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Behaviour of Caps-lock in Linux on VirtualBox, OSX Host

I'm running Ubuntu under virtualbox on a MacBook Pro and I'm trying to remap the Caps-Lock key to mod3 so I can use it as a replacement for the Alt key in Xmonad. I can remap the keysyms but the ...
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teamviewer virtualbox keyboard altgr key issue

My question is extremely similar to this one but the answer does not work for me. The host physical machine is windows 7. The guest VM is a Linux distro hosted in virtualbox. I access to the host ...
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Virtualbox causing weird behavior in Windows (keyboard issues, UAC popups)

After installing Virtualbox, whenever I run it, my PC (Windows 7 x64 SP1) starts doing a few things that make it unusable until I restart the PC: Clicking a shortcut or other button on the taskbar ...
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1answer
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How to use the ALT key in a Virtual Box guest session?

I'm running a Virtualbox session of Windows XP (guest) from a Sabayon GNU/Linux system (host). I'm doing projects with Adobe Illustrator CS2 and some of the functionallity is accessed with left mouse ...
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Using Windows as a VirtualBox Host, how I can get AltGr behavior on linux guest?

I'm having an issue using a keyboard which is not an English US keyboard. It seems that when it's the case, pressing AltGr key will simulate CTRL + ALT on Windows. I have verified that fact using ...
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@ and ~ symbols unavailable in Xubuntu on VirtualBox with Norwegian keyboard

I`m running Xubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 14 in VirtualBox 4.10 with Windows 7 as the host system. My keyboard is a Logitech G110 with a Norwegian layout, and I have configured the host ...
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1answer
296 views

Make Ctrl-Page Up, Ctrl-Page Down work in VirtualBox guest

I'm on Windows VirtualBox use windows guests, seems like Ctrl-Page Up/Page Down don't work in them. Personally I need this for Far manager, it's a console app, but I checked this in gui apps ...
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Lost the shift+← and shift+→ key combinations

On my laptop I have somehow lost the shift+← and shift+→ key combinations. Setup: Ubuntu 12.10 OS Windows 7 running in Virtual box Synergyc running on the Linux Host Connected to Synergys running ...
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Linux Teamviewer, Windows in VirtualBox: keyboard only passes alphanumerics

From Teamviewer on XP (remote) to Teamviewer on Fedora 17 with XP or Win7 VMs, can't pass any keys except alphanumerics ([a-zA-Z0-9]) to Windows. This has persisted thru 3 Fedora releases and 3 or 4 ...
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Keyboard Issue with Synergy, Oracle Virtual Box & Linux Hosts

I'm getting weird behavior using synergy with Oracle Virtual Box VM over Linux Ubuntu systems. My setup has A Ubuntu Linux 11.04 (synergy server) with US International keyboard layout ...
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0answers
222 views

Virtualbox, using the same keybord layout of the host in the guest os

I'm using Virtualbox 4.1.12 on Debian x64 and my host OS is Windows XP Professional 64-bit. On Debian I'm using a custom keyboard layout that I set on system startup through the command setxkbmap. ...
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Keyboard mapping issue in Virtualbox on Mac OS

I run Windows 7 as a VM in VirtualBox on my MacBook Air (using OS X 10.7). If I do not shutdown the VM but save its machine state. The keyboard will behave strangely after resuming. It seems the ...
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1answer
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Norwegian keyboard keys don't work with Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I just installed VirtualBox (from Oracle) in Windows 7, and created a virtual machine with latest Ubuntu. Here in Firefox I can use the left Ctrl key, while the right one doesn't have any effect. ...
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VirtualBox: trying to boot Win XP in Safe Mode: how to do ctrl-alt-delete?

I am trying to boot a Win XP Pro VM in Safe Mode in Virtual Box 4.1.4 I used DISK2VHD to create the VHD. The VHD is 95GB on disk but VirtualBox reports it as 145GB. The boot hangs, so I'm trying to ...
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1answer
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Moved existing XP installation to Virtualbox, but mouse and keyboard not recognized

I have a dualboot system, Ubuntu and WinXP. I wanted to run my existing XP installation as a virtual machine under Ubuntu, so I installed Virtualbox, and followed the instructions on this page: ...
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Installing Ubuntu server on VirtualBox - stuck on language selection screen

I have VirtualBox 3.0 on top of Windows 7x64 and a copy of Ubuntu server x64 I want to install on it. It will happily boot off the image, ask me to select my installer language and then one of the ...
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Keyboard in Oracle VirtualBox

My buddy is running Oracle VirtualBox, and everything works fine - except for the fact that the backslash ( \ ) key on a Swiss-German keyboard doesn't work - instead you're getting a vertical bar ( | ...
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Key is not detected in xev neither showkey -k in Ubuntu 10.04 in a Virtualbox VM

My question mark key in my keyboard isn't working. ("?"). I've tried to use xev and showkey -k to try to identify at least a keycode and manually use xmodmap to map it. Unfortunately, the keys aren't ...
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Dedicated Mouse and Keyboard on VirtualBox VM

Currently I am trying to run VirtualBox on my second monitor, with a dedicated mouse and keyboard. However, doing so has not proven easy. There has been times where the mouse works, but not the ...
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Dedicated mouse and keyboard for a virtual machine, is it possible?

Let's say I have a PC with two monitors atached. I'm running e.g. Windows Vista natively, and start up a virtual Ubuntu PC. I change to fullscreen mode so that on one Monitor, I see my Windows ...