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Bricked - tty mode incorrect, terminal disabled, unity broken

After installing VirtualBox unity seems to be uninstalled.. Launcher and task bar are missing. I can't access terminal from the normal ctrl alt T command. I tried logging into TTY mode but it says my ...
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0answers
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Terminal closing itself after 14.04 upgrade

All was fine in 12.04, in this case I'm using virtualbox in Windows. The upgrading process ran ok, no errors, no warnings. After rebooting the errors started to happen. Just after booting up there ...
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1answer
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How to scroll down vboxmanage output?

When I type the vboxmanage command I get a sort of manpage output, where it shows all the information at once. How can I view the info incrementally like less/more commands with files?
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1answer
35 views

detect Ubuntu runs in Virtualbox client [duplicate]

Ubuntu behave sometimes different in Virtualbox client then standalone. I want, in terminal, to detect if Ubuntu is running in Virtualbox client. Even if Virtualbox Guest additions are not installed. ...
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1answer
243 views

install virtualbox guest addition terminal

I would like to install Virtualbox guest addition using the terminal. Because that is most easy to reproduce and to document. On the server I have Ubuntu 12.04.2. LTS I have Virtualbox 4.3.16 I have ...
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0answers
14 views

how to ask which virtualbox version in terminal [duplicate]

I would like to detect the Virtualbox version in terminal. The output I want to use in an other program. I tried : virtualbox --help does not have a --version option. which virtualbox returns : ...
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1answer
52 views

Execute a statement /bin/bash seems not to work in Virtualbox client

I do not know if AskUbuntu is the correct place to ask or Stack Overflow. To execute a statement in Windows use : C:\\Windows\\System32\\cmd.exe What is the equivalent in Ubuntu? I thought it was : ...
9
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1answer
1k views

Shutting down all VirtualBox (vagrant) VMs in one easy to use bash command (that can be put into a bash file)

I use vagrant for development. I forget to shut down a few of the VMs. When I go to log out of my host machine, the Ubuntu shutdown process appears to hang. Might there be a way to script a close of ...
0
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0answers
76 views

Can I change the language format of Virtual Box using terminal?

Hi I'm new to this and have found Virtual Box is kind of understandable if you squint and keep doing double-takes. It's in English but written in greek or latin characters which is fun for a while but ...
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1answer
94 views

I need a step-by-step guide to navigating directories in Terminal [duplicate]

I am a Linux/Ubuntu Noob and I have Saucy Salamander. Lately I installed the Android tablet emulator for Ubuntu using VirtualBox from the software center. I followed all the steps listed here but when ...
1
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1answer
93 views

How to find name of the virtual machine Ubuntu server is being hosted on?

Is it possible to find out what version and what type of virtual machine is my ubuntu server being hosted on its on a remote server?-Thanks in advance.
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1answer
504 views

No such command 'sip show peers' when using asterisk

i want to connect two soft phone using asterisk after configuration the sip.conf and iax.conf and extension.conf can't enter any order from cli example of the error: Connected to Asterisk 11.6-cert1 ...
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4answers
276 views

Copy from guest Ubuntu terminal in virual machine to Microsoft Word on host windows

Is it possible to copy from the Ubuntu terminal to Microsoft Word? In fact, Microsoft Word is installed on my computer while I am running Ubuntu on a virtual machine.
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1answer
258 views

Internet issues with Ubuntu in oracle virtual box

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in as a VM in Oracle virtual box. I am able to browse from firefox but trying to connect from command prompt to update is failing. I also tried to change software ...
1
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2answers
785 views

Vagrant Up and annoying NFS password asking

Sorry for the language mistakes I've made. I'm trying to prevent vagrant asking the password when it mounts shared folders by NFS: [server] Exporting NFS shared folders... Preparing to edit ...
3
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2answers
16k views

How to install Virtualbox from command line?

OK, I a am a newbie. For some reasons, I need to install Virtualbox. I see that I can easily install it using the Software Center, but I trust most the "apt-get install blahblah" way, because I find ...
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1answer
467 views

How to navigate to Windows 7 shared folders from Ubuntu guest with terminal?

I'm running a VirtualBox with Ubuntu 64-bit, configured as a Bitnami Djangostack. I'm running this within a Windows 7 64-bit host. Though my VirtualBox is what runs the server, I'd like my website ...
2
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1answer
443 views

admin no longer has access to shared folder

So over the weekend I arrive to work, boot my PC and run the virtualbox session of Ubuntu but now I get the message: The folder contents could not be displayed You do not have the permissions ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How to change to cd rom drive in terminal Ubuntu 13.04

How do you switch to the directory where the CD-ROM is? I am at name@name-virtualbox:-S
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1answer
594 views

When I start VirtualBox 4.2 in Ubuntu 12.10 via terminal, what do the warnings mean?

When I start VirtualBox in the terminal, the following warning messages shows up: Qt WARNING: void DBusMenuExporterPrivate::addAction(QAction*, int): Already tracking action "" under id 16 Qt ...
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2answers
2k views

No interface, no Terminal

I just rebooted my computer and have no interface (except my desktop background and desktop files), which means no unity and no notification bar. Also, Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't work. Ctrl+Alt+F1, does ...
6
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3answers
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How to run Ubuntu without GUI in Virtual Box?

I have a Windows XP laptop, in which I run VirtualBox with the latest Ubuntu, my hardware is little old, so running the latest version of Ubuntu inside Virtual box is kind of a hassle, very slow ...
4
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1answer
314 views

Crashed VirtualBox in Ubuntu after updates

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After I insert this:sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrad command in terminal , because I understand wrong! So I received the message below: text*Kernel ...
3
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5answers
17k views

How to setup a static IP for network-manager in Virtual Box on Ubuntu Server

Hi there is anyone familiar with the non-gui version of ubuntus network Manager? I'd like to set up a static IP with it in virtualbox without touching the file /etc/network/interfaces. IP: ...
2
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1answer
446 views

Running powerpoint slides from Ubuntu terminal in Windows 7 using VirtualBox

Does anybody know how I can run MS powerpoint slides from Ubuntu terminal (my host OS) in Windows 7 (my guest OS)- I think I should use .pps to run it automatically. What I'm doing now is: VBoxManage ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Can't Login In to Ubuntu VM

Whenever I try to login into my Ubuntu VM from my username, it goes briefly to a black screen and then back to the login screen. I can login as "guest" though. I can login with just the terminal ...
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3answers
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Launch an application in Windows from the Ubuntu desktop

I'd like a write a shell script in Ubuntu that does the following: Boot up a Windows 7 guest OS in Virtualbox, if it isn't running already. Run a shell script in Windows, where the shell script is ...
4
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2answers
2k views

How to check command line requests routed thru Tor?

I think I have Virtualbox set up so that all traffic originating from the guest OS is routed through Tor. Tor is only installed on the host OS and the web browsers on the guest OS all report Tor IP's ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Why does groupmod <tab><tab> show me my folders and not my groups?

I was trying to solve Virtualbox's USB problem by adding my username to the vboxusers group, but when I tried to see if the group existed by using groupmod TAB TAB all I got was what appears to be my ...
2
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1answer
380 views

Problem accessing superuser with sudo

Through Virtualbox didn't allow me use USB because my account wasn't a vboxuser group, I've to run this command: $sudo usermod -G vboxusers brallan After I needed to access to superuser privileges ...
9
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5answers
4k views

Why are letters overlapping in the terminal?

I installed Oneiric as a guest OS in VirtualBox using the Mini CD. I installed the ubuntu-desktop package and everything seems to work fine - well, except for a font issue with the terminal: As you ...
4
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3answers
2k views

How to boot directly into a shell?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 (Unity) as Guest/Host using VirtualBox. I don't want a Unity on login and want to directly get to a shell in the Guest after the boot. What changes have to be done?
9
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2answers
4k views

How can I run VirtualBox a different TTY?

My knowledge of Ubuntu is still fairly limited, but I know I can switch terminals with Ctrl+Alt+F*. I was just wondering if it's possible to load my VirtualBox (winXP in this case) in one of those, ...
3
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2answers
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How to access serial ubuntu host serial port on VirtualBox guest OS

I am having a difficult time trying to access a serial port on VirtualBox. My Guest OS is Windows XP and the host environment is Linux Ubuntu 10.04. The serial modem device works perfectly in Ubuntu. ...