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

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Ubuntu 16 on Hyper v screen flicker and other problems

I installed ubuntu 16 64bit on windows 10 hyper-v. I allocated 2gb ram and 10gb HDD space which is enough for a plain ubuntu installation. The installation completed successfully. But I do not see ...
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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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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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missing enable SVM option in BIOS (amd phenom II X4 960T)

I have AMD Phenom II X4 960T mb: ASUS M5A97 (Socket 942) rev1 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 It does support virtualization. I found in mb manual, that my bios options should be like this: ...
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How can I create a subnet that has internet access in Hyper-V in my home lab?

I recently became certified in Net+ and A+ and am studying for my MCITP. I have a virtual lab setup in Hyper-V with static ip's as follows: Server 2012 R2 as Primary Domain Controller. Server 2016 ...
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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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VT-X is supported by cpu but not selectable

my computer's bios setting says that vt-x is supported by cpu. but I could not find anywhere to enable it. what's going on?
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Best software dev practices/advice for Unix guy on Windows [closed]

I've been developing on Linux/OSX for years and now I've been tasked with using Visual Studio on Windows (which is running on Parallels on my Mac). I'm having serious separation anxiety without Bash, ...
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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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What does it mean if an enterprise is “entirely virtualized”?

If someone on the IT staff of an enterprise describes their company as "entirely virtualized", what exactly does that mean? (In reference to the workstations) Does it mean that instead of each PC in ...
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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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Can an Intel Core M (Skylake) without vPro run virtual machines?

I plan to buy a machine powered by Core m3-6Y30 (and 8 GB of RAM). I'm aware that this is a weak CPU, but I suppose it should be enough to run a single Ubuntu Virtual Machine. I plan to use Virtual ...
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QEMU/KVM: USB3 passthrough to FreeBSD

I'm making my first steps in FreeBSD, so please excuse any possible "linuxism". My goal is to run FreeBSD 10.2 inside virtual machine with QEMU/KVM and allow USB3 network card passthrough from the ...
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KVM not working on CPU supporting VT-x

I got a hp xw4400 workstation pc which is fairly old. As the pc shall not yet be retired I'd like to use it for some light virtualization using QEMU / KVM. The pc is currently running Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Can a VM be displayed on a monitor that is not used by the host?

I am using VirtualBox to virtualize an Ubuntu VM on a Windows host. I have 3 monitors but the host can only use 2 of them at the same time. However, it recognizes the third monitor. Can a VM be ...
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Virtualized OSX : Hard drive not appear

Using VMWare Workstation Pro (12.1.1) I already install Mac OSX (El Captain) the same way witout any problem. But now I try to install the latest release the same way. The problem is after select the ...
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ipaddress of my VM doesn't look correct

I am trying to setup metasploitable in a Virtualbox VM. My impression is, that once Virtualbox is set up to work in host-only adapter mode, the VMs should follow the networking settings defined in the ...
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Number of processors to assign to hyper-v guest in vmware workstation

I very confused about how vmware workstation assigns vcpus. I have a lab environment and I am running hyper-v nested inside vmware workstation. I am planning to run 2 virtual machines inside hyper-v ...
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How do I inject packets to a tap interface?

I'm trying to find a way to use a tap interface to test some networking capture code. We are passively capturing wifi data and processing it through some analysis software. I would like to build ...
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XenServer vSwitch Controller

I'm working to stand up a vm server however I'm running into an issue with the networking. I can't seem to create a Cross-Server Private Network for the vm's. I run the following command xe-switch-...
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What are the disadvantages of enabling virtualization?

I am developing apps for Android. The emulator recommends to enable virtualization. But I'm not sure whether is it good for my computer in the long run? Also, my pc recommends me to disable ...
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Move VMs from 2008 R2 cluster to a separate 2012 R2 cluster

I would like to ask for a recommendation on how to move approx. 99 VM's from a 2008 R2 Hyper-V cluster, to a completely separate 2012 R2 Hyper-V cluster. I assume the best option is to: 1) ...
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HP 500-164 Crashes and Reboots After Starting Hyper-V VM 15 Mins Earlier

I have been using my HP 500-164 desktop as a Hyper-V host since I bought it (sometime around the initial release of Windows 8) and it was working fine I ran Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Edition then about a ...
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How to run a XEN virtual machine ontop of a RHEL 7 installation and then run windows 7 pro 64-bit ontop of/in the XEN VM

I would like to run a XEN virtual machine ontop of an RHEL 7 installation and then run windows 7 pro 64-bit ontop of/in the XEN VM. How best can I go about it. Re: the baseline RHEL 7 is properly ...
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VNC via VPN in a VM

Yea you read that correctly... What I want to achieve is the following: Have a lightweight VM running which VPNs into my work network... And then run a VNC session on my local machine that tunnels ...
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detect host machine cpu type

Support I'm running a VMWARE virtual machine (Called Machine A) on a host server which we call it B. I want to know are there any methods that applications/users inside A (the VM) can detect CPU type/...
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Is it possible to install 2 OS onto the SAME virtual machine in Hyper-V, and if yes how to?

Suppose I already created an virtual machine in hyper-V client with Windows 8.1 install. Now I also want to install another OS (Ubuntu) onto the same VM in hyper-V alongside the already Windows OS ...
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Error “Code: 0x0000000A” while installing Windows 7 in VM

I have Windows 10 on a PC that I built myself. I'm trying to install a VM with Windows 7, I cannot find the option to turn on virtualization anywhere in the BIOS. The only thing even related to ...
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Would it be possible to boot natively into a XEN virtualized operating system without the user noticing?

What I am trying to accomplish is the following: Set up XEN on a headless Debian host. Set up a fully virtualized desktop environment based on Debian. Boot into that virtualized desktop ...
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Having an issue with VT-x not being detected

I've recently built a new machine, planned as a significant upgrade from my last box... Gigabyte X99P-SLI Motherboard Intel i7-5930K CPU (Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes) 64 GB RAM ...
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VMware Workstation Pro: Is there a feature matrix for Windows guests?

Is there a feature matrix available for VMware Workstation Pro guests? The situation: Have to deploy a virtual environment at a client. They have a valid Windows 7 and Windows 8 license, and they ...
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Oracle VirtualBox not able to connect to internet when the host is having slow internet

Virtual Box running on windows 8.1 has trouble connecting to internet probably when the host is having slow internet connection (This happens occasionally and there is no issues with the internet ...
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Tool to mount an zip/rar/* as a windows drive and be able to WRITE to?

did read this and tried suggested Pismo File Mount and Win Archiver Virtual Drive but they mount archieve with 0 free space so explorer says "not enough space for copying".(I did set write option in ...
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Microsoft Office via Parallels on Mac: core utilization

So I guess it is a well known fact that Microsoft Office for Mac utilizes only one core. I am wondering how I can make it faster or how can I make it use all four cores I have on my Mac? We can ...
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KVM: Assinging ethernet ports to a VM exclusively

I need to virtualise pfSense using KVM. Currently, pfSense running on bare metal. However, I am not sure how to go about it such that I don't create a security risk. The machine I am running pfSense ...
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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 supports zero client protocols well but does kvm support it too and I can connect ...
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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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Is there a way to wipe a VirtualBox drive on exit?

In VirtualBox, is there a way to wipe the virtual drive of a Guest OS upon exiting/shutting down that OS? If not, is there any other way to reaching that goal without doing it manually?
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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 audio-...
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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 ...