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

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Working media player for VirtualBox

I use VirtualBox 4.18 and I'd like to play various video files (various codecs like Xvid and x264, various containers like AVI and MKV). Unfortunately, the following players cannot render Direct3D ...
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virtualbox 4.3.20, centos 6.6 network is unreacheable

in my network there is a router at address 10.0.0.1 this is closed router, owned by provider of wifi internet, i cant get inside, i cant change anything my host machine is windows 7 with virtualbox ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS - GRUB fails to install on a VM

I'm trying to install and run Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS on a VirtualBox for testing purposes. However, I can't even pass the installation process without errors, and it will fail to install the GRUB ...
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Switching a VirtualBox Ubuntu Server VM from UEFI to BIOS

I have a virtual machine running in VirtualBox of Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS x64. When I initially set it up, I configured the VM to use EFI instead of BIOS. But, it turns out VirtualBox's ...
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Virtualbox Internal Network : Communication between 2 VMs not working

I set up two Kali Linux VMs, both are in the same internal network. I assigned them a static IP address : ip addr add 192.168.0.<VM number>/16 broadcast 192.168.255.255 dev eth1 Where eth1 ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro restarting in VirtualBox boot from ISO (virtualization enabled)

I am trying to install Windows 8.1 Pro X86 on a VM with VirtualBox. My OS is LinuxMint 17 Cinnamon. Everything is set up properly except for the fact that I can't asign more than 1 CPU to it in ...
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How to auto mount vbox shared dir

In guest, i can use following to mount shared folders sudo mount -t vboxsf Download ~/Downloads my question is: how to mount it on guest startup
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Routing from VM to internet

I have setup a VM using VirtualBox with Windows 7 as the host. On my homenetwork the VM can connect fine to the internet, without any changes on my side. However, when I'm running the VM when ...
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Virtualbox: Windows 8.1 Host, Centos 6.6 Guest: No guest internet access

I'm moving to a new Win8.1 laptop (fully updated) with Virtualbox 4.3.20 installed, and my freshly-installed CentOS 6.6 guest (with Guest Additions installed) has no internet access. This is my first ...
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Error only on VirtualBox - CDBOOT : Cannot boot from CD - code 5

Host OS : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS DVD : Windows 7 Virtualization software : Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager Problem Description: The DVD boots fine when I put it before the PC starts. However, it throws the ...
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OS X in a virtual machine on Windows [on hold]

I want to create a PhoneGap app for iOS for distribution through Apple store. My development environment is on a Windows PC, but it seems that Apple developer tools do not work on anything but OS X. ...
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Can’t ping between two virtual machines using VirtualBox host-only adapter in OS X

I am trying to run Kali Linux in one VirtualBox, and a De-ICE machine in another VirtualBox on a Mac (OS X 10, if it matters). I want to use the host-only adapter to connect the machines so the Kali ...
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Installing Intel HAXM inside VirtualBox

I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Acceleration Execution Manager in a Windows 7 guest using VirtualBox. When I run intelhaxm.exe to install it, I get the following error: This isn't true, ...
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Wireshark dont work after install VirtualBox

I have the following problem whit Wireshark. I function normally until I installed Oracle VM VirtualBox, after installation of said program to me at the start Wireshark occur following problem: "No ...
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View IP connections on Windows originating from VM or Connection Sharing (like netstat-nat)

IP Connections from Windows Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) or Virtual Machine bridged connections do not show up in tools like sysInternals tcpview/procexp, although traffic can be seen (by ...
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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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 ...