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

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VirtualBox vmdk keeps growing

I have created a VM with a dynamically expanding disk - vmdk. After a few weeks the space used in the VM stabilizes at around 45gb. On this VM there are a few jobs that create a great number of files ...
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Network Settings on VirtualBox clone (From KVM VPS)

I've recently copied my Debian KVM VPS to my local computer via the dd command. I've converted it into a .vdi and am now running it in VirtualBox. I'm having difficulty configuring the machine for the ...
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Bridge two physical network adapters

I have two physical network cards on my Windows host and I would like to use them both as bridged adapters from inside my Ubuntu VirtualBox guest. At the moment I'm getting host unreachable messages ...
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VMWare Workstation Internal error

So I have been trying to get a BMW Diagnostic system running in VMWare going. Everything goes fine till I finish installing and restart to use the new OS. Keep getting an error, a Vcpu-0 double fault ...
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make file size at least 1MB

I'm trying to learn about operating systems by making one myself and testing it in virtual-box, but VBoxManage convertfromraw doesn't allow my source file to be very tiny (512B). Are there any bash ...
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Is it legally possible to install Windows 7/8/10 Home/Pro into a VM on a rented virtual server [closed]

I'm planning on build an infrastructure for myself and possibly sharing it with others, which includes a few server applications which I currently run on my own PC. git server : GitBlit runs on ...
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host win10 can ping guest centos6 but centos6 cannot ping win10?

I use Wifi at home and my Virtualbox network mode is bridge adapter + promiscuous centos 6 network information is Winows10 can ping guest centos6 and I can use secureCRT to conncet to ...
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Using Virtualbox, why can my guest (Win7) not see the full disk size?

I need to extend my Windows7.vdi. I tried: $ VBoxManage modifyhd /mnt/data/VirtualBox/Windows7.vdi --resize 50000 but got:Progress state: VBOX_E_NOT_SUPPORTED - I read that this is due to fix file ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.3 virtual machine flickering

I am using Windows 10 Pro 64bit and installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.3 as a virtual machine using VirtualBox. I set my virtual machine to another desktop and made it run in fullscreen. When I open ...
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Virtual Box Bridged Connection Isn't Working on Computer

I am trying to get Ubuntu 14.04 running on Virtual Box on my Early 2011 Mac Book Pro, running OSX El Capitan; however, no matter what I do I can't seem to get Bridged Networking working. I am 100% ...
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Sound Issue - Upgraded to Virtualbox 5 -Linux Host -Windows XP guest

Since I upgraded to Virtualbox 5 the mute/volume in the Windows XP client has no effect. If I want to mute something that is running in the virtual machine I have to mute my Linux Mint host. This is ...
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How to setup metasploitable os on virtualbox

I recently got metasploitable OS, and i have a simple newbie questions, how can i change the keyboard layout, how to connect it via external wireless adapter or via ethernet cable, how can i install a ...
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How to handle Proxy with Sudo on VM

I have Ubuntu installed on a VirtualBox VM and I am using NAT. The host network requires NTLM proxy authentication to work. I tried export HTTP_PROXY=proxy.mycomp.com:80 & HTTPS_PROXY=$HTTP_PROXY ...
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Expose physical HD to VM and mount it?

I have a Windows 10 host running on a 240 GB SSD (disk A) and a Linux VM running on another 240 GB SSD (disk B). I am moving this linux host from a full desktop machine where I had a 2 TB HDD (disk C) ...
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VirtualBox host-only network, ping works only from guest to host

I have a Windows 7 VM running on a Ubuntu 15.04 host using the latest Virtual Box 5 release. I've configured a host-only network. The configuration of the host-only adapter is: Adapter IP ...
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KVM switch switches automatically on VirtualBox usage

I am using KVM switch Multico EW K1904U. The problem is that it confilcts with Oracle virtual box somehow. Particularly, if I am terminating virtual machine on computer 1, it switches to computer 2 ...
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Setting up static IP for virtualbox

I was learning arpspoofing.I was using my Ubuntu machine as the Man in the middle, an Ubuntu in my virtualbox as the target and my default gateway(Which is 10.7.1.2) as the target gateway. In order to ...
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VM inside host VM cannot see avx cpu flag

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server installed on a VM inside VirtualBox. This VM acts as my host for other VMs. I ran a Linux based image using qemu inside this host VM. The host VM has cpu flag avx but the ...
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How to start using Windows box after vagrant up successfully?

I am new to Vagrant with Windows using VirtualBox and I follow the example mentioned here. All is good and I am able to vagrant up dev to the dev machine. I see this message: ==> dev: Booting ...
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Can I successfully run a Kali Linux VM on one drive while my host OS is on another?

I've been attempting to set up a Kali Linux VM. I've continuously been running into a failure when attempting to install the system files inside VirtualBox and I'm curious as to whether or not it has ...
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How to format a virtual hard-drive created with VirtualBox?

How can one totally format a virtual hard-drive created with VirtualBox? I don't want to tottaly delete the drive and open another --- I just consider to format the existing one... How can this be ...
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Installing zerofree on Centos 7 bare

I am trying to reclaim free disk space from a VirtualBox VM with Centos 7 as the guest OS. All of the resources I found online recommend using zerofree to zero out the free disk space before ...
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Windows 7, moving software / Virtualbox

What started quite small grew bigger each hour. I want to migrate an existing Windows 7, both for backup and maintenance and then run it as a Virtual machine. The computer is cloned to a VHD, but ...
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VirtualBox machine starts, but not running

Running an Ubuntu Server 15.10 host, I have a guest VM registered. Entering: vboxmanage startvm [NAME] --type gui I get: VM [NAME] has been successfully started. Immediately after, I enter: vbox ...
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KVM switch triggers randomly on any operations with VirtualBox windows

I would like to try to make this KVM switch unavailable for guest operating system. Unfortunately, Oracle documentation is not clear. They probably use terms "local", "remote", "guest" and "host" ...
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How to recover Oracle Virtual Box after file move?

I have moved all my virtual machine files from drive D: to drive V: When I start Oracle Virtual Box it displays warning If I press Check button it opens Virtual Media Manager window, which is ...
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Compile iptables from source make error

I'm trying to compile latest iptables 1.6, but I receive the following error: (./configure it's OK) then I call make and: xtables-config-parser.y:20:28: error: libnftnl/table.h: No such file or ...
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VirtualBox: Failed to create the host only network interface

I am attempting to create a host-only network interface and the following occurs: This is on VBox 4.3.30 on Yosemite
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Ubuntu VirtualBox seamless mode doesn't work well

My host environment is Win10 and my Guest env is Ubuntu 15.10. Though I installed guest additions, seamless mode doesn't work well; I can activate it and it shows only open windows, but doesn't ...
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Debian Squeezy on VirtualBox apt-get not working 0% but ping works

I have problem with apt-get update on my Debian Squeezy machine on Windows 10 host - internet bridged adapter wifi. Example: apt-get update 0% Connected to ftp.pl.debian.org 153.19.251.221 and ...
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kali linux wifi keeps asking password while pass is correct

I am trying to connect my vm(hosted on virtual box) to my wifi. I am sure the password is correct but it keeps asking me to put in a password. If I run airmon-ng start mywlaninterface it tells me that ...
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Rsync between KVM VPS and VirtualBox

I need advice how to rsync via ssh (and what directories need to be synced) between a KVM VPS (Debian Jessie) and VirtualBox to effectively make the VirtualBox a clone of the VPS. I use the term ...
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Upload/Copy Virtual Box configuration to another machine?

I have setup a Virtual Box on my computer_A. And I would like to use the same configuration settings on another computer_B. a) How do I upload/share/copy a virtual box config file on/with another ...
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Problems setting up host-only network on virtualbox

I am using Windows 7 on a virtual machine (VirtualBox). My host is Debian. I am trying to set up a host-only network. I have set up my guest OS (Win 7) as follows: Adapter 1: IPV4 Address: ...
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webserver on linux debian down due to power settings (I guess)

I want my webserver to be always operative, instead to find it down after I leave the computer for about 1 hour I am runninng Debian linux through virtualbox in a Yosemite host, what I did this ...
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Windows(wdk) device driver debugging using Visual studio 2015.(Target system W7 in Vbox)

I am trying to test ioctl drivers for Windows 7 and I am using Windows 8.1 as host and in that in VirtualBox running the target Windows 7. I have done all the settings in Visual Studio 2015 which I ...
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Getting a list of all mac addresses of machines in virtualbox

I have 9 machines on Virtuabox and I need to get a list of MAC addresses of all of my machines How can i do this with VBoxManage?
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VirtualBox Segfault when Deleting Snapshot

I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 host and a Windows 10 Guest. As I explained in a different question on this same subject, I'm ultimately trying to increase the size of my Windows 10 disk so that I can ...
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Passing control hotkeys to VirtualBox with AutoHotKey

I use VirtualBox on Windows 10 host, and my guest OS is linux openSUSE. Since I still need many windows control hotkeys, I do not use Auto Capture Keyboard in VirtualBox. As a drawback, I can't use ...
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Setting Up Virtual Box and or Guest Debian run on wifi adapter?

I'm currently running Debian 8.2 as a host and as a guest on Virtual Box 5 in bridge mode. Why I'm doing this is for kernel testing and wanted to isolate my work environment with my testing. What I ...
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Ping between Ubuntu guest VMs on VitualBox

Running VirtualBox 5.0.10 in a Windows 10 (64bit) host, I've created 2 guest VMs - Both Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Looking for a setting that will allow the 2 guests to ping each other and also connect to ...
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Vagrant up fails in virtualbox

I have Windows 7 installed on my workstation. Recently I installed VirtualBox and made an Ubuntu virtual machine that I need for development purposes. After installing all necessary software including ...
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How to solve the issue of VirtualBox showing a VM with UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME?

I downloaded some VM images for VirtualBox from https://dev.windows.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/mac/ and extracted the files, and set up a new VM on VirtualBox 5.0.12 using the extracted ...
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installing virtualbox guest addition on guest windows 7 never finishes

I've added the iso file to my drive and run the x86 .exe file in my windows 7 guest inside the ubuntu host 14.04. Then it goes to the installation wizard and goes all the way down to the installation ...
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Host => Guest (VPN) => Server

I have the following set-up: Windows 10 host with VirtualBox Windows 10 guest with VPN (Juniper Secure Application Manager). The guest VM is set-up using NAT. I am able to VPN from my guest into ...
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Delete missing VirtualBox snapshot without trying to merge

I have the following structure of snapshots in VirtualBox 5.0.10: S1 +S2 | +S3 | +S5 +S4 +S6 So S2 and S4 are siblings and children of S1. For some reason (probably a rights problem when ...
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What is in a bootable disk and how it is different from an ISO file?

I want to install "Console OS" (an Android OS for the PC) on a virtual machine, but the download is not an iso file and I don't know what to do now. The download has this "Win32DiskImager.exe" file ...
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Macbook Pro - VirtualBox 5 - Ubuntu server 14.4 static IP

I'm using VirtualBox and I have the Ubuntu Server 14.4 installed, I changed from dhcp to static ip, my network interface file: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.5.60.7 netmask ...
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Intel-VT not enabled in BIOS on acer laptop V3-772G

Yesterday i purchased Acer Laptop V3-772G and increased RAM just for the sole purpose of using this beast for Virtualization but when i tried to install 64-bit OS it slapped me with VT error. So i ...
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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 ...