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Your kernel headers for kernel 3.9.5-301.fc19.x86_64 cannot be found

I am using Fedora 19 and have recently installed Virtual Box directly from the repositories of the Oracle Virtual Box. It was installed successfully but when I try to start a virtual machine it gives ...
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Error when installing 32-bit Windows 7 in VirtualBox

I tried installing a 64-bit Windows 7 in VirtualBox, but apparently my 64-bit laptop will not allow that. So I tried installing 32-bit Windows 7, but I get this error: Failed to open the optical disk ...
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Change the settings for a virtualbox snapshot which has children

I have a disk snapshot in virtualbox, which has some child shapshots, like so: + Snapshot: After install `--+ Snapshot: After updates | `--+ Snapshot: Installed some software `--+ Yet another child ...
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How can I feed internet from guest (pfSense) to another guest (Linux Mint) on Windows 7 (Host)?

I found a good post from a guy who managed to install a firewall (pfSense) in a virtual machine (VirtualBox) on Windows 7 (Host) to protect his computer using "Microsoft Loopback adapter". You can ...
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Access virtual desktop LAMP on Windows

I was having issues getting XAMPP to run for users other than admin per this thread. Trying to figure out a solution I had an idea and was curious to know how to make it work. I installed Virtualbox ...
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Virtual box on windows

I installed Sun virtual box in windows 7 as admin user. When I logged in as user i can run the virtual box but the installed vms are not visible. How can i solve this problem?
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Connect host to virtualbox virtually via usb

I have Windows 7 and let's say I want to set up another Windows 7 in VirtualBox. Is there a way to somehow connect both the host and VirtualBox client via a virtual USB or something without any cables ...
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Does a virtual machine have a virtual machine monitor by definition?

Saw this post but couldn't comment: VM sandboxing- what happens? Is it possible to have a virtual machine (vm) without a virtual machine monitor (vmm)/hypervisor, or if you have one virtual machine ...
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Tips on setting up a virtual lab for self-learning networking topics [closed]

I'm trying to self-learn the following topics on Linux (preferably Fedora): Network programming (using sockets API), especially across proxies and firewalls Proxies (of various kinds like ...
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My guest Ubuntu in VBox loses internet connectivity under NAT but not under Bridged Adapter- why?

I am running Ubuntu Linux via VirtualBox as a guest on top of a Win 7 Home Premium host. Everything was fine until a few days ago when my Internet connectivity started failing in Ubuntu. The default ...
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VirtualBox + Windows XP Machines + Bridge Mode

This morning I started working on a new experience with VirtualBox virtual machines to implement a project involving two Windows XP boxes. After setting those machines up, I went out to configure ...
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How to increase VirtualBox virtual drive actual size?

I have selected "dynamically allocated" mode upon creating virtual drive. I was thinking it will grow automatically up to maximum size. But it constantly has "actual size" of 4Gb and does not growing ...
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VirtualBox Stops Wifi working

I have a Toshiba Satellite which has a Realtek RTL8187B Wireless 802.11b/g 54Mbps USB 2.0 Network Adapter. Whenever I start a Virtual Machine in Virtualbox my wireless connection stops working. It is ...
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What Mac Pro Would I need to run 2 Virtual OSs simultaneously

If I were to run Ubuntu, W7 AND Mac OS X via VirtualBox (or Parallels) on a Mac Pro, what would I need to make them run perfectly fine in seamless mode? And I mean, no hiccups, no laggy windows, etc. ...
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how to create VMDK file in Virtualbox for adding USB as a new OS?

I have a USB which has OSes on it. Now I want to create VMDK file to use them in VirtualBox. I read many articles but never found how I can use them. In an article I found the way that: C:\Program ...
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VirtualBox guest OS accessing local server on host OS

On my Ubuntu host I have my local webserver. I installed VirtualBox and Debian as a guest. I would like the Debian guest to be able to hit my webserver running on my Ubuntu host (for example, I just ...
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Possible to take a snapshot of a hard disc and use it in a Virtual Machine?

A bit of a silly question really - but I was wondering would it be possible to take a snapshot of a OS you are running on a computer, the convert it or so it can be run as a virtual machine in VMware ...