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virtualbox guest service “device using manually installed driver”

As the title says apparently I can't install virtualbox guest service. Host OS is windows 10 and I enabled a bunch of cpu cores for the guest. There's also some driver "Processor microcode firmware ...
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Headers for the kernel were not found

Im trying to install the guest additions for the virtualbox. my main operating system is xubuntu and the OS on the VB is ubuntu 14.04 so I have the iso file on CD (the computer is offline), and when ...
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Cannot install and the code is not working: apt-get install virtualbox-guest-x11 [duplicate]

I am using a full fresh installed Kali Linux rolling edition. And please be specific to me while explaining the matter because I am very new-be in the world of Linux. My host OS is Ubuntu 15.10.
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VirtualBox - Automatic screen resolution stopped working

I'm running VirtualBox 5.0.18 with Ubuntu 16.04. I've installed VirtualBox Guest Additions and DKMS, which enabled the automatic screen resolution in my VB. This worked fine for several months until ...
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Running ubuntu on vbox with guest additions breaks certain transparent modules

I've tried this several times over the years with multiple unique computers in terms of host OS and bit size. All of them were very fast. I've never had an external graphics card. Currently I have a ...
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VBoxGuestAdditions contents do not show up with 16.04 and Oracle VM 5.0.20 r106931

I have: Oracle VirtualBox 5.0.20 r106931 Ubuntu 16.04, upgraded as of 5/11/2016 Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1 I am trying to share a folder between Windows and Linux. I was able to do it ...
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Install guest additions with Dockerfile

Right now I'm using docker to build a personalized virtual environment for tensor flow development. I will install fluxbox and guest additions ontop of an existing tensor flow Ubuntu Docker... here ...
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unable to install GuestAdditions - Ubuntu 14.04 as guest; Windows 8.1 host

I've seen similar postings on this site, but no satisfactory answers/solutions. Please advise. Specs: Ubuntu 14.04 (guest) Windows 8.1 (host) VirtualBox 4.3.6 r91406 VBOXADDITIONS_4.3.6_91460 ...
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Why does Lubuntu not allow me to run the Virtual Box Guest Additions?

On most up-to-date Ubuntu flavours that I install in VMs in Virtual Box when I choose the option to Insert Guest Additions CD image... I am shortly asked if I wish to run what is one there, and when I ...
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can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu guest : vboxsf failed with the error : no such device

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox 5.0 on Windows 10. I installed guest-additions (virtualbox-guest-additions and virtualbox-guest-addition). When i try to mount a shared folder, it fails with the ...
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Ubuntu Virtualbox Screen Resolution

I have ubuntu 14.04 running under virtualbox in windows, and I can't get the screen resolution to go any higher than 640*480. I've seen other posts, and I installed guest additions, but it doesn't ...
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How to retrieve IP Address from a VM that can't have Guest Adiitions Installed

I am trying to Automate the build and deploy process of a piece of server software we make, this software runs on ubuntu 12.04 but doesn't allow "apt-get" for security reasons. I have gotten as far ...
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Installing GuestAddition

I have installed Ubuntu server version 14. 04.3 on window 8.1 host . I am using Linux version.My problem is that for over a month i have I have been unable to install guest-additions so that I can use ...
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Guest additions not working (unable to mount VBOXADDITIONS)

I am having problem and have spent hours trying to fix. I have searched and found others with similar problem but none of the solutions work. I go to Devices to Install Guest Additions and find that ...
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Problems with VBox Guest Additions on Kubuntu

After Kubuntu installation I wanted to install Guset Additions (GA). During this process I was informed that my system lack of make, gcc and appropriate headers but graphics module build without ...
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Cannot use keyboard

I am having a little trouble trying to install Apache Mahout on a virtual machine that runs Ubuntu Kylin, and, I am stuck with keys not responding error as per attached indicating some locked file ...
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Installing Virtualbox Guest Additions on a real machine

I've managed to run my Ubuntu which is physically installed on my hard drive through Virtualbox on Windows. It would run normally as a primary OS if i boot my system directly into it. Booting it up ...
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How can I compile an 4.2.x version of Guest Additions on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS?

I would like to compile the Guest Additions from Virtual Box 4.2.12 on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. It is required to run gvim properly (see addendum below). I can confirm that I was able to do so in 13.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 VBox Guest Additions problem installing

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual box but can't resize the screen so I want to install guest additions. I can't open a terminal window because I can't access the "start" button and when I ...
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Unable to mount/access Virtual Box Guest Additions

I checked many questions on this topic but none worked for me. I keep getting the error in the image shown below. There is nothing under the media folder to install manually too. The mount just fails. ...
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lubuntu guest looses virtualbox guest additions

Set-up: Virtualbox under windows7. lubuntu as guest. Problem: Need lbuntu to run with resolution 1024x660 for laptop window. Standard resolutions do not include 1024x660. Solution BUT problem: ...
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Virtualbox guest additions installation fails for shared folder support! [duplicate]

I am trying to setup Ubuntu guest OS on a Windows host system.After creating the new virtual machine, I am trying to install the guest additions and I am running sudo sh VBoxLinuxAdditions.run but ...
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Unable to install guest additions: unknown filesystem type 'iso9660'

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.24 and completely stuck with mounting guest additions. I've spent quite a time looking for a solution online, but nothing helped... As suggested below, ...
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Experiencing small resolution issue in Ubuntu 14.04.2 with VirtualBox, getting stuck on installing guest additions

TL;DR: I'm experiencing the small resolution issue in Ubuntu 14.04.2 on VirtualBox, and when I try to follow the answers to existing questions, either it doesn't solve the problem or I encounter ...
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VirtualBox - how to increase video memory?

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox, including the guest additions. However, the display is really slow. Looking at the display settings I can see that the video memory is only 12MB but ...
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Unable to Install Guest Additions CD Image on Virtual Box

Error when I clicked on Insert GuestAdditions CD Image from "Devices" Unable to insert the virtual optical disk /Applications/VirtualBox.app/Contents/MacOS/VBoxGuestAdditions.iso into the machine ...
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Process to install Virtual Box Guest Additions Virtual Box [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. Could you please tell me the whole process to install Virtual Box Guest Additions or provide me with ...
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How to make Ubuntu Gnome display bigger in Virtualbox?

I am doing a project for my operating systems class. In Virtualbox, I have already installed the Guest additions and restarted, but it is still the same screen resolution. I am using the "Try Ubuntu" ...
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Virtualization drivers for Windows guest

My idea is to run Windows 8 64-bit as a guest on a KVM platform. There's guest additions (actually drivers) for Windows so I can integrate some features (like networking) between Windows and KVM. Suse ...
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VirtualBox 4.12 Shared clipboard not working in Ubuntu14.04

Hi My Shared clipboard has stopped working all of a sudden after a dist-upgrade. I tried re installing guest additions but it doesnt seem to work
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Installing Guest Additions causing problems [duplicate]

I am trying to install Guest Additions in virtualbox with windows xp host and Ubuntu 12.04 guest. I followed the above steps: Devices-> Insert Guest Additions CD Image. After that I locate the ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions won't install

I'm trying to configure my virtual machine so I can share a folder between my host and guest OS, but when I try to install the Guest Additions I get the following message: I've already done ...
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Unable to have full screen Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.2.16 on VirtualBox. It has installed correctly, but I was having a problem related to window size. It is not possible for me to switch ubuntu in full screen mode. I ...
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Guest Additions seemingly uninstalls every time I use “software updater” in Ubuntu Studio

The latest Ubuntu Studio is amazing and comes with all the software I need to make graphics for my 2D games. However, every time I execute the "Software Updater" (the one with the orange sync icon), ...
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detect Ubuntu runs in Virtualbox client [duplicate]

Ubuntu behave sometimes different in Virtualbox client then standalone. I want, in terminal, to detect if Ubuntu is running in Virtualbox client. Even if Virtualbox Guest additions are not installed. ...
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install virtualbox guest addition terminal

I would like to install Virtualbox guest addition using the terminal. Because that is most easy to reproduce and to document. On the server I have Ubuntu 12.04.2. LTS I have Virtualbox 4.3.16 I have ...
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virtualbox guestaddition version from VM client

Sometimes Ubuntu behave weird, which might be because because it runs within Virtualbox as a client OS. I want to detect if Virtualbox guestaddition is installed, from within the VM client, and which ...
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“The make utility was not found” - error when installing VirtualBox guest additions on Lubuntu from the CD

I installed Lubuntu as a guest OS in VirtualBox, and I tried installing the guest additions as I would in Windows, from "Devices->Insert Guest Additions CD Image... (Host+D)", and then running the ...
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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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VMLite Guest Addition Error

I tried to install the guest addition of VMLite based on Virtual Box on a x86 Ubuntu 12.04.4. I used a Guest Addition ISO Image for VirtualBox 3.2.6. Of course I am just a Windows user and don't know ...
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Can no longer mount Guest Additions CD in Ubuntu VirtualBox guest

I've been using VirtualBox for weeks for school. Tonight, out of the blue, my virtual guest locks up and when I reset, there are so many issues. I first had an issue with my screen no longer resizing ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 12 stuck on boot screen with logo

I am running Ubuntu 12 on Virtualbox(version 4.2.6) on Mac OS X. I installed the Guest Additions by following the instructions from here(http://xmodulo.com/2013/07/how-to-install-virtualbox-guest-...
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Virtual box guest addition breaks after kernel upgrade

I have an Ubuntu box installed over VirtualBox with Windows 7 as host. I installed guest additions in it and was working perfectly as expected. Suddenly, one day VirtualBox complained that guest ...
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VirtualBox 4.3 Guest Additions on OSX guest [closed]

Im running virtual box 4.3 on ubuntu 13.10, everything goes fine with windows guests but for Mac osx (Mountain Lyon) I just cant find how to install Guest additions. Seems like there's no osx ...
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Problem with installing VBox guest additions in 13.10 (shared folders)

I am using 13.10 for both the host and guest. The host has the guest additions iso. While installing the guest additions, I encounter an error when trying to compile the shared files module. The ...
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Having trouble installing guest additions for a Xubuntu 13.10 guest OS in Virtualbox 4.2.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64-BIT as my host operating system running Virtual Box 4.2.10. I get this message when I tell virtualbox to install guest additions(CTRL+D),mounting the volume in the guest OS ...
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Building the shared folder support module…fail! [duplicate]

I want to share a folder between my host windows7 and guest Ubuntu but whenever I select add guest additions I get the following error: Unable to mount the CD/DVD image C:\PROGRA~1\Oracle\VIRTUA~...
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admin no longer has access to shared folder

So over the weekend I arrive to work, boot my PC and run the virtualbox session of Ubuntu but now I get the message: The folder contents could not be displayed You do not have the permissions ...
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How to change to cd rom drive in terminal Ubuntu 13.04

How do you switch to the directory where the CD-ROM is? I am at name@name-virtualbox:-S
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Unable to mount the CD/DVD image on VirtualBox

I'm trying to develop a website in Python, and have installed VirtualBox on my Ubuntu 13.04 host. The VirtualBox is running an Ubuntu 13.04 Django stack. I need to be able to edit the files within my ...