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

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Can you run Mac OSX in Virtual box on an AMD pc? [closed]

I thought about coding a few iOS apps. To do that you need a mac. I have an AMD based pc and I don't want to buy a mac. So I wonder if its possible to run mac OSX in virtual box on an AMD pc. Thanks
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VirtualBox and Vagrant uninstall succeed, PID still exist

I've recently tried to uninstall the Vagrant and VirtualBox softwares, and everything seemed to be fine. I ran the uninstall.tool from my shell to uninstall Vagrant and moved the VirtualBox.app from ...
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Wrong fs type for vboxsf after installing Guest Additions in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in Virtualbox 4.3.12, and the command sudo mount -t vboxsf mainshare /mnt/host gives this error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on mainshare, missing ...
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How to use same Snapshot as a base for multiple VMs in VirtualBox

I've got a VM with only the OS [Ubuntu] running clean. I'd like to share this OS installation as a base for multiple local VMs I plan to have in order to save disk space/multiple installations. Is ...
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Private networks and port forwarding with Virtualbox not working together

I have two virtual machines inside a Windows host. I would like to setup a virtual network (not bridged) such that both machines are able to communicate with each other. In addition one of the host ...
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Configure VM network settings to ssh into a mininet VM

I am trying to configure my VM (mininet vmdk) network settings in order to ssh into it from my host machine. I am using virtualbox as my hypervisor. Per the Mininet instructions (http://mininet.org/...
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How to run web application in virtual machine using tomcat in the real machine

I´m Java developer and I´m want to test the system in different browser. My virtual machine is Virtual Box and I´m using Windows Xp with Internet Explorer 6, so I want to access Tomcat application in ...
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Installing Oracle Virtualbox error

When I tried to install 'Oracle VM Virtual Box' it is giving a error -VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain guest (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this feature and will ...
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FreeBSD 10 boot CD doesn't boot on VirtualBox

I downloaded the FreeBSD 10.0 boot CD ISO (FreeBSD-10.0-RELEASE-ia64-bootonly.iso) and am trying to boot it in VirtualBox for a new FreeBSD installation, without success. On boot I get FATAL: Could ...
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Android in VirtualBox - “your device isn't compatible with this version”

I've installed a x86 version of Android in VirtualBox. The problem is that I cannot install some applications (because they need ARM architecture). I'm able to install them using an apk file. My ...
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GoToMeeting in Android x86 tells me that there's no internet - but there is

Following the instructions in this answer: No Internet connection in Android-x86 4.2 ISO on VirtualBox I managed to get Android x86 running in a VirtualBox VM connected to the outside world. ...
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VirtualBox - VT-x is being used by another hypervisor

OS: Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox: 4.3.14 & 4.3.15 CPU: i5-3570 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H77M-D3H I receive the error below when I try to run a virtual machine with Enable VT-x/AMD-V on. With this ...
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Enable VT-x in HP 8300 elite

I have a HP 8300 elite (Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz). I'm trying to run a virtual machine via VirtualBox. But every time I start the VM, it says: VT-x is disabled in the BIOS. (...
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vagrant private_network with osx host/centos guest using virtualbox host-only networking

I cannot get host-only networking to work from host to guest or guest to host using e.g. ping, netcat or ssh. Sshing fails timing out. No packets are seen when starting wireshark on the host interface ...
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Create local TCP connection from C program in Ubuntu VM to Labview in Windows (Host)

Sorry if this is lengthy, I'll try to keep it as concise as possible. I have made a C program which runs in Ubuntu in a virtual machine and a Labview program running in windows (the host of the VM) ...
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Virtual Box fix CPU performance

Is there a way to fix Virtual Box CPU resources? I want to conduct comparative performance tests and want to be sure that Virtual Box process will not consume all my free system CPU power? So ...
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Can't delete a read-only file on a VirtualBox (Vagrant) shared folder between Ubuntu (guest) and Win7 (host)

I have Vagrant running Ubuntu as a guest OS, on top of a Windows 7 host. When working on the shared folder between guest and host, if a file is read-only it can't be deleted. For example: vagrant@...
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VirtualBox unable to start virtual machine

I am using windows 7 Ultimate with virtual Box 4.3.14 installed. I created a virtual machine but when I start the virtual machine, I get this error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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VirtualBox - unable to access host web server with guest browser

I am running VirtualBox with Win7 guest VM on a Mac OSX 10.9.x host. I can access the Internet from a browser on the guest vm (used same proxy as host's in browser's proxy settings). I can also ping ...
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How to use proxy on Virtual Box (Windows XP)

I'm not exactly the most tech savy so please bear with me. I am trying to connect through a proxy with my Virtualbox accounts. Initially I wanted to just set the browsers in each virtualbox under a ...
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I need to re-mount the shared folder everytime my host folder has new files or changes in Virtualbox

I work with a Windows 7 host and a Xubuntu guest. Everytime my shared folder in Windows has new files or changes, I have to hit sudo mount -t vboxsf ... Why's that? Can I automate it somehow? Is ...
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Export Vagrant VM with all it's synced folders

Let's saying I'm working on a vagrant VM named foo and it sits on my host machine at ~/foo. In my scenario, foo uses VirtualBox as the provider and is using synced folders to configure and provide ...
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VirtualBox - Mac OSX host Win7 guest - no Internet access for guest VM

I have a Mac running OSX 10.9.2, and I just downloaded and installed a Win7 IE9 VM in VirtualBox. My Mac uses Wi-Fi for internet access, and it's behind a proxy (it's a work machine). VirtualBox loads ...
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dig not working in a virtual host environment

I have installed three virtual machines (RHEL 6) on virtualbox, and attached a bridged mode network to all machines i have to use my first machine to be a DNS and the second and third machine should ...
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Change the color of the cursor in Sublime Text

I'm using Sublime Text the dark theme. The problem is that my cursor is also black and I can't see where it is with my background being black. How can I change my cursor color without change any color ...
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Mouse jumps around in Virtualbox Windows 3.1

When I use Windows 3.1 in Virtualbox, my mouse jumps up and down when I move the mouse up and down. I could be at the bottom of the screen and I move my mouse down and it jumps to the top. Is there ...
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VirtualBox Debian Jessie guest has invisible mouse after update

After updating the system with apt-get upgrade, the mouse disappeared in my guest environment. I use the guest additions and the other features work (like high resolution X sessions), but my mouse ...
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network adapter not listed in my virtualbox vm

I am trying to SSH into a virtual machine I have set up in virtual box from my Windows 7 host machine. I would like to make several development machines and ssh into them from my host machine, as well ...
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Can't access HTTPS resources with Ubuntu client and VirtualBox Windows host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 8.1 running Ubuntu Trusty 32bit client. When I try to access HTTPS resources from the client, I see errors like: Cannot fetch index base URL https://pypi.python....
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Virtualbox Memory Overcommit

I need to run a VM appliance that wants access to more RAM than available on the physical host (16GB needed). I understand there are performance penalties, but I plan to run this VM as a background ...
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Easiest way to copy ASCII text into VirtualBox VM without Guest Additions?

Specifically On a Windows 7 machine running Oracle Virtualbox version 4.3 (the actual type of Virtualbox shouldn't matter, but just in case), what is the most painless way of copying plain text to ...
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VirtualBox - Make VMs talk only to each other and Internet

Using VirtualBox, how can I set it up so that my two VMs see each other on their own network, and have access to the internet, but do not see other physical boxes on the host's network? I'm trying to ...
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Unable to start the Genymotion virtual device

I installed Genymotion and VirtualBox successfully and download 1 of the virtual machines. but when I run the Genymotion, receive this error!
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Can not use the wireless network for both window and virtualbox machine

I have a problem with virtualbox machine when use the wireless adapter. I use the window7 and virtualbox machine(installed android): The window7: I have 2 connection, 1 is "Local Area Connection" ...
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Unable to install guest additions in Ubuntu fresh VBox install

I have created a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10-desktop-i386 in virtualbox. Host is Windows 7. Virtualbox version is 3.2.8 I am trying to get the VBGuestAdditions to work, and I get errors Building ...
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VirtualBox: Cannot connect to Linux guest from OSX host

I'm trying to ssh into my linux guest from my osx host. There seems to be some trouble with the networking, I can ping the guest, but cannot ssh to it. I am using a host-only connection on the guest: ...
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Can I upgrade parent VM and have all linked clones updated too?

Is there any VM and OS combination that can support this scenario? I want to create a base OS image and lots of child linked clone images that share the parent's disk. This way I'm not duplicating the ...
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virtualbox: no TCP traceroute

I have VirtualBox running Ubuntu on an Ubuntu host. The networking mode I set is NAT. I noticed that TCP traceroute-like messages (i.e. with low IP TTL) never receive any ICMP reply. Is there some ...
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Show Aptana Studio website/code preview in Virtual Machine's browser

Using VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host I have set up a Windows 7 guest and made several snapshots/linked clones with each having the next version of IE on them starting at 8 going up to 11. Yes I know ...
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virtualbox and a cloned HDD = BSOD! virtualbox issue

good morning super users. 3:30 am , I'm sleepy and hungry, and I need to repair an old machine running windows 2000. The power supply is fried, so I just want to boot up from the hard drive using ...
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Linux Virtual Machine on VirtualBox suddenly running slow

I am running a VM using Virtual Box (version 4.2.26, but had same issue with v4.3.14) The VM was created using Vagrant. It runs headless, it just serves up websites and I use "vagrant ssh" to get to ...
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How to connect from a VirtualBox guest (XP) to a running JBoss server on the host?

First off, I'll say I'm not 100% certain this is the correct location for this question. I was contemplating stackoverflow, but I don't think there's much in the way of code that has to do with this: ...
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use windows version of cisco vpn client on linux and osx

I have tried wine, but it crashes before finishing the installation. So I switched to virtualbox, installed the cisco vpn client there, and ssh into the guest win7 os. My question is: Is there a ...
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What are the differences between Cloud Virtual Machines and Virtual Machines on a computer?

Google has a service that allows you to create Virtual Machine on his Cloud. There are many Virtual Machine Types like Browsers (StackBrowsers), Mobile Phone, Operating Systems. You can use the Cloud ...
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virtualbox VM host-only interface and vpn interplay issue

I'm having some weird connectivity issues when combining a masqueraded virtualbox VM with a connection over a VPN. The setup: - I have a virtualbox VM on my machine - This VM has connectivity issues ...
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virtualbox home testing lab

How would I go about setting up VirtualBox for this kind of environment? Just like real-life servers work. Have one server that receives the outside internet connection, has all the DNS, DHCP, AD......
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Mac Users - Bootcamp, VirtualBox, or something else to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio?

I'm taking a computer science class that requires students to use Visual Studio and SQL Management Studio for programming assignments. I have been using Macbook Pro, so i'm considering getting either ...
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Sharing Windows clipboard with i3 in Virtualbox VM

I'm running a Sabayon Linux VM inside of Virtualbox 4.3. I have the guest additions installed, and when I run a desktop environment such as XFCE, I have bidirectional clipboard support (via Control-...
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VirtualBox and Websockets

I am using Virtualbox with Linux host and Windows guest. When I try to use websites that makes use of websockets it's not working properly (not getting messages). I believe this can be fixed with ...
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VirtualBox virtual drive actual size not increasing

I have selected "dynamically allocated" mode when creating virtual drive. But it constantly has "actual size" of 10GB and does not grow to 20GB which is virtual size. Guest OS says it has no more ...