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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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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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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How do I restore a Virtualbox VM from backup? (qcow)

I have backed up the contents of the directory "VirtualBox VMs" and now I am trying to restore the states of my virtual machines by copying the backed up files, back. Now when I select "Machine" -> ...
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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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How do I copy and paste files from ubuntu as host OS to Windows XP as guest OS in VirtualBox?

I just installed a virtual machine with Windows XP, but I am not able to copy and paste files from guest to host and vice versa, I set up clipboard setting on bidirectional but still i cant.
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Can I create a Ubuntu disc image from inside a VirtualBox?

I'm in the process of moving from Windows to Ubuntu (14.04) for my web/mobile development and realize that I might definitely screw my PC up at some point. Rather than start over from scratch, I would ...
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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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OBS on “Window Capture (X composite)” only shows red screen

When I chose "Window Capture (X composite)" mode on OBS, and select the running Windows 10 VirtualBox, I get a red screen: It works fine with Spotify: I can record the whole screen, but I'd like ...
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Non-interactive area overlapping desktop on lubuntu

I'm running Lubuntu on a virtualbox and after certain time, one part of my screen will just lost control and can't interact with anything behind that area. Also, right clicking on that area will show ...
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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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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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How to get a VirtualBox VM to suspend as though I have just closed my laptop's lid?

I am doing some debugging and I am in need of getting an Ubuntu GNOME VM (it will either be 15.10 or 16.04) to suspend as though I have just closed my laptop's lid (don't tell me just to press the ...
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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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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 ...
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“No devices available” in USB settings of guest OS

I am trying to connect my sound card and MIDI device directly to VirtualBox guest Windows 10 64-bit. I've done the following: Added current user to vboxusers group Installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 ...
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how to use windows 7 host usb devices in Ubuntu14.04 guest in vbox5.0.10?

I am using Windows 7 as host OS and VirtualBox 5.0.10 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I already installed the guest extension pack and still I am not seeing any connected USB devices in Ubuntu guest. ...
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“Make sure to load the kernel module” Error E_FAIL (0x80004005) from Windows VirtualBox

When I try loading Ubuntu from the VirtualBox VM, I get the error that says: Make sure to load the kernel module has been loaded successfully The whole error: Failed to open a session for the ...
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VirtualBox VM Netflix is choppy on chrome

In Ubuntu 15.10 inside virtual box in Chrome my Netflix is choppy. I have updated everything. Any ideas.
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Authentication Error Software Center (can't install applications from software center)

I am trying to install VirtualBox and whenever I go to install it I get this error: I'm also running crouton on a Chromebook Dell Series 11 (Ubuntu XFCE) Anyone know an easy way to fix? Let me ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login Loop - need to create new user after every reboot?

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual box within a windows 8 host machine. I've had the misfortune of stumbling upon the dreaded ubuntu 14.04 login loop after a sudo apt-get upgrade command, and have ...
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No Internet on Ubuntu 15.04 host, but Internet on Virtualbox VM's. Possibly routing problem

I have a problem getting Internet on my laptop (Lubuntu 15.04) at my office. I have used this laptop for a couple of months with same conditions, so I'm not sure what could have changed during the ...
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how to use virtualbox network printer

I'm using ubuntu 15.10 32-bit, I installed virtualbox with win 7 guest. I'm trying to print on guest machine using network printer, but it doesn't work for me. first how to know the default gate away ...
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VirtualBox: Could not get the storage format of the medium

I am running 5.0.10_Ubuntur104061 on Ubuntu 15.10 x64. My guest OS is Windows 7 x64 with all patches. Maybe it's relevant: I just added discard="True" to my harddisk. After this, I had running the ...
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How to install virtual box kernel?

I am not new to Virtualbox, having used it many times on Windows. I had recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my main pc, and I want to install Windows XP so I can run some Windows applications within ...
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Vagrant NFS folders + Firewall rules

I am trying to configure the firewall -via the GUI tool- on 14.04 by adding rules to allow NFS folder sharing with my vagrant box. However this only works when the firewall is disabled as on vagrant ...
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Run 15.10 in a Virtualbox VM without uninstalling NVidia drivers

My system is dual-boot. Sometimes I boot my Ubuntu partition natively, and sometimes as raw VMDK from my Windows 7 host. Is it possible for me to have 3D acceleration in the VM without physically ...
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Ubuntu PCI Passtrough Virtual Box - Locked Machine

I am using virtual box with the Ubuntu 14.04 image on a Ubuntu 14.04 machine to test if my "PCI carrier card" is getting recognized by the VM. After entering "lspci" on the VM I noticed that the PCI ...
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virtualbox kernel service not running exiting

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS on Oracle VM on Windows 8.1. After some update the top menu and launcher disappeared. After restarting the VM I'am getting the message: virtualbox kernel ...
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Slow fluctuating internet in Ubuntu but faster in Virtualbox

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 in my computer. For some unknown weird reason, the speed of internet is very slow with heavy fluctuations in my machine. But I have Windows 7 running on the virtual box which is ...
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Enabling graphics card Nvidia GT 540M in Virtual box in Ubuntu 14.04, hosted on Windows 10

I am interested and struggling to learn and work on CUDA and attempting to setup a whole system to get it ready, while I already have spent plenty of time on this. Setup: Asus K53SV notebook- ...
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Making a gateway with virtual machines

I have 2 VMS. I want the VM#1 to be the gateway of the VM#2. VM#1 have 2 networks (eth0 - 10.0.2.15 (nat) & eth1 - 192.168.1.1 (internal network)). VM#2 have 1 network (eth0 - 192.168.1.2 ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 black screen after decryption

I have several times installed and uninstalled VirtualBox, because Windows would not start. VirtualBox has been updated yesterday with the updates. Then I wanted to maintain the system and have ...
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Install of Asterisk on Ubuntu 15.10 “asterisk start” no such file or directory

I'm installing Asterisk 13.6.0 on Ubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox VM 5.0.10 on a mac mini late 2012 El Capitan host. I've followed the instructions here Everything went smooth until the end of the ...
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Mouse wheel scrolling ignores first scroll

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 in a VirtualBox in Windows 7 and everything is working as expected so far apart from one little thing that drives me crazy. It happens in gnome applications like gedit and ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu installed on VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on VirtualBox 5.0. The installation was successful, however the moment i enter the password, the home screen flashes and takes me back to login screen. I have seen various ...
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Virtualbox Error code: 0x0000000A win 7 log attached

log Not sure what is going on please help! Thanks in advance!
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revert kernel version change

I'm trying to intstall virtualbox-dkms, and trying the usual sudo apt-get- install virtualbox-dkms yields: Preparing to unpack .../virtualbox-dkms_4.3.10-dfsg-1ubuntu5_all.deb ... Unpacking ...
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Use different drivers for two identical peripherals

I have two NICs that are the same type (plain old VirtualBox NICs). Is it possible to use a different driver for each one? From what I've seen when I load a module it picks up on all the supported ...
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ubuntu can't turn on bluetooth

My computer is Mac air I install the virtualbox and had a ubuntu14.04 vm But the vm can't turn on bluetooth on ubuntu I install the bluez I open the bluetooth on mac and add the setting on ...
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How to set up Ubuntu 14.04 as a gateway using 1 NIC with 2 IP addresses on different subnets?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server with one NIC. The MAC address on this NIC is assigned (by the gateway) one IP (X.X.X.100) in one subnet (X.X.X.0/24), with the gateway being in the same subnet (X.X.X.1), ...
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ubuntu 15.04 acpi pcc probe failed starting version 219

I am using windows 8.1 Enterprise (64bit). In the beginning I'm try to install ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on my VirtualBox Version 5.0.6 r103037. But the virtual Box doesn't show any 64 bit operating ...
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Ubuntu in VirtualBox very slow even with Guest Additions installed

I tried to follow the instructions here: Why does a Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox run very, very slowly? However, I cannot get sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run to work as it says ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run ...