VirtualBox is a platform-independent open-source virtualization software available for Linux, OS X, Solaris 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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Ubuntu 14.04 Host Win XP Pro Corp SP3 Host How to Share AIO Printer

I have a Dell XPS L702X Laptop 64-Bit running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for host OS. VirtualBox Guest is Win XP Pro Corp SP3. I have an HP ENVY 5530 DeskJet printer USB attached to laptop for host. I am trying ...
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Security of dual boot with W XP [on hold]

2 Questions: Concerned about no antivirus for XP. Is my router firewall enough security so I don't get a virus? Or do I need additional protection like virtualbox or dual boot? I don't want to kill ...
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how to install wine on exagear ubuntu 12.04lts

hi im having hard times installing wine on ubuntu 12.04lts in exagear guest shell does anyone know how to install it. it says something about the bindery and to check the guide someone help.
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Installing Guest Additions causing problems [duplicate]

I am trying to install Guest Additions in virtualbox with windows xp host and Ubuntu 12.04 guest. I followed the above steps: Devices-> Insert Guest Additions CD Image. After that I locate the ...
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ubuntu as guest in virtualbox at host with high DPI screen

I was wondering, I like the fullscreen mode (host + f by default), but this is unfortunately not very helpful with a 3200x1800 resolution screen (15 inches). The scaling mode (host + C) is better, but ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04 - vboxclient the virtualbox kernel service is not running

I installed VirtualBox (with Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop) and Guest Additions on my Windows 7 machine. Everytime it boots up I get the following error message which goes away: vboxclient the virtualbox ...
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Internet isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04 as VirtualBox Guest OS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr as Guest OS in Vitual Box on Windows 8. But the internet isn't working in my Guest OS. Where is the problem?
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Ubuntu 14.04 VBox Guest Additions problem installing

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual box but can't resize the screen so I want to install guest additions. I can't open a terminal window because I can't access the "start" button and when I ...
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keyboard's mismatch between ubuntu and osx using virtualbox

I am using running Ubuntu on virtualboxand I have OSX as a host. The issue is that OSX's hyphen, underscore and other keyboard keys do not match the Ubuntu's keyboard. How can I set that ?
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Xubuntu 14.04 boottime splash image not showing

Xubuntu 14.04 boottime splash image not showing. How to enable splash image? My system environments below. Host: Windows7 x64 + VirtualBox 5.0 + Vagrant 1.7.4 Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 Vagrantfile ...
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How to install Virtualbox from command line?

OK, I a am a newbie. For some reasons, I need to install Virtualbox. I see that I can easily install it using the Software Center, but I trust most the "apt-get install blahblah" way, because I find ...
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Ubuntu and Eclipse can not find the latest java version

I have an Ubuntu on VirtualBox and I just installed an Eclipse. When I tried to start Eclipse, Eclipse claimed "Version 1.6.0_35 of the JVM is not suitable for this product. Version: 1.7 or greater is ...
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VirtualBox gives “FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted” error

I have VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.10 and some programs don't work on Wine, so I wanted to use a Windows XP SP3 ISO (for basic programs) and it gives me the error "FATAL: No bootable medium found! System ...
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Ubuntu OCS inventory ng on virtual machine ethernet doesn't work

It's my first time using this. I have big problem connecting VM to network. I changed network setting on VM to bridged, but whet i use ifconfig -a I only see local and eth2 (which does not have ip ...
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transfer exe file from Ubuntu oracle virtual box to host machine (windows 7 )

I want to transfer an executable file from Ubuntu to Windows. I've tried via shared folder of the VM I have Ubuntu installed in. It works, but when I open the executable file in Windows, the file is ...
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Can't reach tomcat server on Ubuntu 14.04 host from VirtualBox 4.3 Windows 7 guest or Ubuntu 14.04 guest

I've tried the following posts, as well as skimming through the VirtualBox manual: Windows GUEST accessing my local webserver on Ubuntu HOST? VirtualBox WinXP GUEST accessing HOST local webserver? ...
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Screen size problem with Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64 in virtualbox

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows, using virtualbox 5.0. I tried several options to make size of Ubuntu in virtual box larger, but none helped so far. I am using latest virtual box with latest ...
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Unity hangs at login after upgrade to 15.04

This appears to be an issue for many. None of the suggested soloutions have worked for me: cant-login-to-ubuntu-14-04-after-upgrade The permissions and state of .Xauthority & .ICEauthority are ...
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Ubuntu Software RAID server and VMware conversion tool

I have tried to find an answer to this, through several unsuccessful forum searches. I have a Hosted Virtual Private Ubuntu Server that I have no physical access to. I downloaded VMware's vCenter ...
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Sharing folders between Ubuntu(guest) and Windows 7 (host) using VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu guest on a Windows 7 machine using VirtualBox. How can share folders between Ubuntu guest and Windows host? Thanks.
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Using a Virtualbox qcow VM in kvm Virtual Machine Manager

I am able to run a qcow disk image on Ubuntu 14, by issuing the command line kvm -m 512 -usbdevice table -hda MyVM.qcow The qcow VMs were created with VirtualBox. However, if I launch Virtual ...
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Question with connecting to Docker container on virtualized Ubuntu server

As a web designer I have been using VirtualBox to set up temporary work servers for my projects. Lately I've been trying to reduce the number of virtual machines on my laptop(due to limitations of ...
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RE question : transfer exe transfer file from Ubuntu oracle virtual box to host machine (windows 7 )

i want to transfer executable file from Ubuntu to windows , i try via shared folder its ok but when i open executable file in windows the file is not defined ( not exe file ) More information : the ...
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Experiencing small resolution issue in Ubuntu 14.04.2 with VirtualBox, getting stuck on installing guest additions

TL;DR: I'm experiencing the small resolution issue in Ubuntu 14.04.2 on VirtualBox, and when I try to follow the answers to existing questions, either it doesn't solve the problem or I encounter ...
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Cloned server cannot connect to network

I have set up a server running Linaro 12.07 (based on precise). I installed avahi-daemon so that it can resolve hostnames of my other machines. It's network connection works fine and connect to other ...
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Error installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I'm trying to install many different versions of Ubuntu (12.04/14.04, amd64/x86, server/desktop, etc.) on VirtualBox 14.3.26 on OSX 10.10 and I'm getting the following error: [ 0.000000] Fast TSC ...
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GLPI dosen't work on browser [on hold]

i'm running GLPI 0.84 on Debian Jessie, the solution is installed on a virtual machine.Since 2 days when i try to access to Glpi using the browser, a blanck page is shown and there's any word about an ...
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What does no bootable medium found mean in a virtual box?

I have recently been trying to install virtual box, when this message came up: No bootable medium found! Can somebody please tell me what went wrong?
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ftp not downloading files in browsers nor on virtualbox

I am attempting to download an ftp file from the following mirror: ftp://filedump.se.rit.edu/pub/OpenBSD/ This is only one of several US mirrors that are not downloading the ftp file. The problem ...
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How to mount a vdi file in ubuntu 13.10?

I'm trying to mount a vdi file in ubuntu 13.10. I tried to sudo apt-get install virtualbox-fuse but it complains about not finding the package. Converting it to raw is not really an option for me, ...
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How do I disable default virtualization software? Using Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit

I use 15.04 64 bit os. Difficulty getting virtualbox to run 64 bit. I have virtualization enabled in bios. Is there any virtualization enabled by default in 15.04. If so how do I disable?
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SMBus/ BIOS error while booting Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox, but every time I boot, I get an error that says: SMBus base address uninitialized - upgrade BIOS or use force_addr=0xaddr This happens right after ...
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NSFilter Service is not running, please go to Status : Services and start the service

I have properly installed NSFilter in PFsense and when trying to start it, a dialogue is coming saying that PFSense had been started but the status still remains inactive. Kindly Advice on this.
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PFsense not working. Squidguard stopped

Hi I had tried to test the PFsense in VM VirtualBox. Let me explain the setup as follows: 1: PFsense installed VirtualBox (Server) em0 - 172.1.1.93 [WAN] vtnet0 - 10.10.10.1 ...
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Webcam in VirtualBox (Ubuntu Guest/Ubuntu Host)

I have already read the following questions: Unable to start webcam in Ubuntu + Virtual Box Use my webcam with Ubuntu running in VirtualBox Integrated webcam cannot be used in VirtualBox Guest XP ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 via virtualbox log in fails (using correct password).

New to Linux and Ubuntu and prior to making the permanent switch Ive installed the latest version of VirtualBox onto my windows 7 laptop to explore the OS and come accustom to it. Ive downloaded ...
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cannot access shares folder from the Vbox client

i cannot access the content in the shared folder from VBox client. i can see the folder under /media/sf_share/ also i can write on it. but it doesn't reflect on the host machine and vice versa.
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How to resize VirtualBox window [duplicate]

I know this has been asked in other places but im having some issues I have installed dkms x11 all off that but auto-size guest display is still grayed out My machine has 32mb of video ram reserved ...
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Windows XP on VirtualBox [closed]

I've been trying to install Windows XP onto my computer using virtualbox, but it keeps giving me this: So how do I fix this, it just isn't installing?
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Cannot set other resolution at VirtualBox guest: Elementary OS

I've installed VirtualBox and also the extras that are posted here in other questions. But I haven't managed to set a higher resolution. The only ones that are available are: 1024x768 800x600 As ...
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Stuttering virtualbox sound with windows 7 guest and UBUNTU host

I have installed a Windows 7 as virtualbox-guest. My Ubuntu works as host. The sound is stuttering ugly. I tried to change that by changing the Audio-Controller to ICH AC97 and install the driver ...
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Oracle VM Virtualbox DOES NOT START

I have Oracle VM Virtualbox installed here and wine as well. I have used wine for the past year to run Photoshop, and I want to switch to Virutalbox. However, the only thing that happens when starting ...
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Ubuntu touch on note 10.1 (2014) WITHOUT rooting

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition (SM-P600) and wanted to test Ubuntu on it (and maybe on my Galaxy S4 as well). It is still under warranty, so I do not want to root it or do ...
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Can't find LTSP option when booting from Ubuntu Server ISO images

I have tried using a Windows & Ubuntu host machine running both VMware pro & Virtual box to install an LTSP server from an Ubuntu server installation iso. When I start up the Ubuntu server ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox

Environment: Lenovo T530 running Windows 7. Have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine using VM Virtual Box. Have installed all the updates from both Virtual Box and Ubuntu. Problem: While in ...
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Is it possible to “make something work” while virtualbox is in “save state” mode?

I want to make some app working, while virtualbox is in "save state" mode. Is it possible ? And if yes, please describe a little how can I do that ? Any help will be appreciated. Thanks
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How to completely remove a virtual machine from VirtualBox?

i have installed windows 7 on virtual Box 4.3.10 i have deleted the VirtualBox.xml configuration file in /home/larbi/.config/VirtualBox after that when i launch virtualBox i get no virtual machines ...
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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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How to fix virtualbox's copy and paste to host-machine?

Sometimes while using VirtualBox, I have tried copying text from the virtual machine to the host machine but failed. Whenever that happens, I fix it by rebooting the virtual machine. Is there a ...
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Which versions and software should I use to run Windows under Ubuntu? [closed]

I would like to run some windows program under Ubuntu. I was wondering if I can expect some differences in performance regarding : the version of Windows I choose : Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 or ...