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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Ubuntu Software RAID server and VMware conversion tool

I have tried to find an answer to this, through several unsuccessful forum searches. I have a Hosted Virtual Private Ubuntu Server that I have no physical access to. I downloaded VMware's vCenter ...
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Can't reach tomcat server on Ubuntu 14.04 host from VirtualBox 4.3 Windows 7 guest or Ubuntu 14.04 guest

I've tried the following posts, as well as skimming through the VirtualBox manual: Windows GUEST accessing my local webserver on Ubuntu HOST? VirtualBox WinXP GUEST accessing HOST local webserver? ...
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Using a Virtualbox qcow VM in kvm Virtual Machine Manager

I am able to run a qcow disk image on Ubuntu 14, by issuing the command line kvm -m 512 -usbdevice table -hda MyVM.qcow The qcow VMs were created with VirtualBox. However, if I launch Virtual ...
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RE question : transfer exe transfer file from Ubuntu oracle virtual box to host machine (windows 7 )

i want to transfer executable file from Ubuntu to windows , i try via shared folder its ok but when i open executable file in windows the file is not defined ( not exe file ) More information : the ...
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Cloned server cannot connect to network

I have set up a server running Linaro 12.07 (based on precise). I installed avahi-daemon so that it can resolve hostnames of my other machines. It's network connection works fine and connect to other ...
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GLPI dosen't work on browser [on hold]

i'm running GLPI 0.84 on Debian Jessie, the solution is installed on a virtual machine.Since 2 days when i try to access to Glpi using the browser, a blanck page is shown and there's any word about an ...
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ftp not downloading files in browsers nor on virtualbox

I am attempting to download an ftp file from the following mirror: ftp://filedump.se.rit.edu/pub/OpenBSD/ This is only one of several US mirrors that are not downloading the ftp file. The problem ...
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How do I disable default virtualization software? Using Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit

I use 15.04 64 bit os. Difficulty getting virtualbox to run 64 bit. I have virtualization enabled in bios. Is there any virtualization enabled by default in 15.04. If so how do I disable?
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transfer exe file from Ubuntu oracle virtual box to host machine (windows 7 )

I want to transfer an executable file from Ubuntu to Windows. I've tried via shared folder of the VM I have Ubuntu installed in. It works, but when I open the executable file in Windows, the file is ...
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NSFilter Service is not running, please go to Status : Services and start the service

I have properly installed NSFilter in PFsense and when trying to start it, a dialogue is coming saying that PFSense had been started but the status still remains inactive. Kindly Advice on this.
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PFsense not working. Squidguard stopped

Hi I had tried to test the PFsense in VM VirtualBox. Let me explain the setup as follows: 1: PFsense installed VirtualBox (Server) em0 - 172.1.1.93 [WAN] vtnet0 - 10.10.10.1 ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 via virtualbox log in fails (using correct password).

New to Linux and Ubuntu and prior to making the permanent switch Ive installed the latest version of VirtualBox onto my windows 7 laptop to explore the OS and come accustom to it. Ive downloaded ...
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cannot access shares folder from the Vbox client

i cannot access the content in the shared folder from VBox client. i can see the folder under /media/sf_share/ also i can write on it. but it doesn't reflect on the host machine and vice versa.
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How to resize VirtualBox window [duplicate]

I know this has been asked in other places but im having some issues I have installed dkms x11 all off that but auto-size guest display is still grayed out My machine has 32mb of video ram reserved ...
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Windows XP on VirtualBox [on hold]

I've been trying to install Windows XP onto my computer using virtualbox, but it keeps giving me this: So how do I fix this, it just isn't installing?
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Oracle VM Virtualbox DOES NOT START

I have Oracle VM Virtualbox installed here and wine as well. I have used wine for the past year to run Photoshop, and I want to switch to Virutalbox. However, the only thing that happens when starting ...
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Can't find LTSP option when booting from Ubuntu Server ISO images

I have tried using a Windows & Ubuntu host machine running both VMware pro & Virtual box to install an LTSP server from an Ubuntu server installation iso. When I start up the Ubuntu server ...
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Is it possible to “make something work” while virtualbox is in “save state” mode?

I want to make some app working, while virtualbox is in "save state" mode. Is it possible ? And if yes, please describe a little how can I do that ? Any help will be appreciated. Thanks
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How to completely remove a virtual machine from VirtualBox?

i have installed windows 7 on virtual Box 4.3.10 i have deleted the VirtualBox.xml configuration file in /home/larbi/.config/VirtualBox after that when i launch virtualBox i get no virtual machines ...
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How do I make “auto eth0” effective from boot of 14.04 headless server under virtualbox?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server guest running under a Win7 host. I want its eth0 interface to start without human intervention when the VM is started, but I always have to "ifdown eth0; ifup eth0". The ...
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Which versions and software should I use to run Windows under Ubuntu? [on hold]

I would like to run some windows program under Ubuntu. I was wondering if I can expect some differences in performance regarding : the version of Windows I choose : Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 or ...
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[FIXED]How to use SD card adapter in virtual machine running ubuntu? [closed]

The whole reason I've came back to ubuntu is a long story but I need to run a command to disk dump a file onto a microsd usb adapter. Is there a way to do that with vm or do I need to install ubuntu ...
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Unity mode for vmware and ubuntu 15?

I am coming from virtualbox running ubuntu 15.04 in short: virtualbox - never again. It made me lose so much time! You can't imagine. The default Ubuntu 15.04 runs so super poorly on the machine, ...
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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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Create folder and move files from one drive to another

I am totally new to ubuntu and I had installed ubuntu on a 8GB virtual disk using Virtualbox.Then I added another virtual drive to ubuntu (Ubuntu Disk 2) of 4 gb as follows Then I formatted the new ...
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Virtual box says kernel driver not found

Every time I click on my virtual OS it says Kernel driver not found. I have tried sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup but it didn't work.
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How to display characters in (virtualbox) TTY?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox, but can't get Chinese chars to display correctly. Here's what chars that should be Chinese look like: I've done everything I could, including: sudo apt-get ...
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virtualbox shared folder - kernel headers not found

I have read those questions: Why can't I access a shared folder from within my Virtualbox machine? and Error: kernel headers not found. (But they are in place) The second question equals mine, ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04.02 and VirtualBox

I am trying to change screen resolution of Ubuntu 14.04.02 running in VirtualBox. I tried to install Guest additions packages but I'm getting this error - Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Virtual Box Windows xp resolution issue

I use ubuntu 15.04 with my lenovo g505s laptop. I installed virtual box to use windows xp sp3 but there is no 1366x768 resolution. I have already assigned 256mb video memory(instead of 128) but I ...
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Virtualbox doesn't match with guest additions version

I have installed the virtualbox from the oracle site not with my ubuntu 14.04 repository. I've already downloaded the virtualbox guest additions that match my current virtualbox which is 5.0 from the ...
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VirtualBox does not capture mouse/keyboard

I have used VirtualBox and Ubuntu for years. I'm pretty familiar with both. So, I am used to what it means to capture the mouse/keyboard. I do not have to do this very often though. Recently ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 setting static IP for server on VirtualBox

I've been following this post here on how to do this. I am using OS X and VirtualBox with an Ubuntu server. In the post they have the following: (I don't see those settings) auto eth0 iface eth0 ...
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Ubuntu server running on VirtualBox the inet addr changes

I have been running a virtual environment for my Ubuntu server and today the inet address changed. It was 192.168.1.101 and now it changed by itself to 192.168.1.32. Example: inet addr: 192.168.1.32 ...
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How to configure dynamic DNS for IPv6 using bind and isc-dhcp-server

I have a ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine created in VirtualBox which I could configure IPv4 delegation via isc-dhcp-server. Then by follow this great tutorial, I could configure such machine to also update ...
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How can a serial connection be set up as a network interface if at all?

I have a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 on Windows 7. My Windows machine is connected to a (CAN bus) data generator which ends in a serial to USB connection. I can forward this connection to the Virtualbox ...
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eth0 can't get ip when use bridged mod

Hi I have error in my machine when startup. It doesn't show ip address when I use bridged network ! ,in virtualbox .so every time after booting done I use this command line to disconnect device sudo ...
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Is it ok to run a virtual server (Virtualbox) with webroot within a shared directory with the host OS?

As everything is a little bit slower through a VM I thought I would try and put my project's webroot in a directory that is shared between the client (ubuntu 14.04) and the host (Windows 8.1). The ...
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How can I install a TP Link Archer T4U driver on Ubuntu 15.04?

Im looking forward to buy a wireless USB adapter, now, you may ask why, well Im running Ubuntu 15.04 on a VirtualBox virtual machine, so I want to get access to wireless networks but my internal ...
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Ping error for a specific IP in virtualbox

I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 on Virtualbox and connects to the Internet using a pppoe client. The network type is bridge on Virtualbox. I can access 4.2.2.4 and google.com servers but cannot ...
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What does Section-unaligned hotplug range mean?

When my Ubuntu VM starts up I get these messages: Section-unaligned hotplug range: start 0x1000000000, size 0x91c00000 http://i.stack.imgur.com/5J5wv.jpg What do these messages mean, should I be ...
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How can I change the graphics card on Virtualbox Windows? [closed]

I am trying to install a windows driver for a displaylink usb adapter. I have gotten the Windows 7 virtualbox to recognize external usbs and this device. When I try to install the driver, I get the ...
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Error at VERR_VMX_INVALID_GUEST_STATE while creating 64-bit VM with 2 CPU

Error at VERR_VMX_INVALID_GUEST_STATE while creating 64-bit VM guest with more than one CPU/processor. Host machine BIOS enabled with "Intel Virtualization Technology" Host OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, ...
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Check if Ubuntu is being installed on VM [duplicate]

I am trying to automate ubuntu installation from a network repository. I am now succesfully able to configure the iso image and it does the installation automatically. My requirement: I would like ...
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Resized VirtualBox VM disk, but when partitioning can't use all new available space

yesterday I've resized a VM Virtual disk from about 15 GB to about 26 GB. If I run fdisk I can check that disk is resized: Disk /dev/sda: 26.2 GB, 26214400000 bytes 255 testine, 63 settori/tracce, ...
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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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Reverse DNS Lookup on ubuntu inside virtualbox

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 inside virtualbox on win7 using NAT for networking. I had to run the command : VBoxManage.exe modifyvm "Ubuntu" --natdnshostresolver1 on Which basically tells the guest to ...
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Unable to ping Ubuntu 14(host) with virtual box Ubuntu Server(guest) and vice versa

I'm newbie to ubuntu, I was trying to connect both the system with the same IP range like 10.70.9.214(for Host) and 10.70.9.3(for Guest)..but i'm unable to ping from both end. and I wanted to use ssh ...
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OS X Host - VirtualBox 5.0 running Ubuntu 14.04.02 video/audio playback is too fast [closed]

Problem is the video/audio is playing back too fast when watching Youtube videos or any kind of video/audio playback in general. This sounds like a chipmunk type effect on fast-forward. I am running ...
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How to share folder in virtual box between ubutnu host and windows 7 guest [duplicate]

I’m trying to share folder between my Ubuntu host and windows 7 guest in a virtual box. how to do that