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

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How to setup networking for Ubuntu on virtualbox (win server 2008 R2)

I have windows server 2008 R2 and created Ubuntu virtual machine using virtual box. Now I am trying to configure networking on it to act in the same way as real PC. I can get connection to internet ...
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Virtualization solutions: linux host and windows guest

after my failed attemp of virtualizing Windows 8.1 with VirtualBox (I had many problems, starting on a poor file system which results in permission problems for IIS and many others) I'm looking for ...
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Create Mac OSX on VirtualBox running on Mac

Physical Hardware: Mac Mini running OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Virtual Box: 5.0.0 r101573 Note: before continuing, yes I saw all the similar questions, such as question #742854, however the questions do ...
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Is it possible to start a VM group from the command line?

At the moment I'm using Oracle Virtualbox 4.3.30. Previously, I was starting VMs using VBoxHeadless --startvm <VM> for each one of the VMs in the group I usually need for development. Which gets ...
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Make host services available on guest's network

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Host) Windows 7 (Guest) The host and the guest are on physical different networks via different NICs. The Windows 7 guest is installed via PXE on a bridged network (fixed IP, own ...
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How to install Virtual Box Guest Additions on Debian?

I have a Debian 8.1 (headless) virtual machine (guest). How do I install the Virtual Box Guest Additions? The question How can I install virtual box guest addition is answered for Ubuntu by sudo ...
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Retrieving files from VirtualBox on Mac (scp or…?)

I am able to get files from my local machine to my virtual machine by doing: scp -P 2222 myfilepath/myfile.csv vmuser@vmhost:/vmfilepath/ I edited this file, and now I would like to do the reverse. ...
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VirtualBox: USB device is busy with the previous request

I want to use my pendrive on Arch Linux that is currently on VirtualBox. My host system is Windows 10. I've already added a USB device filter, but Arch doesn't see any USB disk. When I try to connect ...
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Does VMWare workstation 10 support VT-X passthrough and if so, how can I enable it?

I want to run Cuckoo inside a VMWare Workstation virtual machine together with Virtual Box (also running within a virtual machine). Is there a way to enable VT-X passthrough so Virtual Box can also ...
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Virtualbox host io cache applying scenarios

Virtualbox docs says that using host io cache for sata controller may be a risk of system performance. At the same time, on my case I see advantage of using host io cache - DisckCrystalMark reports ...
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Mount USB-Device (Printer) per Script on Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Box 4.33

We have ubuntu 14.04 with Windows7 on the Virtual Box 4.33 running. As the USB-Printer is mounted at the host or the guest and there seems to be no solution to make it on both available, now my ...
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virtualbox: set up a private network for my VMs

I have a few virtual machines I used to access with ssh. I set up their network configuration as Bridged and I set a static ip to them. But, as I'm moving from work to home to customer, the subnet ...
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How to copy files from a virtual machine to a local machine?

I have a virtual machine on Virtualbox with Ubuntu 15.04 (Command Line Interface only) and I want to copy files from the virtual machine to the host. As I have only CLI, I cannot use shared folders. ...
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Can a VirtualBox VM (Windows 7) run from an external hard drive?

If so, must anything special be done to run the VM from the external hard drive, besides saving its files to the drive?
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How can I create bootable no-network USB with boot2docker, VirtualBox, and a container?

I am running a training with a dockerized app. I want to create a USB stick with boot2docker, VirtualBox, and the app container. I need to make sure boot2docker uses the VirtualBox from the USB ...
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(VirtualBox) Host-Only adapter keeps disappearing

Whenever I add a Host-Only adapter in Network under preferences it disappears after pressing OK. Steps: File > Preferences > Network > Host-Only Networks > Adds New Host-Only Network vboxnet# ...
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Virtual Machines - External Hard Drive - Windows 98

I recently bought a USB - external hard drive, is there any possibility that I can run a Windows 98 environment on it? If so, what would be the steps I need to take? Else, what requirements am I ...
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Slower network on Windows VM in Virtualbox

I am running a Windows XP guest on Windows 7 host for browser compatibility testing. However, this is introducing network performance artifacts. Speedtest.net from host shows 4ms ping, 36MB/sec ...
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Mouse not working after plug usb devices to virtualbox

i having trouble when i plug USB device, including flashdisk to Virtualbox. when i plug it, mouse stopped moving it cursor ( means the mouse stopped working ), but keyboard still working. so i tap ...
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Is it possible to run Windows 8 in VirtualBox from .vhd created by disk2vhd?

I want to upgrade my Windows 8.1 machine to Windows 10, but first I need to do complete refresh of the PC. As it's hard to remember everything for backup (like settings in various programs etc) I ...
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Run Cuckoo inside Docker

I'm trying to install Cuckoo inside of a Docker container but have run into a problem. I know there's an image on the Docker website: https://registry.hub.docker.com/u/blacktop/cuckoo/; however, I've ...
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Unprocessed orphan inode list in VirtualBox VM

Recently while using my VirtualBox VM, the system crashed. Afterwords, the VM would no longer boot (I am using Vagrant). In my troubleshooting, I turned on the VirtualBox GUI and found that the ...
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How to install Guest Additions in Windows 10 on VirtualBox

I just installed Windows 10 RTM on my VirtualBox and I wanted to install Guest Additions. I inserted virtual CD with it and during installation the graphics crashed and since then (even after reboot) ...
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Quick way to increase VirtualBox fixed size virtual drive space [duplicate]

I created a virtual machine on my MacBook Pro for the Windows 10 Preview. I have just moved into a Mac and wanted to continue my C# development. So I created a fixed size hard drive of the recommended ...
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Can't enable Microsoft Network Adaptor Multiplexor Protocol after Windows 10 Upgrade

After I upgraded my laptop from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, my network connectivity was gone because all protocols were unchecked in the adapter settings. When I went to go turn them all back on, I ...
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When installing Windows 2000 on Virtualbox I get a boot loop

How come when installing Windows 2000 guest on VirtualBox I get a boot loop returning me to the setup? I can't break out of it. I've tried to install multiple times. I'm using the version of ...
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Can I create a virtualbox server that manages all lan traffic and only when running?

I'm running a Windows 7 host and a Linux Mint guest vm in Virtualbox using a bridged adapter. I have multiple web sites set up in the guest os. Currently, I can only access the page at var/www/html ...
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How to send the Escape Key inside VirtualBox “vi” session?

When using a "vi" session within VirtualBox, how can I send the Esc key to change modes from input mode to command mode? Main PC is running Solaris 10 x86 with VirtualBox. VirtualBox guest O.S. is ...
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Import qcow VM to kvm Virtual Machine Manager

I am able to run a qcow disk image on Ubuntu 14, by issuing the command line kvm -m 512 -usbdevice table -hda MyVM.qcow The qcow VMs were created with VirtualBox. However, if I launch Virtual ...
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2 vpn Combined..Questions

Hello so i have some theoritical questions about combining 2 vpns using a virtual machine.I whould test it my self but don't have the budget right now so my questions are: 1)If i use one vpn provider ...
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What is a virtual optical disk file and how do you create one?

I am trying to create a virtual machine using virtualBox and I have finished the whole process of specifying the size, the name, etc. However, when I try to power on the machine it tells me: ...
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How can I create a 64-bit virtual network with VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I can't find an option to install a 64-bit OS on VirtualBox. I have a 64-bit host, but I can't find an option to make a 64-bit guest, only 32-bit. Help please?
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Unable to live boot most Linux distros on VirtualBox

The host OS is Windows 7 and the machine supports virtualization which I have enabled in BIOS. (I can confirm it works because without virtualization enabled in BIOS VBox does not show 64 bit OS ...
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Virtualbox error after installing windows 98

Help, ihave different case when installing win98se on virtualbox. i have Virtualbox 4.3.28 on my PC, and i tried installing windows 98SE for upgrading my Windows 95 (which i has installed on my ...
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VirtualBox 5 on Yosemite with Windows 8 guest - is higher resolution than 1280x800 possible?

I've installed VirtualBox 5 on Yosemite and I've created fresh Image with Windows 8. In full screen I can only select 1280x800 which is way below my retina display. I've tried disabling 3D ...
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How to drag things directly into virtualbox's win xp and copy the file in winxp

I installed virtual box on mac. I installed winxp to my virtual box. When I start winxp, I want to copy files in mac to winxp. I remember previously I can do this by drag things directly to winxp, but ...
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How to select paravirtualization interface in virtual box

Given a windows 8 host system (Intel Core i5) and a Linux Fedora host, I would like to determine the optimal setting for the paravirtual interface. Options are none Default Legacy minimal Hyper-V ...
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virtualbox in win8 cannot swap out to host

Before, I use virtualbox in win7, I used to switch application in virtualbox with win_key+tab, and switch application between and host application with alt+tab. But, now, in Win8, I cannot do the same ...
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VirtualBox networking (inception computing)

I am new to world of networking and now I am trying to connect 3 PC`s together. I have windows 7 host that runs Ubuntu64-bit server guest, that runs ubuntu32 server guest. Win7- Host Only network ...
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passthrough graphics card to virtualbox

So I'm trying to get my laptops NVIDIA fx 880m to pass to a virtual box running window seven on a linux mint 17 install. So far everything seems to be (maybe) heading in the right direction: the ...
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How to execute command on host machine in Virtualbox

My guest machine is Ubuntu 14.04 and my host machine is Windows 8.1. I need to execute a command coming from Linuxmachine on Windows. What is the best idea to do that? If my host was also Linux, I ...
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Intel Iris Graphics card not visible in Virtual box win-7

I have 13" inch macbook retina which comes with an Intel Iris 1538 MB graphics card. I have installed windows-7 in my VirtualBox. Now, when I go to check the details about graphics card in the ...
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Mounting non-usb devices on Virtualbox VM

I have Windows 7 running on bare metal. I have a Haupage TV tuner card installed on there that Win 7 detects and runs smoothly. I have now installed Vitualbox on Win7, and created a Ubuntu VM. I ...
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Installing Windows 7 on VM VirtualBox

I got this error message when I was trying to install Windows 7 on VM VirtualBox: VM: Raising runtime error 'HostMemoryLow' (fFlags=0x2) 00:03:39.566757 AssertLogRel ...
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BSOD when hibernating while VirtualBox is open

I have a recurring problem where I get a blue screen of death when I hibernate my computer while I have VirtualBox open. I'm running Windows 7 64-bit with a xubuntu on Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) guest. I'm ...
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Can't access host-only network when on two interfaces [duplicate]

I'm trying to use a host-only connection with my VirtualBox VM. My VM is set up and can ping the host (192.168.56.1) on vboxnet0. If I disconnect the host from my local network (internet access) I ...
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Can't access host-only network when on two interfaces

I'm trying to use a host-only connection with my VirtualBox VM. My VM is set up and can ping the host (192.168.56.101) on vboxnet0. If I disconnect the host from my local network (internet access) I ...
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How do I install the VirtualBox guest tools on Xubuntu?

I am relatively new to Linux and have installed VirtualBox with Xubuntu on my computer; however the screen resolution is low and stays that way. I found that installing Guest Additions should solve ...
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Using Windows 10 in a virtual machine. Can it be done?

I am currently running 8.1. I'm like to try out Windows 10 and if I like it upgrade. If not I'll keep running as I am. I've never used a virtual machine before: can win 10 be used from a virtual ...
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High resolution option not present in Win-7 virtual machine at Mac Retina

I have a 13" inch Mac Retina which has high resolution. I have installed Virtual Box then used windows-7 .iso file to configure windows-7 virtual machine. While the native resolution of Mac Retina is ...