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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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How to protect project file in ubuntu server?

We have ubuntu server 18.04 installed. We want our team to work their project from the server only so that they cannot save the file in their local pc. Is it feasible to make it work in that way. If ...
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Use VirtualBox to copy all information on partitions to virtual disks?

I need to copy all the information from the physical disk partitions to virtual machine files to make use of the information inside VirtualBox. I plan to do this using the command: VBoxManage ...
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Problems when installing virtual-box

I installed virtual box, and am having problems running it via terminal. I believe I have tried it both by installing the package from their website for my configuration and via the command-line. I ...
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Client can't connect to a DNS server (NXDOMAIN)

I'm an IT student working in VirtualBox. I managed to set up a DNS server that seems to work: Server: 127.0.0.1 Address: 127.0.0.1#53 Name: srv-01.lab.loc Address: 192.168.1.1 Now I need to check ...
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Use ALSA snd-aloop module for audio input with VirtualBox

I'd like to be able to change an audio input device for a virtual machine I'm running in VirtualBox (more specifically, I'm using the Genymotion Android emulator). Preferably using snd-aloop, but if ...
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How can I run a Linux Distro on my MacBook Pro 13 Inch Mid 2017?

1) I tried making a persistent USB drive with Linux Mint and Ubuntu but when i boot into the usb, I cannot use my touchpad or my keyboard. I tried everything online and did everything i read from ...
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Mouse Nav Forward button works, but Nav backwards seems to be mapped to Paste. How to fix? Virtual box guest.

I have bionic running as a vbox guest on a mojave macbook pro. The mouse navigation forward button (side buttons) works as expected. The navigation back button appears to be mapped to paste. I ...
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Ubuntu DHCP server doesn't assign a fixed address

I am an IT student, and I'm working with Ubuntu on VirtualBox. One of my virtual machines has a DHCP server installed, and it's set to give a specific IP-address (192.168.1.55) to a host Uclient. ...
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ubuntu VM issue (VERR_VMX_MSR_ALL_VMX_DISABLED) error [duplicate]

Im trying to boot ubuntu in virtual box on a windows 10 computer that's 64 bit but i get this error Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ubuntu-2018.4-vbox-amd64_1. VT-x is disabled in ...
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VirtualBox - USB Devices for Win10 guest

As many others, I cannot access USB devices from my Ubuntu 18.04 (using KDE desktop) host in a Windows 10 VirtualBox (v5.2.22) VM. Of course, my Ubuntu OS user is member of the VBosUser group (I did a ...
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how to set up nat and host only to access server from other computer virtual box

i want to create my own server on virtual box. i already add NAT and HOST-ONLY in virtual box. and this is ip from virtual box host-only Adapter ipv4 address = 192.168.56.1 netmask = 255.255.255.0 ...
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Manually mount second VirtualBox virtual disk in Ubuntu Server guest (no GUI) [duplicate]

I use the VirtualBox UI to add a second virtual disk (belonging another VM) to my Xubuntu 18.04 guest. After I boot the guest I see a desktop icon named "20 GB Volume" with the tooltip "Removable ...
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CareLink Medtronics minimed 670g insulin pump system and Linux [on hold]

I have not seen much done on this of late. The Medtronic pump and carelink site issues with linux. Hardware: Medtronics minimed 670g insulin pump system. Software OS: Xubuntu 18.10 First I found ...
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Snapshot and details bar missing in Virtual Box

Virtual box top big buttons for setting and creating new machine are missing and also Snapshot and details bar missing Any idea how can i get them back Virtual Box on my device Normal virtual ...
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How to move KeePass plugin into /usr/lib/keepass2/plugins

I am yet another newbie to Linux, totally fed up with M$ and the Windows patch disasters of late. I getting to know Ubuntu, which I have installed in as a VirtualBox guest on a Windows host. Ubuntu 18....
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Copy and paste from OSX to Ubuntu via Virtualbox

I am running a: MBP on 10.14.1 with Virtualbox 5.2.22 installed running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS On the guest I went through and updated everything with sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade. ...
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Unable to install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 18.04

When ever in run the following command to install VirtualBox 5.2 sudo apt-get install virtualbox-5.2 I get the following dependency is missing The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Issues with Virtualbox and the enroll MOK part on Ubuntu 18.04

I am not a native speaker so I apologize in advance. So here is my struggle, I've been stuck the whole day trying to install Virtualbox and making it work on Ubuntu 18.04, I followed many guides and ...
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Issues with SSH'ing to Ubuntu 18.04 on VirtualBox [closed]

I've installed mini version of Ubuntu 18.04 on VirtualBox using Windows 7 as host. In order to be able to SSH onto guest system in VirtualBox I've forwarded port 2222 on localhost onto port 22 on ...
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VMware vs VirtualBox performance — Ubuntu 18.10 host, Win10 1809 guest [closed]

In my Win10 virtual machine, I run light programs such as MS Word and Outlook, and Foxit PDF Reader, to view and edit simple documents. I am using VirtualBox. Both host and guest are on my SSD. It ...
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virtualbox not recognizing flash drive on ubuntu 16.04 host

I know that this question has been asked before and I have read and followed the responses that I have found. [How to set up USB for Virtualbox? Yes, I am using the latest version of virtualbox and ...
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Why does my USB drive doesn't appear on Ubuntu-VM on VirtualBox after installing the extension on Windows 10?

I've succesfully installed Ubuntu (16.04) on top of a VirtualBox (v: 5.2.22r) on top of these two seperate machines: MacBook - MacOS Mojave PC - Windows 10 In both machines, I'm able to see the USB ...
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I just installed virtualbox but can't open it [duplicate]

I just installed virtualbox but I can't open it if I try the terminal it says this:"virtualbox VirtualBox: supR3HardenedMainGetTrustedMain: dlopen("/usr/lib/virtualbox/VirtualBox.so",) failed: ...
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How to run an old Windows 95 CD ROM (Monty Python game) on Ubuntu 18.10

I'm trying to find out how to run the Monty Pythons Game (Sacré Graal) (Windows 95 CD ROM) on Ubuntu (18.10). I tried with VirtualBox but I can't find a Windows 95 image and it takes a long time to ...
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Error after VirtualBox installation in 18.04

I have installed VirtualBox via Ubuntu Software and after the installation it gives me this error: What can I do?
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Hello! I have problems with my ubuntu18.04(amd64) desktop virtualization machines

I have problems with my Ubuntu 18.04 desktop virtualization machines on my windows 10 on Oracle Virtual Box version 5.2.22. They lag. I have the following parameters set: Ram: 4096 MB 1 CPU, ...
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How to resize a VM partition over ssh

I'm trying to increase the size of my VM disk. I've only got access to the server and the vm that I want to resize over ssh without display, so I can't use gparted. All guides point me to using the ...
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Getting an IP address with Ubuntu client from Windows Server 2016 DHCP in VirtualBox

So we have a task in university which is basically about 3 parts. We have a Ubuntu 18.04 client and a Windows 2016 Server, both in VirtualBox. We should do, so that: The Ubuntu client should get an ...
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Installing Xubuntu 18.10 in Virtualbox 5.2.22 causes streaky display

whenever I try to install Xubuntu 18.10 within the newest version of Virtualbox by the isofile of Xubuntu the install process runs fine at first. After the necessary reboot I see a streaky display in ...
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GRUB not getting updated in virtual box

I have installed 2 custom versions of linux kernel in my ubuntu 16.10 virtualbox . I followed below link for the same. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/GitKernelBuild Before reboot, I did sudo ...
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Change Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS Bionic Console Screen Resolution

Running Ubuntu 18.04 sever on a physical machine or VirtualBox? Do you need/want to use the full native resolution of your screen? Higher than 640x480 / 800x600? Then you may be stuck as I've been, ...
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VirtualBox does not run after ugrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04. When I want to run VirtualBox from command line,it does not work. It returns the error: VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime! ...
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Virtualbox stuck on purple loading screen

I have a Windows 10 machine with an AMD processor, and a GTX 1060. This is the sequence of steps I perform on a fresh install of virtualbox: Make a new virtual machine with 2048MB of ram for Linux ...
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Creating Linux VM using VirtualBox on my Mac

I want to set up my own Linux VM but am getting the "FATAL: No bootable medium found!" error. See image for reference. To fix the problem, I think I need to locate the VDI file in my file system. To ...
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How do you upgrade to 18.10 from disk?

So I have this Kubuntu VM installed ... unfortunately, I never bothered to install updates. That wasn't an issue until recently, when I needed to get some new packages and just couldn't. So I went ...
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Virtualbox Graphics glitches and software rendering mode [closed]

I have virtualbox running on an AMD processor on W7 with a GTX 1060. I am attempting to make a linux mint virtual box, and when I boot from disk and click 'start linux mint' after pressing F6, I get ...
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Lubuntu host, VirtualBox VM = random left mouse button failure?

Lubuntu 18.04 LTS, Dell Latitude 3540 laptop with VirtualBox 5.2.10 installed. Attempting to setup two different Windows VMs both resulted in seemingly random "lock up" of left mouse button clicks ...
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Connecting a VirtualBox VM to the internet

I have built a Ubuntu Server 14.04.5 LTS server on a VirtualBox environment (VMware .vmdk format) to host an older LAMP app (CATS). Windows 10 desktop host. Right now, can only get this VM accessing ...
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Unable to locate package software-properties-common Ubuntu? [duplicate]

So I got Ubuntu server 16.04 and I can't install but I only got: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done E: Unable to locate package software-properties-common I tried with ...
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Resizing LUKS on LVM Ext4 Partiton? `pvresize` `cannot resize to 25599 extents as 25600 are allocated`

Linux student here. I'm having an issue with pvresize --setphysicalvolumesize 100G /dev/mapper/crypt1 returning cannot resize to 25599 extents as 25600 are allocated. I'm following docs provided by ...
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minikube won't start

I am trying to deploy kubernetes locally on my laptop on top of virtual-box, kubectl and minikube. However, when I run 'kubectl version' I get the following message which is probably due to wrong ...
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Unable to clear terminal using `Ctrl + L` in guest OS

So, I am using XUbuntu 18.04 version, inside Oracle Virtual Box 5.2.18. Now, whenever I press CTRL+L, it gives me a prompt saying it's going to switch to seamless mode, but I want my terminal to ...
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Latest 18.04.1 not working on virtualbox

I downloaded the LTS version of ubuntu off the webpage and upon install to Virtualbox the error message says my pc is not 64bit. my pc is only i686? I use a hp pavilion x360 with windows 10. I thought ...
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Mount .vdi Image from Read-Only-Device

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.1 and would like to mount a .vdi Image as device from a read-only drive. I've been trying qemu: sudo qemu-nbd -c /dev/nbd0 /media/mount/VirtualBox\ VMs/Lu\ Buntu/Lu\ Buntu....
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Looking for documents of Virtualbox ubuntu from Windows 10

I was Windows 10 dual with Ubuntu on virtualbox but after I recovered my Windows I didn't find the documents of Ubuntu. There is windows.old folder however I can't find the files of it. If someone has ...
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Binding Virtualbox VM to tty3

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and I would like to be able to have a Virtual Machine (for example, Windows) on its own tty. How can I have this appear on tty3 with GNOME on tty2 and a login screen on ...
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How To use a Virtual Webcam Over virtualBox

I feel this may be a simple question but have been struggling with this... I need to find a virtual webcam similar to "Manycam". Ive seen a few options but not many. most reviews are a couple of ...
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How to solve problems with the installation of Virtual-Box?

I installed Virtual-Box in Ubuntu 18.04 from the "ubuntu software" store My laptop is an Asus, 8GB RAM and for now it works well. I am trying to install Kaly Linux in Virtual-Box with the following ...
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Vagrant/Vbox Ubuntu 14.04.5 With NFS became very slow

A few days ago I changed the File system on my guest Ubuntu 14.04.5 machine to NFS and that significantly boosted performance. It was a joy to work on when as pages on the host machine would load ...
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Apparmore profile for Chromium browser

Was there any changes in apparmore profile for Chriomium browser since 16.04 LTS? Ubuntu 17.x was skipped. We ran 16.04, now B.Beaver. With transition to Beaver Chriomium stopped to be able to ...