xen-tools not detected even though installed on ubuntu

After 2 days of search why xen-tools is not detected by xen center or orchestra I managed to get it working by doing this:

  1. apt-get purge xen*
  2. rm -Rf /var/lib/xen/*
  3. update-grub
  4. LinuxGuestTools-7.20.1-1/Linux/install.sh
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  1. I know this is an old post but I wanted to say thank you for this. After a day of fighting with Xen-tools this finally worked. I really appreciate your work. Thank you

  2. I came here to say that it worked for me also!
    Thanks Mike! You rock!

    my vspecs:
    Ubuntu Server 20.04.5 LTS, 4 vcpu, 8gb, 1 network, 200gb disk.

    Again, thanks mike!

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