Here's the scenario: you have an ageing laptop, the internal NIC has suddenly stopped working, but you don't want to give up here. You uninstall Arch Linux and install Windows 10 just to check that the NIC is actually not functioning anymore (it's not; never do this). You buy a USB Wi-Fi NIC, foolishly not checking if it has Linux support. You boot into an Arch Linux ISO and you don't have an internet connection. Here's what you do next.

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In this exciting installment of "Adventures in X11", we'll perform precise operations on our clipboard to generate desired output. So, pick up your instrument, and let's get to work!

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It involved a fair amount of research to figure out how to setup and use virt-manager, virt-viewer, and even understanding what QEMU/KVM/libvirt are and what they do. This is as much a reference for me as I hope it to be helpful for others looking to use these technologies.

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