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How to run Andriod AVD emulator on Computer that does not support Virtualization

It is very clear to me that my CPU does not support Virtualization. I want to run AVD for my android Emulator on this computer but it can not run because Computer does not support Virtualization . I ...
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Realistic computer simulator

I am analyzing the performance of a cryptographic algorithm, and I have to analyze it on different platforms with different hardware capabilities. So , is there a software where I can choose how much ...
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Choice between VirtualBox and VMware workstation (Linux & Mac)

I work in an environment which has both Linux (Ubuntu) and Mac OS machines. I need to learn to create VMWare images (.vmx) from .ovf or .ova formats so I can send them out to the customer. VirtualBox ...
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OpenSource Virtualization management tool with python support

I need and opensource Virtualization management tool that can be automated through Python scripting. I used VSphere (which has pyvmomi support) but it has only 60 days evaluation license. I ...
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Is there any free backup solution for Vmware VMs?

My client has 10 virtual machines at present,and he want to test a suitable free backup solution for backing up his Vmware environment before make a final decision.
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Simple Hypervisor for one OS from boot

I would like to run a hypervisor that will let me install a VM on it where the end result would be such as that when these workstations will be turned on the following will happen: Hypervisor boots ...
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MacOS virtual output device

On my Macbook Pro I had an accident after which all audio output devices (both speakers and minijack) stopped working. They actually are not recognized by macbook so there is no possibility to ...
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Tool to combine multiply .vmdk disks into one

I have 2 monolithic vmdk disks disk1.vmdk disk1-flat.vmdk disk2.vmdk disk2-flat.vmdk Each of them contains 1 primary partition Question: How can I combine those disks and get disk3.vmdk with 2 ...
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Home Lab Recommendation

I am looking for a recommendation on a home lab setup. I already bought the hardware (Supermicro Rackmount), so I only need a recommendation on the software. I would like to have 1 or 2 Windows VMs ...
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Fastest Linux distribution to boot then run Docker (until daemon up and running)

We want to find out what is the lowest meaningful boot time in a hypervisor context (VMWare on quite high-end hardware) for a Linux distribution. All what is required after th VM system ...
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Which MacOS(OS X) version not require vt-x/amd-v in virtualbox?

i'm working in a cross platform file manager, i need to install mac os in virtualbox, but my machine not support intel vt-x or amd-v virtualization(hyper-v), thats why i need a old version of macos, ...
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How to emulate Android arm-v7a on a windows 10 PC?

I want to test a few APKs that are only compiled for Android arm-v7a devices and also I need root access to the device running it. What are some of the recommended ways of emulating an arm-v7a android ...
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Looking for free and simple OS virtualisation software

I've recently trie to re-use Virtual Box (6.0) with which I have had good experiences in the past, but recently it was much dissatisfying. My main OS is Windows 10 and I tried installing various Linux ...
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Emulator to run an application as if its on a different CPU

Can anyone recommend an emulator (ideally open source and available for Debian 9 or RHEL7) which would allow me to run a program as if it is running on a slightly different CPU? I typically use ...
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I need a tool that will create a Differencing disk by comparing two VHD files

I have two VHDX files of the same volume created at different times and I need a tool to create a differencing disk that could be used to bring the older copy up to date with the newer one. One copy ...
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Containers and Virtual machines

I'am looking for a lightweight vm/container to contain\isolate a certain program from the host,I’m stuck in a situation where i need to use 2 isolated apps and make them communicate with each other . ...
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An IaaS or private cloud platform that support multiple virtualizaton type on one host?

We want to setup a real private cloud infrastructure in our company. We're currently using Proxmox as the virtualization platform to manage both VMs and LXC containers. What we're looking for is an ...
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Hyperconvergence infrastructure software to play with?

It looks like the "hyperconvergence infrastructure" (HCI) software became essential trend now - some examples are below: Nutanix SimpliVity I want to find out what is real in this trend and what is ...
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From an external script, move a mouse programmatically in a VirtualBox VM

Are there language libraries that allow me to do this? I want to simulate mouse input without relying on a script running inside the VM.
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Is their an official macOS download for virtual machines?

I want to use Xcode to develop iOS apps, but I only have a laptop with Windows software, and I know about virtual machines like VirtualBox and VMware, so I wondered: "Is their an official way to get ...
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Software known to check for CPUID 0x40000000 leaf/If running in a VM environment - Windows

This question is related to this >> https://superuser.com/questions/1369138/check-for-cpuid-0x40000000-leaf-windows but I don't think the "tool" I am looking for exists. So my theory is to now look ...
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Online virtual machine for malware tests?

I can remember a website that allowed people to upload malware to test it on their virtual machine server. There was a screenshot of a virtual Windows XP machine, updated every ~5 minutes. I am ...
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Software to analyze an exe file

I'm looking for an application with a good GUI that will 1) Record all the activities done by the executing program. (Reading/Writing/Modifying) files changes to system settings or registry or any ...
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Virtualization/sandbox software for Windows specifically designed to safely install software that may be bundled with PUPs

I'm looking for an extremely lightweight VM or virtualization tool for Windows that can be used to safely open installers that may be bundled with potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). (For an ...
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I need to emulate a specific hardware model (memory, motherboard, processor, etc.) Is there any software for this?

I'm looking for some software that allows me to emulate a certain hardware, brand memory, capacity, etc., since I have hibernating a system on a borrowed motherboard and then sold it. I do not know if ...
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Linux full-time online server, as sporadic workstation concerning safety

TLDR: Use one machine as full-time online server, and sporadically as workstation with monitor attached: what software setup, considering ease of use and security? A little bit of context: I just ...
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Creating and administering many virtual machines locally

I need some sort of software that will allow me to create a few virtual machines in which I can install and run arbitrary software (e.g. nginx) and be able to run arbitrary commands (e.g. strace) in ...
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Remote Desktop with “VMware Unity Mode”

I often Remote Desktop (to another Windows server as another user) to run one of a few applications (including Windows Explorer itself) to perform various administrative tasks. I am looking for a way ...
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Is there a free method to share a USB device from a hyper-v host to a guest VM?

I have a requirement to attach a USB device to a hyper-v host, and get it connected to a guest VM. Looks like there are hardware solutions, or software solutions cost over $100, but the only free/...
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Lighter alternative to Virtualbox?

For the past few years, I have been using a Linux system installed on VirtualBox as my work environment. This allowed me to do two important things: I can install specific versions of any library and ...
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Are there any OS X hypervisors that allow nested virtualisation?

I am preparing for the RHCSA exam and am using a CentOS 7 VM to practice. One of the objectives is to be able to configure a KVM VM using Virtual Machine Manager and hence my CentOS VM's emulated CPU ...
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Desktopless Virtual Machine for Windows

TL;DR: I'm looking for a Windows version of Parallels Headless Mode, to run Windows. I'm looking for virtual machine software that can run different programs that aren't confined by the limits of the ...
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Virtualization in a sandbox software

I need a software to run multiple heavy 3d apps in a virtual environment. It can be a virtual machine or a sandbox. I had Sandboxie to do this to me but it stopped working, and it seems their support ...
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Mount achive as a virtual drive

I want to mount achive (preferably 7z, but any nice one is ok) as a virtual drive in Windows. There are following facts: Let's assume that we have an empty achive. When it'll be created doesn't ...
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VM server choices for home lab/general use

I'm in the process of setting up a VM server to virtualise a lot of my home use/home lab activities, and as I get closer to system setup, I realise that I'm actually still confused/not clear about my ...
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Is there a Cloud Management Platform that can control/manage hosted, open source Linux VMs?

Is there a CMP that can manage QEMU/KVM VMs without OpenStack? Is there a CMP that can integrate with oVirt? I want to manage a hybrid cloud (AWS and on-premises VMs) with the same application. I ...
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Hypervisor to embed in my product

I'm looking for hypervisor recommendations for use in a product that has to run a mixed bag of VMs. The actual product uses a touch screen PC, and runs on Linux. The user only ever sees our ...
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Software to copy Windows 10 onto a virtual hard disk for Virtual PC or VMWare

My IOmega hard drive used to come with software named V Clone, with which I could create images of the whole system. It could also clone a system onto a virtual hard drive. Unfortunately this company ...
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Cross-platform virtual disk or volume

Basically I need some software that can mount a virtual disk file as a disk or a volume file as a volume, that works for both Windows and Linux. For example, Windows' built-in support for VHD files ...
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Container-based virtual machine solution like Docker?

I'm trying to find a solution to build a consistent development environment across different machines: Windows PC, Windows laptop, MacBook … Recently I learned Docker, the concept attracts me. But ...
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What public cloud could support OpenStack in a hybrid cloud deployment?

I would like to have an OpenStack instance powered by a hybrid cloud. When demand becomes extremely high, I'd like to promptly leverage the unlimited resources in the public cloud. What public cloud ...
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open source commandline tool to create OVF and OVA files

Essentially I'm hoping for an open source alternative to VMware's ovftool that will run on Linux (Debian). ovftool works fine but as it's not open source I can't redistribute it... I have looked at ...
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What is the best android emulator?

I am trying to install an android emulator for my mobile device browser testing. I tried with Google Android emulator, Bluestacks and GenyMotion. But all these three have some problems with it, ...
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Host OS for multiple VMs

I am looking for an operating system that was designed to run virtual machines. My requirements: Preferably some distro of Linux (ideally Debian-based, but doesn't matter) Not be GPU intensive (I ...
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Reservation system for support environments

I work for a software developer, where part of my job is to administer the environment that my support team uses to triage client issues. I am looking for a utility that manages reserved access to ...
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Software to determine which VM needs more resources

I have a physical server which runs 8 virtual machines with virt-manager and kvm. Since one VM is not needed anymore, I want to give the remaining hosts more resources. I need a tool which helps me ...
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What's a good, simple, bare-metal (or thin) hypervisor suitable for a home server?

I'm currently running a HP Microserver with a single Debian OS running a variety of home-server tasks (NAS, Plex, OwnCloud, Minecraft Server, basic web hosting, git source control repositories etc). ...
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Which virtualization applicaton is compatible with regular antiviruses?

I know that such soft as BitDefenter or Kaspersky will not work under VirtualBox. I know also that there are some specific kinds of antiviruses designed specifically for work under virtual enviroments,...
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Software application that packages DOS application for Windows?

I'm looking for an application that packages a DOS application so that it will run on Windows. Essentially I'm looking for DOSbox, but in a way that is transparent to the user. i.e., when someone ...
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Virtualization Software for Windows

I'm searching a good and reliable virtualization software for Windows 8/8.1 and therefor for Windows 10 too (which shouldn't be that hard, as it will work on Windwos 8). I know VMWare and VirtualBox. ...