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“Install” virtual machine guest os on host os

I have a host OS running Windows 7 and guest OS running Ubuntu on Virtualbox. What if I want to "install" my image of Ubuntu virtual machine as ordinary Ubuntu installation. Is it possible and how?
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Create an ISO image from a virtual device image

Oracle VM -> ISO I am using Oracles VM VirtualBox to good effect and have created several ubuntu machines created from an ISO image. My question is that I now want to go from a VM machine to a real ...
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virtualbox: new host key combination not saved after change

I want to change my host key combination in the Virtualbox that is currently alt gr. To do so, I go to: file -> preferences -> Input -> Virtual Machine , then clicking on the field beside ...
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Hyper-V Clipboard and Integration Services in Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in Windows Hyper-V. I am experiencing a problem with the Clipboard (copy from host to Virtual Machine), it is not working correctly (It was not working with Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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VirtualBox host key stops working

I'm running an Ubuntu virtual machine on a Ubuntu host on my laptop. A majority of the time when I switch from my host to my virtual machine (full screen) the host key stops working. Now that I'm in ...
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virtualbox changes get lost

How do I copy virtualbox machine to another host (with somewhat different hardware configuration, at least with different CPU) without losing changes made? Both hosts are running Windows 7/64 bit ...
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Sound for Linux VM on Windows host

Like said in, http://www.reactos.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=96570, "I haven't been able to get sound working in VirtualBox for ages", for my Linux VM on Windows host, either Windows 7 or Windows 8. ...
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Modify VM system configuration without turning it on. Will it be OK?

I am using Virtual Box. I make a Virtual machine with this specification: Base memory : 1024 MB Processor : 2 CPU OS : Ubuntu Everything is working well. Later on, I ...
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Which VMWare client for hosting Ubuntu in Windows?

I have not booted up a virtual machine in aeons. I am currently downloading the ruby on rails ubuntu stack from Bitnami. I went over to VMWare and was overwhelmed by the amount of software titles ...
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Mounting VMDK disk inside of shared directory from VM

I have Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine in VMWare and a shared directory. Also I have a VMDK disk inside of this shared directory. What I do: Mount VMDK disk inside of Ubuntu from shared directory. ...
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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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Ubuntu Virtual Box Network speed - DNS Resolution

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 TLS running on Virtual box, when I try and do wget it's taking about 10 seconds to connect to a server, although the download itself is quick. If I run the same command in ...
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How to run a VirtualBox VM on Windows through SSH

I have an Ubuntu server virtual machine on my Windows box, I am able to run VirtualBox on my Windows machine without problems, and then I can SSH into the newly created server. However what I am ...
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VirtualBox setup fails at compiling modules

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04, where everything worked fine, to 13.10, where I cannot get VirtualBox to work any more. I did some googling but could not find a similar error (all involved ...
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Windows 7 as VM inside ubuntu 13.10 good for gaming

So i have wanted to do this for quite some time now, but after using Linux Mint Olivia (15), which has given me WiFi & sound issues, I am sceptical but still eager to try this out, although I dont ...
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getting ssh access to an ubuntu server behind a vm

I have a set up running a windows 2008 server which hosts several virtual machines with their own IP addresses. Previously I was using nginx to proxy http requests to the correct virtual machine, for ...
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Virtualbox VM not booting from separate hard drive

I have a bit of a problem with Oracle's Virtualbox. Before I upgraded my pc with an SSD I ran VB with 64-bit Ubuntu on my Win7 system, all worked good etc. Now I'm running my pc off the SSD which I ...
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Virtual Box - how to use a custom resolution in a Windows 7 VM

I'm running a Windows 7 VM in Virtual Box on an ubuntu laptop with a 1600x900 resolution. All of the display modes in the VM are "4x3" scale, going up to 1600x1200: i'd actually like a custom display ...
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Some characters do not work in virtual machine running on computer with Synergy

I am running synergy (1.4.12) on two windows computers A and B. Computer A runs windows 7 and has the keyboard and mouse attached that I want to use. Computer B runs windows 8.1 and has its own ...
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Ubuntu virtualbox stuck at initializing screen

So my ubuntu virtualbox was working fine.. until I decided to try to up it's performance by changing a couple of settings. Things I changed: Base memory: 1468Mb ---> 2048Mb Processors used: 1 ---> ...
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Xubuntu on hdd crash at login after virtualizing it on vmware

I have multiple OS installed on my system, some of them are Windows 7 and Xubuntu 13. I have installed Xubuntu a few days ago and for some reasons I had to virtualize Xubuntu on Windows. So I've ...
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host only network doesn't provide internet connection for vm

I have opened a vm with hostonly network as networking option on my desktop. I have assigned an appropriate static ip to the vm. I can establish an ssh connection to it from my desktop and I can also ...
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Emacs does not redraw properly inside VirtualBox

I am running Emacs inside a virtual machine, and are experiencing redrawing problems when scrolling or adding/removing lines of text. It seems only a small portion of the window is being redrawn, ...
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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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How to install a Virtual Machine that runs Ubuntu OS on an AIX machine?

I have access to an AIX machine: -bash-3.00$ uname -snlrvmaxupfFM AIX xxxx 109286105 3 5 00068392D900 powerpc IBM,8204-E8A IBM,036568392 040183749F887601 040183749F887600 How could I install an ...
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Why does my virtual image use more than 3x as much space as the combined file system?

I'm trying to mess around with bitcoind (just the daemon) in a Virtualbox Ubuntu installation. So after installing bitcoind in the virtual installation it downloads the blockchain which is about 5 ...
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SSH connection between 2 Ubuntu VMs with ObenNebula

I need to connect to Ubuntu 12.04 VMs via SSH, but it doesn't seem to work. I've gone through all the steps that seem to be OK for setting it up. First, I installed one Ubuntu VM, updated its ...
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Create Network with host and Virtual Machine

I have PC with Ubuntu without any LAN connectivity.Everytime i manually up the eth0 by running ifup eth0 and i already the set the Ubuntu ip as 192.168.1.10. And i have Cent OS on Vitualbox. In ...
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Can I use the WiFi drivers on Ubuntu on a VM?

I have an Windows 8.1 computer that I am getting the "Limited connection" error on WiFi networks, even when I have two, three, or even four bars. After talking to support for a bit, they told me that ...
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Error while trying to connect to VM using ssh

I had a VM running Ubuntu 12.04 but had to reinstall it (long story). I was able to ssh from my host computer (Windows 8) via cygwin by means of a host-only adapter. Now that I have created a new VM I ...
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How do I isolate a Windows Virtual Machine in Virtualbox running in Ubuntu

I have searched and searched but not found a way to do this. The answers I found said to get a second nic and dedicate that to the windows guest. My host is linux mint 16. I see how to specify a ...
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Enable Mouse Integration between Real OS and Virtual OS without coding

I have a virtual machine that had been build in Vbox. My Laptop OS is Windows and I build vm with Ubuntu OS in Vbox 4.3.4. One day, I update my vbox to 4.3.6 version. After that, I don't know why, I ...
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Can't Drag'n'Drop files in VirtualBox from guest

I cannot drag & drop files from my guest system to my host one. My host is Windows 7. The guest is Ubuntu 12.04.3. I can drag & drop files from host to guest but not other way around. My ...
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Is it possible to direct mount an EXT4 disk with data on it to a XenServer guest vm?

I have a few ext4 disks (3GB each) with data on them (almost full). And I would like to mount them on a Xenserver, and have them mounted directly to an Ubuntu guest vm. Is this possible? (and easy. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 is very slow under VMware / VirtualBox running in a Windows 8.1 host

I am the recent owner of a new Levono Yoga 2. The specs of this are: 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4500U Processor (1.80GHz 1600MHz 4MB) Intel® HD Graphics 4400 8.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MHz ...
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Ubuntu VM environment whereis wpa_supplicant

I am following certain instructions in a Ubuntu VM environment. It says to modify a "wpa_supplicant.conf" file. The first command is: ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant However, in this ...
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VM'ed Windows ME Works only in Safe Mode

Using Ubuntu as a host machine, I tried emulating Windows ME (Millenium Edition) with VirtualBox 4.3. I started with the Boot Floppy, Used FDISK, Rebooted, Formatted C: & Started the Setup. It ...
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VirtualBox 4.3.2 - Bidirectional Drag & Drop Enabled, but only Host to Guest Works

I would like to use virtual box for bidirectional file transfer with my 64 bit Ubuntu 13.10 virtual machine. I have enabled it in the settings, but so far, I have only managed to transfer from host to ...
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VirtualBox Not Recognizing 64 Bit CPU

I recently had to uninstall VirtualBox and reinstall it for various reasons that are unrelated to the purpose of this post. After reinstalling it, I noticed that the option to create a 64 bit virtual ...
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Scheme to “right click”-configure and start a new server on a KVM host

What I have: A KVM host where I host several (primarily) Linux servers with various duties. (I am aiming for a scenario where each box have its dedicated job/function, not chucking every logical ...
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How to mount Linux virtual drives on Windows

So, I created a Ubuntu virtual machine on Windows 8 host OS using VMWare Player. I need to backup this VM, but including the VM directory in the backup program leads the program to backup the entire ...
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'skb rides the rocket' in a Xen guest

I've just set up Ubuntu 13.10 server as a VM on my Ubuntu/Xen server, and I'm getting these weird lines in my guest's syslog. Nov 12 10:26:32 human kernel: [130782.315333] xennet: skb rides the ...
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Linux Virtual Machine for Windows 7 that will run Keryx?

I'm having a problem getting packages onto a Linux computer that doesn't have an internet connection. The accepted answer here suggests Keryx, which needs a Linux computer with internet to get ...
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Ubuntu virtual machine on windows 7

I've got ubuntu install on virtual machine with vmware player. I'm deploying a web app on this virtual machine and it's unreachable from outside my computer. When I check IP with ifconfig eth0 on ...
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VMWare vs Dual Boot

I have a Lenovo Y510p having 8GB of Ram, 4th Generation Intel Core i7, NVIDIA GeForce GT755M GDDR5 2GB, and 1TB of HDD. It has Win8 on it. I need to use Ubuntu also. So i am thinking of dual booting ...
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Not able to mount/install vmware tools

I'm using the vmware player 6. I installed Mint 15 Olivia (MATE 64bit), everything is fine...except that I cannot install vmware tools. When I start the vm and click im vmware menu: ...
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VMPlayer in Ubuntu 12.04: BSOD in Windows XP Guest [duplicate]

I have Windows XP that has been running fine in VMPlayer over past 3 years. Today, after a power failure, the guest windows just can't boot. It shows a BSOD: I try to boot in safe mode, but with ...
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Two VM Player guests block network

Im having some trouble getting VM Player to run on Host: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64. I Have two guests Win2012 Ubuntu 13.04. It somehow jams the system and as it is a farm server i cant only assume ...
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Nginx - How to publish multiple Python web apps using virtual directories and access them via IP and virtual directory (http://HOST_IP/APP_DIRECTORY)?

I am a IIS - Internet Information Services (Microsoft Windows) user and I would like to migrate to Nginx. How can I publish multiple web applications in Python using virtual directories (IIS style) ...
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Can you copy files from virtualbox without vbox running?

I got into a big trouble now. My hard disk just kind of "crashed". I get from disks that "DISK IS LIKELY TO FAIL". My main OS is ubuntu, and I am (or was) using a Windows 7 VBOX. When I start ubuntu, ...