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

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How to simulate a hub in Virtualbox?

I have the following network topology simulated using VirtualBox: Ubuntu1 >> IPFire1 ---- IPFire2 << Ubuntu2 All this network links are internal networks. Of course, IPFire 1 and IPFire ...
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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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login process very slow over ssh to vagrant guest

Here's my problem, I have a 30-40 second delay after entering a username before I am prompted to enter a password, when I ssh into a vagrant guest VM. Setup is as follows: Windows 7 host, CentOS 6.5 ...
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Attaching an USB device to Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox

I have a Terratec Cinergy T2 TV capture card. I am thinking of installing Ubuntu on my server and want to experience first with it in VirtualBox. I have trouble having VirtualBox to connect the device ...
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Installing Mavericks in VirtualBox

I would like to install Mavericks in a virtual box. I tried different solutions but I can't get this work First I downloaded Mavericks from the app store. Then I converted the InstallESD.dmg to an ...
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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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How to capture tcp traffic between a virtual server and client?

Basically, my set up is: Kali Linux running in a virtual machine, Server running on a virtual machine, And my host machine as the client. What I want to do is mess about with some stuff on the ...
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Driver not recognized with Windows Guest VirtualBox and Ipod Nano

I'm having a driver problem with my ipod nano. I'm trying to connect my nano to my windows guest vbox with a linux host. Although the system is recognizing the nano, it says that there is a driver ...
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Upgrading VirtualBox using a `.deb`

I'm trying to upgrade VirtualBox using a .deb: sudo dpkg -i ~/downloads/virtualbox-4.3_4.3.12-93733\~Debian\~wheezy_amd64.deb but it fails with: dpkg: regarding ...
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Two VirtualBox VMs running in parallel assigned same IP

I had one VM in my VirtualBox and wanted to use it as a template/image so I cloned it. Then I launched both the original and the clone simultaneously (to simulate a server cluster for something I was ...
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How to increase actual size of hard disk in VirtualBox?

After i did steps shown here i've noticed in VM's settings that i only increased virtual size but actual size remain the same. How to increase it also?
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Intermittently, WiFi internet stops working when connected to VirtualBox host-only adapter with no internet connection

I have a virtual network set up between an Ubuntu VM and my Windows 8.1 laptop, hooked into the Host-Only network adapter. This provides an Apache server and DNS for this specific connection. This ...
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minimal linux setup with X and Virtualbox [closed]

Recently virtual machine tech is well developed, Hyper-v XEN vsphere OpenStack OpenVZ... However all of them too heavy for desktop using purpose and portable. I am wondering whether there is a ...
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Network between three guest OS on linux

I need to create a network between three guest OS (ubuntu), one of them have to be smth like router between two others. See scheme below: [A] eth0(ip 1.1.1.1)-->(net1)<--eth0(ip 1.1.1.2) [B] ...
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Error when installing 32-bit Windows 7 in VirtualBox

I tried installing a 64-bit Windows 7 in VirtualBox, but apparently my 64-bit laptop will not allow that. So I tried installing 32-bit Windows 7, but I get this error: Failed to open the optical disk ...
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Windows 7 VirtualBox image won't boot and I can't boot in safe mode

I am trying to load a Virtualbox VM using a VHD file that was provided to me. The VHD contains an image for our dev environment on a Windows 7 OS. The wrinkle is that when I try to start up the VM, ...
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Cannot set 16:9 resolution on ubuntu 12.04 run in VirtualBox

I recently installed virtualbox. I tried to run ubuntu 10.04 and it worked fine in fullhd resolution. Then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now when I to setup up any fullhd resolution UI becomes very ...
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how to install bitcoin-qt wallet on debian 7

WARNING: Complete noob to linux (somewhat noob - if something can be installed w/ a package manager, I'm ok, else completely lost). I loaded debian 7 on a VBox VM (took 2 days to get everything to run ...
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win 7 not running smoothly on win8 host

Recently i've set up a windows 7 vm on my notebook (windows 8 installed). Here's the notebook specs: i7-4500u 8gb ram 1tb hd 2gb dedicated ram vga And here's the vm specs: 100gb of disk space ...
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Shared Folder in VirtualBox with Android not working

According to this I am supposed to see a "Shared Folder". Using android-x86-4.3-20130725.iso (original picture: http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/231/uewc.png)
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How the WLAN interface of a home router do to reply DHCP requests just at connection time?

Using VirtualBox I created a VM with the following VirtualBox Network Settings: Attached to: Bridged Adapter Name: wlan0 ... .. . wlan0 is the wireless interface of my laptop, which is connected to ...
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Bridged networking to VirtualBox guest from OS X host

I'm trying to bridge my network connection from my OS X host to my Arch Linux guest. However for some reason the bridge network option in VirtualBox doesn't work for any traffic, yet NAT does. How can ...
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VirtualBox VMs in the same network, not in the same as host

I have operating systems running on my host machine in VirtualBox. I want these to be able to access the internet and see each other. I don't wan't to use the bridge option because I want them to be ...
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Mac OS X Guest Virtual Box in Windows Host Full Screen

Is there a way to make the Mac OS X guest OS adapt the resolution of the host OS given that there's no guest additions yet as of the moment?
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Limiting CPU speed in a virtual machine?

Does anyone know of a way to limit the CPU speed in a virtual machine? Or if there is even a virtualization software that allows you to do this? I am trying to find the minimum requirements for a ...
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Virtualbox, how to force a specific CPU to the guest

I have a XP guest in VirtualBox, windows 8 host. The guest shows the processor transparently same as the host (i5 2500k). However most of the installers don't recognize this processors and fail to ...
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In Virtualbox, is it possible to change the emulated CPU name?

I have a Virtualbox VM running Windows 7. When I open Start -> Right click "Computer" -> Properties, I get the real CPU name and plausible CPU speed (not sure if it's exactly the same). Now I want ...
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Use physical harddisk in Virtual Box

Using Virtual Box, how can I install an OS to a secondary, physical disk, and boot it in both (at separate times) Virtual Box, and as a typical secondary OS install?
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Virtualbox NAT mode

I'm under the impression that I should be able to use NAT (not "NAT network" which doesn't appear to let me even hit OK) to communicate with my VM from my host. Even after forwarding ports, I could ...
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Map network drive to VM Virtualbox with CentOS

I can connect with Putty to my CentOS using the virtual machine's IP address, but I can not map a network drive to the virtual machine from Windows 7 using \\IP\shared_file. I use the VM's IP address, ...
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Sharing files between centOS on virtualbox and windows 7 as the host

I have centOS 5.5 installed on virtual box it has no GUI so every thing is command based. I want to make a folder in centOS which i can share with my windows 7 host OS such that i can send files to ...
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Unable to ping guest from host and vise versa in Oracle Virtual Box

This is my Oracle Virtual Box Version 4.2.18 r88780 Details of my host machine Operating System : Scientific Linux 6.4 I am using static ip root@localhost ~]# ifconfig eth0 eth0 Link ...
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Can't connect to VirtualBox Ubuntu guest from Ubuntu host

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine running inside VirtualBox and I recently switched it to a new host running Ubuntu 14.04. After the switch the guest can connect to the Internet, but no other ...
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PuPHPet, Vagrant and SSH - SSH Connection Timeout

I built a new CentOS 6.5 vagrant box and after provisioning, the SSH connection keeps timing out. I've attempted the steps in Vagrant ssh fails with VirtualBox but I receive errors (see below). I ...
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Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox

I am trying to figure out why Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox. My motherboard supports hardware virtualization and it is turned on, and I have installed the ...
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SOLVED: Samba and Groups (Windows Host, VM Linux Guest)

Ok I've been reading about Samba shares etc. for the past few days, I still cannot get it to work. I've gotten a public share and a private user share to work, but not a group share. [global] ...
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xubuntu thinks disk is full even after files deleted (on virtualbox)

I have encountered a rather weird error running 64-bit xubuntu on virtualbox. The system appears to think the disk is full, even after I have deleted at least 500MBs of files (and both root and user ...
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Can't SSH to Virtualbox Linux Mint guest OS

I installed Linux Mint 17 on my Virtualbox, and I want to access files in it. I installed openssh-client and openssh-server by the following command: sudo apt-get install ssh Then I tried ssh ...
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Sharing internet connection from host to virtualized Ubuntu with Virtual Box

I have Ubuntu 11.10 in Virtual Box installed on Windows Vista. I am having a Broadband(PPPoE) internet connection. I would like to use my internet connection inside Virtual Box in Ubuntu. I tried with ...
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How to virtualize an existing OS2 operating system?

I was looking into virtualizing OS2. I know it's a little tricky to virtualize OS2 in the first place, but I was wondering If it were possible to virtualize an existing OS2? I was going to use Virtual ...
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Why Virtual Box won't give me option to create 64 bits guests?

My host is x64 bits Windows 8.1. I downloaded the latest Virtual Box (4.3) and I'm trying to create a VM with a 64 bits Ubuntu OS (ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-amd64). When I go to New VM wizard, it ...
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Start Zenoss Virtualbox at Windows Boot/Startup With Remote Acess Working

I have configured a Zenoss VM on Virtualbox. When running, I can access the Web GUI remotely. I want to have the VM start with the server. Ideally at boot. I have tried a solution here which is on ...
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Vagrant: X Window System access possible?

Besides SSH access, is it also possible to use Vagrant to launch a proper session running the X Window System and a window manager such as Unity so that the graphical interface is also available? ...
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Compatibility of strace/ptrace with virtualized environments

I have realized that strace(http://sourceforge.net/projects/strace/) sometimes (not always, the behavior is non-deterministic) freezes when run in virtualized environments. For example, I have tried ...
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Accessing a Virtual Machine over Hamachi VPN

I've got two virtualized machines running Ubuntu on a Windows 7 Host machine - we're utilizing VirtualBox to handle this. The Host machine also acts as a Gateway for our VPN solution - Hamachi. The ...
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Why did PAE stop working?

Last week i had kali linux (1.0.7) running from a installed virtual box and one running from a usb in pae live mode. I went to use it this week and it saying my cpu doesn't have pae on. How can i fix ...
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How to transfer files from Host OS to guest OS running on VirtualBox?

I am trying to transfer files from my Host OS (Windows 7) to Guest OS (CentOS) running on VirtualBox. I tried using pscp but it gives the error: More than one remote source not supported I tried ...
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Imation Disc Stakka keep's reseting USB device

I just have finished fixing old device called Imation Disc Stakka with is CD / DVD library (without CD drive, just library) connected to USB. ...
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VPN connection sharing through Windows guest / Share guest VPN with host

Can I route traffic from Linux through the VirtualBox guest's VPN? The guest VPN client should see this traffic as local and therefore would not attempt to block it.
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Start 32 bit Windows on Virtualbox without VT-X

Since my main PC went down, I swapped my HDD to an old PC that doesn't support VT-X at all, while the broken one does. The problem is, my guest is a 32 bit Windows 7 that doesn't want to start ...