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

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Using OS in virtual-machine increases security?

I have question about security. I don't know if it's good place to ask this question here. Let's say I want work with money, trade it and so on.. And I have ubuntu on iron on my laptop, but I have ...
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copy a pc file to VM env/linux

I have a file on Desktop 'Test1.py'. I want that file to run on saltmaster VM and am trying to copy that file through scp commands. I hit this command scp Test1.py ...
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Virtual Box storage format error while installing Windows 10 tech. preview

I'm trying to install the Windows 10 technical preview via Virtual Box on my Windows 8.1 32 bit laptop. After following the normal process of creating a new virtual machine by "New", when I go to ...
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VMware Authorization service not running

Today when I tried to start a VM in VMware Workstation 9.0, an error popped up (image attached below) saying "Vmware Authorization service is not running". I tried opening services.msc and tried to ...
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Moved VM Ubuntu from Windows to Mac, no longer able to access shared folder

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VM running on VMware Workstation 11 under Window 7. I have installed Samba and mounted /var/www/ to be accessible through the network connection to access through the native ...
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How do I successfully virtualise my (Boot-Camp) Window 10 partition so it runs on Hyper-V?

I have a MacBook Pro with a Windows 10 partition running on Boot-Camp and I would like to convert the Windows 10 partition into a virtual disk/machine that I can use as a VM within a Windows hosted ...
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Shrink a VM hardisk size

I have a giant VM (Ubuntu 14, ext4) which takes about 150GB. I've did some cleaning up and I'd like to shrink this VM to take about 60GB. I've used gparted live CD to redistribute the partitions, and ...
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Sharing and sync multiple VMs with one image on server

I'm building a complex system for my research team. I thought it through a dozen of times an I'm still not sure how to execute it. I'll present my idea and I'd like to hear your suggestions for a ...
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How to set the default virtual machine in VMware Fusion?

I'm running VMWare fusion in Host OS: OS X - El Capitan. There are 2 Guest OS in my VMWare fusion: Windows 10 - one that I seldom use. Ubuntu - one that I use quite often. My problem is that ...
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xorriso to convert raw image to ISO fails (file size too large)

As the title says I'm trying to convert a raw image file to an iso image. I've used these as reference when doing this. https://www.turnkeylinux.org/blog/convert-vm-iso ...
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How can I import a VMDK disk image to an AWS EC2 t2.micro instance on us-east-1e region using an S3 bucket on us-east-1?

I've recently purchased a reserved EC2 micro instance on region eu-east-1e. I am having trouble importing a virtual machine using ec2-api-tools: ec2iin -t t2.micro "CentOS 7 x86_64-disk1.vmdk" -g ...
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VirtualBox cloned vdi starts but no display

I have virtualbox, host win7 and guest ubuntu 14.0.4 I created a fixed sized vm. I cloned the fixed sized vm to a standard sized vm(dynamic). It worked perfect, just a message referring to low disk ...
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Tilde on Ubuntu virtual machine with QWERTZ keyboard (MAC)

I want to do a tilde (~) on my virtual machine Ubuntu Server (14.04.4) but I couldn't do it from now. I have OSX as OS (QWERTZ keyboard). How is it possible to do it ? I already look at some topic ...
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Open http/https URLs from Mac Mail in Linux virtual machine

I'm running VMWare Fusion 8.1.1 on OS X 10.10.5 with an Ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. My primary email client is Mail in OS X, but I'd like to configure it so that http/https URLs in emails are opened ...
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Bad Block on Virtual Machine (Virtual or Physical Problem?)

I am dealing with a virtual machine that is receiving the following entry in the event log: TIME OF EVENT: 7/30/2011 3:47:05 PM EVENT LOG: System EVENT SOURCE: disk EVENT ID: 7 SEVERITY: Error ...
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Deliberately slow down file access speed

I am trying to deliberately slow down access to files on my Windows machine to test load times on an application I am making. I've tried virtual machines and giving it limited CPU/RAM resources, but ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu VM on virtualbox through putty and accessing Internet

I want to run Ubuntu on VirtualBox. I have downloaded ready VM online. Also tried running the VM. Now I want Internet connection on this machine, and also want to connect to Ubuntu 32 bit Guest OS ...
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Corrupt VirtualBox VDI

I've got a Ubuntu 15.10 64bit Guest on a Windows Host. Today when I wanted to start the VM I got the message "FATAL: no bootable medium found! System halted." I checked, that the VDI is correctly ...
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Configuring Virtualbox to use an authenticating proxy

I have a couple of Virtualbox VMs (ubuntu guest) running on a windows 7 host, but internet access is through an authenticating proxy with a self signed certificate. Configuring this for just one of ...
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VirtualBox crashes Ubuntu 16.04 vm's

Host: xubuntu 16.04 amd64 Guests: xubuntu 16.04 and lubuntu 16.04 The vm crash right away when booting for the very first time from the desktop iso's. The screen gets garbled. And that's it. The ...
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How to connect a vm to pc wth nc

I'm using a PC with Ubuntu Desktop and a VM (Virtual Box) with Ubuntu Server. I would connect my ubuntu desktop to VM with NC. How to I've setup my VM? My setting network of VM has bridge and with ...
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ap-linux in a vm, does this make sense?

AudioPhile Linux, a distro tailor made to play audio has interested me. However I don't consider it desktop-grade and I don't have a spare machine to use it with. Does it make sense to run ...
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Oracle Linux, Hyper-V VM and Virtual Discs

I have a Oracle Linux 6.5 VM that in the command windows constantly displays "end_request: critical target error, dev sda. sector 235913472" then a separate line that says "dm-2: WRITE SAME failed. ...
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How to connect to internet from Ubuntu which is installed in a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation?

I have installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation. I have Windows 7 as my host OS. I want to connect to internet from Ubuntu. Can anyone please gives steps for connecting to ...
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How do I Host a Virtual Machine with the GUI Accessible on Docker?

Imagine the following scenario, I have a network at my house with five computers on it. One of them I've set-up to be a server, so it is permanently on and accessible from the rest of the network. I ...
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Connect button disabled Azure Linux RDP endpoint

I have Linux VM on Azure deployed with Hortonworks Sandbox VM and want install Linux desktop. Following this tutorial ...
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Is there a way to share the guest OS Internet connection with the host OS with in VMware?

I have an USB Wi-Fi board without drivers for Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Sometimes I have to connect to the Internet using the external board and need to pass the Ubuntu Internet connection ...
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Getting FTP working on an Azure VM, connection closed

I'm struggling to connect to FTP on a new VM in Azure. I made a new Virtual Machine from the default image (Windows Server 2012 Datacenter) and RDPed into the new VM. I then enabled the Web Server ...
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SSH from Mac (host) to Virtual Machine running Windows 10 (guest)

I'd like to SSH into my virtual machine to "remotely" edit some files. I'm running Mac OS X (host), and the VM (on VMWare) is running Windows 10 (guest). Is there a way of achieving this? What do I ...
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Can i clone a running vbox machine? [duplicate]

Is it possible to clone a running VBox machine? I need this because I can't turn off the machine during its purpose so I was wondering if something like that is possible? I tried by cloning the ...
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Can I connect a virtual machine to an adhoc network hosted on the host machine?

I have created an adhoc network on my laptop, to this network i can connect other computers but the virtual machine won't connect to it and i don't know why, I can't ping the guest machines from the ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 VM shows a black screen in VMware Player

I have a Ubuntu Server 11.04 64 bit VM running on VMware Player 3.1.4 that only shows a black screen. No matter what I try, the screen remains black. The VM has worked the first time. When I reset ...
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What's the bandwidth between two VMs on the same host

I have two Virtualbox VMs, the network configuration of one is NAT and the other one is NAT+host-only adapter.My host is a desktop located in a university lab with Local Area Connection 100.0 Mbps, ...
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Error with VMware Player on Windows 7 - Virtual system won´t start

my OS is Windows 7 64bit and I have installed VMware Workstation Player 12.1.1-3770994. I never had problems with it, every time I started the virtual machine it worked without any problems. But since ...
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Backup multiple virtual machines and save backups to host

I have linux centos server with multiple ( 10 ) virtual machines running on vmware. Is it possible to make backup on database and specific directory on each virtual machine via script and cronjob on ...
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Create Network with Server and Client in Virtualbox

I am new here to the forums and I have a few questions about Virtualbox so I can learn about setting up a windows server network. I have windows server keys and windows OS keys as I am an apprentice ...
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Can I backup a running virtualbox Virtual machine?

I am currently running a time consuming python script on a virtual machine(It has been running for ~95 hours at the moment). I have no idea how long it will take to complete and am running it on a VM ...
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Virtualbox bridged network is unreachable

I'm trying use a network bridge adapter for my VM (fresh Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS install) within the latest version of Virtualbox (v5.0.20). Running ifconfig -a gives the following output: As you ...
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Kali Linux Stuck after installing on VirtualBox

I Installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox after finishing installation it rebooted and stucked and I can run Kali even I deleted and installed again new downloaded ISO Please help me
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How can I improve my linux security? [closed]

I dabble in Linux from time to time. Oddly enough at one time in the past and just today, I've found my system compromised (that is my perception at least). In my opinion I'm no expert in Linux or ...
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How to run TIB file created in Acronis True Image to VM Ware

I have created a full backup of XP Using Acronis True Image File type .tib, I converted the .tib file to vmdk to run on Virtual machine. I installed VMWare on Windows 7 and when I run or open the ...
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VMWare Player does not save changes in guest operating system

I have installed VMWare Player in my Windows 7 Ultimate and I have added Ubuntu 12.10 in a virtual machine. The problem is that every time I power off the virtual machine everything is lost. I mean ...
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Make app working on ultra hd computers

I have a ultra HD computer and some apps don't work well with this resolution (too small text, buttons, etc) I tried to run them on a virtual machine but it has the same problem. I set the ...
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How to increase volume on a virtual machine?

I've installed OS El Capitan using VMWare Workstation and sound is too low, for example, testing iTunes. Is there a way to make it loud in the same level as happens in Windows (which is, in my case, ...
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How do I access local web address in a microsoft virtual machine?

I have downloaded a Windows 8.1 VM from Microsoft's dev center to do local testing for IE11. Host is OSX Guest is Windows 8.1 Using Virtualbox 5.0.12 Host machine /etc/hosts file: 127.0.0.1 ...
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Dismiss low disk space prompt (Suspend, Power Off, Continue)

I'm running a Windows 7 virtual machine under VMware Fusion 5. The VM is out of disk space, and I'm getting the following prompt: The prompt says: VMware Fusion has paused this virtual machine ...
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Error while connecting to USB device in VMWare Player after update to Windows 10

I have a VMWare Player version 6.0.0 installed on my machine since when I was using Windows 7 x64. Some time ago I updated the later to Windows 10 and when I started my Linux Ubuntu Gnome with VMWare, ...
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Virtual Box OSX host, Windows 7 Guest Host-Only Network appears as Unidentified network

I'm trying to set up communication between my guest Windows 7 and host OSX machines. I have virtualbox configured with a vboxnet0 Host-only network with the following settings: IPv4 Address: ...
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When a VirtualBox VM's Adapter is set to Internal Network can the Firewall of the Host Machine Control Access to the guest VM's Ports?

In a VMs network settings: Right click settings, then in the resulting Settings dialog select Network from the side bar And click any Adapter N tab, If I set the Attached to: drop down to ...
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Automated way to run bash script inside Ubuntu hosted in VirtualBox?

I have Windows 7 as host OS, and Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS running under VirtualBox, I have some shared folders with data between Windows and Ubuntu and some binary in Ubuntu that do some processing of ...