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

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vboxnet shows wrong traffic count

I'm a little bit confused in traffic count between virtual machine (using VirtualBox on Linux x86, 3.2.0). Internet access from virtual machine is through NAT (iptables). VM using host only adapter, ...
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Migrate Windows 8 from VirtualBox to partition

I had severe problems with installing Windows 7 and 8 which I didn't get fixed after a lot of research. So I am trying a new approach! I now have a Windows 8 up and running in a VirtualBox on my ...
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Bind user to virtual box os

I have Windows 7 Host and Windows XP guest in virtual box. Is it possible to somehow bind a particular user to that guest OS. I want to create some test environments for particular users. The idea is ...
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2-thread Perl program slower if run using a RAMdisk within a Virtualbox?

I run a perl script inside a Virtualbox (both the host and guest OS are Windows 7). The Virtualbox has been given 4 CPUs out of 8 (everything runs on a Intel i7) and 3 GB RAM (out of 8 available). ...
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Revert to “clean” or “saved” snapshot after executing malware in VirtualBox

I am using my virtualbox to dump the API calls for malware by using a tool. I did saved a "clean/uncontaminated" state before I executed the malware. However I did not find a way to revert back ...
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Test PXE using VirtualBox

I have a Linux laptop running a PXE server. I run the PXE server on the wired port so I can connect computers to it directly. When the Ethernet port is connected I can use PXE to boot a VirtualBox ...
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How to run Ubuntu Server VM as a internet (not local) web server through OS X host

I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS VM on VirtualBox on a OS X 10.7.5 (Lion) host. The host has a static IP address, and I can use it as a web server, but I can't seem to figure out how to use the VM ...
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VirtualBox: Windows Host, Ubuntu Guest, and guestcontrol

I am using VirtualBox 4.2.4 on a Windows 7 host with a Ubuntu 12.04 guest. In Windows, I would like to launch Firefox in Ubuntu using the VBoxManage.exe guestcontrol command. However, it isn't quit ...
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Guest Additions not working on CentOS

I'm running CentOS 6.3 x64 in CLI. When I try to install guest additions, everything seems to work. Except "Installing the window system drivers" returns "[FAILED[ (Could not find the X.Org or XFree86 ...
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Poor VirtualBox performance on Windows 2008 R2

I'm running a Ubuntu Server VM on a Windows 2008 R2 host, and I'm getting very poor I/O performance. See the following screenshot that shows my processes are severely I/O bound (i.e. 96.0% wait) ...
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How to make SNMPv2 queries from Windows 7 to Ubuntu running on VirtualBox

I already have snmp installed on Linux and can do queries like snmpwalk, within Linux using command line. But I have no idea how to do queries from Windows to Linux via the CMD. My goal is to make a ...
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Windws 7 laptop may reboot while running Ubuntu Server 12.10 guest in VirtualBox

On my Windows 7 machine, I am running VirtualBox 4.2.4 with Ubuntu Server 12.10 as a guest. Sometimes, when I run the Ubuntu guest, my whole laptop reboots. Has anyone experienced this, and how can ...
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VirtualBox communication from Linux to/from Windows 7

VirtualBox is running in Windows 7 as the host. VirtualBox has the two modifications (one is called Guest Additions; don't remember the other). The Virtual machine has "bridged" networking selected. ...
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VirtualBox doesn't boot vmdk disk

I converted Windows XP mode using VMware Player and vCenter converter and it runs fine. But now I want to run it in VirtualBox and it says "FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted." I went ...
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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 . . . . . : ...