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Newly compiled kernel not booting up (vanilla kernel 3.12.14)

I downloaded, configured and installed kernel downloaded from kernel.org. While booting up this new kernel for the first time, this error screen shows which is pointing towards a missing or wrongly ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on VirtualBox? I Insert the ISO file, then I start the VBox, and then I get a battery and then I get a message [duplicate]

When I try to install ubuntu on Vbox, it shows an error that says to use x86-64 kernel but i already have one.
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VirtualBox Drive Error (kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) ) [duplicate]

So, I am using a Thinkpad by lenovo. I have been upgrading it every year, and it runs Very good for its model age. I have Installed VirtualBox On my system. I like crunchbang because of its style. So, ...
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13.04 No suitable module for running kernal found

My machine froze on my screensaver yesterday so i forced a shutdown. Now i can't reboot into my GUI - TTY works. The fail message i receive on startup is "No suitable module for running kernel ...
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How to install virtualbox (Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ) [closed]

I've trying to install virtual box from official ppa (this guide https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads) but then i trying to install sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 Reading package ...
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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 unable to run VM

Like Ubuntu 13.10 VirtualBox Error Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) I am also having a problem I keep getting the following error : Trying to register the VirtualBox kernel modules using ...
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My computer runs Windows 7 64-bit, but won't install the 64-bit version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a laptop that runs Windows 7 64-bit. I'm trying to install Ubuntu to be a secondary operation system, but when I run the setup I get a screen that says This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but ...
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Why does `make kernelrelease` in the headers directory return KERNELVERSION instead of KERNELRELEASE?

I am running Ubuntu in a virtualbox host. When I try to install the guest additions, the script complains. The headers for the current running kernel were not found. If the following module ...
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Ubuntu installation on i5-2430m possible? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 in my VirtualBox. When I try it with the 64-bit version, I get this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU Ii have an Intel core ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu on a surface pro 2 with virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm trying to run Ubuntu through virtualbox. but I get this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your ...
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Virtual box guest addition breaks after kernel upgrade

I have an Ubuntu box installed over VirtualBox with Windows 7 as host. I installed guest additions in it and was working perfectly as expected. Suddenly, one day VirtualBox complained that guest ...
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“ this kernel required an X86-64 CPU, but only detected a i686 CPU” [duplicate]

I recently decided to use Virtualbox to run Ubuntu, but I get the message this kernel required an X86-64 CPU, but only detected a i686 CPU I've already enabled virtualization in BIOS, but that ...
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problem with VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I installed VirtualBox 4.2.16 on Ubuntu and I want to create a virtual disk but when I create a virtual disk by click on Start button, the error message appears Kernel ...
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VirtualBox Guest extensions with kernel 3.8.0-31 don't work

my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (running in a VirtualBox on an Windows 7 PC) just updated to kernel 3.8.0-31. After that I tried to install the vitualbox-guest-additions, but this failed with an error, that no ...
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VirtualBox won't start in Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to run VirtualBox so I can install a copy of Windows XP for school. I can get through setting up a new VM but when I try to start it there's a problem with kernels. Failed to open a ...
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VirtualBox messages

After I upgraded to VirtualBox 4.2.18 I noticed that my kernel log displays the following messages: Sep 12 17:00:07 pc-allard kernel: [ 3721.553696] CPUM: APIC 00 at 00000000fee00000 (mapped at ...
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Virtualbox stopped working in 12.04 LTS after I upgraded kernel using hardware enablement stack

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) with kernel 3.8 now. Virtualbox fails with this error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or ...
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Installing Ubuntu-Linux on Virtualbox (Virtual Machine)

I downloaded virtualbox for mac and the Ubuntu Linux iso. I have tried to install the iso on a virtual machine I set up using virtualbox. I keep getting this message, [ 7.409131] Kernel panic -not ...
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Virtualbox and Header Updates

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and VirtualBox 4.1.12 The last 3 (Header) updates have resulted in VirtualBox not working immediately after the header update. I searched this forum and found this ...
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Kernel upgrade 3.5.0-39-generic prevents virtual box from running

I just performed the kernel upgrade as part of the regular system upgrade. As usually on previous kernel upgrades, I had to install the kernel headers and recompile VirtualBox drivers. This process ...
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How to get the GRUB using virtualbox?

I have ubuntu-12.04 on my virtualbox and I have two kernels in /boot (old and new). When I restart the vbox no grub appears to choose! and the result of cat /proc/cmdline still shows the old kernel is ...
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Kernel Error in syslog

I am getting below error while tailing syslog , I have a 64bit 13.04 Ubuntu installation, does it need some action: kernel: [ 159.157906] warning: `VirtualBox' uses 32-bit capabilities (legacy ...
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Could someone improve kernel upgrade scripts with VirtualBox install?

Ubuntu kernel updates are very frequent. Each time kernel is updated I need install kernel-headers and do /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup ¿Could kernel update script check if is needed and do it properly? ...
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Pause Virtual Machine before host Ctrl+Alt+REISUB

Ubuntu 13.04 commonly crashes (more often than linux should at least and I think its linked to a problem with PS/2 error handling...) and this forces me to run Ctrl+Alt+SysRq+REISUB to reboot it. I am ...
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How Can I Run Ubuntu via my VM? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 to run in VirtualBox alongside my Win7 64bit OS, without having to dual-boot. I added the 64-bit Ubuntu iso to my VM, and powered it up so to proceed with the ...
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Kernel Update *breaks* Oracle Virtual Box frequently - How do I avoid this?

I'm using Desktop 12.04. I run Windows XP for testing Lazarus and the guest OS is on Virtual Box. Every few times a month, the Ubuntu update causes the Virtual Box to stop working. i.e., when I run ...
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Kernel & DKMS Virtualbox error

I've been trying for weeks now. I can't run my Windows XP virtual machine because of the error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not ...
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How to remove Kernel/LTS Enablement Stack?

this question regarding the LTS Enablement Stack has actually two parts: I installed Linux 3.5.0-x on Precise 64bit via sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-quantal xserver-xorg-lts-quantal . As ...
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How to get Software Update to automatically grab kernel source along with kernel update?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10. For some reason, every time there's a kernel update, it does not install the linux-headers-* and linux-header-*-generic into /usr/src anymore. So every time I update my ...
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update-initramfs is stuck

Today I wanted to install virtualbox (4.2) in Ubuntu 12.10 and went to the Software Center. After clicking on the 'Install' button in the USC virtualbox was being downloaded and installed. I waited ...
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What are practical advantages of using linux-image-virtual kernel?

Ubuntu provides an alternative kernel package - linux-image-virtual, that is supposed to be optimized for use in virtual machines. What are actual optimizations and how much faster/smaller/better is ...
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How do I fix a error on a failed module build for Virtualbox?

world. I'm trying to upgrade my system but I get the error: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.2.0-37-generic (i686) Deleting module version: 4.1.12 completely from the DKMS ...
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VirtualBox kernel modules do not match the version of VirtualBox

The VirtualBox 4.2.12 on Ubuntu 12.04 was running fine till I needed to install guest additon. After its installation: Failed to open a session for the VM Win 7 exit code 1; RTR3Init failed with ...
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Why do I need to re-load kernel modules for virtualbox after a kernel update?

After the last kernel upgrade in Ubuntu 12.10 I had to manually re-load two kernel modules for Virtualbox. modprobe vboxdrv and modprobe vboxnetflt I don't know enough about the system to say if ...
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How to switch to a generic kernel in a headless Ubuntu Server 12.04?

I just got a dedicated server with Ubuntu 12.04 installed with a custom compiled kernel. Since I would like to install VirtualBox and this custom kernel doesn't support dynamic module loading (for ...
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How do I get VirtualBox to work?

I can't seem to make VirtualBox to work, I've installed it and reinstalled by 3 ways: Terminal, Ubuntu Software Center and VirtualBox's official web site installation and I keep getting the same ...
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Ubuntu won't shutdown (stuck on “Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules”)

When try to shutdown the computer it stays on a "Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules" message. It looks like it has to do something with VirtualBox, but happens even if I didn't use VirtualBox at all. ...
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How do I install virtualbox-dkms?

Getting the following error when attempting to install the virtualbox kernel modules : ------------------------------ Deleting module version: 4.1.18 completely from the DKMS tree. ...
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Possible Duplicate: How can I install 12.04 on a non-PAE CPU? (error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE”) Virtualbox install 12.04 guest: “pae not ...
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VirtualBox error message (rc=-1908) after kernel upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtualbox Kernel driver not installed Recently I updated my kernel to 3.2.0-29-generic. After this, my VirtualBox is not opening and showing up an error message ...
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Cannot load vboxdrv module in 12.04 and 3.2.0-23-realtime

I'm trying to start virtualbox without success, please give some advice on how to fix it: The GUI opens up successfully and I can add existing images but when I try to start a virtual machine, I get ...
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Black screen when booting guest OS in virtualbox after 12.04 upgrade

I'm using an Ubuntu host to run a Windows 7 guest OS in virtualbox. Until I upgraded to 12.04, virtualbox started and booted the guest OS normally and everything was good. After I upgraded to 12.04, ...
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VirtualBox doesn't load after 12.04 upgrade

After upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04, virtual box stopped working. I've run the following to try to fix it: sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude install dkms sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup but when ...
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Failed virtualbox install prevents my system from starting up properly

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with kernel 3.3rc6. I tried to install Virtualbox 4.1.8 with the AMD64 .deb package off the virtualbox site. On install I got a kernel panic saying "unable to handle kernel ...
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Error: kernel headers not found. (But they are in place)

I'm trying to install the Guest Additions in VirtualBox 4.04. Host OS is Ubuntu desktop 11.04 64bit, guest OS is Ubuntu server 11.10 64bit. $ sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run After some output this ...
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Problems migrating Virtualbox VM from one ubuntu server to another

I have recently bought a new faster server and so I want to start migrating things over to the new server. Having my email server (zimbra) installed in a virtual machine I figured it should be piece ...
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Virtualbox , Ubuntu 11.10 , linux-kernel 3: cannot start virtual machine

I've got installed oracle virtualBox v.4.1.2_Ubuntu r38359. The program VM starts with errors: WARNING: The character device /dev/vboxdrv does not exist. Please install the ...
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Problem with VirtualBox after enabling 'pae' in 10.04 kernel

I installed the 2.6.32-32-generic-pae kernel over my existing 2.6.32-32-generic kernel. This solved the problem I had with the system not showing the full amount of RAM, but it has had a ...
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Unable to Install VirtualBox Due to Missing Kernel Module

I am trying to install VirtualBox on my Ubuntu. I first tried to sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose in a terminal, but after the configuration step, it fails with an error: No suitable module ...
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Virtualbox Installation Issues due to Missing Kernel Modules [duplicate]

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