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Virt-manager duplicating CAPSLOCK key press

I'm running an Ubuntu 22.04 GNOME virtual machine using Virt-Manager. In all applications, I noticed that every time I tap the capslock key it triggers it, but then ~1s later it throws another ...
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Forbid LibVirt to pmsuspend

I've VMs on KVM/LibVirt. Some of them hangs after libvirt makes pmsuspend and then I pmwakeup them, and I need to force the reboot of the VM. Is there any way to make LibVirt never to pmsuspend domain?...
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QEMU/KVM, using full physical disk is faster than raw .img file?

When adding an HDD to a guest in QEMU/KVM in Virt-Manager, there are "qcow2" and "raw". "raw" seems to be storing the data in a file with the ".img" extension. ...
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Possible to move a guest OS on VirtManager (Linux) to Windows?

For VirtualBox or VMware Workstation,one could copy the guest OS data directory to another computer and run it there. For example, I could create a guest OS on Linux, and then copy the guest data ...
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Why can’t I seem to run a VM via virt-install from the command line in macOS?

I try to run VM with emulation on MacBook 14 M1 Pro on macOS Monterey (12.3.1). I installed libvirt 8.2.0 and virt-manager 4.0.0 via brew. I used this formula for virt-manager: class VirtManager < ...
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FreeDOS as DOSBox replacement

Generally when the question about DOS games flares up, the general consensus is to use DOSBox (or DOSBox Staging) and it usually does the job. However, as a proof of concept I wonder if it would be ...
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How to "alt-tab" out of full-screen Virt Manager?

I'd like to switch from fullscreen in qemu/kvm Virt Manager back to the most recently used window on the main host's operating system (just like alt-tab), but I haven't yet found a solution that works....
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kvm/virt-manager boot selection

I have a VM with two virtual disks. Each have windows OS (w10 and upgraded, same W10 to W11). I cannot separate them to 2 VMs, because I'll loose the activation on one of them. I have enabled boot ...
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Setting up kvm to use partition on the current disk not working

I am using libvirt kvm with virt manager, my purpose to have a os that can be used on bare metal and through kvm. I already have a windows partition on my disk, and I created a vm with it added as a ...
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Can't see graphic interface in virt-manager or virt-viewer

I normally create VMs with the virsh command virt-install --name <name> --ram 3000 --vcpus 2 --disk size=300 --os-variant centos7.0 --os-type linux --console pty,target_type=serial --location /...
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How to resize a virtual machine disk memory using virt-manager?

I'm using GUI of virt-manager (Virtual Machine Manager). I have a .qcow2 image that's currently 40 GB. How do I resize it to for example 60 GB? Is it possible to do or I need to use CLI virt-resize?
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I am facing problems loading and running the KVM due to the virt-manager on kali linux in windows 10

I used ''' sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt0 virt-manager libguestfs-tools ''' While trying to install metasploitable 2 and the surrounding functions from https://www.kalilinux.in/2020/09/...
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virt-manager: Can't make a sparc64 vm

OS: Ubuntu 20.04.3 virt-manager version: 2.2.1 Whenever I go to make a sparc64 vm I get this error message Unable to complete install: 'internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: 2021-...
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Timeout for access from Guest VM to Host

I use virt-manager to administer my virtual machines. I would like to communicate a virtual machine (Windows) with the host machine (GNU/Linux). I use the default network interface, which is a bridge ...
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How to make KVM guest stop showing both host and guest mouse cursors as it makes guest very hard to use?

I've created a CentOS 7 (KDE) VM on a Centos 7 KVM server without X or GUI, and there's only one guest on this server. I see two cursors in the virt-manager VM console: the host cursor and the guest ...
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Virt manager error: unable to find any master var store for loader

I followed the guide here https://github.com/kholia/OSX-KVM but I got an error after importing the VM into virt-manager. Specifically, I get the error 'unable to find any master var store for loader' ...
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Drivers not working for a pass through GPU

I recently made a Virtual Machine using virt-manager, and I pass through a GPU. When I turn on the guest (Windows 10). It disables the device and locks the screen resolution to 800x600. I have no clue ...
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Boot windows on virt-manager from an image that fetched from existing Windows on a different computer

I have a PC laptop with Windows 10, it has two hard drives, one for windows that is separated with UEFI, windows and data partition, and another hard drive that has some more apps installed on it. I ...
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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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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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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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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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