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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Not able to add a repository in ubuntu 12.04 running on Oracle VM

I am running ubuntu 12.04 VM in my oracle virtual box with the configuration "Bridged Adapter" and when I am trying to add a repository, it gives me the following error. pycurl.error: ...
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error while installing virualbox

Popup this error window while installing virtual box shown in the image, please help me to install the virtual box.
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how to hide a window from ALT+TAB in cinnamon? [on hold]

I have virtualbox in my linux mint box, my virtualbox always running so when I want to change my windows using ALT+TAB I always redirected to virtualbox window. I want to know how can I skip window or ...
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Running Ubunutu in VM, laptop overheats when idle, how to reduce power usage?

I am running Ubuntu on a VM using Virtual Box, but my Spectre x360 (Windows host OS) overheats even when i'm just simply using a text editor. I am a bit new, is there a way to check why this is ...
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Weird dropshadow in Linux Mint Cinnamon panel (VirtualBox) [on hold]

On my Linux Mint VM I see some weird drop shadows in my panel. What's causing this and how do I get rid of them? I tried changing themes but both dark themes ("Cinnamon" and "Linux Mint") seem to be ...
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Installing YADR on Ubuntu 14.04 error - prezto: old shell detected

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox, and I am trying to install YADR (https://github.com/skwp/dotfiles), which works really well on Mac OS X. However, after I finished installing and ...
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How to make such a configuration User -> OpenVPN -> VirtualBox -> OpenVPN [migrated]

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want is to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > any OS (I prefer XP) with another OpenVPN ...
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No Vboxautostart-service scripts in virtualbox?

On a 14.04.2 server, I have installed the Ubuntu fork of VirtualBox 4.3.10, with extpack 93012, in the standard manner using: apt-get install virtualbox I've been trying to enable the autostart ...
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can't install xp in virtualbox on ubuntu 14.04LTS?

I am trying to install winxp in virtual box, but was stopped here so, hope anyone who can help me figure out this problem! what can I do next?
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04 - vboxclient the virtualbox kernel service is not running

I installed VirtualBox (with Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop) and Guest Additions on my Windows 7 machine. Everytime it boots up I get the following error message which goes away: vboxclient the virtualbox ...
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Setting Skype on VirtualBox guest Ubuntu: no video device found [on hold]

I have Ubuntu (14.10, 64bits) installed as guest OS on VirtualBox (host OS: Windows 7) on a Dell laptop (Inspiron 14) which has a built-in Camera. This camera works fine in Windows 7, but Skype in ...
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Apache2 on Virtualbox - HTTP 500

I know that there are a bunch of questions regarding this, but I can't seem to find an adequate solution for my case. I've set up an Ubuntu Trusty Thar (14.04) VM on Virtualbox using Vagrant, ...
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Clone option is not available in VM Virtual Box

I can't find the 'Clone' option in Oracle VM Virtual Box in Ubuntu 12.04 is there any option to fix this?
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Problem when installing intel i40e driver

i am running ubuntu 14.04 on virtualmachine. wifi wasn't working, instead it appears as a 'wired connection 1' and can't choose a different wifi network. I looked to see if i needed a driver because ...
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How to destroy Ubuntu the best way [closed]

I want to destroy Ubuntu 14.04 in a virtual pc the best way!
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How can I set guest OS screen resolution in virtualbox?

I have installed virtual box on My ubuntu 14.04 machine and I have then installed ubuntu 14.04 in the VM as a guest OS as well. I understand I need to correctly install virtualbox guest additions to ...
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Virtualbox: How can I get a usable screen resolution inside the Guest OS [duplicate]

I have just installed the virtualbox application on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS (host OS). I then installed another Ubuntu 14.04 "inside" the VM i.e. the guest OS. The problem is the resolution is tiny and ...
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Ubuntu webcam access core-dumps on VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu running as guest OS on VirtualBox. I want to do some programming in cv2 (openCV) involving the built-in webcam on my dell laptop, but when I try to run Cheese, I get: ...
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Community Supported Virtual HDD Ubuntu Configured for VirtualBox?

There are some websites which hosts some virtual HDD images of Ubuntu configured for VirtualBox, without need of installation. However, I cannot trust them without community support. Is there any ...
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VirtualBox Restart Slow

I am on VirtualBox version 4.3.28 on a Windows 8 OS I am trying to run Ubuntu version 14.04.2 on the VB. I have been sitting here for a while while the system is restarting and it has been sitting on ...
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MAAS/VirtualBox Calling 'http://169.254.169.254/2009-04-04/meta-data/instance-id' failed and SSH fails

Setup For testing purposes, I installed MAAS in a VirtualBox VM and I want it to PXE boot a second VM. Both VMs are connected to a VirtualBox internal network. The MAAS VM is a Ubuntu Server ...
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How to config proxy in Ubuntu on VirtualBox

All: I am new to virtualbox. I install virtualbox on a WIndow7x64 box(IP: 45.37.2.38, Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway:45.37.2.1) which is behind office's proxy, inside virtualbox, I install Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Not able to view all options in Ubuntu desktop

I am not able to view all the options in Ubuntu desktop - scaled or windows mode. Also, I am not able to find the setting to do same. How to do it? I want all options to be view or there should be ...
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Setup router, iptables to access website via Domain Name in local network problem

I have a problem with iptables / bind9. Topology: My local PC: DNS set to: 88.220.77.193 VirtualBox with: ROUTER: eth0 : 88.220.77.193 255.255.255.0 to the Internet; eth1 : 192.168.100.254 ...
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Unable to ping Ubuntu guest VM from windows host with Oracle Virtual box

I am new to this forum. I have installed Oracle VM Virtual box and running Ubuntu 14.04 VM. This guest VM is running fine and from the guest, I am able to communicate with outside but unable to ping ...
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Resolution issue with Ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox 4.3.28

I have installed virtualbox 4.3.28 on windows 8 64 bit. I installed ubuntu 14.04 lts b3 bit on it. I am having low resolution problem in it. I followed many blogs and forums but no luck till now. ...
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Virtualbox: host Ubuntu -> guest XP from time to time copy/paste stop to work

Sometime after host rebooting and always after Virtualbox updating copy/paste from host Ubuntu to guest XP stops to work. After next reboot it usually work as expected. Rebooting guest does not help. ...
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Cannot access the localhost of the guest OS in VirtualBox

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 OS as my host OS and CentOS 6.6 (Minimal) as my guest OS running on VirtualBox. I can SSH the guest OS from my Ubuntu terminal, but I can't access the localhost of ...
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Resource sharing in case of guest OS and other questions [on hold]

I have a 32 bit Windows 7 box with 1.2 TB of disk space and 4 GB of RAM. I have installed Oracle's VirtualBox and running Ubuntu 14 64-bit inside it. While installing Ubuntu I created a partition of 8 ...
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File transfer to virtualBox issue - files have the original URL for a name, all files in the same subfolder

I am trying to get some files onto my virtualBox. I have run into an issue. I tried "dragging and dropping" a folder with many subfolders to my machine, and now all of the files are not organized in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 log-in fails, in VirtualBox, seems to be a libGL problem

Just installed 14.04.2 LTS i386 as a VirtualBox VM, on a Windows 7 host with AMD 64 processor. Then, I could not log in normally. It accepts my username & pswd, thinks a while, then resets the ...
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After upgrading to 2015.04, VirtualBox crashes at Windows VM start, nothing in log

I have many Linux and Windows virtual machines, they were fine on a Ubuntu 2014.04 host. I recently updated the host to 2015.04, and all of the Windows VMs have stopped working. All Linux VMs are ...
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“Disk is likely to fail soon” [on hold]

After like one month trying to fix my laptop (first was reinstalling Windows 8.1 like few times), I was using Ubuntu as backup (dual boot). Now, as I was trying to install Windows 7 (I really hate ...
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shared drive with an ubuntu 14.04 can't see

I am trying to access a file currently on the host machine from an ubuntu virtualbox. I have added the folder by clicking Machine > Settings > Shared Folders > Machine Folders > New. I set it to ...
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VirtualBox running Ubuntu 14.04, after update and reboot can't change size and other problems

After updating my Ubuntu virtualbox, I have encountered several problems: the copy-paste buffer is not the same from my host machine to the Ubuntu machine. I can't access shared drives I can't ...
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OpenGL errors and Matlab R2015a

I recently installed Guest Additions (by pressing Ctrl D) to my Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox because everything (particularly Matlab) was running extremely slowly and 3D acceleration was not enabled ...
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Mounting issue with Mac-host and Ubuntu-guest shared folder on VirtualBox

Using VirtualBox 4.3.28 r100309 on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.3, I have a running ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest machine. On the mac in virtualbox "Manager" main screen, I right-click the running machine icon, ...
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Virtualbox 4.3.26 dkms will not install properly on Linux kernel 4.1

Hello I have a Toshiba Portege r930 with 8 GB of RAM, 320 GB HDD, and core i3 processor running Ubuntu 15.04. On kernel 4.0.5 my Virtualbox dkms works fine and the virtul machines start up correctly ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 virtualbox slow

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 on Virtual Box Manager on Windows 8.1 for ROS. I have been trying to run it so I can communicate with a robot through USB. However, the system runs slow and lags ...
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Enable eth0 without plugging cable to connect to virtualbox bridge

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 with NetworkManager. I have internet connection on wlan0(dhcp, 192.168.1.0/24) and static ip on eth0(local network, 192.168.124.1/24). On my virtual machine in VirtualBox i ...
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How to run already-installed Ubuntu HDD as VM in Windows?

What I have: drive with full install of Windows 8.1 drive with full install of Ubuntu 14.04 a need to run my Ubuntu installation inside Windows The idea is to somehow virtualize my Ubuntu ...
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Cannot ping : “Network unreachable” after switching to NAT mode on VM

I have a ubutnu server 14.0.4 running off a VM using bridge mode. When I do a ping google.com I get unable to "network is unreachable" In my network/interfaces I have: auto lo iface lo inet loopback ...
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Error in virtualbox ubuntu whilst attempting to fix screen resolution

When I try to fix my screen resolution using techniques listed here get an error: E: Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock – open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock ...
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How to boot from a live USB stick in a virtual machine

I've got a USB stick loaded with a live installation of Ubuntu for testing purposes. When I want to use it, I generally reboot to boot into the live USB installation. I'd like to know what the best ...
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install ubuntu core tar.gz format in virtual box

I've been trying to install ubuntu core in virtual box but haven't been able to make any progress so far. I've googled everything I can and failed to find an Answer before I finally decided to ask. ...
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Installing Window 8.1 in VirtualBox

How do I install Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox? VirtualBox keeps giving me this error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine mywindow. VT-x is disabled in the BIOS. ...
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How do I reduce the size of a Ubuntu Virtual Image in Virtual Box?

I've read in another post (How do I increase the hard disk size of the virtual machine?) that to change the size of a Virtual Disk Image(.vdi) one can use the following command: VBoxManage modifyhd ...
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MATLAB R2015a won't start on 14.04

I recently downloaded MATLAB R2015a on my ubuntu 14.04 virtualbox. When I try to run it, I get the blue matlab logo screen and the following error in terminal: libGL error: unable to load driver: ...
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Virtual machine created from dual boot

I have a dual boot laptop with windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04. Want to create a virtual machine of existing windows8.1 and use this VM in Ubuntu/ Virtualbox of the same physical machine. Created the ...
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Can't install Virtualbox alongside with Ubuntu software center?

When I install Virtual Box (lastest version from official site), it's OK but the Ubuntu Software Center was removed by itself. and when I install Ubuntu Software Center by using this method sudo ...