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Oracle Virtual Box: Windows 8 host, Ubuntu VM shared folder mount fails

I am really desperate - today I wanted to reinstall my Ubuntu VM on a Windows 8 host and followed exactely the same procedure as I did last time. But now I can no longer share a folder between Windows ...
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OpenGL (2.1 or greater) on Oracle VirtualBox?

I need to run the Corona SDK, but I'm running Ubuntu (13.10), so I installed the W8 as guest on the VirtualBox. I am struggling to make it work, because the Corona SDK states the following when I run ...
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Virtual box 4.3 error not support 64 bit?

I'm using oracle virtual box 4.3.10 (64bit) and ubuntu 12.04 64bit ut in the VM it only shows 32 bit versions.how can i fix this? I have tried some options but failed. Please help me out
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Oracle VM issue + Ubuntu is not starting [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have this Virtual Machine issue when installing Ubuntu.I have done a huge search to overcome this but I failed.So please help me out. I'm using Oracle VM (Virtual Box) 4.2.14 ...
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How to recover data lost when connecting a USB drive to a VirtualBox VM

I have just installed/configured my machine to run Ubuntu 13.10, with Windows 8 running in a virtual machine on VirtualBox 4.2.16_Ubuntu r86992. I was just experimenting with mounting and unmounting ...
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Unable to unlock after locking when VirtualBox is in full screen mode

I'm running 13.10 as host, with a VirtualBox 4.2.16_Ubuntu running Windows 8.1 as guest. I had the virtual machine in full screen mode when Ubuntu locked due to inactivity. I tried to wake the ...
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Mounting usb-drive via virtual box [duplicate]

Recently I've installed virtual box and installed windows 8 on it on my ubuntu 12.04. The problem is when I insert usb drive, ubuntu can recognize it, but virtual box (windows 8) cann't! What can I do ...
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Create bootable Windows 8.1 iso using ubuntu

I'm wondering if anyone can give me some guidance as to how to create a bootable Windows 8.1 installation iso using Ubuntu/Linux. The deal is that I had to extract the files from an existing iso so I ...
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Access Windows 8 partition via virtualbox

I have an Asus K55a laptop which is currently dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm trying to access my windows 8 partition without restarting, with VirtualBox. To clarify: Windows 8 ...
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this kernel require an x86-64 cpu,

cpu: AMD Phenom II ×6 1100T mother board: (ASUS)M5A97 PRO (IOMMU Model 64mb enabled) iso: ubuntu-12.04.3-server-amd64 host: windows 8.1 + virtulbox Advanced menu -> CPU Configuration which is ...
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Virtual Box 4.3.4 Ubuntu 13.10 blackscreens after login

I've got a little problem with my Ubuntu 13.10. I have it installed on a VM, with Windows 8.1 as host. Until today everything went just fine, but all of sudden, when I Host+F to get out of ...
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How do I connect to the wifi in Ubuntu within my Virtual Machine?

I have a virtual machine installed on my Windows 8.1 laptop with Ubuntu installed on it, but when I open the Network menu it doesn't show any wireless networks. How do I connect Ubuntu in my virtual ...
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How to troubleshoot booting to a black screen on virtualbox

I was using 13.04 as a guest OS on my Virtualbox 14.2.18. Host is Windows 8. After upgrade to 13.10 ubuntu does not start. I can see black screen and blinking cursor. Can anyone help? I am pretty ...
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Installing Ubuntu on virtualbox with a windows 8 host

Installing ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso gets me to the graphical login screen but after I enter the password I get a black screen. Ctrl-Alt-F2 brings me to a terminal where I can restart lightdm, ...
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problem with VIRTUALBOX when installing Ubuntu

I've followed each of the instructions on how to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8(64-bit) with virtualbox but cannot finish the installation because virtualbox stops running always at the end of it. ...
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Ubuntu 32 bit or 64 bit on windows virtual pc on 64 bit windows 8?

I'd like to install ubuntu 12.04 on windows virtual pc on 64 bit windows 8. My laptop has corei7 processor, so I know that it can support 64 bit ubuntu. But I'm not sure what would be the best choice, ...
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Windows 8 failing to install on VirtualBox in ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I'm getting the errors attached as screenshots above when I try to start the virtual machine so that it installs windows 8. When the first error popped out, I clicked on continue and it brought ...
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Replace windows8 with ubuntu from dual-boot

I have an Acer Aspire 5349, came with win7 preinstalled, but Win8 installed as only OS, so none of that UEFI crap. Recently installed ubuntu 13.04 as dual-boot (NOT with wubi) but now I want to ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 i386 as a VM in VirtualBox, the system crashes upon completion

I followed numerous tutorials to download Ubuntu 13.04, and it continues to crash at the end of the setup. I basically followed this tutorial. I am prompted to restart my computer at the end of the ...
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Ubuntu on Virtaulbox - VT-x is not available [duplicate]

Since I couldn't load the boot loader after tons of trys, I decided to install it on a Virtualbox. I havn't tried it before and I'm still brand new to both Ubuntu and Virtualbox. The installation went ...
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How to set up Ubuntu + Win 8 in virtualbox, when Win 8 is pre-installed?

I have a Samsung i3 Ultrabook. It runs Windows 8. I used to run Ubuntu in Virtualbox. I hate it. I want to run Ubuntu as host. But Win 8 should be running in Virtualbox (for Office + Acrobat). But the ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” on virtualbox running in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked multiple times but I couldn't find a solution. I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 on Oracle VirtualBox running on a Windows 8 Pro machine. But I faced a "The ...
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Gaming with Virtualbox, has it worked for you?

Currently I am using Windows 8. I have a virtual box with Ubuntu set up for development. Aside from that I sometimes just want to relax and enjoy a game (Battlefield 3, Skyrim, Saints Row: The Third, ...
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Blank screen after login ubuntu 12.10

There is literally nothing on the screen except the colorful background and the mouse. Issue with windows 8+ Intel HD+ Sun virtual Box+ 32 Mb of Video Memory After the login nothing comes up but able ...
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How can I migrate from asingle Ubuntu install to Ubuntu as a VM on Win8?

I want to migrate from Ubuntu 12.04 Stand Alone to Ubuntu 12.04 as a virtual machine on a Windows 8 host - preferably with VirtualBox. What strategies can you propose to take over as much data and ...
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windows 8 best practices on ubuntu 12.10 with virtualbox 4.2.4

I've installed windows 8 on virtualbox 4.2.4 / Ubuntu 12.10. The virtual display graphics isn't fast enough, for example video on youtube (360/480p) is running with low frame rate. Already installed ...
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Unable to run Windows 8 in full screen mode in VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.10

Not quite sure if this is on topic or not but all of the googling I could find referred to changes to make to get Windows 8 to run in full screen mode on Windows, however I haven't found any documents ...
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Windows 8 release preview BSODs in Virtual box [closed]

I have an Ubuntu 10. 04 and Windows 7 installed on computer. Now I would like to try Windows 8 on virtual box OSE. I have a Windows 8 release preview ISO disk in a pendrive and added IDE primary ...
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How can I get my HID device working in VirtualBox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up USB for Virtualbox I'm running the latest official Ubuntu build of VirtualBox (4.1.12), with Windows 8 running as the guest OS. I have a Windows app that works ...
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Installing Windows8 as a Guest OS, all i get is a windows logo and black screen, any suggestions?

Windows 8, does the initial install, then says, system must restart. Once it doesn't it just shows Windows in white, with an all black background. And just sits there. Screenshot: I tried turning ...
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Why can't I install Windows 8 in Virtualbox on 12.04? [closed]

Note: This appears to be a problem with Windows 8, no matter what host OS Virtualbox is running on. I recently tried to install Windows 8 RP 32-bit in Virtualbox using Ubuntu 12.04 as the host. I ...