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

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SSH to a local VirtualBox with Ubuntu

I installed an Ubuntu server image on VirtualBox. Next I configured port forwarding 2222=>22. When I use the following command things work ok : ssh -p 2222 java@127.0.0.1 Password is prompted and ...
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Inserting Oracle Solaris 11.2 Repository on VirtualBox Oracle Solaris 11 (64 bit)

I downloaded Oracle Solaris 11.2 Repository from Oracle.com and i can't figure out how to uncompress it and insert it on VirtualBox.. Please let me know what steps to take.. Thank you.. My e mail is ...
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How to tell virtualbox how to boot from cloned direct access partition

I've managed to paint myself into a corner. I have a ubuntu machine with a virtualbox windows VM on that I spend about 4hours working in each day. I read up online that having direct disk access for ...
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Some audio devices (PCM_in) could not be opened

Some audio devices (PCM_in) could not be opened. Guest applications generating audio output or depending on audio input may hang. Make sure your host audio device is working properly. Check the ...
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VirtualBox errors out saying it needs more free disk space when space is clearly available

At my work environment we use VirtualBox for testing. It is set up as Windows host and RHEL 6 as client. Now during testing sometimes the error message popping up which says: You need to free ...
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Cannot reliably automate xrandr settings in Debian 7 on VirtualBox

Although there are several existing questions on the matter (from which the most helpful answer is this) and various threads on other forums, I cannot reliably set my xrandr settings in Debian 7 on ...
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Unable to connect to internet from Centos VM

I am using VirtualBox 4.3, I have installed Centos 6.3. I have two adapters attached. 1) NAT 2) Host-Only I want to be able to setup a cluster of 3 machines which can talk to each other and also be ...
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How to run VMWare and VirtualBox on OSX with Bridged Networking

So here's the issue. I'm running OSX Mavericks as host OS. I've had VirtualBox for a while, and I typically use bridged networking for the VMs I run on Vbox. Had no problems there. I recently ...
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Cannot uninstall SQL Server 2008 from Windows Server 2012 r2

I have install SQL Server 2008(64-bit) express on the virtualbox in virtual machine, with guest os Windows Server 2012 R2(It is also domain controller). After the installation, I decide I would like ...
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Install Windows 8.1 on VirtualBox

I mounted a Windows 8.1 .iso and booted from it. The image below is my issue. I have no idea how to continue. I am trying to install from Ubuntu 14.10.
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Connecting to host OS database from guest OS VirtualBox virtual machine

I’m using Pentaho BI server in a CentOS VirtualBox machine, and now I want to connect it to an SQL Server database that I am running in my Windows host OS (localhost). Is there a simple way to do ...
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Error when running boot2docker from inside Virtual Box

I get Non existent networking host interface name: VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter #2 (VERR_INTERNAL_ERROR) error when I try to run boot2docker from virtual box. Error Details: Result Code: ...
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VMWare Guest Accessing Host Statistics

I have tried researching this but unfortunately couldn't come across an answer. Is it possible for a vmware esx virtual machine to access statistics about its host machine such as CPU and memory ...
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How to enable file change notification for network drives?

When you run any program handling local drive, when you externally change file the program usually detects such change and offers to reload it. When the file is located on network no such thing ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu Guest OS Doesn't Capture Keyboard

I have Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32-bit running as a VirtualBox guest OS on a Windows 7 64-bit OS. The auto capture keyboard feature is enabled in VirtualBox's preferences so that Alt-Tab keystroke combination ...
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Renamed etc directory Ubuntu 14.04, rolling back changes doesn't fix created issue

A friend told me he used to go around his VM Linux installs and break things to learn how things worked and to learn how to fix them. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox Linked-Clone created for the ...
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How to Create a VirtualBox like Oracle developer day VM using CentOs?

Oracle has provided us a way to use Oracle Database on Mac with its Developer day VM's. But its of huge size and I couldn't resume the download. So I want to build a VM with Oracle Database installed. ...
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Using virtualbox port forwarding with ports <1024 and authbind with linux?

I'm trying to use Virtualbox to separate the services on my machine into their own VM. To achieve this it would be helpful if I could set up port-forwarding from the host to the guests. (using ...
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How to redirect TCP traffic from one virtual machine to another in Linux?

What is the simplest way to redirect all TCP traffic from one virtual machine to another in Ubuntu Linux and reverse? And what type of connection I suppose to use in VirtualBox?
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Why this vagrant file creates 7 network interfaces rather than 3?

I want to do some testing to compare dhcp vs fixed ip of host-only network of virtualbox. I have come up with this Vagrantfile: # encoding: utf-8 # -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 task-bar content not right aligned in virtual box

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 in VirtualBox. I installed the guest additions. My display resolution is set to 1920x1080 For some reason, my task-bar content doesn't right align. Have a look at the ...
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VirtualBox with inaccessible snapshot

So I have a VM done with VirtualBox a few year back, then, 2 years ago, I created a new one using the existing HDD, so VirtualBox decided it will create a differencing HDD instead of a new one like I ...
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How to use VirtualBox on raw disk where I have my system

I have a dualboot on the same physical drive, but not on the same partition. In windows, I'd like to use virtualbox to boot on linux, like that: VBoxManage internalcommands createrawvmdk -filename ...
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Vagrant up command not working

When I do vagrant up command, I get the following error: There was an error while executing `VBoxManage`, a CLI used by Vagrant for controlling VirtualBox. The command and stderr is shown below. ...
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Genymotion resets VirtualBox networking to “Host-only Ethernet Adapter”

After some (VMWare) deinstallations Genymotion virtual machine can't access Internet. In VirtualBox networking settings there is "VirtualBox Host-only Ethernet adapter set". Ok, I change the adapter ...
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Mouse Cursor Dissapears in VirtualBox (windows 7)

I am currently trying to install os x mountain lion as a guest os on my windows 7 pc so that i can use Xcode. I am using this guide: ...
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Unable to port forward to VM through loopback (127.0.0.1)

I have a somewhat strange issue on my PC where I am unable to reach a Virtual Box VM with port forwarding through 127.0.0.1. It will however work through 127.0.100.1, or 127.x.x.x for that matter. I ...
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VirtualBox on QEMU host?

I have remote access to a QEMU Windows Server 2012 (64 bit) VM with 12 cores @ 2.8 GHz ("QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.0.0") and 48 GB RAM. For a project I wanted to set up a Linux VM on VirtualBox on ...
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Make Genymotion use a host VPN

I'm using Cisco's AnyConnect to connect to a VPN using my Windows 8.1 PC. When using the Genymotion emulator, I would like it to use the VPN too. However, although having Internet access from the ...
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Virtualbox - Windows 7 x64 slow loading

after moving *.vdi files to my new notebook I noticed that it takes long time to boot WIndows 7 x64(on 2 different VM's) on Windows 8.1 x64. That VM's worked perfectly on my home PC on Windows 7 X64 ...
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How to install wireless card on Kali Linux

I setup Kali Linux on VirtualBox. In terminal, airmon-ng command not showing up any wireless card. I've search for solving problem and here is the video that i follow: ...
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Oracle Virtual Box current version no option for Win8.1

I'm trying to install the Win10 64Bit technical preview in VirtualBox VM, but I keep getting errors. While digging into this I found online many suggestions to set the Windows version of the VM to ...
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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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Will a VM in VirtualBox crash, if I spend too much ram on other app in host OS?

guest OS won't boot if the freed memory is too low, but what if it boots, and then I accidentally use too much memory on host OS on other app, will the guest OS crash?
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Cannot SSH into VirtualBox guest OS from host OS, but can SSH from other guest OS machines

I have a weird situation where I can SSH into my VM from another machine on the network, but not from the host itself. Vital stats: Host: OS X Yosemite Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox version: 4.3.16 ...
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Virtualbox Network Adapter Not Found on Import

I am running VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04 on an old box. VMs are configured for bridged networking. I have recently setup a new box with Ubuntu 14.04 and imported my VMs from the old box to the new ...
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Not able to install Windows 10 on oracle virtual box

I have installed ORACLE virtual box in Windows 7 machine and created a VM for windows10 technical preview with the following settings: Guest: iso: Windows10_TechnicalPreview_x64_EN-US_9926 Machine ...
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Can't install Guest Additions Ubuntu 14 in Vagrant

I am trying to install the Guest Additions in Ubuntu 14, but I always get an error when install Virtual box guest additions. I have installed all the headers. Can anyone point we to what it could be ...
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Samba, guest account for sharing user home directory

I have a user named vbox, created to manage the Orable VirtualBox on my Ubuntu Server 14.10. I want to share the /home/vbox/VirtualBox\ VMs/ to be able to share this files via samba. I created this ...
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I can't access my server on VM (VirtualBox) in centOS 7

I do install VirtualBox on Windows 7, and create a virtual machine, which install centOS 7. Then in centOS7 perform the installation of CollabNet Subversion Edge, following this information as a guide ...
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CD/DVD drive not found in VirtualBox Windows 7 guest / Ubuntu host

I'm trying to install Windows 7 in VirtualBox to try an Spanish Version for a customer. I'm using an ISO file with the Windows 7 image. After the machine is done loading the installation files, I get ...
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Virtualization on Windows 10 not working

When trying to install VirtualBox on Windows, I got the following error. The version is VirtualBox-4.3.20-96997-Win. I have reviewed this question and it's not the same issue. More info just says ...
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Network issue with CentOS 7?

I have a VirtualBox machine running CentOS 7. The host is my Mac and the I'm using bridge adapter mode for the VM. Looks like I’m unable to install (yum) updates or even (yum) net-tools. I’m getting ...
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How to share wifi connection between Guest OS(Windows XP) and Host OS(Ubuntu 14.10)

I just installed Windows XP through VirtualBox and installed "Guest Additions too" too. How do I go about sharing my wi-fi connection?
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VM image inaccessible in Virtual Box

I have Virtual Box installed on base OS RHEL 5.5. I am using Windows 7 as a VM image on Virtual Box. While transferring a folder of 600MB on Windows I got a Virtual Box error saying Memory limit ...
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Error in installing Mirantis Openstack on windows 8.1

I am trying to install Mirantis Openstack on my windows machine(8.1). The entire process i have done till now is: Install oracle virtualbox with extension pack Install cygwin Install procps, ...
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Run commands on an Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox VM from Windows host

I am working on some coding, and I have an idea that should work but I have no clue how to make it work. I am using Wolfram Mathematica on my Windows host machine to run some code, but I have to ...
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How to make application installations permanent with Linux Mint in a VirtualBox?

I installed Selenium, PyCharm and more software on Linux Mint in VirtualBox. However, once I exit the Mint and VirtualBox and login back later on, I find the installed software to be gone. I get a ...
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Win Server 2008 DHCP on Virtual Network

I'm new to network stuff. I have 2 virtual computers running in VirtualBox: 1 on Win XP and 1 on Win Server 2008. I'm trying to create a DHCP server and DNS server on my server. I know how to add ...
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Linux Watch Memory Command

I am using watch -n 5 free -m command via terminal to watch the memory fluctuate as I run virtual box with a guest that is limited to 4GB of RAM(it allocates 4GB on start of virtual guest). Under ...