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

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Create Server on VirtualBox visible from outside, host is not behind router

I am trying to create a web server on a Virtual Machine. I would be happy even if I could access it with something like http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:[port_no] Everything is installed but the step of facing ...
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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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Virtualbox Linux guest to inherit host user db and/or LDAP

Is there a way for a Linux guest to inherit the user db/definition of the host and/or the LDAP user of the host? By user db, I meant the users' names and group membership as visible on the host. ...
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Getting Mac Docker client to connect to virtualbox via vagrant

I am trying to expose dockers tcp ip to my host docker client. I have the following setup Virtualbox 4.3.26 r98988 vagrant 1.7.2 Mac OSX Mavericks 10.9.5 Centos 6.6 vagrant box running (docker ...
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Oracle VirtualBox aborted when the host system lock

I have installed oracle virtual box 4.3.28 in a Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 OS in office PC.Thinking of that I will create as a SQL database server so that others can connected to that sql server and do ...
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VM: Mac OSX Host, Windows Guest: Use VT-d so that the fast GPU is available for the VM?

Vt-d is enabled in recent MacBook Pros, but I did not find any information on actual gpu sharing. Is it possible to set up a MacBook Pro with two GPUs (Intel, nVidia or AMD) so that I can use the ...
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Using /etc/fstab to add a mount as a user (VirtualBox, centos)

I'm mounting my mac folder as a share in virtualBox CentOS6 machine with the following command: mount -t vboxsf git /mnt/git/ -o uid=500,gid=500 It works perfectly but I can't figure out how to ...
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Syntek 1160 causing crash of VirtualBox

I have a Syntek 1160 based USB dongle to capture feed from a traditional PAL camera. I am able to view and record the feed with VLC or ffmpeg on Linux. Unfortunately for the purpose of my project I am ...
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Route all Ubuntu traffic to Windows 7 Virtualbox with Juniper VPN

I have to use Juniper VPN to connect to my company's VPN. Unfortunately my company doesn't allow connections directly from Ubuntu. So I have a minimal Windows 7 VM in VirtualBox and run Juniper from ...
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Fast TSC calibration failed

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.0.4.2 32bit on my virtual box 4.3.28. When I insert the iso image as a virtual drive the startup of the installation process stops at [ 0.000000] tsc: Fast TSC ...
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Using vagrant and docker on Windows

I'm trying to dockerize my rails application but I have one tricky constraint: one of the developers is using Windows. Vagrantfile: # -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : ...
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Clear sensitive information from vdi

I'm able to obtain file names and their contents from vdi image using grep despite the files were deleted. Example output: MICROS~3.DLLans0��1FR�b��?,|�R��?,|�R��?,|�R�� ...
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What is the best VBox network configuration scheme for reaching a network adapter?

Maybe my question can appear trivial, but I am completly lost with all the available network configurations in Virtual Box. My problem is as follow, I have an hardware with a static IP adress ...
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Connect to the host machine from a VirtualBox guest OS?

I'd essentially like to access my host computer from the guest in VirtualBox. Is there an IP address given for my host which I can use from the guest? Are there extra steps required to set this up? ...
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virtualbox host only network adapter IP address goes to host machine instead of guest

I have setup my virtualbox with two adapters, one NAT for internet access inside Guest; and one Host Only to access guest from Host. When I enabled DHCP for a host only network, everything was working ...
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What is necessary for a virtualbox machine to be used with different hosts (linux and windows)?

One big advantage of Virtual Machines is the fact that they are somewhat independent of the underlying hardware. My goal is to have a Virtualbox image on an external USB-drive that I can use with ...
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Creating a DHCP server on a Virtual Machine

i have a Windows 8 machine with PFsense in virtual box. The host have the following nics: Wi-fi Ethernet I have 3 network adaptares on the virtual Machine: Wan (Bridged adapter through host's ...
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How do I run Debian via VirtualBox using the physical partitions (rawdisk)?

Disclaimer: My question is different to and not answered in any of these similar questions: VirtualBox: using physical partition as virtual drive Running Mac OS X Physical Partition Inside ...
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extracting info from virtualbox .sav file?

I have a .sav file of VirtualBox which I want to restore. But the problem is I only have this file (without any other info of the disk file and RAM size and so on). I tried to duplicate one of my ...
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Not able to ping to the virtual machine

To start: I am a novice in using VirtualBox. Two physical machines: 1] Windows machine (local): Created VM (vbox + vdi files). Set "Host-only" networking. Set IP static: 192.168.56.101. 2] Linux ...
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CentOS 7 VirtualBox no internet access

I am having trouble connecting my CentOS 7 guest to the internet. My VirtualBox Network configuration is as follows: Adapter 1: NAT; Adapter 2: Host-Only (vboxnet0) vboxnet0 is connected set up ...
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Why should I use Vagrant instead of just Virtualbox?

I've been using Virtualbox for many years to create a development environment. A lot of my colleagues are talking about Vagrant and many people seem very excited about it but I just can't seem to ...
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VPN PPTP Connection Shared With--Or From Within--VirtualBox VM

Using a Windows 7 host and a PPTP connection I've been unable to get the VPN working with a VM running a RedHat Linux derivative. Sharing the host's PPTP connection with VirtualBox's host-only network ...
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Many 64-bit linux guests kernel panic on boot

--Updates posted - scroll down-- Problem: ASUS R510D virtualization incompatibility. Machine specifications support AMD-V. System is stock: - Windows 8 home upgraded to 8.1 home - Quadcore 64-bit AMD ...
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How do I create a hardlink in guest user in virtualbox

Apparently, VirtualBox does allow to create hard and soft links inside guest os on shared folders . Now the thing is I need to install a package that is creating hard links Hardlink("lib/abc", ...
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Private host with static ip on VMware

I have an Ubuntu virtual machine that I run on my Windows 7 laptop with VMware player 7.1.0. Here is the setup: Virtual Machine Settings > Network connection : Bridged. Settings of the Ubuntu ...
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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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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 run sniffing demonstration using virtualbox and wireshark

I am going to have a demonstration of packet sniffing using wireshark. Therefore, I decided to create two vitual machines in virtualbox (with "host-only adapter" network config) and monitor the ...
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VirtualBox Linux - Hard drive not showing correct amount of space

I recently changed the amount of space of the VDI using VBoxManage modifyhd from 8 GB to 20 GB. I've checked it and it says only 6.6 GB, and now I'm running out of space. It might have been like that ...
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In Virtual Box, how do you know which NIC is which from the linux command line?

I've run into a problem a few times now where I'm installing linux in a virtual machine, and all of my interfaces look like "enp0s3" or "enp0s8" ect. In one test, I was running a VM with 4 virtual ...
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How to add a display mode to a VirtualBox VM?

I am using my first VirtualBox VM in order to run Windows 8 Preview on my Windows 7 machine. It looks like only a few resolutions are available for me to choose. My physical display is 1600x900, so ...
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ssh doesn't work between Mac OS X (10.10.3) and Cloudera VM

Perhaps I am missing out something very basic, but it is just not working out for me... Objective is to setup passwords authentication (using ssh) between the two systems involved. The two systems ...
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Running virtual machine from raw disk on a dual-boot machine

I have multiple hard drives, one an SSD running Windows 7, and another conventional HDD with Debian 8 on it, running off a 1TB external HDD (which is always connected, but through USB). I currently ...
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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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Can KVM run on top of host OS?

I was interested in experimenting with Xen until I discovered that it has to be installed bare metal. Hence, if I have a Linux machine and want to use it to run a Xen hypervisor, I have to install the ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 runs on VirtualBox and I want to connect to it through SSH

The host operating system is Windows 7, the guest operating system is ubuntu 10.04(openssh installed). I have internet access on Ubuntu but I also want to access it from the same computer throught ...
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Virtualbox VMmanage cpuidset - access denied

hello I'm trying to install OS X Yosemite on my machine. Running a intel core i5-4210u CPU with Windows 8.1 and Virtualbox 4.3.26. however the installation freezes around 40-50% and doesn't progress ...
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Virtualbox - Lubuntu - cannot login

Host: Mavericks Guest: Lubuntu 14.10 on virtualbox (osboxes.org) All of a sudden I cannot login to Lubuntu. When I input the password I can see what it looks a terminal window for less than a second, ...
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let virtualbox guest user access VBoxControl

I want to write a script to startup a virtualbox vm and execute some commands once the openbox session has begun. I read that I can do this using the guestproperty method in VBoxManage, provided I ...
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Hyper-V alternative in Windows 8.1 Single language

Is there any way to enable or install Hyper-V in licensed Windows 8.1 single language. I have heard it requires Pro Edition of Windows. I want to run windows phone 8.1 emulator in Visual Studio. It ...
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Is it possible to change the default filenames for disks in an OVA/OVF?

I generated an OVA with multiple virtual machines in it. The OVA was named Cluster.ova. Now if I try to import it, the default disk names in the import dialog are Cluster-disk1, Cluster-disk2, ...
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Accessing a local SQL server 2014 from within a VM running vista using VS2005 fails

My laptop is running Win 7 (x64) and is part of a domain. I've installed SQL Server 2014 Dev and VS2012 on it as I want to use the laptop for development. Since some of my development has to be done ...
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Starting a Virtual Machine in VirtualBox on Fedora Workstation 21 Fails

I would like to install the Windows 10 Tech Preview in a Virtual Machine on a computer using Fedora Workstation 21 64 bit as the host operating system. I have installed VirtualBox and created a new ...
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Can't upload files to Owncloud after changing storage directory

I am using Owncloud via the Bitnami VM and only had about 17 GB of space. I created a 150 GB (dynamic sized for expanding later) .vdi and connected it to the VM. I then followed all the procedures for ...
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VirtualBox - can't telnet to SMTPS service on guest machine

I have Debian7 running VirtualBox v4.1.18, with a guest VM running CentOS 7 which runs Dovecot. I'm able to telnet to 995 from localhost (i.e., from the VM to itself) and other guest machines, and I ...
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NBF image in VirtualBox

I have a .nbf disk image created by acer backup manager of a windows laptop. How can I boot this system from a linux host system with virtualbox?
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Virtualbox resolution decreases when running full-screen application

I have a Windows XP virtual machine running on Windows 8, VirtualBox 4.3.12. I installed VirtualBox Guest Additions on the VM (Virtual Machine), which made the resolution fit my screen (1366x768). ...
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How to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit on Virtual Box on Asus with Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500

I downloaded and installed VirtualBox 4.3.26 for Windows hosts and Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit, and my host operating system is Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit. When I try to create a new virtual machine, I only ...
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How to shrink accidentally expanded VDI?

I've accidentally expanded a dynamically allocated VDI image to ~150TB instead of ~150GB using VBoxManage modifyhd (a lesson to learn: [--resize <megabytes>|--resizebyte <bytes>]) Now, ...