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

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Create VirtualBox Ubuntu VM from physical drive within Windows

One desktop of mine has 2 physical drives; one has Windows 10 (240GB), the other has Ubuntu 18.04 (128GB). Due to the age of the Ubuntu 18.04 disk, I am wondering if there is a way when I am booted ...
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Can I boot Windows 10 from VHD and then spin up the same OS in virtual box?

Could I run the same Windows installation bare-bones and then virtually (inside another OS). Use cases: Boot Windows 10 natively to have full access to resources. Boot Linux natively, spin up the ...
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VirtualBox shows optical drives that are already removed

After starting a VM and going to the menu "Devices" -> "Optical Drives" I still see the drives that I previously removed in "Global Tools" -> Tab "Optical ...
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Problems with Bridged Network Adapter in VirtualBox 6.1

I have tried other questions & answers in Stackoverflow, but none of the answers worked for me and also the answers were for older version of VirtualBox or for different OS Hosts. So i'm raising ...
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How to bridge a virtual interface inside docker container?

Let me re-organised the question. I have used a similar docker-compose yaml file as below. version: "3" services: app: build: ./app networks: - frontend networks: ...
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Windows robust check if VirtualBox is installed

I need to automate installing Virtualbox if it is not already installed on a Windows host. Installing VirtualBox does not seem to add it to the Environment Path,checking with where below does not ...
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How to make virtual machine app accessible on internet

I have access to a server using ssh with public IP where I have put Virtual Box with 2 virtual machines I want to make this 2 virtual machines online what do you propose as solution? I have there IP ...
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Linux dstros' web browsing is laggy on VirtualBox

I'm running Linux distros like, Mint, Zorin, Ubuntu. All the Windows OSs I have installed are running just fine and fast. The Linux distros were lagging as hell previously, when not browsing web, but ...
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Oracle VM Virtualbox: physical Win key works “globally” - opens Menu in both Windows and VM

I am using Oracle VM Virtualbox (Fedora) on my Windows host machine. I want to be able to ALT-TAB from the Fedora to Windows, without having to press the Host key right before ALT-TAB. Therefore: File ...
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Dual-boot and virtualise Ubuntu/Windows

I came across this post this post which discussed the idea of dual-booting Linux/Windows and having the ability to spin up the other OS virtually via something like virtualbox. I also have a need for ...
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Centos Vagrant Box Hangs on Boot - Refined TSC clocksource calibration/SSH auth method: private key

Setup: Windows - 10.0.18362 (Pro) Vagrant - 2.2.9 Virtual Box - 6.1.10 r138449 Vagrant Centos/7 box - 2004.01 vagrantfile Vagrant.configure("2") do |config| config.vm.box = "centos/...
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Virtualbox Centos 6 image cannot boot after adding a new partition

I have been preparing for a RHCSA exam and tried to create a new partition on my Centos 7 VM. I used fdisk /dev/sdb2 and created a new 200 MB partition there using the n command, and then saved it by ...
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VirtualBox Centos7 host cannot ping Centos 7 guest

I'm running a Centos 7 host with VirtualBox 6.1. I have a Centos 7 guest too. I want to be able to ping back and forth between the guest and the host. In the VirtualBox Manager -> File -> Host ...
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“The install location you selected does not have 2944MB free speace”

I've been using Pop!_OS 20.04 on my virtual box, and I wanted to download MS Office (from PlayonLinux). However, it gives the error above when I try to install MSOffice. I have approximately 5GB of ...
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VirtualBox Windows 10 Client Runs Extremely Slow On macOS Catalina Host

I recently installed VirtualBox 6.1.10 and the latest Windows 10 Pro, along with the VirtualBox Extension Pack 6.1.10. I've noticed that the virtual machine is extremely slow and the graphics feel ...
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How to launch a VM from a .vbox and .dvi file in command-line

I have already read How to run a VirtualBox VM from command line? and I know the traditional way is to use the GUI to create a new machine, then add a .vdi drive, etc. then launch the VM from the GUI,...
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VirtualBox keeps giving error when I try to start a new machine

So I am running Windows 7 (the 64-bit version) with a 64-bit processor (I checked) right now and have downloaded and installed VirtualBox. I want to run Kali Linux on it so I created my first virtual ...
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Kali linux installation in Virtual box

I install virtual box in windows 10. I add linux and try to deploy, but through error message as follows Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Kali. The virtual machine 'Kali' has ...
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Virtualbox, windows host, no graphics on Ubuntu guests

Every VM I try to make fails. VM's made on other machines and moved to this one also have issues. Host system details: Host computer: Windows 10 Home, Version 10.0.18363.900 CPU: AMD, Ryzen 2700X GPU:...
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sh: /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run: No such file or directory

I am trying to install Oracle 11g database on my Mac machine, using Virtual box. Getting below error while trying to install guest addition in Linux 6.4: [root@Linux1 ~]# sh /media/cdrom/...
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Issue with installing Kali Linux on virtualbox as a virtualmachine

While trying to install Kali Linux as a virtual machine on Virtualbox I received an error saying "An error was returned while trying to install the kernel into the target system". I am ...
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How can I use both Network interfaces on linux and being connected to the nat at the same time? (Metasploitable, VirtualBox)

I'm trying to set two network interfaces for my virtual machine: eth0: connected to a specific network, with a static IP address. eth1: connected to NAT, with DHCP enabled (provided by Oracle ...
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getting VERR_DISK_FULL, but disk is not full

Why is VirtualBox Manager not finishing the clone? It starts cloning and crashes at the very end saying the disk is full ... but it is clearly not. I have a 500GB (500,107,862,016 bytes) SSD and was ...
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Kali Linux apt-get update Hash sum mismatch error

I downloaded Offensive Security Kali Linux 2020.2 Virtual Box ova from their website. When I try to update apt, hash sum mismatch error occurs. I tried to update my repositories but to no avail. I ...
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Pipe audio from VirtualBox host to guest (Linux -> Windows)

I'm playing around with RTL SDR dongles and set up fully working environment in pure Linux. However some programs work only under Windows and require direct sound input via Virtual Audio Cable, for ...
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Automate the selection of isolinux boot menu options

I am trying to fully automate the testing of an ISO installer. The ISO is bootable via ISOLINUX and can automatically install Oracle Linux 6 via Kickstart. I have several label options in my isolinux....
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Debian network interface doesn't have ipv4

I'm using Debian 10.04 on VirtualBox with 2 network adapters: NAT + host-only. Running ip a the NAT receives address 10.0.2.15 and works fine. The host-only adapter only receives an ipv6 address and ...
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Speeding up Virtualbox boot time

I am looking for tips and tricks to speed up the boot time of VirtualBox VMs. By "boot time", I mean the elapsed time between starting the VM and having a login window/prompt, so it covers ...
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Unable to connect to internet using proxy on Centos 7 VM with virtualbox

I have used the following (http://www.jeramysingleton.com/install-centos-7-minimal-in-virtualbox/) to install Centos 7 on my windows host (using VirtualBox). I followed the stes to connect to internet....
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VirtualBox VM unable to connect to server on network

Linux VM running on Windows 10 VM can ping Server Server can ping VM Windows 10 can connect to server, AKA open the web page VM has Bridged Adapter VM has NAT with port forwarding for the two ...
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VirtualBox Guest Ubuntu 16.04 does dnot get DHCP IP when started on a Windows 10 host

I have a VirtualBox VM Ubuntu 16.04 guest running on Window 10 Host Problem: When I resume from hibernation on Windows 10 and then start the Ubuntu VM the guest OS does not get an IP. Using ethtool ...
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Virtualbox “no bootable medium found” even with an image?

I am trying to run Windows 95 on Virtualbox but when I try to run it, even though I select the winworld iso, it still says no bootable medium found.
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use virtual box to boot from physical ssd with windows installation?

This seems to be possible on linux but i can't find a tutorial for doing it within windows. currently i'm on windows 7 and want to run a vm from an ssd that already has a windows 10 installation on it....
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DNS resolver Mint inside Virtualbox doesn't work when VPN on windows host is up

I have host Windows 10 with Cisco anyconnect VPN to my work net. VirtualBox with Linux Mint. So when Vpn on host isn't enabled everything works fine. But when I connect vpn, my VM gets access to work ...
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The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver is either not loaded or not set up correctly

I installed VirtualBox and it has not worked after all the solutions I've tried. When I start VirtualBox it does nothing but when I try to run a VM it gives the following error: The VirtualBox Linux ...
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Access Windows Guest From Mac OS Host VirtualBox

I have problem to access web server on my Guest Machine from Host Machine. So I have Mac OS Catalina as Host Machine and Windows 10 as Guest Machine, also use VirtualBox v6.0.14 I configure my guest ...
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How to have a dhcp server on top of VirtualBox in Windows 10?

In Linux, by running the command below, a DHCP server takes control of IP assigning: VBoxManage dhcpserver add --netname intnet --ip 10.10.10.1 --netmask 255.255.255.0 --lowerip 10.10.10.2 --upperip ...
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install 'Guest Additions' to debianOS in VB [duplicate]

Please help me to fix this: check the attached screenshot at this post. I want to install the guest additions to the debianOS in the VirtualBox. My advice is the chapter 4 by VirtualBox. I want to ...
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Installing Ubuntu in Virtual Box ruins my internet connection on Windows 10 computer

After installing Ubuntu in Virtual Box on my W10 box, my internet connection won't stay up for an hour even when neither the VB manager nor Ubuntu is running. Diagnostics: "DNS server isn't ...
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How to add a VM to VM network in VirtualBox?

I have a Linux Mint 19.0 host machine running two VMs - one is an Ubuntu Server (console only) and the other is Linux Mint 19.3 with a GUI. I plan to run Kubernetes in the Server instance and control ...
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Accessing VirtualBox localhost from host machine

I am connecting to a server via ssh -L 8000:localhost:8000 <hostname> on my Ubuntu virtual machine in VirtualBox. In the VM, I can access the server via "localhost:8000" but cannot ...
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How do I hide Windows system files ($RECYCLE.BIN, Thumbs.db, etc.) on VirtualBox shared folders?

I have a Windows 10 virtual machine installed on Linux Lite 5.0, with shared folders via Guest Additions. My shared folders are: Documents (\vboxsrv) (E:), and Pictures (\vboxsrv) (H:). For some ...
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How to clone my VirtualBox guest Ubuntu on Mac host to a bootable USB?

I have a guest Ubuntu running as a VM via VirtualBox on my host Mac. I'd like to "clone" this Ubuntu to a USB, as a backup, and be able to boot either as a VM or even my Mac eventually. ...
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Why is it unsafe to mount a physical NTFS partition from two running OSs (Win10+Linux, Dual Boot+Virtualize From Physical Disk)?

I'm running Windows 10 & Ubuntu dual-boot, and would like to also use VirtualBox to boot to the Windows installation as a VM from within Ubuntu (to avoid a full reboot to just do something quick). ...
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Virtualbox installation fails/hangs

I'm trying to install Virtualbox on Mac Catalina. It either fails or hangs and in the console I see these messages: error 10:46:15.111917+1000 kernel Sandbox: installd(3456) System Policy: deny(...
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How to access to web page (for example nginx index.html) through a docker container inside a VM on virtualbox

I explain my issue, I have a VM create with a VagrantFile who take an IP from my LAN (via bridge). So admit my VM has an IP (192.168.15.11), in this VM I create 3 docker containers who have an IP ...
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Can't ping between guest machines virtualbox MacOS Host

I have two virtual machines, a Windows XP SP3 and a Kali Linux 2020. I can set up both machines on NAT and connect to the internet fine, but I am unable to ping one using the other, or from my host ...
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vm guest in virtualbox with bridge network setted with vpn network failed to visit target vpn network

Problem summary: vm guest in virtualbox with bridge network setted with vpn network failed to visit target vpn network Details: Host operating system The network info is like below: C:\Users\...
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Have multiples virtual network adapters with one single conection internet + ForceBindIP

Based on this forum post Create many network adapters and force different programs use different adapters I have just one conection and i want create multiples network adapters for use it on ...
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Cannot edit value in regedit on windows to fix broken VirtualBox Installation

I cannot install VirtualBox, tells me something like 'no drive F:', so I check it in the registry editor and see that install dir is 'F:\VM\', so I wanted to change it to 'C:\VM\' or delete it, but ...

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