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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Why my VM Ubuntu works always slowly?

I am very new to Ubuntu. I started to run the Ubuntu 14.04.1 from VirtualBox 4.3.18 on a mac 10.0 (upgraded from 10.6.8) since last week and it was extremely slow. I followed the suggestions here by ...
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Installing NTP and DHCP servers in Ubuntu Server

I have just installed Ubuntu Server in VirtualBox. My homework requires that I install and configure DHCP and NTP server. Alright, so the first thing is installing them! sudo apt-get install ntp ...
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How to access bios on ubuntu (to change settings)

I may sound dumb for asking this but i am trying to install windows 8 on virtual box it says in order to run it i have to access bios and activate/turn on something. it wants me to Enable VT-x and ...
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Ubuntu cannot see eth1

someone can tell me what i doing wrong with Virtualbox and ubuntu?
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This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU

This is NOT a duplicate. The other answers do not apply to this situation. When trying to boot a 64 bit image in a headless VirtualBox, I get This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only ...
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Install Linux on a virtual machine or alongside Windows [on hold]

What are the pros and cons of: installing Linux Mint on a virtual machine hosted by Windows installing it separately, alongside Windows? Concretely I'm thinking of Linux Mint 17 alongside Windows ...
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Virtualbox GNOME graphical user interface corrupted [closed]

It seems that fonts, icons, etc. are corrupted and I cannot login. How can I fix this problem?
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node.js not starting by default in Lubuntu guest running in Oracle VM VirtualBox

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox. I installed node.js using nvm. After installation, I could run node --version in the same terminal and the version installed showed up. However, I ...
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How to make Ubuntu Gnome display bigger in Virtualbox?

I am doing a project for my operating systems class. In Virtualbox, I have already installed the Guest additions and restarted, but it is still the same screen resolution. I am using the "Try Ubuntu" ...
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Problem With Guest Additions in Ubuntu Server [Virtual Box]

I have a problem installing Guest additions in ubuntu server with kernel 3.13.0-39-generic I install whole headers for this kernel with $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname ...
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How to extract/install android-ndk-r10c-linux-x86_64.bin

I downloaded Android NDK from https://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html but I am not able to extract it. If I double-click it I get an error: Could not display ...
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Error box related to display driver using virtualbox

I am using a Windows 8.1 host, with Ubuntu 14.10 on VirtualBox. On start up, I get the following error: Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors Error on line 1 char 1: Document must ...
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Virtual Box giving error after ubuntu update

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed windows 7 using virtual box. After Ubuntu update, when I try to power on windows 7, the following error message comes: Failed to open a session for the ...
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Failed to exec method /usr/lib/apt/methods/http

For some reason, when I do sudo apt-get update I get this error: sem@sem-VirtualBox:/etc/apt$ sudo apt-get update Failed to exec method /usr/lib/apt/methods/http E: Method http has died unexpectedly! ...
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Aliases don't work

I can't get this to work at all. I am running ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box and am trying to follow this tutorial. I have realised that I have .profile not .bash_profile. I typed: alias ...
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--Problem with virtual box

I work on UBUNTU. And I have windows on my virtualbox. Yesterday when I updated my Ubuntu I am not able to start my virtualbox. It is giving me following error message.Please if anyone can help me. ...
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Change Ubuntu screen size with virtualbox

I'm using VM VirtualBox 4.3.18 to run Ubuntu. It works fine, just that a few days ago I started seeing the screen of Ubuntu smaller (previous to that it was on full screen, and I can't recall changing ...
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Virtualbox fullscreen mode stops working after update

I got Ubuntu 14.04 installed in VirtualBox. I installed the guest additions and GNOME 3, and everything was working. Now, Ubuntu's software manager popped up and notified me that updates were ...
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12.04 LTS stuck on login screen

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on VirtualBox under Windows 8. I've had it for about a year now and have had no problem whatsoever. A few nights ago, out of nowhere and while I was in the middle of ...
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Can't install linux-headers-3.13.0.35-generic, crashes on VMWare and VirtualBox

i've installed ubuntu 14.10 and i got some troubles trying to run a virtual machine. I've tried all to run VirtualBox and VMWare, but without success. Both programs ask me for ...
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Remove/Eject hardware USB license key

I have a machine running ubuntu. On it I installed virtualbox and I have two virtual machines one ubuntu another is a debian. In addition on my host machine I have two USB license key plugged in. The ...
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Low resolution using Lubuntu as a VM (VirtualBox) [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox and I've set up Lubuntu 14.04 (64bit) as a VirtualMachine.. However, my resolution is set to 640x480* and I cannot seem to be able to change it. In the VirtualBox settings, I ...
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Ubuntu VM on Virtualbox keeps aborting

I have Virtualbox (v4.3.18) installed on my Mac X (10.10) and created a VM with Ubuntu on it (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso). After the installation was completed, it asked to reboot, and when I ...
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How to install a virtual machine on a different physical hard drive using VirtualBox

As the title states, I'm looking to install a Virtual Machine on a different physical Hard Drive using VirtualBox.. I don't know how to do it though. I can't find any place in the installation ...
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Can't start/open session with ubuntu with this below error.. need help

//Error Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ProgressProxy Interface: IProgress {c20238e4-3221-4d3f-8891-81ce92d9f913} UBuntu version: 14.04.1 Virtualbox ver: 4.3.18 or 4.3.12 //tried both ...
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Help Connecting Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM/postgres to postgreSQL workbench on localhost?

I'm new to SQL and am trying to configure and Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM to connect to SQL Workbench x64 on the localhost. Below are my settings for the Virtual machine's port forwarding and the error I ...
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unknown version of the X Window System installed. Not installing X Window System drivers

I am using Ubuntu in a virtualbox, when I try to install guest additions I get the error: Warning: unknown version of the X Window System installed. Not installing X Window System drivers. ...
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Multiple NICs in Host with virtual box and guests

I am trying to use multiple NICs so that I can assign two NICs to Virtual box VMs and have just the 3rd NIC run just the Host. Is it possible to put 3 or more NICs in the Linux host and have only one ...
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Virtualbox holds host OS suspension

I have Windows XP installed as a guest OS. If XP is currently running, pressing "sleep mode" in lxsession-logout or using this dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest="org.freedesktop.UPower" ...
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Mounting ubuntu 14.04 host folder into VirtualBox guest Ubuntu 12.04 directory

I have a host ubuntu machine running ubuntu 14.04. I would like to share it home folder - let say /home/ln. I have installed a virtual machine using virtuabox running ubuntu 12.04. I want to share all ...
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Error getting while installing Virtualbox

The following packages have unmet dependencies: virtualbox-qt: Depends: virtualbox (= 4.3.18-dfsg-1) but 4.3.18-dfsg-1 is to be installed Depends: libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1) but ...
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virtualbox - Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE)

After I create a new Virtual Machine, when I start it, it shows following error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Milad. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE). Result ...
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virtualbox not recognising existing machine in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have install windows xp in Ubuntu host.I was working fine but suddenly when I restarted my computer virtualbox manager does not recognise my machine.I had reinstall,updated kernel and tried to ...
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Xubuntu SSH/SCP/SFTP to a VM as a folder

I'm really hoping you guys can help me out with this situation. I've done it many times before on other distributions (centos) where it was as easy as having the file manager opened and selecting to ...
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How can I set up Garmin nRoute to work with USB in VirtualBox?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with Oracle Virtualbox VM installed. I am not able connect my Garmin GPS18x USB to use my Nroute navigation.
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Looking for Ubuntu minimal VM

I'm searching for an Ubuntu virtual image based off 14.04/14.10 Server edition minmal install which can work on Virtualbox. Thanks in anticipation.
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Install VirtualBox 4.3.12 from terminal

I want to install VirtualBox 4.3.12. on Ubuntu 14, I tried to install it from the terminal, but only this version :VirtualBox 4.3 is available . Thanks !
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How to start a VM on boot, and shutdown on VM stop?

Long story short... I had to install a small server app running in a VM on one of this company's PC. Both computers are running Windows XP (with legacy softwares, so upgrading is not possible), and ...
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USB devices are not detected in guest OS [duplicate]

I have ubuntu as Guest OS in virtualbox. My host OS is also ubuntu(version 14.10). To do a personal project, I want to detect my android phone in guest OS. By default, Iam unable to see my phone under ...
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modify VBox guestś nic

hi guys im trying to config a virtualbox guest over the comand line on ubuntu server . and i need to modify the nic card from nat to bridge . i been trying with no succeed using VBoxManager ...
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Browser showing mobile sites

I have successfully installed ubuntu on Oracle VirtualBox running on windows 8. However when i visit websites they show the mobile site. I tried installing another browser (Chrome) and it still shows ...
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Virtualbox Guest OS unexpectely resets in Ubuntu 14.10

Problem with VirtualBox After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 I have a problem with starting a VirtualBox virtual machine. I'm running VirtualBox on a 64-bit host using two virtual machines, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts 64bit boot problem

Hello Ladies and Gentleman, I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu 14.04 lts, i installed it 3 months ago and it was working fine until yesterday, i was dealing with Windows 8 in virtualbox. After that i log out ...
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Virtualbox grabbing cursor and keyboard but it not working

Virtualbox 4.3. Ubuntu 14.04. The cursor and keyboard grabbed but it not working from my Centos on Virtualbox 4.3. It works only from grub menu when I booting centos (I can select how to booting by ...
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Using extended multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733: Guest OS: Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 Host OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate I configured the virtual machine to have 2 monitors: When I launch Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma ...
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My Ip address keeps changing each time I restart my virtual computer

I have a KVM configured running two VMs with almost exact characteristics, the main difference is the service they provide. The IP network is obtained via DHCP(I have configured a bridge in the KVM) ...
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Genymotion virtual device got no IP adress

when I try to run HTC Evo 4.3 (or other devices, it doesn't matter) in Genymotion (2.3.0 x64) (with VirtualBox 4.3.10) on Ubuntu 14.04, I get: The virtual device got no IP address. The VirtualBox ...
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Virtual Box and Gnome settings doesnt work

Rezising Linux Partition which contains the ubuntu OS in 14.04 LTS I had this problem and was solved it by the method explained by aveemashfaq But now certain applications have some problem. Running ...
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retrieve Virtualbox mac address

When cloning a Virtualbox client I can check, to "Reinitialize the MAC address of all networks cards" Later "full clone" can be checked so the virtualmachine is really identical. This can sometimes be ...
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hot key to jump into a virtual machine?

I do most of my work in Ubuntu, but there are some Windows programs that have no good Linux equivalents and don't work in Wine, so I run those in a VirtualBox virtual machine running Windows 7. ...