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

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Any premade virtualbox machine for web-developing

I used to develop with Windows 7, Easyphp. I know "gurus" uses real linux, I would be glad with Virtualbox. But here is the problem. I dont have enough knowledge to install it, apache, linux, mysql :) ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions broke my VM

Guest Additions stopped working for me after a VM restart. I saw this post and figured it would solve my problem. But the instructions there, here, and here all do not work for me. I've mounted ...
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Can I make a virtual PC part of a domain?

I am using Oracle Virtual Box and have made a server (fardomain.local) this server has active directory on it and completely set up. I then made a normal machine in Oracle Virtual Box. What I was ...
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Can't start Ubuntu VM's on VirtualBox 5.0.14

I've been trying to spin up Ubuntu and Xubuntu (14.04.3) VM's on VirtualBox installed on my Windows 7 laptop. For reference, I tried running an older Ubuntu VM (with Spark installed, that worked ...
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Allocate more RAM to VirtualBox VM on hard disk

I downloaded VirtualBox on MacPro running El Capitan. My VM is a 64-bit Linux Ubuntu, which I recently copied to a hard disk with 32 GB memory. I want to give the VM all 32 GB of RAM, but VirtualBox ...
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Multiple Virtual Machines Network

I am using Virtualbox and I want to connect 3 virtual machines to act like theyre in one network (internet connection is not required). I don't know how to do it and I couldn't understand this source ...
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Creating a development VM from Arch Linux

I'm trying to set up a particular development VM. I'm doing web development, so it will host some version of LAMP. What I want to accomplish: I'd like it to be Arch. I want to be able to ...
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Can I prevent Windows 10 from grabbing Win+L in VirtualBox?

My VirtualBox client system (specifically, its window manager, i3) has Win+L as a common shortcut, but I can't use it because Windows grabs it and interprets it, instalocking the system. However, at ...
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Bitnami edx cypress ubuntu server ip address is not browsing in local host browser

I have install vmware workstation 10 and open virtual machine bitnami_edx_cypress -4r02-ubuntu-14.02. In ubuntu typed ifconfig, nothing is come then I changed network adaption as NAT then typed ...
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Clonezilla to restore a VM from clonezilla image

So I have a laptop with 3 windows partitions that I saved to a clonezilla image. I took the clonezilla image (80GB) and copied it to a USB stick (128GB). I created a 150GB fixed size drive for a ...
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Strategy for transporting VM between home and office

I would like to keep a VM work environment that I carry back and forth between home and office. Right now I have the VM on an external SSD. I can think of three approaches: Work off the SSD and open ...
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Running a VPN from within a Virtualbox VM, encrypted/secure?

I am running an openVPN client from within a VirtualBox linux guest (Win 7 host) to connect to a PIA VPN server. The VM is in the default NAT server configuration. The host is NOT connected to a VPN ...
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Using IPv6 link-local addresses to ping between VMs in internal VirtualBox network

I'd like to test this network configuration in fully virtualized enviroment, while I don't have access to physical lab. I am using 2 VM Guest machines (Guest OS is Archlinux), each configured with ...
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Existing vagrant vm(s) cannot be recgonized on fresh Windows

I just switched from win8.1 to win10 (installed on separate ssd). I installed virtualbox and imported existing vm machines. I installed vagrant. Existing installation of vagrant is on another hard ...
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VirtualBox virtual machine is suddenly not accessible

I am using Ubuntu on VirtualBox and Windows host machine. Suddenly I am getting flow error. Any idea to fix this issue? I do not want to install Ubuntu again as will loose lot of data.
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How do I migrate from Oracle VirtualBox to Microsoft Virtual PC for Mac?

Most of the search results I have found deal with going from Virtual PC to VirtualBox. I want to go the other way around. I set up a VirtualBox machine to run Windows, but I'd like to switch to ...
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Virtualbox - create a raw vmdk disk by UUID, not \\.\PhysicalDriveX

What I would like to achieve is to create a vmdk disk from physical drive which continue to work if the disk order is changed (e.g. disk is connected to another SATA port). Probably, the correct ...
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Android-x86 on Oracle VirtualBox - error

I'm trying to install android-x86-5.1-rc1.iso (from http://www.android-x86.org/) in the virtualbox v5.0.14 and this is what I get. The screen freezes there and nothing else happens. Does anybody ...
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Just Installed Virtualbox on Windows 10 host, Cannot Load Ubuntu

Just installed 4.3.12, build 9926. For reasons I won't go into right now (extensive), the newest builds of VBox crash immediately in Windows 10 Home Edition. Build 4.3.12 will actually start Vbox ...
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VirtualBox Win7 Windows Update unusably slow

Problem: 190 Important windows updates take ~10hours to install, then fail, then take ~10 hours to roll back. Tried 3x. Now I'm doing 10 updates at a time, about 2.5hours each set. Environment: Win7 ...
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Networking not working due to MAC address in VirtualBox Ubuntu guest?

I have an Ubuntu VirtualBox VM guest under a Windows 10 host. At home I can connect to my wireless network and see the internet if I use bridged adapter, but not NAT. With NAT Ubuntu says I'm ...
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Can I use graphic drivers inside my VirtualBox?

I’m currently using CAD programs like Inventor, or AutoCAD and it doesnt certify my generic VirtualBox graphic card. Can I install normal drivers for it in my VirtualBox so my Windows can benefit from ...
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Optimizing Windows 7 to be a Host Only machine?

For work purposes, Windows 7 must be my operating system—so I'll be doing 95% of my work via VirtualBox (I use Windows for like... PowerPoint). I've disabled Aero and the SuperFetch service. I ...
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Internet loss when disabling Hyper-V [duplicate]

I am trying to disable Hyper-V to allow 64 bit VMs to run in VirtualBox however every time I disable Hyper-V my computer is unable to reconnect to the internet. Any help on how to resolve this error ...
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What is the performance difference of a Virtual Machine vs the Physical host?

Where I work we are running relatively powerful PCs using the Debian Linux Distribution. However for certain programs which we need to install it would be better to have CentOS and these would be our ...
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Does VPN on a virtual machine make the host connection VPN as well?

I am using VPN on a virtual machine to my organization's network. And I was just wondering whether this will make the host connection also under VPN. My organization's network may be monitored for ...
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USB drive enabled but not showing in Windows 10 File Explorer

I'm running VirtualBox 5.0.12 on a Mac, and I have a USB drive that is connected to my Mac. The VirtualBox says it is using the USB device, but the device is not showing up in File Explorer. The ...
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Hide toolbar in VirtualBox 5 fullscreen

I'm running VirtualBox 5.0 on Windows 7 in fullscreen mode. There is a toolbar sitting at the bottom of the guest's screen that opens when I hit it with the mouse. Is there any way to completely hide ...
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unable to fix VirtualBox and / or reinstall it

I installed Virtual Box on Windows 7 ultimate x64 and then I upgraded my system to Windows 10. VirtualBox did work properly with both the versions of Windows and I was able to run everything ...
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How to share folder from VM (Debian) to my main OS

I want to be able to do this with in a VM: Share folder and it's subfolders and files on Debian (e.g /home/user-name/dev/) Be able to mount this to my main Windows machine so that I can load files ...
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Is it possible to get separate X11 screens in a multi-monitor VirtualBox Linux guest?

I have an application that is designed to use two separate X11 screens (:0.0 and :0.1) which I would like to run with a Redhat VirtualBox guest. I have set up the guest additions and vboxvideo in ...
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How did the MicroXP developer edit this Windows XP Setup screen? [closed]

I want to know how i can edit this Windows XP setup screen. As you can see, it is MicroXP v0.82, and the developer edited this part 'Please wait while Windows XP detects and installs devices...' to ...
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What “.sys” SCSI driver VirtualBox uses ? (Error “Stop 0x0000007B”)

I'm trying to make my Windows 7 boot-to-VHD's vhd to boot in VirtualBox. I've suceeded many times through enabling drivers on boot by modifying the registry inside this folder: ...
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Moving partitions with YaST Expert Partitioner: “already created on disk and cannot be moved”

I am currently trying to use the YaST partitioner tool (on openSUSE 13.2 under VirtualBox) to move the Linux swap partition on a VirtualBox virtual disk image. Upon trying to move any given partition ...
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VirtualBox http connection error

I am trying to connect to VirtualBox remotely using the following code, String url = "http://192.168.0.101:18083"; String user = "..."; String passwd = "..."; VirtualBoxManager mgr = ...
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I'm unable to access any .vdi files over the network

I have two Arch workstations. I want to be able to run VirtualBox on Machine A, and access the .vdi files stored on a storage drive on Machine B. I'm sure I'm not connecting the two machines ...
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Multiple IP Settings to Emulate Multiple Devices

Here is the Setup An Ethernet IPv4/UDP network based control system, with 20 different devices attached. A test facility for testing 2 of these devices. Simulator Software to simulate any of the ...
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How to Decrease the memory footprint of Windows 10 64 bit OS

Having recently migrated to Windows 10 from a Windows 7 and Linux (Ubuntu/Kali/Redhat) along with extensive usage of virtual OS's Finding it difficult to reduce memory footprint of windows 10 OS on a ...
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Geting wrong permissions error using existing VDI in VirtualBox

I'm using the exact procedure here, but I'm getting the error shown below. I created the Ubuntu 15.10 VDI as a guest in Windows 10 (where it launches fine). I'm trying to use it in a VM in Mac OS. ...
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VirtualBox (5) - Make guest see VDI as USB stick?

I am using VirtualBox 5 on Windows 7 as my virtual machine program of choice. I am running a linux program on it, but it requires to save on USB stick (program written by my friend, who i lost contact ...
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OSX in Virtual box SerialNumber = 0

I've got an install of OSX El Capitan running in Virtualbox for so I can test Xcode and potentialy start developing. I cant seem to log in to the app store though as it appears the serialnumber is ...
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Why is Virtualbox start mode not detachable by default

Virtualbox has three start modes: normal (with a window for the VM but window cannot be closed) headless start (no window for the VM, but you can see a screenshot in VBox UI) detachable start (a mix ...
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How come I cannot use a VMDK disk on with a Windows 7 guest on another machine

I am a bit baffled about what I just tried to do. I have a machine running Windows 8.1. I have VirtualBox installed. Let's call this MACHINE-A. On MACHINE-A I have a VirtualBox Guest that runs off ...
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Send media keys to VirtualBox

I am running Linux Mint. I am an Apple Music subscriber, so I had to find a way to install iTunes. I opted to install Windows 7 in a VM. (Windows 10 had issues with VirtualBox's seamless mode). The ...
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Missing Bluetooth Controller Transport while trying to boot to the installer

im trying to install yosemite on virtual box, But I get stuck at Missing Bluetooth Controller Transport while trying to boot to the installer and I ran these commands using the -s -v -x boot flag: ...
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How to obtain the proxy resolver configuration of a Virtualbox VM

Virtualbox provides two configuration flags to modify the DNS behavior of the NAT engine for a virtual machine: VBoxManage modifyvm "VM name" --natdnsproxy1 on VBoxManage modifyvm "VM name" ...
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Connect to VirtualBox RDP from Chromebook

I'm trying to connect to VirtualBox running on Ubuntu 14.04 from a Chromebook. I've got VirtualBox configured and can connect to its Remote Desktop display using remotedesktop on the Ubuntu machine. I ...
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Virtual disk on external drive — VDI or raw?

I plan to keep an Ubuntu work environment on an external SSD and take it back and forth with me between home and work. I'd like to run it in VirtualBox rather than boot directly into it on each ...
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Mac running El Capitan, fully patched, VirtualBox 5.0.10, Windows 7 guest won't boot

I upgraded my Mac to El Capitan and ever since then, my Windows 7 guest running in Virtual Box will boot but after about 3 minutes it hangs. I move the VMDK over to a Windows PC which also has Virtual ...
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Using modern AMD chips with Vmware and Virtualbox

Looking to build a cheap PC and then install VMWare workstation and Virtualbox to create some operating system virtual machines. Do all modern chips work with VMware and Virtualbox, or do they need ...