I have a Linux mint installed on a dual boot system and on that I have a virtual machine with Ubuntu running on it. When I select the network card to NAT the guest pings to the host but the host doesn't ping the guest Os. And when I select bridged both of them don't work and it doesn't even give an IP to the virtual machine.

  • NAT behavior is working as expected. Please edit your question to include network details/setup, like how are IP addresses served on your network, firewall settings for both, etc.
    – essjae
    Jan 7, 2021 at 17:44
  • My apologies for the late response. As I'm new at networking I'll try to include as much as I can. Jan 8, 2021 at 6:13
  • Ok so weirdly when I added another guest machine using virtual box, everything works host ping both guests and guests ping host and each other. I don't know how this happened but it's working! Jan 8, 2021 at 6:49

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By adding another host, it solved everything. I don't know how but it works

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