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I have been attempting to connect my Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual Machine to the internet. I have been searching and found some information but have not been successful so far. I have also tried Linux Mint and no network connectivity there either.

My Adapter Settings: Adapter Settings

Ubuntu Network Setup in HyperV UbuntuNetworkSetup

HyperV Virtual Switch Manager VirtualSwitchManager

I'm not sure if this is the issue, but it seems likely. However, anytime I attempt to make the External Switch a Hyper-V Extensible Virtual Switch I get the message shown below and I am unable to set that property. UnableToEnableHyperVExtensible

Any help is appreciated.

If more information is needed please let me know. I tried to be as thorough as possible

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Any reason to not use VMWare Player or VirtualBox? –  kobaltz Aug 23 '13 at 3:26
I don't have any experience with VMWare. I tried using VirtualBox and it was always very slow. Also, Visual Studio for Windows Phone development uses an emulator that runs in Hyper-V; VirtualBox and Hyper-V don't like to play nice together. –  AndrewK Aug 23 '13 at 3:33
Thanks for the info. I was just wondering. Have always used VirtualBox and QEMU. Never knew why someone would use Hyper-V, but that makes sense. –  kobaltz Aug 23 '13 at 12:34
It's nice that it comes with Windows as well, and now that I have an internet connection it works very well. –  AndrewK Aug 23 '13 at 12:40
What were the settings for the Internal Virtual Switch? (Sorry I am posting as a question, but I just joined and it says I need 50 reputation points to post a comment ..) –  user300704 Feb 17 at 3:23

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Well, I figured it out. I had to create an Internal Virtual Switch and then go to the External Virtual switch and share its connection with the Internal Virtual Switch.


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Im having the same problem now too and I changed the settings here but it still not showing as connected =( –  qodeninja Mar 20 at 18:08

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