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Questions tagged [virt-manager]

Questions regarding virt-manager, a GUI tool that allows the user to interact with KVM.

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How to share a folder between Ubuntu host and a NAT Windows guest with virt-manager?

I have a Windows 10 guest running under a Ubuntu 18.04 host with Virt-Manager and KVM. It has NAT connectivity because the host is connected through wi-fi, so I can't access my NAS to share files ...
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How do I configure DHCP bridge with netplan for KVM on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

I recently installed KVM on Ubuntu 18.04 with requisite tools like virt-manager, libvirt, and qemu. My problem is that the VMs I spin up are not connected to internet. Some give me an error message ...
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Ubuntu server glusterfs and virt-manager

Trying to install glusterfs on 3 Ubuntu 18.04 servers. Everything works if i add it to fstab and mount the volume. No problem, read, write, delete. And it updates on the server. If i add it to virt-...
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Creating an KVM Virtual Network

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm a bit confused. I wanted to create a virtual network for one of my virtual machines, so I opened virt-manager and went to edit -> Connection Detail and stopped the default ...
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Windows guest's audio choppy in QEMU/KVM with virt-manager

I'm using QEMU with KVM in virt-manager, with a Windows 10 guest. I've noticed the audio to be very choppy, and will cut in and out constantly. After installing most of the virtio drivers for Windows, ...
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Pass-through of Marvell 88SE9230 to Xen guest with AMD-V iommu

I have a Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P board with a AMD FX(tm)-8350 cpu. I have IOMMU enabled in the BIOS. For the non-XEN linux boot I pass iommu=pt amd_iommu_dump as a kernel argument and can verify that ...
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Cannot add connection in virt-manager (KVM) in Ubuntu 16.04

I tried to add connection with default settings. I did reboot after installation of virt-manager, VirtualBox works, my account is member of libvrtd group. I'm getting this: Unable to connect to ...
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How can I configure network access to vm instance using virt-manager?

I use QEMU/KVM as virtualization solution and virt-manager UI to configure the VM instances. I share a LAN network behind a Cisco router (192.168.1.1) to which multiple windows machines connect and ...
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gpu passthrough problem on adding dumped rom

I'm trying to gpu passthrough with qemu-kvm using virsh on Lubuntu 17.10 I installed Windows 7 (UEFI) and it runs ok but the device driver doesn't install saying Insufficient resource (error 12). ...
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Virtual machines lost internet after physical host upgrade

I have a home server setup where Ubuntu 16.04 hosts a couple of Ubuntu server virtual machines. Everything ran smoothly for half a year until this week I installed the updates to the physical machine ...
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Bridge networking between KVM vms and host's wireless network?

How can I achieve bridge networking between kvm virtual machines and the wireless network where the host machine is connected to? My host machine is Ubuntu 16.
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How to share folder with Windows 10 guest using virt-manager (KVM)?

This is not working http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/9p_virtio because there is no /usr/bin/qemu-kvm.
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how to expose cpu flag with virt-manager

I want to know if there is a way to expose some cpu flag (mssse3 , mssse4.1) using Virt-Manager for my KVMs. Thanks
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Ubuntu host is unable to lock screen if a VM (virt-viewer/KVM) has input focus

I run Ubuntu 16.04 and some QEmu/KVM virtual machines with virt-manager. Whenever one of my VMs has input focus and I leave my computer alone for enough time to trigger the host's automatic screen ...
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KVM, virt manager and Windows for usb camera setup

I have a bit of the same issue as this : QEMU/KVM/Virt-Manager: Passthrough of USB Webcam to Windows 7 Enterprise creates "NEC USB HUB", one-two year(s) later. I tried 2 cameras for a ...
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PCI-Passthrough KVM/QEMU

I want to leave discrete GPU(GTX 950) for host PC and integrated GPU(HD 530 Skylake) for guest PC. Is that possible to passthrough integrated GPU? ...or I must passthrough discrete one? Hardware: ...
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How to REALLY, completely and totally delete a program and all its files [duplicate]

My virt-manager recently started refusing to open a VM that had worked perfectly before. I couldn’t find the reason or the solution to that, so I thought I would really, completely and totally ...
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Cannot open virtual machine after upgrading to 16.10

I've just upgraded to 16.10 (from 16.04) and my kvm virtual machines are not able to start any more. I'm getting this error: Error starting domain: internal error: process exited while connecting to ...
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Virt-Manager can't connect to graphical console

Since yesterday, I can't view any running VMs (QEMU/KVM) with my virt-manager GUI any more. When I try to view the screen of a VM in its built-in viewer, I get this error message instead: Error ...
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Changing default virtual machine settings for KVM?

Does anyone know how to change the default hardware configuration for new vms in KVM? Is there a command line way or any other way to do this,maybe using virsh?
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virt-manager does not display BIOS or grub during boot

I've inherited some KVM machines and I do not know how these were configured. I'm trying to access the VM's console. I've successfully opened virt-manager and found the console button available from ...
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virt-manager launcher action to directly start and open a specific VM

I use virt-manager for my Qemu/KVM virtual machines. Booting a VM currently means launching virt-manager, selecting a VM to open it in the VM viewer and then finally turning the VM on. I would like ...
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gui for managing virtual machines [closed]

I want to manage a bunch of KVM VMs on my linux desktop with different types of network connectivity options. Is virt-manager the best option to manage the VMs or are there better alternatives ?
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How to fix error 'libxenlight failed to create a new domain'?

Using Virt-Manager 1.2.1 on 14.04. / Xen 4.4 from repos. Cannot create VM machine because this error crops up on virt-manager. This is after editing /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp to allow virt-manager to ...
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Virt-Manager to Remote host - continuous password prompt over ssh

I setup KVM on a remote host, and have a few .iso files out there that I want to play with. I setup Virt-manager initially on a Ubuntu-mate 15.10 machine, and it seemed to work fine (slow as heck ...
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virt-manager process continues running after closing all of its windows, what should I do?

I have installed qemu, kvm, and virt-manager, though I have noticed that after closing all of the virt-manager windows that there is still a virt-manager process running which originally appeared to ...
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virt-manager: “Storage parameter error: directory is not managed on the remote host” when importing an existing image from a mounted drive

A server I manage remotely has a KVM/QEMU image stored on a non-os, mounted drive /mnt/drive. When I use virt-manager to import the disk image, I get the following error: Storage parameter error. ...
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xrdp and key combinations

I'm facing an annoying issue and I suspect it's related to the way XRDP manage keys. I'm running a VMs server which is powered by Xubuntu 15.10. The virtualisation layer is KVM and I installed Virt-...
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Trying to share a folder with host and guest in Virt - manager / KVM

I am trying to share a folder in Virt - manager in Linux host using Samba to my Windows 10 guest. I have tried connecting via ip "\10.0.2.2" as recommended in an outdated guide about virtualizing ...
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Permission error in virtual machine manager

I am trying to install win8.1 as a guest on my Ubuntu 14.04 using KVM and virt manager. When I choose the path of the ISO file in virt manager, it throws this error: The emulator may not have ...
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NAT port forwarding using iptable doesn't work

I have a server with Ubuntu Server and a Xubuntu virtual machine on it, virtualization software is virt-manager. Ubuntu Server IP: 172.16.63.140 Xubuntu Virtual Machine IP: 192.168.122.4 I can do ...
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cannot create a virtual machine in virt-manager [closed]

I got the following message when creating a virtual machine in virt-manager: Error launching manager: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'get_default_storage_format' Traceback (most recent call last)...
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Virbr0 in virt-manager is deleted

I installed virt-manager on ubuntu 14.0.4 and installed a VM with linux ubuntu trusty. But unfortunately i deleted Virbr0. Now the machine wont work, and ifconfig on host machine does not list virbr0 ...
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Low internet speed when adding bridge interface

I added a bridge interface using virt-manager. /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp auto br0 iface br0 inet dhcp bridge_ports eth0 bridge_fd 0 ...
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VMs can't ping each other

I have created two virtual machines in virt-manager. All machines (host & guests) run Ubuntu 14.04. Host machine has two NICs. eth1 is used by host. Virtual Network Interface for each VM/guest ...
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Problem to set two network interface on a virtual ubuntu 14.04 server [closed]

I have to assign to VM (ubuntu 14.04, installed on virtual environment using virt-manager). On virt-manager I've already created 2 vnetwork like that this is the VM with the 2 vnet assigned while ...
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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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QEMU/KVM/Virt-Manager: Passthrough of USB Webcam to Windows 7 Enterprise creates “NEC USB HUB”

I am trying to passthrough my USB Webcam into my Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 QEMU/KVM guest, which is managed by virt-manager. First I lookup the bus/device ID: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 008: ID 046d:...
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How to enable promiscuous mode in a KVM virtual NIC?

How to enable promiscuous mode on an Xubuntu 14.04.1 host? How to enable promiscuous mode in a KVM virtual NIC? (using virt-manager if possible.)
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How to do virtual networking (all types) in virt-manager?

Surprisingly, there is no documentation on the official site http://virt-manager.org/ I specifically need documentation on bridged / host-only / NAT virtual networking via the GUI.
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Ubuntu 14.04: with bridge on wlan, no internet on kvm guests

I'm trying to be a "high-lander" sticking to KVM plus virt-manager to manage my VMs. But it's about a week I'm around trying to create a bridge that works for using with my VMs. I tried first tried ...
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virt-manager can't connect to xen

When I try to connect to my XEN domain with virtmanager on Ubuntu 14.04 I just get the following error: Unable to connect to libvirt. internal error: libxenlight state driver is not active Verify ...
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Add armhf as a suppoted architecture for guest KVM VMs (on a amd64 host)

I have an Ubuntu Server 12.04 setup with about 6 KVM VMs running. Guests are all x86 or amd64, host is a 2-socket Westmere Xeon box. Now I want to create a new guest VM but this time the guest VM ...
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network-manager device not managed with virt-manager

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit . After installing virt-manager, I found my scenario would be to user bridge networking, so I managed to let my machines works with bridge interface br0. From that ...
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Can't install virt-manager

When I try to install via terminal using : sudo apt-get install virt-manager I get this message : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E:...
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How to define clone presets to virt-manager [closed]

When using virt-manager 0.9.1 to clone existing machines, it ignores that the virtual disks are qcow2 compressed and sparsed. The cloned virtual disks are non-sparsed and in raw format. I know about ...
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Virt-Manager-0.10.0 - GTK3

Every time when I try to start virt-manager-0.10.0 I get the following error: Error starting virtual machine manager: Requiring namespace 'GTK' version '2.0', but '3.0' is already loaded The exact ...
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VirtManager 0.95 or 0.10 on Ubuntu and “cannot import name GtkVnc”

Anybody knows about this startup error with VirtManager 0.9.5 or 0.10.0 on Ubuntu? "cannot import name GtkVnc" How to fix? What is the cause?
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KVM/virt-manager fails to find/load ROMs

I'm trying to create a Windows 7 KVM guest on Ubuntu 12.04 using virt-manager. After filling in the various config options, when it goes to begin installation,I get an error box saying: Unable to ...
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How to share a folder between KVM host and guest using virt-manager?

For some time now, I've been using virt-manager to manage my virtual machines. When I want to copy a file from the host to the vm, I have been using scp to copy via ssh over the network. This is kind ...