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 screen can not be fully displayed using virtualbox [duplicate]

As you can see at the screen shoot below, there is a large blank space on my screen. The "screen of ubuntu" can not use all of the display area. This ubuntu is virtually installed using Virtualbox. ...
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How to speed up VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04 (disable visual effects, …)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a VirtualBox machine, which I am planning to use for Java/Web development. After my first steps, I noticed that the CPU usage is very high even when I do simple tasks ...
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Virtualbox Drag'n'Drop isn't working unlike other VirtualBox Guest Additions features [duplicate]

Lubuntu 13.10 is guest OS, Windows 7 is host. I installed Guest Additions from the VirtualBox menu (Devices > Install Guest Additions). Shared folders, shared clipboard work perfectly, seamless mode ...
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Display limited to 4:3 in Oracle VM installation of 14.4 [duplicate]

The display is limited hence I can't see the full display, impossible to correct as can't see the install button at the end of the line I tried to install nvidia from command line but the system hung ...
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Why can not i see some files on shared folder of Virtualbox?

I tried to share mounted ntfs drive on my Ubuntu to Virtualbox (installed WinXP SP3) but something weird was happened. My sharing folder process was success but when i tried to access my shared folder ...
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Intel assembly language from Ubuntu

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 ...
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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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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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Error while attempt 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: Error while attempt mount /boot/efi Press s for skiping ...
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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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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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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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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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Where do I get windows 7 software for Virtualbox? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Installing guest additions for Ubuntu running in VirtualBox on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu in Virtual Box that runs on Ubuntu. How can I install the guest additions? From my experience with Virtual Box I know that after installing guest additions I will be able to run ...
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How to start a Virtualbox machine via command line (without GUI)?

I know that this is possible, but don't know how... I am just trying to start a virtualbox VM called ubuservloc from the command line, but without success.
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I need a step-by-step guide to navigating directories in Terminal [duplicate]

I am a Linux/Ubuntu Noob and I have Saucy Salamander. Lately I installed the Android tablet emulator for Ubuntu using VirtualBox from the software center. I followed all the steps listed here but when ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 12.04 LTS guest cannot shutdown

I have a virtualbox guest running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The host is also an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Virtualbox running is version 4.3.10 When I'm running in the guest and click on the shutdown button, nothing ...
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How to uninstall or remove reddit script?

I was experimenting and I downloaded and installed (i guess) the reddit install script. After that I saw that it was advised to do it in a Virtualbox. so, I want to remove it. How can I do it? Has ...
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Newly compiled kernel not booting up (vanilla kernel 3.12.14)

I downloaded, configured and installed kernel downloaded from kernel.org. While booting up this new kernel for the first time, this error screen shows which is pointing towards a missing or wrongly ...
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How do I shrink a dynamically growing VDI disk from VirtualBox?

My dynamically growing virtual disks (VDI) from various Ubuntu installations in Virtual Box are actually steadily "growing" indeed. Deleting of files in the virtual machine does not free the space my ...
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Window list issue on 12.04 Gnome Classic in VirtualBox

I have 12.04 installed on a VirtualBox machine. I'm not huge fan of Unity, so I've opted for Gnome Classic as my desktop. One of the big advantages of classic gnome is that you can add a "Window List" ...
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Virtualbox extendable hard drive [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Virtualbox (host machine win7). I chose Ubuntu 13.10 because I wanted to install Qt5 on it. I use an extendable hard drive, but for some reason, when I install something ...
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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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Change permissions of a folder in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I created a shared folder in Ubuntu which is located in Virtualbox. When I open that folder I am getting this error line: You do not have the permissions necessary to view the contents of ...
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installing node.js in VM with proxy

I am running Windows on a network that has a corporate authenticating proxy (NTLM). I have setup CNTLM and verified that it works fine with Windows. I am using VirtualBox and have installed Ubuntu ...
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How do I download VirtualBox on Lubuntu 13.10?

I want to download Oracle's VirtualBox on my Lubuntu machine. They don't have any downloads for Lubuntu on their website. So how do I download it on Lubuntu?
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Two Cursors Unbuntu 12.0 on VirtualBox

I have two cursors showing on my machine. I have two monitors on my system and for some reason when I also have a two cursors. The second cursor's vertical position always mimics the first cursor, ...
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Virtual box not running - '/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup' issue

Before asking i have checked Virtualbox Kernel driver not installed and VirtualBox '/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup' issue, i have exactly same issue and have reinstalled VB also, output of running ...
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Support touchscreen with VirtualBox 4.3.6

I'm using VirtualBox 4.3.6 from the trusty contrib packages. This version supposedly supports touchscreens, however touching the screen in a Windows 8.1 guest will only bring the fullscreen VM all the ...
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Transfer files from virtualbox ubuntu server /var/www to local ubuntu

I have a Ubuntu virtualbox installed Ubuntu Server. My local machine has Ubuntu 12.04 OS. I need to copy files from the /var/www in the virtualbox Ubuntu Server in to my local machine. (My network ...
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VMLite Guest Addition Error

I tried to install the guest addition of VMLite based on Virtual Box on a x86 Ubuntu 12.04.4. I used a Guest Addition ISO Image for VirtualBox 3.2.6. Of course I am just a Windows user and don't know ...
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Connect to Teamviewer inside a VM

here is my scenario; I installed a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit as a virtual machine using Virtualbox. installed latest updates and guest additions Install TeamViewer (official, latest .deb file from ...
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OpenGL (2.1 or greater) on Oracle VirtualBox?

I need to run the Corona SDK, but I'm running Ubuntu (13.10), so I installed the W8 as guest on the VirtualBox. I am struggling to make it work, because the Corona SDK states the following when I run ...
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target 'php5-mysql' is not a directory error

I'm trying to get LAMP up and running in VirtualBox for an assignment I have. I've installed Ubuntu and then Apache 2 and PHP 5. I'm using the instructions found here: ...
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Remote desktop to window 7 and its VM (Is it possible)

I have a question related to remote desktop from windows 7 to a ubuntu server Computer 1: Windows 7 installed + ubuntu server installed inside a virtual box Computer 2: Windows 7 What I want to ...
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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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Securityproblem when running Win XP on Virtual Box/Ubuntu after april 8.? [closed]

Is there a securityproblem if I run my WinXP on Virtual Box in Ubuntu after april 8.? I have configure my guestcomputer to communicate with my main computer via shared folders.
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Oracle VM issue + Ubuntu is not starting [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have this Virtual Machine issue when installing Ubuntu.I have done a huge search to overcome this but I failed.So please help me out. I'm using Oracle VM (Virtual Box) 4.2.14 ...
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Virtualbox hangs when shutting down after having installed guest editions

I have had a few Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VMs running on my windows 7 host and it's been great. I just recently added the guest additions to one of the Ubuntu guests on virtual box and now every time I try to ...
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How to properly create a virtual machine for Windows?

Hello my problem is the following : i want to get to use Ubuntu but yet i need Windows for my studies (for like Visual Studio and other stuff does work only under Windows ) so i was thinking of making ...