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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Unable to view/connect usb devices to a virtualbox guest from ubuntu host

I'm trying to connect an NXT Robot to a windows XP guest in Virtualbox, I have installed virtualbox's Extension Pack. Not a single usb device shows up in virtual box, yet lsusb shows they are all ...
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How to transfer data from Genymotion to Host machine?

I am using Genymotin Version 2.3.1 in my Ubuntu machine. I can able to copy files from Host machine to Genymotion by simple drag and drop method. But I unable to copy Genymotion Data to host machine. ...
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I can't login to Ubuntu on Virtualbox

When I enter my password and press enter, it processes for a while and then loops me right back to the account login screen again. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried using the advice on this thread ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 disconnects from virtual networks after wakeup

After upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, I see the same behavior with VirtualBox and VMWare Workstation. After the system is waked up from suspend, there's neither vboxnet0 nor vmnet8 devices in the output of ...
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VirtualBox closed unexpectedly message upon logging in without even starting it

I log-in and immediatelly get "Virtual box closed unexpectedly" message. Well I haven't even started it and in the previous session I have closed it. So, what is going on here? output of "Virtual ...
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Upgraded a virtual guest system: /dev/disk/uuid… does not exit

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 (kubuntu), running as a guest inside VirtualBox 4.3.12 hosted by Windows 7 Enterprise, 64 bit. All ran fine until yesterday - when I tried to start the new ...
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VM Resolution can't go over 640x480, even after guest additions were installed

This is on VirtualBox, guest is Xubuntu 32bits 14.04, host is Windows 8.1 64bits I should point my hardware does not allow x86 virtualization, hence why VirtualBox only allowed a 32bits VM to be ...
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problem on display resolution while using VirtualBox to run Ubuntu 14.04

I am a new guys on Linux and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 from VirtualBox which run on my desktop Windows 7. After successfully installed I have found the display resolution only have 640x480 and ...
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Pin virtualbox to core(s) on precise pangolin (12.04)

I'm trying to pin VirtualBox to a few cores with taskset like so: /usr/bin/taskset -c 1-3 VirtualBox &; disown But the taskset has no effect. I have verified that taskset works with processes ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Webcam VirtualMachine

I'm new in Ubuntu and I chose to use it with VirtualMachine. I wanted to test my integrated webcam from my notebook in it, I already connected it in the VM by clicking in "Removable Devices". But ...
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Can't login into Ubuntu VM

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 32 bits into VirtualBox on a Windows 8.1 32 bits, but when I try to login, it just sits there for a while thinking, a black screen pops and it goes back to the users, it ...
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How can I install Kubuntu on a Virtualbox with a dynamic hard drive?

When I try to install Kubuntu on my Virtualbox, it says that there isn't enough space: I think this is because I chose to have a dynamically allocated VDI hard drive. Is there any way to install it ...
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Ubuntu 14 wifi not working

I have a problem with wireless connection on ubuntu 14.04. I guess I should install some drivers but still can't figure it out. Some types and responses from terminal: lspci | grep Network I get ...
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VirtualBox errors persistent

I have been using Ubuntu desktop through at least the last ten revisions, and virtual box through the last three or more. At lest 6 out of 10 times I reboot, I get an error message that a "System ...
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How to find device file for USB-to-UART Bridge board on a Virtual Machine?

We have an Ubuntu guest OS on a VirtualBox VM over Windows 7 laptop. We connected a development kit containing a Silicon Labs CP2102 USB-to-UART Bridge chip. The board is connected via USB to the PC, ...
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Kernel Headers for Ubuntu 15.04

Today I upgraded by 14.10 VM to 15.04. Since it's a virtual machine (via VirtualBox), I needed to install guest additions. However, the installation fails saying (in /var/log/vboxadd-install.log): ...
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Recover a VirtualBox virtual machine

I'm in a big trouble. Lubuntu totally messed up after failed upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04: it couldn't recognize network, video card (worked with 80x600 only), USB peripherals, etc. the only thing I ...
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VBox - shared folder stopped working

On my Win7 host I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 guest running. I installed the guest additions and successfully mounted the shared folder. I also configured ubuntu to auto mount the shared folder on ...
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How can I setup an Internal Network with Virtualbox? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Hi I've been trying to setup an Internal Network with two Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machines. But I've been unsuccessful so far. They both have the Internal Network adapters with the same network name, now ...
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Gennymotion unable to load virtualbox engines

When I start gennymotion this is the error message shown: Unable to load VirtualBox engine. Make sure that it is properly installed before starting Genymotion. For more information, please ...
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Experiencing problems with installing device drivers on Ubuntu VM. [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and am currently working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed VirtualBox to create another Ubuntu VM. Initially I had problems with maximizing my Ubuntu VMscreen. I resolved the issue ...
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VirtualBox install on Lubuntu 15.04 fails

I'm trying to install VirtualBox on Lubuntu 15.04 and I'm running into a problem with it. When I run VBoxManage --version I get the output: WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server in Virtualbox - problems with apt-get update and Prosody

Playing around with learning how to run an Ubuntu server (specifically, trying to set up Prosody as per a video on ArsTechnica, and a Linode guide), using Virtualbox. I've got it up and running, ...
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can't change keyboard layout to german on ubuntu server

I have a fresh installed ubuntu server in a virtualBox and am trying to set the keyboard layout to german, but don't succeed. I have installed and configured dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration ...
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Can't install Virtualbox on 15.04

I was using Ubuntu 14.10 on my setup and I had Virtualbox running fine. Then my OCZ Vertex 2 (SSD) died unexpectedly and I had to reinstall everything. But, because the Intel Graphics Drivers ...
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mps430-gcc .run file not doing any thing

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on virtualbox on Windows 8.1 64 bit host. I have to build some project and the project uses cmake system. I need to cross compile my project for Texas Instruments ...
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Debian; Android SDK manager; Android virtual devices [closed]

I have debian 7 running on Virtualbox and I have little problem with android virtual devices. When I open Android Virtual devices and try run one, it successfully begins to open AVD but thats all. ...
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nc command: conflict between different Ubuntu machines

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Then I have an Ubuntu 12.04 machine running on virtualbox. On the virtual box machine I listened on port 12345 using the command nc -l 12345 And on the host machine, I ...
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Can you help me mount a new home directory or similar?

I have a virtualbox with host windows 8 and guest ubuntu 14. Now my disk space is running out and I'm reluctant to doing the complicated partition resizing which doesn't seem completely safe. I've ...
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How to connect from home PC to Virtualbox/KVM that hosted on Ubuntu server?

I have an Ubuntu server, it's 3TB HDD space total and 24GB RAM, I want to take 1 little bit of space and RAM to make VPS Windows using VirtualBox or KVM. I want to install Windows Server 2008 on ...
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How to start win7 or linux at user login

I have a PC that is multi-user. Each user has a defined OS profile. 1 windows users and 1 linux user, with the base OS linux. How can I boot the PC to linux and then allow each user login to launch ...
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How can I resize a virtualbox guest os (ubuntu)?

I run windows 8 and virtualbox with ubuntu 12 as guest os. Now it is 96 % full and I want to increase the size of the disk space available to ubuntu. There is no obvious way to do this in virtualbox. ...
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System freeze while starting a Vagrant box via VirtualBox on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm starting a virtual machine with: vagrant up The provider is VirtualBox. After few seconds the system freezes and I can't do anything. Only a hard reset is possible. Unfortunately I can't see ...
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Uninstall VirtualBox before uninstalling Ubuntu

I have installed VirtualVox VM and then installed Ubuntu. Then after some days I uninstalled VirtualBox from add/remove program. But I didn't uninstall the Ubuntu that is installed in VirtualBox. ...
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A VirtualBox machine with the name 'homestead' already exists

This is first time to use ubuntu , I tried install laravel5 homestead by using vagrant and virtual box , when i write command vagrant up i get this error: A VirtualBox machine with the name ...
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Setup Windows 7 Virtualbox notifications in host Ubuntu

Is there any way to setup notification (such as a message from Skype or Lync) coming in the Windows OS running inside a Virtual Box to be notified in host Ubuntu (At least something like highlighting ...
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Unable to upgrade or remove broken virtualbox package

I'll start with some details of what led up to this: I'm using Ubuntu 14.0 (KDE on top although presumably that's irrelevant) a few days ago I let the system do an auto-upgrade. It crashed partway ...
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Virtual Box Resolution Stuck at 640 x 480

I am running Windows 8, and Ubuntu 14.04.2. I need step by step instructions on how to install guest additions. Be very clear if you are referring to the host or guest. I saw another fix to run the ...
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Unable to share a folder on VirtualBox

I am running windows 7 by VirtualBox and I want share a folder to be able to move files between the Ubuntu and Win7, But When I use the following code on the Win 7 command line I get error : (the ...
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Error message with virtuabox with ubuntu as host

I installed virtuabox from their site and now I get this error message when trying to run VBox The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current ...
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Ubuntu Host in VirtualBox has long delays before startup

I run Ubuntu in virtualbox on a windows 8.1 host. After some updates of the guest, it started to have lags/delays before it starts. It also shows some warnings. After it starts, everything is fast. ...
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Install Windows 8.1 Pro in Virtual Box

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am thinking of installing Windows 8.1 using Virtual Box. I don't want to mess up anything so I have some questions. My PC has 4 GB of RAM. If I use 2 GB for the virtual ...
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Virtual box NIGHTMARE

i'm trying to resolve this problem: root@xisco-pc:/home/xisco# apt-get upgrade Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho Creando árbol de dependencias Leyendo la información de estado... Hecho ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox Resolution [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a Virtualbox. I installed the latest update. I installed Guest additions via: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms This did not solve the problem. I removed that ...
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Create a LiveUSB from existing Ubuntu / Xubuntu installation?

I have a Xubuntu in my VirtualBox machine with several changes, and I'd like to make a LiveUSB out of it. I've already heard about Remastersys, but it's not supported anymore. How to customize the ...
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Ubuntu (guest) freezes after a snapshot

My host OS is windows 7 and i have ubuntu 14.10 as a guest on my virtual box(v4.3.26). I took a snapshot of ubuntu before I began an installation, ever since then, when I save machine state and ...
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Show USB device (Android phone) in VirtualBox

I am running Ubuntu version 14.04 and have installed Virtualbox (version 4.3.10) to run a Windows 7 box. I have installed guest additions and the extension pack for Virtualbox and my user has been ...
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Installing a VM using VBoxManage commands fails with NS_ERROR_FAILURE

I'm trying to set-up a VirtualBox VM, so that at the end of the process, an installation of Linux will start from the virtual DVD. Alas, at the end of the set-up process I get an NS_ERROR_FAILURE ...
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Virtual Cross PlatForm Network

Alright I know this isn't a forum for discussion on VirtualBox, but it involves linux. I need help in building a virtual network with 2 linux flavors [Ubuntu,Centos] and one windows [XP/7] in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox, can't install virtualbox-guest-x11

I installed virtualbox-guest-dkms and virtualbox-guest-utils OK.I then tried to install virtualbox-guest-x11, & got a message that the package could not be installed due to unmet dependencies, ...