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Questions tagged [kvm-switch]

A Keyboard-Video-Mouse switch allows several computers to share a single keyboard, display and mouse.

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HDMI KVM switch not recognizing laptop

I need to use my single monitor (HDMI, Samsung SyncMaster B2430) and keyboard / mouse (USB, Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic) with 2 laptops, to be able to switch between the two easily with one click of a ...
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Install pfSense via KVM in Ubuntu 18.04 w/ netplan

I am trying to set up a virtualized firewall for my home network. Architecture looks like: Internet -> virtualized pfSense -> lan. There are plenty of examples of how to do this using the old network ...
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Are programs like Symless Synergy and ShareMouse secure?

I have a real need for this type of program, but I am wondering if it is secure when sending commands between the 2 systems? Symless charges $10 extra ($39 for Pro, instead of $29 for standard) for ...
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ArchLinux Virtual Machine can only be logged in through SSH after logging in through virt-manager

I installed two ArchLinux virtual machines on my CentOS server with virt-manager on KVM. The ip addresses are 192.168.1.138 and 192.168.1.183. After installation, I installed OpenSSH and copied the ...
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complicated KVM solution

My PC has 2xD-port and VGA outputs. I want to be able to KVM outputs from 3 other computers to my PC (while keeping my screen ofc but with the ability to switch to view and control other 3 when ...
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Monitor settings change after using KVM

I'm a relatively new Linux user, and as such am still learning where things are in Linux. I have a 2 computer, 4 monitor KVM hooked up with my work computer and personal desktop computer. I've ...
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How to correct a Windows 10 mouse pointer that hides during logon and also behind the Start menu and the taskbar?

This is a weird situation: my mouse pointer is invisible until I start typing into the Windows 10 password prompt. Then the mouse pointer reappears. It is also generally visible onscreen except if I ...
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How come DVI KVM's are 10x more expensive than VGA KVMs?

KVM switches for VGA displays vs for DVI displays: From examining prices both these days and a couple of times over the past year or two, I've noticed that, generally, 2-machine KVM switches, with USB ...
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No ping response after BIND9 zone creation

I have 6 VMs installed using KVM on ubuntu 16.04. I need to create the zone example.amir So that its prefixes are know to the VMs. I installed BIND9 on the host machine and I created the a ...
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Flip HDMI output devices

I run a Linux (Fedora 27) computer running a Windows 10 virtual machine with GPU passthrough. I have a dual-monitor setup, where one of the two is smaller than the other. For gaming purposes, I'd ...
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Know the port number to connect through putty as the machine is KVM accessible

I can access a remote ubuntu machine through Raritan KVM application. But I want to know the port number to which the machine is connected so that I can access through putty. Is there any way to find ...
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xfce with two monitors, one of which is on KVM

I have following setup: PC-1 runs Arch Linux with xfce, has one dedicated monitor and one shared via KVM monitor. PC-2 runs Win10 Pro and is connected to same KVM. 2-port HMDI KVM. Problem: I'm ...
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How to convert VMWare Server 2.0.2 VM (Windows Server) to KVM on Ubuntu 16.04?

Given: VMWare Server 2.0.2 virtual machine running 32-bit Windows Server. CPU: AMD Phenom II X6 1075T. Required: convert and run the VM on KVM (Ubuntu 16.04.5, 64bit, latest updates applied), CPU: ...
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Belkin kvm switch ubuntu 16.04

I have installed a Belkin kvm dual head switch, model F1DN104W-3, but I have only one screen working. The second screen has no signal. I tried also to switch the cables with the same result. Do I have ...
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How to see multiple student screens without being on a network or having a server

I teach in a computer based classroom, where students are very skilled at getting around the filter and going places on the Internet that they shouldn't be. I would like to have the capability of ...
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How to limit processors assigned to VMs in PVE up to the maximum available on physical CPU?

I have 88 core server. When creating VMs I can assign 88 vCPU but even after that I can create a new VM with 88 vCPU. Is there any way to limit the vCPU assignment to VMs so that all VMs vCPU ...
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Office workstations connected to one TV via ethernet

In my office, the developers are often have to stand up and go to each-other to take a look on the screen and its content. I wish to make this a bit easier and faster for them. There is a wall located ...
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Share dual monitors, keyboard, and mouse between 2 Windows PCs

I have on my desk: 2 monitors 1 USB keyboard 1 USB mouse all connected to a desktop PC. All nicely setup in home office kind of room. Somewhat often enough, I bring a laptop to that desk that I ...
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Startech DP KVM Switch, WIN10, GTX1070 issues; SV211DPUA

SV211DPUA (https://www.startech.com/Server-Management/KVM-Switches/2-Port-DisplayPort-KVM-Switch~SV211DPUA) I followed the startup instructions here exactly: https://www.startech.com/faq/kvm-switches-...
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KVM Network Bridge, no dns after power outage

This is a common occurrence on my KVM server and is frustrating because just messing with networking on the server fixes the issue and I have no idea how it gets fixed. Last night power outage ...
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Gaming mouse stutters when used with KVM switch

Short version: ISY IPG 300 mouse, connected to Aten CS 692 KVM switch, stutters on both connected computers - cursor lags as if its position was refreshed only around four times per second. On ...
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KVM Switch for keyboard and mouse only

How are you using just a KVM switch for just the keyboard and mouse? I have 2 monitors each connected to each tower. Now, I am unsure of how to get the mouse and keyboard situated. I have an old ...
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Dual DisplayPort KVM switch with HDMI monitor

I recently got a 2 port Dual DisplayPort KVM Switch so that I could use both my work laptop (the docking station comes with 2 DisplayPort outputs, hence the choice for a DisplayPort switch) and my ...
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A USB hub will not function when it's connected more than 5 hubs away from the root port

I am trying to utilize my monitor's ability to switch video input and USB source (much like a KVM switch) with a USB hub. Previously I had all of the devices plugged directly into USB ports on the ...
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Working from home - Need to share keyboard and mouse with home and work on vpn

I have Work surface pro 3 (Windows 10) that is always on VPN and I have a windows 10 home computer, 1 BT keyboard + mouse and one monitor. Basically when I work from home I would like to just use ...
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Iogear USB KVM - Windows 10 - loses mouse, keyboard when switching

I have a DELL PowerEdge running Windows 10 (upgraded) attached to an Iogear GCS24U 4-port USB KVM. Sometimes when I am switched to another computer, when I switch back the keyboard and mouse are "...
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Why does Windows USB enumeration take so long (compared to Linux)

I have two computers at work, one Windows 7, the other Linux Mint. To easily switch between them I have a KVM. It is not one of the fancy ones which feeds the computers a generic USB device to keep ...
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kvm/qemu - Audio from windows guest to host without spice

I am trying to get my Windows 10 domain working with qemu using virt-manager. Everything seems to work fine (GPU passthrough, CPU), except when I am running the spice console in order to hear the ...
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logitech keyboard stops working after kvm switch

I've had the same KVM setup between two of my computers for years and today noticed that once I switch out of my Windows 7 one, next time I come back in the Logitech keyboard refuses to work. The ...
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KVM guest to manage physical ethernet cards

I've seen a system where was a physical machine (let's call it Hypervizor) that had 3-4 guests installed on. One of them was called Firewall and you could get to the Hypervizor only if you first SSH ...
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Starting libvirt while kickstart install RHEL7

I've a very problematic task, and one point makes me mad. I'll make is simple: Goal: Install CentOS7 with kickstart. At the end of the install as post script, it should start libvirtd and create a ...
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Can I project multiple PC's on one monitor in custom layout?

I know there are monitors that can show multiple desktops at the same time. As far as I have seen these monitors alway show the video inputs in a 2x2 layout or devide the width of the monitor by 2 to ...
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Use Multiple Display Dock with 2 laptops

Scenario: USB 3.0 Docking station with multiple displays (3). Is it possible to us a USB hub (with switched ports) and connect 2 laptops, so that depending on which one is switched on it will send ...
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Need to convert VGA to DVI-D

In my server I am having VGA port but need to connect the port with KVM switch contains DVI-D Port. So any one help me resolve this issue. Server : HP DL180G9 KVM : MXT5110#DVI
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KVM is not available. This may mean the KVM package is not installed, or the KVM kernel modules are not loaded

I'm planning to install a Virtual Machine in my system. However while creating a new virtual machine, the following warning message is displayed: KVM is not available. This may mean the KVM package ...
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Switch between two speakers when two motherboard jacks

I've seen other questions where they only have one motherboard jack, however I have 4 audio jack outputs as seen in this image here: I can plug in the speaker to the orange port lets say as a centre ...
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Vagrant local box with libvirt

I have created base box image for libvirt, adding the box was successful and it is visible in box list. [root@centos7 vagrant]# vagrant box list rhmaster (libvirt, 0) [root@centos7 vagrant]# But ...
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Is there an exact options in KVM like in vmware the reservations, limits and shares for Network, CPU, memory and IO

VMware was the options to set the reservations, limit and Shares for Network, CPU, Memory and IO. I'm unable to find these options in KVM(I'm using Ubuntu 16.04) Please help to find these options for ...
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KVM Host Networking - Guest Connectivity Issues

There seems to be a lot on this topic already, so apologies for adding to a sea of information, but I have not had luck in finding anything that seems to address my scenario. My guest cannot ping my ...
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Memtest-86 shows errors, but only when using KVM

My HP ProBook 4530s notebook (4 GB RAM, shared video memory) has been running slowly lately, so I ran memtest86 4.0a to check for memory problems. If I use it in notebook mode, with the native ...
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Live Migration without shared storage

I am new to Ubuntu and virtualization and I have been working on live migration of KVM machines without a shared storage. I have followed all the steps as described in the following link everything ...
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how to stream HDMI video over IP and receive it via software [closed]

need: I have a computer connected to a monitor via HDMI @ 1080p (1920x1080). I need to send the video to remote locations, without breaking the current monitor setup. Remote locations need to ...
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Export libvirt VM to vmx (howto generate virt-image)

To convert from vmware to libvirt, I'd do: virt-convert myvm.vmx -o virt-image IMAGE.XML virt-image IMAGE.XML but how do I create an image descriptor from a libvirt domain to be able to reverse the ...
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How do I keep my Dell OptiPlex AIO from disabling the keyboard and mouse when in HDMI in mode?

I have a Dell OptiPlex 9030 All-in-One computer, which has an HDMI in port. It seems that when it is on HDMI in mode rather than "computer" mode, it disables the keyboard and mouse--presumably because ...
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Mac Pro, OSX 10.9.5, Mirror Display to Raritan Cat 5 Reach KVM

I can get my MacBook Pro, OSX 10.9.5 to work fine, using the Raritan KVM. As well as a Mac Mini, with the same OS. When I try to use the MacPro, the computer the KVM is intended for, It doesn't even ...
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Can I somehow speed up Windows's USB Plug n play function (on a USB Hub/switch)?

I'm using a KVM-switch like setup to share my keyboard and mouse between a Windows machine and a Linux machine. I have a Logitech Mouse and Corsair (K95-RGB) Keyboard (ironically both devices made ...
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Do KVM switches work with 144Hz Gsync gaming monitors?

I have a monitor that does 144Hz and Gsync at 2560x1440. It only uses displayport to support these features. Assuming I get a KVM that works with DisplayPort, if I use the KVM with this monitor, will ...
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Install CentOS 6.7 guest without internet connection via console?

I have problems installing a kvm guest CentOS over ssh on a server without internet. This is what I do: fallocate -l 200G /var/lib/libvirt/images/dbpvvtlzg.img virt-install \ --accelerate \ --os-...
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How to use vga passthrough in Ubuntu 15.10 with two AMD graphic cards using the same driver

I have a Ubuntu 15.10 based PC with two different ATI/AMD graphics cards (ATI Radeon 4650 and AMD 7970) I want to install Windows via qemu/kvm with vga passthrough. For this I have to blacklist the ...
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How to enable remote audio in KVM VM via rdp

I have a Windows 10 VM running in KVM, & when I connect via RDP, even though I have remote audio enabled in the RDP client, I still get an error complaining about there being no audio hardware ...