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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Ubuntu MAAS node deployment

I'm running ubuntu maas 1.7 and I have a node deployment problem. I use one physical server and an VM as node for deployment. Nodes commissioning and provisionning goes well, but when I prepare my ...
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How to run VM's within Ubuntu Linux without Virtualbox or any other type 2 hypervisors?

I am planning to move from Windows 7 to Ubuntu as it is free and due to privacy reasons. Is there any way to run VMs from within Ubuntu without any additional software like Virtualbox or any other ...
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Touchscreen support for Ubuntu in VirtualBox?

I have seen the news about VirtualBox adding touch screen support: here But it seems like this was targeted mainly at Windows 8. There is also a thread over at the Virtual Box forums describing the ...
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My window border's theme got stuck to virtual box's theme

i recently installed virtual box. When i first opened the virtual box and closed it, my desktop theme got changed to virtual box's window bar theme and i can't revert it back. Note: Few days ago, i ...
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Ubuntu server DNS issue [on hold]

Hello guys I seem to be having issues with my Ubuntu server not being able to sudo apt-get update that it does not pick up on the update files. I have changed the DNS to Google's which allows me to ...
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Backup ubuntu and eliminate windows

Laptop is currently configured for dual boot of Ubuntu and Windows7, Windows7 was the original OS, Ubuntu 14.4 was added later. 500G harddrive has multiple partitions. VirtualBox was added under ...
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Sync Ubuntu computer with Virtual Machine instance of Ubuntu

Here is my situation. I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14.10 installed that I do my work on the go and I have now set up a VM of Ubuntu 14.10 using Virtual box installed on my Windows Desktop. I'm ...
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How to configure promiscuous mode rejected in KVM bridge?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-45-generic #74-Ubuntu SMP) as Host OS. KVM version 2.0.0 I have disabled promiscuous mode in guest Virtual Interfaces along with corresponding host vnet & bridge ...
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Are there some ways to run Windows and Linux in parallel in the same hardware? [on hold]

I am a software engineer (also a gamer) and I find myself using both Linux and windows extensively. Even at work I prefer developing in a Linux environment... However, I have always been hesitant ...
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DNS server with Bind9: can't resolve DNS records in forward and reverse zone files

Hello everyone :) I have tried to set up my own DNS server with bind9, but although I have tried several tutorials, I still get the same error. Starting bind9 works fine but when I use nslookup or dig ...
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04 LTSP Problems

I've come across a problem where I have gone through a read-me verbatim, and although it works fine, every time I reboot my system (Virtualbox in this matter), the IP address changes even though I ...
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Use Zentyal on Virtualbox with Mac Mini host… Crazy?

We are looking at upgrading our current server system in my school. Right now we have Zentyal 3.* running on a standard desktop PC. We never upgraded since we didn't want to break anything on the ...
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Ubuntu-14.04.02-desktop-i386 under virtualbox - display size [duplicate]

All, I am attempting to install ubuntu-14-02-desktop-i386 under virtualbox. I have successfully created my first VM with it, and Gnome comes up, I can get terminal up, so all appears well. I do ...
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Beaglebone black with Debian OS on Ubuntu 14.04 in Virtualbox VM

I am using the Beaglebone Black for the first time. It has the Debian 7.4 OS and I'm using Ubunbtu 14.04 installed in Virtualbox. I'm trying to install Python IO libraries but I'm getting the Can't ...
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Default Ubuntu or any derivate distro installation creates swap AFTER home (single partition installation)

Today I have encountered the same problem twice and the second one was actually just checking if the first occurence is actually something that has happened by accident. I had to deploy a Kubuntu VM ...
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Possible to let virtualbox guest OS to use some device directly?

My host OS is Ubuntu 14.04 running on Thinkpad T400, and my guest OS by virtualbox is Windows 8.1. Sometimes my Ubuntu disconnect itself from wireless or wired networks and disable the wireless (and ...
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Creating Ubuntu Server

So im trying to learn Linux and one particular project im undertaking is creating a virtualized Ubuntu server using Ubuntu desktop and Virutalbox as a platform. So to keep things basic, im trying to ...
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Total frustration: “Failed to get size of gamma for output default”

Last attempt to see if I can make Ubuntu 14.04 work on my Virtualbox. I've got the "common" low-res issue (I can't put more than 640x480) when I install it, and after reading every related post in the ...
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I want to load Windows 8.1 on a VMWarePlayer on Ubuntu 14.04. Can anyone help?

I am dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 and I want to create a virtual machine so that I can access Windows 8.1 partition while logged into Ubuntu. I am new to VMWare & Ubuntu. Any help ...
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No option for 64-bit OS VirtualBox guest OS in Ubuntu 14.10 Dell OptiPlex 755

I have a Ubuntu desktop installed on Dell Optiplex 755. It's my regular desktop, and I installed Oracle VirtualBox from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads. The version selected was the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 resolution and weird set-up problems

Have been using Ubuntu in another VM for the last months, but now installing it on a new VirtualBox on a Mac, it's giving me several problems. First, the very common "low resolution" problem, which ...
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bootp server in a Virtual Machine

I have a HP LCMS that I am trying to set up in a Virtual machine on virtual box. The Virtual Machine is windows xp, and the host is ubuntu 14.04.2. The LCMS requires there be a BOOTP server running to ...
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How to upgrade the kernel correctly?

Running uname -r in a terminal gives an output saying 3.13.0-37-generic, but I am trying to upgrade the kernel to 3.16, and indeed I have ran sudo aptitude safe-upgrade which installed ...
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Routing all internet traffic through interface of a host

I’m learning few networking concepts and I’ve got several hosts created in my VirtualBox setup. I have 2 adapters created as “host only” network (where the VM and host machine can see each other) and ...
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Black screen after reboot

We're using VirtualBox 4.2.28 and Ubuntu14.04 on Windows 8(.1) Just after the PC restarted when I did not see it, the windows of Ubuntu from the normal mode access completely became a black screen. ...
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Running windows 8.1 on virtualbox whils on ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Ubuntu and Linux. I am currently dual-booting windows 8.1 and Ubuntu and I just downloaded Virtualbox. I am wondering if it is possible to run my Windows 8.1 OS with all of my ...
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How do I boot a virtual machine from my downloaded .iso file? [duplicate]

I Have the latest version of VirtualBox (Oracle), but I have no clue how to create a virtual machine. I went to the site http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop and Downloaded 32bit Ubuntu. The ...
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Internet connectivity does not work in Ubuntu Server 14.04 on Windows 8 VirtualBox host

I have a PC with Windows 8, with Oracle VirtualBox installed on it. In the File>Preferences>Network menu in VirtualBox, I have created three host-only networks: Host-only network 1 - 10.10.10.1 ...
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apt-get error for git, but not other packages

I just set up a fresh Ubuntu 12.04.5 server amd64 machine on VirtualBox 4.2 (I was having install issues on OSX 10.10 using 4.3) and I'm able to do apt-get install curl but when I run apt-get install ...
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apt-get update problem in ubuntu server 14.04 using oracle virtual box

I have installed Oracle virtual box 4.3 on windows 8, then i created 3 virtual machines namely controller, network and compute. After configuring static ip for all of these i have opened controller vm ...
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Ubuntu in VirtualBox - Have internet access through host but can't see shared folder on host

I have a shared folder setup but it doesn't map in the Ubuntu VM nor can I browse to the Windows network as it doesn't allow me to authenticate using my known Windows user/PW. I have the Ubuntu VM ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu buit-in microphone not working

I have install Ubuntu 14.10 on a Virtualbox running on Windows 7 64bit. The buit-in mic is not being detected in Ubuntu but works perfectly in Windows 7. I have tried tweaking alsamixer but with no ...
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Install Ubuntu on Local Network? [duplicate]

I have a Mac OS X machine and a Linux box both on the same local network. I can ssh into both and launch apps using ssh -X. My question is this: Can I remotely boot the Ubuntu installer located on ...
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host ubuntu and guest Windows access each other from command line?

My host OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and guest is Windows 8.1 running in a virtual machine by VirtualBox. Is it possible to access the guest Windows from host Ubuntu from Ubuntu's bash? access the host ...
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Error installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I'm trying to install many different versions of Ubuntu (12.04/14.04, amd64/x86, server/desktop, etc.) on VirtualBox 14.3.26 on OSX 10.10 and I'm getting the following error: [ 0.000000] Fast TSC ...
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Without grub menu , how can i recover my forgotten password in ubuntu 14? [duplicate]

I have 14.04 ubuntu on VM ,I forgot password .I dont want to load grub please help, I dont have time to do the grub menu and change files. I checked and only options i saw was from grub menu and i ...
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Why after install VirtualBox my terminal and software center remove

I installed VirtualBox-4.3.26 and after install unity is broken and Launcher and terminal are removed along with Software Center? My windows panel is not showing , for example my windows does not ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Ubuntu 14.04.2 Virtual Machine PostSetup Problem

i installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 in windows 7 operating system using virtual box and it was running successfully but after closing the virtual box program ... the operating system doesn't start again .. ...
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I want to using multiple VMs and multiple NICs

I have a windows machine with virtualbox running and 3 NICs [eth0/eth1/eth2]. Eth0 is connected to ISP. Other 2 are connected to each other through a switch. [yes, it is a switch, yes I need it there] ...
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How to add my other hard drives to ubuntu on vmware

I have Windows 8.1 as my main OS and can't change it because of homegroup for my family. I installed VMware Workstation 11 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have shared my folders and have my D,E,F ...
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Ubuntu create virtual USB flash drive

How to create in host Ubuntu a virtual USB flash drive for working with it in VirtualBox? I need to create a virtual image physical USB flash drive. And in VirtualBox it connects the virtual image as ...
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Why are these ruby gems pre-installed on Precise32?

I'm getting started with provisioning a development VM for developing web apps. To do this, I'm using Vagrant. Vagrant allows you to use a base "box" (virtual machine disk image?) that contains an ...
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Running vagrant inside VirtualBox

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 in a VirtualBox VM on Windows 7. Inside the VM, I want to use Vagrant as part of my development environment. The Vagrant setup executes successfully, until it wants the VM ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit and VM VB

I am currently running the last stable 64 bit Ubuntu version on a VM with VirtualBox on W7 pro 64 bits. I have tried several configurations, with some the sluginesh almost dissapeared, but I cant ...
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How do I connect to my VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04LTS from the host's public IP(or domain name)?

I've been having a hard time with this. It's probably been 3 days now... Anyway, I've set up my virtualbox on Windows7 with a bridged adapter (eth0). Installed LAMP server and it works. I can ...
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How to mount disk image taken in linux and run in virtual box

I want to get virtual box to mount and boot the disk image I took a month ago. I have been able to mount the drive and can see its contents, everything is accessible, I want to now get the image ...
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can't ping any site from my ubuntu server [closed]

I already installed Ubuntu server 12.04 in Virtual Box, and set a static IP, but I can't ping major sites such as google.com, but when I change the server to DHCP I can connect. However, I need static ...
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custom-keybindings not found

When I tried to list the available custom keybindings using gsettings command gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.media-keys custom-keybindings I got the error message saying, No such ...
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“No root system defined” while installing ubuntu on Virtual box

i continuously get the error "No root System defined" in the last installation step and it asks for partitioning but under the condition of erasing everything on the disk !!!
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Installing VirtualBox gives “dpkg : error processing package”

dpkg: error processing package virtualbox-4.3is displayed on the terminal while installing VirtualBox. What can I to do install it properly? I tried downloading different versions of VirtualBox, but ...