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Hit Ctrl+Alt+F1 (you will see the shell) and then Ctrl+Alt+F7. You are good to proceed with the installation.
VirtualBox is using far too much RAM for your system, and you are swapping constantly. I retouched the image to make it visible: VirtualBox have a virtual memory requirement that are almost the same size of your physical RAM. How much memory have you dedicated to the virtual machine? In my experience, everything that goes more than 1/3 of your total ...
To use VBoxManage modifyhd we have the following caveats: Drives need to be in .VDI or .VHD format. Drives must be in dynamic format, not fixed. Drive size will only affect the logical size, not the physical size. Shrinking a drive to equal or below its physical size is not possible. For shrinking the physical size we have to fill unused drive space with ...
This answer is a self answer that the OP has posted as an "update" section in the question. (@LonnieBest If you post a real self answer, leave a comment on this, and I delete it.) Thanks to this post, I fixed this with the following command(s): sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get install linux-generic (took effect after reboot)
Virtualbox is available from the Ubuntu repository. You can install it from the Ubuntu Software Center or using the terminal by running sudo apt-get install virtualbox If you need the Oracle maintained VirtualBox run this in the Terminal: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian '$(lsb_release -cs)' contrib non-free' > ...
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