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I would advise that unless there is some particular reason you use that particular type of virtual machine manager, that you instead open the "Ubuntu Software Center" and select its own "Virtual Machine Manager" which automatically accommodates all of the dependencies without any necessity for pre-installing anything or, asking advice of others on this site, ...


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dpkg does not manage dependencies. So now sudo apt-get install -f then install again sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.3_4.3.20-96996~Ubuntu~raring_i386.deb Otherwise, I completely agree with the suggestion to use KVM (virt-manager) rather then virtualbox and if you must use virtualbox, install it from the repositories. See: http://virt-manager.org/ The ...


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TL;DR - any option is safe, option 1 being the easiest. When you created the virtual machine to install Ubuntu on, Virtualbox asked you to create a virtual drive. Unless you explicitly exposed your physical disks to your virtual machine (it's very unlikely you've done this accidentally), your virtual machine is constrained to that virtual disk (ATA VBOX ...


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User port forwarding - With guest running, go to VirtualBox settings/network - Click Port Forwarding - Name "ssh", protocol TCP, Host port = 3022, Guest port = 22 Then, on the host, scp -P 3022 myFile localhost:


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Add the user as suggested by other answer using usermod command. Run the command id. You should see vboxusers in the list. If you don't see that, you may restart your computer and try id again. When you get vboxusers listed as a result of running id, you're good to use USB with virtual box.


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Even though it is still 12.04, you have probably upgraded the kernel version. You will need to re-install the Virtualbox Guest Additions - mounting the additions disk is not enough (or needed after installation), it needs to be installed.



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