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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Problem with installing Ubuntu on Virtual Box

![enter image description here][1]I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 on Virtual Box 4.1.18 running on Win 7 64 bit OS. Set for 1 core, 2048MB RAM, 8GB dynamically allocated storage etc. Installation ...
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Virtualbox VPN settings

I can connect to a VPN using NetworkManager, but I can't do it from Windows XP running as a guest OS. Unfortunately, the VPN is only to access local servers in my organization, and it isn't ...
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How to SCP a file from Mac -> Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I have a Mac (OS X) and a VirtualBox running Ubuntu. I want to SCP a 500mb file from the Mac to the VirtualBox. How do I do this? (Probably something to do with /etc/hosts?)
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Browse Ubuntu source code directory

I have Installed Ubuntu 12.04 On Virtual Box. How to browse the source code directory? What is the commands on terminal to do this?
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Bridging eth0 and vboxnet0 and using ISC DHCP server to provide dynamic IPs

I have Lubuntu 12.04 (64bit) with VirtualBox 4.2 installed and the setup below: eth0 adapter connected to LAN (having static IP 192.168.0.1 and it is the default gateway). ISC DHCP server listening ...
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Edubuntu inappropriate Kernel for installation

I faced this error while Runnign Edubuntu from Virtual Box. I used this edubuntu-13.04-dvd-i386.iso file.
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to start Ubuntu I use Virtualbox but when I start the VM nothing happens

"Creating process for virtual machine "..." (GUI/Qt)...(1/2)... at 0%" is the only thing i see. Nothing happens. I want to install the 32-bit version of ubuntu and I did everything just as it is shown ...
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How do I install Guest Additions in a VirtualBox VM?

I've recently installed Ubuntu on Oracle's Virtualbox. Now I want to install the guest additions. I started up my Ubuntu guest OS, clicked "Devices" and chose "Install Guest Additions". Nothing ...
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How to enable Minimed CareLink usb in VirtualBox with Win7?

I have a Medtronic CareLink usb, to analyze the data from my insulin pump. The provided software works with Windows 7. I have a PC running Ubuntu 13.04 with Win7 in VirtualBox. But the usb is not ...
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x86_64-w64-mingw32-g++: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I have 64bit ubuntu virtual machine and a 64bit binary still getting the Exec format error. $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 ...
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VirtualBox 4.3.16 issue with Unity Launcher

I just updated to VirtualBox 4.3.16 and now when putting my guest OS in fullscreen the Unity launcher stays over the top of the screen. This makes using full screen unworkable. Does anyone have a ...
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How can i start another operating system from within the ubuntu live cd?

I'm in a situation where i want to test various backup scripts for a remote vbox or vmware VM. For that I'm going to use an improvised 'pre-boot' environment for the guest machine made from a ...
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I can't get my ubuntu server VirtualBox guest with bridged adapter seen outside of my lan, although port forwarded to 80

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 on VirtualBox. With LAMP all configured. The box has static ip 192.168.1.104 and bridged to my host's Wireless adapter. I can successfully access Apache's index ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: “No suitable module for running kernel found”

I have a fresh 12.04 LTS installation. I have installed linux-headers-generic as well as build-essential. When I install virtualbox, I get the following error: Building initial module for ...
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Host virtual box hard disk on another partition

When i create a virtual drive using virtualbox, the space needed is used from the partition i have installed ubuntu on. Can i change this so that i can use one of my other mounted partitions for this ...
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Ubuntu server different kind of services

I'm starting to learn more about servers and I was thinking if (and how) I can run multiple services on my Ubuntu Server. For example: I'm starting to develop a system with Django (Python) and I also ...
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Virtualbox does not detect USB-Stick

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and just installed the latest Virtualbox 4.3 to use Windows 7. As explained here : Set up Usb-stick for Virtualbox ; I added myself to the vboxusers and also installed the ...
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How can I send VBoxHeadless to the background so I can close the Terminal?

I would like to start virtual machines in headless mode. The advantage: I can logoff from the desktop, and the machine will continue to run. However, starting the virtual machine blocks the Terminal ...
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Virtualbox Breaks Unity launcher, terminal shortcut disabled, tty mode login incorrect

After I installed VirtualBox my computer went to a crawl and unity was tripping on itself. Nothing worked in the menu bar so I couldnt shut down and had to manually restart the machine. Now every time ...
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How to set up ssh on a lubuntu vm (VirtualBox) and windows host

I've set up a Lubuntu vm using VirtualBox on my Windows 8 desktop and I want to connect my laptop, which is dual-booted with Windows 8 and Ubuntu, to the Lubuntu vm via SSH. I've gotten as far as ...
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What does no bootable medium found mean in a virtual box?

I have recently been trying to install virtual box, when this message came up: No bootable medium found! Can somebody please tell me what went wrong?
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Host-only network on Ubuntu 14.04 [VBox on W7]

So, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. I'm trying to set a host-only by checking my "virtual" IP on my host's browser and access the index_html on Ubuntu, but it is not working. Here's what I ...
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Window contents corrupt when scrolling in Chrome and vim/gvim

I am running 14.04 as a guest on a Win8.1 host (over VirtualBox 4.3.17), 3D acceleration is enabled. Since upgrading from 12.10 I have noticed that text/content will sometimes corrupt when I scroll a ...
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SolidWorks on Ubuntu 13.04?

I am a Bioengineering student who works with SolidWorks and I would like to be able to run it on Ubuntu 13.04. Short of having to install Windows, what methods are available and which works best? If ...
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How to turn on 64-bit virtualisation?

I have hp 2000 series laptop(64-bit) but can only deploy 32-bit iso on it. What could be the possible reason? Even my BIOS don't support it.Googled it, but all in vain. Here is an attached error.Any ...
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Virtualbox can't shut down properly [on hold]

Its showing an error: Memory could not be read while shutting down
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How to I install a 64-bit OS on my Ubuntu 64-bit with vm?

I have a copy of 64-bit 13.10 Ubuntu running on my x201. When I open virtual box and click new, it doesn't show a 64-bit option for Windows 7. Running latest virtual box from virtualbox.org. How can ...
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No acces to applications

I am trying Ubuntu and installed it in a Virtualbox under Windows 8.1. Everything seems to work fine, however in the upper left corner of the window "Applications", "Places", "System" and the like are ...
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Ubuntu installation using VirtualBox

While I try to install Ubuntu in my Mac using VirtualBox I get one confusion for installation. I create Virtual Drive for my VM of 25 GB and start installation. At Installation time VM give me ...
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Oracle Virtualbox does not open since upgrade

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10, I have been unable to restart my Oracle virtualbox. jan@jan-System-Product-Name:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup sudo: /etc/init.d/vboxdrv: command not found ...
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Cooperative running of Ubuntu and Windows

I have Windows 8.1 running on my laptop (i7, 16 GB RAM) and I am thinking about migrating to Ubuntu 14.04. However, I will still need Windows for years or even for ever as Windows is the working ...
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Virtual box not running - '/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup' issue

Before asking i have checked Virtualbox Kernel driver not installed and VirtualBox '/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup' issue, i have exactly same issue and have reinstalled VB also, output of running ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I just started learning Linux and wanted to use Ubuntu in VirtualBox. I am getting errors during installation and am unable to make it past this error screen as seen in the image attachment. I am very ...
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VirtualBox Extension Pack for 14.04.1 LTS (Virtualbox 4.3.10)

Where might I find the Virtualbox Extension pack for 14.04.1 LTS (64bit) I installed virtualbox via synaptic. The version it installed is 4.3.10 I can't seem to locate a corresponding Extension pack. ...
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Screen resolution on Windows 8.1 VirtualBox guest (Ubuntu Host)

In VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04 I have a Windows 8.1 guest, and I would like to change the screen resolution to 1440x900. Currently it is at 1152x864 (that's the max I can have it that will fit on my ...
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VirtualBox in encrypted container TrueCrypt

Sorry for my bad English. I need to hide the use of VirtualBox in Ubuntu. How to install VirtualBox in an encrypted container TrueCrypt? That no one could not get access to my VirtualBox without ...
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Keyboard layout - certain keys work with AltGr, other doesn't

I run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox 4.3.14 on Windows 7 with a Swedish keyboard layout. In Windows everything works fine but in Ubuntu some keys/characters (the most important for a programmer) doesn't ...
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Is this 4k resolution support, or 1080-?

I am having an issue with Ubuntu. I am running the latest version under Oracles VirtualBox. The highest resolution it will accept is 1600x1200. I have a new Samsung 28" UHD 4k display. I need to run ...
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How can I increase disk size on a Vagrant VM?

I have a VM managed by Vagrant using VirtualBox on a Ubuntu host server. My Vagrant box uses the Puppetlabs Debian 6.0.7 basebox, which uses LVM for its root partition. By default the disk is 8GB ...
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VirtualBox fails with “Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found” after upgrading to 2014.04

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 2014.04, When I launch my VirtualBox virtual machine I get: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine win7pro32bit. Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not ...
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Unable to resolve (even ping) hosts on command line while reaching them in browser

I am trying to perform some actions in a Ubuntu (12.10) inside a Virtual Box, under Windows 7 I can perform most tasks, access any needed repositories ... except for some, and I don't understand ...
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Is it possible to get VM guest ip in Nat network virtualbox

I am having virtualbox VM in which Guest addition is install i can get VM ip by below command VBoxManage guestproperty get "vm-name" "/VirtualBox/GuestInfo/Net/0/V4/IP" But, I want to get guest IP ...
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I am getting the same error everytime I try to boot Ubuntu on VirtualBox

Everytime I try to run Ubuntu, this error comes up. "Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Linux. The virtual machine 'Linux' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 ...
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Command to display virtualbox vm network information

I am having two VMs VM1 and VM2 i want to attach same network of VM1 to VM2. For that i want to displaying virtualbox VM network information and parse the output. And then attach same network to VM2. ...
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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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Automatically reconnect to more preferred WLAN network if it becomes available

Assume this situation: 3 WLAN networks (with WPA) to which my notebook connects automatically. Those are: network_work (fixnet WLAN accesspoint) network_home (fixnet WLAN accesspoint) network_mobile ...
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My VirtualBox VMs Virtual Disk Folder are missing after reboot

I using VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit and yesterday one of my windows guest got bluescreen so swithed off my guest. After restart it won't start, when I saw the guest virtual disk file and folder ...
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ERROR global-config does not define the variable lib

Trying to initialize OPAM in terminal using the command: sudo opam init After I get the error in the title. I'm using Ubuntu in a virtual box so idk if that's the problem.
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How should I configure Ubuntu with VirtualBox on Windows 8.1?

I just built my first Windows computer. It's running Windows 8.1. Here are my computer specifications:- GPU: GeForce GTX 770 CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz Memory: 16GB RAM Current ...
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How only allow access to only host from guest in virtualbox

I am in such situation that where I am having virtualbox on Ubuntu and two VMs VM1 windows and VM2 linux. Both VMs are added in NatNetwork with name NatNetPrivate with subnet 192.168.15.0/24 so that ...