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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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VirtualBox headless caused high CPU load on Mac OS X

When I run a CentOS linux VM on VirtualBox in headless mode the CPU continuously spikes up to about 80% for a couple of seconds at a time with a short 1 or 2 second gap and then does it again. Even ...
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How to install Mac OS on VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I maintain an application I wrote in pure C. Its multiplatform (windows/linux) application. But, unfortunately, my boss wants me to write a version for Mac OS. Since I don't have such computer, its ...
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VirtualBox: Odd behaviour after updating the host to OS X Mavericks

I've just updated my Mac to OS X Mavericks. However, after doing so, I'm facing a couple of issues with my VirtualBox program including the following: 1 - The virtual machines (guest OSes) fail to ...
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Which keys to use to copy and paste inside CentOS guest on MAC

Which keys to use to copy and paste inside CentOS guest on MAC. I am using VirtualBox on my MacBook Pro running CentOS 6.5 as a guest... I am trying to copy and paste some text in centOS (the guest) ...
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My VirtualBox Ubuntu crashed. How can I access its files from my Mac?

I have Ubuntu installed in my Mac using VirtualBox. A few minutes ago it crashed, so I have no access to Ubuntu now, but I need a file in it! Is there any way I can access my Ubuntu files from my ...
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apache folder structure on mac, what does other folder do

I'm trying to figure out how apache works on my Mac. I followed a tutorial on editing the httpd.conf file to get laravel set up. Now I want to get a specific site we have been working on in ...
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Install Windows on a MacBook Prod legally

I have a MacBook pro retina, and I want to buy and install a Windows 7 on (in a bootcamp partition and/or virtualized via VirtualBox). However, I do not know how to get it legally in a non-physical ...
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Can I clone an existing OS X install into a virtual machine on a Windows 7 PC?

So I have a Macbook Pro running OS X Mavericks. I just built a Windows 7 PC. Is there anyway I can effectively 'clone' my OS X machine and put it into a VM that I can run on my Windows 7 PC? That ...
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Is Xfce supposed to run slowly on Virtualbox?

This is my first question, so I'm sorry in advance if my question is not good/descriptive enough. I'm having problems getting Xfce systems on Virtualbox to run smoothly. What I mean by slow is that ...
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Is VirtualBox an appropriate solution for massive use? [closed]

I need a virtualization software for development and research. That is to say a lot of clones, and different operating systems (often operate together synergistically). Can VirtualBox be a ...
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VirtualBox: Accessing guest Linux filesystem from host MacOS

I'm running Linux mint 15 inside a virtualBox on Mac OS (i.e. Mac host, Linux guest). I already know how to share files and access them from the Linux guest, but how can I access the filesystem on the ...
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Connecting from Android device to linux virtual machine on MAC via bluetooth

Let me explain the situation: Web application is running on ubuntu virtual machine (VirtualBox). I can ping it from my mac. Vm's ip address is 192.168.56.100. Android device is connected to a mac ...
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Mac - Mount Virtual HDD Images

I know this question has been asked a million times, but all the answers are outdated and no longer work, so time to bring it up again! Currently running Mac OSX Mountain Lion 10.8.4. I need to mount ...
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Mac 10.8 Guest Multiple Monitors in Virtualbox

I've done a bit of searching and cannot seem to find an answer to my question. I have Mac OS X Mountain Lion guest installed on a virtual machine using Virtual Box with a Windows 7 host. I've found ...
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OS X Mountain Lion as Guest OS in VirtualBox on a Host with OS X Mountain Lion

I've got: A legal copy of "Install OS X Mountain Lion.app" An Intel Mac laptop (2012) with OS X Mountain Lion installed An up-to-date VirtualBox installation I'd like to install Mountain Lion as a ...
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Vagrant Private Network IPs not working, but DHCP does

I have a vagrant config file with three VMs configured in it. All are identical except on has a static IP and the other two are on DHCP. The two which are assigned IPs by DHCP can talk to each other ...
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VirtualBox does not start on Mac OS X

Suddenly and without notice, VirtualBox application doesn't start. First, it just didn't do anything. Not even an error message. I looked in the system log (/var/log/system.log) and I found these two ...
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Running VirtualBox on Macbook Pro?

How do I run VirtualBox on a Macbook? Is it possible, or do I need Parallels? I want to run Windows7 on my 15" macbook pro along with the original OSX Mountain Lion.
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Mac admin user want to share Virtual Machines with VirtualBox

The admin user of a Mac has VirtualBox installed with 3 VM: Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 8. I want to share this configuration for all other users. How can I do that? When other users open ...
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1answer
201 views

Using Linux as a Virtualbox guest on a Macbook Pro. Trying to paste into Vim, which is open in gnome-terminal

I am using XCFE Arch Linux as a Virtualbox guest on a Macbook Pro. Trying to paste into Vim, which is open in gnome-terminal. How can I do that? The usual suspects ("+P, Middle mouse click, etc) are ...
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93 views

Mac friendly file sharing from VirtualBox

I have set up Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu into a VirtualBox instance on my PC, I enabled Samba and I'm connecting to it via the home network from my Mac. All is fine except that I have some issues ...
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MacOS host microphone not working on WindowsXP guest VirtualBox

I need my guest Windows XP to work with the host MacOS's microphone. It all seems to be configured properly, but no audio is captured by XP. Why is that? System Configuration: Host: MacOS 10.7.4 ...
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VirtualBox Mac - Is it possible re-map a key for a VM

I am running Windows inside VirtualBox on Mac OSX. However, I am frequently copying and pasting/undoing etc using keyboard shortcuts. Because Mac is dumb and tries to be different, common shortcuts ...
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Can you make desktop shortcuts to Seamless mode Windows apps in VirtualBox on OSX?

Running the latest version of VirtualBox on OSX and hosting a Windows virtual machine. Is there a way to put shortcuts on your Mac desktop for the Windows apps that you run in seamless mode? I can't ...
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553 views

Connecting to virtual machine when no connection to internet

I'm having problems connecting to my local virtual machine if I'm off the internet. When I'm properly connected to the internet, I have no problem also connecting to my local server. Setup Host: ...
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1answer
168 views

How is the performance of a virtual hard disk (in Virtual Box) formatted in HFS+?

i would like to 'test' a virtualized Mac in Virtual Box. I'm wondering: can i create a virtual hard disk (in VirtualBox) then format it in HFS+ (native for Mac) ? Are there any known issues or ...
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Mac OSX Lion on Virtualbox video driver

I recently installed Max OS X Lion (iAtkos L1) on Virtualbox (host: Windows 7). Everything works fine but the graphics. As I am only able to assign only 256 M of cram to it and 3D accelerator seems to ...
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Can't get bridged networking to work between linux guest virtual machine and Mac host

I'm trying to establish bridged networking from linux mint vsn 12 in virtualbox to a Mac Lion host. Mac config: Network setting: en3 configured by DHCP Sharing setting: Internet Sharing ...
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If I virtualise a server on my machine, can I access it in a browser?

I want to start playing around with Ubuntu Server on my machine (Macbook Pro) running off VirtualBox or something similar. I want to do this so I can get used to using Ubuntu Server, and so I can ...
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Are virtual machines performant enough to be a primary workstation?

I have a MacBook Pro through my employer, but I prefer to spent most of my day in Linux. Will running Linux in a virtual machine (e.g. VirtualBox) in full-screen mode be enough slower than running it ...
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Network cuts off when using Bridged mode on Virtual Machine

I have tried Parallels Desktop 6, VMWare Fusion and VirtualBox when trying to run a Virtual Machine with a Bridged network adapter. I simply select the adapter interface (en0) and then press on. When ...
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How do I use the PC 'delete' key when using VirtualBox on OS X, running Windows XP?

How do I use the PC 'delete' key when using VirtualBox on OS X, running a Windows XP guest? I tried every combination I could think of!
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Optimize Mac OS X Snow Leopard for Virtualbox host

I seem to work out of a Linux VirtualBox most of the time (portable USB SSD) on my Snow Leopard Macbook (~2008). How can I optimize Snow Leopard to be an optimal VirtualBox host? I don't mind reducing ...
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Unable to do Port Forwarding in Virtual Box

I'm using Mac OS X 10.6. I have installed Virtual Box 4.1.0 in it. My Guest OS is Ubuntu Server 11.04. I have added a rule in Port Forwarding in Virtual Box -> "guestssh" TCP 127.0.1.1 8080 ...
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How to run chromium OS under virtual box on MacOS?

I'm trying to make Chromium OS running under VirtualBox on MaxOS. I downloaded image from http://chromeos.hexxeh.net/ and virtual box. But on start, chrome OS does not boot: just black screen.
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Can Host Mac OS access web server located at Guest Windows 7 in VirtualBox

I wonder if it's possible to access jboss web server which I can access in virtual box windows 7 as guest using localhost:8080 on mac as host? The current network is NAT. Do I need to change it?
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VirtualBox on Mac: getting a network connection?

I've installed VirtualBox on a Macbook with Mac OS 10.6 and it's running great. Inside the VirtualBox I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. Really impressive setup and install process. However, there's one ...
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Using Macbook Pro's built-in microphone in VirtualBox 4

According to the VirtualBox changelog, version 3.2.0 added support for audio input on Mac OS X hosts. I'm currently running version 4.0.6 which is the newest version and am trying to use my Macbook ...
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Mac OS X Virtual Box Windows XP F Keys

A general work day for me consists of 50% mac, 50% windows virtual box usage on the mac. When I use the mac side of things, I love how the F keys interact, when I am on windows, I rely heavily on the ...
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cheapest way to get MS Windows virtual machine on mac?

I have an occasional need for an MS Windows machine (a few times a year). My main machine is a Mac, and I'd like to get a cheap and legal MS Windows (XP or later) virtual machine that I can run on ...
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How to get VirtualBox machine to show up as an “attached device” on home router?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 running on a VirtualBox vm inside Mac OS X. I put it in "bridged mode" in hopes that it would receive an IP address through DHCP and become visible as an "attached ...
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991 views

what format will work for Mac and windows and handle an 8Gb to 20 Gb file?

I want to move my linux virtual machine's .vdi file from my Mac to my PC It's a dropbox VM, and i'm pretty sure it will work on the PC, i just need a way to move it. I have a 16Gb USB and i've ...
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Which 64-bit desktop Linux (GUI) distribution can I run on an Intel processor, especially in VirtualBox on Mac OS X?

Which 64-bit desktop Linux (GUI) distribution can I run on an Intel processor, especially in VirtualBox on Mac OS X? Ubuntu 32-bit works well. Ubuntu 64-bit is for amd64 only, I think. I know Mac OS ...
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Ubuntu Guest on VirtualBox on MacOS ping does not work, nslookup works perfectly

I have an Ubuntu guest -- more precisely Yahoo Cloud VM on Virtualbox on the top of MacOS. I have configured VirtualBox to serve internet connection to the guest using NAT. Ubuntu uses dhcp to get IP ...
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Mac OS X VirtualBox Update to 10.6.6

I was able to get Mac OS X 10.6.2 to work on my 64-bit Acer on VirtualBox multiple times, but I would like to update to 10.6.6. Every time I do, however, I continue to get this annoying error, saying ...
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Migrate existing Mac installation to VirtualBox

Does anyone know how to make a .vdi .hdd .vmdk or .vhd image of my Mac? I need to make a perfect clone of my hard drive in one of these formats so I can clone my system in a VirtualBox VM (for ...
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Mac OS X in VirtualBox

I want to buy the MAC OS X operating system from Amazon and wanted to know if it can be install in VirtualBox with Linux as the host machine?
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What Virtual Machine (virtualization) solution to use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtualization software for a Mac I am a Mac user and wanted to have Windows 7 as a Virtual Machine. I know about only two possible solutions/software that I can install ...
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On a Mac, how to mount the Ubuntu installation image and install Ubuntu on VirtualBox?

On a Mac, is there a way to mount the image downloaded from Ubuntu and install Ubuntu on VirtualBox? I could download that image and burn it to a CD-R or DVD-R if at home using a PC, but I am at work ...