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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can i mount partitionmanager image file or use it as virtual machine?

Is there a way to mount such image? or can it be converted or used, for virtual machine - and how? thanks
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Getting error message when trying to start a virtual machine

I have been using VMWare on Windows for a long time. But after a long wait, I moved to VirtualBox on Ubuntu 11.10. I installed Ubuntu, 32 Bit, installed all available updates and installed Virtual ...
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How to mount a VirtualBox shared folder at startup?

I have Ubuntu installed in Virtualbox. I want to mount my VirtualBox shared folder in Ubuntu automatically when I log in Ubuntu. I put the following line in my ~./bashrc and ~/.bash_profile: sudo ...
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In virtualbox fullscreen mode, can I disable or move the popup menu bar?

I'm running XP in virtualbox cause I need Photoshop and Illustrator. It works great on my 5 year old laptop which is stunning, but there's a minor annoyance when I go fullscreen. The menu bar is in ...
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ELAN touchpad works incorrectly

I installed Ubuntu through virtualbox on my laptop. There are 2 problems with my touchpad: 1. Vertical 2-finger scrolling speed is super-fast, I need to slow it down 2. Horizontal scrolling does not ...
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install virtualbox guest addition terminal

I would like to install Virtualbox guest addition using the terminal. Because that is most easy to reproduce and to document. On the server I have Ubuntu 12.04.2. LTS I have Virtualbox 4.3.16 I have ...
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i am unable to run ubuntu webserver online with private ip address provided by virtual box

i have installed the ubuntu server in virtualbox and virtual box network settings are in NAT .for that virtualbox is providing the private ip address for server to work online but iam unable to ...
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Installing Ubuntu within XP

Recently my laptop with Ubuntu installed on it, finally gave up. I have removed the HDD and mounted it in an external casing and plugged it in to my desktop which runs WinXp. On my Ubuntu machine I ...
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Problem installing ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) in Virtualbox 5.0

I am trying to install 64 bit Ubuntu in virtual-box 5.0.x as guest OS inside a 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 host. I tried both 14.10 and 15.04 (both 64 bit) without success. When the tried installing ...
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Reseting ssh password for accessing a virtual machine

I am trying to ssh into a ubuntu virtual machine, however the the ssh password is not the same as the login password of the virtual machine, is there a way to reset the ssh password from the virtual ...
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Disable Unity edge effects when running VirtualBox in fullscreen

I'm running Windows 8 from a VirtualBox machine inside Ubuntu 13.04, and I'm having some problems navigating in the virtual machine. Many of the navigation options in Windows 8 (the new start menu, ...
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crypt luks disc full, ubuntu account unusable

the last time I logged in to my ubuntu account, it did complain of limited free space available (~25MB), and I added/upgraded some package which must have pushed free space to 0. I powered off the ...
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14.04:Inconsistent state at ff1b2895 in VirtualBox

I'm using my VirtualBox, but it appear some problems when I boot my Linux, and a Log appear for me Log created: 2015-09-02T13:25:20.378989000Z Executable: /usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox Arg[0]: ...
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Send Ctrl+Alt+F1, Crtl+Alt+F7 into VirtualBox

I have a Virtual Box machine with Ubuntu. I need to send Ctrl+Alt+F1 to guest machine, but when I press them it is captured by host. How can I fix it ?
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Ubuntu 14.04 login loop VIRTUAL MACHINE on Windows 8.1 Virtual Box ATI RADEON GRAPHICS

Laptop HP WINDOWS PRE INSTALLED ATI RADEON Graphics On Windows 8.1 I installed VIRTUALBOX and Installed Ubuntu. Now when i start my virtual machine i get into this login screen Loop. Before the ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox from Mac OS X; how to change resolution?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox from Mac OS X and am having no problems running it. I'm just wondering how to change the screen resolution so that the virtualized Ubuntu software fits my ...
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VirtualBox is complaining that the kernel module is not loaded error in ubuntu

I am trying to setup vagrant in my aws ubuntu-trusty-14.04-amd64-server i installed vagrant and virtualbox , now am trying the command vagrant up getting following error VirtualBox is ...
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Mouse doesn't work in the guest OS (Ubuntu 14.04.2) on Virtual Box (installed on MAC OS X)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 (64 bits) to my Mac OS X 10.9.5 (64 bits) using Virtual Box version 4.3.24. I am not an experienced Linux user. When I start Ubuntu, I cannot make my mouse work in the ...
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virtualbox error when updating system

I was just wondering, has anyone had this problem before?? This happens when I try to do apt-get upgrade or install new software through terminal. I would like to note that virtualbox works.. How can ...
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Virtualbox VT-x is not available

So I had virtual box working perfectly before I decided to do a complete system wipe recently. Upon re-installing a 64 bit version of Ubuntu 13.04 and running a full upgrade, I attempted to set my ...
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How do I enable hardware virtualization technology (VT-x) for use in Virtualbox?

So I am trying to run Ubuntu in a virtualbox but on installing 12.10 from the .iso I was greeted by a warning telling me that audio wouldn't work then I pressed next and this popped up: Failed to ...
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Unable to SSH to uploaded Ubuntu VHD on Azure

I was provided an ova Ubuntu 32-bits VirtualBox image, and I uploaded it to Azure using the following steps: Loaded it on VirtualBox then saving it into a VMDK disk Converted it to VHD format ...
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how to obtain ipv4 address of ubuntu server running in virtual box along with ipv6?

i have installed ubuntu server on virtual box. When i execute the "ifconfig" command it shows the info of eth0 and loopback with inet6 address .but i want ipv4 address instead of ipv6 and i am not ...
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Is it possible to get a usable Ubuntu 15.04 running in Virtual Box on OS X?

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 with the guest additions (on VirtualBox 5.0.2, video mem=128MB, 3d enabled). Graphics are very "sluggish" even with HiDPI (Retina) disabled. After disabling all ...
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Virtualbox 5.0.2-102096 Unity Launcher not hidden in full screen

I just updated to VirtualBox 5.0.2-102096~Ubuntu~trusty and now when putting the guest OS in fullscreen the Unity launcher stays over the top of the screen. This is a returning issue, but in a new ...
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How can I copy files from Geanymotion in VirtualBox (with windows guest) to host(Ubuntu 14.04)

How can I copy files from Geanymotion in VirtualBox (with windows guest) to host(Ubuntu 14.04).Also where will be the storage location for files of whatsapp and other apps in Ubuntu ? Am I clear? I ...
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Sound to VirtualBox Guest with no physical sound card

So I would like to enable sound on a Windows Server 2008 used as a terminal server so that thin clients can redirect sound to themselves. The server is hosted virtually on a VirtualBox build using ...
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Screen size problem with Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64 in virtualbox

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows, using virtualbox 5.0. I tried several options to make size of Ubuntu in virtual box larger, but none helped so far. I am using latest virtual box with latest ...
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How to share the files from Host to Guest in virtual box? Host-ubunutu/Guest-ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 machine on which I have installed Virtualbox with Ubuntu 12.04 as the guest OS. How can I share files between the host and guest? I have installed the guest additions also ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Oracle virtual box windows 8 fail to locate files

I have downloaded windows 8 ISO file from their offical website: Widnows 8 download Then i have set the following settings on my new virtual drive: As you can see ive added it to the disk: ...
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Failed install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04

I am experiencing problems installing Virtual Box on Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.19.0-26 x86_64: sudo apt-cache policy virtualbox sudo apt-get install virtualbox Setting up virtualbox ...
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Virtualbox DNS stopped working on upgrade to 12.10

I have a Debian image setup on Virtualbox that uses the default NAT to access the internet. It was working fine before I upgraded to 12.10. After I upgraded the DNS lookups no longer work. I still can ...
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Ubuntu failed to log in to UI

I have a Ubuntu running on a virtual box. I cannot log into the UI with the valid username and password. It just shows black screen and returns to the login page again. Meanwhile the Guest Session is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VirtualBox Guest Runs Very Slow

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32 bit) VirtualBox guest with >10GB storage and 2GB RAM on a Win7 (64-bit) laptop supporting VT-X. Like many others upgrading to 14.04 LTS noted here, Ubuntu runs ...
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How to change icon of virtual box 5.0

Ok i downloaded virtual box 5.0 using the last post on here How to install Virtualbox from command line? the icon for virtual box is just a black screen. virtual box works and all how do i change ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04 - vboxclient the virtualbox kernel service is not running

I installed VirtualBox (with Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop) and Guest Additions on my Windows 7 machine. Everytime it boots up I get the following error message which goes away: vboxclient the virtualbox ...
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I AM getting this error.Please help. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 [on hold]

Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_VMM_SMAP_BUT_AC_CLEAR). Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) Component: ConsoleWrap Interface: IConsole {872da645-4a9b-1727-bee2-5585105b9eed} GETTING THIS ...
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Which release has easy VirtualBox host or VMWare host installation process?

I am thinking of installing Ubuntu to host Windows 8.1 x64 guests. Is there a particular release of Ubuntu (e.g. 12.04, 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu Studio 14.04/15.04, Ubuntu server 12.04/14.04), that has a ...
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Trouble with devices and USB ports

I have been trying to play Xwing vs Tie fighter on Linux Ubuntu Mate in virtualbox with my playstation 3 controller. After a few attempts It worked but I rebooted and it stopped working. If I load ...
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Webcam in VirtualBox (Ubuntu Guest/Ubuntu Host)

I have already read the following questions: Unable to start webcam in Ubuntu + Virtual Box Use my webcam with Ubuntu running in VirtualBox Integrated webcam cannot be used in VirtualBox Guest XP ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu Guest Aborts after attempted Drag and drop

Background Info I am a Windows User trying out Linux on VirtualBox and seeing why everyone likes it. I have just finished installing the Guest Additions as in the instructions, but then came errors ...
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Can't install ubuntu 15.04 on virtualbox 4.3.30

I can't install Ubuntu 15.04 on virtual box 4.3.30. I put try ubuntu but when it restarts it gets stuck in this state: Started network manager wait online.s base address uninitialized - upgrade bios ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on virtualbox partition SCSI3(sda) format message

I dualbooted OS with windows as the main partition and linux as the "secondary partition", and a linux swap partition(7gb). However, when I am on the windows OS, I download virtualbox and an ubuntu ...
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Interesting VirtualBox Plex Permissions Issue

My system is setup with an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running a 14.04 guest virtual machine, via Oracle's Virtual Box. I also have 3 x 2TB drives setup in a zpool. To give the virtual machine access ...
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VLC Player and VirtualBox font problem in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed VLC player and VirtualBox. Both of them have the similar character/font problem as you may see from the screen shots. I also tried to install and re-installing them via Software Center ...
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Unable to connect to internet with VirtualBox using bridged adapter?

Earlier, I was using multiple instances of Virtual Machines running Linux Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. They were working fine, with internet connectivity, etc. However, I then created a new Virtual ...
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kenel compilation kgdb via virtual box [on hold]

I need the link from where i can get guest OS of linux 14.04 for installing it in virtual box 5.0. I am trying kgdb on virtual box
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MATLAB R2015a won't start on 14.04

I recently downloaded MATLAB R2015a on my ubuntu 14.04 virtualbox. When I try to run it, I get the blue matlab logo screen and the following error in terminal: libGL error: unable to load driver: ...
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FX-6300 detected as i686 - Kubuntu won't install

I'm trying to install in Virtual Box. This is my first try at Linux, so I just want to mess around a bit before I tackle grub, etc. I've got an AMD FX-6300 (x86-64) on a Gigabyte motherboard using a ...
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Installing Ubuntu Problems

Currently trying to install ubuntu 14.04 through virtual box. I need this software to run ROS for school this year. everything seems to be going smoothly up until where it asks Installation type and i ...