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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Virtualbox doesn't work with a real partition

So I followed the instructions here. However, when I went to Virtualbox and told it to use the file I got the error Failed to open the hard disk file /home/parth/Win7.vmdk. Permission problem ...
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No network on virtualbox

I can't connect to Internet from my virtualbox. This is my first attempt with a virtual machine so I am not sure what might be useful to mention, but here are some stuff I noticed or will hopefully be ...
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Vagrant Up and annoying NFS password asking

Sorry for the language mistakes I've made. I'm trying to prevent vagrant asking the password when it mounts shared folders by NFS: [server] Exporting NFS shared folders... Preparing to edit ...
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VirtualBox release key after a few seconds

I am using Ubuntu in VirtualBox and it works pretty fine, but there is a problem that I am having since I started using it. I use Emacs and therefore, I use a lot of combinations/shortcuts/bindings ...
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SSH disconnect from VirtualBox because of too many connections

I'm running VirtualBox 4.1.12_Ubuntu on an Ubuntu 12.04 host. I'm getting disconnected from my VirtualBox (ssh connection if I execute the following bash script. for i in {1..200} do curl ...
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Error deploying services in juju local

After following all the guides, I've managed to configure juju in the local environment inside a virtualbox guest machine, but after deploying any service (wordpress,juju-gui), they load to the point ...
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How to enable virtualization on booting? (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

I want to use virtual box but it giving me errors (VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system). And in the virtual box settings, I am not able to open accelerator tab as it's ...
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How do I setup BIND9 and VirtualBox so that my local machine can access my domain names?

I have a complicated setup. And it makes me a bit confused about how I should setup my server, BIND9, and my Mac OS X. So here it is. I have a Mac that is connected to the internet via WiFi. I have ...
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Virtual Box hangs when restarting after completing the installation of 12.04?

I am using Virtual Box 4.3.6 and am installing Ubuntu LTS 12.04.3, on a Windows 8 PC. I use the default 8GB disk space, and 512MB ram. However, the VM keeps hanging when I click "Restart Now" after ...
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USB support with VirtualBox [duplicate]

This isn't really a question but more like my frustration and criticism - After spending countless hours, searching web for answer, there seems to be a lot of confusion about the Virtual Box ...
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Why does remote server over ssh prompt for password even if I locked user?

I created Ubuntu server in VirtualBox and created additional user. Than locked it with passwd -l user. Then when I try to ssh that user, it keeps asking for password, but even if I input password, ...
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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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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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Boot from an existing VHD with Ubuntu installation

I'm currently using Window 8 as host operating system and Ubuntu from a Virtual Box VHD. So my Ubuntu is running as virtual machine just fine with a few programs and development tools. But I now need ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Create bootable Windows 8.1 iso using ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone can give me some guidance as to how to create a bootable Windows 8.1 installation iso using Ubuntu/Linux. The deal is that I had to extract the files from an existing iso so I ...
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Partition Disks on VirtualBox When installing Ubuntu Server

Which option should I select in the 'Partition disks' screen when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 x64 on an Oracle VirtualBox? Options are: Guided - resize SCSI3 (0,0,0), partition #5 (sda) and ...
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Limited resolution in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VirtualBox and i have this problem. My Resolution is locked to maximum 1280x720 (4:2) and my windows host OS is running on 1920x1080 (16:9) Widescreen. Do i need to ...
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Looked around A LOT but can't avoid black screen after logging into Ubuntu VM from Mac 10.6 host

I've looked at many for ideas and suggestions (here are a few) My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Ubuntu 12.10 desktop/interface not showing on VirtualBox VM ...
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Ubuntu installation on i5-2430m possible? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 in my VirtualBox. When I try it with the 64-bit version, I get this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU Ii have an Intel core ...
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Why am I Having to reinstall server on virtual box [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Oracle virtual box. After installation, i went on to create databases and unfortunately, my laptop shutdown. I was assuming since the OS was installed, it would open ...
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Installing Ubuntu server to Virtual box

I would like to install Ubuntu Server 10.04-2.7z which i downloaded from sourceforge, as i was downloading, i googled for an iso image of the OS so even though there was no .iso, i assumed it was an ...