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Questions tagged [virt-manager]

Virt-Manager is a desktop user interface for managing virtual machines, based on libvirt.

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Is KVM a hypervisor?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypervisor#Classification says QEMU is type 2 hypervisor, and KVM can be both type 1 and 2 hypervisor: The distinction between these two types is not always clear. ...
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How can I not give a virtual graphics card at all to your VM and have the console on serial?

Stéphane Chazelas wrote that Can I start Debian on a text virtual console in a virtual machine? You could also not give a virtual graphics card at all to your VM and have the console on serial. ...
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Can I start Debian on a text virtual console in a virtual machine? [duplicate]

I have created a Debian virtual machine in virt-manager/KVM/QEMU. When I run the Debian virtual machine, I don't really need the desktop environment, which is also resource consuming. Can I start ...
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Command Line equivalent to virt-manager GUI VM creation

I have been using virt-manager to create KVM VMs on my Ubuntu 18.04.1 host. I would like to now create the same VMs from the command line. I customize the VMs before beginning installation - ie ...
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How can I enable a virtual machine on KVM to use the WiFi connection on my Ubuntu 18 laptop?

I recently set up KVM hypervisor on my Ubuntu 18 LTS ThinkPad Carbon. I installed qemu, virt-manager, and libvirt to manage the VMs. sudo apt install qemu-kvm libvirt-clients libvirt-daemon-system ...
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virt-manager + RDP = no connection [closed]

Trying to setup shareable folders between arch linux and win10 via RDP(remmina) but with no luck Guest is bridged to my main router, as well as host, but I haven't ping between two systems PS: I ...
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QEMU: Enable SFTP file exchange (guest ⇆ host) but prohibit guests access to public internet?

Assumed I run a Windows guest in a QEMU virtual machine on a Debian host. Hereby the Debian host is a common desktop computer with internet access. How can I set up a SFTP file exchange between guest ...
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Changing libvirt emulator: Permission denied

I'm trying to use a binary of Qemu that I compiled using this tutorial, since the version of Qemu that's packaged with my OS, Debian, doesn't seem to support OpenGL acceleration with Spice. After a ...
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virt-manager - first run, error: Unable to connect to libvirt

virt-manager 1:1.5.1 On Ubuntu. Menu/File/Add Connection/Connect Error Dialog: Unable to connect to libvirt qemu:///system libvirtd.service status shows it is running and that there are no ...
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Virtual Machine Manager can't be launched after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04

After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, I can no more start Virtual Machine Manager. It was running okay when I was using Ubuntu 16.04 and I didn't face any problems but after the ...
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libvirt and virt-manager - Unable to complete install: 'internal error: unsupported input bus usb'

I'm following the steps below to create a virtual machine using Xen as hypervisor and virt-manager (libvirt) as the management module. When trying to create the virtual machine I am getting the ...
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Black border on Fedora guest in virt-manager

I'm having a bizarre issue with virt-manager that seems to affect only Linux guests. In particular, when I select View -> Resize to VM there is a variable sized black border around the VM, as shown:...
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SSH Port-forwarding in KVM/Virtmanager

I am running a guest machine Debian Stable with KVM virtmanager for GUI on another Debian 9. What I am trying to do is ssh from host to guest. I have the SSH sever running and configured on the guest ...
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virt-manager - device in virtual network

Trying to set up a VM on CentOS 7 KVM using virt-manager. With this VM I want to be able to assign a static IP address to it. Can't seem to get it to work on the network. On the KVM host I configured ...
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Libvirt `--location` for $OperatingSystem

I'm trying to install a virtual machine (libvirt + qemu kvm) and I would like to fetch the operating system from network. I'm using the --location option. While I know that CentOS can be started with ...
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How do I launch a VM to a Specific XServer?

I have been playing around with KVM QEMU on my Linux Mint KDE machine for a while. However, I have heard it is possible to run VMs in separate XServers, and I thought it would be cool to just press ...
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Virt-Manager can't execute any virtualization [duplicate]

When I try to finish creation of a new VM from an iso, I get this error: 'internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: 2018-04-11T00:42:51.993762Z qemu-system-x86_64: can't apply ...
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virsh net-define error: this function is not supported

I'm trying to create a simple network using the following xml: <network> <name>net-bridge</name> <forward mode="bridge"/> <bridge name="virbr0"/> </network> ...
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CPU mode 'custom' for x86_64 kvm domain on x86_64 host is not supported by hypervisor

I have the same issue as here, but the solution does not work to me. Every time I want to create or run a VM with virt-manager, I get the same message: Error al iniciar dominio: configuración no ...
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How to configure Virt-Manager to save snapshots to another server?

Hi I have installed KVM and Virt-Manager on three physical computers, and I'm thinking of using a fourth computer to save snapshots or copies of snapshots. Someone knows how to configure Virt-Manager,...
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Virtual Machine Manager wants to inhibit shortcuts - again and again - on Wayland

I've recently reinstalled my workstation with Fedora 27, and since doing so, virt-manager has been doing one strange thing. Every time I open a VM console and then move the mouse into the window, a ...
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Debian 9: How to set up Samba-Exchange between QEMU-Host and QEMU-Guest (Windows)?

I want to share a folder on my Debian-host with a Windows-guest. To run the necessary Samba-server I installed the following packages on my host: samba samba-client All I know right now is that I ...
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QEmu shared folders for Debian Etch

I have to work with an old Debian release - Etch (4.0r9, kernel 2.6.33.7) - as the guest OS in QEmu/KVM. The host is Ubuntu 16. I created a shared folder in Virtual Machine Manager. However, when I ...
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virt manager “The emulator may not have search permissions for the path”

I am trying to set up a VM on Fedora 27 but when I go to create one and pick an ISO I get the message The emulator may not have search permissions for the path '/path/to/fedora.iso' If I click yes ...
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Linux: Creating Network Bridge Drops NIC speed to 100MB/s instead of 1000MB/s

I am running Arch Linux 64 bit on my desktop. I use Virt-manager to run a windows guest. My host has two NICs, both are Gigabit, both get gigabit speeds when dedicated to only the host. Whenever I ...
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How do I disable automatic mouse grab/ungrab in virt-manager?

Is there a way to manually control mouse/keyboard grabbing in virt-manager? The current automatic system creates too many unnecessary mouse lockups. I'm looking for a way to change the settings but it ...
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How to connect to a host webserver when using virt-manager and qemu?

I have an archlinux machine setup a Windows 7 virtual machine using qemu. Network Source: NAT/ Device Model:virtio is the networking configuration for NATing. I am able to connect to the Internet just ...
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How can I make ACL settings on /run/media/* persistent?

I have various virtual machines running as guests on a Fedora 25 Workstation host. I store virtual disks (and all other personal stuff) on different separate partitions on a second built-in disk. virt-...
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How to configure basic network in virt-manager

I'm scratching my head here, trying to follow a basic Red Hat study guide. I have a centos 7 host and installed a centos 7 guest os with virt-manager/qemu. I configured a static IP of 192.168.122.50 ...
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virt-manager and opengl

The latest virt-manager 1.4.1 support opengl on spice But when i check opengl is impossible to check and said "hypervisor/libvirt does not support manual rendernode" What I miss? qemu and libvirt ...
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How to port forward SSH in virt-manager?

I've set up a Gentoo guest in virt-manager but I'm unable to SSH to it from host machine. I've read that using qemu I need to do some port forwarding to be able to access ports in guest machine. I ...
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KVM Linux guest cannot get network address

I use libvirt-manager to manager my VMs. I create a new VM, and a default virtual network, which uses NAT. virsh net-edit default gives me: <network> <name>default</name> <...
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switching from guest to host in virt-manager without mouse

In order to switch from a guest to the host, we must move the mouse along the top edge of guest screen. A little toolbar is displayed at the top. BUT When the mouse freezes in the guest, how to ...
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How to manually credit a VM like vmbuilder does

I am experimenting with KVM-based VMs on my home server. The host runs Ubuntu Server 16.04.1 LTS, and so would the guests. I was able to create a guest using vmbuilder. It outputs a qcow2 image, ...
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PXE installation from VM to another VM

I'm trying to do a PXE installation from a VM to another VM. At the host, I'm using RHEL. I created a VM (srv-inst) with RHEL using virt-manager. The network is the default (NAT) and it is isolated. ...
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Virtualization Problem with Windows in virt-manager

I tried to virtualize a Windows physical HDD into a image file (qcow2) using clonezilla and it was perfectly copied the disk partitions in the image, but it don't want to boot the vm. Hardware & ...
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Concurrent guest vcpu operation on KVM

I am launching an x86 debian system as guest using QEMU2.6.0 on my x86 host machine. The host is an 8-core, 2-socket machine booted with RHEL7 with KVM enabled. 2 PCI devices are being emulated on ...
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Libvirt qemu changing hardware identifiers?

I am having a strange problem that I just cannot figure out. I have a Windows 7 virtual machine that was originally a physical machine that was demoted to a VM awhile ago. I used to boot it with ...
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Using virsh to control VMs created in virt-manager [closed]

here's a question for you that's been driving me round the bend. I've managed to find plenty of resource from folk that want to do the opposite from me i.e see a machine they created using virsh in ...
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Physical/virtual network setup

I am setting up a server and am struggling with network setup. This is what I am trying to achieve: The problems I have: 1) How to assign "Ethernet" to "Pfsense" so that "Host" has no access to "...
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Enable “kvm=off”, “x-vga=on” and “-vga=none” from within Virt-Manager?

I have virtual machine created from Virt-manager, it's Windows. I have attached host PCI device (GPU) to the guest VM, it's recognized, but not used I know options x-vga=on and -vga=none are friends ...
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Share a folder between Linux host and Windows guest VM

I'm trying to share a folder between my main OS (openSUSE 42.1) to a guest Windows 7 virtual machine, but I'm unable to set it up properly. I access the VM from virt-manager, and I've read that the ...
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How to install OS in virt-manager in kali linux v2.0

I have installed Kali Linux in Laptop. Now I have installed virt-manager in Kali. But while installing "fedora 22" in virtual machine it crashes. Below are some command output: service libvirtd ...
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get file system shares working with virt-manager 1.3.2 in ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have tried numerous things, and read numerous articles, but I'm not able to get file-system shares to work. Here is my setup: host machine: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with KVM and virt-manager 1.3.2 ...
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With virt-manager can I save a guest then reboot the host

I see virt-manager can make snapshots if qcow2 is used. I also see a "save" button. Suppose I want to save a machine, is it ok to do save and maybe at reboot (of host, not guest) I can resume the ...
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Problem installing Fedora 23 in VM using KVM on Linux Mint 17.2

I'm unable to install Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-23-10.iso into a QEMU2 VM using virt-manager on Linux Mint 17.2. I've verified that the SHA256 checksum on the ISO is correct, and I can install a ...
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Setting umask of libvirt/virt-manager for proper permissions in a directory shared by host and guest

I'm attempting to create a directory that is fully available to both the host and guest systems of a virt-manager/libvirt/QEMU/KVM virtual machine, with read, write and execute permissions for non-...
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How can I store files in the mounted shared folder?

I am running a Fedora Workstation virtual machine on an Ubuntu host. I created a folder /home/cl/share in the guest and mounted the shared folder /media/cl/system/virtual/share as root following the ...
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Virtualization (KVM) and excessive cached RAM

I've set up a virtual machine through KVM-libvirt (virt-manager) with Windows 10 on it and I'm getting an odd behavior on the host side. I'm running a 64bit Arch host with 24GB of RAM, 12 of which are ...
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USB Redirection with libvirt/virt-manager stopped working after upgrade f21->f22

I performed an upgrade from fedora 21 to fedora 22 today. I used FedUp and followed the instructions at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedUp Afterwards I installed fedy and activated some tweaks (...