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With new versions of Ubuntu, I have very unstable VirtualBox VM's [on hold]

I have VirtualBox with Widows7 within my Ubuntu. Everything was stable till the upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. Neither further upgrade to 13.10 and 14.04 which I run currently solved the problem. ...
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VBoxManage not finding VMs after upgrading Ubuntu

For the first time ever I got an Ubuntu (12.04) "internal error " that hung up my computer and halted the VMs I run in VirtualBox. It had been a while (maybe 6 months) since I upgraded my system ...
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Can't start VM in Virtual Box after upgrade

I just upgraded to 13.10 and now, Virtual Box wouldn't let me start my virtual machine anymore. It tells me to execute /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup but If I do, I get the following: # ...
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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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I just upgraded to 13.10 in my virtual machine through Virtual Box but can restart successfully

This is what i see after i restart. How can i fix this? Am i suppose to type in a command? Is restoring my host computer to a later point a possible option?
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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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After upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04, VirtualBox VM's are unstable

I had a very stable install of VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.10. I recently upgraded to 13.04 and all of my VM's do not work any more. They boot, but after a few minutes they crash completely. I am at a ...
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Not able to launch Ubuntu after upgrade with 12.04 in VirtualBox

I am using VirtualBox 4.1.2 & installed Ubuntu 10.04. I saved so much data in it. Recently I started upgrading it to 12.04. During the middle of installing 12.04 packages, I shutdown my ...
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Virtual Box not working after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

I had Oracle Virtual Box installed with Win 98 loaded into it. It was working fine when I had Ubuntu 12.10 and recently I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04. After that I am not able to Start the WIN 98 OS ...
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How to revert unexpected unattended-upgrades

I've been working on a LAMP server in a virtual machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS that I downloaded from VirtualBoxImages.com. It had a virtual disk image of about 1.8 GB. I back it up regularly. A few ...
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Blank screen after login ubuntu 12.10

There is literally nothing on the screen except the colorful background and the mouse. Issue with windows 8+ Intel HD+ Sun virtual Box+ 32 Mb of Video Memory After the login nothing comes up but able ...
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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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Windows 7 when starting ubuntu black & blue striped screen after upgrade

I got a message saying that my version of ubuntu was obsolete so I clicked to update. I have Windows 7 and run ubuntu in a Virtual Box vm. When ubuntu tries to startup I get a screen with black ...
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Problems with NAT Adapater since upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10

I was running Ubuntu 12.04 w/ VirtualBox installed. I was using the NAT interface to connect to everything. Basically running VBOX for testing some things and a Windows VM for Netflix.. Was back to ...
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Saving Virtualbox state during dist-upgrade?

I am wondering if I am going to do any harm to my virtual system if I save it's state and close the VM while it is in the middle of a dist-upgrade? Afaik saving the state allows you to resume it with ...
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1answer
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USB hub card reader stopped working for virtualbox guest after 12.04 upgrade

I'm using virtualbox-qt 4.1.12-dfsg-2. This all worked fine in 11.10. My hardware is a 2006 Dell dimension 9200, and the USB hub is a TEAC CA-200. The user is in the vboxusers group. The guest is win ...
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Back up virtualbox for a fresh install - while migrating to 64 bit

I usually take the upgrade path in ubuntu, rather than fresh install, but I'd like to try the latter route for 12.04. However, one of the most thoroughly configured and critical tools on my system is ...
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How do I upgrade Virtual Box?

When I run sudo apt-get update;sudo apt-get upgrade in Ubuntu 11.04, I get the exception below. VirtualBox is currently on '4.1.2'. I have installed apt-cacher-ng on this machine and install apt-get ...
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After upgrade 10.10 -> 11.04 in Vbox, VM will not boot

I was running 10.10 64-bit quite happily in VirtualBox 4.0.4 64-bit on Windows-7 Professional 64-bit SP1. This morning I upgraded VBox to the latest 4.0.6; 10.10 still worked just fine. The I did an ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 failed

Today Ubuntu asked me to upgrade to 11.04. The installation went completely fine until right at the end when the following packages failed: install-info ubuntu-standard The installer hung so I had ...
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How to upgrade VirtualBox to the latest version?

I am currently using VirtualBox 3.2. I would like to upgrade it to latest version without losing any operating systems in it. How can I achieve this?