Oracle Virtual Box is a platform independent open source virtualization software available for Linux, Solaris, OSX, and Windows hosts.

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Intel assembly language from Unix

I just want to know if its possible to run assembly language programme, that I was running on windows os using tasm, on ubuntu (linux environment). I actually removed windows completely from my laptop ...
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Port issue while doing telnet

I am facing some issue while doing telnet on my VM (Ubuntu 12). I've configured service in xinetd.d and restarted xinetd service. But don't know why facing issue while trying to check if port opened ...
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Using Ubuntu VM as a host of a commercial web application installed to a local network

We are planning to create a web-based commercial application. It also can be installed into a local network of our customers. To make the installation process easier we would deliver a virtual ...
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Problem with installing VBox guest additions in 13.10 (shared folders)

I am using 13.10 for both the host and guest. The host has the guest additions iso. While installing the guest additions, I encounter an error when trying to compile the shared files module. The ...
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How to create a Virtualbox image from a WindowsXP (host) physical partition

How to create a Virtualbox image from a WindowsXP (host) physical partition. I want to reverse the Host--winXP and Guest--Ubuntu. First I have to be able to create a VDI Host of my winXP fisical ...
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Can not mount /boot/efi

I have installed virtualbox on my ubuntu, and I have made a virtual drive for windows, and now every time I boot ubuntu it say: Unable to mount /boot/efi Press s for skiping mounting or m ...
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Memory allocation in VirtualBox [on hold]

I have 2 GB RAM in my computer running on Windows 7, and I am trying to run VirtualBox and install Ubuntu 12.04.1 in a virtual machine. But when I try to allocate 1 GB memory to the VM I receive a ...
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VirtualBox: Simulate network and DHCP Server - cant reach hosts

I have 4 Virtual Machines with VirtualBox and I want to set up a virtual network like this: The VMs have multiple eth interfaces using "Internal Networking" mode in Virtualbox. My goal is to be ...
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Virtualbox nginx service won't start on startup, but can be activated through terminal

My normal OS is Windows 7 64-bit, but I'm running VirtualBox with the latests release of Ubuntu installed. I'm trying to use the VM as my web server as developing a Rails application on a Windows box ...
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Why virtualbox's menu has disappeared?

Normal Picture: http://www.adrive.com/public/7bf1de156455cc5db3ae8dcf1f10ddf3253807c3f144762e29baf0e873ada530.html Not normal Picture: ...
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SSH to Private to My Mac (host only) network?

I have been trying to get an install of Ubuntu 12.04 running on my Mac and have attempted it via VirtualBox and VMWare Fusion 6. The problem is I need to be able to ssh to the Ubuntu 12.04 from OS X ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 installation of Virtual Box for windows 7 error

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 SS with Virtual Box on it. (dev/sda2) I want to run installed windows 7 (already exists on dev/sda1) real system I created windows7.vmdk using this instruction - ...
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Ubuntu on Virtual Machine [on hold]

When I was trying Ubuntu 12.04.1 from virtual box I could access files and folders on the local drives of the host computer without any difficulty at all. But when I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 none of ...
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constantly check if the virtualbox is started or still booting up from a script

I am writing a shell script to start a virtualbox (ubuntu). After the command I want to put a for loop to keep checking the status of virtualbox and the script comes out of the loop only after the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 and stuck on “Running post-installation trigger”

I am right now installing Ubuntu 13.10 on a VirtualBox machine set at 512mb of RAM and 20GB of hard disk drive space and it is stuck on "Running post-installation trigger update-notifier-common".
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How to create a virtual image for an existing system?

I have a Ubuntu OS installed on a windows7 host. Now, I want to create a virtual image of the ubuntu os from my system so that I can use it on other machines. I don't even know if it possible. But, ...
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Virtualbox 4.2.12 installation breaks Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC, and then got to downloading Virtualbox 4.2.12 from the official link. After installing Virtualbox 4.2.12, when I reboot my PC, the desktop is gone, as I ...
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Can read and write file in shared directory, but can not “ls” or traverse directory [on hold]

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 as guest using virtualbox, windows7 is my host. I have guest addition installed, a shared directory created and shared between the two. I can read and write files from both ...
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migrate windows 7 installed in virtualbo to drive partition for mainboot [on hold]

ok so i just installed Ubuntu on a new pc build and for some strange reason i couldn't get the copy of windows installed properly .... usb boot / blank disc / drivedroid i mean nothing was working. so ...
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Problem with Kali linux [on hold]

1 pc. I'm trying to use a usb in live Kali linux (1.0.6), but everytime that I try to use universal -usb-installer but he give me error(file is broken), after I try another program for usb ...
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Strange screen fragment when using emacs

I am being bothered by the strange screen fragment while using emacs. Sometimes, when I edit something in emacs, the screen gets fragmented like this: The lines are not correctly updated ...
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Virtual Box - Timeout issue [on hold]

Sometimes after a period of inactivity in virtual box - when I am trying to imitate Android, the screen will turn black and the virtual box will be unresponsive, how do i stop that from happening - I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox [on hold]

I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04.1 on VirtualBox, received the final message that it had been installed and now I must restart the computer. But when I clicked the Restart tab the host OS (Windows 7) ...
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Where do I get windows 7 software for Virtualbox? [on hold]

I have just got a Sony Xperia phone. I am trying to connect that with the ubuntu OS I have. I was told it would work on ubuntu by the shop assistant..but that was a lie. Ubuntu is very new to me and I ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu in VirtualBox complaining that my CPU is incompatible?

After a long time spent with OS from boys from Redmont I would like to try something new. I decided to try some Linux editions, also Ubuntu Linux. I am completely new to this matter, this is also my ...
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Geny Motion - trick to download the .ova files for Ubuntu 12.04 (old links are not working)

At first I had to mention this. I'm a great fan of this askubuntu. I love it..alot as me. The question of mine is that i'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 lts version I had also installed the genymotion. But ...
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Screen Freeze during Ubunto 12.04 installation with virtualbox [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro. I tried to install Ubunto 12.04 with Virtualbox. I open Virtualbox, "Start" Ubuntu, and click on Install Ubuntu. The screen freezes during the installation process, during the ...
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Install windows 7 through virtual box

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I want to install Windows 7 on my system from a CD through VirtualBox. I searched the detailed tutorials through google but I did not find one that worked. So can some one ...
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Can not install virtualbox [closed]

and I am having this problem that when I type in the terminal: yum install VirtualBox-4.3 it says: There are no enable repos. then I type: yum repolist all and the ...
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for the 1000x time I've tried to install ubuntu on my virtual machine and it crash [closed]

Recently I've bought a new pc (i7, 8gb ram etc etc) so no problem here, but every time I try to install ubuntu (also tried the 12.04 and 13.10 64b versions) on Virtualbox or VMware it simple just ...
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Wireless card for Virtualbox [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 host. Inside it I installed VirtualBox with Kali Linux. The Wireless for Kali is not working. What could be causing this issue?
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In virtualbox fullscreen mode, can I disable or move the popup menu bar?

I'm running XP in virtualbox cause I need Photoshop and Illustrator. It works great on my 5 year old laptop which is stunning, but there's a minor annoyance when I go fullscreen. The menu bar is in ...
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Creating a Software RAID across Virtual Machines in a Network

I am trying to create a Software RAID across Virtual Machines in a network. There are around three Virtual Machines, and now on a host (or another VM) LINUX, I wish to create a Software RAID. I've ...
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Screen resolution with Trusty Tahr Beta 2 under VirtualBox [closed]

I just installed Beta2 of the 64-bit version of Trusty Tahr under VirtualBox 4.3.10, but I'm only getting a screen resolution of 640x480. My two Windows guests (WinXP and Win7) both display at ...
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VirtualBox - Failed to open a session for the virtual machine. No error info

I'm trying to start an Ubuntu 13.10 virtual machine from a saved state. This works correctly if I restart the virtual machine a few moments after stopping, but not if I start it a few minutes later. I ...
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How to set up NAT and Host-Only networking with static IP address in VirtualBox

I am trying to set up a set of guests in VirtualBox, such that each of them can access the Internet as well as be visible to each other and to the host. I also want the guests to have static IP ...
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Vagrant fails to load because grub2 waits for kernel selection after ungraceful shutdown

I have a Vagrant box with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Sometimes after forcing a shutdown (e.g. because the machine became unresponsive) the vagrant box fails to boot the next time. $ vagrant up Bringing ...
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How to make Guest OS follow symlinks from shared folder

I have Ubuntu Desktop as my main OS and Ubuntu Server as my Guest OS. I created a shared folder called /shared and put in it several symlinks to different folders across my main OS. Of course, my ...
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Can't connect to configure CUPS through web interface

I'm trying to connect an old HP LaserJet 1000 printer on a new Windows machine. The printer hasn't had any new drivers since XP. I found a solution online with this recommendation but I'm getting ...
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Cannot install anything with software centre or apt-get

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box. I dont know what the problem is but I dont get the button to instal in ubuntu software centre. It only shows "Use this source" button. Using sudo ...
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What is memcached? Is it good for gaming or virtual machines?

This is a performance question: My machine always runs Ubuntu as the main, and as I login, it always starts up a Windows VM and firefox? If I install memcached, will it improve my performance? I ...
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VBox: Error mounting shared folders in Ubuntu 12.04 guest

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 guest running on an Ubuntu 13.10 host. I created a shared folder in the host following the documentation. When I try to mount the folder in the guest the result is: $ sudo ...
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Program installation problems on Windows Guest

I am using Virtual Box 4.3.6 r91406 on my Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed Windows 7 Ultimate and Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the guest operating systems. I have also installed the Virtual Box Guest ...
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apt-get update gives bzip2 error on fresh Ubuntu 12.04(LTS) in Virtual Box version 4.2.18

A fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04(LTS) onto Virtual Box 4.2.18 seems to go well, however, I receive a bzip2 related error when trying to update. I was hoping a seasoned Ubuntu expert could help me ...
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/usr folder permissions being changed to 8070 9999 breaking virtualbox [on hold]

Recently whilst running Ubuntu 13.10, I picked up a problem with virtualbox permission errors. The errors were "Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_OWNER_NOT_ROOT)." Eventually tracked this down to ...
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Automatically reconnect to more preferred WLAN network if it becomes available

Assume this situation: 3 WLAN networks (with WPA) to which my notebook connects automatically. Those are: network_work (fixnet WLAN accesspoint) network_home (fixnet WLAN accesspoint) network_mobile ...
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Windows 7 virtual machine [on hold]

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 14.04, and I am considering making a virtual machine for Windows 7. I was wondering how well my video games would work on a Windows 7 virtual machine (I strictly want to ...
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How can I install VMware on ubuntu 13.10?

How can I install VMware in ubuntu 13.10, as Virtual box crashes the whole time or doesn't want to work 100%? I've tried the solution at this site, but I get errors in terminal when I try the ...
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Mount bind with full ownership and permissions

I am using 12.10 on virtualbox. I have my windows documents folder shared through virtual box folder share. Then I wanted to use mount --bind to mount my documents folder to the ubuntu user documents ...
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can't execute some exe files in win7 32bit virtualbox VM share folder which is created by ubuntu 64bit host [closed]

I installed ubuntu 12.10 arm64 version, then installed virtualbox 64bit and win7 32bit VM. I created /mnt/share folder and shared it with win 7. In win 7 share folder, some exe files could be ...