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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 breaks Unity and Terminal

I was having some trouble seeing USB devices on my XP virtual machine running in Virtual box on Ubuntu 13.10. I thought perhaps that the standard software centre 4.2 version of VirtualBox might be ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 and stuck on “Running post-installation trigger”

I am right now installing Ubuntu 13.10 on a VirtualBox machine set at 512mb of RAM and 20GB of hard disk drive space and it is stuck on "Running post-installation trigger update-notifier-common".
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1answer
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target 'php5-mysql' is not a directory error

I'm trying to get LAMP up and running in VirtualBox for an assignment I have. I've installed Ubuntu and then Apache 2 and PHP 5. I'm using the instructions found here: ...
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1answer
54 views

Can not install software from ubuntu software center [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install software from the ubuntu software center, it gives me the following error after I enter my password: Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software ...
0
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0answers
32 views

Cannot access Horizon Dashboard after log out

I have installed OpenStack on Ubuntu 12.04 Server on Virtual Box following the tutorial from here Everything was set up well and I was also able to access Horizon Dashboard. But when I power off VM ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10 Crashes VirtualBox when installation is complete

I'm wanting to install Ubuntu 12.10 in VirtualBox. I was really excited to actually use it: I never even used Ubuntu before! Well after the lengthy installation (about an hour or so) it says something ...
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1answer
117 views

VirtualBox fatal error no media found

Installed xUbuntu 13.10 on my virtual machine on WIN8 host. Everything was OK, so I installed only LAMP without any modification. Next day I switched up virtual machine I got error message on ...
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1answer
167 views

VMWare/VirtualBox hangs Ubuntu while installing Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 7 in VMwarePlayer or VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and every time I have tried it the result is that Ubuntu hangs and only hard reset works. I tried both VMware and ...
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1answer
276 views

Can't install 13.10 64-bit on VirtualBox [duplicate]

I have a Dell Latitude laptop E6530 with Win 7 Enterprise 64-bit with virtualization support enabled. I do not have TPM enabled. I've installed VirtualBox 4.3.6. When I try to install Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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1answer
304 views

Can't install Ubuntu 64 bit [duplicate]

I have an HP pavilion g7 running windows 7 64 bit. I have 3.48 gigs of usable ram and 185 gigs of free hard drive space. I downloaded oracle's virtual box for windows 7 64 bit and Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. ...
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36 views

Installing ubuntu VM on AIX machine

I have access to an AIX machine but is it possible to install an Ubuntu Virtual Machine on top of it? -bash-3.00$ uname -snlrvmaxupfFM AIX xxxx 109286105 3 5 00068392D900 powerpc IBM,8204-E8A ...
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1answer
930 views

VBOX on ubuntu Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error

im using virtual box on ubuntu . and win xp as a guest i facing a problem im getting "Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error" here is a pic of my vb settings for that vmacine i had ...
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Problem with installation in virtualbox

Im trying to install ubuntu in my vm and everything works pretty good until i come to "Who are you" part in the installation progress. When i reach that step my mouse and keyboard stops to work in ...
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0answers
71 views

Virtual Box- Boot medium not found error

I wanted to try Back Track 5. So i installed Oracle Virtual Box Manager. I setup my back track Linux in the Vbox with 512 Mb ram and for storage i created a Virtual Box Disk Image (VDI) and the ...
0
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1answer
913 views

Unable to install ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso in Virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox-4.3.6-91406-Win on Windows 7 x64 with an AMD 64-bit processor. The virtualbox installation is also a 64-bit install. I've been able to install Win Server 2008. When I try to ...
0
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1answer
256 views

Partition Disks on VirtualBox When installing Ubuntu Server

Which option should I select in the 'Partition disks' screen when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 x64 on an Oracle VirtualBox? Options are: Guided - resize SCSI3 (0,0,0), partition #5 (sda) and ...
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0answers
16 views

Why am I Having to reinstall server on virtual box [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Oracle virtual box. After installation, i went on to create databases and unfortunately, my laptop shutdown. I was assuming since the OS was installed, it would open ...
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0answers
232 views

Installing Ubuntu server to virtual box produces error

I get the following error when Ii try to install Ubuntu Server to virtual box Failed to open the optical disk file C:\Users\Joshua Oche Idoko\Desktop\ubuntu-12.04.3-server-amd64.iso. Could not get ...
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1answer
242 views

Installing Ubuntu server to Virtual box

I would like to install Ubuntu Server 10.04-2.7z which i downloaded from sourceforge, as i was downloading, i googled for an iso image of the OS so even though there was no .iso, i assumed it was an ...
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0answers
72 views

Custom Live CD Failing to Boot

I'm trying to create a custom Live CD of Ubuntu 13.10 with an updated kernel among a couple other preinstalled applications. I'm following this guide, which is a bit tedious, but I can't get any ...
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2answers
43 views

Attempting to install Ubuntu on Oracle Virtual Box inside Win 7

After I get the ubuntu install completion message how do I shut down the virtual machine and reload so the VM will point to the new install rather than the install .iso image file?. I flashed the bios ...
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1answer
47 views

When Installing Ubuntu through virtual box I get an error [duplicate]

When Installing Ubuntu through virtual box I get an error This kernel requres an X86-64 CPU, but only detected an I686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU ...
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0answers
19 views

Could not install Ubuntu desktop 13 on my Toshiba Satellite [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu desktop 13 on my Toshiba Satellite running on Win7 64 bit on VirtualBox, but the VirtualBox installation failed, saying not compatible with the processor. My laptop has an ...
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0answers
622 views

Ubuntu 13.10 i386 iso would not mount or burn in Mac OS X 10.9

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 i386 iso image numerous times, and when double-clicking the iso, it would come up with an "no mountable file systems" error. Disk Utility would successfully burn ...
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2answers
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Error while installing extension pack on Oracle VM VirtualBox

I have installed Oracle VM VirtualBox on Ubuntu 13.10 and I am trying to install IE8 on Windows 7 from Terminal as suggested in this answer. I am running following command on Terminal: $ curl -s ...
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225 views

Im trying to install and run ubuntu server on oracle virtual machine?

I have vm installed on I have downloaded the iso. When I run the server and select the iso file I get the error message; Failed to open the optical disk file C:\Users\Owner\VirtualBox ...
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0answers
218 views

setting up firebird to work with a windows app in wine

I have a windows app that I need to work in linux, I can install it in wine or playonlinx. But everytime I install the windows version of firebird, the windows app doesn't pickup the database or ...
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0answers
71 views

Problem install package in ubuntu server running in VirtualBox

I install Ubuntu server 12.04 in VirtualBox and I have internet connection when I ping google.com but when I want to install some package like kubuntu-desktop or dhcp3-server, terminal say: Unable to ...
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1answer
1k views

Still can't use usb in virtualbox after extension install in ubuntu 13.04

I've downloaded the latest virtualbox 4.3 for ubuntu 13.04. And I've downloaded the latest version of the extension pack for this version, intended to enable the use of usb on a guest operating ...
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1answer
486 views

ubuntu installation failure

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 version using VM virtual box. I have windows 7 home premium machine. The things i did: installed oracle's VM virtual box downloaded desktop version of ubuntu's 32 ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Ubuntu 13.10 install just copies live CD [duplicate]

I'm installing 13.10 64bit in virtualbox. CD boots fine, I can try live installation, but installation seems to just copy whole CD to disk. After restart it ejects CD and boots to same state as if ...
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2answers
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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
126 views

Can We install ubuntu 4.10 on virtualbox? [closed]

Anyone has a idea how to install Ubuntu 4.10 on virtual box? My specs are: 4 GB Ram Intel core i3 64 bit@3.40 GHz Windows 8 64 bit Dell inspiron 660s It is just because of curiosity.Another thing ...
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2answers
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my computer cant read ubuntu on cdrom

I have a emachines E525 i have put the ISO on a blank disk and set the boot up USB CD-ROM and it does not see the CD and i tried the ISO on virtual box and it will not load it Failed to open the ...
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75 views

problem with VIRTUALBOX when installing Ubuntu

I've followed each of the instructions on how to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8(64-bit) with virtualbox but cannot finish the installation because virtualbox stops running always at the end of it. ...
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Problem with installation via virtual box

I actually was able to install ubuntu successfully using virtual box but when the installation completes, it says you need to restart if i do so then the virtual box closes saying some error ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VirtualBox keeps crashing during installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bit) on Oracle Virtualbox 4.2.18 (with Windows 8 as the host OS). It goes through the whole installation process, but when I click to restart the VM after ...
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102 views

Performance Issue when opening Windows 7 (32bit) in Virtualbox of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS System with nearly 500GB HDD, 4GB Ram. I installed Windows 7 (32bit) in Virtualbox of my Ubuntu. Alloted 1.5 GB of Ram to virtualbox. Everything in ubuntu works fine ...
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43 views

adding an existing partition

I have a 1TB hdd partitioned 100gb and 900gb.. I have Ubuntu server 12.04.3 installed as a vm in virtualbox on a windows 7 platform on the 100gb partition with 50gb allocated to the VM. Is there any ...
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How to create Live USB from a running Ubuntu installation

I installed Ubuntu and did some customisations (actually, it's on a VM running inside VirtualBox, however this might not be relevant). Now I wonder, whether it would be possible to create a Live USB ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Virtualbox4.2.18 causes the VM to crash. This has happened twice already

I am installing under Windows 8 64-bit. Installed Oracle Virtualbox 4.2.18. Downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ISO. Created a new VM and tried to start from the ISO file to install Ubuntu to the VM. Process ...
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2answers
115 views

How do I install Ubuntu through virtual box? [duplicate]

I have set up Ubuntu on virtual box. I have reached the stage where it says install or try Ubuntu. When I press try, it takes me through a series of steps that I am not sure of, for example , ...
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Problem on installing Ubuntu 13.04 using VM VirtualBox Manager after clicking RESTART/Windows 8 Intel i7

Here is my problem: Trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 to use it as VM on Windows 8 Intel i7(not sure if that makes any difference). I use the most recent version of Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager. ...
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1answer
155 views

Error trying to make USB drive into bootable host drive in Virtualbox

I want to install Ubuntu as guest OS on Win7 on Virtualbox. When i try to designate my USB drive as the host drive for installation purposes, it gives me this error: Result Code: VBOX_E_IPRT_ERROR ...
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2answers
1k views

unable to install virtual box on ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64

I downloaded x64 version of VirtualBox from its official site as I am having Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 version. Its of 64 MB .deb file. Now when I try to install it, it is causing error. Package ...
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1answer
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Migration to remote installation

I am having difficulty finding a good tutorial on what I am looking to accomplish. I have in the past few weeks setup a home server (Ubuntu 13.04) with various packages that I now want to have hosted ...
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1answer
188 views

Trouble installing 12.0.4 into Virtual Box

Install into Virtual Box seems to go along OK until the final screen - the restart occurs and a cli message tells me to "Please remove installation media and close tray (if any) then press ENTER" ...
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1answer
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trouble installing ubuntu 12.10 on asus windows 8 ultrabook

since ubuntu insists on only distributing the OS with unity (when I prefer gnome) I decided that since the company i work for got us new laptops, I was going to install backtrack. However it turns out ...
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Unable to restart after installing Ubuntu in Virtualbox Mac

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04 (both 64 bit) on Virtualbox in Mac. Both Ubuntus install fine and then I restart, to complete the installation process and then I get this screen As ...
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1answer
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Install hangs on reboot, Virtualbox 4.2.16, Ubuntu 12.04 Guest on Windows 7 Host

I am a Linux noob. I am trying to set up a VM so I can learn to program in C (I hear Linux is the best platform to do that on). I have successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 Guest on one Win 7 Host ...