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 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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Can I run two virtual machines from one usb?

I have a usb drive with 32GB. I would like to setup a windows and a linux virtual machine. Can I partition the drive and install a vm for each on the same drive. I would not necessarily have to run ...
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How to repair missing GPG public keys for packages

Earlier today I was removing VirtualBox, and when removing its public key, I accidentally instead of putting the key ID, put the fingerprint: sudo apt-key del 7B0F AB3A 13B9 0743 5925 D9C9 5442 2A4B ...
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Avahi-daemon and virtualbox broken after upgrade to 15.04

I'm in need of help: I was on 14.04, i do-release-upgraded yesterday 2 times first to 14.10, upgrade gone ok, and later to 15.04 (upgrade gone not so well): at the last needed restart it frozen with ...
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Cannot install windows 8 [on hold]

I want to install Windows 8 in VirtualBox ( My PC runs XP as Host ), but when I start the machine, I got this message: VT-x/AMD-V Hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain ...
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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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Ubuntu shuts down while installing Kali Linux via VirtualBox

My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS reboots when I am trying to install Kali Linux (latest version) on VirtualBox(4.3.28). I updated everything but nothing matters. Does anyone know what to do about it? If you need ...
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How to install MaaS correctly in Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty and commit nodes

I have been trying to install MaaS on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 server. I installed maas with Mutiple server install with MAAS and its running fine. Then I imported pxe-boot images and currently ...
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Cannot get or set to Redis on Vagrant guest from host due to “Error: Connection reset by peer”

I tried to forward guest port 6379 to host 6379 and to 16379 but with no luck. I can connect to redis from guest and set and get, and despite I also can connect to redis from host and get help, I ...
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How do I mount .vhd file?

I'm using 13.04 Raring amd64 and I need to mount a .vhd file on my ubuntu. I've googled about it and found that virtualbox-fuse package is the answer. But the package was deleted from apt repository. ...
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Configure Ubuntu Guest on VM To Be Accessible from Internet/VPN

We have just installed nginx webserver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a guest on VirtualBox 4.3. My host runs Win 7. Basically I want the web-server to be accessible from LAN and outside world (using VPN ...
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RDP From Windows 8.1 To Virtualbox Ubuntu 15.04

Well I have been on to this problem for quite some time now. I've been trying to search for legit answers, but everytime I do, it doesn't seem to work out for me. Mostly, the answers I get is from ...
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In VirtualBox, how do I set up host-only virtual machines that can access the Internet?

In setting up virtual machines with VirtualBox, I often want the following characteristics vm has a static ip host can access vm without port forwarding vm can access the internet I can move ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox - Mouse scroll down too quickly causes a page up

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in a virtual environment on VirtualBox v.4.3.28 in Windows 7. The problem is, when I scroll down too quickly with the mouse wheel a page up triggers. If I scroll slowly it's ...
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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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Not able to add a repository in ubuntu 12.04 running on Oracle VM

I am running ubuntu 12.04 VM in my oracle virtual box with the configuration "Bridged Adapter" and when I am trying to add a repository, it gives me the following error. pycurl.error: ...
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No network on virtualbox

I can't connect to Internet from my virtualbox. This is my first attempt with a virtual machine so I am not sure what might be useful to mention, but here are some stuff I noticed or will hopefully be ...
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How do I set up shared folders in a Windows XP virtualbox guest?

I have installed VirtualBox OSE on Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows XP pro as the virtual machine. Now I want to have a shared folder which can be accessed on both, my host Ubuntu machine, and my WinXP guest ...
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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 to make such a configuration User -> OpenVPN -> VirtualBox -> OpenVPN [migrated]

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want is to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > any OS (I prefer XP) with another OpenVPN ...
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error while installing virualbox

Popup this error window while installing virtual box shown in the image, please help me to install the virtual box.
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Installation of Windows7 in Virtualbox hangs at “Expanding Windows files”

The Storage settings in VBox look like so: Note that this is not about Windows OS, but about a program running in Ubuntu. In this sense Virtualbox is no less "ubuntish" than Firefox. This ...
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Why are these ruby gems pre-installed on Precise32?

I'm getting started with provisioning a development VM for developing web apps. To do this, I'm using Vagrant. Vagrant allows you to use a base "box" (virtual machine disk image?) that contains an ...
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Can't install Virtualbox on 15.04

I was using Ubuntu 14.10 on my setup and I had Virtualbox running fine. Then my OCZ Vertex 2 (SSD) died unexpectedly and I had to reinstall everything. But, because the Intel Graphics Drivers ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu Share Guest VPN with Host

This might be convoluted, but bare with me. I need to connect to my work VPN, but my work uses juniper network-connect. I have a 64 bit Ubuntu running 14.04, but not a single one of the juniper ...
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Running Ubunutu in VM, laptop overheats when idle, how to reduce power usage?

I am running Ubuntu on a VM using Virtual Box, but my Spectre x360 (Windows host OS) overheats even when i'm just simply using a text editor. I am a bit new, is there a way to check why this is ...
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Portforwarding from host to guest using port 80, but it doesn't work

I installed ubuntu server inside a virtual box(11.04), then i configured apache. Inside virtual box setting, i made a port forwarding from port 80(host) to 80(guest), i open my web browser on my ...
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Weird dropshadow in Linux Mint Cinnamon panel (VirtualBox) [closed]

On my Linux Mint VM I see some weird drop shadows in my panel. What's causing this and how do I get rid of them? I tried changing themes but both dark themes ("Cinnamon" and "Linux Mint") seem to be ...
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Installing YADR on Ubuntu 14.04 error - prezto: old shell detected

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox, and I am trying to install YADR (https://github.com/skwp/dotfiles), which works really well on Mac OS X. However, after I finished installing and ...
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No Vboxautostart-service scripts in virtualbox?

On a 14.04.2 server, I have installed the Ubuntu fork of VirtualBox 4.3.10, with extpack 93012, in the standard manner using: apt-get install virtualbox I've been trying to enable the autostart ...
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Virtualbox Kernel driver not installed

I tried to use my Virtual Box and this is the error I received - (I just updated to the new Ubuntu also) and I am VERY new at this Linux OS. Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The ...
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How do I fix a vboxdrv setup failure in VirtualBox?

So, I tried creating an OS with VirtualBox, and I got this error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission ...
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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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can't install xp in virtualbox on ubuntu 14.04LTS?

I am trying to install winxp in virtual box, but was stopped here so, hope anyone who can help me figure out this problem! what can I do next?
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Setting Skype on VirtualBox guest Ubuntu: no video device found [closed]

I have Ubuntu (14.10, 64bits) installed as guest OS on VirtualBox (host OS: Windows 7) on a Dell laptop (Inspiron 14) which has a built-in Camera. This camera works fine in Windows 7, but Skype in ...
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How to set up USB for Virtualbox?

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick and Virtual Box 3+ and I installed Window 7 Ultimate Editon. The problem is that it doesn't detect USB drives on Window 7 but USB peripherals (mouse + keybord) are working. ...
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Apache2 on Virtualbox - HTTP 500

I know that there are a bunch of questions regarding this, but I can't seem to find an adequate solution for my case. I've set up an Ubuntu Trusty Thar (14.04) VM on Virtualbox using Vagrant, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 log-in fails, in VirtualBox, seems to be a libGL problem

Just installed 14.04.2 LTS i386 as a VirtualBox VM, on a Windows 7 host with AMD 64 processor. Then, I could not log in normally. It accepts my username & pswd, thinks a while, then resets the ...
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Clone option is not available in VM Virtual Box

I can't find the 'Clone' option in Oracle VM Virtual Box in Ubuntu 12.04 is there any option to fix this?
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How to destroy Ubuntu the best way [closed]

I want to destroy Ubuntu 14.04 in a virtual pc the best way!
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Community Supported Virtual HDD Ubuntu Configured for VirtualBox?

There are some websites which hosts some virtual HDD images of Ubuntu configured for VirtualBox, without need of installation. However, I cannot trust them without community support. Is there any ...
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Problem when installing intel i40e driver

i am running ubuntu 14.04 on virtualmachine. wifi wasn't working, instead it appears as a 'wired connection 1' and can't choose a different wifi network. I looked to see if i needed a driver because ...
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Virtualbox: How can I get a usable screen resolution inside the Guest OS [duplicate]

I have just installed the virtualbox application on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS (host OS). I then installed another Ubuntu 14.04 "inside" the VM i.e. the guest OS. The problem is the resolution is tiny and ...
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How can I set guest OS screen resolution in virtualbox?

I have installed virtual box on My ubuntu 14.04 machine and I have then installed ubuntu 14.04 in the VM as a guest OS as well. I understand I need to correctly install virtualbox guest additions to ...
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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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What are the standard file permissions for the /etc directory(file)

I kinda screwed up the /etc directory by running: sudo chmod 417 /etc Leaving me unable to use sudo: sudo: can't open /etc/sudoers: permission denied. sudo: no valid sudoers sources foundm ...
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Ubuntu webcam access core-dumps on VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu running as guest OS on VirtualBox. I want to do some programming in cv2 (openCV) involving the built-in webcam on my dell laptop, but when I try to run Cheese, I get: ...
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VirtualBox Restart Slow

I am on VirtualBox version 4.3.28 on a Windows 8 OS I am trying to run Ubuntu version 14.04.2 on the VB. I have been sitting here for a while while the system is restarting and it has been sitting on ...
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MAAS/VirtualBox Calling 'http://169.254.169.254/2009-04-04/meta-data/instance-id' failed and SSH fails

Setup For testing purposes, I installed MAAS in a VirtualBox VM and I want it to PXE boot a second VM. Both VMs are connected to a VirtualBox internal network. The MAAS VM is a Ubuntu Server ...
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How to config proxy in Ubuntu on VirtualBox

All: I am new to virtualbox. I install virtualbox on a WIndow7x64 box(IP: 45.37.2.38, Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway:45.37.2.1) which is behind office's proxy, inside virtualbox, I install Ubuntu 14.04 ...