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

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Enable beep in CentOS that installed on virtualbox

I install CentOS 6.4 on virtualbox and I want to use beep, I install beep-1.3-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm but not working. There is any way to enable beep on CentOS that installed on virtualbox?
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What's the recommended way to move a VirtualBox VM to another computer?

I use VirtualBox 4.1.x on my Ubuntu machine and I've set up several virtual machines. Since there are several ways one can move a VM in VirtualBox to another computer, I was wondering which one is the ...
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Linux OS guest on Windows 8 host [closed]

For the past three years I've been a devoted Linux user on my desktop and laptops, a few months using Arch Linux (great learning experience), but now mainly Ubuntu specifically Xubuntu (lightweight ...
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Vagrant box fails to boot properly

I've been trying to get a vagrant box up and running off of my Windows 8 computer using VirtualBox. vagrant up fails when it gets to connecting via ssh however. When I attempt to boot into GUI mode, I ...
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Repair a Windows virtual HDD

I am trying to migrate some old Windows installs into VirtualBox. I have tried a few different tools including Clonezilla and Disk2VHD to create my virtual disks but cannot get the newly created ...
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Is there a way to get VirtualBox to work with an Intel 64 bit processor?

I am creating a VMWare VM from my old laptop. Since VMWare Player is not free for me to use at work, I am looking at converting the resulting VM to a VirtualBox VM. (There are several tutorials on ...
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Unable to ping my VirtualBox VM

I've installed a VirtualBox VM from http://virtualboximages.com/CentOS+6.4+x86_64+LAMP+Server+VirualBox+VDI+Virtual+Computer. My VM has access to internet, and I can ping the host. I've set a static ...
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Can't play LAN games after installing VMware/VirtualBox

I've got a problem. Before installing VMware/VirtualBox I could play Civilization 5 in a local LAN, now that I installed VMware/VirtualBox, I can't find any local LAN games anymore on the desktop PC. ...
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How to run an application from host on guest OS in virtualbox?

I am wondering how to run an application from the host OS on a guest OS? I know this is possible but am unsure how to do it. The Host is windows 7 and the guest is Windows XP. Is it possible without ...
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Removing libsqlite3-0 deletes Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 13.04 in a Virtualbox, and getting SQLite header and source version mismatch In fact, for completeness, it's part of a wider problem with SVN, where svn update responds with ...
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Why VirtualBox assigns the same IP address to two instance of VMs? Both use Host-only networking

VB version: 4.2.16 Guest OS version: ubuntu 12.4 LTS Host OS version: OSX 10.8.4 I have created two VMs. Each vm are given two network adaptors: NAT and Host-only. It is how the host only adaptor ...
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Ubuntu performance on a VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a VirtualBox on Windows 7 host. The problem is that the UI lags a lot. I already installed Guest Additions and etc and enabled 3D acceleration, though it made things faster ...
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Debian host panics when running VirtualBox

We are having a strange issue with vboxdrv module in my workplace. Most of the host machines are Debian Wheezy, and we run some Windows virtual machines, built in VirtualBox, to access Windows-only ...
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Can the X11 server, or Xrdp, running on a VirtualBox guest be used instead of Xming or Cygwin/X on the host?

It seems inefficient to run an X/Server (Xming or Cygwin/X) on a Windows host when a more actively maintained X/Server is already running on a VirtualBox Linux guest. I have a setup that mostly works, ...
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How to delete all snaphosts in Virtualbox?

I have till now everytime saved and loaded machine from snapshot, but my SSD disk now is full and I can't do anything. Snapshots folder are using 70 GB and what I want to do now is delete all ...
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My computer has windows 7 professional.I created a virtual machine of Deepin12.06 in virtualbox. Unable to copy from guest to host? [closed]

I want to copy files from a deepin linux virtualbox machine to my windows 7 host machine? I have not found any good answers yet.Please I need a tutorial or screenshot will be good.
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Installing Linux as a Guest OS in Virtual Box

This is what I have got. Windows 7 Machine (64 Bit) running Virtual Box This is what I am trying to do Get a 64 Bit of Linux running as a guest OS in Virtual Box. This is my problem. I create a ...
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Best practice to merge specific VirtualBox 4.2 snapshot *.sav file with *.vdi file

I've copied my virtual machines folder completely to a new computers same folder place. Installed VirtualBox, but I can't see any Machine registered in VirtualBox explorer, and bad as it is, I've ...
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ifup, ifdown on centos 6.3 guest on virtualbox

On a Mac OSX I'm running virtualbox 4.2.16 with a centos 6.3 guest. On the centos guest when I issue ifdown eth0 or ifup eth0 I get: usage: ifdown <device name> Same thing with eth1. What am ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu Gnome work properly in a Virtual Machine?

I've tried installing Ubuntu Gnome in VirtualBox and VMware Player. In both cases I end up with a weird graphical bug on the desktop. Everything else seems to be working as it should, although ...
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Virtualbox host with no network connection, and guest VM can browse normally

I just noticed the following. I use an Ubuntu 13.04 desktop as Virtualbox host. On the host I have two ethernet connections configured. There is only one network card, and the network cable is ...
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SSH from one Virtual Machine to another in VirtualBox

I am trying to run a server on one VM and a client on another; both VMs have ScientificLinux 6.4 as their OS, running on VirtualBox 4.2.10. The client should be able to communicate with the server ...
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OS X VirtualBox hosting Windows VM as guest: Can the Windows VM be joined to an Active Directory domain?

If so, how? Do I need to do any configuration on OS X itself or should VirtualBox network drivers handle this OOB? I do not have the ability to test this at the moment, which is why I am asking. ...
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Port-Forwarding SVN Server

I have two networks that are completely disjoint. I have a virtual machine on network A and a host Windows 7 machine on network B. My SVN server lives in network A and I would like to be able to ...
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VirtualBox vs. Sandboxie - Multiple Instance of Application

I am trying to run the same application multiple instances on one machine. Some applications does not allow multiple instance, so I figure I will use a virtual machine or something along that line to ...
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pacman -Syu fails on one network but succeeds on others

I'm a Archlinux user. I have had trouble in pacman for 2 weeks. And I can't decide it's the problem of the network or pacman. I use virtualbox and have some virtual archlinux machines. Since last ...
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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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Virtualbox, how to force a specific CPU to the guest

I have a XP guest in VirtualBox, windows 8 host. The guest shows the processor transparently same as the host (i5 2500k). However most of the installers don't recognize this processors and fail to ...
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Filesystem change notification over NFS

I have the following setup: Host machine: Ubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) Guest machine on Virtualbox: Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS (32-bit) I'm working on a project that lives inside the VirtualBox guest. I ...
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Create a Virtual USB disk drive and connect it to Virtual Box

I have created a virtual USB removable disk using imdisk http://www.ltr-data.se/opencode.html/ using commands http://diddy.boot-land.net/firadisk/files/imdisk.htm but How I can mount it to Virtual ...
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Is this doable, a multi-purpose home server using either Linux Mint or Ubuntu Server with some additional software?

Ok, first of all I think this site would be the best fit for this question and that, it does not fit under serverfault though it is a server related question. I thought of building my multi-purpose ...
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Redirect virtual machine requests from host to localhost's client

I am trying to setup a Linux Virtualbox client on a windows host. The objective is to provide a Linux environment to develop python and ruby web based applications under windows. Virtualbox created a ...
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Host (win7x64) can't connect to guest (win2008r2sp1) via host-only networking

I'm using windows 7 64 bit and installed the latest virtualbox (4.2.16). I then create a host-only adapter by going to File > Preferences > Network > + . Then I go and edit it to make sure everything ...
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Memory allocation in Oracle VirtualBox

I have installed Oracle VirtualBox in my laptop that has 1 GB of RAM. In VirtualBox, I have created two virtual machines with 4 GB of RAM. So my question is: How is it possible to allocate amount of ...
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Virtualbox machine failed to find graphics directx 9.0c support

I tried to install "The Sims 2 Open For Business" on my VirtualBox guest machine and got the below error snapshot. How can I get it fix? Update Enabling the 3D and 2D display hardware ...
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How can I get the networking to work offline for a Debian VirtualBox VM in Mac OS X?

So I am running a Debian VirtualBox VM in Mac OS X. If I am connected to internet through wifi or ethernet everything works just fine in the Bridged Adapter mode. But how can I get it to work offline ...
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virtual box stuck at “starting virtual machine” 0%

After upgrading to virtualbox 4.2.16 all of my VMs get stuck at launch. I tried downgrading to 4.1.26, but I still get the same problem. Screenshots: (not enough rep to post images) When I ...
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How to check connection between two virtual systems in virtual box?

I was just testing and trying to know more about virtual box. I came across the internal network thing and to test it out I tried using two virtual linux systems. All the settings are correct but both ...
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Getting a VirtualBox error as I try to run a virtual machine. Why am I getting it?

While trying to run a virtual machine, I am getting this error : What error is it ? And why I am getting this ? This is the BIOS snapshot. Note : I am running 32 bit windows 7 OS on a 64 bit ...
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Can Windows and SAS be installed inside virtual box of Ubuntu and on an external USB hard drive?

Does it work if Windows is installed inside virtual box of Ubuntu and on an external USB hard drive? My laptop is Lenovo T400. I am using Ubuntu 12.04, and would like to install SAS 9.3 (its system ...
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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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What is the reason of this Internet Connection Failure on Linux and VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu linux distribution 10.04 on VirtualBox 4.2.12. The host os is windows 7. Now I want to do connect use wget. But the result is like: wget www.google.com Resolving www.google.com... ...
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Visual Studio inside VirtualBox, how to place source code root on Linux host?

This question is kind of the opposite of Coding in Visual Studio in Linux VM?. I considered posting it on Stack Overflow, but since it isn't strictly a programming problem I thought it'd be a better ...
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corrupted data in a write-through disk using a live snapshot in virtualbox

I have a linux guest with two disks for / and /home. /home is a write-through disk to keep data safe of snapshot restoring. The problem is that the live snapshot corrupts /home data when restoring ...
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How can I tell if a virtual machine is up from the command line?

How can I tell from the command line if a specific virtual machine is up and running from the command line?
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How do I create a hardlink in guest user in virtualbox

Apparently, VirtualBox does allow to create hard and soft links inside guest os on shared folders . Now the thing is I need to install a package that is creating hard links Hardlink("lib/abc", ...
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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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How can I remove BIOS unknown password on HP 620 laptop

While installing a new virtual machine (Windows Server 2008 R2 x64) I got a message saying : This virtual machine is configured for 64-bit guest operating systems. However, 64-bit operation is not ...
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VirtualBox E_OUTOFMEMORY

I've tried running both 4.2.14 and 4.2.16 on Windows Vista Home Premium, SP 2 (64 bit). Shortly after starting a freshly-installed VirtualBox, I get a Failed to load the global GUI configuration ...
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VirtualBox does not start on Mac OS X

Suddenly and without notice, VirtualBox application doesn't start. First, it just didn't do anything. Not even an error message. I looked in the system log (/var/log/system.log) and I found these two ...