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libvirt / KVM/QEMU - Networks: What does “Open Network” do?

When setting up a network with libvirt & virt-manager, there is an option to choose "Open Network" as the "Network Mode" when forwarding traffic to a physical network. What ...
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Group VM by tag in virt-manager on Ubuntu

virt-manager question KVM on Ubuntu 20.04/libvirt/qemu How i can group vm in virt-manager interface? In virtualbox or hyper-v/vmware this is very simple. Googling doesnt gave the result.
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How do I pin a process to a single CPU core?

I have a 2 core 2 thread cpu and I want to pin one core for a Windows 10 VM and keep the other for the Linux host.
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virt-manager QEMU filesystem share can write but not truncate files owned by another user but same group

Using virt-manager 2.2.1 on Ubuntu 20.10, I have a Debian 10 guest. In virt-manager, I've added a filesystem share with: Driver: Path Mode: Mapped Write Policy: Default Source Path: /A Target Path: B ...
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Bitlocker on KVM/QEMU/virt-manager Windows guest using TPM passthrough

I have a dual boot installation on my Lenovo T480s: Windows 10 and Fedora 33. As I prefer working on Linux but need to have quick access to some Windows exclusive programs, I've configured QEMU (in ...
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How do I share a USB DVD Writer on a Linux host machine with a virtualised windows guest using Virt-manager?

I am using openSUSE Tumbleweed, and the windows guest is a Windows 10 instance. I tried to share the drive by passing through the USB host device but I could not find it on Windows. I looked around ...
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virt-manager: Group 14 is not suitable

I followed this tutorial (here: https://passthroughpo.st/new-and-improved-mac-os-tutorial-part-1-the-basics/) but when I pass through my GPU, it errors out with something along the lines of Group 14 ...
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virt-manager can't connect to libvirt: “Connection does not support required domain listing APIs”

I can't connect with my local virt-manager (version 3.0.0) to the old remote libvirt setup (version 0.8.3): Unable to connect to libvirt qemu+ssh://user@example.com/system. Connection does not ...
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how to make the SPICE webdav shared folder persistent?

The virt-viewer can add shared folder to virt-manager managed kvm instance. However, when I close the virt-viewer the shared folder will be detached. I wonder is there any settings I can use to make ...
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KVM/QEMU: Virt manager put automatically EPYC-IBPB cpu in cpu configuration

I have a problem with virt manager. When I tick "copy host configuration" or write host-passthrough" and I start the VM, the CPU model returns automatically to EPYC-IBPB CPU. And if I ...
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How to package a Vagrant Box from virt-manager/KVM

I have a VM foo created using virt-manager / KVM. I have vagrant 2.2.6 with the plugin vagrant-libvirt 0.0.45. I wish to package foo as a Vagrant box. The documentation for vagrant package states: ...
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Can I use Aero Glass with QXL (virt-manager)?

I've made a Windows 7 VM with QXL as the display adapter. I installed the guest additions and the display adapter was properly showing up in device manager. I've tried changing the QXL settings to ...
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KVM GPU Passthrough Nvidia Error 43

I have a Dell Latitude E6530 laptop with Optimus graphics (Intel/Nvidia) and I am attempting a dGPU passthrough that I have read countless articles and forum threads about trying to overcome this ...
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How to get a virtual machine onto the LAN

I've got Manjaro(Arch) at 192.168.0.2 running minecraft open to LAN connections and an excited 7 year old wanting to play with his dad. My old as dirt laptop finally died and I've replaced it with a ...
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What is the difference and relationship between kvm, virt-manager, qemu and libvirt?

I investigated this topic and here are my conlusions (but still I have questions, and please correct me if I made any mistake in my conlusion): VMWare: VMWare developed its VM Hypervisor SW in 1999, ...
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Dual booting and virtualizing Windows 10 results in blue screen since recent update

I have Debian 10 and Windows 10 1903 set up as dual boot on a Thinkpad T440p using UEFI. Until now I was also able to start that same Windows 10 instance as a virtual machine using virt-manager/...
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What is the correct repository details for qemu on Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm attempting to setup qemu-kvm on Ubuntu 18.04. I have installed qemu - fine. I am now trying to install/setup vm images, however the virt-install command is not found. I have tried to add the qemu ...
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KVM Virtualization and Radius Authentication

I've recently swapped my vms from Virtual Box to KVM. I am using virt-manager at the moment. I am happy with everything except for one problem. I am using NAT for vm networking. When the host is ...
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Hiding Virtual machine status from guest operating system

Host OS: Fedora Guest OS: Windows 10 Virtualization: KVM So the idea is to run a Windows 10 host machine that is unaware that it is a virtual machine. So when I open the task manager on the guest ...
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What are the differences between sound devices in qemu shown by virt-manager?

I am trying to use qemu/kvm via virt-managet. I want to use Windows 10 guest in a Linux host. When I add sound device, there are several models to choose from: ac97 es1370 ich6 ich9 pcspk sb16 How ...
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Use virt-manager on windows with cygwin

I current am trying to connect to a hyper visor server with virt-manager on a windows computer. The host is currently setup to run only as a TTY base server. And from my research, I've only read to ...
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Wi-Fi Bridging in QEMU/KVM works but not with virt-manager

I am not sure if this is the correct forum for this question but here it goes anyway. I have been running Windows 10 in a VM for a number of months now (it is a requirement for school). I got tired of ...
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What does it mean open mode in Virt-Manager?

Virt-Manager offers a network "open mode". Could you tell me what does it mean? For example: I use Fedora 26 with virt-manager 1.4.2
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Routing IPsec VPN for VM subnet

My physical computer is able to establish an IPsec tunnel (with Strongswan) to my internet-accessible VPS, so that my physical computer's internet traffic goes through my VPS. I also tried and was ...
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How can I use macvtap for bridging to home wifi network?

I have Ubuntu 16 host machine with kvm/libvirt virtual machines. How can I bridge the virtual machines to my host's connected wifi network (my home wifi network)? I see people say something about ...
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virt-manager has no option to add sata disk? [arch]

I've been trying to get a windows 10 vm going for a bit now and so far I've made it to where I sucessfully boot into a windows installation, issue is however is that it requires disk drivers (virtio) ...
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Can I run a vm from a hard drive that already has an os on it using virt-manager?

I have two seperate hard drives one with an arch linux intsall on it and the other with a windows 10. I've just recently heard about the whole kvm/gpu-passthrough thing and I've got most of eveything ...
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No Auto Resize with SPICE and virt-manager

I've setup a VM that works great except for the auto resize functionality which seems to be inconsistent. I've got it randomly working a few times but it also randomly stops working. It's currently ...
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memory allocation never change for my virtual machine

I setup the memory allocation for my guest thru virt-manager. I set 16384Mb for the current memory and 32768Mb for the max memory. I note that the current memory never change ! why ? In the same way, ...
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Two mouse cursors when using virt-manager

I created a VM (host: Fedora 25, guest: LUbuntu 16.10) using virt-manager. When I start it and click on the window, I see two cursors: one host cursor and another guest cursor: The movement of the ...
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virt-manager not working with X11 forwarding

I'm trying to run virt-manager remotely on my mac and having problems. I'm using redhat 7.2 on a HP server. I've setup the following in my sshd file: X11Forwarding yes X11DisplayOffset 10 ...
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How do i update available versions for operating system types in virt-manager

How do i update available versions for operating system types in virt-manager? For example for Ubuntu, only up to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is in the menu but I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Installation ...
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Unable to ping anything on virtual machine

I got a virtual machine image for my course (there is a development env setup) and I can't create a same setup, so I need to use this. It's an older Arch Linux (uname -a says 2013) with 3.8.4 kernel ...
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Error in running (libvirt) virt-manager 1.3.2

On Ubuntu 14.04 I installed default packages for Libvirt and Virt-manager. But it does not show support for Debian "Jessie". So I downloaded virt-manager from its Home page. I followed the INSTALL ...
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Unable to configure KVM (Qemu or Libvirt) on openSUSE Leap 42.1?

I simply want to run multiple VM (not at the same time). I want them to be stored in another partition (mounted here /run/media/shark/VM) and not in the default storage pool /var/lib/libvirt/images/...
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Make Laptop Cam and Mic available in VM

I want to make the integrated web camera and the audio/microphone available in a windows VM. Which devices do you need add to the VM via virt-manager? PCI ===> lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Configure FirewallD to allow bridged virtual machine network access

I have a Windows guest running on a virt-manager QEMU/KVM virtual machine. My primary NIC eno1 is in a bridge br1 which is configured with my host IP address configuration. This VM is connected to ...
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guestfs-xxxxxx VMs appearing in LibVirt (virt-manager)

I have a KVM+LibVirt based hypervisor running on Fedora 22. I use virt-manager for managing the VMs over SSH. For some reason I see "guestfs-00kxipwaewnkoq92" VMs appearing and disappearing at ...
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Create “linked clone” or layered shared disks with QEMU

Does QEMU support a feature like VMware's "linked clone"? What I'm trying to accomplish: I'm setting up a test environment with a handful of VMs, that are all nearly identical. However, a fresh ...