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

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will the size of the memory RAM using virtualBox be allocate on my host memory forever?

I'm trying to create a virtual machine with a 4GB RAM but I'm not sure if the space requested will be temporality borrowed by the virtual machine or it will be allocated forever. I would really ...
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Import virtualbox vhd to hyper v

I've been trying to import a VHD file created on VirtualBox to Hyper V, with no luck. Details: VirtualBox version 4.3, running on Mac OS X Mavericks Hyper V version 6.2.92, running on Windows 8 ...
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Running boot2docker within a Windows 7 64Bit Virtual Machine?

For a project my team is trying to set up a test/development environment including programs and services like different database-system as well as docker. To guarantee a working environment, we have ...
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Oracle VirtualBox Bridged Networking - The internet stops on host operating system

I have Windows 7 as the Host Operating System which is running two Virtual Machines in Oracle VirtualBox. Both VMs are also Windows 7. I have used Wireless Bridged Network Adapter on both of the VMs. ...
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Error 0x0000005D installing Windows 8 on Virtual Box

I'm trying to install Window 8 on a VirtualBox but when it starts I get an error message: You have to restart your PC Along with the errorcode 0x0000005D. After searching on the internet I ...
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How to defrag Virtual Box HDD files?

I am using Virtual Box on Windows 7 Machine. I have created several virtual machines of Ubuntu Servers on it. I store my all virtual hard drives on a dedicated NTFS partition. This partitions has ...
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Virtualbox VDI size to be increased

I have ubuntu installed in the orcal virtual box. To increase vdi size i used cloneVDI tool and increased the vdi size from 70GB to 150GB but when i see partition using gparted i see extended ...
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How a large virtual machine disk affects SSD life time

I've an interesting doubt. Since virtual machines create a file that represents a hard disk - the so-called virtual disk -, and it usually takes 20-40GB (and even more), how does this affect a ...
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How to open virtual box in full screen?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my virtual box with Virtual Machine config 3 Gb ram. My host OS is windows 8.1 pro. 64 bit. I am using 64 bit Ubuntu. Let me know if you need any more details as ...
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How do I get my virtual machine to be recognized as host?

Just started using VirtualBox. Got Windows 7 on host and Lubuntu on guest. My internet provider has this thing where if you connect to internet using a new computer, you can only access their website ...
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Debian 7 vs Ubuntu Server 14.04 for 32-bit VM “network nodes”

I plan to make a number of small VM's (virtualbox) that will serve as networking nodes for various VPS servers, local appliances, private domain servers (AD), and various other web services provided ...
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Can't access Apache2 running on Vagrant box

I'm trying to set up Apache2 on a Vagrant box, and otherwise it's working great, but I can't access the server via my external ip. The Vagrant box is running Ubuntu 10.04 on a VirtualBox provider, ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 on Virtualbox at 1920x1080

I have created a Ubuntu 14.04 VM on Virtualbox 4.3.16 (running on Windows 8). I have installed all of the Ubuntu virtualbox-guest* packages. The highest screen resolution that I can set in the ...
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No internet on Ubuntu server static IP running within VirtualBox after switching Internet Providers

I have switched Internet Providers recently and for some reason I now get no internet connection on my Ubuntu server 12.04.2 LTS VM running within VirtualBox. My host machine is Win7 64b. I do get an ...
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Vagrant vm stuck in aborted state, deleting it stuck in powered-off state

Recently I've been starting to use Vagrant v1.6.5 running on VirtualBox v4.3.14 for my PHP development. Following this tutorial of PhpAcademy, I was able to setup and run Vagrant on my Windows machine ...
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AltGr makes Ctrl stuck on Linux Mint running in Virtual Box under Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 and have installed VirtualBox 4.3.14 to run Linux Mint 17 Xfce in it. Pressing AltGr in the virtual Linux Mint makes it think that the Ctrl keys is pressed down until I hit Ctrl ...
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Webshpere 8.5 with deployment folder on Virtual Box shared folder cause an “Operation permitted” error

I have a Websphere 8.5 on Centos 6.5 and I changed deployment directory by changing ${APP_INSTALL_DIRECTORY}. New path is pointing to place in Virtual Box shared folder (so it's pointing to vboxsf ...
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Can't install debian header 3.12-1-686-pae

I'm trying to use virtualbox who need linux header but I can't found mine. sudo apt-get -y install linux-headers-`uname -r` Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Fedora 20 guest shutdown does not close the VirtualBox window

I have a Fedora 20 guest OS in VirtualBox, and when I shut it down, it shows the usual shutdown screen, followed by "system halted". Nothing else happens, the VirtualBox window does not close ...
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VirtualBox consuming 100% CPU even when the guest is idle

I've tried all the solutions available on different forums. This is the configuration of my system. Pentium Dual Core T230 (1.73 + 1.73), 2gb RAM I'm using Oracle VM VirtualBox ver. 4.3.14 r95030 ...
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How can I change the resolution seen by a bootloader in VirtualBox?

I am using VirtualBox 4.3 (on Ubuntu) to take screenshots of various Ubuntu installer bootloader screens (eg. GRUB2, syslinux), and I would like to decrease the number of rows and columns that the ...
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VirtualBox bridged networking and remote desktop

I have a Windows 7 host running an Ubuntu 14.04 guest. The guest has a bridged network connection. When I connect to the host by remote desktop protocol (RDP), the guest loses network connectivity. ...
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Secondary SSD on Win7 - use for cache and VirtualBox VM (VDI)

Is there any problem with using secondary SSD for cache (pagefile) and one VM at the same time? Basically I only use secondary SSD for cache right now, but this leaves 40GB of unused space on it. Or ...
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AMD-V not available to nested VMs?

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 virtual machine as part of my personal development environment, which is run through VMWare Player on Windows 7. Now, from this Ubuntu machine I'm trying to use 'vagrant up' ...
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How do I make my vagrant site visible to all users on the network?

I'm running a website using Vagrant/VirtualBox/Ubuntu 14.04/Nginx. It's running on IP 192.168.33.10 but I can only access it if I edit my Windows hosts file to make the guest hostname point to that IP ...
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How secure is “un-firewalled” host-only virtual box adapter?

Here is my configuration using with Virtual Box: Windows 7 host; Mac OSX guest; Guest does not need internet connection; Guest needs to share a folder with host. Guest uses host-only Virtual Box ...
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Is Virtual Machine capable of running as normal PC would?

Let's imagine that you have a super-powerful-server at home of size of desktop (just visualisation). 2048 physical cores each 3GHz, 64TB RAM, GTX 780 Ti Black Edition (SLIx4, (four graphics card ...
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Ubuntu virtual machine login on VirtualBox appears as a very narrow bar

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest running on virtualbox 4.3.14 on a Mac host. It was working fine until Ubuntu asked to install some updates. Since installing those updates and after a reboot, only ...
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Can't resolve a single site from inside virtual boxed guest Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit)

Strangely, I can access from guest OS all sites, but bitbucket.org, while can access it from host OS. Any idea, why? pinging: vagrant@cabinet:~/app$ ping google.com PING google.com ...
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Converting VirtualBox VM to Main OS? [duplicate]

I am running Windows 7 on my main machine, however I have installed Mac OS X Mavericks to a VirtualBox VM (on another hard drive) which I am tend to be using a fair bit. The VM is fully setup and ...
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Virtual Box internet connection issues

I have faced a problem and I'm already stuck. Gonna describe it soon but first some info: I'm running Win8, my VBox is 4.3.12, I'm using wireless connection. The problem I'm having is I can't use ...
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How can I get Internet for my android virtual machine running in ubuntu behind proxy server

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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How to setup Ubuntu Guest bridged connection on Virtualbox?

I'm on a wifi network with security settings WPA2 Enterprise PEAP. I'm able to connect fine to the network on my Windows 8.1 (Host); however, on Ubuntu 14.04 (Guest) [bridged connection] I'm trying to ...
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How to mount KVM virtual machine image to VirtualBox?

I have received a .img file of a server which is a Virtual Machine running in a KVM environment. The Virtual Machine has Ubuntu installed. I would now like to take this .img file and "emulate" the ...
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Connect to Oracle Linux Virtualbox Database from Debian Linux Virtualbox

I have an Oracle Linux 6.4 with Oracle 12c running on a Virtual box with NAT and bridged network running on an OSX host. A second guest is a Debian Linux with NAT and bridged network. I'm trying to ...
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VirtualBox NAT port forwarding configuration (<1024)

I'd like to forward requests from 127.0.0.1:80 to a guest OS in VirtualBox VM (CentOS 7) - 10.0.2.15:8080. Is that possible? If I forward 127.0.0.1:9090 everything works fine, but as soon as I ...
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Can't access CentOS in VirtualBox

I have a CentOS installed in VirtualBox. I have a web server running within it but for some reason I can't seem to be able to access it from outside. The Ip address reported from CentOS is: ...
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Virtualbox Mac OSX host - Ubuntu guest is slow and laggy

I did some research already as to why my Ubuntu guest is slow on my (quite powerful) MBP but no success. Is there something I am missing? A setting? A configuration? FYI I am usin g: ICH9 chipset ...
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Virtualbox Guest keyboard not inheriting Host keymap

I have a MAC OS/X host system running a Xubuntu as guest. In my MAC, in the shortcuts/key mappings, I chose to reverse the Command/CTRL keys (cause I use a PC keyboard and I'm used to it) The ...
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Windows XP virtual machine in VirtualBox fails to boot after disabling VT-x/AMD-V

I use VirtualBox 4.3.4 and i want to move a "Windows XP base VM" from my PC to my laptop. I have a 64-bit windows 8 in My PC so VirtualBox support CPU Acceleration and Hardware Virtualization. but ...
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How can I expose a dictd service to my local machine from a VM?

I have a dictd service running inside my VirtualBox server and I want to expose it to the machine that the VM is running on, I've set up the port forwarding in Vagrant and other services seem to work ...
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Install Windows 8.1 in virtualbox from a recovery partition?

How can I access/boot a/via a specific partition (in this case, the Lenovo Recovery partition) when starting a virtual machine which should become a Windows 8.1 OS? Original Disk Layout The ThinkPad ...
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open virtual box from live cd error

I am running linux mint in my laptop. I made some modifications and I couldn't login in linux enviroment. I boot in live cd (linux mint) and I recover my important files from desktop. I had some ...
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Memory issues with VirtualBox and Windows 7

I'm having a ton of memory issues with VirtualBox (4.3.14) running Windows 7. These include: On startup, I get the following error: "Windows created a temporary paging file on your computer because ...
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Windows7 host Virtualbox 4.3 Ubuntu 14.04 guest not internet in guest. Neither with NAT nor with Bridge

I have above mentioned constellation. In both the versions of network settings, I get the Ips. In the bridge connection, I even get to see the network places. So I think the network connection is ...
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Network access on guest OS via PCI ethernet controller

I had installed a Win XP guest on my virtual box (Linux mint host) and have the backups of these. Recently my on board LAN controller failed (it got fried!) and I was forced to use a D-Link PCI ...
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Virtualbox - Access guest Fedora apache server from host windows 8

Arrgh please help with this HOST: Windows 8.1 x64 GUEST: Fedora APache server Problem: I cannot access the guest webserver through the browser on my host (using http://192.168.2.12), I just get ...
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Vagrant :: Unable to run vagrant up; Connection timeout. Retrying

I'm starting to migrate from wamp to the laravel homestead vagrant box however I've been stumped when it came to starting the box. I've downloaded and configured all assets and ran vagrant up to boot ...
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Sleeping the host system while running a VM on VirtualBox

I've been using VirtualBox for a while now, and have always assumed that it must be unsafe, for the VM, to put the host system into sleep or hibernate while said VM is running. However, after learning ...
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SSL sniff VirtualBox

I'm trying to sniff ssl traffic from a VirtualBox I created (Android). I'm using the build-in pcap system of VirtualBox to sniff regular traffic, but obviously that doesn't work for ssl. What I'm ...