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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How do I run Oracle VM VirtualBox on Ubuntu 13.04

This might be a very silly question. But I was using ubuntu 11.04 and i upgraded to 13.04. I have installed oracle Virtual box successfully. But I cannot seems to find the application(oracle VM box) ...
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find host ip address when guest machine is connected to host

I have an XP virtual machine on an Ubuntu installation. I can connect to the internet in the guest OS(XP). Now I want to find the ip address of the host OS(Ubuntu). I can find the guest IP address in ...
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Error 503 - Varnish cache server

Note: This website won't let me post images or more than 2 links due to lack of points. The complete message is available with all the screenshots and all the links here. I'm on Windows 7, and I have ...
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How to navigate to Windows 7 shared folders from Ubuntu guest with terminal?

I'm running a VirtualBox with Ubuntu 64-bit, configured as a Bitnami Djangostack. I'm running this within a Windows 7 64-bit host. Though my VirtualBox is what runs the server, I'd like my website ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) virtual machine with Vagrant on OS X provides only 4 Gb disk space

I used the Vagrant image for Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit from http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/raring/current/raring-server-cloudimg-amd64-vagrant-disk1.box to create a new virtual machine on my ...
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How to visit a site hosted by my virtual machine?

I'm trying to learn Django. I installed a Bitnami Django stack on a Virtualbox with Ubuntu 64. My issue is that, when I run the server, I have no idea how to visit the web page from my host computer (...
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'VT-x/AMD-V not operational' error running Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome 64-bit on VB

When I start the VM, the following error appears - VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration has been enabled, but is not operational. Your 64-bit guest will fail to detect a 64-bit CPU and will not be ...
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virtualbox, MAAS: help needed

Ok, I made some progress wrt the original question (still below). I found /etc/maas/dhcpd.conf contained option domain-name-servers 10.0.3.15, and changed it to 192.168.0.11. After restarting the ...
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Samba share on ubuntu with Linux VM

I have an Ubuntu local machine and an Ubuntu VM. I have tried to share my web root folder with my local machine, using Virtualbox share folder, but can't get it up. Now I want to install samba and ...
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nginx on Ubuntu Server in VirtualBox on Windows 7, how to access localhost:8080

I have nginx running on Ubuntu Server (guest) in VirtualBox on Windows 7 (host) I need to access the nginx webserver's localhost. I'm assuming there's no way to do this directly from Ubuntu Server's ...
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Terminal and software center missing

I cannot find either the Ubuntu Software center or the terminal anywhere on my computer. I downloaded virtualbox from their website and after it started applying changes in the software center the ...
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Ubuntu-Server basic GUI installation

Can anyone offer suggestions on how I can build websites via the commandLine of my Linux VirtualBox and view my websites in browsers based in the Windows area? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop in a ...
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Set a static IP to lubuntu on VirtualBox

I am using lubuntu 13.04 on a VirtualBox with a briged adapter. I want to make the IP of my VM static, I looked up on how to do this and many results came up. I went on and edited the interfaces file ...
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Error : Cannot Access ppa while installing openstack swift

I was trying to install openstack swift all in one. Getting the error as follows: root@openstack-VirtualBox:/home/openstack# apt-add-repository ppa:swift-core/ppa Cannot access PPA (https://launchpad....
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VirtualBox won't start in Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to run VirtualBox so I can install a copy of Windows XP for school. I can get through setting up a new VM but when I try to start it there's a problem with kernels. Failed to open a ...
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Virtual box network problems on windows 7 guest

I have installed Windows 7 (as guest) using Virtual Box on my Ubuntu 13.04 (as host). Everything was OK except some network problems. I have no problem with browsing websites in guest OS (windows 7) ...
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How to install VirtualBox on Kubuntu 12.04 with lts-raring hardware enablement stack?

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 with the lts-raring hardware enablement stack. When I first installed the lts-raring hardware enablement stack I had problems with virtualbox but I resolved those (see "...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS ubuntu tty1

I just downloaded Ubuntu on VirtualBox and I installed it and after the installation it rebooted and then locked in a black screen and asks for ubuntu login and password. How can I fix this? Thanks
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Nike+ FuelBand on 64-bit Ubuntu

I was recently gifted a Nike FuelBand. To set it up and sync it, one must plug it into a computer running Windows or Mac. This is a little strange to me, as it supports bluetooth, but that's another ...
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Virtual Box Setup Error

I downloaded Virtual Box and installed it. I followed instructions on how to set it up but when I went to run it I got the following errors on the right side of the image below ↓ I tried ...
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Install OA win7 in a virtualbox

I bought an Asus, which (unfortunately) came with win7. I never accepted licence and erased immediately everything with Lubuntu. Now I'd like to install windows on a virtualbox (to use iTunes, such ...
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Reading from multiple serial ports in Ubuntu

I´m trying to read and record data from two USBs that are connected to separate Arduinos and they are collecting different measurements. I´m having difficulties even reading from a single serial ...
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how to install guest additions virtual box in 13.04

When i tried installing guest additions im getting the below error sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additons-iso [sudo] password for gan: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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USB persistent + live boot [duplicate]

I would like to install Ubuntu on my 128 GB with persistent data. If possible I would like to boot it within virtual box so I can access it from any windows computer. Is it possible?
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ubuntu 12.04 does not see cd/dvd burner

I have just recently installer Oracle VM VirtualBox version 4.2.18 on 64 bit windows 8 machine as HOST to carry ubuntu 12.04 as GUEST. All went well until I tried to install K3b and Brasero burning ...
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How to create Live USB from a running Ubuntu installation

I installed Ubuntu and did some customisations (actually, it's on a VM running inside VirtualBox, however this might not be relevant). Now I wonder, whether it would be possible to create a Live USB ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Virtualbox4.2.18 causes the VM to crash. This has happened twice already [closed]

I am installing under Windows 8 64-bit. Installed Oracle Virtualbox 4.2.18. Downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ISO. Created a new VM and tried to start from the ISO file to install Ubuntu to the VM. Process ...
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I lose keyboard and mouse focus during installation onto VirtualBox?

I can't do any of the suggested solutions I have found to correct this problem, as I cannot even finish the install. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.0.4 on VirtualBox. Had success once, and have ...
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Can I install 32-bit Ubuntu in a 64-bit host using VirtualBox?

After countless problems trying to program NASM Assembly in a 64-bit Ubuntu install in VirtualBox, I figured I'd just go to 32-bit programming for now. I'm no expert - can I install 32-bit Ubuntu in ...
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Lost X Randomly (Ubuntu now only boots to terminal)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 x64 running in a VM in VirtualBox. I was writing some code, and then I minimized the VM window for a few seconds. I tried to open it back up, and it crashed (or had crashed ...
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Is there a way to move files between guest and host in virtualbox?

I am using virtualbox 4.2.10 for Ubuntu. I had to unzip a .7zip file so I used gust WindowsXP to unzip. But I can't find a way to get it back to host ubuntu. Is there a way to share between gust and ...
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VirtualBox messages

After I upgraded to VirtualBox 4.2.18 I noticed that my kernel log displays the following messages: Sep 12 17:00:07 pc-allard kernel: [ 3721.553696] CPUM: APIC 00 at 00000000fee00000 (mapped at ...
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Error with Virtualbox

I have a PC with Windows 8 4GB RAM 500GB HD and use Virtualbox 4.2.18 (current), however, already downloaded several types of isos of Ubuntu to virtualize and none of them got success. It takes ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 gets blocked while running VirtualBox

I have a fresh installed ubuntu 13.04 and trying to run two virtual maschines on it. It runs for a while and then it gets stuck host and guest (dont respond to ping or ssh). But it doesnt restart. i ...
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Windows in Virtualbox show error Ex80070057 when copying files from a network share

I encountered this problem after installing 13.04. Windows virtual machine was originally installed on an 10.04 system. I could not open any files on network shares (shared from the host machine), ...
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Building the shared folder support module…fail! [duplicate]

I want to share a folder between my host windows7 and guest Ubuntu but whenever I select add guest additions I get the following error: Unable to mount the CD/DVD image C:\PROGRA~1\Oracle\VIRTUA~...
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How to remove Virtualbox “VirtualBox VMs” folder in /home directory?

I used the following commands in the terminal to remove VBOX from my PC. But the "Virtualbox VMs" folder remains in HOME of Ubuntu 12.04. How to completely remove this folder of VBOX ? sudo apt-get ...
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Chromium is having difficulties in showing some web pages

I'm experiencing some problems using Chromium on Ubuntu : while Firefox works perfectly, Chromium will... Behave strangely, not being able to use the features provided by some websites like Facebook, ...
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Virtualbox VT-x is not available

So I had virtual box working perfectly before I decided to do a complete system wipe recently. Upon re-installing a 64 bit version of Ubuntu 13.04 and running a full upgrade, I attempted to set my ...
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How do I install Ubuntu through virtual box? [duplicate]

I have set up Ubuntu on virtual box. I have reached the stage where it says install or try Ubuntu. When I press try, it takes me through a series of steps that I am not sure of, for example , ...
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Virtualbox stopped working in 12.04 LTS after I upgraded kernel using hardware enablement stack

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) with kernel 3.8 now. Virtualbox fails with this error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or ...
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How Linux Host can access guest's sharing network on Virtualbox?

I have Windows 7 as a guest with Ubuntu Host, the windows got an Internet access via USB modem which is not available for Linux. I have enabled sharing on Windows network and assigned an IP, netmask ...
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“Sorry Ubuntu * has experienced an internal error” /usr/bin/compiz

I installed 13.04 as a virtual machine using VirtualBox from Oracle. When it was done doing the install, it says that it needs a reboot. After the reboot, I got this message: Sorry Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Stuttering virtualbox sound with windows 7 guest and UBUNTU host

I have installed a Windows 7 as virtualbox-guest. My Ubuntu works as host. The sound is stuttering ugly. I tried to change that by changing the Audio-Controller to ICH AC97 and install the driver ...
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Installing Ubuntu-Linux on Virtualbox (Virtual Machine)

I downloaded virtualbox for mac and the Ubuntu Linux iso. I have tried to install the iso on a virtual machine I set up using virtualbox. I keep getting this message, [ 7.409131] Kernel panic -not ...
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How can I prevent VirtualBox from changing the permissions on the .vbox File?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 13.04, and I've got a Windows 8 VirtualBox VM installed. I put the VM's folder in a shared folder (/home/sharedHome/) that has read and write permissions assigned to the ...
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VirtualBox under Ubuntu 12.04 has a problem in mounting an external USB-drive

I have installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. Now, I've bought an external USB-drive with 1.5 TB. When I start Windows7 in VirtualBox and mount the new USB-drive, a popup-message appears, saying:...
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Can I make a 'Virtualbox' Guest OS see and use directories and files from the Host OS?

I was researching it and read somewhere that you can, but that was ages ago and I can't find it now so here I am on here.
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Project to have virtual box guest support by default [closed]

How do I package ubuntu for virtual box in a ready-to-eat format so I can foist it on every person who owns a laptop? (that way they have NO barrier to use it: neither in the install or the required ...
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Question about IP Address on VirtualBox for a home server

I have set up a LAMP server within a VirtualBox partition using the Ubuntu automatic install. This is the first time I have tried to set up a home server. The installation seems to have been ...