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

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How to run remote seamless apps on MacOS using remote VM running on W11 Pro x64 - can this be done using VirtualBox/QEMU using local network RDP?

I'm currently using Parallels to access remote apps on a MacBook Air M2 and want to shift into running VMs on a Windows 11 Pro machine that pack a lot more punch. Can anyone recommend the best ...
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Virtualbox NAT configuration for HTTP port forwarding

Hi I'm successfully installed Ubuntu server on virtualbox in macOS. Now, I want to access the ubuntu localhost either 0.0.0.0:8000 or 127.0.0.1:8080 in my host operating system. I configured NAT port ...
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Trying to understanding VirtualBox linked clones

I have a fresh Windows 10 installation in a virtual machine. I want to keep it that way except for Windows updates. I now want to have a running Windows 10 with additional software. My thought is to ...
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The state of the guest machines mismatched in virtualbox

Running guest machines show as powered off in Virtualbox Questions: I have many VMs in virtualbox, some VMs were created by Vagrant, others created manually via GUI. But whenever I start VMs using ...
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virtualbox NAT configuration does not work as expected

I set up 2 VMs in virtual box on a centos machines but it looks like NAT configuration does not work as expected. As a foreword I would like to remind what's in the virtualbox manual regarding NAT ...
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VirtualBox NAT Port Forward Localhost or Host-only access Guest

I'd like to port forward my host's localhost at port 4431 to 443 so I can access websites on my Windows 10 guest. However, it seems the NAT Network Adapter only supports explicit definition of the ...
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virtualbox cloud-init smbios equivalent

Over at the cloud-init core tutorials there is a sample command which instructs cloud-init to fetch the cloud-init related data from http. The command is pasted below for convenience: qemu-system-...
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Mouse integration logitech wireless on virtualbox for select, cut and paste

I've installed virtualbox and an appliance from bitnami "common-postgresql-16-16.2.0-r1-debia-11-amd64" image installed. I'm using a logitech wireless keyboard and mouse on my Intel I7 ASUS ...
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VirtualBox intnet hosts: ICMPv4 works but not ICMPv6

https://www.iana.org/assignments/ipv6-multicast-addressses/ipv6-multicast-addresses.xhtml https://www.superuser.com/questions/1053846/virtualbox-vms-on-internal-network-can-not-communicate I have a ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu webserver 404 error on one host but works fine on other hosts

I have prepared a VM webserver with Ubuntu server to allow a client to view his 2 retired websites on his PC. The host is Windows, the VM is configured with port forwarding, and this all worked ...
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Network configuration of a virtual cluster with nested virtualization

I am trying to configure a virtual cluster with VirtualBox instances, which in turn, run another virtual machine (this one created with QEMU). The following figure depicts the current set up where my ...
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Garbage on screen

I have installed Ubuntu 23.10 VirtualBox virtual machine on Windows10 hosted computer. Sometimes screen starting is getting some garbage. Why and how to fix that?
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Can't drag-drop from Windows Ubuntu VirtualBox machine [duplicate]

Can't copy file from Windows11 host to Ubuntu 23.04 virtual machine running on VirtualBox 7.0.14. Got error "Drag and drop operation from host to guest failed" I have installed Guest ...
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Drag and drop not enabled

I have installed Ubuntu 23.10.1 in VirtualBox hosted by Windows 11. I have installed guest additions and have set shared clipboard and drag and drop in bidirectional way. But both of these features ...
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arp, bootpc see vbox intnet host but nc fails

I am running Bitnami PostgreSQL 15 on Debian 11 on VirtualBox on an internal network. I have a Fedora 39 on the same internal network but it also has a NAT'd ethercard. I can get the Bitnami and ...
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Can't connect to domain VM Windows Server 2019 in Virtual Box?

I created 3 VMs, 1 is AD domain VM Windows Server 2019, 1 is normal PC Windows 10, and the other is another Windows Server 2019. I used to be able to connect in my last time trying, but this round I ...
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How to allow communication between two Vagrant VirtualBox VMs?

I am trying to build a k3s cluster. To test my Ansible setup script, I want to set up a small sandbox with vagrant. However I can't figure out how to communicate between two VMs. The Vagrantfile I ...
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Can I access NATnetwork VMs via SSH?

There seems to be no option of port forwarding for this use case. That's why I am asking this question.
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Ubuntu VM just shows a black screen with blinking cursor when setting up

It has 2 CPUs, and also has 3d graphics checked, and it has VMSVGA selected as a graphics controller, but despite all this it still shows a black screen with blinking cursor. How do I fix this? I ...
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VMBox, Actual Size virtual size and Disk Usage give 3 diferent value

I have a Virtual Machine on Virtual box that has weird disk usage value, I'm trying to launch a Docker app. During npm install I get an error of insufficent space and can't understand why. On my Disk ...
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VirtualBox on Windows 10 PC causing BSOD due to IntelHaxm not running?

I've used VirtualBox for years, but it the last few weeks, I've been experiencing BSODs / computer freezing up. I've checked the system logs and it's always the same error due to IntelHaxm not running....
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Virtualbox on Windows host with bridged network adapter over wifi sometimes start, sometimes not start a VM Centos 7, why?

I need internet in VM to download stuffs easily. I need multiple VMs at once for learning kubernetes. Thus I chose bridged adapter(same happens with NATTed adapter though). How do I debug this issue ...
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Trying to add 2 virtual PC at home that runs off my shop main PC

I had worked at this company and I thought this was the coolest thing and trying to do it for my business. They gave me a virtual PC I did all my work on and if I was any where a friend’s house out of ...
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Modify native/default resolution of VirtualBox VM?

I'm working on testing some provisioning tools which involves viewing the OOBE in Windows repeatedly. This of course means I cannot install the Guest Additions and I cannot change the resolution from ...
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SSH refuses to work no matter how much work

I am running on a Windows laptop to a Ubuntu MacBook Pro that's running Ubuntu Sever on VirtualBox. I'm running it over VM because the connection at my house is dynamic and Wi-Fi only, and I cannot ...
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How can I configure VirtualBox so that my guest has a 1920x1080 resolution while being full screen?

Environment: I use VirtualBox 7.0.12. Both the host OS and the guest OS run Windows 10. VirtualBox Guest Additions are installed. Problem: my host has a 3840x2160 resolution. I want my guest to have a ...
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VirtualBox crashes by USB spikes

My two Windows machines use the same keyboard and mouse with a simple USB switch. One Windows machine hosts a VirtualBox 7.0.12 server and several Linux distributions as VBox clients. When I switch ...
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VirtualBox internal network will allow ping and traceroute but not nc

Update: tcpdump shows only ARP traffic with nc generating ARP traffic who has 192.168.254 tell 192.168.1.64 but tracepath says tell Fedora who has 192.168.1.5. 192.168.1.5 is pingable but 264 is not. ...
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Connecting VM guest with Docker containers running on the same host

Summary I'm a backend developer with a limited networks knowledge. I'm in a situation where I need to test a SIP system consisting of several components (various SIP and media elements, SIP UAs) ...
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Horribly unresponsive Ubuntu virtual machine in VirtualBox on Windows 11

I have installed an Ubuntu 22.04 LTS virtual machine into VirtualBox running on Windows 11 host. This is on an Intel Alder Lake CPU with separate performance/efficient cores (2 P-cores with ...
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PFSense virtual box installation broken

steps to reproduce: Insert PFSense as iso. Bootoad from iso in virtual box Expected: Install screen is loaded https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LX-Y-99zJ3M Actual: Screen with list command without ...
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How to configure VirtualBox NAT network with IPv6?

I am running an externally-acessible server inside a VM. My local router is configured to use DDS to map my IP address to a domain I own and to forward packets to ports 80 and 443 to my Windows PC. ...
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Difference between VMware LAN Segment and Virtual Network

What exactly is the difference between LAN Segments and Virtual Networks in VMware? LAN Segments don't have any configuration options, at least in the GUI: LAN Segment configuration GUI in VMware ...
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How do you pipe the output of vboxmanage clonemedium into dd

I want to pipe my converted .vdi file into /dev/sda. My box.vdi is 2TB and my HDD is also 2TB, but the system I am doing the conversion from is only 128GB. All the resources (ref1 and ref2) I can find ...
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How might I mount an iso into a virtual CD drive with VBoxManage "No bootable option or device was found." (virtualbox)?

Following script, create-windows-11.sh, is meant to Create win11.vdi out of Win11_23H2_English_x64v2.iso Create a Windows 11 virtual machine. Mount Win11_23H2_English_x64v2.iso into win11.vdi. ...
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Mangled fonts in GUI applications on Debian 11

I have a pretty fresh Debian 11 installation, running in a VirtualBox VM on Windows 10. The fonts in question look as if each glyph has many missing parts / as if the visible parts, such as they are, ...
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Drag and drop dont work after enabling bidirectional Kali linux on virtualbox?

I am new on Kali Linux. I install oracle virtual box on windows 10 22H2 version. I successfully install kali linux, update after install guest-additions. networks work fine. I enable drag and drop ...
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Stuck at Vagrant connect to SSH

I am using Vagrant 2.3.4 and Virtual Box 7.0.8 to setup VM box eurolinux-vagrant/centos-stream-9 9.0.37 on Windows 10. After using vagrant up, I have faced the SSH issue with this log: Net::SSH::...
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VirtualBox Linux Guest Mac Host runs really slow

I have performance issues in VirtualBox, the quest operating system runs really slow and laggy. The configuration: Host: MBP 2019, 2.3 GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9, 16 GB RAM, MacOS Sonoma 14.2 Guest: ...
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Simulating Samsung Note 10 OS on Linux?

I am looking for a way to not have bioluminescent applications from my bank and the government on my private phone, but they are still required nowadays for anything from shopping to travel to ...
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How to share Guest VM's VPN Connection with Host - blocked at ping with VPN

I'm trying to follow the answer of Kostas Filios in https://stackoverflow.com/a/68390615/8684705 but facing some issues Everything is fine until step 8. When VPN is OFF, I am able to ping guest ...
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Unstable Wifi Detection in Virtual Box

I managed to install drivers for my Wifi adapter and VM Linux (virtual box) manages to recognize it as wlan0, however if it NEVER shows avaiable networks, which there are. I've gone and reinstalled ...
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My wireless adapter is seen in terminal but I cannot connect to wifi in VirtualBox Linux

I have a problem where my VirtualBox does not scan wifi through my wireless adapter but is connected to the ethernet of host machine. When I do ifconfig then my wireless adapter is shown. ifconfig ...
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Audio lagging when no screen updates are happening in VirtualBox?

I've got a VirtualBox VM on Arch Linux running Mac OS X 10.6, and when it plays audio, if my cursor is still and nothing on the guest display is moving/updating, the audio starts lagging. If I shake ...
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How do I get dark mode on VirtualBox, with Arch Linux as the host OS?

The white background in the VirtualBox manager hurts my eyes and I'd like to make it dark themed. I'm using Arch Linux with i3, I've tried enabling dark theme in both qt5ct and lxappearance, ...
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Run Hyper-V on a Oracle virtual box with windows 11 pro

I seem not to be able to get Hyper-V installed on my VM instance, and I need Hyper-V to be able to develop a Maui application in Visual Studio and the Android emulator. I am running Oracle Virtual Box ...
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VirtualBox installation fails on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 22.04. I downloaded the right .deb from the official site and installed with sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-7.0_7.0.12-159484\~Ubuntu\~jammy_amd64.deb which gave ...
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Problems running Virtualbox

I'm currently having issues running Virtualbox on Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. At first I didn't pay attention to the following issues during the installation (I removed the hostname): Nov 28 11:50:48 <...
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Take a screenshot of a particular KDE window at regular interval

I'm using KUbuntu and I would like to take a regular screenshot (saved as PNG) of a VM I run under virtualbox. If possible do this outside the VM, every 30 min. I've looked at scrot and spectacle. ...
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Xshell: Unable to login to virtual VM using ssh

I have a Virtual VM RHEL9. Also configured port forwarding to login to m/c using ssh. When i am using cmd [in Win11] it works fine. ssh using cmd But the same fails when used in xshell ssh using ...
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