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

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Do i have a routing loop with virtualbox?

I have a situation with VirtualBox where it starts eating 100% cpu at some point and would not stop. My guest OS (debian) is idle and not reporting any cpu usage, so i suspect there is something with ...
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How do I stop Hyper-V from being re-installed/enabled automatically?

I use VirtualBox on Windows 10 and have a recurring problem where Hyper-V prevents me from using any guest OSes in 64-bit mode. Basically, Hyper-V being installed (and running by default) only allows ...
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Change Virtualbox disk type from AHCI to RAID

I made have an image that was made on a Dell computer. This Dell had "RAID mode" set in the bios. If I load and then boot the image on any other computer set to AHCI or AHCI/RAID, I get BSOD. Same ...
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Progress state: VBOX_E_NOT_SUPPORTED

deathstar> VBoxManage showhdinfo XP.vdi UUID: fa2d24af-bd52-4928-89d3-c8c5feeb7b75 Parent UUID: base State: created Type: normal (base) Location: /root/...
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How to keep and aggregate bash history across multiple machines?

I normally SSH on multiple remote hosts which are VMs and re-create them every 5-6 days. I loose all my bash history in those VMs as soon as I destroy and re-create them. Is there a way I can share ...
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Virtual Box wont let me run Win PE

I created a custom Windows 7 install from this instruction set: http:// sybaspot.com/the-complete-guide-to-preparing-a-windows-7-deployment-image-using-audit-mode-and-sysprep-with-an-unattend-xml-...
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cant' change 3D acceleration option on VirtualBox

I've recently launched an Ubuntu image as a client OS on a Windows 7 host, the graphics are really slow on ubuntu, so, I was advised to enable the 3D acceleration. The problem is the checkbox isn't ...
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its possible run a virtual box with no GUI?

I have Virtualbox installed on Windows 10 with 3 virtual machines, but I would like to optimize the computer using ubuntu server for register two more virtual machines (these run windows xp) its ...
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Encrypted Virtualbox VM in a Veracrypt Volume

If I want to secure the data in my Virtualbox VM... is it significantly more secure to set this as an encrypted VM (via Virtualbox's AES disk image encryption) AND place the VM image in a Veracrypt ...
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How to compact VirtualBox's VDI file size?

I've a VirtualBox VM which configured a very large hard disk size (bigger than host). By my mistake, a program on the VM generated lots of log files and the VDI file size keeps growing until there is ...
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Autounattend.xml not being recognized in VirtualBox

Edit: If anybody comes across this in browsing for a solution to the same problem, the root cause turned out to be the USB drive I was using. You need to use one that is recognized as removable rather ...
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Use 2 Mouse Cursors on the same Computer

I understand that questions like this have being answered before, however mine is slightly different. Basically I run automated tests which mean that the mouse cursor is moving around the screen ...
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Accessing VPN host by name from VirtualBox guest

I have an Ubuntu guest running under VirtualBox on a W10 host with a VPN. I have set up both a host-only adapter and a NAT adapter as recommended in other answers here, and everything works perfectly. ...
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Virtualbox Seamless mode not working with Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a Mac OS Guest running Windows Server 2012 R2 in Virtualbox with Guest Additions installed. I use the VM to run Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio to work with some external mssql servers. ...
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VT-x error when setting up VirtualBox on Ubuntu

I have tried to setup VirtualBox on Ubuntu, but I get this error even though Intel virtualization technology (VT-x) is set to Yes in the BIOS: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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VM doesn't boot after drag and drop

After attempting to drag and drop a file from my Ubuntu host into my Windows 10 VM, (which crashed VirtualBox) the image seems to have become corrupted. On booting, I immediately get the dreaded "...
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Linux VM as gateway for tablet in same network

I want to sniff some traffic from my tablet. I thought that I can do that by creating proxy server and route all traffic via it (using mitmproxy). Sounds easy but I struggled a lot. My current config ...
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Network cuts off when using Bridged mode on Virtual Machine

I have tried Parallels Desktop 6, VMWare Fusion and VirtualBox when trying to run a Virtual Machine with a Bridged network adapter. I simply select the adapter interface (en0) and then press on. When ...
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no internet on centos 7 minimal virtual machine when it has a nat adapter and wireless internet connection

So, I have a lenovo thinkpad t410s. I used virtualbox and vmware. Both response the same and I think that the problem is on the laptop. When I connect the virtual machine through bridge adapter and ...
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Virtual Box BSOD SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION

Every time I run Virtual Box I get a BSOD saying SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION. I've never sucessully ran Virtual Box on my computer before, and I have all drivers installed, thanks to iobit Driver Booster,...
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Setting up DHCP Server on Win2012 Server inside Virtual Box the windows 7 client will not receive an ip address from the dhcp server ?,

I have setup virtualbox on my laptop. Now, within virtual box, I have windows server 2012 R2 Datacenter Running, and also within virtual box I have Windows 7 Ultimate running. Now, I am simply trying ...
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QEMU/KVM: USB3 passthrough to FreeBSD

I'm making my first steps in FreeBSD, so please excuse any possible "linuxism". My goal is to run FreeBSD 10.2 inside virtual machine with QEMU/KVM and allow USB3 network card passthrough from the ...
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VMware Workstation or VirtualBox permanent date setup

How do I fix a date for a virtual machine? Need to use a VS10Beta1 CTP that has time limit and holds some test projects I'd like back.
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Virtualbox VM VPN and host OS VPN

I want to be able to VPN from my VM to one VPN server and from my Host OS to another VPN. I have a wifi adapter and a ethernet adapter is this possible can I only have the VM dedicated to one adapter ?...
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VMWare vs VirtualBox …what I should use [closed]

what I should using to work with linux on windows ... I don't know ! ... but I tried VirtualBox and VmWare what's the differents and which are the feutures
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Force Ubuntu guest to update date from Windows host on VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu Server running as a guest on a Windows host using VirtualBox 3. The Ubuntu Server has guest additions installed. To save a bit of time when I use this image, I suspend rather than ...
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How to make Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox accessible from the internet?

I'm trying to set up an Ubuntu server in VirtualBox. The host is Windows 7 x64. The guest is Ubuntu 11.10 x64. I want to make this server accessible from the internet. How can I do it?
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Why do some applications run faster on a 32-bit guest VM than on the 64-bit host machine?

I have a Windows 7 x64 laptop with a Windows XP x32 guest virtual machine installed using VirtualBox. Once I ran an app on the guest and found that it ran noticeably faster than it did on the host. ...
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Connect to external VPN from an Ubuntu Guest machine on VirtualBox

I have the folding VirtualBox setup: My host machine running a Kubuntu 14.04. My guest machine is running Kubuntu 14.04 as well. My host machine is connected to office A’s LAN and has access to ...
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Can a VM be displayed on a monitor that is not used by the host?

I am using VirtualBox to virtualize an Ubuntu VM on a Windows host. I have 3 monitors but the host can only use 2 of them at the same time. However, it recognizes the third monitor. Can a VM be ...
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dual monitor linux guest in virtualbox

I read that the newer VirtualBox supports Linux guests with dual monitors. I'm able to get two monitors to start when I start my Arch VM, but I cannot get Xorg to span to the 2nd monitor. They ...
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Can't I install a 64 bit OS as a guest OS,when the host OS is 32 bit [duplicate]

I read it somewhere "If you are running virtual box on a 32 bit OS, you cannot install a 64 bit OS as a guest OS (in virtual box)." Is it true ? If so, I want to know the reason ? Note: I am using ...
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VirtualBox: Set Network Adaptor for exclusive use of Guest VM

In a previous question I asked how to configure m0n0wall in a VM. Now I would like to set a network addaptor in my machine to be used for the guest VM only, that is, not allow any traffic from the ...
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Which Windows version should I install as guest OS on VirtualBox? [closed]

I want to install Windows on VirtualBox on my Ubuntu laptop to be able to run some Windows applications. However, I'm not sure which Windows version I should install to get the best performances. I'd ...
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How do I trap the mouse pointer within a VirtualBox Guest OS?

I'm on a Mac Mini 2011 with VirtualBox installed. I have Windows 7 running as a Guest OS. My question: How do I "trap" my mouse pointer within Windows? In other words, I don't want my mouse to move ...
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Fixing a guest screen resolution in VirtualBox

I was required to develop a Windows app UI for a fixed resolution - it doesn't matter if it makes sense or not, the customer requires it. I'm using a Windows Server 2003 VirtualBox VM as the ...
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Pinging between two different vm's with different subnet on same host

I am running a windows machine and i am running virtualbox on it I have two VM's for cent os. I want the two VM's to ping each other but they should have different subnets. I am not really sure how ...
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Virtualbox - Install Guest Additions over again every time Linux kernel updates

I have Ubuntu running as a Virtualbox, and every time it upgrades the kernel, the Guest Additions stop working. The install process in Linux requires using a virtual CD, running scripts from the ...
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Install bootlaoder on a raw image created using dd tool

Actually, I want to create an image of my Linux running computer where I can only SSH, can't access physically. For that, I have created a raw image of it using dd. The command I used to create the ...
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'vmnet2' can't be started because its routes collide with another device: 'en0'

I'm fairly new to using Vagrant and vms and only have a basic understanding of networking so would be great if someone can help me understand what is going on here and point me in the right direction ...
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Using a VMWare Appliance with VirtualBox/Parallels

I'd like to use VMWare appliances on my Mac without having to get VMWare Fusion. Is it possible to either port or directly use the VMWare virtual machines with other systems such as Parallels or ...
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Can't connect to internet in Ubuntu using bridge adapter

My host OS is windows XP(SP3), guest OS is Ubuntu 14.04, and virtualBox is 4.3. I want XP and Ubuntu to talk to each other, so I choose to use bridge adapter network. XP: Windows IP Configuration ...
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Should I port my Ubuntu VM to Virtual Box?

I've been spending a fair bit of time in a Linux VM, today I decided to try and get Docky to work, but it needs desktop effects. To cut a long story short, the only VM solution that offers desktop ...
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How to do networking between virtual machines in VirtualBox?

I have two virtual machines in VirtualBox. I would like to do networking between them. For the moment I have the default configuration on both, but they seem to have the same IP-address 10.0.2.15. I ...
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How to Use a Shared Folder in VirtualBox with AndroVM

I'm trying out AndroVM and cant figure out how to access a shraed folder with VirtualBox. The instructions say it needs to be called mysdcard, which I did. But I can't find it in the android. What do ...
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Run commands on an Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox VM from Windows host

I am working on some coding, and I have an idea that should work but I have no clue how to make it work. I am using Wolfram Mathematica on my Windows host machine to run some code, but I have to ...
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Permissions error in VirtualBox trying to install Drupal 7

I am trying to install Drupal 7 in a VirtualBox running Ubuntu, used Vagrant to set up the VirtualBox. On the third step of the installation I got an error File system The directory sites/...
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Mouse's wheel doesn't work in Guest OS in VirtualBox

As I said in the heading of the question, I cannot scroll down or up any web page with the wheel of my mouse in the guest OS. Because of this, I have to use scrollbar of web browser to scroll down and ...
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Cannot access internet from VirtualBox guest (Arch Linux)

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.20. The host machine is a MacBook running OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan). The guest OS is 64-bit Arch Linux. When I installed Arch from the ISO, the guest's internet connectivity ...
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Can't install Windows Updates - Error Code 800706F7 (No KB3004394 update installed)

Since the turn of the year, my PC hasn't been able to install any Windows Updates. It comes up with the following error 800706F7. Searching around suggests it's to do with the Windows Update KB3004394 ...