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  1. Goal: Export and import an Ubuntu VM
  2. Original System: -Host machine (Windows 7 32 bits) -Virtualization sysem (VirtualBox)
  3. New System: -Host machine (Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bits) -Virtualization sysem (VirtualBox)
  4. Question: Could the VM run on a 64 bits host when moving it from a 32 bits host ?
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You should be able to run the VM on a 64-bit Ubuntu, as Virtualbox emulates most of the hardware inside the VM, and it shouldn't matter much on what the host OS is.

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Ok, thank you. Do you think I can import that VM produced on VirtualBox to a VmMWare player instead ? I ask this because I guessed there is no VirtualBox that fits Ubuntu 11.04 (but i succeed to do it on Ubuntu 14.04 –  begueradj Aug 19 at 12:56
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Ubuntu 11.04 or 14.04? If the latter, use sudo apt-get install virtualbox to install Virtualbox 4.3.10 or see here for the latest version (currently 4.3.14). Ubuntu 11.04 is EOL (end-of-life) and support ended almost 2 years ago. –  saiarcot895 Aug 19 at 12:58

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