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

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When a VirtualBox VM's Adapter is set to NAT can a VM access the Host computer?

In a VMs network settings: Right click settings, then in the resulting Settings dialog select Network from the side bar And click any Adapter N tab, If I set the Attached to: drop down to NAT ...
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When a VirtualBox VM's Adapter is set to NAT can a VM access other guest VMs assuming they're on the same network? [duplicate]

In a VMs network settings: Right click settings, then in the resulting Settings dialog select Network from the side bar And click any Adapter N tab, If I set the Attached to: drop down to NAT ...
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When a VirtualBox VM's Adapter is set to Internal Network can the Firewall of the Host Machine Control Access to the guest VM's Ports?

In a VMs network settings: Right click settings, then in the resulting Settings dialog select Network from the side bar And click any Adapter N tab, If I set the Attached to: drop down to ...
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When a VirtualBox VM's Adapter is set to Internal Network does the VM have Access to the Outside Network of the host? [duplicate]

In a VMs network settings: Right click settings, then in the resulting Settings dialog select Network from the side bar And click any Adapter N tab, If I set the Attached to: drop down to ...
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Grub does not pick up new kernels (was: How to update Fedora's kernel)

In a seemingly endless quest to get Vagrant working I am trying to update Fedora. Vagrant needs VirtualBox, VirtualBox needs kernel sources, and kernel sources are only available for the latest kernel ...
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how to get ip address of centos 7 vm?

I have a centos 7 virtual machine on my mac. I'm trying to get its ip but can't find it. and and
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How to run TIB file created in Acronis True Image to VM Ware

I have created a full backup of XP Using Acronis True Image File type .tib, I converted the .tib file to vmdk to run on Virtual machine. I installed VMWare on Windows 7 and when I run or open the ...
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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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Connect two VirtualBox VMs directly

Is it possible to connect two VirtualBox virtual machines like if they were connected to each other by a network cable? i.e. no switch or any other machine between them, just a network cable with one ...
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VirtualBox 5 Manager prevents host Windows shutdown

The other day I used my VirtualBox 5.0.20 and after that I shut down the guest operating system but didn't exit the VirtualBox manager. After that I initiated the shut down of my host Windows 10, and ...
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I cannot access my server outside the network even after forwarding port 80

I am using ubuntu server to host a server on a virtual machine(virtual box). I can access my server on my home network but when i try to access it using my external/public IP it send me back to the ...
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Genymotion ( Disable Auto HDD Snapshot)

I'm using Genymotion with Oracle VM VirtualBox, however I do have 250 GB SSD and I'm facing an issue with Snapshots. I googled & searched here, I couldn't find any possible way to disable Auto ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Virtualbox: How to import virtual machine to a specific dir

With virtualbox GUI, you could import a downloaded virtual machine, but the virtual machine is imported to your default machine dir. I want to keep my default machine dir untouched, and import new ...
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VirtualBox crashes Ubuntu 16.04 vm's

Host: xubuntu 16.04 amd64 Guests: xubuntu 16.04 and lubuntu 16.04 The vm crash right away when booting for the very first time from the desktop iso's. The screen gets garbled. And that's it. The ...
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Docker install forces QWERTY keyboard configuration?

I've installed Docker on a fresh empty copy of Ubuntu 14.04 mounted under VirtualBox. sudo apt-get -y install docker.io However, when I log out and in again, the AZERTY keyboard is switched to ...
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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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Ubuntu virtualbox very slow

I just create a VM using Ubuntu 16.04 in a Samsung laptop (model np500r5h-yd1br) with Windows 10. All the settings from my laptop are default (I just buy it). But the virtualbox are running very slow. ...
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Change MAC address of “VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter” (on host)

When I installed Oracle VirtualBox, it created a network adapter on my host system called "VirtualBox Host-Only Network". According to ipconfig /all, this virtual network adapter has the MAC address ...
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how to migrate virtual to physical disk

My plan is to migrate open virtual format(.vmdk,.raw,.dmg,.vdi) to physical partition. I tried to restore virtual file to USB using powerISO but didn't boot. I've .dmg and vmdk file, how to migrate ...
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Can't install USB WiFi driver in Windows guest running in VirtualBox

I installed Windows 7 on VirtualBox 4.3 with Ubuntu as host. I have a TP-LINK 722 USB WiFi adapter which I want to use in the guest. In the virtual machine, from the USB devices section, I selected ...
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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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Create a VirtualBox VM from an existing bare metal Windows installation

I have Windows 8.1 installed on one computer. I want to use it as a VM under VirtualBox on another computer. Is this possible? If so then how? All I'm trying to do is save a ton of time going through ...
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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 ...