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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How to I install a 64-bit OS on my Ubuntu 64-bit with vm?

I have a copy of 64-bit 13.10 Ubuntu running on my x201. When I open virtual box and click new, it doesn't show a 64-bit option for Windows 7. Running latest virtual box from virtualbox.org. How can ...
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No such command 'sip show peers' when using asterisk

i want to connect two soft phone using asterisk after configuration the sip.conf and iax.conf and extension.conf can't enter any order from cli example of the error: Connected to Asterisk 11.6-cert1 ...
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Can no longer mount Guest Additions CD in Ubuntu VirtualBox guest

I've been using VirtualBox for weeks for school. Tonight, out of the blue, my virtual guest locks up and when I reset, there are so many issues. I first had an issue with my screen no longer resizing ...
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Ubuntu virtual machine not starting up in virtualbox

When I start up my ubuntu virtual machine in virtualbox, it gives me an error, and it says: The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, graphics card, and input device settings could ...
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Making a specific root folder accessible to user

I am using virtual box with ubuntu as the guest, which has a feature to share a folder between the host and guest, which is located for the guest in the media folder under root. It is quite ...
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VirtualBox fatal error no media found

Installed xUbuntu 13.10 on my virtual machine on WIN8 host. Everything was OK, so I installed only LAMP without any modification. Next day I switched up virtual machine I got error message on ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 - Oracle DB and Glassfish Server

I have a vm (VirtualBox) with Ubuntu installed in NAT config (the network im working on doesnt let me use anything else). In there i have successful installed GlashFish Server 4.0 and ...
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how to install Windows XP guest in virtualbox with Ubuntu 12.04 host

where in virtualbox do you install Windows XP guest with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as host.
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Recover files from a broken Virtualbox machine .vdi

My Ubuntu 12.04.1 running on virtualbox ran out of space while I was installing software on it and now it is not rebooting. I've got files I need to recover from it. I have the ubuntu64.vdi file on my ...
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Video and Audio files change file type when transfering from Ubuntu to Windows 7 partition

I am trying to transfer audio and video files across from Ubuntu 13:10 to windows 7 partition on virtual box. Weather i put my files in the shared hard drive or on a USB when windows accesses it it ...
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virtualbox ubuntu 12.04.01 ran out of space and will not reboot

I was using my Ubuntu 12.04.1 virtualbox yesterday, and while installing some software, it gave me a warning about low disk space. I shut the laptop down and this morning the virtual machine will not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Sever is running slow and not using full ram

I have a ubuntu VM of 12.04 server virsion and it is running on centos. VM have 8GB of RAM and 1 core processor for it. I amd running following application on it hadoop 1.0.4 hbase-0.94.12 ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 13.10 full screen is black

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on VirtualBox 4.3.6 with Windows 8.1 as my host. This has been running flawlessly for me until yesterday when I went to full screen and noticed the display just went black, ...
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Assigning RAM in a virtual machine

This is probably a really dumb question, but I want to be sure before I give my virtual machine memory. I'm going to try to install Linux on my mac through virtual box but I need to allocate RAM for ...
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Unable to connect to internet with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I wanted to try Ubuntu, but Wubi refused to work with me, so I got a pre-created ubuntu VM, and used VirtualBox to use it. Ubuntu had a great interface, and I liked it, but it refused to connect to ...
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USB devices in VirtualBox Windows 7 partition

Im running Ubuntu 13.10 with Virtual Box running Windows 7. Have a shared hard drive set up between the two. I have set up the virtual box the best I could, and have been searching endlessly on ...
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Trying to create a win7 virtual box

But this happens: Would anyone know what to do, I do not know too very much about terminal, so please be patient. Running Ubuntu 12.04 64x AMD.
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How can I uninstall an application that Software Center will not?

Running Ubuntu 12. 04. Installed both "VirtualBox" and "X86 virtualization solution - base binaries". I downloaded a newer version of Virtual Box, specifically ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - VirtualBox Win7 x86? or Win7 x64? [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 in my Sony Vaio and got rid of Win8 :P Now at work; I need to use some software in windows; so I guess the best idea is to install a VirtualBox - Win7 machine. My ...
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Cant connect to my server through ssh

My problem is as follows. I have a made VM(Ubuntu Server) and I have edited the hosts.allow/deny for limited access. However, now I can't connect from my PC through ssh to the server. What should I ...
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Building new computer

I am planning on going to a computer store, and have them assemble me a custom built very powerful machine. What I would like to do is build a machine powerful enough that a Virtual Box running ...
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Copying a file between two OS, if one OS is virtual

I have Windows on my laptop as primary OS & Ubuntu on Virtual Machine. I want to copy a file from Ubuntu to Windows. Please, tell me any way to do this.
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How can I install Ubuntu on VirtualBox? I Insert the ISO file, then I start the VBox, and then I get a battery and then I get a message [duplicate]

When I try to install ubuntu on Vbox, it shows an error that says to use x86-64 kernel but i already have one.
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How do I add a VirtualBox host-only networking interface to the network manager in Xubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I created a virtual machine to basically act as a bridge to the Internet for the host of the virtual machine, but i want the host-only interface that's attached to the host to be configurable in the ...
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I have a Mac OS X Server running a FQDN web site, with Ubuntu VBox running on top:

I want to have a subdomain point to another computer on my network (technically it's an Ubuntu VBox on same server, but with different IP.), but lets just say I started apache on another computer on ...
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SSH key exchange “knowledge” problem

This question may sound a duplicate, but I am confident it is not. I'm playing around a VM with Ubuntu 12.0.4LTS to learn something and my Mac OS 10.9, establishing an SSH connection as per my ...
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Virtualbox - how to route sound from Ubuntu host to Windows guest?

Is it possible to route my audio output from my Ubuntu Host to my Windows 7 Guest in Viurtualbox? So it appears as a line input? I'm thinking of connecting windows to my PulseAudio server, but as far ...
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Copy from guest Ubuntu terminal in virual machine to Microsoft Word on host windows

Is it possible to copy from the Ubuntu terminal to Microsoft Word? In fact, Microsoft Word is installed on my computer while I am running Ubuntu on a virtual machine.
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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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VMWare/VirtualBox hangs Ubuntu while installing Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 7 in VMwarePlayer or VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and every time I have tried it the result is that Ubuntu hangs and only hard reset works. I tried both VMware and ...
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Virtualbox remote display on ubuntu server no ts printers

I am Having a problem Using windows remote desktop. I have two offices and want to remoted into the server from the other office and be able use the printer at my local machine and access the drive of ...
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vboxmanage -nologo list vms shows empty line

I have a Vm "base", which is created during creating partition. But vboxmanage -nologo list vms #shows empty line from user iftekhar(ubuntu user) My guest OS is ubuntu and Host OS is Windows 7 I ...
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How do I check virtualbox version from CLI

I am writing a Bash script to store the version number of Virtualbox, but cannot succeed. My Script is: #!/bin/bash installed_virtualbox=$(virtualbox --version) # --version this is what I want to ...
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Internet issues with Ubuntu in oracle virtual box

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in as a VM in Oracle virtual box. I am able to browse from firefox but trying to connect from command prompt to update is failing. I also tried to change software ...
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Virtual Machines

I have 3 VMs and I need to know weather they reside on one physical host or not, and if they not, I need to clone them to one physical host using OpenStack features. I am not sure how they were ...
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Well-made vagrant box for Ubuntu 13.10

I am currently using a vagrant box provided among cloud images for Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit, but it has a number of issues I would like to avoid, relative for instance to the "official" vagrant image for ...
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Shared folder crashing Ubuntu VM (Mac OS Host)

This is a repost from StackExchange/SuperUser (I'm not sure exactly which is best forum for this question). I have managed to set up an Ubuntu server VM which will eventually be part of a small ...
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ubuntu 13.10 virtual box usb

i have win7x64 as a guest OS on my virtual box 4.2.16. usb is not displayed on explorer on the guest OS even after choosing the appropriate from devices menu
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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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Ubuntu won't connect to my Bell router!

I am new to Ubuntu and I can't seem to figure out how to connect to the wireless through my Bell Router. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox on a Macbook Pro Retina, and do not have the adapter to ...
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Ubuntu Cluster with Bridged Network on VirtualBox - Host Mac Pro - No Internet Connectivity

I am using VirtualBox. My Host Mac Pro. And create 2 VM's (Ubuntu)... I did use Bridge Network as I want my VM's to talk as if they are physical connections. I am having issues with Internet ...
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Mounting usb-drive via virtual box [duplicate]

Recently I've installed virtual box and installed windows 8 on it on my ubuntu 12.04. The problem is when I insert usb drive, ubuntu can recognize it, but virtual box (windows 8) cann't! What can I do ...
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Problem while installing virtual box

I'm trying to install virtualbox-4.3 from software centre. But here showing an error message like this.
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 will not connect to the internet

I created an dd image from a VirtualBox with Ubuntu server 10.04 on it. Then I placed that image on a fresh empty ssd. My internet was working just fine on that virtualbox but on the ssd it doesnt ...
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Emacs screen drawing issues over SSH

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 server installed in VirtualBox on a Windows host. When I connect to it via SSH (tried Putty, Cygwin's OpenSSH and OS X terminal from a different machine) Emacs appears to be ...
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Can't install 13.10 64-bit on VirtualBox [duplicate]

I have a Dell Latitude laptop E6530 with Win 7 Enterprise 64-bit with virtualization support enabled. I do not have TPM enabled. I've installed VirtualBox 4.3.6. When I try to install Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Why isn't window-snap working on Ubuntu 12.04 + gnome shell

I am trying to get the window-snap feature to work but cannot. I started with Ubuntu 12.04 (installed on a VirtualBox with Windows 7 hosting). I can't get 3D acceleration to work on VirtualBox, so ...
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Increase storage for Ubuntu (under Virtualbox)

I installed Ubuntu in my VM with fixed storage of 16GB. I added a new disk from Virtual box , also on SATA, but I don't see it in Ubuntu. Is there anything else I need to do?
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Thunderbird not sending emails from Ubuntu host

I have the following problem: I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box with Windows 7 host. The email client is Thunderbird 24.2.0 in the guest and Thunderbird portable 24.3.0 in the host. Up to a few ...
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Can't get internet working in Ubuntu 12.04 guest virtual box

I cannot get internet working at my work place, may be because of proxy. At home internet works perfectly fine. Virtual Box is using NAT for network connection. I had also tried changing the ...