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

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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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Setting up a pentest lab with windows xp and kali as guest on virtualbox only one way connections?

So i have kali linux 2016 and windwos xp installed as guest in virtualBox then i followed an instruction on superuser for making the two guest talk to each other. Now windows xp is capable of pinging ...
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Arch-Linux / Virtualization to install, then be able to boot off of?

Would I be able to install arch Linux via VMWare Player, and then be able to boot off of it at startup if i were to instal grub if i were to use a partition for a bad linux install that i already ...
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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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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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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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How do I can change setting RAM in VirtualBox?

everyone! I'm a web developer (PHP) and I working on a laptop (MacBook Air middle 2012, 4 GB RAM). For my projects, I must use Ubuntu 14.04. For its, I use VirtualBox with Vagrant. I always run my ...
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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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Can't route traffic to VM on corporate Network

For reference I am a web developer with only the most basic knowledge of networking. I don't even have the perspective to ask this question in an intelligent way so bare with me. I am trying to setup ...
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Can't Start Virtual Machine

I'm getting the following 3 errors when I try to start my hyper-v virtual machine. Failed to start Could not initialize Microsoft Key-Value Pair Exchange Component. Failed to create instance with ...
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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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How to use a mouse in CCS64 for GEOS

I'm trying to run GEOS on CCS64. Its working and all, but I can't use the mouse. And no I'm not going to switch to VICE.
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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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Hyper-V Virtualisation Disabled in Firmware

I'm on windows 8 and i've been trying to use hyper-v to set-up a virtual machine. When I go into the "Turn Windows Features On or Off" the box to select Hyper-V platform, it is grayed out and when I ...
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pfsense with 4 WAN IP and outgoing NAT

I have a pfsense with a single wan ip, i want to assign multiple wan ip's. The pfsense machine is located on a vm machine with the other servers i wish to NAT forward. I want to give each server a wan ...
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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 Linux website hosting & opening in network windows systems

I have just started learning Linux on my own. I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 desktop version & installed lamp server also... I have installed apache GUI & created virtual hosts example.com &...
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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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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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Increasing image size inside of WINE

I have an application designed for Windows XP, that needs to be ported to a Mac running 10.9.2. I found WineBottler and have created a package for the app, which works perfectly with the exception of ...
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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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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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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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Host Website On Virtual Machine

I know how to set up a VM, and I know how to bridge the connection so that the VM can have outside access. However, is it possible to set the VM to a different IP address than the host machine? ...
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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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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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Azure: Load Local Storage from Blog Storage

I notice that with my Azure VM I get a certain amount of SSD "Local Storage". I also see a ton of references online to this only being temporary storage, however I have a large amount of static data ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Apple 10.7 Lion OS on Windows 7 Using VirtualBox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? So I do not own a Mac, and have never owned a Mac so I am not really sure how it typically works with the OS'. I am ...
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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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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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How to copy command line text to host clipboard while using Ubuntu on VmWare?

I have host machine running Windows 7 and VmWare running Ubuntu in command line mode. When I am trying to copy content of command line of client machine to host machine - it is not working. There is ...
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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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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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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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Get files off of VMware Virtual Machine

I have a VMware virtual machine that has a .vmdk file that for some reason it "can't find". There are some important files on it that I need to get off, but the machine will not boot. I have tried ...
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Can't access internet from inside Virtual Box

I have used Virtual Box on my system before and was able to access the internet. I just reinstalled Virtual Box and installed XP inside it. I cannot access the internet from within. When I look in ...
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Do VMware, Virtualbox & Virtual PC play nicely together?

Lately VirtualBox has been a bit unstable and I want to try other VMs. If I install VMware and Virtual PC on the same host as VirtualBox will it cause problems (eg. crash the host)? What if I try to ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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Assign static IP to VMware Player guest on host-only network

I have a VMware guest (Ubuntu 14.04) on a Windows 7 host that has a host-only network adapter (the 192.168.59.xxx address range), and every time I reboot the machine, it gets a new IP address assigned ...
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Minimalistic Linux or opensolaris HOST suitable for VM Guests [closed]

Question: Suitable Linux or opensolaris (minimum requirements/packages) as HOST platform, to run Virtualbox or VMware? Note: I would like a bare minimum installation of Linux or opensolaris as the ...