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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VBoxClient: Failed to connect to the VirtualBox kernal service, rc = VERR_ACCESS_DENIED error. Unable to get past login screen

I am currently running ubuntu 32 bit on oracle VM Virtual Box. During starup, it would display the error message"VBoxClient: Failed to connect to the VirtualBox kernal service, rc = VERR_ACCESS_DENIED ...
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VirtualBox unable to open VM after update

When trying to open my XP VM with virtual box it says: The device helper structure version has changed. If you have upgraded VirtualBox recently, please make sure you have terminated all VMs and ...
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Virtualbox - win7 - hard drive virtualisation -dual boot

I'm dualbooting win7 with ubuntu for some time now. My main os is ubuntu, however for work purposes i need windows now and then... As I'm always booting in ubuntu, I have a win7 virtualmachine as ...
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Why can't I resize a dynamic VDI with modifyhd command?

I see here How do I increase the hard disk size of the virtual machine. It should work with a command like VBoxManage modifyhd xp.vdi --resize 2000 When the VDI has a fixed size you can get this ...
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How to directly save files into host machine from genymotion?

When I use whatsapp, Telegram etc on Genymotion. Files from that app can be download in Genymotion Virtual Device, but saving that files [video photo etc] in Genymotion virtual Device is contain to ...
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Parse Error:Syntax Error T_String

I have ubuntu as guest on virtualbox and host is Windows 7 ultimate. phpinfo(); in test.php at /var/www/ displays the proper information, yet when I echo something out, I receive : Parse Error:Syntax ...
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Setting up a network between a host and guest virtual machine

(I'm running ubuntu server 12.04 on virtual box) I'm trying to transfer a file (scp) from my laptop to one of the directories of a virtual machine. I tried sharing folders, but that failed. I'm a bit ...
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Software update shows a stop sign and no wifi/ethernet connection. 14.04.1

On Ubuntu 14.04.1, have been for a while. Symptoms: Screen resolution is low and no internet connection. I have tried both wireless and cable. There is a no entry ...
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broken dependencies due virtualbox's installing ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

$ sudo apt-get install virtualbox Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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Another VirtualBox screen size problem

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 in VirtualBox 5.0.14, and got the usual problem of only being able to get 640x480 screen resolution. I ran sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms, restarted ...
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How to set up USB for Virtualbox?

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick and Virtual Box 3+. I have Windows 7 Ultimate. The problem is that it doesn't detect USB drives in Windows 7, but USB peripherals (mouse + keybord) are working. I followed ...
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Virtualbox windows guest taskbar always visible

at work I use a Ubuntu Linux 14.04, and most of of the software a I use have a compatible/alternative on Linux, but some corporative softwares run only on windows. Because of it I have intalled ...
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How to share folder from Ubuntu Server 14.04 using samba to 2 desktop, windows XP and Ubuntu in Virtual Box

I have 3 image in my Virtual Box. Ubuntu Server, windows xp and ubuntu 12.04. FYI, i've already install samba in Ubuntu server and the problem is that im stuck when trying to share folder from ubuntu ...
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Error: Can not save config file in Linux

I am trying to edit a configuration file so called config from /etc/selinux/config in Oracle linux. I have tried using gedit and with terminal but I still get the same error. Error: Can't save. ...
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How to boot from a USB drive in VirtualBox?

The question is simple and straight forward: How to boot from an USB drive in VirtualBox? EDIT: I have attached usb to VirtualBox as shown in the screenshot. But it is not possible to boot from ...
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Can Vagrant or Docker replace Clonezilla for dev machine cloning onto virtual machines?

The original question How do I migrate currently installed Ubuntu to a Virtual Machine? was insightful, but with the improvements and developments in systems like Vagrant or Docker, perhaps Clonezilla ...
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Popup during boot up initializations: “VBoxClient: the VirtualBox kernel service is not running. Exiting”

Neither is my OS virtualized inside VirtualBox nor do I have any VirtualBox packages installed (at least no packages matching "virtual" or "vbox"). Still, on every boot up (in the end of the phase ...
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USB drive in VirtualBox with a Windows 7 guest [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 64bit and VirtualBox 5.0.14, the host. I created a Windows 7 32bit machine in VirtualBox, the guest. When I plug a USB drive in my computer to use it, VirtualBox detects the ...
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Mount virtualbox shared folder from .desktop file in ubuntu guest on OS X host

Trying to make mounting the shared folder done through a clickable icon on the desktop. I can run this command from the terminal and it works fine and mounts the folder: sudo mount -t vboxsf -o ...
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system malformed error in line1 with virtualbox

Unknown error: '' (E: Malformed line 1 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list(dist))'. in ubuntu 14.04
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Virtualbox Seamless mode grayed out

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Windows 8.1 host, and I am trying to get it to work with seamless mode. Using latest version of VirtualBox. I have guest additions installed on the guest, and when ...
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Mouse scrolling weird/unresponsive in virtual box

I'm using virtual box 5.0.14 and I've installing guest additions and the extension pack. I am able to scroll up/down however frequently as I'm scrolling down it scrolls up instead. If I disable mouse ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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VirtualBox suddenly refuses to start VMs, says `The device helper structure version has changed`

VirtualBox suddenly started to refuse launching existing VMs, with this appearing in the log: 00:00:03.946244 HDA: Reset 00:00:03.946359 AssertLogRel ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 using Oracle Virtual Box on Windows 10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server on a Windows 10 Machine using Oracle Virtual Box 5.0.12 r104815, but cannot get past the "Select and install software" step. I've tried running Virtual Box as ...
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Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I've installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 (for Windows, 32-bit/64-bit) on a Windows 7 64-bit desktop (this is a fairly new machine which definitely has the resources to handle this). When creating a virtual ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 root account login

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 in the last version of VirtualBox on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10. I am facing some problems with the Mac OS X and I need to edit some files in the Mac's virtual hard disc! So I ...
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VirtualBox causes OS start failure

On Kubuntu 14.04, rebooting after installing virtualbox-5.0_5.0.14-105127-Ubuntu-trusty_amd64 results in a text (terminal like) user login name and password prompt. Entry results in "incorrect ...
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“Built-in Display” Bug after fresh install

Thanks in advance for any advice offered. I have been searching for answers since last night, but most queries I've found have disimiliar variables. I am a total novice with this OS, which calls ...
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How can I setup an Internal Network with Virtualbox? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Hi I've been trying to setup an Internal Network with two Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machines. But I've been unsuccessful so far. They both have the Internal Network adapters with the same network name, now ...
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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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Where is my host-only adapter in my Ubuntu network settings?

Usually I use virtual machine (Virtualbox) in Windows 7. Then there are "host-only adapter" in network and sharing center. But how to configure my host-only adapter in Ubuntu? Even it doesn't exist. ...
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VirtualBox rcvboxdrv setup error “Bad argument setup”

After I upgraded the kernel, the VirtualBox, as usual, complained that the VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is not loaded, and I had to execute /sbin/rcvboxdrv setup as root. Unfortunately, ...
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Installed Ubuntu on Virtualbox and get Kernel module and 0x80004005 errors on run

I installed Ubuntu on VirtualBox using this tutorial. By clicking start, I get this error: NtCreateFile(\Device\VBoxDrvStub) failed 0xc0000034 STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND (0 retries) (rc =-101) ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows XP on VirtualBox

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit and Windows XP in VirtualBox. The virtualization start but in Windows XP there is no connection. In Wbuntu I'm using the Ethernet connection from Vodafone Station. The ...
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Failed to open a seesion for the virtual machine

So I have installed VM and I was trying to make the screen resolution bigger and installed "sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms" on the terminal command. It told me to restart the VM, so i ...
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How can I install a TP Link Archer T4U driver on Ubuntu 15.04?

Im looking forward to buy a wireless USB adapter, now, you may ask why, well Im running Ubuntu 15.04 on a VirtualBox virtual machine, so I want to get access to wireless networks but my internal ...
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How to scroll, copy and paste in terminal using Bitnami Ubuntu VM [closed]

I just install Bitnami RubyStack VM (non GUI). So first time using Ubuntu without GUI. So am missing lot of stuff like the mouse, scrolling through the terminal, copying or pasting text from the host ...
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VBox on 14.04: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) [duplicate]

Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. Please reinstall the kernel ...
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my virtual-machine goes into standby [duplicate]

If not using virtual-box for 5 min, it goes automatically in standby. How do I increased the time for it to stay a bit longer. Is my VM goes into standby
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Genymotion does not creates virtual devices on VBox

Seems like Genymotion does not create virtual devices on Virtual Box the way it should. So, I am getting Unable to start virtual device error. What might be causing this issue? I am running ...
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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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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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Windows 8 host, Virtual Machine with Ubuntu 15.10. Reinstall with more VRAM, is it possible ? Or…?

I'm brand new to VirtualBox and Ubuntu, both. I have an HP 2000 laptop, 4 GIG of RAM and plenty of VRAM, 1.30 gigahertz AMD E-300 APU with Radeon HD Graphics,128 kilobyte primary memory cache, 1024 ...
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How open NTFS USB in Virtualbox using WIndows

My main computer is Ubuntu 15.10. I have virtualbox working properly and followed the steps in the following link so that the virtual Windows 10 can recognize USB devices: How to set up USB for ...