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A virtual machine is an emulation of a guest operating system, running on virtualized hardware within a host operating system.

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Can't Enable Virtual Machine

I try to run "dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:Microsoft-Windows-Subsystem-Linux /all /norestart" and that happen
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Boot physical win10 disk in QEMU

https://www.tenforums.com/virtualization/179771-using-physical-disk-kvm-qemu-windows-vm.html?__cf_chl_tk=z_c4bUjts37uHd66EhURNiy75Wla6ioAk1ettZofip4-1670079604-0-gaNycGzNCH0 this got me the farthest ...
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Comparision of methods for implementing directory size quota in Linux?

I came across two solutions for implementing directory size quotas in Linux. One was using making images using the dd/fallocate/etc command and mounting it using loopback interfaces, resizing can be ...
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How can I get rid of one of the default gateways?

I have two default gateways on my virtual machine. Default Gateway: 172.31.144.1 172.25.16.1 Is there a way to get rid of one?
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Why do i get no internet access after assigning a static IP address?

I am attempting to set up Active Directory on my Window Server 2019 which i installed on my hyper-v managed virtual machine. And one of the prerequisites is to assign a static IP address and to also ...
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Is running Windows inside a VM generally safer from malware, viruses, etc than dual boot? [closed]

I just made a dual boot on my Windows 11 PC so have Ubuntu 22.04 on its own 1TB SSD and Windows 11 on a separate 500GB SSD, both internal. I am not using the default admin user in Windows but created ...
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Prime OS Doesn't Seem To Boot Up Correctly

I just installed Prime OS on a virtual machine to try it out. I just downloaded the .iso and added it to the disk drive of the virtual machine, and ran the installer. After installation, it boots up ...
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Booting from a virtual disk on a virtual machine ends up in a blue screen

I took a HDD out of a dead PC (,which used to run Windows Vista) and virtualized it into vhdx using disk2VHD. After converting the VHDX to VMDK, I attached the drive to a new virtual machine on VMWare ...
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How can one run Adobe Fresco in a virtual machine?

When I try to run Adobe Fresco in a virtual machine, I get: How can one run Adobe Fresco in a virtual machine? The learn more page points to some GPU requirements that I don't know how to achieve in ...
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Virtual machine with status aborted : VERIF_FILE_NOT_FOUND

I have a Windows virtual machine that worked fine until I went to Setting and shared a directory then the machine changes its status to aborted and when I try to launch it with this status "...
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How to save credentials to RDPW file?

I'm trying to save credentials to .rdpw file. I've found a way how to save it in .rdp file described by Makusensu here https://superuser.com/a/1336155/1751493 but I had no luck saving it in .rdpw file....
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Ubuntu guest (running in VMware player) freezes on Windows Host

I am trying to run Osboxes Ubuntu 20.4 guest image on Windows 10 Home 22H2 (both 64 bit) host using VMware Workstation 17 Player. My host configuration is Core i7 1065G7, 16GB RAM and 1TB NVMe SSD. ...
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Cannot resize Hard disk on Oracle Virtual Box 6.1

I cannot resize the Virtual Hard Disk I created when setting up my Virtual Machine on Oracle Virtual Box 6.1. I'm running Ubuntu Server 22.04 on Oracle Virtual Box 6.1 that's installed on a Windows 10 ...
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Run Win7 disk partition image with Virtualbox

So, i cat'ed my windows partition into a file (plain cat /dev/sdx > win7.bin). mount -o loop -t ntfs mounts the image correctly and lets me read/write everything. Now the question is: could i run ...
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Windows disk space not increasing with Hyper-V increase

I first created a VM with 10 GB hard disk space but when Windows booted, there was only 69 MB free. Therefore, I created another disk (red-marked in image) but selected "Copy contents from ...
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How to make a no-gui virtual machine on a server?

I've got this Ubuntu server I'm running, and it's really handy to take the load off of my laptop, but I'd like to know how to set up a virtual machine on it that I can ssh into. Obviously, this ...
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Unable to build a Win 10 VM in Hyper-V

I have a server with a fresh install of Server DataCenter. I'm attempting to build some VMs for various uses. I've got 2 Server R2 servers built and running fine but I can't get a 3rd one to work. I ...
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AlmaLinux VM password incorrect after changing it

I forgot my rootpassword so i changed it with this tutorial https://blog.eldernode.com/reset-root-password-on-almalinux/ After I changed the password i cant log in to root or any other User. It just ...
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Can I route host traffic through a VPN configured in a VM?

To access network resources for my company, I need to set up a VPN on a company-managed OS. I'm using my personal laptop to work, and don't want to have it be managed by my company, so I created a VM ...
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Why is 1024x768 the max resolution I can set in Windows 10 running in a virtual machine (host: Windows 10; hypervisor: Virtual Box)?

1024x768 the max resolution I can set in Windows 10 running in a Virtual Machine: I installed the Virtual Box guest additions: Why is 1024x768 the max resolution I can set in Windows 10 running in a ...
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Connect to a virtual machine from an external network

I've been trying most of the day to set up a virtual machine that a friend can remote to from his place. I have a server with Server 2019 DataCenter installed and he can remote to that with no issues. ...
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Booting from a remote ISO file

Is there any way to boot my computer (or even my VirtualBox system) from a Linux live ISO file over the internet? For example, I want to boot my computer through my live favorite distros before ...
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How to connect an AWUS1900 to a Kali Virtual Box VM hosted on Windows 11?

I have done the following: On the host: Installed the driver Inside Kali: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y sudo apt install realtek-rtl88xxau-dkms On Virtualbox: ...
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Accessing settings of an imported VM using VMWare throws "Could not get the dataFileKey" error

After experiencing a lot of issues regarding lack of snappiness and lagging with a VirtualBox Ubuntu 20.04 virtual machine, I decided to switch over to VMware. As per their official instructions I ...
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How to make a TCP/UDP connection between my Windows host and Ubuntu Virtual Machine?

I'm currently learning the basics of how the network/internet works, I have an Ubuntu 20.04.5 VM installed on my Windows 10 host, I've successfully established a simple connection within my localhost (...
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Host connexion to mobile Hotspot impossible using hypervisors

For a couple months ago, I can't connect to my mobile hotspot when I'm launching VMs on my laptop. Whether it is Virtualbox or VMWare Player, Guest Ubuntu/Kali, my host OS (Windows 11) it doesn't work ...
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Windows 10 security features "this app cant open" on arm64 insider preview build - M1 mac

I am trying to change my security virus & threat protection settings to allow for a certain download to get through (NOT A VIRUS). Every time I try to download it using chrome and edge it says &...
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Does Set-VM set config on local Hyper-V or System Configs

I'm a very sensitive person about my computer and I don't like leaving dirt on it. I always run and set settings very carefully and I have to make sure all of them are reversible. Lately I watched a ...
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VDI to Hard drive [duplicate]

Goal: Transfer a virtual hard drive (vdi) to a real hard drive to use in a machine. Operating systems at my disposal: Microsoft Windows 7 64bit (with Oracle VirualBox 7.0 installed); Gnu-Linux debian ...
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"could not open /dev/tap0" error when trying to bring up a VM with isolated network

I am trying to bring up a VM that should be on an isolated network (on a mac M1). The command I am using is: qemu-system-x86_64 \ -accel tcg \ -m 2048 \ -drive file=alpine.qcow2,media=disk,...
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Windows freezes when formatting a USB as a virtual box

I'm trying to format a USB on Windows 10. When I try and format the USB Windows freezes? I'm also doing this on Windows in a Virtual Box, with a MacBook Pro (2015 intel i7) running Monterey as the ...
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Problems while upgrading Linux VM

Problem: After running "sudo apt upgrade" command on a Kali Virtual Machine, the upgrade gets stuck and web-pages stop loading, on both the VM and host machine. For webpages to start loading ...
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On VirtualBox, how to to access the host CD drive from the virtual machine?

In VirtualBox (6.1) on macOS (10.12), I have Windows XP as a guest OS. I can't find how to access the physical CD drive from the guest OS. I've found on the web that in the storage settings of the ...
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VBoxManage gives error importing appliance

I was following along in a RHCSA labs course and ran into the following error I can not seem to get past. I know someone else who successfully ran through the installation so I am curious what is ...
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How do I play games on a virtual machine?

So I have a powerful pc, i9-12900K, 64 gb ddr5 ram and a gtx 970. I want to install as main os Debian distro but I also want to play games as I was on a windows machine so I had the idea to create a ...
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UTM Linux virtual machine freezes on boot

My UTM Linux virtual machine freezes on boot. How i can fix this or is there a way to get data from virtual machine in this state? Freeze on exiting boot services
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cant connect to Apache webserver hosted page in VM guest(redhat) from another VM guest (redhat)?

Senario: VM workstation guests are configured on NAT Guest Redhat server ip :192.168.75.128 with Appache web server enabled and created index.html page accessible on server (firefox) guest redhat ...
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Install windows 11 on a physical disk thrught virtualbox, to use later as normal windows 11 boot

i will soon update my build from more than 10 years old. is possible to use virtualbox or any other VM software to format a real/physical disk and install windows 11 for later use this disk in the new ...
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try to install ubuntu 22.04

my laptop:Dell inspirsion OS: Windows 10 Ram:8GB I try installing in VBOX. I enable Hardware Virtualization in BIOS. My problem is that I can't open ubuntu 22.04. The result shows in the image below. ...
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make is giving execvp permission denied error 127 on shared folder after upgrade to virtualbox 7.0.2

I have an CentOS 7.4 virtual machine in Windows 10 host and recently I upgraded to virtual box 7.0.2. After upgrade, I am not able to run make commands (sh exec permission denied) in windows shared ...
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Passing input to QEMU VM using a command from host

I'm looking for a way to be able to ambiguously pass input into a VM via the usage of commands from the host which will always be a Linux machine. Why I state "ambiguously" is due to the ...
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need help trying running 2 seperate networks simultaneously without congestion

Okay so here's my proposed setup. I have 2 routers; A & B . Router B connects to the internet via Ethernet cable to the modem. Router A does not. Router A's sole function is to be the conduit to ...
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virsh: after moving my storage pool from /var to /home, I can't create new external snapshots - "Could not open backing file"

I'm on Fedora 36, virsh 8.1.0. I ran out of space in /var/lib/libvirt/images, so I moved my images to my home folder, as per this guide https://ostechnix.com/how-to-change-kvm-libvirt-default-storage-...
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Not able to connect from Windows 11 to VMWare Linux VM

I am using windows 11 ( Host OS). I have VMWare Workstation Pro where Ubuntu VM was created. In that Ubuntu VM, there is web application which is running on port 19000. Inside VM(Ubuntu), the below ...
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Committing to Azure Repos Hosted on Private Azure VM

Thanks for the responses. Currently have an Azure VM that hosts an Azure DevOps server. The VM does not have a public IP, and is connected to through a VPN. Looking for solutions on how developers can ...
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How to harden Google Cloud VM running RStudio Server on Ubuntu 22.04?

I am running RStudio Server on a VM on GCP. I followed the instructions here and used the example configuration with as many of the options as would work for the open-source edition. (Well other than ...
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Can't activate Windows Sandbox in Windows 11 virtual machine

I'm trying to use VM to run a game and apparently I need to enable the GPU in the VM, and to do that I need to use Windows Sandbox (WSB) in the VM, but I can't get WSB enabled, the checkbox is grayed ...
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How do I allow users to connect to private IP through static public IP address?

Before ignoring, please just read through. None of the previously asked questions helped. I have 3 VMs set up in a local data center that are running the following OS: VM1: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 ...
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Virtualbox not detecting vdi file

I recently moved my vms from another drive to main drive and when I tried to add them again instead of the VDI file I am met with nothing. In the actual directory there is the vdi file.
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Reset the password for root in oracle cloud Ubuntu

I managed to get my VM upp and running on oracle cloud Linux. What i wanted to ask is how do i reset the root password for the VM after logging in with my SSH key? i got this when trying. ubuntu@...

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