VirtualBox is a free, open source virtualization program from Oracle for the x86/x86_64 architectures.

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Ubuntu Server VM: copy paste?

I've installed Ubuntu Server under Virtualbox just to get a nice little shell. I've also installed the VirtualBox "Guest Additions" and set "Shared Clipboard: Bidirectional". I still can't seem to ...
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VirtualBox unable to start virtual machine

I am using windows 7 Ultimate with virtual Box 4.3.14 installed. I created a virtual machine but when I start the virtual machine, I get this error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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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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How to use proxy on Virtual Box (Windows XP)

I'm not exactly the most tech savy so please bear with me. I am trying to connect through a proxy with my Virtualbox accounts. Initially I wanted to just set the browsers in each virtualbox under a ...
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Can't install guest additions to Lubuntu

I'm running Lubuntu as a virtual machine in virtual box. The problem I'm getting is trying to install guest additions. When I run uname -r I get: 3.11.0-14-generic This is my log for ...
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Use Virtualbox to Build a Standard Image of Windows 7

SO I'm building a standard image of Windows 7 according to this documentation: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee523217%28v=ws.10%29.aspx However, my reference computer is a install of ...
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Export Vagrant VM with all it's synced folders

Let's saying I'm working on a vagrant VM named foo and it sits on my host machine at ~/foo. In my scenario, foo uses VirtualBox as the provider and is using synced folders to configure and provide ...
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Virtualbox No suitable module for running kernel found

I use remote machine ubuntu 12.04 (console only) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS i have some strange kernel uname -a Linux 2.6.38.2-grsec-xxxx-grs-ipv6-64 #1 SMP Fri Apr ...
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Change the color of the cursor in Sublime Text

I'm using Sublime Text the dark theme. The problem is that my cursor is also black and I can't see where it is with my background being black. How can I change my cursor color without change any color ...
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Portable VirtualBox kernel driver error

I'm using PortableVirtualBox for about a year with no problems. But from two weeks now -without upgrading or updating anything on Virtualbox or anything related on my PC- after running any of my VMs ...
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I need to re-mount the shared folder everytime my host folder has new files or changes in Virtualbox

I work with a Windows 7 host and a Xubuntu guest. Everytime my shared folder in Windows has new files or changes, I have to hit sudo mount -t vboxsf ... Why's that? Can I automate it somehow? Is ...
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Can't access internet in kali virtualbox

I have Kali linux installed on Virtualbox 4.3 and my host OS is fedora 19 i have bridged the VM with fedora but in kali it said that device not managed. is there anyway to fix it? thanks.
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VirtualBox - Mac OSX host Win7 guest - no Internet access for guest VM

I have a Mac running OSX 10.9.2, and I just downloaded and installed a Win7 IE9 VM in VirtualBox. My Mac uses Wi-Fi for internet access, and it's behind a proxy (it's a work machine). VirtualBox loads ...
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VirtualBox: Grub sees hard drive, Linux does not

I installed Linux on my second hard drive. I can boot to it just fine. But when I try to boot it from a Windows 7 host using a raw host hard disk, grub sees it and can load vmlinuz and initramfs. ...
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Enable Virtualization Technology for Acer 5750G

Acer has locked many options on their Aspire series including 5750. I need to have VT enabled for Intel HAXM and virtual machines running on x64 architecture. I followed this forum but that didn't ...
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Error “VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not available on your system” while trying to run Virtualbox

I have to run Mac OS on virtual box for a class and it keeps giving me errors stating "VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not available on your system. Certain guests (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this ...
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Mouse jumps around in Virtualbox Windows 3.1

When I use Windows 3.1 in Virtualbox, my mouse jumps up and down when I move the mouse up and down. I could be at the bottom of the screen and I move my mouse down and it jumps to the top. Is there ...
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VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime

virtualbox VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime! VirtualBox: dlopen("/usr/lib/virtualbox/VBoxRT.so",) failed: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libk5crypto.so.3: symbol krb5int_buf_len, ...
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How do I put Mac OS X on a VirtualBox Environment? [on hold]

I was following this tutorial here: www.macbreaker.com/2014/05/os-x-mavericks-in-virtualbox-with-niresh.html But in the comments, the AMD processor people are saying it doesnt work for them. I badly ...
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dig not working in a virtual host environment

I have installed three virtual machines (RHEL 6) on virtualbox, and attached a bridged mode network to all machines i have to use my first machine to be a DNS and the second and third machine should ...
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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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network adapter not listed in my virtualbox vm

I am trying to SSH into a virtual machine I have set up in virtual box from my Windows 7 host machine. I would like to make several development machines and ssh into them from my host machine, as well ...
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VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system

While installing an OS, I am getting an error similar to: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain guests (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this feature and will fail to ...
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E_FAIL (0x80004005) when running Linux through Windows 8 Virtualbox

I wanted to run Linux through my Winows 8.1 machine using VirtualBox as hypervisor. After I tried adding Ubuntu (or Fedora, on another instance) to the list of virtual machines, I clicked Start, but ...
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VirtualBox Debian Jessie guest has invisible mouse after update

After updating the system with apt-get upgrade, the mouse disappeared in my guest environment. I use the guest additions and the other features work (like high resolution X sessions), but my mouse ...
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Use automatic configuration script for Ubuntu in Virtualbox

I am working on Ubuntu as a guest in VirtualBox with Windows 7 as host. Internet is not working on Ubuntu. When I checked my LAN settings in Windows, I see no proxy settings but a check on "Use ...
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Can't access HTTPS resources with Ubuntu client and VirtualBox Windows host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 8.1 running Ubuntu Trusty 32bit client. When I try to access HTTPS resources from the client, I see errors like: Cannot fetch index base URL ...
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Specifically, what differs between running the same virtualbox on different host OSes

I was always under the impression that a Guest OS running under VirtualBox would be basically unable to determine the Host OS/Specifications. Today, I tried to install Mac OSX on VirtualBox. First, I ...
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virtualbox hosted in virtualbox Win 7 64 not support 64 bit versions

I use virtualbox (VB) under Windows 7 64. In this VB I virtualize Win7 64 bit (for the purpose of this post I will be calling it 'Win Guest'). Now I installed another virtualbox under Win Guest and I ...
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What's the recommended way to move a VirtualBox VM to another computer?

I use VirtualBox 4.1.x on my Ubuntu machine and I've set up several virtual machines. Since there are several ways one can move a VM in VirtualBox to another computer, I was wondering which one is the ...
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Virtual Machine with Bridged Adapter to Centos not accepting ssh from host machine

I have a bridged connection on VirtualBox from os/x 10.8.5 host to Centos 5.8 client. But I suspect this is more of a general issue than specific to the host and precise version of linux. Shown ...
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virtual box stuck at “starting virtual machine” 0%

After upgrading to virtualbox 4.2.16 all of my VMs get stuck at launch. I tried downgrading to 4.1.26, but I still get the same problem. Screenshots: (not enough rep to post images) When I ...
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Virtualbox Memory Overcommit

I need to run a VM appliance that wants access to more RAM than available on the physical host (16GB needed). I understand there are performance penalties, but I plan to run this VM as a background ...
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Easiest way to copy ASCII text into VirtualBox VM without Guest Additions?

Specifically On a Windows 7 machine running Oracle Virtualbox version 4.3 (the actual type of Virtualbox shouldn't matter, but just in case), what is the most painless way of copying plain text to ...
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virtualbox home testing lab

How would I go about setting up VirtualBox for this kind of environment? Just like real-life servers work. Have one server that receives the outside internet connection, has all the DNS, DHCP, ...
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ping using mac addresses or link local ipv6 addresses

I have 4 Virtual Machines (Ubuntu 12.04) running on a host that is also running Ubuntu 12.04. The Virtual Machines are named: switch-vm vm-1 vm-2 vm-3 Below are the network settings on switch-vm: ...
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Unrecoverable system error when try to install Kali Linux on VirtualBox running on Windows 7

Downloaded kali-linux-1.0.2-i386.torrent and mounted ISO on a virtual drive. Followed directions on http://docs.kali.org/installation/kali-linux-hard-disk-install to install Kali on VirtualBox ...
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Cannot install virtualbox-ose-guest-dkms on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and kernel: 2.6.38-11-generic-pae. While using VirtualBox, i got this error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) Please install the virtualbox-ose-dkms package and ...
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Mouse disappear in VirtualBox

I am using latest version of VirtualBox (VirtualBox 4.3.6 for Windows hosts) and after installing any OS and clicking inside of it mouse disappear. It is not visible until I press right CRTL. Anyone ...
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VirtualBox - Make VMs talk only to each other and Internet

Using VirtualBox, how can I set it up so that my two VMs see each other on their own network, and have access to the internet, but do not see other physical boxes on the host's network? I'm trying to ...
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Unable to install guest additions in Ubuntu fresh VBox install

I have created a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10-desktop-i386 in virtualbox. Host is Windows 7. Virtualbox version is 3.2.8 I am trying to get the VBGuestAdditions to work, and I get errors Building ...
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How to avoid CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION errors with VirtualBox inside VMWare

I have the same setup as described here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17175696/running-vagrant-inside-vmware-vm Now I'm frequently getting BSOD with a CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION error and ...
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How to convert a VHDX file to VHD?

I made an image with disk2vhd and unfortunately I chose VHDX instead of VHD. I didn't see any information about what to choose. Anyway, now that file is all I have, the original PC is trashed. So I ...
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Mac Users - Bootcamp, VirtualBox, or something else to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio?

I'm taking a computer science class that requires students to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio for programming assignments. I have been using Macbook Pro, so i'm considering getting either ...
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Windows 7 reboot loop after migrating to VirtualBox

We used Windows 7 32bit in KVM before, but want to migrate to VirtualBox-ose: qemu-img convert Windows_7-KVM.qcow2 -O raw Windows7.img vboxmanage convertdd Windows7.img Windows7.vdi But when we ...
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Trigger a host command on VirtualBox guest shutdown

Superusers-- Doing some webdev using a VM. Guest is Ubuntu Precise, host is Windows 8.1, VirtualBox 3.4. My dream scenario: I gracefully shut down the Ubuntu guest. Windows detects the shutdown ...
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Can not use the wireless network for both window and virtualbox machine

I have a problem with virtualbox machine when use the wireless adapter. I use the window7 and virtualbox machine(installed android): The window7: I have 2 connection, 1 is "Local Area Connection" ...
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I am a bit confused about installing VMware/ Or any other virtual machines in mac?

I am looking for installing windows in mac. Is is good to do.? Because am worrying much about the performance. if its not good to do, i am ready to go with a new windows machine,
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Virtualbox Android: kernel panic not syncing tried to kill idle task

I can't run Android on Virtualbox, i followed this tutorial: http://www.howtogeek.com/164570/how-to-install-android-in-virtualbox/ but i keep getting following error when installing (or running live) ...
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How can I use Windows 8 interface in non-fullscreen VirtualBox?

I made a quick attempt to try out Windows 8 in VirtualBox, non-fullscreen mode. I found it difficult to bring up the new interface elements (for example, from the desktop interface, bringing up the ...