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Questions tagged [virtual-machine]

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

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All in one server (Proxmox - Plex - Nas)

I have 2 servers at home and I want to consolidate them into one machine. 1st one is running Proxmox with a couple of VM's, the second one Freenas and Plex as a jail. I've read a couple of articles ...
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Can't make files hidden on shared folder Linux VirtualBox

I'm running Windows 10 Home (x64, not activated) in oracle VM Virtualbox on Linux Mint 19. I'm having trouble with a shared folder. On the host it is /media/Lukaka/WP30 and it is shared so on the ...
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Ubuntu vm: No network interface, no UI

I have an Ubuntu VMWare virtual machine that stopped having an internet connection after a forced a shutdown. Upon inspection there were no connections in the Network panel of Settings. I found ...
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Terminal Server connection displays lock screen after unlocking local machine

In my environment, all my users log in to their Windows 7 computer and then immediately initiate a remote session to a virtual desktop on a Server 2012 machine. All their work is done on the remote ...
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One virtual machine per environment [on hold]

My employer bought me a powerful computer and allows me to use it for school, job and personal stuff. As it would be 3 different environments, which would probably require different Software ...
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How can I access a Web Application running locally on a Virtual Machine exclusively through a VPN server running on Host Machine?

I know the question is vague and I’m a newbie when it comes to networking, so let me give you all the details: My current setup is the following: A) Physical server running Windows 10, referred to as ...
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Cannot install Virtual Box on Mac

I don't have much experience with Mac's and am having trouble getting Virtual Box installed. I have a MacBook Pro (Late 2011) running macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 and am trying to install Virtual Box 5....
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Virtualbox stopped working PXE-E51, No DHCP or Proxy DHCP

The virtualbox suddenly keeps losing connectivity. Error message: Client Mac Addr.... PXE-E51, No DHCP or Proxy DHCP. PXE-MOF: Existing Intel PXE ROM. Fatal: Could not read from boot medium. I use ...
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Can I emulate the processort of a Raspberry Pi 3b?

I have some Assembler code which runs on a Raspberry Pi model 3b. Unfortunately I can only access a Raspberry at university because I don't own one myself. Is there any way to emulate the CPU and/or ...
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What is the purpose of snapshots in virtualisation software?

I've recently started using virtualisation software more often, specifically VirtualBox, and the idea of snapshots confuses me. I understand that they give the user the ability to revert a VM to a ...
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Virtual Disk .vmdik file taking too much space

I am runing 4 virtual machines on my macbook pro, But i realized recently that virtual disk vmdk files are taking way too much space, I will very much like to delete these .vmdk files but i am not ...
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Copy/ paste does not work on Oractle Virtual Box & devices not shown

I am learning to program C on Linux using a Virtual Machine running Linux that is running on my Windows Machine. I have already written some C files in Windows and would like to compile them in Linux. ...
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Windows 10 VM on VBox fails to load after copying files to a new hard drive

I just recently upgraded my latop's hard drive and am trying to restore everything from my back ups. I copied my Virtual Machines folder from the old hard drive onto the new one and tried to restore ...
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AHK Virtual Machine GetPixelColor

I made a script on my computer and inside of it I uses the GetPixelColor function. After I made sure the script was working well, I transported the script to my VM and realized that the colors differ.....
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Restore EaseUS Todo Backup PBD to VirtualBox

I'm hoping someone can offer some assistance - I'm trying to restore a PBD backup file (containing a full OS and system backup - made using EaseUS Todo Backup) to a blank/new VirtualBox VM, and can't ...
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Hyper-V-Manager does not show any VMs and the “actions” pane is empty

I created a VM using Hyper-V-Manager and was able to start the VM and use it for a week. Today Hyper-V-Manager would not show me my VM. I checked C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V\Virtual ...
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No sound in Windows 7 Virtualbox VM running on Linux Host

When I install one of the 90-day Windows 7 trial VMs for Virtualbox on an Ubuntu 16.04 host, everything works fine except sound. The Device Manager shows an unknown audio device, but can't find any ...
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Tried to install GuestAdditions on my Ubuntu VM through VBox, and now I can't boot up my VM. I have important files on this VM

Please see this video and help me! All I wanted to do was share my clipboard across my machines and I think I broke the internet! Thank you! https://youtu.be/cGIyNVpA4BY
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Which interface to choose for data-replication?

Consider a 3 node setup with each node having 2x 10GB & 6x 1GB Nic. Data replication between nodes for VM's (proxmox). I prefer working with GlusterFS for ease of migration & backup/restore. ...
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Is this network identity issue? VM cloning goofup?

An existing Vmware VM (x.x.x.1) was cloned , i.e xxx1 -> xxx2 OS: Win Server 2012 I'm able to RDP to both xxx1 and xxx2 (At RDP level looks like both nodes/device/ip are not confused?) ipconfig /...
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Hyper-V and a static IP address for Ubuntu VM

I have read numerous SO posts with this one being almost identical but I cannot get this to work. I have a single wireless NIC in my notebook running Windows 10 Pro 1803. This is configured with a ...
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Windows 10 Virtual Machines and DDA for GPUs

I have seen various articles that make reference to Windows 10 supporting DDA back to 2016, however I have yet to make this work (on Windows 10 Professional) following the steps in various Microsoft ...
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Is there a difference running Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu locally vs Ubuntu on Virtual Machine?

More or less - as in the topic. I'm planning to format my PC, currently I have dual-boot with Win 7/Ubuntu 16.04. For my daily job I'm working mainly with Windows software but have quite a lot of ...
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Is it safe to use multiple different `--input-position` with ddrescue?

I need to rescue data from some 2 TB large hard-drive and am doing so in some Live-Linux in some VM, where the problematic hard-drive is connected to using USB 3 and the VM provides a virtual disk of ...
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How to avoid hard drive image conversion in VirtualBox?

After I export and import a virtual machine the image of my hard disk .vhd is converted to .vmdk. And now the question is how to avoid it.
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how to copy virtual machine for use in vmware

I have my virtual machines of Vmware 15 in following folder E:\installed software\vmware\virtual machines I have downloaded a cloudera virtual machine for hadopp in folder E:\studies\programming lab ...
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VM and VPN and the network [closed]

How do I get my VM (connection via Hyper-V) to have network access when on the VPN. If on the VPN (anyconnect) I cannot start my VM. I have log off the VPN to log into the VM. Its crazy.
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Reading/writing speeds in different RAIDS in VMware

I'm running Windows Server 2016 on VMware workstation player and I am testing different RAID systems with ATTO disk benchmark. In my system the striping volume reads/writes much slower than a spanned ...
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How can I increase the amount of VRAM for my Windows 10 VM in VirtualBox?

My system specs: Windows 10 32-bit, and I have a 64-bit version. 3gb of RAM Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT (Total Graphics Memory: 2046 MB, Dedicated Video Memory: 512 MB, Shared System ...
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Can I check is hardware alright using VM?

I use Linux and I have a problem with Wi-Fi. Specifically, signal is extremely weak and sometimes even disconnects. I tried using the older versions of Ubuntu which I used to use and on which I know ...
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How do I block Windows 10 Guest VM from updating itself Linux Mint Host

I have windows 10 running as a guest OS in Virtual Box. As you know, this virus of an OS updates itself automatically and you can't disable this. How can I block the windows update servers from my ...
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Strange connectivity of Windows Server 2016 VMware VM

I am running a Windows Server 2016 Desktop Experience VM on VMware Workstation 14. I was not getting any connectivity, and tried several configuration changes to fix it. Eventually, I noticed that the ...
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Using Physical EFI Disk Image as a Virtual Hard Drive

I imaged an HP Envy laptop that has an M.2 Solid State drive. When I view the image file in FTK I can see 5 partitions including the Windows partition. I would like a virtual instance of this ...
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using project folders in vagrant

I have recently installed vagrant and red hat in windows 8 environment. I want to use my projects in windows drive in redhat running on vagrant machines. Is there a mechanism to copy paste or access ...
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What do people use to get a “hash” of a VM imported into vCenter to verify a successful upload?

I have a unique deployment of a large VMware environment and we are importing an OVA into the servers going to each of our sites. I did a quick search and could not really find anything related to a ...
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Where is the 'NET Framework Setup' key in my XP virtual machine?

I installed a virtual machine in VirtualBox from XP_mode.exe. Extracted it and used XP.vhd virtual disk in VirtualBox. Now when I open registry, there is no HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET ...
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NIC driver for VM

I have an issue in installing Windows OS to a fresh VM. I use Windows Deployment Systems(WDS) and do these actions: 1. Take boot.wim from my OS image and put it inside of my Server. 2. Make capture of ...
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Accessing Apache web server on Oracle Linux virtual machine in both VMware Workstation Player and VirtualBox

I've tried researching various SuperUser forum posts and even a blog post (https://blog.superuser.com/2011/04/25/virtualbox-and-networking-how-you-do-it/), but none of the questions seem to resolve my ...
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Is it safe to install Virtual Box on a 4GB laptop?

I have an assignment that I have to download either Docker or Virtual Box and acquire screenshots. My professor recommended to use Docker if you have a 4GB computer. I installed it and an error ...
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Backup plan for VMs/docker on unraid [closed]

I am considering running an unraid server (https://unraid.net/) using the virtual machine manager (basically a front end for KVM) rather than many separate machines to do tasks in my network. My ...
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Using Hamachi to connect to my local VM from a distant computer

I have a virtual machine running Debian hosted on my Mac. I use it to develop and host a server. I also have a distant PC which I use to play my games. I'd like to connect to my server running on my ...
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Hyper V diffdisk VM starts and stuck on black screen, blinking cursor

I am totally stumped by this and have done this many times successfully in the past. I create a parent disk (Windows 10 build 1607, have to use this old build for testing purposes) and then a ...
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Lab Network Virtualization with OpenVAS

I'm looking to hear any advice for setting up a lab environment. I drawn up a simple diagram , but basically this is what I hope to create. 3 subnets, and one router that "holds" them. Subnet A > ...
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Start VirtualBox VM with GUI on Windows 10 system boot after auto-login

I am looking for a script to start a VM in VirtualBox at Windows boot in Windows 10 but have it come up with a full-screen GUI. I just need the script. Everything else is working so please don't ...
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How to give temporary access for a VM on a laptop to push data to AWS Kinesis Firehose?

I have written one Python module which gathers system info like CPU utilization, RAM consumption, etc. data. I want to run that module in an VM on my laptop and send this data AWS Kinesis Firehose. ...
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What is the difference between Windows 10 Virtual Desktop and a Virtual Machine

Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Virtual Desktop at the Ignite conference. From my understanding, this is hosted in Azure. My question is, what's the difference between Windows 10 Virtual Desktop ...
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Connecting to linux vm from Mac OS X

My friend has a windows laptop and has installed a Linux VM using virtual box I want to ssh into the Linux vm using my Mac OS and we are connected to the same wi-fi network (the network adapter is NAT)...
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VirtualBox: “Kernel driver not installed (rc=1908)”

I'm trying to use VirtualBox (to run Outlook natively under Windows), but I keep having errors. I initially had this very same error under Manjaro Linux, in which I could just install VirtualBox from ...
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is it possible to use a vpn in two separate virtualboxes simultaneously on windows 7 [closed]

specifically I'm running Ubuntu with this... https://github.com/philipperemy/expressvpn-python https://www.virtualbox.org/
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Install windows in VM

I am upgrading my C drive (500GB SSD -> 1TB SSD). I wanted first to make a clean install on the new drive via VM (windows 10 in dual boot with Ubuntu), transfer everything I need, before switching the ...