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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uninstall Canon MX492 printer driver

What is the general method to uninstall drivers in Ubuntu? I need to get rid of the Canon Pixma mx492 driver to see if it improves the chances of the device being visible as a USB device in ...
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How can I add a VirtualBox machine to the Unity launcher? [duplicate]

VirtualBox allows me to put a shortcut icon for a virtual machine to the Desktop: I tried to drag it to the Unity launcher but cannot place it there. Is there any way to add a desktop shortcut ...
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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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ubuntu-device-flash touch hangs at waiting from VirtualBox

Aim: to install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7. Environment: I have installed Ubuntu Mate 1.10.2 in a VirtualBox machine (Win7 as host) and I can successfully connect to my device through adb and ...
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virtualbox-guest-x11 dependencies on xubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

I have freshly installed XUbuntu 14.04.03 LTS (in virtualbox). When I try to install virtualbox-guest-x11, I get dependency error. Here is screenshot: error screenshot And here is attempt with ...
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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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Cannot log into Ubuntu on VirtualBox

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Virtualbox and went through the installation stages. I made an account and set everything up that it told me to, however when I get to the login stage and login with my ...
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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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genymotion user not authenticated

I am trying to install Genymotion in ubuntu 14.04. I installed virtual box. Then installed Genymotion. Although I signed in online: (see this picture) Now see this image: Clicking Start button I ...
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modprobe: Command not Found

I want to install Virtualbox on my Ubuntu 14.04,but when I want to start any VM it say that no kernel Modules found. So I want to install it with /sbin/vboxconfig but it say that modprobe vboxdrv ...
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Ubuntu detects that I don't have 6.6GB availabe to install

I'm using Oracle virtualbox in order to install Ubuntu. After I installed Oracle and opened the ISO file, Ubuntu detects that I don't have 6.6GB availabe to install. This is weird because I have ...
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VirtualBox Xubuntu guest does not recognise changed virtual disk size

I am running a Xubuntu 14.04 guest in VirtualBox (on a Win 7 host). The virtual disk ("Dynamically allocated") filled up, so I followed this answer using VBoxManage modifyhd to increase its size, ...
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How to run a program in a Windows VM and have it be it's own window

I love Ubuntu greatly, but there is one Windows program that I really need to run in Ubuntu: Windows Live Movie Maker (I know, I should be ashamed!). I have Windows 10 running in Virtual Box. Is there ...
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Why does Virtual Box uninstall gnome-terminal?

For some reason, virtual box 5 after installing it from their website uninstalls gnome-terminal, and when I reinstall gnome-terminal, it uninstalls virtual box. What's going on? Also, installing ...
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How to solve errors showing up when hitting RESTART NOW button after installing Ubuntu GNOME 15.10?

I just installed Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 in VirtualBox on my Linux Mint Rafaela Cinnamon. After I finished installing, I clicked the Restart Now button. However, it got hung up on this screen: What do ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Apache2 VirtualBox Cannot Connect from Windows Host

I've been through more posts than I can count at this point. I'm trying to build a web server (for internal use only -- not for public consumption) in Ubuntu/Apache running in VirtualBox (VB). I ...
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AMD-V is disabled in the BIOS [duplicate]

need assistance in enabling AMD-V in BIOS POST Installalation error--Virtualbox on ubuntu 14 LTS Failed to open a session for the virtual machine testvm1. AMD-V is disabled in the BIOS (or by the ...
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What are my best options for converting a physical 14.04 install to a VM?

My current PC is a dual boot between Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. I really hardly ever boot to windows. The only thing I really use windows for is gaming, which I have not done much of lately, but ...
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Problems with running “vagrant up”

When I execute "vagrant up" I see the following error message: % vagrant up Bringing machine 'default' up with 'virtualbox' provider... [default] Clearing any previously set forwarded ports... ...
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Can't install pip on virtualbox'd ubuntu 14.04 (Windows 10 host)

So while I haven't been able to solve this problem and suspect it's a hardware one, I managed to install ubuntu 14.04 on a virtualbox. However, for some reason pip isn't installed and I can't install ...
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Ubuntu 15 desktop files outside main area

I have an Ubuntu 15 installation running on VirtualBox with Guest Additions installed. When I right click on the Desktop and choose "Organize Desktop by Name" some of the files go to the top of the ...
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Machine setup got USB 3.0 post-upgrade, though xHCI not working

Ubuntu Desktop 64Bits 14.04 LTS installed on virtual machine. Virtual machine powered by Virtual Box. The Ubuntu installation was carried out yet in the days as VirtualBox 4.3 was installed and used ...
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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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Virtual Box - Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)

My mac book pro died. I was running VBox Host on the mac running a Ubuntu 14.04 Guest. I moved the VBox files to a new mac. When I try and run I get this error. Did I loose the server or can it be ...
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Where's the best place to download Ubuntu virtual machines? [closed]

I'm using VirtualBox on OSX, and found a list of images here. But as of today it doesn't include an image for 14.04. What URLs would you suggest to ease the search for a client image of Ubuntu 14.04? ...
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/etc/init.d/functions: No such file or directory

I am trying to install virtual box version 5.0 on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-91-generic x86_64) and I am getting the following errors: /usr/lib/virtualbox/vboxdrv.sh: line 85: ...
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Networking not running on boot Ubuntu Server on Oracle VirtualBox under Windows 10

Recently I installed Windows 10 (before used Windows 7) and installed VirtualBox. The guest system on one of VMs is Ubuntu Server. Version is not important at this point. So first issue I ran into, ...
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How to install VM VirtualBox on 14.04 without errors? [duplicate]

I am continuously attempting to install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04, but I continue to receive errors. Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is ...
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how can i start my virtual box with image of kali linux

my virtualbox 5.0 is unable to locate the virtual optical image of kali linux 2.0 Failed to open the disk image file /home/saiyad/Downloads/Kali-Linux-2.0.0-vbox-amd64.7z. Could not get the storage ...
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What is this error “end kernel panic” (while trying to install virtual ubuntu machine)

I know my iso file is good because I've installed it on a few different laptops, but when I tried installing it in virtual box it freezes on this screen: This is my first time trying to set up a ...
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Cannot change screen resolution for 14.04.3 in Virtual box

Have tried to change the resolution the following command: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-utils virtualbox-guest-x11 virtualbox-guest-dkms. But it did not work. Error given: ...
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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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Simplest way to get Bluetooth USB Dongle to show up in Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox

I was finally able to get this to work. I am using VirtualBox 5.0.10. My host is a Mac running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and my Guest is running Ubuntu 12.0.4 (which is the exact version specified by an ...
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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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install Oracle Virtual Machine by adding a repository

I want to install the Oracle Virtualbox by adding a repository with the apt-add-repository command. In order to gain experience in using the apt commands, I would not like to directly modify the ...
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VirtualBox “Kernel driver not installed” error despite running /sbin/vboxconfig

When starting a VirtualBox VM, I get: Running sudo /sbin/vboxconfig does not fix the problem. How to fix that? VirtualBox 5.0.10 r104061
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How do I get ALSA to recognize my sound card?

I am running a 64bit 14.04 VM in VirtualBox (5.0.10, but I have also tried 5.0.1) on a Windows 10 host. Host sound card details below. Currently the result of aplay -lis something like aplay: ...
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Running Ubuntu in VirtualBox and it won't detect a public WiFi network

I have a Macbook running Mac OS X, and I have Ubuntu running in VirtualBox. I am using a public WiFi network on my Macbook, but for some reason my Ubuntu virtual machine won't detect it. It was able ...
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Login screen on Ubuntu fails to go into full screen or to fill window

The login screen on Ubuntu fails to go into full screen or to fill window. However, when logging-in to user accounts, the screen does go full. I have already installed Guest Additions correctly and ...
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Testing OS, external installation or virtualbox?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop and so far everything is fine, it works great. However, as a newbie, I made the silly mistake of not documenting myself too much about all the possible ...
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Is it possible to move Windows 10 from its current partition onto a virtual machine?

I am VERY new to Ubuntu (I installed it last night), so please pardon me if I say something dumb. I have a laptop that came with Win8. Upgraded to Win10, then downloaded/installed Ubuntu separate ...
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Libvirt Libvirtd virtualbox remote virsh list --all empty

Good afternoon, first of all excuse my english i'am a foreigner, and it's my first post... I got some trouble using virtualbox and libvirt on a LTS 14.04. I try to do a home sandbox with cuckoo ...
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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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No “eth0” listed in ifconfig -a, only enp0s3 and lo

So, I setup my Ubuntu box with VirtualBox, default settings - simple ISO image launch. After installing Ubuntu, I proceeded to test multiple programs, and everything was working fine. I have full ...
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Change screen resolution of xubuntu-14.04.3 using VirtualBox running on Windows 10

I want to run a development environment of Ubuntu on my Windows 10 machine, since I'm just using it for coding I thought I'd just download xubuntu since I only really need a lightweight OS to run on a ...
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How to completely remove virtualbox

I had installed VirtualBox but it started giving me problems. So I uninstalled it using:- sudo apt-get remove virtualbox-\* sudo apt-get purge virtualbox-\* But when I reinstalled VirtualBox it ...
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Virtualbox Guests crashing during boot

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and for some reason Virtualbox Guests are crashing in the early stages of starting up. This has happened on a variety of Linux distros I have tried to ...
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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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join two operating system by virtual box [closed]

I have the windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. So, can I join them using Virtual Box or any other software which help me go from one OS to another without restarting?!! thanks for your answer