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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apt-get error for git, but not other packages

I just set up a fresh Ubuntu 12.04.5 server amd64 machine on VirtualBox 4.2 (I was having install issues on OSX 10.10 using 4.3) and I'm able to do apt-get install curl but when I run apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu in VirtualBox - Have internet access through host but can't see shared folder on host

I have a shared folder setup but it doesn't map in the Ubuntu VM nor can I browse to the Windows network as it doesn't allow me to authenticate using my known Windows user/PW. I have the Ubuntu VM ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu buit-in microphone not working

I have install Ubuntu 14.10 on a Virtualbox running on Windows 7 64bit. The buit-in mic is not being detected in Ubuntu but works perfectly in Windows 7. I have tried tweaking alsamixer but with no ...
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host ubuntu and guest Windows access each other from command line?

My host OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and guest is Windows 8.1 running in a virtual machine by VirtualBox. Is it possible to access the guest Windows from host Ubuntu from Ubuntu's bash? access the host ...
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Error installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I'm trying to install many different versions of Ubuntu (12.04/14.04, amd64/x86, server/desktop, etc.) on VirtualBox 14.3.26 on OSX 10.10 and I'm getting the following error: [ 0.000000] Fast TSC ...
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Why after install VirtualBox my terminal and software center remove

I installed VirtualBox-4.3.26 and after install unity is broken and Launcher and terminal are removed along with Software Center? My windows panel is not showing , for example my windows does not ...
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I want to using multiple VMs and multiple NICs

I have a windows machine with virtualbox running and 3 NICs [eth0/eth1/eth2]. Eth0 is connected to ISP. Other 2 are connected to each other through a switch. [yes, it is a switch, yes I need it there] ...
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How to add my other hard drives to ubuntu on vmware

I have Windows 8.1 as my main OS and can't change it because of homegroup for my family. I installed VMware Workstation 11 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have shared my folders and have my D,E,F ...
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Ubuntu create virtual USB flash drive

How to create in host Ubuntu a virtual USB flash drive for working with it in VirtualBox? I need to create a virtual image physical USB flash drive. And in VirtualBox it connects the virtual image as ...
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Why are these ruby gems pre-installed on Precise32?

I'm getting started with provisioning a development VM for developing web apps. To do this, I'm using Vagrant. Vagrant allows you to use a base "box" (virtual machine disk image?) that contains an ...
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Running vagrant inside VirtualBox

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 in a VirtualBox VM on Windows 7. Inside the VM, I want to use Vagrant as part of my development environment. The Vagrant setup executes successfully, until it wants the VM ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit and VM VB

I am currently running the last stable 64 bit Ubuntu version on a VM with VirtualBox on W7 pro 64 bits. I have tried several configurations, with some the sluginesh almost dissapeared, but I cant ...
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How do I connect to my VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04LTS from the host's public IP(or domain name)?

I've been having a hard time with this. It's probably been 3 days now... Anyway, I've set up my virtualbox on Windows7 with a bridged adapter (eth0). Installed LAMP server and it works. I can ...
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How to mount disk image taken in linux and run in virtual box

I want to get virtual box to mount and boot the disk image I took a month ago. I have been able to mount the drive and can see its contents, everything is accessible, I want to now get the image ...
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can't ping any site from my ubuntu server [closed]

I already installed Ubuntu server 12.04 in Virtual Box, and set a static IP, but I can't ping major sites such as google.com, but when I change the server to DHCP I can connect. However, I need static ...
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custom-keybindings not found

When I tried to list the available custom keybindings using gsettings command gsettings get org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.media-keys custom-keybindings I got the error message saying, No such ...
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“No root system defined” while installing ubuntu on Virtual box

i continuously get the error "No root System defined" in the last installation step and it asks for partitioning but under the condition of erasing everything on the disk !!!
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Installing VirtualBox gives “dpkg : error processing package”

dpkg: error processing package virtualbox-4.3is displayed on the terminal while installing VirtualBox. What can I to do install it properly? I tried downloading different versions of VirtualBox, but ...
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Copy Shortcut for Ubuntu Server 14.04 with Xfce to use with VirtualBox

I would like to know how to configure Xfce4 terminal copy shortcut via the interface or Ubuntu 14.04 server file system? I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 as a dev/test box. Unity seemed a bit of ...
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VirtualBox Not Seeing Bootable USB with Windows 8.1

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on a System76 laptop. I bought Windows 8.1. Pro from Microsoft Store and downloaded it to a (supposedly) bootable USB on a friend's Windows 8.1 machine since the mediacreator ...
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Boot Ubuntu From VHD

I want to be able to use Ubuntu in a virtual machine from a VHD, and sometimes I want to boot on that VHD. It's easier for me to code in a virtual machine and boot on a VHD when I need full power for ...
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Guest on Mac host still has tiny screen after installing Virtual Box Guest Additions

I ran the following command as per "Unable to Install Guest Additions CD Image on Virtual Box", restarted the server, and it still behaves like the guest utils haven't been installed, because I'm ...
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How to install many softwares in one go and replicate Ubuntu?

I am doing a online course. Many softwares are prerequisite for the course and need to be installed on Ubuntu. I have installed all of them on my laptop at hostel. Now I have also installed Ubuntu ...
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Virtualbox in a host with static IP and require proxy [duplicate]

My host machine is a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 in virtual box, and got problems with network. My host machine can only use static IP, moreover, everything internet connection ...
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Start VirtualBox VM in startup [duplicate]

I just installed Windows 7 inside VirtualBox and Ubuntu has nothing but VirtualBox. Is there any way I can have the VM automatically startup when Ubuntu starts? Thanks!
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DNS Resolution Problem on Ubuntu 14.4 LTS

I have a Windows 8 host machine running VirtualBox and a running a Ubuntu 14.4 LTS Virtual Machine. In the Ubuntu VM, I can access and resolve DNS for every external site (Ex.: www.google.com) and I ...
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ubuntu14.10 running slow in virtual box

I have enabled Intel Virtualization and installed Ubuntu 14.10 in Virtual Box with 3D Acceleration enabled but Ubuntu is still running very slow, is there any way to speed up my operating system in ...
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VirtualBox Lubuntu 12.04 and Debian Wheezy guests - differences in /etc/network/interfaces

I have 2 guests - one Lubuntu 12.04 LTS and one Debian Wheezy - running on a Debian Wheezy host. I recently started expanding my knowledge on the topic of distributed systems, databases etc. and I ...
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Pasting from clipboard into an Oracle VM running Ubuntu 14.04.02

I have an Oracle VM running Ubuntu 14.04.02 (32bit) on a Windows 8.1 system. I have bidirectional clipboard enabled. I restarted the VM and I can see that the bidirectional clipbaord is enabled. How ...
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VirtualBox: Display Size too small!! Can't reach or see anything, that includes the terminal!

Because I was tired of virtual box saying to update (even before I had a feeling it wouldn't be a good idea), I though well let's just get it over with... I'm running Lubuntu 14.10 (32 bits the ...
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1600x900 TTY resolution in Ubuntu 14.04 using Virtual Box

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in Virtual Box. I want to use 1600x900 resolution in TTY terminals. I understood that changing the value of GRUB_GFXMODE to the required resolution in /etc/default/grub ...
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Virtualbox guest additions installation fails for shared folder support!

I am trying to setup Ubuntu guest OS on a Windows host system.After creating the new virtual machine, I am trying to install the guest additions and I am running sudo sh VBoxLinuxAdditions.run but ...
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Virtual box Ubuntu setup [duplicate]

I have installed virtualbox and configured a Linux 12.04 version within it. Everything works fine but the only problem is everytime when I power off the machine and restart, I see another brand new ...
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Intel iMac Ubuntu Installation Troubleshooting

I'm having terrible luck trying to install any flavor of Ubuntu on my 2006 5,1 Intel Core 2 Duo iMac. I've downloaded the 32-bit and 64-bit current and past version, as well as tried torrent ...
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how to fix error when starting ubuntu in virtual box

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ubuntu 14.04LTS. The virtual machine 'ubuntu 14.04LTS' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code -1073741424 (0xc0000190). More ...
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i was trying to install ubuntu on virtual box in windows 8.1 and got an error

Failed to open the optical disk file D:\programm setups\ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso. Could not get the storage format of the medium 'D:\programm setups\ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso' ...
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Ubuntu installer is blank (can't select partition)

As of now, I am able to run Ubuntu Unity through VirtualBox. Now, I want to install Ubuntu to a partition, which I have already created AND formatted. However, in VirtualBox, when I click 'install ...
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smartphone-like behavior in Chromium and Opera browsers in VirtualBox

I use Chromium and Opera browsers in my VirtualBox v.4.3.26 (Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome), but few days ago (not clear, whether after an update or I inadvertently changed some settings) they started to behave ...
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Network issues with VirtualBox

I am running a Windows 8.1 laptop. I used VirtualBox to create a virtual Windows 2008 server. I am trying to send a file to the laptop. It did not go. When I tried to ping the laptop, it did not ...
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How to access VM hosted Ubuntu 14.04 with graphical UI from windows 7

I'm quite new with Ubuntu, and even more with remote Ubuntu. I got VM that is hosted on server, and it has Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm connecting via Windows 7 Putty/telnet connection (SSH), and I can ...
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no network in ubuntu13 when virtal box is configured with bridged adpater

I am using Ubuntu 13 on virtual box with my host being Windows 8. My aim is I want to ping from host to guest or from any physical machine to guest (Ubuntu).I am able to ping from guest to host but ...
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Connect to MongoDB database on Vagrant(VM) from local machine (using RoboMongo)

I have installed MongoDB on Vagrant based VM, and I can connect to it on VM. But not from my local machine. I'm using RoboMongo to connect and following are the credentials, Host - 127.0.0.1 Port - ...
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Installing windows in ubuntu with virtualbox

My desktop is running two OSes, windows 8.1 64-bit and Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit. But I want to run windows in Ubuntu instead of switching between them all the time. So I am now trying to install windows ...
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Enable CUDA GPU working under VM

I've connected a graphic adapter to my Linux server (OS: ubuntu 14.10). I'm using VirtualBox and need to enable access to the GPU under VM. The GPU is working on the server but not on the VM. Here is ...
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VM Ubuntu: What are /dev/mapper and /dev/sd1?

I want to increase the free disk space of my VM Ubuntu (host = Mac 10.10). After autoclean -> auto remove, I still 80% (=5.7/7.5 GB)of space used in /dev/mapper, however, only 3% (=7.2/246.8 MB) used ...
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ubuntu 14.10 install fail in virtual box

I have tried to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 32Bit I am able to install through virtual-box, but it fails after install and gives error: - 0x7103e88e memory written fail is happened
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Having trouble installing VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm getting the following message when trying to install VirtualBox-4.3 sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/virtualbox-4.3_4.3.24-98716~Ubuntu~lucid_amd64.deb dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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Ubuntu Virtual Machine cant' mount directories /dev /sys /proc

I am running this Ubuntu Virtual machine on CentOS5- Virtual Host Manager. The Virtual machine can't boot because it can't mount /dev,/sys,/proc. Killed: mount: mounting /dev on root/dev failed: no ...
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virtualbox cant load(install w7 64-32bit)

I'm trying to install Windows 7 64 bit in VirtualBox in Ubuntu 14.10, I epicly fail which is just hocus pocus when I read it so I hope somebody can help me. Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) ...
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How should I configure Ubuntu/Upstart for unusual network configuration?

I recently installed Ubuntu Utopic 14.04 LTS on a new server box I built specifically to host some virtual machines. The network configuration for this box, which contains two NICs, exposes the two ...