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Questions tagged [virtualization]

Questions about Virtualizing Ubuntu or virtualizing other operating systems within Ubuntu.

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VT-x is enabled, but ubuntu 18.04 doesn't show it

I was running VMWare Workstation 14 on Ubuntu 16.04 for months with no problems. After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 I started getting a VT-x not enabled error message. VT-x is enabled in the BIOS. I ...
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VirtualBox won't boot the VM, I tried almost everything

I have an issue with VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.04 . It won't boot my windows VM. When I try to boot the VM, this shows up: The virtual machine 'Windows 10' has terminated unexpectedly during startup ...
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Virtualizing a physical server

I would like to know if the virtp2v iso is available for versions as from 14.04 LTS? I would like to virtualize a physical server.
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Virtualizing iOS on Ubuntu

I see that this has been asked before, but not for several years. Is there any way to virtualize iOS on Ubuntu?
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Sharing a VirtualBox VM between computers (VM on server) [on hold]

My question revolves around a specific virtual machine I downloaded from a website called UCSC Genome Browser. Very briefly, to give context: Definition of UCSC: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Preventing interface from becoming default route

I'm kind of a linux noob and have been messing with this a night and a day now, so I thought I'd ask here. I have a FreeNAS and a Ubuntu 18.04 VM running under a ESXi host. The FreeNAS VM has a HBA ...
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How to connect GNS3 to local host and real network?

I use these commands sudo tunctl -u username -t tap0 sudo ifconfig tap0 0.0.0.0 promisc up sudo ifconfig enp0s25 0.0.0.0 promisc up sudo brctl addbr br0 sudo brctl addif br0 tap0 sudo brctl addif ...
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Problems creating KVM vm in Ubuntu 18.10 [closed]

I'm trying to create a vm in kvm through virt-install. I inputted the following commands: sudo virt-install / --name clipos / --memory 2296 / --disk=/home/mic/ubuntu-18.04.1-live-server-amd64.iso,...
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VirtuaBox in Ubuntu 18.04 Issues with Win10.ISO Installation

I'm running Ubuntu/Windows10 (both with latest updates) on an ASUS Intel i7 with 8gb Ram and a 1Tb HDD. I'm intending to dump Windows completely and just go with Ubuntu. However, I have 1 piece of ...
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Windows server as a Desktop enviroment for Ubuntu server

i have set up and ubuntu 16.04.5 server. and i have managed to install windows server 2012 r2 on top of it via KVM. Autostart is also enabled. for convenience i did the configuration via the unity ...
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No headphone capability on Win 7 guest over Ubuntu 18.04 host

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Optiplex 7020 with the usual architecture. I have Windows 7 Home Basic virtualized in a VirtualBox manager. Everything works fine except I can't get the headphone ...
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“Please create the following folder, or set permissions such that it can be created: /home/tando/.config/nautilus.” when I log into my VM

Every time I log in to the VM a window pops up saying, Unable to create a required folder. Please create the following folder, or set permissions such that it can be created: /home/tando/.config/...
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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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Nested virtualization with KVM is not working in Ubuntu16.04

[If there is a more suitable place to ask this question, let me know !] 1 What am I trying to do ? I want to use libvirt KVM with nested virtualization like described in [1] and [2]. But it does not ...
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Increasing Hard Disk size of Existing Ubuntu Virtual Machine in vmware?

I have a Ubuntu VM in VMWare workstation. It was previously allocated 20 GB of Hard Disk space. But while using it, it got filled up and now when I boot up I see blank dark screen which says me The ...
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Ubuntu Desktop & VMWare VSphere client?

Wondering ubuntu/debian community How do you manage your VMware VCenter from Ubuntu Desktop (18.04)? New VSphere Client (HTML5) is not an option, old VSphere web client is Flash, and I'm unable to ...
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Emulate NUMA machine with virt-manager

I need to develop a C program which uses libnuma library. But I don't have a NUMA machine at home, and the function numa_avaiable() returns 0. I would like to emulate a NUMA machine. So, I have ...
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configure: error: you must install the gnutls>=3.2.0 pkg-config module to compile libvirt

I am trying to install libvirt-4.7.0 in a ubuntu machine version 14. I have downloaded the libvirt-4.7.0.tar.xz. Then extracted it to /usr/src directory. I have installed the libvirt dependencies ...
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KVM server upgrade

Firstly I am not an Ubuntu expert and therfore not a KVM wiz either. I have inherited a standalone physical server that is running Ubuntu 16.10 (EOL) that runs KVM with a few Virtual machines running ...
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OpenGL 3.2 on 18.04 VirtualBox guest: Is it possible?

I'm in a Computer Science course that has assignments to be done in C/C++ using OpenGL 3.2 and GLSL 1.5.0. There was a pre-made assignment which compiled and ran fine on the CS department's Ubuntu ...
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Auto mount a shared folder using autofs service with VmwarePlayer

I'm running Ubuntu Budgie in a virtual machine using VMware Player. To mount the shared folder I use: sudo mount -t fuse.vmhgfs-fuse .host:/ /mnt/hgfs -o allow_other but I need to run the command ...
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Usin Vmware shatred folder as a mount moint in Linux(Kubuntu) [duplicate]

I'm using VMware Player, with Kubuntu 18.04 virtualize. The host is Windows 7. In VMPlayer there is an option to use a shared folder. I activated the shared folder but I don't know how to mount it, ...
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libguestfs virt-customize install is not working - Ubuntu 18.04

I was trying to use virt-customize to install a package in a disk image before attaching the disk to a VM. $ virt-customize --hostname atotest --uninstall cloud-init --install ifupdown --network -a ...
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virsh shows VM running, but it either doesn't start, or has no network access

I am having a HECK of a time getting virtual machines running on 18.04 (server) LTS. I say running, because it FEELS like virsh REPORTS it running, but that it never starts up. This is a very basic ...
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VMs get identical IPs

I frequently run several Ubuntu Server instances in a VirtualBox VM for testing various things. I typically install Ubuntu once and then clone the VM as many times as I need to. I use Bridged ...
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Unable to ping from host to guest in KVM

I have a Windows guest setup using KVM on an Ubuntu host. The problem is that I am able to connect to the internet and ping the host from the guest, but can't seem to ping the guest from the host or ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 SR-IOV on Intel ixgbe - Intel X550

I'm having issues on creating VF with ubuntu 18.04. SR-IOV is enabled from BIOS, the NIC are Intel X550, I added intel_iommu=on to /etc/default/grub and also tried using modprobe.d by adding options ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not emulating windows keystroke configuration correctly when logged into a VM through xrdp

I'm facing some troublesome issues when having a user use ubuntu's (18.04) xrdp app to remote into a VM. They are logging into a windows based vm being ran by VMWare. The connection and multi-...
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Virtual Machine best practices, and RAW vs QCOW2 [closed]

Tl/Dr: rebuilding VMs after OS SSD crash. Looking for best practice tips to see if I am missing anything, and to confirm if RAW vs QCOW2 has performance differences, and if they can be set up with the ...
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VM (created through Vagrant) is not listing the inet in eth1

I created a vm through vagrant with the following in vagrant file: config.vm.box = "ubuntu/trusty64" ...... ..... .. config.vm.network "public_network" Note the warnings here : default: Warning: ...
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Simplest and most scalable way to isolate ImageMagick in VM or container

For users of my web service running on Ubuntu Server 16.04 or 18.04, I’d like to integrate features from such useful programs as ImageMagick. For example, I’d like to crop their profile pictures or ...
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Git clone/push/pull commands fail without error after upgrading to ubuntu 18.04

Git worked without any problems in my ubuntu 16.04 VirtualBox VM hosted in Windows 7. But since I've upgraded the VM to 18.04 today all the commands git clone, git pull, git push fail without error. I'...
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how do i set up a virtual box shared folder in an Ubuntu 18.04 VM on a windows 10 host? [duplicate]

i added a folder to the machine in VirtualBox, but from inside Ubuntu i can't get to the shared folder. host: windows 10 guest: ubuntu 18.04
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Package 'virtinst' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

I am trying to install virt-install in Ubuntu 18.04.1 Server and get the following error: $ sudo apt-get install virtinst Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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qemu windows guest with access to host samba share but blocking external network access?

I am running my qemu virtual windows machine with the command: qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 2048 -boot d disk.qcow2 -net user,smb=/share/ -net nic,model=rtl8139 -localtime -vga std which ...
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Traceback error virt-manager : 'module' object has no attribute 'SSL_ST_INIT'

I'm not able to run virt-manager or virt-install on Ubuntu 16.04. Every time I try it a python error occur : ➜ / $ virt-manager Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/...
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/dev/kvm/ does not exist in ubuntu 16.04

I have installed kvm in ubuntu16.04 OS. WHen I am executing following command: kvm-ok I am getting following error: INFO: /dev/kvm does not exist HINT: sudo modprobe kvm_intel INFO: Your CPU ...
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What is a “minimal Xen Dom0 system” install (using say Ubuntu 18.04)?

Look as I have, I have failed so far to find a good guide or a definition of what a "minimal Xen Dom0 system" entails. Any help to find this information would be appreciated. Quoting "minimal Xen Dom0 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04LTS invalid Password

I had Ubuntu 16.04LTS on Virtual Box, after install FOGProject i made a reboot and try to log in, everytime show me invalid password, please try again. Try to log in on TTY1 and show invalid password, ...
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Package 'bridge-utils' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

I am trying to install KVM in ubuntu 16.04 using following command: sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils and getting following error: Reading package lists... ...
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Problem Installing Ubuntu 18.04 in VirtualBox

I tried installing Ubuntu 18.04 in VirtualBox in Windows 10 . After installation it's kind of in a boot loop ( How can I upload a pic here from my phone ? )
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Errors while installing VMWare Player Tools

When I open VMWare player, I get a prompt to install VMWare Player tools. When I click on Download and Install, it shows this error: Failed to run /usr/lib/vmware-installer/2.1.0/vmware-installer '-...
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Why doesn't “osinfo-query os” detect Ubuntu 18.04?

OS: Kubuntu 18.04.1 (and Ubuntu 18.04.1 in a virtual machine) When I run osinfo-query os after installing libosinfo-bin, the output doesn't include Ubuntu 18.04: $ osinfo-query os | grep -i ubuntu | ...
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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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Unable to bridge network to qemu (libvirt) guest

I am running a virtual machine with virt-manager on my Ubuntu 16.04 server and am trying to get the guest into the same network as the host. I have attempted to follow these directions however I ...
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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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Nothing happens when installing .run or .sh via terminal (Ubuntu 16.04 Parallels)

I'm trying to install Intel's Altera 13.0sp1 on my Mac (High Sierra) running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Parallels 13.3.1 but every time I run the .run or .sh files via UI and terminal after chmod +x nothing ...
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Defining network interfaces on Ubuntu KVM Kickstart files

I already asked this question on Server Fault but I haven’t gotten any traction. I hope moving it here is not wrong? How does one define static network interfaces in a kickstart file, for Ubuntu KVM ...
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VM shows a black screen after login

I am trying to connect on my virtual machine, in order to work on Ubuntu 16.04. It allows me to log into the vagrant machine, but a black screen appears afterward and nothing happens. I didn’t do a ...
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Extra mouse buttons not working in Ubuntu 18.04 VM guest, modified .vmx trick works on 16.04 guest but not 18.04

So I'm running VMware Workstation Pro 14.1.3 on a Windows 10 x64 host. I've had an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS guest for a while, which at first didn't recognize the two side buttons of my Microsoft IntelliMouse ...