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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Touch screen, wacom, producing lines offscreen (Xournal et al)

I'm getting an error writing in Xournal that looks like this: That is, whenever my pen touches the screen, it draws a line from upper left off-screen to the point where I connect. I remember ...
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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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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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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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Mouse curser disappearing (but still being captured) on VirtualBox

Host: Mac OSX 10.9 Guest: Ubuntu 13.04 VirtualBox: 4.3.4 (just updated) I'm having issues when I install guest additions (via device > add guest additions) at the very beginning it tells me that it ...
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Virtual Box 4.3.4 Ubuntu 13.10 blackscreens after login

I've got a little problem with my Ubuntu 13.10. I have it installed on a VM, with Windows 8.1 as host. Until today everything went just fine, but all of sudden, when I Host+F to get out of ...
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Is there any way to run Ubuntu Touch 1.0 in VirtualBox?

I would love to try out Ubuntu Touch on my Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop. Any way to do this?
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Artifacting with VirtualBox 4.3 seamless mode and Windows 8.1 guest

Host OS is Xubuntu 12.10. When I try to run Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox 4.3, I'm getting some artifacting at the top of the screen (the orange is from the background image in the VM): Is there any ...
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Wrong magic bytes at the start in lib

I was curious to know how this happened and how to correct it? Setting up gstreamer0.10-plugins-good (0.10.31-1ubuntu1.2) ... dpkg: error processing gstreamer0.10-plugins-good (--configure): ...
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Virtualbox Guest Additions Installation error

I am having a lot of troubles to have my virtualbox guest additions installed, I got this message: Verifying archive integrity... All good. Uncompressing VirtualBox 4.2.10 Guest Additions for Linux......
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Ubuntu 12.10 in VMware Player pointer problems

Ubuntu 12.10 works flawlessly in VMware Player 5.0.2 except for one major issue - cursor is rendered in the wrong location (a pixel, or so, to the left and to the top; same thing observed in ...
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Virtual box graphic issues when launched in another x session?

When I start virtual box in another x session under tty8, I get some strange results. Everything appears to be normal but when I boot up my Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit system aero does not work. ...
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Unable to install VirtualBox 4.2 on Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install VirualBox 4.2 on Ubuntu 12.10 but when this is the error I get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: virtualbox-4.2 : Depends: libqt4-opengl (>= 4:4.7.2) but it ...
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How can I make seamless virtualization work with virtualbox and rdesktop?

There are lots of tutorials on the web how can this be done. I followed this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SeamlessVirtualization but they all are basically agree on what needs to be done. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on virtualBox

im trying to set up ubuntu one on ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox and right after step number 3 i get "sorry, an error has occurred and ubuntu one needs to close" and under show details it shows " ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 in Virtualbox 4.2.4 Screen resolution limited to 1600x1200

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 (x64) in VirtualBox 4.2.4 on Windows 7, and installed Guest additions with no problems reported. I set the display memory to 128Mb. After rebooting, the display ...
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Windows 7 when starting ubuntu black & blue striped screen after upgrade

I got a message saying that my version of ubuntu was obsolete so I clicked to update. I have Windows 7 and run ubuntu in a Virtual Box vm. When ubuntu tries to startup I get a screen with black &...
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Connecting to a shared internet connection in VirtualBox

I have managed to set up my iPhone as a wireless network adapter within my Windows 7 virtual machine which is running within Ubuntu. Is there a way for Ubuntu to use the shared internet connection ...
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USB not recognized in Virtualbox - Ubuntu 12.04 Host - Windows 7 Guest

I have Ubuntu 12.04 host and cannot detect usb devices on windows 7 guest on virtualbox (guest-addon is installed), though I configured vboxusers group and enabled it for my user account and still ...
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Stopping system V runlevel compatibility - Stuck on logon screen

My wireless stopped working suddenly and I tried to reinstall the driver. I think that I installed the wrong one and after rebooting I am stuck on Ubuntu login screen. When I try to login Ubuntu ...
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virtualbox- error on importing

I have offline computer with (computer_A): OS: xubuntu (12.04) virtualbox: 4.1.44 guest: ubuntu 14.04 I have another computer(computer_B): OS: windows 7 virtualbox: 5.0.6 guest: ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Error trying to start Virtual Box to add a .ISO

When try to start a virtual machine I get these error messages: The virtual machine has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 (0x1). NS_ERROR_FAILURE Kernel driver not ...
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Headers for the kernel were not found

Im trying to install the guest additions for the virtualbox. my main operating system is xubuntu and the OS on the VB is ubuntu 14.04 so I have the iso file on CD (the computer is offline), and when ...
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File size increases on disk image conversion with qemu-img

I downloaded two Ubuntu cloud image files xenial-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.img (294M) and xenial-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.vmdk (282M) from https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/xenial/current/. I ...
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Linux VirtualBox Lab VLAN tagging

I am in the middle of a learning experience in my network education that I’d like some community insight on. I have set up a virtual lab on my home network but am trying to add physical hosts to the ...
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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 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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Can I run virtual machines with CUDA GPU?

Is it possible? I have nVidia CUDA GT555M 2GB and I'd like to have its power in guest OSs (mainly Windows, for games). I found few topics or questions about this, but they were kinda old, so I'm not ...
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Virtualbox Guest Additions and kernel version

I tried installing Lubuntu 14.04.4 (which is running on kernel 4.2) in Virtualbox, but when I installed the virtualbox guest additions (virtualbox-guest-dkms), the screen resolution still failed to ...
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Enabling Unity 3D support in Ubuntu 15.10 and VirtualBox

My VirtualBox image (Ubuntu 15.10) has suddenly become very slow. I've tried the steps described in this post, but somehow Not software rendered and Unity 3D supported are still disabled after ...
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Login cause loop with error

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Oracle VM on a laptop : GS60 6QE. Use to have graphic problem with Ubuntu, but at least I can work. Suddenly I can't login normally. I'm on it for hours now ... If ...
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Guest Ubuntu 16.04 runs very slowly in VirtualBox Windows 10 host

Machine is 64-bit ACPI motherboard with i5 quad-core and 8 Gb of memory running Windows 10-Pro host. Monitor is Acer T232HL touchscreen. Video card is AMD Radeon R7 200. Installed VirtualBox then ...
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Accessing Onedrive/GoogleDrive of Host Windows 10 from guest Virtual Box Ubuntu

I have recently installed Ubuntu on Virtual Box on the host Windows 10. But now i not able to access the Onedrive, GoogleDrive and Dropbox from Ubuntu. Please can any body suggest me how to access ...
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Eclipse hangs when creating project on Ubuntu (Vbox)

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on Virtual Box. It's the 64 bit version, and I have allocated 1024 mb of ram. My problem is when creating a new Java Project in eclipse, it just hangs and takes forever. I ...
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Unable to get Virtual Frame Buffer / Display (Xvfb) Information with xdpyinfo

Ubuntu Server 16.04 running in VirtualBox Setup sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list' sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
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Multiple ip addresses on single nic removes dns-* options

I need 2 or 3 local ip addresses on a single nic on my Ubuntu server 16.04 (on virtualbox with intel pro/1000 mt network card). Currenlty I have this: auto enp0s3 iface enp0s3 inet static ...
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Kernel Panic when setting up Ubuntu 16.04 with VirtualBox

FIRST NOTE: I tried the solution proposed by this topic, but it did not work. Besides, the fact that I've reinstalled Windows recently could (or could not) make my situation a little different. Some ...
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Ubuntu installation in virtual box stuck at : (2 of 2) A Start job is run [OK] Reached target sound card

I've been on this screen for almost 30-40 minutes now, is something wrong with the installation or does it take this much time anyway? What should I do? Also the installation took me almost 80 minutes ...
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12.04 LTS -> 14.04 LTS: An error occurred while restoring previously-installed applications

I'm attempting to upgrade an existing installation of Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS to 14.04.4 LTS in a 5.0.10 VirtualBox VM. After several hours of attempting to get do-release-upgrade to find any new releases ...
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I am trying to install Ubuntu in virualbox and it keeps crashing. Please help

This is screenshot of my settings in virtual box: and this is a screenshot of the crash: This happens happens right after I select install Ubuntu
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Turn off Keyboard Repeating during install of Ubuntu Server?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox over VPN using Remote Viewer and RDP and a slow internet connection. For whatever reason this setup is causing me to have keys repeated. So for example ...
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VirtualBox crashes (illegal instruction at…)

Recently (within the last week) I've gotten crashes of my Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox. It might be associated with use of the clipboard, but I'm not sure about that. I edit in both gedit and QtCreator ...
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Virtualbox won't work with kernel 3.16.0-34; can't use any newer kernel

I'm using 3.16.0-34 kernel version on Ubuntu 15.10. With any newer kernel version I get more and more problems. With first post-3.16 versions, the fan would go to full speed non-stop after waking from ...
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USB No Devices Available in Virtualbox 5.0.16 with Host Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Guest WinXP SP3

I have worked for three days trying everything I could read on Virtualbox and Ubuntu forums, as well as the Virtualbox user manual. Finally I have given up. Does anyone know what else to do or if you ...
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Symlink in VBox Shared Folder are not properly formatted

I have my c:\ partition shared to VM using Virtual Box Shared Folder. It is currently mounted as /c on the Ubuntu guest. Lets suppose c:\html points to c:\Server\html on the Windows host. When I try ...
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No Display in Fullscreen VirtualBox Guests — AwesomeWM Host

I'm using AwesomeWM v3.5.6 on my Host, a Xubuntu 15.10. I have VirtualBox guest additions installed on all my guest VMs, a Windows 7, another Xubuntu 15.10 and a Kali 2.0. When I try to switch my ...
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MythBuntu in VirtualBox with HDHomeRun Prime and Xfinity

Over the last week, I have installed about a half-dozen different Ubuntu/MythTV configurations in VirtualBox. Today I tried MythBuntu, but I keep getting the same results. When I try to tune to any ...
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FTP setsockopt bad file desriptor

So I'm trying to FTP into my local virtualbox. SSHing into it works fine, but FTP it throws FTP: setsockopt: bad file descriptor Here is my config # Example config file /etc/vsftpd.conf # # The ...
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VBoxClient: Failed to connect to the VirtualBox kernal service, rc = VERR_ACCESS_DENIED error. Unable to get past login screen

I am currently running ubuntu 32 bit on oracle VM Virtual Box. During starup, it would display the error message"VBoxClient: Failed to connect to the VirtualBox kernal service, rc = VERR_ACCESS_DENIED ...
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How to directly save files into host machine from genymotion?

When I use whatsapp, Telegram etc on Genymotion. Files from that app can be download in Genymotion Virtual Device, but saving that files [video photo etc] in Genymotion virtual Device is contain to ...