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

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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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Mouse pointer not captured in virtual box

I've installed android x86 into my windows 7 OS via virtual box. Though I can see a small window saying "The Virtual Machine reports that the guest OS supports mouse pointer integration. This means ...
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Problems using .cab with every installer

Using several installers, I get errors related to missing .cab files: The cabinet file 'product.cab' required for this installation is corrupt and cannot be used and The cabinet file ...
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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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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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Steps to make native boot vhd boot in virtual box

Apologies in advance if this has been previously discussed, I did my best attempt at searching and could not find what I was looking for. My issue is that I have a windows 8 vhd I want to update to ...
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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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Configuring Virtualbox to use an authenticating proxy

I have a couple of Virtualbox VMs (ubuntu guest) running on a windows 7 host, but internet access is through an authenticating proxy with a self signed certificate. Configuring this for just one of ...
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How to allocate more processor power to my (Ubuntu-based) Virtualbox system in Windows 7?

I have installed an 32-bit Ubuntu based Linux OS, Elementary, on a VirtualBox installed in Windows 7 (32 bit) , on a 64-bit laptop which has a 2-core Intel i3-2330 CPU @2.20Ghz, and 4GB RAM (2.45 ...
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VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not operational with VirtualBox

I am trying to install OS X with VirtualBox, on my Windows 7 laptop. I see the following error message: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration has been enabled, but is not operational. Certain guests ...
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With Centos 7 as a Virtualbox guest on a Mac Host, how can I change the screen resolution of the console / command line?

I am using the minimum install of CentOS 7 with command line access only (no graphic support installed). After spending hours reading online about editing grub files, installing guest additions, and ...
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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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Run Cuckoo inside Docker

I'm trying to install Cuckoo inside of a Docker container but have run into a problem. I know there's an image on the Docker website: https://registry.hub.docker.com/u/blacktop/cuckoo/; however, I've ...
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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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Every emulation tried didn't work

first time here ! I am having issues, I believe since I upgraded my laptop from windows 8.1 to Windows 10, on emulation. I will here give all information I can about every try of mine to emulate. ...
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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 can I troubleshoot VirtualBox port forwarding from Windows guest to Mac OS X host not working?

There is a plethora of questions about VirtualBox port forwarding problems but none with my specific details. Details of setup: I have a Windows 7 Professional 64bit install living in VirtualBox ...
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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 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 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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How to fix extremely slow Virtualbox network download speed?

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 VM (hashicorp/precise32) via Vagrant/Virtualbox. It seems to have an exremely slow download speed compared to my host system. This is what I get with the host system (OSX) ...
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Ubuntu server virtual machine on a Mac Mini can’t ping servers on the Internet

I’m attemtping to host my own development web server in a VirtualBox guest virtual machine running Ubuntu Server. I would like this virtual machine to be accessible from not only my home network, but ...
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Wifi not working after using ethernet cable and virtualized linux

Okay, so I installed l-ubuntu on virtual box (which is installed on windows 7-64 bit) and then on vmware player successfully to learn some bash programming. Then, I connected my computer to the ...
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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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Can I fix corrupted vmdk image? VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_HEADER

I suffered host crash when running guest OS with VirtualBox. Now the VM won't start and complain that: Could not open them medium '[file.vmdk]` VMDK: inconsistency between grain table and backup ...
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Change Windows VM (Virtualbox) Mac Adress

I need to change the mac address from a GUEST Windows 7 box running in Virtualbox. I know you can go to Virtualbox admin (in the host) and change the settings for that VM, but I need to do it from the ...
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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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let virtualbox guest user access VBoxControl

I want to write a script to startup a virtualbox vm and execute some commands once the openbox session has begun. I read that I can do this using the guestproperty method in VBoxManage, provided I ...
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Why can't I chown a VirtualBox shared folder?

I'm trying to recursively chown a VirtualBox shared folder, but I can't get it to work: $ ls -lah total 16K drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4.0K Aug 1 2012 . drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4.0K Jul 21 2012 ...
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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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Cannot start Kali Linux in Virtual Box

MacBook Pro, Yosemite 10.10, 64-bit, 4 GB RAM, 100 GB free on HD. Have downloaded VirtualBox 5.0.8.dmg and kali-linux-2.0-amd64.iso Double-clicked the dmg to install VBox and all goes well with ...
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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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Custom resolution in VirtualBox Windows 8 with Guest Additions

I installed Windows 8 as a guest operation system, and I set custom resolutions with this command: VBoxManage.exe setextradata "Win 8 dev" CustomVideoMode1 1366x768x24 After installing guest ...
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How do I create an unattended Windows 8.1 install for building “throwaway” test VMs?

I do a lot of software development as a hobby, and in order to test changes, reproduce bugs, etc, I find that I frequently need a clean Windows environment to run my tests. I can fire up a VM in ...
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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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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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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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failed to start Virtual Device in Oracle Virtual Box

I was tired to do everything indicated on net. I am using Genymotion to start virtual device but when i start device it's gives me that error Note: When i start virtual operating System Linux it's ...
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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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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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Change MacOS X guest screen resolution for VirtualBox

I have tried all alternatives and resources that I found on internet to achieve to change screen resolution in my MacOS X guest. I have the latest VirtualBox version (4.1.22) and I have MacOS X 10.6.3 ...
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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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“apt-get update” Fails? (Kali Linux with Virtual Box)

I just recently installed Kali Linux 2.0 (64-Bit) on Virtual Box with a Windows 7 (64-Bit) host. I have problem with apt-get, and the simple question here is, how can I fix it? Unfortunately ...
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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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Can't get Gopro studio to work in a windows 7 guest on a Ubuntu 14.04 host

I am running windows 7 guest on a ubuntu 14.04 host and am having problems trying to get the latest version of gopro studio to run. It seems to install fine, but everytime I try execute it, it ...