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 disable exit full screen popup in virt-manager

I'm using virt-manager with kvm, however I've found that in fullscreen mode (with spice), the exit fullscreen popup gets in my way often. Is there a way to disable this popup from showing whenever I ...
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Virt-Manager gui missing “light bulb”

I installed "virt-manager" 2.2.1 on my 20.04 desktop and created a VM in it. I find that many of the settings require clicking the "light bulb" on the toolbar - but mine doesn't ...
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installing ubuntu using virt-manager

In ubuntu 18.04 i installed virt-manager using this tutorial.Then install ubuntu 18.04(client) in virt-manager.After installation of ubuntu in virt-manager, the virt-manager ubuntu rebooted but it ...
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virt-manager install ubuntu “booting from hard disk” message

In windows operating system I installed VirtualBox. In VirtualBox, I installed ubuntu 18.04(server).In this VirtualBox Ubuntu, I installed virt-manager and then install ubuntu 18.04(client) in virt-...
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Create bridge network for virt-manager VM to get DHCP IP from router

I am using virt-manager for managing qemu VM but I need to create a new bridge network with my WIFI adapter (wlp2s0) such that my VM can get the IP address directly from my router and not via NAT. My ...
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Error getting virt-manager to work with LXC

I'm trying to get virt-manager working for LXC containers in Ubuntu 20.04 beta. I already installed the "lxc" package through apt. Failed to connect socket to '/var/run/libvirt/virtlxcd-sock': No ...
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Nested KVM won't work (guest freezes)

I'm running, as host, Ubuntu 19.10 with kernel 5.3.0-40-generic. In the guest, Ubuntu 18.04.4 with kernel 5.30.0-40-generic. When I launch the Android Emulator from Android Studio, the entire guest ...
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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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GPU passthrough: windows guest recognizes GTX 1060 but I can't use it. Passing GTX audio makes VM ultra slow

I'm trying to do GPU passthrough for GTX 1060 on Ryzen 7 2700x. I followed https://mathiashueber.com/windows-virtual-machine-gpu-passthrough-ubuntu/ but I couldn't blacklist the nvidia driver as the ...
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port unreachable on pings from guest VM to internet. (KVM Virt-Manager default NAT network)

Using virt-manager, KVM on Ubuntu, I created a VM with default network configuration (NAT) as described here: https://wiki.libvirt.org/page/VirtualNetworking under NAT mode. which should have ...
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Is it possible to run qemu-system-x86_64 virtual machine from raw disk image located on external flash drive?

For some project I need to have QEMU/KVM virtual machine with raw disk image. So I have created this raw disk image as simple as dd if=/dev/zero of=~/disk.img bs=1M count=3092 and got 3 Gb of space ...
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How to bind virt-manager network to specific interface?

I have a VPN set up using wireguard which is system-wide, under the interface wg0. However, for my VMs I don't want to use this connection but would rather have them connect directly to the interface ...
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cloning a .vdi file using virt-clone

I'm trying to clone .vdi file on ubuntu 18.04 using the following command virt-clone --auto-clone -o "/home/simon/VirtualBox VMs/Win7_E5570/Win7_E5570.vdi" -n tmp.vdi and am getting this error ...
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Virtual Machine Manager on Ubuntu Desktop stuck at v1.5.1 [duplicate]

Running Ubuntu 18.04.3 Desktop, Virtual Machine Manager (virt-manager) seems to be stuck at v1.5.1. I've added the universe repo and tried the cli 'apt-get install virt-manager' The current version ...
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Stop meta key activating host desktop in remote sessions

recent windows convert, so apologies if I'm not across a lot of the terminology. I'm using Kubuntu 19.04 on my laptop, which is a mix of personal and work use. When at work, most of my job is done ...
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Apparmor permission for libvirt-qemu

I am trying to run custom build qemu with libvirt. However, every time it fails due to apparmor permission. dmesg shows that: [ 82.818348] audit: type=1400 audit(1563507497.685:181): apparmor="...
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Move data from qcow2 image to another guest

I have a corrupted guest and I cannot reboot the guest. So I have mounted my guest to my host and this is what I have in /mnt $ sudo ls /mnt bin boot dev etc home initrd.img initrd.img.old lib ...
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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 ...