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Postby jgoemat » Sun May 14, 2017 9:11 am

I've installed Mint in a Hyper-V virtual machine on my Windows 10 Pro box, but the video driver doesn't seem to be useful. I found a couple pages in my searching and installed some extra driver packages and rebooted, but I can't tell if they did anything. The display is still slow as molasses, like 2-3 frames per second dragging the startup window around after logging in...

Are there any instructions on how to use Mint in Hyper-V or am I stuck with another distribution?

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Re: Hyper-V?

Postby Pierre » Mon May 15, 2017 8:10 am

most of the available instructions are like this one:
and they don't go into getting drivers for the Guest System.

there is some extra information, like this :
https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2014/05/h ... n-hyper-v/
the main issue seems to be that it performs much better if the Linux distribution supports Integration Services (IS),
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Re: Hyper-V?

Postby powerhouse » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:55 pm

Better late than never. See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/virtualization/hyper-v/supported-ubuntu-virtual-machines-on-hyper-v, specifically under "Notes". You need to install the specific packages provided by Ubuntu/Linux Mint, depending on the corresponding Ubuntu release.
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