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

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Kali Linux Fatal Error

I tried booting Kali Linux (latest version) in Virtual Box. Every time I try I get this error: http://imgur.com/IZks91F Here is the log file: https://ghostbin.com/paste/jvsm8 I have Virtualization ...
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How can I recover the files on an SDXC flash card from a suddenly dead Galaxy Note 2?

I am trying to recover the files on an SDXC card (SanDisk 64GB) that was in a Galaxy Note II. The Note 2 itself died suddenly, and it doesn't seem recoverable. Rather than seek another Galaxy just to ...
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Virtualbox: Unable to SSH to guest from non-local network

I have virtual Ubuntu server hosted by Virtualbox. The virtual machine is using bridged interface. (The VM must have spesific IP so I use bridged interface.) The virtual machine is on network ...
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Virtual Box wont let me run Win PE

I created a custom Windows 7 install from this instruction set: http:// ...
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Linux VM DNS stops working when host connects to Cisco Any connect

I have a Linux (Xubuntu 14.04) VirtualBox VM inside a Windows 7 host. I have the network set up as NAT (and bridged is not an option) and I also have a host-only connection. When not connected to my ...
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To creat static IP for my HDP 2.3 machines

How do I create static IP for my HDP 2.3 running on different machines and virtualbox? I have enabled a dhcp server adapter but when I execute ifconfig I see that both my HDP instances on both ...
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Deleting Snapshots in VirtualBox

I created a snapshot, in VirtualBox (VBox), and then found it in my HDD. So I deleted it in the folder structure. I saw it was still there when I opened VBox, so tried to remove it but got an error. ...
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VBoxManage creating file in wrong directory

Hey there I'm using vagrant to set up some test boxes however I don't want any of the files to be on my main disk. I've changed $Vagrant_Home to be off disk however VBoxManage is still creating files ...
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Can I install x64 vagrant system via virtualbox in virtualbox machine?

I have main OS Windows 10 and install VirtualBox machine with Ubuntu 14.04 where I want install vagrant with centos x64. Is it possible? I try it but I got vt-x is not available (verr_vmx_no_vmx) ...
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Virtual machine running a *newer* linux kernel?

Is it possible to, for example, have the main system be Ubuntu 15.04 and install a virtual box that runs Ubuntu 15.10 inside of it? Or does the host system have to have a Linux kernel that is at least ...
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Can't type capital letters in virtual machine over TeamViewer

I have a computer that I access remotely using TeamViewer. The remote computer is running Linux Mint 17.2, and my local computer is running Windows 10. On this remote computer, I have several VMs I ...
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blues screen after clonning windows xp

I clone a hard disk of a PC, with clonezilla. This hard drive was only a partition with Windows XP. After restore the copy virtualbox but when I boot the OS a blue screen appears saying: "run chkdsk ...
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how to network on VirtualBox (internal networking mode)

Having 2 virtual machines running debian, i'm trying to make them communicate by using static ip. the solution was to choose the Internal Networking Mode under Virtual Box. Unfortunately the ...
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VirtualBox for windows 8 64Bits

I am trying to run Virtual Box on Host windows 8 64 Bits but it is nit showing 64 Bits option. I have tried to update my BIOS and found that Virtualization is enabled but my processor does not support ...
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how to open usb flash in windows 7 guest on ubuntu 15.10 host

I've added current user to vboxusers group. After that usb flash appeared as usb device in virtual machine usb devices list. After selection of that usb device as active virtual machine usb device ...
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How do you configure Virtualbox VM to autostart after Windows-10 reboot?

In 2013 I tracked down how to autostart/shutdown a Virtualbox VM when the host is Linux. The process was officially documented and required a few steps. Right now I am interested in, how do you ...
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Power Outage: Corrupted vmdk image - VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_HEADER

I read a similar thread on this site Can I fix corrupted vmdk image? VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_HEADER but I need more assistance on the steps to try and make this repair. I have the exact problem that ...
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How is Mint on VirtualBox configuring ethernet?

Unlike many questions in which people need help with something that isn't working, I'm trying to understand how something is working, when the stuff that I've read suggests it shouldn't be. I have ...
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How to remove a partition within a VDI file?

I recently created a new virtual machine (Linux) that shares the same VDI as an existing virtual machine (WinXP). The installation of the OS on the new virtual machine aborted because there wasn't ...
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VirtualBox : Getting Error: Cannot retrieve repository medta data repomd.xml for repository fedora 14-i386 installation

I am trying to install Fedora-14-i386-DVD.iso using VirtualBox-5.0.10-104061-Win.exe on windows 7. But as soon as I check this option [_] Fedora 14 - i386 as additional repositories, I got error. ...
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Vagrant guest with public_network only pingable in public ip from host

I have a vagrant vm (Vagrant 1.8.1, Virtual Box 4.3.34) which i would like to access from another computer in my local network. The line in the vagrant file is: config.vm.network :public_network, ...
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Control the appliance of a VBOX externally

I am using virtual Box version 4.3.28. I am importing an appliance(.ova) file, and after importing I have to start the appliance. When it starts it ask me few inputs, like IP address, gateway , subnet ...
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How to run a virtual machine with no graphics card (VGA) configured in VirtualBox

I want to use the following feature of Linux (which one of my virtual machines): If no console device is specified, the first device found capable of acting as a system console will be used. At ...
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Can't ping VirtualBox Windows 7 VM from separate OS X machine

I have a VirtualBox VM running Windows 7 on one Macbook, and have tried unsuccessfully to ping the VM's IP from another Macbook. Here is what I've tried so far: I have turned off the 2 Windows ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu Bridged Network not working

I have an Ubuntu 15.10 VirtualBox installed on Windows 10. First, I should say that it was working, but after configuring apache and running apt-get update, I noticed that the bridged network isn't ...
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VirtualBox: guest network reconnects frequently

I have a KaLi 2.0 Linux (debian based) virtual machine. The network disconnects and re-connects frequently (in an experiment using ping this happened after 870, 960, 1480, 1567, and 1770 seconds). I ...
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Virtualbox- Can't set up 2nd adapter to network, even though VM is powered off

I am trying to add a 2nd adapter to my VM so that I can ping to my VM from another computer, but so far I've been unsuccessful. The specific problem I am having is that, when I click "Enable Network ...
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Slow vagrant box, how to improve this?

We've built a vagrant box for our development box and we are facing some latency issues. Issues: Assetic:watch is being slow Overall application access in (app_dev.php) is slow Using "find" command ...
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Why am I suddenly unable to install any variety of Windows on Macbook Pro?

I've got a MBP8,1 running El Capitan (10.11.2). Until recently, I had a perfectly serviceable Win7 installation via Bootcamp. A few days ago, I decided to clean-install Win10 to replace Win7. Since ...
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Any Way to Pass Media Keys Through VirtualBox

I have Linux inside a Virtual Box on a Mac. Whenever I press the "Play/Pause" media key, even if I'm inside the Linux VM, the Mac iTunes app opens. This makes it impossible to use media keys inside ...
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How do I ping virtual machines that are connected to my host pc?

I have installed VirtualBox on my pc. I have "Virtual Host-Only Network" virtual network card and two connected machines to it via Host-Only network mode. I want to check their addresses from host, ...
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Can Windows 10 be Test-Driven using Virtual Box?

I, like many, have been offered to upgrade to Windows 10. Can I download an ISO of Windows 10 and upgrade later? Can I download an ISO of Windows 10 and put in on Virtual Box using a Windows 7 ...
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Can I point an A class host record to a domain name instead of IP?

I recently registered my first domain name from GoDaddy, and want to point the domain to a website hosted in Azure VM. Azure VMs change their public IP if restarted, so I don’t want to point my ...
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Impact 360 videos are distorted and several horizontal black lines show on monitor

This is a very specific issue, so I'm not sure if anyone else has experienced this or not, but all suggestions are welcome. In our company, we use a web application called Impact 360 by Verint, which ...
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VirtualBox NAT--no connectivity: Ubuntu 14.04 guest, Windows 10 host

When I'm in bridged mode, I can connect with ethernet and some wireless networks (but this obviously requires switching nic back and forth). At work I can't connect through the wireless; we have both ...
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Enabling 64-bit systems on VirtualBox

I have a HP Pavilion 15 notebook pc which is running Windows 10 Home. In VirtualBox I cannot set up a 64-bit system as there is no option to due to it only showing 32-bit images. I was wondering if ...
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VirtualBox not filling screen / Guest additions not inserted - already tried all the tricks I found

I have Windows 8, VirtualBox 5, Mint Cinnamon, and I am blocked with a small screen. I've tried all the tricks I found on the web I do: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-dkms I get: ...
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What is the best way to setup separate FreeNAS jails/plugins using separate datasets?

I am running FreeNAS-9.3-STABLE-201512121950 from a USB stick in VirtualBox on a Mac Mini Server (late 2012 - Macmini6,2) running OS X El Capitan. Quad-core i7, 16G RAM, with 8G and 2 procs devoted ...
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VirtualBox shared folder custom auto mount

VirtualBox can do auto mount of shared folder (a full partition in my particular case) which then appears mounted at /dev/sf_D_DRIVE in my Slackware 13.1 guest (host is Windows 7). A user then in ...
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Virtualbox windows raw disk guest: blue screen error 0x0000007B at boot

I've been dualbooting Windows 7 and Manjaro for about a year now, and I'm getting tired of rebooting every time I want to switch operating systems. I recently heard about the Virtualbox option to run ...
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How to make a bootable MS-DOS 6.22 iso from existing installation?

I am making a operating system project, and i use MS-DOS to make a setup for it. I am making it in a VirtualBOX VM. So, i completed the project, tested it, and i wanted to make a bootable iso for it ...
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How to script install of Virtualbox Guest Additions to a Vagrant Debian box?

I would like to make use of a vanilla Vagrant box for Debian (debian/jessie64), but automate the install of VirtualBox guest additions and enable using Virtualbox sharing for the /vagrant directory ...
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Changing the user group of a shared folder on Guest [VirtualBox]

I have the following folder on my CentOS guest OS, shared by my Mac host OS: [root@server-1 media]# ls -l /media/sf_Sites/ total 0 drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 816 Jan 6 23:53 domain.com I want to run ...
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Ansible SSH Error: ssh: connect to host Connection timed out

I'm trying to use ansible playbook on server from Virtual server in Virtual Box. And got: fatal: [x.x.x.x] => SSH Error: Connection closed by x.x.x.x while connecting to x.x.x.x:22 It is ...
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VirtualBox networking only working on *some* wireless networks (Ubuntu 14.04 guest) (need help implementing existing solutions)

I'm having the common problem of getting networking working in Ubuntu 14.04 guest under Windows 10 host. Need help implementing existing solutions. I'm using a bridged connection. At home, wireless ...
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Vbox Kali Linux has no wifi

I am running Kali 2.0 on virtualbox 5.0.12 with the extensions pack. My host is Windows 8. At first I was having trouble getting the VM to see the TP-Link WN722N USB wireless card. I finally fixed ...
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Virtual machine GPU passthrough with Windows 7 as host

Is it possible to do that with VMware or VirtualBox? I want to have Windows 7 as a host OS and Windows 7 or Windows 10 as a guest OS. I've seen a few guides, but they all assume I use Linux as a ...
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Installation of VirtualBox 5.0.x on 64-bit Windows 10 Build 10586: error code 2203

I had a hard time installing VirtualBox 5.0.x on my 64-bit Windows 10 Build Version 10586. I did read How to Install VirtualBox on Windows 10 host?, but it did not help. Actually I don't know how to ...
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Conflicting defintions of virtual memory

It seems that there are two definitions of virtual memory, and I'm wondering do they both describe the same thing or is it that two similar but distinct concepts are called the same thing? ...
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USB 3.0 Flash Drive vs. 5400 rpm HDD for VirtualBox VM

Based on a comment, I'm trying to make this a technical question rather than an opinion question--performance of two proposed hardware configurations. I want to switch back and forth between Linux ...