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 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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Error deploying services in juju local

After following all the guides, I've managed to configure juju in the local environment inside a virtualbox guest machine, but after deploying any service (wordpress,juju-gui), they load to the point ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 will not connect to the internet

I created an dd image from a VirtualBox with Ubuntu server 10.04 on it. Then I placed that image on a fresh empty ssd. My internet was working just fine on that virtualbox but on the ssd it doesnt ...
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Multimedia running very slow & weird ( In Virtualbox )

i've got Ubuntu Precise ( 12.04.2 ) running via VirtualBox on Windows 7 host machine ( both 64 bit systems ) - intel i3 2350m with 4GB of RAM - 1.5 GB allocated to Virtualbox. All multimedia played ...
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Problem while installing virtual box

I'm trying to install virtualbox-4.3 from software centre. But here showing an error message like this.
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Installation problem of Ubuntu 12.04.2 in virtualbox on windows 7 host

When I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 in virtualbox on windows 7 host, it is getting installed. But, after pressing on Restart now button, the virtualbox is not responding and it is getting ...
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Increase storage for Ubuntu (under Virtualbox)

I installed Ubuntu in my VM with fixed storage of 16GB. I added a new disk from Virtual box , also on SATA, but I don't see it in Ubuntu. Is there anything else I need to do?
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How do I keep guest additions working in virtual box after updates?

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on Virtual Box. It had poor performance (had low max resolution, cursor was choppy when going across the screen, none of the unity stuff was there), until I installed the ...
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How to run already installed Windows in Ubuntu?

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with 300GB hard drive, in which I use 200GB for Windows 7 and 100GB for Ubuntu 12.04. Is there any way I could operate my Windows 7 in Ubuntu, because there are some ...
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Why is NFS not allowing me to mount a share?

The Host I have a host, running Ubuntu 12.04, at 10.0.0.202. It provides an NFS share for other machines on the network. Here is the contents of /etc/exports: /media/storagedrive 10.0.0.0/24(rw,sync,...
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Error When Install Ubuntu on Virtual Box [duplicate]

I`m wanting to install Ubuntu 13.10 on virtual machine(VirtualBox) but I got an error when I want to boot Ubuntu . . This Kernel reguires the following features not pasent on the CPU: pea Unable to ...
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Set up Ubuntu on VirtualBox

I downloaded the VirtualBox and added the saasbook-vm-0.9.1.vdi. When I start the virtual machine I'm getting a prompt: Press ESC in 0 seconds to skip startup.nsh or any key to continue Shell> ...
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Resized partition with gparted size with df -h

I have Ubuntu server running in VirtualBox. I had an 8GB (default vdi size) and I needed more space so I used a 2 steps method: VBoxManager and an iso with GParted. I also installed parted on Ubuntu ...
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Problem adding Printer to Virtual machine [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 64 bit on my laptop and I have a virtual machine (win7) created and using with virtual box (4.3.6 incl. extension pack). Further I have an Kyocera FS-1041 printer which I cannot ...
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Win XP bootup error after increasing virtual hdd size in VirtualBox [closed]

I increased virtual hdd size using VBoxManage modifyhd ~/VirtualBox\ VMs/XP/XP.vdi --resize 30000. Now I wanted to start XP to get it to accept the new size but I can't boot. Error is: NTLDR is ...
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OpenGL warnings with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running as a VirtualBox Guest under Windows7

I have been using 12.04 as a guest on my laptop for quiet some time now and it works flawlessly. Today a colleague asked me about the 3D performance of the guest. It never came in my mind to use ...
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Partition Disks on VirtualBox When installing Ubuntu Server

Which option should I select in the 'Partition disks' screen when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 x64 on an Oracle VirtualBox? Options are: Guided - resize SCSI3 (0,0,0), partition #5 (sda) and ...
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VirtualBox screen resolution WITHOUT guest additions

I have read many posts about screen resolutions for Ubuntu as VirtualBox guest. May be I failed to read the good one... So. I "just" want to make more screen resolutions available WITHOUT installing/...
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How to improve Graphics in Virtual Machine VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander 32Bit with Intel® Sandybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2. I have a Virtual machine with XP using VirtualBox with the following settings: I've tried setting the ...
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Can I migrate a VirtualBox Ubuntu Guest to a *real* Hardware Box?

I want to transfer Ubuntu from a VirtualBox Guest 'appliance' to a real (metal and chips) computer? Can this be done, and what steps are involved?
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Help needed setting up RFC 868 (port 37) time service on Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running inside VirtualBox on Windows 7. I also have an older development platform which needs to set its internal clock by using the old time protocol. I'll admit that I'm by no ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 64 bit [duplicate]

I have an HP pavilion g7 running windows 7 64 bit. I have 3.48 gigs of usable ram and 185 gigs of free hard drive space. I downloaded oracle's virtual box for windows 7 64 bit and Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. ...
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How can I find the password to www-data group to so I can change directory access rights?

I am running Ubuntu on a Oracle Vbox in Windows 7 to develop a website. I have a set of directories that have owner read/write permissions but the group www-data does not have rights on the ...
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SSH disconnect from VirtualBox because of too many connections

I'm running VirtualBox 4.1.12_Ubuntu on an Ubuntu 12.04 host. I'm getting disconnected from my VirtualBox (ssh connection if I execute the following bash script. for i in {1..200} do curl "http://...
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In virtualbox, I can't access the dvd drive to install a guest host

I have installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu Server 12.04 and VirtualBox 4.3. I have set up a VM called "MediaServer" and tried to start it. I then get the following error: Cannot open host device '/dev/...
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Why does remote server over ssh prompt for password even if I locked user?

I created Ubuntu server in VirtualBox and created additional user. Than locked it with passwd -l user. Then when I try to ssh that user, it keeps asking for password, but even if I input password, ...
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Dual Monitor on Virtualbox with 3D Acceleration

I've got Ubuntu running in virtualbox with 3D acceleration enabled. It's working great so far except I can't get it to work with dual monitors unless I disable 3D acceleration (then it becomes too ...
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How to enable virtualization on booting? (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

I want to use virtual box but it giving me errors (VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system). And in the virtual box settings, I am not able to open accelerator tab as it's ...
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How to access localhost using rdesktop?

installed android x86 in virtualbox on my host Ubuntu 13.10. I'm trying to access the guest from the host through remote desktop but I cant access through either remmina or rdesktop but i'm getting a ...
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Upgrade release - with fallback options, or do it virtually

So then the 13.04 release came along. Unfortunately I have only had trouble with earlier upgrades and always ended up in a FUBAR and consequently reinstalling entire system. Would like to avoid that ...
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How do I setup BIND9 and VirtualBox so that my local machine can access my domain names?

I have a complicated setup. And it makes me a bit confused about how I should setup my server, BIND9, and my Mac OS X. So here it is. I have a Mac that is connected to the internet via WiFi. I have ...
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Should I install through WUBI or in a Virtual Machine on my Windows machine?

I want to install Ubuntu on my Windows machine and was wondering whether I should use the WUBI method or rather install via a virtual machine using VMWare or Virtual Box. What would the advantages be ...
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USB support with VirtualBox [duplicate]

This isn't really a question but more like my frustration and criticism - After spending countless hours, searching web for answer, there seems to be a lot of confusion about the Virtual Box ...
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Failed to create a new virtual machine

I am really new in Linux and I want to set up a VirtualBox VM with windows. My problem is that it returns this message when I create it: Failed to create a new virtual machine. Machine settings file ...
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Missed snapshot tab in virtualbox [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and VirtualBox 4.1.12. All manuals and help documents refer to Snapshot tab in top right corner of Virtualbox manager. But I have no idea where can I find it. Screenshot is ...
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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 unable to run VM

Like Ubuntu 13.10 VirtualBox Error Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) I am also having a problem I keep getting the following error : Trying to register the VirtualBox kernel modules using ...
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how to quit sshuttle and get system networking back to normal in VBox

I love sshuttle. My new fav toy. But...when i run from the command line and I use ctl-c to quit....my networking is screwed and I have to restart the VM. Using 12.04 Here is how i start from the ...
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VirtualBox Drive Error (kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) ) [duplicate]

So, I am using a Thinkpad by lenovo. I have been upgrading it every year, and it runs Very good for its model age. I have Installed VirtualBox On my system. I like crunchbang because of its style. So, ...
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VirtualBox Toolbar is hidden! How to show it?

I accidentally hide the main Toolbar from my VirtualBox Manager UI? In my ubuntu 12.04 . Can anyone let me know the detail steps to display the Toolbar again? I search the whole blogs but can't ...
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Accidentally release my hard disk.vdi from virtual machine

I accidentally released one of the VDI's from my virtual machine using 'virtual media manager' in 'virtual box'. How can I attach it again?
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Ubuntu 13.10 VirtualBox Error Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) [duplicate]

I have been trying for a few hours to get Virtual Box running in Ubuntu 13.10 Every time I try to run a virtual machine running 64 bit Arch Linux I get an error message that says: Kernel driver not ...
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'VT-x features locked or unavailable in MSR' error while trying to install Windows XP in VirtualBox

I install the application using the .deb, but I can't get a virtual machine to boot. How to install it correctly from the beginning? Opening my newly-created XP machine yields this message: Failed ...
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Kernel Panic when booting ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtualbox

I try to run it in Virtualbox 4.3.6 but it says: Kernel panic : attempted to kill init! Can anyone help me???
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How to install virtualbox (Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ) [closed]

I've trying to install virtual box from official ppa (this guide https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads) but then i trying to install sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 Reading package ...
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When exactly SSH-agent use my private_key to connect remote server?

I need some basics about SSH, because I dont understand some little things that helps me understand the process of SSH connecting. I have Ubuntu server on my virtualbox and Ubuntu desktop on my host. ...
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How Can I Open A Port On Ubuntu?

Ubuntu 13.04: No LSB modules are available Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.04 Release: 13.04 Codename: raring I'm attempting to open port 8888 on an Ubuntu VM that I'm ...
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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 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 60m/...