Questions about the specifics of networking for virtualbox guests

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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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Routing all internet traffic through interface of a host

I’m learning few networking concepts and I’ve got several hosts created in my VirtualBox setup. I have 2 adapters created as “host only” network (where the VM and host machine can see each other) and ...
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virtual box guest vm unable to ping each other

i am using win 8 as host and an virtual box, having 3 individual vm and ethernet adapter . 1- HOST ONLY - 10.10.10.1 2- HOST ONLY 2 - 10.20.20.1 3-HOST ONLY 3 - 192.168.100.1 virtual machines are ...
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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 ...
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can't ping any site from my ubuntu server [closed]

I already installed Ubuntu server 12.04 in Virtual Box, and set a static IP, but I can't ping major sites such as google.com, but when I change the server to DHCP I can connect. However, I need static ...
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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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Networking - How to confiure Ubuntu 14.04. Server to have access to SLES11 running in a Virtualbox

I've a running Ubuntu 14.04. Server. SLES11 is running as Guest OS in a Virtual-box. What is needed to configure on Ubuntu/Vbox to get the following running: a. internal access HOST <--> GUEST b. ...
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can't seem to scp from an Ubuntu Virtual Box

I'm trying to scp from a virtual box of Ubuntu to my school's web server. I've followed the instructions seen here: How to SCP a file(s) from Ubuntu Virtual Machine to Remote Web host? and I can't ...
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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 would I network and share folders on VB-Win7 and Win 8 cpu using HomeGroup

Computer 1. Ubuntu with VirtualBox Guest running Windows 7 Ultimate Computer 2. Windows 8 Goal is to have home group sharing working via wireless network in the house. (With the use of HomeGroup in ...
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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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Using virtualbox but have connection issues

My host is Linux system and guest is windows 7. When the VM is not running the host has Internet connection but as soon as I start the VM it disconnects and the VM has no access. Here are the host ...
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Internet connection sharing from OS guest to OS host

please help me, how to share internet connection from ubuntu as guest (vmware) to Windows 8.1 as host.?? thanks my internet connection from my usb wifi. and i use ubuntu for kill wifi client and then ...
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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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Virtualbox ubuntu 14 guest network fails after restart

I have successfully gotten network connections in virtualbox's guest inside Windows 8.1 host running on my macbook pro retina. I had set up my /etc/network/interfaces as follows: auto lo iface lo ...
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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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Xubuntu 14.04 and virtualbox

I installed Xubuntu to my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Windows 8.1 in Oracle virtualbox. At first like in Ubuntu the resolution was the same as in windows side 3200x1800. After updating, it gave just 1600x1200.I ...
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Connecting to the internet through virtual box with win7 host [duplicate]

I have been trying to get the internet to work on my Ubuntu guest but all settings are failing me. I have not been able to find any clear documentation on the internet on what the issue could be. I ...
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Unable to Bridge wlan0 to Win7 guest with U14.04 host on Virtualbox

I am following the simple guide here, but am unable to bridge my wireless adapter and connect in Virtualbox. My host is Ubuntu 14.04, guest is Windows 7, and I am using VirtualBox 4.3.10 (latest ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 + VM bridged adapter

I have an trouble with my network adapter on ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to setup virtual machine on my ubuntu. I was trying wmvware and virtualbox and result is same. When I set Bridged Adapter in ...
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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 ...
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NAT VM network to adapter another VM Network adapter

I have Ubuntu as a host OS , and i have installed Virtual box 4.3.10 , 2 VMs have been prepared VM1 (windows 7) VM2 (Arch Linux) for network security Windows 7 only can access the internet while ...
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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 ...
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wrong ARP table entries after reboot

I created two Virtualbox machines, both with Lubuntu Server 13.10. Server machine has Virtualbox NAT network and Internal network (static IP 192.168.1.1), Client machine has only Internal network ...
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How do I connect to the wifi in Ubuntu within my Virtual Machine?

I have a virtual machine installed on my Windows 8.1 laptop with Ubuntu installed on it, but when I open the Network menu it doesn't show any wireless networks. How do I connect Ubuntu in my virtual ...
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Proxy with terminal

I've set a global proxy from Applications -> Network so firefox has access. I've followed 'apt-get' does not work with Proxy so apt-get also works. But if I try other commands which require ...
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VBox Failed to open/create the internal network after upgrading to ubuntu 13.10

Every thing was perfect I have 2 guest Virtual machines (ubuntu server 12.04 and Win 7) on ubuntu 13.04 but after upgrading host to 13.10 I can't start them with bridged network adaptator.... Failed ...
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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 ...
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How to visit a site hosted by my virtual machine?

I'm trying to learn Django. I installed a Bitnami Django stack on a Virtualbox with Ubuntu 64. My issue is that, when I run the server, I have no idea how to visit the web page from my host computer ...
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apt.conf “Acquire::http:Proxy ”proxyserver:port" seems not to be used (Ubuntu 13.04 under Virtual Box on Win7)

This is for an installation of Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop in a VirtualBox VM. I'm on a corprate network with an HTTP proxy at x.y.z.251:9090. I've configured the guest OS with the autoconfiguration script, ...
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How to configure Network Interfaces on ubuntu in virtual Boxes?

The Question How can ubuntu be configured so that you don't got the "waiting for network configuration..." message at boot if you got more than one adapter? Facts I've got an untouched Ubuntu ...
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Question about IP Address on VirtualBox for a home server

I have set up a LAMP server within a VirtualBox partition using the Ubuntu automatic install. This is the first time I have tried to set up a home server. The installation seems to have been ...
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How to set static IP address?

I have configured network adapter of guest Ubuntu to work in a bridged mode so I could ssh to it from the host machine. The problem is that the guest Ubuntu ip address keep changing. Even though ...
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Virtualbox suddenly doesn't connect to networks

I've had Lucid Lynx (I think that's ubuntu 10.4LTS) running on VirtualBox V4.2. for about 6 moths already running on Win7 host OS. I've never had any issues with internet connectivity so far, but ...
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Can't connect to site hosted on Ubuntu Server VM

Yesterday I had my Ubuntu Server VM successfully hosting a website that I could access by typing in the IP of the VM (VirtualBox Bridged adapter) in my client's browser. Today I can't access it. I ...
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How to get direct access to host network from Virtualbox running Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu on a virtual machine with Virtualbox. The host uses Windows 8. Right now, the guest has internet access, but it's some sort of virtual network because it thinks it's using a wired ...
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Can we manually throttle the bandwidth of a network interface?

Say I wish to have the interface eth0 to have a very low bandwidth. Is it possible? As may be evident from the question, I am trying to simulate a network with varying bandwidths. I am using ...