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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Exporting VirtualBox - Takes long time?

I am using VirtualBox and exporting Windows 7 appliance. So far it is taking 52+ minutes. Does it usually take this long? How can I speed things up? Thanks.
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Connection to the internet using 3g modem ZTE MF190 on Ubuntu 14.04

I got problem with using 3G modem in Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox and use it as guest OS. My host OS is Windows 7. I haven't problem when share hosts internet via NAT, but when i'm ...
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How do I take a screenshot of more than my desktop?

Whenever I push 'printscreen' or use the screenshot app I capture only my desktop background, see image: Update I tried shutter as per Andrea's advice. But it does the same thing, only returns the ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Windows 8.1 [on hold]

I'm trying to install virtualbox on my PC, but every time I try to install it through the command line, it says that sudo isn't recognized as a legitimate command.
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how can i start my virtual box with image of kali linux

my virtualbox 5.0 is unable to locate the virtual optical image of kali linux 2.0 Failed to open the disk image file /home/saiyad/Downloads/Kali-Linux-2.0.0-vbox-amd64.7z. Could not get the storage ...
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VirtualBox can't open windows 7, Ubunto 14.04 host

I downloaded a Windows 7 iso, created the VM for it , but I'm getting the following error- VT-x is disabled in the BIOS for both all CPU modes (VERR_VMX_MSR_ALL_VMX_DISABLED) Result ...
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No “eth0” listed in ifconfig -a, only enp0s3 and lo

So, I setup my Ubuntu box with VirtualBox, default settings - simple ISO image launch. After installing Ubuntu, I proceeded to test multiple programs, and everything was working fine. I have full ...
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Open folders on USB drive over VirtualBox

I am running an application under Oracle VM VirtualBox. At the UXterm, I'm trying to install a driver from a flash USB drive. The driver is in the DCU-1.0.10 folder, on the F: drive (as identified by ...
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Set up a serial port with VirtualBox on Ubuntu (guest OS : Windows XP)

I'm having trouble for a few weeks now trying to access the serial port of my computer when working on the guest OS Windows XP Pro via VirtualBox. The host OS is Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and I'm using ...
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VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04 Issue

I am kinda new to Ubuntu/Linux/Unix so please bare with me. I have purchased a virtual private server and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the server, afterwards I have Installed VirtualBox on the server and ...
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VirtualBox problem: Kernel module is not loaded

I have installed VirtualBox several times, same error every time ( Also see screenshots below) WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current ...
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VirtualBox 5.20 on ubuntu 16.04 ERROR

I try install VB 5.20 on 16.04 ubuntu but get some erros and I dont know how to solve it. webmaster@server-hp:/opt$ sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-5.0_5.0.20-106931-Ubuntu-xenial_amd64.deb [sudo] password ...
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Ubuntu does not run fullscreen in VirtualBox

As a host OS I am running Windows 7 Enterprise. I've installed VM (VirtualBox) and I have there installed Guest OS Ubuntu 14.01 LTS. I've install GuestAdditions. After that the guest OS ran nicely ...
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SLOW Boot and Login times Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit taking around 15 sec from Login screen to desktop and around 20 seconds from grub to login screen, tell me which services i can safely disable, i do not use virtualbox and ...
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Is it safe to delete the older setup files of the Ext Pack of a VB after installing a new version of Ext Pack?

My PC runs on Ubuntu 14.04 and hosts an Oracle VB. Since installing the VB I have twice received notifications asking me to download and install a newer version of Extension Pack, and I have done so. ...
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How to use ubuntu server full screen in virtualbox?

I have installed Ubuntu server 12.4 in Oracle Virtual box, after completing installation, i cant use the Ubuntu server in full screen,guest additions present in virtual box will work in ubuntu ...
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How do I display the whole desktop in Virtual Box fullscreen mode?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox 4.2.6 on a Windows 7 host. After installing Ubuntu I wanted to get the VB interface in fullscreen. I therefore installed guest additions from Virtual Box ...
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Configuring Ubuntu as internal network router

I am configuring an internal network using Virtual Box and 4 Virtual Machines. I have configured all the interfaces and messed a bit with IP Forwarding and IP Masquerade on Host which would be the ...
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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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Ubuntu server - cannot set static ip

I have set local ubuntu 16.04 server yesterday. I configurated static IP and everything was good. I was able to connect to the server. Today I travelled to city, where i stydy. The server couldnt work ...
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16.04 VirtualBox VM (from vhd file) hangs at “non blocking pool is initialized”

I'm trying to boot Canonical's Azure 16.04 .vhd file in a VirtualBox VM and it hangs at "non blocking pool is initialized". It works in Hyper-V, so it may only be a bug in virtual box (5.0.20).
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How to transfer data from Genymotion to Host machine?

I am using Genymotin Version 2.3.1 in my Ubuntu machine. I can able to copy files from Host machine to Genymotion by simple drag and drop method. But I unable to copy Genymotion Data to host machine. ...
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getting direct to /home/vagrant

I have installed Ubuntu machine on VB via vagrant. The problem is when I login to machine.I have to run cd command twice.e.g cd /home cd /vagrant to access directories rather than cd /home/vagrant ...
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Ubuntu server- static ip has changed

I have set an ubuntu server 16.04 today. I have set static IP in /etc/network/interfaces to this: #The primary network interface auto enp0s3 iface enp0s3 inet static address 192.168.56.20 netmask ...
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How do you copy/paste between Mac OSX and UbuntuServer 14.04 inside VirtualBox

I'm having issues trying to setup GitLab on my Ubuntu server, running inside VirtualBox on Mac OS X. Copy/Paste does not work. I have installed guest additions and have changed the host-key to ...
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Putty SSH, refused connection by guest mininet machine

I followed the main VM installation notes on the Mininet website, and the VM works totally fine. But When I tried to SSH into the VM, at first it timedout the connection. Then after searching on the ...
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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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I couldn't find some softwares after installation on unity search

I installed VirtualBox via Ubuntu software center on Ubuntu 16.04 but I couldn't find it in search. So I search it through disk and I find it. My question is why this happened and how to fix it. I ...
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'Incorrect password' on Ubuntu running as virtual machine

I am setting up a virtual server. I have installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS on VirtualBox and have gone through the installation. After installation I went to test the server for the first time to make ...
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Running ubuntu on vbox with guest additions breaks certain transparent modules

I've tried this several times over the years with multiple unique computers in terms of host OS and bit size. All of them were very fast. I've never had an external graphics card. Currently I have a ...
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Authenticated pakage virtualbox

i am trying to install virtualbox in ubuntu on the terminal: varel@varel-Pc:~$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox [sudo] password for varel: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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VirtualBox 5.0 installation has broken VirtualBox packages on Kubuntu 15.04

Seeing that there was a new VirtualBox release, I tried to install it on Kubuntu 15.04... However, now all of my VBox 4.3 packages in the ubuntu repositories are broken (Virtualbox is provided by ...
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Upgrading virtualbox from 4.3 to 5

I want to upgrade virtualbox 4.3 to 5.0 on my precise kbuntu 12.04.05. Problem is this is not an update what works incrementally but to do this you need to uninstall first virtualbox 4.3. When I do ...
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Virtualbox Windows 10 Guest installation is freezing up in 14.04

I've installed VirtualBox using the Software Centre and I'm running a system on Ubuntu 14.04 with 8gb RAM, 64-bit dual core processor. I want to run Windows 10, I've tried both 64 and 32 bit ...
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Cannot change screen resolution for 14.04.3 in Virtual box

Have tried to change the resolution the following command: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-utils virtualbox-guest-x11 virtualbox-guest-dkms. But it did not work. Error given: ...
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Why can't the guest OS (Windows XP) detect the USB?

For my VirtualBox 5.0.14, I downloaded and installed the Extension Pack (All Supported Platforms) and I also became a member of "vboxusers". From what I have read up on the matter, these ought to ...
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“Installing extension pack …” stuck at 0%

On a freshly installed Ubuntu 15.10 I installed VirtualBox (from Ubuntu's repository), created two VMs and imported an OVA, at which point I was told to install the extension pack. So I downloaded ...
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Not able to install Virtual box in Ubuntu

I followed this Ask Ubuntu guide, I manually downloaded virtual box from this link and tried to install like: $ dpkg -i virtualbox-5.0_5.0.16-105871~Ubuntu~trusty_amd64.deb But no success, I got ...
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Guest Ubuntu 16.04 runs very slowly in VirtualBox Windows 10 host

Machine is 64-bit ACPI motherboard with i5 quad-core and 8 Gb of memory running Windows 10-Pro host. Monitor is Acer T232HL touchscreen. Video card is AMD Radeon R7 200. Installed VirtualBox then ...
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Strange sound issue. Hear sound from a running Vbox VM but can't from Xbuntu

I have a weird issue that I have no idea where to even start looking. My sound on my Xubuntu 16.04 is not working if played though the GUI but if I have a VM running in Virtual box I have sound coming ...
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Jumping black screen at Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox 5.0.20

I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox 5.0.20 at Windows 10 and I had a resolution issues which was solved by pressing Host Key + F1 and Host Key + F7. After it I tried to install and configure ...
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Unable to install guest additions: unknown filesystem type 'iso9660'

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.24 and completely stuck with mounting guest additions. I've spent quite a time looking for a solution online, but nothing helped... As suggested below, ...
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why I can't intall kernel sources from repository

I was trying to install VirtualBox in my machine. I found that I need the kernel sources to do so. To see which kernel sources I needed I checked uname -r which gave: 3.2.0-59-generic-pae The first ...
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16.04 in virtual environment

Running Ubuntu 16.04 in a (iMac) Parallels virtual environment, how do I access my Seagate Personal Cloud. In the Mac I can see it as Personal Cloud in Finder, but cannot seem to identify it in ...
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VMware - starting services failed

I have some issue running VMWare Workstation Player 12 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. First I downloaded and installed VMware-Player-12.1.1-3770994.x86_64.bundle using this command: chmod +x ...
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Two guest in one NAT range (virtualbox)

I have two VMs(Ubuntu) in virtualbox and I wanna assign the first one 10.0.3.15 and the other one 10.0.3.14. But when I set network type to NAT the network adresses are different, 10.0.3.15 and ...
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Mic input ignored in Win7 HVD running from Ubuntu 15, 16, but not 14

I originally asked this on "Unix & Linux", but it makes more sense here. Sorry if this is a duplicate for you. The actual symptom I'm seeing is on Windows 7, but I think the root cause is in ...
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Does Ubuntu work with 4K Laptops?

I am about to buy a 4K laptop and I would like to run Ubuntu 15.10 on it. I believe that shouldn't be a big problem. I'm sure I can adjust the text and the Unity UI just right. The thing is that I ...
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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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To set up Apache Web-Server with apt-cacher on Ubuntu Desktop

Did anybody try the goal described below. We are going to do so and want probe here how the chances for success are. The goal is to have apt-cacher in following environment. -) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...