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

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18.04.1 LTS infinite boot time

Our Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS is no longer booting up. Here is what's happening. (please forgive the screenshot but I can't copy'n'paste... Any idea on what is going on? EDIT1: This is a virtual ...
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Does anyone know how to change the mouse behavior in Gnome Boxes?

I have two mouse cursors in Gnome Boxes running Android and the mouse cursor does not "grab" like I think it should. Instead, I have to click and drag to move the mouse cursor which is awful behavior ...
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qemu-kvm connact install ubuntu 18.04 64 bit

I try to install KVM with this doc But I have error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: qemu-kvm : Depends: qemu-system-x86 (= 1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.5) E: Unable to correct problems, ...
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Problem with creating a PV-ubuntu-guest with Xen on slackware

I don't know if I'm in the right place but: i have Xen installed on slackware and i wanted to create an Ubuntu-Guest-Domain. I created the xen-config-file(attached) manually and created a new guest ...
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virt-viewer command not woking

I am using an ubuntu machine. I created a CentOS 7 VM. Now I want to get the GUI using virt-viewer command and it flags me the following error: (/usr/bin/virt-viewer:25156): Spice-Warning **: channel-...
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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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Use 3rd monitor only for Windows VM

I cannot use my 3rd monitor on Ubuntu. My USB to VGA cable has no drivers for linux. Therefore I want to ask if there's a way to use my 3rd monitor with my USB to VGA cable through a VM where Windows ...
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Share USB NIC over VMware

I have a host system running Ubuntu 18.04 and VMware 14.x and a guest OS of Windows 7 The only active interface on the system is a Verizon USB Dongle (4G) The dongle works fine for the Ubuntu host, ...
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How do I non-interactively provision ubuntu virtual machines using `libvirt`?

Previously (some years back) I have used vmbuilder, but this now seems to be unmaintained and cannot be used with newer ubuntu versions. I have also tried vagrant with vagrant-libvirt plugin, apart ...
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Encrypting virtual machines

I am pretty new into virtualization with KVM/QEMU and I have a security question. Which is the best way to encrypt virtual machines? Back when I was using windows, I enforced bitlocker on every drive ...
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Virtualbox not booting Ubuntu 64-bit [duplicate]

When I attempt to boot the newest Ubuntu LTS on VirtualBox it says I need VT-x/AMD-V and nested paging but there unavailable on my system, and my 64-bit guest will fail to detect a 64-bit CPU and will ...
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VMs not starting on KVM after reboot

I have 2 VMs running on Ubuntu server 16.04 that are not starting after reboot. I have configured them to autostart. When I tried starting the VMs virsh start VM, I receive the following error: ...
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On ubuntu 18.04.1 server LTS virtual machine,the disk can not be mounted when the disk hotplugging

I had write a rules file in /etc/udev/rules.d , it will be used to process the disk event from kernel ,and it will be execute the other shell script to implemented automatic mount the disk. When i ...
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After installing low latency kernel, image not changed

I am using a VM with Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to set it up in order to use Open Air Interface, so the very first step is to install the lowlatency kernel. This is the command I am using. sudo apt-...
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How to install Kubernetes Locally via Minikube

Trying to learn more about Kubernetes I tried to install a standalone instance. If you try to run minikube it suggest to use snap. sudo snap install minikube kubectl snap info minikube Minikube ...
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macOS VMware guest does not recognize USB dvice

The question is also trying to add documentation on configuration/installation of MacOS on VMware (on supported Mac hardware) the issue was discussed on similar questions, but it is very complex. I ...
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Cannot Create VM Using docker-machine

I realize this question may be misplaced, so I am open to suggestions for a better place to post if there is one. Currently, I'm stuck so this seemed to be the best match. Anyway, I'm trying to ...
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How to avoid the reinstallation of VirtualBox Guest Additions on every kernel upgrade of guest Ubuntu to have clipboard and draganddrop?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS host with VirtualBox 5.1.38 from Oracle's repository. I have Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS guest on this host. Inside the guest I have installed all needed packages to get Guest ...
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Internet access not functioning in Ubuntu 18.04 VM

[SOLVED - (3) below] I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS in a VirtualBox VM instance. I am building an internal network in accordance with an article on setting up a non-internet accessible, isolated ...
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KVM guest host communication Ubuntu virtual server

I have tried a few solutions so far but cannot get this working: I have a couple virtual servers running on my client machine. I seem to be able to connect the guests to the host or the guests to ...
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Install Lubuntu 18.10 on a 4GB Virtual Machine

I read that is possible to install Lubuntu on a 4 GB pendrive, so I would like to do the same on a 4GB virtual machine (on VirtualBox 5.2). The problem is that when I execute it, it says that there is ...
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Nvidia on the host + Nvidia on the guest: GPU passthrough on KVM problem

I'll try to better explain my question: I've successfully configured a VM with win10 that recognize my second GPU, an nvidia 1050ti while the host uses an nvidia 1060. Everything is working decently. ...
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I deleted the Libvirt user, and now virt-manager throws `Unable to connect to libvirt qemu:///system.`

I understand this wasn't smart, just looking to find out how to fix it. Full error message: Unable to connect to libvirt qemu:///system. Verify that the 'libvirtd' daemon is running. Libvirt URI ...
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Network not available in kvm virtual machine over Kubuntu

I tried to install a Centos guest over kvm in Kubuntu 18.10. I want to use bridged networking. I followed the tutorials at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Networking and https://help.ubuntu.com/...
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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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virt-install with Ubuntu server 18 fails with “ERROR Couldn't find hvm kernel for Ubuntu tree.”

Hello there (Greenhorn here), I have a server with Ubuntu 18.04.1 server running on the bare metal. I am attempting to get a VM spun up using virt-install. This works with 14.04 and 16.04, but I get ...
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Move boxes of gnome-boxes in another host

Recently I changed the operating system and I would not want to lose the boxes I had. So I copied all the old files in the same directory .locali / share / gnome-boxes / images of the new operating ...
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What is my IP address in a VM server? [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu server as VM in VirtualBox and then installed Docker in it to run some containers. Installed Portainer in it (so it means the VM is connected to the internet). Now I typed ...
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startx (xinit) not working

So I am installing Ubuntu Server (18.10) in a VirtualBox VM and it's working, except that I can't get startx to work. I'd like to have i3wm, because it good for multitasking and it's light. The ...
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How do I get past the “Finish partitioning and write changes to disk” during automated UEFI install?

I am using ubuntu 18.04 with virt-install (--boot uefi) and a kickstart ks.cfg file. The disk partition and %pre information is ignored when using UEFI. Disk partitioning information part /boot/efi -...
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Libvirt - adding pool on external drive - no search permission

I am running ubuntu 18.04. First off, how can libvirt access /var/lib/libvirt/images when root is the owner and group? Is there another of security letting libvirt access root files in only some ...
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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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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 ...