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

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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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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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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 ...
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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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How to install Windows 98 with ACPI enabled from Virtualbox

I have a Windows 98 SE ISO file and want to install it with ACPI enabled. i found this https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?t=9918 I always mount ISO file in Virtualbox. however i don't really ...
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Bridged networking to VirtualBox guest from OS X host

I'm trying to bridge my network connection from my OS X host to my Arch Linux guest. However for some reason the bridge network option in VirtualBox doesn't work for any traffic, yet NAT does. How can ...
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Mapping domain name to Virtualbox guest nodes

I have read lots of post online and here about Vitualbox internal DNS. Some configured as proxy the one the host in on. So I got quickly confused. Now here is my use case I have a hostonly network ...
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Error starting a VirtualBox instance inside an Ubuntu VirtualBox instance

I am trying a Microservices demo that uses Vagrant to start up a VM and deploys software to the started machine. Because the demo is set up for Linux and I am using Windows (8.1 Pro), I am running ...
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Cannot copy to or from shared folders in AndroVM-VirtualBox 4.3.14

Here it is clearly said that shared folders are supported in VirtualBox starting from versions released in 2013. But when I try to copy any data from androvm to /mnt/shared/Androshared folder, the ...
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Test Clonezilla image recovery

I have successfully created a backup image of my laptop's hard drive using CloneZilla. Before making system changes I want to verify that the backup is fully restorable and can be booted from. I have ...
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Terminal Text looks weird on Centos on Virtualbox

I just installed Centos6.7 minimal on virtualbox, after I installed the 'Guest CD Additions', now the resolution hasbeen dramatically improved to 1858-1016, however everything looks good but the text ...
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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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Metasploit Android payload [closed]

I am running Kali linux on virtual box My virtual box network setting are adapter1-->NAT and adapter2-->Host only ifconfig--->ip address--->192.168.56.101 I'm trying msfvenom... android payload of ...
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Problems with local networking on Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox recently. I do not have an external adapter; only my internal adapter. The problem is when I set “VirtualBox -> Settings -> Network ->Adapter1 -> NAT” I can ...
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VirtualBox bridged adapter not working with one network

I have been using VirtualBox bridged adapter with some networks and it has worked right. But a few days ago I have tried it with a new network and this time it has not worked. The only difference in ...
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Find a Windows 10 ISO to install it in a virtual machine

I know how to install an ISO in VirtualBox or Virtual PC, but I don't know where to find a Windows 10 ISO file. Microsoft provide a tool to download Windows 10 but it seems that it's only usable to ...
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Wireless card in virtualbox

I am currently trying to get a wireless card to work in kali linux(on a virtual box), as I need it to run airodump-ng. I have a wireless card built in to my laptop, but with some research I found ...
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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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SSH from one Virtual Machine to another in VirtualBox

I am trying to run a server on one VM and a client on another; both VMs have ScientificLinux 6.4 as their OS, running on VirtualBox 4.2.10. The client should be able to communicate with the server ...
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Create windows 10 VM with 8.1 key without upgrade [duplicate]

I would like to create a Windows 10 VM. I just have a Windows 8.1 key, but I don't have it installed because I am using Ubuntu. The question is if I can install the W10 VM upgrading the old key, ...
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Converting an IMA file to an IMG file

In a moment of extreme geekism, I've decided to install Windows 3.11 in Virtual Box. However, VirtualBox only accepts IMG files for floppy disks, and I've only been able to download IMA images of ...
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How to compact VirtualBox's VDI file size?

I've a VirtualBox VM which configured a very large hard disk size (bigger than host). By my mistake, a program on the VM generated lots of log files and the VDI file size keeps growing until there is ...
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Can I delete old vmdk files after ovf transfer?

I've exported an Ubuntu virtual machine from VMWare to VirtualBox using vmware's command prompt program to export to ovf. I've got two virtual disks (click to go fullscreen): On the left I have ...
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setup http server,DNS ,mail server using virtualbox [closed]

I want to learn how internet work. So I want to create a virtual network for this using oracle VirtualBox. Mainly I want to create 5 VM : VM1 --- DNS VM2 --- HTTP server VM3 --- mail server VM4 ...
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Force virtual machine to only use VPN connection?

Here's what I have: Mac OS X 10.10 - running VirtualBox and acting as an OpenVPN client. This works just fine on the VPN and is intended to be my host machine. There is also a WiFi connection on this ...
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Restoring a Clonezilla Image to a VirtualBox VM

I have a Windows 7 host machine with virtualbox installed. I also have two external USB drives (we can call them DriveA and DriveB), DriveA has the image I want to restore to a vdi on DriveB. On ...
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Why doesn't the virtualbox settings window show the correct info

When in Virtualbox (I tried different versions 5.0.2, 4.3.30, 4.3.28,4.3.26), if I go to the settings page and select an option in the left panel, it shows the configuration page of the option ...
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Terminal closing unexpectedly after VM clone

I use a RedHat linux distribution on a VirtualBox. We have a ClearCase version control system with dynamic views (our home dirs are based on a shared server, using ClearCase users). This project has ...
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Port Forwarding for 2 HTTP Servers (one of them is on VM)

I have a Dynamic DNS from noip.com and I have installed their client on my home server. I have also installed WAMPServer to use as an HTTP server (for testing purposes only as I'm a web developer) ...
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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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How to launch multiple instances of VM image in VirtualBox?

I would like to configure a machine image with all the bells and whistles and then be able to launch multiple instances of it in VirtualBox. However, it allows me to launch only a single instance of ...
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Unable to launch Andyroid virtual machine

When I try to launch an Andyroid virtual machine I get the following message unable to launch vm process: Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_LDR_MISMATCH_NATIVE) (0x-8fffbffb)! Here is a print ...