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

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MacOS host microphone not working on WindowsXP guest VirtualBox

I need my guest Windows XP to work with the host MacOS's microphone. It all seems to be configured properly, but no audio is captured by XP. Why is that? System Configuration: Host: MacOS 10.7.4 ...
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Virtual machine network speed issues

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 server x64 guest on Win7 x64 host with VirtualBox and I'm getting pretty terrible network speeds regardless of network mode or adapter. The best that I've got so far was ...
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How to create a Mountain Lion DMG image and load it into VirtualBox?

Basically, I just need to make a full copy of the Mountain Lion installer, but I have no flash, or any other removable medium available. Is it just possible to clone the system and mount the .dmg ...
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Portable VirtualBox with Ubuntu on two machines

I have VirtualBox Portable installed from vbox.me. I moved it on a USB drive and added a virtual Ubuntu. It works fine on the computer I created it, but moving the usb drive to a different the ...
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Is there any way to boot a .vdi file using VBoxManage without creating a new machine?

I've a .vdi file and I would like to boot it for some testing reason without actually creating a new virtual machine. Moreover, the user that has to boot it, do not have its own home, as he's a system ...
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How to set Virtualbox appliance as webdev portable sollution?

I just want to set a a Virtualbox virtual appliance to make it portable. Meaning that I'll enable a network config which will not need to be changed when I am using my laptop in a different network. I ...
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Virtualbox can connect to network but not when using vpn

I have a virtualbox running ubuntu on a Windows Host. I am over a wireless connection, when I start it up without being connected to my work VPN I can connect to the internet. When I start it up after ...
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Network Bridge in Windows 8

In Windows 7 i bridged my ethernet connection and the Host Only Adapaters of my VirtualBox VMS to gain access to the Internet through the Network Bridge and the VMS were part of my LAN. My Setup was ...
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Virtualbox: print from Windows XP guest in Xubuntu host, using NAT

I have several network printers at work and at home I'd like to access in a Windows XP guest, under a Xubuntu 12.04 host. I have networking set to NAT, since I take my laptop back and forth to work ...
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Web server not loading pages in VirtualBox

I'm using VirtualBox. I had two Windows Server 2003 PCs (SRV1 and SRV2), one for DNS(SRV1) and one as a webserver (IIS)(SRV2). I put some HTML page under the default website. But when browsing I'm ...
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Disabling OSX menu bar in VirtualBox fullscreen

I am trying to run Linux Mint/ubuntu using VirtualBox on OSX. My problem is that the OSX menubar keeps appearing when mouse gets on top of screen in fullscreen mode. I would like to stop this effect. ...
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Virtualbox Networking - Accessing VPN & Guest OS

I'm using VirtualBox 4.1.22 on a Windows 7 (64bit) host, with a Windows Server 2008 (64bit) guest OS. The VM is configured with 4 network adapters in the order of NAT, Bridged (LAN), Bridged (WiFi), ...
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Virtual Box Windows XP Image DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

I am running Oracle VM Virtual Box 4.1.18 on a Windows 7 Machine and trying to start a Windows XP image. When it starts up it immediately crashes with the error DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. I did a ...
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Suspected network performance issue on VirtualBox Ubuntu guest on Win7 host

I have narrowed down a performance problem in my Ubuntu guest on a Win7 VirtualBox host to the network, after comparing and equalising everything else to do with my slow-running Java app with a ...
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VirtualBox Linux Mint Refuses to Save to Hard Disk

Every time I start up Linux Mint and add some files to the Desktop, they disappear when I shut down and restart the OS. I could just save the state of the machine every time, but that's a bit ...
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Fedora VirtualBox Instance Suddenly Invisible

I'm running an instance of Fedora 16 under VirtualBox (on a Win 7 Pro machine) as a development web server. It's suddenly gone invisible. I have it set to an IP address of 192.168.1.80; I can't ping ...
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Using Windows Multipoint for gaming

I have a pretty powerful computer and graphics card, my specs are 16gb of ram, and a 3.6ghz quad core processor. I also have 3 monitors. I was wondering if I could set it up to run League of Legends ...
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Unable to connect DB on a remote server

I have an OpenSUSE OS running under VirtualBox. I can connect to Oracle 11g database with SQLDeveloper from localhost, but when I try to connect it from another PC I have either Io exception: Got ...
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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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VirtualBox connect USB device to guest

I have Virtualbox 4.1.18 installed in a laptop with windows seven pro 64 bits. As many others, I have been strugglying for hours..days sharing an usb device (alfa card) with the guest machine ...
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How can I connect to network in Debian through the bridge?

I'm Trying to connect to internet. I have Virtual Box and Debian in it. I'm not able to do it. When I try ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ...
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Basic Access Authentication on IIS whose website root is on a Samba (Ubuntu) share

I've got this configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 hosting a directory tree full of files to be served by a webserver VirtualBox running WindowsXP Service Pack 3 with IIS XP and Ubuntu are connected to ...
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Restrict Network Changes For VirtualBox Manager

I have a setup with 10 imacs running lion. The computers are in a lab in which users login with their own credentials, the network considers this computer trusted, and the user has limited privileges ...
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virtualbox networks breaking

I have windows 7 as a host and Ubuntu 12.04 as guest. Guest has NAT connection to the outside network. The problem is that sometimes the network in guest is breaking. It is unavailable for 5 minutes ...
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ATI Radeon Graphics card support for virtualbox running Ubuntu 10.04

I am interested in doing OpenGL programming in Ubuntu and have no wish to create an instance of Ubuntu alongside my Windows at boot time. So, is it possible to get the support of my ATI Radeon ...
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Virtual box lost files

I have been running Virtual Box on a Macbook Pro for a year or more, with an old version of Windows XP running on the virtual machine. Recently my Mac battery dies completely and I had left VB / ...
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24 bit display error message

I installed VirtualBox on a Win 7 64bit OS. When I create a Win 7 VM inside Virtual box it keeps telling me that I am configured for 24 bit display and need 32 bit. But my base Win7 is set at 32 ...
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HSDPA Dongles on VirtualBox

Is it possible to use a HSDPA device on virtual box. My intention is not sharing internet connection, But sending AT commands to the device. OS : Windows XP
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Virtual Box cannot install Fedora Core 14 Terminate on Call StackTrace

I have virtual box and i want to install Fedora Core 14 with ISO image. After booting, i found error in loading driver and terminate with "Call StackTrace". How can i solve this problem? If i install ...
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Can I prevent virtualbox from being closed once launched in fullscreen mode?

I have built a custom VirtualBox guest image based on Ubuntu for others to use during a roadshow. It will run on a wide variety of host OSs. How can I prevent passersby from inadvertently closing the ...
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Mac OSX Lion on Virtualbox video driver

I recently installed Max OS X Lion (iAtkos L1) on Virtualbox (host: Windows 7). Everything works fine but the graphics. As I am only able to assign only 256 M of cram to it and 3D accelerator seems to ...
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Virtualbox stopped working: Fatal: No bootable medium found. System halted

First, I read the other questions with similar titles and didn't find an answer. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on an x86_64 machine. The guest is Windows 7. I've been running Virtualbox 4.1.12 daily since ...
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Windows 7 and bind DNS for private use not resolving

I am a web developer and I run a personal DNS server (linux, bind) within Virtualbox on IP 192.168.0.3 to test web sites. I have configured a test domain www.olympias.dom within bind and I have ...
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Cannot access Internet from Windows 8 on VirtualBox

I recently installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Oracle VirtualBox on my Windows 7 laptop. All's well, but I am unable to access Internet from Windows 8. Any ideas?
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Scroll wheel causes browsers + Windows explorer to go back

I use Windows 7 on a VirtualBox VM on a Mac. Lately, when I'm using any browser (IE9, Chrome or FireFox or even Windows Explorer), use of the scroll wheel followed by any movement of the mouse cursor ...
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access debian guest from out side world

I Installed debian on a vbox with bridged networking on windows 2008 server my host configuration Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : ...
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VirtualBox to HDD Partition

I have created a virtual machine in Virtual Box which boots up Windows XP. Is there any way to transfer this system to a HDD partition (NTFS)?
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VirtualBox - Mounting raw NTFS partition seems to result in corruption

I am virtualizing Windows 7 using VirtualBox on a Ubuntu 11.10 host. Since I had some performance problems, I decided to mount my native Windows partition (I have a dual-boot setup) in raw mode, which ...
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Re sizing VirtualBox vhd with windows 7 host and windows xp client

I am stuck on one step of resizing a virtual hardisk... I followed the instruction used found in this Youtube video... Video I followed Well that worked. But my windows xp virtual still had the ...
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Allow raw access to a partition for a particular user

I have a system that is dual boot Windows/Linux, and VirtualBox installed so that I can also boot Linux in a VM under Windows. As VirtualBox requires direct access to the Linux partition for this to ...
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Home and end keys on USB keyboard recognized as left and right arrow in VirtualBox running Windows 7

I have got a Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 USB keyboard connected to my MacBook Pro. The keyboard layout is standard 104 keys. When I run Windows 7 in VirtualBox the keyboard gets recognized as ...
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How to find out why VirtualBox won't read my .vmdk files?

Some time ago I made virtual drives from a flash drive using this tutorial. The images (all 3 of them of a same drive) worked "fine", that is to say they did mount, and I was busy solving the problems ...
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Debug - How to Access virtual host from Virtual Box machine?

If I configure my virtual box with NAT I can access my localhost MAMP page with: 10.0.2.2 If I configure windows hosts file with: 10.0.2.2 mysite.dev I could then access that same information by ...
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Rails can't find public system files through shared folder through virtualbox

I've just set-up a new dev environment where I have a win 7 host and ubuntu running in virtual box. My rails application files are on the host system, and I shared the folder with the guest, and I ...
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VirtualBox guest fullscreen picking up wrong monitor size

I am running Xubuntu 11.04 as a Host, with a Xubuntu 11.04 VirtualBox Guest OS. I have it set up so that when I put the Guest OS in full screen, it can detect the monitor settings and resizes. ...
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VPN in VM -> Ubuntu

i'm running Ubuntu, and use VPN. i want to know, if my Virtual Machine (Windows 7) uses the same VPN Connection or if i have to use an vpn client in windows also? best regard
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run web server from virtual machine, how do I use port 80

I have a host system running Fedora 15 and I have a guest system running CentOS 5.5 in VirtualBox. I did set up a virtualmin install and added port forwarding to the virtual machine. When I forward ...
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Flatten symlink for Virtualbox Share

I have a Virtualbox machine that I use for development, and I mount a directory for a project I'm working on within it. This directory has symlinks to a few other directories around my host file ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest on OS X Lion host: Curl won't work

I'm trying to install some gems on an Ubuntu VM on OS X Lion using VirtualBox. I've narrowed my problem down to curl which is not responding at all. It seems to be going through some proxy local host ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 Server host w/ VirtualBox and a windows 2003 server guest, doesn't recognize the network adapter

I have an Asus Extreme II motherboard with onboard chipset for ethernet. Running Ubuntu 11.04 Server with VirtualBox. The Windows 2003 Server guest, doesn't recognize the network adapter. Installed ...