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Create new VM based on existing .vhd with command line

I created an Ubuntu Server .vhd with Virtualbox and would like to boot it on another Ubuntu Server instance using kvm. How can I boot the .vhd and have it used bridged networking?
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Ubuntu KVM failed to set up

I'm trying to set up a VM with KVM on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine (64 bit). I followed the installation instructions to the letter at http://www.howtoforge.com/virtualization-with-kvm-on-ubuntu-12.04-lts ...
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Copy/paste issue in Ubuntu virtual machine (QEMU-KVM) with Awesome window manager

I have Ubuntu 12.10 virtual machine running in QEMU-KVM. Copy/paste between host and vm works fine when using Unity as window manager but not while using Awesome. What is the difference between ...
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Scheme to “right click”-configure and start a new server on a KVM host

What I have: A KVM host where I host several (primarily) Linux servers with various duties. (I am aiming for a scenario where each box have its dedicated job/function, not chucking every logical ...
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How can I write a Windows (NTFS) .img file to a partition and add it to grub?

I'm trying some crazy stuff here. First, I had a VirtualBox machine with Windows XP installed, using .vdi format. Then I exported the image to a OVA, extracted the .vmdk and converted it to a raw .img ...
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Create a persistent qemu+ssh connection

I am trying to make a script that will list the VMs on my four host servers, and dump the xml for guest domains that are running. I am running the script on one host server, and using qemu+ssh to ...
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Networking Issue with libvirt (kvm)

I'm running a desktop class computer tower with Ubuntu Server 13.04 (64-bit) installed. The server is configured with libvirt, and I use virt-manager to control and configure the VMs as well as ...
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Virtual Machine stalls after migration

I have Ubuntu VMs running on an Ubuntu server Host. When moving a VM from one host to the other using virsh migrate --live some of the VMs stall out. The only way to get them back is to kill them and ...
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Error while creating a VM using KVM

I am trying to set up a VM on my Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop and it's giving me error when I try to start the VM. The error states: virsh # start vm1 error: Failed to start domain vm1 error: internal error ...
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Is the ubuntu a VM instance if I choose to install it alongside with windows via the wubi installer?

I recently installed a Ubuntu 12.10 64bit using wubi installer under Windows 8. Every time I start my machine, it will go to the Windows 8 bootloader first and then I can choose which operating system ...
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KVM module not found by virtual machine manager

On ubuntu when I launch the virtual machine manager I get a warning saying that KVM is not installed. I installed it from apt-get. Ran modprobe and got: $ modprobe -l | grep kvm ...
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Mouse movement in KVM is much slower than VirtualBox, any work arounds?

I'm running KVM in latest Ubuntu, mouse seems pretty slow compared to host machine, the cursor looks "heavy" to me, Anyone know what could possibly wrong ? I use a wireless mouse that connects ...
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ubuntu libvirt serial console requires ttyS0 restart to connect?

I'm attempting to configure serial access from my libvirt host to one of its guests. I've configured the device on the guest and started it: jsharpe@sel-app1:~$ cat /etc/init/ttyS0.conf # ttyS0 - ...
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Mapping KVM guest VMs to subdomains

I've just installed KVM on a Ubuntu host system and intend to install two guest VMs on it. I have a domain, e.g. example.com. How can I configure my system so that VM(a) is accessible by example.com ...
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KVM image failed to start with virsh, permission denied

My host OS is Ubuntu Server 11.04 (natty) After following the instructions detailed by Ubuntu's help, I created one KVM image using sudo ubuntu-vm-builder kvm hardy --libvirt qemu:///system The ...
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Where can I config service startup options in Ubuntu?

I'm not used to using Ubuntu or Debian as a server. I'm more accustomed to Red Hat/Fedora ways and even Gentoo (yikes). Under Red Hat installs, you can often configure most services that start from ...
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KVM in Ubuntu cannot trap Windows7 keyboard shortcut

I am running Windows7 as a guest OS inside KVM running in Ubuntu Desktop 10.04 Everytime I do Alt+Tab within Windows7, the shortcut is caught by Ubuntu. How can I 'trap' the shortcut to stay within ...
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Best, easy to use open source virtualization solution for Ubuntu 10.04?

I am a big fan of VMWare Workstation - it works great and is so easy to use... However, I like open source. I realize there's VirtualBox, but ideally I was looking to something to do the following: ...
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Ubuntu KVM guest-only bridged network?

Configuring a bridge is not a problem KVM Networking What I can't figure out is how to disconnect host from the bridge?
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Virtualized Screen Resolution

I have a 64 bit Ubuntu 9.10 workstation with two virtualized guest OSes using KVM/QEMU. Also both 64-bit. One is Fedora 12 the other is beta of Ubuntu 10.04. The problem is that I would like to use ...
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Virtualbox, VMware, KVM or other for Ubuntu virtualization?

Is any one of these better than the others? What are the differences in practical terms for home use?