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

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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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Why can't I use SSH with these firewall rules? [WINDOWS HOST]

I'm currently trying to connect to my Linux Mint guest via SSH on my Windows 10 host. Better said, I'm trying to connect to the guest successfully with particular firewall rules in mind. Using ...
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Passthrough whole SATA Controller to Virtualbox

I am a bit confused about perfomance virtual drives based physically on SSD. It is no matter - or it's raw mode or virtual image disk mode. All SSDs goodies are nearly gone ((( There are tones of bad ...
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Windows XP transfer to VM, Error Code: 0x80040507

I have some Symantec Ghost images (.gho and .ghs) that I've converted to .vmdk files (using ghost32.exe) and loaded up in VirtualBox. They contain Windows XP SP3 machines that are known to work on the ...
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snapshot of physical PC for running in virtualbox

I have seen and read several posts about converting the hard drive of a physical PC to a virtual disk that can later be run in a virtual machine. But each of those posts and answers referred only to ...
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Change resolution from command line in virtual box

In virtual box, how can I change the screen resolution from the command line? (Or if there's one for any type of computer, that might work too).
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Can't “vagrant up” atlassian box

Windows 8.1, latest vagrant and VirtualBox versions. Running commands in git CLI on Windows. I was able to start up ubuntu/trusty64 without any problem, and did not need to log in to atlas.hashicorp....
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How do I enable the 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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How can I start a VM without getting a window? [duplicate]

VirtualBox has a window showing the display of the guest OS. I am connecting to VirtualBox with Remote Desktop, so I don't need VirtualBox to show that window in the host OS. Of course, I can ...
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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...
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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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Cannot restart apache onto Linux Mint

Linux Mint is the Guest System on Virtual Box Windows 8.1 is the Host System danko@danko-VirtualBox ~ $ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart [sudo] password for danko: Restarting web server apache2 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Installer Boot Prompt Line Breaks

I'm building a VirtualBox Ubuntu 16.04 image. I want to use a preseed file to answer the install questions. I start the VirtualBox VM with the 16.04 .iso attached to the VM, and drop into the ...
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VirtualBox: ifconfig does not show my ip address

I recently installed centos7 onto virtualbox. I enabled bridged networking on adapter 1 (enp0s3) on the virtualbox manager, to bridge my wireless adapter on the host. When I type ifconfig on the ...
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Video stream apps don't work in x86 android

What is the explanation that any video stream apps such as iptv's, periscope, etc... wont run in x86 android in virtualbox? I think it is serious limitation. And not only virtualbox, i booted it on ...
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VirtualBox - guest Ubuntu loses DNS when host connects to VPN

I have Ubuntu guest OS in VirtualBox using default NAT for eth0. Works fine at the office and at home EXCEPT when on office VPN from home. When the host OS (Windows 7) is connected to the VPN, DNS ...
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Establishing SSH connection on a local machine to a system running within VirtualBox

I'm running Debian on a Virtual box on Mac OS X. On the same machine, I would like to connect to Debian from the mac terminal. Simply put, I want to execute commands by Mac terminal not by writing ...
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Redirecting wildcard domain to local ip address

I try to have my local workstation redirect a complete wildcard subdomain to a specific ip address. I run VirtualBox on my CentOS 7.2-1511 which provides a VM on 192.168.11.11 (for those interested: ...
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Mounting Shared folders inside Docker machine on Windows

I have installed latest Docker Toolbox 1.11.2 on Windows 10. When I run $ docker-machine create -d virtualbox default - virtualbox creates image, everything is fine. Shared folders are configured by ...
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Setting up virtualbox for outside access

I have a computer running a server that my subdomain on my shared hosting account points to. IE subdomain.mydomain.org goes to my home server. Now then; what I'm wanting to do is be able to access my ...
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Having an issue with VT-x not being detected

I've recently built a new machine, planned as a significant upgrade from my last box... Gigabyte X99P-SLI Motherboard Intel i7-5930K CPU (Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes) 64 GB RAM ...
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Android-x86 6.0 Marshmallow in VirtualBox doesn't start

I succesfully installed android-x86-6.0_20160129.iso in VirtualBox but the VM doesn't start. This is my GRUB: If I start the VM with the first option I get error Failed to find cpu0 device node. I ...
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Access Jira on VirtualBox from host

I'm developing a plugin for JIRA and installed the Atlassian SDK on a Xubuntu 14.04 guest on a Win7 host with VirtualBox. On my VM I can access my JIRA instance via localhost:2990/jira or my given IP ...
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Networking in virtual box

I have one guest running on Virtual Box on Ubuntu host and one guest running on virtual box on Ubuntu on another host. I want to communicate from one guest to anther guest. How can I do that in ...
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How to ping a vm on a machine from a vm on another machine?

I have 2 centos 7 VMs on my laptop. They can ping each other and the host. However, I am unable to ping a VM on another laptop.
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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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Is it possible to convert virtual machines to physical environments?

Is is possible to convert a .vdi file into a .iso that can be burned to a cd or dvd and make it like an installer. Or Is it possible to convert virtual machines to physical environments?
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VM Pulling IP out of my DHCP Range

I've set up a 2016 server on my laptop to mess around with, and added the usual suspects (AD, DNS, DHCP). I set the DHCP pool to 192.168.0.20 - 192.168.0.250. All my physical machines are withing ...
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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 ...
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How to fix virtualbox startup error: “vboxadd-service … failed!”

I'm using VirtualBox 4.0.8 with Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit host and debian 6.0.1a amd64 guest (in CLI mode). I installed Guest Additions and it seems to work, at least partially, as I have ...
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How can I set the screen resolution in VirtualBox during a system installation?

I want to record the installation process of some operating systems but VirtualBox, without VB guest additions, set the screen resolution to 800x600. So, is there a method to change the resolution ...
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Virtual Box Networking

I have 3 virtual machines on Virtualbox connected to three different host-only networks in one Host, and 3 virtual machines on Virtualbox on another host with same configuration host-only networks. ...
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Oracle VirtualBox not able to connect to internet when the host is having slow internet

Virtual Box running on windows 8.1 has trouble connecting to internet probably when the host is having slow internet connection (This happens occasionally and there is no issues with the internet ...
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Develop from Windows, run on a command-line Linux virtual machine [closed]

I've always developed web apps on my Windows pc in a Linux virtual machine (programs and frameworks not always have full compatibility with Windows, but I find Windows handy for other reasons, so that'...
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Why is Virtualbox start mode not detachable by default

Virtualbox has three start modes: normal (with a window for the VM but window cannot be closed) headless start (no window for the VM, but you can see a screenshot in VBox UI) detachable start (a mix ...
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I Can't log into windows in VirtualBox without Microsoft account

I am opening windows for the first time i get this: I am, using VirtualBox. I don't have a Microsoft account. How can i log in?
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Disable NFS sharing when the host is Windows

Our VM works nice on Linux, but on Windows, I want the sync_folder to be off (we'll code remotly on the machine, it'll be faster) Is there a way to execute this code on OSX & Linux WHILE ...
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Which version of Windows 7 to buy to legally use in Ubuntu VirtualBox? [closed]

I've read that Windows 7 cannot be virtualized on non-licensed PCs. Ubuntu isn't licensed with Microsoft's license, of course, which means that I cannot use it to virtualize Windows 7. I've read that ...
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VirtualBox: Machine not found and accessible after hard restart

On Linux system the VirtualBox cant be started anymore after a accidental shutdown. vboxmanage startvm XXXX --type headless VBoxManage: error: Could not find a registered machine named 'XXXX' ...
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requesting app secure boot virtualbox

I am wondering if there are any secure programs I could use like virtual machine that can run on boot so I dont have to have a whole os running in the back ground but I am interested in trying ...
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Will running a windows OS in a VM with my graphics card being passed through prevent the host OS from using the graphics cards for display output?

I'm planning on running a linux host OS with a triple monitor setup connected to the graphics card. Of course, I have games that only work on windows so I was planning on running a Windows VM in ...
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Is that possible to use different network adapters among real pc and virtual machine

I have a PC in my office, it only connect to the LAN in our company, If I want to access internet, I need to use another computer. It's very inconvenient. But we have wifi in our office, So I am ...
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VirtualBox Very Slow Boot Time

I have a VirtualBox machine running Lubuntu 15.04 with an excessively slow boot time (1:30+). It does not have the VirtualBox guest additions installed. The problem started when I had completely run ...
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Apache2 running slow with site on VirtualBox Share

I`m running an Ubuntu 16.04 guest on a Ubuntu 14.04 host in VirtualBox. On the host, I have an Wordpress installation in the folder /home/myuser/wordpress. I add this folder to the "Shared Folder" ...
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Portable VirtualBox shared drive without a drive letter

I have installed VirtualBox portable onto a USB stick and created a virtual machine. I want to share files between guest and host via a shrred folder, but VirtualBox will not accept a folder of the ...
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network in kali linux on virtual box ,host is ubuntu 14.04 lts

Trying to start network on Kali Linux in VirtualBox. I tried: nano NetworkManager.conf changed manged from false to true after that for restarting, I typed service network-manager restart it ...
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VirtualBox cloned vdi starts but no display

I have virtualbox, host win7 and guest ubuntu 14.0.4. I created a fixed sized vm, then I cloned the fixed sized vm to a standard sized vm(dynamic). It worked perfectly, with only a message referring ...
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VirtualBox Guest Shared Folder Ignoring umask

I have a folder on my host system (Arch Linux) which is being shared with an Ubuntu VirtualBox guest. Instead of using automount, I am mounting the folder at boot using the following line in my guest'...
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VirtualBox fails to attach driver when starting VM

I have three VirtualBox VMs on my Windows 10 host, one Linux Mint 17.3 and two Ubuntu 14.04.4. Often when I start any of the VMs I get the following error message at launch: Failed to open a ...
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Closing GUI Session While Running Virtual Mashine - Virtual Box

How could we close GUI session in virtual box without shutting down the virtual machine. I have a lot of Linux instances I only need to connect to one of them.