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

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Is it possible to share printer in guest Windows to host Linux?

I'm using Linux in company, and cannot set up printer in Linux, so I installed VirtualBox in Linux, and in VirtualBox I installed Windows, I can print in this Windows. But it is very bother to print ...
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Windows 10 and Virtualbox not working

I updated my machine to Windows 10 but I have issues to get it working. The error I got when I installed Virtualbox (version 5.0.3) is: Callee RC: REGDB_E_CLASSNOTREG (0x80040154) I have googled ...
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Want to distribute Linux virtual machine for students to work on

I have students running Mac and Windows. Every semester, there are always lots of questions about how to install tool “X”. I would like to create a single Linux virtual machine (I have tried ...
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Interface not showing up in airmon-ng

I'm running a virtual Kali machine on VirtualBox and want to connect my USB WiFi adapter to said VM. Here are some details: Host OS: Windows 8.1 Guest OS: Kali Linux 1.1.0a (amd64) USB Adapter: ...
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Getting UEFI shell when trying to boot OS X in Virtual Box

I am using the latest test build of Virtual Box (normal versions don't work on El Capitan). When trying to boot a Virtual Machine with an El Capitan cdr file (created from the command line) I end up ...
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Can't access only one web server from only my house [solved]

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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Virtual Box OSX host, Windows 7 Guest Host-Only Network appears as Unidentified network

I'm trying to set up communication between my guest Windows 7 and host OSX machines. I have virtualbox configured with a vboxnet0 Host-only network with the following settings: IPv4 Address: ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest has NAT, but no TCP connectivity

First of all, I am using these things: Windows 7 host Ubuntu 14.04 guest (just set this up) VirtualBox 5.0.2 Where I'm at now I am having some issues with my networking settings. Everything is ...
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Virtualbox. 2 Way communication between guest and host

I'm running virtual box on OSX 10.10 with a Virtualbox guest running Fedora with Gnome. I have set this up in Virtualbox with a host only adapter to allow my host to access an Appium server on my ...
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virtualbox stopped sharing mouse and clipboard between host OS and VM

I have virtualbox 4.3.28 installed on MS Windows, with CentOS installed in a VM inside virtualbox. For some time, I have been able to share the mouse and the clipboard between the host OS and the VM ...
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How to install Windows 98 with ACPI enabled from Virtualbox

I have a Windows 98 SE ISO file and want to install it with ACPI enabled. i found this https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?t=9918 I always mount ISO file in Virtualbox. however i don't really ...
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Error starting a VirtualBox instance inside an Ubuntu VirtualBox instance

I am trying a Microservices demo that uses Vagrant to start up a VM and deploys software to the started machine. Because the demo is set up for Linux and I am using Windows (8.1 Pro), I am running ...
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Terminal Text looks weird on Centos on Virtualbox

I just installed Centos6.7 minimal on virtualbox, after I installed the 'Guest CD Additions', now the resolution hasbeen dramatically improved to 1858-1016, however everything looks good but the text ...
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Metasploit Android payload [closed]

I am running Kali linux on virtual box My virtual box network setting are adapter1-->NAT and adapter2-->Host only ifconfig--->ip address--->192.168.56.101 I'm trying msfvenom... android payload of ...
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Problems with local networking on Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox recently. I do not have an external adapter; only my internal adapter. The problem is when I set “VirtualBox -> Settings -> Network ->Adapter1 -> NAT” I can ...
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Wireless card in virtualbox

I am currently trying to get a wireless card to work in kali linux(on a virtual box), as I need it to run airodump-ng. I have a wireless card built in to my laptop, but with some research I found ...
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Find a Windows 10 ISO to install it in a virtual machine

I know how to install an ISO in VirtualBox or Virtual PC, but I don't know where to find a Windows 10 ISO file. Microsoft provide a tool to download Windows 10 but it seems that it's only usable to ...
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Test Clonezilla image recovery

I have successfully created a backup image of my laptop's hard drive using CloneZilla. Before making system changes I want to verify that the backup is fully restorable and can be booted from. I have ...
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Create windows 10 VM with 8.1 key without upgrade [duplicate]

I would like to create a Windows 10 VM. I just have a Windows 8.1 key, but I don't have it installed because I am using Ubuntu. The question is if I can install the W10 VM upgrading the old key, ...
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Mapping domain name to Virtualbox guest nodes

I have read lots of post online and here about Vitualbox internal DNS. Some configured as proxy the one the host in on. So I got quickly confused. Now here is my use case I have a hostonly network ...
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Can I delete old vmdk files after ovf transfer?

I've exported an Ubuntu virtual machine from VMWare to VirtualBox using vmware's command prompt program to export to ovf. I've got two virtual disks (click to go fullscreen): On the left I have ...
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setup http server,DNS ,mail server using virtualbox [closed]

I want to learn how internet work. So I want to create a virtual network for this using oracle VirtualBox. Mainly I want to create 5 VM : VM1 --- DNS VM2 --- HTTP server VM3 --- mail server VM4 ...
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Restoring a Clonezilla Image to a VirtualBox VM

I have a Windows 7 host machine with virtualbox installed. I also have two external USB drives (we can call them DriveA and DriveB), DriveA has the image I want to restore to a vdi on DriveB. On ...
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Why doesn't the virtualbox settings window show the correct info

When in Virtualbox (I tried different versions 5.0.2, 4.3.30, 4.3.28,4.3.26), if I go to the settings page and select an option in the left panel, it shows the configuration page of the option ...
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Terminal closing unexpectedly after VM clone

I use a RedHat linux distribution on a VirtualBox. We have a ClearCase version control system with dynamic views (our home dirs are based on a shared server, using ClearCase users). This project has ...
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Port Forwarding for 2 HTTP Servers (one of them is on VM)

I have a Dynamic DNS from noip.com and I have installed their client on my home server. I have also installed WAMPServer to use as an HTTP server (for testing purposes only as I'm a web developer) ...
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Virtualbox Windows graceful shutdown of guests on host shutdown

I am trying to find a solution to gracefully shutdown any guest VMs running under VirtualBox Windows when the host computer is shut down or restarted. It seems that the safest option would be to ...
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VirtualBox guest bridge WiFi support on Linux laptop, either by bridging or passthrough

I need to use a VPN from a Windows VirtualBox guest on a Linux host laptop. This works fine via ethernet, but I really need to do this over wireless networks, and the built-in Intel 3160 wifi card in ...
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Can I use a VPN and then start up a VM and use another VPN

I haven't tried this and am wondering if it is possible to obfuscate my location further by using a VPN on my Win10 install and then opening a VM such as Ubuntu or Win7 and then run a VPN in that. I'd ...
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USB tethering shared with virtualBox as a wireless(wlan0) connection instead of usb0

My question is, can I use my android device(nexus 5) usb tethering to emulate something like alfa network wireless adapter, so that in linux virtualBox I could use it as a wireless connection(wlan0) ...
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Keys getting stuck in virtualbox 5.0

Sometimes when I hold a key down or scroll too quickly with with my mousewheel, my virtual box VM will lock the key as pressed. The VM will then stop responding to any further input until (usually) I ...
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How to convert a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) on Windows to a Dynamic Disk

I'm trying to convert a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) to a Dynamic Disk but it doesn't seem to be possible. I tried DISKPART hoping there was some command-line way of achieving this but that also was in ...
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Why start power of machine in Oracle VM Virtual box fails with code 0x80004005?

I standartly power off virtual machine in Oracle virtual server (so other VM can run). When I tried to start it again I end up with E_FAIL (0x80004005). Failed to open a session for the virtual ...
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Is it a good idea to use the host computer as proxy of a virtual server hosted into it?

I plan to use a physical proxy between another physical server which is accesses via SSH, and the router, acting as firewall. Right now I just have 1 physical computer to use for this net structure, ...
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Can a .vmdk hard disk be imported as a .vdi hard disk?

If there is a .vmdk hard disk in an Open Virtualization Archive, can I import it as a .vdi hard disk?
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Windows7 VirtualBox VM transfered from Gentoo Linux host to Debian doesn't work anymore

I had VirtualBox 4.3.6_Gentoo_r91406 on my Gentoo distribution and two VM, a Windows XP one and a Windows 7 one, both still working when I boot on Gentoo. I have moved to Debian Jessie and have here ...
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How to force Vagrant to have a single, bridged, network interface

Using vagrant 1.7.2 on OSX (MacBook Pro), Ubuntu 14.04 guests, VirtualBox 4.3.26. Mac is connected to the world via standard WiFi interface. I want the Vagrant boxes to use the bridged network on the ...
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Vagrant / VirtualBox, share mouse and keyboard (mouse integration)

I want to run my IDE within a Vagrant/VirtualBox VM. So I would like to open a view of the VM and interact with the IDE GUI as if it were running on my host. However I've only found two modes for the ...
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Find IP address of virtual machine in headless mode

I have 4 windows virtual machines running on Ubuntu Server 14.04 (No GUI) in headless mode. I need to find the IP address of each of them. The network is bridged. I tried the answers in ...
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VT-x error when setting up VirtualBox on Ubuntu

I have tried to setup VirtualBox on Ubuntu, but I get this error even though Intel virtualization technology (VT-x) is set to Yes in the BIOS: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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Installing KVM virtual machine hangs at “connecting to graphical console for guest”

I am using KVM to install a virtual machine on RHEL 7.0, but the installing hangs, and displays "connecting to graphical console for guest": The terminal log is like this: [167804.496139] ...
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When using a VM in VirtualBox, different keys frequently seem to stick

Using a Windows 8 host, with VirtualBox 5.0 and an Ubuntu 14.04 guest. I'm using it as a development environment so it's typing intensive and this happens every couple of minutes. It starts with a ...
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Why can't I reach my VM from the Win7 host machine?

I have a Linux/Boot2Docker virtual machine running through VirtualBox on Windows 7 Pro. I can't ping or otherwise reach the VM from Windows. (However, pinging my Windows IP from the VM works fine.) ...
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No USB devices available in VirtualBox

Oracle VirtualBox is unable to list/filter the USB devices attached to my system. As a result, the guest OS is not able to see any USB device either. This is my configuration: Host: VirtualBox ...
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Networking between two VMs via host

I have two virtual machines in VirtualBox. I would like to do networking between them via my host OS. In this case they should interract only via my os. I tried NAT but I can't ping then both my OS ...
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How to setup private network within 2 VM on Virtualbox

I am running 2 VMs on Virtualbox instances with Ubuntu 14.04 as guest system. My goal is to connect them via a private network in order to run glusterfs between them. Unfortunatelly glusterfs returns ...
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How to convert Windows 8.1 live machine to bootable .vhd and run it in VirtualBox?

I tried converting my PC using disk2vhd several times with no success. I check all partitions including hidden system partitions and create single .vhd file from it. I did it before with Windows XP ...
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VirtualBox won't save screenshots

VirtualBox 5.0, Windows 8.1 x32 Guest (via Modern.IE), Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Host, on a Macbook Pro 2011. To be clear, I definitely mean screenshots. I want to take a picture of the screen, not save ...
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unable to install guest additions (missing kernel headers or shared folder support)

I have host running Windows 7 and VirtualBox 4.3.12. On guest I'm running Lubuntu 15.04. The problem is that I'm unable to install guest auditions, here is commands that I've issued inside guest: ...
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How do I open a VM I received in VirtualBox?

A lady "put together a virtual machine" that was supposed to include a certain software and related packages. I was given a folder of files (vmdk, log, vmxf, plist, vmsd, nvram, and png files) and ...