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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Does Ubuntu work with 4K Laptops?

I am about to buy a 4K laptop and I would like to run Ubuntu 15.10 on it. I believe that shouldn't be a big problem. I'm sure I can adjust the text and the Unity UI just right. The thing is that I ...
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VirtualBox bridged network adapater not working

VirtualBox version: 4.3.34 r104062 I have problems setting up bridged mode in VirtualBox. The host OS is Ubuntu 14.04 and the guest is Kali Linux 2.0. Setting the network adapter to NAT works ...
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Running into issues on Ubuntu with Laravel, Vagrant, and Homestead

When I try to run homestead, by just typing into console 'homestead', I get the message: homestead: command not found But I know homestead is installed because when I type in ...
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Dual boot vs. Virtualbox for driver support

I have a Macbook Air 2015 El Capitan. Unfortunately it does not detect my printer (HP LaserJet 1022) and neither my external USB HDD. However, Ubuntu does support both. If I install Ubuntu in a ...
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Virtual Box: Add Host Only Adapter

I try to create the network first in file-> preferences. I get the error: Failed to create the host network interface. VBoxNetAdpCtl: Error while adding new interface: VBoxNetAdpCtl: ioctl failed ...
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Terminal login prompt not shown when PHP script added to /etc/rc.local

I need Sphinx search and a PHP websocket server to start up when my Ubuntu server is started. Having the Sphinx command in /etc/rc.local works fine: /usr/bin/searchd --config ...
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Can't access internet after set static ip address on ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. After I set static address I can't access internet. i practice like below: sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces Change to: # The loopback network interface auto ...
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how to enter password for sudo while using ubuntu in virtual box?

I cant enter my password while using sudo in virtual box (Version 5.0.10 r104061) with Ubuntu OS (14.04). How to enter password?
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select start- up disk in vituallbox

my local OS is Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed VirtualBox on my Ubuntu. Now Installed Ubuntu14.04 on virtualBox when I start the machine in in section select start-up disk I do not know what folder ...
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Can I transfer appliances (Virtualbox-files) from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 15.04.?

Since I messed up my Lubuntu 14.04 I set up a new Lubuntu 15.04 on another harddisk on the same PC. I copied the VirtualBox-machine from the original home-folder to another PC with Ubuntu 14.04 where ...
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How to stop overwrite .config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-panel.xml on first boot?

I'm preparing vagrant image with GUI. I want customized panel - I want few quick launchers out of the box. My source image has installed xubuntu-desktop (but the image was not booted with gui enabled ...
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How to detect VirtualBox from Grub?

I have a system with two partitions on the hard drive, one has Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed and the other has Ubuntu 15.10. I can't boot directly into 15.10 because of this bug, so I want to boot into ...
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Ubuntu install crashing virtualbox?

So Im installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 as a guest machine on my host Win7 64bit with Vbox 5.0.12. I have tried both 64 and 32 versions of Ubuntu. After the splash screen the vbox screen goes blank and get ...
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xUbuntu visudo malfunction ldap tutorial

I'm trying to make some simple modifications to my sudo file. I execute the following command in my terminal: sudo visudo What happens next is my terminal taking a very prolonged break where there ...
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vboxdrv module compilation failed

I have a serius problem after I' ve compiled kernel. I downloaded and compiled a vanilla 4.3.3 and I see that my pc thanks... it is really faster. But there are some problems... The most important is ...
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My Iphone wont mount to ubuntu 12.04

It wont mount when I do lsusb it shows apple iphone 4s but I cant find it in my devices or filemanager or even music players so im trying to get it in virtualbox so I can jailbreak it but virtualbox ...
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VirtualBox dragndrop doesn't work from HOST to Guest

I host an Ubuntu install at Win10 home with VB and when I try to move a file from Win10 to Ubuntu desktop folder it just won't work... I've already applied bydirectional dragndrop btw ... Didn't find ...
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Guest additions in Ubuntu VM

I am trying to install guest additions inside an Ubuntu 14.04 VM running inside another Linux OS but I keep getting a VERR_PDM_MEDIA_LOCKED error. I have tried all the commands on the Ubuntu guest OS ...
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Right Alt/Ctrl keys constantly stopped working properly in Ubuntu 15.10

After upgrading my Ubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10., Alt and Ctrl on the left side constantly get disabled working as a hotkey and i came across problem to doing work via shortcut. For example Ctrl + C ...
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can I make the dvd more sensitive

Ubuntu is my main operating system. In virtual boxes I run various Windows versions. DVDs are notoriously unreliable. Here is the problem: on certain DVD media the DVD RW will no longer recognize that ...
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Ping between Ubuntu guest VMs on VitualBox

Running VirtualBox 5.0.10 in a Windows 10 (64bit) host, I've created 2 guest VMs - Both Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Looking for a setting that will allow the 2 guests to ping each other and also connect to ...
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uninstall Canon MX492 printer driver

What is the general method to uninstall drivers in Ubuntu? I need to get rid of the Canon Pixma mx492 driver to see if it improves the chances of the device being visible as a USB device in ...
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virtualbox-guest-x11 dependencies on xubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

I have freshly installed XUbuntu 14.04.03 LTS (in virtualbox). When I try to install virtualbox-guest-x11, I get dependency error. Here is screenshot: error screenshot And here is attempt with ...
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Cannot log into Ubuntu on VirtualBox

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Virtualbox and went through the installation stages. I made an account and set everything up that it told me to, however when I get to the login stage and login with my ...
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Run 15.10 in a Virtualbox VM without uninstalling NVidia drivers

My system is dual-boot. Sometimes I boot my Ubuntu partition natively, and sometimes as raw VMDK from my Windows 7 host. Is it possible for me to have 3D acceleration in the VM without physically ...
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genymotion user not authenticated

I am trying to install Genymotion in ubuntu 14.04. I installed virtual box. Then installed Genymotion. Although I signed in online: (see this picture) Now see this image: Clicking Start button I ...
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How to solve errors showing up when hitting RESTART NOW button after installing Ubuntu GNOME 15.10?

I just installed Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 in VirtualBox on my Linux Mint Rafaela Cinnamon. After I finished installing, I clicked the Restart Now button. However, it got hung up on this screen: What do ...
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Can't install pip on virtualbox'd ubuntu 14.04 (Windows 10 host)

So while I haven't been able to solve this problem and suspect it's a hardware one, I managed to install ubuntu 14.04 on a virtualbox. However, for some reason pip isn't installed and I can't install ...
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Machine setup got USB 3.0 post-upgrade, though xHCI not working

Ubuntu Desktop 64Bits 14.04 LTS installed on virtual machine. Virtual machine powered by Virtual Box. The Ubuntu installation was carried out yet in the days as VirtualBox 4.3 was installed and used ...
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Virtual Box - Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)

My mac book pro died. I was running VBox Host on the mac running a Ubuntu 14.04 Guest. I moved the VBox files to a new mac. When I try and run I get this error. Did I loose the server or can it be ...
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/etc/init.d/functions: No such file or directory

I am trying to install virtual box version 5.0 on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-91-generic x86_64) and I am getting the following errors: /usr/lib/virtualbox/vboxdrv.sh: line 85: ...
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Networking not running on boot Ubuntu Server on Oracle VirtualBox under Windows 10

Recently I installed Windows 10 (before used Windows 7) and installed VirtualBox. The guest system on one of VMs is Ubuntu Server. Version is not important at this point. So first issue I ran into, ...
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Simplest way to get Bluetooth USB Dongle to show up in Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox

I was finally able to get this to work. I am using VirtualBox 5.0.10. My host is a Mac running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and my Guest is running Ubuntu 12.0.4 (which is the exact version specified by an ...
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How do I get ALSA to recognize my sound card?

I am running a 64bit 14.04 VM in VirtualBox (5.0.10, but I have also tried 5.0.1) on a Windows 10 host. Host sound card details below. Currently the result of aplay -lis something like aplay: ...
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Is it possible to move Windows 10 from its current partition onto a virtual machine?

I am VERY new to Ubuntu (I installed it last night), so please pardon me if I say something dumb. I have a laptop that came with Win8. Upgraded to Win10, then downloaded/installed Ubuntu separate ...
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Enabling graphics card Nvidia GT 540M in Virtual box in Ubuntu 14.04, hosted on Windows 10

I am interested and struggling to learn and work on CUDA and attempting to setup a whole system to get it ready, while I already have spent plenty of time on this. Setup: Asus K53SV notebook- ...
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Using extended multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733: Guest OS: Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 x64 Host OS: Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate I configured the virtual machine to have 2 monitors: When I launch Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma ...
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Connect Timex Ironman GPS Global Trainer in Ubuntu 14.04.3

Is there any way for download the data inside the watch? I tried connecting it via USB but it doesn't appear connected ~$ lsusb Bus 004 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching ...
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How to connect to FTP via Winscp/Filezilla - Ubuntu server + VirtualBox - What should I add in “Port Forwarding” ?

I have an Ubuntu Server on my Virtualbox. In the virtual machine Network Settings I have it set to "NAT" and added in "Port Forwarding" the 80 port. So now when I run on my PC "localhost" or the ...
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Get errors before installing Ubuntu Server on VirtualBox

I have problems installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox: I get these messages: right after clicking the "install ubuntu", and the setup loads normally. When continuing the setup regularly, I have ...
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Enabling VT-x on Virtualbox - checkboxes greyed out

I use Ubuntu 13.04 and just installed Virtualbox with a Windows 7 guest OS. In the settings of Vitualbox: System > Aceleration, the two boxes for Hardware virtualization are checked but greyed out. ...
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Debian 6 virtual machine hosted in ubuntu 14.04 has lost all connection after hibernate the host system

I am running debian 6 VM in VirtualBox, hosted on Ubuntu 14.04 The network is set to use the bridge adaptator and always has work correctly. I have my website in the /var/www/mysite directory , in ...
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Virtualbox upgrade broke ubuntu

Forgive me, but I didn't document this problem and I can't really reproduce it since my computer isn't really working right now I recently tried to upgrade virtualbox on ubuntu from 4.3 to 5.0. ...
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grub installed on wrong partition after upgrade

My system is MAC with Virtual Box Apache 2.4 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I did an update then an upgrade, during which then I received a message saying "The Grub boot loader was previously installed to a ...
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Kernel 4.3 and VMWare/Virtualbox

Anyone get VMware workstation and/or Virtualbox working with kernel 4.3 and Ubuntu 15.10 x64? Both keep crashing on me. No other program is currently giving me any issues. Thanks! EDIT, here's what ...
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Guest additions not working (unable to mount VBOXADDITIONS)

I am having problem and have spent hours trying to fix. I have searched and found others with similar problem but none of the solutions work. I go to Devices to Install Guest Additions and find that ...
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Integrated webcam not getting detected on Virtual-box Ubuntu 14.0LTS

My integrated webcam is not getting detected on Ubuntu, which I am using via virtualbox. After referring to previous blogs I've made changes in usb controller section and added filter too. Attaching ...
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VirtualBox no sound after enabling 3D acceleration

I have a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 and I enabled 3D acceleration for a faster UI. The problem is that now I don't have any sound on the VM. Couldn't find the solution anywhere. I would appreciate any ...
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How can I remove a user?

I created a user when I had a Windows 8.1 vm on Oracle VM. I uninstalled the virtual machine but the user still exists. How can I remove this user. I tried the code sudo userdel USERNAME and sudo ...
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Virtual NIC IP address

I am running 14.04 server with VMWare. I have installed a virtual instance of windows Server 2012 R2 and a Linux Mint 17. Both are running but my server has an IP of 10.x.x.x and my virtual machines ...