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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Cannot virtualize 64bit vagrant boxes

I run Ubuntu 14.04. My CPU is Intel Core 2 Duo CPU P7450. It supports neither VT-x nor EPT. But it is 64bit. I can only virtualize 32bit boxes with success. When I try 64bit i get a never-ending ...
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Bidirectional drag'n drop is not working with VirtualBox and ubuntu 14.04

I use Virtualbox 4.3.20 with Ubuntu 14.01 image. Host OS is Windows 8.1. Bidirectional drag'n drop used to work before but now it won't after upgrading to these versions from previous versions. What ...
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libvirt-bin Remains in Stopping State When kvm Guests are Running - 14.04.1

I'm trying to ensure that any guest KVM virtual machines gracefully shutdown when the host server is shutdown/rebooted. I'm running Ubuntu Server Trusty Tahr (14.04.1) with following versions of ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 VirtualBox guest doesn't get IP from DHCP

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 as host, and have tried a couple linux distros as guests, including Ubuntu 14.10. Each exhibits the same symptoms: they fail to configure the second network interface. ...
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nvidia-settings does not recognize displays

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an Alienware 14 (2013), with a GeForce GTX 765M. I'm also using the recommended nvidia drivers (331.113). Here's the deal: nvidia-settings doesn't recognize any of my ...
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Virtualbox error after updating ubuntu 14.04 server

after Updating my Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64 server Last night (15 Jan 2015), virtualbox error: The selected virtual machine is inaccessible. please inspect the error message shown below and press the ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu Image Username / password

First of all I am totally new to Linux. I decided to load Ubuntu Linux on Virtualbox and found an ova file here: ...
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vboxmanage startvm “could not find a registered machine named .. ”

I have a host machine with Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS trusty as the OS and I use VirtualBox on it to manage a web server running on a vm. I have a script that runs at startup which runs this command: ...
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I can't read a USB HDD in my Ubuntu 14.04 VM (VirtualBox 4.3, Windows 7 host)

I've installed (and reinstalled) VirtualBox 4.3 with the Extension Pack on my Windows 7 host, and created USB filters to hand a few specific WD 4TB My Book drives straight to the Ubuntu 14.04 guest ...
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Start a VirtualBox VM from a PHP script

I can start a VM from the console like so... vboxmanage startvm --type headless UbuntuVB64 But when I try in PHP, I have issues: vboxmanage startvm --type headless UbuntuVB64 gives: VBoxManage: ...
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Clonezilla virtualbox setup

I've set up a virtual Ubuntu desktop in virtualbox, and I was wondering how I can use Clonezilla (or software like it) to clone it as an iso to install onto multiple desktops.
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Migrating VirtualBox VMs

Perhaps not the right forum, and in my opinion more of a comment in addition to this question but as I am unfortunately not yet able to comment, and I'd rather not answer the question and and then ...
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Can I use my Virtualbox VMs on ubuntu

Dumb question, but I just want to check: I'm thinking of switching to linux (have been using it in VMs fro several years and don't play games and prefer gnome to windows), I have several virtualbox ...
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Enabling Hot plug removable media. Virtualbox windows guest ubuntu host

So I have ubuntu 14.04 host with virtualbox installed. A windows 7 guest os on top of that. When I add a device filter for a specific device it works perfectly. What I want to do is add a generic ...
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Unable to Install Guest Additions CD Image on Virtual Box

Error when I clicked on Insert GuestAdditions CD Image from "Devices" Unable to insert the virtual optical disk /Applications/VirtualBox.app/Contents/MacOS/VBoxGuestAdditions.iso into the machine ...
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Increased partition size of virtualbox installation succesfully; can't address extra space

and thanks in advance for reading. So I installed Ubuntu desktop (version 14.4) on my 64 bits Oracle VirtualBox (version 4.3.20). All fine. I gave it 10 GiB's of space. Also fine. Run it on an i7 and ...
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Virtual Machine Information

I am new to Linux and need some information. I have download the latest version of Ubuntu 64-bit from website. I want to run it in Virtual Machine, is this work i mean Virtual Machine run the ISO file ...
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Unable to decrypt disk on normal Lubuntu boot

I'm having trouble starting up my system. I use VirtualBox to run Lubuntu 14.10 on Mac OS X 10.10.1 host. I have used the built-in disk encryption available when installing (L)Ubuntu. When it boots ...
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Kernel panic while installing CentOS 7 in VirtualBox

I have a laptop with Xubuntu desktop 14.10 , and I installed VirtualBox and updated it to the latest version . I'm trying to install CentOS 7 (source downloaded from the official site) as a VM, ...
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VirtualBox: Disk in WinOS reporting ~1/3 actual space used by dynamically allocated disk

I am hosting Windows 7 in VirtualBox. I am using a dynamically allocated disk. The actual size of the VDI file is reported as 85.7GB, however in the hosted Windows OS the total drive size is around ...
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VirtualBox shared folder Apache and MySQL access

I've got some problems with Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Guest on Virtualbox. I have shared folder from Win 8.1, in which I keep my www and mysql files. mysql and www-data users are added to vboxsf group: ...
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Genymotion doesn't shows virtual device that was added when I start it

Recently I installed oracle virtual-box on my ubuntu 14.10 as I wanted to run a android emulator Genymotion on it.I installed Genymotion and added a MOTO-X 4.4.4 virtual device to it intially. ...
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Using a Physical Hard Drive Pariition as a VirtualBox VM and as a Bootable Partition

Is it possible to install Ubuntu OS with VirtualBox using physical Hard Drive Partition and then make it bootable? What I want is the Ubuntu OS that I've installed in VirtualBox can be accessed and ...
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VirtualBox networking can be enabled only via recovery mode

I've installed ubuntu server with minimal system without network connection (disable network adapter) in VirtualBox, because my connection is so slow and it's take forever to install with network ...
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Midori can't access internet through company proxy [closed]

I'm using Midori on a Windows7 PC and on a Virtual Box, I use Linux Mint behind a company proxy. I entered the same proxy URL in the network settings as it is in Firefox (which can access Internet ...
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Unit hang on Ubuntu 14 as guest on Virtualbox on OS X Host

I'm using ubuntu as virtual machine for development using VirtualBox on an OS X host machine, every while the guest machine (Ubuntu) freezes and display strange errors (on the following images).
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Using 32 cores for win7 enterprise guest causes huge slowdown

Using a large machine (4 E7-4860, 80 cores, 1TB memory), running ubuntu 14.04; virtual box 4.3.20 installed. Guest is win7 enterprise, allocated 16 cpus, 16GB ram and 256MB video ram; about 34GB free ...
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Problem with screen resolution on virtual box ubuntu14.04

I have got problem with screen resolution. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 on virtual box and try to change screen resolution to FullHD. Right now I have got something like ~1330x680. How can I ...
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Remote Access to Ubuntu (as guest OS) from Linux Mint (as host OS) in VirtualBox with ssh

I'm trying to access remotely to Ubuntu virtual OS from the host OS which in this case is linux Mint. My Ubuntu version has no GUI, just a terminal interface. And change the network setting in ...
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Unable to insert the virtual optical disk in Virutal box Ubuntu [closed]

Any suggestion(s) to fix this error? Unable to insert the virtual optical disk /Applications/VirtualBox.app/Contents/MacOS/VBoxGuestAdditions.iso into the machine UbuntuVM. Would you like to try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 starting without (defect) GUI in Virtual Box

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a VM in Virtual Box and it has been working perfectly for a while. Guest-additions were installed. Now after signing in, all GUI-elements disappear and I only have the ...
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Ubuntu goes black after upgrading (using VirtualBox)

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 within Oracle VirtualBox 4.3. I saw a notification to upgrade some package which I couldn't remember, to be honest. After upgrading process, I was asked to reboot, then ...
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how to install kali linux in virtualbox in Ubuntu 14.04 ?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS . I'm facing problem while installing Kali Linux 64-bit in Virtualbox . When I tried to install Kali ,the virtualbox shows me the below message in the screenshot i have ...
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“Vagrant Up” error

I entered "vagrant up" in the terminal and got this: /opt/vagrant/bin/../embedded/gems/gems/vagrant-1.7.1/lib/vagrant/pre-rubygems.rb:31: warning: Insecure world writable dir /usr/local/sbin in PATH, ...
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Connect my computer with ubuntu server

I'm trying to connect my windows PC with an Ubuntu server that runs in the same PC but in VirtualBox. I'm working with node.js, so if I press some button in my app in windows, some command will be ...
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How to run xp using virtualbox in Zoring OS 9? [closed]

Tried (unsucessfuly) to run Windows XP in virtualbox on Zorin OS 9. Seems to have xp as predeterminated, because I only had to select 32 or 64 bits (btw choose 32 bits) and put a name. My concern is I ...
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Vagrant/VirtualBox - how to run GUI program from within VM

I successfully instead VirtualBox and Vagrant and have a trusty32 Ubuntu instance running inside a VirtualBox VM on my Windows 7 machine. However, now I am at a conceptual roadblock whereby I don't ...
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Losing connection with static IP

Couple things. First, I'm relatively new to linux in general. Second, I've done my best to scour google, youtube and other places for help on this first before coming here for help. I appreciate ...
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Vagrant with VirtualBox - login/password mystery

I am using Vagrant which creates an Ubuntu virtual machine on Windows. I can use that vm with Oracle's VirtualBox. However, now I am confused about why it's asking for a login/password. Does anyone ...
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DISPLAY variable blank. 12.04.5 LTS on virtualbox

I've researched some for an answer to what seems a common question but I still need more help. I am a complete newbie. I installed ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS on Oracle Virtualbox 64bit set up for ubuntu. ...
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VirtualBox gives “FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted” error

I have VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.10 and some programs don't work on Wine, so I wanted to use a Windows XP SP3 ISO (for basic programs) and it gives me the error "FATAL: No bootable medium found! System ...
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Any guide to run Nginx alognside Apache2 on Ubuntu 12.04 Server (VirtualBox)?

Is there any guide/tutorial/links for running Nginx alongside Apache2. If yes please provide the same ASAP. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 server on Virtual Box. I had already installed & working ...
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How to copy & paste from Windows 7 host machine to Ubuntu 12.04 terminal virtual box ??

I am running VirtualBox on my Windows 7 laptop, running an Ubuntu 12.04 Server as guest machine. I would like to copy some commands (which are too long to write on terminal) from Windows 7 (host ...
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ping is working but update is not working on virtualbox guest

I have Ubuntu server 14.04.1 installed in VirtualBox. When the network adapter is set to bridged adapter I can ping google.com but apt-get update hangs on 0% [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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About Virtual Machine, Windows7, and a secure workflow

first, pardon my english as it is not my native language Here is my question : I run a PC with a dual boot with Windows7 (running mainly Adobe After Effects, Cinema4D and a bit of Adobe Premiere, ...
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Emulation in Ubuntu

I am wondering if I can emulate Ubuntu on Windows through VirtualBox, then emulate Windows on Ubuntu through VirtualBox. My system specifications: Processor: AMD Turion x2 2.3 Ghz Memory: 2 Gb RAM ...
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Test Apache2 default page on windows 7 browser (Virtual Box)

Successfully installed apache2 on Ubuntu 12.04 server (Virtual Box). I'm having windows 7 as host machine & want to access apache default page on windows browser How to access/test apache2 on ...
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Error while installing VirtualBox-guest-additions?

Windows 7 as host machine and Ubuntu 12.04 server as guest (Virtual Box) Got this error while installing VirtualBox-guest-additions The gcc utility was not found.If the following module compilation ...
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Process to install Virtual Box Guest Additions Virtual Box [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. Could you please tell me the whole process to install Virtual Box Guest Additions or provide me with ...
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How to access the shared folder in Virtual Box?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I make a "Server12.04" named folder on my Host machine desktop & shared the same in Virtual Box ...