Saturday, February 27, 2021

Start and Stop KVM Virtual Machines from Command Line

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Start and Stop KVM Virtual Machines from Command Line
This guide will take you through how to start and stop KVM virtual machines from command line. As much as KVM provides Virtual Machine Manager (virt-manager), a desktop application for managing virtual machines through libvirt, it also provides a command line utility called virsh which enables the terminal centric users to manage KVM virtual machines from command line interface. Start and...

Install Genymotion Android Emulator on Ubuntu 20.04

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Follow through this guide to learn how to install Genymotion Android emulator on Ubuntu 20.04. Genymotion, is an android emulator that provides a virtual Android environment that enables you test various android applications over various virtual devices for purposes of testing or application development. Install Genymotion Android Emulator on Ubuntu 20.04 Prerequisites Before you can proceed to install Genymotion Android Emulator on...

Install Latest VirtualBox on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to install latest VirtualBox on Ubuntu 20.04. As of this writing, VirtualBox 6.1 is the current major release with version 6.1.18 being the current maintenance release. As of the release of this major upgrade, quite a number of improvements and fixes were put in place. To see a complete list of improvements and...

List Running and Stopped VMS on KVM

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List Running and Stopped VMS on KVM
Follow through this guide to learn how to list running and stopped vms on KVM. KVM, an acronym for Kernel-based Virtual Machine, is an open source virtualization technology built into Linux. Specifically, KVM lets you turn Linux into a hypervisor that allows a host machine to run multiple, isolated virtual environments called guests or virtual machines (VMs). So you could be using KVM to...

How to Clone KVM Virtual Machines

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Do you have some KVM virtual machines that you want to make a copy and reuse them? In this simple tutorial, we will show you how to clone KVM virtual machines. How to Clone KVM Virtual Machines There are various ways in which you can clone KVM virtual machines; Clone KVM Virtual Machines using Virt-ManagerClone KVM Virtual Machines using virt-clone command Let us...

Install VirtualBox 6.1 on Fedora 33

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to install VirtualBox 6.1 on Fedora 33. VirtualBox 6.1 is available for installation in most Linux platforms package repositories. However, as of this writing, VirtualBox is not available on the default Fedora 33 repos. If you however need to install VirtualBox 6.1 on Fedora 33, you can do so by rebuilding the...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Kali Linux 2020.3

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In order to set your Kali Linux running on VirtualBox in fullscreen mode, you need Guest additions installed on the VM. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install VirtualBox guest additions on Kali Linux 2020.3. Apart from enabling the virtual machine to have a full screen view, guest additions offers many other features; Mouse pointer integrationShared folders for...

Install Kali Linux 2020.3 on VirtualBox

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Kali Linux 2020.3 on VirtualBox. Kali Linux is an Advanced Penetration Testing Debian-based Linux distribution used for Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking and network security assessments. Kali Linux 2020.3 is the third (Quarter 3) 2020 Kali Rolling release. It comes pimped with various awesome updates; New Shell – Starting the process to switch from “Bash”...

How to fix QEMU/KVM Not Connected Error on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to fix QEMU/KVM Not connected error on Ubuntu 20.04. Maybe you have installed KVM hypervisor on Ubuntu 20.04 for you to run virtual machines on it as a regular, non-root, user. However for some reasons, when your try to run virsh command to even the virt-manager, display the virtual machine desktop management...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Fedora 31/32

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install VirtualBox Guest Addition on Fedora 31/32. When installed on a VirtualBox, Fedora VM doesn't display in full-screen view by default neither does the vm support other important features. VirtualBox Guest additions provides quite a number of features; Mouse pointer integrationShared folders for easy sharing of files between the host...