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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Guest system does not see the updated disk size in VirtualBox

In the last time on every start of my Ubuntu 14.04 VM I'm getting the message Low Disk Space This computer has only 314.8 MB disk space remaining. You may free up some space by emptying the ...
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Ubuntu boots to command line after kernel error

I was attempting to install Windows 7 in Virtual Box with Ubuntu 14.04 as the host OS. While so doing, a kernel error message came up. Suddenly, the terminal and software center were gone. I managed ...
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Unable to get Virtual Frame Buffer / Display (Xvfb) Information with xdpyinfo

Ubuntu Server 16.04 running in VirtualBox Setup sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list' sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
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16.04 VirtualBox VM (from vhd file) hangs at “non blocking pool is initialized”

I'm trying to boot Canonical's Azure 16.04 .vhd file in a VirtualBox VM and it hangs at "non blocking pool is initialized". It works in Hyper-V, so it may only be a bug in virtual box (5.0.20).
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Graphical issue at Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox 5.0.20 [duplicate]

I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04 on VB version 5.0.20. First problem with which I faced that it can't properly reboot after installation. It tells about some BIOS problem. I restarted VB and after it boot ...
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Install Ubuntu in VirtualBox , FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted [duplicate]

I've recently installed the latest version of Oracle VirtualBox (Version 5.0.20 r106931) on my laptop (OS of my laptop is Windows 10). I've decided to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64 bit) in VirtualBox. ...
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Can VirtualBox use unallocated space on hard drive for its virtual HD?

This may be silly question for some more experienced guys. I have more than 100 GB of unallocated space on my hard drive. So I was thinking, that instead of using the space in my Ubuntu partition, it ...
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ALT key on Freecad software not working virtualbox (Host OS CentOS 6.7, Guest OS Ubuntu 16.04)

ALT key by itself is not working virtualbox for Freecad. However ALT+L (and some other ALT key combinations) are working for locking screen. I tried http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/24460/...
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Time is ticking slower in Virtual Ubuntu Server

i do not exactly know what happend but for any reason after restarting Ubuntu the Time in the Virtual Server is ticking slower. I'm using the latest LTS Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. The Host is a ...
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Strange sound issue. Hear sound from a running Vbox VM but can't from Xbuntu

I have a weird issue that I have no idea where to even start looking. My sound on my Xubuntu 16.04 is not working if played though the GUI but if I have a VM running in Virtual box I have sound coming ...
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lost everything after restarting my computer (virtual machine, favorite websites, history)

I just restarted my computer and lost everything. What should I do? Virtualbox is not there. I have no time setting back everything. My history in Chrome is gone. The phpstorm app crashed and I ...
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Virtualbox guest addition insert related

I've ubuntu 15 as host machine and windows virtual. when I clicked on the insert guest addition image it says and when I clicked on download I did not download and through an error:
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Terminal/System Application way to list/detect webcam

How can I check if I have a webcam using either terminal or an existing application in Ubuntu? I am running Ubuntu through Virtual Box. My host has a webcam but Ubuntu cannot access/find it. So I ...
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Cannot Use 3d Acceleration with Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04LTS guest on a Windows 10 host. The guest additions appear to be working since Ubuntu is able to run at full resolution, clipboard sharing works, etc. However, 3d acceleration ...
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Restore ubuntu after removing image VirtualBox

Fatal Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted start-up boot Error I've had this error becauce I've remove image of ubuntu by accident (I'm not exactly sure what I've done). Then I try to fix ...
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VBoxGuestAdditions contents do not show up with 16.04 and Oracle VM 5.0.20 r106931

I have: Oracle VirtualBox 5.0.20 r106931 Ubuntu 16.04, upgraded as of 5/11/2016 Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1 I am trying to share a folder between Windows and Linux. I was able to do it ...
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What could be making 404 error on files if they are in a folder called javascript?

I have a webserver running in virtualbox. I installed a LAMP stack and everything is working fine. Pages are served. But when putting files in a folder called "javascript" in my webroot I get 404 ...
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How do I create an ISO (or similar) DVD of an Ubuntu setup on VirtualBox

I need to create a DVD of a working Ubuntu, 14.04 LTS, with several software additions. I have "installed" the Ubuntu ISO on VirtualBox, updated everything, as well as added additional software items. ...
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IPTables: Block incoming traffic connection to your IP address of your virtual machine

Host OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Guest OS: Ubuntu 14.04 (Virtual Box) I want to block incoming traffic connection from Virtual machine with IPTables. I have searched, One solution I found is static IP for ...
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Why is my keyboard layout messed up when using X2Go and VirtualBox?

I connect to an Ubuntu server from my Mac via X2Go, using MATE. I can type into almost any program with no problem. If I open OnBoard, the layout looks correct, but when I click the button that has ...
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black screen in VirtualBox

I am using OSX and it is been some weeks that I did not launch my Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox. The only thing changed in between is installing El Capitan os. Now, when I launch my VM, I get a black screen ...
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eth1 interface interface is not visible

I am trying to work on mininet through Virtual box. My problem is I want to work on eth1 but it's not even visible if I run the ifconfig command from terminal. I just get a eth0, lo, s1 interfaces. ...
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disk is not free after removing virtualbox on ubuntu 14.0.4

I m struggling with missing disk by virtualbox. First I deleted my "65GB virtual machine" (only removed virtual machine. at that time it was mistake and at this time, I didn't use virtualbox manager) ...
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How to run Unity 8 on Ubuntu inside of VirtualBox?

Like the title suggest is there anyway? I tried to run Unity 8 on Ubuntu 16.04 in VirtualBox with the Guest Additions installed. When I login into the Unity 8 session from LightDM it's just loads a ...
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Ubuntu does not run fullscreen in VirtualBox

As a host OS I am running Windows 7 Enterprise. I've installed VM (VirtualBox) and I have there installed Guest OS Ubuntu 14.01 LTS. I've install GuestAdditions. After that the guest OS ran nicely ...
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16.04 Live CD screen resolution problem? [duplicate]

I'm not sure if its me, but I have some problems with the 16.04 live CDs. See for yourself (using VirtualBox): VirtualBox settings: Base Memory: 3000MB Processors: 1 Video Memory: 128MB No 3D ...
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Ubuntu 16.4 in VirtualBox on my Yoga2 Win10 not running

we have installed current VirtualBox ( VirtualBox-5.0.20-106931-Win ) on our Lenovo Yoga2 Win10 Laptop. Trying to install Ubuntu 16.4 64bit brings up the following error: 'unhandeled win32 exception ...
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Nvidia drivers and UEFI working together [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and after enabling Secure Boot Nvidia drivers stops loading. Same is with VirtualBox kernel modules. When I try to force loading kernel # modprobe nvidia_361 modprobe: ERROR: ...
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How to apply full HD display setting to my Ubuntu on VirtualBox?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my VirtualBox 5.0.20. My windows is working on full HD (1920*1080 pixs) display setting though, I cannot find a way to apply higher resolution than 1024*768 in Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu 14 virtualbox (host Win7) hangs / freezes on startup

I installed Ubuntu 14 on Windows 7 x64 Virtualbox. I assigned it 25GB HD and 4GB memory. Now, when I startup Ubuntu it just stalls at the startup screen. Is there a solution for this?
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how to boot USB in virtualbox? [duplicate]

I press F12 repeatedly to select boot device. AHCI controller: Hard disk Other boot devices: floppy CD LAN continue booting I followed How to boot from a USB drive in VirtualBox? ...
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Compiling VirtualBox kernel modules failed Lubuntu 16.04

im try to install virtualbox in my freshinstall lubuntu 16.04 but, it get followring error anonprophet@anonbook:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-5.0_5.0.20-106931-Ubuntu-xenial_amd64.deb [sudo] ...
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Failed to bring up eth2 - Ubuntu 16.04

I set up an Ubuntu 16.04 server as guest in Virtualbox. The server uses 3 interfaces in the network settings: Host-only, NAT, Bridged The /etc/network/interfaces file is set as following: # This ...
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Ubuntu Installation to VM = write the changes to disks?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu in a virtual machine. I click "erase disk and install Ubuntu" and click "install now". Then a dialog pops up which reads the following: Write the changes to disks? ...
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Virtualbox “Installation Type”

So I'm setupping Ubuntu on my vm on Virtualbox and I'm in the Installation type. I think im going to select the following option: Erase disk and install Ubuntu and it says that it deletes all ...
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Virtual box dependency issue

I am newbie in ubunut and I am really confused in the installation of virtual box for college assignments. I am asking this on a new thread intentionally even though many existing threads try to ...
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How can I make a program go fullscreen and use the whole gpu

I have an android virtual machine (using Genymotion which works on top of virtual box). I get frame drops because I have lots of programs open. I press F11 to go fullscreen but it's no difference. I ...
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virtual box ubuntu 14.04 VM cannot access internet

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS on Virtual box on windows 7 host. It was all working fine, when one fine day i cloned my VM and created some clone machines. After that, no matter what network ...
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Why is my Ubuntu disk on virtualbox (host Windows 7) only 6 GB?

I just installed Ubuntu 14 on Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox. I set the vdi disk size to fixed size 10 GB. The settings say: virtual 10GB and actual 10GB. But when I start Ubuntu, it indicates only 6.3 GB. ...
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How Much Hard Space Can Lubuntu Handle because I use Virtualbox

Im wondering if theres a way to do it, and im worried i wont have enough Space. Because my hard drive is humongus, like 273 or something and i got 181 left, Say? Please Answer These How much to space,...
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Updated to VBox 5.0.20, now cant install guest additions [closed]

I cloned a fresh copy of kali2, did apt-get update. apt-get dist-upgrade(installed fine). Tried with and without installing dkms. (dkms is installed on host(ubuntu) before virtualbox upgrade). Then ...
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Vagrant vm box ubuntu/trusty64 installs Ubuntu 12.04 instead of 14.04

I use Vagrant 1.8.1 and VirtualBox 5 on Windows 7 x64 and in my Vagrant file I have Vagrant.configure(2) do |config| config.vm.box = "ubuntu/trusty64" config.vm.hostname = "myhost" config.vm....
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How to roll back Genymotion to when it worked?

Alright, so I've read around, didn't bother collecting links, but I know I read it. Basically, the dev team at Genymotion said (paraphrase) 'the new release doesn't work, and has caused many people to ...
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How to get ethernet in Ubuntu 14 / Virtualbox 5.0.20 / Windows 7 to work

To start my latest and greatest programming project... I updated VirtualBox to 5.0.20 (because the nag splash is very annoying). Then I downloaded a fresh 14.04 from osboxes.org Then, I ran it and I ...
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Can't get virtual box to work in ubuntu 16.04

Im not a noob, but no computer wizz either - somewhere in between. I upgraded my HD and decided to start fresh with the most recent Ubuntu release. It works and Im aware of the bug making it ...
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How to remotely access website in my virtual machine?

I have installed VirtualBox and a guest machine with Ubuntu. From my host Ubuntu, I can browse to 192.168.56.10 and see webpages inside my guest Ubuntu server (and I can ssh user@192.168.56.10 into ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: issues after installation

I made a fresh install of 16.04 version after its release, however my PC (with intel i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM and a Geforce graphyc card) is experimenting several issues that I want to share with ...
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FireFox, ssh tunnelling not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a virtualbox vm. Set up ProxyCommand and it seems to work fine in order to connect my jumpbox before connecting to server1. So from localhost I connect to Jumpbox the ...
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How to increase VB resolution? (Ubuntu host, Windows 7 guest.)

The host is 14.04, the guest is Windows 7. The maximum screen resolution I'm offered in the control panel of the guest is 1024 x 725. My actual screen resolution is 1600 x 900 and I have a NVIDIA ...
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Error in installing Ubuntu (32 bit) Desktop on Virtual Box with Windows 10 Host

I can't install Ubuntu in a VM on a Windows 10 host. This is the error showing each time I attempt an installation of Ubuntu on Virtual Box: