Questions tagged [virtualbox]

VirtualBox is a platform-independent open-source virtualization software available for Linux, OS X, Solaris and Windows hosts. Guest additions need to be installed to automatically adjust the guest screen resolution. USB is supported through a proprietary extension.

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soffice --headless doesn't execute in subprocess using Pycharm & LibreOffice 6.3 - gives error

Here is my situation: I had a perfectly working Ubuntu18.04 LTS-system installed in a virtualbox. I have a little program in python which converts files with extension .doc to .docx and then saves ...
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VirtualBox abruptly stopped detecting USB devices

After I first installed VirtualBox, I added my user to vboxusers group using sudo adduser $USER vboxusers command. After that, VirtualBox was able to view USB devices. Today, all of a sudden it ...
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How do I access USB devices in Virtualbox

I have Ubuntu 18.04 with Winows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 running in Virtualbox 5.2.32. I have a USB thumb drive in one USB port and an ereader in another USB port. In Virtualbox if I click on '...
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ubuntu 18.04 guests which cloned by virtualbox have the same ip but different mac address in NAT net work

I tried to build a group of Virtual machine in Virtualbox, and connect them with NAT network. The main information shows as below: The Virtualbox version: 6.0.12 The Ubuntu guest version: ubuntu-18....
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VirtualBox guest freezes host when writing to host drive

I'm using Ubuntu 19.04 and I'm getting total system lockups running VirtualBox when the guest writes to the host drive. The only error I see in the journal is numerous sets of lines like this: ...
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I have Win10 running in a VBox (5.2.32) on my kubuntu (18.04) host. It can no longer communicate with my USB scanner.o USB devices attached

I have a Win10 guest in a VBox (5.2.32) on my kubuntu (18.04) host. It can not communicate with my USB scanner. I have installed the ext-pack and the guest-additions but Win10 still thinks there are ...
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ubuntu 18.04 guest on mac 10.14 host - keyboard unresponsive when ssh'ing into google chrome 77 but it works when chrome is opened from within guest

I have Ubuntu 18.04 running successfully on Mac Mojave via virtualBox and Vagrant. When Chrome is opened via the GUI, mouse and keyboard inputs are accepted: I can type like a monkey on a keyboard ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 NIC card issue

I am experiencing something really strange. I was fixing my VMs because I wasn't able to run sudo apt-get update. I fixed this problem, but this happened and I don't know how this happened or how to ...
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Guidance does not exist here [migrated]

So I have a problem with my VirtualBox Windows 7 64 guest. It seems that it does not recognize the GPU. While researching the problem I cam across this post .... Enable CUDA GPU working under VM ... ...
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Looking for a stable KDE environment [closed]

Can someone suggest a stable KDE distro for a more-less newbie user (a few month old in terms of Linux usage)? I've already tried Manjaro, Neon, Chakra, and currently installing Kubuntu on my ...
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How to install HardLock USB on Virtual Box VM (is not a storage drive) [closed]

I need to do a Windows Server 2008r2 machine (VM) installed in the Oracle Virtualbox recognize a HARDLOCK device connected to the host USB port, which is a UBUNTU 14.04. Through the option to add ...
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Screen size problem for Ubuntu virtual machine [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on VirtualBox and the display is not covering the whole screen of the guest OS.
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No option of 3200x1800 resolution on my virtualbox linux

I just installed a xubuntu system on my virtualbox. I installed guest additions for virtualbox, but I do not have the option to resize the screen to 3200x1800, as i have a 4k res screen. Is 4k ...
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Virtualbox can't find USB devices

I am using Virtualbox 6.0. The problem is it can't recognize any of my USB devices. I already installed an extension pack, the same version as VirtualBox and tried to make my account a member of ...
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How to move a VirtualBox image (VDI ?) to an bootable SD

just wondering if it is possible to copy a VirtualBox VDI file (which i have KUBUNTU setup) to a bootable SD, so that i can just boot from the SD - looking at setting up another laptop with KUBUNTU, ...
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Windows 10 Virtualbox on Ubuntu Server

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 server running at my house, which replaced my windows server (as it was getting to slow). The only issue is that I have some ssh resources that require windows (and wine will ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu server sudo apt update“Temporary Failure Resolving”

I am having an issue running the command sudo apt update on my VMs. I cannot install any packages and I cannot ping anything. They are a NAT interface server and my DNS keeps getting removed, but ...
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Trouble booting after moving Ubuntu 18.04 across drives

Background I'm on VirtualBox 6.0.12. I had a drive which contained a /boot partition, and an encrypted (LUKS) main partition. I wished to remove the encryption and apparently the best way to do this ...
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Multiple Monitors (3) Ubuntu 19.04 under VirtualBox. duplicates 2 of the screens and cannot separate

I am setting up 3 monitors, all 1920x1080, in an Ubuntu 19.04 VM on Virtualbox. (Lenovo T560) Ubuntu detects 3 monitors, but it combines/mirrors monitors 1 and 2, while 3 is a unique display. I am ...
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How can a program detect that Ubuntu is running as a virtual machine?

I am trying to run a program via Ubuntu 16.04 as a Virtualbox VM. The binary of this program checks if it's running on a virtual machine, and does something different on a VM than if it is on a given ...
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xfreerdp stops working after installing Guest Additions on Ubuntu 18.04 VirtualBox VM

I am running Ubuntu Bionic in VBox on a Win7 SP2 host: Virtualization: oracle Operating System: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Kernel: Linux 4.18.0-21-generic Architecture: x86-64 ...
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SSH and Virtual Box on Ubuntu Server 18.04

I just installed Ubuntu Server 18.04 on my PC. I have two questions surrounding Ubuntu Server 18.04. My first question is: how to get ssh to work all of the time? I can get ssh to work only when one ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 Virtualbox and Two Network Interface Configuration with Internet Conection

i have a VirtualBox Machine running Ubuntu Server 18.04.3 on my Laptop, i have set on installation the configuration for Network Interface of the first network interface enp0s3 in my Work to get ...
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How do I install ubuntu on my windows 8.1 VM without replacing the virtual machines OS? [duplicate]

I was given an assignment from my networking teacher to install a windows 8.1 virtual machine which i have done but along side it install Ubuntu and Wireshark. I've already installed Wireshark but I ...
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Error installing Ubuntu 16.04 Log files

I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS (Xenial Xerus) in VirtualBox and I've tried multiple times, but I can't seem to get this error from appearing. I'm downloading Parrot to see if it's Ubuntu having ...
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Export ubuntu/linux from virtual machine to install it on physical machine

Is it possible to configure a linux system on a virtual machine (install software, configure settings, ...) then export this system including preserving its current state (installed software, ...
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student@127.0.0.1: Permission denied (publickey)

I’m using Ubuntu 19.04 OS as my main host machine and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS as guest machine installing it using vagrant as shown in this course anyway using vagrant v2.2.5 when I try to log into the ...
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Ubuntu under VirtualBox got stuck (black/brown screen) before login? [duplicate]

How to fix this? I have Ubuntu 18.04 (Virtual Box on a MacBook pro) and it was working yesterday. I have it for two weeks.
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Read only file system and no ssh connection

I have an Ubuntu server running on a remote machine with a mdadm raid 5 for data an another hdd for the OS, on the server runs a VirtualBox Ubuntu server. I logged onto the host via ssh and checked ...
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Samba share command line question

I'm running an Ubuntu server guest with Virtualbox connected via a host-only network to my host which is an ubuntu 19.04 desktop. I'm looking for a method to use samba shares to mount shared folders ...
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VirtualBox listed as proprietary software?

When I tried installing VirtualBox from their website as a .deb and when I tried to install it, Ubuntu Software listed it as proprietary software. Is this a mistake? If I recall correctly, VirtualBox ...
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Unable to start VirtualBox VM on Ubuntu - Kernel driver not installed

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and would like to learn more in a safer environment than using my host machine. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 Kernel 5.3.1 and am struggling to create a VirtualBox Ubuntu VM. When ...
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Enabe both NAT and Host Only ubuntu 18.04

I am using ubuntu 18 minimal image to create a ubuntu server with virtual box. I created a host only network and added adapter to vm along with NAT adapter (already configured). original ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Virtual Machine and black console window

Just created an Oracle VirtualBox VM machine running ubuntu 18.04. When I start the VM machine I get a black screen with a blinking cursor. I've tried all sorts of things ( increased video memory, ...
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Remove a deleted shared folder from a VirtualBox instance?

I have VBox 6.x running on Win 8.1, with Ubuntu 18.04x64 Guest. I reloaded an old Ubuntu image I had created and it still has references to a shared folder (that was formerly automounted) in the /...
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internet connection on Ubuntu VM works after restart, then stops

I succesfully start Internet connection on my Ubuntu 19.04 VM (in VirtualBox). I checked that by connecting to internal company page, which is allowed by proxy. Proxy is configured by Wired Settings ->...
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Why do I see a continious black screen after clicking on 'Install Ubuntu Server'

Here's the problem, I'm trying to run Ubuntu Server 16.04 32bit to use it as a VM on manjaro. However everytime I boot the iso and click on the 'Install Ubuntu Server' button I get a black screen; no ...
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ssh: connect to host 192.168.56.3 port 4219: Can't assign requested address

I am using Ubuntu on a VM and I'm trying to connect to it in ssh (from a Mac). Version: Release This is the command: ssh -vvv -p 4219 sopi@192.168.56.3 This is the output: OpenSSH_7.4p1, ...
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Why would VirtualBox abort and take Ubuntu down with it

I am running VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS had Windows 10 running in a guest machine, I had no problems with either Ubuntu or VirtualBox, I was also using Cairo dock and had no problems with that ...
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How to I mount a folder from my computer into a specific spot on my VM AND have it owned by me, not root? [duplicate]

I am running a VirtualBox with Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop, and I need access on this guest to a folder on the host; however, the access needs to be full so I can run Wordpress. I have added myself to the ...
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How can I change the owner of VirtualBox shared folders on Ubuntu 18.04 guest VM?

I am using a VM with Ubuntu 18.04 with GUI, and I am working on a Wordpress project with Nginx. I installed VBox guest additions, but I cannot change the owner of the shared folder, which I have set ...
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How to use integrated graphics instead dedicated(gpu)?

I have an Intel Pentium G4560 and Geforce GTX 1050... I need use the gpu for virtualbox... But before that I need to set host OS (Ubuntu) to the integrated graphics instead gpu. How achieve that? My ...
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Can't delete/remove virtualbox-6.0

I get the following error when I try to remove VirtualBox 6.0 on Ubuntu 18.04: $ sudo dpkg --remove --force-all virtualbox-6.0 [sudo] password for x540sa: (Reading database ... 190946 files and ...
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Ubuntu guest on Ubuntu IPv6 host IPv6 not responding in or out

Ubuntu MATE 19.04 on VirtualBox 6.06 using bridged adapter. IPv6 on host - yes. IPv4 on guest - yes. IPv6 on guest enabled - yes. Thanks to JayEye for prompting info below: Cannot ping IPv6 from ...
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Is there a way to share a smart card reader between different virtualbox guests?

I'm looking into VirtualBox 5.1.38 (on Ubuntu 16.04). I have converted two vmware virtual machines for a test run. It seems only possible to use one smart card reader with one machine or the other. ...
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How to view vm websites on host?

I'm using a host-only adapter. I'm using an apache server. I've set a static i.p address based off of my own I.P. address. when i enter the static address into my web browser it does not work. It's ...
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Will executing small-med updates on Windows 10 in a dualboot system (single SSD, partitioned) brick the Ubuntu partition?

I have a dualboot system with one partition for ubuntu 19.04, the other for Windows 10 1903. I've read online that in the case of MacOS dualbooting on the same storage as Windows 10, updating Win 10 ...
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Problem with VirtualBox and vboxdrv

When I try to lunch my virtual machine, it gives me this error: The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver is either not loaded or not set up correctly. Please reinstall virtualbox-dkms package and load the ...
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New virtualBox challenge! Old SSD Ubuntu into win 10 VirtualBox

I have recently sold my old laptop, but I have kept the SSD, which has ubuntu in it. In my new laptop, I have windows 10 Pro and VirtualBox in it. My main goal is to be able to load the old ubuntu ...
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How to get to the GRUB menu in Ubuntu 19.04?

How do I break into the GRUB menu when booting a single-boot Ubuntu 19.04 system? I've tried all of the key combinations I can find online (Esc, Shift, Space, c) and nothing keeps the system from ...