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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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

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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ubuntu as guest in virtualbox at host with high DPI screen

I was wondering, I like the fullscreen mode (host + f by default), but this is unfortunately not very helpful with a 3200x1800 resolution screen (15 inches). The scaling mode (host + C) is better, but ...
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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 ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu internet connection problem on Chrome ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE

I am a beginner Ubuntu user, I use it via VirtualBox. I was eligible to connect internet yesterday, but today I can't access most of the sites. For example I can search something in Google, but I ...
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3 Errors Running Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 in Virtualbox 4.3.20

I've been trying to successfully run Ubuntu 14.10 in Virtualbox, but I've not been able to do so due to some 3 errors I am receiving when doing so. Error 1: Error 2: Error 3: At first when ...
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Unable to mount the CD/DVD image on the machine Sandbox

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 Server AMD 64 with VirtualBox 4.2 latest version. I've installed it successfully. I've to install now Guest Additions but I am getting a error message like the below exactly ...
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What are the different types of directories do we have?

I wanted to know the difference between root and home directories. How do I reallocate some more space to for faster functioning of the Virtualbox, the other OS that I have is Windows XP ? Thank you!
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Genymotion problems

I wanted to use Genymotion on my computer but the on-board graphics were far too low for the emulator to work (I worked but VERY slow). I bought a new graphics card and now when I run my device on ...
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add'l quesion to Installing Ubuntu Into a Virtual Machine.

I have followed all of the proceedures listed in the aforementiond answers to this question with some success. Only, Everytime I boot up the VM, it asks me to either Try Ubuntu or Install it. Why can ...
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Facing some problems with Ubuntu, Need your suggestion?

These are some of the problems I am facing after I have installed Ubuntu: My Ubuntu display often gets blurred? I have installed Virtualbox and it runs very slowly? If it is because of the low memory ...
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Shutting down all VirtualBox (vagrant) VMs in one easy to use bash command (that can be put into a bash file)

I use vagrant for development. I forget to shut down a few of the VMs. When I go to log out of my host machine, the Ubuntu shutdown process appears to hang. Might there be a way to script a close of ...
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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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Problem with the installation of VirtualBox

I am trying to install virtualbox and make it work but it doesn't seem like I can. In the image you can see the output. If I run VBoxManage --version I get: WARNING: The character device ...
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Screen Resolution Problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox

Environment: Lenovo T530 running Windows 7. Have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a virtual machine using VM Virtual Box. Have installed all the updates from both Virtual Box and Ubuntu. Problem: While in ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
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How do I install VirtualBox's deb package?

I have downloaded virtualbox.deb package. But I don't know how to install this application. Please anyone let me know how to install it..
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fstab not mounting

I am trying to change the default mount point virtualbox uses in my Ubuntu VM. With the virtualbox settings, I have this in my shared folders settings: My actual username replaces 'username' in the ...
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'Remix' Live CD won't boot. Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init

So I'm creating a Ubuntu Remix CD based on this guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomizationFromScratch I'm pretty sure I've followed all of the tasks listed there. I move the test ...
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Failed in fetching updates/upgrade (Virtual Box)?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I tried to get updates through sudo apt-get update command but i end-up with the following error codes ...
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Virtualbox shared folder mount from fstab fails; works once bootup is complete

I've got Ubuntu 13.10 installed in Virtualbox 4.3. The host machine is Windows. I have a couple of Virtualbox shared folders being mounted by /etc/fstab. Until recently this setup worked just fine, ...
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No such command 'sip show peers' when using asterisk

i want to connect two soft phone using asterisk after configuration the sip.conf and iax.conf and extension.conf can't enter any order from cli example of the error: Connected to Asterisk 11.6-cert1 ...
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SAS University Edition Error on startup [closed]

I am installing SAS Universtiy Edition on my windows using oracle virtual box. after importing the installing SASUniverstiyEdition.ova file when i clicks the start button it shows me virtualization ...
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VM Virtual Box did not give Option for installing Ubuntu 64 bit

I am using Window 8.1 64 bit and vM Virtual box 4.3 when i am installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Vm it does not give option for 64 bit all listed is 32 bit. I am using HP-2000-Notebook Pavilion Series with ...
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Genymotion virtual device got no IP adress

when I try to run HTC Evo 4.3 (or other devices, it doesn't matter) in Genymotion (2.3.0 x64) (with VirtualBox 4.3.10) on Ubuntu 14.04, I get: The virtual device got no IP address. The VirtualBox ...
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openstack icehouse 14.04 fatal error

hello everyone i fallowed the steps from the below site to install openstack icehouse single node http://ubuntu-cloud-installer.readthedocs.org/en/latest/single-installer.guide.html i am getting a ...
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Can't mount my external USB hard drive to my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in Virtualbox

I have a feeling it may have something to do with what type of USB i'm using. If i plug in a USB 2.0 device(like my flash drive), it will be recognized. But if I plug in a USB 3.0 device, it will no ...
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14.04 Ubuntu loads an empty desktop after recent apt-get upgrade

I run Ubunutu 14.04 on a VirtualBox (Version 4.3.20), on a Windows 8.1 host machine, with an NVIDIA GTX-660M graphics card. I did a recent upgrade on Ubuntu and after I restarted, I could login ...
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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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How to run Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 in Virtualbox [closed]

When running Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 1 with Plasma 5 in VirtualBox under Windows host, after switching to Xorg all graphics are messed up, looks like view is being rendered in console. Is there any way ...
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Migrating from Windows 2000 (Server) to Ubuntu 14.10 (Server)

I'm BRAND SPANKING new to Linux. I'd really appreciate any help I can get with this. I've been tasked to upgrade a dying Windows 2000 box that acts as a file and print server. Sounds easy, right? ...
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Install Mac OS X 10.9 as a virtual machine

I want to install Mac OS X 10.9 as a virtual machine on my Ubuntu partition (running a dual boot machine Win8/Ubuntu) I have 2 questions: Can I install the virtual machine using the empty disk space ...
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Change mount point of virtualbox shared folder

I have a shared folder set up between virtualbox and my windows 7 host machine. I have a test.txt file that I created in Windows and it shows up appropriately in my Ubuntu VM. Virtualbox mounts the ...
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VBOX on ubuntu Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error

im using virtual box on ubuntu . and win xp as a guest i facing a problem im getting "Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error" here is a pic of my vb settings for that vmacine i had ...
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VirtualBox USB device error NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 VirtualBox 4.3

I have been trying to connect my new Boogie Board sync to a virtualbox 4.3 virtual machine running on an ubuntu 14.04 host. I keep running into this NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) and have not been ...
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Geny Motion - trick to download the .ova files for Ubuntu 12.04 (old links are not working)

I'm using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version . I had also installed the genymotion. But I had a slow internet connection, so I'm unable to download that large size file in my home. I had searched many ...
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“ERROR MESSAGE: Requires installation of untrusted packages” [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox 4.3.20. I keep getting the error message shown in the title when I try to download anything in the Software Center. I tried changing servers in "Software and ...
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How to add users to vboxusers

So I want to use my flashdrive in Windows XP, which I am currently running in Virtualbox, but when I open up the settings to enable usb usage, I get an error: Failed to access the USB subsystem. ...
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How can I stop gedit crashing when using save as?

I keep encountering a problem when trying to use the Save As functionality in gedit when I am running a model that keeps creating files in the directory I am looking at. I have opened a file and ...
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Virtualbox not seeing any usb devices in the usb filters settings

I was following this question but found a problem. Use my webcam with Ubuntu running in VirtualBox I used guvcview to test the camera, it works. I installed the 12.04 virtualbox release from their ...
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Cannot mount guest additions with virtualbox

I am having the same problem as this: Unable to mount VirtualBox Guest Additions as a guest (Win7 host) Choosing Insert guest additions CD image... from the devices tab on my virtual machine window ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 amd black screen in VirtualBox

I have a problem with my VM on my work computer. I had it in VirtualBox 4.3.16 on Windows 7 64-bit host, running Ubuntu as a guest. It was working fine, just a bit slow because my computer had limited ...
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Aptana stopped working

I have been using Aptana Studio since last two-three weeks for python and erlang development. Yesterday, Aptana notified me about the erlide updates and I installed it and then there was a aptana ...
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ubuntu guest network issue

On my Mac host, in Virtualbox->Settings->Network, I chose Bridged Adapter and en1 Wi-Fi (Airport) interface, check marked Cable Connected. On the ubuntu guest, eth0 is assigned ip address in the same ...
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Installing Ubuntu14.01 on virtualbox Erase disk?

I'm currently running windows8.1 and wish to install Ubuntu14.01 on VirtualBox. Upon the "Installation type" screen it gives me the option to: 1) Erase disk and install Ubuntu [Warning: this will ...
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After updates in 14.04 boots to black screen

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a VirtualBox and I've done updates to the Ubuntu install today. After a reboot I get a black screen after login. I have another VBox of 14.04 without any updates and it works ...
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VirtualBox installation in Ubuntu 14.04, throws an input output error

I am trying to install VirtualBox and I keep getting this error message in XTERM (and the Ubuntu Software Center) when I do sudo apt-get install VirtualBox: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, ...
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Having trouble using Ubuntu 12.04 ISO in Virtual Box

I followed step-by-step from this site : Installing Ubuntu inside Windows using VirtualBox This is my system info: System Information -———————- Time of this ...
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Installation Failure of VirtualBox Extension

I'm attempting to add the Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack 4.2.12 to my VirtualBox Settings. When it asks me for authorization, I enter the same password I use with Ubuntu Software Center or any ...
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How to run Windows XP inside Ubuntu

There are several programs only available on Windows. Wine can be a negative experience, so I want to run Windows inside Ubuntu using a virtual machine. It seems that Virtualbox is the standard way, ...