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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USB drive in VirtualBox with a Windows 7 guest

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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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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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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Error: Can not save config file in Oracle 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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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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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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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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installing - Installing another OS on VirtualBox

I'll be installing Android OS on VirtualBox. I currently have Ubuntu 15.10 and when I installed it, I've chosen to have a crypt system (? this is like having a password request for the hard drive ...
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Logkeys keylogger not working on Ubuntu box in Vagrant; appears to not see keyboard events

I'm trying to get logkeys to work on an "ubuntu/precise64" Vagrant box for a work project, but nothing is getting logged. I've spent several hours reading and trying to track down the issue. The ...
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Does anything bad happen when I type depmod?

When i was uninstalling virtualbox, I didn't see anything about removing virtualbox kernel modules, so I typed depmod in the terminal hoping that would output a list of installed ones, but instead it ...
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This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU [duplicate]

This is NOT a duplicate. The other answers do not apply to this situation. When trying to boot a 64 bit image in a headless VirtualBox, I get This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only ...
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How do I get EGL and OpenGLES libraries for Ubuntu running on VirtualBox?

I have Ubuntu running on VirtualBox. Guest additions are installed and now the OS is hardware acceleration capable. I have OpenGL library in place. Now I want to run apps using egl + opengles1.1 ...
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Cannot Ping Outside from Guest throught host

I set up 2 virtual machine with the following IP: 1) IP: 192.168.20.50 SM: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: 192.168.20.100---Connection type=Bridged; 2) IP: 192.168.20.100 SM: 255.255.255.0 ---Connection ...
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VirtualBox gives “FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted” error

I have VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.10 and some programs don't work on Wine, so I wanted to use a Windows XP SP3 ISO (for basic programs) and it gives me the error "FATAL: No bootable medium found! System ...
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Ubuntu Freezes when Switching to Full-screen VirtualBox VM [closed]

I'm on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit (with all the latest updates) and have a Windows-7 VM on Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.30 which I used regularly (almost everyday) in full-screen mode without any problems. But as ...
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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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How to fix virtualbox's copy and paste to host-machine?

Sometimes while using VirtualBox, I have tried copying text from the virtual machine to the host machine but failed. Whenever that happens, I fix it by rebooting the virtual machine. Is there a ...
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Why does CTRL not work in VirtualBox VMs?

I have recently noticed that for some reason when pressing CTRL in a VM in VirtualBox it doesn't get through... So I can't easily copy and paste etc, it just doesn't get through, the VM doesn't think ...
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Selenium testing browser against local machine from VM with selenium docker image

I am working on Ubuntu 14.04 notebook. I have a Virtual Machine from Virtual Box. My VM has a docker image of selenium server. I can successfully ssh into the virtual machine and run the docker image. ...
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“No devices available” in USB settings of guest OS

I am trying to connect my sound card and MIDI device directly to VirtualBox guest Windows 10 64-bit. I've done the following: Added current user to vboxusers group Installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 ...
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Internet isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04 as VirtualBox Guest OS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr as Guest OS in Vitual Box on Windows 8. But the internet isn't working in my Guest OS. Where is the problem?