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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Problem with VirtualBox after enabling 'pae' in 10.04 kernel

I installed the 2.6.32-32-generic-pae kernel over my existing 2.6.32-32-generic kernel. This solved the problem I had with the system not showing the full amount of RAM, but it has had a ...
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How to install Windows 7 inside Virtualbox of Ubuntu?

I have already dual systems : Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on my laptop. The Windows 7 had been installed when I bought this laptop, and I don't have a CD. I just installed VitrualBox under Ubuntu, ...
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Unable to Install VirtualBox Due to Missing Kernel Module

I am trying to install VirtualBox on my Ubuntu. I first tried to sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ose in a terminal, but after the configuration step, it fails with an error: No suitable module ...
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Virtualbox Installation Issues due to Missing Kernel Modules [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to Install VirtualBox Due to Missing Kernel Module I have dual systems: Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on my machine. Now I would like to install virtualbox under ...
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How Can I connect USB Printer in Virtual Box OSE Win XP

How Can I Connect USB Printer in win XP installed within VirtualBox OSE. Help also needed to connect any usb device in above set-up. I use UBUNTU 10.10.
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How to SCP a file from Mac -> Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I have a Mac (OS X) and a VirtualBox running Ubuntu. I want to SCP a 500mb file from the Mac to the VirtualBox. How do I do this? (Probably something to do with /etc/hosts?)
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New to Virtualbox with basic questions

I currently have a dual boot 120 GB HDD, with Windows XP on sda1, Linux (Ubuntu 11.04) OS on sda6 and Linux /home on sda7 partitions. When I want to use the only remaining Windows program that I ...
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How do I run Xplorer360? [closed]

I am trying to run xplorer360 in Ubuntu. I have tried both wine and Virtualbox (win7) but the program always tells me that the program cannot find my hard drive. It works fine under windows, But I ...
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How do I fix this giant gap in my toolbar?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 i686 in VirtualBox. I get this giant gap on my top toolbar and it's driving me nuts. Any way I can fix it?
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How do I remotely connect to a windows XP virtual machine

I'm running Windows XP on a virtual machine (Orace VirtualBox 4.0.8) on a home server and I want to be able to connect to it from outside the network. I have the domain thanks to dyndns.com which ...
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Help me install guest additions on Ubuntu 11.04

I'm having problems installing guest additions on a Ubuntu 11.04 guest os. The host os is Windows XP pro On the host os (Windows XP), I also have another guest os Ubuntu 10.04, and I have had no ...
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Where is VirtualBox shared folders mounted in a virtual guest?

When running Ubuntu as a VirtualBox, where is the automount of the shared folders? It's not in /etc/fstab so where else could it be?
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Installing on VirtualBox from a Bootable CD

I have an Ubuntu Bootable Installation CD. How to install from the CD to a VirtualBox on Windows after creating a virtual machine as described here. The link mentions about downloading Ubuntu disk ...
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How can i share the host Ubuntu machine desktop to guest Windows machine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up shared folders in a Windows XP virtualbox guest? I installed VirtualBox on my physical machine: Linux Ubuntu 10.04 Oracle VirtualBox 4.0.8 In ...
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Is it possible to use Windows Internet Connection Inside Virtual Box Installaion

Suppose I install Ubuntu on a Virtual Box, will I be able to use my Windows Internet connection, which is connected through a wireless device that Ubuntu is unable to detect?
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How can I get Ubuntu to recognize the size of the disk it's on?

I was coming dangerously close to filling up a virtualbox disk(.vdi) with Ubuntu on it. So I enlarged the disk VBoxManage modifyhd YOUR_HARD_DISK.vdi --resize SIZE_IN_MB I went from a 6GB disk ...
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Will a Virtual Box Installation have low Disk performance

I understand that if you install Ubuntu on Windows using Wubi, there are disk performance issues since the entire system is mostly concentrated on a single file. What about the case of a Virtual Box, ...
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How do I fix the 1908 Virtualbox error?

I have the following error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) Please install the virtualbox-ose-dkms package and execute 'modprobe vboxdrv' as root. This forbids me to launch any virtual ...
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10gbE on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Desktop and VirtualBox

I am aware that there is support for 10gbE on Ubuntu server, but is there also support in desktop version? I don't see why not, but I would like to confirm before purchasing an expensive NIC. Second ...
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Hide the taskbar in Virtualbox's Seamless Mode [closed]

I just wanted to ask if there was a way to hide the taskbar when running VirtualBox in seamless mode. I only want it to run Photoshop and occasionally MS Office, I don't need the start bar getting in ...
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VirtualBox hardware acceleration on Ubuntu Server [closed]

I have Ubuntu Server 10.10 64-bit installed on a relatively good motherboard with AMD Phenom(tm) 9650 Quad-Core Processor and integrated Nvidia graphics card. VirtualBox 4.0.6 has been installed over ...
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Mouse (in VirtualBox) scrolls horizontally

(the context of this question is within virtualbox, but AFAIK it shouldn't really be different) I have a Microsoft 5-button mouse plugged in, to which scrolling scrolls horizontally. Any ideas? ...
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How to safely shutdown Guest OS in VirtualBox using command line

I have Ubuntu 10.10 and using VirtualBox 3.2. As a Guest OS I have another Ubuntu in the VirtualBox. I am starting Guest Ubuntu automatically using following command once my Host Ubuntu boots: ...
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Pass through USB device to guest using VirtualBox?

I bought a usb dongle which I intend to use in Ubuntu 10.04. The problem is I haven't been able to find any Linux drivers for it which has prompted me to find another solution: Virtualbox. I intend ...
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How do I run a 64-bit guest in VirtualBox?

I would like to have an Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit test environment. When I try booting the Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit installation CD in VirtualBox, the following message is displayed by VirtualBox: VT-x/AMD-V ...
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How do I install the VirtualBox version from Oracle to install an Extension Pack?

I downloaded VirtualBox OSE from the Ubuntu Software Center but it seems that that version is limited. I prefer to have the complete version and don't really care if it's closed source or not. Can I ...
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Virtualbox Kernel driver not installed

I tried to use my Virtual Box and this is the error I received - (I just updated to the new Ubuntu also) and I am VERY new at this Linux OS. Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The ...
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Virtualbox start problem

hi, I have problem with Virtualbox as I installed from USC in Natty. but, I have installed virtualbox-ose-dkms what wrong? see picture.
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After upgrade 10.10 -> 11.04 in Vbox, VM will not boot

I was running 10.10 64-bit quite happily in VirtualBox 4.0.4 64-bit on Windows-7 Professional 64-bit SP1. This morning I upgraded VBox to the latest 4.0.6; 10.10 still worked just fine. The I did an ...
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No Unity when running Ubuntu 11.04 (64 bit) under VirtualBox+Windows 7 (64 bit)

Before the first login screen came up after a clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 (64 bit) into a new virtual machine in VirtualBox running under Windows 7 (64 bit), a dialog box popped up saying that the ...
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Install VirtualBox image as operating system

Would it be possible to install the Windows XP (Service Pack 3) operating system, with all its installed programs, from a VirtualBox 4.06 (running on Ubuntu 11.04) .vdi file, as a non-virtual, primary ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 failed

Today Ubuntu asked me to upgrade to 11.04. The installation went completely fine until right at the end when the following packages failed: install-info ubuntu-standard The installer hung so I had ...
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Can I use a Crikit Broadband 3G moden through virtualbox?

okay bear with me if this if this is a dumb question but I have just got Virtual box on my ubuntu system. I may be loosing connection at home soon and am thinking of getting a crikit broadband 3g ...
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How do I free hard disk space allocated by Virtual Box disks?

I had multiple Ubuntu VM's installations, and the host is also Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. After I deleted the VM's, the space wasn't reallocated to the host. Do you know any solution?
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Switching by hotkeys between workspaces with VirtualBox instance

I faced following usability issue: when have one of workspaces with focused VirtualBox instance within it,that can't switch between workspaces by Super+E or by Ctrl+Alt+Arrow. Is it possible to ...
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Left Ctrl key not working in VirtualBox

While running an OS in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 10.10 amd64, I find the the left control key is not being properly detected. (The right control key is used by VirtualBox, but the left control key should ...
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How to access Apache2 virtual host from VirtualBox (or any VM)

I am running Ubuntu 11.04, I have setup my localhost so I access my sites at site1.local site2.local By setting up virtual hosts and adding entries to my hosts file. I want to test them in IE ...
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Is it safe to install VirtualBox for 10.10 in 11.04?

Is it safe to install virtual box (for maverick) on natty beta 2? I would like have Windows in VirtualBox and I upgraded my maverick to unity. But VirtualBox has not released a version for natty yet. ...
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How do I transfer files from the guest system to the host system?

Hello Id like to run a Windows 7 Virtual Machine on my Ubuntu 11.04. But is there a solution to transfer files from the VM to the hostsystem (in my case ubuntu 11.04). I would use the VM for ...
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How do I manually set the system time in VirtualBox?

I am trying to manually set the computer's time in VirtualBox but it always resets itself to what it was before I changed it. How can I disable ntp and tell the system what time I want it to be?
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Can't find external CD/DVD in Virtual Box/Windows XP mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up USB for Virtualbox If this is the wrong forum I apologize. As I mentioned in another Question, I am new to Linux but will never go back to Windows! The internal ...
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Convert my physical Operating System to a VirtualBox Disk

Is it possible to convert a Physical Ubuntu Install (Intel based PC with Ubuntu 10.10) to a virtual box disk, so that I can use that same environment on a separate pc or can keep it virtual for ...
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How can I recover a vdi (VirtualBox) file?

I just deleted my VirtualBox.dvi file and lost valuable information. I'm using Ubuntu 9.04 and the VirtualBox is a Windows XP image. Detail 1: I deleted using gnome, not terminal. Detail 2: The ...
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Guest has mini freezes on Virtual Box

Ubuntu 10.10 starts to have mini freezes every 2 seconds. If I am typing in any sort of input (for example the terminal or a text field in Firefox or a text editor), I can type a few letters and then ...
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VirtualBox looses gtk theme after system update

Everyone once in a while when I do a system update, VirtualBox looses its GTK theme. I think it's when the kernel updates. I usually end up uninstalling and reinstalling the VirtualBox packages to fix ...
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LiveCD no Unity in VirtualBox

I have started the Natty beta 1 ISO as a "Try Ubuntu" in a VirtualBox VM. When it starts up there appears to be only the desktop and an "Examples" folder available - no Unity or anything. Is this ...
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Virtualbox: host only networking - proxy internet connection

I'll ask my question first, then give details about where I am coming from: Is it possible to use host only, then have ubuntu act as a proxy to provide internet access to windows? If so, how? I am ...
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Accessing partition inside VirtualBox running Ubuntu

How to map local partition / folder / drive with assigned letter like windows. This is useful to access from virtual machine installed within Ubuntu with virtualbox.
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Where is my xorg.conf file in my VBox virtual machine?

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 as a guest in a virtual machine in VirtualBox. I also installed guest additions. My problem is that I can no longer find /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Where has the file gone...? Or ...
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In virtualbox fullscreen mode, can I disable or move the popup menu bar?

I'm running XP in virtualbox cause I need Photoshop and Illustrator. It works great on my 5 year old laptop which is stunning, but there's a minor annoyance when I go fullscreen. The menu bar is in ...