boxes stored?

Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome Boxes 3.30.3 I have installed Linux Mint as a guest virtual machine in Gnome Boxes. It works great. I can't figure out where the image file for that guest virtual machine is ...
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Does anyone know how to change the mouse behavior in Gnome Boxes?

I have two mouse cursors in Gnome Boxes running Android and the mouse cursor does not "grab" like I think it should. Instead, I have to click and drag to move the mouse cursor which is awful behavior ...
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Gnome boxes wouldn't start Ubuntu 18.04

Freshly installed gnome boxes 3.28.1-1 from ubuntu app store and created box with Ubuntu 18.04. It fails to start and this is the Troubleshooting log Broker URL: qemu+unix:///session Domain: boxes-...
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Cannot get Gnome-BOXES to work

It just refuses to boot up. I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 vendor: LENOVO version: Lenovo Y70-70 Touch Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Release: 18.04 Kernel: 4.15.0-33-generic Trouble Shooting Log: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 hangs immediately every time I start a new machine in VirtualBox

I have tried a machine with Ubuntu 16.04 32- and 64-bit and Ubuntu 17.10 64-bit several times. Intel Virtualisation is enabled in BIOS. Secure boot is disabled. It happens on kernels 4.13.0-26-generic ...
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GNOME Boxes : move images to another hard drive

I would like to find a way to have my GNOME Boxes images on another hard drive because my main partition has very limited storage. I've just done some research and it seems that GNOME Boxes doesn't ...
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Gnome Boxes unable to connect to internet on VM [closed]

I am trying to set up a Lab for RHCSA and have 3 virtual machines running Centos 7. I can't get the machines to see each other on the network, I also can't ping anything from the VM as well as I can't ...
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How to configure UEFI guests in Gnome-Boxes?

I'm currently testing mainline kernels which is why I can't use VirtualBox at the moment, thus I'm looking at the other options available and Gnome-Boxes looks neat. Trying to import my VirtualBox ...
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Gnome-boxes won't start on one account but will on another

Gnome-boxes begins to start then crashes on my account. However, I created another account and boxes loaded fine. I tried to delete the files in ~/.config and ~/.share but no luck. When I launch from ...
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How can I save the state of a virtual machine in GNOME Boxes?

I used to use virt-manager with QEMU, however now I've started using gnome-boxes due to some issues with the other one. A feature however which gnome-boxes appears to lack is one to allow you like the ...
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Gnome Boxes in Ubuntu: Can't leave Fullscreen mode

I'm running Gnome Boxes in Ubuntu 16.10 to virtualize Windows XP, but when I press the fullscreen button, the only way to go back to the host is to power off the virtual machine. Does anyone knows ...
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Very slow booting in Ubuntu 16.04 (with some `systemd-analyze` output attachment)

How I get in this trouble Today, I was running an Arch Linux 32-bit virtual machine in GNOME Boxes in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, my computer suddenly freeze, so I force shutdown by holding power button. After ...
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Gnome Boxes ISO Issue

I am trying to open an iso file with Gnome boxes but as I click open it says "Box set-up failed" and the terminal gives the following output: (gnome-boxes:15984): Boxes-WARNING **: wizard.vala:463: ...
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Higher than 1440p in Gnome Boxes with Spice?

Is it possible to increase the maximum resolution in Gnome Boxes(QEMU KVM) to 4K? Currently it is limited to 1440p. I'm using the Spice drivers. Host: Ubuntu 15.10 w/ GNOME Guest: Windows Server ...
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How to access the internet from a virtual machine in Gnome Boxes?

I installed Gnome Boxes, created a new virtual machine and booted an ISO. The ISO boots up fine and the network inside the virtual machine got automatically configured by the distro (with dhcpd): IP ...
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Unable to install GNOME Boxes

I can't install GNOME Boxes: $ sudo apt-get install gnome-boxes Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package gnome-boxes is not available, ...
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Using gnome-boxes with Remote Desktop Connection

In the past I used to connect to my Windows server from Ubuntu with remmina (through rdp protocol). I've recently installed Ubuntu gnome remix (12.10.1) and gnome-boxes and I'm wondering if I can do ...
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How to Install the new Gnome Boxes?

How can I install the new virtual machine app Boxes (https://live.gnome.org/Boxes) in Ubuntu?
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GNOME-Boxes vs VirtualBox

Which would be "faster" more "responsive" virtual machine software? GNOME-Boxes or VirtualBox?