Virtualization is the process of using software to emulate an entire computer, in which "guest" operating systems can run.

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kvm-linux with zero(thin) client

i have to run a virtualization in my office.can i use kvm-linux virtualization with zero(thin) client? i know vmware is supporting zero client protocols well but is kvm supporting it too and i can ...
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Virtualbox VM bridged NIC to host Loopback-NIC serve Internet

I have a Virtualbox VM with a NIC in bridge mode to the host machine Loopback Interface... I have in the VM the IP 192.168.0.12/24 I Have in the host machine 192.168.0.11/24 (assigned to Loopback ...
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How to prevent another vagrant instance overriding /etc/exports file

I have multiple Vagrant for different projects. Whenever I vagrant up either instance causes the /etc/exports file to get overridden. The first vagrant instance synced directories get overridden by ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu Guest OS on an external hard disk, “Startup Disk Full” error

Trying to install Ubuntu as guest os(using VMWare Fusion) on a Macbook pro. Internal Hard disk size is 128 GB, plugged in a external hard drive (2TB). I want to install Ubuntu on this external hard ...
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Run Windows and Linux at the same time

Now before you mark this as a duplicate or jump to answer "Just use VirtualBox", this is a different use case. I am looking to simultaneously run two operating systems on my hardware, so that the ...
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Can I pass non-graphics PCI-E without host drivers to virtualbox vm on FreeBSD

Like the question says, I have a pci-e card with windows (but not freeBSD) drivers. Can it be passed through from a host running FreeBSD 10.3 or higher to a VirtualBox VM running Windows 8.1/10? The ...
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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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Linux server just as RAMdisk

I want to setup an anti-forensic Linux server to protect my users. My aim is to have the Linux distro and everything inside of it running from RAM, never storing anything permanently. It is possible ...
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Install Windows 10 on VirtualBox via Bootable USB

Is it possible to create a Windows 10 Virtualbox guest instance wherein the OS source is from a bootable USB? If not, is this possible? Current host environment: Windows 10
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Can I virtualize a retail copy of Windows 7 on a different machine than I originally installed it on now that it's Win 10?

I have two PCs. For the first, which was blank, I bought a retail copy of Windows 7 Home Premium and installed it a few years ago. Then, when the Windows 10 free upgrade was announced, I waited a few ...
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virt-manager + kvm mouse movement on windows 10 guest

I installed a Windows 10 OS on a virtual machine created using virt-manager on Ubuntu 16.04 desktop host. I installed the relevant guest drivers, including all virtio drivers and spice guest tools. ...
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Finding VCI and VPI numbers remotely

I am trying to connect to my ISP with a new router but after calling my ISP they say they don't know what my VCI and VPI numbers are. Is there a way of finding these out remotely? The issue has been ...
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Is it possible to launch a VM's GUI from the command line with KVM without a desktop environment on host

Just did a fresh install of Arch Linux. I will be running several VM's with KVM. Is it possible to launch the VM's GUI from the the command line without a desktop environment such as gnome?
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Difference between Microsoft Hyper-V Server and Nano Server

I'm looking for a comparison of the two OS products developed by Microsoft: Hyper-V Server Nano Server What confuses me about the two products even more is that, AFAIU, both can run as Hyper-V ...
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Windows 95 as guest on VirtualBox Mac OS X Host - Successful installed, but boot fails

I am running VirtualBox (Version 5.0.20 r106931) on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014; 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7; 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3) with OS X El Capitan (10.11.4). I already installed Windows ...
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Redirect USB Device To Virtual Machine Using Hyper-V As Host

So I have a machine that is running Hyper-V Server 2012R2 as the host (bare-metal hypervisor). I have a USB device that is attached to this machine and I need a virtual machine that is running on the ...
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Why can't VirtualBox see my disks?

I have an external hard disk which stores all my virtual machines. Everything was going great until today. I turned my computer, on and plugged my external hard drive in. Windows sees it and can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 host cannot mount NTFS disks with VT-d enabled in bios

I've been setting up an Ubuntu server with KVM, as documented at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KVM/Installation. Once I started virt-manager and set up my 2nd video card for pass-thru, it ...
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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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Merge two VMDK files

I want to merge 2 VMDK files using: ||\vmware-vdiskmanager.exe" -r "E:\abc_vbox-disk1.vmdk" -t 0 C:\destination.vmdk|| It just converts the first file into the destination file and does not merge. ...
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Change MAC address of “VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter” (on host)

When I installed Oracle VirtualBox, it created a network adapter on my host system called "VirtualBox Host-Only Network". According to ipconfig /all, this virtual network adapter has the MAC address ...
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UnRAID performance vs. bare metal performance - any tests out there?

I couldn't find any, so perhaps anybody has done some tests? Assume that both hosts are turned on, but one of them is an idle system. One would be Linux and another Windows.
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VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1)

As pointed in the title I'm in a situation where a VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1). This happens when the guest (Windows) in booting up. The same happens with two 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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Hyper-V 2012 R2 different disk speed on CentOS and Debian

I found unexplained difference between running CetOS 7.1 and Debian 8.3 on Hyper-V 2012 R2. I create similar VM on similar hardware. Both virtual machines installed on 600 GB SAS 15K in RAID0 via ...
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VGA Passtrough QEMU/KVM

current i try to passtrough one of my GPU´s to a virtual machine (QEMU/KVM) via vfio-pci. My GPU´s are R9 290 and R9 390. I cant bind one of these cards to the PCI-Stub driver because both have the ...
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Can't start Hyper-V VM - error hypervisor is not running

When attempting to start a VM in Hyper-V I am getting the error "Virtual machine 'VM NAME' could not be started because the hypervisor is not running". I have confirmed that Virtualization is enabled ...
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Constructing a readonly Windows system partition?

I am creating a system for testing performance in virtualized environments. I have created a Windows 2016 VM that contains various tools for simulating load (such as stressing the CPU, or allocating ...
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Drag and drop won't select on VMWare Workstation 12 Pro (12.1.0 build-3272444)

I am attempting to enable drag and drop into the VM for an openSUSE distro (latest Tumbleweed) I have running in VWWare Workstation. However, when I attempt to enable the setting in Workstation it is ...
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Activate vxm on Chromebook C720

Not sure if this is possible, I have a Chromebook C720 running crouton, I need to turn on vxm in the BIOS, but as far as I remember I have never entered a BIOS on the device. Has anyone had success ...
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What does a hypervisor means in the context of virtual machines?

In this Harvard lecture about HTTP and VPS at min 59:00 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KuO4r5CHjM the lecturer talks about Virtual Private Servers and Virtual Machines. He said that they are managed ...
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What does overprovisioning mean in the context of virtual machines?

I am watching a lecture from Harvard and it talks briefly of the overprovisioning problem the VPS servers have and I did not meed this term before.
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What is the difference between a virtual machine on which you can run an virtualized OS on it and a virtual machine like Java VM? [duplicate]

It seems that they are quite different things but everybody uses the same term for them.
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Can't install Intel HAXM with i5-6260U - apparently it doesn't support VT-x?

I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (HAXM) for improved virtual Android devices. Taken from the this page, the hardware requirements are; Hardware Requirements: ...
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Best host for virtualization Windows XP on notebook

I bought notebook http://www.fujitsu.com/fts/products/computing/pc/notebooks/lifebook-a514/ , but i cann't install Windows XP on it or run clonned one. Think to use virtualization. What host best to ...
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hyper-v 1 network card same ip address

I have a windows 10 laptop with hyper v enabled. I want to be able to have the virtual machine access the host as I am trying to restore an old laptop. I have set up Microsoft loop back network ...
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VirtualBox state can not be saved

I can not save the state of my VM, but get the below error. What can I do? Host: Linux Kubuntu 14.4 Guest: Windows 7 Error Message: The state of the virtual Machine MyWindows7 can not be saved. ...
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I can't start virtual machines on my VirtualBox in Windows 7 Starter

This was a fresh installation of the software and VirtualBox gives me this error message after starting a virtual machine I created: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine PinkiePie. ...
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Relative cursor (infinite mouse movement) for VirtualBox

I'm trying to play Fallout 2 in VirtualBox with Windows XP. The problem is that with low mouse sensitivity in game my mouse cursor is limited to a small box because it stops at the host system screen ...
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Running Linux and Windows (dual-boot and virtualize the same machines) and hibernate

Let's imagine the following scenario: You have Linux and Windows installed on the same computer in a way that you can boot and virtualize the same machines. You're currently running Ubuntu on the ...
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My virtual machine (or host system) cannot use RAM correctly

I have virtual machine windows server 2008 which stands on Oracle VM VirtualBox. I declare 8GB of RAM for this machine. On my host machine (windows 7) I have 16GB of RAM. When I start virtual ...
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VirtualBox abort guest VM intentionally

I am wondering if someone knows how to abort a VM (linux box) in VirtualBox 5.0 intentionally? I've googled this to no avail as everyone complains why their VM's get aborted in state. I am recreating ...
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Vmware Workstation - Cannot open disks xxxx or one of the snapshot disks it depends on

I'm running Centos7 using Vmware workstation on windows 7 laptop. All was well until I restarted my laptop this morning & my VM started complaining as below The parent virtual disk has been ...
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Virtualization Performance Windows 10 on Debian

I have a PC with an AMD Athlon II X4 635, 2,9 GHz and 8 GB RAM. Because of my soon to be new job as an trainee for network administration, I want to know, if I might be able to virtualize windows 10 ...
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Virtualization is locked in BIOS

I want to run virtual machines on my computer, my Windows is currently 32-bit and I'm switching to 64, I don't know why they gave it with 32 because It would work with 64. When I go to the BIOS the ...
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Can I create and deploy the same native Windows 10 VHD to multiple computers?

Edit: Going to load evaluation copies/Education copies that participants have licenses to. I have a Windows App Dev bootcamp coming up and instead of making the people who don't have Windows 10 on ...
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Running a bare-metal hypervisor and VM on the same machine

Is it possible to install a bare-metal hypervisor on a computer and run VMs created using that on the same computer? what I'm going to achieve is like Installing a VMware workstation on a Microsoft ...
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What is a better way to allow guest VMs access to the same SSL certificate?

I currently have a host VM set up with letsencrypt to generate security certificates for my domains. I run several services inside VMs (which all use those certs) on that machine, and wish to continue ...
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Is it possible to emulate old non-atx power supply in VirtualBox

I want to emulate old non-atx power supply in VirtualBox or other similar virtual PC emulators. Is it possible?
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Physical console (screen+keyboard) dedicated to VM

I have a relatively powerful computer used for playing games in Windows, not too demanding games but with definite need of the GPU card (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760). I would like Windows to run in a VM, ...