Oracle Virtual Box is a platform independent open source virtualization software available for Linux, Solaris, OSX, and Windows hosts.

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How to improve Graphics in Virtual Machine VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander 32Bit with Intel® Sandybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2. I have a Virtual machine with XP using VirtualBox with the following settings: I've tried setting the ...
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Help needed setting up RFC 868 (port 37) time service on Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running inside VirtualBox on Windows 7. I also have an older development platform which needs to set its internal clock by using the old time protocol. I'll admit that I'm by no ...
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What does no bootable medium found mean in a vitrual box

I have recently been trying to install virtual box, when this message came up:No bootable medium found!. Can somebody please tell me what went wrong?
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VirtualBox and KVM beside each other

I have a KVM virtual run on my machine. I tried a while ago to install VirtualBox..Anyway i did it and install bu when i tried to start the machine i got the error: VERR_VMX_IN_VMX_ROOT_MODE I ...
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ubuntu as guest in virtualbox at host with high DPI screen

I was wondering, I like the fullscreen mode (host + f by default), but this is unfortunately not very helpful with a 3200x1800 resolution screen (15 inches). The scaling mode (host + C) is better, but ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 64 bit [duplicate]

I have an HP pavilion g7 running windows 7 64 bit. I have 3.48 gigs of usable ram and 185 gigs of free hard drive space. I downloaded oracle's virtual box for windows 7 64 bit and Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. ...
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Virtualbox doesn't work with a real partition

So I followed the instructions here. However, when I went to Virtualbox and told it to use the file I got the error Failed to open the hard disk file /home/parth/Win7.vmdk. Permission problem ...
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No network on virtualbox

I can't connect to Internet from my virtualbox. This is my first attempt with a virtual machine so I am not sure what might be useful to mention, but here are some stuff I noticed or will hopefully be ...
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Vagrant Up and annoying NFS password asking

Sorry for the language mistakes I've made. I'm trying to prevent vagrant asking the password when it mounts shared folders by NFS: [server] Exporting NFS shared folders... Preparing to edit ...
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VirtualBox release key after a few seconds

I am using Ubuntu in VirtualBox and it works pretty fine, but there is a problem that I am having since I started using it. I use Emacs and therefore, I use a lot of combinations/shortcuts/bindings ...
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SSH disconnect from VirtualBox because of too many connections

I'm running VirtualBox 4.1.12_Ubuntu on an Ubuntu 12.04 host. I'm getting disconnected from my VirtualBox (ssh connection if I execute the following bash script. for i in {1..200} do curl ...
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Virtualbox VT-x/AMD-V [duplicate]

I'm trying boot windows 7 from Virtualbox. but keep getting errors about T-x/AMD-V. I tried disabling it says that it's non optimal setting. I was trying bunch of settings to get it to work but I keep ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't work on virtual box for windows. Only getting black screen. Can anyone help?

I've just installed virtual box on my Windows 7 (If it helps?) Then i downloaded Ubuntu, When I finished installing it on the virtual machine- It show me that ubuntu had an internal error. Then after ...
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share ubuntu printers with virtualbox windows

I need share printers from ubuntu with windows installed on same host as virtuabox I have problem, that in new ubuntu (unity) didn't exists settings cups deamon which I found here ...
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Error deploying services in juju local

After following all the guides, I've managed to configure juju in the local environment inside a virtualbox guest machine, but after deploying any service (wordpress,juju-gui), they load to the point ...
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How to enable virtualization on booting? (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

I want to use virtual box but it giving me errors (VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system). And in the virtual box settings, I am not able to open accelerator tab as it's ...
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.desktop file won't work for code composer studio

I'm trying to get my .desktop file for my application Code Composer Studio to work so I can have a shortcut. When I click on the .desktop icon, I get an error saying "There was an error launching the ...
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How do I setup BIND9 and VirtualBox so that my local machine can access my domain names?

I have a complicated setup. And it makes me a bit confused about how I should setup my server, BIND9, and my Mac OS X. So here it is. I have a Mac that is connected to the internet via WiFi. I have ...
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Virtual Box hangs when restarting after completing the installation of 12.04?

I am using Virtual Box 4.3.6 and am installing Ubuntu LTS 12.04.3, on a Windows 8 PC. I use the default 8GB disk space, and 512MB ram. However, the VM keeps hanging when I click "Restart Now" after ...
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USB support with VirtualBox [duplicate]

This isn't really a question but more like my frustration and criticism - After spending countless hours, searching web for answer, there seems to be a lot of confusion about the Virtual Box ...
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Virtual Box attaching USB devices needs sudo [duplicate]

I have virtualbox installed in my Kubuntu 13.10. I installed Lubuntu in VitualBox but USB devices cannot be attached to it unless I run virtual box as root. How can I solve this poblem? (so that root ...
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Why does remote server over ssh prompt for password even if I locked user?

I created Ubuntu server in VirtualBox and created additional user. Than locked it with passwd -l user. Then when I try to ssh that user, it keeps asking for password, but even if I input password, ...
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Virtualbox forward specific ip to guest

I have a dedicated server with Ubuntu 13.10 installed and a basic installation with Virtualbox and phpvirtualbox to manage the guest OSs on it. I have two IP addresses pointing to the server and I ...
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How can I create a hardened Virtualbox image for PenTesting?

As a serious security researcher, I'm looking for an answer to securing a ubuntu installation against unwanted intrusion. This should include how I can: log and alert remote connection attempts Log ...
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how to quit sshuttle and get system networking back to normal in VBox

I love sshuttle. My new fav toy. But...when i run from the command line and I use ctl-c to quit....my networking is screwed and I have to restart the VM. Using 12.04 Here is how i start from the ...
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Dual Monitor on Virtualbox with 3D Acceleration

I've got Ubuntu running in virtualbox with 3D acceleration enabled. It's working great so far except I can't get it to work with dual monitors unless I disable 3D acceleration (then it becomes too ...
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VirtualBox Drive Error (kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) ) [duplicate]

So, I am using a Thinkpad by lenovo. I have been upgrading it every year, and it runs Very good for its model age. I have Installed VirtualBox On my system. I like crunchbang because of its style. So, ...
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Accidentally release my hard disk.vdi from virtual machine

I accidentally released one of the VDI's from my virtual machine using 'virtual media manager' in 'virtual box'. How can I attach it again?
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MIninet OVS-Controller Error

Previously I was able to emulate the default SDN nodes using $ sudo mn but now same system in my VB shows following error and mininet console is not shown! How to manually configure and fix this ...
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Rendering video that was edited in a Windows virtualbox

I created a video project using Adobe Premiere on my Xubuntu computer that was running windows 7 within VirtualBox. The problem is that the renderings come out looking terrible. For example, plain ...
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13.04 No suitable module for running kernal found

My machine froze on my screensaver yesterday so i forced a shutdown. Now i can't reboot into my GUI - TTY works. The fail message i receive on startup is "No suitable module for running kernel ...
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Kernel Panic when booting ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtualbox

I try to run it in Virtualbox 4.3.6 but it says: Kernel panic : attempted to kill init! Can anyone help me???
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Ubuntu 12.04 guest on Mac osx 10.9.1 host runs painfully slow (but much faster when use external monitor)

I installed Unbutu 12.04 in Virtualbox 4.3.2 on a Macbook Pro two months ago. It worked fine. Few days ago, I used migration assistant to move everything from the previous macbook to a new one. I ...
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Boot from an existing VHD with Ubuntu installation

I'm currently using Window 8 as host OS and using Ubuntu from a Virtual Box VHD. So my Ubuntu is running as Virtual Machine just fine with a few programs and developing tools. But I now need to run in ...
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How to install virtualbox (Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ) [closed]

I've trying to install virtual box from official ppa (this guide https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads) but then i trying to install sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 Reading package ...
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why has 12.04 removed editing groups

I am trying to use virtualbox but I need to add the user to virtualbox so the virtual machine will have access to the usb ports but ubuntu has removed many of the admin controls. Simplify is good but ...
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How Can I Open A Port On Ubuntu?

Ubuntu 13.04: No LSB modules are available Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.04 Release: 13.04 Codename: raring I'm attempting to open port 8888 on an Ubuntu VM that I'm ...
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When exactly SSH-agent use my private_key to connect remote server?

I need some basics about SSH, because I dont understand some little things that helps me understand the process of SSH connecting. I have Ubuntu server on my virtualbox and Ubuntu desktop on my host. ...
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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 unable to run VM

Like Ubuntu 13.10 VirtualBox Error Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) I am also having a problem I keep getting the following error : Trying to register the VirtualBox kernel modules using ...
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VirtualBox Toolbar is hidden! How to show it?

I accidentally hide the main Toolbar from my VirtualBox Manager UI? In my ubuntu 12.04 . Can anyone let me know the detail steps to display the Toolbar again? I search the whole blogs but can't ...
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Installing ubuntu VM on AIX machine

I have access to an AIX machine but is it possible to install an Ubuntu Virtual Machine on top of it? -bash-3.00$ uname -snlrvmaxupfFM AIX xxxx 109286105 3 5 00068392D900 powerpc IBM,8204-E8A ...
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Ubuntu on VirtualBox on Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

OK I am a complete computer science newbie here - purchased "Practical Computing for Biologists" to learn and first thing they have you do is set up Ubuntu on VirtualBox within Windows to allow access ...
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VBOX on ubuntu Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error

im using virtual box on ubuntu . and win xp as a guest i facing a problem im getting "Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error" here is a pic of my vb settings for that vmacine i had ...
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Problem with installation in virtualbox

Im trying to install ubuntu in my vm and everything works pretty good until i come to "Who are you" part in the installation progress. When i reach that step my mouse and keyboard stops to work in ...
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Virtual Box- Boot medium not found error

I wanted to try Back Track 5. So i installed Oracle Virtual Box Manager. I setup my back track Linux in the Vbox with 512 Mb ram and for storage i created a Virtual Box Disk Image (VDI) and the ...
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How to start Virtual box machines automatically when booting?

I have many Virtual box machines in my Ubuntu12.04, each time i shutdown or reboot i have to start them one by one. I wanna a help in writing script for automatically autostart the VBox machines ...
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Virtualbox Bridge Connection getting disconnected frequently

This is an issue in Oracle Virtualbox running on Ubuntu 12.04. The guest os is ubuntu 11.04 running on Host (ubuntu 12.04). Network Settings -> Network -> Bridged Adapter This network connection ...
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Unable To Complete Installating Ubuntu Within VirtualBox

I have a brand new install of Ubuntu 12.04.3 on a laptop and then installed Virtualbox from Ubuntu Software Center. I want to do testing within Virtualbox but can't finish the install. First ...
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Running a VM on SD card

I recently bought a ssd, and i'm wondering if running a windows virtual machine will do a lot of writing or it's mainly reads? I thought using a 32G SD card (SanDisk extreme plus 80m/s read and ...
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AMD-V is being used by another hypervisor. (VERR_SVM_IN_USE)

When I try to open any OS on Oracle VirtualBox an error accurate. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine xp efendi. AMD-V is being used by another hypervisor. (VERR_SVM_IN_USE). VirtualBox ...