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Internet issues in Vbox Ubuntu 14.04 guest OS not resolving DNS

I'm running Ubuntu as a guest OS in VirtualBox within a Windows 7 host. I'm a newbie to Linux but as a lab based scientist who wants to teach himself some basic bioinformatics I need to get my head ...
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29 views

Virtual Machine (Ubuntu) cannot connect to internet

My host is windows 7 and my guest (virtual machine) is ubuntu. I cannot connect to internet when I am on virtual environment. I am using Oracle VirtualBox. Any idea? Thanks.
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No internet access through bridged wireless connection in VirtualBox

I have Windows 7 installed in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04. This is on a laptop so I have to networking adapters. The ethernet adapter works fine regardless of connection type. Wireless only works in ...
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1answer
67 views

I am trying to share a file between windows 7 (host) and Ubuntu 12.04.4 (guest), using Virtual Box 4.3.12

I have put the folder (winshare), it has some data in it, that I need under Virtual Machine---Settings---Shared Folders---Machine Folders, and in Ubuntu I have created the directory ~/media/winshare. ...
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1answer
33 views

How to access network folders from within windows 7 virtualbox [closed]

At work we have fileshare storages accessible via the network. I'm not super familiar with this kind of networking, so I'm not 100% sure how to word this question/give enough details right away so ...
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1answer
52 views

How to install extention tools for VirtualBox

When I try to open install Windows 7 in my virtual machine it shows this error. Can anyone help me to solve this issue? This is the error shown: after downloading the extention pack the following ...
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1answer
850 views

how to install windows 7 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS via virtual box

i have tried to install windows 7 via virtual box but it cannot be done when i try to open it it shows this error i would like to install windows 7 via a cd so can anyone help me to get it installed
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38 views

Setting up a virtual Samba server (Guest OS is Ubuntu, Host is Windows 7)

OK, I know this is an incredibly basic question and has no doubt been asked MANY times before - although I can't for the life of me find instructions that exactly mirror my scenario: I'm running ...
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1answer
56 views

Installing Win7 form OEM disk under VBOX, where is my CD/DVD driver

I bought new Lenovo T540P. The plan was to run Windows under VirtualBox on the Ubuntu host. I managed to unintentionally wipe the original Windows 8.1 that came with the computer off the disk. But ...
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2answers
409 views

How to setup 64 bit windows7 guest under 64 bit ubuntu 14.04 from OEM disk [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on Lenovo T540P. Ubuntu is only OS on machine, Windows 8 original OS deleted. I wish to install Win 7 64 bit under virtual box on this machine. I went to the ...
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2answers
90 views

Is running Windows 7 in VirtualBox on Ubuntu comparable to Windows 7 alone?

I like Ubuntu for its speed and security, but I play many Windows-only games that don't run very well (or at all) in WINE. I don't want to have a dual-boot setup either because it would be quite ...
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1answer
21 views

Where do I get windows 7 software for Virtualbox? [closed]

I have just got a Sony Xperia phone. I am trying to connect that with the ubuntu OS I have. I was told it would work on ubuntu by the shop assistant..but that was a lie. Ubuntu is very new to me and I ...
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0answers
39 views

Remote desktop to window 7 and its VM (Is it possible)

I have a question related to remote desktop from windows 7 to a ubuntu server Computer 1: Windows 7 installed + ubuntu server installed inside a virtual box Computer 2: Windows 7 What I want to ...
0
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1answer
39 views

Windows XP VM or Windows 7 VM?

I've got an HP laptop with 750 GB ROM,4 GB RAM,a dual-core processor with 2.4 GHz and it's running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use VirtualBox to make a Windows XP/7 Virtual Machine,but I don't know which ...
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1answer
48 views

Wanted: In-depth guide to virtualizing existing Windows 7 partition with VirtualBox

I would like an in-depth guide to virtualizing an existing Windows 7 partition (with VirtualBox), as all the instructions I have found online are either incomplete, imperfect,vaguely worded, or out of ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Video and Audio files change file type when transfering from Ubuntu to Windows 7 partition

I am trying to transfer audio and video files across from Ubuntu 13:10 to windows 7 partition on virtual box. Weather i put my files in the shared hard drive or on a USB when windows accesses it it ...
0
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1answer
170 views

VMWare/VirtualBox hangs Ubuntu while installing Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 7 in VMwarePlayer or VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and every time I have tried it the result is that Ubuntu hangs and only hard reset works. I tried both VMware and ...
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0answers
97 views

ubuntu 13.10 virtual box usb

i have win7x64 as a guest OS on my virtual box 4.2.16. usb is not displayed on explorer on the guest OS even after choosing the appropriate from devices menu
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2answers
75 views

How to run already installed Windows in Ubuntu?

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with 300GB hard drive, in which I use 200GB for Windows 7 and 100GB for Ubuntu 12.04. Is there any way I could operate my Windows 7 in Ubuntu, because there are some ...
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202 views

Virtualbox doesn't work with a real partition

So I followed the instructions here. However, when I went to Virtualbox and told it to use the file I got the error Failed to open the hard disk file /home/parth/Win7.vmdk. Permission problem ...
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0answers
195 views

does anybody have Ubuntu 13.10 working as a guest with bridged network in Virtualbox 4.3.4 on Windows 7 host?

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 installed as a guest on virtualbox 4.3.4 r91027 on a Windows 7 host. When I use network mode NAT, the ubuntu guest can access the internet. but when I change the networking mode ...
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0answers
18 views

How to disable boot selection [duplicate]

I have ubuntu server running inside a virtual machine that starts after Windows starts, then it runs in the background (using virtualbox headless). The machine is supposed to run as a server in the ...
2
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1answer
128 views

Printing from inside a Windows 7 VM via Virtualbox 4.3 with 12.04 LTS

I have installed Windows 7 64-bit as VM. I am unable to install my printer in Windows 7. USB is working and all extensions and guest additions are installed. USB ports are shown in virtual machine, ...
0
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1answer
872 views

nginx on Ubuntu Server in VirtualBox on Windows 7, how to access localhost:8080

I have nginx running on Ubuntu Server (guest) in VirtualBox on Windows 7 (host) I need to access the nginx webserver's localhost. I'm assuming there's no way to do this directly from Ubuntu Server's ...
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3answers
273 views

Install OA win7 in a virtualbox

I bought an Asus, which (unfortunately) came with win7. I never accepted licence and erased immediately everything with Lubuntu. Now I'd like to install windows on a virtualbox (to use iTunes, such ...
2
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3answers
1k views

Stuttering virtualbox sound with windows 7 guest and UBUNTU host

I have installed a Windows 7 as virtualbox-guest. My Ubuntu works as host. The sound is stuttering ugly. I tried to change that by changing the Audio-Controller to ICH AC97 and install the driver ...
0
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0answers
69 views

Wrong magic bytes at the start in lib

I was curious to know how this happened and how to correct it? Setting up gstreamer0.10-plugins-good (0.10.31-1ubuntu1.2) ... dpkg: error processing gstreamer0.10-plugins-good (--configure): ...
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1answer
1k views

Install hangs on reboot, Virtualbox 4.2.16, Ubuntu 12.04 Guest on Windows 7 Host [on hold]

I am a Linux noob. I am trying to set up a VM so I can learn to program in C (I hear Linux is the best platform to do that on). I have successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 Guest on one Win 7 Host ...
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1answer
39 views

virtual box error

i'm trying to install Windows 7 on the Virtualbox when it trys to start up it will stop and say status: 0xc0000225 and wont open Windows. I have tried several different .iso files of Windows.
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1answer
934 views

Access network share of guest on host

I use an Ubuntu 12.04 host system with a Windows 7 guest in VirtualBox. The virtual Windows machine is member of a domain in which network drives are shared to it. I prefer to do most of the work on ...
2
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3answers
530 views

Installation problem of Ubuntu 12.04.2 in virtualbox on windows 7 host

When I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 in virtualbox on windows 7 host, it is getting installed. But, after pressing on Restart now button, the virtualbox is not responding and it is getting ...
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1answer
242 views

How make VirtualBox share virtual machine list in a dual boot system (Windows 7 and Ubuntu)?

I need that my VirtualBox on Ubuntu display in its VM list the VMs I created in VirtualBox while running Windows 7. Windows 7 partition is accessible and writable from my Ubuntu and I changed the ...
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772 views

Auto-configure network in UBuntu

While trying to set up NAT to work with Host-only adapter, I've messed up the network config in Ubuntu Mini, and now it boots without network :( Do you know can I make Ubuntu auto-configure itself ...
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2answers
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Host-only network with Virtual box and Windows host machine: cannot find device eth1

(ANSWER BELOW) I have problem with implementing Host-Only network in Virtualbox. my host machine is running under Windows 7 Ultimate, and guest OS is Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 64bit. I configure virtual ...
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1answer
132 views

Managing Virtualbox on Ubuntu Server

We have some Windows product testers that need versions of Windows to test on. I was wondering if there's a way to install Ubuntu Server, and then virtualbox, and then host these sessions over the RDP ...
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How do I prevent Ubuntu 12.04 from locking, when using Win7 in VirtualBox?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 plus Windows 7 from VirtualBox. The thing is that, when I am in Windows "too long" (longer than the time after which Ubuntu normally locks), Ubuntu locks. It's not expected, because ...
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I play video games alot but I want to be able to use ubuntu for my surfing needs (for the security)

I use windows 7 (64bit) currently but I wonder what would be the most effective way to switch to ubuntu for the web surfing (youtube mostly)? Should I dual boot? (ugh but the restarts) What about ...
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1answer
298 views

Ubuntu 12.04: Can not accecss internet (ppp0) from Virtualbox guest windows 7

I have Windows 7 as guest OS on my Ubuntu 12.04 host through Virtualbox. I use dial-up connection (ppp0) through a USB dongle on host machine to access Internet. However, when my host is connected to ...
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1answer
60 views

how to network in ubuntu client on windows host?

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed on my windows7 on Vbox. Is it possible to access disks and folders from the windows host like system C drive or D drive? Or maybe networking between both machines to ...
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1answer
148 views

Virtual Windows 7 on Ubuntu host; Not able to share folders

I have a Windows 7 64 bit installed in Virtualbox on my Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. I have network running in both, and I would like to share my (Home\Dropbox) folder on my Ubuntu with Windows. But I haven´t ...
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1answer
378 views

Virtual Machine Windows 7 USB webcam connection lost when switching back to Ubuntu

I am relatively new to Ubuntu, willing to learn, but don't have a ton of experience with command line interfaces (so go easy on me please if possible tech-wise!)... I have xubuntu installed on my ...
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1answer
710 views

Virtual installation: where to find the ISO

I'm running windows 7 on my computer (64-bit) and I need to install Ubuntu 12.10 (kernel: 3.5.0-17-generic) virtually. I've installed VirtualBox from Oracle but I can't find the iso image for this ...
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216 views

Installing Ubuntu 12.10 with Virtualbox -> Not enough storage

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 with Virtualbox. I allowed 20GB of space for the virtual computer and when I tried to install it, it said that I don't have enough space, which I have over 100GB. ...
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2answers
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Why does my VirtualBox VM take so long to install Windows 7 updates?

I have a Windows 7 VM running in VirtualBox, on Ubuntu 12.10. I have a couple of problems that I'm thinking might be related, but I have no idea how to figure out the root problem. Whenever it ...
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1answer
82 views

Is downloading Ubuntu via the windows installer a better alternative to using Ubuntu within a virtual box?

I will soon be starting an application support job and when I asked my soon-to-be line manager, "what should I get to grips with before I start?", He specifically stated that I should learn "the ...
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3answers
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Can I dual-boot in VirtualBox?

I use Windows 7. I also run Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox. The other day I wanted to try Lubuntu. Is there a way to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu in VirtualBox?
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Run Win7 Guest (raw disk) in Ubuntu (which was installed as Dual Boot on existing Win7)

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on top of Win 7 as a dual boot (awesome!). I'm hoping to use VirtualBox to run my original Win7 instance as a guest OS under Ubuntu. I found this existing question and ...
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2answers
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How to get apache to serve a site via VirtualBox?

This tutorial taught me how to create an Ubuntu Server (12.10, 64-bit) VM in VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host machine, install Apache and have it serve a site from a dummy domain accessible via the host ...
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0answers
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Windows 7 when starting ubuntu black & blue striped screen after upgrade

I got a message saying that my version of ubuntu was obsolete so I clicked to update. I have Windows 7 and run ubuntu in a Virtual Box vm. When ubuntu tries to startup I get a screen with black ...
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3answers
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Unity 3D doesn't work on ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtual box hosted by Windows 7 64bit

Can't google out the solution through some time so I'm asking here. I have installed Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in virtual box hosted by Windows 7 64bit Simple >>>my 3D stopped working after some kernel ...