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

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Virtualbox VM bridged NIC to host Loopback-NIC serve Internet

I have a Virtualbox VM with a NIC in bridge mode to the host machine Loopback Interface... I have in the VM the IP 192.168.0.12/24 I Have in the host machine 192.168.0.11/24 (assigned to Loopback ...
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VirtualBox fails to attach driver when starting VM

I have three VirtualBox VMs on my Windows 10 host, one Linux Mint 17.3 and two Ubuntu 14.04.4. Often when I start any of the VMs I get the following error message at launch: Failed to open a ...
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Use Ubuntu in Window server 2008 in virtual machine?

Recently our group has purchased Window Server 2008. Though most of us use Windows I require Linux system for my work. I read about virtual machine but I am not sure which one to use to utilize ...
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How to prevent another vagrant instance overriding /etc/exports file

I have multiple Vagrant for different projects. Whenever I vagrant up either instance causes the /etc/exports file to get overridden. The first vagrant instance synced directories get overridden by ...
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Virtual box 'Seamless mode' leads to unresponsive guest OS

Env Ubuntu 16.04(Host) Windows 10(Guest) Virtual box 5.0.20 r106931 Problem Whenever I enter into seamless mode from guest Win 10, the guest OS becomes unresponsive with some black screen. Only ...
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Shared folder of VirtualBox as Apache2 www directory

I using VirtualBox in Windows and I have installed Kali Linux on it. I have configured NAT network so that I can connect to the Apache server in the Linux VM through Windows browser. It works fine and ...
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Using OS in virtual-machine increases security? [closed]

I have question about security. I don't know if it's good place to ask this question here. Let's say I want work with money, trade it and so on.. And I have ubuntu on iron on my laptop, but I have ...
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Set virtualbox network for Ubuntu 16.04 client

In Virtualbox version 4.3.26 I would like to install Ubuntu 16.04 client. The network configuration is adapter 1 : bridged adapter name : eth0 adapter 2 : NAT With this configuration I do have ...
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Sharing and sync multiple VMs with one image on server

I'm building a complex system for my research team. I thought it through a dozen of times an I'm still not sure how to execute it. I'll present my idea and I'd like to hear your suggestions for a ...
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Connect android-x86 run on VirtualBox as USB device for debug

I have: Debian GNU/Linux 8.4 (jessie) installed on old Gygabyte laptop. Architecture: x86_64 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): ...
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SSH operation time out // virtualbox // ubuntu 14.04

I can't get my SSH to work. In verbose mode i get this(look down). The server is ubuntu 14.04. The laptop that i use to connect to the ubuntu server ssh is a osx macbook air. Evan:~ gebruiker$ ssh -...
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MySQL doesn't shutdown cleanly sometimes

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server x64 in a VirtualBox VM with its provided MySQL, without any additional databases currently. Sometimes the shutdown of MySQL itself fails with the logs ...
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VirtualBox cloned vdi starts but no display

I have virtualbox, host win7 and guest ubuntu 14.0.4. I created a fixed sized vm, then I cloned the fixed sized vm to a standard sized vm(dynamic). It worked perfectly, with only a message referring ...
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Deliberately slow down file access speed

I am trying to deliberately slow down access to files on my Windows machine to test load times on an application I am making. I've tried virtual machines and giving it limited CPU/RAM resources, but ...
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No internet connection in Guest Machine

I'm using Windows 7 as a host and as a guest, and I can't get the guest to have internet access. At home when I'm connected to my wi-fi network the internet access in the guest works just fine (using ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu VM on virtualbox through putty and accessing Internet

I want to run Ubuntu on VirtualBox. I have downloaded ready VM online. Also tried running the VM. Now I want Internet connection on this machine, and also want to connect to Ubuntu 32 bit Guest OS ...
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How to install MSDOS from floppy to harddrive?

I have a bootable MSDos system. I would like to install it on the current PC so that I can boot from HDD instead of Floppy. How can I do that? I am doing this in virtualbox, but a general solution ...
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Convert .vhd to .img on windows?

I have a .vhd virtual hard disk. I need to convert it to .img disk image. How can I do it? I have Windows 7 and VirtualBox at my disposal, can those tools help?
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How to connect a vm to pc wth nc

I'm using a PC with Ubuntu Desktop and a VM (Virtual Box) with Ubuntu Server. I would connect my ubuntu desktop to VM with NC. How to I've setup my VM? My setting network of VM has bridge and with ...
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Can I pass non-graphics PCI-E without host drivers to virtualbox vm on FreeBSD

Like the question says, I have a pci-e card with windows (but not freeBSD) drivers. Can it be passed through from a host running FreeBSD 10.3 or higher to a VirtualBox VM running Windows 8.1/10? The ...
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ap-linux in a vm, does this make sense?

AudioPhile Linux, a distro tailor made to play audio has interested me. However I don't consider it desktop-grade and I don't have a spare machine to use it with. Does it make sense to run audio-...
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Access files from a backup vbox file

Using Windows 10, I attempted to update my Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine over ssh (using Vagrant) and the update failed. After that, I could not log back into the virtual machine, so I pulled from a ...
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Transfer variable to virtual machine with VirtualBox

I intend to run a number of identical machines in VirtualBox (potentially a quite large amount). To simplify maintenance I want them to use the same boot disk and mount the same network share. The ...
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Can't create vmdk from raw disk: VERR_SHARING_VIOLATION

I'm using this answer to create a vmdk file from my secondary hard drive. My problem is I keep getting an error stating: VBoxManage.exe: error: Cannot open the raw disk '\\.\PhysicalDrive0': ...
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Software packages won't download because of “insserv” and “virtualbox”

Problem All of the packages I try to install won't because of a problem with "insserv" and virtualbox. It's probably because of VirtualBox, but I don't know what part of it is causing the error. I'd ...
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Virtualbox clipboard not working

I have problem to make the clipboard works on my VM the informations is following VirtualBox Version: 5.0.20 r106931. Host: Ubuntu 16.04 VirtualBox Extension Pack installed. Guest: Windows 10 Guest ...
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Can i clone a running vbox machine? [duplicate]

Is it possible to clone a running VBox machine? I need this because I can't turn off the machine during its purpose so I was wondering if something like that is possible? I tried by cloning the ...
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VirtualBox Installing Guest Additions Not Allowing Full Screen Mode

I'm running a Windows 8.1 VM in Virtualbox on OSX. I want my Windows 8.1 to be able to display full screen but of course to do so you have to install guest additions. Which I then did, but after ...
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Can I backup a running virtualbox Virtual machine?

I am currently running a time consuming python script on a virtual machine(It has been running for ~95 hours at the moment). I have no idea how long it will take to complete and am running it on a VM ...
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Install Windows 10 on VirtualBox via Bootable USB

Is it possible to create a Windows 10 Virtualbox guest instance wherein the OS source is from a bootable USB? If not, is this possible? Current host environment: Windows 10
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openSUSE hanging on boot

I just installed openSUSE Tumbleweed with a clean install in VirtualBox. On boot it hangs after the line [ OK ] Started Accounts Service....2.ons service....ns kernel modules.f8fe71. (Actually I ...
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Kali Linux Stuck after installing on VirtualBox

I Installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox after finishing installation it rebooted and stucked and I can run Kali even I deleted and installed again new downloaded ISO Please help me
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How to restrict network access for a VirtualBox guest

I have an old Windows XP running inside a Virtualbox on a linux system as host os. I used to disable the virtual network adapter so that the XP virtual machine had no network access at all. Now I ...
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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: Windows 7 Host, Linux Mint Guest - Shared Folder Mounting Woes

For the love of me, I can't seem to manually mount my raid array as a shared folder into a Linux Mint guest. Another internal hard drive mounts just fine, but this particular item has been damned ...
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How can I improve my linux security? [closed]

I dabble in Linux from time to time. Oddly enough at one time in the past and just today, I've found my system compromised (that is my perception at least). In my opinion I'm no expert in Linux or ...
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Mount or open disk I backed up with dd

I used the command dd in order to generate a full copy of a disk (a SD card). Now I'm trying to retrieve the information that was stored in there, but I don't know how to read the contents of the file....
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Virtualbox vagrant guest can not use host DNS

On my company Windows 10 host I can successfully ping a.b.c. I have vagrant guest on Virtualbox and when I call ping a.b.c I got error Unknown host I found that I should use natdnshostresolver1 on. ...
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How do I access local web address in a microsoft virtual machine?

I have downloaded a Windows 8.1 VM from Microsoft's dev center to do local testing for IE11. Host is OSX Guest is Windows 8.1 Using Virtualbox 5.0.12 Host machine /etc/hosts file: 127.0.0.1 www....
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Virtualbox bridged network is unreachable

I'm trying use a network bridge adapter for my VM (fresh Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS install) within the latest version of Virtualbox (v5.0.20). Running ifconfig -a gives the following output: As you ...
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Edit host file to redirect domains, Hackxor?

I am playing with a vulnerable web application game called Hackxor. The installation instruction says... "Configure your hosts file (/etc/hosts on linux) to redirect the following domains to the IP ...
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In Virtualbox, trying to make an Ubuntu work as a router using IPTables

(NOTE: all the machines in here are VirtualBox machines. Also, excuse if my english fails sometimes, is not my main language) Hello, I'm in the middle of a project and one of the things I need to do ...
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Interface Eth1 not visible in Virtual Machine

I am new to linux networking. Basically I wanted to use eth1 interface of my PC in VirtualBox but I simply don't find the eth1 interface. Below are the ifconfig and sudo ifconfig eth1 outputs. Please ...
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Automated way to run bash script inside Ubuntu hosted in VirtualBox?

I have Windows 7 as host OS, and Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS running under VirtualBox, I have some shared folders with data between Windows and Ubuntu and some binary in Ubuntu that do some processing of ...
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When a VirtualBox VM's Adapter is set to NAT can a VM access the Host computer?

In a VMs network settings: Right click settings, then in the resulting Settings dialog select Network from the side bar And click any Adapter N tab, If I set the Attached to: drop down to NAT ...
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When a VirtualBox VM's Adapter is set to Internal Network can the Firewall of the Host Machine Control Access to the guest VM's Ports?

In a VMs network settings: Right click settings, then in the resulting Settings dialog select Network from the side bar And click any Adapter N tab, If I set the Attached to: drop down to ...
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When a VirtualBox VM's Adapter is set to Internal Network does the VM have Access to the Outside Network of the host? [duplicate]

In a VMs network settings: Right click settings, then in the resulting Settings dialog select Network from the side bar And click any Adapter N tab, If I set the Attached to: drop down to ...
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Grub does not pick up new kernels (was: How to update Fedora's kernel)

In a seemingly endless quest to get Vagrant working I am trying to update Fedora. Vagrant needs VirtualBox, VirtualBox needs kernel sources, and kernel sources are only available for the latest kernel ...
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how to get ip address of centos 7 vm?

I have a centos 7 virtual machine on my mac. I'm trying to get its ip but can't find it. and and
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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...