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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Virtualize Ubuntu 11.04 from my USB stick

I need to be able to virtualize Ubuntu 11.04 from my USB stick, which will enable to save files on it and when I boot my USB stick on other computers I can still be able to open up the same files. ...
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hard disk messed up after installing virtual box machine

I downloaded mac osx virtual disk image for virtualbox and i made a new machine and atached the new virtual hard disk. The problem is that the mac osx virtual hard disk had 150GB and my whole hard ...
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Error building main Guest Additions Module while installing VirtualBox guest additions

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 Guest on Ubuntu 12.04 Host using VirtualBox. Everything is from repository and no direct install. When I install the guest additions, the below error is shown in the ...
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Mount exFAT partition in virtual guest machine [closed]

I have a real Ubuntu 12.10 installation being virtualized under a Windows 8 host, by using the VBoxManage.exe internalcommands createrawvmdk method. I'm trying to mount an exFAT partition into the ...
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How do I install virtualbox-dkms?

Getting the following error when attempting to install the virtualbox kernel modules : ------------------------------ Deleting module version: 4.1.18 completely from the DKMS tree. ...
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Can't Login In to Ubuntu VM

Whenever I try to login into my Ubuntu VM from my username, it goes briefly to a black screen and then back to the login screen. I can login as "guest" though. I can login with just the terminal ...
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How to use NVIDIA GeForce M310 on Ubuntu 12.10 running as guest in Virtualbox?

Last couple of weeks played around with Ubuntu 12.10. This is running as a guest on Virtualbox hosted at Windows 7. There have been some challenges with the Unity 3D stuff. Particular due to not ...
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Get HD Netflix videos on Virtualbox

Netflix works great on virtualbox, however it doesn't show up with any options for HD viewing. I have installed Guest Additions, any way to get the HD option to show up? E.G. ...
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Need help to install persistent Ubuntu on USB drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Portable virtual machine with preinstalled Ubuntu for Windows? I am a new user of Ubuntu. I would like to install a persistent Ubuntu 11.04 to my USB stick, and it ...
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Saving Virtualbox state during dist-upgrade?

I am wondering if I am going to do any harm to my virtual system if I save it's state and close the VM while it is in the middle of a dist-upgrade? Afaik saving the state allows you to resume it with ...
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How to share files Between RHEL and Ubuntu

I have installed RHEL 5.5 on VIrtual Box and Host system is Ubuntu 12.04. I can access the files of Ubuntu by using the sharing services of Virtual Box. But how can i access the files of RHEL ...
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Windows 8 release preview BSODs in Virtual box [closed]

I have an Ubuntu 10. 04 and Windows 7 installed on computer. Now I would like to try Windows 8 on virtual box OSE. I have a Windows 8 release preview ISO disk in a pendrive and added IDE primary ...
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Virtual Box: Problems using USB Phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can not connect Android SGSII via USB after ICS upgrade I'm not completely sure if this is the right part of stackexchange to ask this question, so if I'm in the wrong ...
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No Host only adapter selected

I have a problem with my virtualbox on ubuntu 12.04, I can't add a host only adapter, the message is "no host only network adapter selected" I can't select anything can anyone solve this problem??
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phpmyadmin 404 error on fresh ubuntu 12.04 install

I regularly set up Virtualbox ubuntu setups to run as local webservers. I have set these up several times and never had an issue. However, something has changed: 1)VB guest additions no longer allow ...
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A 16GB file with 1204 extents. Is it normal?

I noticed slow disk performance running a VM in VirtualBox. Filefrag shows 1204 extends for the virtual disk file. I know file fragmentation only occurs when necessary, but i wondering if this is a ...
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Update to Grub2.x broke Xubuntu 12.04 client in VirtualBox

I have VirtualBox-4.1 installed in Ubuntu 10.04 with a .vdi running Xubuntu 12.04. Recently, a Grub update for Xubuntu 12.04 to Grub2.x, broke it with the following explanation: error: ELF header ...
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screen DPI - is there and equivalent command/action to Windows 150% Display

I have a wide screen of high resolution and I see everything small on it. So In windows I set the display to 150%, I would like to do something similar in Ubuntu. Simply changing screen resolution to ...
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How to solve “Controller 'IDE Controller' does not support hotpluggin”?

I install virtualbox from apt-get. When I want to set shared folders, it shows Controller 'IDE Controller' does not support hotpluggin". How to solve it? Thank you~
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
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Problem Internet connection Ubuntu 12.04 Server (trough VirtualBox)

My final goal is to access my web projects trough external network. So, I have : Internet connection trough wireless router (ISP's IPs are internal, so and the IPs which the router sets to my ...
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Unity and Windows XP guest in VirtualBox conflicts on Meta key [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtualbox windows 7 guest - pressing windows key launches unity menu When I press the Meta key in the XP guest (to get the start menu), Unity panel pops as well, pretty ...
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VirtualBox on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I have VirtualBox 4.2 installed on Ubuntu Server 12.04, being managed with PHPVirtualBox. The server has fairly low-end specs, with only 512MB of RAM, and a Pentium 4 Prescott CPU @ 2.6 GHz (I read ...
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How to remove the graphical user interface?

Okay my question is that, I want to run a heavy application, on a Virtual Machine (VirtualBox) with just 2 GB RAM (Windows 7 32Bit Host has 4 GB, 3.5 GB effective). Initially I thought of installing ...
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Virtualbox machine with Windows finds no connection

I have been using Virtualbox for a long time, but never before I encountered this issue with this software. Basically my virtualized Windows 7 doesn't connect to the internet, it says that there is no ...
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How to access localhost on Virtualbox host machine

I created a virtual machine on Virtualbox with Ubuntu 12.04 only to install a LAMP solution and use it with my host machine, but I can't access the localhost using the ip (10.0.2.15) in the browser . ...
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How to prevent unity dash from taking keyboard control [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop Unity 2d intercepting meta key when I'm in VirtualBox? Issue Summary: When using virtualbox (VB) in fullscreen mode, VB takes control of the screen. ...
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How can I use a script to control a VirtualBox guest?

Refer to : Launch an application in Windows from the Ubuntu desktop I was wondering if Takkat could elaborate on the actual execution i.e. howto in the script file. This will be greatly helpful. ...
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Strange behaviour when minimizing virtualbox in fullscreen mode

I have the same problem like mentioned in this thread. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=12257698 When virtualbox is running in fullscreen mode, and I'll minimize it to go back to Unity, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VirtualBox 4.1.18 reverts to last snapshot [closed]

Somehow, my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running in VirtualBox 4.1.18 (W7 Host) got stuck.. and I closed the machine. Now when I start up the VM again, it reverts back to my last snapshot which is more than 20 ...
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Can I use ISO image to install Win 7 in VirtualBox running on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Windows 7 inside Oracle Virtualbox Attempting to install Win 7 from ISO image in VirtualBox installed on Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS. The image boots but fails to ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 as a router. Problem with DNS?? Or Routing table?

I have a virtualbox lab made up of 4 Windows 2008 R2 servers (DC/DNS,SQL,SHAREPOINT, EXCHANGE) that are configured with static ip addresses with NIC's attached to Internal network. Everything works. ...
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Backtick (Grave accent) button sticking

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running in a Virtual Box virtual machine, on my Windows 7 32bit system. It has been working great, except that the backtick/tilde button sticks(not physically). When I hit the ...
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Share files in virtualbox between Ubuntu host and WindowsXp guest [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up shared folders in a Windows XP virtualbox guest? How to share files on Virtualbox with Windows as a guest? How can I share files between my ubuntu ...
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Virtualbox on Ubuntu Host: Access guests by hostname

I have several VirtualBox appliances (Windows, Linux) each of them configured with two network adapters: NAT for accessing the internet host-only for hosts <> hosts and hosts <> guest ...
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Access secondary hard disk from Virtual Machine

I have a fairly specific question. I had Ubuntu on my Laptop (for years). For a variety of reasons, I've had to switch to Windows but the computer has two hard drives. The main drive was reformatted ...
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Problem installing virtualbox on ubuntu 9.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? I'm using ubuntu 9.04. From last few days I'm trying to install a virtualbox,but i can't. I went to this ...
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Share folders between windows and ubuntu in Virtualbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shared folders in XP virtualbox guest I use virtualbox. My host OS is Ubuntu and the guest one is Windows XP. I want to share a folder between these two OS. But I don't ...
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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 windows 7 guest - pressing windows key launches unity menu

Running win7 as guest in full screen mode. When i press windows key or alt+tab the vm looses focus and displays the unity menu or ubuntu's alt+tab. I've set the VBox configuration: File Menu -> Input ...
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Ubuntu Graphics Experience is fallback

The graphics experience is in fallback mode for me. And I checked the settings and it says the graphics driver is Chromium. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 in a virtual box. I didn't like unity much. So ...
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Unity launcher doesn't reappear automatically — 12.04 in VirtualBox

I have reopened the Unity launcher by disabling auto-hide, thanks to this post -- http://askubuntu.com/a/106673/42720 I am running 12.04 in VirtualBox, and have tested this in both full-screen and ...
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How to install Internet Explorer (multiple versions)?

I am developing one site which has chat feature in Rails. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I need to check that the site is IE9 because the chat feature using socket io of HTML5. I want to know that how ...
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How do I improve the performance of my VirtualBox guest?

I run a guest ubuntu 12.04 on a host ubuntu 12.04, with VirtualBox, and the guest is much, much slower than the host (ALT+TAB takes 4-5 secs). I had a look around and I found contradicting opinions on ...
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Playing Age of Empires II multiplayer in VirtualBox Over wi fi network

I installed Age of Empires II (Expansion) in VirtualBox (hosting Windows XP). It works great in single player mode. Unfortunately, I tried playing multiplayer via WI-FI which I created on my Ubuntu ...
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What version was installed? x64 or i686? What's the difference exactly?

Okay, so heres my problem. I recently started migrating several services to individual VMs on my box, using VirtualBox 4.1. I created a new VirtualBox VM with guest type "Ubuntu (64 Bit)". I've ...
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How to uninstall VirtualBox in 12.04?

Can anyone help me removed VirtualBox? By the way, I couldn't install some softwares, is it because it is a 64-bit version?
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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 much difference can 2D acceleration in VirtualBox bring?

I want to know how much difference can 2D acceleration in VirtualBox bring ? I only run graphical interface on Windows VMs.
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Install windows 7 through virtual box

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I want to install Windows 7 on my system from a CD through VirtualBox. I searched the detailed tutorials through google but I did not find one that worked. So can some one ...