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Questions tagged [virtual]

Questions related to virtualization, virtual devices, virtual terminal emulators, etc.

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Ubuntu on an encrypted microsd on a Surface pro

I got a surface pro 5 (2017) with core i5-7300u, 8GB ram and 128 ssd with Windows 10 pro and the bitlocker encryption of full ssd. To do not touch any of that, I bought a samsung 128 GB micro sd card (...
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How To use a Virtual Webcam Over virtualBox

I feel this may be a simple question but have been struggling with this... I need to find a virtual webcam similar to "Manycam". Ive seen a few options but not many. most reviews are a couple of ...
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Changing Ubuntu text terminal to GUI in Hyper-V

Can someone please tell me how to change from text terminal mode to GUI in Ubuntu (VM) running on Hyper-V host? I have tried ctrl+Alt+F7 and ctrl+Alt+F1 with no success. The host and VM are running on ...
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dropdowns too slow on firefox and chromium after upgrade to 18.04

I don't know why but, since I upgraded from 14.04 version to the newer 18.04, I have been experienced some weird behavior with dropdowns in both of my installed web browsers. I'm using ubuntu 18.04, ...
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Redirect URL to port or other URL (apache2 or?)

This is highly new for me, I'm an absolute beginner, so don't hate me... I'm trying to build a home server on a miniPC, and I want easier URLs for services. For example, pi-hole is at ip-address/admin,...
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Running Ubuntu on vm [duplicate]

I'm running ubuntu on a virtual machine thats running within a live usb, i'm looking to insert another usb and access it within the virtual machine. Is this possible? If so, how? Thank you
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Virtual interface configured permanent but sometimes fails

I have an ubuntu server with 4 network interfaces. I configured a virtual interface since I needed to access another network. So my problem is wih the virtual interface. My /etc/network/interfaces ...
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Virtual CD / DVD burner

I have a file in iTunes on Windows in VirtualBox that can be burned to CD / DVD. I could burn this file to a CD / DVD and rip it to my computer but I don't want to waste a CD / DVD so I'm looking for ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 over Windows RDP on a virtual machine

I tried to upgrade a virtual machine to Ubuntu 18.04 over a remote desktop connection. Used the command do-release-upgrade. Unfortunately the remote desktop connection was interrupted. My guess ...
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Enabling virtual consoles in Ubuntu 18.04

I have used the virtual consoles (tty1-6) for decades in various Linuxes. I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) on an x86-64 box. Everything is fine, except that the VCs don't work. As ...
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Mount an ISO in virtual and install from there Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install xubuntu and ubuntu Budgie just to try them out. So I downloaded the ISOs, and coming from a windows GUI background, how do I mount and install from a virtual ISO machine in ...
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sqlite fts4 error database table is locked

Ubuntu 16.04, Lazarus, SQLite 3.11 (everything up to date) This used to work just fine until about a month back and I now have time to try and figure it out. I have checked the SQLite pages and the ...
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udhcpc and VLAN settings on embedded systems

It is good idea use script for udhcpc linux busybox tool for configuring VLAN settings or purpose of this script is realted to dhcp protocol? From manual of udhcpc there is option to provide script ...
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VNC with virtual display (partly solved) / dock missing

I have a Ubuntu machine that I use as a Plex and data server. There is no monitor connected to it. This wasn't a problem with Ubuntu 16.04, but now, with 18.04, it is and it shows a black screen ...
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setting up a virtual server & network with ubuntu 18.04 (via virtual box on win 10)

I am (re)newed getting back into operating with Linux. I am trying to navigate my way through setting up a server environment with ubuntu server 18.04 via virtual box on my windows 10 machine with at ...
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Vbox and IP, bridged addapter

I have a few computrers connected to one network, they are running Oracle Virtual box with linux and host is windows, will they have a IP conflict or someting like that, (they are using bridged ...
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Cannot install apache on ubuntu vm

I have created a cluster of ubuntu machines with some nodes using vagrant, ansible, corosync and pacemaker. SSH works perfectly on them. Now I want to install apache and I do this in my ansible ...
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Peculiar Ubuntu VM behaviour

I have been experiencing an extremely peculiar behaviour with my VM's running on Virtual Box. The host is Windows 7 machine, fresh install). I have a fresh VB install and fresh Ubuntu image 18.04. The ...
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KVM connection to a remote server (ubuntu 18.04)

I am trying to set up a VPS on my local network. So, I have installed an ubuntu 18.04 server (without GUI) on a computer with IP address of 192.168.0.109 and I used these commands to install KVM on ...
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Restricted virtual screen in the middle of the physical screen?

I have a big screen, 21.5" full HD, but it uses an old TN LED technology, viewing angle is very bad. I would like to make somehow a virtual screen with a resolution 1024x768 or even 800x600 in the ...
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How to create one (virtual) HDD out of two?

I want to restore data from HDD of 500GB, but I need storage of the same size in order to recover data. I don't have second HDD of such volume. Could I combine partitions on different HDD's into big ...
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Ubuntu VM will not boot due to second disk now missing

I have a Ubuntu VM that had a secondary disk attached to it, called it "data" I no longer have this disk, only the boot volume The server will no longer boot without as I am aware I need to tell ...
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Virtual file systems

I am working on a project in cyber physical systems. I am currently exploring virtual file systems and keen to try and explore. I have my own private cloud with virtual machine and a number of ...
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Can't start KVM guest

I use Virtual Machine Manager (virt-manager). Host - Ubuntu 18.04. Guest - Windows. After first shutdown I can't start it. Error message: Error starting domain: Requested operation is not valid: ...
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Can I switch to Ubuntu from Windows? [closed]

I am a developer and I really want to switch to Ubuntu. When I switch to Ubuntu, can I run Windows virtually (VirtualBox) for some testing? I often use some photo editing software like Photoshop can ...
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How to set up virtual volume (parition)

I would like to create virtual volume (partition) on my disk. I use VPS and I cannot shrink root partition and create new one. So I decided to create a virtual volume on disk, let's say that I want ...
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would it be possible(and convenient?) to install/run a IOS virtual machine on Lubuntu 17.10?

In order to backup IOS devices but also to access to a backup in TimeMachine, would it be possible to install a virtual IOS machine on a Lubuntu 17.10 laptop? Would it be convenient? Which minimum HD ...
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How to route VLAN subnetworks to my DSL ppp0

I have a fiber optic connection through a Huawei ONT device. (I don't know the exact model) The device mode changed to "modem" by the ISP so i should connect through PPPoE. (I have username and ...
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Extend LVM partition created on a raw device

My Ubuntu 14.04 is running as a Hyper-V guest. So far it had a 140 GB extra virtual "data" disk (in addition to the main Ubuntu OS image). I have now resized the disk in Hyper-V to 200 GB. How do I ...
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VirtualBox ubuntu 16.04 printer will not connect to wifi

The printer is connected to ubuntu but when I attempt to print a test page I get the error message in the status box that it is unable to connect.
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Downloading windows 10 virtual machine always fail

I want to download a virtual image of Windows 10 but each time I do it it fails as can be seen on this screenshot : My guess is that my tmp folder is too small. What can I do to ba able to download ...
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Mount 2 disk where one disk is the base and the disk contains the another data changes from disk one

I want to build a test virtual ubuntu machine. But I don't want to copy all the files to the test machine disk. But I can that de base disk is where the ubuntu software is installed. and the another ...
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How do I setup network for Ubuntu in Xenserver?

I am new to askubuntu so please forgive any ignorance. Anyways I have a fresh VM of Ubuntu Server 16.04.03 running on Xenserver 7.2 with Guest-tools 7.1 installed. I configured network in /etc/network/...
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on UEFI install, how to do Minimal, Minimal Virtual Machine, Expert install?

On regular server installation boot screen, one can press F4 to enable Minimal or Minimal Virtual Machine options, and there is also an Expert install option. However, on a UEFI install boot screen, ...
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Ubuntu Desktops freezes very often

I have 2 ESXi hosts for 2 years dedicated, mainly, to VDI desktops. I have worked with Ubuntu Desktops from version 16.04.1. From 2 weeks to now every VM I installed Ubuntu Desktop on freezes very ...
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Issue installing Ubuntu 64-bit in Oracle VM Virtual Box

I am trying to install Ubuntu in the Oracle VM Virtual Box 5.1. In the drop down window only the 32-bit version of Linux is available. Do you know why Linux 64-bit is not available even though I ...
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“Python could not import the module virtualenvwrapper.hook_loader”

Hey guys been trying to use OpenCV and following the tutorial, they decided to use virtualenvs but this isn't working out and other similars questions aren't really changing a thing. Using 16.04 LTS ...
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VirtualBox Installation gives message “modprobe vboxdrv” failed [duplicate]

I have tried quite i few things please help. If i try this method What I did: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-uname -r Reconfigure dkms and load module: sudo dpkg-reconfigure virtualbox-dkms ...
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How can I extend disk space (logical and physical) on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a Linux Virtual Machine Server with Ubuntu 14.04, without free space, and I want to extend my disk. df -h File system Dim. Usati Dispon. Uso% Montato su /dev/root ...
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Apache2 www1 instead of www

So I created a very simple site containing only index.html with the text 'welcome'. the virtual host of this site is as follows: ServerAdmin email@email.com ServerName name.com ServerAlias www.name....
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integrated webcam doesn't working in vmware workstation

the cheese booth is black and everything is greyed out despite that the light is working and that means that the integrated camera is detected.
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KVM Virt-Manager Error: No active connection to Installed on

When I tried to install new virtual machine in virt-manager, virtualization - localhost (QEMU) is not connected. It shows Error: No active connection to installed on. How to fix this problem.
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Affinity of a process in a multicore system Ubuntu 14.04

We have multiple processes running on a multicore (8 cores) VM. Most of them are Java. On another box which is not a V, they run fine. But on this one everything seems sluggish at times. top shows 99%...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 using VMWare on Win7. It shows wired connection, but can't access internet

I've spent the last 2 days trying to find potential fixes. I can't get permission to edit networks/interfaces, even with sudo vi, and I did edit resolv.conf but to no avail. I'm pretty lost - help ...
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Virtual Machine Server and Multi Factor Authentication

I have an Ubuntu 16.04 server, I run SSH and a virtual machine server, libvirt. I plan on adding Google Multi Factor Authentication as another layer of security on top of key encryption and other ...
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Unable to copy/paste or drag/drop in Virtual Box with Windows XP as Guest OS on Ubuntu 14.01

Unable to copy/paste or drag/drop in Virtual Box with Windows XP as Guest OS on Ubuntu 14.01. I've already checked the settings to Bidirectional. I have already installed the Guest additions in ...
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application still shows virtual box though performed uninstall Virtual box

I am quite new to ubuntu. I uninstalled VB in my Ubuntu 16.10 machine. sudo apt-get remove virtualbox sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove virtualbox sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove virtualbox ...
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Where to put virtual environments?

There will be many virtual environments on my computer and I'd like to have a place where they are all stored. Somehow $HOME and subdirs doesn't seem to be good; too exposed. Any suggestions, or ...
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how to create virtual machine for ARM platform?

i have u-boot.bin, kernel.img, rootfs.tar file's for arm imx6 board. I want to run virtual ARM machine in my ubuntu PC using these ARM compiled images, for debugging. If Possible please provide the ...
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Run Each Virtual Machine as separate application [duplicate]

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 with VirtualBox installed. I have a Windows 10 VM installed and a Kali VM as well. When they boot, they both come up as windows of the VirtualBox program, like so: ...