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

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Mixed HyperV and VirtualBox network running across multiple pcs connected by a switch

I have access from time to time to 3 laptops (each of different age/spec) and would like to make use of the resources to setup a network/windows domain (or multiple domains) connecting the laptops to ...
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VirtualBox can't create 64-bit VM after reboot

Host: Windows 7, 64 bits. Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 965, quad core, 64 bits Since I upgraded to VirtualBox 4.3.1.16 I am having this issue. After installing the VirtualBox exe I can create 64 bit ...
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Bridged Adapter in VirtualBox's guest OS

I have been struggling for a long time and I'm asking here. My problem is that BridgedAdapter doesn't work on my GuestOSs in VBox. I have two GuestOS, windows and Linux. Both have internet connection ...
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Fedora 20 on latest version of Oracle Virtualbox (Windows 7 host) pretty much doesn't work

Has anyone else tried to use such a config? I get this aggravating behavior where the VM window will repeatedly resize itself to a (about) 263x68 window. This makes the UI completely unusable, as ...
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How to connect to VirtualBox CentOS VM via FTP?

I am wondering how I can connect to my virtual centos server in VirtualBox VIA FTP so that I can upload and grab files. I dont really want to setup shared folders. Thanks
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How to run a OS installed in External HD in VM

I have Kali installed in my 1TB External Harddrive. I can't reboot system again and again to run Kali. Rather i want to run it in VirtualBox and at the same time i want to use Windows8.1. How can i do ...
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Windows 7 - Windows Vista compatibility layer software?

I've bought a dictionary which came with a software version of the dictionary. Unfortunately, while this installs on both my Windows Vista and Windows 7 PCs, it will crash when I run it on Windows 7 ...
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Linux terminal for virutalization purposes, no X windows

I was wondering if I could download a linux distro somewhere that just featured the terminal with no GUI. Would this be possible in a Ubuntu liveCD?
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How can I test my microphone quality and make sure it's preserved through multiple software/hardware layers? [on hold]

I have the following setup: XLR microphone -> XLR to USB converter -> Ubuntu kernel -> Pulseaudio -> VirtualBox -> Windows XP -> Dragon Naturally Speaking I'm not confident that the path is ...
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Not able to set static IP in virtual Linux server

Can any one help me to set static IP in my virtual Linux server machine I did every thing but still i am not able to set static ip. host OS is windows 7 guest server is Linux 14.04 I am using ...
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oracle virtualbox not working in windows 8 [on hold]

I'm using Windows 8 pro, also checked if the defect is related to the hyper-v, but I had no success. I have 3 print's the execution screen.
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Remapped keys (with xmodmap) in Linux host stopped working in VirtualBox Windows guest

I've used the following xmodmap script for years to swap my Left Ctrl and Caps Lock keys in Linux: remove Lock = Caps_Lock remove Control = Control_L keysym Control_L = Caps_Lock keysym Caps_Lock = ...
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Does Virtualbox support DMG files on non-Mac OSes?

I'm trying to use a DMG as disc drive for a VirtualBox virtual machine, and I'm greeted by this very unpleasant surprise : This reads : Error opening optical disc file C:\Users... Could ...
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VirtualBox disk resized, how to get last snapshot?

I am setting a complex environment in a Linux Vbox, running under Windows 7. VBox version 4.3.15 I had to install a large number of items, with very complex dependencies... something that I do not ...
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VirtualBox “Bridged Adapter” network doesn't show up in VM

ong story short, I'm trying to re-route information from an Android tablet into a CentOS VM on my Windows 7 host. I've set my Virtual Box manager to have two "Network" adapters (in Settings): ...
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will the size of the memory RAM using virtualBox be allocate on my host memory forever?

I'm trying to create a virtual machine with a 4GB RAM but I'm not sure if the space requested will be temporality borrowed by the virtual machine or it will be allocated forever. I would really ...
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Import virtualbox vhd to hyper v

I've been trying to import a VHD file created on VirtualBox to Hyper V, with no luck. Details: VirtualBox version 4.3, running on Mac OS X Mavericks Hyper V version 6.2.92, running on Windows 8 ...
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Running boot2docker within a Windows 7 64Bit Virtual Machine?

For a project my team is trying to set up a test/development environment including programs and services like different database-system as well as docker. To guarantee a working environment, we have ...
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Oracle VirtualBox Bridged Networking - The internet stops on host operating system

I have Windows 7 as the Host Operating System which is running two Virtual Machines in Oracle VirtualBox. Both VMs are also Windows 7. I have used Wireless Bridged Network Adapter on both of the VMs. ...
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Error 0x0000005D installing Windows 8 on Virtual Box

I'm trying to install Window 8 on a VirtualBox but when it starts I get an error message: You have to restart your PC Along with the errorcode 0x0000005D. After searching on the internet I ...
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How to defrag Virtual Box HDD files?

I am using Virtual Box on Windows 7 Machine. I have created several virtual machines of Ubuntu Servers on it. I store my all virtual hard drives on a dedicated NTFS partition. This partitions has ...
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Virtualbox VDI size to be increased

I have ubuntu installed in the orcal virtual box. To increase vdi size i used cloneVDI tool and increased the vdi size from 70GB to 150GB but when i see partition using gparted i see extended ...
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VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not operational with VirtualBox on windows 8.1 [closed]

I have VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not operational with VirtualBox on windows 8.1 I've enabled Intel Virtual technology on BIOS, turned off Hype-V but still there is the error :(... I tried ...
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How a large virtual machine disk affects SSD life time

I've an interesting doubt. Since virtual machines create a file that represents a hard disk - the so-called virtual disk -, and it usually takes 20-40GB (and even more), how does this affect a ...
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How to add files to SD card on Android-x86 under VirtualBox?

I installed Android-x86 on my PC using VirtualBox. I have many games with APK and SD card data. I want to install them in the virtual machine, but I don't have file access to the SD card data ...
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How do I get my virtual machine to be recognized as host?

Just started using VirtualBox. Got Windows 7 on host and Lubuntu on guest. My internet provider has this thing where if you connect to internet using a new computer, you can only access their website ...
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Debian 7 vs Ubuntu Server 14.04 for 32-bit VM “network nodes”

I plan to make a number of small VM's (virtualbox) that will serve as networking nodes for various VPS servers, local appliances, private domain servers (AD), and various other web services provided ...
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Can't access Apache2 running on Vagrant box

I'm trying to set up Apache2 on a Vagrant box, and otherwise it's working great, but I can't access the server via my external ip. The Vagrant box is running Ubuntu 10.04 on a VirtualBox provider, ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 on Virtualbox at 1920x1080

I have created a Ubuntu 14.04 VM on Virtualbox 4.3.16 (running on Windows 8). I have installed all of the Ubuntu virtualbox-guest* packages. The highest screen resolution that I can set in the ...
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No internet on Ubuntu server static IP running within VirtualBox after switching Internet Providers

I have switched Internet Providers recently and for some reason I now get no internet connection on my Ubuntu server 12.04.2 LTS VM running within VirtualBox. My host machine is Win7 64b. I do get an ...
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Vagrant vm stuck in aborted state, deleting it stuck in powered-off state

Recently I've been starting to use Vagrant v1.6.5 running on VirtualBox v4.3.14 for my PHP development. Following this tutorial of PhpAcademy, I was able to setup and run Vagrant on my Windows machine ...
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AltGr makes Ctrl stuck on Linux Mint running in Virtual Box under Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 and have installed VirtualBox 4.3.14 to run Linux Mint 17 Xfce in it. Pressing AltGr in the virtual Linux Mint makes it think that the Ctrl keys is pressed down until I hit Ctrl ...
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Webshpere 8.5 with deployment folder on Virtual Box shared folder cause an “Operation permitted” error

I have a Websphere 8.5 on Centos 6.5 and I changed deployment directory by changing ${APP_INSTALL_DIRECTORY}. New path is pointing to place in Virtual Box shared folder (so it's pointing to vboxsf ...
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Can't install debian header 3.12-1-686-pae

I'm trying to use virtualbox who need linux header but I can't found mine. sudo apt-get -y install linux-headers-`uname -r` Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Fedora 20 guest shutdown does not close the VirtualBox window

I have a Fedora 20 guest OS in VirtualBox, and when I shut it down, it shows the usual shutdown screen, followed by "system halted". Nothing else happens, the VirtualBox window does not close ...
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VirtualBox consuming 100% CPU even when the guest is idle

I've tried all the solutions available on different forums. This is the configuration of my system. Pentium Dual Core T230 (1.73 + 1.73), 2gb RAM I'm using Oracle VM VirtualBox ver. 4.3.14 r95030 ...
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How can I change the resolution seen by a bootloader in VirtualBox?

I am using VirtualBox 4.3 (on Ubuntu) to take screenshots of various Ubuntu installer bootloader screens (eg. GRUB2, syslinux), and I would like to decrease the number of rows and columns that the ...
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VirtualBox bridged networking and remote desktop

I have a Windows 7 host running an Ubuntu 14.04 guest. The guest has a bridged network connection. When I connect to the host by remote desktop protocol (RDP), the guest loses network connectivity. ...
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Secondary SSD on Win7 - use for cache and VirtualBox VM (VDI)

Is there any problem with using secondary SSD for cache (pagefile) and one VM at the same time? Basically I only use secondary SSD for cache right now, but this leaves 40GB of unused space on it. Or ...
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AMD-V not available to nested VMs?

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine as part of my personal development environment, which is run through VMWare Player on Windows 7. Now, from this Ubuntu machine I'm trying to use 'vagrant up' ...
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How do I make my vagrant site visible to all users on the network?

I'm running a website using Vagrant/VirtualBox/Ubuntu 14.04/Nginx. It's running on IP 192.168.33.10 but I can only access it if I edit my Windows hosts file to make the guest hostname point to that IP ...
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How secure is “un-firewalled” host-only virtual box adapter?

Here is my configuration using with Virtual Box: Windows 7 host; Mac OSX guest; Guest does not need internet connection; Guest needs to share a folder with host. Guest uses host-only Virtual Box ...
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Is Virtual Machine capable of running as normal PC would?

Let's imagine that you have a super-powerful-server at home of size of desktop (just visualisation). 2048 physical cores each 3GHz, 64TB RAM, GTX 780 Ti Black Edition (SLIx4, (four graphics card ...
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Ubuntu virtual machine login on VirtualBox appears as a very narrow bar

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest running on virtualbox 4.3.14 on a Mac host. It was working fine until Ubuntu asked to install some updates. Since installing those updates and after a reboot, only ...
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Can't resolve a single site from inside virtual boxed guest Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit)

Strangely, I can access from guest OS all sites, but bitbucket.org, while can access it from host OS. Any idea, why? pinging: vagrant@cabinet:~/app$ ping google.com PING google.com ...
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Converting VirtualBox VM to Main OS? [duplicate]

I am running Windows 7 on my main machine, however I have installed Mac OS X Mavericks to a VirtualBox VM (on another hard drive) which I am tend to be using a fair bit. The VM is fully setup and ...
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Virtual Box internet connection issues

I have faced a problem and I'm already stuck. Gonna describe it soon but first some info: I'm running Win8, my VBox is 4.3.12, I'm using wireless connection. The problem I'm having is I can't use ...
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How can I get Internet for my android virtual machine running in ubuntu behind proxy server

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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How to setup Ubuntu Guest bridged connection on Virtualbox?

I'm on a wifi network with security settings WPA2 Enterprise PEAP. I'm able to connect fine to the network on my Windows 8.1 (Host); however, on Ubuntu 14.04 (Guest) [bridged connection] I'm trying to ...
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How to mount KVM virtual machine image to VirtualBox?

I have received a .img file of a server which is a Virtual Machine running in a KVM environment. The Virtual Machine has Ubuntu installed. I would now like to take this .img file and "emulate" the ...