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

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Vagrant windows 8.1 box timeouts - even though the machine boots correctly

I have a simple vagrant master box, that has Windows, drivers for it, and VB guest additions installed. I've added that machine as a box, and tried creating a simple vagrant vm with only the basic ...
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VirtualBox shared folders returning file not found when loading over HTTP

Hi I have a VirtualBox image which I am starting with vagrant and mounting two shared folders. The folders mount without a problem and are visible when I SSH to the guest machine, but when I try to ...
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VirtualBox: How much disk i/o speed gain will I gain if I have fixed-size hdd image?

I am running virtualbox on win7 with a dynamically allocated hard disk image. It seems to consume a lot of CPU and be slow on hdd activity. I've heard that not choosing a dynamically sized virtual ...
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Customize and sysprep modern.ie virtual machines say for VirtualBox?

Has anyone done this or know if possible and the steps? MS has VMs for testing IE on modern.ie site. They're clean base images one extract and imports into VM software of choice like VirtualBox to ...
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Duplicate Displays on Virtual Box

I'm running Kodibuntu (xbmc/Kodi) 14.0 64-bit on Virtual Box (VB). The Host OS is Windows 8.1 64-bit. I have one 1920x1080 monitor (DVI) and one 1920x1080 TV (HDMI) in another room connected to my ...
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How to configure user -> OpenVPN -> Tor -> OpenVPN with Whonix

My question is as follows: I have host OS windows 7. What i want to configure such a connection: Host (with OpenVPN connected) - > VirtualBox - > Whonix-Gateway with Whonix-Workstation or with any ...
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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 get Windows 8 and VirtualBox to use my full screen?

I'm running the enterprise evaluation (Build 9200) of Win8 and VirtualBox 4.2.4 r81684 and my actual display is 1920x1200. When I use the host-F key to enter full screen mode, the best I can configure ...
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Old VirtualBox version shows as Up-to-date

I'm running Virtualbox 4.3.18 on Windows 7. When I try to update VirtualBox shows that it's up to date, while the latest version is 4.3.28. https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads I'm trying to ...
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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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VirtualBox guest OS accessing local server on host OS

On my Ubuntu host I have my local webserver. I installed VirtualBox and Debian as a guest. I would like the Debian guest to be able to hit my webserver running on my Ubuntu host (for example, I just ...
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How to recover the Linux VM after accidentally deleting all root folders?

I have a CentOS Linux VM running in VirtualBox. I wrote a bash script to do some automated tasks. But I accidentally deleted all root folders because I put a line in the script rm -r $my_dir/* ...
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VirtualBox VM Rootkit Infection

What is the risk of having a host machine infected if a VirtualBox VM running on the host gets infected? Let's assume both run Windows 7.
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One virtualbox linux machine act as router the for second virtualbox machine

I have 2 virtualbox machines setup with debian. The first one has 2 network adapters: NAT and Internal Network, the second one has only 1 network adapter: Internal Network. On the first one I have ...
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How to use Window Manager of Linux inside VirtualBox?

I have the same problem in Redhat Linux and Debian Linux. I cannot use the normal switching between windows. I mean this square window manager: I tried all keys CMD, ALT, CTRL, FN and SHIFT and ...
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How can I tell if a virtual machine is up from the command line?

How can I tell from the command line if a specific virtual machine is up and running from the command line?
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RDP into VirtualBox on Windows

My co-worker has an old Mac, and needs to test something on Windows. His Mac is not powerful enough to run a VM, so he needs the ones I have. I have a few VMs that fit his needs. The solution I ...
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Can I connect to an external-HDD-based Hyper-V VM from any computer?

If I create a VM on an external HDD using Hyper-V, and now want to connect to it from a different computer using Hyper-V on that second computer - Can that be done, or might that corrupt the VM? If ...
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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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Virtualbox guest additions completely breaks graphics on Windows 10 preview

Facing the issue with latest Virtual Box 4.3.28, VM of following config: intel i5 vPro 2 cores. 2800MB RAM 3D & 2D acceleration enabled, 256MB graphics memory. 25GB storage(Fixed size, Not ...
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How to create a virtual machine from a bootable USB?

I need to take a live USB, that has Ubuntu 12.04 and a ton of customization on it, and create a virtual machine in Virtualbox from it. I ultimately actually want to get this installation up to Google ...
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ubuntu server in a vm, can't connect to internet

I'm attemtping to host my own development web server in a virtual box guest, Ubuntu Server. I would like this virtual machine to be accessible from not only my home network, but outside the LAN as ...
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Windows 7 host VirtualBox full-screen crash

I have installed VirtualBox on my main drive. When I run (host: Windows 7, updated) my virtual machine works fine until I try to enable full-screen*. Then it crashes with the following error: The ...
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Production plan for Two Simultaneous OS in one VirtualBox?

I have not found any public plans about having two OSs in one VirtualBox. Is there any news about having the feature of running two OS instances inside one VirtualBox?
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virtual box guest OS randomly freezes or crashes at login screen

I am struggling to use virtual box with debian stable (jessie) as guest OS under windows 8.1 as host OS. The installation of debian was simple, but logging into the guest OS is causing lots of ...
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How To Access DNSSEC DNS Server 127.0.0.1 On Mac OS X Host, From VirtualBox Guest Windows XP?

How To Access DNSSEC DNS Server Listening On 127.0.0.1:53 On Mac OSX Host, From VirtualBox Guest VM Windows XP Prof 32-bit ? My host/physical computer machine is an Apple MacBook with Mac OS X ...
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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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Windows 10 64 bit OS on Oracle Virtual Box

Did an update to version 5.0 virtual box today and got this error msg NtCreteFile(\Device\VBoxDrvStub) failed 0xc0000034 STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND. How do I roll back to 4.38 version or fix the ...
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How to config proxy in Ubuntu on VirtualBox

All: I am new to virtualbox. I install virtualbox on a WIndow7x64 box(IP: 45.37.2.38, Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway:45.37.2.1) which is behind office's proxy, inside virtualbox, I install Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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With Linux Mint as main OS, dual boot Windows 7 and have a Windows 7 virtual machine using the same Windows installation

I am about to install Linux Mint 17.1 (Cinnamon) as my main OS. I also want to be able to boot into Windows 7 occasionally. I also want to run a Windows 7 virtual machine inside Linux. Ideally I would ...
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How to configure Virtualbox to assign a separate mac address to the vm?

I have Kali linux running on Virtualbox and I have used bridged network mode to assign separate IP to the virtual machine. The problem I'm facing is that on my server when I arping the vm, I see my ...
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Eclipse on new VM cannot download stuff, why not?

I copied eclipse into a new VirtualBox CentOS 7 virtual machine from another computer, but how do I get it to allow eclipse to download stuff from the internet? Here is the problem: Eclipse works, ...
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How do I configure VirtualBox to launch a VM from an external drive?

What steps do I need to take in order to use VirtualBox to access a CentOS 7 installation that is on a detached hard drive? Here is the situation: 1.) CentOS 7 and Windows 7 were installed on a ...
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No Ubuntu login screen via TeamViewer using VirtualBox

I have a weird problem. I have got the following setup: Native OS: Windows 7 x64 SP1 (6.1.7601) running VirtualBox 4.3.28 r100309. I have a virtual OS which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which is running ...
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Cannot get pip working on Python 2.6 in Fedora 22 Virtualbox

I'm working on a project that must be tested in a Fedora VM with Python 2.6.6. I have successfully installed that (so I can use that instead of the default 2.7), but I need to install some packages ...
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Solved. Guest OS (Debian 3.0, 32-bit ) loads read-only file system immediately upon booting in VMware Workstation 10 (Host OS: Windows 7, 32-bit)

Issue Summary: A guest 32-bit Debian 3.0 virtual machine is opened using VMware. The guest OS loads a read-only file system on startup. Despite root access no file changes can be made to the virtual ...
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How do you implement network separation between a physical host and a VM on the same device?

I want to have a machine running a VM on Hyper-V or VirtualBox. All traffic from the VM should go over a LAN connection (ideally with the physical LAN NIC restricted entirely to the VM and not ...
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how do I copy large datasets between two VirtualBox virtual machines?

I have two separate CentOS 7 virtual machines running in VirtualBox that is installed in a Windows 8.1 host. How do I transfer large amounts of data from one of the CentOS 7 virtual machines to the ...
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Add custom Virtual Machine icons to VirtualBox

I'd like to use custom icons to better distinguish machines running the same OS from each other, in VirtualBox. is this possible? If so, what file(s) do I need to add/edit? Examples: I've got two ...
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Installed VirtualBox from EXE, Requires MSI for Change/Repair

I downloaded and installed VirtualBox from an EXE file, but when I go to Change/Repair, it requires an MSI installer. Why is this?
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Ms-dos 6.22 not letting me save a file via edit program

I can't seem to save a file from the edit command on MS-DOS I have 3 directories: A B R I am running MS-DOS from VirtualBox (Could this be affecting it?) When I attempt to save the file on the A ...
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virtualbox mouse integration across VMs and host

What is the simple command for being able to let the mouse pointer seamlessly move between VMs and the host? This happened intuitively for a while, but now I cannot seem to find how to set it up. ...
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Run custom command instead of browser when clicking http(s) links

I am running a Fedora desktop with virtualised Windows 7 for certain programs that are needed for my daily work. One annoyance is that links in programs try to open with the default browser inside the ...
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how do I clone an external drive to import into VirtualBox?

In a Wondows 8.1 installation, I can type the following to create a SATA controller which will pull the contents of a detached hard drive into a VirtualBox Virtual Machine: cd ...
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Get Illegal Instruction error when booting Linux in VirtualBox, works fine when booted directly

I have a computer on which I am dual booting Windows 7 and Gentoo Linux (both 64-bit). I want to be able to load up my Linux installation in a VM while I am booted into Windows. I have installed ...
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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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VirtualBox claims a USB drive, but hosted CentOS 7 cannot access it

How can I get CentOS 7 to open a USB hard drive from within VirtualBox running inside Windows 8.1? I have VirtualBox installed in Windows 8.1 and I am using it to launch and use CentOS 7 within ...
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Custom resolution in VirtualBox Windows 8 with Guest Additions

I installed Windows 8 as a guest operation system, and I set custom resolutions with this command: VBoxManage.exe setextradata "Win 8 dev" CustomVideoMode1 1366x768x24 After installing guest ...
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Virtualbox shared folder mounting not working

I have been trying to mount a virtualbox folder for some time now and keep getting mount: unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf' I have installed and reinstalled guest additions a number of times both ...
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How do I connect to remote virtual machines on Virtual Box?

I'm new to Oracle Virtual box but have used VMware several times. I have a client that is now running a Windows xp virtual machine on his main machine to access a piece of bespoke software that will ...