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Trying to run a c file in ubuntu multipass

I am using multipass to run a c code, and ive been changing where the file is but I keep getting the permission denied message ubuntu@foo:~/C:/Users/andre/Documents/hello$ gcc hello.c -o hello ...
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Unable to Launch Multipass

I am new to Multipass and I tried to install twice with failure and now I m stuck with below error. Kindly advise how to resolve the same. I tried with 18.04 as well as 21.04 version. The same is ...
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failed: ssh connection failed: 'Timeout connecting to … (Multipass)

I got the error ... failed: ssh connection failed: 'Timeout connecting to 10.156.58.216' when running both multipass ls and multipass shell blog. I cannot list my instances and log in my instances. ...
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Can't launch VMs on Ubuntu 20.04: launch failed: illegal value

I just installed multipass on Ubuntu 20.04 and when I try to launch a VM or try to run the command multipass find, it returns the error: launch failed: illegal value On logs, I see: 2021-05-17T21:07:...
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Multipass was installed without consent

I rebooted my machine after and this software was installed. I'm assuming it was from something I've updated, because I haven't installed anything. Is this part of a new Ubuntu update or something? I'...
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After doing multipass upgrade I cannot list my previous VM

After some Windows 10 patches were applied two day ago I had issues to connect to the VM running on Multipass, so I did an upgrade to "multipass 1.6.2+win" and after that I could not list ...
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multipass default user

I want to replace ubuntu user with something else. in cloud-config.yaml, everything is OK. but when I remove -default item from users, the launching instance goes fail with timeout error. I also tried ...
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cloud-init run bash script

I want to launch a multipass Ubuntu 20.04, then install 2 packages before launching a bash script. Can I use cloud-init to do this? I will run it with; multipass launch -n test --cloud-init cloud-...
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How can I increase display screen size and resolution?

I am a newbie learning Linux. I need a Linux install to work through an edx.org course. I have chosen Ubuntu 20.04 to install in a VM. All seems OK but screen display is quite small and does not ...
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Ubuntu Multipass systray text-menu not appearing

I just upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. I found a problem in the Multipass systray menu. When I right-click the Multipass systray, the menu showing without any text inside. I have try to ...
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How do I customize the shell in Multipass (on Ubuntu)?

I am running Groovy Gorilla, and have installed Multipass for a dev environment. While reading how-to docs, I've seen different setups for the shell (larger font, different font colors, etc). How do ...
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How to setup a virtual Ubuntu machine (20.04) for external network connection?

I'm trying to setup two virtual machines (both running Ubuntu 20.04 server) on a physical server running Ubuntu 20.04 as well. Both VMs have to be reachable for external network connections via the ...
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Multipass accessing localhost

I am finding this very difficult to work with. I have installed multipass on Ubuntu 20.04. Inside multipass I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 like this. multipass launch -n ubuntu Not inside multipass ...
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Multipass change ip range

So I have a KVM VM here made with multipass and the IPV4 automatically assigned is not working: computer ip: 192.168.1.71 node ip: 192.168.1.78 |> vm ip: 192.168.122.28 I am trying to connect to ...
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Multipass with Python VENV

I am trying to make a venv with Python with Multipass and I have a folder mounted, however, when I try to create the venv, it gives me this message: Error: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted: '/home/...
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Is there a way to mount usb devices into multipass?

I have a couple of usb modems and I would like to use them in my multipass instance. Is there any way to bind such usb devices to the multipass instance instead of the host os?
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Persist changes in multipass

I'm using Canonical's Multipass version 1.4.0 on Windows 10, version 1909 (64-bit). If I launch an Ubuntu instance and do some changes to it - say for instance, install some package using apt-get. How ...
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Multipass mount: source is not readable

I try to mount a directory to an multipass ubuntu instance. But I get the error: mount failed: source "<path_to_dir>" is not readable The directory should has the correct mode: ...
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Ubuntu Multipass: permission denied [closed]

when I try to do ./ to test one of my programs it says permission denied. Is there a way to run multipass as administrator to see if that solves the problem or what could be the problem.
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multipass running something at 100% cpu

Hi I noticed something was using 100% cpu for a long time, checked ps aux and saw this: root 8217 99.9 0.0 208160 13608 ? Sl 11:25 165:44 /snap/multipass/2439/bin/sshfs_server 10.24.202....
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MULTIPASS yields dnsmasq error at launch. What can I do?

I just installed Multipass (Canonical's virtual machine manager) on Ubuntu Budgie 20.04. When I run the Multipass launch command, I get: [error] [dnsmasq] Process operation timed out launch failed: ...
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Cannot access an Ubuntu guest VM running under multipass on an Ubuntu Host from the outer network

Setup & Purpose I use a headless Ubuntu server as VM host running a nextcloud appliance using multipass. I want to access the VM from another Desktop System in the same network for testing. local ...
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How to open GUI applications in multipass container(guest = ubuntu, host = ubuntu)? X-Forwarding

How to open GUI applications in multipass container(guest = ubuntu, host = ubuntu)? I have installed multipass container, which is kind of docker container to run logically separate system. Multipass ...
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How can I redirect storage of Multipass VMs?

I've just been trying out Multipass and can see great value in using it for training and testing. Unfortunately with the small SSD I use as the root volume in my server it quickly ran out of space. I ...
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how can I install apps from browser? [duplicate]

I downloaded it, but I can't activate it. It looks like this...
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multipass questions

I'm having some difficulty finding docs for this. I'd like to create my own images and use them in multipass. I can't seem to find any documentation on how to create the image (can I use a docker ...
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Multipass qemu - Add more interfaces to ubuntu cloud image

using multipass on a bionic host, how is it possible to add another interface to a bionic cloud instance, so that this new interface can be accessed from lan network? The purpose would be to keep the ...
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Run docker inside multipass in Windows

Is it possible to run docker inside a ubuntu container on mutipass running on Windows 10 Pro 1909? I have installed multipass in Windows 10. Enabled Virtualization and Hyper-V. launched a ubuntu ...
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Which virtual machine is better to install Ubuntu with ROS? Multipass or Virtualbox?

I heard that people usually use VirtualBox to install Ubuntu in windows and ROS. But I wanted to know which one is better in terms of software compatibility. Is Virtualbox is better for ROS or ...
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Can't ping outside in VM created by Multipass

Using multipass created 3 VMs $ multipass ls Name State IPv4 Image node1 Running 192.168.64.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS node2 ...
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Multipass - instances cannot resolve each others name but can resolve external names

I am running multipass 1.1.0 on MacOS 10.15.4. I have 3 Ubuntu 18.04 instances running. Shelling into each, I am able to ping and resolve www.google.co.uk with no issue and am able to install ...
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Multipass, virt-manager and bridged network

I'm just starting to use Multipass, and I have found that some of the documentation is sparse (or I don't know how to find it properly). I am running 19.10, with QEMU and libvirt installed. I created ...
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can't log in with my password during ssh connection

my /etc/ssh/ssh_config is as follows # This is the ssh client system-wide configuration file. See # ssh_config(5) for more information. This file provides defaults for # users, and the values can ...
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Export a Multipass-VM to a .QCOW2 file

I was working with Multipass to create a VM machine of Ubuntu Bionic. I have made a lot of changes to the initial installation (one includes kernel changes) and that's why I would like to export in a ...
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18.04: Can't install docker in offline mode using snap

How do I install docker using snap without an internet connection. I have installed Ubuntu using Multipass. My OS details: root@docker:/home/ubuntu/microk8s# hostnamectl Static hostname: docker ...
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multipassd uses 100% of cpu core

I run Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS on a Dell Latitude 5491 After each restart the cooling fan works hard. The CPU usage is about 100% for one core by multipassd. %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 99,7 0,3 1:18....
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Import/Export VMs from Multipass

I assume there's a way (but maybe not?) to import/export a vms from multipass. For the life of me I can't find documentation on this. Basically, I'm planning to do a clean install of 19.10 and I would ...