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11 views

AMD-V not available to nested VMs?

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine as part of my personal development environment, which is run through VMWare Player on Windows 7. Now, from this Ubuntu machine I'm trying to use 'vagrant up' ...
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1answer
24 views

How to virtualize windows already installed on the hard disk in Ubuntu?

I have a hd with windows and Ubuntu installed in dual boot, I'm wanting to virtualize the installation of windows in ubuntu. Is it possible?
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1answer
31 views

KVM bridged networking issues

newbie warning: I'm completely new to virtualization so there might be an ridiculously simple solution to this... I'm trying to run a virtual machine with KVM on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS as host. For ease ...
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1answer
24 views

How do I virtualize my windows drive in ubuntu?

I am running a dual boot system. In parallels on my mac, I am able to view my bootcamp partition live in a virtual machine. Is there a tool to do this in ubuntu?
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1answer
107 views

How much RAM should I put aside for ubuntu virtual machine

I currently have windows 8 in my laptop with 4 gb RAM.. I recently installed the virtual machine of ubuntu. Now I need to run a tool whose memory requirements are as follows : 1) Atleast 5 gb RAM 2) ...
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0answers
67 views

open nebula virtual machine doesn't connect to outside internet

I'm working on open nebula I am trying to build a small cluster with two nodes but my virtual machines doesn't connect to outside internet. I am on a i7 16GB machine running ubuntu 14.04 that will ...
1
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0answers
384 views

Why is my webcam not working on VMplayer 6.0.1?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with the following configuration: Model: i5-3575 3.7 GiB of RAM Intel Core i5 4200 CPU @1.60 GHz X4 Intel Haswell Mobile Graphics 350 GB hard drive Ubuntu 13.10 ...
0
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0answers
59 views

Ubuntu XenServer / XenCenter brp5p1 vs xenbr0 bridges

I'm new to virtualization. Looking to put my toe in the water with a very simple Xen setup. I roughly followed the recipe here using: ubutu 13.10 dom0 Xen 4.3.0 Xen Center 6.2 So far, everything ...
0
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0answers
10 views

Is it possible to clone the linux virtual container from within the container

I have given one linux ubuntu virtual container. The conatiner uses Docker http://www.docker.io/ Now i have deployed all my sites and settings in there. But now i want to have that exported as ...
0
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1answer
156 views

Cannot access VirtualBox webserver on port 9000 from host OS

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 guest VB on a W7 host. On the guest, I am running a webserver on port 9000 and can access that webserver from the guest on 127.0.0.1:9000. In VirtualBox, I have enabled two ...
0
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1answer
62 views

Ubuntu KVM failed to set up

I'm trying to set up a VM with KVM on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine (64 bit). I followed the installation instructions to the letter at http://www.howtoforge.com/virtualization-with-kvm-on-ubuntu-12.04-lts ...
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1answer
56 views

Is Intel Server board sh3200 with xeon x3220 good for virtualization? [closed]

I am wondering if the sh3200 and xeon x3220 will run virtualization well. I have this server running and it's fine but I want to throw on some virtual servers. My plan is to run linux/ubuntu with ...
3
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1answer
6k views

VirtualBox 64-bit guest

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (64 bit) as a guest operating system in VirtualBox. My setup is an Intel i3 machine with Windows 7 (64 bit) and VirtualBox 4.3.4r91027 (latest version). I went through the ...
0
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1answer
91 views

Virtual Box Disk Space and Resizing

I am working on a mac and I am using VirtualBox running Ubuntu 12.1. For some reason this morning Mysql wont start up but digging into the system I think its to do with disk space. Running df -h Im ...
0
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0answers
470 views

'skb rides the rocket' in a Xen guest

I've just set up Ubuntu 13.10 server as a VM on my Ubuntu/Xen server, and I'm getting these weird lines in my guest's syslog. Nov 12 10:26:32 human kernel: [130782.315333] xennet: skb rides the ...
1
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1answer
863 views

Docker, start image from scratch

All getting-started guides for Docker based their docker images on someone else's. However, even the base image has 180MB of virtual storage there. So, I'm wondering, is it possible to start my ...
0
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0answers
413 views

How do I change a linux kernel for an EC2 friendly version?

I have to get an old image from a physical ubuntu (dapper) box into AWS. The software stack and applications are not exactly contemporary so I have tried to do a P2V to AWS dd'd the /dev/sda volume ...
0
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2answers
89 views

Use modem on Guest VM

Is there a way where i can use my PCI modem in a virtual machine on an ubuntu 12.04 host box? I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the host and i want to use my PCI modem on a guess virtual machine. Can ...
1
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4answers
179 views

Can I used previously installed Ubuntu and Windows 7 as parallel booting within eachother

I have a Windows 7 installation that I've been using for long time now and I'm also experimenting with Ubuntu nowadays. I recently installed 13.04 alongside my Win7 installation. Now my question is, ...
0
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1answer
256 views

Networking Issue with libvirt (kvm)

I'm running a desktop class computer tower with Ubuntu Server 13.04 (64-bit) installed. The server is configured with libvirt, and I use virt-manager to control and configure the VMs as well as ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Dual-boot AND Virtualize Both Windows 8 and Ubuntu

Dual-booting Windows and Linux is well-documented, as is running one of the bootable OSes as a VM inside the other (ex, dual-boot Windows & Ubuntu; in Windows, host Ubuntu in a VM using VMWare ...
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1answer
1k views

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, ...
2
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1answer
75 views

System requirements for running windows 8 (basic office use) in virtualbox (ubuntu as host os)

I want to run windows 8 as a guest os with virtualbox on some thinkpad (haven't bought one yet) running Ubuntu 12.04. Apart from virtualizing windows 8 (mostly just for use with the office suite app) ...
0
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0answers
61 views

VM doesn't pick up ip from dhcp

I'm running virtualbox in bridged mode on a windows host. ifconfig returns this: Here's the etc../interfaces file: How can I force it to grab an IP address from the dhcp?
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0answers
112 views

Nested virtualization not working

I installed virtualbox 4.2.10 on OS X 10.8.3 and I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on it as a guest. I have hardware virtualization enabled for the guest, as the screenshot shows But when I login to the VM ...
0
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2answers
216 views

Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS virtualization

I am building a web application for a family member and I need to learn Linux Administration, since I will be setting up the server myself. I've heard a lot about virtualization on server, but I have ...
0
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1answer
65 views

Can't start a XEN VM - VM name already exists

I've setup xen on ubuntu, created a couple of vms, started and stopped them. But now when I try to start one of them I get: VmError: VM name 'vps.lisignoli.net' already exists It doesn't show up on ...
0
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2answers
184 views

Is the ubuntu a VM instance if I choose to install it alongside with windows via the wubi installer?

I recently installed a Ubuntu 12.10 64bit using wubi installer under Windows 8. Every time I start my machine, it will go to the Windows 8 bootloader first and then I can choose which operating system ...
3
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1answer
153 views

Virtualizing my multi-boot computer [closed]

I've been using dual boot with Windows and Ubuntu for a long time. To kill the troll before it growls, I won't stop using either any time soon, as both have pros and cons. Now, as virtualization ...
2
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1answer
443 views

VirtualBox virtual machine use on a processor without virtualisation

I am trying to mount a VirtualBox virtual machine on an Intel B980 processor which seems not to have the virtualisation feature. I have tried to modify the configuration XML into: <CPU ...
1
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0answers
734 views

Poor VirtualBox performance on Windows 2008 R2

I'm running a Ubuntu Server VM on a Windows 2008 R2 host, and I'm getting very poor I/O performance. See the following screenshot that shows my processes are severely I/O bound (i.e. 96.0% wait) ...
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1answer
60 views

Run Windows 7 in (K)ubuntu without reinstalling it?

I've got a windows 7 system and are willing to install kubuntu 12.04 64bit on it now. As I need to run some windows programs I'm willing to keep my windows 7 and setup a dual-boot. For increasing ...
0
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1answer
648 views

Windows PC, Ubuntu installation: wubi vs native vs virtualized [closed]

My PC is running Windows 7, I need to install Ubuntu for some development (Python / django / etc). Considering the need of running quite memory-consuming apps (like Aptana and/or other Eclipse based ...
2
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6answers
853 views

How to network-ify an Ubuntu Server VM

I am creating an Ubuntu Server VM with VirtualBox. This morning I created the VM (with Networking configurations shown below) and installed the guest OS from an ISO. I just logged in for the first ...
1
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2answers
762 views

How to reuse VirtualBox disk “snapshots”

I have a "suite" of 5 VMs I'd like to make, all Ubuntu Server 12.04 guest OSes but with radically different software stacks on top of the OS (one server is a "build server" with Subversion, Hudson, ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Can I use multiple hard drives with virtual box?

I am running Ubunbtu 12 with virtualbox 4.1 installed. I have two disk drives installed. One is a smaller solid state drive (120 GB) and the other is a 1 TB drive. I setup all of Ubuntu to run ...
2
votes
2answers
174 views

VBox Files: Which to backup for snaphot?

I'd like to be able to create a guest VM with VirtualBox and take two snapshots of it: "Clean Config" - just the OS and minimal dependencies installed, no purposeful software stack on it yet "Fully ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Backing up a VirtualBox VM

I've got a VirtualBox Windows 7 virtual disk image (.vdi) disk. This .vdi boots Linux 64 bit on my 32 bit ubuntu on a 64-bit machine with virtualization enabled. I have installed a lot of programs in ...
0
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1answer
837 views

How to expand disk in a Ubuntu VM?

I have a Virtualbox VM, with Ubuntu 12 installed in a 8gb disk, with encrypted LVM. I managed to add a 20gb disk, and now I need to expand the LVM to use those 20gb too, or just copy the entire small ...
10
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2answers
19k views

Proper way for changing MAC address in a linux VM?

I tried to change the MAC address in a ubuntu VM (virtualbox), but after that it threw lots of errors during boot, and then I had no internet connection. Then I saw that the interface was renamed to ...
1
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2answers
2k views

VirtualBox crashes with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit

I've tried it with many different configuration changes. Eventually I'm using now the stock config with 3D support and 128 MB graphics memory. The installation of Ubuntu crashes and I get the ...
0
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0answers
96 views

Install virtualbox on ubuntu 10.10

So I tried: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.1 And doesn't work, how do I install it..and I also have an image how do I run that..after I install virtualbox I just do ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Regulate outgoing ip traffic on a VM

I am making a virtual network setup for my high school cybersecurity team to practice. I am connecting all the VMs together through a VPN and then people who are practicing will VPN in and ssh/remote ...
0
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1answer
132 views

Single Ubuntu on Ubuntu virtualization for ssh-rescue-access and disk-decryption

I want to use dm-crypt on one of my Ubuntu servers, but I don't want to go there and type in the password every time I want to reboot. What are my best options? Virtualize the whole system so I can ...
0
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1answer
939 views

It's possible to run virtualized Windows on Ubuntu Server?

I have an Ubuntu Server, without gui of course. It's possible to run a virtualization of Windows in another shell via command line? So I can get running both simultaneous. Thanks Update Maybe is ...
1
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4answers
2k views

Add physical disk as a VM without imaging or altering the disk

Can I run Windows and Linux simultaneously from two separate hard drives whilst still being able to boot each individually? The scenario is as follows: I have two HDDs (SSDs in this case). One has an ...
0
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1answer
148 views

Virtualization of Windows XP or 7 in Linux Ubuntu using native Windows drivers?

I am having a problem with getting one of my USB-to-serial devices running on Linux Ubuntu. There is simply no driver for it. It only works in Windows. When I boot to Win 7, it works fine because the ...
0
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2answers
255 views

What's the best virtualization software to install multiple OS? [closed]

I'm using Windows XP on my PC. I'm trying to install Ubuntu. I want these two OS on my PC running simultaneously. How can I do that, e.g. switching between different operating systems while running ...
1
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2answers
279 views

Ubuntu with Windows 7 virtualised or other way around

I was a Windows user. Then I switched to Ubuntu at work for (web) development and never looked back. Now that I upgraded my home system, the question came to my mind: Windows / linux. Why Linux: I ...
5
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3answers
724 views

How can I run a Virtual Machine in Windows 8 Developer Preview?

Since having issues installing Ubuntu side-by-side with Windows 8, I thought I'd try running Ubuntu in a VM instead. However, VMWare player has no love for Windows 8 yet (invalid VM86 or something ...