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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IPTables: Block incoming traffic connection to your IP address of your virtual machine

Host OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Guest OS: Ubuntu 14.04 (Virtual Box) I want to block incoming traffic connection from Virtual machine with IPTables. I have searched, One solution I found is static IP for ...
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Why is my keyboard layout messed up when using X2Go and VirtualBox?

I connect to an Ubuntu server from my Mac via X2Go, using MATE. I can type into almost any program with no problem. If I open OnBoard, the layout looks correct, but when I click the button that has ...
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black screen in VirtualBox

I am using OSX and it is been some weeks that I did not launch my Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox. The only thing changed in between is installing El Capitan os. Now, when I launch my VM, I get a black screen ...
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eth1 interface interface is not visible

I am trying to work on mininet through Virtual box. My problem is I want to work on eth1 but it's not even visible if I run the ifconfig command from terminal. I just get a eth0, lo, s1 interfaces. ...
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disk is not free after removing virtualbox on ubuntu 14.0.4

I m struggling with missing disk by virtualbox. First I deleted my "65GB virtual machine" (only removed virtual machine. at that time it was mistake and at this time, I didn't use virtualbox manager) ...
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How to run Unity 8 on Ubuntu inside of VirtualBox?

Like the title suggest is there anyway? I tried to run Unity 8 on Ubuntu 16.04 in VirtualBox with the Guest Additions installed. When I login into the Unity 8 session from LightDM it's just loads a ...
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Ubuntu does not run fullscreen in VirtualBox

As a host OS I am running Windows 7 Enterprise. I've installed VM (VirtualBox) and I have there installed Guest OS Ubuntu 14.01 LTS. I've install GuestAdditions. After that the guest OS ran nicely ...
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16.04 Live CD screen resolution problem? [duplicate]

I'm not sure if its me, but I have some problems with the 16.04 live CDs. See for yourself (using VirtualBox): VirtualBox settings: Base Memory: 3000MB Processors: 1 Video Memory: 128MB No 3D ...
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Ubuntu 16.4 in VirtualBox on my Yoga2 Win10 not running

we have installed current VirtualBox ( VirtualBox-5.0.20-106931-Win ) on our Lenovo Yoga2 Win10 Laptop. Trying to install Ubuntu 16.4 64bit brings up the following error: 'unhandeled win32 exception ...
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Nvidia drivers and UEFI working together [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and after enabling Secure Boot Nvidia drivers stops loading. Same is with VirtualBox kernel modules. When I try to force loading kernel # modprobe nvidia_361 modprobe: ERROR: ...
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How to apply full HD display setting to my Ubuntu on VirtualBox?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my VirtualBox 5.0.20. My windows is working on full HD (1920*1080 pixs) display setting though, I cannot find a way to apply higher resolution than 1024*768 in Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu 14 virtualbox (host Win7) hangs / freezes on startup

I installed Ubuntu 14 on Windows 7 x64 Virtualbox. I assigned it 25GB HD and 4GB memory. Now, when I startup Ubuntu it just stalls at the startup screen. Is there a solution for this?
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how to boot USB in virtualbox? [duplicate]

I press F12 repeatedly to select boot device. AHCI controller: Hard disk Other boot devices: floppy CD LAN continue booting I followed How to boot from a USB drive in VirtualBox? ...
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Compiling VirtualBox kernel modules failed Lubuntu 16.04

im try to install virtualbox in my freshinstall lubuntu 16.04 but, it get followring error anonprophet@anonbook:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-5.0_5.0.20-106931-Ubuntu-xenial_amd64.deb [sudo] ...
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Failed to bring up eth2 - Ubuntu 16.04

I set up an Ubuntu 16.04 server as guest in Virtualbox. The server uses 3 interfaces in the network settings: Host-only, NAT, Bridged The /etc/network/interfaces file is set as following: # This ...
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Ubuntu Installation to VM = write the changes to disks?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu in a virtual machine. I click "erase disk and install Ubuntu" and click "install now". Then a dialog pops up which reads the following: Write the changes to disks? ...
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Virtualbox “Installation Type”

So I'm setupping Ubuntu on my vm on Virtualbox and I'm in the Installation type. I think im going to select the following option: Erase disk and install Ubuntu and it says that it deletes all ...
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Virtual box dependency issue

I am newbie in ubunut and I am really confused in the installation of virtual box for college assignments. I am asking this on a new thread intentionally even though many existing threads try to ...
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How can I make a program go fullscreen and use the whole gpu

I have an android virtual machine (using Genymotion which works on top of virtual box). I get frame drops because I have lots of programs open. I press F11 to go fullscreen but it's no difference. I ...
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virtual box ubuntu 14.04 VM cannot access internet

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS on Virtual box on windows 7 host. It was all working fine, when one fine day i cloned my VM and created some clone machines. After that, no matter what network ...
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Why is my Ubuntu disk on virtualbox (host Windows 7) only 6 GB?

I just installed Ubuntu 14 on Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox. I set the vdi disk size to fixed size 10 GB. The settings say: virtual 10GB and actual 10GB. But when I start Ubuntu, it indicates only 6.3 GB. ...
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How Much Hard Space Can Lubuntu Handle because I use Virtualbox

Im wondering if theres a way to do it, and im worried i wont have enough Space. Because my hard drive is humongus, like 273 or something and i got 181 left, Say? Please Answer These How much to space,...
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Updated to VBox 5.0.20, now cant install guest additions [closed]

I cloned a fresh copy of kali2, did apt-get update. apt-get dist-upgrade(installed fine). Tried with and without installing dkms. (dkms is installed on host(ubuntu) before virtualbox upgrade). Then ...
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Vagrant vm box ubuntu/trusty64 installs Ubuntu 12.04 instead of 14.04

I use Vagrant 1.8.1 and VirtualBox 5 on Windows 7 x64 and in my Vagrant file I have Vagrant.configure(2) do |config| config.vm.box = "ubuntu/trusty64" config.vm.hostname = "myhost" config.vm....
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How to roll back Genymotion to when it worked?

Alright, so I've read around, didn't bother collecting links, but I know I read it. Basically, the dev team at Genymotion said (paraphrase) 'the new release doesn't work, and has caused many people to ...
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How to get ethernet in Ubuntu 14 / Virtualbox 5.0.20 / Windows 7 to work

To start my latest and greatest programming project... I updated VirtualBox to 5.0.20 (because the nag splash is very annoying). Then I downloaded a fresh 14.04 from osboxes.org Then, I ran it and I ...
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Can't get virtual box to work in ubuntu 16.04

Im not a noob, but no computer wizz either - somewhere in between. I upgraded my HD and decided to start fresh with the most recent Ubuntu release. It works and Im aware of the bug making it ...
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How to remotely access website in my virtual machine?

I have installed VirtualBox and a guest machine with Ubuntu. From my host Ubuntu, I can browse to 192.168.56.10 and see webpages inside my guest Ubuntu server (and I can ssh user@192.168.56.10 into ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: issues after installation

I made a fresh install of 16.04 version after its release, however my PC (with intel i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM and a Geforce graphyc card) is experimenting several issues that I want to share with ...
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FireFox, ssh tunnelling not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a virtualbox vm. Set up ProxyCommand and it seems to work fine in order to connect my jumpbox before connecting to server1. So from localhost I connect to Jumpbox the ...
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How to increase VB resolution? (Ubuntu host, Windows 7 guest.)

The host is 14.04, the guest is Windows 7. The maximum screen resolution I'm offered in the control panel of the guest is 1024 x 725. My actual screen resolution is 1600 x 900 and I have a NVIDIA ...
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Error in installing Ubuntu (32 bit) Desktop on Virtual Box with Windows 10 Host

I can't install Ubuntu in a VM on a Windows 10 host. This is the error showing each time I attempt an installation of Ubuntu on Virtual Box:
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How to create virtualbox.deb file after compililg Virtualbox OSE source package

I just want to manually create virtual box.deb file after successfully compiling the source code (Virtualbox-5.0.16.tar.bz2). I have done hardend build for compiling virtualbox and followed this link ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 unable to get virtualbox running

Cannot get vboxweb-service to start for phpvirtualbox. Many changes to where the initialization and services go. Basically, I'm dead in the water trying to establish a Ubuntu 16.04 virtualbox host. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 VirtualBox can't autoresize

I have install Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox. Then i tried install Guest Additions from CD but it seems bad installation. So i install guest additions from apt-get and it seems like good installation. ...
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Lubuntu hangs on blue screen, but not when using VirtualBox

I have a multi disk system. One disk is Windows 10, the other Ubuntu 16.04. When using Windows 10, I often boot the Ubuntu disk using VirtualBox's "physical disk" option on a VM. I installed Lubuntu-...
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How to debug why Kubuntu crashes?

I am installed Kubuntu 16.04 in a Virtual box VM. I have a SSD disk and have disabled atime in /etc/fstab to decrease number of writes to SSD. All the latest updates are installed. When I start ...
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No audio in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with VirtualBox 5.0.20

I have been breaking my head on this for a day and a half now. I am running VirtualBox 5.0.20 r106931 in Windows 8.1. My Guest system is Lubuntu 16.04 LTS, and I have successfully installed the ...
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Updated my server and phpmyadmin stopped working

I updated the my ubuntu server (virtualbox) - I got this message when logging in my server to enter an update that starts with 'db' I think, and it made a long update, where it asked me to run an ...
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Permission denied when accessing su

I am running Ubuntu on VirtualBox and I can't access Su. When I type su and enter my password it says permission denied. I want to create and edit files through terminal so I need to do this.
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Virtualbox can not setup Windows server

I want to install windows server in Virtual Box in ubuntu 14.04 But I got these errors : A critical error has occurred while running the virtual machine and the machine execution has been stopped. ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a VirtualBox in Windows? [duplicate]

Please make your answers super complete. As in from the download links to a ready to use state. :)
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Help installing kubuntu-desktop on Ubuntu 16.04

Well, the problem is that I'm trying to install KDE alongside Unity on Ubuntu 16.04. I'm using the command sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop* kdm* but I'm not sure if this is correct. If it isn't, ...
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bindfs with filesystem ACL support?

I have been using the ServerPilot service to provision a Vagrant box (14.04 LTS) for local development. NFS is the fastest option when setting up a synced folder between the host and guest VM but this ...
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CTRL button in nano not registering (ubuntu server 16.04 in virtualbox)

I am running Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS guest OS in Virtualbox 5.0.8 under Ubuntu MATE 15.10 LTS host OS. I am setting up a little development LAMP server and I am editing apache configuration files. I ...
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Start and Stop VirtualBox Applications and Save State

Right now I have a .sh file to start Photoshop seamlessly and a .sh file to shut down the VM and save the state. What I would love to do ultimately if possible at all is have one script(launcher if ...
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Virtualbox in Ubuntu 16.04 - Unity grabs Alt and Super key

This is something that was answered in the past already for previous versions, there are bug reports but nothing really solves it and it's still present in 16.04 If you have Ubuntu 16.04 Unity as ...
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Virtualbox doesn't work after upgrading to kernel 4.4

At the time of installation, it displayed the following message Setting up linux-image-generic-lts-xenial (4.4.0.21.11) ... Setting up linux-headers-4.4.0-21 (4.4.0-21.37~14.04.1) ... ...
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How do I permanently disable notifications about Auto capture keyboard and Mouse pointer integration for a Virtualbox VM?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a VirtualBox VM. Now every time I boot it, I get two overlay notifications from VirtualBox: You have the Auto capture keyboard option turned on. This will cause ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 Black Screen w/ non blinking underscore

I have been using Oracle VM VirtualBox to access my Ubuntu Desktop for some time now. All of a sudden, when I load up my VM, I see a GRUB menu with options to load Ubuntu, Advanced options for ...