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Linux and Unix Virtualization tutorials for creating a virtual machines (VMS), installing guest operating system (OS), storage device, and computer network resources. The main focus is on KVM, Vmware, LXC, FreeBSD Jails, Xen and related technologies ( rss).

Linux: lxc forcefully stop and kill container

I want to stop the application running inside a container. I issued lxc-stop -n myapp but the command is not returning to the shell prompt, and my lxc container entered in hang state. How do I kill my container running on Ubuntu Linux host?
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KVM libvirt assign static guest IP addresses using DHCP on the virtual machine

I am using KVM/libvirt on Linux operating system and how do I assign static IP address using dnsmasq dhcpd server for my default virtual network switch?
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How to install KVM on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Headless Server

Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a virtualization module for the Linux kernel that turns it into a hypervisor. How can I install KVM, setup guest operating system as the back-end virtualization technology for non-graphic Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS server?
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How to update Debian or Ubuntu Linux containers (lxc) VM

I‘m using LXC (Linux Containers) a virtualization system running on a Ubuntu LTS. How can I update all my Ubuntu or Debian Linux based guests containers VM from host operating system?
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A very serious security problem has been found in the virtual floppy drive QEMU’s code used by many computer virtualization platforms including Xen, KVM, VirtualBox, and the native QEMU client. It is called VENOM vulnerability. How can I fix VENOM vulnerability and protect my Linux server against the attack? How do I verify that my server has been fixed against the VENOM vulnerability?
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RHEL / CentOS 6.x KVM Virtualization Installation and Configuration Guide

How do I setup and manage a virtualized environment with Kernel based Virtual Machine (KVM) in CentOS or Red Hat Enterpise Linux version 6 server on IBM server? Can you provide step-by-step commands of how to install and manage Virtual Machines (VMs) on a physical server using KVM for RHEL/CentOS version 6.4?
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Debian Linux: Install Virtualbox Virtualization Software

I‘m a home user and how do I install VirtualBox virtualization software for my home use under Debian Linux 6 operating systems?
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FreeBSD Install VMWare Guest Tools

How do I install VMWare tools under FreeBSD guest operating systems?
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KVM Virtualization: Start VNC Remote Access For Guest Operating Systems

I‘m running a KVM virtual machine (FreeBSD 7 and Fedora Linux 13 desktop) under Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.5. However, I’m not getting the remote access via VNC (Virtual Network Computing) to access my Fedora Linux graphical desktop or FreeBSD console. How do I turn on VNC support without reinstalling both operating systems?
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Linux KVM: OpenBSD Guest Hangs At Starting tty Flags

OpenBSD version 4.5 and above made changes in kernel which prevents booting OpenBSD using KVM technology. OpenBSD 4.4 runs with mbbios enabled. However, due to some sort of bug in KVM it does not boot and hangs while displaying a message which read as “Starting tty flags”. The workaround is to disable mpbios. This may or may not happen with your installation, but if it hanged, use the following procedure.
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