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

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Chrome appearing completley blank on Ubuntu

I am running ubuntu 18.04 on parallel for mac business edition 14 (macbook pro late 2013 retina with i7, 16gb ram, gt 750m). The problem is: chrome for some reason appearing blank on ubuntu: like this:...
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Joining a Windows 10 client as a guest VM on ubntu ( Configured with kvm ) to windows domain

I have a Ubuntu 18.04 client in my Windows domain , I don't wanna join this machine to this domain but I have a Windows 10 as guest VM on this host(KVM installed ) that I wanna join that Virtual ...
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Videos not playing

I recently installed Ubuntu in a VM on Windows 10 and have the problem that videos just don't want to play. Youtube and other websites don't work. Not even downloading the videos and playing them with ...
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KVM / GPU Passthrough

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 19.04 and I'd like to run a Windows Guest OS via KVM. I followed a guide on youtube to set everything up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2jnUK4MSyE I also ...
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Network bonding in VMs

I am trying to do network bonding on a ubuntu-vm (18.04 LTS Server ISO) just for educational purpose. My problem is this does not work at all. I tryed both Virtualbox and Hyper-V as Hypervisors. Also ...
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VMWare virtual machine won't boot after 12.04 upgrade

I was running an 11.10 virtual machine on VMWare Workstation 7.1.5 build-491717. I tried to upgrade the other day to 12.04. After everything was downloaded and installed, the system asked to be ...
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Cannot run Ubuntu VM through HyperV after installing xorg

I am trying to set up an ubuntu VM through Hyper-V Manager, and configure it so that I can conenct using windows RDC. My steps are: Create a VM using Hyper-V Manager with an installation of Ubuntu ...
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How can a program detect that Ubuntu is running as a virtual machine?

I am trying to run a program via Ubuntu 16.04 as a Virtualbox VM. The binary of this program checks if it's running on a virtual machine, and does something different on a VM than if it is on a given ...
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Linux bridge as a trunk port

does anyone know if linux bridge supports passing multiple VLANS? I have seen many example like eth0.VLAN_id then add this to the BR0 for example and that works. What i am actually looking for is to ...
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Unable to run Windows 10 using VMware 15 pro on Ubuntu 19.04

I am trying to use Windows 10 on Ubuntu 19.04. When I click the Start button, I get the following error: Unable to change virtual machine power state: This host supports Intel VT-x, but Intel VT-x ...
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Respondus Lockdown Browser required, can only use a Linux system

For an upcoming dual-credit college course, I am going to be required to use Respondus Lockdown Browser along with a webcam. The only systems with webcams are my own laptop and my mom's. My laptop is ...
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HyperV integration services v3.4 for 12.10?

Networking is sloooow with v3.1 How to upgrade to Integration Services v3.4 in 12.10? modinfo output in 12.10 filename: /lib/modules/3.5.0-17-generic/kernel/drivers/hv/hv_vmbus.ko version: ...
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Virtualbox can't find USB devices

I am using Virtualbox 6.0. The problem is it can't recognize any of my USB devices. I already installed an extension pack, the same version as VirtualBox and tried to make my account a member of ...
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Adjusting display geometry in a virtual machine?

Running 11.04 beta in a Parallels 5.0 virtual machine, but this question will apply to any virtualization software. Parallels 5 Linux tools (guest additions) don't work for 10.10 and 11.04 and I don'...
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Adding virtio support to ubuntu server 18.04

I installed ubuntu server 18.04 on my proxmox VE 5. However, Virtio network device doesn't seem to be working. I then came across this man page, which claims that I have to add extra kernel modules ...
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How to configure the guest vm(Ubuntu16.04) to get ip from bridge network of the host vm(Ubuntu16.04) using KVM hypervisor?

I'm having trouble to get IP from the bridge network which was custom configures for 10.* addresses and now my guest VM was picking default address 192.*.
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How to fix mouse cursor out of sync with VirtualBox Ubuntu Server 16.04.3 LTS VM?

I'm running Ubuntu Server 16.04.3 LTS VirtualBox VM with XFCE as desktop environment. Used VirtualBox is latest version 5.1.26 r117224. Frequently the mouse cursor is running out of sync and the only ...
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kvm and gcp clash - help! [duplicate]

I am a basically Linux-illiterate user of Ubuntu 19.04. I just (September 19, 2019) did a normal update with aptitude, and got the following error: dpkg: Error processing archive /var/cache/apt/...
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KVM/Qemu: VMs won‘t boot

Recently I installed several VMs (of some Linux distributions) under KVM/Qemu on my (19.04-)system. They worked just fine, but only one time, immediately after installation. Once I shut them down, ...
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Ubuntu VM frozen at “Starting User Manager for UID 121”

I have an Ubuntu VM that has been working fine for a while but recently when I rebooted it, it froze right here. Any ideas?
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HW acceleration in KVM VM?

I have setup a Ubuntu 19.04 virtual machine (guest) on my Kubuntu 18.04 LTS. Everything is working fine, but how do I enable HW-acceleration for video on the guest? vainfo gives this error: libva ...
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KVM QEMU PASSWORD at the user prompt?

I am having hard time to get Android Studio working, KVM issues, installed manually following a thread from this site, still not working neither in studio or stand alone, now after reboot I got two ...
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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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Manually upgraded QEMU 3.1 does not support qxl video device

I want to use the latest version of QEMU (3.1) with my installation of Ubuntu Server 18.04.2. I have managed to install it, but it seems that the new installation is not correctly connected to all the ...
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/sys/kernel/security/apparmor/profiles set to -r--r--r— but not readable by non-root user

I've tried to upgrade from gnome-boxes 3.28 to 3.32 but it keeps crashing because libvirtd is not able to access: /sys/kernel/security/apparmor/profiles This is the terminal output: user1@pts:~: ...
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Gnome Boxes in Ubuntu: Can't leave Fullscreen mode

I'm running Gnome Boxes in Ubuntu 16.10 to virtualize Windows XP, but when I press the fullscreen button, the only way to go back to the host is to power off the virtual machine. Does anyone knows ...
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CPU does not support KVM, but I want to run android emulator in Ubuntu 18.04 on HP Computer

I have set up my react Native environment on an HP UEFI Computer running Ubuntu 18.04. When I try to run an emulator using AVD, I get the following error: Starting emulator for AVD '...
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how to install KVM in Ubuntu Virtual machine?

I've tried to install KVM in an Ubuntu virtual machine (versions 19.04 and then 16.04) and in both cases I get the same error: INFO: Your CPU does not support KVM extensions KVM acceleration ...
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Ubuntu Server and QEMU - “Could not initialize SDL”

I am following the instructions on RunningKVM. My host runs Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 (64 bit) I downloaded the Ubuntu Server ISO file: wget -c http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/releases/14.04.2/ubuntu-14....
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Prepare Ubuntu 16.04 server for template

I am trying to setup an Ubuntu 16.04.2 VM for my lab. I want to configure one copy of Ubuntu with generic settings and then clone the disk to make installation quick. I know there is unique ...
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Attach multiple physical Interfaces to a KVM VM

I am trying to set up multiple VM's on a Server with multiple network interfaces via KVM and network bridges. The idea is to have a Bind/ISC Server with an IP on Bridge#1 that assigns IP's and ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
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how to improve Ubuntu 19.04 desktop performance on VMWare workstation?

I installed the latest version of ubuntu desktop on my VMware workstation and it's awfully slow. In order to open firefox it takes like 10 minutes and then another while to enter a url. Can I change ...
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How to install Xen Project on Ubuntu Server 18.04.3 LTS?

Was following the instructions on this page but got stumped on the second step: Using bridge-utils $ sudo apt-get install bridge-utils In a bridged setup, it is required that we assign ...
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Windows 8 guest, ubuntu 12.10 host - sound will only play through front headphone jack

I've had a search but couldn't find a solution for my issue. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with VMWare Player 5.0.1 build-894247. Ubuntu is recognizing my sound card as a "Creative Labs CA0106 ...
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How to connect to guest vm(KVM) on remote host PC

I have dedicated server with ip. I installed KVM, launched virtual machine(Centos), vm has internet connection(NAT), I installed and launched openssh server (22 port). How can I connect to that VM ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 guest VM is receiving packets out of order when configured for promiscuous mode

The Ubuntu VM is running on an ESXi 6.5 Host and is configured with 2 VMXNet3 adapters. One of the NICs (within the VM) is configured for Promiscuous mode. The associated vSwitch is tied to a ...
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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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18.04 on Win10 VirtualBox - cannot boot the installer

Host machine: Win 10 Home 64-bit; i7 @ 2.5GHz; 1TB SSD & 1TB HDD (both internal); 12GB RAM; Intel HD 4600 graphics Trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 (from the Ubuntu site) desktop in VB v6.0. ISO ...
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VBOX failed in startup error: 1.Failed to start Hostname Service 2. Failed to start Update UTMP about System Boot/Shutdown

I installed virtual Ubuntu distribution using VBOX on windows 10 all was working good for several months, when I restarted my windows 10 while VBOX was running I clicked on terminate process on VBOX ...
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Creating VM's with Ubuntu fails to install Domain

I am trying to install an Ubuntu 16.04 VM an Ubuntu 16.04 Actually I was trying to install Volumio on a VM, but because that didn't work I tried to install Ubuntu as a VM but got the exact same result ...
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Transfer files between host and guest using virtio-serial

I have a Windows 10 guest with very limited network access (limited by Check-Point VPN firewall) which I access through the spice viewer. But I need to transfer files to/from the guest. I tried to ...
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Better VM Ubuntu on Windows 10 or VM Windows 10 on Ubuntu?

(VM = Virtual Machine) Hello, so as a developer currently studying I am working on a laptop under Windows 10 OS, so I would like to install Ubuntu OS on my daily laptop, the problem is that I know in ...
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Ubuntu server network auto configuration failed

I am trying to install ubuntu server 18.04 inside proxmox. At the network configuration page, ubuntu complains that autoconfiguration failed and gives me the choice to continue without networking. The ...
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Does “min_free_kbytes=256000” allow caching even when the free mem is at 250 MB?

I am actually plotting a memory graph which shows the free, cached, used and buffer memory on my VM, And i am taking these values using the sar -r command. My min_free_kbytes is 256000. Now, The ...
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ubuntu does not show its GUI interface after installing virtualbox-guest-x11

I am trying to use my Ubuntu on windows Virtualbox. With reference to this page (http://lifehacker.com/how-to-dual-boot-and-virtualize-the-same-partition-on-y-493223329), I managed to boot up Ubuntu ...
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Is there a KVM GUI for headless Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS?

I want to be able to install and run virtual machines on my headless Ubuntu server, but I don't want to use the cli as there are far to many switches to memorize that can create far to many typo ...
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How do I run different ubuntu versions in a virtual machine? [duplicate]

Been looking into Cinnamon, Mint, and MATE and want to run them in a virtual machine but I'm struggling to get the ISO's to run them in a VM from downloads. I think I'm doing something wrong but ...
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KVM Windows 10 guest no SMT/Hyperthreading

KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) Ubuntu 18.04 MSI MPG x570 Gaming Plus Ryzen 5 3600 Nvidia RTX 2070 Super I am utilizing GPU passthrough, the purpose of this setup is to give me optimal performance in ...
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netplan bridge: no connection to/from virtual machine

I'd like to setup a brigde on my host (Ubuntu 18.04 server) to get a connection to the internet from/to my virtual machine (also Ubuntu 18.04 server), both with netplan. The host is a dedicated ...