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

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Host DVD-ROM drive “eaten up” by Virtual Box

I'm running a Windows-7 host machine with Oracle Virtual-Box 4.1.18. I've created a guest OS - Ubuntu 11.10 in Virtual-Box for programming and testing. All things are working fine, however, except one ...
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Can I successfully run a Kali Linux VM on one drive while my host OS is on another?

I've been attempting to set up a Kali Linux VM. I've continuously been running into a failure when attempting to install the system files inside VirtualBox and I'm curious as to whether or not it has ...
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Installing zerofree on Centos 7 bare

I am trying to reclaim free disk space from a VirtualBox VM with Centos 7 as the guest OS. All of the resources I found online recommend using zerofree to zero out the free disk space before ...
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Windows 7, moving software / Virtualbox

What started quite small grew bigger each hour. I want to migrate an existing Windows 7, both for backup and maintenance and then run it as a Virtual machine. The computer is cloned to a VHD, but ...
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VirtualBox machine starts, but not running

Running an Ubuntu Server 15.10 host, I have a guest VM registered. Entering: vboxmanage startvm [NAME] --type gui I get: VM [NAME] has been successfully started. Immediately after, I enter: vbox ...
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How to recover Virtual Machines in Virtualbox?

For some reason, all of a sudden, all virtual machines are gone from the User Interface in virtual box. I suspect CCleaner has something to do with it, but that's not the point. Both the virtual ...
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How to recover Oracle Virtual Box after file move?

I have moved all my virtual machine files from drive D: to drive V: When I start Oracle Virtual Box it displays warning If I press Check button it opens Virtual Media Manager window, which is ...
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Compile iptables from source make error

I'm trying to compile latest iptables 1.6, but I receive the following error: (./configure it's OK) then I call make and: xtables-config-parser.y:20:28: error: libnftnl/table.h: No such file or ...
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Minimise CPU and memory consumption on Windows 10

I need to run a Windows-10 VM inside OSX (using VirtualBox) as I am using a Tobii EyeX eyetracker, which only has drivers for Windows. I am working from a MacBook Air (8GB RAM), and running a VM is ...
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KVM switch triggers randomly on any operations with VirtualBox windows

I would like to try to make this KVM switch unavailable for guest operating system. Unfortunately, Oracle documentation is not clear. They probably use terms "local", "remote", "guest" and "host" ...
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Minimalistic Linux or opensolaris HOST suitable for VM Guests [closed]

Question: Suitable Linux or opensolaris (minimum requirements/packages) as HOST platform, to run Virtualbox or VMware? Note: I would like a bare minimum installation of Linux or opensolaris as the ...
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Windows 7 IP conflict detected with VirtualBox host-only network

I have Docker VirtualBox-based VM running on my PC with host only interface sitting on 192.168.99.1. I need it to be accessible only from host and do not want any visibility from outside. Sometimes I ...
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How to get IP address assigned to VM running in background?

I run my Ubuntu instance out of Virtual Box in the background using the following command: VBoxManage startvm ${VM_NAME} --type headless The main difference between that and running it through the ...
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VirtualBox: Failed to create the host only network interface

I am attempting to create a host-only network interface and the following occurs: This is on VBox 4.3.30 on Yosemite
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Ubuntu VirtualBox seamless mode doesn't work well

My host environment is Win10 and my Guest env is Ubuntu 15.10. Though I installed guest additions, seamless mode doesn't work well; I can activate it and it shows only open windows, but doesn't ...
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Debian Squeezy on VirtualBox apt-get not working 0% but ping works

I have problem with apt-get update on my Debian Squeezy machine on Windows 10 host - internet bridged adapter wifi. Example: apt-get update 0% Connected to ftp.pl.debian.org 153.19.251.221 and ...
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VirtualBox: Unable to access “USB subsystem”

I have a VirtualBox running inside a Debian Squeezy 64 bit machine. For some reason, none of my virtual machines can use the USB ports of the host machine. This error is popping up: Cant load Host ...
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kali linux wifi keeps asking password while pass is correct

I am trying to connect my vm(hosted on virtual box) to my wifi. I am sure the password is correct but it keeps asking me to put in a password. If I run airmon-ng start mywlaninterface it tells me that ...
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Rsync between KVM VPS and VirtualBox

I need advice how to rsync via ssh (and what directories need to be synced) between a KVM VPS (Debian Jessie) and VirtualBox to effectively make the VirtualBox a clone of the VPS. I use the term ...
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Can’t ping between two virtual machines using VirtualBox host-only adapter in OS X

I am trying to run Kali Linux in one VirtualBox, and a De-ICE machine in another VirtualBox on a Mac (OS X 10, if it matters). I want to use the host-only adapter to connect the machines so the Kali ...
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Upload/Copy Virtual Box configuration to another machine?

I have setup a Virtual Box on my computer_A. And I would like to use the same configuration settings on another computer_B. a) How do I upload/share/copy a virtual box config file on/with another ...
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Windows(wdk) device driver debugging using Visual studio 2015.(Target system W7 in Vbox)

I am trying to test ioctl drivers for Windows 7 and I am using Windows 8.1 as host and in that in VirtualBox running the target Windows 7. I have done all the settings in Visual Studio 2015 which I ...
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Problems setting up host-only network on virtualbox

I am using Windows 7 on a virtual machine (VirtualBox). My host is Debian. I am trying to set up a host-only network. I have set up my guest OS (Win 7) as follows: Adapter 1: IPV4 Address: ...
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webserver on linux debian down due to power settings (I guess)

I want my webserver to be always operative, instead to find it down after I leave the computer for about 1 hour I am runninng Debian linux through virtualbox in a Yosemite host, what I did this ...
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VirtualBox Segfault when Deleting Snapshot

I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 host and a Windows 10 Guest. As I explained in a different question on this same subject, I'm ultimately trying to increase the size of my Windows 10 disk so that I can ...
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Getting a list of all mac addresses of machines in virtualbox

I have 9 machines on Virtuabox and I need to get a list of MAC addresses of all of my machines How can i do this with VBoxManage?
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Can't ping to vagrant box

I'm trying to create a Vagrant base box following the 2 resources here: http://docs-v1.vagrantup.com/v1/docs/base_boxes.html ...
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VirtualBox Windows 10 Guest - Resizing, Snapshots, and Losing Activation

I have a Windows 10 VM in VirtualBox (Ubuntu 14 host, VirtualBox 5.0.10 platform). It was originally a Windows 7 virtual machine, and Windows 7 was fully activated. A few days ago, I wanted to run ...
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Macbook Pro - VirtualBox 5 - Ubuntu server 14.4 static IP

I'm using VirtualBox and I have the Ubuntu Server 14.4 installed, I changed from dhcp to static ip, my network interface file: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.5.60.7 netmask ...
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Audio Latency on Virtualbox Windows Guest on Linux Host

I am trying to run Cubase (music production system) inside a Virtualbox Windows Guest machine on a Linux Host. I have also installed the ASIO4All driver on the Windows Guest to reduce the latency. ...
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Vagrant Reports Different Installed GuestAdditions version

I've seem posts on the Internet about similar issues like this one, but I couldn't get it to work. Host OS: Mac OS X 10.11.1 (El Capitan) Guest OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Virtualbox 5.0.8 Vagrant 1.7.4 $ ...
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Passing control hotkeys to VirtualBox with AutoHotKey

I use VirtualBox on Windows 10 host, and my guest OS is linux openSUSE. Since I still need many windows control hotkeys, I do not use Auto Capture Keyboard in VirtualBox. As a drawback, I can't use ...
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Setting Up Virtual Box and or Guest Debian run on wifi adapter?

I'm currently running Debian 8.2 as a host and as a guest on Virtual Box 5 in bridge mode. Why I'm doing this is for kernel testing and wanted to isolate my work environment with my testing. What I ...
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How to solve the issue of VirtualBox showing a VM with UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME?

I downloaded some VM images for VirtualBox from https://dev.windows.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/mac/ and extracted the files, and set up a new VM on VirtualBox 5.0.12 using the extracted ...
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Vagrant up fails in virtualbox

I have Windows 7 installed on my workstation. Recently I installed VirtualBox and made an Ubuntu virtual machine that I need for development purposes. After installing all necessary software including ...
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Ping between Ubuntu guest VMs on VitualBox

Running VirtualBox 5.0.10 in a Windows 10 (64bit) host, I've created 2 guest VMs - Both Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit). Looking for a setting that will allow the 2 guests to ping each other and also connect to ...
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installing virtualbox guest addition on guest windows 7 never finishes

I've added the iso file to my drive and run the x86 .exe file in my windows 7 guest inside the ubuntu host 14.04. Then it goes to the installation wizard and goes all the way down to the installation ...
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Host => Guest (VPN) => Server

I have the following set-up: Windows 10 host with VirtualBox Windows 10 guest with VPN (Juniper Secure Application Manager). The guest VM is set-up using NAT. I am able to VPN from my guest into ...
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Can't connect to Kali using Bridged Adapter?

I'm experiencing a problem with my VirtualBox... I tried connecting to the Bridged Adapter on Kali using Virtual Box, but I got this error: And these are the default settings in the Network ...
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Delete missing VirtualBox snapshot without trying to merge

I have the following structure of snapshots in VirtualBox 5.0.10: S1 +S2 | +S3 | +S5 +S4 +S6 So S2 and S4 are siblings and children of S1. For some reason (probably a rights problem when ...
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What is in a bootable disk and how it is different from an ISO file?

I want to install "Console OS" (an Android OS for the PC) on a virtual machine, but the download is not an iso file and I don't know what to do now. The download has this "Win32DiskImager.exe" file ...
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Cannot update Windows 7

I have a x86 Windows 7 VM (using VirtualBox), and I am trying to update windows. The problem is I can't. Every time I try to update it I get the following error: 8007000E So, to fix it, I added more ...
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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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Hyper-V vs Virutalbox on hardware with SSD

We plan to have a powerful CPU along with SSD with Host OS - Windows 7 or 8.1 Enterprise This PC will have VM's running Windows 7. Idea is to use VirtualBox for creating the Guest OS and boot them ...
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Intel-VT not enabled in BIOS on acer laptop V3-772G

Yesterday i purchased Acer Laptop V3-772G and increased RAM just for the sole purpose of using this beast for Virtualization but when i tried to install 64-bit OS it slapped me with VT error. So i ...
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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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how to tell virtual box it has the wrong path for a disk?

i'm trying to import a existing VM to virtual box. the vm was previously set as: /vms/vm1.vbox /disks/disk1.vdi now i want to have /vms/1/vm.vbox /vms/1/disk.vdi but when i import the vm (via ...
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Hide one VM's traffic from another when using Wireshark in Virtual Box

Versions: Host OS: Windows 10 Virtual box: 5.0.10 r104061 VM1: Kali Linux 2.0.0 VM2: Ubuntu 15.04 I have two VMs that I'm practicing penetration testing on. I'm trying to create a man in the ...
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no internet on centos 7 minimal virtual machine when it has a nat adapter and wireless internet connection

So, I have a lenovo thinkpad t410s. I used virtualbox and vmware. Both response the same and I think that the problem is on the laptop. When I connect the virtual machine through bridge adapter and ...
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DNS Server and Client Configuration inside Vagrant VMs?

I have a development environment with 2 VMs running CentOS 7 through vagrant. My provider is VirtualBox. site.dev.cafe is my DNS server, and I believe its configuration is correct and working. On ...