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Extending LVM partition on Virtualbox/Ubuntu

I stupidly created a dynamic disk when I created a VM. The disk has been converted to Fixed and the size upped to 20GB. I booted into a GParted live CD and extended the partition up to the maximum. ...
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Cannot import .ova

I'm trying to import an .ova file into my VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bits), but when I do this I get the following error: Failed to import appliance /media/USB/Respaldo 11 (Armando)/SW/Maquinas ...
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0answers
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Not able to get network configuration on a Ubuntu guest running on Virtual Box on a Mac OS X host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 and I am trying to use a Ubuntu 13.04 guest on a Mac OS X Mavericks host. I used to be able to do Host-only networking on my VM till I tried to get Bridged Networking working ...
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1answer
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Unable to find expand option in virtualbox

I have a ubuntu installed in my virtual box which is running out of space I am following this to solve my problem,the command given below worked fine VBoxManage.exe modifyhd ...
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Physical to Virtual Conversion with VirtualBox [closed]

I am thinking of a P2V conversion of a Windows 2008 SBS production server in order to host it on phpvirtualbox with Ubuntu Server as a virtual host. As the server is a production server, i have ...
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1answer
23 views

Ubuntu VirtualBox VM locks up frequently on Win8 host

Using the same exact Vagrantfile to build an Ubuntu 12.04 x64 VM on both MacOS and Win8, I noticed that the VM locks up frequently (at least once per minute) on Windows. At first I thought it might be ...
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1answer
54 views

Virtualbox display issue

I installed Virtualbox on Mac and then installed Ubuntu on Virtualbox as a virtual machine. My Ubuntu display comes as 640 X 480 (4:3) resolution and cannot be changed. My actual screen resolution is ...
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1answer
35 views

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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0answers
12 views

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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0answers
41 views

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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0answers
25 views

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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0answers
11 views

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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0answers
12 views

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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0answers
14 views

VPN connection sharing through Windows guest / Share guest VPN with host

Can I route traffic from Linux through the VirtualBox guest's VPN? The guest VPN client should see this traffic as local and therefore would not attempt to block it.
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0answers
8 views

What is causing my kdeinit4 error?

I did not reinstall my OS or anything, but today as I log into my VirtualBox Kubuntu 12.0.4.02 LTS VM, I get a Could not start kdeinit4. Check your installation. error and can only boot into the ...
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0answers
18 views

git corrupted on ubuntu vbox, power failure with proper shutdown

i use git on ubuntu headless server on virtualbox on my laptop. when i shut down the pc, i don't bother shutting down the virtualbox, i just shutdown the pc. it never was a problem. it was fine since ...
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1answer
39 views

Cant access into ubuntu server using putty in virtualbox

I have ubuntu server installed in virtualbox and the host os is windows 7.I need to access into that ubuntu server using putty.Now the way to access via putty is to, have two adapter in virtual box ...
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How to recover previous “current state” from VirtualBox *after* restoring from snapshot

Details: Win 8.1 (host OS) Laptop running Virtual Box. Ubuntu 10.04 Guest machine inside Virtual box. 6 month old snapshot of guest machine and "current state" in use. User was having problems with ...
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0answers
43 views

Unable to connect to inernet in an Ubuntu 14.04 VM installed over windows 7 guest os

I've created a Ubuntu 14.04 VM using oracle's VirtualBox on my Windows 7 PC. I've also managed to install drivers form Guest Additions CD image, but in spite of all that I still can't get the internet ...
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2answers
73 views

Flickering dual screens in Virtual Box Ubuntu 13.10 Guest

I have Ubuntu 13.10 x64 installed as a guest in VirtualBox (under a Windows 8.1 host) and have the settings for the virtual machine setup to run with a monitor count of 2, 128MB video memory and 3D ...
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0answers
66 views

Delphi XE2 runs very slow in VirtualBox with Windows 8.1 installed

While the whole guest Windows runs normal, Delphi XE2 is really slow, especially with code completion. And CPU utilization is near 50% though the Delphi itself does not get more than 10% during ...
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1answer
37 views

How can I determine via command-line if VBox Guest Additions has been installed?

In particular, I need to know in order to write a bash script to prompt the user to install VBox Guest Additions on a Ubuntu client if it hasn't already been installed.
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43 views

how to install portable virtual box on LINUX HOST

I'm looking for info on Google. I can only find solutions on how to do it on a Windows host, but I want it done backward. I run Linux (Ubuntu) and I want to create a portable virtual machine to ...
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1answer
71 views

Unknown Filesystem Type vboxsf

I am trying to run the command sudo mount -t vboxsf SharedUbuntuWindows SharedUbuntuWindows but I get the error unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf' on my guest Ubuntu machine. I am following these ...
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0answers
54 views

Shift key doesn't work with teamviewer and virtual box

I use Teamviewer on Mac to connect to Ubuntu. On Ubuntu, I start Virtualbox and Windows 7 is running on it. When I want to login Windows 7 VM, I cannot press 'shift+2' to type '@' which is a ...
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1answer
93 views

VirtualBox VM running web server not accessible via external IP

I have a Windows 7 machine running VirtualBox with an Ubuntu guest. The guest has a Bitnami LAMP stack installed. I have the guest configured for Bridged networking, and I can access the guest web ...
0
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1answer
47 views

How does Windows use an ext4 filesystem in a VirtualBox?

I run Windows XP in a Virtual Box on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. I've set the shared folder access so I can access (read and write) the files on my ext4 /home partition. However, I've often wondered ...
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1answer
499 views

Getting 1920x1080 resolution or 16:9 aspect ratio on Ubuntu or Linux Mint

I am running Ubuntu and Linux Mint in VMWare. In the display settings, none of the 16:9 aspect ratio resolutions are available, including the commonly used 1920x1080 resolution. How can I enable this? ...
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1answer
35 views

Why is clipboard sharing disabled by default on VirtualBox?

I installed a Lubuntu guest (Ubuntu+LXDE) in VirtualBox on Windows. I also installed the guest additions, however, the clipboard was not working. To my surprise, there was an option to enable it: ...
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0answers
48 views

No Linux variant works on my Virtual Box - System freezes after booting

No Linux variant works on my Virtual Box - System freezes after booting.. I'm currently running Windows 8 on a new laptop with Intel Haswell and Nvidia Maxwell architecture. Also the system has 8 ...
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1answer
35 views

Virtualbox & network connections

I want to create server for controlling tv from outside of home. For doing this i had an idea like this: On ubnutu machine i will have VNC and using it i will connect from outside. On server i would ...
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2answers
138 views

Ubuntu 14.04 VM setup using Virtual Box

I am trying to create a Ubuntu 14.04 VM using VirtualBox. After reading the ISO, the VM completes copying the files and asks for a restart, then gets stuck at this message : I have tried it twice, ...
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0answers
12 views

Create new VM based on existing .vhd with command line

I created an Ubuntu Server .vhd with Virtualbox and would like to boot it on another Ubuntu Server instance using kvm. How can I boot the .vhd and have it used bridged networking?
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214 views

VirtualBox/Ubuntu mouse disappears

I just created an Ubuntu 14.04 VM in VirtualBox (the host is Windows 7) and have noticed a strange "bug" occurring with the mouse. And yes I installed guest additions. About 50% of the time, when I ...
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5answers
1k views

VirtualBox/Ubuntu full screen mode resolution

I created an Ubuntu 14.04 desktop VM using VirtualBox, and installed guest additions. By default, at startup, VBox wants to present the guest's GUI in a parrticular size that is smaller than my actual ...
0
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1answer
82 views

Can't get Gopro studio to work in a windows 7 guest on a Ubuntu 14.04 host

I am running windows 7 guest on a ubuntu 14.04 host and am having problems trying to get the latest version of gopro studio to run. It seems to install fine, but everytime I try execute it, it ...
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1answer
66 views

Having trouble installing Linux Live CD on to a VirtualBox Hard Drive (install option is not working)

I've built several Ubuntu ISO images using Ubuntu Builder which will run in VirtualBox as a Live CD, I have run into a problem trying to Install the ISO to the VirtualBox machine as the Install option ...
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1answer
58 views

Allocating Virtual Ram in Oracle VirtualBox

I need to install one of the Ubuntu 64 bits with at least 32 GB Memory, unfortunately I don't physically have 32 GB RAM, so what I am intending to do is allocate some of my RAM (let's say 2-4 GB) and ...
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1answer
20 views

Is it possible to restore an ubuntu guest vm but keep home directory data untouched?(on Virtualbox or other virtual machine solution)

Is it possible to restore an ubuntu guest vm to an earlier snapshot and keep home directory data from restoring? Or to say keep the user directory out of the system vdi to prevent data loss after ...
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31 views

Send special keys to virtual machine

I do most of my computer work in Ubuntu, when I need another OS I just use VirtualBox or VMWare Player. Sometimes when I'm in a Linux VM, I want to change to the console or use SysRq keys. I obviously ...
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0answers
213 views

BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 23s! [swapper/0:1]

I'm trying to boot off of an Ubuntu LiveCD (13.04) on VirtualBox but can't without getting the following: I was able to do it as late as yesterday but then my computer (Win7 host) restarted due to ...
2
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1answer
47 views

Start the script with sudo

I am trying to start the virtual machine(ORACLE VIRTUALBOX) using this script(script name:start_vm001.sh). START_VM=`/usr/bin/VBoxHeadless --startvm testvm001` EXECUTE_VM=`exec ...
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1answer
35 views

unable to connect to network on ubuntu in virtualbox

When I do ping google.com on the host (Win7) I get 74.125.227.164 and am able to ping without issue. When I do ping 74.125.227.164 on Ubuntu (my VirtualBox guest OS) I get a connect: Network is ...
2
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2answers
38 views

“Install” virtual machine guest os on host os [duplicate]

I have a host OS running Windows 7 and guest OS running Ubuntu on Virtualbox. What if I want to "install" my image of Ubuntu virtual machine as ordinary Ubuntu installation. Is it possible and how?
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1answer
42 views

Create an ISO image from a virtual device image

Oracle VM -> ISO I am using Oracles VM VirtualBox to good effect and have created several ubuntu machines created from an ISO image. My question is that I now want to go from a VM machine to a real ...
1
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1answer
65 views

Make an existing VM immutable

With XP security support coming to an end, but needing to use some software that will only run under XP (and some other software that just needs windows) I'd like to make my XP VM a bit more secure. ...
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2answers
462 views

virtualbox: new host key combination not saved after change

I want to change my host key combination in the Virtualbox that is currently alt gr. To do so, I go to: file -> preferences -> Input -> Virtual Machine , then clicking on the field beside ...
1
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1answer
27 views

Filesystem access in VirtualBox

I have Windows 8.1 installed on a VM using virtualbox. My host system is Ubuntu 13.04. I use windows for testing, and also for tortoiseSVN. For some reason, commiting on tortoise takes way too much ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Shared Clipboard is not working

I have VirtualBox installed and shared-clipboard is enabled as bi-directional. But it does not work at all. How can I get it working?
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0answers
71 views

How to uncapture USB HID Device in Ubuntu VM on Windows 7 Box?

I'm working on an Ubuntu VM via VirtualBox on a Windows 7 machine. The device I'm prototyping seems to get captured, but not attached. If I hover over Devices >> USB Devices >> MY HID DEVICE, I see: ...