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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Error 0AFF:3AE6 as well as graphic glitches on the icons while trying to run Windows 3.1 on VirtualBox

These same errors have been showing up when trying to install any 9.X Kernel based Windows Operating System. I'm getting annoyed, is there any workaround to this?
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Issues with Arandr with Multiple Monitors - MacBook Pro connected to Samsung Sync Master

Am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Virtual Box as a Guest OS on my MacBook Pro's El Capitan OS. Have correctly installed Guest Additions and the correct drivers. Am running LXDE as the desktop UI ...
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Installed Windows 10 on a VM (native Ubuntu 14.0re4)

I just installed Virtualbox and installed windows 10 on it. And so far, so good. The problem is, i can't get windows on my computer resolution and it's really bad, does someone knows how to fix it ?
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How to upgrade VirtualBox in 14.04 Native using CLI

My Computer is running 14.04 native. I have Virtualbox so I can use windows 10 and kali linux. I have been receiving alerts at virtualbox startup. To determine what version I currently have I did: ...
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Why does Lubuntu not allow me to run the Virtual Box Guest Additions?

On most up-to-date Ubuntu flavours that I install in VMs in Virtual Box when I choose the option to Insert Guest Additions CD image... I am shortly asked if I wish to run what is one there, and when I ...
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Im trying to compile glog-0.3.3 and dont succeed (running on ubuntu 14.04)

I'm trying to install caffe, but I can't compile glog. I'm doing the following steps: sudo apt-get install virtualbox sudo apt-get install vagrant vagrant box add ubuntu-14.04 ...
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Enable to write in Virtualbox's shared folder

I have a Lubuntu 15.10 VM installed in a Windows 7 host and running with Virtualbox Version 5.0.14 . I've created a permanent shared folder in Virtualbox's machine configuration and set it to be ...
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USB No Devices Available in Virtualbox 5.0.16 with Host Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Guest WinXP SP3

I have worked for three days trying everything I could read on Virtualbox and Ubuntu forums, as well as the Virtualbox user manual. Finally I have given up. Does anyone know what else to do or if you ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in virtualbox fullscreen suddenly stopped working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. The fullscreen was working fine, until my host system (Windows 7) restarted (for an update I think, not sure since I wasn't in front of the system at that ...
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Trying to install and run Virtualbox on XFCE desktop Version 4.8 xubuntu/chromebook c710

I am trying to install VirtualBox (5.0.16) - I can get it to install - I setup a virtual machine, but every time I try to run it, I get: The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not ...
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How to installUubuntu server 15 in VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I am trying to install 'ubuntu-15.10-server-amd64' as per instruction shown in website "How to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox?" but i face the problem as shown in picture. Please help me to resolve ...
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NFS Mount on VirtualBox NAT adapter

can someone please help me mount an NFS share from a Mac host and ubuntu guest on virtualbox NAT adapter. on the guest, "ip r" gives me; default via 10.0.2.2 dev eth0 10.0.2.0/24 dev eth0 proto ...
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Connection timed out; no servers could be reached error

While trying to ping www.google.com I was getting the error: ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached I was neither able to run sudo apt-get update and nor able to access any ...
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Symlink in VBox Shared Folder are not properly formatted

I have my c:\ partition shared to VM using Virtual Box Shared Folder. It is currently mounted as /c on the Ubuntu guest. Lets suppose c:\html points to c:\Server\html on the Windows host. When I try ...
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How to get a VirtualBox VM to suspend as though I have just closed my laptop's lid?

I am doing some debugging and I am in need of getting an Ubuntu GNOME VM (it will either be 15.10 or 16.04) to suspend as though I have just closed my laptop's lid (don't tell me just to press the ...
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Is there any “Ubuntu touch” vmdk/iso for trying on VirtualBox?

I have Genymotion and VirtualBox installed on my Ubuntu 15.10 with which I can explore almost-all the mobile android Operating Systems. I am very much exited to try out Ubuntu touch in the same way ...
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Install GUI on Ubuntu server 14.04 Trusty Tahr - VirtualBox

When I had installed a GUI in Ubuntu Server (In virtualbox) with sudo apt-get install xorg gnome-core gnome-system-tools gnome-app-install I had a problem: the screen gets in black, and only ...
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Why are some VirtualBox VMs registered and other ones aren't?

Today I was running this command: VBoxManage list vms And I noticed that not all the VMs I have listed in the GUI are showing up in the results of said command. What is the reason for this?
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RT2870 chipset not working properly on an Ubuntu 12.04 guest on Windows Host but works on Mac OS host

I have a D-link DWA-140 B1 wireless router with ralink rt2870 chipset which I want to use as an access point (master mode) in an Ubuntu 12.04 Virtual-Box guest on Windows. I use hostapd to create the ...
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Login Loop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32BIT

I am getting very irritated by this... Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit running on my Virtualbox is looping infinitely. How do I fix this? I also have already looked at the popular login loop ubuntu question. ...
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How to add a custom resolution for a Win10 Virtualbox VM

I have installed Windows 10 on a Virtualbox machine, and it works fine. However, the resolution is not the same as my laptop's, so the display is very small. When I change it in the display settings, ...
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Running windows7 on ubuntu Virtual Box for games

I'm currently using ubuntu 15.10 32 bit, I installed Virtualbox with windows7 32 bit in it with 3.5GB ram and 256 shared vga 4 processors, and Enabled 2d, 3d acceleration. Installed Guest ...
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Black screen around Virtualbox VM in fullscreen mode (Guest additions installed)

I installed Windows 10 on a virtual machine, and everything is working fine. But when I go into fullscreen mode, the size doesn't change, and I get a black screen around the display. Some people ...
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Login. Virtual Box Ubuntu

In my VirtualBox I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit. Now I am on the login page. But what happens is I put the right password in, and then a orange screen comes up with the Ubuntu sign. Then after ...
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Can only login as guest session in Ubuntu 14.04 with virtualbox

I installed virtualbox and Ubuntu 14.04 on it. But when I run the machine I can only login as guest session, which means all data stored will be lost after reboot. I don't want that, so how can i fix ...
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Seamless integration of Windows software in Linux

Before I describe what I am trying to do, I want to make clear that I have about 10 years of experience with Linux OS and Ubuntu and a lot of experience with VirtualBox. This is not for me but for a ...
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Unable to boot Virtualbox VM with USB with Plop bootloader

I want to run a Windows 10 VM on Ubuntu. I have a bootable Windows 10 USB, and if I boot it on my laptop, it works fine. I want to boot it on a virtual machine so that I can install Windows 10. I ...
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Ubuntu Update from 14.04 popped up on my ubuntu guest in vbox today update broke boot up

Ubuntu Update from 14.04 popped up on my Ibuntu guest in vbox today update broke boot up, a window with "there are update to your system available" in bold came up on my screen. Not wanting to miss ...
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How can I get vboxweb to start properly at boot

I've recently updated a headless server to Ubuntu Server 15.10. Basic Ubuntu Server LAMP Xubuntu minimal install I've installed virtualbox 5.0.14 from default Ubuntu sources. I've downloaded and ...
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Ubuntu On VirtualBox (No Wireless Icon) [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on virtualbox software, and am trying to connect to the internet witch i can't, it doesn't even show a wireless icons. My original sys is Windows 10. Thanks!
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ipod not showing up on windows 7 vbox using ubuntu as host

I went into machine, settings, usb and added usb filter and selected my ipod. Then I started the windows 7 virtual machine and plugged in my ipod, ubuntu did not recognize it so I think its working ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox and access to comman line

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 to VirtualBox in Windows 7. Is it possible to access only to command line for code compilation purposes and then edit same code in Windows? Sorry that my question is ...
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Configure private network with static IP for Snappy on Vagrant

I am trying to run Vagrant box ubuntu/ubuntu-15.04-snappy-core-stable with two adapters NAT and Host-Only but that does not work with this config: # -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : ...
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No Display in Fullscreen VirtualBox Guests — AwesomeWM Host

I'm using AwesomeWM v3.5.6 on my Host, a Xubuntu 15.10. I have VirtualBox guest additions installed on all my guest VMs, a Windows 7, another Xubuntu 15.10 and a Kali 2.0. When I try to switch my ...
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Guest not seeing USB devices [duplicate]

Have the same issue as Virtualbox not seeing any usb devices in the usb filters settings and Virtualbox not seeing any usb devices in the usb filters settings However the group vboxusers in the guest ...
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USB Device not seen in VirtualBox

The the following to add my user to the group: sudo usermod -aG vboxusers karl Got the error message: usermod: group 'vboxusers' does not exist My groups are as following: karl adm cdrom sudo ...
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VirtualBox: Share whole Ubuntu drive on Windows (Host)

I currently have Ubuntu in VirtualBox. Currently I do web development in the Ubuntu since its easier to run Ruby on Rails in Linux then its on windows. But I had the idea to share the whole ubuntu ...
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MythBuntu in VirtualBox with HDHomeRun Prime and Xfinity

Over the last week, I have installed about a half-dozen different Ubuntu/MythTV configurations in VirtualBox. Today I tried MythBuntu, but I keep getting the same results. When I try to tune to any ...
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Block USB access in VirtualBox?

How can I restrict a VirtualBox guest from accessing certain USB ports/devices on my host machine? I have some theories on how I might do this, but I really can only guess. For further ...
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No Internet in 14.04 running in Virtualbox

I've installed 14.04 in a Virtualbox with my main OS being windows 10 but it can't connect to the internet. It says it's connected to wired connection 1 but firefox says the server is not found and ...
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Default display settings locked to 640x480

Just installed 12.04 as a VirtualBox virtual machine on my original MacBookPro (32bit) running OS 10.6.8. Screen is 1440x900pixels. Display systems settings are locked (fadedout; no choice) to a ...
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Enable AMD-V (virtualization)

I have an AMD E1 1200 dual core processor. I'm trying to start a virtual machine with Oracle VirtualBox but am having errors. Is there a way to check that my CPU supports virtualization and is ...
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I cannot obtain an ip address from DHCP

I run Ubuntu server 14.04.3 on virtualbox. if I connect it to the wireless at home, it works fine and gets an ip address. but if I connect it to another wireless, it cannot get an IP although my ...
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can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu guest : vboxsf failed with the error : no such device

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox 5.0 on Windows 10. I installed guest-additions (virtualbox-guest-additions and virtualbox-guest-addition). When i try to mount a shared folder, it fails with the ...
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Uninstalled Virtual Box without deleting the VDI

I created a VM using Virtual Box, but I gave it 25 GB, and I had 15 GB free. So I deleted it, and soon, uninstalled Virtual Box, but when I open my filesystem's properties, it is full, I mean to say ...
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How can I configure a virtual host on Apache?

I am trying to create a virtual host on Apache in Ubuntu(in a virtual machine) but I cannot get it. I did a lot of configurations but any of them give me any result so I created a new virtual machine ...
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Warning: One or more disk image files are not currently accessible

I have set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on VirtualBox. Everything seems to work ok so far, however everytime I launch Virtual Box I get this warning message on popup window, like you see on img preview. ...
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FTP setsockopt bad file desriptor

So I'm trying to FTP into my local virtualbox. SSHing into it works fine, but FTP it throws FTP: setsockopt: bad file descriptor Here is my config # Example config file /etc/vsftpd.conf # # The ...
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How do you view the screen of a guest OS in Virtualbox

How do you view the screen of a guest in Virtualbox? I haven't used VB in quite a while, but I recently reinstalled it, and used vagrant to create an Ubuntu and OSX guest. Previously I could ...
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Virtualbox becoming progressively slower, increasing CPU consumption

I've been experiencing a strange problem that I haven't seen others report. Windows 10 guest is fine for the first 30 or so minutes of operation drawing about 10-25% of CPU. Then, 30-60 minutes into ...