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

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Virtualbox ubuntu VM gets no IP on a wired connection, gets it on Wifi

I have Windows XP host running Oracle VirtualBox. I have 3 ubuntu (1604) VMs installed on them. They are all configured as a bridge network. When I use a wired LAN connection none of the VMs connect ...
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How does a virtual machine connect to the Internet?

I have a virtual machine running Kali Linux on VirtualBox, with the host OS being Windows 10, and it can connect to my Wi-Fi network — however, the network settings in Kali Linux displays “Wired ...
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How to let a VirtualBox environment replace your Windows?

I have a virtual environment in VirtualBox which I use so much that I would like it to replace my Windows. Is it possible to make a bootable USB to install this environment on my PC, or is there ...
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Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks

I am a newbie was trying to install gn3 on my laptop running CentOS so as I was following some instructions on the net then I realise as I was about to update my OS its now giving me this error ...
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Virtual Machine - VirtualBox

Context: I have a problem regarding a fresh configured virtual machine with CentOS on it. I used bridged adapter setting in network configuration. I am using Fedora 30 as host and VirtualBox 6.0.12. ...
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Installation Error of Sysmon on Windows 7 VM - Sysmondrv Driver and StartService Issue

I hope you are doing well. My issue is that I need to download and install Sysmon and need to perform scripts from the Invoke-Adversary emulation scripts (https://github.com/CyberMonitor/Invoke-...
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Using Virtual Machines stored on a network drive with acceptable performance

Now we live in a world where computers with decent sized hard drives are hard to come by, I'm often tasked with rationing the internal drives on our fleet of computers. A priority that I was happy to ...
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How to generate new virtual host and subdomain for web app user?

How does one allow end users in a web app to generate new virtual hosts? For example, a programming site like Wix where a user generates a new instance with its own subdomain. Does Apache, NGINX or ...
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Can't ssh from macbook pro to CentOS installed on a VirtualBox

After executing: ssh demo@localhost -p 10022 -v      The trace looks like this: OpenSSH_7.9p1, LibreSSL 2.7.3 debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config debug1: /etc/ssh/ssh_config ...
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mkdir: `/user': Input/output error

I just install hadoop I'm trying to to test this exemple : https://tecadmin.net/hadoop-running-a-wordcount-mapreduce-example/ when I tape hdfs dfs -mkdir /user I have this error mkdir: `/user': Input/...
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Android Mobile testing lab setup

I am working on Android mobile testing. The details on the setup are as under: Using a 64-bit Windows 10 machine on which I have installed Genymotion emulator. Since the testing tools are freely ...
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Access VirtualBox VM from Network PCs

I've Oracle EBS installed on vbox and the host can access address http://app.example.com:8000 to login, my VM has network bridged adapter and hosts file on host machine contain "VM IP app.example.com" ...
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Windows Datacenter 2016 GUI edition - Can not add my other windows 2016 servers to the domain. Error DNS name not found?

I am in a Windows Server Administration class.I am using virtualbox. I'm having trouble adding users to my domain. I have two networks, a NAT network and an internal network. Both are configured ...
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Share internet from VirtualBox guest to Mac host

I have specific VPN application (.exe) for Windows only. Need to establish connection on VirtualBox Win guest machine and share connection to my Mac host. picture - overview.jpg I’m unable to route ...
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Access Ubuntu host apache from Windows VM guest

First, sorry about the broken english, I hope I'll be understandable. I'm currently using Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon and I need an access to Internet Explorer 11 in order to test some website features....
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Making Virtual Box work on a compiled kernel

I am trying to run a vm with virtual box and am getting the following error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a ...
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Failing to Docker Virtual Box as per Part 4 of Docker Getting Started

I am playing with Docker Swarms as defined in part 4 of getting started. Reference Part 4 When running the docker-machine create --driver virtualbox myvm1 command to create a virtual machine, the ...
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Why it seems two ip addresses are assigned to the same guest in Virtual Box?

I have a VirtualBox guest installed on my Windows 7 host, which is a hortonwork sandbox. The sandbox is up and running as below: From the output, it indicates using localhost:4200 to access it via ...
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Keyboard not working in Ubuntu 16.04 VM (in VirtualBox)

I try to type actual text or just input command in the terminal but it does not work. 1. The keyboard in the VirtualBox cannot be used, but the mouse can be used. 2. The screen keyboard cannot input ...
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How to properly extract a compressed VDI file

I have a VM in VirtualBox with 3 snapshots. weeks ago I had a problem with disk space usage, so I decided to compress one of my snapshots. I used bzip2 in tar. tar jcvf {4d905600-161f-4e13-a106-...
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Can't get the localhost linked to sandbox ip address through hosts

I am on Windows 7, I need to copy a file from Windows 7 to the sandbox which is a Linux guest in VirtualBox and has the IP address of 172.18.0.2 I have hosts file like below: ::1 localhost 172.18.0....
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Failed to start load kernel modules after install virtualbox

've installed virtual box few days ago, and I tried to load kernel modules but I got an error, so I've forced to load modules sudo modprobe --force vboxdrv and since then, everytime when I boot my ...
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Virtualbox 6 doesn't run with Hyper-V enabled on Windows 10 1903

as explained in the Virtualbox documentation, starting from version 6, Virtualbox support running VMs un Windows with Hyper-V enabled. It should use Hyper-v in automatic way to run the VMs. https://...
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i want to create a Metasploit system on VM program ,i've an error “Un able to iterate IDE Devices:no such file or directory” System halted [closed]

i cant create a Metasploit as a VM (system not frame work),i've an error "un able to iterate IDE Devices:no such file or dieectory"
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Accidentally corrupted my ssh_config file on VM and can't log in anymore, can I fix this without logging in?

I am running a VM on my linux server, and I connect to it usually using SSH. I was editing the SSH configurations for this VM to try out different parameters, and last saved edit was not working. Now,...
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Kali Linux - Newly Added Users, Config Changes Not Retaining After Reboot

I have installed kali using oracle virtualbox. I set the root password with the passwd command, then added a user the following: adduser --home /newusername newusername It adds the user to the new ...
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Whenever I add more than 1 Core in Virtualbox, the Virtual Box won't start up

I haven't seen anyone have this problem before no matter where I look. I'm using Oracle VM VirtualBox and installed MacOS 10.14 Mojave on the host machine of a Windows 10. I got it working properly ...
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how to give two users ownership and correct permissions on a folder

I have a VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. VirtualBox is able to share a folder with my host. It configures its permissions as follows: $ stat /home/tiqvah/cam File: /home/tiqvah/cam Size:...
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How to provide Internet access to HOST from GUEST in virtualbox

I am running Windows 7 guest OS on a Fedora Linux Host (in VirtualBox-6). I have a GSM USB modem. I can connect the modem to the Host machine and have Internet access to both host and guest, but can ...
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Getting [FAILED] Failed to start Hostname Service out of the blue when running Ubuntu 18.04 VM VirtualBox

For some reason I am getting this error message [FAILED] Failed to start Hostname Service out of nowhere when trying to run Ubuntu 18.04 on VM virtualbox. Then it just stalls on [OK] Started GNOME ...
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VirtualBox 6.0.12 Extension Package: URL not found

Host system: Ubuntu 18.04 Just an hour ago I did an apt-get update/upgrade and installed VirtualBox 6.0.12 r133076. When starting VirtualBox, it wants to upgrade the extension package. That fails ...
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Making an Ubuntu VirtualBox VM the primary OS of my machine

I installed Ubuntu OS in Virtual Box and did a lot of coding stuff there! now I want to make that my permanent OS. How can I get the bootable .iso file of my that virtual OS without losing my data?
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virtualbox doesn't work when install

I'm on win10 and I'm using VirtualBox with Ubuntu-18.04.3-desktop-amd64. As long as I start the virtual machine and install ubuntu, it will stop like below. VirtualBox crushed when I click install now....
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Unable to boot ubuntu in virtual box after “dd” command usage

I was trying to copy a cross-compile of uboot .img to the sdcard file attached in the ubuntu(running on virtual-box under windows 10 host) but ended leaving the working ubuntu into some undefined ...
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Can't connect mySQL Workbench to VirtualBox Ubuntu 18.04 guest mysql from Windows10 host

Host OS is Windows10. Guest OS is Ubuntu 18.04 running on Oracle VirtualBox. In the VirtualBox setting I set the Network setting to NAT and set up port forwarding ( 127.0.1.1:3306->10.0.2.15:3306 .....
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Virtualbox: Virtual screen 2 crashes after update to virtualbox 6.0.10

I usually run ubuntu 18.04 in a virtual box on a Windows 10 host and use two screens, i.e. virtual screen 1 and virtual screen 2. Today I updated my virtualbox to 6.0.10. When I restart the virtual ...
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How to access from Windows 10 the Oracle VM VirtualBox?

I am trying to access one of two databases from a short Java program from which excerpts are enlisted below. On my laptop, eclipse and MySQL are deployed. The code accesses MySQL without a problem. ...
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VMs on same host get same IP

I would like to create 2 VMs in VirtualBox that have "normal" network interface as my host's. I have set up them with Bridged Adapter but unfortunately they get both the same IP. So I cannot login to ...
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Install Virtual Box on a Linux machine which is NFS accessible

I newbie to Virtual Box and I want the configuration as such that it is NFS accessible on a Linux machine. Any pointers on it will be helpful.
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Genymotion installation in Kali linux

I have a Windows 10 machine and I have installed Kali linux on Oracle VirtualBox version 6.0.10 Additionally I want to install genymotion in my kali machine. Post following all the installation ...
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Oracle Virtual box Error

I Installed Kali Linux in virtual box For some days it worked smoothly but now it's showing a dialog box saying The image file 'F:\kali-linux-2019.2-amd64.iso' is inaccessible and is being ignored. ...
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Override virtualbox default temp directory

My /tmp location is a small size mount point. I want to import ova file to virtualbox. I could not find a configuration option for this solution in the virtualbox. I tried these solutions, but none ...
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Communicating With Windows VirtualBox Minishift From WSL

I want to work on openshift projects from wsl. I have set up Minishift and VirtualBox on Windows, and have, as far as I can tell, aliased everything appropriately like so. alias minishift='/mnt/c/...
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Are there recent performance gains in virtualization by newer CPU generations?

I am using a workstation with Westmere Xeon CPUs and the performance I get in Virtual Box is a little bit disappointing. I have a Notebook at work with an i7-8550U at work which performs way better in ...
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Camera in virtualbox

Cannot use Camera in ubuntu/virtual box, running cheese displays black screen with "No Device Found" text. I know that this question has been answered in different forums but none of the solutions ...
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Can I delete snapshot but keep current state which is coming from that snapshot?

Can I delete a VirtualBox snapshot but keep the current state which is under the snapshot? The situation is depicted below: What I want to do is, delete the "it's working" snapshot to save 10GB of ...
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Project Error:Cannot run compiler 'g++'.Output

1]1I am new to qt creator,...I downloaded virtualbox in my system and installed ubuntu on that virtualbox ,after that downloaded qt5 creator in ubuntu,while running simple application in qt5 creator I ...
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Getting error as 'Your CPU is incompatible with virtualization technologies' while running an emulator in kali linux VM [duplicate]

I'm getting an error as 'Your CPU is incompatible with virtualization technologies' while running an emulator in kali linux VM running a 64-bit windows 10. The error comes while running both android ...
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Windows 10 Virtual Box having windows installed on driver

I have both Ubuntu and Windows 10 installed on my Laptop. Due to work reasons, I want to use Windows while working on Ubuntu (in order not to keep on switching). So I installed virtual box and what I ...
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About RViz implementation

RViz is implemented in virtualbox(ubuntu-64bit), but not in ssh shell(Xshell). How can I implement RViz in xshell? You can check the ssh error message below. I'd like to know why core dump is ...