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

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Windows 95 as guest on VirtualBox Mac OS X Host - Successful installed, but boot fails

I am running VirtualBox (Version 5.0.20 r106931) on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014; 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7; 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3) with OS X El Capitan (10.11.4). I already installed Windows ...
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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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Not able to use the virtualbox on the ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I installed virtualbox 5.0.20 from the site. I created a virtual machine. Then I set the ISO file of ubuntu 15.10 amd64. Then I started the virtual machine. But that showed me an error given below. ...
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Issues with connecting 'public_network' in vagrant and Virtual box

I have a Vagrantfile like below: Vagrant.configure(2) do |config| config.vm.box = "ubuntu/trusty64" config.vm.box_check_update = false config.ssh.forward_agent = true config.vm.network ...
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How do I install the VirtualBox Shared Folders module (not all additions) in Linux

I can't install the entire VirtualBox Guest Additions package on my system because of some version conflicts. I managed to install the video driver separately, but now I need the shared folders ...
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VirtualBox won't forward port 80

Windows 8.1x64 host, Debian 8.3 guest. I've got 2 network adapters set up: 1st is NAT and 2nd is Host-only. I have set up port forwarding for ports 22 and 80 for NAT adapter. Port 22 works (meaning I ...
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How to encrypt VM box via VBoxManage?

I've created VM box via Vagrantfile, however when I'm trying to encrypt the storage, I've got the following error: $ VBoxManage encryptmedium aaa-bbb-ccc-ddd-eee --newpassword - --newpasswordid ...
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Ubuntu guest OS display is not fitting to screen in virtualbox

Click here for imageI have ubuntu OS runnning in virtualbox. When ubuntu starts it does not fit to the screen in fact it is bigger than the display and I need to use scroll bar to navigate to clock ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: connection closed by remote host VIRTUALBOX scenario

On a virtual debian machine in VIRTUALBOX I type: ssh -R 2222:localhost:22 andrea@10.0.2.2, to make reverse tunneling and allow remote machine to see debian desktop. on the remote machine (ubuntu) ...
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KVM/Virtualbox Virtualization with no physical network

I recently tried KVM as virtualization platform. I also use VirtualBox occasionally. In every instance of deploying guest OSes, I always do one of these two: 1) set up network as NAT, guest not ...
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Hardware not compatible in host OS but compatible in guest OS

I am planning to buy a wireless usb adapter for my laptop. I have a Windows laptop currently and might change to Macbook in the future. The wireless usb adapter not compatible with macOS. I know if I ...
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Why can't VirtualBox see my disks?

I have an external hard disk which stores all my virtual machines. Everything was going great until today. I turned my computer, on and plugged my external hard drive in. Windows sees it and can ...
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Send keyboard shortcuts to guest and not host after switching workspaces on Linux

I have several workspaces inside an XFCE (though this also happened with Cinnamon). Each workspace is used exclusively for a VM in fullscreeen mode. My problem is that whenever I switch to a different ...
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How to make a network connection between windows 7 and linux Ubuntu (host) using Virtualbox?

I have a windows 7 which was installed on virtualBox machine. And my linux Ubuntu is my host computer. I want to create a Virtualbox ethernet driver and set ip address to ubuntu and i will config the ...
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Virtualbox Guru Meditation error when starting an Ubuntu 16.04 guest on OSX host using vagrant

Host OS version: OSX El Capitan 10.11.4 (15E65) Virtualbox version: 5.0.18r106667 Vagrant version: 1.8.1 Guest: Ubuntu-16.04 My vagrantfile looks like 1 Vagrant.configure('2') do |config| 2 ...
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How to convert an existing Windows machine to VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I have VirtualBox installed on my Linux machine (Debian). I need to move a physical Windows 7 machine into my VirtualBox. How to convert a physical Windows OS to VirtualBox?
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Get my Windows box and a Linux Oracle VM instance to talk to each other and the web

I'm running Windows 7 and the latest version of Virtualbox. I have an Ubuntu VM instance running and I would like the VM & my native OS to talk to each other & the web. Following advice I ...
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Accessing a CentOS 7 server running on VirtualBox from outside

Is it possible to access my Apache server from outside the VirtualBox on Google Chrome browser on my host computer? Its running on CentOS 7 on VirtualBox. I have tried connecting to the ip address of ...
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Run a Centos 6.7 live_cd installed on usb pen as a virtual machine

I installed a Centos 6.7 LiveCD on a pen drive through UNetbootin and at reboot I select boot options in BIOS and start from USB. But I'd like to run the pen drive inside Windows in a virtual ...
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Can't install Windows Updates - Error Code 800706F7 (No KB3004394 update installed)

Since the turn of the year, my PC hasn't been able to install any Windows Updates. It comes up with the following error 800706F7. Searching around suggests it's to do with the Windows Update KB3004394 ...
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VirtualBox Vboxmanager not seeing VMs

I need to enable symlinks in my virtualbox shared file called sf_VMShare following this tutorial. When I run the command: VBoxManage setextradata YOURVMNAME ...
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Troubles with specific app in Bluestacks - tried some alternatives - are there more?

I am having troubles with Bluestacks Android. One specific app is not working, although it works on my phone. Could you tell me if there are better alternatives? I tried: Bluestacks (doesnt work) ...
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VirtualBox - Internal Network - ssh connection refused

I try to get an ssh-connection between two virtual machines. Therefore I have installed two vm's with Ubuntu-Gnome-16.04 guests on a Ubuntu-Gnome-14.04 host using Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.36. I setup ...
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SSH into VirtualBox Guest: Connection Refused

Setup Windows 7 64-bit host OS running VirtualBox 4.2, with Ubuntu 12.04 guest OS. OpenSSH server is installed and running (ssh -v localhost connects locally in the guest machine). Can SSH to ...
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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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How do I Setup WiFi in Parrot Security OS Virtual Box?

I have recently installed PSOS (Parrot Security OS) on Virtual Box but now I can't get WiFi on the VB. I'm using Ubuntu as my Main OS and Parrot as my VB.
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Change CPU reported name on Virtualbox or Vmware Guest OS

I want to find a way to change the name of the cpu on the Guest OS of a virtual machine (either virtualbox or vmware). For example, while my real pc has an intel i5-5200u I want the virtual machine ...
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Virtualbox 5.0.20 - Linux Guest E_FAIL exception

I just upgraded my Virtualbox from 4x to 5.0.20 r106931 and my Linux guests won't start up in normal mode on Windows 7 64-bit host. It crashes with the following exception - Failed to open a session ...
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How to change from gnome deskop to lxde desktop in fedora 23 in virtualbox

I have just installed lxde desktop in fedora. I have installed default gnome desktop. Now i can not change gnome to lxde. In Ubuntu in time user account logging there was option that we can choose our ...
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How to add a static route to AirPort Time Capsule?

I am building a virtual lab with VirtualBox to simulate a network with multiple servers, using a single physical host with 32GB of RAM. The host PC is connected to an AirPort Time Capsule for ...
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How to enable shared clipboard in VirtualBox?

Where is the configuration option for sharing clipboards (copy & paste) between the host OS and the guest OS?
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What is the most minimal setup I can use to run VirtualBox?

I have an older Dell C521 computer with a decent processor and 8GB of memory. I no longer use the machine but would like to have it available for testing operating systems using VirtualBox. When ...
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Multi-machine Vagrantfiles do not properly resolve collisions

When creating two VM's with Vagrant v.1.8.1, the second VM also want to use port 2222 (even though there was a collision resolved to port 2200): Here's my Vagrantfile: Vagrant.configure("2") do ...
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VirtualBox Windows XP has no local network

I’m trying to set up a Windows XP VirtualBox (with Oracle’s VirtualBox) yet it seems I don’t have drivers. In the guest Windows XP, the network section is empty, typing ipconfig in command prompt does ...
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VirtualBox: Set Network Adaptor for exclusive use of Guest VM

In a previous question I asked how to configure m0n0wall in a VM. Now I would like to set a network addaptor in my machine to be used for the guest VM only, that is, not allow any traffic from the ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation?

Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation? I attempted to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Virtualbox 5.0.18 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Every time the install completes and I click to ...
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How to mount ISO as DVD by virtualbox?

I am trying to run an old program written for win98. I downloaded the win98 vmware image from here: https://winworldpc.com/product/windows-98/98-second-edition I am able to start the system, but every ...
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VirtualBox machine started after BlueStacks had been run causes OSX to crash

OSX (Yosemite, El Capitan) crashes and restarts every time I try to: 1) start a machine VirtualBox (5.0.6) and BlueStacks concurrently (no matter which is started first) 2) run BlueStacks, close ...
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Cannot connect to network from inside Virtualbox (Windows Host, Gentoo Guest)

I recently got my computer upgraded from windows 8 to 10, and since then, I've been having trouble getting the internet to work. I was hoping that someone could give me some advice on how to debug ...
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Setting up networking on local development server under VirtualBox

I'm a web developer and want to move away from using XAMPP on my machine for developing. I'd like to have my own development server however don't have the hardware so I'm setting one up with ...
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Can't resize VirtualBox drive. Debian

I had Debian Virtual Machine with 8 Gb vdi disk. Later i need have been some extra space. I resize vdi disk with VBoxManage modifyhd Debian.vdi --resize 20Gb Next, i download GParted ISO and create ...
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Linux Teamviewer, Windows in VirtualBox: keyboard only passes alphanumerics

From Teamviewer on XP (remote) to Teamviewer on Fedora 17 with XP or Win7 VMs, can't pass any keys except alphanumerics ([a-zA-Z0-9]) to Windows. This has persisted thru 3 Fedora releases and 3 or 4 ...
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Clicking on “install CentOS” on VirtualBox causes black screen to appear?

I have Lubuntu running on VirtualBox properly. I followed the same procedure for installing CentOS 7 on VirtualBox. However, once I see the CentOS installation menu, I click on "Install CentOS", and ...
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How to Use a Shared Folder in VirtualBox with AndroVM

I'm trying out AndroVM and cant figure out how to access a shraed folder with VirtualBox. The instructions say it needs to be called mysdcard, which I did. But I can't find it in the android. What do ...
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Chromium Render SPU tab stuck above VirtualBox task in Win10

Background: I use Win10 and I run Ubuntu 15.10 on a virtual machine via VirtualBox. Each time I run the VM, after about 1 hour, another tab is being added to its icon in the Win10 taskbar: Note ...
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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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Virtualbox: booting OS X guest on Ubuntu host on a Macbook Pro

I want to boot Linux natively, and boot the Mac's own native OS X virtually inside Linux. I've followed the same procedure as I've used in the past to boot Windows partitions in a Linux host, but it ...
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Windows firewall slows down Virtual Box Host Only Network with named virtual hosts

I'm trying to port my development environment from linux to windows and experiencing problems with the windows firewall. I set up a VirtualBox machine with a host only network adapter and a static IP ...
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How to make Nginx virtual host work? (page not found)

Running Ubuntu 13.10 in VirtualBox. I've put my website in this folder: And created the log folder on /srv/www/streamsy.com/logs/. I've done these steps: sudo apt-get install nginx sudo chown -R ...
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Failed to open a session for the virtual machine (VirtualBox)

Was not using VirtualBox for some time and now found that it stopped working (as usual). When running, the following error appears Some details VT-d is enabled in BIOS Host system is Windows 8 ...