I have just installed Oracle VMBox version 4.2.6 & Ubuntu 12.04.

Am trying to use Bridge network connection but for some reasons it is giving me error as:

Invalid settings detected


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Unfortunately even after a host reboot I cant see any adapter name in the dropdown for "Name". Are there any settings need to be done for that as well?


when I tried executing this command :

 sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

Result :

 sudo: /etc/init.d/vboxdrv: command not found

closed as off topic by Eric Carvalho, qbi, Eliah Kagan, belacqua, user25656 Feb 27 '13 at 0:02

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    If the command /etc/init.d/vboxdrv doesn't exist, try to reinstall virtualbox. – xkill Feb 12 '13 at 7:12
  • Did you already try a reinstallation? – Eric Carvalho Feb 24 '13 at 23:51
  • @EricCarvalho : Nope any suggestions? – Suave Nti Feb 25 '13 at 12:27
  • Just to make things clear: you're using VirtualBox to run a Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine on a Windows host, right? – Eric Carvalho Feb 25 '13 at 12:37
  • So this problem is not related to Ubuntu, it's about VirtualBox running on Windows. I can only suggest you to remove and reinstall VirtualBox. Maybe there's some problem with the current installation. – Eric Carvalho Feb 26 '13 at 11:45

I have seen that on several occasions, every time it was some failed module.

On a command line type sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup and watch the output for error messages. If there are no errors that should get you going, if there are any please post them into your question.

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