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 13.10 VirtualBox Error Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) [duplicate]

I have been trying for a few hours to get Virtual Box running in Ubuntu 13.10 Every time I try to run a virtual machine running 64 bit Arch Linux I get an error message that says: Kernel driver not ...
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Black screen on Ubuntu 10.13 with VB 4.3.6 after install

Every time I try to start my VM in VirtualBox, I just get a black screen. SOMETIMES, I get to the login screen, where it asks me to choose a user. But after that screen, all I ever get is a black ...
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Unable to install ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso in Virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox-4.3.6-91406-Win on Windows 7 x64 with an AMD 64-bit processor. The virtualbox installation is also a 64-bit install. I've been able to install Win Server 2008. When I try to ...
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mouse ball is not working on ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu on virtual box. mouse key click is working well but, the mouse ball is not working for up and down operations. please suggest if you have similar problem.
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 12 stuck on boot screen with logo

I am running Ubuntu 12 on Virtualbox(version 4.2.6) on Mac OS X. I installed the Guest Additions by following the instructions from ...
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My computer runs Windows 7 64-bit, but won't install the 64-bit version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a laptop that runs Windows 7 64-bit. I'm trying to install Ubuntu to be a secondary operation system, but when I run the setup I get a screen that says This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but ...
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Installed Virtualbox guest additions on host

I just ran: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso on my host (Ubuntu 13.10). I was hoping to get a copy of the iso file, but I'm afraid that it may have installed the guest additions on ...
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How to access a guest OS running in Virtual Box from a different user account

I installed virtualbox in Ubuntu 12.04, in which I installed Windows XP. However I am unable to see VirtualBox on desktop when logging in a different user account and consequently unable to access ...
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VirtualBox install loop [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit in VirtualBox. Once I installed it in virtualbox, I restarted, and it asked me once again to install. I just closed the window, so it went black and about 5 minutes ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) guest as dual-boot on VirtualBox under MAC OS X

I have an Ubuntu installation on a partition on my Mac and I would like to boot Ubuntu from within Mac OS X using VirtualBox. When I want to start the machine I only get Error loading operating ...
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How to access localhost using rdesktop?

installed android x86 in virtualbox on my host Ubuntu 13.10. I'm trying to access the guest from the host through remote desktop but I cant access through either remmina or rdesktop but i'm getting a ...
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How To: Mount Windows (Guest) shared folder in Ubuntu (Host) via Virtualbox

I've just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 and Virtualbox 4.3.6. I would like to be able to mount a windows folder in Ubuntu. I have setup the windows folder as a shared folder \\PCName\Folder. ...
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Can multiple vps be run under an existing vps?

As the topic title asks...Can multiple virtual LAMP servers be run on and existing vps LAMP. My system Windows 7x64 Host VPS VM-virtualBox running a LAMP web server (ubuntu13.10x32) I ask this ...
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How change resolution screen of virtualbox?

04 and I install Mountain lion via virtual box, and I want to known how I can get full resolution with my monitor. I try to install Guesst adittions and it tells me that is not possible
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wifi extensions on VirtualBox VM

I'm running Ubuntu on a VirtualBox VM and I have a ZyXEL AG-225H v2 wi-fi adapter: when I give the ifconfig command to the terminal, the output is only eth0 and lo, but no wlan0. How can I get the ...
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Create bootable Windows 8.1 iso using ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone can give me some guidance as to how to create a bootable Windows 8.1 installation iso using Ubuntu/Linux. The deal is that I had to extract the files from an existing iso so I ...
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Why does `make kernelrelease` in the headers directory return KERNELVERSION instead of KERNELRELEASE?

I am running Ubuntu in a virtualbox host. When I try to install the guest additions, the script complains. The headers for the current running kernel were not found. If the following module ...
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Partition Disks on VirtualBox When installing Ubuntu Server

Which option should I select in the 'Partition disks' screen when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 x64 on an Oracle VirtualBox? Options are: Guided - resize SCSI3 (0,0,0), partition #5 (sda) and ...
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Limited resolution in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VirtualBox and i have this problem. My Resolution is locked to maximum 1280x720 (4:2) and my windows host OS is running on 1920x1080 (16:9) Widescreen. Do i need to ...
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Looked around A LOT but can't avoid black screen after logging into Ubuntu VM from Mac 10.6 host

I've looked at many for ideas and suggestions (here are a few) My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Ubuntu 12.10 desktop/interface not showing on VirtualBox VM ...
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Ubuntu installation on i5-2430m possible? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 in my VirtualBox. When I try it with the 64-bit version, I get this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU Ii have an Intel core ...
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Why am I Having to reinstall server on virtual box [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Oracle virtual box. After installation, i went on to create databases and unfortunately, my laptop shutdown. I was assuming since the OS was installed, it would open ...
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Installing Ubuntu server to virtual box produces error

I get the following error when Ii try to install Ubuntu Server to virtual box Failed to open the optical disk file C:\Users\Joshua Oche Idoko\Desktop\ubuntu-12.04.3-server-amd64.iso. Could not get ...
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Installing Ubuntu server to Virtual box

I would like to install Ubuntu Server 10.04-2.7z which i downloaded from sourceforge, as i was downloading, i googled for an iso image of the OS so even though there was no .iso, i assumed it was an ...
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Partition Issue - Shows 3 name and throws error

I have 750GB Internal Hard-Disk, with 4 partition. One partition is for Ubuntu, Another 3 partition are only for storage. One of my partition name was "Virtual Box". Suddenly, Partition name in ...
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Custom Live CD Failing to Boot

I'm trying to create a custom Live CD of Ubuntu 13.10 with an updated kernel among a couple other preinstalled applications. I'm following this guide, which is a bit tedious, but I can't get any ...
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How to use external media in virtualbox windows installation

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit and I have Windows 7 Professional installed in virtualbox. I want to be able to plug my ipod in and use itunes from the Windows installation. I can't install Windows 7 of my ...
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Virtualbox 4.3 upgrade error on ubuntu 13.04

Trying to upgrade from Virtualbox 4.2 to 4.3, receiving error "Breaks existing package 'virtualbox-4.2' that conflict: 'virtualbox'..."
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Can't bootUbuntu 64-bit using Virtual Box on host Windows 7 64-bit [duplicate]

The error I get says, This kernel requires and x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please us a kernel appropriate for your CPU. I have Enabled I/O APIC.
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Can't install php5-curl, getting “404 Not found” errors

My problem when trying to install php5-curl on my virtual box linux server. I did ifconfig eth1 up: err http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main php5-curl amd64 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.8 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 : VirtualBox crash problem

I have VM running with following configurations: RAM : 1000MB Video Memory : 128MB Enabled : 3D accleration Guest OS : Ubuntu 13.10 (guest additions) However my ubuntu is not working fine. I login ...
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Virtual box doesn't work

Virtual Box doesn't work. When I try to strat any virtual machine I get the next error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Windows 8.1. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 ...
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Wirless connection suddenly disapeared

I'm running ubuntu on a virtual machine (Oracle VM virtual box) for a couple of days now. Up until this morning, everything worked just fine. this morning, when I opened up the VM, Ubuntu suddenly ...
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Virtualbox doesn't detect 3D on Ubuntu host?

When I try to enable 3D acceleration in guests, I receive this warning: can someone help me?
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Unable to boot ubuntu on a surface pro 2 with virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm trying to run Ubuntu through virtualbox. but I get this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your ...
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does anybody have Ubuntu 13.10 working as a guest with bridged network in Virtualbox 4.3.4 on Windows 7 host?

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 installed as a guest on virtualbox 4.3.4 r91027 on a Windows 7 host. When I use network mode NAT, the ubuntu guest can access the internet. but when I change the networking mode ...
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Virtual Box Failed at starting because of vboxdrv in 13.10

After upgrading to the latest version of Virtual Box , It show the message below when I starting a virtual machine Run /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules ...done. ...
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How do I make wireless bridged networking work with linux guest in kvm/qemu?

I am running the ubuntu 13.10 cloud image on kvm/qemu. The guest networking works fine operating in NAT mode when on wireless. Wired bridged networking (eth0 + macvtap) works fine as well. When ...
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Why if my system is 64-bit, I can't install Ubuntu 64-bit in virtual box? [duplicate]

I'm on windows 7 64 bit, Intel Core i7 3612QM, NVIDIA GeForce GT640M 2GB, 8GB RAM, 240GB SSD and 500GB HDD. I want to delete and get rid of windows 7 partition and install Ubuntu 13.10 on my 240GB ...
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Can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu 12.10 Server Guest Virtual Box

I have filled out the shared folder options in Settings -> Shared Folders of a shared folder with a name of 'share'. It is set to automount but when I start up the guest OS, nothing is showing up in ...
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Can't start VM in Virtual Box after upgrade

I just upgraded to 13.10 and now, Virtual Box wouldn't let me start my virtual machine anymore. It tells me to execute /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup but If I do, I get the following: # ...
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Virtual Box Ubuntu Guest mounting sshfs within shared folder

I have Windows 7 host and Ubuntu as guest (makeshift while our IT dept repairs my normal Linux box). I have setup a VirtualBox Shared folder and it correctly shares files between the two systems. ...
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log in Ubuntu(it's in vm box) using copssh in Window7 machine

Ip of Ubuntu is 10.0.2.15(got it by 'ifconfig'),but it seems be 169.254.107.82(got it by VirtualBox Host-Only Network )..... And in Cmd of Windows,I can't ping to 10.0.2.15,but can ping to ...
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I'm running Android 4.3 on Virtual Box in Ubuntu 13.10,could it harm my pc or disc?

I have that doubt,'cause I think Android is made for ssd and mine is hdd. I'm doing it for being able to run Whatsapp,it appears to work fine, do you think that when Ubuntu touch will be running ...
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static IP on vbox bridged network for ubuntu (guest) on ubuntu (host)

Network Connection error & can't browse internet, how do I troubleshoot the network connection? I want to set a static IP for vbox guest ubuntu 12.04 machine on bridged network Host is ubuntu ...
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Virtualbox on Ubuntu /Windows XP viruses or security issues?

I wanna install Windows XP in a Virtualbox on Ubuntu 13.10, I will install it only for being able to use a programs of the government for inputting taxes ( the Argentine government hasn't make ...
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Can't start in VirtualBox; shows built-in shell

So I used the Linux Live USB creator and created a live usb checking the option to Enable Launching LinuxLive in Windows and after it was done and I ran Virtualize_This_Key.exe, and after a screen ...
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access wamp server running in VirtualBox from outside with ubuntu as host

I'm hosting on a wampserver running in windows XP as guest in vbox, host is ubuntu 12.04. & I'd like to access my site from outer network, I've double checked all configuration & I believe it ...
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OpenGL with OS X 10.9 + VirtualBox 4.3.4 + Ubuntu 13.10

I am running Ubuntu in VirtualBox with an OS X host. I am trying to test an OpenGL application that needs GL shader language 3.3 or higher, but glxinfo is reporting 1.20. glxinfo | grep OpenGL shows: ...
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How can I make a USB device (a flash or hd) available to Ubuntu running in a virtual box?

I have added my devices to virtual box but they do not show up inside unbuntu. sudo fdisk -l does not list them. This worked once under "try ubuntu" automatically and the dirves were available and ...