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Modify VM system configuration without turning it on. Will it be OK?

I am using Virtual Box. I make a Virtual machine with this specification: Base memory : 1024 MB Processor : 2 CPU OS : Ubuntu Everything is working well. Later on, I ...
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Moving Ubuntu guest from Vista 32 to Windows 7 64 issue

As the title suggests, I ran into a problem when trying to migrate Ubuntu 12-04 guest from Vista32 Ultimate host to Win7-64 Ultimate host. I transferred the whole virtual machine and tried both adding ...
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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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Migrate Windows 8 from VirtualBox to partition

I had severe problems with installing Windows 7 and 8 which I didn't get fixed after a lot of research. So I am trying a new approach! I now have a Windows 8 up and running in a VirtualBox on my ...
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How to convert physical Ubuntu operating system into a virtual machine?

A while ago I turned my PC into dual boot with Windows and Ubuntu. But my experience is, that I rarely boot into Ubuntu, so I wanted to make it available as virtual machine in Windows rather than as a ...
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How to migrate from Ubuntu to Fedora?

I am considering moving from Ubuntu to another Linux distribution, most likely Fedora. I'm generally familiar with classic command line tools, and I'm comfortable using both of these distributions, ...
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Can you migrate an installation of Ubuntu Server from one volume to another?

Apparently, this question might be subjective (though I don't know how). Essentially, here's what I have in mind: I'm going to be building a NAS and am considering Ubuntu for the OS due to some of ...
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Moving Ubuntu to a new hard drive, partitions reorganization

I'm using Ubuntu on my laptop on a 250GB hard drive. I'm going to install a new 500GB hard drive and will create new partitions on it for different purposes. Can I simply copy the partition where ...
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How do I find out if my computer's hardware is compatible with Ubuntu?

I'm going to switch OS. From Windows 7 to Linux (Ubuntu, I think). Problem is that I'm not sure about my computer's hardware. Will it be suitable and there will be working drivers for it? For example, ...
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Want to use Fedora 15 (for GOME 3) until Ubuntu 11.10 releases, which Ubuntu applications are NOT available for Fedora?

I'm a long time Ubuntu user but having Unity in Ubuntu 11.04 is really an issue for me as I can't adjust to it. However, GNOME 3 seems more intuitive than Unity. As currently, there's no reliable way ...
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Is there an easy way to convert 11.04 wubi install to a new partititon with no drawback?

I have a wubi install that is running great. Some of the setup though is pretty time intensive, and I didn't realize that WUBI was only meant for testing - I thought it would be equally as good as the ...
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Is it possible to mount an LVM built on one machine onto another?

I've got a system with three drives that's build as a set of volume groups, under Ubuntu. I'm moving the drives to my Gentoo server, which has space for all three. Is it possible to somehow get the ...
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Migrate Ubuntu 10.04 installed on Machine to .VDI for Virtual Box HDD

I was using a Sony laptop with Ubuntu 10.04 installed on the machine. I have just bought a Mac and I will be using Ubuntu 10.04 as my primary development OS by virtualizing it using VirtualBox. Now, ...
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how to export extensions of Google Chrome?

I am finally migrating to Ubuntu and would like to know if it is possible to export my favorite Chrome extensions so that I could import them in my new Chrome in Ubuntu? Anybody knows please share ...
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Switching OS, what will I need to copy over? (ssh key, etc)

I'd like to change the OS on my laptop. I currently use Windows 7, but would like to install Ubuntu, but I'm not sure exactly what I need on the new OS. I've deployed an app to Heroku, which ...
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VMware Fusion / New Machine / verify VMs?

I just got a 15" MacBook Pro with 8GB RAM, 2.66 i7 and 500GB SSD. Very sweet and fast! My old machine was 2.66 Core 2 Duo. I used Migration Assistant to migrate my old MBP to the new. When I started ...
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How do I know if I have installed the 64 bit version of R on Ubuntu?

To many of you this will sound totally stupid. I am completely new to Linux. I installed the 64 bit Ubuntu. And then I installed this software called R which I will use to analyse large datasets. ...
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How can I move Ubuntu installation from one USB to another?

Is it possible to move Ubuntu 9.10 installation from a 4gb USB to a 16gb USB? I'd appreciate layman instructions since I am new to Ubuntu.
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How can I copy my (Ubuntu 9.04) Linux filesystem to another computer?

I have spent a lot of time configuring my computer: shell scripts, path definitions, video settings, as well as lots of programs. The disk is ext3 formatted. I would like to 1) move everything ...
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How do I migrate from Ubuntu to Debian?

I've been considering migrating my laptop from Ubuntu to Debian. I didn't set up a separate home partition. Is it as easy as just installing Debian over Ubuntu?
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Changing motherboard under a Ubuntu box

I would like to buy a new computer for my old home server, so the only things that remain are the HDDs. I know that under WinXP you can't do this, because the HAL will have problems and it'll ...