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Questions tagged [virtualization]

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

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Cannot use OVS commands with libvirt

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 on which I have installed OVS. I have created a bridge 'br1', and the output of $sudo ovs-vsctl show Bridge "br1" Port "enp0s25" Interface "enp0s25" Port "...
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Unable to start VM using libvirt-terraform

I am using the terraform libvirt provider and I am failing to start a VM. I have a drive mounted at a folder within /home/dude/vmPool/, and I have tried setting acl from looking at this issue which ...
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Different IP - Ubuntu Server on Win10 (Oracle VM)

Iam running Ubunutu Server in Oracle VM on Win 10. I checked ifconfig and my inet adress is 10.2.X.XX for eth0 On my Windows Pc is my Ip is 91.51.XXX.XXX Shouldnt both IPs be the same? And how to ...
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How to enable virtualization in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on HP notebook

I am creating a cross platform mobile application using cordova. i am running the command cordova run android and getting below error. The screen just hangs also. CPU acceleration status: /dev/...
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LTSP installation problem [duplicate]

On Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS I tried installing LTSP in "chroot" mode, following this guide. The initial command apt install --yes --install-recommends ltsp-server-standalone epoptes Returned: Reading ...
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Virt-Manager Error

I've installed QEMU-KVM and Virt-manager according to this guide: https://linuxconfig.org/install-and-set-up-kvm-on-ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-linux. I can get pretty far until I reach step 4 of 5 ...
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Sharing internet between Host and guest xen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 as host machine,want to create bridge so that guest OS can access the WiFi Internet access. If a have understood correctly brctl utility is used to create bridge for Ethernet ...
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Connection In virtualbox [duplicate]

I install windows in vbox that installed in my machine ubuntu 16.04, how I can access to the internet in vbox ?
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how to mount img file (Virtually) WITHOUT loop or fuse or any loadable module in ubuntu 14.04 (running in docker without priviledge in c9.io)

I am trying to mount (plain-ext4-format) .img files in a ubuntu 14.04 running in c9.io without ability to load module or kernel tweak or fstab tweak (because it ignores fstab).i can login as root. i ...
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configuraing VM acceleration Issue on Ubuntu 18.10 [duplicate]

I just switched to Ubuntu and I'm following the instructions on Configuring VM acceleration on Linux I typed this command sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils ...
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print_req_error: I/O error, dev sdb, sector 882159520

After some time I came back to my esxi server where my ubuntu nas is hosted and clicked to see the terminal window and found several messages like the one in the title for random sectors on random ...
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Increasing disk space

I just created a new Ubuntu VM on 18.10. I started it with a 1TB hard drive and went back in after install, and increased the size of the hard drive in VMWare to 2TB. However, when I run fdisk, this ...
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Ubuntu running very slowly on VirtualBox VM

As stated, my VM is running very slowly. Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr' host specs: Laptop Windows 10 Intel i5-6200U 2.4Ghz processor 8gb ram It is unbearable, I can't write in the console as ...
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bridging KVM on Ubuntu 18.04

So I've been trying to set up KVM on Ubuntu 18.04, with the goal being of having the vms have unique IPs on the local network (so that I can easily open up ports for them). On OpenSUSE it did this ...
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KVM Visualization on ubuntu 18.04

I have ubuntu 18.04 desktop as my host, I wanted to use KVM to install virtual machines, the laptop has only one ethernet card eth0. Now when I use VirtualBox I can install a virtual machine, bridge ...
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Config bridge network in order to using KVM

I want to install and configure KVM and I need to create some virtual machines, As I researched I should create a bridge network and select it in KVM. I installed bridle-utils before anything This is ...
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MAAS KVM Pods and VMs: stuck at commissioning machine

I have been dealing with this issue for a while now, and none of the FAQ's I've gone through provides useful insight. Feeling Zen now, so I'm kindly asking you for a hand. I have installed MaaS 2.5 ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.01 LTS CIFS Mount failing

Having issues getting my persistent network shares to mount in Ubuntu, here is what ive added to /etc/fstab //192.168.2.10/AlphaData_GlobalShare /media/AlphaData cifs credentials=/root/....
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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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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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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 ...