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Increase dynamic VDI disk size

I'm running Linux (OpenSuse) host (Oracle VirtualBox) with Win 7 guest. I configured the VM with a VDI format disk that grows dynamically as required. Windows currently has 3.5 Gb free but I need to ...
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Is it possible to get a Virtualbox VM always start from same time, if so how?

I am trying to use VB to set up a Windows 7 VM for use in a training course. I want the virtual machine always to start up from the same conditions, in particular: The VM always starts at the same ...
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“Install” virtual machine guest os on host os

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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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 ...
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Mac spoofing for virtual machine to trick my university's IT system

I need help in setting up Oracle's VirtualBox port forwarding and/or mac spoofing. I feel it's important to add that my knowledge is very limited in this field and that my question could even be ...
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Apache runs locally but can't be accessed from other machine

I'm running Apache 2.2.3 in a VM for a test environment on CentOS 5. Apache is running and responding to requests on the VM itself. If I run "lynx localhost" on the VM I do get my test page. When I ...
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Nested Virtualization

What I do: I want to write a kernel module that does stuff to the KVM data structures. But I don't want to run it on the real machine, so I run one guest, inside it I run another two guests, and want ...
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Installing Another Virtual machine on a virtual machine using oracle linux 5.8

I am implementing Oracle RAC using 11.2. For shared disc option and low cost, we are planning to use Virtual Machines. I have installed one virtual machine (PARENT) Specifications: Oracle Linux 5.8 ...
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Resizing physical partition from Virtual Machine

I would like to use a GParted live CD to resize some partition on my laptop. Unfortunately I don't have an USB disk/CD to write the image on. Is there a way to boot gparted on a virtual machine and ...
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Using hard drive in virtualbox

I have a virtual-box virtual machine with Ubuntu OS. I have configured a vmdk virtual hard drive. I need to use a HD I added to my PC on my virtual machine. How can I mount this HD to my virtual ...
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VirtualBox Vista Guest can't see host network

I virtualized a Visa Ultimate machine and need to run it via Virtualbox on a Windows 7 host. Both are members of a domain administered by SBS 2011. For some reason the Vista VM would only see the ...
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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 ...
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Accessing an unrecognized device in a VM from the host

I am running windows 8.1 and am using Oracle VM VirtualBox. My VM is running windows 7 because there is an even bigger issue with compatibility with fastboot and windows 8/8.1 . Anyways, my question ...
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A way to simulate slower pcs using my application [duplicate]

We are looking for a way to emulate a slow PC, using any virtualization technology. Our goal is to cap the network speed and simulate a CPU with fewer GHz.
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Get a windows 8 host to access a website hosted in a windows server guest

I am running windows server 2012 as a guest(using Oracle Virtualbox) on a windows 8. I have a website hosted on the guest OS which i can access in a browser inside the guest. I would like to be ...
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How can i export virtual machine in virtualbox with snapshots

I have VM on virtualbox with 15 snaps shots saved. Now i can export to ova and ovf with export but that does not include all snapshots of parent VM. Is there any way so that i can put all snapshots ...
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Cannot Share host directory with VirtualBox Guest Mint 16 64 bit

Problem When attempting to mount a shared directory from Linux Mint 16 VirtualBox guest OS, I receive the following error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on hostshare, ...
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How to boot from CD even if BIOS doesn't allow this?

Recently I've helped user who had such problem: I have really old machine that has no USB ports and it's BIOS doesn't allow to boot from CD. However, it has Windows XP onboard. How can I install ...
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How to Installthe newly released MS DOS OS on a Virtual Machine

Since Microsoft have released the source of 2 old versions of MSDOS for free, I downloaded the ZIP, converted the contents of the v20object folder to an ISO, created a new virtual machine with ...
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How can I learn how to manipulate files and directories in Sage using VirtualBox?

SuperUsers: I thought about posting this here and at StackOverflow, and decided that here was probably more appropriate. I'm not a computer person, and I rarely post either place. I could not find ...
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How do I encrypt a VirtualBox VM? [duplicate]

I am running a server on a linux box and want to run some things for my other home computers in a virtual machine. I would like to encrypt the VM and shut it down when nobody is home, but keep the ...
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VirtualBox host key stops working

I'm running an Ubuntu virtual machine on a Ubuntu host on my laptop. A majority of the time when I switch from my host to my virtual machine (full screen) the host key stops working. Now that I'm in ...
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Can you make a windows login end up directly in a virtual machine?

Is it possible to configure Windows 8 + VirtualBox so that a login to a specific account directly brings me into the virtual machine? The idea here is a guest account that does not only have fewer ...
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creating a network between localhost and virtual machine

Ok I have this machine of mine in a network (in an external domain) and I would like to create in it a virtual machine, which should be able to connect and communnicate with the host (main machine) ...
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virtualbox changes get lost

How do I copy virtualbox machine to another host (with somewhat different hardware configuration, at least with different CPU) without losing changes made? Both hosts are running Windows 7/64 bit ...
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Virtualbox VM changes ethX ip after some time

Today I needed to test some things on a local webserver, and since I already have apache installed by default on a linux VM (backtrack 5) I decided to do it there instead of installing WAMP on my W7 ...
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VirtualBox multiple VMs bridged to one NIC

I want to run some VMs on my computer, and let those behave like physical computers to the network. I want my normal DHCP to give them IPs, and I want to be able to access them as if they were ...
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How to properly restore VBox VMs from backup?

I just flattened and rebuild my home system recently, which had several VirtualBox VMs with snapshots. I backed-up all the VMs, VDIs and snapshots by copying the entire folder to an external drive. ...
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VirtualBox in Win7: cannot acces external drive from guest Windows7

I have started using VirtualBox in Windows 7 out of curiosity and for testing purposes. (Mainly, I want to test Linux distros and to try and see how Windows works in this environment - so that I might ...
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How to run OS X 10.7 on Windows 7 without virtualization technology?

How can I run OS X 10.7 Lion on Windows 7 laptop that doesn't support VT-x? When I try it with VMWare, I get the following error: Mac OS X is not supported with binary translation. To run Mac OS ...
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Sound for Linux VM on Windows host

Like said in, http://www.reactos.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=96570, "I haven't been able to get sound working in VirtualBox for ages", for my Linux VM on Windows host, either Windows 7 or Windows 8. ...
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Modify VM system configuration without turning it on. Will it be OK?

I am using Virtual Box. I make a Virtual machine with this specification: Base memory : 1024 MB Processor : 2 CPU OS : Ubuntu Everything is working well. Later on, I ...
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Can't mount share in VirtualBox guest

I'm attempting to mount a share in a guest OS in VirtualBox: $ mount -t vboxsf share /mnt/share /sbin/mount.vboxsf: mounting failed with the error: No such device If I click the folder icon in the ...
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NAT Port Forwarding in VirtualBox

I have enabled two adapters in my VirtualBox (running Ubuntu 12.10 Server Edition), with types as: Host-only and NAT. My main motive is to be able to connect two VMs running on two different hosts ...
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When installing a VM, is there a difference between installing it in a separate partition on the same hard disk?

I am using Virtual Box to install some VMs on my laptop. My laptop has a single hard disk that has been partitioned into two, the first partition containing the C: drive and the second partition is ...
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How to open .VHDX files in virtualbox?

I used disk2vhd by microsoft so I tried to create a new virtualbox using it and I got this error Failed to open the hard disk C:\Users\user\Documents\Virtual Box Images\win7vir.VHDX Could not open ...
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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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How do I migrate my Windows desktop to a VirtualBox VM?

I have VirtualBox 4.3.6 and True Image 2014 Premium with Universal Restore. I've read a lot about different methods but I'm not sure where to start, or what will suit my needs. Directly from ...
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Ubuntu Virtual Box Network speed - DNS Resolution

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 TLS running on Virtual box, when I try and do wget it's taking about 10 seconds to connect to a server, although the download itself is quick. If I run the same command in ...
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How to run a VirtualBox VM on Windows through SSH

I have an Ubuntu server virtual machine on my Windows box, I am able to run VirtualBox on my Windows machine without problems, and then I can SSH into the newly created server. However what I am ...
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Windows-XP VM fails to boot after import in VirtualBox-4.x

I have a perfectly fine Windows-XP virtual machine in VirtualBox (v4.2.22) on my laptop with a 64-bit host OS, which works fine. I used the "Export" utility of VirtualBox to create an "OVA" file of my ...
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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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VirtualBox setup fails at compiling modules

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04, where everything worked fine, to 13.10, where I cannot get VirtualBox to work any more. I did some googling but could not find a similar error (all involved ...
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Can I have 'local root' accounts inside a VirtualBox guest OS?

Do you know if I can get a local 'root' inside a VirtualBox guest OS (Linux)? I need this to install the "guest extensions". Should this be the same as my "host" OS root?
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Windows 7 as VM inside ubuntu 13.10 good for gaming

So i have wanted to do this for quite some time now, but after using Linux Mint Olivia (15), which has given me WiFi & sound issues, I am sceptical but still eager to try this out, although I dont ...
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Any way to programmatically install vmWare Player or VirtualBox or any other free virtualization package on a client computer together with an image?

I want to write an installer to automatically install some kind of virtualization software on clients running Windows, and download and start an image. Is it doable?
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How do I adjust the Windows 8.1 Power Settings for my VirtualBox VM?

I have a VM configured in VirtualBox on OSX host (Mavericks) where the VM has Windows 8.1 Pro installed. When my VM "goes to sleep" and I go to wake it up, it always seems to take between 10 and 20 ...
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How can i identify ip address of the Host OS when the guest OS is connected in Bridged mode

I have setup a virutal machine using Oracle virtual box, and the guest OS is configured to have network mode as Bridged, and it gets a new ip address. Guest Ip: 192.168.1.10 Host Ip: 192.168.1.5 is ...
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Virtualbox VM not booting from separate hard drive

I have a bit of a problem with Oracle's Virtualbox. Before I upgraded my pc with an SSD I ran VB with 64-bit Ubuntu on my Win7 system, all worked good etc. Now I'm running my pc off the SSD which I ...
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virtualbox - Why can't I create a 64-bit virtual machine inside another virtual machine?

I am trying to create a new 64-bit Windows 7 virtual machine inside a 64-bit Debian 7.3.0 instance running in VirtualBox. I am allowed to run 32-bit machines, but I can not create 64-bit machines, as ...