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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virtualbox unstable after having removed xen

I installed a fresh version of ubuntu (ubuntu 15) yesterday and wanted to try xen. so I installed the package ("sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-amd64"), rebooted and, as I have understood, the ...
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Ubuntu in Virtual box: Super+shift is interpreted as super+alt after pressing left or right

I am running ubuntu in virtualbox on my mac. So here is a problem (bug in virtualbox?) that makes it hard to remap keys in order to have the same key combinations as in mac osx: If I hit right or ...
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How to Start Ubuntu in TTY without GUI as VB Guest?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox 5. The graphics is limited in VirtualBox so I would just have textual appearance in TTYs. I would like to access TTYs of Ubuntu in VB5. My problem is that I cannot ...
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How to Resize Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox 5? [duplicate]

I am trying to increase the size of Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox 5 of OS X in the thread here of Oracle's VB forum where they directs me here ...
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Virtual box uninstall

I want to uninstall virtual box from my system. I run following command: sudo apt-get remove virtualbox* --purge The result says it is uninstalled. But I could still launch the virtual box. Please ...
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Fixing visual artifacts on mouse drag in virtualbox

Running Ubuntu on a virtual box on windows 7 I get visual artifacts whenever I move my mouse around. Those artifacts appear as boxes on the screen in the location where my mouse has been and they will ...
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VirtualBox apache

I have created a simple Ubuntu Server on VirtualBox. I wanted to run Apache server but I can't acces the website from any other device. I have checked that Apache is listening on port 80 using ...
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Adding Additional HDD to Ubuntu 14.04.2 Server on Oracle VM VirtualBox

I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04.2 Server on Oracle VM VirtualBox as I'm trying to understand the deployment to be ready to deploy it in a real network. Here is the situation. Currently, I have ...
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VirtualBox with Ubuntu 14.04 - Gparted shows unallocated storage

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox and recently allocated extra storage to the OS. /dev/sda now shows a total storage of 80 Gb. however, 72 gb lies in unallocated partition. I'm unable to ...
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How to use .bin files with VitrualBox?

System requirements: Ubuntu 15.10, newest VirtualBox from Ubuntu Software Center. And talking about the installation of the Genymotion 2.6.0 for Ubuntu. Thank you.
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Optimizing Slow VirtualBox VMs

I am running two VirtualBox VMs on a host laptop. All parties are running 32-bit Ubunutu 15.10. The host has 1.9 GB RAM to share between itself and its guests and a Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T9300 @ 2.50 ...
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need help upgrading 13.10 to something in service [duplicate]

The web designer for my work built our webpage on Lubuntu 13.10 on virtualbox he used lamp to construct the page and has never updated / upgraded anything. A week ago he went to move it too 15.10 only ...
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Running VirtualBox in a Xen environment fails

So, virtualbox does not get along with xen. How do I kill/uninstall/remove xen from the terminal so that DKMS process succeeds? aborns@nautilus:~$ sudo apt-get remove xen-hypervisor-4.5-amd64 Reading ...
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Change Kernel from 4.2 to 3.13 in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to run Pin(Intel's Simulator) but it is not supported in Kernel 4.2 version, so I should change it to 3.13 that works for sure. I run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32bit) in VirtualBox and i followed ...
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How to Handle BTsync GUI in Ubuntu 14.04 with Small Displays?

I would like to handle BTSync GUI in Ubuntu 14.04 in small displays. I would like to do this without installation Additions in Virtual environments such as VirtalBox. I downloaded BTsync here 64 bit ...
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Upgrade virtualbox to 5.0.16

I have virtual box 5.0.14 on my Ubuntu with extension Pack 5.0.16 which makes virtual box stop working. how do I upgrade my VB to latest version? I followed instruction in the screen shot but there ...
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Need help troubleshooting ubuntu apache internet connectivity

I'm not sure where to start with this one. (Warning, this could be a virtualbox question and not an Ubuntu question) I have ubuntu 14.04.02_64 running in virtual box 5.0.16r on a windows 10 machine. ...
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Need help sharing folders from Mac OS 10.9.5 host with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest on Virtual Box 5.0.16

I'm not very experienced with Ubuntu and using code commands in terminal, so I feel like there is an answer out there on the other posts but it's too confusing for me to understand. Using Virtual ...
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VirtualBox shared folders are owned by root in Lubuntu guest

My Setup is as follows - Host: Ubuntu Server 14.04 Guest: Lubuntu Desktop 15.10 I have shared dirs on host to guest with automount option, and the directories show up in Guest OS's just fine - ...
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Pixelated ubuntu virtualbox on windows host

I recently installed virtualbox Ubuntu on host Windows. I am new to Ubuntu and virtualbox. I made two changes and I would like help to understand which one (and why) it messed up Ubuntu. I had ...
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Upgrade VirtualBox headless 4.2 to 5.0 on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I have a VirtualBox headless installation up and running on a Ubuntu Server 14.04 machine. I installed VirtualBox via apt-get install virtualbox. Now I would like to upgrade this installation to 5.0, ...
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Re-install VirtualBox, keep all configuration and machines

I had this problem and followed, quite blindly, all steps. Tha last step is, purge VirtualBox and install it again. Here comes my doubt as I have a few virtual machines configured and I don't want to ...
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How can I mount a .hdd file?

I want to add some files to a .hdd file, but I do not know how I can mount it. Is this possible, or is there a program that can help me do this?
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expanding VM with gparted

I want to resize my Ubuntu VM, so I installed another Ubuntu installation (using VirtualBox) and ran Gparted on it. Here's a screenshot of the state of the partition: In /dev/sda6, I have 3GB of ...
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Encountered Syntax Error while installing Docker-Compose in Ubuntu 14.04 server

Environment Details: 1) VirtualBox 2) Networking through NAT (adapter 1) and intnet (adapter 2) Docker Version: Client: version: 1.10.2 Server: version: 1.10.2 I followed the below installation ...
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Need Help Freeing Disk Space

I need help freeing up diskspace, From Disk Usage Analyzer it says that my Log Files have taken up more than half of the Disk Space. Is there a way to get clear up the Log Files? I've tried to delete ...
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How to boot into a Virtual Box VM with a Live Image?

I am in need of booting into a VM (with a guest OS already installed) from a Live Image (a .iso file that I have) to do some partitioning work, I am running the latest version of Virtual Box, and ...
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How to increase disk space given to Virtual Box VM through the GUI?

My host is Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I am running Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.19 in a Virtual Box VM to which I gave 8 GB dynamically allocated disk space to start with. And I have ...
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ubuntu VM crashing after resizing

I am using VirtualBox and I resized my disk using this command, following this post VBoxManage modifyhd YOUR_HARD_DISK.vdi --resize SIZE_IN_MB Now, when I start the VM, I get a black screen. How ...
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How to solve server certificate Verification failed!

Recently I installed a complete ubuntu package on virtualbox and use it via vagrant ssh in windows.from yesterday i have a annoying problem,I cant use sudo commands for install,update or everything ...
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How to set up a network of Ubuntu virtual machines via Virtualbox?

I am trying to create a network using 3 virtual Ubuntu machines (master, slave1, slave2). I hope posting this question here is acceptable. I'm not sure if the problem lies within Virtualbox ...
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ubuntu as vagrant vm: cannot chown to other users

I have a directory: /home/vagrant/flarum and I am trying to change the owner of the directory from root to vagrant. so I run this commond: sudo chown -R vagrant:vagrant /home/vagrant/flarum this ...
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I can ping my VBox guest OS, but can't access MS SQL instances within it

I installed MS SQL server within a Windows XP VM using Virtual Box 5. Then I configured the guest machine's network adapter as a Bridged Adapter. In my virtual machine, if I type ipconfig it will ...
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Fully back up ubuntu from virtual box to a dual boot

I was wondering what is the best way to fully back up from a virtual box profile and restore the back up on a Dual boot of Ubuntu. I currently have Ubuntu 15.10 installed and in processes to make a ...
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Not able to install Virtual box in Ubuntu

I followed this Ask Ubuntu guide, I manually downloaded virtual box from this link and tried to install like: $ dpkg -i virtualbox-5.0_5.0.16-105871~Ubuntu~trusty_amd64.deb But no success, I got ...
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Error 0AFF:3AE6 as well as graphic glitches on the icons while trying to run Windows 3.1 on VirtualBox

These same errors have been showing up when trying to install any 9.X Kernel based Windows Operating System. I'm getting annoyed, is there any workaround to this?
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Issues with Arandr with Multiple Monitors - MacBook Pro connected to Samsung Sync Master

Am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Virtual Box as a Guest OS on my MacBook Pro's El Capitan OS. Have correctly installed Guest Additions and the correct drivers. Am running LXDE as the desktop UI ...
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Installed Windows 10 on a VM (native Ubuntu 14.0re4)

I just installed Virtualbox and installed windows 10 on it. And so far, so good. The problem is, i can't get windows on my computer resolution and it's really bad, does someone knows how to fix it ?
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How to upgrade VirtualBox in 14.04 Native using CLI

My Computer is running 14.04 native. I have Virtualbox so I can use windows 10 and kali linux. I have been receiving alerts at virtualbox startup. To determine what version I currently have I did: ...
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Why does Lubuntu not allow me to run the Virtual Box Guest Additions?

On most up-to-date Ubuntu flavours that I install in VMs in Virtual Box when I choose the option to Insert Guest Additions CD image... I am shortly asked if I wish to run what is one there, and when I ...
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Im trying to compile glog-0.3.3 and dont succeed (running on ubuntu 14.04)

I'm trying to install caffe, but I can't compile glog. I'm doing the following steps: sudo apt-get install virtualbox sudo apt-get install vagrant vagrant box add ubuntu-14.04 ...
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Enable to write in Virtualbox's shared folder

I have a Lubuntu 15.10 VM installed in a Windows 7 host and running with Virtualbox Version 5.0.14 . I've created a permanent shared folder in Virtualbox's machine configuration and set it to be ...
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USB No Devices Available in Virtualbox 5.0.16 with Host Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Guest WinXP SP3

I have worked for three days trying everything I could read on Virtualbox and Ubuntu forums, as well as the Virtualbox user manual. Finally I have given up. Does anyone know what else to do or if you ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 in virtualbox fullscreen suddenly stopped working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. The fullscreen was working fine, until my host system (Windows 7) restarted (for an update I think, not sure since I wasn't in front of the system at that ...
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Trying to install and run Virtualbox on XFCE desktop Version 4.8 xubuntu/chromebook c710

I am trying to install VirtualBox (5.0.16) - I can get it to install - I setup a virtual machine, but every time I try to run it, I get: The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not ...
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How to installUubuntu server 15 in VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I am trying to install 'ubuntu-15.10-server-amd64' as per instruction shown in website "How to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox?" but i face the problem as shown in picture. Please help me to resolve ...
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NFS Mount on VirtualBox NAT adapter

can someone please help me mount an NFS share from a Mac host and ubuntu guest on virtualbox NAT adapter. on the guest, "ip r" gives me; default via 10.0.2.2 dev eth0 10.0.2.0/24 dev eth0 proto ...
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Connection timed out; no servers could be reached error

While trying to ping www.google.com I was getting the error: ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached I was neither able to run sudo apt-get update and nor able to access any ...
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Symlink in VBox Shared Folder are not properly formatted

I have my c:\ partition shared to VM using Virtual Box Shared Folder. It is currently mounted as /c on the Ubuntu guest. Lets suppose c:\html points to c:\Server\html on the Windows host. When I try ...
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How to get a VirtualBox VM to suspend as though I have just closed my laptop's lid?

I am doing some debugging and I am in need of getting an Ubuntu GNOME VM (it will either be 15.10 or 16.04) to suspend as though I have just closed my laptop's lid (don't tell me just to press the ...