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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Invalid Partition Table- recursive allocation on /dev/sr1

I am trying to allocate disk space to my Ubuntu image on Virtual Box and am stuck at a point wwhere the GParted says "Invalid Partition Table- recursive allocation on /dev/sr1. Please help. Image for ...
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VirtualBox 5 is unable to create a host-only adapter on Ubuntu 16.04

Using Ubuntu 16.04 and installing VirtualBox 5 according to the prescribed method here for "Debian-based Linux distributions": https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads This faces a problem ...
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Active USB VirtualBox XP on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox 5.0.20, and I have a problem with reading USB devices on XP system. When I click right and selected "add filter from devices" I show
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Login Error Phpvirtualbox

When trying to login in to phpvirtualbox, I get the message below: Could not connect to host (http://127.0.0.1:18083/) When I click on "details", I see: Exception Object ( [message:protected] =>...
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Unable to start Google Chrome 51.0.2704.84 on 14.04.4 64 bit

I am unable to run Chrome 51.0.2704.84 with Xvfb on Ubuntu 14.04.4, 64 bit. I have installed this VM on Windows 7 host with Vagrant and Virtualbox as provider. Virtualbox Version: v5.0.20 r106931. ...
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Firefox 47 not starting on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS64 bit Trusty

I am unable to run Firefox 47 with Xvfb on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64 bit Codename Trusty. I have installed this VM on Windows 7 host with vagrant and Virtualbox as provider. I have problem running google-...
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Changing the location of a vmdk virtualbox ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to move a vmdk of my boxes to another directory (memory reasons) without having to reinstall the vm-s.After trying to add a SAS controler (after removing the old one) i get this: Cannot ...
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Some boot-up services

I am trying to increase my boot-up speed on my 16.4 Ubuntu and would like to consult someone if removing some boot-up services is a smart idea, for i am unsure if there are consequences i am not aware ...
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Virtualbox: Guest bridged network fails after 5 minutes on boot

I have encountered network problems after I have started using Ubuntu 16.04 on my host and guest systems. Each and every virtual machine I have created so far had the same problem of "Raising network ...
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Data corruption when transferring files out of VirtualBox?

I think this may also apply to Windows, but oh well... If I were to transfer downloaded files out of a guest OS in VirtualBox, say via shared folders or drag-and-drop, would there be any sort of data ...
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Unable to run a Virtualbox machine : modprobe vboxdrv failed [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, tring to use Virtualbox version 5.0_5.0.20 When I try to open a Virtual Machine, Virtualbox warn me that : WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no ...
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How can I convert these commands to work in Ubuntu?

I was just following a guide for Virtual Box. I tested the guide in Windows, since that's what it was written for. But now I want to use the same guide for Ubuntu. VB is the same on both platforms, ...
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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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How to connect two differents virtual machines (VirtualBox) using IPv6 and gateway

I am trying to create a virtual machine and clonate it. When I have the copy, I try to connect them using IPv6 but I don't know how I can do it. This two virtual machines are Ubuntu 14.04. I need a ...
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VirtualBox with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I've just updated Ubuntu and VirtualBox. When I try to open a window in VirtualBox it gives me an error and says to use the code sudo modprobe vboxdrv but it give me this error: modprobe: ERROR: ...
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No Menu bar in Vbox after installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu in Virtual box. My issue is that there is no menu bar after the installation. I have tried troubleshooting the issue with many potential solutions, but none of them have ...
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Vagrant ubuntu/trusty64 apache2.4.7 not showing *.css files

I have virtual environment in Vagrant ubuntu/trusty64. Used phalcon framework. Have install > apache2 -v Server version: Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) Server built: Jan 14 2016 17:45:23 /etc/apache2/...
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VirtualBox - SSH to guest Ubuntu VM from OS X host

I've followed the steps in this post In VirtualBox, how do I set up host-only virtual machines that can access the Internet? to set up a host-only network so that my guest Ubuntu VM has a network ...
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How to run 2 virtual machines with only one visable

Hi I have one new physical machine with 2 gigabit ethernet ports, 8GB RAM, 256GB NVME SSD running windows 10. I want to run a pfsense box with this machine but it's way too good to waste on just ...
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How to upgrade ubuntu in side virtual box installed using vagrant?

I have Ubuntu 14 installed to my virtual machine(Virtual Box) using vagrant. Now I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 16. I have an ISO image of Ubuntu 16 with me. Is it possible to upgrade to latest ...
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Ubuntu breaking after initial restart

When I installed Ubuntu on virtualbox (I'm on windows 10) everything went fine the installation was no problem but when I do the initial restart this happens: Does anybody know how to fix this?
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Unable to enumerate USB device under virtualbox

I have a new Dell XPS 13 (9350) laptop running Windows 10 as host and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as a guest under Oracle VirtualBox 5.0.20. I installed the Extension Pack and also the Guest Additions for Linux....
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Virtualization options on Ubuntu - are there others besides virtualbox

The only reason I ask about other virtualization options is because after moving to Ubuntu and Linux from Windows, I still have a few apps that I want to use from the Adobe Creative Suite, e.g. ...
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error while starting vagrant

I am trying to launch vagrant Ubuntu 16.04. This is my Vagrantfile : Vagrant.configure(2) do |config| config.vm.box = "ubuntu/xenial64" config.vm.network "public_network", ip: "192.168.0.50" end ...
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Virtual box issue with /etc/network/interfaces

I'm trying to run a pentest server (2014 in a box challenge: https://www.cyberchallenge.com.au/) on virtual box. I've set up a static ip in etc/network/interfaces as such: #auto lo auto eth0 #iface ...
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Ubuntu server still doing boot processes after login

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu server 16.04 in VirtualBox (guest), running on Windows 10 host. After i start up the machine it goes through a bunch of processes with a green [OK] before them, then ...
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No internet on Virtualbox (Windows 7 as guest, Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS as host)

I've searched all over the net and found an interesting post about it on No internet connection on Virtualbox (Windows 7 as guest, ubuntu 13.04 as host). But unfortunately this did not work for ...
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laravel 4.2 environment not working with homestead on ubuntu

I created this question in stackoverflow too. Anyhow I know there's a post in ubuntu with the same question and they mentioned upgrade vagrant but I am already using 1.8.1 but no luck. How to make ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 server DNS in VirtualBox

I installed ubuntu server 14.04 in virtualbox. And I make DNS server. but there is a problem. I confirm my domain name using 'nslookup' command and my virtualbox ubuntu server's ip address. And I can ...
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Cannot install and the code is not working: apt-get install virtualbox-guest-x11 [duplicate]

I am using a full fresh installed Kali Linux rolling edition. And please be specific to me while explaining the matter because I am very new-be in the world of Linux. My host OS is Ubuntu 15.10.
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I can't no more connect after installing kvm

After installing android studio, i tried to install kvm. After relogin, my Intellij wasn't work anymore. I tried to reboot and then, i see the ubuntu start charging with verification(in the processus, ...
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Connecting to Virtualbox VM

I have been struggling with this issue for the past week and I have a feeling I am missing something very minor. Here is the issue: System Specifications: Ubuntu 14.04 Dedicated Server which resides ...
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How to boot between windows 10 and ubuntu without reboot?

My professor has asked me to find a way to install Ubuntu the computers at a lab that already has windows 10 installed. I know that I can dual install both of these OS seamlessly and be able to switch ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 in virtual machine has no memory although just set up

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 lts (64 bit) on a virtual machine. My host OS is Windows 10 on an Acer Aspire laptop with plenty of memory. The virtual machine says the base memory is 2458 MB. I ...
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How can I get vboxwebsrv load automatically on boot

Just trying to get the phpvirtualbox page on the new 16.04 Could not have vboxwebsrv service load on boot by default and Oracle's manuals does not help on that. Anyone have any hints on that?..
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VirtualBox - Automatic screen resolution stopped working

I'm running VirtualBox 5.0.18 with Ubuntu 16.04. I've installed VirtualBox Guest Additions and DKMS, which enabled the automatic screen resolution in my VB. This worked fine for several months until ...
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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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Virtualbox either boots to EFIshell mode or it displays colored lines - Ubuntu 16.04

I am facing the below issue while trying to bring up Ubuntu 16.04 on virtual box: 1) If I unchecked the enable efi tab then my screen boots to colored screen. 2) If I check the enable efi tag ...
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System program error(not the norm)

I installed 14.04 on Vbox. During an update, through being an idjit, i left the laptop unplugged and it died during the upgrade(of the Vbox guest). Now when i try to load it i get a system program ...
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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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Budgie Remix on VirtualBox

I wanted to try Budgie Remix in the VirtualBox, so I could test it out. The installation process went fine, but since the screen resolution is pretty small I tried inserting the VirtualBox Guest ...
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How to access webcam in Virtualbox running Windows 10?

My desktop is running on Ubuntu and I have a Virtualbox running Windows 10. The webcam is attached on my laptop, not with a seperate USB cord. How can I access the webcam for the Windows 10 virtual ...
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Can I copy & paste Wine and Virtualbox into Ubuntu while in Windows?

Can I download "Wine" and "Virtualbox" into my Windows 10 laptop then copy and paste those applications into Ubuntu that I have already downloaded and still in my Windows 10 laptop, and with the ...
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Virtual HDD of an Ubuntu 14.04 VM gets read-only

I work with VirtualBox. The host system is Windows 7m the guest -- Ubuntu 14.04. Some time ago I extended the HDD of the VM from 10 to 20 GB. Don't know, if it relates to the issue, but it was the ...
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When using vagrant Stderr: VBoxManage: error: VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX)

I am trying to install open edx with ubunty 16.04 and I get this error There was an error while executing `VBoxManage`, a CLI used by Vagrant for controlling VirtualBox. The command and stderr is ...
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dkms problem with VirtualBox kernel registration after 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade [duplicate]

After upgrading an Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 machine to 16.04 I have encountered some problems with my VirtualBox and dkms installation. It seems that during the upgrade dkms had some problems registering ...
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Install Virtualbox on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I try to install the Virtualbox software following the directions from the Oracle's website: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads When I start Virtualbox is displayed to me the following ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu hangs when trying to restart after installation of NS2

I installed NS2 2.35 in my VirtualBox Ubuntu machine. After trying to restart the machine it hangs in the following screen. Any reason for why this happens? Your help is very much appreciated. This is ...
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VirtualBox Drag & Drop

I have VirtualBox 5.0 and the drag and drop feature is not working even though I enabled the bidirectional. Any way to fix it ? I believe I have downloaded all the required files for the virtual ...