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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Is it possible to get VM guest ip in Nat network virtualbox

I am having virtualbox VM in which Guest addition is install i can get VM ip by below command VBoxManage guestproperty get "vm-name" "/VirtualBox/GuestInfo/Net/0/V4/IP" But, I want to get guest IP ...
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I am getting the same error everytime I try to boot Ubuntu on VirtualBox

Everytime I try to run Ubuntu, this error comes up. "Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Linux. The virtual machine 'Linux' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 ...
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Command to display virtualbox vm network information

I am having two VMs VM1 and VM2 i want to attach same network of VM1 to VM2. For that i want to displaying virtualbox VM network information and parse the output. And then attach same network to VM2. ...
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My VirtualBox VMs Virtual Disk Folder are missing after reboot

I using VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit and yesterday one of my windows guest got bluescreen so swithed off my guest. After restart it won't start, when I saw the guest virtual disk file and folder ...
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ERROR global-config does not define the variable lib

Trying to initialize OPAM in terminal using the command: sudo opam init After I get the error in the title. I'm using Ubuntu in a virtual box so idk if that's the problem.
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How should I configure Ubuntu with VirtualBox on Windows 8.1?

I just built my first Windows computer. It's running Windows 8.1. Here are my computer specifications:- GPU: GeForce GTX 770 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz Memory: 16GB RAM Current ...
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How only allow access to only host from guest in virtualbox

I am in such situation that where I am having virtualbox on Ubuntu and two VMs VM1 windows and VM2 linux. Both VMs are added in NatNetwork with name NatNetPrivate with subnet 192.168.15.0/24 so that ...
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Installing Guest Additions causing problems [duplicate]

I am trying to install Guest Additions in virtualbox with windows xp host and Ubuntu 12.04 guest. I followed the above steps: Devices-> Insert Guest Additions CD Image. After that I locate the ...
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which DNS is answering to “www”

Today, by mistake, I run this command ping www on a virtual machine running a guest Ubuntu 14.04 under Windows 7 host. The ping response is one of my server outside the network where I work, let's ...
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Which of the Virtualbox services do I need?

I'm using Virtualbox on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I found many services loaded at startup related to vbox vboxautostart-service vboxdrv vboxballoonctrl-service vboxweb-service I ...
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Wrong throughput measruements in VBox VM running Ubuntu 12.04.3

I have one physical machine with Linux Ubuntu System (Host OS) installed on it. Besides that, the machine runs one Virtual Machine (VM) and one Open vSwitch Bridge. The machine has one virtual ...
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VirtualBox runs as root, Critical Error as user

I've just done a fresh install of VirtualBox 4.3.10 on a relatively fresh install of 14.04 (Trusty) and am seeing the below error when attempting to start VB as a normal user Failed to create the ...
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Virtual device when started in Genymotion Hangs (Force Close) on Ubuntu 12.04

My Ubuntu 12.04 uname -a is as follows, Linux XXX-XXXXXXXX 3.8.0-44-generic #66~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 04:04:23 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I have Installed Virtual Box, version is, ...
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Problem with precise cloud image or misunderstanding of how it works

I am running VirtualBox on my Mac Book pro. I spun up a Centos 6.5 image within virtualbox and installed Openstack RDO (packstack allinone) without any issues. I'm able to spin up the CIRROS default ...
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Ubuntu In Full Screen in VirtualBox

When I open Ubuntu and use full screen mode I get a screen that is about 3X3 inches the the middle and the rest is surrounded by white. I want to be able to view Ubuntu in full screen.
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Virtual Box Copy clipboad and Drag and drop problem in UBUNTU 14.04 lts

LOOKS LIKE NO ONE IN THE WORLD HAVE SOLUTION FOR THIS :( please try if you can I installed Virtual box in ubuntu. Installed windows inside it. NOw the problem is after doing everything right the ...
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Swap Ctrl/Caps Lock not working in VirtualBox 4.3.16

Until now my keyboard mapping in Kubuntu 14.04 has worked seamlessly in the guest OS of Windows 7, which I run in VirtualBox. But after the upgrade to VirtualBox version 4.3.16 r95972 the swapping of ...
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Is there a light-weight minimal Unity Desktop for Ubuntu 14.04?

New to linux here. I created a VM in virtualbox for the latest Ubuntu to get comfortable with linux and to learn Python. I was wondering if there is a lighter-weight desktop for Ubuntu, that still ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu 14.04 - 3d acceleration not working

I have recently upgraded my virtualbox ubuntu version from 12.x to 14.04. After the installation I installed the virtualbox guest additions and turned on 3d Acceleration within virtualbox settings ...
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How do I fix base system device driver problem

I have kubuntu as my linux, have Windows 7 32 bit running in Virtualbox 14.3.10 open the device manager for Windows and it shows "base system device" under other devises, click on it and it says the ...
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undetected resolution with 14.04

I am an utterly starter but need to change from Vista to Linux with my pc: Epson NJ2100(WXZA wide scren of 5:3). According to the manual of virtualbox, I have used cvt/xrandr commands for ...
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Copy paste objects in folder not working in VirtualBox installed in Ubuntu

Not sure if its I am using the right platform to ask my current issue. But your expert suggestion needed. I am new user to Ubuntu machine and VirtualBox window 7 also installed in my machine. ...
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Install Virtualbox-4.3 in Ubuntu 12.04

Kindly someone help. I am quite new in Ubuntu. While installing the package, these error messages appear. dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of virtualbox-4.3:i386: ...
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VirtualBox Extension Pack version?

I have installed VirtualBox from the repository on Ubuntu 12.04. I would like support for USB 2.0 devices, so the VirtualBox Extension Pack must be installed. However, I'm not sure which version is ...
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How to let Virtualbox guest capture the full screen (including system bar area)?

I am using a Windows 7 (64 bit) guest with an Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) host. I just recently upgraded to Virtualbox 4.3.16 r95972, although this problem appeared before upgrade--at the very least in the ...
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Configuring Ubuntu Virtual machine network - behind proxy firewall

I have created a Ubuntu virtual machine on Windows 7 but not able to connect to internet. Is it possible to provide the specific settings required to configure internet connections
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VirtualBox 4.3.16 issue with Unity Launcher

I just updated to VirtualBox 4.3.16 and now when putting my guest OS in fullscreen the Unity launcher stays over the top of the screen. This makes using full screen unworkable. Does anyone have a ...
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preparing Virtualbox for windows 64bit

i wanna install Win8 on Virtualbox inside my ubu 12.04 64bit. Vbox gave me no option for win8 64bit (only 32bit available) when creating a new machine. Thus i googled ... On the page: ...
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using applications from one linux flavor to another on same pc

I have zorin OS alongside ubuntu on my laptop. Virtualbox is installed on Zorin, I did it from terminal completely. Now, is there any way I can use that same Virtualbox on Ubuntu? Thanks in advance :) ...
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FileZilla: Failed to retrieve directory listing

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 as the host and installed Ubuntu 14.04 in the Virtualbox as Guest OS. I have installed and configured VSFTPD on Ubuntu 14.04 and forwarded the virtualbox port's as follows: ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine boot issue

Hi I want to install ubuntu 12.04 64 bit as virtual machine. I am using Mac os and VMWare fusion. I have successfully install ubuntu 12.04. But once I shut down VM and again try to start that time it ...
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virtualbox - internet not working -Adpater 1 NAT cable not connected

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in Virtual box hosted on Windows machine. Internet is not working. I tried - making changes in /etc/network/interfaces. - and then sudo service network-manger restart The ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu Share Guest VPN with Host

This might be convoluted, but bare with me. I need to connect to my work VPN, but my work uses juniper network-connect. I have a 64 bit Ubuntu running 14.04, but not a single one of the juniper ...
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Can't write in Hebrew in Whatsapp in Genymotion

I am using Geneymotion, and I installed Whatsapp. Everything is working well, but when I try to type in Hebrew, it just doesn't show anything. How do I make writing in Hebrew supported? Thanks for ...
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Can't boot various Macs from USB, “malformed file” error

I have been given a USB by my university with a bootable version of Ubuntu (I am unsure what version) pre-loaded with a bunch of software I need for robotics. Several computers successfully booted ...
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Error launching Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I'm trying to run the latest Ubuntu OS on VirtualBox but it displays the following error: Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: Machine Interface: IMachine
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Failed to install the Extension Pack

Failed to install the Extension Pack `/home/ulot/Downloads/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.3.14-95030.vbox-extpack.` The installer failed with exit code 127: pkexec must be setuid root. Result ...
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So, I tried creating an OS with VirtualBox, and I got this error: [duplicate]

Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. Please reinstall the kernel module by ...
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upgrade to 14.04 interrupted and now cant get to login screen

I was upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04.It got interrupted and now I cant get to login screen. I see the following on a black screen. could not write bytes:broken pipes: *stopping anac(h)ronistic cron ...
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how I can set proxy in my virtual box for android

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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Xubuntu laggy/slow in brand new MBP host

I am using Xubuntu as a VM in both a Windows/PC host and recently a OS/X Mac host. The latter is laggy, especially when I use two monitors. It's weird cause the Windows machine is less capable (less ...
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How to fix VirtualBox resolution?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. I have installed Guest Additions and it's running good except for this really irritating problem in which my Unity and LightDM interface is at full resolution ...
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What is the difference between echoing strings to a file and pasting to it?

Today I tried to add Virtualbox repo to the /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list via echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian trusty contrib" > ...
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Hardware Virtualization not possible, virtualbox alternatives?

I have two processors, but virtualbox won't accept that unless I have hardware virtualization (vt-x) enabled, for which my bios setup doesn't give an option, and the option was never added in bios ...
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Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu not working

I have created virtual hosts on amazon instance ec2 by following this tutorial how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-14-04-lts I also created 111.111.111.111 example.com on my windows hosts ...
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How to use USB bluetooth dongle/internal bluetooth chip on a virtual windows xp machine on ubuntu 14.04

I am able to use my internal bluetooth chip on Ubuntu (obvious). But I can't use it in a virtual machine(Windows xp) installed with Virtualbox. I also have a USB bluetooth dongle. But the problem is ...
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LTSP client boots on busybox

I've installed an LTSP server on my linux desktop 12.04 (virtual machine), set all the necessary network settings. Now I created a thin client using virtualbox, booted (after starting up the server ...
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How to share folder from Host to Guest Lubuntu in Vbox?

I've shared folder in Host(Ubuntu 14.04) and Guest (Mint 13) but when tried same procedure with Host(Ubuntu 14.04) and Guest (Lubuntu) I can't find the shared folder. The procedure: Created a folder ...
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Ubuntu server in Vbox hangs when adding a line to fstab to mount a USB Drobo for owncloud

The basics: Hardware running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Kubuntu) w/ 6Gigs ram in old Optiplex 760 SFF. Drobo 4 USB2.0 w/8Tbs VBox 4.3.14 r95030 I have managed to get Ubuntu server 32bit running in Vbox for ...
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Ubuntu — expected default user and group for /usr folders and children

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and was running into problems with Vagrant and VirtualBox v4.3.14 that proved to be an ownership problem with the /usr folder. Looks like something changed the user/group of those ...