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

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Get my Windows box and a Linux Oracle VM instance to talk to each other and the web

I'm running Windows 7 and the latest version of Virtualbox. I have an Ubuntu VM instance running and I would like the VM & my native OS to talk to each other & the web. Following advice I ...
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Getting better performance when running python unittests in a Virtualmachine

I'm sorry if there is any obvious answer on this question, but it came up too interesting to me... so here is the situation. I have a Python application with about hundred unit-tests. Running all ...
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cannot mount vmware tools cdrom in VMware Player

Yes I know, there is another thread but I have another issue. I am using Windows 7 as host and debian 8 as client. I have configured a cdrom device in VM-Ware config and I have choosen the ...
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VirtualBox - Internal Network - ssh connection refused

I try to get an ssh-connection between two virtual machines. Therefore I have installed two vm's with Ubuntu-Gnome-16.04 guests on a Ubuntu-Gnome-14.04 host using Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.36. I setup ...
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Resize LVM on KVM CentOS 6 VM

I've got a base image that I'm booting my VM's from. The base image is only 1.5GB. Different VM's will have different requirements for disk space. I've setup the VM with the default setting: VolGroup ...
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Clonezilla-ing fails on a bad(?) disk

I'm trying to do a physical to virtual conversion on an old laptop, by imaging the hd, and then copying it to a virtual machine. The laptop normally boots and runs fine, however Clonezilla fails with ...
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How can I observe a user's activity on an Azure Virtual Machine?

I'm looking to create a classroom-style network in Azure. I am wondering if there is any way to set up the "instructor" machine in such a way that the instructor can observe a student's session ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 “disables” CPU in VMware Fusion

I installed Mac OS X Server 10.6.0 in VMWare Fusion the other night and it worked perfectly, until I ran Software Update. I upgraded to 10.6.6 through the combo updater, and now when I start the VM it ...
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ErrorCode: TargetDiskBlobAlreadyExists

I am creating an AzureRM VM using existing VHD, the error which I received is New-AzureRmVM -ResourceGroupName $rgname -Location $loc -VM $vm New-AzureRmVM : Long running operation failed with ...
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How to share a VPN connection in a VMWare Guest VM with the Host

The need - This question is relevant for all of those who want to bypass their corporate's annoying VPN, and access their work/corporate network from their private computer, especially if the ...
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BSOD error fffff880009ae7e8

I did a P2V vm and now I got 7B error (I can't find arg fffff880009ae7e8 "0xFFFFF880009AE7E8" anywhere in the internet) .. I tried change registry to load scsi driver LSI and still same error . here ...
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Hyper-V spins forever when trying to automatically boot a VM

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 VM under Hyper-V in Windows 10 and most things work flawlessly. However, I've set up the VM to boot automatically when the system boots, and this is leading to trouble. ...
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How to hide from a program that it is running on a virtual machine?

Some software contains tests to see if they are running on a virtual machine. It's very unpleasant to see alert messages such as "Sorry, this application cannot run under a Virtual Machine." and have ...
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P2V using Acronis True Image Home 10 and Windows 7

I have a full system image using Acronis True Image Home 10 and want to run it as a virtual machine on Windows 7 Professional. I have created a virtual machine but Windows Virtual PC doesn't allow ...
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Azure Virtual Machine Crashing every 2-3 hours

We've got a classic VM on azure. All it's doing is running SQL server on it with a lot of DB's (we've got another VM which is a web server which is the web facing side which accesses the sql classic ...
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VMware shows windows ( ubantu ) loading but do not open

I'm using VMware workstation to run a ubantu based software software . First it was running fine , but suddenly when I open .vmx file and power on the virtual machine , it start to starting fine . But ...
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My vm reset each reboot

I got windows 10 and the free vmplayer. I have virtual machine of windows 7 and it works well. I just installed LinuxMint on this vmplayer as well. Each time i reboot this machine it goes back to it ...
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How to fix connection loss in VM?

My virtual machine loses the internet connection sometimes on linux and I need to stay connected constantly. So I wrote the following script: #!/bin/bash wget -q --tries=10 --timeout=20 --spider ...
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What happens with the local virtual machine when I shutdown my PC

I have an Hyper-V virtual machine running on my PC and I'm in the middle of an installation wizard. but I have to shutdown my PC where the Hyper-V is running. My question is, what happens with the ...
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Can't resize VirtualBox drive. Debian

I had Debian Virtual Machine with 8 Gb vdi disk. Later i need have been some extra space. I resize vdi disk with VBoxManage modifyhd Debian.vdi --resize 20Gb Next, i download GParted ISO and create ...
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How can I connect via SSH (Putty) to my VMWare machine (Ubuntu)?

I'm trying to connect to my VMWare (Workstation 7.1.3) machine (Ubuntu Lucid) via SSH. I've read through some other posts, but I can't figure this out. I ran ifconfig, and got a inet addr: and Bcast ...
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Apache problems after moving a VM

I took an image of a server for testing purposes, and I created a new VM from the image. I sorted out the boot problems, but as the IP was that of the live server, I changed my network configuration, ...
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Can't connect to selenium grid on VM?

I have a VM on the same network as my computer. I can remote into the VM and open up the selenium grid console (http://(ip):4444/grid/console) and it appears to be working fine. When I try to open ...
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Windows 10- associate Chrome window with an arbitrary virtual desktop on startup

(W10 tag used b/c only W10 supports multiple virtual desktops. If I read the tag description yet, I should be using VM tag, even though virtual desktops aren't VMs, are they?) I have 8 virtual ...
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Protecting Virtual machine from being copied to other hosts

I'm deploying a web application on a linux server (ubuntu) on virtual machine (In VMWare ESX 5.1 and the host machine is Windows) I need to protect the entire application and guest OS from being ...
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CentOS connect to VirtualBox network

I have created a virtual network by using VirtualBox and I would like to know how can I make CentOS connect to it and have its own IP (e.g. 192.168.1.102 ) because I have a Windows 7 VirtualBox inside ...
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Cannot create checkpoint on Hyper-V (0x800423F4)

Host Machine: Intel Core i3 3120M @ 2,50Ghz 2,50Ghz 12GB RAM Windows 10 Enterprise 64Bit 750GB HD 250GB SSD Virtual Machine: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 4 virtual processors 8GB RAM I'm ...
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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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Unable to ping anything on virtual machine

I got a virtual machine image for my course (there is a development env setup) and I can't create a same setup, so I need to use this. It's an older Arch Linux (uname -a says 2013) with 3.8.4 kernel ...
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How to launch multiple instances of VM image in VirtualBox?

I would like to configure a machine image with all the bells and whistles and then be able to launch multiple instances of it in VirtualBox. However, it allows me to launch only a single instance of ...
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High CPU usage by dwm.exe when nothing is happening

Setup: Windows 7 Ultimate, running in a VMware box inside Windows 8, VMware Tools installed; VMware Workstation is the only application launched in win8). Aero is on. Starting a few months ago, on ...
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Windows VM in Gnome-Boxes won't grab mouse or respect mouse movement

I have installed a copy of Windows 7 as a guest in a Gnome Boxes VM. During install, it behaved normally, as do various Linux distros I have also set up as guests. Based on rules I can't fathom, all ...
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hardware virtualization on Intel i7-4790K/Asus maximus vii ranger/Win10 Pro [duplicate]

After a power failure my system seems to have lost its virtualization capabilities. CPU is an i7-4790K (http://ark.intel.com/products/80807/Intel-Core-i7-4790K-Processor-8M-Cache-up-to-4_40-GHz) ...
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Bridging my VM with an OpenVPN adapter

Beginner user here,I start to slowly learn about networks, virtual machines and so. Here is my set up. I have a host system, running Windows 8.1. On my host system is installed OpenVPN, with a ...
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VirtualBox/Ubuntu mouse disappears

I just created an Ubuntu 14.04 VM in VirtualBox (the host is Windows 7) and have noticed a strange "bug" occurring with the mouse. And yes I installed guest additions. About 50% of the time, when I ...
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Relation between memory host and memory arguments xms and xmx from Java

I have the following host with the memory details: $free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 7872 7579 292 17 483 ...
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Create VPN with an Azure VM that is De-allocated each night and uses dynamic DNS

I've been on a learning curve with Azure this week and had some great success configuring a Windows 2012 R2 VM for hosting a POC application. The basics are in place and I've mapped a sub-domain back ...
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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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how to migrate virtual to physical disk

My plan is to migrate open virtual format(.vmdk,.raw,.dmg,.vdi) to physical partition. I tried to restore virtual file to USB using powerISO but didn't boot. I've .dmg and vmdk file, how to migrate ...
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Mounting virtual USB storage device for use in VMs

I am looking for ways to mount a virtual USB storage device (containing some of my files) to several VMs (running Windows 7 and XP) on VMware. So far, I have tried using ImDisk. ImDisk is capable of ...
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Trick PC into having a physical and virtual DVD Drive

At school, I've got a server running to which I can make a VPN. Now, I need to set up a few VM's with all having a need for a different OS. I can't physically go to school to change a boot DVD, so I ...
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How do I install MS-DOS6.22.exe in a Virtual Machine

I downloaded a version of MS-DOS 6.22 from Microsoft's DreamSpark website to run inside a virtual machine but found that the file is a EXE and not format the VM will except. I tried to format it into ...
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Create a VirtualBox VM from an existing bare metal Windows installation

I have Windows 8.1 installed on one computer. I want to use it as a VM under VirtualBox on another computer. Is this possible? If so then how? All I'm trying to do is save a ton of time going through ...
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run virtual box machine(kali linux) guest on psiphon(vpn) proxy on windows host NAT/Bridged

I have windows operating system and psiphon installed and running. My isp has blocked some sites hence i have to use psiphon. I want to use Kali linux in virutal box. But problem is that i wish to run ...
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Optimizing Windows 7 for Virtual Machine Hosting [closed]

I use Linux (specifically, Ubuntu or Lubuntu) for work—but, for some reason or another, the laptop provided to me is Windows 7, and must remain Windows 7. I've been working via a virtual machine—and ...
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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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ClouderaVM in 2 Different Machines are not Pinging Each Other

I am using cloudera-quickstart-vm (VirtualBox) in 2 different systems with bridged mode of networking to implement hdfs (in a distributed manner). Host System: Windows 7 Guest OS: CentOS 6.5 ...
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Turn off HyperThreading without BIOS

I need to turn off HyperThreading from my i5-3210 notebook since it hinders my IDE performance. My i3 took about 10+ seconds from compile to run in my Android VM, same code runs in my AMD in about 10 ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu can't connect to internet via external network adapter if it also has an internal network adapter

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server running as a Hyper-V VM. It has an external virtual adapter and an internal virtual adapter connected to it. The external adapter eth0 gets an ip from 192.168.1.x ...