VirtualBox is a free, open source virtualization program from Oracle for the x86/x86_64 architectures.

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How do I can change setting RAM in VirtualBox?

everyone! I'm a web developer (PHP) and I working on a laptop (MacBook Air middle 2012, 4 GB RAM). For my projects, I must use Ubuntu 14.04. For its, I use VirtualBox with Vagrant. I always run my ...
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VirtualBox fails Media check in Oracle Linux installation

I installed Virtualbox 5.1 and its Extention on Windows 10 with administrator permission. Also I downloaded Oracle Redhat Linux 7.2 iso file from Oracle eDelivery cloud repo. everything looks fine ...
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Can't route traffic to VM on corporate Network

For reference I am a web developer with only the most basic knowledge of networking. I don't even have the perspective to ask this question in an intelligent way so bare with me. I am trying to setup ...
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Does Family Safety record site visits on a virtualbox?

So my son has been seeing some very disturbing stuff lately. So I decided to setup family safety. But he uses his Ubuntu VM most of the time and I would like to know if the family safety can record ...
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Issues building VirtualBox packer image of Windows Server 2012r2

Issue I'm following this great how-to and all goes well until packer needs to shutdown the newly provisioned which fails with Cannot unregister the machine 'packer-virtualbox-iso-1469510168' while it ...
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Not able to access internet fromubuntu vm when host is behind a proxy

I have a ubuntu VM(Vitualbox) on a windows Server 2008R2 host which is in my office network behind a proxy. I can browse the internet just fine from Win machine, but when I try to ping google.com, it ...
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Setting up Metasploiable 2 network [duplicate]

I've recently installed Metasploitable 2 and I would like to set up it's network in the following way: I'm running Metasploitable 2 on a VirtualBox on my PC, and what I'd like to do is to be able to ...
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I want to enable VT-x (virtualization) and I can't find it in my BIOS

My processor is an AMD A6-6310 APU. I can't find any option for virtualization in the BIOS (version A2CN24WW(V1.06) ) I checked this particular processor's features, and found out that ...
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Virtualbox 5.1.2 does not accept microphone input to Windows 7 guest

My host OS is Windows 10 64-bit, with Realtek/Intel audio drivers. I'm trying to get my microphone to work in my Windows 7 (64-bit) guest, but it's not working. My current configuration is AC'97. ...
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Virtual Box Security

I installed vb in my kubuntu, but I'm a little concern about viruses or other stuff infiltrating on my linux through the OS installed, such as Windos 7. So, how can I avoid any information coming out ...
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Virtual machine can be runned on only one system

I have created a virtual machine using Virtual Box. I installed windows xp and then some other softwares on it. But when I try to run .vdi file on another system, windows xp cannot start up there. It ...
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accessing website from virtual box guest as localhost as if on the host

On my host machine (dev pc) is a copy of IIS express hosting a load of sites. Is there a way I can forward localhost:28101 to localhost:28101 on the host. For example if I visit localhost:28101 ...
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How to use arpwatch to detect an IP address conflict

Manually I detected an IP address conflict, which was caused by my mistake. I can solve this. But before solving I want to automatic detect an IP address conflict. So next time I do not have to search ...
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Virtualbox Bridge vs NAT (same setup, NAT works but bridge doesn't)

I installed CentOS 7 on a virtualbox machine. When I set the network to NAT, ping gets packets back, wget gets pages and yum also works. However, if I shutdown the machine and set the network to ...
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Multiple issues resulting from USB use in VirtualBox on Windows 10

It has appeared recently that any time I try to pass a PNY USB 3.0 flash drive attached via a USB 2.0 hub to a guest in VirtualBox, the VM stops responding, and all USB ports on the host machine stop ...
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How to stop encrypting medium in Virtualbox?

I accidently run encrypting medium in Virtubox and it tooks extremely slowly. I assume it will run a few hours. Is it possible to stop this process (and possibly roll back) without damage the data ...
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Nmap scanning Virtualbox Windows VM through static IP

I have a Windows 7 VM set up on a Ubuntu host with a static IP assigned to the VM (192.168.56.2) but when I tried scanning this IP with nmap I got strange results root@Host-PC:~# nmap 192.168.56.2 ...
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Android Studio Vitual Device on a Windows 7 VM not compatible

I have a VirtualBox VM on my computer, the VM is running Windows 7 64bit. I installed Android Studio on that VM. I only have the basic Hello World application. When I try to run AVD I get this message:...
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Route between two private networks

I have a two private networks (home: 192.168.1.0/24 and virtual: 10.10.0.0/24) which I like to connect and have them to be reachable in both ways. Network home is managed by my home router which is ...
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After adding Host Only Network to VirtualBox machine on Mac Host how to ssh into the Guest

I have added “Host Only Network” as the second network interface on VirtualBox 5.0.24 on Mac. the Guest OS is Centos6. Here are the relevant VirtualBox networks as seen via ifconfig on my Mac: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 HOST - Windows 10 GUEST - VirtualBox Resolution Issue

Running Ubuntu 14.04 as the host. Got version 5.0.26 of VirtualBox and I'm running a Windows 10 as the guest os. Like all of the other threads, the resolution will not go above a certain setting. I'...
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VirtualBox shows only 32-bit options - tried all solns referenced [duplicate]

I have the following Win 10 installed as 64-bit Hyper-V is unchecked BIOS setting enables Intel Virtualization Is there a way to diagnose this 'common' problem beyond the suggestions? The PC is ...
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Virtualbox - “Error After Install” snapshot

I had trouble with disk space recently and I think it affected my guest machine on Virtualbox with booting up and all. I keep seeing this Error After Install tag on my guest machine so I've been ...
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program runs in safe mode but not in normal mode for Win7 in a virtual box

I recently installed a program on Win7 (hosted on a virtual box that runs on a Linux machine). The program runs correctly in Windows safe mode (no network) but fails to start in normal mode (...
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Running Windows 7 Virtualbox on Ubuntu command Line

Is it possible to run a windows virtualbox and possibly control it using nothing but a command line from ubuntu? I will also need to access regedit.
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Can't SSH into Vagrant (Ubuntu 12.04.5)

I just installed Vagrant into host - Ubuntu 12.04.5 The thing is that i am able to start the virtual machine but can't ssh into the machine everytime i trying ssh'ng into the virtual machine it just ...
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The same keyboard layout on host and guest on virtualbox

I use both Windows and Linux and at times I find myself using the same VM on both platforms. The problem is that I used registry hacks on Windows to change my keyboard layout(setting the mappings of ...
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Verify VTx Virtualization on XP

I have a Lenovo SL400 with a 2gHz Intel Core2 Duo P7370,the Intel specs show it may or may not have VTx installed. The BIOS do not show Virtualization on the BIOS Set Up page. Question how can I ...
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Grub boot loader installation fails after installing ubuntu server 16.04 on virtual machine

The host is Ubuntu 16.04 the virtual machine is created using VirtualBox 5.1. I have used the following command to create virtual disk which is using raw partitions from disk /dev/sdc (that how it ...
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how to pass hackintosh parameters to virtualbox [closed]

People keep talking about: Try booting with nv_disable=1 http://www.hackintosh.zone/forums/topic/2421-virtualbox-amd-fx-8350-unknown-cpu-family/ But how on earth do you pass these sort of ...
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Virtual machine instance shows “bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off” after booting?

Since last few days the virtual machine instance shows the following message “bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off” after booting and enters (initrmfs) prompt
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How to install a program in a Windows 7 virtual machine?

I have a Windows 7 virtual machine setup on a Windows 10 host using Virtual Box. What is the best way to transfer and install a large (8GB file) on my Windows 7 virtual machine?
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VirtualBox, why can't I use more CPU?

I have a six core, 12 thread processor. two virtual threads per one core. I have the option to allocate one to 12 CPUs. There are warnings about allocating more than six CPUs not doing anything. ...
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Any good Virtual Desktop programs that can fake the graphic card? [closed]

I want one simply to play overwatch, but I don't know if you can set the graphic card for the vr desktop. Also if you know a simpler way to bypass the graphic check of overwatch that would be great. ...
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Windows Bash vs Ubuntu in VM and the SSH

i have been looking around for some time, but i have not been able find out what the difference is between the new Bash For Windows 10 and a ssh into a Ubuntu running in a VM (With the windows drives ...
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USB Wi-Fi detected on VirtualBox guest but no Wi-Fi connections found in Windows 10

The host system is Elementary OS and one guest system is Kali Linux 2016.1 and the other one is Windows 10. Both guest systems detect the wireless USB adapter (Tekram Technology Co., Ltd 802.11bg) ...
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vboxdrv cannot be auto recompiled after kernel update

I use the oracle VM virtualbox apt source. Recently I always get error after kernel updates: The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /...
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I have windows 7 os installed in virtual box .I want to install software in this os .How to do that?

I have windows 7 os installed in virtual box .I want to install software in this os .How to do that? how to locate setup file in drive .
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How to shrink VirtualBox machine without zeroing full drive capacity?

I've created VM with Kubuntu. I didn't know how much space am I going to need so I randomly typed 2TB dynamically allocated. However now I need to make this VM downloadable so it needs to be as ...
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No suitable module for running kernel found - ubuntu 12.04 on LINODE

I am trying to install VirtualBox with Vagrant in Ubuntu 12.04 on a Linode VPS. Everytime I try installing VirtualBox i get an error saying No suitable module for running kernel found {fail}...
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can I point to a virtualbox instance's IP via VPN if virtualbox and osx server are on the same machine?

I have a macmini - which stands behind a LAN with a static ip 10.0.0.2 - that serves as a VPN thanks to the OSX server VPN functionality. It works and I can access my network remotely. My macmini ...
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VirtualBox 5.1 - Can not mount SATA device - a real partition (VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED)

The host is Windows 10. I am trying to mount partition as SATA device on one VM but when the VMDK file is attached it throws the following error: ws1-pt.vmdk is generated as explained here. I have ...
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Unable to start Guest OS on Virtual Machine as Kernel driver not installed

I am using Virtual Box on Ubuntu Host machine and Windows 7 as Guest OS. I was able to run Windows before many times but recently after installing updates on my Ubuntu Box, it is showing error. Below ...
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Can't ping Mac host from Fedora guest with Virtualbox

Configuration: Host Macbook OSX El Capitan 10.11.4 Guest VM Fedora 22 Virtualbox 5.0.24 Host-only adapter Host to guest ping works fine, but guest to host is not working. This is not an issue ...
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Cannot disable VT-x in VirtualBox

Recently I was asked to deploy a scientific software packaged as a VirtualBox image (OVA format). I prepared the environment (Debian 7) - installed required packages, enabled DKMS, imported the image -...
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Unable to forward windows host port 80 to Centos guest port 80

Ok, so ive tried googling this many time already and still i am failing. I have a Windows 10 host with VirtaulBox installed. Inside my VirtaulBox i have a CentOS system installed. I have httpd running ...
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How to route all traffic from one vm through other vm on OS X

Challenge: to get one Debian VM (Virtualbox) to route all its traffic through another Debian VM (Paralles), both hosted under OS X 10.11.5. I've tried for days, I hope you can help here. Schema: vm1 ...
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Can I create Wifi hotspot from within virtual box?

I'm running Ubunutu 14.04 within VirtualBox on a Windows 8.1 host. I need to test Ubuntu's ability to share it's internet connection and create a WiFi hotspot, is this possible within this setup? ...
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Why is my Arch Linux VM not saving after a reboot?

I'm trying to set up my own Arch Linux install on a virtual machine, but I've found out that every time I reboot the VM it loses all my content. I think this is because I'm using a live ISO for Arch, ...
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VBox Debian/Ubuntu - Automatically mount shared folder

I've searched some tutorials and posts - how to automatically mount shared folder in Virtual Box (using version 5.0.24) for Debian (using version 8.0 ). I think that Ubuntu's process is the same. I'...