open /dev/kvm: No such file or directory failed to initialize KVM: Operation not permitted - Solution

open /dev/kvm: No such file or directory
failed to initialize KVM: Operation not permitted
[   96.084502] kvm: disabled by bios

Any of the above means that "Virtualization" is not enabled in your BIOS.  Most servers and Desktops (non-mainstream) can do this no problem but leave it off by default.  Note that some systems even though the CPU supports it, don't allow enabling of Virtualization for some reason (especially some laptops).


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