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Linux headers update breaking virtualbox folder sharing?

I have a virtualbox running ubuntu 13.10 (running on a 13.10 host) that has two shared folders on the host that are mounted at boot. A while ago the guest ran some updates that broke the folder ...
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Why does compiz crash? (Ubuntu 12.10 under virtualbox)

I am using a Fujitsu LH531 Laptop with windows 7. I tried installing ubuntu 12.10 using virtual box. After installation, when i reboot for the first time, it shows the login screen. But after logging ...
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How to start a VM on boot, and shutdown on VM stop?

Long story short... I had to install a small server app running in a VM on one of this company's PC. Both computers are running Windows XP (with legacy softwares, so upgrading is not possible), and ...
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After upgrade 10.10 -> 11.04 in Vbox, VM will not boot

I was running 10.10 64-bit quite happily in VirtualBox 4.0.4 64-bit on Windows-7 Professional 64-bit SP1. This morning I upgraded VBox to the latest 4.0.6; 10.10 still worked just fine. The I did an ...
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Can't adjust screen resolution in VirtualBox guest

I installed Windows7 on VirtualBox but the even in fullscreen the screen of the virtual machine remains small. I can't seem to be able to adjust it. Is there any way in the settings to make it ...
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Why can I not set custom resolution for Ubuntu 12.04 running in a virtual machine?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the latest VirtualBox release and I cannot change the resolution. Here are the commands that i run: -- in Windows VBoxManage setextradata "Ubuntu" ...
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Missed to Enable 3D acceleration on virtualbox

I had installed ubuntu 11.10 on virtualbox 4.1.8 over windows 7(64-bit, graphics card ATI Radeon HD 5470) as the host. I was trying to run opengl es programs on ubuntu wherein I faced an error during ...
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Guest Additions not working

I am having really annoying problem and have spent hours trying to fix. I have searched ad nauseum and found others with same problem but none of the solutions work. I go to Devices to Install Guest ...
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Blank screen after login ubuntu 12.10

There is literally nothing on the screen except the colorful background and the mouse. Issue with windows 8+ Intel HD+ Sun virtual Box+ 32 Mb of Video Memory After the login nothing comes up but able ...
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Access Windows 8 partition via virtualbox

I have an Asus K55a laptop which is currently dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm trying to access my windows 8 partition without restarting, with VirtualBox. To clarify: Windows 8 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox in Windows 7 runs at 100% CPU and very slowly

I know it's been asked why Ubuntu is slow as a guest OS in VirtualBox, but all those answers are fairly old and seem to focus on graphics. In my case booting is also very slow, and there is a long ...
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New to Virtualbox with basic questions

I currently have a dual boot 120 GB HDD, with Windows XP on sda1, Linux (Ubuntu 11.04) OS on sda6 and Linux /home on sda7 partitions. When I want to use the only remaining Windows program that I ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 unable to reconize monitor while running in VM

I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.10 64bit in a VirtualBox VM and for some reason it has be stuck at 1024x768, with the monitor being unrecognised (shows as unknown). Is there a way to tell Ubuntu that ...
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Installing Ubuntu on virtualbox with a windows 8 host

Installing ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso gets me to the graphical login screen but after I enter the password I get a black screen. Ctrl-Alt-F2 brings me to a terminal where I can restart lightdm, ...
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Guest has mini freezes on Virtual Box

Ubuntu 10.10 starts to have mini freezes every 2 seconds. If I am typing in any sort of input (for example the terminal or a text field in Firefox or a text editor), I can type a few letters and then ...

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