Questions about the specifics of networking for virtualbox guests

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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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Setup Windows 7 VirtualBox on Ubuntu

I am attemptinv to restore a Backup from Paragon Partition Pro. so I fireup vb on my ubuntu box. boot to the Paragon CD.. configure network and attempt to add a share. During the add I can see my ...
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Image not recognizing ethernet card

I downloaded a ubuntu server image from http://virtualboxes.org/images/ubuntu-server/ for version 12.10. First it comes bundled with the keyboard layout set to italian which is a somewhat easy fix but ...
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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 install ubuntu server 32 bit 12.0 on AMD E1-2100?

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 ( 32 bit ) server in my lenovo amd e1-2100 processor ,4GB ram . My host OS is windows 8 (64 bit) ,with the help of virtual box i tried to install but its saying that ...
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Installed Ubuntu guest in Ubuntu Host. Cannot use SSH?

i have a Ubuntu 13.04 Host, and a guest Vurtual Box Ubuntu 13.10. I have SSH intalled on both, however I cannot connect through SSH. The error thrown is "connect to host 19.0.x.xx port 22: Network is ...
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MIninet OVS-Controller Error

Previously I was able to emulate the default SDN nodes using $ sudo mn but now same system in my VB shows following error and mininet console is not shown! How to manually configure and fix this ...
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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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VirtualBox Networking Issues

My host machine is running Windows 7. My guest machine is running Ubuntu Server 12.04. I cannot figure out how to get the networking configured in VirtualBox so that Ubuntu can detect it. I have ...
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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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Two internet connections virtualbox and host machine : how to do it ?

I have Ubuntu installed on my HDD. Then I have a virtual machine (virtualbox 4.2.18) Windows 7. There are two wireless adapters (wlan0 and wlan1). Also two Wireless AP (AP1 and AP2). Now I want to ...
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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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Internet is not working in base machine

I have a Ubuntu desktop. I am running a virtual windows machine using virtual box. Few days before Internet is not working in Ubuntu but it is working in the virtual machine. Even the samba shares are ...
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Unable to ping from ubuntu virtual machine in GNS3

I'm currently implementing IPv6 in GNS3 with router 2691, hyper-v server(VirtualBox) and Ubuntu 12.04(VirtualBox). My router and hyper-v server able to ping Ubuntu VM but its not vice versa. Can ...
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how to congest a link using iperf

I have setup like below. Switch1-------------------- Switch2 | | | | | | | | | | | | PC1 PC2 ...
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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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Is it possible to disable a network interface depending on some condition on boot?

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 VM (VirtualBox) with two adapters, which are bridged to the cabled LAN (eth0) and Wireless LAN (eth2). Both of them are configured as DHCP. Since the host will always be ...
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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 in guest Ubuntu running in Virtual Box

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 connect to remote named SQL Server instance via ODBC from Ubuntu running on VirtualBox?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on VirtualBox. It is connected to the local network via bridge adapter. How can I access named SQL Server instance, which is running on a different Windows machine in the ...
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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 ...
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Chrome on Ubuntu running on Virtualbox very slow

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) on Virtualbox 4.2 on Win 7 Host. I'm getting frequent annoying internet issues. I'm using chrome (and previously chromium) and every no and then, the chrome just stop ...
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Second virtualbox guest VM cannot ping host using bridged interface

I have VirtualBox running on a Ubuntu 12.04 server. On this host, I created eth2, which has an IP of 14.0.0.4 and connects to a router for access to the internet. In addition, I created eth2.15, ...
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Masquerading doesn't work between Ubuntu and Windows Server

Me and 2 other computer science students are working together on a school project. One of our goals is to connect Windows Server 2008 to the internet through Ubuntu. Everything is virtual using ...
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How to configure static ip in Ubuntu running on virtual box?

I am using Ubuntu on VirtualBox in Dell Laptop and wanted to know how I can configure the static IP in Ubuntu so that I can browse internet on Ubuntu and also use putty. I am using data card for ...
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DHCP help in Virtual Box

new to Linux and Ubuntu - ya noob, be gentle. I have a Windows 7 host, running latest Virtual Box, created an Ubuntu 12.10 server installation. Everything seemed to go fine, I chose all defaults ...
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DNS suddenly broken in Ubuntu VirtualBox

My Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualBox (Windows 7 host) suddenly stopped connecting to remote servers unless I refer to them by their IP addresses. I'm looking for a way to fix this problem (or at least to ...
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communication between 2 computers and third computer acting as router in the middle

I am conducting an experiment in which I have 2 computers (A and B) running Ubuntu VM and 3rd PC (C) running ubuntu (not a VM). I want to connect them such that I can pass data between A and B via C ...
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Bridged Network in VirtualBox [closed]

I have just installed Oracle VMBox version 4.2.6 & Ubuntu 12.04. Am trying to use Bridge network connection but for some reasons it is giving me error as: Invalid settings detected Screenshot: ...
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Ubuntu Virtualbox networking with MTS usb modem

I have installed virtual-box in my ubuntu 12.04 and installed fedora 14 as a vm. Now I need to connect to fedora vm from my host (Ubuntu). What I'm trying to achieve is ssh connectivity between host ...
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How do I fix name service for Vagrant client?

I am new to Ubuntu (having just installed Ubuntu 12.10) and want to start developing with it. So I have installed Vagrant, downloaded lucid64.box, initialized, started it up and accessed it via ssh. ...
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Proxy sharing between host and guest in VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu 12.4 in VirtualBox with Windows Vista host which uses a proxy. I did not configure proxy settings in Ubuntu but Internet is working fine and so are updates. Now, my host browsers ...
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Vagrant: VirtualBox: Headless Ubuntu: How to set up bridged networking?

I am trying to set up a Vagrant VirtualBox (v4.2.4) virtual machine with a Ubuntu "box" which I got from www.vagrantbox.es. I was able to use Vagrant to set it up as a headless box and start it, and ...
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Unable to ssh into Ubuntu VM running w/ a NAT ip address even w/ openssh-server installed

This is a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 12.10 running VirtulBox 4.8.2 on a Kubuntu 12.10 host. I have Ubuntu Server running w/ a NAT'ed IP Address (10.0.2.X or something like that). I want to ssh ...
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vitualbox NAT stopped working after Ubuntu upgrade to 12.10

After upgrading to 12.10 from 12.04 none of my virtualbox virtual machines can use NAT to access the network. I have tried vboxmanage modifyvm --natdnsproxy1 on and/or --natdnshostresolver1 on, but ...
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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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Virtualbox vnc options

I have been looking for a way to connect to my virtualbox vm guest by a vnc client. By that I mean, not installing a vnc client/server on the vm, but as an addition to virtualbox; The same way as vps ...
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I upgraded ubuntu to 12.10, and the internet does not work on vbox

Last week, I upgraded my operating system to Ubuntu 12.10 from 12.04, and the internet stopped working on two virtual machines (launched with virtualbox), Windows XP and OSX Snow Leopard. OSX also ...
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How to share folders and how to mount flash drives on Mac OS X virtual machine using Virtualbox

I have searched literally the whole Internet.I found pretty much ..... nothing! The problem with details : VirtualBox installed on Ubuntu 12.04. I created a virtual machine to run Mac OS X Lion. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop ISO CD boot under VirtualBox, no network

I boot the Ubuntu 12.04 desktop ISO CD with VirtualBox, but get no DNS. I.e., eth0 has its IP address, but DNS resolving always fails. I tried VirtualBox bridged networking, then NAT, but for both ...
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ubuntu vm cannot find new network cards

After copying the virtual hard disk of a vm I made to a new machine, ubuntu no longer recognises the network cards and spews out errors like: failed to bring up eth0 ..... no such device I'm ...