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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Installed memory in Windows 7 guest machine in VirtualBox

My virtualbox guest machine (windows 7) is setted to have 6GB allocated memory, it is the half that my host machine has(Host machine is xubuntu with 12GB of RAM), my question is: after running windows ...
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Unable to connect to Ubuntu 14.04 guest from Ubuntu 14.04 host in VirtualBox

I was trying ssh hands-on and was trying to connect to a Ubuntu guest 14.04 on VirtualBox from a Ubuntu 14.04 host. I had opened port 22 in both the endpoints and tried the ssh command. I got a "no ...
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virtual box's nat network isn't working on 16.04 ubuntu

I'm using nat network on virtual box's virtual machine which is running ubuntu server 14. And I set nat network 10.0.1.0/24. But, in the guest OS(VM), I ran command ifconfig. Then, it's IP is 10.0.2....
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Ubuntu 16.04 (guest) fails start on VirtualBox (Win7 host): LSB, Raise, Login Service and Accounts Service

My Ubuntu 16.04 fails to start on Win7 host (VBox 5.0.20) as shown below Ubuntu 16.04 stuck to start: Any hints are very appreciated. Thanks, UPDATE: I can access recovery mode normally, but don'...
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How to install virtual box.tar gz on ubuntu 14.04 using terminal?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I have a downloaded copy of virtual box.tar from oracle. I couldn't find INSTALL/INSTALL.txt or README file in the extracted folder.How do I install it through terminal?
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Unable to access Virtualbox packages due to “hash sum mismatch” error

I'm trying to install Virtualbox on Ubuntu 12 (hosted by Travis-CI) by doing: wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add - echo "deb http://download.virtualbox....
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest from real partition image boots into emergency mode, can't get to login screen

I've got a dual boot system on my disk: Windows 10 64-bit: main OS Ubuntu 64-bit: secondary OS I installed VirtualBox; I'm trying to use my real Linux partition as a Virtual Machine using Windows ...
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Virtualbox failed to install?

I have recently downloaded Virtualbox 5, and I ran the .deb file I obtained from the website. I try to use MS-DOS 6.22 and it comes up with the error message. '[RTR3InitEx failed with rc=-1912 (rc=-...
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FireFTP Plugin in Firefox Stopped Working Suddenly

On my Mac, I load an Ubuntu VM 14.04 LTS via VirtualBox. Inside that, I load the Firefox browser and the FireFTP plugin. Without changing any settings on my Mac or Ubuntu, and after having a couple ...
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How do I pick a new name for a network interface?

Background I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 inside Virtualbox 5.0.22. I'm attempting to set up SSH. I already have the SSH server installed on the guest, and am happy with the network interface set up ...
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Virtualbox AMD processor [closed]

I am using a custom-built PC with an AMD FX 8350 CPU and an ASUS M5A78LM USB 3 motherboard. I want to run Ubuntu in Virtualbox. However, last time I ran Ubuntu on my Asus Aspire, it fried my ...
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Ubuntu Virtualbox Guest additions with mouse

I have installed guest additions running Ubuntu 14.04 (I think) because now my GUI is full screen however my mouse still does not escape. I still need to press the right CTRL button on my keyboard. ...
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How to make a 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu MATE iso?

I have been trying to create an iso containing both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Ubuntu MATE. When I boot up o a VM, it shows the grub screen, but if i select anything, the VM hangs, if its 32 bit, ...
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Oracle VM - Ubuntu 64bit

I recently updated my VirtualBox after not using it for about half a year (Newest version - 5.0.22 r108108). I have a 200GB VM running Ubuntu 64-bit (I can't remember what version exactly) and now ...
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Kubuntu 15.10, Virutalbox - export stops

I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 Guest OS on a Kubuntu 15.10 Host (don't ask, not my idea). Both are 64bit systems. Now, I'm trying to export the VM so it can be copied to another host. However, the ...
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Creating Virtual Box desktop with Linux on my mac

I am a novice Python programmer and I am having trouble creating a Virtual Box, hopefully this is an easy fix! So, I've been using a virtual machine for my computational physics class, but it is ...
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PyCharm's Problem with shared folder of VirtualBox

I have installed Ubuntu in the VirtualBox on Windows 7 host then I shared a folder from windows host to Linux in the VirtualBox and add my login user to vboxsf group. Now I can compile latex files ...
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Invalid Partition Table- recursive allocation on /dev/sr1

I am trying to allocate disk space to my Ubuntu image on Virtual Box and am stuck at a point wwhere the GParted says "Invalid Partition Table- recursive allocation on /dev/sr1. Please help. Image for ...
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Even after installing guest additions, virtual machine not getting full screen? [duplicate]

How to solve this issue ? Base OS is ubuntu16.04 and virtual machine is centos6 64bit. Please help me to resolve this issue.
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VirtualBox 5 is unable to create a host-only adapter on Ubuntu 16.04

Using Ubuntu 16.04 and installing VirtualBox 5 according to the prescribed method here for "Debian-based Linux distributions": https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads This faces a problem ...
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Active USB VirtualBox XP on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox 5.0.20, and I have a problem with reading USB devices on XP system. When I click right and selected "add filter from devices" I show
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Login Error Phpvirtualbox

When trying to login in to phpvirtualbox, I get the message below: Could not connect to host (http://127.0.0.1:18083/) When I click on "details", I see: Exception Object ( [message:protected] =>...
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Unable to start Google Chrome 51.0.2704.84 on 14.04.4 64 bit

I am unable to run Chrome 51.0.2704.84 with Xvfb on Ubuntu 14.04.4, 64 bit. I have installed this VM on Windows 7 host with Vagrant and Virtualbox as provider. Virtualbox Version: v5.0.20 r106931. ...
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Firefox 47 not starting on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS64 bit Trusty

I am unable to run Firefox 47 with Xvfb on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64 bit Codename Trusty. I have installed this VM on Windows 7 host with vagrant and Virtualbox as provider. I have problem running google-...
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Changing the location of a vmdk virtualbox ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to move a vmdk of my boxes to another directory (memory reasons) without having to reinstall the vm-s.After trying to add a SAS controler (after removing the old one) i get this: Cannot ...
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Some boot-up services

I am trying to increase my boot-up speed on my 16.4 Ubuntu and would like to consult someone if removing some boot-up services is a smart idea, for i am unsure if there are consequences i am not aware ...
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Virtualbox: Guest bridged network fails after 5 minutes on boot

I have encountered network problems after I have started using Ubuntu 16.04 on my host and guest systems. Each and every virtual machine I have created so far had the same problem of "Raising network ...
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Data corruption when transferring files out of VirtualBox?

I think this may also apply to Windows, but oh well... If I were to transfer downloaded files out of a guest OS in VirtualBox, say via shared folders or drag-and-drop, would there be any sort of data ...
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Configure Hamachi on VM host for all guests

im running Ubuntu 16.04 as a VM host for a Windows 10 guest in which i would like to play a game with some friends, this can be done with hamachi. The thing is, i want to know if i can log in hamachi ...
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Unable to run a Virtualbox machine : modprobe vboxdrv failed [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, tring to use Virtualbox version 5.0_5.0.20 When I try to open a Virtual Machine, Virtualbox warn me that : WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no ...
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How can I convert these commands to work in Ubuntu?

I was just following a guide for Virtual Box. I tested the guide in Windows, since that's what it was written for. But now I want to use the same guide for Ubuntu. VB is the same on both platforms, ...
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Can I run virtual machines with CUDA GPU?

Is it possible? I have nVidia CUDA GT555M 2GB and I'd like to have its power in guest OSs (mainly Windows, for games). I found few topics or questions about this, but they were kinda old, so I'm not ...
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How to connect two differents virtual machines (VirtualBox) using IPv6 and gateway

I am trying to create a virtual machine and clonate it. When I have the copy, I try to connect them using IPv6 but I don't know how I can do it. This two virtual machines are Ubuntu 14.04. I need a ...
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Using Windows in Virtualbox under Ubuntu

i have recently switched from windows to Ubuntu , i wanted really get rid of windows because it really sucks , since i am a web developer and designer i am using a lot f software like Photoshop and ...
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VirtualBox with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I've just updated Ubuntu and VirtualBox. When I try to open a window in VirtualBox it gives me an error and says to use the code sudo modprobe vboxdrv but it give me this error: modprobe: ERROR: ...
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No Menu bar in Vbox after installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu in Virtual box. My issue is that there is no menu bar after the installation. I have tried troubleshooting the issue with many potential solutions, but none of them have ...
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Vagrant ubuntu/trusty64 apache2.4.7 not showing *.css files

I have virtual environment in Vagrant ubuntu/trusty64. Used phalcon framework. Have install > apache2 -v Server version: Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) Server built: Jan 14 2016 17:45:23 /etc/apache2/...
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VirtualBox - SSH to guest Ubuntu VM from OS X host

I've followed the steps in this post In VirtualBox, how do I set up host-only virtual machines that can access the Internet? to set up a host-only network so that my guest Ubuntu VM has a network ...
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How to run 2 virtual machines with only one visable

Hi I have one new physical machine with 2 gigabit ethernet ports, 8GB RAM, 256GB NVME SSD running windows 10. I want to run a pfsense box with this machine but it's way too good to waste on just ...
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How to upgrade ubuntu in side virtual box installed using vagrant?

I have Ubuntu 14 installed to my virtual machine(Virtual Box) using vagrant. Now I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 16. I have an ISO image of Ubuntu 16 with me. Is it possible to upgrade to latest ...
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Ubuntu breaking after initial restart

When I installed Ubuntu on virtualbox (I'm on windows 10) everything went fine the installation was no problem but when I do the initial restart this happens: Does anybody know how to fix this?
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Unable to enumerate USB device under virtualbox

I have a new Dell XPS 13 (9350) laptop running Windows 10 as host and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as a guest under Oracle VirtualBox 5.0.20. I installed the Extension Pack and also the Guest Additions for Linux....
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Virtualization options on Ubuntu - are there others besides virtualbox

The only reason I ask about other virtualization options is because after moving to Ubuntu and Linux from Windows, I still have a few apps that I want to use from the Adobe Creative Suite, e.g. ...
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error while starting vagrant

I am trying to launch vagrant Ubuntu 16.04. This is my Vagrantfile : Vagrant.configure(2) do |config| config.vm.box = "ubuntu/xenial64" config.vm.network "public_network", ip: "192.168.0.50" end ...
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Virtual box issue with /etc/network/interfaces

I'm trying to run a pentest server (2014 in a box challenge: https://www.cyberchallenge.com.au/) on virtual box. I've set up a static ip in etc/network/interfaces as such: #auto lo auto eth0 #iface ...
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Ubuntu server still doing boot processes after login

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu server 16.04 in VirtualBox (guest), running on Windows 10 host. After i start up the machine it goes through a bunch of processes with a green [OK] before them, then ...
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No internet on Virtualbox (Windows 7 as guest, Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS as host)

I've searched all over the net and found an interesting post about it on No internet connection on Virtualbox (Windows 7 as guest, ubuntu 13.04 as host). But unfortunately this did not work for ...
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vboxweb-service missing

I'm running 16.04 server and trying to do a headless installation of VirtualBox (with phpVirtualBox), but before I get very far I keep getting the following error: sudo update-rc.d vboxweb-service ...