VirtualBox is a platform independent open source virtualization software available for Linux, Solaris, OS X, and Windows hosts. Guest additions need to be installed to automatically adjust the guest screen resolution. USB is supported through a proprietary extension.

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Browse Ubuntu source code directory

I have Installed Ubuntu 12.04 On Virtual Box. How to browse the source code directory? What is the commands on terminal to do this?
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Edubuntu inappropriate Kernel for installation

I faced this error while Runnign Edubuntu from Virtual Box. I used this edubuntu-13.04-dvd-i386.iso file.
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to start Ubuntu I use Virtualbox but when I start the VM nothing happens

"Creating process for virtual machine "..." (GUI/Qt)...(1/2)... at 0%" is the only thing i see. Nothing happens. I want to install the 32-bit version of ubuntu and I did everything just as it is shown ...
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How to enable Minimed CareLink usb in VirtualBox with Win7?

I have a Medtronic CareLink usb, to analyze the data from my insulin pump. The provided software works with Windows 7. I have a PC running Ubuntu 13.04 with Win7 in VirtualBox. But the usb is not ...
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x86_64-w64-mingw32-g++: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I have 64bit ubuntu virtual machine and a 64bit binary still getting the Exec format error. $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 ...
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How can i start another operating system from within the ubuntu live cd?

I'm in a situation where i want to test various backup scripts for a remote vbox or vmware VM. For that I'm going to use an improvised 'pre-boot' environment for the guest machine made from a ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: “No suitable module for running kernel found”

I have a fresh 12.04 LTS installation. I have installed linux-headers-generic as well as build-essential. When I install virtualbox, I get the following error: Building initial module for ...
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Ubuntu server different kind of services

I'm starting to learn more about servers and I was thinking if (and how) I can run multiple services on my Ubuntu Server. For example: I'm starting to develop a system with Django (Python) and I also ...
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How to set up ssh on a lubuntu vm (VirtualBox) and windows host

I've set up a Lubuntu vm using VirtualBox on my Windows 8 desktop and I want to connect my laptop, which is dual-booted with Windows 8 and Ubuntu, to the Lubuntu vm via SSH. I've gotten as far as ...
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Window contents corrupt when scrolling in Chrome and vim/gvim

I am running 14.04 as a guest on a Win8.1 host (over VirtualBox 4.3.17), 3D acceleration is enabled. Since upgrading from 12.10 I have noticed that text/content will sometimes corrupt when I scroll a ...
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How to turn on 64-bit virtualisation?

I have hp 2000 series laptop(64-bit) but can only deploy 32-bit iso on it. What could be the possible reason? Even my BIOS don't support it.Googled it, but all in vain. Here is an attached error.Any ...
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Virtualbox can't shut down properly [on hold]

Its showing an error: Memory could not be read while shutting down
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Host-only network on Ubuntu 14.04 [VBox on W7]

So, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. I'm trying to set a host-only by checking my "virtual" IP on my host's browser and access the index_html on Ubuntu, but it is not working. Here's what I ...
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No acces to applications

I am trying Ubuntu and installed it in a Virtualbox under Windows 8.1. Everything seems to work fine, however in the upper left corner of the window "Applications", "Places", "System" and the like are ...
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Ubuntu installation using VirtualBox

While I try to install Ubuntu in my Mac using VirtualBox I get one confusion for installation. I create Virtual Drive for my VM of 25 GB and start installation. At Installation time VM give me ...
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Cooperative running of Ubuntu and Windows

I have Windows 8.1 running on my laptop (i7, 16 GB RAM) and I am thinking about migrating to Ubuntu 14.04. However, I will still need Windows for years or even for ever as Windows is the working ...
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I can't get my ubuntu server VirtualBox guest with bridged adapter seen outside of my lan, although port forwarded to 80

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 on VirtualBox. With LAMP all configured. The box has static ip 192.168.1.104 and bridged to my host's Wireless adapter. I can successfully access Apache's index ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I just started learning Linux and wanted to use Ubuntu in VirtualBox. I am getting errors during installation and am unable to make it past this error screen as seen in the image attachment. I am very ...
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VirtualBox Extension Pack for 14.04.1 LTS (Virtualbox 4.3.10)

Where might I find the Virtualbox Extension pack for 14.04.1 LTS (64bit) I installed virtualbox via synaptic. The version it installed is 4.3.10 I can't seem to locate a corresponding Extension pack. ...
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VirtualBox in encrypted container TrueCrypt

Sorry for my bad English. I need to hide the use of VirtualBox in Ubuntu. How to install VirtualBox in an encrypted container TrueCrypt? That no one could not get access to my VirtualBox without ...
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Is this 4k resolution support, or 1080-?

I am having an issue with Ubuntu. I am running the latest version under Oracles VirtualBox. The highest resolution it will accept is 1600x1200. I have a new Samsung 28" UHD 4k display. I need to run ...
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Unable to resolve (even ping) hosts on command line while reaching them in browser

I am trying to perform some actions in a Ubuntu (12.10) inside a Virtual Box, under Windows 7 I can perform most tasks, access any needed repositories ... except for some, and I don't understand ...
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Is it possible to get VM guest ip in Nat network virtualbox

I am having virtualbox VM in which Guest addition is install i can get VM ip by below command VBoxManage guestproperty get "vm-name" "/VirtualBox/GuestInfo/Net/0/V4/IP" But, I want to get guest IP ...
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I am getting the same error everytime I try to boot Ubuntu on VirtualBox

Everytime I try to run Ubuntu, this error comes up. "Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Linux. The virtual machine 'Linux' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 ...
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Command to display virtualbox vm network information

I am having two VMs VM1 and VM2 i want to attach same network of VM1 to VM2. For that i want to displaying virtualbox VM network information and parse the output. And then attach same network to VM2. ...
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My VirtualBox VMs Virtual Disk Folder are missing after reboot

I using VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit and yesterday one of my windows guest got bluescreen so swithed off my guest. After restart it won't start, when I saw the guest virtual disk file and folder ...
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ERROR global-config does not define the variable lib

Trying to initialize OPAM in terminal using the command: sudo opam init After I get the error in the title. I'm using Ubuntu in a virtual box so idk if that's the problem.
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How should I configure Ubuntu with VirtualBox on Windows 8.1?

I just built my first Windows computer. It's running Windows 8.1. Here are my computer specifications:- GPU: GeForce GTX 770 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz Memory: 16GB RAM Current ...
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How only allow access to only host from guest in virtualbox

I am in such situation that where I am having virtualbox on Ubuntu and two VMs VM1 windows and VM2 linux. Both VMs are added in NatNetwork with name NatNetPrivate with subnet 192.168.15.0/24 so that ...
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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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which DNS is answering to “www”

Today, by mistake, I run this command ping www on a virtual machine running a guest Ubuntu 14.04 under Windows 7 host. The ping response is one of my server outside the network where I work, let's ...
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Which of the Virtualbox services do I need?

I'm using Virtualbox on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I found many services loaded at startup related to vbox vboxautostart-service vboxdrv vboxballoonctrl-service vboxweb-service I ...
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System proxy settings [on hold]

I have installed ubuntu in Oracle virtualbox on a Windows machine. Please help me to connect the Ubuntu-VM with the internet.
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Wrong throughput measruements in VBox VM running Ubuntu 12.04.3

I have one physical machine with Linux Ubuntu System (Host OS) installed on it. Besides that, the machine runs one Virtual Machine (VM) and one Open vSwitch Bridge. The machine has one virtual ...
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VirtualBox runs as root, Critical Error as user

I've just done a fresh install of VirtualBox 4.3.10 on a relatively fresh install of 14.04 (Trusty) and am seeing the below error when attempting to start VB as a normal user Failed to create the ...
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Virtual device when started in Genymotion Hangs (Force Close) on Ubuntu 12.04

My Ubuntu 12.04 uname -a is as follows, Linux XXX-XXXXXXXX 3.8.0-44-generic #66~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 04:04:23 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I have Installed Virtual Box, version is, ...
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Problem with precise cloud image or misunderstanding of how it works

I am running VirtualBox on my Mac Book pro. I spun up a Centos 6.5 image within virtualbox and installed Openstack RDO (packstack allinone) without any issues. I'm able to spin up the CIRROS default ...
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Ubuntu In Full Screen in VirtualBox

When I open Ubuntu and use full screen mode I get a screen that is about 3X3 inches the the middle and the rest is surrounded by white. I want to be able to view Ubuntu in full screen.
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Virtual Box Copy clipboad and Drag and drop problem in UBUNTU 14.04 lts

LOOKS LIKE NO ONE IN THE WORLD HAVE SOLUTION FOR THIS :( please try if you can I installed Virtual box in ubuntu. Installed windows inside it. NOw the problem is after doing everything right the ...
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Swap Ctrl/Caps Lock not working in VirtualBox 4.3.16

Until now my keyboard mapping in Kubuntu 14.04 has worked seamlessly in the guest OS of Windows 7, which I run in VirtualBox. But after the upgrade to VirtualBox version 4.3.16 r95972 the swapping of ...
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Is there a light-weight minimal Unity Desktop for Ubuntu 14.04?

New to linux here. I created a VM in virtualbox for the latest Ubuntu to get comfortable with linux and to learn Python. I was wondering if there is a lighter-weight desktop for Ubuntu, that still ...
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Trying to use VM VirtualBox

When I download Ubuntu file from the Ubuntu website. I get an error saying that the disk can not be copied, when I try to copy the .iso file onto my computer. I have tried downloading multiple ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu 14.04 - 3d acceleration not working

I have recently upgraded my virtualbox ubuntu version from 12.x to 14.04. After the installation I installed the virtualbox guest additions and turned on 3d Acceleration within virtualbox settings ...
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How do I fix base system device driver problem

I have kubuntu as my linux, have Windows 7 32 bit running in Virtualbox 14.3.10 open the device manager for Windows and it shows "base system device" under other devises, click on it and it says the ...
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undetected resolution with 14.04

I am an utterly starter but need to change from Vista to Linux with my pc: Epson NJ2100(WXZA wide scren of 5:3). According to the manual of virtualbox, I have used cvt/xrandr commands for ...
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Copy paste objects in folder not working in VirtualBox installed in Ubuntu

Not sure if its I am using the right platform to ask my current issue. But your expert suggestion needed. I am new user to Ubuntu machine and VirtualBox window 7 also installed in my machine. ...
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Install Virtualbox-4.3 in Ubuntu 12.04

Kindly someone help. I am quite new in Ubuntu. While installing the package, these error messages appear. dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of virtualbox-4.3:i386: ...
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VirtualBox Extension Pack version?

I have installed VirtualBox from the repository on Ubuntu 12.04. I would like support for USB 2.0 devices, so the VirtualBox Extension Pack must be installed. However, I'm not sure which version is ...
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How to let Virtualbox guest capture the full screen (including system bar area)?

I am using a Windows 7 (64 bit) guest with an Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) host. I just recently upgraded to Virtualbox 4.3.16 r95972, although this problem appeared before upgrade--at the very least in the ...
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Configuring Ubuntu Virtual machine network - behind proxy firewall

I have created a Ubuntu virtual machine on Windows 7 but not able to connect to internet. Is it possible to provide the specific settings required to configure internet connections