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

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Fail safe system using virtualization [on hold]

First of all its an assignment and I have to build a fail safe system using oracle virtual box. I got pretty less HDD space in linux partition so can't have any fancy linux distros like ubuntu and ...
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How to run web application in virtual machine using tomcat in the real machine

I´m Java developer and I´m want to test the system in different browser. My virtual machine is Virtual Box and I´m using Windows Xp with Internet Explorer 6, so I want to access Tomcat application in ...
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PuPHPet, Vagrant networking through proxy

I'm learning PuPHPet, Vagrant and Laravel homestead I've ElementaryOS Luna installed. I've downloaded and installed Virtualbox, Vagrant, vagrant plugins and then I built an Ubuntu 12.04 machine with ...
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Loading Oracle Virtual Box Error

When I tried to install 'Oracle VM Virtual Box' it is giving a error -'VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain guest (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this feature and will ...
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FreeBSD 10 boot CD doesn't boot on VirtualBox

I downloaded the FreeBSD 10.0 boot CD ISO (FreeBSD-10.0-RELEASE-ia64-bootonly.iso) and am trying to boot it in VirtualBox for a new FreeBSD installation, without success. On boot I get FATAL: Could ...
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Android in VirtualBox - “your device isn't compatible with this version”

I've installed a x86 version of Android in VirtualBox. The problem is that I cannot install some applications (because they need ARM architecture). I'm able to install them using an apk file. My ...
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Connect windows host to apache on openSUSE virtual machine

I am running a Windows 7 host machine, and inside of virtualbox I have openSUSE 12.3. The only thing I've down with the vm is a yast online_update of required packages. I've also installed the Web and ...
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how to learn linux in windows7 [on hold]

Im interested to learn Linux actually i am having Windows 7(64 bit)laptop.I am not interested in dual boot,Some of my friends suggested me to download Oracle virtual box.Tell me the process how to ...
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GoToMeeting in Android x86 tells me that there's no internet - but there is

Following the instructions in this answer: No Internet connection in Android-x86 4.2 ISO on VirtualBox I managed to get Android x86 running in a VirtualBox VM connected to the outside world. ...
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VirtualBox - VT-x is being used by another hypervisor

OS: Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox: 4.3.14 & 4.3.15 CPU: i5-3570 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H77M-D3H I receive the error below when I try to run a virtual machine with Enable VT-x/AMD-V on. With this ...
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Recover a Parallel Desktop 3 virtual machine in VirtualBox

I have an old HDD image file that was used with Parallels Desktop 3. Ideally I'd like to use it in VirtualBox (conversion). In all the tutorials I found (like this one or that one) the VM must be ...
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Enable VT-x in HP 8300 elite

I have a HP 8300 elite (Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz). I'm trying to run a virtual machine via VirtualBox. But every time I start the VM, it says: VT-x is disabled in the BIOS. ...
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Cannot start VirtualBox NAT Network

I am trying to start a NAT Network using VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04. Both Ubuntu and VirtualBox are freshly installed. VirtualBox v4.3.10_Ubuntu r93012 installed from the Ubuntu repositories. When ...
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vagrant private_network with osx host/centos guest using virtualbox host-only networking

I cannot get host-only networking to work from host to guest or guest to host using e.g. ping, netcat or ssh. Sshing fails timing out. No packets are seen when starting wireshark on the host interface ...
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Failed to open a session for the virtual machine, obiee sample app (windows 8)

I have just installed virtualbox 4.3.14 r95030, that works fine; have decided to install obiee sample app v406 on it that worked fine, however when it comes to starting it i get the dreaded failed to ...
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Opening a firewall port on virtualized Windows 7 running on Mac OS X 10.9

I am currently using a virtual machine running Windows 7 (32-bit) which is hosted by the VirtualBox application from Oracle; this latter is installed on a MacBook with the last up-to-date version of ...
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Create local TCP connection from C program in Ubuntu VM to Labview in Windows (Host)

Sorry if this is lengthy, I'll try to keep it as concise as possible. I have made a C program which runs in Ubuntu in a virtual machine and a Labview program running in windows (the host of the VM) ...
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Installing VirtualBox Xorg support on Rawhide (bleeding edge Xorg)

I have a new Fedora Rawhide/f22.x86_64 VirtualBox VM and I've installed the guest additions in the standard, distro-agnostic manner. Unfortunately, the installer does not recognize the current ...
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Virtual Box fix CPU performance

Is there a way to fix Virtual Box CPU resources? I want to conduct comparative performance tests and want to be sure that Virtual Box process will not consume all my free system CPU power? So ...
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Can't delete a read-only file on a VirtualBox (Vagrant) shared folder between Ubuntu (guest) and Win7 (host)

I have Vagrant running Ubuntu as a guest OS, on top of a Windows 7 host. When working on the shared folder between guest and host, if a file is read-only it can't be deleted. For example: ...
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VirtualBox unable to start virtual machine

I am using windows 7 Ultimate with virtual Box 4.3.14 installed. I created a virtual machine but when I start the virtual machine, I get this error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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VirtualBox - unable to access host web server with guest browser

I am running VirtualBox with Win7 guest VM on a Mac OSX 10.9.x host. I can access the Internet from a browser on the guest vm (used same proxy as host's in browser's proxy settings). I can also ping ...
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How to use proxy on Virtual Box (Windows XP)

I'm not exactly the most tech savy so please bear with me. I am trying to connect through a proxy with my Virtualbox accounts. Initially I wanted to just set the browsers in each virtualbox under a ...
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I need to re-mount the shared folder everytime my host folder has new files or changes in Virtualbox

I work with a Windows 7 host and a Xubuntu guest. Everytime my shared folder in Windows has new files or changes, I have to hit sudo mount -t vboxsf ... Why's that? Can I automate it somehow? Is ...
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Export Vagrant VM with all it's synced folders

Let's saying I'm working on a vagrant VM named foo and it sits on my host machine at ~/foo. In my scenario, foo uses VirtualBox as the provider and is using synced folders to configure and provide ...
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Enable Virtualization Technology for Acer 5750G

Acer has locked many options on their Aspire series including 5750. I need to have VT enabled for Intel HAXM and virtual machines running on x64 architecture. I followed this forum but that didn't ...
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VirtualBox: Grub sees hard drive, Linux does not

I installed Linux on my second hard drive. I can boot to it just fine. But when I try to boot it from a Windows 7 host using a raw host hard disk, grub sees it and can load vmlinuz and initramfs. ...
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VirtualBox - Mac OSX host Win7 guest - no Internet access for guest VM

I have a Mac running OSX 10.9.2, and I just downloaded and installed a Win7 IE9 VM in VirtualBox. My Mac uses Wi-Fi for internet access, and it's behind a proxy (it's a work machine). VirtualBox loads ...
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How do I put Mac OS X on a VirtualBox Environment? [closed]

I was following this tutorial here: www.macbreaker.com/2014/05/os-x-mavericks-in-virtualbox-with-niresh.html But in the comments, the AMD processor people are saying it doesnt work for them. I badly ...
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dig not working in a virtual host environment

I have installed three virtual machines (RHEL 6) on virtualbox, and attached a bridged mode network to all machines i have to use my first machine to be a DNS and the second and third machine should ...
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Change the color of the cursor in Sublime Text

I'm using Sublime Text the dark theme. The problem is that my cursor is also black and I can't see where it is with my background being black. How can I change my cursor color without change any color ...
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Mouse jumps around in Virtualbox Windows 3.1

When I use Windows 3.1 in Virtualbox, my mouse jumps up and down when I move the mouse up and down. I could be at the bottom of the screen and I move my mouse down and it jumps to the top. Is there ...
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VirtualBox Debian Jessie guest has invisible mouse after update

After updating the system with apt-get upgrade, the mouse disappeared in my guest environment. I use the guest additions and the other features work (like high resolution X sessions), but my mouse ...
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network adapter not listed in my virtualbox vm

I am trying to SSH into a virtual machine I have set up in virtual box from my Windows 7 host machine. I would like to make several development machines and ssh into them from my host machine, as well ...
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Use automatic configuration script for Ubuntu in Virtualbox

I am working on Ubuntu as a guest in VirtualBox with Windows 7 as host. Internet is not working on Ubuntu. When I checked my LAN settings in Windows, I see no proxy settings but a check on "Use ...
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Can't access HTTPS resources with Ubuntu client and VirtualBox Windows host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 8.1 running Ubuntu Trusty 32bit client. When I try to access HTTPS resources from the client, I see errors like: Cannot fetch index base URL ...
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Specifically, what differs between running the same virtualbox on different host OSes

I was always under the impression that a Guest OS running under VirtualBox would be basically unable to determine the Host OS/Specifications. Today, I tried to install Mac OSX on VirtualBox. First, I ...
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virtualbox hosted in virtualbox Win 7 64 not support 64 bit versions

I use virtualbox (VB) under Windows 7 64. In this VB I virtualize Win7 64 bit (for the purpose of this post I will be calling it 'Win Guest'). Now I installed another virtualbox under Win Guest and I ...
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Virtualbox Memory Overcommit

I need to run a VM appliance that wants access to more RAM than available on the physical host (16GB needed). I understand there are performance penalties, but I plan to run this VM as a background ...
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Easiest way to copy ASCII text into VirtualBox VM without Guest Additions?

Specifically On a Windows 7 machine running Oracle Virtualbox version 4.3 (the actual type of Virtualbox shouldn't matter, but just in case), what is the most painless way of copying plain text to ...
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VirtualBox - Make VMs talk only to each other and Internet

Using VirtualBox, how can I set it up so that my two VMs see each other on their own network, and have access to the internet, but do not see other physical boxes on the host's network? I'm trying to ...
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Trigger a host command on VirtualBox guest shutdown

Superusers-- Doing some webdev using a VM. Guest is Ubuntu Precise, host is Windows 8.1, VirtualBox 3.4. My dream scenario: I gracefully shut down the Ubuntu guest. Windows detects the shutdown ...
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Can not use the wireless network for both window and virtualbox machine

I have a problem with virtualbox machine when use the wireless adapter. I use the window7 and virtualbox machine(installed android): The window7: I have 2 connection, 1 is "Local Area Connection" ...
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I am a bit confused about installing VMware/ Or any other virtual machines in mac?

I am looking for installing windows in mac. Is is good to do.? Because am worrying much about the performance. if its not good to do, i am ready to go with a new windows machine,
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Unable to install guest additions in Ubuntu fresh VBox install

I have created a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10-desktop-i386 in virtualbox. Host is Windows 7. Virtualbox version is 3.2.8 I am trying to get the VBGuestAdditions to work, and I get errors Building ...
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VirtualBox: Cannot connect to Linux guest from OSX host

I'm trying to ssh into my linux guest from my osx host. There seems to be some trouble with the networking, I can ping the guest, but cannot ssh to it. I am using a host-only connection on the guest: ...
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virtualbox + image vhd + boot failure

I have Oracle Virtualbox 4.3.12. installed on Windows 8.1 pro. I attempt to launch a native image disk Microsoft VHD on witch there is win 8 standard. Unfortunatly , i have a fatal error : INT 18 boot ...
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Can I upgrade parent VM and have all linked clones updated too?

Is there any VM and OS combination that can support this scenario? I want to create a base OS image and lots of child linked clone images that share the parent's disk. This way I'm not duplicating the ...
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Sharing connection between Linux Mint 17 and Porteus RC 3.0

How can I connect to Porteus RC 3.0 VM guest via Mint 17 Quiana 64 bit as host? I am trying to share folders between VM and host, but I am always getting modprobe vbox error. This is why I am trying ...
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virtualbox: no TCP traceroute

I have VirtualBox running Ubuntu on an Ubuntu host. The networking mode I set is NAT. I noticed that TCP traceroute-like messages (i.e. with low IP TTL) never receive any ICMP reply. Is there some ...