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Headless hypervisor installation

I currently have an HP ProLiant Microserver set up at home, for standard tasks - a simple Linux distro, running a few services (Transmission, Sickbeard, etc.), hosting a few websites, e-mail, and ...
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qemu kvm - can't start VMs after installing xen hypervisor

I had been using QEMU KVM for long time and have few VMs. Recently I installed XEN Hypervisor following this instructions but decided to apt-get remove xen-hypervisor-4.2-amd64 Problem is that now, ...
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Virtualization: pass audio and video from one VM to hardware

I have a Linux server at home for storage, development and testing purposes. I would like to use this server as a home theater solution as well. Now it doesn't seem like a good idea to run that ...
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Server Virtualization on Ubuntu Server or Something Else

Disclaimer I have little experience with Linux, VMware, or server stuff. Also, I had posted this question originally at ...
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Is it possible to set up a bare-metal hypervisor on my laptop?

Say I had a Core i7 Laptop with 16GB of RAM and a 750gb drive. Is there a mechanism where I can partition the HD into a Linux, Windows, OS X, Shared Data, Hypervisor setup where I boot a small ...
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Home Server: server virtualisation, what to choose? [closed]

I'm looking for virtualisation solutions for storage and OS for a home server. A sort of private cloud where I manage the storage space independently of the VM space. This question focus on VM/server ...
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Type 1 Hypervisor on the desktop

I have a powerful home PC, and I've used VirtualBox to run Linux distros in Windows (and vice versa). I'm interested in trying out a lightweight type 1 hypervisor to run all my operating systems ...
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How do hypervisors virtualize highly-custom hardware?

I can understand how hypervisors might virtualize CPUs, disks, etc., because those have well-published, generic standards (e.g. ATA/SCSI, the x86 virtualization features, etc.), but how do hypervisors ...
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Open Source Virtualization Solution [closed]

I'm looking for an open source solution to launch, manage and interact with VMs (10-15 VMs, Linux and mostly Windows Servers) through a web interface. I bumped into archipel , karessansui , oVirt, ...
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Hardware for a home server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V or Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 [closed]

I'm planning to build a server to do the following Act as a file server (videos, pictures music) Run Squeezebox server Run Zune Software to allow wireless syncing to Windows Phone 7 I'd also like ...
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Hardware / Software Preconditions to run/install a 64-Bit guest

I just need to install Windows 2008 64-Bit on a virtual machine. How to? Do I need a special type of processor? Do I need a "special" hypervisor? Actually installation fails on startup with the ...
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Finding out what hypervisor is running

I can't start Virtual Box because it says another hypervisor is running. How can I find out what this other hypervisor is?
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Understanding an Application based on the OS interaction with a Hypervisor

Following I will ask a few specific questions but I will set the stage first. My goal is to monitor Applications in a very odd place - between the OS and a Hypervisor. If you have comments about this ...