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

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WiFi in a kali virtual machine?

I have Kali linux installed on Virtualbox (4.2.12) and the host OS is windows 7. I have bridged the VM with the host OS.The problem is Kali is not able to detect the WiFi interface. I searched the ...
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Fail safe system using virtualization

First of all its an assignment and I have to build a fail safe system using oracle virtual box. I got pretty less HDD space in linux partition so can't have any fancy linux distros like ubuntu and ...
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E_FAIL (0x80004005) when running Linux through Windows 8 Virtualbox

I wanted to run Linux through my Winows 8.1 machine using VirtualBox as hypervisor. After I tried adding Ubuntu (or Fedora, on another instance) to the list of virtual machines, I clicked Start, but ...
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How to run web application in virtual machine using tomcat in the real machine

I´m Java developer and I´m want to test the system in different browser. My virtual machine is Virtual Box and I´m using Windows Xp with Internet Explorer 6, so I want to access Tomcat application in ...
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PuPHPet, Vagrant networking through proxy

I'm learning PuPHPet, Vagrant and Laravel homestead I've ElementaryOS Luna installed. I've downloaded and installed Virtualbox, Vagrant, vagrant plugins and then I built an Ubuntu 12.04 machine with ...
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Mouse disappear in VirtualBox

I am using latest version of VirtualBox (VirtualBox 4.3.6 for Windows hosts) and after installing any OS and clicking inside of it mouse disappear. It is not visible until I press right CRTL. Anyone ...
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Ubuntu on Hyper-V vs Virtualbox

I currently run Lubuntu inside Virtualbox on top of OSX (an iMac). For my purposes (Linux software development), this works fine. Recently, I have been considering getting a Win8 Pro box. If I want ...
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Loading Oracle Virtual Box Error

When I tried to install 'Oracle VM Virtual Box' it is giving a error -'VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain guest (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this feature and will ...
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On Windows 7: Can i start Virtual Box in background?

i am running windows 7 x64 (host). i want to setup a ubuntu/apache/mysql/php stack as a test/development web server in virtual box. is there a way i can start virtual box in the background? (with ...
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Win7 faster than Win8.1 in VirtualBox?

Is it my imagination, or does Windows 7 run faster in VirtualBox than Windows 8.1? I've got each freshly installed with identical machine configurations (2gigs ram, 2 cpu cores) on an OS X host and ...
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GoToMeeting in Android x86 tells me that there's no internet - but there is

Following the instructions in this answer: No Internet connection in Android-x86 4.2 ISO on VirtualBox I managed to get Android x86 running in a VirtualBox VM connected to the outside world. ...
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Emulate fake monitor on Windows 7?

Is there a way to emulate a monitor on Windows 7? I have one physical monitor, and I want Windows to think I have two. I actually don't care whether the second monitor is visible anywhere, or if ...
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FreeBSD 10 boot CD doesn't boot on VirtualBox

I downloaded the FreeBSD 10.0 boot CD ISO (FreeBSD-10.0-RELEASE-ia64-bootonly.iso) and am trying to boot it in VirtualBox for a new FreeBSD installation, without success. On boot I get FATAL: Could ...
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Android in VirtualBox - “your device isn't compatible with this version”

I've installed a x86 version of Android in VirtualBox. The problem is that I cannot install some applications (because they need ARM architecture). I'm able to install them using an apk file. My ...
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Connect windows host to apache on openSUSE virtual machine

I am running a Windows 7 host machine, and inside of virtualbox I have openSUSE 12.3. The only thing I've down with the vm is a yast online_update of required packages. I've also installed the Web and ...
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Oracle Virtual Box how to enable Direct3D

I have Oracles Virtual Box installed and wanted to run some games on them. As host I'm using Windows 7 and currently I have Windows XP installed in the guest. But when I try to run a game, then I get ...
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how to learn linux in windows7 [on hold]

Im interested to learn Linux actually i am having Windows 7(64 bit)laptop.I am not interested in dual boot,Some of my friends suggested me to download Oracle virtual box.Tell me the process how to ...
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How can I troubleshoot Virtualbox port forwarding from Windows guest to OSX host not working?

There are a plethora of questions about virtual box port forwarding problems but none with my specific details. I have a Windows install living in Virtual Box, hosted within OSX. I've got several ...
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VirtualBox - VT-x is being used by another hypervisor

OS: Windows 7 x64 VirtualBox: 4.3.14 & 4.3.15 CPU: i5-3570 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H77M-D3H I receive the error below when I try to run a virtual machine with Enable VT-x/AMD-V on. With this ...
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Recover a Parallel Desktop 3 virtual machine in VirtualBox

I have an old HDD image file that was used with Parallels Desktop 3. Ideally I'd like to use it in VirtualBox (conversion). In all the tutorials I found (like this one or that one) the VM must be ...
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Enable VT-x in HP 8300 elite

I have a HP 8300 elite (Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz). I'm trying to run a virtual machine via VirtualBox. But every time I start the VM, it says: VT-x is disabled in the BIOS. ...
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VirtualBox NAT over proxy

I use VirtualBox 4.1.8 on a Ubuntu 10.04 host system. I have an HTTP proxy server on the host system. How do I configure the VirtualBox to NAT the virtual machine's network and use the HTTP proxy for ...
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Cannot start VirtualBox NAT Network

I am trying to start a NAT Network using VirtualBox on Ubuntu 14.04. Both Ubuntu and VirtualBox are freshly installed. VirtualBox v4.3.10_Ubuntu r93012 installed from the Ubuntu repositories. When ...
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Alt-gr not working in VirtualBox

I just installed the hortonworks sandbox on VirtualBox 4.3. Being used to azerty keyboards, I changed the file /etc/sysconfig/keyboard like this : KEYTABLE="fr" MODEL="pc105+inet" LAYOUT="fr" ...
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Unable to use cloned VM, OpenSUSE, VirtualBox

I've cloned a VM and now while booting it I see a message: Trying manual resume from /dev/sda1 Invoking userspace resume from /dev/sda1 resume: libgcrypt version: 1.5.0 Trying manual resume from ...
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vagrant private_network with osx host/centos guest using virtualbox host-only networking

I cannot get host-only networking to work from host to guest or guest to host using e.g. ping, netcat or ssh. Sshing fails timing out. No packets are seen when starting wireshark on the host interface ...
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Failed to open a session for the virtual machine, obiee sample app (windows 8)

I have just installed virtualbox 4.3.14 r95030, that works fine; have decided to install obiee sample app v406 on it that worked fine, however when it comes to starting it i get the dreaded failed to ...
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VirtualBox Windows x64 Error 0xc000035a

I get this error when i try to install Windows server 2008 x64 via VirtualBox. Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem: 1) Insert ...
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Opening a firewall port on virtualized Windows 7 running on Mac OS X 10.9

I am currently using a virtual machine running Windows 7 (32-bit) which is hosted by the VirtualBox application from Oracle; this latter is installed on a MacBook with the last up-to-date version of ...
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Create local TCP connection from C program in Ubuntu VM to Labview in Windows (Host)

Sorry if this is lengthy, I'll try to keep it as concise as possible. I have made a C program which runs in Ubuntu in a virtual machine and a Labview program running in windows (the host of the VM) ...
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Installing VirtualBox Xorg support on Rawhide (bleeding edge Xorg)

I have a new Fedora Rawhide/f22.x86_64 VirtualBox VM and I've installed the guest additions in the standard, distro-agnostic manner. Unfortunately, the installer does not recognize the current ...
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Virtual Box fix CPU performance

Is there a way to fix Virtual Box CPU resources? I want to conduct comparative performance tests and want to be sure that Virtual Box process will not consume all my free system CPU power? So ...
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Can't delete a read-only file on a VirtualBox (Vagrant) shared folder between Ubuntu (guest) and Win7 (host)

I have Vagrant running Ubuntu as a guest OS, on top of a Windows 7 host. When working on the shared folder between guest and host, if a file is read-only it can't be deleted. For example: ...
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How to run a VirtualBox VM on Windows through SSH

I have an Ubuntu server virtual machine on my Windows box, I am able to run VirtualBox on my Windows machine without problems, and then I can SSH into the newly created server. However what I am ...
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Ubuntu Server VM: copy paste?

I've installed Ubuntu Server under Virtualbox just to get a nice little shell. I've also installed the VirtualBox "Guest Additions" and set "Shared Clipboard: Bidirectional". I still can't seem to ...
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VirtualBox unable to start virtual machine

I am using windows 7 Ultimate with virtual Box 4.3.14 installed. I created a virtual machine but when I start the virtual machine, I get this error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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VirtualBox - unable to access host web server with guest browser

I am running VirtualBox with Win7 guest VM on a Mac OSX 10.9.x host. I can access the Internet from a browser on the guest vm (used same proxy as host's in browser's proxy settings). I can also ping ...
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How to use proxy on Virtual Box (Windows XP)

I'm not exactly the most tech savy so please bear with me. I am trying to connect through a proxy with my Virtualbox accounts. Initially I wanted to just set the browsers in each virtualbox under a ...
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Can't install guest additions to Lubuntu

I'm running Lubuntu as a virtual machine in virtual box. The problem I'm getting is trying to install guest additions. When I run uname -r I get: 3.11.0-14-generic This is my log for ...
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Use Virtualbox to Build a Standard Image of Windows 7

SO I'm building a standard image of Windows 7 according to this documentation: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee523217%28v=ws.10%29.aspx However, my reference computer is a install of ...
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Export Vagrant VM with all it's synced folders

Let's saying I'm working on a vagrant VM named foo and it sits on my host machine at ~/foo. In my scenario, foo uses VirtualBox as the provider and is using synced folders to configure and provide ...
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Virtualbox No suitable module for running kernel found

I use remote machine ubuntu 12.04 (console only) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS i have some strange kernel uname -a Linux 2.6.38.2-grsec-xxxx-grs-ipv6-64 #1 SMP Fri Apr ...
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Change the color of the cursor in Sublime Text

I'm using Sublime Text the dark theme. The problem is that my cursor is also black and I can't see where it is with my background being black. How can I change my cursor color without change any color ...
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Portable VirtualBox kernel driver error

I'm using PortableVirtualBox for about a year with no problems. But from two weeks now -without upgrading or updating anything on Virtualbox or anything related on my PC- after running any of my VMs ...
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I need to re-mount the shared folder everytime my host folder has new files or changes in Virtualbox

I work with a Windows 7 host and a Xubuntu guest. Everytime my shared folder in Windows has new files or changes, I have to hit sudo mount -t vboxsf ... Why's that? Can I automate it somehow? Is ...
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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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VirtualBox - Mac OSX host Win7 guest - no Internet access for guest VM

I have a Mac running OSX 10.9.2, and I just downloaded and installed a Win7 IE9 VM in VirtualBox. My Mac uses Wi-Fi for internet access, and it's behind a proxy (it's a work machine). VirtualBox loads ...
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VirtualBox: Grub sees hard drive, Linux does not

I installed Linux on my second hard drive. I can boot to it just fine. But when I try to boot it from a Windows 7 host using a raw host hard disk, grub sees it and can load vmlinuz and initramfs. ...
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Enable Virtualization Technology for Acer 5750G

Acer has locked many options on their Aspire series including 5750. I need to have VT enabled for Intel HAXM and virtual machines running on x64 architecture. I followed this forum but that didn't ...
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Error “VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not available on your system” while trying to run Virtualbox

I have to run Mac OS on virtual box for a class and it keeps giving me errors stating "VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not available on your system. Certain guests (e.g. OS/2 and QNX) require this ...