VirtualBox is a platform-independent open-source virtualization software available for Linux, OS X, Solaris 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 run Windows 7 from real disk in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been having difficulty running Windows 7 from the physical disk in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Installed VirtualBox using the Software Center, and created a Windows 7 VM and empty virtual ...
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Network is unreachable after doing ping

I have set up ubuntu server through oracle virtual box Now whenever the ubuntu server start & ask for username password & when i ping any website or ip address its unknown host or network is ...
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Size of partition on Virtual Box guest system

I have Kubuntu as a host system and ubuntu as a guest system on Virtual Box. Virtual hard drive was created with flag "Dynamically allocated storage" so I assumed that size of the storage should grow ...
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Having Lubuntu and Kubuntu together

I need lubuntu to do development, but sometimes I would like to log and enjoy a richer system as kubuntu or ubuntu, but also all the most fancy desktop environment, compiz, enlightment etc. a ...
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Interal wireless adapter VM

I want to search for wireless connections with my internal wireless adapter. My windows uses the ethernet cable. But I don't know how to setup up the wireless adapter for my ubuntu that it can search ...
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Ubuntu as gateway , same subnetwork, one network interface

I posted it already on other server correlated forum but none answered it, so i will try my luck here. I want to sniff some traffic from my tablet. I though that I can do that by creating proxy ...
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How do I install ISO file in Ubuntu virtualbox with 64 bit? [duplicate]

How do I install ISO file in Ubuntu virtualbox with 64 bit? I have the ISO file yosemite.
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When I create VirtualHost in .conf file and /etc/init.d/apache2 reload error [duplicate]

My Task : The domain www.mynewsite.lk is configured and hosted in a hosting server with the IP address 192.168.1.100. Another domain called www.mysite.lk should also be configured with the same ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not starting in GUI mode

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 on virtual box. I have also installed mongodb on ubuntu. The service is not starting even after reboot. So, as per online suggestions I executed the below command and ...
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installing windows 8.1 32 bit in virtualbox

When i download the ISO from Microsoft.com I opened virtual box and gone to run it after my settings were configured. I have no way to run 64 bit OS as my motherboard does not support it. it gives me ...
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HowTo : Set up PhPVirtualBox to manage remote VirtualBox instance

I am struggling to get PhPVirtualBox to manage a remote VirtualBox instance. This is all in a testing environment security is minimal and likely not the problem. IE: my username/password for vbox are ...
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How to get genymotion in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to install Genymotion in Ubuntu 14.04 but I can't seem to find out how. I have followed all the instructions but the problem is that the genymotion.bin file isn't compatible with my system. It ...
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USB could not detect in VirtualBox for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I can't seem to connect the USB to VirtualBox for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. However, when I plug my iPhone USB it is able to detect but when i plug in the bladeRF it is able to detect but is empty as shown by ...
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Failed to open a session for the virtual machine

I am using Virtual Box in ubuntu 14.04 and I have settled a virtual machine(acs) but when I start the machine it gives me the following error. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Hands-...
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I can't start the Oracle VirtualBox

I can't start the Oracle VirtualBox. it's giving the following message: Failed to open a session for Wwindows 7 virtual machine. The virtual machine ' Wwindows 7' has terminated unexpectedly ...
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Reboot fails after 16.04 installation on Virtualbox VM [duplicate]

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 as a VM using VirtualBox via USB on a Windows 10 laptop. Created the VM with 768MB of ram and 20GB of disk space. The setup and installation followed the example in the ...
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How can I list created virtual machines in virtualbox and start them with root?

I installed Ubuntu under Virtualbox in Macbook Pro. I installed cpufrequtils and its indicator under Ubuntu, but they don't start correctly when I restart Ubuntu in Virtualbox. So I guess I should ...
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16.04 - Connecting through RDP with a VM over terminal

I have set up VirtualBox-VM with the terminal and now I want to connect with the VM through RDP over the terminal. Is there a command which makes this possible? The VM is running on my locale computer....
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Installing Virtual Box [duplicate]

I downloaded the virtual box deb from here. I had virtual box installed previously. So, I did: sudo apt-get remove virtualbox-\* sudo apt-get purge virtualbox-\* Now, I tried to install it from ...
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While installing ansible on my third machine this error occurs: Command “/usr/bin/python -u -c ”import setuptools, tokenize;"

I didn't understand what type of error this is. Because when the installation is complete as usual I try ansible comand and it said command not found: [vagrant@db ~]$ sudo pip install ansible ...
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How to share Ubuntu 16.04 virtualbox guest folders?

I updated (fresh install) to 16.04 on my Ubuntu Virtual Machine, I am unable to get permission to access my share folder: share folder set to automount in virtualbox. account is a member of "vboxsf"....
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Chromium launches to a black screen. Also sudo apt-get update returns errors

Just some background: this is the latest Ubuntu being run on virtual-box. Also, I just started using using Linux this week, so I'm a total noob. Now, these might not be connected, but for the second ...
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How can I configure vboxweb to listen on specific adress on Ubuntu 16.04?

By default vboxweb.service is only listening on the ipv6 local address ::1. I need this service to listen on all ipv4 addresses so I can use the service remotely. user@vboxhost:~$ netstat -nl |grep ...
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Solving display issues related to 3Dacceleration in ubuntu guest machines

i installed the latest virtualbox on OSx and created an ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. when 3D acceleration is enabled sometimes screen is crazy for a few seconds when i open the virtual machine. the ...
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Connection refused when Host OS(Ubuntu) telnet the Guest OS(Windows XP) of the Virtualbox

I can't telnet the Guest OS(Windows xp) in my ubuntu machine but I can successfully ping its IP address. In the network settings of guest os, I enabled two adapters. Here are the the settings of the ...
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Problem with Virtual Box on Xubuntu running under Android

First of all, I'm aware of this question and this one, and I don't believe this is a duplicate. I've encountered that problem (and solved it using those answers) on two different laptops. This problem,...
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How to install VirtualBox Guest Additions for Ubuntu 16.04

What is the best way to install Guest Additions with all the resize and clipboard and file sharing features on Ubuntu 16.04?
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ubuntu xenial recovery from broken /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root error

I am learning ubuntu sysadmin I resized one of partitions using parted command resizepart and now I can't boot and get the error alert /dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root Can anyone lead me in the right ...
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VirtualBox: same virtual machine in a shared folder result in file not accesible every time an user saves the state of the machine

I have created a shared folder in /Users/shared_folder. I have moved the virtual box files to that folder /Users/shared_folder/.VirtualBox VMs/ I have set the whole folder with all the permissions: ...
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Ifconfig does not display network interfaces on Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox

I'm a facing a trouble in Ubuntu 16.04 desktop 64bit on VirtualBox where I can not find network interfaces by using ifconfig. $ ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0....
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How can I fit the Ubuntu desktop to the screen in VirtualBox?

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox 4.2.34 on a Windows 7 host. I can't get the desktop to fit the screen. I installed Guest Additions and allocated enough of video memory, but no dice.
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Installed memory in Windows 7 guest machine in VirtualBox

My virtualbox guest machine (windows 7) is setted to have 6GB allocated memory, it is the half that my host machine has(Host machine is xubuntu with 12GB of RAM), my question is: after running windows ...
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Unable to connect to Ubuntu 14.04 guest from Ubuntu 14.04 host in VirtualBox

I was trying ssh hands-on and was trying to connect to a Ubuntu guest 14.04 on VirtualBox from a Ubuntu 14.04 host. I had opened port 22 in both the endpoints and tried the ssh command. I got a "no ...
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virtual box's nat network isn't working on 16.04 ubuntu

I'm using nat network on virtual box's virtual machine which is running ubuntu server 14. And I set nat network 10.0.1.0/24. But, in the guest OS(VM), I ran command ifconfig. Then, it's IP is 10.0.2....
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Ubuntu 16.04 (guest) fails start on VirtualBox (Win7 host): LSB, Raise, Login Service and Accounts Service

My Ubuntu 16.04 fails to start on Win7 host (VBox 5.0.20) as shown below Ubuntu 16.04 stuck to start: Any hints are very appreciated. Thanks, UPDATE: I can access recovery mode normally, but don'...
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How to install virtual box.tar gz on ubuntu 14.04 using terminal?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I have a downloaded copy of virtual box.tar from oracle. I couldn't find INSTALL/INSTALL.txt or README file in the extracted folder.How do I install it through terminal?
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Unable to access Virtualbox packages due to “hash sum mismatch” error

I'm trying to install Virtualbox on Ubuntu 12 (hosted by Travis-CI) by doing: wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add - echo "deb http://download.virtualbox....
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest from real partition image boots into emergency mode, can't get to login screen

I've got a dual boot system on my disk: Windows 10 64-bit: main OS Ubuntu 64-bit: secondary OS I installed VirtualBox; I'm trying to use my real Linux partition as a Virtual Machine using Windows ...
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Virtualbox failed to install?

I have recently downloaded Virtualbox 5, and I ran the .deb file I obtained from the website. I try to use MS-DOS 6.22 and it comes up with the error message. '[RTR3InitEx failed with rc=-1912 (rc=-...
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FireFTP Plugin in Firefox Stopped Working Suddenly

On my Mac, I load an Ubuntu VM 14.04 LTS via VirtualBox. Inside that, I load the Firefox browser and the FireFTP plugin. Without changing any settings on my Mac or Ubuntu, and after having a couple ...
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How do I pick a new name for a network interface?

Background I installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 inside Virtualbox 5.0.22. I'm attempting to set up SSH. I already have the SSH server installed on the guest, and am happy with the network interface set up ...
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Virtualbox AMD processor [closed]

I am using a custom-built PC with an AMD FX 8350 CPU and an ASUS M5A78LM USB 3 motherboard. I want to run Ubuntu in Virtualbox. However, last time I ran Ubuntu on my Asus Aspire, it fried my ...
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Ubuntu Virtualbox Guest additions with mouse

I have installed guest additions running Ubuntu 14.04 (I think) because now my GUI is full screen however my mouse still does not escape. I still need to press the right CTRL button on my keyboard. ...
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How to make a 32 and 64 bit Ubuntu MATE iso?

I have been trying to create an iso containing both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Ubuntu MATE. When I boot up o a VM, it shows the grub screen, but if i select anything, the VM hangs, if its 32 bit, ...
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Oracle VM - Ubuntu 64bit

I recently updated my VirtualBox after not using it for about half a year (Newest version - 5.0.22 r108108). I have a 200GB VM running Ubuntu 64-bit (I can't remember what version exactly) and now ...
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Kubuntu 15.10, Virutalbox - export stops

I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 Guest OS on a Kubuntu 15.10 Host (don't ask, not my idea). Both are 64bit systems. Now, I'm trying to export the VM so it can be copied to another host. However, the ...
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Creating Virtual Box desktop with Linux on my mac

I am a novice Python programmer and I am having trouble creating a Virtual Box, hopefully this is an easy fix! So, I've been using a virtual machine for my computational physics class, but it is ...
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PyCharm's Problem with shared folder of VirtualBox

I have installed Ubuntu in the VirtualBox on Windows 7 host then I shared a folder from windows host to Linux in the VirtualBox and add my login user to vboxsf group. Now I can compile latex files ...
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Invalid Partition Table- recursive allocation on /dev/sr1

I am trying to allocate disk space to my Ubuntu image on Virtual Box and am stuck at a point wwhere the GParted says "Invalid Partition Table- recursive allocation on /dev/sr1. Please help. Image for ...
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VirtualBox 5 is unable to create a host-only adapter on Ubuntu 16.04

Using Ubuntu 16.04 and installing VirtualBox 5 according to the prescribed method here for "Debian-based Linux distributions": https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads This faces a problem ...