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

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Cannot connect to network from inside Virtualbox (Windows Host, Gentoo Guest)

I recently got my computer upgraded from windows 8 to 10, and since then, I've been having trouble getting the internet to work. I was hoping that someone could give me some advice on how to debug ...
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Setting up networking on local development server under VirtualBox

I'm a web developer and want to move away from using XAMPP on my machine for developing. I'd like to have my own development server however don't have the hardware so I'm setting one up with ...
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Can't resize VirtualBox drive. Debian

I had Debian Virtual Machine with 8 Gb vdi disk. Later i need have been some extra space. I resize vdi disk with VBoxManage modifyhd Debian.vdi --resize 20Gb Next, i download GParted ISO and create ...
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Linux Teamviewer, Windows in VirtualBox: keyboard only passes alphanumerics

From Teamviewer on XP (remote) to Teamviewer on Fedora 17 with XP or Win7 VMs, can't pass any keys except alphanumerics ([a-zA-Z0-9]) to Windows. This has persisted thru 3 Fedora releases and 3 or 4 ...
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Clicking on “install CentOS” on VirtualBox causes black screen to appear?

I have Lubuntu running on VirtualBox properly. I followed the same procedure for installing CentOS 7 on VirtualBox. However, once I see the CentOS installation menu, I click on "Install CentOS", and ...
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How to Use a Shared Folder in VirtualBox with AndroVM

I'm trying out AndroVM and cant figure out how to access a shraed folder with VirtualBox. The instructions say it needs to be called mysdcard, which I did. But I can't find it in the android. What do ...
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Chromium Render SPU tab stuck above VirtualBox task in Win10

Background: I use Win10 and I run Ubuntu 15.10 on a virtual machine via VirtualBox. Each time I run the VM, after about 1 hour, another tab is being added to its icon in the Win10 taskbar: Note ...
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Virtualbox: booting OS X guest on Ubuntu host on a Macbook Pro

I want to boot Linux natively, and boot the Mac's own native OS X virtually inside Linux. I've followed the same procedure as I've used in the past to boot Windows partitions in a Linux host, but it ...
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Windows firewall slows down Virtual Box Host Only Network with named virtual hosts

I'm trying to port my development environment from linux to windows and experiencing problems with the windows firewall. I set up a VirtualBox machine with a host only network adapter and a static IP ...
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How to make Nginx virtual host work? (page not found)

Running Ubuntu 13.10 in VirtualBox. I've put my website in this folder: And created the log folder on /srv/www/streamsy.com/logs/. I've done these steps: sudo apt-get install nginx sudo chown -R ...
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Failed to open a session for the virtual machine (VirtualBox)

Was not using VirtualBox for some time and now found that it stopped working (as usual). When running, the following error appears Some details VT-d is enabled in BIOS Host system is Windows 8 ...
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X Server unable to start under Linux 4.5 in Arch virtual box guest

I recently ran paceman -Syu to upgrade my system as usual but after installing the newest Linux kernel, the X Server could no longer start and produced this error in the log file AddScreen/ScreenInit ...
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CentOS connect to VirtualBox network

I have created a virtual network by using VirtualBox and I would like to know how can I make CentOS connect to it and have its own IP (e.g. 192.168.1.102 ) because I have a Windows 7 VirtualBox inside ...
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Virtualbox: How to import virtual machine to a specific dir

With virtualbox GUI, you could import a downloaded virtual machine, but the virtual machine is imported to your default machine dir. I want to keep my default machine dir untouched, and import new ...
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VirtualBox/Ubuntu mouse disappears

I just created an Ubuntu 14.04 VM in VirtualBox (the host is Windows 7) and have noticed a strange "bug" occurring with the mouse. And yes I installed guest additions. About 50% of the time, when I ...
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Docker install forces QWERTY keyboard configuration?

I've installed Docker on a fresh empty copy of Ubuntu 14.04 mounted under VirtualBox. sudo apt-get -y install docker.io However, when I log out and in again, the AZERTY keyboard is switched to ...
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Ubuntu virtualbox very slow

I just create a VM using Ubuntu 16.04 in a Samsung laptop (model np500r5h-yd1br) with Windows 10. All the settings from my laptop are default (I just buy it). But the virtualbox are running very slow. ...
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Windows 7 host, CentOS guest - internet connection

I have troubles connecting a CentOS guest on Virtualbox running on a Win 7 host. The host has been given two adapters: Host-only and NAT. ip a vi 03 Note: setting GATEWAY=10.0.2.2 still results ...
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Change MAC address of “VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter” (on host)

When I installed Oracle VirtualBox, it created a network adapter on my host system called "VirtualBox Host-Only Network". According to ipconfig /all, this virtual network adapter has the MAC address ...
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how to migrate virtual to physical disk

My plan is to migrate open virtual format(.vmdk,.raw,.dmg,.vdi) to physical partition. I tried to restore virtual file to USB using powerISO but didn't boot. I've .dmg and vmdk file, how to migrate ...
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Can't install USB WiFi driver in Windows guest running in VirtualBox

I installed Windows 7 on VirtualBox 4.3 with Ubuntu as host. I have a TP-LINK 722 USB WiFi adapter which I want to use in the guest. In the virtual machine, from the USB devices section, I selected ...
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Execute a command with root permissions as normal user

I want to execute a command as if I am my normal user, but I want to have root certain permissions. In particular, I have created a phyiscal VirtualBox drive that I want to use as a normal user. I ...
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VirtualBox is very slow in Windows 10

I had VirtualBox installed on Windows 8.1 and it was working correctly. I upgraded to Windows 10 and re-installed VirtualBox, but it's very slow. System Info: CPU : Intel Core i5 Graphic Card : ...
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Create a VirtualBox VM from an existing bare metal Windows installation

I have Windows 8.1 installed on one computer. I want to use it as a VM under VirtualBox on another computer. Is this possible? If so then how? All I'm trying to do is save a ton of time going through ...
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Update network interface configuration in Ubuntu on the fly

I'm comfortable in software land but not server configuration land. Please redirect me if needed, this may be a stupid/misplaced question. Context: I'm using Ubuntu 14.14 within a VM on Oracle's ...
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ClouderaVM in 2 Different Machines are not Pinging Each Other

I am using cloudera-quickstart-vm (VirtualBox) in 2 different systems with bridged mode of networking to implement hdfs (in a distributed manner). Host System: Windows 7 Guest OS: CentOS 6.5 ...
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What does “not supported” mean in Virtualbox?

I would like to connect my laptop's camera to a Linux guest (the host is Windows 10). I tried to do that though the settings of my virtual machine: The status of the camera is Not supported. What ...
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Using Keyboard Shortcuts in a VirtualBox VM

I'm running a Windows 7 VM on a MacBook Pro running 10.10.5 Yosemite and VirtualBox My problem is being unable to run a Windows 7 program called Shortkeys which allows you to define keyboard ...
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Install Windows on a raw disk image in virtualbox and then use it as dual boot with linux

I currently have a laptop with linux in it. I'd like to install Windows 7 on dual boot with it but instead of doing it with a usb drive I was wondering if it was possible to create a raw disk image ...
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Error SSH to a Centos 7 VM (Host-only)

I have the following setup: Host System: Debian Wheezy VirtualBox System: Centos 7 Network Adapters: NAT and Host-only On the host system I can "ping" the VM machine, when I try to ssh I get the ...
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VirtualBox error when starting Ubuntu

Please help me. I got this error when I click start to run Ubuntu: Unable to load R3 module C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox/VBoxDD.DLL (VBoxDD): GetLastError=1790 (VERR_UNRESOLVED_ERROR)
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VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1)

As pointed in the title I'm in a situation where a VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1). This happens when the guest (Windows) in booting up. The same happens with two virtual ...
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how to make 2 virtualbox vms able to see each other via internal network but also be able to access the internet

I have 2 VMs (A and B) running locally (on host H) with VirtualBox and I would like to be able to: ping A from B via an internal IP ping B from A via an internal IP ping 8.8.8.8 from A ping 8.8.8.8 ...
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How can I make VirtualBox networking accessible from my Mac?

I've configured a Kubernetes cluster via a tutorial (https://github.com/pires/kubernetes-vagrant-coreos-cluster). $ kubectl get services NAME CLUSTER-IP EXTERNAL-IP PORT(S) AGE ...
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VirtualBox 100 percent CPU usage

I have MacOS as the host (El Capitain) and Windows 7 as a guest - however the CPU rises up to 105 %, even when it is idle. I have searched the web, eventually found this thread here on SU, but have ...
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How do I get gedit to open VirtualBox?

I've downloaded VirtualBox and am receiving this message: Could not open the file /home/mike/Downloads/vir...16-105871-Linux_amd64.run. gedit has not been able to detect the character encoding. ...
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Unable to start Virtualbox on Windows 10 after recent restart

This morning when I got to my Windows 10 PC, I had the banner overlay requesting me to restart because an upgrade needs to be completed. It appears this was the patch to build 10586.17. I shut down ...
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Using a Parallels Hard Disk image in VirtualBox

The question has been asked before, but there appear to be no current solutions. I have a current version of Parallels 11, and a current version of VirtualBox 4.3. I have an existing Windows image in ...
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VM to VirtualBox converted image - Could not find a storage controller named 'SCSI Controller' error

I converted a VMDK to an ovf image using ovftool. The VMDK had a SCSI disk. Now post conversion Virtual Box isn't able to import it - it gets the error Could not find a storage controller named ...
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How to enable OpenGL 2.0 support on a Windows guest on VirtualBox

I am trying to run some games on Steam (specifically Dota 2 Reborn) on a Windows 7 64 bit guest under VirtualBox running on a Fedora Linux 23 64 bit host. I have enabled 2D and 3D acceleration on the ...
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BSOD whea during Virtualbox installation

With Windows 7 or Windows 10 64-bit, I always had Virtualbox installed on this computer. A few weeks ago, I format and reinstalled Windows 10 64-bit from scratch (the previous Windows 10 installation ...
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Creating bridge in Linux, share network like VirtualBox

I have a local are network 192.168.1.1/24. I use libvirt and I want my virtual machines to use this network also, at least a sub-network of it, such as 192.168.1.128/25. However, all the libvirt ...
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How to specify compiler for VirtualBox guest additions installation?

I'd like to be able to use a specific version of gcc to build VirtualBox 5.0.16 guest additions inside an Ubuntu 14.04 guest in order to avoid errors. VBoxLinuxAdditions.run --help doesn't give any ...
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Problems with virtualbox ubuntu

I'm trying to get a Ubuntu VM running on my Win 10 machine . I don't have much experience with this (did it once a few years ago on a different machine, and didn't have any problems), and I'm not ...
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SSH into a VirtualBox VM that was configured via command line

I am trying to set up a cluster of VMs on my Ubuntu laptop so that I can test some distributed code. My goal is to execute a shell script that will spin up the configuration and another script to tear ...
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How do I exit an SSH connection?

I’m connecting to a server via SSH to send a message to a socket server using a command like: ssh 181.169.1.2 -p 5566 After the connection is established and I write the message and send it I ...
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How to clone & restore virtual box hard drive

What I want to do is to clone my virtual box HDD with dual boot os. XP and Vista. I'm using Acronis and back it up on a flash drive. And end up with the flash drive that is partitioned. 2 partitions ...
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Load Windows 7 image created by Windows (not Acronis, Ghost, etc.) to Virtualbox VM

I made an image, and used Windows 7 "Create system image" in Windows Backup and Recovery. I load it just fine on many other computers, it is a good image with many steps in creating it. How can I get ...
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Mac OS X host OS not able to ping Windows 7 guest OS on VirtualBox VM

I have Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) as the host machine, I have installed VirtualBox and created a virtual machine with Windows 7 64-bit. I have created 2 network adapters on the virtual machine, shown ...
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virtualbox bridge networking require router

I've set up Win7 host and multiple XP guests using bridged networking for a specific reason and found an interesting behavior: while all bridged guests don't require host's ethernet wire to be ...