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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Increase Virtual Machine's Hard Disk Memory [duplicate]

Im running Ubuntu 12.04 in my Virtual Box. An error occurs as I copy files using the command below: sudo cp -R /dspace/webapps/* /var/lib/tomcat6/webapps This is the error : cp: cannot create ...
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How to save daily changes in a virtualbox to a live USB

I have been successful in installing, booting and using Ubuntu into my 64gb USB flash drive. What I plan is to do is to convert a copy of my USB key to a virtual image and boot it using virtualbox. ...
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Ubuntu virtualbox guest doesn't see sound card

I have a virtualbox guest running Ubuntu 14.04 (The host is Ubuntu 14.04 also). The virtual machine does not play audio. Inside the guest :- lspci shows my sound card, pavucontrol shows no sound ...
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Pinging 8.8.8.8 Ubuntu server [closed]

I was wondering if someone could explain to me why when I ping 8.8.8.8 there are several results such as: 64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_seq=1 ttl 42 time=37.8 ms This goes on and on well into the ...
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VirtualBox & Ubuntu: Size on disk not updating

I have a Linux VM on which had a maximum VDI virtual size of 8GB but now has a max VDI virtual size of 80GB (changed using VBoxManage in my host OS). However when I use gparted in the VM, I can only ...
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14.10 only boots to UEFI Interactive shell

Hello I am very new to Ubuntu and am testing it out on a VirtualBox VM.. It installed fine, I was even able to install Guest Additions and a few apps before shutting it down for the day. Now when I ...
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How can I start VirtualBox in the face of a DKMS error?

I'm trying to restart my virtual machine (Oracle VM VirtualBox) with a Windows OS on it from Ubuntu 14.04 after having upgraded from 12.04. Whenever I try to start the VM session, I get two error ...
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Can I use iptables to forward vm guest requests to host

This is a bit complicated, but I have a Windows 7 vm (virtualbox) and I need create a persistent connection to the MySQL instance on my host machine. Binding... I can do this using mysql address ...
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install vagrant ( homestead 2.0 ) without virtualization enabled

my computers does not have virtualization technology. I assume this could be the reason for the failure when I tried to install vagrant ( homestead 2.0 ) on top of windows. My question is - is this ...
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Network configurations and client/server operating system

I am working on a project for my operating systems class. I'm having difficulty fulfilling 2 requirements for it. It asks for 5 network configurations for Ubuntu Gnome and what client/server operating ...
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Problem With Ubuntu Server; Gives Weird IP And IP Timesout In Browser

I've reinstalled the server OS a few times in a VM and every it launches fine and you'd never know anything is wrong until you put in ifconfig and it spits this out: inet addr:10.0.2.15 ...
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Getting I.P address of Ubuntu Server running in Virtual Box

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS in VirtualBox. I would like to get the I.P address, and according to http://askubuntu.com/a/430855/192526, you do so with ip addr show It says inet ...
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Smallest Ubuntu server self-contained installable .iso for development

I'm looking for a development server to run in VirtualBox that can do run apt-get. That's it. I don't need anything else really. I've started with the Minimal CD which is nice at 37Mb, but to ...
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Ubuntu server terminal doesn't resize screen in VirtualBox

(Not talking about resizing the desktop edition as most other questions do.) I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 server 64-bit in VirtualBox 4.3.10 (not .20, which apparently isn't compatible) but the ...
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Trying virtual machines, installing guest additions cause extremely small resolution

When I install Unbuntu via virtualbox, I can only have resolution in 640x480 or something similar. I found that I needed to install guest additions to get more resolution choices. Doing this makes my ...
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How do you install Virtualbox? [duplicate]

I am not very good with Ubuntu and clueless on how to install Virtualbox. Please help.
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Only half of screen height in VBox seamless mode on secondary screen

On my secondary screen my Windows 7 guest in Virtual Box works fine in Fullscreen but not in Seamless Mode. In Seamless Mode the guest only gets half of the actual screen height (2048 x 723 px²) ...
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Looking for Best Practices on LVM Vollumes Shared between Host and Guest [on hold]

I want to create a VirtualBox machine inside my Kubuntu 14.04, it will run Windows 7 64Bits. The machine will have two drives, Boot (128MB) and C (48GB). I want the drives to be LVM (Linux Logical ...
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How to install Virtualbox 4.3.20 on ubuntu 14.04?

I m getting the following problems; when I m trying to install Virtualbox, soomaiya@soomaiya-Satellite:~$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Empty virtual consoles in 14.10 on virtualbox

The boot process and the virtual consoles has no visible output. I can log in and start programs but everything is invisible. The gui and xterm are working normal. Virtualbox is 4.3.20 and the problem ...
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Why my VM Ubuntu works always slowly?

I am very new to Ubuntu. I started to run the Ubuntu 14.04.1 from VirtualBox 4.3.18 on a mac 10.0 (upgraded from 10.6.8) since last week and it was extremely slow. I followed the suggestions here by ...
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How to access bios on ubuntu (to change settings)

I may sound dumb for asking this but i am trying to install windows 8 on virtual box it says in order to run it i have to access bios and activate/turn on something. it wants me to Enable VT-x and ...
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This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU

This is NOT a duplicate. The other answers do not apply to this situation. When trying to boot a 64 bit image in a headless VirtualBox, I get This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only ...
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node.js not starting by default in Lubuntu guest running in Oracle VM VirtualBox

I'm using Lubuntu 14.10 in Oracle VM VirtualBox. I installed node.js using nvm. After installation, I could run node --version in the same terminal and the version installed showed up. However, I ...
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How to make Ubuntu Gnome display bigger in Virtualbox?

I am doing a project for my operating systems class. In Virtualbox, I have already installed the Guest additions and restarted, but it is still the same screen resolution. I am using the "Try Ubuntu" ...
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Problem With Guest Additions in Ubuntu Server [Virtual Box]

I have a problem installing Guest additions in ubuntu server with kernel 3.13.0-39-generic I install whole headers for this kernel with $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname ...
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How to extract/install android-ndk-r10c-linux-x86_64.bin

I downloaded Android NDK from https://developer.android.com/tools/sdk/ndk/index.html but I am not able to extract it. If I double-click it I get an error: Could not display ...
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Error box related to display driver using virtualbox

I am using a Windows 8.1 host, with Ubuntu 14.10 on VirtualBox. On start up, I get the following error: Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors Error on line 1 char 1: Document must ...
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Virtual Box giving error after ubuntu update

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed windows 7 using virtual box. After Ubuntu update, when I try to power on windows 7, the following error message comes: Failed to open a session for the ...
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Failed to exec method /usr/lib/apt/methods/http

For some reason, when I do sudo apt-get update I get this error: sem@sem-VirtualBox:/etc/apt$ sudo apt-get update Failed to exec method /usr/lib/apt/methods/http E: Method http has died unexpectedly! ...
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Aliases don't work

I can't get this to work at all. I am running ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box and am trying to follow this tutorial. I have realised that I have .profile not .bash_profile. I typed: alias ...
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--Problem with virtual box

I work on UBUNTU. And I have windows on my virtualbox. Yesterday when I updated my Ubuntu I am not able to start my virtualbox. It is giving me following error message.Please if anyone can help me. ...
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Change Ubuntu screen size with virtualbox

I'm using VM VirtualBox 4.3.18 to run Ubuntu. It works fine, just that a few days ago I started seeing the screen of Ubuntu smaller (previous to that it was on full screen, and I can't recall changing ...
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Virtualbox fullscreen mode stops working after update

I got Ubuntu 14.04 installed in VirtualBox. I installed the guest additions and GNOME 3, and everything was working. Now, Ubuntu's software manager popped up and notified me that updates were ...
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12.04 LTS stuck on login screen

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on VirtualBox under Windows 8. I've had it for about a year now and have had no problem whatsoever. A few nights ago, out of nowhere and while I was in the middle of ...
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Can't install linux-headers-3.13.0.35-generic, crashes on VMWare and VirtualBox

i've installed ubuntu 14.10 and i got some troubles trying to run a virtual machine. I've tried all to run VirtualBox and VMWare, but without success. Both programs ask me for ...
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Remove/Eject hardware USB license key

I have a machine running ubuntu. On it I installed virtualbox and I have two virtual machines one ubuntu another is a debian. In addition on my host machine I have two USB license key plugged in. The ...
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Low resolution using Lubuntu as a VM (VirtualBox) [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox and I've set up Lubuntu 14.04 (64bit) as a VirtualMachine.. However, my resolution is set to 640x480* and I cannot seem to be able to change it. In the VirtualBox settings, I ...
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Ubuntu VM on Virtualbox keeps aborting

I have Virtualbox (v4.3.18) installed on my Mac X (10.10) and created a VM with Ubuntu on it (ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso). After the installation was completed, it asked to reboot, and when I ...
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How to install a virtual machine on a different physical hard drive using VirtualBox

As the title states, I'm looking to install a Virtual Machine on a different physical Hard Drive using VirtualBox.. I don't know how to do it though. I can't find any place in the installation ...
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Can't start/open session with ubuntu with this below error.. need help

//Error Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ProgressProxy Interface: IProgress {c20238e4-3221-4d3f-8891-81ce92d9f913} UBuntu version: 14.04.1 Virtualbox ver: 4.3.18 or 4.3.12 //tried both ...
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Help Connecting Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM/postgres to postgreSQL workbench on localhost?

I'm new to SQL and am trying to configure and Ubuntu Server 14.04 VM to connect to SQL Workbench x64 on the localhost. Below are my settings for the Virtual machine's port forwarding and the error I ...
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unknown version of the X Window System installed. Not installing X Window System drivers

I am using Ubuntu in a virtualbox, when I try to install guest additions I get the error: Warning: unknown version of the X Window System installed. Not installing X Window System drivers. ...
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Multiple NICs in Host with virtual box and guests

I am trying to use multiple NICs so that I can assign two NICs to Virtual box VMs and have just the 3rd NIC run just the Host. Is it possible to put 3 or more NICs in the Linux host and have only one ...
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Virtualbox holds host OS suspension

I have Windows XP installed as a guest OS. If XP is currently running, pressing "sleep mode" in lxsession-logout or using this dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest="org.freedesktop.UPower" ...
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Mounting ubuntu 14.04 host folder into VirtualBox guest Ubuntu 12.04 directory

I have a host ubuntu machine running ubuntu 14.04. I would like to share it home folder - let say /home/ln. I have installed a virtual machine using virtuabox running ubuntu 12.04. I want to share all ...
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Error getting while installing Virtualbox

The following packages have unmet dependencies: virtualbox-qt: Depends: virtualbox (= 4.3.18-dfsg-1) but 4.3.18-dfsg-1 is to be installed Depends: libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1) but ...
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virtualbox - Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE)

After I create a new Virtual Machine, when I start it, it shows following error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Milad. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE). Result ...
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virtualbox not recognising existing machine in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have install windows xp in Ubuntu host.I was working fine but suddenly when I restarted my computer virtualbox manager does not recognise my machine.I had reinstall,updated kernel and tried to ...
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Xubuntu SSH/SCP/SFTP to a VM as a folder

I'm really hoping you guys can help me out with this situation. I've done it many times before on other distributions (centos) where it was as easy as having the file manager opened and selecting to ...