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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Can I increase my hard disk space in virtual box which is running Windows 7 currently?

I have my first attempt to install an OS using virtual box and for that I made a 25 gb partition to my hard disk and now I want to increase its size. Is that valid, and if yes, how can i do it?enter ...
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error while installing windows 7 through virtual box [duplicate]

i have installed the extention packs of virtualbox a few monent ago and and again i click the button to install it it shows an other error related to BIOS currently i am using an integrated ...
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how to install windows 7 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS via virtual box

i have tried to install windows 7 via virtual box but it cannot be done when i try to open it it shows this error i would like to install windows 7 via a cd so can anyone help me to get it installed
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How to setup an ubuntu VM running in windows azure to be connected to via ssh from 2 or more computers

I have an ubuntu VM hosted on Azure. When creating the VM, I was prompted to add a pem ssh key for authentication when I want to ssh to the VM. However, How do I set up this VM so that my other ...
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Setting up a virtual Samba server (Guest OS is Ubuntu, Host is Windows 7)

OK, I know this is an incredibly basic question and has no doubt been asked MANY times before - although I can't for the life of me find instructions that exactly mirror my scenario: I'm running ...
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Problem with the installation of VirtualBox

I am trying to install virtualbox and make it work but it doesn't seem I can. In the image you can seem the output. If I run VBoxManage --version I get: WARNING: The character device /dev/vboxdrv ...
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Virtualbox Windows 8.1 USB issue

I'm using Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager 4.3.10_Ubuntu as a Virtualization solution. I've installed Windows 8.1 x64 for some usb devices that Linux does not have compatible software (Polar Pro Training ...
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Problem with the visualization of ubuntu 14.04 in virtual machine [duplicate]

I update my ubuntu version to the 14.04 in the virtual machine (oracle VM virtal box) on windows 8. Now i've got a problem: the size of ubuntu window is really small and i'm not able to enlarged it! ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 as guest in Windows 7 VirtualBox: error occurs after installing guest additions

I've tried several times now to install Ubuntua 14.04 as a guest OS in a Windows 7 VirtualBox host, and the first sign that something goes wrong is an "internal error" that Ubuntu first reports after ...
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Why do I get the following error when trying to install from mounted ISO in virtualbox?

Information about my setup: Windows 7x64 VirtualBox v4.3.10 r93012 DaemonTools (latest) -Mounted Ubutnu 14.04 server installation ISO in DaemonTools -Set DaemonTools virtual drive "E:" with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox in Windows 7 runs at 100% CPU and very slowly

I know it's been asked why Ubuntu is slow as a guest OS in VirtualBox, but all those answers are fairly old and seem to focus on graphics. In my case booting is also very slow, and there is a long ...
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Cannot access to a hidden folder

I want to access my database table, which is created in NetBeans. I'm looking for the derby folder: student@student-VirtualBox:~$ sudo find / -name derby -print and the terminal responses with: ...
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Installing Win7 form OEM disk under VBOX, where is my CD/DVD driver

I bought new Lenovo T540P. The plan was to run Windows under VirtualBox on the Ubuntu host. I managed to unintentionally wipe the original Windows 8.1 that came with the computer off the disk. But ...
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How to setup 64 bit windows7 guest under 64 bit ubuntu 14.04 from OEM disk [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on Lenovo T540P. Ubuntu is only OS on machine, Windows 8 original OS deleted. I wish to install Win 7 64 bit under virtual box on this machine. I went to the ...
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Bind9 won't work after Virtualbox import

I made an update from Ubuntu 13.04 to 14.04 for my host computer and before updating I copied all the Virtualbox contents - I had an 12.04 LTS server and a client. After updating I imported them again ...
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No releases available for package

I'm trying to install some pear packages such as gnupg in a Ubuntu OS in virtualbox, but if i use sudo pecl install gnupg using, sudo pecl install gnupg it throws No releases available for package ...
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ubuntu not detecting any usb device

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on VirtualBOX which is running on Windows. I'm using Reliance NetConnect+ [USB Internet] where it is not detected by Ubuntu. I tried Ubuntu command, Its not showing any ...
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I am trying to download virtualbox, but I get a failed message

Here is the fail message from vbox-install.log: DKMS: Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without Makefile:183: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. ...
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How to move a program from a partition to another one?

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu, so sorry in advance if this is a noob question, but I don't know how to solve this situation. I've installed Virtual Box on Ubuntu, and I've also installed Truecrypt ...
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Create a virtual machine and connect to it command line

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 server, and would like it to also run another 14.04 server instance in a VM on it. (I need to use two VPNs on the same machine simultaneously) I've tried using both KVM ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox Guest USB Drive Mounting Works For Some Devices but Not Others

I have a VirtualBox ubuntu guest running on a osx host. I've searched the web and implemented the solution for similar problems, but nothing has helped me resolve my issue. When I connect my phone, ...
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Vagrant ubuntu hangs kernel selection

I on newbie on Vagrant and have a problem. I use windows7 and virtualbox 4.2.12 vagrant work in virtual Ubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu host has 1 cpu 3.5 gb memory 20 Gb disk and vagrant version is 1:1.3.5 ...
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iptables command to give internet to my guest OS via virtual box

Based on this link there is a difference between Host-only network and NAT. So I want to set the LAN connection between my host -14.04 ubuntu- and my guest XP by Host-only network. How I can give ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - resolution stuck on 640x480 running in virtual box 4.3.10 ver on windows 7 [duplicate]

I am using virtual box 4.3.10 updated version and it caused my Ubuntu 14.04 to be stuck on small resolution. Can anyone help me to fix this issue? I was read on the internet you can resolve this by ...
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Where is Virtualbox adapter

In previous when I had win 7 and installed VMware. When I want to make a LAN connection between my host (my win 7 ) and guest (any OS suppose xp ). I set connection to NAT. After that I can ping my ...
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Connecting USB Internet to Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 through VirtualBox which is running on Windows 8 I'm using Reliance NetConnect+ ZTE USB internet connection I'm not able to connect Ubuntu to this internet. I ...
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How to forward all usb stuff to virtualbox?

The generel problem of virutalization USB passthrough is that both host and guest system cannot deal at the same time with the USB device. The solution I seek would be to disable most/all USB ...
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Juju bootstrap node can't access Ubuntu archives via MAAS

I am trying to install MAAS and Juju on VirtualBox. The network configuration of VirtualBox is set to NAT Network. Everything is just fine. I am able to PXE boot. But when I start juju bootstrap, ...
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ubuntu does not restart after installation

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit version on VirtualBox. When I click on Restart now button on the Installation Complete dialog box (last step in installation), the OS appears to be ...
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Recurrent problem with Ubuntu VMs

Since 4 months ago, I have been facing the same trouble on one of my computers running Windows XP where I installed a VirtualBox (version 4.3) where I (re)install several Ubuntu 12.04 LTS virtual ...
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Folder share in ubuntu as guest on Windows 7

I have a problem with setting Shared Folders. Using VirtualBox 4.3.10, with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as gust on Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit. After first attempt I was not able to see shares I set using ...
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not iso file as a input for virtualbox

I have windows XP boot able CD. It is not XP's iso file. Can I use this one to pass to my downloaded virtual box in Ubuntu? I got ISO files to virtual box but this one is not iso. just a boot able.Is ...
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Virtualmin DNS problems

i'm pretty new to Ubuntu and Virtualmin and I got a problem. I'm creating a webserver with virtualmin local use only (it's running on virtualbox) so the ip is 10.0.2.15 and I'm trying to make the DNS ...
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Ubuntu virtual machine export [duplicate]

Is it possible to backup my Ubuntu OS (not virtualized) and restore it in virtual environment (such as virtualbox)? Or export installed Ubuntu as virtual machine?
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Where is my ISO file? [duplicate]

When I download Ubuntu 64 or 32 bit my computer downloads a .zip file instead of a .iso file. When I open the .zip file it is full of folders and I can't find my .iso in any of them? Does anyone know ...
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Multiple sites/virtual hosts not working consistently

I'm not really sure what information will help getting an answer to this so I'm going to try a minimal approach. Please ask for info that would be helpful. I successfully have 3 Drupal sites running ...
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VirtualBox - How to connect LAN computers to Windows XP Guest

I have software in a Windows XP Guest that acts as a server. I need to have my LAN computers connect to it. Is the best way to use a bridged connection? Is there another way? I've tried setting up a ...
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VirtualBox USB Tablet not recognized in Ubuntu 12.04.4

My touchpad is not recognized in Ubuntu 12.04.4 running in VirtualBox 4.2.16. It is working fine in Ubuntu 14.04. Is there some trick to get this working? I am really missing the two finger scroll ...
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Running Iso Through virtualbox

I have a mac iso that works flawlessly on my windows virtualbox but for some reason I cannot get it to load up on my linux virtualbox. I have created it with 30G of storage and a fair amount of ram. I ...
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NAT VM network to adapter another VM Network adapter

I have Ubuntu as a host OS , and i have installed Virtual box 4.3.10 , 2 VMs have been prepared VM1 (windows 7) VM2 (Arch Linux) for network security Windows 7 only can access the internet while ...
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Virtualbox+FGLRX=no hardware acceleration in guest

I am trying to enable 3D hardware acceleration for my Windows XP guest on my Ubuntu 14.04 host. 2D acceleration works on any driver. My system specs are: Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6450 Motherboard: ...
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Ubuntu under VirtualBox in Windows 7 - how to set bigger screen resolution?

I have a Windows 7 with VirtualBox. I did install a fresh downloaded Ubuntu 14 (64bit). I did install the guest additions. I wanted to set the screen resolution to a higher value than 640x480. I did ...
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Ubuntu server internet connection

Im using windows 8 with USB Internet Connection. I have installed ubuntu server using Virtual Box. In Virtualbox Network setting i tried all types of connections. Still ubuntu server is not getting ...
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VirtualBox doesn't see Wireless USB Adapter

So I run Ubuntu 14.04 as my main OS, I have VirtualBox installed which was from the Software Centre, what I am trying to do is add my Alfa AWUS051NH Dual Band 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi Wireless-N USB Adapter ...
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VirtualBox with Windows XP - Am I vulnerable browsing?

I use Chrome browser in XP to prepare Powerpoint presentations in Office 2007 for University. LibreOffice is less than satisfactory at my University. Am I safe surfing Net in Chrome on XP in ...
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Getting an error wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on UbuntuShared

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS in Virtual box and my base OS is widnows8.1 Pro. I am relatively new to Ubuntu OS When I am trying to share the files between Host OS to guest OS I did the ...
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What problems can I expect using a 13.10 saucy repository in 14.04 trusty?

I just installed VirtualBox 4.3.10 for Linux following the instructions that I found at this site, but the latest repository available is for Ubuntu 13.10, not Ubuntu 14.04. This is the source that I ...
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Virtual box intel vt-x error

I tried to access the acceleration tap under system under settings and I can not. The tab is greyed out like their is no data available.
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Cannot set other resolution at VirtualBox guest: Elementary OS

I've installed VirtualBox and also the extras that are posted here in other questions. But I haven't managed to set a higher resolution. The only ones that are available are: 1024x768 800x600 As ...
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Booting Ubuntu Server 12.04 in Virtualbox Fails- Freezes after grub menu

I have VirtualBox 4.1.12_Ubuntur77245 and I have imported 2 ova files : Ubunutu 12.04 server and Ubunutu 14.04 server. When I start the Ubuntu VMs they both freeze after selecting what I want to load ...