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

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Troubles with specific app in Bluestacks - tried some alternatives - are there more?

I am having troubles with Bluestacks Android. One specific app is not working, although it works on my phone. Could you tell me if there are better alternatives? I tried: Bluestacks (doesnt work) ...
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How do I Setup WiFi in Parrot Security OS Virtual Box?

I have recently installed PSOS (Parrot Security OS) on Virtual Box but now I can't get WiFi on the VB. I'm using Ubuntu as my Main OS and Parrot as my VB.
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Change CPU reported name on Virtualbox or Vmware Guest OS

I want to find a way to change the name of the cpu on the Guest OS of a virtual machine (either virtualbox or vmware). For example, while my real pc has an intel i5-5200u I want the virtual machine ...
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Virtualbox 5.0.20 - Linux Guest E_FAIL exception

I just upgraded my Virtualbox from 4x to 5.0.20 r106931 and my Linux guests won't start up in normal mode on Windows 7 64-bit host. It crashes with the following exception - Failed to open a session ...
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How to add a static route to AirPort Time Capsule?

I am building a virtual lab with VirtualBox to simulate a network with multiple servers, using a single physical host with 32GB of RAM. The host PC is connected to an AirPort Time Capsule for ...
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VirtualBox Vboxmanager not seeing VMs.

I need to enable symlinks in my virtualbox shared file called sf_VMShare following this tutorial. When I run the command: VBoxManage setextradata YOURVMNAME ...
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How to change from gnome deskop to lxde desktop in fedora 23 in virtualbox

I have just installed lxde desktop in fedora. I have installed default gnome desktop. Now i can not change gnome to lxde. In Ubuntu in time user account logging there was option that we can choose our ...
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Multi-machine Vagrantfiles do not properly resolve collisions

When creating two VM's with Vagrant v.1.8.1, the second VM also want to use port 2222 (even though there was a collision resolved to port 2200): Here's my Vagrantfile: Vagrant.configure("2") do ...
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How I'm able to use the virtualbox on the ubuntu 16.04LTS?

I tried to install from the site of the virtualbox 5.0.20. And I made the file of virtual machine. Then I set the ISO file of ubuntu 15.10.amd64. So I tried to start the virtual machine. But that ...
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Cannot connect to network from inside Virtualbox (Windows Host, Gentoo Guest)

I recently got my computer upgraded from windows 8 to 10, and since then, I've been having trouble getting the internet to work. I was hoping that someone could give me some advice on how to debug ...
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Can't resize VirtualBox drive. Debian

I had Debian Virtual Machine with 8 Gb vdi disk. Later i need have been some extra space. I resize vdi disk with VBoxManage modifyhd Debian.vdi --resize 20Gb Next, i download GParted ISO and create ...
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Ubuntu guest OS display is not fitting to screen in virtualbox

enter image description hereI have ubuntu OS runnning in virtualbox. When ubuntu starts it does not fit to the screen infact it is bigger than the display and I need to use scroll bar to navigate to ...
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Virtualbox: booting OS X guest on Ubuntu host on a Macbook Pro

I want to boot Linux natively, and boot the Mac's own native OS X virtually inside Linux. I've followed the same procedure as I've used in the past to boot Windows partitions in a Linux host, but it ...
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Windows firewall slows down Virtual Box Host Only Network with named virtual hosts

I'm trying to port my development environment from linux to windows and experiencing problems with the windows firewall. I set up a VirtualBox machine with a host only network adapter and a static IP ...
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Virtualbox: How to import virtual machine to a specific dir

With virtualbox GUI, you could import a downloaded virtual machine, but the virtual machine is imported to your default machine dir. I want to keep my default machine dir untouched, and import new ...
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VirtualBox crashes Ubuntu 16.04 vm's

Host: xubuntu 16.04 amd64 Guests: xubuntu 16.04 and lubuntu 16.04 The vm crash right away when booting for the very first time from the desktop iso's. The screen gets garbled. And that's it. The ...
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hardware virtualization on Intel i7-4790K/Asus maximus vii ranger/Win10 Pro [duplicate]

After a power failure my system seems to have lost its virtualization capabilities. CPU is an i7-4790K (http://ark.intel.com/products/80807/Intel-Core-i7-4790K-Processor-8M-Cache-up-to-4_40-GHz) ...
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Docker install forces QWERTY keyboard configuration?

I've installed Docker on a fresh empty copy of Ubuntu 14.04 mounted under VirtualBox. sudo apt-get -y install docker.io However, when I log out and in again, the AZERTY keyboard is switched to ...
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Virtual Box Cent OS can't highlight mouse in desktop issues

I am using CenotOS under the VirtualBox, I started to have this problem with the mouse, right or left click does not work on the workstation(desktop?). It started with the clicking not working in my ...
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VirtualBox and Mac OS X internet connection trouble

I've read through the proposed solutions and network configurations and still can't seem to connect to the internet in my VirtualBox Ubuntu instance on my Mac OS X running El Capitan. You tell me ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation?

Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation? I attempted to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Virtualbox 5.0.18 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Every time the install completes and I click to ...
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Ubuntu virtualbox very slow

I just create a VM using Ubuntu 16.04 in a Samsung laptop (model np500r5h-yd1br) with Windows 10. All the settings from my laptop are default (I just buy it). But the virtualbox are running very slow. ...
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Backbones and subnets [closed]

I need some help with an assignment for college. I need to create a virtual network using VirtualBox that resembles this scheme. The requirements are that Subnet A consists of Server A and Client ...
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Change MAC address of “VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter” (on host)

When I installed Oracle VirtualBox, it created a network adapter on my host system called "VirtualBox Host-Only Network". According to ipconfig /all, this virtual network adapter has the MAC address ...
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how to migrate virtual to physical disk

My plan is to migrate open virtual format(.vmdk,.raw,.dmg,.vdi) to physical partition. I tried to restore virtual file to USB using powerISO but didn't boot. I've .dmg and vmdk file, how to migrate ...
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Can't install USB WiFi driver in Windows guest running in VirtualBox

I installed Windows 7 on VirtualBox 4.3 with Ubuntu as host. I have a TP-LINK 722 USB WiFi adapter which I want to use in the guest. In the virtual machine, from the USB devices section, I selected ...
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Virtualbox Guru Meditation error when starting an Ubuntu 16.04 guest on OSX host using vagrant

Host OS version: OSX El Capitan 10.11.4 (15E65) Virtualbox version: 5.0.18r106667 Vagrant version: 1.8.1 Guest: Ubuntu-16.04 My vagrantfile looks like 1 Vagrant.configure('2') do |config| 2 ...
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Create a VirtualBox VM from an existing bare metal Windows installation

I have Windows 8.1 installed on one computer. I want to use it as a VM under VirtualBox on another computer. Is this possible? If so then how? All I'm trying to do is save a ton of time going through ...
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How to mount ISO as DVD by virtualbox?

I am trying to run an old program written for win98. I downloaded the win98 vmware image from here: https://winworldpc.com/product/windows-98/98-second-edition I am able to start the system, but every ...
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Optimizing Windows 7 for Virtual Machine Hosting [closed]

I use Linux (specifically, Ubuntu or Lubuntu) for work—but, for some reason or another, the laptop provided to me is Windows 7, and must remain Windows 7. I've been working via a virtual machine—and ...
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Update network interface configuration in Ubuntu on the fly

I'm comfortable in software land but not server configuration land. Please redirect me if needed, this may be a stupid/misplaced question. Context: I'm using Ubuntu 14.14 within a VM on Oracle's ...
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What does “not supported” mean in Virtualbox?

I would like to connect my laptop's camera to a Linux guest (the host is Windows 10). I tried to do that though the settings of my virtual machine: The status of the camera is Not supported. What ...
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Install Windows on a raw disk image in virtualbox and then use it as dual boot with linux

I currently have a laptop with linux in it. I'd like to install Windows 7 on dual boot with it but instead of doing it with a usb drive I was wondering if it was possible to create a raw disk image ...
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VirtualBox error when starting Ubuntu

Please help me. I got this error when I click start to run Ubuntu: Unable to load R3 module C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox/VBoxDD.DLL (VBoxDD): GetLastError=1790 (VERR_UNRESOLVED_ERROR)
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Using Keyboard Shortcuts in a VirtualBox VM

I'm running a Windows 7 VM on a MacBook Pro running 10.10.5 Yosemite and VirtualBox My problem is being unable to run a Windows 7 program called Shortkeys which allows you to define keyboard ...
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VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1)

As pointed in the title I'm in a situation where a VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1). This happens when the guest (Windows) in booting up. The same happens with two virtual ...
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How can I make VirtualBox networking accessible from my Mac?

I've configured a Kubernetes cluster via a tutorial (https://github.com/pires/kubernetes-vagrant-coreos-cluster). $ kubectl get services NAME CLUSTER-IP EXTERNAL-IP PORT(S) AGE ...
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Windows 7 host, CentOS guest - internet connection

I have troubles connecting a CentOS guest on Virtualbox running on a Win 7 host. The host has been given two adapters: Host-only and NAT. ip a vi 03 Note: setting GATEWAY=10.0.2.2 still results ...
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VirtualBox 100 percent CPU usage

I have MacOS as the host (El Capitain) and Windows 7 as a guest - however the CPU rises up to 105 %, even when it is idle. I have searched the web, eventually found this thread here on SU, but have ...
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X Server unable to start under Linux 4.5 in Arch virtual box guest

I recently ran paceman -Syu to upgrade my system as usual but after installing the newest Linux kernel, the X Server could no longer start and produced this error in the log file AddScreen/ScreenInit ...
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Using a Parallels Hard Disk image in VirtualBox

The question has been asked before, but there appear to be no current solutions. I have a current version of Parallels 11, and a current version of VirtualBox 4.3. I have an existing Windows image in ...
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How to enable OpenGL 2.0 support on a Windows guest on VirtualBox

I am trying to run some games on Steam (specifically Dota 2 Reborn) on a Windows 7 64 bit guest under VirtualBox running on a Fedora Linux 23 64 bit host. I have enabled 2D and 3D acceleration on the ...
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Install guest additions in Dockerfile

Right now I'm using docker to build a personalized virtual environment for tensor flow development. I will install fluxbox and guest additions ontop of an existing tensor flow Ubuntu Docker... here ...
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BSOD whea during Virtualbox installation

With Windows 7 or Windows 10 64-bit, I always had Virtualbox installed on this computer. A few weeks ago, I format and reinstalled Windows 10 64-bit from scratch (the previous Windows 10 installation ...
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How do I get gedit to open VirtualBox?

I've downloaded VirtualBox and am receiving this message: Could not open the file /home/mike/Downloads/vir...16-105871-Linux_amd64.run. gedit has not been able to detect the character encoding. ...
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SSH into a VirtualBox VM that was configured via command line

I am trying to set up a cluster of VMs on my Ubuntu laptop so that I can test some distributed code. My goal is to execute a shell script that will spin up the configuration and another script to tear ...
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How to specify compiler for VirtualBox guest additions installation?

I'd like to be able to use a specific version of gcc to build VirtualBox 5.0.16 guest additions inside an Ubuntu 14.04 guest in order to avoid errors. VBoxLinuxAdditions.run --help doesn't give any ...
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virtualbox bridge networking require router

I've set up Win7 host and multiple XP guests using bridged networking for a specific reason and found an interesting behavior: while all bridged guests don't require host's ethernet wire to be ...
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Windows 7 Virtual Machine running off SSD on VirtualBox Lubuntu

I downloaded the Windows 7 OVA from https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/linux/ I imported into Virtualbox, set the storage to be a fixed 4GB on an external SSD, and when I ...
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connection refused for vagrant ssh

I am having trouble connecting to my vagrant box using vagrant ssh. There are no error messages when running vagrant up, I can also connect directly using the VirtualBox ui. When I run vagrant ssh I ...