Questions about the specifics of networking for virtualbox guests

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How do I pick a new name for a network interface?

Background I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 inside Virtualbox 5.0.22. I'm attempting to set up SSH. I already have the SSH server installed on the guest, and am happy with the network interface set up ...
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Setting proxy on virtualbox not allowing internet connection

I've seen that there are other questions about this general topic, but none of those solved the problem I am having. At work, I need to build something on a Linux system, so I installed virtualbox ...
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eth1 ip address not showing 14.04

When I run ifconfig in my virtual machine (which is running Ubuntu), I cannot see the eth1 ip address of my machine. Can anyone help me with this issue?
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how to use wifi on ubuntu 16.04 instaled over vm ware workstation pro 12 in windows 10

i am new to ubuntu 16.04 i am not able to see any wifi option in ubuntu. i googled and tried to find the solution. on usingifconfig command it shows only ethernet and lo. how to use wifi on this ...
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VirtualBox nat network not starting

I have Virtualbox 4.3.36 on Ubuntu 14.04. I am Trying to make a NAT network work, but I can not start it using VBoxManage, I get this message: VBoxManage natnetwork start --netname NatNetwork ...
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Virtual Box won't allow me to enter base memory

I'm trying to install virtual box in my Ubuntu 15.04 machine. I specifically want to use Windows XP for some project. I used sudo apt-get install virtual box to install Virtual Box. After that I ...
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How to Assign an I.P. address to a Virtualbox Appliance?

How do I configure a VirtualBox appliance to have its own I.P. address when running on a host Ubuntu machine? I've tried following the solution for this question but am not having any luck: Getting I....
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Accessing a LAMP webserver that's behind a Ubuntu VM acting as a firewall

I currently have two VM's set up in the following manner: /-----------------------\ /-----------------\ | Ubuntu VM | /---------------\ ...
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Need help troubleshooting ubuntu apache internet connectivity

I'm not sure where to start with this one. (Warning, this could be a virtualbox question and not an Ubuntu question) I have ubuntu 14.04.02_64 running in virtual box 5.0.16r on a windows 10 machine. ...
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Network restart is showing errors

In a VirtualBox, I am running Docker services in 3 Ubuntu Trusty VMs. I have to make them communicate with each other. For this, static IP needs to be set, and all VMs need to have different INet IP. ...
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zeroconf and VM hostname in different local networks

I have Ubuntu host and Ubuntu Virtualbox VM guest machine. Guest machine's network interface specified as bridged, DHCP. avahi-daemon is running on both machines. I'm able to access guest machine in ...
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NFS Mount on VirtualBox NAT adapter

can someone please help me mount an NFS share from a Mac host and ubuntu guest on virtualbox NAT adapter. on the guest, "ip r" gives me; default via 10.0.2.2 dev eth0 10.0.2.0/24 dev eth0 proto ...
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Where is my host-only adapter in my Ubuntu network settings?

Usually I use virtual machine (Virtualbox) in Windows 7. Then there are "host-only adapter" in network and sharing center. But how to configure my host-only adapter in Ubuntu? Even it doesn't exist. [...
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Force VPN Connection

I have a Ubuntu virtual machine (using Oracle Virtual Box if that means anything), and I am trying to figure out how to setup my VPN so that I can never (never never never..) connect to the internet ...
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*OpenIMSCore* Fail to restart bind9 in the installation step

I have problem in installing the OpenIMSCore. I use ubuntu in VM Machine and followed the following posts to install OpenIMSCore Installing an IMS network heart. I went through all the first steps and ...
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Set up Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox guest so that it doesn't care how Windows host is connected to the internet

I'm using a bridged adapter, and sometimes switch between wireless and ethernet which means switching adapter type in the network settings. Also, VB won't connect when on my wireless at work (secured ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu on Windows host appears to be connected to network, but not

I always have so much trouble with networking in Virtualbox. I just created an Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox instance under Windows 10. I'm using the default NAT configuration. I appear to be connected ...
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Bridged Adapter internet doesn't work

I have 3 VM that uses Bridged Adapter. The internet was working fine in all of them but suddenly it doesn't even connect. I'm not sure of the problem, but could it be because of resetting my router? I ...
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VirtualBox - Windows XP machine “A network cable is unplugged”

Out of nowhere my virtual machine's internet stopped working. I changed nothing in the settings to cause this but, after it stopped working, I changed somethings. The Virtual Machine: The settings:...
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couchdb virtualbox host address

I installed ubuntu 14 in virtual box. I use win8 as native os. After installed couchdb on virtual ubuntu. Now couchdb hosts on localhost and works. I set virtual connection in virtualbox with 192....
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Ubuntu 14.04 Guest OS on VirtualBox - keeps Disconnecting from Network

Am running a Windows 7 host OS along with Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS as a guest on Virtual Box 5.08. Inside Virtual Box, under Network Settings, the Adapter 1 tab has the following items set: Enable ...
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How to set network interface between VMs using ubuntu

I have a problem related to networking in VirtualBox and I need your help. In the figure, I want to create a small topology which contains a Ubuntu VM (Blue box) running application and 2 VMs (Yellow ...
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Configuring internet gateway in Ubuntu 14.04 (Desktop)

I am sorry in advance because I asking this question using my beginner mind. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VMware. My host OS is windows 10. I want to control internet traffic of windows 10 (...
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How to install extension pack for virtual box?

I got x64 bit virtual box. I installed it on ubuntu 14.04 LTS Basicly I need now extension package for my virtual box, but I am not sure which one and how to install it? I only know that I should ...
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No Internet Access on VMs in NAT Network in VirtualBox

I have created a a NAT Network in VirtulBox 5 In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with following settings Natework Name : NatNetwrok1 Network CIDR: 10.0.2.0/24 Support DHCP :enabled Support IPv6 :disabled without ...
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How do I make “auto eth0” effective from boot of 14.04 headless server under virtualbox?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server guest running under a Win7 host. I want its eth0 interface to start without human intervention when the VM is started, but I always have to "ifdown eth0; ifup eth0". The ...
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Allow internal urls while on VPN and proxy

I am currently using Ubuntu guest in Windows host using virtual box.I enabled proxy on ubuntu, when I am connected to office network or on VPN, I can't reach internal company urls from guest. I get ...
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lo adapter not present on Virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS as my Host , Oracle VirtualBox is installed on the same host having RHEL as a guest . I'm assigning a static ip to the client OS , other than my host eth0 ip address , ...
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Connect host to guest with VirtualBox on Host-Only-Network-Adapter

I am using Ubuntu on VirtualBox as guest, on a Windows 7 host. I would like to have this configuration: 1) both guest and host connected to internet. 2) guest can reach host (through ping) 3) host ...
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Ubuntu can't access the internet

I just installed Ubuntu on my PC and I tried installing my 3G modem USB stick but that didn't work. After days of unending trials and Google searches, I finally found out I could run a Virtual Machine ...
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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 Host-...
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no network in ubuntu13 when virtal box is configured with bridged adpater

I am using Ubuntu 13 on virtual box with my host being Windows 8. My aim is I want to ping from host to guest or from any physical machine to guest (Ubuntu).I am able to ping from guest to host but ...
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Network problems setting up an Ubuntu server in VirtualBox

Before I get into my problem I would like to start with what I am trying to accomplish in case my approach is non-optimal. I want to setup a virtual environment that mirrors our production ...
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disable lxcbr0 bridge from network

How can i disable lxcbr0 from network? After ifconfig there exist a lxcbr0. I have checked list of lxc by enter lxc-ls and there was no lxc's. I remove lxc by apt-get remove. But still have lxcbr0.
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access ubuntu server running in virtualbox from outside network?

Is it possible to access ubuntu server running in virtualbox from outside network? I set it up with the bridget network adapter so it has its own IP. I can access my ubuntu server from inside my own ...
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Unable to locate package mininet

I have installed virtualbox on windows 8 and started ubuntu 14.04 version as virtual machine on virtualbox. Now, through a terminal, I used the commands sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-x11 and ...
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Cannot connect to internet running Ubuntu 14.04 using VirtualBox on my MSI GT60 - Windows 8.1 x64

I'm unsure if I am asking this question in the right place so please refer me elsewhere if necessary. I installed VirtualBox v 4.3.2 on my MSI GT60 running Windows 8.1 x64 a bit ago and created a VM ...
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how to access ubuntu host from ubuntu guest

I installed Own Cloud 7 in my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop using Apache server. I can able to access Apache server from localhost. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in virtual box. Now i need to access the Own Cloud ...
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IP configuration for multiserver

I have currently a server with IP 127.0.0.1 and Client with IP 127.0.0.2. I want to create a middleman-server in between them which should also work as a server. How should i assign IP to this new ...
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Despite port 80 being unblocked apache still doesn't seem to work

I started installing at 19:30 and it's now 03:30. The OS is installed, apache is installed, I've unlocked the the var/www folder and moved my files there. I couldn't seem to host it. I then went ...
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Unable to browse internet in Genymotion via VM

I have installed Oracle VirtualBox and Genymotion.. I installed Google Nexus using Geymotion inside the VM. I have ethernet LAN networking in my hostel, but I can't connect Google Nexus VM to the ...
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Unable to connect to internet with VirtualBox using bridged adapter?

Earlier, I was using multiple instances of Virtual Machines running Linux Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. They were working fine, with internet connectivity, etc. However, I then created a new Virtual ...
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Why do I get internet connection without a defined interface?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine. I set the NAT networking option to it. Without any further changes, I can access to internet from my VM. When I run: cat /etc/network/interfaces I get this: ...
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Ubuntu virtual machine guest-only internet

Disconnecting internet is a great security advise but i want to check my emails. is that possible to use Ubuntu as host without internet connection while in a guest OS in Virtualbox is able to browse ...
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Network between a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VirtualBox VM and the host OS

It took me a while to get networking working between my OS X laptop and a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS virtual machine on Virtual Box. I don't see instructions on here, so I'll post mine.
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Ubuntu 12.04 host – Virtualbox 4.1.12 Guest=Windows 7 – Network will not connect

Ubuntu 12.04 host – Virtualbox 4.1.12 Guest=Windows 7 – Network will not connect. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5742-7645 laptop with 4GB memory, Intel Core i3 processor, Intel HD Graphics,...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Cloud Images Hang on First Boot in Virtualbox

I've run across an annoying bug with the recent official builds of Precise (both 32 and 64 bit versions) for virtualbox found here: http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/precise/current/ When these ...
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Ubuntu VirtualBox VM unable to connect to internet in office environment

I have gone through a lot of links available on internet to fix the issue of Ubuntu VM unable to access internet, but I found no solution. I use this laptop in my office (not from home). It could be ...
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/ect/hosts file error

I am having some issues while running apt-get from my command line. I looked into some answers in askubuntu and found that we have to edit /etc/hosts file. The only entries present in that were more /...
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How to access localhost using rdesktop?

installed android x86 in virtualbox on my host Ubuntu 13.10. I'm trying to access the guest from the host through remote desktop but I cant access through either remmina or rdesktop but i'm getting a ...