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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ubuntu not detecting any usb device

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on VirtualBOX which is running on Windows. I'm using Reliance NetConnect+ [USB Internet] where it is not detected by Ubuntu. I tried Ubuntu command, Its not showing any ...
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I am trying to download virtualbox, but I get a failed message

Here is the fail message from vbox-install.log: DKMS: Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without Makefile:183: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. ...
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How to move a program from a partition to another one?

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu, so sorry in advance if this is a noob question, but I don't know how to solve this situation. I've installed Virtual Box on Ubuntu, and I've also installed Truecrypt ...
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Create a virtual machine and connect to it command line

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 server, and would like it to also run another 14.04 server instance in a VM on it. (I need to use two VPNs on the same machine simultaneously) I've tried using both KVM ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox Guest USB Drive Mounting Works For Some Devices but Not Others

I have a VirtualBox ubuntu guest running on a osx host. I've searched the web and implemented the solution for similar problems, but nothing has helped me resolve my issue. When I connect my phone, ...
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Vagrant ubuntu hangs kernel selection

I on newbie on Vagrant and have a problem. I use windows7 and virtualbox 4.2.12 vagrant work in virtual Ubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu host has 1 cpu 3.5 gb memory 20 Gb disk and vagrant version is 1:1.3.5 ...
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iptables command to give internet to my guest OS via virtual box

Based on this link there is a difference between Host-only network and NAT. So I want to set the LAN connection between my host -14.04 ubuntu- and my guest XP by Host-only network. How I can give ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - resolution stuck on 640x480 running in virtual box 4.3.10 ver on windows 7 [duplicate]

I am using virtual box 4.3.10 updated version and it caused my Ubuntu 14.04 to be stuck on small resolution. Can anyone help me to fix this issue? I was read on the internet you can resolve this by ...
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Where is Virtualbox adapter

Before when I had Windows 7 and installed VMware. When I want to make a LAN connection between my host (my Windows 7 ) and guest (Any OS suppose Windows XP). I set connection to NAT. After that I can ...
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Connecting USB Internet to Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 through VirtualBox which is running on Windows 8 I'm using Reliance NetConnect+ ZTE USB internet connection I'm not able to connect Ubuntu to this internet. I ...
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How to forward all usb stuff to virtualbox?

The generel problem of virutalization USB passthrough is that both host and guest system cannot deal at the same time with the USB device. The solution I seek would be to disable most/all USB ...
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Juju bootstrap node can't access Ubuntu archives via MAAS

I am trying to install MAAS and Juju on VirtualBox. The network configuration of VirtualBox is set to NAT Network. Everything is just fine. I am able to PXE boot. But when I start juju bootstrap, ...
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ubuntu does not restart after installation

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit version on VirtualBox. When I click on Restart now button on the Installation Complete dialog box (last step in installation), the OS appears to be ...
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Folder share in ubuntu as guest on Windows 7

I have a problem with setting Shared Folders. Using VirtualBox 4.3.10, with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as gust on Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit. After first attempt I was not able to see shares I set using ...
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not iso file as a input for virtualbox

I have windows XP boot able CD. It is not XP's iso file. Can I use this one to pass to my downloaded virtual box in Ubuntu? I got ISO files to virtual box but this one is not iso. just a boot able.Is ...
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Virtualmin DNS problems

i'm pretty new to Ubuntu and Virtualmin and I got a problem. I'm creating a webserver with virtualmin local use only (it's running on virtualbox) so the ip is 10.0.2.15 and I'm trying to make the DNS ...
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Ubuntu virtual machine export [duplicate]

Is it possible to backup my Ubuntu OS (not virtualized) and restore it in virtual environment (such as virtualbox)? Or export installed Ubuntu as virtual machine?
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Where is my ISO file? [duplicate]

When I download Ubuntu 64 or 32 bit my computer downloads a .zip file instead of a .iso file. When I open the .zip file it is full of folders and I can't find my .iso in any of them? Does anyone know ...
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Multiple sites/virtual hosts not working consistently

I'm not really sure what information will help getting an answer to this so I'm going to try a minimal approach. Please ask for info that would be helpful. I successfully have 3 Drupal sites running ...
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VirtualBox - How to connect LAN computers to Windows XP Guest

I have software in a Windows XP Guest that acts as a server. I need to have my LAN computers connect to it. Is the best way to use a bridged connection? Is there another way? I've tried setting up a ...
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VirtualBox USB Tablet not recognized in Ubuntu 12.04.4

My touchpad is not recognized in Ubuntu 12.04.4 running in VirtualBox 4.2.16. It is working fine in Ubuntu 14.04. Is there some trick to get this working? I am really missing the two finger scroll ...
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Running Iso Through virtualbox

I have a mac iso that works flawlessly on my windows virtualbox but for some reason I cannot get it to load up on my linux virtualbox. I have created it with 30G of storage and a fair amount of ram. I ...
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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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Virtualbox+FGLRX=no hardware acceleration in guest

I am trying to enable 3D hardware acceleration for my Windows XP guest on my Ubuntu 14.04 host. 2D acceleration works on any driver. My system specs are: Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6450 Motherboard: ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu server internet connection

Im using windows 8 with USB Internet Connection. I have installed ubuntu server using Virtual Box. In Virtualbox Network setting i tried all types of connections. Still ubuntu server is not getting ...
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VirtualBox doesn't see Wireless USB Adapter

So I run Ubuntu 14.04 as my main OS, I have VirtualBox installed which was from the Software Centre, what I am trying to do is add my Alfa AWUS051NH Dual Band 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi Wireless-N USB Adapter ...
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VirtualBox with Windows XP - Am I vulnerable browsing?

I use Chrome browser in XP to prepare Powerpoint presentations in Office 2007 for University. LibreOffice is less than satisfactory at my University. Am I safe surfing Net in Chrome on XP in ...
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Getting an error wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on UbuntuShared

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS in Virtual box and my base OS is widnows8.1 Pro. I am relatively new to Ubuntu OS When I am trying to share the files between Host OS to guest OS I did the ...
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What problems can I expect using a 13.10 saucy repository in 14.04 trusty?

I just installed VirtualBox 4.3.10 for Linux following the instructions that I found at this site, but the latest repository available is for Ubuntu 13.10, not Ubuntu 14.04. This is the source that I ...
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Virtual box intel vt-x error

I tried to access the acceleration tap under system under settings and I can not. The tab is greyed out like their is no data available.
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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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Booting Ubuntu Server 12.04 in Virtualbox Fails- Freezes after grub menu

I have VirtualBox 4.1.12_Ubuntur77245 and I have imported 2 ova files : Ubunutu 12.04 server and Ubunutu 14.04 server. When I start the Ubuntu VMs they both freeze after selecting what I want to load ...
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Virtual machine running painfully slow

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I've installed windows 8 on virtualbox. The problem is that it is too slow - even minimizing a windows takes 2-3 seconds. The reason I think this is a problem is ...
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virtual box doesnt shows 64 bit os in ubuntu14.04 64 bit

I installed 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 in my home PC and Virtual Box in it. But the real problem is V box only shows 32 bit OSes. I had a same problem in 12.04 also(and i didn't got a solution!). Is there ...
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Shutting down all VirtualBox (vagrant) VMs in one easy to use bash command (that can be put into a bash file)

I use vagrant for development. I forget to shut down a few of the VMs. When I go to log out of my host machine, the Ubuntu shutdown process appears to hang. Might there be a way to script a close of ...
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Problems running Ubuntu 14.04 inside of a virtual machine within Virtual Box

I downloaded a disk image of Ubuntu 14.04 and when tried to run it inside of a virtual machine within Virtual Box it only pops up with a blank screen, and nothing else. Could installing install guest ...
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Why can't I access a shared folder from within my Virtualbox machine?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 as my host system, and then on Virtualbox, I have Lubuntu 14.04. I am trying to share a folder on my host system so that my guest system can write files to it. I've followed ...
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LTSP Server in Ubuntu

I am creating an LTSP server project in which I have Ubuntu 10.04 as the OS. On VirtualBox, I have at least 1 client installed right now and the server itself. I installed the server using a desktop ...
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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 breaks Unity and Terminal

I was having some trouble seeing USB devices on my XP virtual machine running in Virtual box on Ubuntu 13.10. I thought perhaps that the standard software centre 4.2 version of VirtualBox might be ...
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Installing 14.04 (64bit) and restoring certain config files from 12.04 (32bit)

I currently have a 12.04 LTS (32bit) installed alongside Windows. I've also set-up virtualbox inside my current Ubuntu installation. Well, I know that a simple sudo update-manager -d will get me ...
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How to increase or decrease brightness in the login screen when running within Virtualbox?

I can't able to increase or decrease screen brightness on the login screen. Is that possible to change brightness on login screen?
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How to share a folder in Mac Os X with Ubuntu 12.04 Guest User?

Sharing a folder with a Mac Os and Ubuntu 12.04 is a total disaster. cd /mnt sudo mkdir /shares sudo mount -t vboxsf -o uid=1000 Documents shares mount: Protocol error On my Mac my ...
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How to share a VirtualBox virtual machine with users of the computer

I have a computer with Ubuntu 14.04, with several user accounts. In one of those accounts, I have a virtual machine in VirtualBox. I would like to share that virtual machine with the other users of ...
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Virtualbox shared folder: Ubuntu 14.04 as guest, Windows as host

I'm stuck with connecting shared folder in Ubuntu 14.04 as a host. I've installed virtualbox-guest-additions-iso package but I still can't install Guest Additions from VirtualBox itself (this no ...
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Unable to access “VBOXADDITIONS_4.3.10_93012”

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 in Virtual Box and everything went well until i upgraded it recently to Ubuntu 14.04. After the upgrade, it is not entering into full screen and if i try to install "Virtual ...
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Ubuntu VirtualBox display driver? [duplicate]

I have a dell E6230, installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. The display defaults to 600x400 showing the upper left corner of the screen. It's the only resolution that shows in the GUI. How do I get ...
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Virtualbox Virtual Machines Won't Boot After Cloning

I'm running Ubuntu Trusty using the current version of VirtualBox from Oracle's repo (with the extensions, if that matters). When I create a Debian Wheezy guest using UEFI mode, the install works ...
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directory locked

I have been trying to install virtualbox using this command: sudo apt-get install virtualbox.qt But I am getting this error: E: Unable to lock directory /var/cache/apt/archives/ I have been ...
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Video playback issue running Ubuntu 14.04 guest in VirtualBox with Win 7 host

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in Virtual Box on my win 7 laptop. When I go to a website that has video (MSN, Youtube, CNN,etc) and attempt to play the videos, the playback stops 5-7 seconds into the ...