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

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how to set up connection between virtualbox and other computers

I want other computers (they are in local network) go to Virtualbox Localhost. can you explain me what to do or at least give me article link. in Virtualbox i have installed fedora19 and computers ...
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VirtualBox doesn't see the latest update

I use VirtualBox with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. When I check for the latest update it says there is none. However, looking at the official website, I don't have the latest stable version: ...
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How to handle VirtualBox images from different account in Windows?

In Windows7 I seem to have a problem with VBoxManage when I am trying to clone a virtual image. In the user's account it is no problem to run the command on the command prompt, but a different user ...
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to have an homogeneous environment for python and tools like PIP

I have a learning group for pythong where people are coming with their machines but with differents OS (Windows, Mac Os, Linux). For Mac and Linux, it is quite easy as you can install programs like ...
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Cannot connect to the server through host machine that I created in guest machine in Linux Mint

Using virtualbox I am running a server on Linux-Mint(guest) and client machine is windows-8 (host). When I try to connect to the server (which looks like http://169.254.158.126:8080) from windows-8, ...
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Oracle VM Virtual Box Import virtual appliance error

While importing fedora 19 virtual applience in virtualbox i met some error. here is some description of problem: image: http://s013.radikal.ru/i323/1411/ed/071ef5dd1c47.png in error description is ...
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Setting up the network for two VMs, one blasts all outgoing traffic to the other

What I Want: I have a Windows VM that I want to route all network traffic from into my Linux VM. The Linux VM is running INetSim, a program that fakes all services for the common open ports. So as ...
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virtualbox pinging from one subnet to another

I'm using virtualbox and I have 3 virtual machines, there's the middle vm which is a Linux Fedora 20 which has two interfaces connecting each to one subnet, the other two vms is one also a Fedora 20 ...
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error when installing Mac OS X on virtualBox

this error comes to me when I want to install ( Mac OS X ) on VirtualBox VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain guests (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this feature and ...
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can virtualbox machine -Window7- show computers in local network from WAN?

i have a virtualbox VM running windows7 in ubuntu . the VM is connected to my ubuntu using the NAT and the host only adapter the situation that I found bizarre is that inside windows network ...
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Cannot resize a vdi virtualbox disk

I'm attempting to resize my virtualbox VMDK via this answer on SO. The original size is 75GB and I'm trying to double it. Step 1 goes fine, I am able to convert my vmdk to a vdi. I attempt to resize ...
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“USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later”

USB wireless network adapter not working in Virtual Box kali machine. What to do? It always gives a message that "USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later"
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VirtualBox write-through drive not working on Ubuntu

I have a VirtualBox VM with Ubuntu installed on normal VDI, and I added another write-through VDI so that I could keep my code intact when I switch between different system snapshots which I use for ...
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Virtualization enabled from host computer but disabled from guest virtualbox?

I have enabled virtualization on the BIOS and verified it by issuing this command from the host computer: I have ubuntu desktop 14.04 64 bit as host, virtualbox 4.3.10 and ubuntu server 14.04 64 bit ...
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Connections from virtual host to internet OK, but to rest of LAN, broken

In a notebook running Ubuntu 14.04 I have installed VirtualBox and created a virtual server with Windows 7. The PC is connected to a 192.168.x.y LAN. The virtual server is in a host-only network with ...
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Increase size of VirtualBox hard drive, clone into new vdi

On my Windows 8.1 host I have a Ubuntu 14 guest and I've run out of logical disk space. Hunting on the web I've followed this guide: https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=50661 My ...
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How do I create a floppy disk image (containing files) for VirtualBox on Windows

I am trying to set up a VirtualBox Windows guest to preinstall using an Autounattend.xml file loaded from a floppy disk image. My host PC is Windows. I know I could set up a VM and mount an empty ...
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Accessing a CentOS 7 server running on VirtualBox from outside

Is it possible to access my Apache server from outside the VirtualBox on Google Chrome browser on my host computer? Its running on CentOS 7 on VirtualBox. I have tried connecting to the ip address of ...
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Is there any way to mount a .qcow raw image file in Windows?

Is this possible? A Google search turns up only Linux options, which are of no help to me. The qcow files are generated by a 32-bit Vmware android emulator.
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Escaping a Windows path in CMD

This should be easy but it's escaping me. I've researched on the web and it confirms that if I surround a Windows path in quotes it takes care of spaces. But not with VirtualBox. What am I ...
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Can I just run OVA file, without “importing” it into VirtualBox?

I have downloaded Sage 6.3 for Windows and it is provided in OVA format. It is said in manual, that to run Sage, one should: First, start VirtualBox. To start the Sage notebook server, power on ...
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Restore a Windows 8.1 system image using VirtualBox to a SSD

This is my first question here, so, please, take it easy on me. I have read an article here (This one: Use physical harddisk in Virtual Box) showing all the steps to access a real disk using ...
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virtual box disconnects from network when “saving machine state”

I am using NAT and running VirtualBox 4.3.10 with Debian on a Kubuntu 14.10 host. In Network settings, I use the defaults: NAT PCnet-FAST III (Am79C973) Promiscuous Mode: Allow VMs cable ...
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CentOs stopped working after update in VirtualBox

I recently updated my OS to centOs 6.4 in virtual box. Before update I had guest additions installed and everything worked fine. The screen resolution all was fine. After update to 6.6, the OS stopped ...
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Making a VDI image bootable for VirtualBox

I created a disk image of a Ubuntu (12.04) system by using dd if=/dev/sda6 of=xxx.img The VDI image was created by using vboxmanage clonehd xxx.img xxx.vdi --format VDI When I create a new VM ...
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Allow LAN users to access my VirtualBox using NAT+Port Forward?

I have a VirtualBox setup with Ubuntu + LAMP with OpenSSH. I’d like my colleagues to access services on it—such as ftp, http, ssh…—through the LAN. I can’t setup the VirtualBox via network bridging ...
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Can't reach Ubuntu guest vm from Windows host using VirtualBox Host-only interface

I used to have this working, but had to reinstall VirtualBox this morning. I have Windows PC with VirtualBox installed. I have an Ubuntu VM. I am unable to access services on the Ubuntu VM from the ...
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Dreaded Failed to create the VirtualBox object error

My VirtualBox has gone loco. It crashed so badly, the entire machine (Ubuntu Linux host) crashed and required a reboot. Upon reboot, everything except for VirtualBox appears to run fine. Attempting to ...
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VirtualBox cannot find VM when executed from alternate context

I'm attempting to have a virtual machine running under virtual box start and stop with the host operating system (which is Windows). I've utilized Group Policy to name scripts to start the virtual ...
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Microsoft's Modern.ie VMs and OpenGL

I am a long time linux user, and have very little experience with Windows. However I wanted to try a Windows only application, Daz 3D. I downloaded the free Windows virtual machines that Microsoft ...
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Removing a disk from an Ubuntu mdadm RAID marks the array as inactive, instead of degraded

I'm setting up a mdadm raid 1 array on Ubuntu 14.10 under VirtualBox. Everything works fine: The raid 1 is set up with /dev/sdc1 and /dev/sdd1: Personalities : [linear] [multipath] [raid0] [raid1] ...
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How to set higher screen resolution on guest Windows 7 and Windows XP in Oracle Virtual Box?

In my guest operating system I can set maximal resolution of 800x600 if it is Windows XP and 1024x768 if it is Windows 7. Installing "guest additions" make situation worse: i.e. WITHOUT additions I ...
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How to shrink an VMWare multi volume disk?

I'm familliar about srinking the total space of a virtual disk of Oracle VirtualBox disks using their vboxmanage.exe comandline tool for shrinking, but now I have an VMWare multi volume disk (vmdk), ...
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Multiple internal networks on Virtual box (CentOS)

I have 3 NIC's (internal network) on one Virtual box Machine(CentOS 6.4) each NIC has its own network name intnet1,intnet2 and intnet3. So how I understand this is eth0 is connected to internal ...
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Access my own Virtualbox' services?

Basic newbie question and I did search a bit. I have Windows 7, installed Virtualbox, installed Ubuntu 14.04 in it. It runs fine and I can sudo apt-get just fine. What I want it for is its LAMP ...
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VirtualBox host key does not work on different keyboards

My Host key is Pause. When I setup Host key value I press the key and VB shows me a right key name. Seems like it can recognize the key! Then when I try to control my vm it does not work at all. When ...
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Existing Win7 machine: Install Ubuntu and convert existing Win7 to VirtualBox VM

I have a dev laptop with Windows 7 installed. I want to switch this to Ubuntu and convert the existing Win7 physical installation to use in VirtualBox running under the newly installed Ubuntu. I ...
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using Virtual box VDI as usb stick

I have ubuntu installed on a virtual box , I installed a software named XYZ on it, Now I want to make this VDI file burn on a USB so I can install it on any PC, is this possible? my main goal is that ...
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Interacting with VirtualBox Linux Guest: Guest Console vs Remote Console

I need to develop some Python programs for Linux using PyCharm. I’ve installed Linux Mint 17 Qiana as a VirtualBox guest (host OS is Windows 7), and it’s running well. Would it be better to access ...
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Execute Virtual Box Shared Folder Mount on Startup on Cent OS 7

I try to execute a mount command on startup in Cent OS 7. With FSTabs it did not work, so I tried the following: Creating the folder vbox-shared-folder-mount.service with the following content: ...
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How to recover a corrupt .vdi file?

Up until two hours ago I had a perfectly functional Linux virtual machine. Now I can't get it to start anymore. When I try to I get: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Xubuntu. No ...
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What are the differences between OVF-Version 0.9, 1.0 and 2.0?

I have Virtualbox 4.3 and want to export different VMs because I'm recover my computer. When I want to export a VM I can choose between OVF-Format-Version 0.9; 1.0; 2.0 But what are the differences ...
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Connect to external VPN from an Ubuntu Guest machine on Virtual Box

I have the folding VirtualBox setup: My host machine running a Kubuntu 14.04. My guest machine is running Kubuntu 14.04 as well. My host machine is connected to office A’s LAN and has access to ...
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How to simulate network attacks in GNS3 installed in guest OS

I need to simulate network attacks in simulated network created in GNS3 software. From what I heard I could host linux kali in virtual box and than get GNS3 to use it. The problem is the GNS3 itself ...
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Virtual Box fail load virtual machine E_FAIL (0x80004005)

I have Xubuntu VM on VirtualBox 4.3.18 on Windows 7 Service pack 1 with some updates. Error message is: Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: Machine Interface: IMachine ...
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How to create a VirtualBox guest install of Windows 7 Ultimate that connects directly to my router

I’m trying to get my Oracle Virtual Box machine running a guest Windows 7 Ultimate to connect directly into the router that I have connected to my host machine which is also running Windows 7 ...
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Is there a way to disable the start button in a Virtual Box VM?

Anyone know of a way to disable the windows key from launching the start menu in a windows XP Virtual Box VM? I am in seamless mode and I keep pressing it by accident when I want my computer's start ...
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Getting kernel panic on Mac OS Snow Leopard by Hazard.iso on Windows 8 and VirtualBox [closed]

I am trying to install Mac OS on Windows 8.1 Pro x64. And I am getting some error. My requirements for Mac OS on VirtualBox: Ram=1934 Mb Cpu=2 Gpu=128 Mb Acceleration=3B Sata=20 GB
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How do I access Virtualbox internal IP from host machine?

I've been trying to learn more about security by following http://www.pentesterlab.com/bootcamp/week2/, but I'm struggling to access my VM's internal IP localhost from the host machine. I'm able to ...
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Virtualbox not installing because of kernel version mismatch in fedora 20

I am using this answer to install Vbox,The only problem I have is with kernel version in the second part of that answer it tells output of uname -rm and rpm -qa kernel | sort -V | tail -n 1 ...