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

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Network issue with CentOS 7?

I have a VirtualBox machine running CentOS 7. The host is my Mac and the I'm using bridge adapter mode for the VM. Looks like I’m unable to install (yum) updates or even (yum) net-tools. I’m getting ...
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How to share wifi connection between Guest OS(Windows XP) and Host OS(Ubuntu 14.10)

I just installed Windows XP through VirtualBox and installed "Guest Additions too" too. How do I go about sharing my wi-fi connection?
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VM image inaccessible in Virtual Box

I have Virtual Box installed on base OS RHEL 5.5. I am using Windows 7 as a VM image on Virtual Box. While transferring a folder of 600MB on Windows I got a Virtual Box error saying Memory limit ...
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Error in installing Mirantis Openstack on windows 8.1

I am trying to install Mirantis Openstack on my windows machine(8.1). The entire process i have done till now is: Install oracle virtualbox with extension pack Install cygwin Install procps, ...
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Run commands on an Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox VM from Windows host

I am working on some coding, and I have an idea that should work but I have no clue how to make it work. I am using Wolfram Mathematica on my Windows host machine to run some code, but I have to ...
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How to make application installations permanent with Linux Mint in a VirtualBox?

I installed Selenium, PyCharm and more software on Linux Mint in VirtualBox. However, once I exit the Mint and VirtualBox and login back later on, I find the installed software to be gone. I get a ...
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Win Server 2008 DHCP on Virtual Network

I'm new to network stuff. I have 2 virtual computers running in VirtualBox: 1 on Win XP and 1 on Win Server 2008. I'm trying to create a DHCP server and DNS server on my server. I know how to add ...
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Oracle VirtualBox Guest additions with Windows 10 technical preview

I've decided to try out the Windows 10 technical preview on a VM. I am using VirtualBox 4.3.20 and my host machine is running Windows 7. I installed Win10 successfully but I am having trouble ...
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Linux Watch Memory Command

I am using watch -n 5 free -m command via terminal to watch the memory fluctuate as I run virtual box with a guest that is limited to 4GB of RAM(it allocates 4GB on start of virtual guest). Under ...
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ssh into fedora inside virtual box over internet

I am running fedora server in a virtual box inside a windows 7 host. I can ssh into fedora from this windows 7 host. How ever, I stay out of my place most of the times with a laptop at my disposal, ...
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Linux virtualbox machine ssh from host

I've recently created a CentOS 6.5 Virtualbox machine. (Portable-Virtualbox) This is currently a replica of the CentOS 6.5 desktop that I use as a file server. In order to use this Virtualbox CentOS ...
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Virtual Machine network cards are recognized by application

I'm using an application which retrieves data from the network, but I would like to use it in a virtual machine environment (both Virtualbox and/or Vmware); the problem is that the application finds ...
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Any benefits of VT-x for 32bit guest?

I am going to be deploying a network of 32bit guest systems. I will be running one core per VM (but multiple VMs per host), memory usage is low (<512MB per guest). Is there any benefit (or even ...
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Access from Win 7 inside Virtualbox to EXTERNAL Samba Ser

even after reading two days of information I havn't found a solution for my problem. I hope You can help me. I'm running Win 7 inside in a VirtualBox. The Virtualbox itself is running on an openSuSE ...
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Virtualbox: Windows 7 raw disk guest on Linux suddently boots stop 7b

I spend most of my time in Linux, but for as rarely as I use Windows I load my dual-boot partition in Virtualbox 4.3.20 via raw disk access. I've set this up on a few machines and I've been using this ...
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SSH using Agent Forwarding with Windows Host OS, Vagrant Ubuntu Guest OS, and Keepass/Keeagent

Intent: To be able to deploy to lan-example.com from any dev environment; whether it be directly from the virtual OS, or any single-OS system, or even over the internet using ONE SSH key stored in ...
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Error code C4 when installing Windows Server 2012 on VirtualBox

I am getting error code C4 when trying to install Windows Server 2012 on VirtualBox. I was able to install this a few weeks ago. However I had to install a fresh copy again. This time however I always ...
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Create virtual disk from some of the partitions on physical device

I am in the process of migrating windows installation to a VM. On the physical device with windows, there are two partitions: /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2. There's also a large amount of free space ...
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Syncing virtual machines - dynamically allocated or fixed allocation VHD?

When you run a virtual machine that you want to periodically sync, is it generally faster to use a dynamically allocated VHD or a fixed allocation VHD? I'm sure this depends on a lot of factors, ...
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Can't boot with USB 2.0 enabled [Virtual box]

I need to use USB 2.0 on Virtual box for Windows 8.0, my host is Windows 7. I Installed the virtual box extension pack so I have the option to to this. However, when I enable USB 2.0 I cannot start ...
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Guest connected to the internet through the host in Virtualbox host-only network

I have a host-only network in virtualbox. The guest is Windows and the host is ubuntu. Is it possible with this configuration to connect the guest to the internet via the host? So that all the traffic ...
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Why grep shows me output that does not contain the search word?

I want to check if the sensu service is installed. I ran this command service --status-all| grep sensu and here is the output vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:~$ service --status-all| grep sensu [ ? ...
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run windows 10 on oracle vm virtual box, error your pc need to restart

I'm using windows 7 64 bits, CPU: dual core T4500 does NOT have virtualization, 3 Go of Ram. I want try Windows 10 I have download the Iso, Install Oracle VM and set up it, when I run the vm, I see ...
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browsing apache via vm

I have centos 7 running as a guest on my mac with virtual box. I am trying to browse the apache server from my macs browser but I am just getting web site is not available. I set the network settings ...
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VirtualBox Debian add size to root filesystem

I have problem with my VirtualBox Debian system, which run out of memory. I can't start mysql any more and I can't work with it. mysqld: Error writing file '/usr/local/mysql/data/debian.pid' ...
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How can I start my virtualbox instance with the same state?

Is it possible to save a state of a vm in virtualbox, and from then always restart this vm by restoring the state ? My problem, is that the state is deleted after restoration, and I can't restore it ...
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Deploying Windows 8.1 using Windows Server 2012 [migrated]

I want to deploy the windows 8.1 using Windows Server 2012 and Windows ADK 8.1. I did everything correctly and deployed successfully on "ONE" virtual machine client and I'm satarted to deploy on ...
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How to supress syslog from displaying messages to console

I have a docker container(phusion/baseimage-docker) running inside of VirtualBox virtual machine. When I attach to the container I constantly see the output of syslog(cron logs for example) which ...
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How can I connect to MongoDB on my Mac OSX from a process on a Vagrant/Virtualbox machine?

I can't use localhost because from my virtual machine's perspective localhost is the virtual machine itself and not the underlying host that it is running on. How can I connect to the host machine ...
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Rotate Windows 8 screen running on VirtualBox

I'm running VirtualBox with Win8 and running that on a MacBook. I want to rotate my screen in windows sideways (Ctrl+Alt+Left) however I'm having difficulties since the driver does not support it is ...
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Cannot run VirtualBox after crash, acceleration not available

I know that has a lot of topic like this, I've tried them a lot as well but my problem is not solved. My laptop has Core i3 and I used to use VBox just a few days before. When RAM got up to 99% my ...
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How can make virtualbox display vertical scrollbar?

I have downloaded and installed the newest virtualbox 4.3.20 for my Windows 7, but there isn't vertical scrollbar, so it is very inconvenient: I have also installed the Guset Additional Package, ...
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permission denied (publickey) but key seems is present

I hope I didn't overlook an answer but so far it seems I'm hitting a brickwall. I'm using VirtualBox on my Mac OS X with an Ubuntu 12.04 guest system. While it works perfectly fine with password ...
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Why does virtualbox only have 32-bit option, no 64-bit option on Windows 7?

I have downloaded and installed the newest virtualbox 4.3.20 for my Windows 7 (64-bit OS), but when I want to install 64-bit Linux, the New->Create Virtual Machine only displays 32-bit option, no ...
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Guest Windows XP virtual machine synced folder with Vagrant

I am not able to use a shared folder between a guest Windows XP virtual machine and a host Linux laptop where I am running Vagrant. My Linux host version is: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS My Vagrant version ...
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Calling guest scripts in Oracle VirtualBox

I'm using Oracle VirtualBox. I want to run a script from the host computer to execute the following steps: Start the virtual machine Execute a script on the virtual machine Close the virtual machine ...
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Virtualisation possibilities with MSI ge40 (intel 4702MQ)

I have this laptop. I want to run Linux Mint, and run Windows 8.1 in a VM. The thing is, that i would like to play some games on Windows. That will not work properly in Wine, i've tested it. So i've ...
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VBox NAT Network VPN

I wasn't quite sure whether to post this in a networking forum, or here, but I chose here since it is more software related rather than networking related. Basically, I want to be able to remotely VPN ...
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Virtualbox and Vagrant network configuration Windows 8.1

I'm trying to access a website on a vagrant box (Laravel Homestead) through port 8000 on my host but it always gives the ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error on Chrome and IE. I have tried multiple setups, ...
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VirtualBox USB - should I install drivers for USB devices on Host as well?

I am running a Windows XP guest on a Windows 7 host via VirtualBox. I want to use a USB scanner on the Windows XP guest. I will not be using the scanner on the Windows 7 host itself. The question is ...
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I can't update windows 8 to 8.1 under virtual box on my macbook pro

I installed windows 8 on my macbook pro under virtualbox. Now I want to update it to 8.1 with the store (free), but I get the error: You can't update because this doesn't support de CPU of your PC. ...
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VirtualBox USB Support, USB Drive is NOT working, detected or recognized

I'm using latest stable version of Oracle VM VirtualBox with VirtualBox Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack on CentOS Linux release 7.0.1406 (Core) (Linux 3.10.0). My Virtual Machine's Operating ...
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Execute command on linux virtual machine (or server) from windows commandline

I usually use software on a windows machine, but now need to call one commandline executable that I only have a Linux version of. I installed a linux virtual machine, but I would like to be able to ...
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See Drive In Virtual Box

I have a Virtual Box running Ubuntu, with Win 7 as my base system. I have an external hard drive that when I connect to my Win7 machine I get a prompt that "Windows must format this drive before it ...
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Wordpress + Virtualbox using virtual host

I'm trying to figure out how to test a development Wordpress site using Virtualbox and so far have not seen an answer to my specific problem. My setup: Using MAMP with a virtual host on OSX Virtual ...
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Connect geny motion emulator to the internet

i have an adsl modem and a broadband connection I have set up my emulator as mentioned in this post like so: ...
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Mavericks Guest on Yosemite not updating resolution

I just bought a shiny new Mac Pro, and I'm trying to set up a VirtualBox VM on it. The OS of the main box is OS X Yosemite, and the VM is running OS X Mavericks[1]. I would like to have the VM run at ...
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Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox can ssh to VPN server under WinXP host, but not Win7 host after import

I just did a fresh install of the latest version of VBox (4.3.20) on my brand-spankin' new Windows 7 64-bit machine, then imported the vdi file describing my Ubuntu guest installation (14.04 32-bit) ...
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Oracle VirtualBox that has Mac doesnt detect my WD MyPassport HDD 2TB

I am trying to repair WD MyPassport 2TB HDD to be used in Os X, but I don't have Mac computer so I just use a virtualbox and put mac os X there. I already format the HDD using Paragon NTFS-HFS ...
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I'm able to ssh into host, but not to access it from browser - No route to host

I have a setup on my home lan like this: router with OpenWRT OS which also acts as DHCP server host machine - Debian Wheezy guest OS on the host machine - CentOS 7 which only has one NIC which is ...