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

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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 ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Cannot execute Virsh command through SSH on Ubuntu 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 for KVM host. On a jumphost, I tried to execute virsh command: ssh user@ip "virsh dominfo vm1" I got an error: failed to get domain 'vm1' But this command worked well on ...
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Passthrough of Radeon 5450 to windows cannot allocate resources

I try to passthrough a Radeon 5450 GPU to a Win 7 guest from a Ubuntu 18.04 hots. I'm using machine type q35 when creating the VM with virt-manager because I read that it should be better for ...
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Got error during installation of Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack

I have Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.1.38 installed for long time: $ apt-cache policy virtualbox-5.1 virtualbox-5.1: Installed: 5.1.38-122592~Ubuntu~xenial Candidate: 5.1.38-122592~Ubuntu~xenial ...
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Windows guest's audio choppy in QEMU/KVM with virt-manager

I'm using QEMU with KVM in virt-manager, with a Windows 10 guest. I've noticed the audio to be very choppy, and will cut in and out constantly. After installing most of the virtio drivers for Windows, ...
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why do people use virtual machine to use ubuntu? [closed]

I'm learning ubuntu and my teacher is using vmware. I remember my friend partioning his laptop disc or something, when he booted up his laptop he had a choice to start with windows or ubuntu. How did ...
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Accessing Ubuntu via Remote Desktop

More specifically the way it looks via Remote Desktop. I've tinkered with Ubuntu for a long time, but wanted to try something new. I have a Scale HC3 cluster (KVM/qemu) and have Ubuntu installed in ...
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Virtual Ubuntu 18.04 gets slow over time

I was happily running Ubuntu 16.04 as a virtual machine using Virtualbox on my Windows PC for about a year. Recently I decided to upgrade that (with do-release-upgrade) to 18.04. The problem is that ...
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Pass-through of Marvell 88SE9230 to Xen guest with AMD-V iommu

I have a Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P board with a AMD FX(tm)-8350 cpu. I have IOMMU enabled in the BIOS. For the non-XEN linux boot I pass iommu=pt amd_iommu_dump as a kernel argument and can verify that ...
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How to find out which interface name to use?

I'm setting up an Ubuntu 16 LTS on Proxmox, /etc/network/inetrface file shows only default: # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback I'm adding this: allow-...
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Problems starting libvirt daemon in Ubunti 18.04

I'm trying to run virt-manager to connect to Xen. However its not possible to start the libvirt daemon. When starting /usr/sbn/libvirtd via systemctl start libvirtd or by starting /usr/sbin/...
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How can I make Gnome pass the super key to desktop viewers?

TLDR: Gnome always eats the Super key. How can I make it stop for certain applications? Long version: I'm running 18.04, but this has been an issue for about five years, and I'm sufficiently fed up ...
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How to virtualize a windows device (/dev/sda2)

i'm using a dualboot windows/ubuntu 16.04, is there a way while i'm on the linux OS, to mount the windows (/dev/sda2) device and then use some kind of virtualization app to run it from my linux? ...