VirtualBox is a platform independent open source virtualization software available for Linux, Solaris, OS X, 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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Custom screen / monitor size in Virtualbox [duplicate]

After installing guest additions in Virtualbox, I can now get 1024x768, 1440x1050, 1280x960, 1600x1200 sized displays. However, I seem to remember there being some setting which permitted the display ...
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MAAS Commissioned node does not boot - no bootable medium found [duplicate]

I just installed MAAS in a test environment, i.e., I set up two VMs in VirtualBox. VM 1 runs the MAAS server and has two "virtual NICs". The first one is NATed to the outside network and the second ...
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VBox on 14.04, Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

On Installing Virtual box on Ubuntu 14.04, I got following message: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 in a VM as DHCP / Router

Preface: I'm quite noobish Desire I have a bunch of IP phones I want to program using DHCP options 66/160. Our router is just a standard D-link so doesn't handle options. So I figured I would ...
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connect to a virtual machine remotely

I create a server in my virtual machine in ubuntu. But I can connect to it only from my machine. I can not connect to my virtual machine from outside computer which was in same LAN. When I search ...
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GNS3 MSloopback adapter or Bridge Adapter

I am used to using Windows I was able to accomplish this by creating an MSLOOP back adapter and bridging my network card to the loopback. However now I want less overhead and Would like to use Ubuntu. ...
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Error while saving File in ubuntu 12.04 guest OS

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 as the guest in virtual box with windows 8.1 as host. Whenever I try to save a text file I have been editing I get this error message on my first try at saving the file. ...
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Virtualbox 3D Acceleration does not work

I have virtualbox 4.3.16 with a 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest on a Windows 7 64Bit host. Everything seems to work fine, except the fact that any graphics related stuff is very slow. Here is what I did: ...
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Making Android device visible as USB device

I have an Android smartphone connected to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable. I've figured out how to transfer files, but I need something more: making the Android device visible as a USB device. For ...
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VirtualBox 4.12 Shared clipboard not working in Ubuntu14.04

Hi My Shared clipboard has stopped working all of a sudden after a dist-upgrade. I tried re installing guest additions but it doesnt seem to work
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VirtualBox - Samba, files starting with dot are read-only (i.e. .htaccess)

I've successfuly installed Ubuntu on VirtualBox in Windows 8 and Samba extension to work with /var/www/html folder. It is working great except files starting with dot (.) like .htaccess or ...
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VirtualBox Proxy Settings with 14.04

I have tried many many things to use Firefox to connect to the Internet. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on Oracle VirtualBox at my work. We are behind a proxy, but I cannot get Ubuntu to allow it to go ...
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Unity doesn't hide in VirtualBox Fullscreen Mode

I am running Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works perfectly except the fullscreen mode. Windows expands to the fullscreen resolution, but Unity's Launcher and top panel always ...
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Virtualbox VPN settings

I can connect to a VPN using NetworkManager, but I can't do it from Windows XP running as a guest OS. Unfortunately, the VPN is only to access local servers in my organization, and it isn't ...
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Browse Ubuntu source code directory

I have Installed Ubuntu 12.04 On Virtual Box. How to browse the source code directory? What is the commands on terminal to do this?
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Edubuntu inappropriate Kernel for installation [duplicate]

I faced this error while Runnign Edubuntu from Virtual Box. I used this edubuntu-13.04-dvd-i386.iso file.
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to start Ubuntu I use Virtualbox but when I start the VM nothing happens

"Creating process for virtual machine "..." (GUI/Qt)...(1/2)... at 0%" is the only thing i see. Nothing happens. I want to install the 32-bit version of ubuntu and I did everything just as it is shown ...
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How to enable Minimed CareLink usb in VirtualBox with Win7?

I have a Medtronic CareLink usb, to analyze the data from my insulin pump. The provided software works with Windows 7. I have a PC running Ubuntu 13.04 with Win7 in VirtualBox. But the usb is not ...
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x86_64-w64-mingw32-g++: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I have 64bit ubuntu virtual machine and a 64bit binary still getting the Exec format error. $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 ...
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How can i start another operating system from within the ubuntu live cd?

I'm in a situation where i want to test various backup scripts for a remote vbox or vmware VM. For that I'm going to use an improvised 'pre-boot' environment for the guest machine made from a ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: “No suitable module for running kernel found”

I have a fresh 12.04 LTS installation. I have installed linux-headers-generic as well as build-essential. When I install virtualbox, I get the following error: Building initial module for ...
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Ubuntu server different kind of services

I'm starting to learn more about servers and I was thinking if (and how) I can run multiple services on my Ubuntu Server. For example: I'm starting to develop a system with Django (Python) and I also ...
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How to set up ssh on a lubuntu vm (VirtualBox) and windows host

I've set up a Lubuntu vm using VirtualBox on my Windows 8 desktop and I want to connect my laptop, which is dual-booted with Windows 8 and Ubuntu, to the Lubuntu vm via SSH. I've gotten as far as ...
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Window contents corrupt when scrolling in Chrome and vim/gvim

I am running 14.04 as a guest on a Win8.1 host (over VirtualBox 4.3.17), 3D acceleration is enabled. Since upgrading from 12.10 I have noticed that text/content will sometimes corrupt when I scroll a ...
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Virtualbox can't shut down properly [closed]

Its showing an error: Memory could not be read while shutting down
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Host-only network on Ubuntu 14.04 [VBox on W7]

So, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. I'm trying to set a host-only by checking my "virtual" IP on my host's browser and access the index_html on Ubuntu, but it is not working. Here's what I ...
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No acces to applications

I am trying Ubuntu and installed it in a Virtualbox under Windows 8.1. Everything seems to work fine, however in the upper left corner of the window "Applications", "Places", "System" and the like are ...
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Ubuntu installation using VirtualBox

While I try to install Ubuntu in my Mac using VirtualBox I get one confusion for installation. I create Virtual Drive for my VM of 25 GB and start installation. At Installation time VM give me ...
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Cooperative running of Ubuntu and Windows

I have Windows 8.1 running on my laptop (i7, 16 GB RAM) and I am thinking about migrating to Ubuntu 14.04. However, I will still need Windows for years or even for ever as Windows is the working ...
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I can't get my ubuntu server VirtualBox guest with bridged adapter seen outside of my lan, although port forwarded to 80

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 on VirtualBox. With LAMP all configured. The box has static ip 192.168.1.104 and bridged to my host's Wireless adapter. I can successfully access Apache's index ...
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VirtualBox Extension Pack for 14.04.1 LTS (Virtualbox 4.3.10)

Where might I find the Virtualbox Extension pack for 14.04.1 LTS (64bit) I installed virtualbox via synaptic. The version it installed is 4.3.10 I can't seem to locate a corresponding Extension pack. ...
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VirtualBox in encrypted container TrueCrypt

Sorry for my bad English. I need to hide the use of VirtualBox in Ubuntu. How to install VirtualBox in an encrypted container TrueCrypt? That no one could not get access to my VirtualBox without ...
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Is this 4k resolution support, or 1080-?

I am having an issue with Ubuntu. I am running the latest version under Oracles VirtualBox. The highest resolution it will accept is 1600x1200. I have a new Samsung 28" UHD 4k display. I need to run ...
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Unable to resolve (even ping) hosts on command line while reaching them in browser

I am trying to perform some actions in a Ubuntu (12.10) inside a Virtual Box, under Windows 7 I can perform most tasks, access any needed repositories ... except for some, and I don't understand ...
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Is it possible to get VM guest ip in Nat network virtualbox

I am having virtualbox VM in which Guest addition is install i can get VM ip by below command VBoxManage guestproperty get "vm-name" "/VirtualBox/GuestInfo/Net/0/V4/IP" But, I want to get guest IP ...
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I am getting the same error everytime I try to boot Ubuntu on VirtualBox

Every time I try to run Ubuntu, this error comes up. "Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Linux. The virtual machine 'Linux' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 ...
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Command to display virtualbox vm network information

I am having two VMs VM1 and VM2 i want to attach same network of VM1 to VM2. For that i want to displaying virtualbox VM network information and parse the output. And then attach same network to VM2. ...
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My VirtualBox VMs Virtual Disk Folder are missing after reboot

I using VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit and yesterday one of my windows guest got bluescreen so swithed off my guest. After restart it won't start, when I saw the guest virtual disk file and folder ...
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ERROR global-config does not define the variable lib

Trying to initialize OPAM in terminal using the command: sudo opam init After I get the error in the title. I'm using Ubuntu in a virtual box so idk if that's the problem.
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How should I configure Ubuntu with VirtualBox on Windows 8.1?

I just built my first Windows computer. It's running Windows 8.1. Here are my computer specifications:- GPU: GeForce GTX 770 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz Memory: 16GB RAM Current ...
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How only allow access to only host from guest in virtualbox

I am in such situation that where I am having virtualbox on Ubuntu and two VMs VM1 windows and VM2 linux. Both VMs are added in NatNetwork with name NatNetPrivate with subnet 192.168.15.0/24 so that ...
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Installing Guest Additions causing problems [duplicate]

I am trying to install Guest Additions in virtualbox with windows xp host and Ubuntu 12.04 guest. I followed the above steps: Devices-> Insert Guest Additions CD Image. After that I locate the ...
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which DNS is answering to “www”

Today, by mistake, I run this command ping www on a virtual machine running a guest Ubuntu 14.04 under Windows 7 host. The ping response is one of my server outside the network where I work, let's ...
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Which of the Virtualbox services do I need?

I'm using Virtualbox on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I found many services loaded at startup related to vbox vboxautostart-service vboxdrv vboxballoonctrl-service vboxweb-service I ...
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Wrong throughput measruements in VBox VM running Ubuntu 12.04.3

I have one physical machine with Linux Ubuntu System (Host OS) installed on it. Besides that, the machine runs one Virtual Machine (VM) and one Open vSwitch Bridge. The machine has one virtual ...
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VirtualBox runs as root, Critical Error as user

I've just done a fresh install of VirtualBox 4.3.10 on a relatively fresh install of 14.04 (Trusty) and am seeing the below error when attempting to start VB as a normal user Failed to create the ...
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Virtual device when started in Genymotion Hangs (Force Close) on Ubuntu 12.04

My Ubuntu 12.04 uname -a is as follows, Linux XXX-XXXXXXXX 3.8.0-44-generic #66~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 04:04:23 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I have Installed Virtual Box, version is, ...
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Problem with precise cloud image or misunderstanding of how it works

I am running VirtualBox on my Mac Book pro. I spun up a Centos 6.5 image within virtualbox and installed Openstack RDO (packstack allinone) without any issues. I'm able to spin up the CIRROS default ...
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Ubuntu In Full Screen in VirtualBox

When I open Ubuntu and use full screen mode I get a screen that is about 3X3 inches the the middle and the rest is surrounded by white. I want to be able to view Ubuntu in full screen.
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Virtual Box Copy clipboad and Drag and drop problem in UBUNTU 14.04 lts

LOOKS LIKE NO ONE IN THE WORLD HAVE SOLUTION FOR THIS :( please try if you can I installed Virtual box in ubuntu. Installed windows inside it. NOw the problem is after doing everything right the ...