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I had the same issue with Vbox 4.3.16 on Ubuntu 14.04 with W7 guest. Removing the mini toolbar fixed it (machine settings -> General -> Advanced). Regards, Greg


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The tip with 128M doesn't work. I tested 16-128M and nothing work. My host Win7 64bit, VB 4.3.16 r95972 would like to test Ubuntu 14.10 64bit. when i install 14.10 the tip strg+alt+f1 -> strg+alt+f7 works fine but ubuntu doesn't start again and hangs.


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I think is problem with 64 bit versions. At the same virtual machine the 64 bit doesn't work but 32 does. With 128M of video works fine the 64 bit one.


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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.


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First off, I don't think this is an Ubuntu question but more of a windows question, however I shall give you a quick pointer - It is most certainly possible to do, but it does break the Microsoft terms of service and therefore is illegal. Because you will be dual booting, you will already have a copy of windows installed on the computer, adding a second copy ...


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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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cd to the folder to which you downloaded the virtualbox package. Actually you install the package with: sudo dpkg --install virtualbox-4.3_4.3.18-96516~Ubuntu~raring_amd64.deb


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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)


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I had a similar issue. However my kernel was the current version. The resolution to my problem was to go to Virtual Box site and download and run in Virtual Box the current extension pack.


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SOLVED: You can get the VboxGuestAdditions_?.?.?.iso from http://downloads.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/


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This is from my own documentation after trial and error a while ago, I hope it makes sense to you. The "--" is optional in case of problems but maybe it also helps you with your present situation...: when moving virtual machine, use FILE/VIRTUAL MEDIA MANAGER, first release HDD and then remove via FILE/Virtual Media Manager (but do NOT delete files when ...


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The guest additions iso is in /usr/share/virtualbox/VBoxGuestAdditions.iso (if you installed the virtualbox-guest-additions-iso package). How do I know this? This command: dpkg -L virtualbox-guest-additions-iso lists all the files that the virtualbox-guest-additions-iso package installs and where they are located. You can do this for any package you ...


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You could try to install lightdm gtk unity by enter in the terminal: sudo apt-get install lightdm-gtk-unity and then choose gtk, and then from software - manger install, kde plasma desktop whit remote login, and you just have to choose gtk as login, and it should have remote login.


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Try switching to bridge adapter in the VirtualBox settings for your machine. If you choose bridge adapter for the machine it gets it's own local ip address from the dhcp. That way you can communicate with the machine from the host computer or any other computer on the LAN.


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VirtualBox 4.3.12 was preventing the above solutions from working on my Windows system. 4.3.18 was released somewhen around 2014/10/10 (2014 Oct 10), all of the above works since installing that. The "VBoxManage setextradata global GUI/MaxGuestResolution any" command appeared to work previously, that is to say it didn't throw any errors. Installing guest ...


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First, start off by following Thomas W.'s answer: sudo apt-get install build-essential followed by sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup To fix your error, run: sudo apt-get install linux-generic linux-headers-generic


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The solution that works is THIS. Shut down the machine. On the settings tab, go to storage and then under SATA Controller you’ll see you virtual hard drive (win7.vdi in the image above). Right click on that and 'Remove attachment'. Right click on 'Controller: IDE' and “Add Hard disk”, then locate you virtual hard drive you created earlier (as above ...


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For 3D Cads you have no choice, you have to install Windows.. I have the same problem. Unless you use less sophisticated cads for linux like Medusa amongst other. But Solidworks is the best, so just make a dual boot pc with Windows and Ubuntu. Use Windows for 3D Cad and Ubuntu for all other applications. You can always run Ubuntu from within Windows using a ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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Richard's fix stopped working for me after the last update (VirtualBox 4.3.18, Ubuntu 14.04). Luckily I was able to fix it, by loading vboxsf right with the kernel: # echo "vboxsf" >> /etc/initramfs-tools/modules # update-initramfs -u The first command adds a parameter to load the module to the kernel and the second updates the init file system. ...


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I've found this happened because VirtualBox thought I was holding the Alt key. Focusing the guest OS and tapping Alt a few times seems to restore proper scrolling. See https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/6171 I can now reproduce this at will with the following sequence of operations: Switch out of VirtualBox to another program Hold down Alt ...


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This might be due to the issue with unity effect in ubuntu 14.04. Start with out seamless mode do the following things sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager In compizconfig-settings-manager set "Active window shadow color" Opacity to 0. set "Inactive window shadow color" Opacity to 0. checked "Override Theme Settings"


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In addition to Richard Turner's suggestion of adding , I suggest adding the _netdev mount option. I tested on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and this seems to add just the right amount of delay for the mount to succeed. My /etc/fstab entry: dev /media/dev vboxsf defaults,_netdev 0 0


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For me I had to enable hardware virtualization (bios setting) first to increase the vm memory. Instructions for lenovo ideapad (intel processor running windows)


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Start your Virtual Machine Select 'View' in menu bar Select 'Auto resize guest display' option


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Disabling the background blur of the search panel with the Unity Tweak tool also improves the speed of the Ubuntu UI.


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Your system is missing the kernel header files necessary to compile and install the Virtual Box driver kernel module. You can install the headers and rebuild the module with: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup The reason it was working before the upgrade was, that you apparently had installed the headers for the old ...


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That's a known bug for a long time (Nautilus and Gedit): Inability to overwrite files in shared folders from Nautilus and other means There are a few more bug reports /tickets for virtualbox and gnome. Just google around. Seems that this issue won't be fixed...


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You need to run the command that is being provided in the error, as well as recompile it. First, start by installing build-essential to get the essential libraries for building things: sudo apt-get install build-essential Next, run the command that error is specifying: sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup


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For my distribution of Xubuntu, Alt+Tab cycles through open windows. To change this shortcut, go to Settings > Window Manager > Keyboard, find the 'Cycle windows' action, and hit the edit button.


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Force VirtualBox Module compilation by running following command: sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup Before running above command make sure that you are in vboxuser group. To do this run following command: sudo usermod -a -G vboxusers angel Here angel is my username, replace this with your username.


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Looks like your locale settings are broken or non-existent on that VM, or at least that session on that VM. One of MongoDB's dependencies (boost) will fail when a locale is not correctly set (see SERVER-9032). For reference, before the change in SERVER-9032 this problem still happened but looked like this. Sometimes logging out and back in can fix it ...


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Just solved it. Simple and easy. Delete /etc/resolv.conf


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virtual box generates smt similar like bootcamp and let's you install whatever you want just install the regular 64 bit and i think you'd be good to go (I'm not sure but uefi is about bios, you don't have to do any settings for uefi in vm since is doesn't have to anything with bios


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I don't have any answer for you, it sounds like it really doesn't matter just pick one. I was unaware that there were even two versions, I installed the one www.ubuntu.com sent me to download, I guess it was the default one. I don't remember getting to pick. So I probably installed the regular on my 2013 macbook pro. It works great.


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The probability is extremly low. The Linux guest will not (be able to) run a virus designed for Windows. Thus it can't infect anything. There might be a vulnerability that affects Virtualbox that might be used to infect the host system. Can't be ruled out, but I have never heard of the like. And since this would have a very limited audience, it's not likely ...


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If you are not copying between them then no... Most of the viruses will not run on linux/ubuntu therefore will not infect the host OS. A better thing to do is to install calmav on ubuntu and have a good antivirus on windows.


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I think I solved it. I incorrectly understood how MAAS worked, and unfortunately the documentation is not very clear about it. "Ready" only means that the node can be used, it does NOT mean that there is already an OS on it at that point. I just went on into the documentation and bootstrapped Juju, et voila, when I started my nodes, one of them PXE-booted ...


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Alternative Workaround for Such an issue "If all else fails" I just climb through the network anty copy it to the drive. Mount it as loop.


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I came across this today and it seems it could not be fixed via GUI operations. So I did it via command line. It worked like a charm! Devices -> Install Guest Additions...(it's like insert a cd to cdrom) Open a terminal to login the guest machine Type below sudo mkdir --p /media/cdrom sudo mount -t auto /dev/cdrom media/cdrom/ cd /media/cdrom/ ...


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New Kernel New Xserver version new stuff. Upgrade Vbox tools via commandline: sudo apt-get install --reinstall virtualbox-guest* Optionally purge first sudo apt-get purge virtualbox-*


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Virtual Box provides old builds as well as the corresponding extension pack on the Download_Old_Builds page. Specifically you should check the Download_Old_Builds_4_3 page. You can use this direct link for version 4.3.10: http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.3.10/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.3.10-93012.vbox-extpack


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You need to compile some kernal drivers: First $ sudo apt-get install build-essential module-assistant $ sudo m-a prepare Second as mentioned in the error reinstall kernal module. sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup This should solve your problem. Sometime only second step can solve your problem(so try it first). ...


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You need not to create a bridge to do that because VirtualBox does it for you. Go to the VM settings network tab and make sure the first network adapter has the bridge option. That's enough to create the connectivity. More of it, you can enable the remote desktop access (tab Display), if you want to connect the VM with RDP. Make sure the VM has a valid IP ...


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Background: I run Windows 7 64 bit, Linux inside Virtual Box v4.3.16 r95972. After building a new 3.17 kernel on one of my VM's the guest additions in general stopped working (this included both Cut&Paste and the window resizing). Summary: I found I needed the later version of virtual box guest additions from Oracle, loaded as an .iso file, and ...


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The problem -- permission issues in vbox/ubuntu accessing a OSX shared drive joe_public@joe_public-ubuntu-VirtualBox:/$ ls /media/sf_shared ls: cannot open directory /media/sf_shared: Permission denied The goal is a simple way to to share directories between Mac and Ubuntu environments. Unfortunately the examples that I have seen so far seem to be a bit ...


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When you plug in your phone, it is listed with other USB devices. You can use lsusb command to see the list. If VirtualBox does not see it, it is the fault of VirtualBox only. Try adding device manually, by copying vendor ID and Device ID from lsusb list to VirtualBox settings.


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I believe I have a solution for you: downgrading to version 4.3.10! I assume you downloaded the latest version from virtualbox.org and had this issue. Well I did as well. So I uninstalled it and installed the slightly outdated version from the software center using sudo apt-get remove virtualbox-4.3 sudo apt-get install virtualbox (or use software ...


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Running Ubuntu 14.04 with Virtualbox 4.3.10 I installed the package by forcing dpkg. sudo dpkg -i --force-depends virtualbox-fuse_4.1.18-dfsg-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb Everything worked just fine after that. When you mount the vdi file it just gives you access to the partitions, but you need to then mount the partition somewhere. For example: mkdir ~/vdisk ...



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