VirtualBox is a platform-independent open-source virtualization software available for Linux, OS X, Solaris 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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Is it possible to get a usable Ubuntu 15.04 running in Virtual Box on OS X?

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 with the guest additions (on VirtualBox 5.0.2, video mem=128MB, 3d enabled). Graphics are very "sluggish" even with HiDPI (Retina) disabled. After disabling all ...
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kenel compilation kgdb via virtual box

I need the link from where i can get guest OS of linux 14.04 for installing it in virtual box 5.0. I am trying kgdb on virtual box
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Interesting VirtualBox Plex Permissions Issue

My system is setup with an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running a 14.04 guest virtual machine, via Oracle's Virtual Box. I also have 3 x 2TB drives setup in a zpool. To give the virtual machine access ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox partition SCSI3(sda) format message

I dualbooted OS with windows as the main partition and linux as the "secondary partition", and a linux swap partition(7gb). However, when I am on the windows OS, I download virtualbox and an ubuntu ...
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FX-6300 detected as i686 - Kubuntu won't install

I'm trying to install in Virtual Box. This is my first try at Linux, so I just want to mess around a bit before I tackle grub, etc. I've got an AMD FX-6300 (x86-64) on a Gigabyte motherboard using a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VirtualBox Guest Runs Very Slow

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32 bit) VirtualBox guest with >10GB storage and 2GB RAM on a Win7 (64-bit) laptop supporting VT-X. Like many others upgrading to 14.04 LTS noted here, Ubuntu runs ...
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Virtualbox kernel driver on 14.04 not installed

I tried this method, VBox on 14.04, Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) As soon as I entered this line, sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup, I get this error on the terminal, sudo: /etc/init.d/vboxdrv: ...
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VLC Player and VirtualBox font problem in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed VLC player and VirtualBox. Both of them have the similar character/font problem as you may see from the screen shots. I also tried to install and re-installing them via Software Center ...
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Installing Ubuntu Problems

Currently trying to install ubuntu 14.04 through virtual box. I need this software to run ROS for school this year. everything seems to be going smoothly up until where it asks Installation type and i ...
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Windows XP no longer works on VirtualBox [on hold]

I'm using Ubuntu Trusty. Under VirtualBox 4.3.10_Ubuntu R93012, my other OSs (e.g. Debian, openSuse) startup OK. However, Windows XP (my only Windows OS) starts up OK but then displays a window with ...
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VirtualBox 5.0 installation has broken VirtualBox packages on Kubuntu 15.04

Seeing that there was a new VirtualBox release, I tried to install it on Kubuntu 15.04... However, now all of my VBox 4.3 packages in the ubuntu repositories are broken (Virtualbox is provided by ...
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libGL error in Ubuntu 14.04 as Virtual Box guest

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 as guest on a Windows 7 host with Virtual Box 4.3.30. I cannot start the control center from the launcher, it just won't open a window. From the command line I get /~ # ...
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To set up Apache Web-Server with apt-cacher on Ubuntu Desktop

Did anybody try the goal described below. We are going to do so and want probe here how the chances for success are. The goal is to have apt-cacher in following environment. -) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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VM oracle box installation in ubuntu 14.04

Can somebody please help me how to install oracle virtual box in Ubuntu 14.04? My disk has two partitions-one /boot-60gb and other /home-400gb.
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Runing Ubuntu 14.04 in Oracle Virtual Box [duplicate]

I need to run ubuntu through Oracle vm virtual box 5.0. Can someone please help me in doing it? I am very new to this please help!
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Cannot see Boot Screen on Ubuntu 15.04 running on Virtualbox

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. Inside that, On virtualbox i have installed another ubuntu 15.04. I see the ubuntu logo during the boot on the host but on the guest I see the message ACPI ...
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How to share folders using VmWare on ubuntu

I had shared folders using VBoxGuestAddition in virtual box to access my lampp folders. I am new to vmware. How to share folders using vmware.VmWare Tools will hemp me regarding this? Any idea? ...
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Change virtual box ip from 10.2.x.x to 192.168.x.x

I have applications and xampp setup on virtual box with ubuntu 12. The ip address for virtual machine 192.168.x.x but after installing vmware ,ip change for virtual box to 10.2.x.x I want to change ...
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How can I create a portable Windows OS on a usb within Ubuntu?

I want to create a portable virtual box with a Windows 10 iso on to a 32gb usb stick (to run on Ubuntu 15.04). I don't know where to get started in ubuntu. I would prefer to use command line. How do I ...
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virtual box installation on ubuntu 14.04

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I installed VirtualBox to 5.0 for first time. A weird thing happened at this point; the icon for the ubuntu software center changed to a question mark. At this ...
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/etc/init.d/vboxdrv missing

When I try to launch a virtual machine from Virtualbox, it tells me that the Virtualbox kernel driver is not loaded, or there is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. Please reinstall the kernel ...
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virtual box installation

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I installed VirtualBox to 5.0 for first time. A weird thing happened at this point; the icon for the ubuntu software center changed to a question mark. At this ...
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VMWare and Virtual box ip and network sharing problem

I am able to share folders and work with virtual box easily with ip 192.168.x.x I have installed vmware for some other application therefore virtual box got different ip 10.0.2.15 instead 192.168.x.x ...
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Ubuntu insists on installing a broken package

Everytime I boot the system, I receive a "System crash" message and here is the details: This package is already removed, but Ubuntu insists on trying to install it everytime I boot the system. The ...
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VirtualBox can't open Windows 7

I downloaded a Windows 7 iso, created the VM for it, and it won't open. I get the following error box: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine VeenDoze. The virtual machine 'VeenDoze' has ...
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Failed to fetch linux-libc-dev .deb, dkms package

Goal: deploying a Ubuntu Server (minimal virtual machine mode) in VBox VM, also (trying to) install a graphic interface to work with a browser and some plugins. Packages used: xserver-xorg-core, ...
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Install Ubuntu on Btrfs Raid1 pool

I have seen the post Installing Ubuntu on btrfs over multiple drives, but the solution suggested there does not help me. Before using Btrfs in a production environment I wanted to give it a try in ...
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Wifi Problem in Ubuntu 14

I installed Ubuntu 14 on oracle virtual box but my wifi is not working. I went to additional driver in ubuntu but in my laptop it shows No additional driver available. I also tried to change the ...
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VirtualBox - Trying to boot a VM from .iso - Fatal: no bootable medium found!

I am trying to install Windows 8.1 64bit in a VM. I have an .iso and I am trying to boot from the .iso. But I get the following error: Fatal: no bootable medium found! I have downloaded the .iso ...
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How to disable animations to speed up screen updating in VIrtual environment

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VirtualBox under Windows. The screen updating is very slow, especially the effect where it tries to zoom windows and cross-fade between windows. Alt-TAB is almost ...
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Why can't I get Guest Additions installed?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in VirtualBox under Windows 7. I need Guest Additions for local resource access. I started from the VirtualBox menu - Devices / Install Guest Additions. That process ...
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A Virtual?…Desktop? question…(wondering if this is possible)

If I already have Ubuntu (14.04LTS) and Windows (7 installed first, recently upgraded to 10) on separate partitions, is there a way to run both OS's with any form of virtual machines, or, would one ...
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Connecting iphone via virtualbox

I'm trying to connect my iphone (ios 8.3) through virtualbox using this tutorial http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2157148 however I'm having a problem with step 7, VB doesn't show any "Apple ...
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Error installing Ubuntu 14.04 desktop on virtual box 5.0

I installed the guest addition and re sized the window size but the audio is not working and even flash videos are not working. The videos and sound started working for just one time when I installed ...
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Windows 7 client on virtualbox Ubuntu 14.04 host, not recognizing USB stick

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 box running virtualbox 4.3.10 with the extension pack installed that goes with it. A Windows 7 client is running in virtualbox. It has 1 cpu assigned to it, if that matters. ...
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Virtualbox 5.0.2-102096 Unity Launcher not hidden in full screen

I just updated to VirtualBox 5.0.2-102096~Ubuntu~trusty and now when putting the guest OS in fullscreen the Unity launcher stays over the top of the screen. This is a returning issue, but in a new ...
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What is UUID in virtual box?

When I create a Virtual Machine in command line using the following command: VBoxManage createvm -name <VM's Name> -register It returns: Virtual machine <VM's Name> is created and ...
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Installing virtualbox in ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

For the past years, I test operating systems using virtualbox using windows. But now I'm currently using ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and trying to install it. I tried to install it today using terminal, but ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 VM too laggy

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 as a Virtual Machine in VirtualBox on a Windows machine. I have 3D acceleration enabled, as well as all the fancy CPU features. In other words, pretty much my whole CPU and ...
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Error message upon opening Virtualbox

I am using a Dell Inspiron 1525 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.I am getting a problem in running the android emulator on genymotion. Genymotion suggested to run it through oracle VM Virtualbox. When I did ...
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How to install extension pack for virtual box?

I got x64 bit virtual box. I installed it on ubuntu 14.04 LTS Basicly I need now extension package for my virtual box, but I am not sure which one and how to install it? I only know that I should ...
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i am running windows 8 on oracle virtual box and unable to share between ubuntu and windows [duplicate]

when i created shared folder getting error , The VirtualBox Guest Additions do not appear to be available on this virtual machine, and shared folders cannot be used without them. To use shared ...
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Adjust size in virtualbox

I have just installed two virtual machines by virtualbox. Somehow I get one virtual box window like this (and this is what I want): but I don't know how to get this mode in other (I switched to ...
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Getting error message when trying to start a virtual machine! [duplicate]

**failed to open a session for the virtuel box VT-x is disabled in the BIOS for all CPU modes. (VERR_VMX_MSR_ALL_VMXON_DISABLED). Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) Component: ConsoleWrap ...
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How to generate dll with MATLAB?

I need to compile simulink code and generate dll daily basis. For this purpose I develop everything by the use of the Linux version of MATLAB. After this I start a VirtualBox and compile the simulink ...
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Ubuntu keeps logging me out

I have read a few threads about this and being pretty new to ubuntu i couldnt quite follow some of them properly. I am running ubuntu on VirtualBox and whenever i get to the login screen and enter my ...
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The screen is too small

I am using Virtual Box 5.0.0(Windows Vista) to run Ubuntu 14.04. The screen is too small (640x480) but the screen can up to 1280x768. How can I resizing it?
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Dell Win 8.1 64bit Unbuntu 14 VirtualBox ACPI PCC Boot fail

On Win 8.1 pro with 64bit I5 3.1 GHZ Dell with terabyte of storage using VirtualBox 5.0 and Ubuntu 14 lts desktop iso image. When i start the instance created I receive ACPI PCC probe failure and ...
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Virtualbox 5 cannot access USB devices on Dell XPS 13 9343

having an annying issue with my VirtualBox 5 under Ubuntu 15.04, trying to run a Win8.1 VM. I cannot access any USB devices, nor does the virtualbox interface show that I have any installed. Googling ...
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Starting ubuntu in virtualbox shows login screen, but after successful login desktop does not get loaded

So I run lubuntu 14.04 as guest on a windows 8.1 host. everything ran smoothly on a vmdk file that I originally got from vmware workspace. I tried something out and accidentally created a new ...