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

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Running Ubuntu in VirtualBox under Windows 8.1 doesn't use CPU on 100%

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit under Windows 8.1 64 bit using VirtualBox 4.3.10. I have an Intel Core i5-2410M CPU, with 2 physical cores and enabled HyperThreading and virtualization. I have set ...
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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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Alfa Wireless Card disconnects randomly from VirtualBox Linux Guest

I have an Alfa wireless card connected to VirtualBox running a Linux guest. It works, and I can connect to networks, but then it disconnects shortly afterwards. I have to bring the wlan0 interface ...
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Can I use the same Virtual Machine in two virtualizers?

Is it possible to use the same virtual machine in VirtualBox and also in VMware without losing any data? I don't need to use them "at the same time" but rather have the choice to lauch the virtual ...
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How do I convert a VM of vmware to a VM of virtualBox?

Environments: VMware player 7.0 + VirtualBox 4.3.20 Problem: I want convert a VM(win7-32) in vmware to virtualbox, How do it?
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VirtualBox + Acronics + Macrium Reflect Rescue

I am new in this site; I have one question about Virtual Box, 1) Can i make a copy of Windows XP + Acronics and make a image file with in the VBox? Next if yes, 2) shall it will save as a tib file ...
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vitualbox host-only VMs can't communicate

According to the docs, when I have two VMs in host-only mode, they should be able to talk to each other. I have 2 VMs, both with host only (and a second NAT interface). Both VMs can ping the host, and ...
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Right adapter for ubuntu vm

Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 host: win8.1 I need: -Internet in the guest, if the host has internet -Access shared folders which are mounted as a drive in Win (NFS, SMB) - if the host is online and offline ...
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Virtualbox -> Can't add 2nd adapter to network for VM

I have a Debian Wheezy VM running in virtual box with the 1st adapter being NAT. However I want to also add a Host-only network but I can't add 2nd adapter to network for VM, it is grayed out. Any ...
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Virtual box and host operating system [duplicate]

I've tried USB to share files to virtual box but it need virtual box package extension so I thought , Can I establish connection between virtual box and host operating system?
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Transfer VM without shutting it down?

Is it possible to transfer a VirtualBox VM from one server to another without shutting it down? Is there any way to achive this? Does this technology have a name to identify it? As far as I know Xen ...
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How do I remove a VirtualBox host only network adapter

On OS X, 10.10, if I start a Vagrant based VirtualBox VM that is configured with a host only network adapter and then destroy that VM and attempt to re-create it with the VMware provider the vboxnet# ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection Prevents VirtualBox Guest From Starting

We were running VirtualBox 4.3.16 on a Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 host. A couple of days ago, our Corporate IT decided they were going to silently install a newer version Symantec Endpoint ...
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Creating bridge in Linux, share network like VirtualBox

I have a local are network 192.168.1.1/24. I use libvirt and I want my virtual machines to use this network also, at least a sub-network of it, such as 192.168.1.128/25. However, all the libvirt ...
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How do I connect guest Kali VM to internet through NAT (network works, internet doesn't)?

Alright, I'm having some really weird problems with my VM, and I can't for the life of me figure it out. I got it set up to where I can ping my host machine, I can even ping other hosts on the ...
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How can I preserve content in shared/synced vagrant directories on exported / packaged box?

I am trying to export a machine I created with vagrant to either an OVA file for Virtualbox or a package to host in vagrantcloud. The machine exports successfully, but then when I start it up, the ...
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Switching from Windows Virtual PC to VirtualBox without formatting

I have a Win7 virtual machine running on Windows Virtual PC where I'm currently developing. I found that I dislike WVPC, and installed VirtualBox, hoping for better performance. However, importing ...
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Virtualization for security reasons [on hold]

I am going to build a home server and I am planning it's software setup. I would like to expose one or two services to the outer world. Namely, OwnCloud, in order to have remote access to my files. ...
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Use cloud-init with VirtualBox?

Cloudinit is used by many cloud images e.g. on EC2 to obtain their initial configuration, like IP address, ssh keys and the like. Is there a way of using it with VirtualBox in a similar way? I'm ...
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How do I target a VirtualBox VM when setting up IntelliType application-specific settings on a Mac

I would like to have specific options set up for Virtual Box VMs, but when I set these up for the VirtualBox.app they only apply to the manager application and not the VMs.
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Can not connect to VirtualHost when VPN

I run VirtualBox on my local machine with Ubuntu which hosts my application. Application URLs points to VM IP Address in my hosts file (/etc/hosts). And this configuration works fine. I can also ssh ...
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Installing 32 bit Windows 7 Guest Virtual Machine on 64 bit OSX Host

I'm using VirtualBox to attempt to install 32 bit Windows 7 Pro as guest on a 64 bit OSX 10.8.5 host. Windows attempts to load its setup program and throws an error: "Windows failed to start..." ...
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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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Trying to open a VM config which has the same UUID as an existing virtual machine

When trying to add two VirtualBox virtual machines which have been originally copied (via simple file copy) from the same source, on adding the second one I get the message Failed to open virtual ...
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Windows FTP server that needs 99.9% up-time, virtualbox or dual boot? [on hold]

I currently have an FTP server running on Windows 7 via VirtualBox. I have all the network-adapter and port-forwarding stuff done so the server is accessible outside the network. It is ready to go ...
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How to run OS X inside VirtualBox inside OS X inside VirtualBox [duplicate]

I want to have the following virtualization configuration: Real Apple Hardware: MacBook Pro 13" (2014) VirtualBox OS X 10.10 VirtualBox OS X 10.10 Why? A real reason, ...
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Strange behaviour when calling getty on Virtual Box

I am currently trying to get a shell script to run on a Debian 7, that replaces the initial getty call in /etc/inittab. The line in /etc/inittab looks like this: 1:2345:respawn:/bin/bash ...
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Ssh into ubuntu guest machine from mac os host as root user

So I have set up an ubuntu virtual machine in virtualbox and the user called dhruv and the hostname dhruvhadoop. I have set up a port forwarding rule from the network settings with name ssh, no host ...
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VirtualBox shared folder got permission denied on a vboxsf group

I got similar problem with this one Permission denied when accessing VirtualBox shared folder when member of the vboxsf group. Instead, I'm running ArchLinux. As it is also has mentioned in the ...
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Intel VT-x disappeared after upgrading to Windows 8

I've upgraded to Windows 8 some weeks ago (MSDNAA!) and today, while I was trying to run a VM, I've noticed that VT-x is disabled. Now, Hyper-V works without problems, as I've tried emulating Win7 ...
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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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How to execute some commands on virtualbox using javascript? [on hold]

I have some scripts on my virtualbox which is acting as server. I want to run these scripts from external javascript which is windows based. Can anybody help me out?
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Is virtualbox birdged adapter slower than NAT?

I use samba server to share files between ubuntu and windows 7. The samba requires the Windows 7 and Ubuntu must be in same net section (eg. 192.168.0.108 and 192.168.0.125) in this way the samba ...
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How to Switch Some Basic Keys in Windows (Windows VirtualBox Guest on OSX Host)

I am going crazy switching between Windows XP in a VirtualBox and the host (OSX), mostly due to the use of control-c, control-v, control-x and that they are different between the two OSes. Is there ...
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Changing the default network VirtualBox assigns to VMs attached to NAT

By default, VirtualBox assigns a 10.0.2.0/24 address to a VM attached to NAT. Is it possible to change NAT to a different network? This is not a duplicate question. I know it is possible to define a ...
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where is NAT adapter on virtualbox

On my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in Virtual Box when I set the connection type to “Host only Adapter” I can set the IP address of vboxnet1 to what I want. But I do not know where is NAT adapter? Or better to ...
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How to manage USB devices between host and guest with VirtualBox on Windows

I would like to make my host computer's webcam available to my guest OS under VirtualBox. Having never shared USB devices between the two before, though, I am a bit skittish about the language in the ...
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Is it possible to run Ubuntu in a virtual machine and be able to boot to it?

Say I were to install Ubuntu Linux onto a virtual machine (or the other way around, installing it to dual boot), and keep it's files on it's own partition. Is there a way the computer could also boot ...
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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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Installing an OS from USB into VirtualBox

I have a USB stick with Kali Linux in it. I want to use it in VirtualBox. I am able to boot from the USB stick in a normal session but not from within VirtualBox. I need to install Kali once from ...
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Does VirtualBox allow sharing between a host and guest in practice?

I'm having a heck of a time sharing data between a host and its guests in VirtualBox. The host is Windows 8.1, x64 (fully patched). Virtual Box is 4.3.30 r96997 (fully patched). The guests are listed ...
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How to play midi music in VirtualBox Windows 98?

I'd build a Windows 98 VM in my Mac with VirtualBox to run some old games, like "Z". It is running, but without the great soundtrack. When testing, I realize that the soundtrack is in midi files, and ...
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Disk Image to Virtual Box Virtual Machine

How do you take a disk image and turn it into a virtual machine in VirtualBox? For example, assume I have a physical machine and I run a dd command on the hard drive. Is there a way to turn that into ...
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Can’t SSH to Ubuntu guest from Mac OS X host

Brand new Ubuntu LTS 10.04.2 install (and updated), with sshd running. I added a host-only adapter. And configured it like this: auto eth1 iface eth1 inet dhcp I can ssh from the guest to itself ...
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Virtualbox: Physical host doing routing between host-only networks appears to do NAT by default, which is not wanted

Configuration: Ubuntu 14.04 host Virtualbox 4.3.18 (from http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian ) Ubuntu host functioning as a router - net.ipv4.ip_forward=1 Several host-only networks ...
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Mouse pointer in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box

Is it possible to see normal mouse operation in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box? There are few apparent options for mouse, but neither work well I can't find "Mouse Integration" option as ...
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Configure VM network settings to ssh into a mininet VM

I am trying to configure my VM (mininet vmdk) network settings in order to ssh into it from my host machine. I am using virtualbox as my hypervisor. Per the Mininet instructions ...
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VirtualBox 4.3.20 stops working after Windows Update [duplicate]

I have a current version of VirtualBox 4.3.20, but after the latest Windows 7 update on Dec. 11th, 2014, it cannot open any virtual machine. First, it would not open the program at all. After a ...
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crypt32.dll is broken for Virtualbox since patch Tuesday 9-Dec-2014?

In the last 18 hours my Windows 7 Pro 64-bit machine has rebooted in response to the Windows Update applying patches. Now I find when I try to start the VirtualBox Manager (not the actual VM's which ...
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Virtualbox: VBoxDrv broken since windows upudate

I have seen similar posts stating that a crypt32.dll has been broken with recent windows updates, but I am having a slightly different problem. Mine is that NtCreateFile(\DeviceVBoxDrvStub) failed. ...