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

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Does Family Safety record site visits on a virtualbox?

So my son has been seeing some very disturbing stuff lately. So I decided to setup family safety. But he uses his Ubuntu VM most of the time and I would like to know if the family safety can record ...
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I want to enable VT-x (virtualization) and I can't find it in my BIOS

My processor is an AMD A6-6310 APU. I can't find any option for virtualization in the BIOS (version A2CN24WW(V1.06) ) I checked this particular processor's features, and found out that ...
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Build iOS apps using immutable server pattern

My team is looking to build an iOS application, and repeatability is key here. To that end, we use Martin Fowler's Immutable Server pattern. Specifically, our build hosts for everything else are ...
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Virtual machine can be runned on only one system

I have created a virtual machine using Virtual Box. I installed windows xp and then some other softwares on it. But when I try to run .vdi file on another system, windows xp cannot start up there. It ...
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Hyper-V Virtual Machine Won't Start

I'm at a loss here. This VM was just fine until today. My machine froze and I had to do a cold boot, and when Windows started back up, the VM won't start. It gives this error. Since then, I have ...
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Nmap scanning Virtualbox Windows VM through static IP

I have a Windows 7 VM set up on a Ubuntu host with a static IP assigned to the VM (192.168.56.2) but when I tried scanning this IP with nmap I got strange results root@Host-PC:~# nmap 192.168.56.2 ...
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How can I RDP to an azure VM when the VM is connected to corporate VPN?

I have a VM in azure I like to use for development. I built it with 2 NICs in hopes that I could have two public IP addresses, but that doesn't look possible in azure. When I connect to our ...
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Personal VDI for different environments

I'm about to reinstall my computer and I'd like to have different self-dependent environments: Android development, .Net development, PHP development, Gaming and stuff, misc, etc. My first option was ...
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Android Studio Vitual Device on a Windows 7 VM not compatible

I have a VirtualBox VM on my computer, the VM is running Windows 7 64bit. I installed Android Studio on that VM. I only have the basic Hello World application. When I try to run AVD I get this message:...
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Ubuntu 14.04 HOST - Windows 10 GUEST - VirtualBox Resolution Issue

Running Ubuntu 14.04 as the host. Got version 5.0.26 of VirtualBox and I'm running a Windows 10 as the guest os. Like all of the other threads, the resolution will not go above a certain setting. I'...
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RHEL 6 VM not booting Unexpected inconsistency

I have a daily backup that starts around 5pm, and i think yesterday it kicked while my VM was powered on which corrupted or something to my VM
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Launch VMWare virtual machine from another host

I have a triple-booting PC with Windows 10, Ubuntu 16.04 and Kali Linux 2016.1. I have installed VMWare 12.1 on Kali, which runs several VMs. Every VM's files are stored on an external HDD reachable ...
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vm workstation linux ip setting and putty connection

If you look at the picture, you'll see the Network Settings on VMWare Workstation. With this setting, I could not connect to the Linux VM with PuTTY. What have I incorrectly set?
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VMWare Workstation VMs Change IP Address without powering on

my home router changed and now new gateway is 192.168.1.254 and i see no way to change it to 192.168.1.1 I changed my physical machines to use 192.168.1.254 as the new gateway now I have around 200+ ...
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Parallels Desktop: Windows VM got reset overnight - lost all files

I posted the below on the Ask Different site. I am putting it now also into Superuser as it might be solely windows related. My boss logged into her Windows 7 Parallels Desktop VM (runs on an 2014 ...
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Send files via SFTP to VM without internet access through Citrix

I need to send some files to a CentOs VM which has no internet access and I am logging on to Citrix with the credentials of a colleague of mine. When using FileZilla to connect via SFTP, I can ...
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how to pass hackintosh parameters to virtualbox [closed]

People keep talking about: Try booting with nv_disable=1 http://www.hackintosh.zone/forums/topic/2421-virtualbox-amd-fx-8350-unknown-cpu-family/ But how on earth do you pass these sort of ...
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How to install a program in a Windows 7 virtual machine?

I have a Windows 7 virtual machine setup on a Windows 10 host using Virtual Box. What is the best way to transfer and install a large (8GB file) on my Windows 7 virtual machine?
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CPU stolen time by VMware Guest SDK does not match CPU ready time

I'm using the VMware Guest SDK library to figure out the CPU ready time of the virtual machine running my application. According the VMware documentation, the method VMGuestLib_GetCpuStolenMs of the ...
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VirtualBox, why can't I use more CPU?

I have a six core, 12 thread processor. two virtual threads per one core. I have the option to allocate one to 12 CPUs. There are warnings about allocating more than six CPUs not doing anything. ...
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Hyper-V / Server-Client-Model / Download VM from server to locale machine / VM HUB

I have to realise a solution for a software instruction room. I have the following vision: There are 9 Clients, all of them run Windows 10 Pro with Hyper-V. There is a Server (Win Ser 2016 maybe), ...
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vboxdrv cannot be auto recompiled after kernel update

I use the oracle VM virtualbox apt source. Recently I always get error after kernel updates: The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /...
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How to connect my base machine to the VM on hyper-v with virtual switch

Here I have a problem. I have two VM on hyper-v one is windows server and the other is RHEL. I want my base machine to connect with the virtual machines. On my base machine I don't have a network ...
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windows 10 pro with xp virtual pc

In the instructions it says to go to control panel/programs and turn on Hyper V programs on, but if any of them are grayed out, then virtual machine won't work. On my computer some are grayed out so ...
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VMWare Shared Storage not Syncing File Changes

So, I am experimenting with a couple VM's. Both are fresh Ubuntu 16.04 installs, no updates, no vmware tools. Both are able to read and write to this SharedTest.vmdk, while both are running. What I ...
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VirtualBox 5.1 - Can not mount SATA device - a real partition (VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED)

The host is Windows 10. I am trying to mount partition as SATA device on one VM but when the VMDK file is attached it throws the following error: ws1-pt.vmdk is generated as explained here. I have ...
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Is it possible to vmotion from vsphere 5.5 to 6+

We have a old vsphere 5.5 and iSCSI storage, for this infrastructure, we have 3 hosts, two of them are clustered and others is standalone, all of them use LUN as its storage, however, we want to ...
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How to bridge networking in this nested virtualization case?

This is a follow-up for my earlier question. Based on feedback from Daniel B and Deltic, I switched from VirtualBox to QEMU, which can handle 64-bit guests on a VM as a host (Hyper-V, in my case) - a ...
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Can't ping Mac host from Fedora guest with Virtualbox

Configuration: Host Macbook OSX El Capitan 10.11.4 Guest VM Fedora 22 Virtualbox 5.0.24 Host-only adapter Host to guest ping works fine, but guest to host is not working. This is not an issue ...
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Cannot disable VT-x in VirtualBox

Recently I was asked to deploy a scientific software packaged as a VirtualBox image (OVA format). I prepared the environment (Debian 7) - installed required packages, enabled DKMS, imported the image -...
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Route cloud services to VM on laptop via domain URL

I hope I explain the need properly and even more that there is a solution to it. What I am looking for is a way for cloud services to access my web server via a domain registration (not direct IP). ...
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Create a shared network folder between VM and host machine [duplicate]

I have a virtual machine with Linux setup and host machine on Windows. I would like to create a network folder that the Windows and Linux machine could share. Note that I would like a shared network ...
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Creating localhost “domains”

I have a virtual machine with a server accessible via localhost:<some port>. I would like to be able to access that server via someapp.local. Can this be done using something like iptables? The ...
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Restrict internet access for a VM running on Linux with firewall rules

I have Red Hat 7 running on my workstation, and Windows 10, used for working with Windows programs, in a virtual machine running on KVM/QEMU. The workstation, fulfilling the role as hypervisor, and ...
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Nested virtualization - running Hyper-V on Windows 10 guest under KVM with Linux Mint 18 as host

I'm trying to do nested virtualization in different hypervisor environments. Virtualbox does not support nested virtualization "out-of-the-box" according to my experience. VMWare Workstation Player 12 ...
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Why is my Arch Linux VM not saving after a reboot?

I'm trying to set up my own Arch Linux install on a virtual machine, but I've found out that every time I reboot the VM it loses all my content. I think this is because I'm using a live ISO for Arch, ...
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Wrong available memory with LXC virtualization

I have virtualized operation system using LXC virtualization. That system reports wrong available memory - it is always same as free memory. By experiments I was able to use more memory than amount of ...
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Bad write performance VMWare ESXi VM when on NFS/iSCSI

I'm experiencing a very low disk write on VMWare ESXi hosted VirtualMachines. First of all the specs: - i5 4590T - 32GB DDR-3 (non ECC) - Intel Z87 Chipset - LSI 9211-8i (IT Mode, configured for ...
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Connecting a VM to Domain Controller on the same Physical System

I have a Domain Controller installed on a Windows Server 2012, which is inside my home network (router from ISP, that is currently controlling DNS). I have used Hyper-V to create a VM (which is also ...
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Converting .GHO to .vmx

I wanted to convert a .gho file to .vmx or any VMware player compatible one. I have used the following command to convert gho to vmdk. Ghost32 -clone,mode=restore,src=Drive_D.GHO,dst=DriveD.vmdk -...
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How to decrease the virtual maximum size of a VMware Workstation VMDK hard disk file?

I have a VMware Workstation VMDK virtual hard disk file that is X GB. I have reduced the size of all partitions within the drive to less than Y size, with the remaining X-Y space being unallocated. ...
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Vmware Workstation uses all my RAM

When I run a virtual machine in VMware workstation, after a few minutes of use, it uses all my RAM (16GB). My system performance slows down to a crawl. The problem happens with Linux guest too but its ...
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Encrypted Virtualbox VM in a Veracrypt Volume

If I want to secure the data in my Virtualbox VM... is it significantly more secure to set this as an encrypted VM (via Virtualbox's AES disk image encryption) AND place the VM image in a Veracrypt ...
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File analysis for potential malware in a fresh VM?

If I wanted to find out if a file is truly a virus, and not just a false positive, I'd imagine I would need to run the file in a fresh windows VM and track all changes made to the entire OS post-...
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Virtualbox Seamless mode not working with Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a Mac OS Guest running Windows Server 2012 R2 in Virtualbox with Guest Additions installed. I use the VM to run Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio to work with some external mssql servers. ...
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How do i update available versions for operating system types in virt-manager

How do i update available versions for operating system types in virt-manager? For example for Ubuntu, only up to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is in the menu but I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Installation ...
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Gaming on thinclient or direct output for Windows VM on Fedora

I have a 8 core server in my dorm. It serves as my NAS & media server and I occasionally use it to play videogames with the roommates. Right now Win 10 is installed with fedora as a VM. This ...
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Hyper-V VM to open fullscreen mode as default from taskbar

I have a windows 8.1 Enterprise virtual machine installed on my Windows 10 Enterprise workstation. Every time I open my VM from taskbar it opens in windowed mode which is quite annoying as I have to ...
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redraw troubles with blank windows in VMware, not on physical computers, one specific program

I have a problem with one program. This program runs on a few different computers, one is a virtual machine, VMWare Workstation 12.0.1. On the normal computer the program looks normal. On the VM ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 VM on Windows 10 Hyper-V - No Network Connectivity

So I just created the VM and I have no idea why I don't have network connectivity. I've tried a bunch of things to troubleshoot the issues, mostly the following in different combinations: Created ...