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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I can Ping, Dig, but I can't browse [closed]

I've searched for 5 days on the Internet for a solution to my problem, and I already did almost everything, and I still have no positive results. I installed 12.04 LTS in VirtualBox. I'm using ...
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Ubuntu on VirtualBox on Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

OK I am a complete computer science newbie here - purchased "Practical Computing for Biologists" to learn and first thing they have you do is set up Ubuntu on VirtualBox within Windows to allow access ...
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Running a VM on SD card

I recently bought a ssd, and i'm wondering if running a windows virtual machine will do a lot of writing or it's mainly reads? I thought using a 32G SD card (SanDisk extreme plus 80m/s read and ...
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How Can I Run Ubuntu via my VM? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 to run in VirtualBox alongside my Win7 64bit OS, without having to dual-boot. I added the 64-bit Ubuntu iso to my VM, and powered it up so to proceed with the ...
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Share folder from Ubuntu Virtualbox to Windows host

My host is Windows 7, and VM is Ubuntu 12.04. I use it for web development and I need to make Git repo from virtual HDD visible for the host OS to edit files on the host. What is the best way to do ...
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How can I access to guest machine via ssh which has Bridged Adapter

I'm sorry for the mistakes I've made, I'm not Englishman. I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Virtualbox installed Ubuntu Server 13.10 (Bridged Adapter). Guest machine has nginx, mariaDB, php etc. - hence web ...
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Virtualbox - Failed to open a session for the virtual machine

I installed VirtualBox via Software Center. When I try to load a VM, getting an error exactly like this: After I googled this error, found many different solutions, none of them were helped my ...
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Android 3D acceleration in androVM with primusrun?

I have been trying an Android Virtual Machine called androVM on an Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit laptop with Intel/Nvidia hybrid graphics configuration as the guest OS (details on the graphic cards below). I ...
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Unable to install ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso in Virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm using VirtualBox-4.3.6-91406-Win on Windows 7 x64 with an AMD 64-bit processor. The virtualbox installation is also a 64-bit install. I've been able to install Win Server 2008. When I try to ...
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mouse ball is not working on ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu on virtual box. mouse key click is working well but, the mouse ball is not working for up and down operations. please suggest if you have similar problem.
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How can I get alt-tab to work in virtualbox vm when in full screen?

I have virtualbox installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (host) with ubuntu 10.04 LTS as a VM (guest). The VM has guest additions installed. I'd like to be able to reliably use alt-tab to switch windows ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 12 stuck on boot screen with logo

I am running Ubuntu 12 on Virtualbox(version 4.2.6) on Mac OS X. I installed the Guest Additions by following the instructions from ...
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How do I speed up my performance on my Ubuntu 13.04 VirtualBox Virtual Machine? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble using my Ubuntu VM (virtual machine). Here is all the information shown on my VirtualBox Manager: General: Name: Ubuntu 13.04 I Operating System: Ubuntu System: Base Memory: 512 ...
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Installed Virtualbox guest additions on host

I just ran: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso on my host (Ubuntu 13.10). I was hoping to get a copy of the iso file, but I'm afraid that it may have installed the guest additions on ...
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How to access a guest OS running in Virtual Box from a different user account

I installed virtualbox in Ubuntu 12.04, in which I installed Windows XP. However I am unable to see VirtualBox on desktop when logging in a different user account and consequently unable to access ...
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VirtualBox install loop [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit in VirtualBox. Once I installed it in virtualbox, I restarted, and it asked me once again to install. I just closed the window, so it went black and about 5 minutes ...
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Why can I not set custom resolution for Ubuntu 12.04 running in a virtual machine?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the latest VirtualBox release and I cannot change the resolution. Here are the commands that i run: -- in Windows VBoxManage setextradata "Ubuntu" ...
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How change resolution screen of virtualbox?

04 and I install Mountain lion via virtual box, and I want to known how I can get full resolution with my monitor. I try to install Guesst adittions and it tells me that is not possible
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Update error in Virtual Box

When I update my Ubuntu, appear W:Failed to fetch http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/dists/lucid/Release Unable to find expected entry 'non-free/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong ...
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How to get Ubuntu VB guest to use monitor's native resolution?

I am running an Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualBox guest (with Guest Additions installed) within a Windows 7 host. How can I set the resolution of the guest VB to match the physical machine's native ...
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Limited resolution in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VirtualBox and i have this problem. My Resolution is locked to maximum 1280x720 (4:2) and my windows host OS is running on 1920x1080 (16:9) Widescreen. Do i need to ...
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Looked around A LOT but can't avoid black screen after logging into Ubuntu VM from Mac 10.6 host

I've looked at many for ideas and suggestions (here are a few) My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Ubuntu 12.10 desktop/interface not showing on VirtualBox VM ...
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Custom VirtualBox Launcher in GNOME 3

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with GNOME 3. My goal is to create a custom launcher that will launch a specific VirtualBox virtual machine, and I'd like it to have it's own icon. From a purely functional ...
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Ubuntu installation on i5-2430m possible? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 in my VirtualBox. When I try it with the 64-bit version, I get this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU Ii have an Intel core ...
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Why am I Having to reinstall server on virtual box [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Oracle virtual box. After installation, i went on to create databases and unfortunately, my laptop shutdown. I was assuming since the OS was installed, it would open ...
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virtualbox usb problem

How can I use a usb stick in the virtual machine ? When I opened 'settings', a warning opened by itself and said that I had to add my user to the group vboxusers. I did that (sudo adduser naomi ...
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How to use external media in virtualbox windows installation

I have Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit and I have Windows 7 Professional installed in virtualbox. I want to be able to plug my ipod in and use itunes from the Windows installation. I can't install Windows 7 of my ...
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Is it possible to boot the same ubuntu sometimes as a virtual machine, and sometimes on the physical pc?

Is it at all possible to have the same ubuntu with the same updates and installed apps, sometimes boot in a vmware/vbox/or-similar inside windows, and sometimes be able to boot it on the startup of ...
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Virtualbox 4.3 upgrade error on ubuntu 13.04

Trying to upgrade from Virtualbox 4.2 to 4.3, receiving error "Breaks existing package 'virtualbox-4.2' that conflict: 'virtualbox'..."
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Host-only network with Virtual box and Windows host machine: cannot find device eth1

(ANSWER BELOW) I have problem with implementing Host-Only network in Virtualbox. my host machine is running under Windows 7 Ultimate, and guest OS is Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 64bit. I configure virtual ...
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How to access Ruby on Rails Assets from a Host Machine

I am running a Ruby on Rails server on an Ubuntu VirtualBox guest machine. I can access the local server from my host machine by setting the Ubuntu network adapter to bridged. My app's hmtl is ...
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Can't bootUbuntu 64-bit using Virtual Box on host Windows 7 64-bit [duplicate]

The error I get says, This kernel requires and x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please us a kernel appropriate for your CPU. I have Enabled I/O APIC.
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Can't install php5-curl, getting “404 Not found” errors

My problem when trying to install php5-curl on my virtual box linux server. I did ifconfig eth1 up: err http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main php5-curl amd64 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.8 ...
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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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Virtual box doesn't work

Virtual Box doesn't work. When I try to strat any virtual machine I get the next error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Windows 8.1. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 ...
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Can't start VM in Virtual Box after upgrade

I just upgraded to 13.10 and now, Virtual Box wouldn't let me start my virtual machine anymore. It tells me to execute /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup but If I do, I get the following: # ...
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Sharing ext partitions in VirtualBox

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm on a WUBI installation currently with (obviously) NTFS system. I got really sick and tired of Windows 7 and the new Windows 8 isn't something I really look out to and Ubuntu ...
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log in Ubuntu(it's in vm box) using copssh in Window7 machine

Ip of Ubuntu is 10.0.2.15(got it by 'ifconfig'),but it seems be 169.254.107.82(got it by VirtualBox Host-Only Network )..... And in Cmd of Windows,I can't ping to 10.0.2.15,but can ping to ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu on a surface pro 2 with virtualbox [duplicate]

I'm trying to run Ubuntu through virtualbox. but I get this error: This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your ...
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Why if my system is 64-bit, I can't install Ubuntu 64-bit in virtual box? [duplicate]

I'm on windows 7 64 bit, Intel Core i7 3612QM, NVIDIA GeForce GT640M 2GB, 8GB RAM, 240GB SSD and 500GB HDD. I want to delete and get rid of windows 7 partition and install Ubuntu 13.10 on my 240GB ...
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How do I make wireless bridged networking work with linux guest in kvm/qemu?

I am running the ubuntu 13.10 cloud image on kvm/qemu. The guest networking works fine operating in NAT mode when on wireless. Wired bridged networking (eth0 + macvtap) works fine as well. When ...
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Can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu 12.10 Server Guest Virtual Box

I have filled out the shared folder options in Settings -> Shared Folders of a shared folder with a name of 'share'. It is set to automount but when I start up the guest OS, nothing is showing up in ...
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Virtual Box 4.3.4 Ubuntu 13.10 blackscreens after login

I've got a little problem with my Ubuntu 13.10. I have it installed on a VM, with Windows 8.1 as host. Until today everything went just fine, but all of sudden, when I Host+F to get out of ...
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Installing Ubuntu on virtualbox with a windows 8 host

Installing ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso gets me to the graphical login screen but after I enter the password I get a black screen. Ctrl-Alt-F2 brings me to a terminal where I can restart lightdm, ...
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Can't start in VirtualBox; shows built-in shell

So I used the Linux Live USB creator and created a live usb checking the option to Enable Launching LinuxLive in Windows and after it was done and I ran Virtualize_This_Key.exe, and after a screen ...
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I'm running Android 4.3 on Virtual Box in Ubuntu 13.10,could it harm my pc or disc?

I have that doubt,'cause I think Android is made for ssd and mine is hdd. I'm doing it for being able to run Whatsapp,it appears to work fine, do you think that when Ubuntu touch will be running ...
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Virtualbox on Ubuntu /Windows XP viruses or security issues?

I wanna install Windows XP in a Virtualbox on Ubuntu 13.10, I will install it only for being able to use a programs of the government for inputting taxes ( the Argentine government hasn't make ...
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static IP on vbox bridged network for ubuntu (guest) on ubuntu (host)

Network Connection error & can't browse internet, how do I troubleshoot the network connection? I want to set a static IP for vbox guest ubuntu 12.04 machine on bridged network Host is ubuntu ...
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where can I find the official virtual box for ubuntu 13.10?

where can I find the official virtual box for ubuntu 13.10? I would like to run windows XP on it as the application I want to run needs .net 2.0
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VirtualBox Minecraft Server

So I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 in VirtualBox and trying to host a server in it. I literally got everything set up, installed, and it's perfect. I forwarded my ports to 25565 TCP and UDP with this ...