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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Virtualbox forward specific ip to guest

I have a dedicated server with Ubuntu 13.10 installed and a basic installation with Virtualbox and phpvirtualbox to manage the guest OSs on it. I have two IP addresses pointing to the server and I ...
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How can I create a hardened Virtualbox image for PenTesting?

As a serious security researcher, I'm looking for an answer to securing a ubuntu installation against unwanted intrusion. This should include how I can: log and alert remote connection attempts Log ...
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how to quit sshuttle and get system networking back to normal in VBox

I love sshuttle. My new fav toy. But...when i run from the command line and I use ctl-c to quit....my networking is screwed and I have to restart the VM. Using 12.04 Here is how i start from the ...
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Dual Monitor on Virtualbox with 3D Acceleration

I've got Ubuntu running in virtualbox with 3D acceleration enabled. It's working great so far except I can't get it to work with dual monitors unless I disable 3D acceleration (then it becomes too ...
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VirtualBox Drive Error (kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) ) [duplicate]

So, I am using a Thinkpad by lenovo. I have been upgrading it every year, and it runs Very good for its model age. I have Installed VirtualBox On my system. I like crunchbang because of its style. So, ...
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Accidentally release my hard disk.vdi from virtual machine

I accidentally released one of the VDI's from my virtual machine using 'virtual media manager' in 'virtual box'. How can I attach it again?
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MIninet OVS-Controller Error

Previously I was able to emulate the default SDN nodes using $ sudo mn but now same system in my VB shows following error and mininet console is not shown! How to manually configure and fix this ...
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Rendering video that was edited in a Windows virtualbox

I created a video project using Adobe Premiere on my Xubuntu computer that was running windows 7 within VirtualBox. The problem is that the renderings come out looking terrible. For example, plain ...
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13.04 No suitable module for running kernal found

My machine froze on my screensaver yesterday so i forced a shutdown. Now i can't reboot into my GUI - TTY works. The fail message i receive on startup is "No suitable module for running kernel ...
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Kernel Panic when booting ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtualbox

I try to run it in Virtualbox 4.3.6 but it says: Kernel panic : attempted to kill init! Can anyone help me???
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Ubuntu 12.04 guest on Mac osx 10.9.1 host runs painfully slow (but much faster when use external monitor)

I installed Unbutu 12.04 in Virtualbox 4.3.2 on a Macbook Pro two months ago. It worked fine. Few days ago, I used migration assistant to move everything from the previous macbook to a new one. I ...
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Boot from an existing VHD with Ubuntu installation

I'm currently using Window 8 as host OS and using Ubuntu from a Virtual Box VHD. So my Ubuntu is running as Virtual Machine just fine with a few programs and developing tools. But I now need to run in ...
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How to install virtualbox (Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ) [closed]

I've trying to install virtual box from official ppa (this guide https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads) but then i trying to install sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 Reading package ...
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why has 12.04 removed editing groups

I am trying to use virtualbox but I need to add the user to virtualbox so the virtual machine will have access to the usb ports but ubuntu has removed many of the admin controls. Simplify is good but ...
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How Can I Open A Port On Ubuntu?

Ubuntu 13.04: No LSB modules are available Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.04 Release: 13.04 Codename: raring I'm attempting to open port 8888 on an Ubuntu VM that I'm ...
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When exactly SSH-agent use my private_key to connect remote server?

I need some basics about SSH, because I dont understand some little things that helps me understand the process of SSH connecting. I have Ubuntu server on my virtualbox and Ubuntu desktop on my host. ...
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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 unable to run VM

Like Ubuntu 13.10 VirtualBox Error Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) I am also having a problem I keep getting the following error : Trying to register the VirtualBox kernel modules using ...
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VirtualBox Toolbar is hidden! How to show it?

I accidentally hide the main Toolbar from my VirtualBox Manager UI? In my ubuntu 12.04 . Can anyone let me know the detail steps to display the Toolbar again? I search the whole blogs but can't ...
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Installing ubuntu VM on AIX machine

I have access to an AIX machine but is it possible to install an Ubuntu Virtual Machine on top of it? -bash-3.00$ uname -snlrvmaxupfFM AIX xxxx 109286105 3 5 00068392D900 powerpc IBM,8204-E8A ...
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Ubuntu on VirtualBox on Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

OK I am a complete computer science newbie here - purchased "Practical Computing for Biologists" to learn and first thing they have you do is set up Ubuntu on VirtualBox within Windows to allow access ...
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VBOX on ubuntu Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error

im using virtual box on ubuntu . and win xp as a guest i facing a problem im getting "Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error" here is a pic of my vb settings for that vmacine i had ...
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Problem with installation in virtualbox

Im trying to install ubuntu in my vm and everything works pretty good until i come to "Who are you" part in the installation progress. When i reach that step my mouse and keyboard stops to work in ...
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Virtual Box- Boot medium not found error

I wanted to try Back Track 5. So i installed Oracle Virtual Box Manager. I setup my back track Linux in the Vbox with 512 Mb ram and for storage i created a Virtual Box Disk Image (VDI) and the ...
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How to start Virtual box machines automatically when booting?

I have many Virtual box machines in my Ubuntu12.04, each time i shutdown or reboot i have to start them one by one. I wanna a help in writing script for automatically autostart the VBox machines ...
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Virtualbox Bridge Connection getting disconnected frequently

This is an issue in Oracle Virtualbox running on Ubuntu 12.04. The guest os is ubuntu 11.04 running on Host (ubuntu 12.04). Network Settings -> Network -> Bridged Adapter This network connection ...
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Unable To Complete Installating Ubuntu Within VirtualBox

I have a brand new install of Ubuntu 12.04.3 on a laptop and then installed Virtualbox from Ubuntu Software Center. I want to do testing within Virtualbox but can't finish the install. First ...
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Running a VM on SD card

I recently bought a ssd, and i'm wondering if running a windows virtual machine will do a lot of writing or it's mainly reads? I thought using a 32G SD card (SanDisk extreme plus 80m/s read and ...
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AMD-V is being used by another hypervisor. (VERR_SVM_IN_USE)

When I try to open any OS on Oracle VirtualBox an error accurate. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine xp efendi. AMD-V is being used by another hypervisor. (VERR_SVM_IN_USE). VirtualBox ...
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Finding URL to VirtualBox Ubuntu Apache2 server

I am new to Ubuntu and have Apache2 running in a virtual box on my machine. I am trying to access this server on my Windows machine.. I am assuming that I need to find the ipAddress and the port to ...
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Resized partition with gparted size with df -h

I have Ubuntu server running in VirtualBox. I had an 8GB (default vdi size) and I needed more space so I used a 2 steps method: VBoxManager and an iso with GParted. I also installed parted on Ubuntu ...
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Share folder from Ubuntu Virtualbox to Windows host

My host is Windows 7, and VM is Ubuntu 12.04. I use it for web development and I need to make Git repo from virtual HDD visible for the host OS to edit files on the host. What is the best way to do ...
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No route to host. How to SSH from guest machine in virtualbox to host machine by bridged adapter?

Sorry for the mistakes I've made. I'm trying to connect through ssh to my host machine (Ubuntu 13.10) from guest machine (Ubuntu Server 13.10) which has bridged adapter. Vice versa everything ok - I ...
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problems installing Virtual Box Guest Additions on Ubuntu(host) and Windows7(Guest)

I am an absolute newbie to linux and was trying to share a folder between my Ubuntu 13.10 (host) and Windows 7 64 bit (guest). I followed the procedure outlined below: ...
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How can I access to guest machine via ssh which has Bridged Adapter

I'm sorry for the mistakes I've made, I'm not Englishman. I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Virtualbox installed Ubuntu Server 13.10 (Bridged Adapter). Guest machine has nginx, mariaDB, php etc. - hence web ...
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Error with virtualbox,?

04 64 bits, and I isntall virtualbox 4.3 (latest) and I can't open virtualbox because of this error: Fallo al crear el objeto COM de VirtualBox. La aplicación se cerrará. PCDATA invalid Char value ...
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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 ...