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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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Sharing a VirtualBox VM between computers (VM on server) [on hold]

My question revolves around a specific virtual machine I downloaded from a website called UCSC Genome Browser. Very briefly, to give context: Definition of UCSC: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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Files created in nano editor on Linux VM are not visible in the file explorer in Windows 10

I am running a Linux Virtual Machine on a Windows 10 machine using Oracle VirtualBox. I use the editor nano. Is it possible to see the files I create with nano in the Windows file explorer? I have ...
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18.04 LTS User Permissions

I run VirtualBox with my Bionic (18.04 LTS) as host. My VM/guest is Windows 7 Pro. I use it partly to run a Johnson Controls Metasys app for HVAC controls. I want to set up a Guest login so others can ...
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Windows 10 window in VirtualBox is too small, or blurry when scaled up

Running Ubuntu on my ASUS PC. I installed VirtualBox then installed Windows 10 from the ISO. Downloaded and installed my Windows-based software (the only one I use). The running Win10 window is too ...
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Why my Ubuntu (in virtualbox machine) freezes after some time even with a gaming computer?

I have a gaming computer (with GTX, intel core i7, etc...) with windows 10 and i have ubuntu (desktop 18.04 LTS) installed in a virtualbox machine. I gave 5 GB ram (my computer has 16 GB) and 4 CPU (i ...
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not able to install virtualbox-5.2 on ubuntu 18.04

here is the message i'm getting while installation Running VMs found VirtualBox is currently running. Please close it and try again. Please note that it can take up to ten seconds for ...
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VirtuaBox in Ubuntu 18.04 Issues with Win10.ISO Installation

I'm running Ubuntu/Windows10 (both with latest updates) on an ASUS Intel i7 with 8gb Ram and a 1Tb HDD. I'm intending to dump Windows completely and just go with Ubuntu. However, I have 1 piece of ...
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Vitualbox - Ubuntu 16 144hz Monitor 1440p

I wanted to know how to set up my Virtualbox instance to support output at 144hz with G-Sync. I'm not sure what I would do to get this working withing Virtualbox as many questions address standard ...
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Alfa AWUS036NHA not detected by Virtual Box

I bought the Alfa AWUS036NHA network adapter and I connected it to my computer in which I'm dual booting Ubuntu and windows. I connected it to Ubuntu which is where I have my Kali Linux VM installed. ...
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Switching Windows in Ubuntu Guest Running on Virtualbox Windows Host

I'm running Lubuntu on Virtualbox in a Windows host. When I click ALT-TAB, the next host window is selected. How can I keep this within Virtualbox? Also, I have two Virtualbox windows for two ...
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How to connect to Bigcommerce webdav via 18.04<— solution [closed]

Problem: Unable to connect to the Bigcommerce webdav server and Bigcommerce only had their "windoze" solution (which is no solution at all for a linux user) AND there is no readily searchable ...
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No headphone capability on Win 7 guest over Ubuntu 18.04 host

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Optiplex 7020 with the usual architecture. I have Windows 7 Home Basic virtualized in a VirtualBox manager. Everything works fine except I can't get the headphone ...
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Sluggish/Laggy Ubuntu - gnome-shell too much CPU

it started off from super sluggish behaviour on my Ubuntu 18.04 VB on Windows 10 Host. I updated and upgraded all of the packages. Updated Windows. Grepped for errors in syslog. And then I noticed ...
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Unable to insert the virtual optical disk (VBoxguestaddition) in virtual machine for ubuntu server in win 10

i am new in this kind of environment and i eager want to learn this. this is started once i install VirtualBox-5.2.18-124319-Win and successfully installing ubuntu-18.04.1-live-server-amd64 in that ...
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Installed pyspark on ubuntu machine earlier but after some updates get an error when i Try to launch pyspark again

okgozie@okgozie-VirtualBox:/usr/local/spark/spark-2.2.0-bin-hadoop2.7/bin$ pyspark pyspark: command not found okgozie@okgozie-VirtualBox:/usr/local/spark/spark-2.2.0-bin-hadoop2.7/bin$ ./pyspark /usr/...
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Video Card in Virtual Box for Linux Mint [closed]

I installed Linux Mint Cinnamon on Virtual Box I got a message says that the VBox is not using my Video card so there will be high usage on the processor. How can I get VBox to use my Video Card?
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Graphics works realy slow on VM (ubuntu 16.04)

i'm new to the all linux system, im using ubunto 16.04 on oracle VM. The laptop i'm using is Lenovo Yoga 710 with core i7 7th gen, 8gb of ram, and 512GB ssd. I have allocated 4353 MB to the VM-ubuntu ...
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How to remotely access a ubuntu server on a virtual machine?

New user here, I'm using Windows 10 and I want to access my Ubuntu Server that is in a virtual machine on the same computer. I'm trying to use puTTY and, by ssh, putting the server IP but without ...
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Ubuntu Sendmail on internal XenServer not working

I have set up a XenServer in my home network. It's using an internal IP-Adress and is published via NAT and Web Protection. I have now a virtual machine with ubuntu but I am not able to send mail via ...
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What else can I do to fix a ImportError: liblapack.so.3gf error?

Ive got the following error when trying to run a python script in my VirtualBox Vm (its on Ubuntu 16.04) which I am using to run QIIME sequence analysis: ImportError: liblapack.so.3gf: cannot open ...
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accessing localhost in virtualbox (ubuntu)

How can I access my virtual host like http://copywriters.localhost inside my Windows 10 VirtualBox? I already set this: In VM Host File: 10.0.2.2 localhost 10.0.2.2 copywriters.localhost In my ...
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Getting “Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Ubuntu” error that includes Storage and Adapter warnings

This error has been encountered by several others but I am getting an offshoot of this error. I have been using this Virtual Box from a month but got the error only today. Failed to open a session ...
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mv: target 'Nfilename' is not a directory error help

I'm new to Ubuntu and coding in general but have to use it to do some analysis of molecular sequencing data and I am stuck! I recently moved from my laptop to a more powerful PC (both with a VM ...
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How to remove Ubuntu for Windows 10 to reinstall my Ubuntu Oracle VM in VirtualBox

Ubuntu was installed via the Windows Store app and subsequent Python and Git were also installed. I want to remove Ubuntu and all of the associated files as well as Python and Git and the project ...
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How to make VirtualBox use removable hard drive memory automatically

I don't know too much about hardware or operating systems... I have a 5TB removable hard drive and want to install Linux on this removable hard drive through VirtualBox. When installing VirtualBox, I ...
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Cannot mount Windows 7 recovery USB or DVD

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04. I wanted to create a virtual Windows 7 machine in Virtualbox. But neither Virtualbox, nor the Files app, can mount my media. I have a USB with a Windows 7 ...
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Usb wifi adapter not working on kali linux vm in ubuntu [on hold]

I have a panda pauo5 wifi adapter and I am trying to get it to connect and be able to use monitor mode on a kali linux virtualbox, I have gotten it running and connected it to my vm via bridged but it ...
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VirtualBox USB drivers not showing up under Devices [duplicate]

Drivers installed fine (received confirmation), but they do no show up as an option in the Devices menu. Ideas?
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Extracting Help

can someone please help. I first entered the command: wget https://www.snort.org/rules/community -O ~/community.tar.gz at the end it came up: Resolving .tar.gz (.tar.gz)...failed:Name or service ...
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Virtual machine without Internet

I have a VirtualBox machine with Kubuntu and I lost Internet suddenly two days ago. I didn't do anything but uninstalling Python which I suppose it's not related to a network connection. I tried ...
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Stop power “suspend” when certain applications are running?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 server with Gnome desktop on a HP Elitebook. The machine has 2 x 1Tb SSD's and 16Gb of Ram as I need to run a couple of VM's. At the moment I use Virtual Box. The system is ...
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Cannot suspend after using VirtualBox

I have noticed that after I have used VirtualBox, I cannot suspend my computer. It enters a suspend state, but after a couple of seconds it wakes up again. Only a reboot has been able to solve the ...
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virtualbox ubuntu share folder vboxadd-service.service error

I have Operating system Windows7. Ubuntu server (v.18.04) on Virtualbox (v.4.3.40). I want to add "Windows folder" in Ubuntu. I am configure VirutalMachiene http://prntscr.com/l0fdoc I am install "...
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Is there a way to create a general access point entry in Netplan?

Is it necessary for me to create an access-point entry for each AP I use in order to use VirtualBox's bridge adapter? Edit: this was the netplan config I tried before network completely crashed. ...
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VirtualBox 5.2.10 unstable, how to revert to an older version

I did a dist-upgrade to Bionic Beaver recently. The version of VirtualBox has gone to a newer version since that upgrade. I noticed some bugs that have been discussed on this site already but I could ...
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Virtualbox - Guest screen bugged with fullscreen

Host: Ubuntu 18.04 64bit (with Gnome 3.28.1) Guest: Windows 7 Professional 64bit (with GuestAdditions installed) Virtualbox: 5.2.10_Ubuntu r121806 Those are bug I always encountered and I never found ...
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How to configure bridge network through WiFi with 18.04 host with netplan in order for bridge adapter to work with VirtualBox?

I'm trying to connect the Ubuntu 18.04 guest machine to the network on my Kubuntu 18.04 host laptop via bridge adapter. The Ubuntu guest won't recognize it, however. I read about how I should be ...
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Resolving internal domains stops randomly while local DNS can still be pinged

Our local network has internal domains that end on .int. When running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS as guest in VirtualBox running on a Windows 10 host, it randomly looses the ability to resolve those domains. ...
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Youtube-dl Unable to download webpage in vitualbox caused by URLError(gaierror(-2, 'Name or service not known

ubuntu18-VirtualBox:~$ youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxpXY4uWeqc" WARNING: The url doesn't specify the protocol, trying with http [generic] watch?v=...
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Ubuntu SSH GUI issue

I am running ubuntu server in a virtualbox. The ubuntu server has a LXD container inside which i wish to install a software(specifically, Oracle DB). I connect to my virtual ubuntu server using SSH -...
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system is currently not set up to build kernel modules

when I tried to run the following command # /sbin/vboxconfig I got the following vboxdrv.sh: Stopping VirtualBox services. vboxdrv.sh: Starting VirtualBox services. vboxdrv.sh: Building VirtualBox ...
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Ubuntu is no longer in fullscreen after installing GuestAdditions

I am using VirtualBox to run Ubuntu 18.04 on my Mac (High Sierra) laptop. Everything was running smoothly and I was using Ubuntu in full screen mode. After I installed GuestAdditions, ubuntu stopped ...
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How can i expand disk space of ubuntu--vg-root? (LVM)

I was running out of space so i used gparted to expand my disk space from 40GB to 90GB. Then i booted my ubuntu and used parted to assign the space to sda1: sudo parted /dev/sda resizepart 1 sudo ...
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SketchUp WebGL application hangs in the Ubuntu-based OS's 16.04, 18.04, which running on the hardware, but works in the same OS's in the Virtualbox

I am trying to use this app on the Ubuntu 18.04: https://app.sketchup.com/app, but have a problem. When the model is bigger than the screen and is moving behind the upper border, the SketchUp hangs. ...
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Docker doesn't work on Ubuntu 16.04 in VirtualBox guest

Tried to install Docker to VirtualBox guest working on Ubuntu 16.04 - it doesn't work. I followed install guide https://docs.docker.com/install/linux/docker-ce/ubuntu/#install-using-the-repository : ...
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Vbox guest Ubuntu 18.04 not recognizing enlarged disk space

The disk size was 40 gb then I started to get warnings of low space available so in host machine (windows 10) I ran VBoxManage modifyhd "D:\vBoxDisks\Ubuntu Desktop 18.04\UbuntuDesktopBoxDisk.vdi" --...
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Unable to install packages on Ubuntu

I am trying to install ROS-Bridge suite on my Linux machine. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 on a Virtualbox based Linux VM. Whenever I write this command sudo apt-get install -y ros-kinetic-rosbridge-...
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HP envy x360 - Ubuntu 18.04 - hardware issues

I have an HP ENVY x360 Convertible 15-bq1xx and I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 and keep it updated. I have the following problems: The touchscreen doesn't work What I've found: touchscreen-on-hp-envy-...
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Virtualbox Maximized window shows double window top bar

Sometimes when I run virtualbox on a maximized window I get the following response: As you can see there are double window top "border"/howiscalled. Does that happens to you and how you fixed it. ...
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How to connect Ubuntu vm in oracle virtualbox to internet

This is the first time I am working with virtual machines and Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu in oracle virtualbox, but this is not connected to the internet. using networkctl command outputs this ...