A virtual machine is an emulation of a guest operating system, running on virtualized hardware within a host operating system.

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the most effective laptop intel processor for virtuals

I would like to buy a new laptop and then run host OS (Win, Linux) and as many virtual machines as possible (Debian with DE, 384-512MB). Which intel processor is the best for this? (please write ...
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How do I migrate from Oracle VirtualBox to Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac?

Most of the search results I have found deal with going from Virtual PC to VirtualBox. I want to go the other way around. I set up a VirtualBox machine to run Windows, but I'd like to switch to ...
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APCUPSD running in Windows VM on ESXi 6.0 host - cannot probe shutdown

I've tried a few different solutions to get this process to work on my APC Back-ups 550 with no success. I have an esxi 6.0 host running several VMs that need to be gracefully shut down in the event ...
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Just Installed Virtualbox on Windows 10 host, Cannot Load Ubuntu

Just installed 4.3.12, build 9926. For reasons I won't go into right now (extensive), the newest builds of VBox crash immediately in Windows 10 Home Edition. Build 4.3.12 will actually start Vbox ...
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Is it possible to bridge Ethernet and WiFi on IP level for the same network?

I'd like to expose a virtual machine to a WiFi network. I'd like to have it in the same network. Would setting a route table and ip forwarding works or is it waste of time and I should set up two ...
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more power for windows and video render

I have 10 different project on 5 windows machine that render a video with after effect, I already have a software that schedule my render. What i need is to make more video, I would like to know what ...
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Hyper-V Network Adapter: virtual device ok, but no connection

As you can see from the following screenshot, I configured an Hyper-V VM with a Windows 10 guest running on a Windows 10 host. Virtual Switching to the Ethernet NIC is configured ok as External + ...
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How to share a single Virtual Machine across multiple Vagrant files

I don't want to have multiple VM boxes on my machine since I'm pressed for space. I want to be able to share one VM across different Vagrantfiles. Is it possible? My experience has been that they use ...
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What's the best approach to licensing Windows and Office in a virtual test environment? [on hold]

We're several users, each working on their own local systems, and periodically we need to perform some software testing on different versions of Windows and Office. We would like to have a set up ...
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What is the performance difference of a Virtual Machine vs the Physical host?

Where I work we are running relatively powerful PCs using the Debian Linux Distribution. However for certain programs which we need to install it would be better to have CentOS and these would be our ...
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File server VM on a btrfs host

I want to build a file server/NAS while using btrfs to protect the data (from bitrot), but I'd like to use my existing KVM/QEMU server (debian with btrfs raid1) and create a VM for this purpose. If I ...
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How do you enable wifi geolocation software within a virtual machine (VMWareplayer)

I have a win 10 host with windows 7 guest VM. The virtual machine is attached to the internet via NAT (host has access to internet through either ethernet cable or Wifi, the VM Box shows ). How do i ...
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Running matlab on Windows through Mac

I need to do some work on matlab which must be through windows. Unfortunately I have a 2014 mid retina (8gb ram, core i5). Would one think I would be able to run it through parallel? I need to do some ...
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VirtualBox http connection error

I am trying to connect to VirtualBox remotely using the following code, String url = "http://192.168.0.101:18083"; String user = "..."; String passwd = "..."; VirtualBoxManager mgr = ...
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XenServer LVM and Virtual Machine relationship

I am trying to understand the relationship between LVMs and Virtual Machine files, particians and mount points on a XenServer. My end goal is to be able to view files that are hosted by virtual ...
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Can I use a “refurbished” Windows 7 license key on a virtual machine? [duplicate]

I am a software developer and recently purchased a Windows 7 Home Premium license and media labeled as "Intended for distribution with a refurbished PC". Does the license allow installation in a ...
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Configure UART/COM in Linux using Hyper-V Generation 2 VM

I've setup Linux Mint x64 in Hyper-V as a Generation 2 Virtual Machine on my Windows 10 desktop. I would like to attach a USB->Serial converter (FT232RL) to the VM, so I can program and debug embedded ...
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Access local VM from an external device

I have a local VM that hosts my website. The private IPv4 address of the VM is 192.168.10.120/24; I can access the website both locally to the VM and on the main machine by typing 192.168.10.120:80 in ...
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Bridged qemu machine cannot receive packets, these are dropped

I've created virtual machine (ppc) with bridged interface (using bridge helper) on archlinux. Machine can send packet out, but cannot receive anything. I can see packets (dhcp discover,request and/or ...
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Hyper-V configure with internet

I am using Hyper-V to create some Windows server 2012 R2 virtual machines. All was good until I found I could not access the internet in the virtual machine and now I am stuck. Where I am at ...
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Geting wrong permissions error using existing VDI in VirtualBox

I'm using the exact procedure here, but I'm getting the error shown below. I created the Ubuntu 15.10 VDI as a guest in Windows 10 (where it launches fine). I'm trying to use it in a VM in Mac OS. ...
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VirtualBox (5) - Make guest see VDI as USB stick?

I am using VirtualBox 5 on Windows 7 as my virtual machine program of choice. I am running a linux program on it, but it requires to save on USB stick (program written by my friend, who i lost contact ...
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Which filesystem to use for hosting virtual machines?

Goal A reliable server configuration which serves as the off-site backup for several, distributed servers as well as hosting a few virtual machines. Each server's backups should be encrypted, ...
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Why is Virtualbox start mode not detachable by default

Virtualbox has three start modes: normal (with a window for the VM but window cannot be closed) headless start (no window for the VM, but you can see a screenshot in VBox UI) detachable start (a mix ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 not presenting hostname to network

Environment is all Windows, non domain, including one host, five VMs, and three PCs. The Host (and periodically, one of the VMs) will not broadcast their hostnames across the network. Meaning, I ...
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How come I cannot use a VMDK disk on with a Windows 7 guest on another machine

I am a bit baffled about what I just tried to do. I have a machine running Windows 8.1. I have VirtualBox installed. Let's call this MACHINE-A. On MACHINE-A I have a VirtualBox Guest that runs off ...
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How to obtain the proxy resolver configuration of a Virtualbox VM

Virtualbox provides two configuration flags to modify the DNS behavior of the NAT engine for a virtual machine: VBoxManage modifyvm "VM name" --natdnsproxy1 on VBoxManage modifyvm "VM name" ...
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Virtual disk on external drive — VDI or raw?

I plan to keep an Ubuntu work environment on an external SSD and take it back and forth with me between home and work. I'd like to run it in VirtualBox rather than boot directly into it on each ...
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Trick VMWare Fusion into “Boot Camp”ing Linux

I have the following scheme on my harddrive: Ingwie@Ingwies-Macbook-Pro.local ~ $ diskutil list /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE ...
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Using modern AMD chips with Vmware and Virtualbox

Looking to build a cheap PC and then install VMWare workstation and Virtualbox to create some operating system virtual machines. Do all modern chips work with VMware and Virtualbox, or do they need ...
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Can't boot my VirtualBox VDI — messed up storage setting

I messed some storage setting up in the VirtualBox GUI, and now I can't boot my VDI. I tried just creating a new VM and using the existing drive. That didn't work either. I get: This is what my ...
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Hyper V Server not starting

I have setup a computer running windows server 2012 Datacenter R2, however after adding the Hyper V Roll I still cannot start a Virtual Machine on the Server. I am told in the error message that the ...
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Getting “Watch Dog Time out” when starting VMWare Workstation

I had installed VMWare Workstation at my windows 8.1 but whenever I am starting the VMWare Workstation I am getting error "Watch Dog Timeout" could please suggest us what to do now. I have 4 GB of ...
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How to slow down GPU in Oracle VM VirtualBox? [closed]

I run Oracle VM VirtualBox with 3d acceleration mode to run 3d games. I could run the same 3d game maybe 3-4 of them with no problems without the VM, but I run it in VirtualBox to avoid the game ...
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Windows 10 in Azure VM - NET 3.5 installation error 0x8000FFFF

I just created a new Compute in Azure - choosing Windows 10 Enterprise (x64) image. For deployment I used Resource Manager mode, DS1 size, disk type Standard and left default for the rest of options. ...
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To creat static IP for my HDP 2.3 machines

How do I create static IP for my HDP 2.3 running on different machines and virtualbox? I have enabled a dhcp server adapter but when I execute ifconfig I see that both my HDP instances on both ...
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VMware Win7 host, Ubuntu 14.04 guest, 3D acceleration

Hello dear community I have the following problem: I used Ubuntu in my VM (VMware Workstation 12 Player) on Win7 in the past to emulate Ubuntu 14.04. And everything worked fine. By everything I mean, ...
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VMware VM has internet adapters but no network connection

I recently used the VM conversion center to migrate my physical PC to a VM. Now I'm running into a problem though. As you can see, I've got (multiple) network adapters. They all seem to work fine, ...
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VBoxManage creating file in wrong directory

Hey there I'm using vagrant to set up some test boxes however I don't want any of the files to be on my main disk. I've changed $Vagrant_Home to be off disk however VBoxManage is still creating files ...
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Can I install x64 vagrant system via virtualbox in virtualbox machine?

I have main OS Windows 10 and install VirtualBox machine with Ubuntu 14.04 where I want install vagrant with centos x64. Is it possible? I try it but I got vt-x is not available (verr_vmx_no_vmx) ...
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Virtual machine running a *newer* linux kernel?

Is it possible to, for example, have the main system be Ubuntu 15.04 and install a virtual box that runs Ubuntu 15.10 inside of it? Or does the host system have to have a Linux kernel that is at least ...
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Assigning different IPs to apps without the use of VMs

I'm trying to run multiple copies of a game in the same host but the game checks for your IP before letting you connect. So I'm looking for a way to get around that problem. I've rented VPNs and were ...
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Reduce the size of VMware disk

I am running Ubuntu 14 LTS as a virtual machine with VMware player 6.07. The machine is currently using 24.7 GB but the maximum size available to the disk is 230 GB. The disk space is not ...
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How to precisely sync the VM clock to the host clock

Is there any way to precisely sync the guest clock to the host clock? In my application the host is running PTP (slave mode) and I need the VM clock to be synchronized precisely to the host clock. I ...
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Unable to get Debian guest full screen on VMware Player 12

I have installed a Debian 8 guest on VMware Player 12 but I cannot get the Debian screen to fill my whole monitor even in Full Screen mode. When I set it up, I set screen size to be the same as the ...
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How to reconfigure NAT servers so they are exposed?

Here is what I have: Live HTTP server (104.x.x.x) DD-WRT'd wireless router (192.168.2.1 / 8.8.8.8 DNS server) Win 8 Notebook PC (192.168.2.100) VMWare BIND DNS server (192.168.3.108 / NAT on ...
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How virtual machines will be effected from DDoS attack on same physical server?

I mean let's suppose that there is a large DDoS attack to a virtual machine which is running on a physical server with other 10 virtual machines, how the other virtual machines will be effected from ...
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Is it possible to have more than one screen in Parallels?

I use Parallels 10 on Yosemite. My hardware has one screen or two screens, depending on if I use the laptop and/or an external screen in combination. However, Parallels only recognises one screen: ...
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How to remove a partition within a VDI file?

I recently created a new virtual machine (Linux) that shares the same VDI as an existing virtual machine (WinXP). The installation of the OS on the new virtual machine aborted because there wasn't ...
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Can't log in VM Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I haven't used my VMware Player Ubuntu for a long time. I tried to log in today but when I write my password it seems that it starts normally and after a second it goes back to log in screen. I tried ...