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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Virtualbox stuck in Ubuntu Presentation after I install guest additions by terminal

I using Virtualbox '5.0.8 r103449' in Windows 7 and I try install Guest Additions for Ubuntu 14.04.3 following this instructions sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso sudo apt-get ...
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Virtualbox failed to install after upgrade to 15.10

samip@samip510:~$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox [sudo] password for samip: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra ...
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Virtualbox Error code: 0x0000000A win 7 log attached

log Not sure what is going on please help! Thanks in advance!
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Recover vbox snapshot of recovered ubuntu vmdk

So I have a base image for a linux vmdk I snapshotted as I went along. Now when I was going through and deleting things to free up some disk space I accidentally deleted that original vmdk, thinking ...
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vmplayer 6.0.1 instalation in Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.19 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 today and i'm trying to install VMWare Workstation/Player v.6.0.1. I tried with a variety of patches but they all didn't work. /tmp/modconfig-3NxicS/vmnet-only/hub.c: In ...
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How to make VBoxClient load with the --clipboard option when launched?

I use VirtualBox for using Ubuntu 15.04, and I run at guest $ sudo VBoxClient --clipboard every time I want to copy something from host to guest. Every time I mean once per bootup. How I can make ...
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installing android tools adb - keep getting error

I searched the stack and even googled for an answer before posting here. I am new to linux (installed it only yesterday) I am running it from a virtualBox, it is the Santoku linux (which as far as I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 vboxautostart-service stop does not work

I have replaced my 14.04 system by a fresh install of 15.10. With 14.04 I used the vboxautostart init script to start a vbox guest at boot time and stop it during system shutdown. This used to work ...
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revert kernel version change

I'm trying to intstall virtualbox-dkms, and trying the usual sudo apt-get- install virtualbox-dkms yields: Preparing to unpack .../virtualbox-dkms_4.3.10-dfsg-1ubuntu5_all.deb ... Unpacking ...
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Where do I log bugs and ask for help for libguestfs on ubuntu?

I'd like t o know where to get help using libguestfs on ubuntu. The libguestfs project page is hosted by redhat. I'm trying to use guestfish on a qemu VM. I can initiate the CLI console but ...
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kubuntu 14.04 to full screen

I installed kubuntu 14.04 via VirtualBox. I tried to change the resolution via the settings, but I have only one option there: 640X480. I understood that I need to install guest additions, but when I ...
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Virtualbox DHCP Server

Currently my network is using the subnet 255.255.248.0 or /21. My DHCP Server is listing in the range 3.1-3.254. Everytime I create a virtualbox the client get an IP from the DHCP Server, after I ...
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Use different drivers for two identical peripherals

I have two NICs that are the same type (plain old VirtualBox NICs). Is it possible to use a different driver for each one? From what I've seen when I load a module it picks up on all the supported ...
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“Package operation failed” in Ubuntu Software Center

This problem occured while installing virtualbox-5.0_5.0.8-103449~Ubuntu~trusty_i386.deb, what should I do?
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After downloading an Ubuntu vm, I am unable to resize it in a way that it is as big as my display. It remains quadratic

After downloading Ubuntu 15.01 for vm ware fusion, I installed the vm and found out that I am unable to resize it in a way that it is not quadratic but to make it as big as my display. here is a ...
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Virtualbox keeps aborting

I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise on my host, and a Ubuntu VM on Virtualbox. My VM keeps aborting periodically. This is what I see in my logs: VBox: 00:00:35.201091 supR3HardenedErrorV: ...
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ubuntu can't turn on bluetooth

My computer is Mac air I install the virtualbox and had a ubuntu14.04 vm But the vm can't turn on bluetooth on ubuntu I install the bluez I open the bluetooth on mac and add the setting on ...
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There is no sound card detected while running in Virtualbox

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 inside VirtualBox, my host is windows 8.1. Today my sound stopped working inside of the guest. Inside the sound settings there is only a Dummy Output. I went through ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 15.10 on virtualbox 5.0.0

As you can see in the gif picture I can't install Ubuntu on virtualbox. Whenever I move my mouse, the screen will change dramatically. Actually, I don't know what keyword should I use, if I want to ...
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Using a .desktop entry for a Virtualbox VM to launch from Unity launcher still opens Virtualbox

I have two VMs with Virtualbox. I create for each a .desktop entry like so: [Desktop Entry] Name=My VM Comment= Exec=VBoxManage startvm 'My VM Name' Icon=/home/myuser/VirtualBox VMs/my-vm-icon.png ...
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Ubuntu Freezing upon Ubuntu logo on installation

UPDATE: I did install Ubuntu, just had to disable fast boot. But now i can boot it like this: Open PC(booting windows 8.1 by default), go to PC settings, advanced recovery, restart. Troubleshoot, ...
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How to install recognized backlight software on my Toshiba Tecra R850?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox, which seems to have emulated graphics. I can adjust my brightness and have graphics drivers installed, but Calise doesn't recognise either. It wants sysfs ...
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Trying to put Ubuntu on to my flash drive

so I have an old laptop without a HDD. I'm trying to make it boot to Ubuntu from a USB flash drive. My main computer is a Mac, and I tried to make the USB drive bootable in Ubuntu via the Mac, but I ...
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How can i solve virtualbox problem? ubuntu-14.04

This is the problem: i want to install kali linux in virtual box.everything ok when i turn on then displayed this.
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GAMIT/GLOBK ubuntu virtualbox

I am trying to install GAMIT/GLOBK under ubuntu 14.04 but this error occurred bit_util_g77:no-match failur in make_gamit How can I remedy this error? Best
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Questions about creating RAID1 on Ubuntu VM

I'm trying to create RAID 1 - array on VM Ubuntu 15.04 with two disks:on the first disk there is a section with the root. The second disk is empty.In the process, I had a few questions: 1. I mounted ...
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Can't Destroy Vagrant

Been running this VVV vagrant machine for a while perfectly. Now I am trying to destroy it, but can't halt, destroy or reload. Here's the error message I get on halt or destory: ==> default: ...
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How to boot Ubuntu physical partition via VirtualBox on Windows

I have a dual-boot setup: Windows 10 & Ubuntu 15.04. I want to be able to boot my Ubuntu partition from Windows 10 in Virtualbox. I found this article which is a couple of years old, but people ...
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Issue with vboxadd setup and I think my Ubuntu may be running the wrong kernal

I recently upgraded Ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.04 and from my understanding vivid uses linux 3.19.0-16-generic kernal. However, when I use: uname -r It says I'm using 3.16.0-46-generic. This is a ...
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Troubles with creating RAID1 array on VM Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to create RAID 1 - array on VM Ubuntu 15.04 with two disks: sda and sdb. First disk already had partition table, so i created sections for the second disk using fdisk /dev/sdb: Then i ...
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@reboot works with command but not script - Cron

So I am trying to run a script as a specific user @boot. I have come across using @reboot in conjunction with crontab. I have found that @reboot is supported by both the user and root via @reboot ...
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After using GParted to give my virtual disk more space, the Ubuntu VM will not boot

So I decided to switch from a dualboot setup to running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit inside of VirtualBox 5.08. My Host OS is Windows 8.1 64-bit. The VM has 2 GB of dedicated memory, from the 8GB on the host. ...
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Troubleshooting accessing console of phpvirtualbox - TCP: SECURITY_ERROR Error #2048

Ok, so I just had a server crash tonight. Reinstalled a backup Clonezilla image, restored website from tar/sql dump. But whenever I "update" virtualbox I get an error and end up just uninstalling ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 15.04 on a virtual machine

i am trying to install ubuntu 15.04 on virtualbox. The first time it was established without problems, but now i can not install it again. When i start the machine this error occurs: And after ...
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Can't SSH to VirtualBox Ubuntu server from public IP

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 (latest version) on a virtual machine from my Windows machine and trying to set this up so I can access it from outside of my local network. I've been at this for a few hours ...
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Virtualbox - how to passthrough modem from ubuntu host to windows guest

It is possible to pass-through an usb modem which is not recognized by the host Ubuntu 15.04 to a windows guest?, I have the windows drivers and I want to use dial-up while keeping my Ubuntu host. How ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes when browsing or with some programs on

Ubuntu randomly freezes when browsing or with a few programs on. It is kinda weird as I have almost the exact same computer that had Ubuntu but never got this issue. Even tho it is an old computer, ...
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unable to open ubuntu in Oracle VM Virtual box [duplicate]

When i start the Ubuntu in Oracle VM Virtual box, it throws following error. This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU,but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot- Please use a kernel, appropriate to ...
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How to set up Ubuntu 14.04 as a gateway using 1 NIC with 2 IP addresses on different subnets?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server with one NIC. The MAC address on this NIC is assigned (by the gateway) one IP (X.X.X.100) in one subnet (X.X.X.0/24), with the gateway being in the same subnet (X.X.X.1), ...
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How to take advantage of paravirtualization in an Ubuntu 14.04 guest?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.3 (with linux-generic-lts-vivid (3.19) kernel) 64 bit host, and a Virtualbox guest with the same O/S and configuration. The host has an AMD A10-7800 CPU. If I enable the KVM ...
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please help me about vm connection in hyper v

i have installed hyper V on server 2012 r2 .the ip address of hyper v virtual adapter is 192.168.1.103 .then i install virtual machine inside that hyper v and attached this Vm to hyper V virtual ...
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Connect Android Phone to Ubuntu 14.04

I am looking a way to connect my Android phone(HTC One Mini android Version: 4.4.2) to Linux Virtual Machine on the host (Both HYper v and Virtual Box). I actually want to enable sending SMS from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bad taint

Any body got the solution for the below question? please share it. I couldn't add comment ,so i created new question here. Ubuntu 14.04 bad taint on XFS and BTRFS Problem: I have installed Ubuntu ...
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configuration of internal network on oracle virtual box

I am new to Linux I am using Ubuntu OS I need help in setting up Virtual Box internal network Please help I should be able to access internet as well as all Vbox should be able to communicate. My host ...
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ubuntu 15.04 acpi pcc probe failed starting version 219

I am using windows 8.1 Enterprise (64bit). In the beginning I'm try to install ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on my VirtualBox Version 5.0.6 r103037. But the virtual Box doesn't show any 64 bit operating ...
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Ubuntu failing to boot past GRUB - “Kernel panic”

So I've been working today on developing a LFS system, I'm developing the system using a VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu. I got to this page, and after running the make install command for Glibc the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.04 on VirtualBox VM

I'm taking a college course on Unix, and as part of that, I am trying to use a live USB of Ubuntu on my computer. My computer runs 64-bit Windows 7. I used LinuxLive to install VirtualBox on a 16 GB ...
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How to access hard-drive from Ubuntu in VirtualBox [duplicate]

recently i installed windows7 on oracle VM virtualbox but I can't get files from my hard drive to the OS installed in VirtualBox. Is there any way to access files of my hard in VirtualBox?
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Convert ubuntu vm into a physical machine when the host is a Windows system

I have a virtual machine, created under virtual box. How can I convert this into a physical machine to be installed to a partition on my hard drive? My host operating system is windows. I have not ...
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RDP VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04.1 host Windows 7 remote control guest

I use Linux Ubuntu 14.04.1 server with Lubuntu-desktop for host of VirtualBox 5.0.6 r103037. I have installed one virtual machine - Windows 7 Ultimate. I am able to connect via Remote Desktop from ...