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

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Can't access internet in kali virtualbox

I have Kali linux installed on Virtualbox 4.3 and my host OS is fedora 19 i have bridged the VM with fedora but in kali it said that device not managed. is there anyway to fix it? thanks.
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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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Windows 7 to windows 10 upgrade on a VirtualBox

I have Windows 7 running in a virtualbox on a linux host. Now I wanted to upgrade it to windows 10 but it seems to check my hardware and reports that my VirtualBox Graphics Adapter is not compatible ...
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wlan0/wlan1 wont show up with ifconfig

I'm running linux mint (virtual machine) and wifi0/wifi1 interface simply wont show up. Wifi is working properly. I have internal wireless card (not USB or anything). Is there a problem with drivers ...
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How can I get VirtualBox to run at 1366x768?

I'm trying to run Windows 8 in VirtualBox. My laptop's display is exactly 1366x768. Windows 8 disables some of its features if the resolution is less than 1366x768, so I need to run the guest OS ...
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Windows 10 and Virtualbox not working

I updated my machine to Windows 10 but I have issues to get it working. The error I got when I installed Virtualbox (version 5.0.3) is: Callee RC: REGDB_E_CLASSNOTREG (0x80040154) I have Googled ...
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how do i select bridged network adapter in virtualbox?

A CentOS 7 VM is running in virtualbox inside a Windows 8.1 host. I am trying to set up Bridged Networking, but am getting the following error highlighted in green in the print screen: However, ...
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Linux 64bit on Virtual Box with window 7 profession 64 bit

I have HP ProBook 450 G1 Laptop with Window 7 Professional. It is Intel Core i7 and it claim it has Virtualization Technology. But I can't find it in Bios to enable it. Now I installed Oracle Virtual ...
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Freebsd 10.2 Virtualbox 4.3.40: Has anyone managed to install Windows 10 guest on Freebsd 10.2 host?

I am having problems installing Windows 10 as a guest in VirtualBox 4.3.30 running on a FreeBSD 10.2 host. Has anyone managed to install it? The blue Windows 10 splash screen appears but then the ...
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virtualbox importing appliance fails

I installed Ubuntu 64 bit on my laptop (2Gb RAM) and exported to an appliance. We copied the ova file to another machine (I7, 16Gb RAM, Window7 64 bit). The target machine is an HP Elitebook 9470M ...
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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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How can I set unscaled HiDPI mode on VirtualBox command line?

VirtualBox 5 has support for "unscaled HiDPI output" via the machine|settings|display dialog. However, I can't find a matching modifyvm option in the manual. How do I set this from the command line? ...
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how do I ssh from a vm to a private server through an ethernet cable?

A devbox has Windows 8.1 as the host OS running VirtualBox and a virtual machine with CentOS 7 for development. The devbox is connected to a CentOS 7 development server through an Ethernet cable. The ...
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virtualbox machine inaccessible after drive letter change. Can I change the drive letter of a VM?

I have a USB drive, it was E, now it's F. Virtualbox VMs point to E, and say inaccessible I know I could change my external drive letter's drive letter from F to E and it should be fine, but I ...
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Virtual Box, accessing shared folder in openSuse

I have installed Opensuse in VirtualBox, and there is shared folder setup in the virtual Box for Opensuse. (C:\vmSharedFolder) How can I access this shared folder in Opensuse?
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Windows 7 64bit ISO can't install in virtual box: Pops up “select driver to install”. Why?

Aall three above points are matched with my machine....the problem is that after I boot win7 32bit and 64bit(dual) ISO from virtual box (followed all the required steps to make a virtual disk in ...
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How to fix virtualbox startup error: “vboxadd-service … failed!”

I'm using VirtualBox 4.0.8 with Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit host and debian 6.0.1a amd64 guest (in CLI mode). I installed Guest Additions and it seems to work, at least partially, as I have ...
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Is it possible to bring to front (foreground) some virtual machine running on background (headless) in VirtualBox?

I use to start my VMs (Virtual Machines) with the Virtual Box headless command line option, like: VBoxManage.exe startvm "Windows XP SP3 - SandBox 01" --type headless This open a VM with no window ...
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Can I install Windows 7 64 bit on VirtualBox running on a Windows 7 32 bit OS?

Is it possible to install Windows 7 64 bit on VirtualBox running on Windows 7 32 bit?
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Does a VM created in Oracle VM VirtualBox take away memory and disk space from the host computer?

I have a 32-bit Windows 8.1 operating system. However, I only have 20 GB on my C Drive. I do not want to use it all up and don't know if in creating a VM, it will take away space from MY computer's ...
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Cannot access Win7 Oracle Database from Ubuntu VM

My main (physical) machine is Windows 7. I have installed a "homestead" Virtual Machine using VirtualBox so that I can develop a Laravel application in the VM. Homestead (the VM) runs Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Windows 8 32-bit won't boot on VirtualBox

I've been trying to install Windows 8 32-bit on the latest version of VirtualBox since yesterday. I run VirtualBox on my regular Windows 7 32-bit install. Win8 installs fine, then goes to restart ...
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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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Passing EC2-style user data to a virtualbox/vagrant VM

I'm trying to set up a clusterman/galaxy VM in VirtualBox using Vagrant and Fabric (through cloudbiolinux), and a critical step is to pass "user data" parameters to the VM. It's unclear (to me, at ...
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VirtualBox fails to start on Windows Server 2003

For reasons I cannot disclose, I need to install a Linux server within a VirtualBox host running in Windows Server 2003. Unfortunately, VirtualBox fails to start, giving me an error that seems to ...
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VirtualBox SLES12 install GuestAdditions

I'm trying to install the guest additions in my sles12 guest system (host is win7). I followed the guide in the virtualbox-forum faq and the official tutorial on their website but this doesnt work. ...
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How can I troubleshoot VirtualBox port forwarding from Windows guest to Mac OS X host not working?

There is a plethora of questions about VirtualBox port forwarding problems but none with my specific details. Details of setup: I have a Windows 7 Professional 64bit install living in VirtualBox ...
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Unable to extract prebuilt virtualbox with Windows 8

I went to this site, http://dev.modern.ie/tools/vms/windows/ to download prebuilt Virtual Box, with IE 10, Windows 8. The instructions say extract with 7-zip. When I try to extract, it asks for ...
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VirtualBox Network Adapter fails to install

The Host-Only Adapter fails to install in Windows 8.1 x64 with VirtualBox-4.3.20-96997. When VirtualBox is installed, Host-Only appears in the Device Manager as a failed device. Therefore ...
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Cannot set 16:9 resolution on ubuntu 12.04 run in VirtualBox

I recently installed virtualbox. I tried to run ubuntu 10.04 and it worked fine in fullhd resolution. Then I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now when I to setup up any fullhd resolution UI becomes very ...
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Want to distribute Linux virtual machine for students to work on

I have students running Mac and Windows. Every semester, there are always lots of questions about how to install tool “X”. I would like to create a single Linux virtual machine (I have tried ...
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Mouse pointer disappears when moving over the Virtualbox guest terminal? Why?

When I move the mouse pointer over the windows it disappears from that windows? What if I need to copy dome text from the guest terminal? Also, I cannot Use the menu key in the guest terminal in order ...
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Can't seem to use 2CPU on Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.2

I have an Intel® Celeron® Processor N2815. I've confirmed Virtualization and VT-x are enabled. I can't choose more than one CPU when configuring a Linux machine on VirtualBox; the scroller is grayed ...
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Ubuntu running on Virtual Box shows black screen

I have two VMs installed on Virtual Box. And both of them are Ubuntu. But one of them shows black screen upon booting, the login page is not shown. It was totally fine before. How can I solve this ...
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How to secure a virtualised web server

I do front end web development for clients and have a local webserver that acts as my production/staging ground The webserver is virtualised on a windows 7 machine that has Ubuntu installed within a ...
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Is it possible to share printer in guest Windows to host Linux?

I'm using Linux in company, and cannot set up printer in Linux, so I installed VirtualBox in Linux, and in VirtualBox I installed Windows, I can print in this Windows. But it is very bother to print ...
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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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Can't access only one web server from only my house [solved]

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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Interface not showing up in airmon-ng

I'm running a virtual Kali machine on VirtualBox and want to connect my USB WiFi adapter to said VM. Here are some details: Host OS: Windows 8.1 Guest OS: Kali Linux 1.1.0a (amd64) USB Adapter: ...
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Getting UEFI shell when trying to boot OS X in Virtual Box

I am using the latest test build of Virtual Box (normal versions don't work on El Capitan). When trying to boot a Virtual Machine with an El Capitan cdr file (created from the command line) I end up ...
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Print on Ubuntu via Windows 7 printer share without additional printer drivers

i got a problem: i got a Shinko CHC-S2145 printer and have to print from Ubuntu 12.04 (x86) - i need some special features that are only aviable with a linux machine. I installed VirtualBox and ...
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Installing Mavericks in VirtualBox

I would like to install Mavericks in VirtualBox. I tried different solutions but I can’t get this work. First I downloaded Mavericks from the app store. Then I converted the InstallESD.dmg to an ISO ...
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Why does virtualbox only have 32-bit option, no 64-bit option on Windows 7?

I have downloaded and installed the newest virtualbox 4.3.20 for my Windows 7 (64-bit OS), but when I want to install 64-bit Linux, the New->Create Virtual Machine only displays 32-bit option, no ...
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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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Virtualbox in a Ubuntu Docker Container is missing Kernel Headers

I'm trying to run virtualbox in Docker for the use of vagrant. I try to achieve that with Ubuntu. This is my Dockerfile: FROM ubuntu RUN apt-get update RUN apt-get install -y ...
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Virtual Box OSX host, Windows 7 Guest Host-Only Network appears as Unidentified network

I'm trying to set up communication between my guest Windows 7 and host OSX machines. I have virtualbox configured with a vboxnet0 Host-only network with the following settings: IPv4 Address: ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu guest has NAT, but no TCP connectivity

First of all, I am using these things: Windows 7 host Ubuntu 14.04 guest (just set this up) VirtualBox 5.0.2 Where I'm at now I am having some issues with my networking settings. Everything is ...
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Virtualbox. 2 Way communication between guest and host

I'm running virtual box on OSX 10.10 with a Virtualbox guest running Fedora with Gnome. I have set this up in Virtualbox with a host only adapter to allow my host to access an Appium server on my ...
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How to create a virus isolating environment to run children games

I have a Linux Centos 6 server in the garage without a monitor or keyboard, and it does not hold any sensitive information. My wife has a Windows 7 laptop which she surfs the Internet, checks emails, ...
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virtualbox stopped sharing mouse and clipboard between host OS and VM

I have virtualbox 4.3.28 installed on MS Windows, with CentOS installed in a VM inside virtualbox. For some time, I have been able to share the mouse and the clipboard between the host OS and the VM ...