How to install KVM server on Debian Linux 9 Headless Server


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Originally published at: https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/install-kvm-server-debian-linux-9-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 with bridged networking, setup guest operating system as the back-end virtualization technology for non-graphic Debain Linux 9.x server? You can use KVM to run multiple operating systems such as Windows, *BSD, Linux…


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Hi there, it’s a very interesting reading, thank you. I wonder if I can setup the same way a VM for a different platform, say ARM6/7, see raspberry. I will find it very usefull, as your great article. Have a good day!


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ARMv8-A processors include support for KVM virtualization. It is possible to run KVM on RPI3 but it will be slow. See the following for more info:

  1. https://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Processor_support
  2. https://www.arm.com/products/processors/cortex-a