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How to make a no-gui virtual machine on a server?

Thanks to @Giacomo1968, I now have an answer. Install VirtualBox and Vagrant on the server. (via ssh connection) Go to VagrantCloud and select your box. For the sake of this example, I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Accessing settings of an imported VM using VMWare throws "Could not get the dataFileKey" error

Had the same issue, Edit the VMX file for the VM, and set virtualHW.version = "20" to virtualHW.version = "19" For some reason when at version 20 , which is VMWare 17, it crashes
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Why is 1024x768 the max resolution I can set in Windows 10 running in a virtual machine (host: Windows 10; hypervisor: Virtual Box)?

Workaround from Reddit user Krotiuz: Select auto resize guest display in the VM settings, ans then make the window bigger and it'll automatically adjust. That worked for me. The resolution went up ...
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VirtualBox fails to load VM with code E_FAIL (0x80004005)

This is an old question, but I would like to add an answer anyway for the record. I got a similar error message from VirtualBox, with the error code 0x80004005: I tried several of the tips found on ...
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Setting up bridged networking between Linux host and Windows guest

eth0 connection enslaved to br0 If I understand correctly from this link, the above step is not necessary since eth0 is already on a physical network has the ip (same ip of the eth0) Also, the IP ...
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Virtualbox can NOT mount an USB drive

Add your usb filter and if usb still not attached, check if your device is Usb 1.0, 2.0 or 3.0. power off your vbox and then re-open as administrator. from settings change usb to required version. ...
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Using virtual box is it possible to set your virtual machine time to be different from host time

in addition to solution proposed by https://superuser.com/users/684955/eliseu following two changes in his code would let us keep HH:mm the same as on host: $hm = (get-date).AddMinutes(1).ToString(&...
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Can I use VHD file to boot VMWare?

You can use VMWare Converter with a workaround. Mount the VHD in Windows Start VMWare Converter Select Convert Machine and choose Powered On Select This local machine On the next page you can select ...
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Cannot resize screen for Ubuntu VM in VirtualBox

Had this problem running Ubuntu 20.04 in virtualbox. This was my first time running a vm. Everytime I went full-screen the resolution was just awful. I did everything everyone above said, but what ...
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Problems while upgrading Linux VM

A very good way to solve this kind of problem in a Kali virtual machine is to run a complete cleanup and update. I have done this successfully a couple of times on my own virtual machines. sudo apt-...
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Problems while upgrading Linux VM

I am sorry if I have wasted anyone's time. I ran the upgrade again after a few days of not touching the system and it upgraded without any hiccups. I am still not sure what was the problem.
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On VirtualBox, how to to access the host CD drive from the virtual machine?

The CD/DVD in the emulated hardware of VirtualBox is not a USB device, but rather an IDE device. It will connect without problem to the USB device on the host. Prerequisite : For the VM to read the CD ...
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Change screen resolution of Ubuntu VM in Hyper-V

On Ubuntu 22.04 this seems to be sufficient to set the resolution set-vmvideo Ubuntu -horizontalresolution:3840 -verticalresolution:2400 -resolutiontype single BUT in my case the scale wasn't being ...
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What might cause "subst" to say "Invalid Parameter - D:"?

I experienced a similar problem just now. I created a X: drive with subst X: <some_path> and afterwards tried to remove it with subst X: /d to no avail. Running the command in a terminal ...
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VirtualBox Show button does not show running virtual machines

In my case it was because I was starting the VM from Task Scheduler using "run with highest privileges". I was not able to attach the GUI to it from the desktop app after that, even if I ...
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Win Key in VirtualBox Guest is also captured by Host

To get the Super key captured by guest VM in VirtualBox 7.0.2 on Ubuntu 22.04, click on menu: Preferences > Input (Virtual Machine) > Auto Capture Keyboard Reference: https://www.linuxquestions....

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