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Access dual booted OS from VirtualBox

I have a LinuxKali/OSX dual boot. I have to install some packages in the linux system but as the Wifi drivers do not work without those packages (Mac air has NO ethernet) I would like to access the ...
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'localhost' stoped working as an alias for '127.0.0.1' for SSHing into my VirtualBox VM from OSX. Why, and how to fix?

The question explains the problem. For months I've never had any problems along these lines. Then, yesterday morning, I couldn't get into my VM! Took a long time to troubleshoot but here was the ...
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Installing Mavericks in VirtualBox

I would like to install Mavericks in a virtual box. I tried different solutions but I can't get this work First I downloaded Mavericks from the app store. Then I converted the InstallESD.dmg to an ...
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VirtualBox Windows 98 SE not installing

I am using VirtualBox 4.3.12 on my macbook pro running OS 10.9.3 and trying to create a virtual machine from a Windows 98 SE ISO file I have, which is apparently bootable. Here are the settings I ...
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How to install OSX (any version) on DELL XPS L502X as a virtual OS?

I have Dell XPS L502X Laptop, with 64bit Windows 7. [ :: Specifications :: ] I'm trying to install Mac OSX 64 bit on it via virtualbox. I don't need it as a bootable OS, cause that might damage my ...
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VirtualBox headless caused high CPU load on Mac OS X

When I run a CentOS linux VM on VirtualBox in headless mode the CPU continuously spikes up to about 80% for a couple of seconds at a time with a short 1 or 2 second gap and then does it again. Even ...
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Can't start Seamless Mode despite installing Guest Additions

I've installed the guest additions on my Debian Linux virtual machine. Installation went through without any problems. For some reason I still can't get the option to run in seamless mode (it's ...
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Why can't I setup an SSHFS share? “OSXFUSE file system is not available” error

I'm trying to setup an SSHFS share from my local machine to a remote machine, but it is not working. I'm getting the error OSXFUSE file system is not available (see below). How to fix this?? FYI, my ...
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Is a bootable OSX USB stick live: can try, to test an app?

I want to test my OSX app on an older version of OSX (10.8). Will a 'bootable install USB stick' (official from Apple) be live? That is, like a Ubuntu stick that offers the choice of 'install' or ...
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21 views

Open native browser from within a virtual machine on Mac

Is there a way to open a browser window from within the vagrant vm? This is what it says: $ open . Couldn't get a file descriptor referring to the console $ open http://localhost:3000 Couldn't get a ...
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Could Writing to External Window Drive from Virtual Machine on Mac Damage the External Drive?

I have an external drive that I use with my Windows laptop, and contains all my important files. The drive is in NTFS format. Now, on my Mac laptop, I have installed a Windows 7 virtual machine ...
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Behaviour of Caps-lock in Linux on VirtualBox, OSX Host

I'm running Ubuntu under virtualbox on a MacBook Pro and I'm trying to remap the Caps-Lock key to mod3 so I can use it as a replacement for the Alt key in Xmonad. I can remap the keysyms but the ...
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83 views

How to change host key of virtualbox on mac?

I'm trying to fix terrible key-mappings (I've lost my copy and paste with ⌘-c and ⌘-v in ubuntu. I'm trying to follow these guides but virtualbox 4.3.10 doesn't seem to have a place to change your ...
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VirtualBox: USB hub not detected on Linux Guest - MacOS Host

I am trying to connect multiple USB devices to my Linux guest through the use of a USB hub, however, it seems that the hub is not detected on the guest. In my tests I have noted the following: The ...
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Saving changes in Virtual Box

I am currently testing out Mac for the first time through VirtualBox on Windows 7. The VM successfully booted and installed, and I made it to the desktop and later shut down. I then rebooted and ...
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Virtualbox proper network configuration

I'm trying to setup Centos 6.5 on Mac OSX so that: CentOS can use internet using NAT mode adapter 1 (eth0) Host (Mac OSX) can connect to Guest (CentOS) using static ip via Host Only mode adapter 2 ...
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VirtualBox exit setup menu

Using VirtualBox on OSX How can i exit the setup menu? Once I start the process of setting up a new virtual machine there is no way to stop. If i create a new machine my accident I have to force ...
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How to install Mac OS on VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I maintain an application I wrote in pure C. Its multiplatform (windows/linux) application. But, unfortunately, my boss wants me to write a version for Mac OS. Since I don't have such computer, its ...
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set up (VirtualBox + CentOS) with (nginx + PHP + MySql) on MacOS

I'm trying to set up (Virtual Box + CentOS) with (nginx + PHP + MySql) on MacOS, the future I can coding on MacOS then throw file to the share folder with (Virtual Box + CentOS) and execute on ...
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717 views

VirtualBox: Odd behaviour after updating the host to OS X Mavericks

I've just updated my Mac to OS X Mavericks. However, after doing so, I'm facing a couple of issues with my VirtualBox program including the following: 1 - The virtual machines (guest OSes) fail to ...
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Virtualbox No Bootable medium found [duplicate]

I am trying to virtualize Mac OS X Mountain Lion in Virtual Box. I have followed every tutorial I can find and did exactly what I was supposed to do. When I run the OS, an error shows Fatal: No ...
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VBox's full screen not working with a OS X host and CentOS 6 guest

I'm running the latest VBox (4.3.8) on an OS X 10.9 host and CentOS 6 guest. I've sucessfully installed the guest addons, but when I enter full-screen mode, the desktop doesn't resize to fit the ...
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My VirtualBox Ubuntu crashed. How can I access its files from my Mac?

I have Ubuntu installed in my Mac using VirtualBox. A few minutes ago it crashed, so I have no access to Ubuntu now, but I need a file in it! Is there any way I can access my Ubuntu files from my ...
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Install Window 8.1 on VirtualBox

A relative of mine bought a new Mac but needs Windows for certain tasks. I have a set-up on my Mac where Windows 7 is running inside VirtualBox. So I agreed to help her put a similar set up on her ...
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84 views

Connect VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu to VPN

I would like to connect my VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu 10.04.4 to a VPN or share the host's VPN connection. The VM is connected to the internet and issued an IP from my wireless router but it is not ...
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apache folder structure on mac, what does other folder do

I'm trying to figure out how apache works on my Mac. I followed a tutorial on editing the httpd.conf file to get laravel set up. Now I want to get a specific site we have been working on in ...
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understanding httpd.conf files with apache

I'm a noob when it comes to configuring things. On a project I jumped on, I was able to grab a VirtualBox image from my coworker and just start php coding. Instead of using virtualbox on Windows, ...
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Shared folder crashing Ubuntu VM (Mac OS Host)

I have managed to set up an ubuntu server VM (using Oracle VirtualBox) which will eventually be part of a small Hadoop practice cluster. I have followed along with various tutorials online and I'm ...
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1answer
443 views

Not getting an IP address when using Bridged-Adapter in Virtual Box when using WiFi

I am using Virtual Box v 4.3.6 on a Mac OS X host. I am trying to run a Linux VM on it and I have set it up to use Bridged Adapter. When the host is connected to WiFi i never get an IP address ...
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Cannot Fullscreen Windows 7 Guest OS in a Mac OSX Mavericks Host in VirtualBox

I installed Windows 7 and the appropriate VirtualBox Guest Additions but now the "Switch to Full-screen" and "Switch to Scaled Mode" are greyed out. "Switch to Seamless Mode" is the only option ...
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308 views

Macbook Pro runs very hot when using VirtualBox

I am using a Macbook Pro and switch to running a Windows VM through VirtualBox for some work I am doing for a client. I notice that, very quickly, the Macbook heats up to extremely hot temperatures ...
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Mouse disappears in VirtualBox

I had VB 4.2.8 installed on Mavericks and was working just fine till today, when I suddenly lost the visibility of the mouse pointer in the Guest OS window (Unubtu 13.10). I know that mouse quirks are ...
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Am little bit confused with how VirtualBox works

I am having this confusion from long time.Once u created a virtual hard disk(installed Ubuntu on OS X) using VirtualBox and say your host OS is mac and virtual OS is Ubuntu, if I plugged in the USB is ...
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Networking issue solved by changing VMs MAC address of VM but the root cause of the issue is still a mystery

I have a Linux VirtualBox VM on a MacBook Air that connects to the internet via USB ethernet cable. The Linux VM uses a bridged adapter that I switch between wifi and wired usb, depending on my ...
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Virtualbox CentOs guest intermittently loses internet connectivity after sleep on Mac Host

I am using centos 6.2 guest on a Mavericks host in VirtualBox 4.2.18. The guest was working fine for maybe a few dozen sleep/wake-up cycles. But then the internet connectivity mysteriously ...
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Can I run existing MS Windows in parallel to OSX? [duplicate]

I've installed Windows 7 on the separation partition of my HDD of Macbook (with Bootcamp). Is there any way to run it without rebooting (i.e. as separate application)? Something like Oracle VM ...
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Can't ping Ubuntu VM from OS X

I've looked at many of the similar questions, but none seem to solve my issue. I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 Raring in a VM through VirtualBox and I'm trying to communicate with it from my OS X Mavericks ...
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Working with Virtualbox and Vagrant offline

I can entirely accept that this question is terrible.. However, I'm looking for advice on where to even start. I'm using Vagrant and Virtualbox through the help of puphpet.com on a Macbook air. As ...
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OS X on non-Apple hardware driver development [closed]

I don't know if this is the appropriate place for my suggestion but I'll say anyways. Everyone knows that the linux-based operating systems have some pretty decent support for almost any wireless ...
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Can I clone an existing OS X install into a virtual machine on a Windows 7 PC?

So I have a Macbook Pro running OS X Mavericks. I just built a Windows 7 PC. Is there anyway I can effectively 'clone' my OS X machine and put it into a VM that I can run on my Windows 7 PC? That ...
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OSX Mavericks as Virtual Guest on Apple Hardware running Windows 7, 8, etc

Is it possible / legal to install Windows on Apple Hardware (macbook), and run OSX as a Virtual Guest using vmware or virtualbox? EDIT: 1/8/2014 -- I realize this question may not be as clear as it ...
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Connection to VirtualBox machine drops as soon as VPN is enabled

I have a VirtualBox machine running on my Mac and I can connect to it without problems, for example using SSH: $ ssh user@192.168.12.101 user-centos-6:~ user $ As soon as I connect to a VPN from ...
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103 views

Can I use Virtual Box to install windows in a dual boot?

I'm trying to dual boot a macbook pro, but it is too old to support a usb as a means of install and I don't have the full install disk, only the upgrade. I have an iso of Windows 7, can I somehow run ...
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VirtualBox sometimes changes machine autoresize settings

Ok, so here's the problem - When I install VirtualBox (Host os: Mac os X 10.8.4) drivers on guest OS, be it Windows or Linux, Virtualbox allows to automatically resize guest os's resolution to fit ...
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OS X Mountain Lion - Cannot Select Disk to Install on when using VirtualBox

I want to install OS X Mountain Lion in VirtualBox, but I am having a problem: every time I run the install, I can't get past the "Select a Disk to Install" screen. I always hangs like this. What's ...
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Port configuration on a VM (MAC - Windows)

I'm using a Mac Book Pro (MBP). I'm running Windows 7 via VirtualBox. I've configured my ports on my router, so that when I use (for example) Utorrent on my mac, I'm connected properly. When I run ...
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No network or sharing after install Windows 7 in my 4.3.2 VirtualBox on my MacBook Pro Retina with Snow Lion

I had to install Windows 7 or Windows 8 to hold a thermography editing software. So I had installed my VirtualBox v4.3.2 r90405 and after that I installed Windows XP (CD) full pack. Then I updated to ...
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102 views

Keyboard layout does not work correctly in VirtualBox (OSX host)

I try to use the neo2 keyboard layout in a debian VM on an OSX host. Basic keys are working, but the left Mod3 key (which lies on Caps Lock) acts like the Alt key. The same VM works fine when hosted ...
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1answer
127 views

Mac virtual machine not detecting hardware vitualization

I have a mac virtual machine using vmware with a windows host. I need to install genymotion in my mac vm. The problem is genymotion uses virtualbox and when i try to run the genymotion vm, i get this ...
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How host local files from HOST OS in Apache running on a Virtual Box Guest OS

I am running Virtual Box Machines from a Mac Book Pro as the host OS and would like to be able to have all my files stored locally on the host OS's partition using Apache servers running from within ...