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

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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 ...
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Update network interface configuration in Ubuntu on the fly

I'm comfortable in software land but not server configuration land. Please redirect me if needed, this may be a stupid/misplaced question. Context: I'm using Ubuntu 14.14 within a VM on Oracle's ...
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What does “not supported” mean in Virtualbox?

I would like to connect my laptop's camera to a Linux guest (the host is Windows 10). I tried to do that though the settings of my virtual machine: The status of the camera is Not supported. What ...
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Install Windows on a raw disk image in virtualbox and then use it as dual boot with linux

I currently have a laptop with linux in it. I'd like to install Windows 7 on dual boot with it but instead of doing it with a usb drive I was wondering if it was possible to create a raw disk image ...
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VirtualBox error when starting Ubuntu

Please help me. I got this error when I click start to run Ubuntu: Unable to load R3 module C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox/VBoxDD.DLL (VBoxDD): GetLastError=1790 (VERR_UNRESOLVED_ERROR)
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Using Keyboard Shortcuts in a VirtualBox VM

I'm running a Windows 7 VM on a MacBook Pro running 10.10.5 Yosemite and VirtualBox My problem is being unable to run a Windows 7 program called Shortkeys which allows you to define keyboard ...
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VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1)

As pointed in the title I'm in a situation where a VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1). This happens when the guest (Windows) in booting up. The same happens with two virtual ...
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How can I make VirtualBox networking accessible from my Mac?

I've configured a Kubernetes cluster via a tutorial (https://github.com/pires/kubernetes-vagrant-coreos-cluster). $ kubectl get services NAME CLUSTER-IP EXTERNAL-IP PORT(S) AGE ...
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Windows 7 host, CentOS guest - internet connection

I have troubles connecting a CentOS guest on Virtualbox running on a Win 7 host. The host has been given two adapters: Host-only and NAT. ip a vi 03 Note: setting GATEWAY=10.0.2.2 still results ...
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VirtualBox 100 percent CPU usage

I have MacOS as the host (El Capitain) and Windows 7 as a guest - however the CPU rises up to 105 %, even when it is idle. I have searched the web, eventually found this thread here on SU, but have ...
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X Server unable to start under Linux 4.5 in Arch virtual box guest

I recently ran paceman -Syu to upgrade my system as usual but after installing the newest Linux kernel, the X Server could no longer start and produced this error in the log file AddScreen/ScreenInit ...
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Using a Parallels Hard Disk image in VirtualBox

The question has been asked before, but there appear to be no current solutions. I have a current version of Parallels 11, and a current version of VirtualBox 4.3. I have an existing Windows image in ...
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How to enable OpenGL 2.0 support on a Windows guest on VirtualBox

I am trying to run some games on Steam (specifically Dota 2 Reborn) on a Windows 7 64 bit guest under VirtualBox running on a Fedora Linux 23 64 bit host. I have enabled 2D and 3D acceleration on the ...
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BSOD whea during Virtualbox installation

With Windows 7 or Windows 10 64-bit, I always had Virtualbox installed on this computer. A few weeks ago, I format and reinstalled Windows 10 64-bit from scratch (the previous Windows 10 installation ...
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How do I get gedit to open VirtualBox?

I've downloaded VirtualBox and am receiving this message: Could not open the file /home/mike/Downloads/vir...16-105871-Linux_amd64.run. gedit has not been able to detect the character encoding. ...
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SSH into a VirtualBox VM that was configured via command line

I am trying to set up a cluster of VMs on my Ubuntu laptop so that I can test some distributed code. My goal is to execute a shell script that will spin up the configuration and another script to tear ...
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How to specify compiler for VirtualBox guest additions installation?

I'd like to be able to use a specific version of gcc to build VirtualBox 5.0.16 guest additions inside an Ubuntu 14.04 guest in order to avoid errors. VBoxLinuxAdditions.run --help doesn't give any ...
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virtualbox bridge networking require router

I've set up Win7 host and multiple XP guests using bridged networking for a specific reason and found an interesting behavior: while all bridged guests don't require host's ethernet wire to be ...
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Windows 7 Virtual Machine running off SSD on VirtualBox Lubuntu

I downloaded the Windows 7 OVA from https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/linux/ I imported into Virtualbox, set the storage to be a fixed 4GB on an external SSD, and when I ...
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connection refused for vagrant ssh

I am having trouble connecting to my vagrant box using vagrant ssh. There are no error messages when running vagrant up, I can also connect directly using the VirtualBox ui. When I run vagrant ssh I ...
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Virtual box bridge networking stop working

I'm using VirtualBox running at Win XP and guest Linux OS Fedora 16 with bridged networking (eth4). It's was working without problem for ages regardless static or dynamic addresses via DHCP (manually ...
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Vagrant VM connect to remote host

I have a Vagrant VirtualBox VM running Debian Linux. I want to connect from inside the VM to another host on my private network (say, 192.168.25.111). My network inside the VM looks like this: $ ...
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no bootable medium found system halted windows 7

I am using windows 7 64bit. I need to create one more windows and i have to work on IE10. Basically my need is, i have IE11 but i need to work on IE10. for this, i have installed Virtual Box and i ...
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Can a virtualbox drive be larger than total free space on HDD?

I would like to install Windows 10 in a virtualbox within Ubuntu. Unfortunately the total free space I have on my HDD is only ~15 gb. Is this possible to do, given that the windows OS takes up way ...
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Virtualbox display driver for Windows 10 only allows 4:3 aspect ratio

1024x768 and 800x600 are the only possible settings. Ubuntu and Fedora both seem to behave this way. So I installed the Extension Pack, which unfortunately had no effect. Is there something else I ...
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Can Virtual Box/VMware infect the host PC when testing Cryptolocker?

Can cryptolocker encrypt the host PC if I test it on a Virtual Machine? Currently I am using 'NAT' as my network type or whatever...
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High packet loss after Windows 10 goes to sleep with VirtualBox installed

I just upgraded my desktop to Windows 10 (fresh install) and I was experiencing some pretty bad network performance. Ping was showing roughly 30-50% packet loss (Request timed out) so I decided to ...
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What is Ethernet adapter VirtualBox Host-Only Network?

I am using soundwire. I want my android phone to be able to contact my PC. The PC however, display a different IP that is not the IP that my phone should connect to. So basically soundwire detects ...
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ClouderaVM in 2 Different Machines are not Pinging Each Other

I am using cloudera-quickstart-vm (VirtualBox) in 2 different systems with bridged mode of networking to implement hdfs (in a distributed manner). Host System: Windows 7 Guest OS: CentOS 6.5 ...
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Problems with virtualbox ubuntu

I'm trying to get a Ubuntu VM running on my Win 10 machine . I don't have much experience with this (did it once a few years ago on a different machine, and didn't have any problems), and I'm not ...
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VirtualBox Disk Image (VDI) is larger than content but --compact doesn't work

I have a dynamic VDI image with 12 GB of data: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 2.0G 4.0K 2.0G 1% /dev tmpfs 404M 1.1M 403M 1% /run /dev/sda1 ...
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Curl response hangs

I have a site set up in a virtual box. I am able to access it just fine from a browser on my machine, but I have trouble accessing it via CURL while SSH'ed in to the box. When I try, curl hangs ...
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VirtualBox can't start any VM

I have VirtualBox v.5.0.16 r105871 running on Windows 7 Professional x64. And it can't start any virtual machine (I've tried Win7, WinXP, Ubuntu). I get same errors: And then: The only thing I ...
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xkb key remaps not applied in virtualbox

running Ubuntu 14.04 (xfce) I have the following problem: since my left arrow key is broken, I remapped it to PageUp (prior) and PageUp to right shift, by modifying /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc. ...
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Are there advantages to EFI for Linux guest in Virtualbox

I want to install guest Linux (Arch Linux to be exact) through Virtualbox. Virtualbox has optional EFI support, I'm wondering if enabling it provides any pros for linux guests or not.
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Two network cards, one directly to internet, other in LAN

I need some insight in my thinking so that I don't do something completely stupid. I have two physical network cards on my computer, one card/interface offers a handful of services and the other is ...
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Troubleshooting Virtualbox shared folders as it relates to Linux headers/kernel

Trouableshoot Host: Windows 7 Guest: Debian Linux Tried: Installing Guest Additions, installing headers, re-installing headers, installing DKMS, creating vboxsf group/users Problem: Guest ...
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Error SSH to a Centos 7 VM (Host-only)

I have the following setup: Host System: Debian Wheezy VirtualBox System: Centos 7 Network Adapters: NAT and Host-only On the host system I can "ping" the VM machine, when I try to ssh I get the ...
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Windows 10 VirtualBox - Ubuntu 14.04.4 disk space capped at 1GB

I have a Windows 10 machine, with VirtualBox v5.0.16 r105871 installed. Over this, I am trying to host an Ubuntu 14.04.4 OS so that I can install and run the Robot Operating System (ROS). Here are ...
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Use Host VPN in Guest VM

I have a host Windows 7 OS running a guest Lubuntu OS in VirtualBox and I'm trying to configure it so that the Guest OS will use the Host VPN. So a couple quirks, when the VPN is turned off the guest ...
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Moving an OS from a virtual box to the hard disk

I want to install arch linux on my laptop which currently has Elementary OS in it. I was wondering of it is possible to setup the arch linux in a virtual box and when I'm satisfied with its ...
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How to network between two Ubuntu VM's, then bridge VM1 to local machine, without VM2 having direct access to network?

I am trying to complete a lab for one of my networking classes, and I think I need some assistance on a rather specific issue. I have two virtual machines: VM1 VM2 (Both running ubuntu 14.04 And ...
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Install Virtualbox on Linux Mint 17.3 with upgraded kernel 4.4

Fresh Linux Mint 17.3 install on a Thinkpad T460. Upgraded kernel from 3.19 to 4.4.0-15 to get WiFi working. Now can't get Virtualbox to run. I need Virtualbox to run Vagrant. Error! Bad return ...
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Cannot connect to VirtualBox internal network

I have been trying to connect two virtual machines on VirtualBox via the internal network that they have. I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, and i have set up the DHCP server using the ...
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Can't launch Win 7 image from Windows 10 (“T-x is not available”)

I'm running Windows 10 enterprise 64-bit on a i7-5600U processor and try to launch a Windows 7 image in Virtualbox. I have chosen a 32 bit version of W7, as there was no option to select a 64 bit ...
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Use network adapter for VirualBox only

I currently have to set up a virtual machine to a public IP. I'm using a second Ethernet adapter for that. That adapter is directly connected to the wall socket with the public IP. Here's the thing: ...
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How do I copy and paste text from Mac Host to Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox?

I cannot copy and paste text from my Mac (host) to my Ubuntu Server (guest) in Virtualbox. Solutions I tried: Enable Bidirectional in Advanced Settings for "Shared Clipboard" and "Drag'n'Drop". ...
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VirtualBox Seamless view

I've a brand new Fedora 23 Host that run VirtualBox 5.0.16 My Guest is Windows 7 64Bit. My setup is a laptop in docking station with another external screen. No matter how much I tried, I could not ...