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

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Virtualbox No suitable module for running kernel found

I use remote machine ubuntu 12.04 (console only) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS i have some strange kernel uname -a Linux 2.6.38.2-grsec-xxxx-grs-ipv6-64 #1 SMP Fri Apr ...
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Linux terminal for virutalization purposes, no X windows

I was wondering if I could download a linux distro somewhere that just featured the terminal with no GUI. Would this be possible in a Ubuntu liveCD?
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Boot USB Tails through VirtualBox?

So I have Tails 1.2 on my USB (Disk 5) and also on a partition (2) on an external hard drive (Disk 4). The USB shows up as 3.75GB and the partition is 6GB. I want to be able to boot either Disk 4 or ...
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Virtualbox guest state not restoring properly?

Running Windows 8 host. NOT Windows 8.1. Running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS guest. Guest has 64MB Video memory, 3GB RAM, 3 processors at a cap of 90%, 3D acceleration, guest additions, and a 64 bit ...
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How can I share data between operating system in Virtual Box and actual operating system ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu installed on my PC. I have also installed Virtual Box in which I have installed windows XP. I've given only 30 GB of space for my data (photos, music and videos) in the home folder of ...
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VirtualBox XP host on Yosemite fails to connect to Mac share

Upon upgrade to Yosemite, my VirtualBox Windows VMs no longer connect to shares on the host Mac e.g. \\my-mac's-name\folder-name. It seems to see them (in Network Places) and either continually ...
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How do I make host OS's (OSX 10.10) bluetooth available to guest OS (Ubuntu 14) on virtualbox?

I know one way is to use a dongle. I do have a bluetooth 4 dongle. I used it with my older mac and it worked just fine. I could connect it, make it available for my vitualbox. But now I have a new ...
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Installing Guest Additions on VirtualBox running Windows 10 TP

So I downloaded windows 10 TP and installed it on VBox and due to the bad resolution I mounted the Guest Additions Disk and ran the .exe from the run panel using "VBoxAdditions.exe /force" and also ...
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Virtualbox gives Error code: 0x000000C4 with Windows 8.1 or 2012

Trying to boot Windows 8.1 or Windows server 2012, either a previously installed VM or booting from CS/ISO on virtualbox gives Error code: 0x000000C4.
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IE10: Website security certificate issue + “continue” button missing

I am developing a web app and am using self-signed SSL certificates. I'm trying to test my site on Internet Explorer 10 in a modern.ie VM (in VirtualBox). When I visit the site, ...
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Copy Paste on Command Line Ubuntu on Virtual Box with Cygwin Terminal

What is a command line tool that enables copy paste text on ubuntu, also Is it possible to paste on Host machine that is copied from a virtual box, on a Cygwin terminal.
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Getting “error loading operating system” when I start a VM. Worked fine prior opening with VirtualBox

I'm using VMware Workstation 7.x on Windows and I'm getting this error when I start my VM: error loading operating system That started to happen when I tried to load the VMDK file into the ...
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VirtualBox inaccessible

The following issue is stopping me from working in VirtualBox. I cannot start it, as you can see per image. The file VBoxGuestAdditions.iso is in the correct folder and does exist/is accessible. I ...
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Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions on Windows 10?

I am trying to install VirtualBox guest additions on Windows 10 technical preview, and am getting the following error: I imagine I am not the only one having this issue, is there any way to force ...
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Aborted Session (Virtualbox v4.3.18 / Host : Ubuntu 14.10 / Guest : Win7) [closed]

I have installed Win7 as a Virtualbox Guest in a host which had Ubuntu 14.04 and everything was alright. But when I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10, the Guest Win7 session keeps aborting everytime I try to ...
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Cannot change resolution / Cannot use Seamless Windows feature on Lubuntu 14.10 running on VirtualBox 4.3.14

My two issues are not being able to change video resolutions. I am stuck at 640x480. Also I cannot use the Seamless Windows feature in virtual box as it's greyed out. I am stumped, I can use some of ...
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VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available - Windows 7 VirtualBox

I'm trying to run a Mavericks virtual machine on my Windows 7 PC using VirtualBox. However, every time I try to run it, it gives me the error message: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not ...
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Bluestacks running multiple in Windows7

I want to know how to install two bluestacks in a system and then run it. Is it possible to run bluestacks in Virtualbox
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Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox

I am trying to figure out why Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox. My motherboard supports hardware virtualization and it is turned on, and I have installed the ...
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VirtualBox NAT over proxy

I use VirtualBox 4.1.8 on a Ubuntu 10.04 host system. I have an HTTP proxy server on the host system. How do I configure the VirtualBox to NAT the virtual machine's network and use the HTTP proxy for ...
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Can't ping between two guest OS in Virtualbox

Host OS: Ubuntu 13.04 VMM: Virtualbox Guest OS1: Kali Linux Network Setting: Adapter 1 attached to NAT Guest OS2: Windows XP Network Setting: Adapter 1 attached to NAT Issue: can't ping ...
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VirtualBox VM “pauses” indefinitely when mounting ntfs rawvmdk as read-write

I've ran into several interesting issues when mounting an NTFS partition in FreeBSD and Linux. My server is running Windows 7 Ultimate and VirtualBox ver. 4.3.6. There is a reason why it's running ...
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Switching from Lubuntu to Mac: how do I import existing virtual machines?

On Lubuntu 13.10 I had some virtual machines running in VirtualBox 4.2.26. While backing up, all I ever did was make a copy of VirtualBox VMs folder. I have now switched to OSX, and now I am curious, ...
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Ubuntu on VirtualBox can only show resolution of 800x600 - how do I change it?

My monitor is 1920 x 1200 and the computer is running Windows 7. Using VirtualBox and Ubuntu 10.04, the screen of the Ubuntu can only be 800 x 600 or 640 x 480. Is there a way to change that. I ...
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Slow apache requests on Ubuntu Virtualbox VM with multiple network interfaces

I have configured a VirtualBox Ubuntu VM for PHP / Wordpress development. It has two network interfaces: a host only and a bridged network. The second one is to provide an internet connection to the ...
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Virtual box couldn't be installed

I tried to install virtual box using the following command: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-qt But this gave me the following errors Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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How can I fix a Debian VM booting to a black screen?

I have a VDI file with Debian installed on it. When I start the VM, GRUB is run and after choosing the system's version (restore or normal boot) a black screen appears. How can I diagnose what the ...
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CentOS 7 on VirtualBox Using 100% CPU

I have CentOS 7 installed as a guest in a VirtualBox 4.3.18 virtual machine, with the latest guest additions installed too. The host operating system is OS X Yosemite running on my 2014 MacBook Pro ...
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How can I get virtualbox to run with a hosts-only adapter?

I'm trying to setup a Hosts-only Adapter so I can connect to it. It says that invalid settings detected and the name: drop-down isn't populated. What am I doing wrong and how can I rectify it? My ...
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Windows 2008 licensing - reinstall in VirtualBox

When I install Windows 2008 server in Oracle's VirtualBox, and I need to re-install either or both, is there going to be a problem re-activating the Windows server? Must the VirtualBox version be the ...
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Setting proxy on and off, including user agent, on Ubuntu Server in Virtualbox

I am setting up an Ubuntu Server VM in Virtualbox, which I plan to export/import into different environments, as follows: 1) No proxy 2) Behind a proxy server whose address is known, with no ...
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Monitoring physical network traffic with a VM

How can I monitor the physical network's traffic through a virtual machine (VMWare or Virtual Box)? I'm running Wireshark in a Linux VM and I would like to monitor all the network traffic. However ...
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How to switch between virtual machines that are in fullscreen mode?

I recently switched from VMware Workstation to VirtualBox. VMware allowed me to switch between virtual machines in fullscreen mode by pressing a button in the toolbar. Since I'm often using two or ...
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Virtualbox - Remote desktop from Windows 7 to VirtualBox (with Windows Server 2008)?

I have installed VirtualBox on Windows 7, and created a new VM with Windows Server 2008. This seems to be working OK. I'm now interested in remote desktop from my Windows 7 to the VM, but can't get ...
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Cannot install Windows 10 Technical Preview as a virtual machine in Ubuntu

Using latest VB in Xubuntu 14.04. When selecting "other Windows" the installation was stuck at the first step with a black screen, but following instruction on the web I find that the proper option ...
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VirtualBox: How can I add (mount) an ISO image file from command-line?

There was before in VirtualBox command-line a command with this syntax: VBoxManage controlvm <VM> dvdattach <filename> So attaching (inserting) a CD/DVD was as easy as: VBoxManage ...
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BridgedAdapter of VirtualBox on Red Hat 7 stopped working

I have a VirtualBox VM (running Red Hat 7) on my Red Hat 7, using a Bridged Adapter for its networking. It stopped working yesterday; the NetworkManager on the VM was unable to obtain a DHCP lease for ...
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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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Why has my Debian testing VM suddenly stopped loading X Windows System?

I recently installed Debian testing (jessie as of writing) into a VirtualBox VM. After installing, I loaded make, gcc, and dkms so I could install the Guest Additions. After installing Guest Additions ...
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Why can't I chown a VirtualBox shared directory?

I'm trying to recursively chown a VirtualBox shared folder, but I can't get it to work: $ ls -lah total 16K drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4.0K Aug 1 2012 . drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4.0K Jul 21 2012 ...
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Fvwm: how can I make new windows stay in the parent's workspace?

I'm using Virtualbox with Fvwm. Every once in a while, I start a virtual machine and then switch to another workspace. When I do this, the new virtual machine window invariably appears in the ...
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VirtualBox single guest screen splits across two host monitors

I'm running VirtualBox 4.3.18 (and this has been happening since at least 4.3.16) on Ubuntu x64 host, with Windows 7 as a guest. Guest addons are up to date. My host machine has 3 monitors - two ...
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Intermittent VPN connection in VM

I have a Virtualbox VM running Ubuntu inside a Win8 host, using NAT for networking in the VM. I'm connecting to a Cisco AnyConnect VPN client on my host. The VPN connection works fine on my host ...
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How to change host key of virtualbox on mac?

I'm trying to fix terrible key-mappings (I've lost my copy and paste with ⌘-c and ⌘-v in ubuntu. I'm trying to follow these guides but virtualbox 4.3.10 doesn't seem to have a place to change your ...
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How to convert a host Windows 8 into guest?

I have Windows 8 running as host along side Ubuntu on my laptop, I want to convert my Windows 8 installation into a virtual machine so that I can get rid of Windows as a host and just run it as a ...
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Vagrant taking up too much space

I switch between four projects on my local machine and I use vagrant for each on of them. $ vagrant global-status id name provider state directory ...
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Route all packets on port 80 from inside a vm to kali linux on another vm

I'm trying to route all packets on port 80 to kali linux so that I can ssl strip them but I cannot see to setup the iptables correctly to force all the packets to go to my other Vm. [ Virtual Machine ...
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How to get Vista Installer from a Toshiba laptop

I have a Toshiba laptop that came with Vista. It runs much better with Ubuntu and I never want to go back. I was so dead set that I removed the Vista partition. Now I need some applications that ...
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Windows 8 Installation on VirtualBox Driver Issue

I am trying to install Windows 8 from an ISO on VirtualBox 4.2.13 (on Win 7). After I click install, It starts processing before showing a message that it can't find some drivers. What drivers could ...
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Virtual Box storage format error while installing Windows 10 tech. preview

I'm trying to install the Windows 10 technical preview via Virtual Box on my Windows 8.1 32 bit laptop. After following the normal process of creating a new virtual machine by "New", when I go to ...