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

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Vagrant failing on Booting VM

I recently re-installed Windows 7 64bit on an SSD. I then installed Virtual Box 4.3.16r95972 and vagrant Vagrant 1.6.5. I went to https://vagrantcloud.com/ and got this box ...
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Virtualbox host io cache applying scenarios

Virtualbox docs says that using host io cache for sata controller may be a risk of system performance. At the same time, on my case I see advantage of using host io cache - DisckCrystalMark reports ...
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Mount USB-Device (Printer) per Script on Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Box 4.33

We have ubuntu 14.04 with Windows7 on the Virtual Box 4.33 running. As the USB-Printer is mounted at the host or the guest and there seems to be no solution to make it on both available, now my ...
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virtualbox: set up a private network for my VMs

I have a few virtual machines I used to access with ssh. I set up their network configuration as Bridged and I set a static ip to them. But, as I'm moving from work to home to customer, the subnet ...
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Can a VirtualBox VM (Windows 7) run from an external hard drive?

If so, must anything special be done to run the VM from the external hard drive, besides saving its files to the drive?
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How can I create bootable no-network USB with boot2docker, VirtualBox, and a container?

I am running a training with a dockerized app. I want to create a USB stick with boot2docker, VirtualBox, and the app container. I need to make sure boot2docker uses the VirtualBox from the USB ...
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How can I install 4 VMs on my Windows 7 PC?

I want to install 4 VM on my Windows 7 PC: 1 Linux kali 1 Windows 7 1 Windows 8 1 Windows Server 2012 I've read that I can't use hyper V, because it's not available on windows 7. VirtualBox seems ...
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How to release mouse from VirtualBox?

I've got Oracle VirtualBox 4.2.10 installed on Ubuntu 12.04, and with evry virtual machine I create, the "host key", which is supposed to release the mouse doesn't do anything. I've already installed ...
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How to send the Escape Key inside VirtualBox “vi” session?

When using a "vi" session within VirtualBox, how can I send the Esc key to change modes from input mode to command mode? Main PC is running Solaris 10 x86 with VirtualBox. VirtualBox guest O.S. is ...
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how to ssh to a VirtualBox machine?

I have an existing Virtualbox machine which i created through veewee called say precise64. I can login via the Virtualbox GUI, i could export the box and use it with vagrant to create a new machine ...
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Virtual Machines - External Hard Drive - Windows 98

I recently bought a USB - external hard drive, is there any possibility that I can run a Windows 98 environment on it? If so, what would be the steps I need to take? Else, what requirements am I ...
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How can I troubleshoot VirtualBox port forwarding from Windows guest to Mac OS X host not working?

There is a plethora of questions about VirtualBox port forwarding problems but none with my specific details. Details of setup: I have a Windows 7 Professional 64bit install living in VirtualBox ...
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Live VM snapshot without pausing the VM

Which virtualization systems support taking a snapshot of a running VM without pausing the VM? As far as I know, both VMware and VirtualBox pause a VM while taking a live snapshot. Technically it ...
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Slower network on Windows VM in Virtualbox

I am running a Windows XP guest on Windows 7 host for browser compatibility testing. However, this is introducing network performance artifacts. Speedtest.net from host shows 4ms ping, 36MB/sec ...
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Unprocessed orphan inode list in VirtualBox VM

Recently while using my VirtualBox VM, the system crashed. Afterwords, the VM would no longer boot (I am using Vagrant). In my troubleshooting, I turned on the VirtualBox GUI and found that the ...
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Mouse not working after plug usb devices to virtualbox

i having trouble when i plug USB device, including flashdisk to Virtualbox. when i plug it, mouse stopped moving it cursor ( means the mouse stopped working ), but keyboard still working. so i tap ...
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Is it possible to run Windows 8 in VirtualBox from .vhd created by disk2vhd?

I want to upgrade my Windows 8.1 machine to Windows 10, but first I need to do complete refresh of the PC. As it's hard to remember everything for backup (like settings in various programs etc) I ...
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Is there any solution for HDMI sound with virtualbox?

I used to use virtualbox on windows 7 with no problem,but recently i added HDMI graphic card but when i boot to windows xp sp3 from virtualbox there is no sound.....so does virtualbox support HDMI or ...
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Run Cuckoo inside Docker

I'm trying to install Cuckoo inside of a Docker container but have run into a problem. I know there's an image on the Docker website: https://registry.hub.docker.com/u/blacktop/cuckoo/; however, I've ...
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2 vpn Combined..Questions

Hello so i have some theoritical questions about combining 2 vpns using a virtual machine.I whould test it my self but don't have the budget right now so my questions are: 1)If i use one vpn provider ...
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Cannot set 16:9 resolution on ubuntu 12.04 run in VirtualBox

I recently installed virtualbox. I tried to run ubuntu 10.04 and it worked fine in fullhd resolution. Then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now when I to setup up any fullhd resolution UI becomes very ...
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Linux 64bit on Virtual Box with window 7 profession 64 bit

I have HP ProBook 450 G1 Laptop with Window 7 Professional. It is Intel Core i7 and it claim it has Virtualization Technology. But I can't find it in Bios to enable it. Now I installed Oracle Virtual ...
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How to install Guest Additions in Windows 10 on VirtualBox

I just installed Windows 10 RTM on my VirtualBox and I wanted to install Guest Additions. I inserted virtual CD with it and during installation the graphics crashed and since then (even after reboot) ...
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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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Quick way to increase VirtualBox fixed size virtual drive space [duplicate]

I created a virtual machine on my MacBook Pro for the Windows 10 Preview. I have just moved into a Mac and wanted to continue my C# development. So I created a fixed size hard drive of the recommended ...
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When installing Windows 2000 on Virtualbox I get a boot loop

How come when installing Windows 2000 guest on VirtualBox I get a boot loop returning me to the setup? I can't break out of it. I've tried to install multiple times. I'm using the version of ...
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Can I create a virtualbox server that manages all lan traffic and only when running?

I'm running a Windows 7 host and a Linux Mint guest vm in Virtualbox using a bridged adapter. I have multiple web sites set up in the guest os. Currently, I can only access the page at var/www/html ...
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Import qcow VM to kvm Virtual Machine Manager

I am able to run a qcow disk image on Ubuntu 14, by issuing the command line kvm -m 512 -usbdevice table -hda MyVM.qcow The qcow VMs were created with VirtualBox. However, if I launch Virtual ...
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Oracle VM VirtualBox “instruction at 0x806d58e2 referenced memory at 0x00000000” error

When I start Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.2.18 on Windows 8.1 64bit, the below message shows. What is the meaning of this message and how to solve it? VBoxTestOGL.exe The instruction at 0x806d58e2 ...
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How can I create a 64-bit virtual network with VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I can't find an option to install a 64-bit OS on VirtualBox. I have a 64-bit host, but I can't find an option to make a 64-bit guest, only 32-bit. Help please?
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What is a virtual optical disk file and how do you create one?

I am trying to create a virtual machine using virtualBox and I have finished the whole process of specifying the size, the name, etc. However, when I try to power on the machine it tells me: ...
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Vagrant VM mysteriously disappearing after rebooting host

I am running Vagrant on Windows 7. I use cygwin to run Vagrant up and halt, etc... I noticed that if I do a vagrant halt, and then restart my host computer (the physical box), my vagrant VM ...
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Unable to live boot most Linux distros on VirtualBox

The host OS is Windows 7 and the machine supports virtualization which I have enabled in BIOS. (I can confirm it works because without virtualization enabled in BIOS VBox does not show 64 bit OS ...
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Can't set manual IP to Virtualbox Host Only adapter in CentOS 6.5

When I configure the IP address of VirtualBox 4.3.2 (running on Windows 8.1) host only adapter, it changes it back to some other IP. Guest OS is CentOS 6.5. I tried to set the IP in network ...
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Error opening Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on VirtualBox version 4.3.16

I was working on my Ubuntu/Virtual Machine, when my laptop battery has discharged. After that moment, when I try to open Ubunutu on Virtual Machine I get the following error: There is no virtual ...
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ATI Radeon Graphics card support for virtualbox running Ubuntu 10.04

I am interested in doing OpenGL programming in Ubuntu and have no wish to create an instance of Ubuntu alongside my Windows at boot time. So, is it possible to get the support of my ATI Radeon ...
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Virtual Box Bridged network w/ Static IP Win7 host Ubuntu Guest

Last year, I had no trouble with doing the following: Create virtual machine Set network adapter to bridged adapter Set static IP Guest connects to Internet, host connects to guest @ 192.168.1.xxx ...
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passthrough graphics card to virtualbox

So I'm trying to get my laptops NVIDIA fx 880m to pass to a virtual box running window seven on a linux mint 17 install. So far everything seems to be (maybe) heading in the right direction: the ...
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Virtualbox error after installing windows 98

Help, ihave different case when installing win98se on virtualbox. i have Virtualbox 4.3.28 on my PC, and i tried installing windows 98SE for upgrading my Windows 95 (which i has installed on my ...
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VirtualBox networking (inception computing)

I am new to world of networking and now I am trying to connect 3 PC`s together. I have windows 7 host that runs Ubuntu64-bit server guest, that runs ubuntu32 server guest. Win7- Host Only network ...
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Installing Windows 7 on VM VirtualBox

I got this error message when I was trying to install Windows 7 on VM VirtualBox: VM: Raising runtime error 'HostMemoryLow' (fFlags=0x2) 00:03:39.566757 AssertLogRel ...
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With Linux Mint as main OS, dual boot Windows 7 and have a Windows 7 virtual machine using the same Windows installation

I am about to install Linux Mint 17.1 (Cinnamon) as my main OS. I also want to be able to boot into Windows 7 occasionally. I also want to run a Windows 7 virtual machine inside Linux. Ideally I would ...
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How to select paravirtualization interface in virtual box

Given a windows 8 host system (Intel Core i5) and a Linux Fedora host, I would like to determine the optimal setting for the paravirtual interface. Options are none Default Legacy minimal Hyper-V ...
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virtualbox in win8 cannot swap out to host

Before, I use virtualbox in win7, I used to switch application in virtualbox with win_key+tab, and switch application between and host application with alt+tab. But, now, in Win8, I cannot do the same ...
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How to have access to iis server inside VM with Bridged connection

I have a LAN, and I have several machines connected to that LAN. In one of the machines i have a VM that has installed Windows Server 2012 R2 and has several iis sites running in it. I want to have ...
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How to get VirtualBox VMs to use host's DNS?

I use VirtualBox for my VMs. My office network setup is wireless, i.e. I connect to my company's WiFi network, which has a local DNS to resolve local names (such as something.mycompany.com going to ...
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How to execute command on host machine in Virtualbox

My guest machine is Ubuntu 14.04 and my host machine is Windows 8.1. I need to execute a command coming from Linuxmachine on Windows. What is the best idea to do that? If my host was also Linux, I ...
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How to convert a VHDX file to VHD?

I made an image with disk2vhd and unfortunately I chose VHDX instead of VHD. I didn't see any information about what to choose. Anyway, now that file is all I have, the original PC is trashed. So I ...
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Can't access host-only network when on two interfaces [duplicate]

I'm trying to use a host-only connection with my VirtualBox VM. My VM is set up and can ping the host (192.168.56.1) on vboxnet0. If I disconnect the host from my local network (internet access) I ...
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Mounting non-usb devices on Virtualbox VM

I have Windows 7 running on bare metal. I have a Haupage TV tuner card installed on there that Win 7 detects and runs smoothly. I have now installed Vitualbox on Win7, and created a Ubuntu VM. I ...