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

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Using batch to verify a process is running with WMIC

I am attempting to write a script that will check if a process is running (in my case a virtual machine) @echo off wmic process where name="VirtualBox.exe" | find "GitHubEnterprise" /c > tmpcount ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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Is there a list of keys and values for VBoxManage setextradata subcommand?

The setextradata subcommand of VBoxManage tool of VirtualBox 4.3.12 (and others) provides a lot of useful tweaks and even esential features, like activation of symbolic links with VBoxManage ...
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Trouble installing Burrows-Wheeler Aligner (Linux)

Please bear with me, I'm just getting into using both virtual machines and linux. I'm having trouble installing BWA (link) on my linux virtual machine. I've tried several methods, the most complete ...
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Virtual machines on Secure Boot

I have Fedora 20 installed with Secure Boot. I've been trying to make a virtual machine using OracleVM VirtualBox and VMware Workstation, but none of them work (vmmon couldn't be started). After ...
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Couldn't install Arch Linux on VirtualBox

I've downloaded latest VB and Arch. When trying to install, at the very beginning it crashes with kernel panic. VBox (log) OS : Win 8.1 x64
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Use NVidia GPU from VirtualBox?

How do I make the VirtualBox guest use the NVidia graphics? Host setup: Windows 7 x64 NVidia Optimus In NVIDIA Control Panel, I explicitly selected High-performance NVIDIA processor for: ...
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Portable system on a SDCard

I want to have a portable system in a SDCARD, the requirements are as follow: It should run on a Bare Metal virtualization in a NetBook This should run solely as a medium to the virtualization, so ...
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Can't get virtualbox VM to start on different host machine

I recently downloaded a VPS server image and got it working on my mac under virtualbox. However, I've now copied the ova export to my linux server and I can't seem to get it to boot on that - I keep ...
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Cant use host-only adapter and bridged adapter at the same time virtual-box

I want to create a virtual network that real devices can connect to using virtual box. I have 2 routers I am bridging to virtual firmware. I have servers also running on vm's and would like to be able ...
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Joining client to Server in VirtualBox

Having installed the trial of Server 2012 and a copy of Win 7 Pro in VirtualBox, I now need to join them together so the client can be in the domain of the server. I need to deactivate dhcp within ...
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Invalid key mapping in TeamViewer

I have a TeamViewer connection on my machine, and this machine is connected to third using RDP (using RDCMan). So problem is that some keys are interpreted as another ones (like in this question) But ...
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How to configure Kali in Virtualbox using NAT behind a corporate proxy

I recently installed Kali as a VM in virtualbox. My company uses a proxy that authenticates using domain credentials. I have included this information in apt.conf and the http_proxy variable (though ...
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VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime

virtualbox VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime! VirtualBox: dlopen("/usr/lib/virtualbox/VBoxRT.so",) failed: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libk5crypto.so.3: symbol krb5int_buf_len, ...
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Access dual booted OS from VirtualBox

I have a LinuxKali/OSX dual boot. I have to install some packages in the linux system but as the Wifi drivers do not work without those packages (Mac air has NO ethernet) I would like to access the ...
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Virtualbox VM folder and files permissions

I've copied VirtualBox VM folder from windows to linux server. (win machine died, so I restored backup). Now I want to place VM somewhere in /var/vbox/... and run VBoxHeadless on system startup. What ...
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How to provision another vagrant machine?

I have followed the 'getting start' section of vagrant documentation and successfully brought up a virtual box machine using the hashicorp/precise32 box image vagrant init hashicorp/precise32 vagrant ...
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USB 3.0 backward compatible external HDD in VirtualBox

I have Xubuntu 14.04 32-bit installed as a guest in VirtualBox 4.3.12, hosted on a MacBook Air running Mavericks. I can acccess two external USB non-NTFS drives in Xubuntu after ejecting them when ...
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Pinging between two different vm's with different subnet on same host

I am running a windows machine and i am running virtualbox on it I have two VM's for cent os. I want the two VM's to ping each other but they should have different subnets. I am not really sure how ...
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Install Gentoo via compilation on virtualbox?

Note that I am not asking how to install Gentoo on a Virtualbox VM. My question is this: I have a slow machine ("Armpit"), and a fast machine ("Emperor"). Let's say I want to install Gentoo on ...
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'localhost' stoped working as an alias for '127.0.0.1' for SSHing into my VirtualBox VM from OSX. Why, and how to fix?

The question explains the problem. For months I've never had any problems along these lines. Then, yesterday morning, I couldn't get into my VM! Took a long time to troubleshoot but here was the ...
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Host is not able to ping Guest | Virtual Box

I am using LinuxMint17 (Host) and running another LinuxMint17 as Guest using Virtual Box. My Guest LinuxMint is able to ping Host LinuxMint but vice-versa is not happening. Network Setting in ...
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Smartphone access to internet via Windows 8 soft-AP and also access to VM guest server

I want to achieve that my smartphone has Internet-access and can, at the same time, access an apache/webserver that runs in a VM. Setup: Windows 8 laptop connected to our compary network via ...
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How to install latest virtualbox-dkms with latest virtualbox on Debian Stable Wheezy

It is possible to install the latest virtualbox and extension pack on Wheezy using the following: # su sh -c 'echo "deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib" >> ...
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How do I connect to remote virtual machines on Virtual Box?

I'm new to Oracle Virtual box but have used VMware several times. I have a client that is now running a Windows xp virtual machine on his main machine to access a piece of bespoke software that will ...
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How to simulate a hub in Virtualbox?

I have the following network topology simulated using VirtualBox: Ubuntu1 >> IPFire1 ---- IPFire2 << Ubuntu2 All this network links are internal networks. Of course, IPFire 1 and IPFire ...
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Attaching an USB device to Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox

I have a Terratec Cinergy T2 TV capture card. I am thinking of installing Ubuntu on my server and want to experience first with it in VirtualBox. I have trouble having VirtualBox to connect the device ...
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login process very slow over ssh to vagrant guest

Here's my problem, I have a 30-40 second delay after entering a username before I am prompted to enter a password, when I ssh into a vagrant guest VM. Setup is as follows: Windows 7 host, CentOS 6.5 ...
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How to capture tcp traffic between a virtual server and client?

Basically, my set up is: Kali Linux running in a virtual machine, Server running on a virtual machine, And my host machine as the client. What I want to do is mess about with some stuff on the ...
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Installing Mavericks in VirtualBox

I would like to install Mavericks in a virtual box. I tried different solutions but I can't get this work First I downloaded Mavericks from the app store. Then I converted the InstallESD.dmg to an ...
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Use Virtualbox to Build a Standard Image of Windows 7

SO I'm building a standard image of Windows 7 according to this documentation: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee523217%28v=ws.10%29.aspx However, my reference computer is a install of ...
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minimal linux setup with X and Virtualbox [closed]

Recently virtual machine tech is well developed, Hyper-v XEN vsphere OpenStack OpenVZ... However all of them too heavy for desktop using purpose and portable. I am wondering whether there is a ...
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Network between three guest OS on linux

I need to create a network between three guest OS (ubuntu), one of them have to be smth like router between two others. See scheme below: [A] eth0(ip 1.1.1.1)-->(net1)<--eth0(ip 1.1.1.2) [B] ...
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Upgrading VirtualBox using a `.deb`

I'm trying to upgrade VirtualBox using a .deb: sudo dpkg -i ~/downloads/virtualbox-4.3_4.3.12-93733\~Debian\~wheezy_amd64.deb but it fails with: dpkg: regarding ...
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win 7 not running smoothly on win8 host

Recently i've set up a windows 7 vm on my notebook (windows 8 installed). Here's the notebook specs: i7-4500u 8gb ram 1tb hd 2gb dedicated ram vga And here's the vm specs: 100gb of disk space ...
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Intermittently, WiFi internet stops working when connected to VirtualBox host-only adapter with no internet connection

I have a virtual network set up between an Ubuntu VM and my Windows 8.1 laptop, hooked into the Host-Only network adapter. This provides an Apache server and DNS for this specific connection. This ...
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How the WLAN interface of a home router do to reply DHCP requests just at connection time?

Using VirtualBox I created a VM with the following VirtualBox Network Settings: Attached to: Bridged Adapter Name: wlan0 ... .. . wlan0 is the wireless interface of my laptop, which is connected to ...
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In Virtualbox, is it possible to change the emulated CPU name?

I have a Virtualbox VM running Windows 7. When I open Start -> Right click "Computer" -> Properties, I get the real CPU name and plausible CPU speed (not sure if it's exactly the same). Now I want ...
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Virtualbox NAT mode

I'm under the impression that I should be able to use NAT (not "NAT network" which doesn't appear to let me even hit OK) to communicate with my VM from my host. Even after forwarding ports, I could ...
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Map network drive to VM Virtualbox with CentOS

I can connect with Putty to my CentOS using the virtual machine's IP address, but I can not map a network drive to the virtual machine from Windows 7 using \\IP\shared_file. I use the VM's IP address, ...
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Can't connect to VirtualBox Ubuntu guest from Ubuntu host

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine running inside VirtualBox and I recently switched it to a new host running Ubuntu 14.04. After the switch the guest can connect to the Internet, but no other ...
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xubuntu thinks disk is full even after files deleted (on virtualbox)

I have encountered a rather weird error running 64-bit xubuntu on virtualbox. The system appears to think the disk is full, even after I have deleted at least 500MBs of files (and both root and user ...
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Can't SSH to Virtualbox Linux Mint guest OS

I installed Linux Mint 17 on my Virtualbox, and I want to access files in it. I installed openssh-client and openssh-server by the following command: sudo apt-get install ssh Then I tried ssh ...
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How to virtualize an existing OS2 operating system?

I was looking into virtualizing OS2. I know it's a little tricky to virtualize OS2 in the first place, but I was wondering If it were possible to virtualize an existing OS2? I was going to use Virtual ...
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Start Zenoss Virtualbox at Windows Boot/Startup With Remote Acess Working

I have configured a Zenoss VM on Virtualbox. When running, I can access the Web GUI remotely. I want to have the VM start with the server. Ideally at boot. I have tried a solution here which is on ...
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Compatibility of strace/ptrace with virtualized environments

I have realized that strace(http://sourceforge.net/projects/strace/) sometimes (not always, the behavior is non-deterministic) freezes when run in virtualized environments. For example, I have tried ...
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Why did PAE stop working?

Last week i had kali linux (1.0.7) running from a installed virtual box and one running from a usb in pae live mode. I went to use it this week and it saying my cpu doesn't have pae on. How can i fix ...
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PuPHPet, Vagrant and SSH - SSH Connection Timeout

I built a new CentOS 6.5 vagrant box and after provisioning, the SSH connection keeps timing out. I've attempted the steps in Vagrant ssh fails with VirtualBox but I receive errors (see below). I ...
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SOLVED: Samba and Groups (Windows Host, VM Linux Guest)

Ok I've been reading about Samba shares etc. for the past few days, I still cannot get it to work. I've gotten a public share and a private user share to work, but not a group share. [global] ...
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Imation Disc Stakka keep's reseting USB device

I just have finished fixing old device called Imation Disc Stakka with is CD / DVD library (without CD drive, just library) connected to USB. ...