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

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Cannot import .ova

I'm trying to import an .ova file into my VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bits), but when I do this I get the following error: Failed to import appliance /media/USB/Respaldo 11 (Armando)/SW/Maquinas ...
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Android on pc getting stuck at detecting android x86

I am trying to install android 4.4 through virtual box but i am stuck at detecting android x86 My virtualistaion setting has been set on enabled and i have chnaged the androidboot.hardware to x86 ...
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Virtualize a server into a vm image for testing

I need to run some tests before deployment on an environment as close to my production server as possible. How can I virtualize the current installation into VM image to be able to run some of my ...
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ARCH boot error from USB:modprobe: FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/3.15.5-2-ARCH/modules.deb, no such file or directory

I am following the (32-bit) ARCH installation tutorial on http://wideaperture.net/blog/?p=3851 This works fine on VirtualBox. No issues. However, when I repeat the process on a real hardware with ...
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Virtualbox, Windows 7, how do I remove “ATA Device” from msinfo32 and Device Manager?

In Virtualbox, you can change the hard drive or DVD name, manufacturer, serial, etc. (Virtualbox manual, 9.9.2.). However, the friendly name always ends with "ATA Device", after the normal formula of ...
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How to boot on linux partition from a windows xp partition with virtual box?

I have a local disk with 3 partitions. One is partitioned in windows xp while the other is partitioned in linux mint. I am running my system in windows xp. How can I boot in virtual box the linux ...
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Linux Mint Hostname Incorrect in Router Config?

I just setup my Linux Mint machine and am connected via Xfinity router (Comcast) via Ethernet connection. My computer name is set to "My-Name-Linux-Mint" but when I view "Connected Devices", the ...
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Linux 64bit on Virtual Box with window 7 profession 64 bit

I have HP ProBook 450 G1 Laptop with Window 7 Professional. It is Intel Core i7 and it claim it has Virtualization Technology. But I can't find it in Bios to enable it. Now I installed Oracle Virtual ...
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Not able to get network configuration on a Ubuntu guest running on Virtual Box on a Mac OS X host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 and I am trying to use a Ubuntu 13.04 guest on a Mac OS X Mavericks host. I used to be able to do Host-only networking on my VM till I tried to get Bridged Networking working ...
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Vagrant vbox 45-50% CPU usage

I am running a headless Ubuntu server box on my Windows 7 64 bit PC with Vagrant. My PC has 8 GB ram and Intel Dual Core 3.16Ghz E8500 processor and PAE. The problem is that VBox routinely uses btw ...
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Unable to find expand option in virtualbox

I have a ubuntu installed in my virtual box which is running out of space I am following this to solve my problem,the command given below worked fine VBoxManage.exe modifyhd ...
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Can't connect to Virtualbox web server (using Bridged Network)

The host is using CentOS 7 (from DVD ISO). I installed Apache (yum install httpd) and made sure the service is running. I've tried restarting the service and the guest machine itself, however I still ...
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How to use independent, persistent disk à la VMWare in VirtualBox?

VMware has the concept of "dependent disk" (snapshots are made and used along with the virtual machine), "independent persistent disk" (disk has his own state, no snapshot), "independent non ...
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E_FAIL (0x80004005) when running Linux through Windows 8 Virtualbox

I wanted to run Linux through my Winows 8.1 machine using VirtualBox as hypervisor. After I tried adding Ubuntu (or Fedora, on another instance) to the list of virtual machines, I clicked Start, but ...
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Making program installations on Win7 completely removable

So I'm pretty meticulous when it comes to Windows installations and I really like to know what exactly is installed on my computer and why it's there. However, over time, it seems that my every ...
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Seamless Mode and Auto Resize Guest Display are grayed out (disabled) - VirtualBox

I am using VirtualBox version 4.3.12 and I am using a freshly installed Windows 8.1 VM, but for some reason i cant get it to go into seamless mode. I have seen that some people have said that i need ...
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ScanDisk (ChkDsk) on shared folders on Virtual Machines: is it needed?

Scenario: Windows XP SP3 running on Virtual Machine (VM) guest (VirtualBox). A host's shared folder, say d:\VMSharing. The guest VM has some file(s) in use from that shared folder (so he is ...
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How to Change Resolution in Virtual Box for Ubuntu 14.04?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VM Virtual Box but when I'm shifting to full screen I'm not getting full screen resolution ! is there any way that we don't feel any difference between real installed ...
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Puphpet, Vagrant and Nginx custom locations

I'm trying to add some custom Nginx locations to a Vagrant Puphpet config.yaml file and it seams I cannot find the correct format for that. I searched for it but no luck. Did anybody already did this ...
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AndroVM-About WhatsApp settings and Background processes of the emulator

I'm using AndroVM on Virtual-box. And I have a question about WhatsApp and the emulator itself. In windows I use BlueStacks and there inside WhatsApp I have settings icon to customize WhatsApp such ...
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Physical to Virtual Conversion with VirtualBox [closed]

I am thinking of a P2V conversion of a Windows 2008 SBS production server in order to host it on phpvirtualbox with Ubuntu Server as a virtual host. As the server is a production server, i have ...
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Erratic PHPStorm file corruption in samba share after VM Ubuntu update

I have a Virtual Machine that I use constantly for my development projects. I work on Mac OSX, but have my development environment on a virtual Ubuntu. Before today, it was 12.04, but I just updated ...
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Is it possible to set the host's playback device with VirtualBox?

I'm using VirtualBox version 4.3.12r93733 on a Windows 7 host with a Windows 7 guest, and I'm wondering if it's possible to change the audio playback device for VirtualBox on the host? It doesn't ...
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VBoxNetFlt causes slow hibernation

Basically my pc used to be quite fast hibernating (10-14 seconds), but then it became VERY slow (3-5 minutes). Resuming from hibernation is as fast as ever though. I got tired and decided to use ...
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Missing Ethernet Adapter in ipconfig with VirtualBox

I have two web development environments, one on a laptop and one on a desktop. I have setup my laptop to use DHCP but also to maintain a static IP so that I can consistently connect to Samba with the ...
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Mac OS X Mavericks - IconServicesAgent memory usage started to grow (leaks?)

Recently I found that IconServicesAgent began to grow up to 130-200Mb but before it was max 6Mb.. As far as I remeber last things that I was installing were Vagrant and Virtualbox. Not sure that ...
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virtualbox cannot detect usb flash drive on a linux host

I have linux operating system and i installed virtualbox on it. The problem is when i insert a usb to my computer, the linux os detects it but not in the virtualbox. Does anyone knows how to fix this? ...
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Ubuntu VirtualBox VM locks up frequently on Win8 host

Using the same exact Vagrantfile to build an Ubuntu 12.04 x64 VM on both MacOS and Win8, I noticed that the VM locks up frequently (at least once per minute) on Windows. At first I thought it might be ...
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Can't login to CentOS desktop as root via GUI prompt

I have CentOS 6.5 running on a VM in VirtualBox (Windows host). I had no problems logging in as root from the GUI prompt (clicking on Other and typing root, then my root password and getting the ...
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Is it possible to install solaris 11 with zfs root file system in virtual box guest?

I want to test zfs file sharing capabilities using a virtual machine. Is this possible because I don't seem to get a prompt during installation to select a zfs file system.
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apache got internal error when access ldap module

I'm installed httpd 2.4, and the /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf like WSGIScriptAlias /wsgi_app /trac/cgi-bin/wsgi_app.py <Directory /trac/cgi-bin> Require all granted ...
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Virtualbox display issue

I installed Virtualbox on Mac and then installed Ubuntu on Virtualbox as a virtual machine. My Ubuntu display comes as 640 X 480 (4:3) resolution and cannot be changed. My actual screen resolution is ...
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Internet speed is slower than other PC/Laptop on my LAN

I have subscribed for 40Mbps Internet connection. But in my PC I have just 10Mbps (with CAT 6 Ethernet cable and Intel(R) 82578DC Gigabit Network Connection). I have also tested the internet speed ...
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cannot listen to interfaces without root privilege

for certain reason, I wanted to capture traffic without being root. Setup: Host: Ubuntu 3.11.0 Guest Ubuntu 3.13.0 Wireshark in Guest:1.10.8 I have done this trying to enable capturing without ...
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Migrating whatsapp from virtualbox vdi to android emulator (integrated with eclipse ide)

Months before, I was using virtualbox guest os to access my whatsapp account. And now, I have begun to learn some basics in android app development. I use eclipse ide for that purpose. Using ...
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Using batch to verify a process is running with WMIC

I am attempting to write a script that will check if a process is running (in my case a virtual machine) @echo off wmic process where name="VirtualBox.exe" | find "GitHubEnterprise" /c > tmpcount ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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Is there a list of keys and values for VBoxManage setextradata subcommand?

The setextradata subcommand of VBoxManage tool of VirtualBox 4.3.12 (and others) provides a lot of useful tweaks and even esential features, like activation of symbolic links with VBoxManage ...
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Trouble installing Burrows-Wheeler Aligner (Linux)

Please bear with me, I'm just getting into using both virtual machines and linux. I'm having trouble installing BWA (link) on my linux virtual machine. I've tried several methods, the most complete ...
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Virtual machines on Secure Boot

I have Fedora 20 installed with Secure Boot. I've been trying to make a virtual machine using OracleVM VirtualBox and VMware Workstation, but none of them work (vmmon couldn't be started). After ...
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Use NVidia GPU from VirtualBox?

How do I make the VirtualBox guest use the NVidia graphics? Host setup: Windows 7 x64 NVidia Optimus In NVIDIA Control Panel, I explicitly selected High-performance NVIDIA processor for: ...
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Portable system on a SDCard

I want to have a portable system in a SDCARD, the requirements are as follow: It should run on a Bare Metal virtualization in a NetBook This should run solely as a medium to the virtualization, so ...
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Can't get virtualbox VM to start on different host machine

I recently downloaded a VPS server image and got it working on my mac under virtualbox. However, I've now copied the ova export to my linux server and I can't seem to get it to boot on that - I keep ...
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Cant use host-only adapter and bridged adapter at the same time virtual-box

I want to create a virtual network that real devices can connect to using virtual box. I have 2 routers I am bridging to virtual firmware. I have servers also running on vm's and would like to be able ...
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Joining client to Server in VirtualBox

Having installed the trial of Server 2012 and a copy of Win 7 Pro in VirtualBox, I now need to join them together so the client can be in the domain of the server. I need to deactivate dhcp within ...
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Invalid key mapping in TeamViewer

I have a TeamViewer connection on my machine, and this machine is connected to third using RDP (using RDCMan). So problem is that some keys are interpreted as another ones (like in this question) But ...
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How to configure Kali in Virtualbox using NAT behind a corporate proxy

I recently installed Kali as a VM in virtualbox. My company uses a proxy that authenticates using domain credentials. I have included this information in apt.conf and the http_proxy variable (though ...
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VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime

virtualbox VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime! VirtualBox: dlopen("/usr/lib/virtualbox/VBoxRT.so",) failed: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libk5crypto.so.3: symbol krb5int_buf_len, ...
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Access dual booted OS from VirtualBox

I have a LinuxKali/OSX dual boot. I have to install some packages in the linux system but as the Wifi drivers do not work without those packages (Mac air has NO ethernet) I would like to access the ...
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Virtualbox VM folder and files permissions

I've copied VirtualBox VM folder from windows to linux server. (win machine died, so I restored backup). Now I want to place VM somewhere in /var/vbox/... and run VBoxHeadless on system startup. What ...