VirtualBox is a platform independent open source virtualization software available for Linux, Solaris, OS X, and Windows hosts. Guest additions need to be installed to automatically adjust the guest screen resolution. USB is supported through a proprietary extension.

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Virtual Box giving error after ubuntu update

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed windows 7 using virtual box. After Ubuntu update, when I try to power on windows 7, the following error message comes: Failed to open a session for the ...
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Wireless Network in Virtualbox

I just installed my first Ubuntu Server (12.04) instance and immediately ran into the following problems: Running apt-get install or update fails (see below) Running ifconfig produces peculiar IP ...
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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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How to access bios on ubuntu (to change settings)

I may sound dumb for asking this but i am trying to install windows 8 on virtual box it says in order to run it i have to access bios and activate/turn on something. it wants me to Enable VT-x and ...
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Enable typing in passphrase textbox after Ubuntu reboot (14.10)

My Ubuntu VirtualBox VM upgraded itself two days ago to 14.10. Now whenever I reboot the text on the enter the passphrase screen is clipped on the edges and I cannot type at all in the textbox (using ...
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Virtualbox doesn't work with a real partition

So I followed the instructions here. However, when I went to Virtualbox and told it to use the file I got the error Failed to open the hard disk file /home/parth/Win7.vmdk. Permission problem ...
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Ubuntu cannot see eth1

someone can tell me what i doing wrong with Virtualbox and ubuntu? One Two sorry for links 'cause my reputation is low and i dont have perimissions for images.
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How much difference can 2D acceleration in VirtualBox bring?

I want to know how much difference can 2D acceleration in VirtualBox bring ? I only run graphical interface on Windows VMs.
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Cannot install Ubuntu in VirtualBox due to “this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detects an i686 CPU, unable to boot” error

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox 4.2.12r84980. I see this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detects an i686 CPU, unable to boot But I am using a 64 bit Windows 8, and ...
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This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU

This is NOT a duplicate. The other answers do not apply to this situation. When trying to boot a 64 bit image in a headless VirtualBox, I get This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only ...
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node.js not starting by default in Lubuntu guest running in Oracle VM VirtualBox

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox. I installed node.js using nvm. After installation, I could run node --version in the same terminal and the version installed showed up. However, I ...
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Problem With Guest Additions in Ubuntu Server [Virtual Box]

I have a problem installing Guest additions in ubuntu server with kernel 3.13.0-39-generic I install whole headers for this kernel with $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname ...
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Install Linux on a virtual machine or alongside Windows [on hold]

What are the pros and cons of: installing Linux Mint on a virtual machine hosted by Windows installing it separately, alongside Windows? Concretely I'm thinking of Linux Mint 17 alongside Windows ...
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Virtualbox GNOME graphical user interface corrupted [on hold]

It seems that fonts, icons, etc. are corrupted and I cannot login. How can I fix this problem?
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How to extract/install android-ndk-r10c-linux-x86_64.bin

I downloaded Android NDK from https://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html but I am not able to extract it. If I double-click it I get an error: Could not display ...
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How to make Ubuntu Gnome display bigger in Virtualbox?

I am doing a project for my operating systems class. In Virtualbox, I have already installed the Guest additions and restarted, but it is still the same screen resolution. I am using the "Try Ubuntu" ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
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Virtual box 4.3 error not support 64 bit?

I'm using oracle virtual box 4.3.10 (64bit) and ubuntu 12.04 64bit ut in the VM it only shows 32 bit versions.how can i fix this? I have tried some options but failed. Please help me out
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Virtualbox fullscreen mode stops working after update

I got Ubuntu 14.04 installed in VirtualBox. I installed the guest additions and GNOME 3, and everything was working. Now, Ubuntu's software manager popped up and notified me that updates were ...
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VirtualBox Extension Pack for 14.04.1 LTS (Virtualbox 4.3.10)

Where might I find the Virtualbox Extension pack for 14.04.1 LTS (64bit) I installed virtualbox via synaptic. The version it installed is 4.3.10 I can't seem to locate a corresponding Extension pack. ...
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Error box related to display driver using virtualbox

I am using a Windows 8.1 host, with Ubuntu 14.10 on virtualbox. On startup, I get the following error: Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors Error on line 1 char 1: Document must ...
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AMD-V is not enable in virtualbox in amd APU

I am running Dual core AMD E450 APU. When i tried to run a 64-bit OS that requires hardware virtualization using virtual-box it showed me an error "AMD-V is not enable". My AMD processor should ...
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SolidWorks on Ubuntu 13.04?

I am a Bioengineering student who works with SolidWorks and I would like to be able to run it on Ubuntu 13.04. Short of having to install Windows, what methods are available and which works best? If ...
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Failed to exec method /usr/lib/apt/methods/http

For some reason, when I do sudo apt-get update I get this error: sem@sem-VirtualBox:/etc/apt$ sudo apt-get update Failed to exec method /usr/lib/apt/methods/http E: Method http has died unexpectedly! ...
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Help Connecting Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM/postgres to postgreSQL workbench on localhost?

I'm new to SQL and am trying to configure and Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM to connect to SQL Workbench x64 on the localhost. Below are my settings for the Virtual machine's port forwarding and the error I ...
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--Problem with virtual box

I work on UBUNTU. And I have windows on my virtualbox. Yesterday when I updated my Ubuntu I am not able to start my virtualbox. It is giving me following error message.Please if anyone can help me. ...
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Aliases don't work

I can't get this to work at all. I am running ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box and am trying to follow this tutorial. I have realised that I have .profile not .bash_profile. I typed: alias ...
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how to do ALT+ TAB for main system while in VBOX?

I have recently gone through this issue. I am running Lubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox .So when I have maximized and if I would like switch to next window of main system usually we all do ALT+TAB but thats ...
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Change Ubuntu screen size with virtualbox

I'm using VM VirtualBox 4.3.18 to run Ubuntu. It works fine, just that a few days ago I started seeing the screen of Ubuntu smaller (previous to that it was on full screen, and I can't recall changing ...
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virtualbox - Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE)

After I create a new Virtual Machine, when I start it, it shows following error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Milad. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE). Result ...
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Remove/Eject hardware USB license key

I have a machine running ubuntu. On it I installed virtualbox and I have two virtual machines one ubuntu another is a debian. In addition on my host machine I have two USB license key plugged in. The ...
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12.04 LTS stuck on login screen

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on VirtualBox under Windows 8. I've had it for about a year now and have had no problem whatsoever. A few nights ago, out of nowhere and while I was in the middle of ...
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Can't install linux-headers-3.13.0.35-generic, crashes on VMWare and VirtualBox

i've installed ubuntu 14.10 and i got some troubles trying to run a virtual machine. I've tried all to run VirtualBox and VMWare, but without success. Both programs ask me for ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I just started learning Linux and wanted to use Ubuntu in VirtualBox. I am getting errors during installation and am unable to make it past this error screen as seen in the image attachment. I am very ...
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Window contents corrupt when scrolling in Chrome and vim/gvim

I am running 14.04 as a guest on a Win8.1 host (over VirtualBox 4.3.17), 3D acceleration is enabled. Since upgrading from 12.10 I have noticed that text/content will sometimes corrupt when I scroll a ...
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Virtualbox shared folder mount from fstab fails; works once bootup is complete

I've got Ubuntu 13.10 installed in Virtualbox 4.3. The host machine is Windows. I have a couple of Virtualbox shared folders being mounted by /etc/fstab. Until recently this setup worked just fine, ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a VirtualBox client from an ISO image?

I have the ISO image file (that is, *.iso), and I am trying to boot my VirtualBox installation with this image. Is it possible? I know how to mount my ISO image to my filesystem (on my host machine), ...
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Low resolution using Lubuntu as a VM (VirtualBox) [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox and I've set up Lubuntu 14.04 (64bit) as a VirtualMachine.. However, my resolution is set to 640x480* and I cannot seem to be able to change it. In the VirtualBox settings, I ...
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How to I install a 64-bit OS on my Ubuntu 64-bit with vm?

I have a copy of 64-bit 13.10 Ubuntu running on my x201. When I open virtual box and click new, it doesn't show a 64-bit option for Windows 7. Running latest virtual box from virtualbox.org. How can ...
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Ubuntu VM on Virtualbox keeps aborting

I have Virtualbox (v4.3.18) installed on my Mac X (10.10) and created a VM with Ubuntu on it (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso). After the installation was completed, it asked to reboot, and when I ...
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How to install a virtual machine on a different physical hard drive using VirtualBox

As the title states, I'm looking to install a Virtual Machine on a different physical Hard Drive using VirtualBox.. I don't know how to do it though. I can't find any place in the installation ...
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Can't start/open session with ubuntu with this below error.. need help

//Error Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ProgressProxy Interface: IProgress {c20238e4-3221-4d3f-8891-81ce92d9f913} UBuntu version: 14.04.1 Virtualbox ver: 4.3.18 or 4.3.12 //tried both ...
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Having trouble installing guest additions for a Xubuntu 13.10 guest OS in Virtualbox 4.2.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64-BIT as my host operating system running Virtual Box 4.2.10. I get this message when I tell virtualbox to install guest additions(CTRL+D),mounting the volume in the guest OS ...
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installing win7 x64 in VirtualBox - error driver device missing

After creating a vhd and going through that process i'm unable to install win7 x64. I've went through various settings and trying to get it right. It'll boot the windows install but then indicate the ...
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Virtualbox Guest OS unexpectely resets in Ubuntu 14.10

Problem with VirtualBox After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 I have a problem with starting a VirtualBox virtual machine. I'm running VirtualBox on a 64-bit host using two virtual machines, ...
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unknown version of the X Window System installed. Not installing X Window System drivers

I am using Ubuntu in a virtualbox, when I try to install guest additions I get the error: Warning: unknown version of the X Window System installed. Not installing X Window System drivers. ...
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VirtualBox dynamic disk not expanding to Virtual Size

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on VirtualBox 4.2.4 in a Dynamic VDI disk with the limit set to 8gb on a real ext4 partition with more than 40gb of empty room available. However, the VDI it does not ...
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Multiple NICs in Host with virtual box and guests

I am trying to use multiple NICs so that I can assign two NICs to Virtual box VMs and have just the 3rd NIC run just the Host. Is it possible to put 3 or more NICs in the Linux host and have only one ...
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Virtualbox holds host OS suspension

I have Windows XP installed as a guest OS. If XP is currently running, pressing "sleep mode" in lxsession-logout or using this dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest="org.freedesktop.UPower" ...
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Ubuntu under VirtualBox in Windows 7 - how to set bigger screen resolution?

I have a Windows 7 with VirtualBox. I did install a fresh downloaded Ubuntu 14 (64bit). I did install the guest additions. I wanted to set the screen resolution to a higher value than 640x480. I did ...