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

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Cannot access internet from VirtualBox guest (Arch Linux)

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.20. The host machine is a MacBook running OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan). The guest OS is 64-bit Arch Linux. When I installed Arch from the ISO, the guest's internet connectivity ...
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Can't install Windows Updates - Error Code 800706F7 (No KB3004394 update installed)

Since the turn of the year, my PC hasn't been able to install any Windows Updates. It comes up with the following error 800706F7. Searching around suggests it's to do with the Windows Update KB3004394 ...
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Invalid files appear in shared folder after copying on host machine

I shared a folder between my Win7 host machine and virtual Ubuntu, and am trying to build a small project in the virtual machine. When it complains that its missing some files, I copy those files over ...
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ssh into a vm to pentest another vm on a different subnet

I'm trying to pentest this machine (guest target) who has been configured to be on 192.168.110.140 with the Host-only networking feature of virtualbox. I can access it from my host machine, no ...
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File-based dynamically-allocated hard-disk on Linux

I can create a regular file on an existing file-system (say, ext4), make it into a block device (via losetup), and format it with an ext4 file-system of its own. But the above hard-disk is of a fixed ...
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Is there any easy way to copy from a VirtualBox Guest to the Host?

I have Windows 7 and use VirtualBox. I have installed Ubuntu Server as a guest. Is there any easy way where I can copy text in the Ubuntu Server terminal to my Windows 7 host? How about in the other ...
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How can I get VirtualBox to play nicely with dual monitors?

I use VirtualBox to run a Ubuntu x64 guest under a Vista x64 host with a 19" and 15" monitor. I enable seamless mode in VirtualBox, but the windows don't actually move anywhere other than the ...
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Virtualbox: connect diff host-only networks?

Say, I have 2 guest machines. One is in network vboxnet1(IP: 192.168.59.1 mask: 255.255.255.0). Another is in network vboxnet2(IP: 192.168.60.1 mask: 255.255.255.0). Both machines could reach the host ...
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Configuring Virtualbox to use an authenticating proxy

I have a couple of Virtualbox VMs (ubuntu guest) running on a windows 7 host, but internet access is through an authenticating proxy with a self signed certificate. Configuring this for just one of ...
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Clone virtual box VMs

I am building a VM that will be cloned N times. I know that one can automate this cloning by issuing virtual box commands. But I want to assign each clone a static IP address, so I will need to boot ...
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Accessing a CentOS 7 server running on VirtualBox from outside

Is it possible to access my Apache server from outside the VirtualBox on Google Chrome browser on my host computer? Its running on CentOS 7 on VirtualBox. I have tried connecting to the ip address of ...
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Can't Full Screen Slitaz in VirtualBox

I got and installed VirtualBox Guest Additions by running autorun.sh and then VBoxLinuxAdditions.run as root, but Slita still doesn't go full screen in Virtual Box running on Windows 7. The max ...
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How do I remotely access/play on a docker Minecraft server created by Kitematic?

I want to play on my Minecraft server using my laptop, no matter where I'm at. The server is a docker Minecraft server created by Kitematic located on a dedicated home server with Windows 10. I ...
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Why isn't VirtualBox restoring my saved machine state?

I'm using VirtualBox 3.1.2 (on Windows 7, as my host OS) to experiment with an ArchLinux install. I use the Save Machine State option when powering down my VM so that it can be restored as it was. If ...
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How to connect to VirtualBox remote desktop client using VNC?

I am using VirtualBox 4.0 on Ubuntu Narwhal with guest OS Windows XP. I've installed the VB extensions and enabled remote access through port 3389 as suggested on several sites. I am trying to ...
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How to Switch Some Basic Keys in Windows (Windows VirtualBox Guest on OSX Host)

I am going crazy switching between Windows XP in a VirtualBox and the host (OSX), mostly due to the use of control-c, control-v, control-x and that they are different between the two OSes. Is there ...
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Use the same VM wtih VMware player and Virtualbox

I have some problems with my VMWare player installation (possibly a bug). So, I want to try to run my VMs with VirtualBox, without converting them. So, is it safe to run my VMs with VirtualBox and ...
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How do I convert a VirtualBox VDI file to a VMware vdmk?

I'm using VirtualBox 2.1.4 and want to convert a VDI file to load it in VMware Player (3.0.0 build-197124 on Vista Home Premium). I think I can change the VDI format to vmdk with a tool provided by ...
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Virtual machine GPU passthrough with Windows 7 as host

Is it possible to do that with VMware or VirtualBox? I want to have Windows 7 as a host OS and Windows 7 or Windows 10 as a guest OS. I've seen a few guides, but they all assume I use Linux as a host....
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Windows .bat fails when running from Scheduled tasks; runs fine when running from command line

I am trying to start a virtual machine via a batch file. The .bat file runs fine when I run it from the Windows command line. But when I run it from scheduled tasks, it exits with error code 1. I ...
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Is it possible to convert virtual machines to physical environments?

Is is possible to convert a .vdi file into a .iso that can be burned to a cd or dvd and make it like an installer. Or Is it possible to convert virtual machines to physical environments?
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Backing up a custom Virtual box image before upgrading disc

I want to upgrade my HDD to a SDD. Before I do that, I was wondering if I have an Ubuntu virtual box image with tools etc and files that I have been using, before I install the the SDD could I ...
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Windows 8 32-bit won't boot on VirtualBox

I've been trying to install Windows 8 32-bit on the latest version of VirtualBox since yesterday. I run VirtualBox on my regular Windows 7 32-bit install. Win8 installs fine, then goes to restart ...
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Troubles with specific app in Bluestacks - tried some alternatives - are there more?

I am having troubles with Bluestacks Android. One specific app is not working, although it works on my phone. Could you tell me if there are better alternatives? I tried: Bluestacks (doesnt work) ...
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No Internet connection in genymotion on VirtualBox 4.3.34

i have problem with virtual box 4.3.34, when i install genymotion (win 10 64bit) i can't access internet enter image description here I had config: 1. file > preferences > network > host-only ...
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virtualized windows 7 from existing disk

I have a laptop that is non functional that had windows vista installed on it. Is it possible to virtualize its harddrive onto my mac?
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Windows user on Netapp share always show up as nobody/nogroup

We just changed Netapp server (I'm not the admin) and since then I cannot work in my folders from Windows. More precisely, from a Win10 (and also WinXP) virtual machine (VBox) on an Ubuntu host (as ...
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Use Virtualbox to Build a Standard Image of Windows 7

SO I'm building a standard image of Windows 7 according to this documentation: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee523217%28v=ws.10%29.aspx However, my reference computer is a install of ...
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Why do I run out of disk space when I attempt to update a VirtualBox VM to Windows 10?

I have installed VirtualBox (version 5.22 with latest guest additions) on MacBook Pro (running Yosemite) and have one VM which is running Windows 7. I want to upgrade this to Windows 10. The Windows ...
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Maintain and sync a VirtualBox VM between two separate computers

I have a VirtualBox VM that has a project I'm working on. I'd like to be able to use this VM on two separate computers, so I can work on it where I happen to be at that time. I've seen answers on ...
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Change resolution from command line in virtual box

In virtual box, how can I change the screen resolution from the command line? (Or if there's one for any type of computer, that might work too).
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Why is Virtualbox start mode not detachable by default

Virtualbox has three start modes: normal (with a window for the VM but window cannot be closed) headless start (no window for the VM, but you can see a screenshot in VBox UI) detachable start (a mix ...
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Problems with FTP file access to VirtualBox guest running Windows 2008 Server R2 x64

I'm on OSX 10.11 and have a VirtualBox guest running Windows 2008 Server R2 x64 (with NAT networking) running IIS with FTP on port 21. My problem is: I can login to FTP from the host, but can't see ...
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Centos 6.4 in VirtualBox fail to start eth0

Two interface files are in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts, ifcfg-eth0 file: DEVICE=eth0 HWADDR=08:00:27:DA:52:FB TYPE=Ethernet UUID=... ONBOOT=yes MM_CONTROLLED=no BOOTPROTO=dhcp ifcfg-eth1 file: ...
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virtual box not connecting to internet on mac after shared folder creation

I have a virtual box(version 5.0.20) vm for centOS. By default Network adapter setting is Attached to NAT Name - Blank (nothing is written) Advance Type Adapter Type-Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop (...
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Creating a poor man's DNS/name resolution with VirtualBox NAT network

I am running VirtualBox 5.0.22 on Windows 10 Pro (mikaw10) as host and have set up the following systems all with one NIC and a NAT network called unix-machines: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit (ubuntu1404) ...
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How to launch multiple instances of VM image in VirtualBox?

I would like to configure a machine image with all the bells and whistles and then be able to launch multiple instances of it in VirtualBox. However, it allows me to launch only a single instance of ...
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RAM memory allocated to Windows 7 64 bit guest machine in VirtualBox

I have a laptop with 12 GB of RAM running Xubuntu. Then I have Windows 7 64 bit running as a guest machine in VirtualBox. My question: I have allocated 6 GB of RAM to Windows 7 guest machine in the ...
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Accessing servers on Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox where host is offline

I have an Ubuntu VM running on VirtualBox and on this VM there are several servers running which I need to access from the host. The host needs to be disconnected from any network (offline). What ...
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OS X Mountain Lion - Cannot Select Disk to Install on when using VirtualBox

I want to install OS X Mountain Lion in VirtualBox, but I am having a problem: every time I run the install, I can't get past the "Select a Disk to Install" screen. I always hangs like this. What's ...
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Ubuntu, VirtualBox, RemixOS - endless boot loop

I tried to run RemixOS inside VirtualBox on Ubuntu, but RemixOS runs in an endless boot loop. It's the problem mentioned here too. These are my settings: Any ideas what could cause these endless ...
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How to press the middle mouse button in Xubuntu in VirtualBox on MacBook Pro?

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS as a guest under VirtualBox Version 5.0.22 r108108 on a OS X El Capitan 10.11.15 host, on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013). In Xubuntu, I want to press the ...
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What does Windows 7 'Diagnose Network' actually do (as opposed to “just check”)? [duplicate]

I have a Linux guest virtual machine under VirtualBox, on Windows 7 Professional, which exports its disk as a Samba share. When I connect to \\SHARENAME after booting, though, while the share does ...
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Virtualbox causing “Device Disconnected” sound

I just installed Virtualbox onto Windows 10, and whenever it is opening (not running any VMs), I get a constant "Device Disconnected" sound every second: YouTube - Screen & Audio Recording of the ...
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Virtualbox can not start virtual maschine rc=-5460

Just installed Virtualbox(VirtualBox-5.0.22-108108-Win.exe) on fresh win 10 installation, WIN 10 ENTERPRISE, AMD A8 PRO-7150B R5. After starting guest maschine got next error.Virtualbox error message ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 VM Guest - Boot on TTY

On my VM guest Ubuntu 16.04 (host Win10), X server seems to fail start. The tricky thing is that installation + 1st reboot are OK, it's only on the next ones that I always fallback on TTY and console ...
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Mount a VHD (VirtualBox) in OSX

How can I mount a VHD (created in VirtualBox) of a Ubuntu Server install on my Max OSX (Mountain Lion) and allow it to be found in Finder (so I can select a folder and view it's contents). If it ...
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DOS network-adapter driver compatible with VirtualBox

I'm migrating some DOS machines to VirtualBox. I use the common NetWare-style IPX stack. The problem is that VirtualBox doesn't emulate any of the network-adapters that I have drivers for. So, where ...
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Copying contents of an ISO to new folder and recreating it makes the ISO become not bootable?

I'm working on upgrading a system from RHEL6 to RHEL7 and in the meantime I need to do a few tests before I actually upgrade. My question is: I have a working RHEL7 stock ISO file downloaded from Red ...
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Packer build hangs on SSH when building Win 2012 Server + Virtualbox

I'm trying to use virtualbox+packer+vagrant to automate the provisioning of VMs. I've got the json template setup to show the VM UI (so headless=false), and configured the autounattend.xml with my ...