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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Problem with Nvidia GeForce 840M on my Lenovo Z50-70 (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 with Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-85-generic)and since I was trying to enable the Nvidia GeForce 840M for gaming on this laptop, I tried several proprietary drivers plus Bubmlebee plus ...
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Access Windows XP desktop remotely

I am trying to figure out a way to use Quickbooks on Ubuntu. I have tried Wine and Crossover with no luck. I looked at Quickbooks replacements, but couldn't find any that do inventory and invoicing ...
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VPN HideMy_SS Connection Issue

I've spent more than a few hours searching through forums, and contacting HMA support, a bit useless in this case. Anyways, here are my observations. If UFW / GUFW is enabled with all inbound and ...
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VirtualBox nat network not starting

I have Virtualbox 4.3.36 on Ubuntu 14.04. I am Trying to make a NAT network work, but I can not start it using VBoxManage, I get this message: VBoxManage natnetwork start --netname NatNetwork ...
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kubuntu 16.04 release unusable in virtualbox

Installed the released amd64 version of Kubuntu in a VirtualBox virtual machine - single CPU, 4096 Gb memory, 128 Mb video memory, single monitor. After install, following instructions from several ...
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Could not load 'vboxdrv' after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

I upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and since then VirtualBox 5.0.18 isn't starting my VMs anymore. It complains that 'vboxdrv' isn't loaded. So I try to load it and get the following error: $ sudo ...
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Hardware acceleration. Please help

I installed windows 7 in Virtual Box. I enabled 3D acceleration and I was downloading hardware acceleration.The downloading failed 4 times. It always says unknown network error.Please help me.
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Virtual GPU for Ubuntu 16.04 Clients on VirtualBox

Assuming the host OS has a GPU, can anybody tell me if Ubuntu 16.04 clients run using VirtualBox will be able to make use of the GPU through virtualization? I read that GPU virtualization is only ...
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How can I switch between all windows of my host and VirtualBox guest system using Alt+Tab?

My host system is Ubuntu 15.10. I run Windows 7 in a VirtualBox machine. I would like to use the keyboard shortcut Alt+Tab to switch between all windows of both my host and virtual guest system. ...
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Failed to fetch 'us.archive.ubuntu' when sudo apt-get update, cannot connect to network

Ok, so I'm running Ubuntu server 14.01 LTS in virtualbox, and I'm trying to sudo apt-get update, but I get an error saying that it failed to fetch us.archive.ubuntu.com and security.ubuntu.com . I ...
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No desktop and Loading Icons. . . Issue

I've recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 onto a virtual machine, however after logging in there is no icons or anything on the desktop, just the cursor and the background. I have looked online however am ...
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virtualbox ppa for 14.04

I want to add a ppa to get virtualbox updates but I can't understand the debian-based steps on their webpage (or here). Normally I add repositories with sudo add-apt-repository ... Can anyone explain ...
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VirtualBox: VT-x is disabled in the BIOS for all CPU modes Error

I am trying to run a Virtual Machine of Ubuntu, but I get an error on start up: According to the error message, it is an error in the BIOS. Is there a way to access it and fix this error? Edit: On ...
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Install guest additions with Dockerfile

Right now I'm using docker to build a personalized virtual environment for tensor flow development. I will install fluxbox and guest additions ontop of an existing tensor flow Ubuntu Docker... here ...
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Problem with resolution of Ubuntu 14 on Windows7 x64 Virtualbox5 [duplicate]

I'm running Windows7 x64, Virtualbox 5.0.16 and just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu starts fine, but gives a very low resolution (e.g. 640x460). I tried running sudo apt-get install virtualbox-...
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Virtual Box won't allow me to enter base memory

I'm trying to install virtual box in my Ubuntu 15.04 machine. I specifically want to use Windows XP for some project. I used sudo apt-get install virtual box to install Virtual Box. After that I ...
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How to mount directory from vagrant box on local FS using SSHFS?

I want to mount the / of the vagrant box on to the local fs using sshfs. the command i used was sshfs hadoopuser@192.168.0.106:/ . The authenticity of host '192.168.0.106 (192.168.0.106)' can't be ...
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Cant connect to LAN after moving to an optical fiber connection

I use Ubuntu Server via VirtualBox. We have just changed the office internet to an optical fiber connection and the internet on UBUNTU stopped getting recognized, even though when I open the browser ...
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Ubuntu installation in virtual box stuck at : (2 of 2) A Start job is run [OK] Reached target sound card

I've been on this screen for almost 30-40 minutes now, is something wrong with the installation or does it take this much time anyway? What should I do? Also the installation took me almost 80 minutes ...
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How do I copy and paste files from ubuntu as host OS to Windows XP as guest OS in VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I just installed a virtual machine with Windows XP, but I am not able to copy and paste files from guest to host and vice versa, I set up clipboard setting on bidirectional but still i cant.
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Ubuntu 15.10 Missing modules, falls back to busybox durring boot

I'm having an issue where ubuntu won't load and falls back to busybox. The issue appeared aftering installing Oricle Virtualbox with windows. I feel like something in that instalation has caused this. ...
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Is there another place to host/machine name?

I have a cloned VirtualBox machine that I've asked to clear MAC address after cloning. The machine name was changed from "node01" to "new-host-7.home" and I changed to "node02" by using conventional ...
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Restarted Ubuntu in VirtualBox and was dropped to a CLI. What do I do?

I have used Ubuntu for the last few days (due to some lag when trying to use Pygame), but restarted it just recently, increased the RAM from 1GB to 2GB, and increased the VRAM(?) ever so slightly. ...
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How to Assign an I.P. address to a Virtualbox Appliance?

How do I configure a VirtualBox appliance to have its own I.P. address when running on a host Ubuntu machine? I've tried following the solution for this question but am not having any luck: Getting I....
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screen size - resolution in ubuntu 14.04

screenshot of the working ubuntu OS, cut in the half and cannot move to right or left Hello to all, I am a newbie here, actually this is my very first question on this platform. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 + VirtualBox w/ guest OS Windows 10, unable to connect USB Device (iPhone) to iTunes in guest OS

I'm running VirtualBox on Ubuntu 15.10. The guest OS is Windows 10, and I'm trying to sync my iPhone with iTunes on the guest OS. VirtualBox can't find any devices. I have already installed guest ...
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How do I cd to CDROM directory

How do I cd to into the inner cdrom (VBOXADDITIONS) directory?
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NVIDIA GTX 960M not working

I have Lenovo Y700 with Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and Ubuntu 15.10 running in VirtualBox. I can't get my graphical card working under Linux. I have installed: nvidia-361 nvidia-opencl-icd-361 nvidia-...
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Ubuntu Guest doesn't detect Bluetooth Adapter

My Ubuntu Guest VM isn't able to detect or turn on the Bluetooth adapter. My host is Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 3 with a Bluetooth adapter. I have enabled my USB's in VirtualBox (see image below). The ...
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installing KVM on my guest OS lubuntu

I'm working on installation of KVM on my guest OS which is lubuntu 14.04 LTS. My host OS is CentOS 6.6. My machine hardware specifications are: Intel CPU CORE i5, 6 GB RAM and no graphical card. ...
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How to share folders between host (Mac OS) and guest (ubuntu) os with VirtualBox? [duplicate]

Actually there are many similar posts for my question. I followed one tutorial but I failed, basically I have done the following: Installing Guest Additions From the tool bar of VirtualBox selecting ...
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Can't log into Ubuntu 15.10 under virtual box

I have a fairly new Lenovo laptop running Windows 10 Pro. I just installed VirtualBox and then installed the Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit operating system in a virtual machine. It seems to have gone through ...
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how to send files to my VirtualBox Server

The title basically says it, I'm stupid and can't figure out how to send files to my ubuntu server which is run from VB. I'm attempting to install scripts for sinusbot which is being hosted on my VB ...
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Can I create a Ubuntu disc image from inside a VirtualBox?

I'm in the process of moving from Windows to Ubuntu (14.04) for my web/mobile development and realize that I might definitely screw my PC up at some point. Rather than start over from scratch, I would ...
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unable to install GuestAdditions - Ubuntu 14.04 as guest; Windows 8.1 host

I've seen similar postings on this site, but no satisfactory answers/solutions. Please advise. Specs: Ubuntu 14.04 (guest) Windows 8.1 (host) VirtualBox 4.3.6 r91406 VBOXADDITIONS_4.3.6_91460 ...
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12.04 LTS -> 14.04 LTS: An error occurred while restoring previously-installed applications

I'm attempting to upgrade an existing installation of Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS to 14.04.4 LTS in a 5.0.10 VirtualBox VM. After several hours of attempting to get do-release-upgrade to find any new releases ...
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Cant get Virtualbox to work with Genymotion

I'm opening genymotion and get the following error-message: Unable to load VirtualBox engine. Make sure that it is properly installed before starting Genymotion. For more information, ...
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What is wrong with my Ubuntu VM?

I've been working on my first android application using a LAMP server on a VirtualBox VM, but sometimes the IP address changes which makes me have to change all of my php script addresses on my app ...
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VIrtual network

I want to impliment pfsense to the local network. So before that I have to test it in a virtual environment, say couple of virtual-machines in an Ubuntu host using virtual box and one pf-sense machine ...
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I am trying to install Ubuntu in virualbox and it keeps crashing. Please help

This is screenshot of my settings in virtual box: and this is a screenshot of the crash: This happens happens right after I select install Ubuntu
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Latency in watching a video on Ubuntu

I'm wondering why there is a latency when I watch a video on Ubuntu 15.10? Ubuntu is a virtual-ised operating system running on Virtual box. Host operating system is Windows 10. The same video on ...
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Problem with sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine

My problem began when I was tried to install the mmtsb (multiscale modelling toolset for structural biology) on an Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Machine on a Windows Host. I tried giving the ./install.sh ...
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Ubuntu Server running in Virtual Box - Network not connecting to Wifi bridged adapter

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 server on (Windows 10) VirtualBox (Version 5.0.16 r105871 ) by following the steps on here: http://twoggle.com/blog/lamp-local-development-environment-...
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How to simulate Ubuntu ARM image on Raspberry Pi with Virtualbox?

How do you run the Ubuntu ARM image in Virtualbox (ultimately managed through Vagrant) for testing a Raspberry Pi configuration? I can find a ton of guides for running various pre-built Raspberry Pi ...
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Really wanting Host Ubuntu to work with Win7 guest in VirtualBox, but it's not working out

I have spent all day solving how to get the Win7 guest to recognize my USB devices, and finally managed it, re-installed VirtualBox 5.0.16, re-installed Win7 into it from my CD, installed the ...
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VirtualBox 5.1 Yosemite Host Ubuntu Guest Drag and drop, copy not working

I have installed Ubuntu 14 64 bit as a guest on my VirtualBox 5.1 on Yosemite Host. I have installed the Ubuntu guestEditions from VB. I know they are installed correctly because all of the view ...
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USB devices not visible in VirtuaBox 5.0.16, even after installing Extension Pack [duplicate]

I edited this to make my question more polite. My VM Box running Win7 on/inside Ubuntu seems to be running smoothly. But it is not recognizing USB external storage devices and not allowing me to copy ...
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Resizing VirtualBox [duplicate]

So, I use a Macbook and I installed VirtualBox and Ubuntu but the window appears very little (a tiny square in the middle of the screen) I followed this question and I installed those extras they ...
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OBS on “Window Capture (X composite)” only shows red screen

When I chose "Window Capture (X composite)" mode on OBS, and select the running Windows 10 VirtualBox, I get a red screen: It works fine with Spotify: I can record the whole screen, but I'd like ...
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Use Wake on lan in KVM?

I use KVM for virtualisation together with Virtual Machines. This works for the most part, but now I am running into an problem. I want to start a VM (which is turned off) with WOL. This does not work ...