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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Ubuntu VirtualBox display driver?

I have a dell E6230, installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. The display defaults to 600x400 showing the upper left corner of the screen. It's the only resolution that shows in the GUI. How do I get ...
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Virtualbox Virtual Machines Won't Boot After Cloning

I'm running Ubuntu Trusty using the current version of VirtualBox from Oracle's repo (with the extensions, if that matters). When I create a Debian Wheezy guest using UEFI mode, the install works ...
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directory locked

I have been trying to install virtualbox using this command: sudo apt-get install virtualbox.qt But I am getting this error: E: Unable to lock directory /var/cache/apt/archives/ I have been ...
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Video playback issue running Ubuntu 14.04 guest in VirtualBox with Win 7 host

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in Virtual Box on my win 7 laptop. When I go to a website that has video (MSN, Youtube, CNN,etc) and attempt to play the videos, the playback stops 5-7 seconds into the ...
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Trouble installing Virtual box Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install virtual box but i keep getting the error. The following packages have unmet dependencies:virtualbox-4.3 : Depends: libqt4-opengl (>= 4:4.7.2) but it is not going to be ...
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how to install the iso file of ubuntu 14.04 into VirtualBox in means of command line, which is installed in the linux server from windows using putty

This situation is somewhat complicated! I use win7 os and I have to work on the Linux server by the SSH client, PuTTY. Right now I have installed the VirtualBox into the Linux server in means of ...
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Access Guest Ubuntu's Folder from Host Mac OS X?

Is it possible to access the folders inside my guest Ubuntu 14.04 from my host Mac OS X? I've found some articles stating that it's possible to do this kind of "reverse-sharing" for Windows host using ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr runs slowly in Virtualbox, with 3D enabled

I installed the latest Ubuntu in the latest Virtualbox. It is slow: frames are visible in animations and the mouse flickers. This question is different from many others on the net that suggest ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Cloud Images Hang on First Boot in Virtualbox

I've run across an annoying bug with the recent official builds of Precise (both 32 and 64 bit versions) for virtualbox found here: http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/precise/current/ When these ...
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VirtualBox fails with “Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found” after upgrading to 2014.04

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 2014.04, When I launch my VirtualBox virtual machine I get: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine win7pro32bit. Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not ...
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Is running Windows 7 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu comparable to Windows 7 alone?

I like Ubuntu for its speed and security, but I play many Windows-only games that don't run very well (or at all) in WINE. I don't want to have a dual-boot setup either because it would be quite ...
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Help with my Oracle VM Box USB LinuxLive Key [on hold]

Os is XP, I have a USB Live and have it running but I can't figure out how to start the Chrome, and it shows Fatal: No bootable medium found! System halted. From instructions I believe I didn't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: very slow UI in Oracle VirtualBox

I recorded a video: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/95746/ubuntu_14.04_virtual_box_slow.mov Short summary: 14.04 is much slower than 12.04 even with more RAM assigned. I'm using latest ...
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Why was the virtualbox package removed from the 14.04 repository?

I'm having some problems trying to run my Windows XP virtual machine after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 today. When I tried to start it a message dialog was displayed saying that the kernel drivers ...
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Oracle Virtual Box: Windows 8 host, Ubuntu VM shared folder mount fails

I am really desperate - today I wanted to reinstall my Ubuntu VM on a Windows 8 host and followed exactely the same procedure as I did last time. But now I can no longer share a folder between Windows ...
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Keep Windows in VirtualBox from locking

I am running a corporate image of Windows 7 in a VirtualBox on my Ubuntu machine. Because of restrictions from the corporation I am not allowed to change Windows so it will not turn on screensaver and ...
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Virtualbox not resizing Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 64bit on Virtualbox 4.2.16. Guest Additions were installed in Ubuntu as well. However the display resolution of Ubuntu does not seem to change as the Virtualbox window is ...
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How to recover files from Virtualbox VDI

I run ubuntu server 12.04 LTS server on a windows 8 virtualbox powered machine. A few weeks ago, all services worked fine except FTP and that's when i decided to install zpanel in the VM so that I ...
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Power consumption in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using 14.04 in Virtual Box. Each time i switch on the VM, the laptop powers off. The host being Windows 7. It is already over 7-8 times this has happened. Please let me know how to nullify this. ...
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Ubuntu appearing at the center of VirtualBox window

I'm setting up Ubuntu in Oracle VM, but the issue is, yesterday it was upgraded to 14.04 the recent version of Ubuntu. After this upgradation, it is not coming for the full width of the Virtual Box. ...
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Setup Windows 7 VirtualBox on Ubuntu

I am attemptinv to restore a Backup from Paragon Partition Pro. so I fireup vb on my ubuntu box. boot to the Paragon CD.. configure network and attempt to add a share. During the add I can see my ...
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VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04 to run an existing Windows 7 Install

Ok... Here's what I am looking to do. I have completely fallen head over heels in love with Linux over the last few years... however, being a developer I have always needed to have my ...
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Cannot access the file: Permission denied - Virtualbox

I have downloaded Virtualbox in order to run Android in it I have set up everything and tried to start it but unfortunately 2 errors have came up. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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Trouble installing virtualbox on 14.04

Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between ...
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Is it ill advised to update Ubuntu on VirtualBox + Best Practices?

I am running on Windows 8. I had Ubuntu 12.04 running as guest on VirtualBox 4.3.10 r93012 and once I updated it, it began booting into an empty black screen. I reinstalled the guest additions but it ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox [duplicate]

Environment: Lenovo T530 running Windows 7. Have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine using VM Virtual Box. Have installed all the updates from both Virtual Box and Ubuntu. Problem: While in ...
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Kernel headers update makes VirtualBox ubuntu not responding

Recently I updated my kernel headers on Xubuntu VirtualBox and now system after booting it is totally frozen :-/. I have installed DKMS, VritualBox-DKMS but it did not fix it. I can use system only if ...
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Install virtual machine on another harddrive [on hold]

I am running ubuntu 13.04 with a 128 gb ssd drive and another 1000gb hd. I want to install windows 7 on virtualbox in the 1000gb hd. This is the error I get: Failed to create the hard disk storage ...
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installing xubu on 'virtual box'

I am having a problem installing xubu 13.10 as a VM in KVM, but running as live disk in 'virtual box' seems to work good. So I guess I will go ahead for now and run 13.10 as VM in virtual box, but I ...
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Can I change the language format of Virtual Box using terminal?

Hi I'm new to this and have found Virtual Box is kind of understandable if you squint and keep doing double-takes. It's in English but written in greek or latin characters which is fun for a while but ...
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How to speed up VirtualBox running on a Host?

OK...So I have the newest VirtualBox installed with Ubuntu and it works all fine no bugs at all but it runs so slow...No programs running in the background and my VBox takes up a lot of the cpu so it ...
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Having problem with genymotion on VirtualBox for 13.10, its not working on 14.04, any idea?

After Upgrade(13.10 to 14.04) I had problem with VMWare, it does not support new linux, need to patch files (now fixed), Second having problem with genymotion on VirtualBox for 13.10, its not working ...
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ubuntu screen can not be fully displayed using virtualbox

As you can see at the screen shoot below, there is a large blank space on my screen. The "screen of ubuntu" can not use all of the display area. This ubuntu is virtually installed using Virtualbox. ...
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Best way to disable visual effects in Ubuntu 14

I just installed Ubuntu 14 stable in a VirtualBox machine, which I am planning to use for Java/Web development. After my first steps, I noticed that the CPU usage is very high when I do simple tasks ...
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Virtualbox Drag'n'Drop isn't working unlike other VirtualBox Guest Additions features [duplicate]

Lubuntu 13.10 is guest OS, Windows 7 is host. I installed Guest Additions from the VirtualBox menu (Devices > Install Guest Additions). Shared folders, shared clipboard work perfectly, seamless mode ...
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Display limited to 4:3 in Oracle VM installation of 14.4 [duplicate]

The display is limited hence I can't see the full display, impossible to correct as can't see the install button at the end of the line I tried to install nvidia from command line but the system hung ...
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Why can not i see some files on shared folder of Virtualbox?

I tried to share mounted ntfs drive on my Ubuntu to Virtualbox (installed WinXP SP3) but something weird was happened. My sharing folder process was success but when i tried to access my shared folder ...
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14.04 full screen not coming on top of 12.04 using VirtualBox [closed]

I am using 12.04 64-bit completely patched Desktop as host OS and am trying to install 14.04 desktop 64-bit as the guest OS on top of it using VirtualBox. 14.04 doesn't come as a full screen, but as ...
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Intel assembly language from Unix

I just want to know if its possible to run assembly language programme, that I was running on windows os using tasm, on ubuntu (linux environment). I actually removed windows completely from my laptop ...
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Using Ubuntu VM as a host of a commercial web application installed to a local network

We are planning to create a web-based commercial application. It also can be installed into a local network of our customers. To make the installation process easier we would deliver a virtual ...
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Port issue while doing telnet

I am facing some issue while doing telnet on my VM (Ubuntu 12). I've configured service in xinetd.d and restarted xinetd service. But don't know why facing issue while trying to check if port opened ...
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Can not mount /boot/efi

I have installed virtualbox on my ubuntu, and I have made a virtual drive for windows, and now every time I boot ubuntu it say: Error while attempt mount /boot/efi Press s for skiping ...
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Memory allocation in VirtualBox [closed]

I have 2 GB RAM in my computer running on Windows 7, and I am trying to run VirtualBox and install Ubuntu 12.04.1 in a virtual machine. But when I try to allocate 1 GB memory to the VM I receive a ...
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VirtualBox: Simulate network and DHCP Server - cant reach hosts

I have 4 Virtual Machines with VirtualBox and I want to set up a virtual network like this: The VMs have multiple eth interfaces using "Internal Networking" mode in Virtualbox. My goal is to be ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 installation of Virtual Box for windows 7 error

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 SS with Virtual Box on it. (dev/sda2) I want to run installed windows 7 (already exists on dev/sda1) real system I created windows7.vmdk using this instruction - ...
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Ubuntu on Virtual Machine [closed]

When I was trying Ubuntu 12.04.1 from virtual box I could access files and folders on the local drives of the host computer without any difficulty at all. But when I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 none of ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 and stuck on “Running post-installation trigger”

I am right now installing Ubuntu 13.10 on a VirtualBox machine set at 512mb of RAM and 20GB of hard disk drive space and it is stuck on "Running post-installation trigger update-notifier-common".
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How to create a Virtualbox image from a WindowsXP (host) physical partition

How to create a Virtualbox image from a WindowsXP (host) physical partition. I want to reverse the Host--winXP and Guest--Ubuntu. First I have to be able to create a VDI Host of my winXP fisical ...
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How to create a virtual image for an existing system?

I have a Ubuntu OS installed on a windows7 host. Now, I want to create a virtual image of the ubuntu os from my system so that I can use it on other machines. I don't even know if it possible. But, ...
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Can read and write file in shared directory, but can not “ls” or traverse directory [closed]

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 as guest using virtualbox, windows7 is my host. I have guest addition installed, a shared directory created and shared between the two. I can read and write files from both ...