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Why Ubuntu in a VM won't find my FPGA?

I use Ubuntu in a Virtual Box VM to run Quartus II to run programs with the Altera DE2 FPGA. Now I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and the guest os (ubuntu 10) won't find the DE2 board. I think that maybe ...
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Connect VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu to VPN

I would like to connect my VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu 10.04.4 to a VPN or share the host's VPN connection. The VM is connected to the internet and issued an IP from my wireless router but it is not ...
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Running Windows 8 in Ubuntu 10.04

I would like to try Windows 8 on Ubuntu 10.04 in virtualbox ose I have Windows 7 previously installed along with Ubuntu in pc. Now when I started virtual machine I got the error. I opened bios ...
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VirtualBox guest has no network

I have openSUSE 12.1 x64 host and I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 x86 as guest. My problem is that Ubuntu sees no network at all. I have both tried NAT and bridge setup but I have no interface on the VM. ...
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OpenGL Hardware rendering not working on Kubuntu guest on Virtualbox

I have installed Kubunto 10.04 (Android project recommended development environment) on Virtualbox 4.1.16. I have installed the Virtualbox guest additions and have full-screen graphics on the guest. I ...
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655 views

Ubuntu VirtualBox guest not showing wireless extensions in iwconfig

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my Mac using Oracle VirtualBox. My machine is connected to Wi-Fi and am able to browse the internet from within Ubuntu as well. However, iwconfig does not give an ...
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Windows 7 running Virtualbox 4.1.12 with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS guest but no full screen

After a recent windows update (though may not be the issue), I am unable to run Ubuntu in the virtualbox with full screen mode. I can no longer stretch the window to any resolution. It is locked at ...
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Virtualbox shared folders

I am running virtualbox in my Mac (Lion). The guest os is Ubuntu Lucid. I have installed guest additions and am trying to create a shared folder to pass files from the guest os to the host os. I can't ...
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Virtualbox Host is MacBook Pro Guest is Ubuntu 10.04 issues with github access

Ok trying to do what I have done a dozen times over on dozens of PC's (literally). I am trying to access a private github account. Works no problem on any one of several computers all PC that I have ...
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Slow Hard Drive When Running Virtual Machine

I have Ubuntu 10.04 and I'm running Virtual Box 3.2.8 OSE running on my fairly standard laptop (2.4GHz i3, 2GB RAM, 5.4K RPM SATAII drive). When I start up a WinXP my laptop hard drive light is just ...
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VirtualBox freezes when using anything but NAT

I have an Ubuntu(10.04.3 64bit server) guest VM on an ubuntu(11.04 64bit desktop) host. The guest VM defaulted to the first network adapter as NAT. Now I want to enable bridged mode, but every other ...
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FTP LIST command fails between between host OS and guest OS

I'm having trouble setting up FTP between my host OS (Windows 7) and guest OS (Ubuntu 10.04). I used the network settings in VirtualBox to setup port forwarding on 80, 21, and 22. Accessing the ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu target filesystem doesn't have /sbin/init

When I start my Ubuntu Guest OS in the VM, a stream of errors fly by and here's what I see at the end. mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: No such file or directory mount: mounting /sys on ...
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Not able to access shared folders in Virtualbox

I am running an Ubuntu 10.10 in VirtualBox on my Windows 7 From VirtualBox, I set up a share folder, and I can see it from Ubuntu under media folder drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 0 2011-03-15 ...
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Trouble installing ubuntu server on virtualbox (osx)

I'm trying to install lucid lynx 10.04.2 server on a virtualbox on snow leopard. I have 2 server iso files freshly downloaded one i386 and one 64bit. When I try to start the virtual machine with ...
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How to get an OEM install of Windows 7 as guest and Ubuntu as host

I bought a new laptop, an ASUS N43J. It came with OEM Windows 7 Home premium. When I first booted it, I was required to backup the Windows and drivers into seven DVDs which I already did. I need to ...
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VirtualBox bridged adapter not working under certain circumstances

I have VirtualBox 3.2.12 running on an Ubuntu 10.04 host. Usually, at work, I have my eth0 connected to a LAN with a static IP. If I bring my laptop home, I connect to the Internet via WiFi, with my ...
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How do I connect a printer to the Ubuntu Guest on Oracle VirtualBox?

How do I connect a printer to the Ubuntu Guest ? When running as a bridged network I can find the networked printer only. The printer attached to the host PC is invisible to the guest. There are 2 ...
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How to virtualize a physically installed Ubuntu 10.04 into Windows 7 using Virtualbox?

I currently have both Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Windows 7 installed on my Machine in dual boot. Prior to 10.04, I was able to fully virtualize my physically installed Ubuntu setup on Windows 7 using ...
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Mouse freezes over and over again for 3 seconds on Ubuntu 10.04

since today I have the problem that (only) my mouse freezes twice or three times a minute for 2-3 seconds. I'm not sure if it is coincidence but it has begun since I installed VirtualBox. Before I was ...
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441 views

No Network Connection in WinXP image from Microsoft running on VirtualBox 3.1.6 OSE (Ubuntu 10.04) due to missing CD Rom

I'd like to test local websites in IE7 and IE8.To do that I thought about using the free Microsoft images: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/setup/default.mspx I converted the VHDs ...
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How can I setup a Ubuntu virtualbox on win 2003 and access it from the internet?

How can I setup a Ubuntu virtualbox on win 2003 and access it from the internet? I'm new to the virtual concept ( and networking ) and I can't connect to my virtual Ubuntu machine from the internet. ...
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How to install Delorme StreetAtlas (any version) + GPS inside VirtualBox VM?

When I try to run the install program I get a popup message that says the installer program is not a valid executable. Background: I want a GPS with maps on my laptop running Ubuntu 10.4LTS. ...
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How do I attach a USB thumb drive to VirtualBox (XP guest on Ubuntu host)

I see the the "Devices" tab has "USB Devices" and there it lists my USB drive, but it is gray and can not be selected. Perms on the device in /media are 0700 and it is owned by myuserid:myuserid ...
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Connecting Ubuntu to internet with virtual box

i have ubuntu installed on virtual box,but i am not able to install anything as ubuntu does not connect to internet. My interface i.e eth0 was set to dhcp.when it was set to dhcp,it was not getting ...
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VirtualBox NAT Port forwaring fails on port 80

Solved! Hooray! This problem has been solved by the author... In general, port forwarding works for me. Currently I want to add a port, 80 to 8080, host to client, but i just cannot use ...
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VirtualBox with existing operating system

So my laptop is set up for dual-booting, Windows 7 and Ubuntu Linux 10.04. There are certain applications in which I want to access Windows from Linux. Is there a way to do this using VirtualBox? ...
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1answer
184 views

Connecting localhost from within virtual WindowsXP (hosted on Ubuntu 10.04)

My host machine is on Ubuntu 10.04. I installed WindowsXP on VirtualBox. In Ubuntu I'm running a server on 0.0.0.0:3000, and I would like to access it from within WindowsXP. Already tried to set VM ...
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1answer
310 views

How do I use VirtualBox to run XP off of a dual-boot drive in Ubuntu 10.04?

I recently upgraded to 10.04 and am pretty pleased. I have XP on the same drive, different partition. I would like to use VirtualBox to run XP while I am running Ubuntu. I've seen some directions for ...
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Sound in Virtual Box cuts out

I'm running Windows XP inside Virtual Box in Linux. In the beginning the sound works but after a while there's no more sound.
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Problem virtualizing Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit on VirtualBox 3.1 on Windows Vista 64 bit

Software & Hardware Setup Host System : Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64 bit Guest : Ubuntu 10.04 (ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso) 32 bit VM : VirtualBox 3.1.8 Hardware : Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 ...
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Screen resolution only displaying 800x600 in Xubuntu

I am running Sun VirtualBox on a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I have installed Xubuntu 10.4 as a virtual machine but cannot seem to find an easy way of altering the screen resolution. Any ideas?
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Mount Windows share on Linux boot

I'm running VirtualBox in Windows. I have Ubuntu Linux 10.04 installed as a VM. Whenever I log in I have to run to following command to mount my shared Windows web dev folder: sudo mount.vboxsf ...