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

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How do I put Mac OS X on a VirtualBox Environment? [on hold]

I was following this tutorial here: www.macbreaker.com/2014/05/os-x-mavericks-in-virtualbox-with-niresh.html But in the comments, the AMD processor people are saying it doesnt work for them. I badly ...
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dig not working in a virtual host environment

I have installed three virtual machines (RHEL 6) on virtualbox, and attached a bridged mode network to all machines i have to use my first machine to be a DNS and the second and third machine should ...
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Change the color of the cursor in Sublime Text

I'm using Sublime Text the dark theme. The problem is that my cursor is also black and I can't see where it is with my background being black. How can I change my cursor color without change any color ...
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Mouse jumps around in Virtualbox Windows 3.1

When I use Windows 3.1 in Virtualbox, my mouse jumps up and down when I move the mouse up and down. I could be at the bottom of the screen and I move my mouse down and it jumps to the top. Is there ...
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VirtualBox Debian Jessie guest has invisible mouse after update

After updating the system with apt-get upgrade, the mouse disappeared in my guest environment. I use the guest additions and the other features work (like high resolution X sessions), but my mouse ...
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network adapter not listed in my virtualbox vm

I am trying to SSH into a virtual machine I have set up in virtual box from my Windows 7 host machine. I would like to make several development machines and ssh into them from my host machine, as well ...
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Use automatic configuration script for Ubuntu in Virtualbox

I am working on Ubuntu as a guest in VirtualBox with Windows 7 as host. Internet is not working on Ubuntu. When I checked my LAN settings in Windows, I see no proxy settings but a check on "Use ...
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Can't access HTTPS resources with Ubuntu client and VirtualBox Windows host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 8.1 running Ubuntu Trusty 32bit client. When I try to access HTTPS resources from the client, I see errors like: Cannot fetch index base URL ...
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Specifically, what differs between running the same virtualbox on different host OSes

I was always under the impression that a Guest OS running under VirtualBox would be basically unable to determine the Host OS/Specifications. Today, I tried to install Mac OSX on VirtualBox. First, I ...
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virtualbox hosted in virtualbox Win 7 64 not support 64 bit versions

I use virtualbox (VB) under Windows 7 64. In this VB I virtualize Win7 64 bit (for the purpose of this post I will be calling it 'Win Guest'). Now I installed another virtualbox under Win Guest and I ...
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Virtualbox Memory Overcommit

I need to run a VM appliance that wants access to more RAM than available on the physical host (16GB needed). I understand there are performance penalties, but I plan to run this VM as a background ...
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Easiest way to copy ASCII text into VirtualBox VM without Guest Additions?

Specifically On a Windows 7 machine running Oracle Virtualbox version 4.3 (the actual type of Virtualbox shouldn't matter, but just in case), what is the most painless way of copying plain text to ...
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vagrant mount existing folder from host

I have a folder on my guest machine that I want to keep in sync with my host machine. If I try to sync that as a shared folder, the mount overrides the existing contents of the folder (as expected) ...
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VirtualBox - Make VMs talk only to each other and Internet

Using VirtualBox, how can I set it up so that my two VMs see each other on their own network, and have access to the internet, but do not see other physical boxes on the host's network? I'm trying to ...
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Trigger a host command on VirtualBox guest shutdown

Superusers-- Doing some webdev using a VM. Guest is Ubuntu Precise, host is Windows 8.1, VirtualBox 3.4. My dream scenario: I gracefully shut down the Ubuntu guest. Windows detects the shutdown ...
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Can not use the wireless network for both window and virtualbox machine

I have a problem with virtualbox machine when use the wireless adapter. I use the window7 and virtualbox machine(installed android): The window7: I have 2 connection, 1 is "Local Area Connection" ...
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I am a bit confused about installing VMware/ Or any other virtual machines in mac?

I am looking for installing windows in mac. Is is good to do.? Because am worrying much about the performance. if its not good to do, i am ready to go with a new windows machine,
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Unable to install guest additions in Ubuntu fresh VBox install

I have created a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10-desktop-i386 in virtualbox. Host is Windows 7. Virtualbox version is 3.2.8 I am trying to get the VBGuestAdditions to work, and I get errors Building ...
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VirtualBox: Cannot connect to Linux guest from OSX host

I'm trying to ssh into my linux guest from my osx host. There seems to be some trouble with the networking, I can ping the guest, but cannot ssh to it. I am using a host-only connection on the guest: ...
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virtualbox + image vhd + boot failure

I have Oracle Virtualbox 4.3.12. installed on Windows 8.1 pro. I attempt to launch a native image disk Microsoft VHD on witch there is win 8 standard. Unfortunatly , i have a fatal error : INT 18 boot ...
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Can I upgrade parent VM and have all linked clones updated too?

Is there any VM and OS combination that can support this scenario? I want to create a base OS image and lots of child linked clone images that share the parent's disk. This way I'm not duplicating the ...
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Sharing connection between Linux Mint 17 and Porteus RC 3.0

How can I connect to Porteus RC 3.0 VM guest via Mint 17 Quiana 64 bit as host? I am trying to share folders between VM and host, but I am always getting modprobe vbox error. This is why I am trying ...
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virtualbox: no TCP traceroute

I have VirtualBox running Ubuntu on an Ubuntu host. The networking mode I set is NAT. I noticed that TCP traceroute-like messages (i.e. with low IP TTL) never receive any ICMP reply. Is there some ...
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How to recover if you copy/pasted vm

Long story short: I had VM (Windows 7) and then I copy/pasted all VM files into another directory.After that I removed VM from virtual box(remove only not files) and opened and run copy of VM. After ...
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Shape virtual machine traffic on host

I have an Ubuntu box on which I need a virtual machine (say, VirtualBox or VMware) also running Ubuntu. If I had to shape the outgoing traffic of the virtual machine on the host operating system, for ...
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Show Aptana Studio website/code preview in Virtual Machine's browser

Using VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host I have set up a Windows 7 guest and made several snapshots/linked clones with each having the next version of IE on them starting at 8 going up to 11. Yes I know ...
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virtualbox and a cloned HDD = BSOD! virtualbox issue

good morning super users. 3:30 am , I'm sleepy and hungry, and I need to repair an old machine running windows 2000. The power supply is fried, so I just want to boot up from the hard drive using ...
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Linux Virtual Machine on VirtualBox suddenly running slow

I am running a VM using Virtual Box (version 4.2.26, but had same issue with v4.3.14) The VM was created using Vagrant. It runs headless, it just serves up websites and I use "vagrant ssh" to get to ...
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How to connect from a VirtualBox guest (XP) to a running JBoss server on the host?

First off, I'll say I'm not 100% certain this is the correct location for this question. I was contemplating stackoverflow, but I don't think there's much in the way of code that has to do with this: ...
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use windows version of cisco vpn client on linux and osx

I have tried wine, but it crashes before finishing the installation. So I switched to virtualbox, installed the cisco vpn client there, and ssh into the guest win7 os. My question is: Is there a ...
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What are the differences between Cloud Virtual Machines and Virtual Machines on a computer?

Google has a service that allows you to create Virtual Machine on his Cloud. There are many Virtual Machine Types like Browsers (StackBrowsers), Mobile Phone, Operating Systems. You can use the Cloud ...
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Host key results in stuck key in virtual machine. How to resolve?

Premises: Host OS: Windows 8.1 Virtual Machine: Debian 7.6 with Gnome 3 Oracle VirtualBox 4.3 Hi, Recently I have encountered below issue with oracle virtual box: Inside Virtual Machine, I often ...
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virtualbox VM host-only interface and vpn interplay issue

I'm having some weird connectivity issues when combining a masqueraded virtualbox VM with a connection over a VPN. The setup: - I have a virtualbox VM on my machine - This VM has connectivity issues ...
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virtualbox home testing lab

How would I go about setting up VirtualBox for this kind of environment? Just like real-life servers work. Have one server that receives the outside internet connection, has all the DNS, DHCP, ...
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Mac Users - Bootcamp, VirtualBox, or something else to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio?

I'm taking a computer science class that requires students to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio for programming assignments. I have been using Macbook Pro, so i'm considering getting either ...
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Sharing Windows clipboard with i3 in Virtualbox VM

I'm running a Sabayon Linux VM inside of Virtualbox 4.3. I have the guest additions installed, and when I run a desktop environment such as XFCE, I have bidirectional clipboard support (via ...
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VirtualBox and Websockets

I am using Virtualbox with Linux host and Windows guest. When I try to use websites that makes use of websockets it's not working properly (not getting messages). I believe this can be fixed with ...
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VirtualBox virtual drive actual size not increasing

I have selected "dynamically allocated" mode whencreating virtual drive. But it constantly has "actual size" of 10GB and does not grow to 20GB which is virtual size. Guest OS says it has no more space ...
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No VT-X support for Intel i7-4702MQ as required by a virtual machine ? How to enable?

I've recently bought a brand new machine from Clevo. It has the i7-4702MQ CPU from Intel and should be used for development, where sometimes a virtual machine is necessary. However, I can't seem to ...
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Connect to VM to VPN through another VPN

My current setup is: My work desktop connects to our corporate VPN. I have a VM (Linux Mint) in VirtualBox that I am attempting to connect to another VPN (Private Internet Access). The VM in ...
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Error while trying to install the VirtualBox Extension Pack

I've already used the extract listed in the readme and it still cannot find the files. I tried to find the required files location in the .inf file, but I couldn't decipher it. This is the ...
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Multiple Instances of 1 Program

The project at hand that I am having issues with is that I need to run a set of program models on one computer. Each model has different file configurations, but in the C:\ drive the folders are named ...
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Centos running very slow in Virtualbox

I am running Centos 7 in Virtualbox 4.3.14. The VM is configured with 2 CPUs 4 GB RAM 3.10.0-123.4.4.el7.x86_64 kernel The host machine is running Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-bit Intel i7-4790 CPU, ...
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Cannot install anything in VitualBox/Windows 7

I want to test Linux distros in both Win7 and Mac using VirtualBox, and have done that for a while, it seemed a very smooth process, but all of a sudden I have this error in Windows 7, after making ...
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Install debian 7.6 onto USB drive

I'm looking to install debian 7.6 onto USB drive to use as emergency OS, this OS would be ran in case HDD failure. I using VirtualBox to install debian onto the USB drive but this is not working, the ...
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VirtualBox uses too much CPU on Windows 7

I was reading about http://skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/22630/is-google-chrome-killing-my-laptop-battery and stumbled across the ClockRes App If I run this code: @echo off :AGAIN call ...
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Exposing an USB device directly to a Virtualbox guest

I have an virtualBox VM with a windows guest system (Windows XP 32Bit). The Host is also a Windows (Windows 7 64Bit). Normally I just want to use known usb devices (which are known by my host and ...
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Virtual Box error after creating new VM

I have followed several tutorials thinking I was doing something wrong while installing virtual machines using VirtualBox. It is important to say that I'm running Virtual Box on Windows 8.1 The ...
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Use Windows 8 Pro 64-bit OEM licence in VirtualBox [duplicate]

My notebook came with Windows 8 Pro. It never booted Windows, I erased it and installed Fedora on it. I have to use a Windows system now, and I'd like to run the Windows 8 Pro inside Virtualbox on ...
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Virtual networking using VirtualBox

EDIT 2: There's nothing wrong with the adapters. If I disable my two actual network adapters on the host machine so that the virtual adapter is the only one up, then everything works correctly. As ...