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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Installed programs disappeared on Ubuntu Gnome 3

I'm using ubuntu for over two years now. Two weeks ago, I installed Gnome 3, and I'm pretty satisfy, how it works. However, today I had very a strange situation. When I tried to install new program, ...
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MAAS not accessible on my virtualbox after installation

I installed MAAS on my ubuntu server which is running on a virtualbox hosted on windows 8, i tried accessing it from another node on the VM but its still not going. I read somewhere that i need to ...
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Can't access “computer” folder from Terminal in Ubuntu VM running in VirtualBox

I'm running an Ubuntu 64-bit Ubuntu 14 VM using VirtualBox on Windows 8.1. I wish to access the computer folder from Terminal, but I currently can only access it from the file browser GUI. I'm very ...
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Ubuntu touch on note 10.1 (2014) WITHOUT rooting

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition (SM-P600) and wanted to test Ubuntu on it (and maybe on my Galaxy S4 as well). It is still under warranty, so I do not want to root it or do ...
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VMs connected user ip problem

I have a server and on the server running ubuntu 14.04 Vbox 4.3, and php virtualbox 4.3.1. So my problem is - I run TS3 servers, and Gameservers from the VMs and if someone connect the server and i ...
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ubuntu 14.04 installation in virtual box very slow

I am a newbie to the Unix OS , I was advised to start working on Ubuntu and due to some restrictions I had to install it on Oracle Virtual Box. I gave it the right amount of RAM but it's still not ...
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Virtualbox on Ubuntu 14.04 - Windows 7 VM keystrokes work 80% of time

Is there a way to adjust the keystroke sensitivity on a Virtualbox VM in Ubuntu 14.04? When typing in my Win7 vm (I'm using seamless mode), I have to type very slowly and push the keys PERFECTLY for ...
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Can't expand Ubuntu VM's hard drive space [duplicate]

Running df -h returns: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 3.9G 3.7G 1.8M 100% / none 4.0K 0 4.0K 0% /sys/fs/cgroup udev 2.0G 4.0K 2.0G ...
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Is there anyway to show VirtualMachine after start it with VBoxHeadless?

I've installed a VirtualMachine to work on the background. I use SSH to control it via terminal. But, sometimes SSH service didn't work properly and I can't access the VirtualMachine outside. All I ...
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Vagrant up/reload error - default: Warning: Connection timeout. Retrying…

I had a fully functional vagrant for three months now, but for the last three days, I am getting errors whenever I try to run vagrant up or vagrant reload. This is the error I get when running ...
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Using Ubuntu as a main OS on my Netbook Designed for Windows 7 [duplicate]

Hello! I have Ubuntu on a virtual box. However, it's way too slow to do anything spectacular. I have this old Netbook that's designed for windows 7. Seen as how it doesn't have a CD slot to install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VM on Windows 8.1 won't restart!

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on my Windows 8.1 inside a Virtual Machine (VM VirtualBox). When I restarted my ubuntu, I got the following: It freezes and nothing happens! The only warning ...
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How to fix Virtualbox [on hold]

I'm trying to launch a new windows xp virtual machine, but, when I do, I get this error message: Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE). Code d'erreur : NS_ERROR_FAILURE ...
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Linux Ubuntu with two Interfaces [on hold]

I'm trying to get NOGOTOFAIL to work with testing Android and I'm trying to follow the walkthrough. The part I get stuck is here: Run nogotofail on a Linux machine with two network interfaces. This ...
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USB does not appear in ubuntu server in oracle VirtualBox

I have small issue i am trying to copy file to Ubuntu server , but USB does not appear in oracle VirtualBox , note: 1- i already installed VirtualBox Extension Pack 2- it is appear in Lubuntu OS in ...
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Is there a .vmdk file for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Can Ubuntu be installed on Virtualbox? If yes how?
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Ubuntu Server in Virtualbox working slowly for Ruby On Rails

I have quite big rails app to develop frontend for, most work with design involve Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, tried run them in VM but they work very buggy. So decided to go other way - to run ...
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I can't change screen resolution on VirtualBox with Ubuntu server installed on it

I have installed Ubuntu server 10.04.4 on VirtualBox but the screen appear too small. I read some guides that i have to change settings in grub to change the screen size, so i go to ...
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problem in installation of ubuntu in virtualbox :(

i was trying to instal ubuntu 32 bits in virtualbox but i coudn't an error occured he said :"this kernel requires an x86-64 cpu but only detected an i686 cpu unable to boot plz use a kernel ...
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want to use new headless server with VirtualBox; startx hangs at extension GLX

ssh'ing into the server and running startx yields this. Background info that may help: I originally hooked up my monitor and keyboard directly to the box, but now wondering if there are some ...
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Mouse scroll in VBox

As most of you know, Ubuntu, unlike Windows, has a handy feature that allows you to scroll with two fingers on a touch pad. I am running Ubuntu from virtual box on windows and of course that does not ...
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I can not install any packages on a fresh installation of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am having trouble with installing packages on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. Having searched askubuntu, I found several questions with the same problem, but every single answer either didn't apply to me or ...
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No WiFi internet on Ubuntu under VirtualBox

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 under VirtualBox 4.3.20 on a Windows 8.1 host. I can't get any internet access over WiFi (and I can't get an Ethernet connection anywhere near the computer). All of ...
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this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU But i have a 64bit PC! [duplicate]

I am on 64-bit Windows 8.1. I'm trying to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox. However, I get the error: this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU Unable to boot - please use a ...
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VMWare WindowsHost + Ubuntu Core + Docker + Ubuntu Unity?

I am new to Docker, and until now I didn't need it in fact. Recently, I bought WindowsTablet, SurfacePro2, and I want to keep using WindowsOS for the hardware compatibility and optimization. ...
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Screen resolution on ubuntu 14.04 does not change even after installing VBoxGuestadditions

I tried to increase the screen resolution of my Ubuntu VM hosted on VirutalBox 4.3.12 after installing VBOXGuestadditions, however, it does not seem to increase the screen resolution all that i see is ...
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Cannot connect to internet running Ubuntu 14.04 using VirtualBox on my MSI GT60 - Windows 8.1 x64

I'm unsure if I am asking this question in the right place so please refer me elsewhere if necessary. I installed VirtualBox v 4.3.2 on my MSI GT60 running Windows 8.1 x64 a bit ago and created a VM ...
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Virtualbox with Host Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 as a guest running IIS

I want to run an IIS Express server inside a Windows 8.1 machine and access the address from my Ubuntu host. However, no matter how I configure the network I cannot access the address, even thought ...
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Vagrant snapshot installation problem. Ubuntu 14.10

I have some troubles with vagrant snapshot installation. I have vagrant(1.4.3) and virtualbox(4.3.18). I'm trying to install snapshot plugin via sudo vagrant plugin install vagrant-vbox-snapshot and ...
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Guest Ubuntu VM speed up clock

I have an Ubuntu host machine with virtual box installed. For software testing purposes I have a virtual machine with Ubuntu Server 14.04 and official Virtual Box guest additions installed. And I need ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Installed Ubuntu on latest Virtualbox 4.3.20. After login, I can only see blank screen. I am completely new to Ubuntu. What do I do?

Installed latest Virtualbox 4.3.20 on my Windows 8.1 machine. Then downloaded and installed latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS .iso file from ubuntu.com After set up and all, the machine asked to restart. After ...
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Cannot virtualize 64bit vagrant boxes

I run Ubuntu 14.04. My CPU is Intel Core 2 Duo CPU P7450. It supports neither VT-x nor EPT. But it is 64bit. I can only virtualize 32bit boxes with success. When I try 64bit i get a never-ending ...
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Bidirectional drag'n drop is not working with VirtualBox and ubuntu 14.04

I use Virtualbox 4.3.20 with Ubuntu 14.01 image. Host OS is Windows 8.1. Bidirectional drag'n drop used to work before but now it won't after upgrading to these versions from previous versions. What ...
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libvirt-bin Remains in Stopping State When kvm Guests are Running - 14.04.1

I'm trying to ensure that any guest KVM virtual machines gracefully shutdown when the host server is shutdown/rebooted. I'm running Ubuntu Server Trusty Tahr (14.04.1) with following versions of ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 VirtualBox guest doesn't get IP from DHCP

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 as host, and have tried a couple linux distros as guests, including Ubuntu 14.10. Each exhibits the same symptoms: they fail to configure the second network interface. ...
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nvidia-settings does not recognize displays

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an Alienware 14 (2013), with a GeForce GTX 765M. I'm also using the recommended nvidia drivers (331.113). Here's the deal: nvidia-settings doesn't recognize any of my ...
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Virtualbox error after updating ubuntu 14.04 server

after Updating my Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64 server Last night (15 Jan 2015), virtualbox error: The selected virtual machine is inaccessible. please inspect the error message shown below and press the ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu Image Username / password

First of all I am totally new to Linux. I decided to load Ubuntu Linux on Virtualbox and found an ova file here: ...
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vboxmanage startvm “could not find a registered machine named .. ”

I have a host machine with Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS trusty as the OS and I use VirtualBox on it to manage a web server running on a vm. I have a script that runs at startup which runs this command: ...
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I can't read a USB HDD in my Ubuntu 14.04 VM (VirtualBox 4.3, Windows 7 host)

I've installed (and reinstalled) VirtualBox 4.3 with the Extension Pack on my Windows 7 host, and created USB filters to hand a few specific WD 4TB My Book drives straight to the Ubuntu 14.04 guest ...
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Start a VirtualBox VM from a PHP script

I can start a VM from the console like so... vboxmanage startvm --type headless UbuntuVB64 But when I try in PHP, I have issues: vboxmanage startvm --type headless UbuntuVB64 gives: VBoxManage: ...
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Clonezilla virtualbox setup

I've set up a virtual Ubuntu desktop in virtualbox, and I was wondering how I can use Clonezilla (or software like it) to clone it as an iso to install onto multiple desktops.
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Migrating VirtualBox VMs

Perhaps not the right forum, and in my opinion more of a comment in addition to this question but as I am unfortunately not yet able to comment, and I'd rather not answer the question and and then ...
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Can I use my Virtualbox VMs on ubuntu

Dumb question, but I just want to check: I'm thinking of switching to linux (have been using it in VMs fro several years and don't play games and prefer gnome to windows), I have several virtualbox ...
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Enabling Hot plug removable media. Virtualbox windows guest ubuntu host

So I have ubuntu 14.04 host with virtualbox installed. A windows 7 guest os on top of that. When I add a device filter for a specific device it works perfectly. What I want to do is add a generic ...
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Unable to Install Guest Additions CD Image on Virtual Box

Error when I clicked on Insert GuestAdditions CD Image from "Devices" Unable to insert the virtual optical disk /Applications/VirtualBox.app/Contents/MacOS/VBoxGuestAdditions.iso into the machine ...
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Increased partition size of virtualbox installation succesfully; can't address extra space

and thanks in advance for reading. So I installed Ubuntu desktop (version 14.4) on my 64 bits Oracle VirtualBox (version 4.3.20). All fine. I gave it 10 GiB's of space. Also fine. Run it on an i7 and ...
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Virtual Machine Information

I am new to Linux and need some information. I have download the latest version of Ubuntu 64-bit from website. I want to run it in Virtual Machine, is this work i mean Virtual Machine run the ISO file ...
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Unable to decrypt disk on normal Lubuntu boot

I'm having trouble starting up my system. I use VirtualBox to run Lubuntu 14.10 on Mac OS X 10.10.1 host. I have used the built-in disk encryption available when installing (L)Ubuntu. When it boots ...
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Kernel panic while installing CentOS 7 in VirtualBox

I have a laptop with Xubuntu desktop 14.10 , and I installed VirtualBox and updated it to the latest version . I'm trying to install CentOS 7 (source downloaded from the official site) as a VM, ...