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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FTP access to the files of Guest Machine of VirtualBox from Host Machine

I have installed pure-ftpd in the Guest machine. I tried to connect to FTP server of Guest Machine from Guest Machine with the port number 21 and I could connect to it successfully. In the host ...
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How to open files which are located in VirtualBox's Guest Machine from Netbeans of Host Machine

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed in my Host Machine and it has VirtualBox. I have Guest Machine wich runs Ubuntu 10.10. I have NetBeans installed in Host Machine and need to open my project files which ...
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how to change virtualbox keyboard shortcut

In virtualbox ctrl-r is the shortcut to reset the virtual machine. But I use it for testing web-sites on IE, and I seem to be hard-wired to use ctrl-r to refresh web-pages in a browser. I keep ...
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How to move vbox virtual machine to different location along with snapshots [closed]

I have oracle virtualbox3.2 installed on ubuntu 9.10 desktop. It was working fine for a long time but suddenly today when I try to open virtualbox going to Applications>system tools> it's showing the ...
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Are there any “traps” in cloning a VirtualBox VM for concurrent use on the same Host/LAN?

With Ubuntu as the Host, I want to run two similar/identical(?) instances of a VirtualBox Guest on the same Host, or perhaps on another Host which is on the same LAN... I have set up a Guest as a ...
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Will it be possible to run unity compiz in virtual box or another virtual machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run Unity in a virtual machine? 11.04 comes with unity interface. I would like to test 11.04 without installing it on a hard drive. Will it be possible?
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no audio on windows guest after installing vbox guest additions

Ive posted this here because im not sure whether its a windows or linux problem, so feel free to correct me. Ive installed windows 7 on a virtual box vm running on ubuntu, and i have then installed ...
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moving windows 7 to a virtual machine

Ive decided to switch from my existing dual boot solution, to just running ubuntu and having windows 7 in a virtual machine for those times that it absolutely has to be windows. Ive been looking at ...
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print from VirtualBox to networked printer

I run Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit desktop edition and I have Panasonic networked printer KX - MX2000 printer. There are no 64 bit drivers available from Panasonic for Ubuntu/debian. They only have 32 bit ...
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How to use VirtualBox as a SQLServer Host?

I installed Windows server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 on VirtualBox, now I want to remotely connect to it via php. I don't know what kind of network connection is needed, how to set it and...
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Why there's no USB support in VirtualBox Ubuntu edition?

Why does VirtualBox from the Ubuntu repositories not support USB? (While the official release does support it?)
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Problem when trying to install a service for running Virtualbox VMs headless

My goal is to have Ubuntu start and stop a headless virtualbox VM gracefully when I start and stop my host machine(Ubuntu 10.04). I'm using a script provided by Quadir Kareemullah's page. This is ...
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Port Forwarding to Connect to MySQL Database of VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu 10.04 as host machine and Ubuntu 10.10 as guest machine installed in VirtualBox. I had success on port forwarding to connect to Apache of guest machine, so that now I can open in host ...
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Virtual Network and NAT set-up

I need some help. I'm completely new to Linux. I'm trying to set up the following scenario: +-----+eth0 +-----+ +---+ | VM2 |-----------| VM1 |---------------| H | +-----+ eth1 ...
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Updating TomTom GPS devices?

Has someone succeed in update of tomtom devices on ubuntu ? I tried with an install of Windows XP sp3 in virtualbox PUEL, the device is correctly regognised but when I install new maps files, I have ...
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Install Ubuntu 10.10 on Virtual Machine

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 on a virtual machine. I tried VMware Workstation 7.0, VMWare Player 3.0, and Oracle VirtualBox. I have the same issue on 3 applications, Ubuntu boots very well and ...
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How can I get Compiz to work in a VirtualBox VM

Is there any way to get Compiz'z fancy graphics to work in a VirtualBox VM. ...and would it be too slow via a virtual video-card?... Is it possible to actually hook into the Host's own physical ...
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Upgrading VirtualBox 3.2.10 breaks my guest Ubuntu screen resolution

I had Ubuntu 10.4 working fine with the previous version of VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host. Then I upgraded to VirtualBox to 3.2.10, reinstalled the Linux Guest Additions, and now I am limited to ...
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vbox guest not receiving ip

I'm using oracle/sun virtual box3.2 on ubuntu 10.04 desktop. The ip is not assigned to the guest virtual system and the mode of network is bridged. I even tried 'dhclient' but it could not fetch. ...
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How can I tell update manager not to update a package?

I'm using 10.04 and have installed Virtualbox 3.2.10 (not the ose one, but the .deb file from Oracle). It has a dependency on libqt4-opengl which depends on qt version 4.6, but the update manager ...
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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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Server does not recognize second VirtualBox Adapter

I have installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 as a guest operating system under VirtualBox 3.2.10. My host system is Ubuntu 9.04 I have configured two network adapters for the guess (a NAT one and a host-only ...
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About the architecture of Virtual-Machine

System information: Ubuntu SMP Thu Sep 16 16:05:42 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux Virtual Marchine: VirtualBox 3.1.6_OSE r59338 linux.amd64 I wanna to install a virtual system with x86-64 in Virtual ...
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How to create a Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 Unity VM under VirtualBox

I'd like to run the new Unity interface from Ubuntu 10.10 inside of a VirtualBox VM (host is Ubuntu 10.04). Is that possible? Thanks!
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If I already have windows as separate partition, is there a way to run this with VirtualBox?

I already have windows he installed on my computer in a separate partition. I would like to be able to use this with VirtualBox, but I'm unsure how to do this. Since my computer came with windows ...
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VirtualBox: Ubuntu Host and Ubuntu Guest. Where is my shared folder in the Guest?

I am running VirtualBox OSE in an Ubuntu Lucid host. The Guest system is also Ubuntu Lucid. I've set up a Host directory to share with the Guest via VirutulBox's Shared Folders. This directory is ...
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How do I get Seamless mode working under Oracle VM VirtualBox?

I'm use Oracle VM VirtualBox 3.2.8 (PUEL) on my Windows 7 as host. I use seamless mode almost exclusively, and post upgrade to Ubuntu 10.10 the seamless mode is broken. Is there a way I can fix this ...
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Use my webcam with Ubuntu running in VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu running in VirtualBox. How can I make my in-built laptop camera work with it.
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Performance issues running Ubuntu 10.04 as guest OS in VmWare with Windows 7 host?

I have (portable) Virtualbox installed on a USB key running on a 64-bit Windows 7 host. I installed 32 bit Ubuntu 10.04 as a guest OS. During spikes in processor usage on the guest OS (based on ...
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How can I get my microphone to work in a virtualbox windows xp guest? [closed]

I have been trying to get this to work for several days. I have googled until I can't google anymore..... I have Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit with Virtualbox Ver. 3.2.8 installed. I have a windows xp pro ...
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How to configure a second IP address and bind it to a VBoxHeadless virtual machine?

I've requested my ISP to dedicate me a second Internet IP address and have got it. Now I need to configure it (I've never had any experience with using multiple IP addresses on one network interface) ...
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Ubuntu as guest OS (with Vista host) stuck at 800x600 resolution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Higher screen resolution in VirtualBox? I believe I've successfully got Ubuntu 10.04 installed as the guest OS with Vista as host on my laptop. But I have been unable to ...
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VirtualBox does not show full screen

I have Ubuntu 10.04 OS and a virtualbox (not the OSE) with windows XP as a guest. When I choose Full screen in virtualbox the operating system (my guest, windows XP) is still in small screen. I ...
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How do I enable visual effects when running Ubuntu as a Guest machine in VirtualBox? [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 64bit guest with Windows 7 64-bit host. I do have 3D Acceleration enabled in Virtualbox settings. Every time I enable visual effects in Ubuntu the Virtualbox GUI crashes. What do ...
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Is there a way to turn a Virtualbox image into an .iso? [closed]

I'm in a bit of a pickle here, my main computer has trouble with the Nouvou open source driver for NVIDA cards. As this problem is seemingly quite complicated, I was wondering if there was a way to ...
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Higher screen resolution in VirtualBox?

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 into VirtualBox on Windows 7. Unfortunately the only options showing for screen resolution are 640x480 and 800x600 and the monitor is showing as 'Unknown'. How ...
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Virtual Ubuntu Network Configuration

I have Ubuntu as main OS. I have created virtual Ubuntu in Sun VirtualBox and I get this error: can not connect(ssh)/ping computers in local network. If I configure network manually I even can not ...
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vmware/virtualbox 3d acceleration

Can Ubuntu guests get 3d acceleration in vmware / virtual-box? I just want to enable desktop effects under virtualization, not 3D games.
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How to map a VPN (tun0) network adapter on host Ubuntu to a VirtualBox guest Windows?

I have a Ubuntu 10.04 running Oracle VirtualBox 3.2.6 with a Windows XP guest. I use a VPN that I would like to be accessed by the guest VM, on a ifconfig it shows as: tun0 Link encap:UNSPEC ...
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How to run Windows XP inside Ubuntu

There are several programs only available on Windows. Wine can be a negative experience, so I want to run Windows inside Ubuntu using a virtual machine. It seems that Virtualbox is the standard way, ...