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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How to mount disk image taken in linux and run in virtual box

I want to get virtual box to mount and boot the disk image I took a month ago. I have been able to mount the drive and can see its contents, everything is accessible, I want to now get the image ...
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can't ping any site from my ubuntu server

I already installed Ubuntu server 12.04 in Virtual Box, and set a static IP, but I can't ping major sites such as google.com, but when I change the server to DHCP I can connect. However, I need static ...
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Virtualbx error after update

I would like to continue with my work but I am unable to see. Can anyone assist?
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custom-keybindings not found

When I tried to list the available custom keybindings using gsettings command gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.media-keys custom-keybindings I got the error message saying, No such ...
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“No root system defined” while installing ubuntu on Virtual box

i continuously get the error "No root System defined" in the last installation step and it asks for partitioning but under the condition of erasing everything on the disk !!!
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Installing VirtualBox gives “dpkg : error processing package”

dpkg: error processing package virtualbox-4.3is displayed on the terminal while installing VirtualBox. What can I to do install it properly? I tried downloading different versions of VirtualBox, but ...
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Copy Shortcut for Ubuntu Server 14.04 with Xfce to use with VirtualBox

I would like to know how to configure Xfce4 terminal copy shortcut via the interface or Ubuntu 14.04 server file system? I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a dev/test box. Unity seemed a bit of ...
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Hosting a Ubuntu Lamp Server on Virtual BOX

I have set up an Ubuntu server on my virtual box. I need to set up a static IP for Internet access for port forwarding on my router. As soon as I set a static IP I lose internet connectivity. (I'm ...
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VirtualBox Not Seeing Bootable USB with Windows 8.1

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on a System76 laptop. I bought Windows 8.1. Pro from Microsoft Store and downloaded it to a (supposedly) bootable USB on a friend's Windows 8.1 machine since the mediacreator ...
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Boot Ubuntu From VHD

I want to be able to use Ubuntu in a virtual machine from a VHD, and sometimes I want to boot on that VHD. It's easier for me to code in a virtual machine and boot on a VHD when I need full power for ...
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Guest on Mac host still has tiny screen after installing Virtual Box Guest Additions

I ran the following command as per "Unable to Install Guest Additions CD Image on Virtual Box", restarted the server, and it still behaves like the guest utils haven't been installed, because I'm ...
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How to install many softwares in one go and replicate Ubuntu?

I am doing a online course. Many softwares are prerequisite for the course and need to be installed on Ubuntu. I have installed all of them on my laptop at hostel. Now I have also installed Ubuntu ...
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Virtualbox in a host with static IP and require proxy [duplicate]

My host machine is a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box, and got problems with network. My host machine can only use static IP, moreover, everything internet connection ...
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Start VirtualBox VM in startup [duplicate]

I just installed Windows 7 inside VirtualBox and Ubuntu has nothing but VirtualBox. Is there any way I can have the VM automatically startup when Ubuntu starts? Thanks!
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DNS Resolution Problem on Ubuntu 14.4 LTS

I have a Windows 8 host machine running VirtualBox and a running a Ubuntu 14.4 LTS Virtual Machine. In the Ubuntu VM, I can access and resolve DNS for every external site (Ex.: www.google.com) and I ...
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ubuntu14.10 running slow in virtual box

I have enabled Intel Virtualization and installed Ubuntu 14.10 in Virtual Box with 3D Acceleration enabled but Ubuntu is still running very slow, is there any way to speed up my operating system in ...
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VirtualBox Lubuntu 12.04 and Debian Wheezy guests - differences in /etc/network/interfaces

I have 2 guests - one Lubuntu 12.04 LTS and one Debian Wheezy - running on a Debian Wheezy host. I recently started expanding my knowledge on the topic of distributed systems, databases etc. and I ...
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Pasting from clipboard into an Oracle VM running Ubuntu 14.04.02

I have an Oracle VM running Ubuntu 14.04.02 (32bit) on a Windows 8.1 system. I have bidirectional clipboard enabled. I restarted the VM and I can see that the bidirectional clipbaord is enabled. How ...
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VirtualBox: Display Size too small!! Can't reach or see anything, that includes the terminal!

Because I was tired of virtual box saying to update (even before I had a feeling it wouldn't be a good idea), I though well let's just get it over with... I'm running Lubuntu 14.10 (32 bits the ...
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1600x900 TTY resolution in Ubuntu 14.04 using Virtual Box

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in Virtual Box. I want to use 1600x900 resolution in TTY terminals. I understood that changing the value of GRUB_GFXMODE to the required resolution in /etc/default/grub ...
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Virtualbox guest additions installation fails for shared folder support!

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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Transitioning to New Ubuntu 14.04 Server - Hardware Help Needed [closed]

I previously was running an Ubuntu 12.04 server with a single 2 TB hard drive in a somewhat-older small form-factor (SFF) PC for a while now. Unfortunately, the HD started experiencing corruption ...
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how to insall windows xp on ubuntu with virtualbox [closed]

pls help with the answer. Actually want to run Itunes on Ubuntu 12 OS so that i can create back up and later restore for my iphone. I tried Wine and Playonlynux but both wont worked.
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Virtual box Ubuntu setup [duplicate]

I have installed virtualbox and configured a Linux 12.04 version within it. Everything works fine but the only problem is everytime when I power off the machine and restart, I see another brand new ...
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Intel iMac Ubuntu Installation Troubleshooting

I'm having terrible luck trying to install any flavor of Ubuntu on my 2006 5,1 Intel Core 2 Duo iMac. I've downloaded the 32-bit and 64-bit current and past version, as well as tried torrent ...
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how to fix error when starting ubuntu in virtual box

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ubuntu 14.04LTS. The virtual machine 'ubuntu 14.04LTS' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code -1073741424 (0xc0000190). More ...
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i was trying to install ubuntu on virtual box in windows 8.1 and got an error

Failed to open the optical disk file D:\programm setups\ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso. Could not get the storage format of the medium 'D:\programm setups\ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso' ...
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Ubuntu installer is blank (can't select partition)

As of now, I am able to run Ubuntu Unity through VirtualBox. Now, I want to install Ubuntu to a partition, which I have already created AND formatted. However, in VirtualBox, when I click 'install ...
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smartphone-like behavior in Chromium and Opera browsers in VirtualBox

I use Chromium and Opera browsers in my VirtualBox v.4.3.26 (Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome), but few days ago (not clear, whether after an update or I inadvertently changed some settings) they started to behave ...
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Network issues with VirtualBox

I am running a Windows 8.1 laptop. I used VirtualBox to create a virtual Windows 2008 server. I am trying to send a file to the laptop. It did not go. When I tried to ping the laptop, it did not ...
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How to access VM hosted Ubuntu 14.04 with graphical UI from windows 7

I'm quite new with Ubuntu, and even more with remote Ubuntu. I got VM that is hosted on server, and it has Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm connecting via Windows 7 Putty/telnet connection (SSH), and I can ...
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no network in ubuntu13 when virtal box is configured with bridged adpater

I am using Ubuntu 13 on virtual box with my host being Windows 8. My aim is I want to ping from host to guest or from any physical machine to guest (Ubuntu).I am able to ping from guest to host but ...
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Connect to MongoDB database on Vagrant(VM) from local machine (using RoboMongo)

I have installed MongoDB on Vagrant based VM, and I can connect to it on VM. But not from my local machine. I'm using RoboMongo to connect and following are the credentials, Host - 127.0.0.1 Port - ...
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Installing windows in ubuntu with virtualbox

My desktop is running two OSes, windows 8.1 64-bit and Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit. But I want to run windows in Ubuntu instead of switching between them all the time. So I am now trying to install windows ...
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Enable CUDA GPU working under VM

I've connected a graphic adapter to my Linux server (OS: ubuntu 14.10). I'm using VirtualBox and need to enable access to the GPU under VM. The GPU is working on the server but not on the VM. Here is ...
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VM Ubuntu: What are /dev/mapper and /dev/sd1?

I want to increase the free disk space of my VM Ubuntu (host = Mac 10.10). After autoclean -> auto remove, I still 80% (=5.7/7.5 GB)of space used in /dev/mapper, however, only 3% (=7.2/246.8 MB) used ...
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ubuntu 14.10 install fail in virtual box

I have tried to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 32Bit I am able to install through virtual-box, but it fails after install and gives error: - 0x7103e88e memory written fail is happened
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Having trouble installing VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm getting the following message when trying to install VirtualBox-4.3 sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/virtualbox-4.3_4.3.24-98716~Ubuntu~lucid_amd64.deb dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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Ubuntu Virtual Machine cant' mount directories /dev /sys /proc

I am running this Ubuntu Virtual machine on CentOS5- Virtual Host Manager. The Virtual machine can't boot because it can't mount /dev,/sys,/proc. Killed: mount: mounting /dev on root/dev failed: no ...
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virtualbox cant load(install w7 64-32bit)

I'm trying to install Windows 7 64 bit in VirtualBox in Ubuntu 14.10, I epicly fail which is just hocus pocus when I read it so I hope somebody can help me. Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) ...
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How should I configure Ubuntu/Upstart for unusual network configuration?

I recently installed Ubuntu Utopic 14.04 LTS on a new server box I built specifically to host some virtual machines. The network configuration for this box, which contains two NICs, exposes the two ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 on VirtualBox — won't start or install

I'm trying to install Xubuntu 14.10 (tried 15.04 beta1 as well) in a VirtualBox (4.3.24) VM. The VM boots from the ISO, and when I let it boot to the live mode or select "install", it tries to come up ...
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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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Cursor disappears when Mouse Integration is disabled in Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 [Virtualbox]

I would to use hot corners in Ubuntu, it works, but I can't see the position of the cursor. I can only see when the hot corner is activated or when an item is hovered over. This problem is caused ...
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OpenStack in VM player

Hello guys I'm looking for some help or pointers on using ubuntu maas. I'm running my master node in a vm and I want to tried and add more virtual nodes to my cluster, however when I try to add the ...
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virtualbox, can't mouse scroll if 3D acceleration is enabled

I'm trying out Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time with virtual box in windows 8. I've noticed that when I enable 3D acceleration I'm no longer able to scroll with my mouse wheel. When I tried scrolling ...
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Genymotion does not show window, fails with error 1003

I can't figure out why the Genymotion window doesn't show up on my Kali Linux. When I start the same image using VirtualBox it starts up but when I start using Genymotion, the emulator window shows ...
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VirtualBox: Ubuntu doesn't boot after shared folder added

I am pretty new to the VirtualBox and Ubuntu space, so I appreciate any help I can get, and I apologize if I break etiquette! VirtualBox running Ubuntu 14.10 guest on Windows 8.1 host. Host specs: ...
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Visualizing linux GPT partition (EFI) from Windows Host

I created a rescue grub.iso using the following script. This code worked for me when I using Windows 7, Ubuntu 12, MBR: #!/bin/sh set -e wk_dir=$(mktemp -d "${TMPDIR:-/tmp}/tmp.XXXXXXXXXX") mkdir -p ...
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Login problem with Ubuntu(64bit) 14.04.1 Desktop amd64

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I am using it on VirtualBox. I successfully used for a while and suddenly I found myself unavailable to log in. The only thing I can suspect is the last update for ubuntu ...