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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ELAN touchpad works incorrectly

I installed Ubuntu through virtualbox on my laptop. There are 2 problems with my touchpad: 1. Vertical 2-finger scrolling speed is super-fast, I need to slow it down 2. Horizontal scrolling does not ...
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i am unable to run ubuntu webserver online with private ip address provided by virtual box

i have installed the ubuntu server in virtualbox and virtual box network settings are in NAT .for that virtualbox is providing the private ip address for server to work online but iam unable to ...
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Installing Ubuntu within XP

Recently my laptop with Ubuntu installed on it, finally gave up. I have removed the HDD and mounted it in an external casing and plugged it in to my desktop which runs WinXp. On my Ubuntu machine I ...
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Problem installing ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) in Virtualbox 5.0

I am trying to install 64 bit Ubuntu in virtual-box 5.0.x as guest OS inside a 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 host. I tried both 14.10 and 15.04 (both 64 bit) without success. When the tried installing ...
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crypt luks disc full, ubuntu account unusable

the last time I logged in to my ubuntu account, it did complain of limited free space available (~25MB), and I added/upgraded some package which must have pushed free space to 0. I powered off the ...
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14.04:Inconsistent state at ff1b2895 in VirtualBox

I'm using my VirtualBox, but it appear some problems when I boot my Linux, and a Log appear for me Log created: 2015-09-02T13:25:20.378989000Z Executable: /usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox Arg[0]: ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox from Mac OS X; how to change resolution?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox from Mac OS X and am having no problems running it. I'm just wondering how to change the screen resolution so that the virtualized Ubuntu software fits my ...
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VirtualBox is complaining that the kernel module is not loaded error in ubuntu

I am trying to setup vagrant in my aws ubuntu-trusty-14.04-amd64-server i installed vagrant and virtualbox , now am trying the command vagrant up getting following error VirtualBox is ...
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Reseting ssh password for accessing a virtual machine

I am trying to ssh into a ubuntu virtual machine, however the the ssh password is not the same as the login password of the virtual machine, is there a way to reset the ssh password from the virtual ...
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virtualbox error when updating system

I was just wondering, has anyone had this problem before?? This happens when I try to do apt-get upgrade or install new software through terminal. I would like to note that virtualbox works.. How can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 login loop VIRTUAL MACHINE on Windows 8.1 Virtual Box ATI RADEON GRAPHICS

Laptop HP WINDOWS PRE INSTALLED ATI RADEON Graphics On Windows 8.1 I installed VIRTUALBOX and Installed Ubuntu. Now when i start my virtual machine i get into this login screen Loop. Before the ...
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yum doesn't work properly due to some broken virtualbox link [on hold]

Any yum command doesn't work. E.g.: # yum list http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/fedora/%24releasever/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] PYCURL ERROR 22 - "The requested URL returned ...
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Unable to SSH to uploaded Ubuntu VHD on Azure

I was provided an ova Ubuntu 32-bits VirtualBox image, and I uploaded it to Azure using the following steps: Loaded it on VirtualBox then saving it into a VMDK disk Converted it to VHD format ...
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how to obtain ipv4 address of ubuntu server running in virtual box along with ipv6?

i have installed ubuntu server on virtual box. When i execute the "ifconfig" command it shows the info of eth0 and loopback with inet6 address .but i want ipv4 address instead of ipv6 and i am not ...
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Sound to VirtualBox Guest with no physical sound card

So I would like to enable sound on a Windows Server 2008 used as a terminal server so that thin clients can redirect sound to themselves. The server is hosted virtually on a VirtualBox build using ...
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How can I copy files from Geanymotion in VirtualBox (with windows guest) to host(Ubuntu 14.04)

How can I copy files from Geanymotion in VirtualBox (with windows guest) to host(Ubuntu 14.04).Also where will be the storage location for files of whatsapp and other apps in Ubuntu ? Am I clear? I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Oracle virtual box windows 8 fail to locate files

I have downloaded windows 8 ISO file from their offical website: Widnows 8 download Then i have set the following settings on my new virtual drive: As you can see ive added it to the disk: ...
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Failed install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04

I am experiencing problems installing Virtual Box on Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.19.0-26 x86_64: sudo apt-cache policy virtualbox sudo apt-get install virtualbox Setting up virtualbox ...
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Ubuntu failed to log in to UI

I have a Ubuntu running on a virtual box. I cannot log into the UI with the valid username and password. It just shows black screen and returns to the login page again. Meanwhile the Guest Session is ...
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How to change icon of virtual box 5.0

Ok i downloaded virtual box 5.0 using the last post on here How to install Virtualbox from command line? the icon for virtual box is just a black screen. virtual box works and all how do i change ...
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I AM getting this error.Please help. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 [on hold]

Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_VMM_SMAP_BUT_AC_CLEAR). Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) Component: ConsoleWrap Interface: IConsole {872da645-4a9b-1727-bee2-5585105b9eed} GETTING THIS ...
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Which release has easy VirtualBox host or VMWare host installation process?

I am thinking of installing Ubuntu to host Windows 8.1 x64 guests. Is there a particular release of Ubuntu (e.g. 12.04, 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 14.04/15.04, Ubuntu server 12.04/14.04), that has a ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu Guest Aborts after attempted Drag and drop

Background Info I am a Windows User trying out Linux on VirtualBox and seeing why everyone likes it. I have just finished installing the Guest Additions as in the instructions, but then came errors ...
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Trouble with devices and USB ports

I have been trying to play Xwing vs Tie fighter on Linux Ubuntu Mate in virtualbox with my playstation 3 controller. After a few attempts It worked but I rebooted and it stopped working. If I load ...
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Can't install ubuntu 15.04 on virtualbox 4.3.30

I can't install Ubuntu 15.04 on virtual box 4.3.30. I put try ubuntu but when it restarts it gets stuck in this state: Started network manager wait online.s base address uninitialized - upgrade bios ...
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Is it possible to get a usable Ubuntu 15.04 running in Virtual Box on OS X?

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 with the guest additions (on VirtualBox 5.0.2, video mem=128MB, 3d enabled). Graphics are very "sluggish" even with HiDPI (Retina) disabled. After disabling all ...
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kenel compilation kgdb via virtual box [on hold]

I need the link from where i can get guest OS of linux 14.04 for installing it in virtual box 5.0. I am trying kgdb on virtual box
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Interesting VirtualBox Plex Permissions Issue

My system is setup with an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running a 14.04 guest virtual machine, via Oracle's Virtual Box. I also have 3 x 2TB drives setup in a zpool. To give the virtual machine access ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox partition SCSI3(sda) format message

I dualbooted OS with windows as the main partition and linux as the "secondary partition", and a linux swap partition(7gb). However, when I am on the windows OS, I download virtualbox and an ubuntu ...
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FX-6300 detected as i686 - Kubuntu won't install

I'm trying to install in Virtual Box. This is my first try at Linux, so I just want to mess around a bit before I tackle grub, etc. I've got an AMD FX-6300 (x86-64) on a Gigabyte motherboard using a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VirtualBox Guest Runs Very Slow

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32 bit) VirtualBox guest with >10GB storage and 2GB RAM on a Win7 (64-bit) laptop supporting VT-X. Like many others upgrading to 14.04 LTS noted here, Ubuntu runs ...
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Virtualbox kernel driver on 14.04 not installed

I tried this method, VBox on 14.04, Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) As soon as I entered this line, sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup, I get this error on the terminal, sudo: /etc/init.d/vboxdrv: ...
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VLC Player and VirtualBox font problem in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed VLC player and VirtualBox. Both of them have the similar character/font problem as you may see from the screen shots. I also tried to install and re-installing them via Software Center ...
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Installing Ubuntu Problems

Currently trying to install ubuntu 14.04 through virtual box. I need this software to run ROS for school this year. everything seems to be going smoothly up until where it asks Installation type and i ...
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Windows XP no longer works on VirtualBox [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu Trusty. Under VirtualBox 4.3.10_Ubuntu R93012, my other OSs (e.g. Debian, openSuse) startup OK. However, Windows XP (my only Windows OS) starts up OK but then displays a window with ...
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VirtualBox 5.0 installation has broken VirtualBox packages on Kubuntu 15.04

Seeing that there was a new VirtualBox release, I tried to install it on Kubuntu 15.04... However, now all of my VBox 4.3 packages in the ubuntu repositories are broken (Virtualbox is provided by ...
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libGL error in Ubuntu 14.04 as Virtual Box guest

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 as guest on a Windows 7 host with Virtual Box 4.3.30. I cannot start the control center from the launcher, it just won't open a window. From the command line I get /~ # ...
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To set up Apache Web-Server with apt-cacher on Ubuntu Desktop

Did anybody try the goal described below. We are going to do so and want probe here how the chances for success are. The goal is to have apt-cacher in following environment. -) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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VM oracle box installation in ubuntu 14.04

Can somebody please help me how to install oracle virtual box in Ubuntu 14.04? My disk has two partitions-one /boot-60gb and other /home-400gb.
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Runing Ubuntu 14.04 in Oracle Virtual Box [duplicate]

I need to run ubuntu through Oracle vm virtual box 5.0. Can someone please help me in doing it? I am very new to this please help!
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Cannot see Boot Screen on Ubuntu 15.04 running on Virtualbox

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. Inside that, On virtualbox i have installed another ubuntu 15.04. I see the ubuntu logo during the boot on the host but on the guest I see the message ACPI ...
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How to share folders using VmWare on ubuntu

I had shared folders using VBoxGuestAddition in virtual box to access my lampp folders. I am new to vmware. How to share folders using vmware.VmWare Tools will hemp me regarding this? Any idea? ...
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Change virtual box ip from 10.2.x.x to 192.168.x.x

I have applications and xampp setup on virtual box with ubuntu 12. The ip address for virtual machine 192.168.x.x but after installing vmware ,ip change for virtual box to 10.2.x.x I want to change ...
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How can I create a portable Windows OS on a usb within Ubuntu?

I want to create a portable virtual box with a Windows 10 iso on to a 32gb usb stick (to run on Ubuntu 15.04). I don't know where to get started in ubuntu. I would prefer to use command line. How do I ...
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virtual box installation on ubuntu 14.04

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I installed VirtualBox to 5.0 for first time. A weird thing happened at this point; the icon for the ubuntu software center changed to a question mark. At this ...
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/etc/init.d/vboxdrv missing

When I try to launch a virtual machine from Virtualbox, it tells me that the Virtualbox kernel driver is not loaded, or there is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. Please reinstall the kernel ...
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virtual box installation

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I installed VirtualBox to 5.0 for first time. A weird thing happened at this point; the icon for the ubuntu software center changed to a question mark. At this ...
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VMWare and Virtual box ip and network sharing problem

I am able to share folders and work with virtual box easily with ip 192.168.x.x I have installed vmware for some other application therefore virtual box got different ip 10.0.2.15 instead 192.168.x.x ...
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Ubuntu insists on installing a broken package

Everytime I boot the system, I receive a "System crash" message and here is the details: This package is already removed, but Ubuntu insists on trying to install it everytime I boot the system. The ...
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VirtualBox can't open Windows 7

I downloaded a Windows 7 iso, created the VM for it, and it won't open. I get the following error box: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine VeenDoze. The virtual machine 'VeenDoze' has ...