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

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How to configure putty to ssh to multiple vm using same host

I am running two Hortonworks Sandbox 1.3 guest VMs (both running Centos 6) on a Windows 7 host. I am using Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.2 with host-only adapter added to each of the guest VMs in addition to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit guest on Windows 7 32-bit host is really slow

I have Windows 7 32-bit professional as host OS. Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit runs really fast as a guest, but Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit is very slow. I did apply all the patches, installed guest addons and enabled ...
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Ubuntu Virtualbox share folder to host-only network

Is it possible to share folders with samba only to one network? It bothers me that the complete network can see my shares for the VMs. An other posibility could be a subnet for the VM-host, but my ...
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Error when installing 32-bit Windows 7 in VirtualBox

I tried installing a 64-bit Windows 7 in VirtualBox, but apparently my 64-bit laptop will not allow that. So I tried installing 32-bit Windows 7, but I get this error: Failed to open the optical disk ...
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Using Windows as a VirtualBox Host, how I can get AltGr behavior on linux guest?

I'm having an issue using a keyboard which is not an English US keyboard. It seems that when it's the case, pressing AltGr key will simulate CTRL + ALT on Windows. I have verified that fact using ...
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Oracle Box Guest Additions

I downloaded Windows 7 Home Premium in Oracle Virtual Box 4.3.2. Tried to install Guest Additions 4.3.2 after that. Received an error: 0xE0000243. This said that drivers for 32 bit system could not be ...
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VM'ed Windows ME Works only in Safe Mode

Using Ubuntu as a host machine, I tried emulating Windows ME (Millenium Edition) with VirtualBox 4.3. I started with the Boot Floppy, Used FDISK, Rebooted, Formatted C: & Started the Setup. It ...
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Vagrant error while starting vm with host only network

I have set host only networking in my vagrant vm using the command config.vm.network :private_network, ip: "192.168.33.10" But after setting that everytime I try to start vagrant up the vm it fails ...
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Shrink Dynamic VDI to real size

My Dynamic VDI has occupied 56.2 GB space on the NTFS partition with Windows 7 Host. I am running a Ubuntu Server on the machine and it only occuipies 4.1 GB Command: df -h Shows Filesystem ...
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virtualbox guest os cant use less cpu cores than host os

I use virtualbox version 4.3.2.0, the host os is windows 8.1 professional and the guest os is windows server 2012. the host cpu is AMD Athlon 64 x2 4000+ dual core processor with 2.1 GHz. if I ...
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VirtualBox 4.3.2 - Bidirectional Drag & Drop Enabled, but only Host to Guest Works

I would like to use virtual box for bidirectional file transfer with my 64 bit Ubuntu 13.10 virtual machine. I have enabled it in the settings, but so far, I have only managed to transfer from host to ...
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Won't ssh to my debian virtual box

So I have the following setup: Let's give the following notations: M1 = Debian M2 = Windows M3 = Arch Where: M1 = nemexis@192.168.2.1 aka nemexis@ServerVM M3 = pi@192.168.2.101 aka pi@R1 If ...
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VirtualBox Not Recognizing 64 Bit CPU

I recently had to uninstall VirtualBox and reinstall it for various reasons that are unrelated to the purpose of this post. After reinstalling it, I noticed that the option to create a 64 bit virtual ...
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Vagrant VirtualBox VM is initializing new instead of loading the existing VM after VagrantFile change

I setup a Vagrant Ubuntu 12.04 box (VirtualBox as the provider) on Windows and it's been working great for the past few months. Yesterday, I added another forwarded port to the VagrantFile and did ...
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VirutalBox - How to use USB based mouse as PS/2 mouse?

I'm using VirutalBox to run Windows 1.1. But this version of windows only support PS/2 input devices (Keyboard/Mouse). So, Is there any methods to use USB Based mouse (and Keyboard) as PS/2 standard? ...
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Configuring an experimental TCP/IP computer network using a virtual machine

I don't have extensive experience to computer networks and I would like to practice using a Linux distribution and virtual machines like virtualbox or vmware. I imagine a host Ubuntu/Linux PC and a ...
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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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Virtualbox access internal drive

How can I access an internal drive from my guest systems? My host is Windows 7. I tried the manual, but when I attach the new vmdk to a Windows 7 guest, it is displayed as unformatted with zero disk ...
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Can't access internet in kali virtualbox

I have Kali linux installed on Virtualbox 4.3 and my host OS is fedora 19 i have bridged the VM with fedora but in kali it said that device not managed. is there anyway to fix it? thanks.
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How does Vagrant accomplish such small box file sizes?

I've created a Vagrant base image file for Ubuntu Linux Precise Pangolin 32-bit with the following command: vagrant box add precise32 http://files.vagrantup.com/precise32.box This precise32.box ...
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VirtualBox cannot create virtualization of Windows 8.1 under Mac OS X 10.6.8

Windows 8 is telling me that I don't have a 64-bit processor, but I do (my Macbook is a 2010 model, all of which come with 64-bit processor). "This 64-bit application couldn't load because your PC ...
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Vagrant: X Window System access possible?

Besides SSH access, is it also possible to use Vagrant to launch a proper session running the X Window System and a window manager such as Unity so that the graphical interface is also available? ...
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Error installing 64 bit Windows on VirtualBox

I've installed a Headless VirtualBox on my Centos 6.4 x86_64 box, and installed phpvirtualbox. I've inserted my Windows 7 64bit disk in the CD drive of the physical host, and created a virtual ...
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How to communicate between two VirtualBox VMs running on same host

I am running two VM instances of RHEL/CentOS on my VirtualBox instance running on host Windows 7. The problem is when I am executing VBoxManage list vms -l | more and then sunsequently VBoxManage ...
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Do Linux devices require user permissions? If so, how are they added?

Trying to create a new virtual server using VirtualBox and phpVirtualBox on a physical Centos box. Installed the software and all seems good. Put the operating disk in the CD drive of the physical ...
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Static routes not being honored in my VirtualBox test lab

I have been trying to set up a VirtualBox test lab with with two lightweight Debian virtual machines and a WanEM test system. All network adapters are host-only adapters (Internal would be ideal, but ...
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Can't ping two machines on the same network VirtualBox

I have two Machines running in VirtualBox, one Windows XP the other Linux BackTrack. I cannot ping XP from BackTrack nor ping BackTrack from XP. Windows XP IP: 192.168.205.96 BackTrack IP: ...
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Connect from host to sandbox

I have a sandbox system setup using Oracle VM VirtualBox running on CentOS 6 what I want tho is to connect from my physical machine to the VM via SSH is there any easy ways to do that? The VM is ...
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can I use windows 8 on virtualbox guest? [closed]

the windows store says I can only use windows8.1 to upgrade from windows 7. How can I set up windows 8 on a new vm without already having windows 7?
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Virtual Box Disk Space and Resizing

I am working on a mac and I am using VirtualBox running Ubuntu 12.1. For some reason this morning Mysql wont start up but digging into the system I think its to do with disk space. Running df -h Im ...
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How to know if Intel chipset can run 64-bit guests on VM?

How can I know if my Chipset can run 64-bit guests on my virtual box? My Chipset model, btw, is Intel 5520
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x64 Hardware Virtualisation support not detected on Windows 8.1

I get the following error (and yes I know this has been reported many times, but please read further): VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Your 64-bit guest will fail to ...
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VirtualBox - Bridge over internal and bridge interface

Hope you can help me with this. I have setup like this. Windows 7 Enterprise (64 bit) as a HOST running VirtualBox 4.2.4 Two virtual machines running LinuxMint 12 (64 bit). VM-1 with one network ...
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Oracle Virtual box

I have installed Windows XP in Oracle VirtualBox. I am operating under Windows 8 which inside of itself is a headache. My question is I am trying to run devices that will only operating in Windows XP. ...
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VirtualBox - Is it possible to connect to prioritise network cable over wifi?

We are working on a very old Windows machine that is connected to a secure private LAN network cable (sadly, it is not accessible through other common conventional methods) and we are unable to get ...
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How to Create a Filesystem on Dynamic-sized Virtual Drive - VirtualBox on Windows 7 Host, Ubuntu Guest

Moved here from StackOverflow I made my VirtualBox (4.3.0) Ubuntu VM (on Win 7 host) too small. I have the choice of enlarging the virtual disk (all I read makes that sound dangerous and complicated) ...
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Choose source interface for PPTP VPN on Ubuntu

I have an Ubuntu Virtualbox guest with two network interface, eth0 (NAT) and eth1 (bridged). I want to connect to a PPTP VPN using eth1, but I don't know how to specify which interface to use. If i ...
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How “vagrant up” works

Everywhere I look I read that a vagrant box is just a base "template" which vagrant builds off of. And that once you run "vagrant up" it actually creates a copy of the vagrant box so it should be safe ...
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How host local files from HOST OS in Apache running on a Virtual Box Guest OS

I am running Virtual Box Machines from a Mac Book Pro as the host OS and would like to be able to have all my files stored locally on the host OS's partition using Apache servers running from within ...
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Shell on my Vagrant box is slower than it should be

The shell on my vagrant box is incredibly slow, atleast at some things. For instance, if I press enter with nothing typed in, it takes about 3-5 seconds for it to be ready to take another command. ...
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How to ssh between a cluster of Vagrant guest VMs

I have 3 Ubuntu 12.04 VMs configured with bridged networking and setup with Vagrant. I can access all of them from the host using "vagrant ssh", but I can't figure out how I connect from one guest VM ...
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Xubuntu Running Slower than windows with constant freezing

So I switched my computer to Ubuntu after some issues with Windows, then switched the GUI to Xubuntu after I noticed Ubuntu and Unity were painfully slow. I'm running an i5 with 8 gigs of ram and I ...
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How do I create a wifi network bridge with qemu on OS X?

I grabbed a small FreeBSD live CD and QEMU, and I'm trying to bridge my Mac OS X 10.8 wifi connection so that the guest OS is available on my LAN. However, the guest OS never gets a DHCP lease. This ...
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Linux VirtualBox inside Windows VirtualBox doesn't boot

I'm trying to run a Linux VirtualBox instance inside a Windows 7 VirtualBox instance, but Linux (tried both Puppy and Mint) doesn't boot. My research says that this should be possible, see here for ...
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Is VirtualBox an appropriate solution for massive use? [closed]

I need a virtualization software for development and research. That is to say a lot of clones, and different operating systems (often operate together synergistically). Can VirtualBox be a ...
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Using Virtual Box with only the OS (virtual disc file) on a SSD

I would like to use Virtual Box to run Linux Mint 15 on Windows 8.1. My solid state drive has roughly 20 GB available memory. Is there a way to make so the virtual machine will boot from the solid ...
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VirtualBox Linux Guest unable to ssh in to a redhat server? [duplicate]

I am running VirtualBox with a CentOS guest and trying to ssh in to one of my firm's Redhat servers. I get timed out but I can ping the server. It works if I do the same action from my Windows host. ...
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Make running VM headless with VirtualBox on Mac OS X

Is it possible to make a running VirtualBox VM headless after it has been started in gui mode on Mac OS X? On windows I managed to do this using VBoxHeadlessTray. This tool offers the ability to ...
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Redhat in VMware - adding second VNIC set up with NAT for SSH

I have had a questioned answered on a issue I was having with Hamachi VPN and connecting it to my Linux VM to use a tunnel for SSH outside my local home network. The person that answered the question ...
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Linux Guest on VirutalBox cant access local server but can access internet

I have a Linux guest running in VirtualBox on a Windows computer.. If I try to access outside sites from the VM, like yahoo.com, cnn.com etc it works great but if I try to access local servers I can't ...