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

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Connection to VirtualBox machine drops as soon as VPN is enabled

I have a VirtualBox machine running on my Mac and I can connect to it without problems, for example using SSH: $ ssh user@192.168.12.101 user-centos-6:~ user $ As soon as I connect to a VPN from ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro restarting in VirtualBox boot from ISO (virtualization enabled)

I am trying to install Windows 8.1 Pro X86 on a VM with VirtualBox. My OS is LinuxMint 17 Cinnamon. Everything is set up properly except for the fact that I can't asign more than 1 CPU to it in ...
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How to auto mount vbox shared dir

In guest, i can use following to mount shared folders sudo mount -t vboxsf Download ~/Downloads my question is: how to mount it on guest startup
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VirtualBox OSE: Install Guest OS On Headless Host Via VNC?

I've remotely installed VirtualBox OSE on my Gentoo box at home. I have everything set up and ready for the OS. However all the documentation I've read seems to say that you can only use the PUEL ...
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Routing from VM to internet

I have setup a VM using VirtualBox with Windows 7 as the host. On my homenetwork the VM can connect fine to the internet, without any changes on my side. However, when I'm running the VM when ...
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to have an homogeneous environment for python and tools like PIP [on hold]

I have a learning group for pythong where people are coming with their machines but with differents OS (Windows, Mac Os, Linux). For Mac and Linux, it is quite easy as you can install programs like ...
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Quickest way to merge snapshots in VirtualBox?

I have vdi with quite a number of snapshots taken from it - say, 50 or 70 snapshots. I want to have one plain vdi with a current state. These snapshots take way too much disk space and are not needed ...
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Virtualbox: Windows 8.1 Host, Centos 6.6 Guest: No guest internet access

I'm moving to a new Win8.1 laptop (fully updated) with Virtualbox 4.3.20 installed, and my freshly-installed CentOS 6.6 guest (with Guest Additions installed) has no internet access. This is my first ...
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How can I troubleshoot Virtualbox port forwarding from Windows guest to OSX host not working?

There are a plethora of questions about virtual box port forwarding problems but none with my specific details. I have a Windows install living in Virtual Box, hosted within OSX. I've got several ...
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Virtualbox menu hides task bar of guest os

I installed MintLinux as a virtual machine in windows 7. When I run Mint as fullscreen mode, virtualbox menu appears bottom of the display, and it hide Mint's taskbar. How can I disable this ...
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Remapped keys (with xmodmap) in Linux host stopped working in VirtualBox Windows guest

I've used the following xmodmap script for years to swap my Left Ctrl and Caps Lock keys in Linux: remove Lock = Caps_Lock remove Control = Control_L keysym Control_L = Caps_Lock keysym Caps_Lock = ...
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View IP connections on Windows originating from VM or Connection Sharing (like netstat-nat)

IP Connections from Windows Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) or Virtual Machine bridged connections do not show up in tools like sysInternals tcpview/procexp, although traffic can be seen (by ...
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Error only on VirtualBox - CDBOOT : Cannot boot from CD - code 5

Host OS : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS DVD : Windows 7 Virtualization software : Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager Problem Description: The DVD boots fine when I put it before the PC starts. However, it throws the ...
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OS X in a virtual machine on Windows [on hold]

I want to create a PhoneGap app for iOS for distribution through Apple store. My development environment is on a Windows PC, but it seems that Apple developer tools do not work on anything but OS X. ...
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Can’t ping between two virtual machines using VirtualBox host-only adapter in OS X

I am trying to run Kali Linux in one VirtualBox, and a De-ICE machine in another VirtualBox on a Mac (OS X 10, if it matters). I want to use the host-only adapter to connect the machines so the Kali ...
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Virtual Box Pen Test Lab Set Up

So I’m trying to set up a pen test lab in virtual box on my windows 7 host. I have 3 guest OS's installed: BackTrack5 CentOS 5 Server/Snort (My Snortbox) Windows XP (Unpatched) I have 3 ...
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Alternative way of converting physical disk to virtual

I have a hard disk (60 GB, about 20 used) with windows XP I want to convert to a VirtualBox hard drive. I followed the instructions in [https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Migrate_Windows] but the process ...
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How a large virtual machine disk affects SSD life time

I've an interesting doubt. Since virtual machines create a file that represents a hard disk - the so-called virtual disk -, and it usually takes 20-40GB (and even more), how does this affect a ...
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Installing Intel HAXM inside VirtualBox

I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Acceleration Execution Manager in a Windows 7 guest using VirtualBox. When I run intelhaxm.exe to install it, I get the following error: This isn't true, ...
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Wireshark dont work after install VirtualBox

I have the following problem whit Wireshark. I function normally until I installed Oracle VM VirtualBox, after installation of said program to me at the start Wireshark occur following problem: "No ...
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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 doesn't see the latest update

I use VirtualBox with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. When I check for the latest update it says there is none. However, looking at the official website, I don't have the latest stable version: ...
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how to set up connection between virtualbox and other computers

I want other computers (they are in local network) go to Virtualbox Localhost. can you explain me what to do or at least give me article link. in Virtualbox i have installed fedora19 and computers ...
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Sharing Windows clipboard with i3 in Virtualbox VM

I'm running a Sabayon Linux VM inside of Virtualbox 4.3. I have the guest additions installed, and when I run a desktop environment such as XFCE, I have bidirectional clipboard support (via ...
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Cannot connect to the server through host machine that I created in guest machine in Linux Mint

Using virtualbox I am running a server on Linux-Mint(guest) and client machine is windows-8 (host). When I try to connect to the server (which looks like http://169.254.158.126:8080) from windows-8, ...
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How to handle VirtualBox images from different account in Windows?

In Windows7 I seem to have a problem with VBoxManage when I am trying to clone a virtual image. In the user's account it is no problem to run the command on the command prompt, but a different user ...
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Oracle VM Virtual Box Import virtual appliance error

While importing fedora 19 virtual applience in virtualbox i met some error. here is some description of problem: image: http://s013.radikal.ru/i323/1411/ed/071ef5dd1c47.png in error description is ...
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From my 192.168 box, how do I find 10.0 virtual machine on the same box?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and VirtualBox 4.1.12. I have created a Debian server under VirtualBox. For reasons I don't understand, DHCP grants my Ubuntu box 192.168.20.50 and my Debian VM 10.0.2.15. ...
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Can you run Mac OSX in Virtual box on an AMD pc? [closed]

I thought about coding a few iOS apps. To do that you need a mac. I have an AMD based pc and I don't want to buy a mac. So I wonder if its possible to run mac OSX in virtual box on an AMD pc. Thanks
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Setting up the network for two VMs, one blasts all outgoing traffic to the other

What I Want: I have a Windows VM that I want to route all network traffic from into my Linux VM. The Linux VM is running INetSim, a program that fakes all services for the common open ports. So as ...
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virtualbox pinging from one subnet to another

I'm using virtualbox and I have 3 virtual machines, there's the middle vm which is a Linux Fedora 20 which has two interfaces connecting each to one subnet, the other two vms is one also a Fedora 20 ...
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Cannot resize a vdi virtualbox disk

I'm attempting to resize my virtualbox VMDK via this answer on SO. The original size is 75GB and I'm trying to double it. Step 1 goes fine, I am able to convert my vmdk to a vdi. I attempt to resize ...
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Virtualization enabled from host computer but disabled from guest virtualbox?

I have enabled virtualization on the BIOS and verified it by issuing this command from the host computer: I have ubuntu desktop 14.04 64 bit as host, virtualbox 4.3.10 and ubuntu server 14.04 64 bit ...
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With VirtualBox installed, establishing wifi connection is slow even after disabling Host-Only Network adapter

After installing VirtualBox, I noticed that my computer (Windows 7) was taking an unusually long time to establish a wifi connection on startup. I found this "trick" and I tried it: ...
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error when installing Mac OS X on virtualBox [on hold]

this error comes to me when I want to install ( Mac OS X ) on VirtualBox VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain guests (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this feature and ...
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can virtualbox machine -Window7- show computers in local network from WAN?

i have a virtualbox VM running windows7 in ubuntu . the VM is connected to my ubuntu using the NAT and the host only adapter the situation that I found bizarre is that inside windows network ...
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How to change resolution of CentOS 6.5 Resolution on virtualbox (Host: Win7)

So I'm trying to configure the resolution of my CentOS 6.5 virtualbox. Here are the steps I have taken: Installed guest additions Changed virtualbox preferences > Display > Maximum Guest Screen Size: ...
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“USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later”

USB wireless network adapter not working in Virtual Box kali machine. What to do? It always gives a message that "USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later"
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VirtualBox write-through drive not working on Ubuntu

I have a VirtualBox VM with Ubuntu installed on normal VDI, and I added another write-through VDI so that I could keep my code intact when I switch between different system snapshots which I use for ...
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Connections from virtual host to internet OK, but to rest of LAN, broken

In a notebook running Ubuntu 14.04 I have installed VirtualBox and created a virtual server with Windows 7. The PC is connected to a 192.168.x.y LAN. The virtual server is in a host-only network with ...
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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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Create Linux swap on external USB 3 hard drive

I have an external USB 3 hard drive USB 3 port on Debian, and I would like to create a swap partition on that drive which drive also holds the partitions for databases and other high-volume stuff. ...
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Escaping a Windows path in CMD

This should be easy but it's escaping me. I've researched on the web and it confirms that if I surround a Windows path in quotes it takes care of spaces. But not with VirtualBox. What am 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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Increase size of VirtualBox hard drive, clone into new vdi

On my Windows 8.1 host I have a Ubuntu 14 guest and I've run out of logical disk space. Hunting on the web I've followed this guide: https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=50661 My ...
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Maintain and sync a VirtualBox VM between two separate computers

I have a VirtualBox VM that has a project I'm working on. I'd like to be able to use this VM on two separate computers, so I can work on it where I happen to be at that time. I've seen answers on ...
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How do I create a floppy disk image (containing files) for VirtualBox on Windows

I am trying to set up a VirtualBox Windows guest to preinstall using an Autounattend.xml file loaded from a floppy disk image. My host PC is Windows. I know I could set up a VM and mount an empty ...
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Is there any way to mount a .qcow raw image file in Windows?

Is this possible? A Google search turns up only Linux options, which are of no help to me. The qcow files are generated by a 32-bit Vmware android emulator.
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Can I just run OVA file, without “importing” it into VirtualBox?

I have downloaded Sage 6.3 for Windows and it is provided in OVA format. It is said in manual, that to run Sage, one should: First, start VirtualBox. To start the Sage notebook server, power on ...
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Restore a Windows 8.1 system image using VirtualBox to a SSD

This is my first question here, so, please, take it easy on me. I have read an article here (This one: Use physical harddisk in Virtual Box) showing all the steps to access a real disk using ...