Oracle Virtual Box is a platform independent open source virtualization software available for Linux, Solaris, OSX, and Windows hosts.

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VM Guest Windows Xp not running Ubuntu Wubi install

So I installed Windows XP in VirtualBox, installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS within that using WUBI, but when I go to reboot, after selecting Ubuntu in MBR OS select (I believe that's the name), I get this ...
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mounting and shared folder between guest machine and win 7 host

I am experiencing a problem I already shared a folder named "virtual_share" on win7 and mount it on my oracle virtual box on ubuntu with the same name. But I cannot copy anything to the shared folder ...
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Ruby installation in Ubuntu Virtualbox vanishes after every reboot

I installed Ruby and Rails in Ubuntu(Guest OS) which is mounted on Windows (Host OS) using Virtual Box. But every time I reboot Guest OS, I need to re install Ruby on Rails.I have some experience with ...
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How to recover data lost when connecting a USB drive to a VirtualBox VM

I have just installed/configured my machine to run Ubuntu 13.10, with Windows 8 running in a virtual machine on VirtualBox 4.2.16_Ubuntu r86992. I was just experimenting with mounting and unmounting ...
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How to share VirtualBox Windows XP Guest's Internet Connection with Ubuntu 13.10 Host?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows XP SP3 Installed as a Virtual Machine, the only way for me to access the internet is using a PPP broadband USB Modem (DWM-156) I am not able to run it in Ubuntu, I ...
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How to find name of the virtual machine Ubuntu server is being hosted on?

Is it possible to find out what version and what type of virtual machine is my ubuntu server being hosted on its on a remote server?-Thanks in advance.
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How to map a local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1?

I am currently running Ubuntu Server using Oracle's VirtualBox. I would like to map a network drive to my local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1. I can connect to my server using PuTTy just fine. I can ...
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Unable to unlock after locking when VirtualBox is in full screen mode

I'm running 13.10 as host, with a VirtualBox 4.2.16_Ubuntu running Windows 8.1 as guest. I had the virtual machine in full screen mode when Ubuntu locked due to inactivity. I tried to wake the ...
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ubuntu 32bit 13.04 iso image for virtual box [duplicate]

Hello folks From where i can download 32bit for 13.04 version for my virtual box. Only 32bit. Thanks shazz
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VMHosts and SSD drives

EDIT: (Sorry for the wall of text) not so new Linux user but I still consider myself mostly a novice, because this is me jumping off the diving board, ANYWAYS:... From what little research I've ...
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Install 64bit Ubuntu in VirtualBox [closed]

I installed VirtualBox and downloaded Ubuntu 64 bits. When I select Linux under VirtualBox, only Ubuntu 32 bits is shown. Am I doing something wrong that stops the 64bit option from appearing? My ...
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Its virtual box legal? [closed]

I had this question I install virtualbox in order to learn about this program, and i found that had the oportunity to run windows, even windows 3.1 to windows 8, my corcern is about the copyright, ...
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Unity crashes when running Ubuntu in a VM [duplicate]

I can't get Ubuntu (tried both 12.10 and 13.10) to play nice with my VM. Everything looks fine when I log in, but trying to use the dashboard will cause a crash. The crash can be triggered by just ...
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How to use expanded disk space in Ubuntu after running VBoxManage modifyhd command of Virtual Box

I am running Ubuntu 64 server (12.04.04) in Virtual Box. I increased the disk size to 80 GB using VBoxManage modifyhd command. In virtualBox Manager I see the following under storage: ...
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How to share the files from Host to Guest in virtual box? Host-ubunutu12.04/Guest-Tails [duplicate]

I know that most ppl dont use or have even heard of Tails, but I was wondering if anyone could help me out here. Tails is amnesic OS.
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Ubuntu in VirtualBox: improved performance and shared clipboard without Guest Additions? [closed]

The performance when running Ubuntu in VirtualBox is really bad for me without using Guest Additions. Guest additions also help with sharing clipboards. However, with Guest Additions, VirtualBox ...
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How much RAM memory should I allocate for Ubuntu when running a virtual machine?

How much memory should I allocate to the host OS (in my case, Ubuntu 12.04) if I run Windows 7 Ultimate on a virtual machine (I want it for some gaming)? I have 4 GB of RAM. If I allocate 3512 MB RAM ...
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NFS will mount but is not accessible until browsed through GUI

I'm using Windows 7 x64 as my normal OS, and using Ubuntu under VirtualBox. I have haneWIN installed as NFS server, and I put the following under Ubuntu's /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.2:/websites ...
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SSH to Private to My Mac (host only) network?

I have been trying to get an install of Ubuntu 12.04 running on my Mac and have attempted it via VirtualBox and VMWare Fusion 6. The problem is I need to be able to ssh to the Ubuntu 12.04 from OS X ...
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Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I was trying to install virtualbox-guess-additions-iso, and got the following error: sudo aptitude install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso The following NEW packages will be installed: libgsoap1{a} ...
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Getting genymotion to run on Ubuntu

I want to run genymotion on my Ubuntu OS. i have downloaded and installed the bin file. Virtual box is also present and has been detected by the installation. The installed folder is owned by my ...
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increasing size of virtual machine

I have first tried other question and forum but they are too complicated for me. I want detailed steps. I have virtual box 4.3.8 in Kubuntu 13.10 and I am running windows 7 in virtual box. I have 25 ...
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Static IP for Ubuntu 13.10 Server (VirtualBox)

I'm trying to change my Ubuntu VirtualBox (guest) to a static IP. I have a Bridged network enabled which allows me to easily SSH into the virtual box from my Mac. When inside the Ubuntu virtual box, ...
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Wanted: In-depth guide to virtualizing existing Windows 7 partition with VirtualBox

I would like an in-depth guide to virtualizing an existing Windows 7 partition (with VirtualBox), as all the instructions I have found online are either incomplete, imperfect,vaguely worded, or out of ...
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Alt key opens command line

I'm running Windows 8.1 through Virtual Box in Ubuntu 12.4 and one of my (many) problems is when I press Alt key command line opens in my host. After this many things stop working correctly until I ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu: Not enough space left in /tmp to decompress VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

I have been using Ubuntu on my Oracle Virtual Box for a while. Recently, I have resize the hdd from 8GB to 16GB because it was full, and for some reasons, Guest Addition is not working anymore. So I ...
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VM VirtualBox doesn't allow to enable 64-bit guest on Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo G500S

I've installed VM VirtualBox v. 4.3.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Lenovo G500S with Intel 1005M processor) and I can't configure any 64-bit guest (nor Windows, neither other OS). Inslalation of Win 8.1 ...
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Can i install ubuntu in to virtual box android?

Hello i am Linux developer and have Ubuntu Os in my desktop. and i created application for ubuntu and android. I have Android that installed on Genymotion virtual OS. Can i install Ubuntu Mobile os ...
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How to install MS Office 2010 in Virtual Box Windows VM

I have installed a virtual machine on my Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) laptop using VirtualBox. I have also installed Windows 7 Professional. I need to be able to access MS Office 2010 using the ...
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How do you load USC Image in VirtualBox for Mac?

I'm attempting to set up my Ubuntu Server Cloud image before porting it to an Amazon AMI. Realizing that I can't load an .img as a disk to a VM in VirtualBox (4.3.8) I've tried a few ways of ...
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Can I access Ubuntu ports using a virtual machine?

I'm new to the server side of Ubuntu. I'm trying to use Ubuntu as a host for my online coding platform and coaching website. I have set up a Ubuntu server on a virtual machine and have installed some ...
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virtual machine with desktop

I want to script an ubuntu virtualbox VM, with a deskop UI. I'm stuck booting into gnome or xfce. I don't just want to build from an ISO but use a tool like Vagrant or packer to build an image ...
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Virsh KVM Domain is marked as autostart… doesn't come up after restarting windows

I have KVM and Virsh installed. When I restart windows inside the VM, the VM does not come back up without issuing a virsh start command. I found this ...
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UEFI boot in virtualbox - Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) by using UEFI in VirtualBox. When using UEFI boot in Virtualbox, I instantly get dropped into EFI-shell. I looked this up online and did as explained in this ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 black boot screen and boot-repair failed

I cannot boot Ubuntu 12.04 after from a copy of my VirtualBox file. I am getting a "GNU GRUB version 1.99-12ubuntu5" screen with these options: Ubuntu, with Linux 3.0.0-24-generic Ubuntu, with Linux ...
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install zpanel on localhost

i have tried to follow zpanel documentation, however, its very hard to follow as it is not written by someone who uses english as their primary language. I am trying to learn how to install zpanel on ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 stops responding soon after assigning a static IP manually

I know there's a lot written about this issue but no response seem to answer my question. So I am wondering my problem is with the most recent version of Ubuntu. I have just installed an Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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VirtualBox “Not installing X Window System drivers” Is it HWE Stack related?

I am running 12.04 with the LTS Hardware Enablement Stacks as my VirtualBox host. (I'm using lts-raring and VirtualBox 4.2.20.) When setting up a new Kubuntu 14.04 guest with Virtual box, upon ...
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0% [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com]

I'm doing a project for College where I have to host a specific piece of software on a Ubnutu server and allow any hosts on the server's network to install the software. When my server's network ...
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Reinstall virtualbox on kubuntu 13.10

I've been running virtual box 4.3.6 with the latest guest addition perfectly but an upgrade appeared and I tried to upgrade to 4.3.8 and then a message of broken virtual box appeared. I tried many ...
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Booting ubuntu via VirtualBox on Win7 goes to black screen after this prompt

![GNU GRUB Screen]http://imgur.com/oUg6f5S 99% of the time The first option is selected by VirtualBox in under 3 seconds, the other 1% it pauses for me to actually choose. No matter the option I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 network issues

I have two network devices on my virtualbox with ubuntu server 12.04. I get this when I start up: Starting configure network device [fail] Waiting up to 60 more seconds for network configuration. I ...
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Mount Bluetooth USB in VirtualBox

I originally asked this question here Python Module PyBluez Error and have narrowed it down to basically I can't get VBox to recognize my bluetooth USB. I'm on a MAC OS X 10.9.2. I've installed ...
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Stuck in TTY, lightdm error?

Im running Ubuntu 12.04 on virtualbox. I just updated to the latest version of virtual box, reinstalled any new guest additions, and all hell broke loose. Fist Ubuntu would restart in what I later ...
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How to I install a 64-bit OS on my Ubuntu 64-bit with vm?

I have a copy of 64-bit 13.10 Ubuntu running on my x201. When I open virtual box and click new, it doesn't show a 64-bit option for Windows 7. Running latest virtual box from virtualbox.org. How can ...
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No such command 'sip show peers' when using asterisk

i want to connect two soft phone using asterisk after configuration the sip.conf and iax.conf and extension.conf can't enter any order from cli example of the error: Connected to Asterisk 11.6-cert1 ...
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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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Ubuntu virtual machine not starting up in virtualbox

When I start up my ubuntu virtual machine in virtualbox, it gives me an error, and it says: The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, graphics card, and input device settings could ...
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Making a specific root folder accessible to user

I am using virtual box with ubuntu as the guest, which has a feature to share a folder between the host and guest, which is located for the guest in the media folder under root. It is quite ...
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VirtualBox fatal error no media found

Installed xUbuntu 13.10 on my virtual machine on WIN8 host. Everything was OK, so I installed only LAMP without any modification. Next day I switched up virtual machine I got error message on ...