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

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Can I use the same Virtual Machine in two virtualizers?

Is it possible to use the same virtual machine in VirtualBox and also in VMware without losing any data? I don't need to use them "at the same time" but rather have the choice to lauch the virtual ...
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Alfa Wireless Card disconnects randomly from VirtualBox Linux Guest

I have an Alfa wireless card connected to VirtualBox running a Linux guest. It works, and I can connect to networks, but then it disconnects shortly afterwards. I have to bring the wlan0 interface ...
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How do I convert a VM of vmware to a VM of virtualBox?

Environments: VMware player 7.0 + VirtualBox 4.3.20 Problem: I want convert a VM(win7-32) in vmware to virtualbox, How do it?
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VirtualBox + Acronics + Macrium Reflect Rescue

I am new in this site; I have one question about Virtual Box, 1) Can i make a copy of Windows XP + Acronics and make a image file with in the VBox? Next if yes, 2) shall it will save as a tib file ...
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Right adapter for ubuntu vm

Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 host: win8.1 I need: -Internet in the guest, if the host has internet -Access shared folders which are mounted as a drive in Win (NFS, SMB) - if the host is online and offline ...
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Virtual box and host operating system [duplicate]

I've tried USB to share files to virtual box but it need virtual box package extension so I thought , Can I establish connection between virtual box and host operating system?
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How do I remove a VirtualBox host only network adapter

On OS X, 10.10, if I start a Vagrant based VirtualBox VM that is configured with a host only network adapter and then destroy that VM and attempt to re-create it with the VMware provider the vboxnet# ...
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How do I connect guest Kali VM to internet through NAT (network works, internet doesn't)?

Alright, I'm having some really weird problems with my VM, and I can't for the life of me figure it out. I got it set up to where I can ping my host machine, I can even ping other hosts on the ...
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Creating bridge in Linux, share network like VirtualBox

I have a local are network 192.168.1.1/24. I use libvirt and I want my virtual machines to use this network also, at least a sub-network of it, such as 192.168.1.128/25. However, all the libvirt ...
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Virtualization for security reasons [on hold]

I am going to build a home server and I am planning it's software setup. I would like to expose one or two services to the outer world. Namely, OwnCloud, in order to have remote access to my files. ...
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How do I target a VirtualBox VM when setting up IntelliType application-specific settings on a Mac

I would like to have specific options set up for Virtual Box VMs, but when I set these up for the VirtualBox.app they only apply to the manager application and not the VMs.
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How can I preserve content in shared/synced vagrant directories on exported / packaged box?

I am trying to export a machine I created with vagrant to either an OVA file for Virtualbox or a package to host in vagrantcloud. The machine exports successfully, but then when I start it up, the ...
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Transfer VM without shutting it down?

Is it possible to transfer a VirtualBox VM from one server to another without shutting it down? Is there any way to achive this? Does this technology have a name to identify it? As far as I know Xen ...
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Installing 32 bit Windows 7 Guest Virtual Machine on 64 bit OSX Host

I'm using VirtualBox to attempt to install 32 bit Windows 7 Pro as guest on a 64 bit OSX 10.8.5 host. Windows attempts to load its setup program and throws an error: "Windows failed to start..." ...
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Windows FTP server that needs 99.9% up-time, virtualbox or dual boot? [on hold]

I currently have an FTP server running on Windows 7 via VirtualBox. I have all the network-adapter and port-forwarding stuff done so the server is accessible outside the network. It is ready to go ...
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How to run OS X inside VirtualBox inside OS X inside VirtualBox [duplicate]

I want to have the following virtualization configuration: Real Apple Hardware: MacBook Pro 13" (2014) VirtualBox OS X 10.10 VirtualBox OS X 10.10 Why? A real reason, ...
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Strange behaviour when calling getty on Virtual Box

I am currently trying to get a shell script to run on a Debian 7, that replaces the initial getty call in /etc/inittab. The line in /etc/inittab looks like this: 1:2345:respawn:/bin/bash ...
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Can not connect to VirtualHost when VPN

I run VirtualBox on my local machine with Ubuntu which hosts my application. Application URLs points to VM IP Address in my hosts file (/etc/hosts). And this configuration works fine. I can also ssh ...
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How to execute some commands on virtualbox using javascript? [on hold]

I have some scripts on my virtualbox which is acting as server. I want to run these scripts from external javascript which is windows based. Can anybody help me out?
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Is virtualbox birdged adapter slower than NAT?

I use samba server to share files between ubuntu and windows 7. The samba requires the Windows 7 and Ubuntu must be in same net section (eg. 192.168.0.108 and 192.168.0.125) in this way the samba ...
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where is NAT adapter on virtualbox

On my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in Virtual Box when I set the connection type to “Host only Adapter” I can set the IP address of vboxnet1 to what I want. But I do not know where is NAT adapter? Or better to ...
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Changing the default network VirtualBox assigns to VMs attached to NAT

By default, VirtualBox assigns a 10.0.2.0/24 address to a VM attached to NAT. Is it possible to change NAT to a different network? This is not a duplicate question. I know it is possible to define a ...
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Is it possible to run Ubuntu in a virtual machine and be able to boot to it?

Say I were to install Ubuntu Linux onto a virtual machine (or the other way around, installing it to dual boot), and keep it's files on it's own partition. Is there a way the computer could also boot ...
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Ssh into ubuntu guest machine from mac os host as root user

So I have set up an ubuntu virtual machine in virtualbox and the user called dhruv and the hostname dhruvhadoop. I have set up a port forwarding rule from the network settings with name ssh, no host ...
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Installing an OS from USB into VirtualBox

I have a USB stick with Kali Linux in it. I want to use it in VirtualBox. I am able to boot from the USB stick in a normal session but not from within VirtualBox. I need to install Kali once from ...
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VirtualBox shared folder got permission denied on a vboxsf group

I got similar problem with this one Permission denied when accessing VirtualBox shared folder when member of the vboxsf group. Instead, I'm running ArchLinux. As it is also has mentioned in the ...
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Does VirtualBox allow sharing between a host and guest in practice?

I'm having a heck of a time sharing data between a host and its guests in VirtualBox. The host is Windows 8.1, x64 (fully patched). Virtual Box is 4.3.30 r96997 (fully patched). The guests are listed ...
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Disk Image to Virtual Box Virtual Machine

How do you take a disk image and turn it into a virtual machine in VirtualBox? For example, assume I have a physical machine and I run a dd command on the hard drive. Is there a way to turn that into ...
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Mouse pointer in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box

Is it possible to see normal mouse operation in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box? There are few apparent options for mouse, but neither work well I can't find "Mouse Integration" option as ...
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Virtualbox: VBoxDrv broken since windows upudate

I have seen similar posts stating that a crypt32.dll has been broken with recent windows updates, but I am having a slightly different problem. Mine is that NtCreateFile(\DeviceVBoxDrvStub) failed. ...
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Virtualbox Guest VM not capturing any mouse/keyboard input

Kind of a stupid question, but, I'm running a Kali Linux image from a VMWare .vmdk file inside Virtualbox, and I can't move the mouse cursor, and it doesn't appear that it's taking any input. It was ...
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Standalone EXE not running with Wine

So, I'm running a system with Lubuntu and a application that I developed on a windows PC needs to be able to run on Lubuntu. To clear a few things up, I'm having to run Lubuntu cause the system I'm ...
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Multiple VirtualBox instances [closed]

Can you tell me why one can start multiple VirtualBox Control instances? It should be a mutex program, yet I clicked it 12 times and I now have 12 VirtualBox instances. What does it mean? I can run ...
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Virtualbox: Physical host doing routing between host-only networks appears to do NAT by default, which is not wanted

Configuration: Ubuntu 14.04 host Virtualbox 4.3.18 (from http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian ) Ubuntu host functioning as a router - net.ipv4.ip_forward=1 Several host-only networks ...
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VirtualBox 4.3.20 stops working after Windows Update [duplicate]

I have a current version of VirtualBox 4.3.20, but after the latest Windows 7 update on Dec. 11th, 2014, it cannot open any virtual machine. First, it would not open the program at all. After a ...
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Retrieving data from a virtualbox instance that refuses to boot

I have a Windows 7 VM in VirtualBox running on a Windows 7 host, but recently it no longer would boot. Is there a way to retrieve the data stored on the harddrive somehow?
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crypt32.dll is broken for Virtualbox since patch Tuesday 9-Dec-2014?

In the last 18 hours my Windows 7 Pro 64-bit machine has rebooted in response to the Windows Update applying patches. Now I find when I try to start the VirtualBox Manager (not the actual VM's which ...
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How to play midi music in VirtualBox Windows 98?

I'd build a Windows 98 VM in my Mac with VirtualBox to run some old games, like "Z". It is running, but without the great soundtrack. When testing, I realize that the soundtrack is in midi files, and ...
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Can't attach VMDK to Virtual Machine (Thumb Drive mounted as Raw Disk)?

I'm trying to boot from a thumb drive in VirtualBox on Windows. The thumb drive has a copy of Windows 7, and its bootable. I created a VMDK using vboxmanage according to Boot your USB Drive in ...
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How do I attach VHD file to Oracle Virtualbox?

Thanks to Update on Azure Storage Service Interruption | Microsoft Azure Blog, my VM's Windows is failed to start and Microsoft suggested me downloading System's .VHD locally for troubleshooting (VM's ...
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How can I run an application on my PC but isolated and portable so I can switch PCs when needed [duplicate]

I was looking at dongle mini PCs. I can't seem to find much information on them. What I would like to do is plug in a dongle PC and run an application on it. It would be perfect if it opens up a ...
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How to fix extremely slow Virtualbox network download speed?

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 VM (hashicorp/precise32) via Vagrant/Virtualbox. It seems to have an exremely slow download speed compared to my host system. This is what I get with the host system (OSX) ...
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Unable to change IPv4 properties for a VirtualBox Host-Only Adapter

Keeps coming up with: In order to configure TCP/IP, you must install and enable a network adapter card. Using Vagrant and ScotchBox if that helps but also tried with a basic Vagrant box and same ...
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Unable to ping between two virtual machines

I've two virtual machines in virtual box which I've configured with quagga. I'm trying to do a ping between them but I don't get response. Here are the zebra, ospf and bgp files: Router 1: ! ...
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Ping Global IPv6 address on Ubuntu VM

My setup is like this: Host: Windows 8 with Virtualbox VM: Ubuntu 14.04 with 2 network adapters, eth0 a Host-only Adapter and eth1 a bridged adapter connected to my Wireless. From my host to my VM I ...
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VirtualBox mouse issue

I am using virtual box on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have tried with it Ubuntu 4.10, 5.04 and android x86. With all of them I have the same problem: After it says "Yor guet OS support mouse indergration", ...
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Vagrant up error: E_FAIL (0x80004005) with Laravel Homestead

I've recently did an update to my vagrant box as well as a composer update for laravel homestead and now I'm granted with an error when I use homestead up. Bringing machine 'default' up with ...
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Low TPS using Virtualbox + Ubuntu + Nginx + PHP-FPM + Silex

I am trying to understand why I get such a low TPS rate on my development environment. I am using the following: Mac OS X Mavericks VirtualBox Ubuntu 14.04 Nginx PHP5-FPM Silex I did not tweak ...
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How can I trigger the touch keyboard in the guest in VirtualBox full screen mode on an Windows 8.1 Surface host?

Running VirtualBox on a Windows 8.1 Surface host, I am running a Windows XP guest with guest additions installed. When I have my Virtual Box machine in windowed mode I can tap the touch keyboard icon ...
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Files on the virtual box hard drive disappeared, how can I get them back?

I have virtual box hosting arch linux. My Windows system crashed so I reinstalled Windows and everything on C: drive is gone. The virtual hard disk VDI file is on a external hard disk so it is kept. I ...