An x86 virtualization software package developed by Oracle (which bought Sun, which bought Innotek).

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Bridged VirtualBox VM: Is there an internal Host IP address

I'm running a VirtualBox VM in bridged network mode. Is there still an internal IP address for the Host? (I don't want traffic to my host going over the bridged network) To clarify, I do want my VM ...
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Internet keeps getting disconnected on VirtualBox Host

I'm running OS X 10.11.5 on which I have installed CentOS 7 on VirtualBox. Everything seems to be working correctly except this minor bug. Internet keeps getting disconnected if I leave the CentOS ...
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VirtualBox Host - Ram Question - Mem Free Vs Mem Available - Possible Mem Leak?

I'm wondering if our system has lots of free RAM, or if its almost out. I read here regarding MemAvailable but I am wondering how it applies to VirtualBox as I am sure thats the reason the numbers I ...
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Put console on ttyS0 if guest OS is booted headlessly

We're using Debian 4 (No systemd) for our product. I run it as a guest OS managed by VirtualBox for testing purposes. Here's how I use it: For manual debugging, I have the guest OS's console on ...
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Virtualbox cannot load the Qt platform plugin “xcb” on Crunchbang Waldorf

I am running Crunchbang Linux (Waldorf), a distribution based on Debian Wheezy. I downloaded the most recent virtualbox from here https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads , which is VirtualBox ...
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How do I turn off the “Running in software rendering mode” warning?

I'm running Arch Linux/Cinnamon in Virtual Box on a Windows 7 machine. One of the technologies I need to use is WebGL. For whatever reason (that's a different issue), WebGL will not work when Display->...
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QEMU/KVM: USB3 passthrough to FreeBSD

I'm making my first steps in FreeBSD, so please excuse any possible "linuxism". My goal is to run FreeBSD 10.2 inside virtual machine with QEMU/KVM and allow USB3 network card passthrough from the ...
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Debian - Network doesn't work on boot

I've setup my /etc/network/interfaces. But I have to always restart my network, not just start. /etc/init.d/networking restart on the system boot. Where is the problem? I want my network to work ...
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How can I run Linux in a VM on a Retina MacBook Pro in Hi-DPI mode?

I use a Retina MacBook Pro. I run Linux in virtual machines for development work. I occasionally use the Linux GUI directly in the virtual machine, but most of the time I ssh (with the -Y parameter) ...
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Unable to Authenticate PhPVirtualBox Remote host - Firewall off - Auth Off

I am trying to get the most very basic setup running that I can build upon for controlling a remote Virtualbox installation. The setup : Server A : 192.168.1.10 Oracle VM VirtualBox web service ...
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How to configure internet on old linux VM

I have downloaded the first version of Mendrake running kernel 2.0.35 for study purposes. I installed the system on a virtual machine (VirtualBox), i used SCSI virtual hard drive for compatibility &...
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Kali won't boot user GUI, xserver won't start, can startx via tty2, How to Solve?

I am having trouble getting Kali (as a vbox guest vm) to boot into GUI after updating to rolling release via dist-upgrade.. It appears to attempt to start X on boot as the screen attempts to resolve ...
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Looking for an old linux distro for testing [closed]

I'm currently looking for a very old Linux distro that has an old kernel, doesn't support PAE/XD bit, doesn't support VASLR (Virtual Address Space Layout Randomization) and doesn't have X^W memory ...
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Genymotion suddenly stops with Segmentation fault (Core Dumped)

I am running Arch Linux (4.6.3-1-ARCH) with GNOME 3.20 . I installed genymotion from the AUR : https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/genymotion/ , Whenever I launch the application , After 2-3 minutes, ...
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phpVirtualBox - Control Remote Servers - Central Management

Not sure if this is possible, all my google results come up with RDP stuff, or just basic, how to install phpVirtualBox. I was wondering If I can set up a Central phpVirtualBox and connect it to ...
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CentOS7 server VirtualBox guest on Ubuntu 15.10 screen issue

I have created a virtual machine with a minimal CentOS 7 installation on my Ubuntu 15.10 guest system. I also installed the guest additions. During the installation the installer issued a message, ...
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Which version of VBOX API does libvirt support?

I have libvirt 1.3.5 and virtualbox 5.0.20 installed on my Gentoo system. When I start the libvirtd service, I got Libvirt doesn't support VirtualBox API version 5000020 Where can I found out which ...
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Why isn't ~/.bash_profile executed when starting Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu in Virtualbox in a MacBook Pro laptop. In ~/.bash_profile, I added some directories to PATH. But after I reboot the guest Ubuntu, the added directories are not in PATH. I wonder why ...
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How to store dconf from VirtualBox in a host Windows folder?

I'm running Win10 as the host system, & Ubuntu inside a VirtaulBox. I'm trying to migrate my ~/.config folder from inside the VM, to sit on the host system (I mapped my Dropbox folder as a ...
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Moving VirtualBox disks to cloud services

Currently, the official way of deploying a custom distribution or different operating system on Linode is installing it locally in a virtual machine and copying the resulting disk verbatim to a Linode ...
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How to Install LDOM on Solaris 11?

I installed Solaris 11 on VirtualBox. I need to install and configure LDOM. However, I can not find the LDOM software for oracle Solaris 11. I could not find the link also.
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How to make VirtualBox related services manually started in Fedora 23?

Fedora 23 boots up too slowly, so I check it by using systemd-analyze blame, and this is the output: 1min 22.379s plymouth-quit-wait.service 17.100s firewalld.service 10.799s akmods.service ...
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virtualbox-5.0 : Depends: libvpx2 (>= 1.4.0) but it is not installable

I'm trying to install Virtualbox 5.0 in my ubuntu machine Linux federico 4.4.0-24-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jun 8 19:27:37 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I run apt- install I ...
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How to create a LUKS encrypted file in a vboxsf mountpoint?

I am trying to create a LUKS encrypted file in a VirtualBox image. It works fine unless the encrypted file resides in a VirtualBox shared folder. The error output is: 10+0 records in 10+0 records ...
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How to start an encrypted VirtualBox VM from terminal in headless mode

Situation: I am on Debian 8.5. I installed VirtualBox 5.0.22 and its Extension Pack. I further encrypted the VM via VirtualBox: VM settings -> General -> Encryption -> Enable Encryption. Question: ...
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CentOS Virtualbox vdi to raw problem

So I had CentOS7 running on a virtual machine then I tried to move it to a physical hard drive using the commandline "D:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>vboxmanage clonehd --format RAW D:\Virtualbox \...
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Cannot access internet from VirtualBox guest (Arch Linux)

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.20. The host machine is a MacBook running OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan). The guest OS is 64-bit Arch Linux. When I installed Arch from the ISO, the guest's internet connectivity ...
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How to install VirtualBox Extension Pack

Objective: Install VirtualBox Extension Pack to VirtualBox 5.0.2 on Linux, be also able to list installed extension packs and uninstall it.
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Errors installing VirtualBox 5 on headless CentOS 7

I attempting to install VirtualBox 5.0 on CentOS 7. I have googled for hours trying to resolve this with no luck so I'm asking for help. Here is what I've done. On a clean install of CentOS 7: # cd /...
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PhPVirtualBox Fails to import VM - SOAPFault

I am trying to import previously existing VM's into PhPVirutalBox. The installation of PHPVirtBox goes fine. I can create a VM's in the VM root @ /srv/Virtualbox, but I can't seem to add VM's. Note : ...
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Enable touch screen on CentOS 7

I have CentOS 7 installed as a guest OS inside VirtualBox running in a Windows 8.1 host machine. The host is a notebook computer with a touch screen. The windows host can accept touch screen ...
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How to copy or restore OS via apt package-list? [duplicate]

I want to find a way to backup my system in the manner of storing a list installed packages. I want to be able to reproduce my setup for the case of a reinstall or automatically provision a VM with ...
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IP address not seen on ifconfig

I've imported a virtual machine from work onto my home pc and I can't connect to it through SSH. I've checked ifconfig and there is no IP address next to inet. I thought it could be something with ...
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Cannot purge virtualbox

$ uname -a Linux mypcname 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt25-2 (2016-04-08) i686 GNU/Linux I'm trying to purge Virtualbox from my system, but its not working. Based on this it looks like ...
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Pass fastboot USB device to VirtualBox Windows VM from ArchLinux

I have a Xiaomi android phone and I want to unlock its bootloader. The official way is using a Windows tool, so I booted up my Windows VM and tried to pass the USB device form the devices menu, but it ...
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Can you set an initial size to a Virtualbox Dynamically Allocated Storage Drive?

I want to set the drive so it acts as a fixed drive up until a certain size and dynamically resizes after that point. For example, set the device so that it has 8GB to start with, and once it hits 8GB ...
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Install Guest Additions on Kali Linux on VirtualBox 5 on Mac OSX?

I want to install VirtualBox 5 Guest Addition on Kali Linux. I tried this: apt-get update apt-get install -y virtualbox-guest-x11 reboot From here but it does not work. I use latest Kali Linux ...
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Virtualbox memory not reflected in its cgroup

I've trying to limit the amount of memory a user can use using cgroups (using Ubuntu 16.04 with systemd). After setting the MemoryLimit property of user-.slice I can see the change reflected in its ...
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Create an inetrface to two virtual machines

I have two ubuntu virtual machines running on my computer. I want to design an application that provides me with a window via which I can communicate with both machines without having to use the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - ssh connection times out using host-only adapter

I have set up a Ubuntu 16 LTS server in VirtualBox and have added a Host-only Network adapter. The IP address is set from what I can see running ifconfig but I am unable to ssh in from bash, the ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu guest Xilinx Platform Cable USB II

I try to install Ubuntu on a Virtualbox. (Windows 10 Host, 64 Bit LTS 14.04) Ubuntu is working so far but after installing Vivado (Webedition) I created a simple hello world. Synthesizing is working ...
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How to Install VirtualBox Client Extentions in Debian Virtual Machine

I have been struggling to install VirtualBox Client Extentions in a Debian Virtual Machine (Debian 7 & Debian 8), I found the solution yet again buried in a Post group. I did not figured out the ...
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Pre-built developer ubuntu VM

I'm searching for a Ubuntu (or other Linux distribution) VM with pre-installed Maven, JDK, Code-Editor, etc. It's pretty annoying to install all these tools every time you set up a new development ...
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Benchmark shared folder on Virtualbox?

I'm trying to benchmark what I can read and write from the shared folder on my Virtualbox machine is? From my local host machine I have a shared folder, and on the guest virtualized machine, I would ...
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Problem with fstab

I am trying to automatically mount a drive on a virtual box by editing fstab. I have added this line to it: PycharmProjects /home/jon/PycharmProjects vboxsf defaults 0 0 However, when I reboot, ...
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Typing { } on Debian in VirtualBox on OSX [closed]

I have a OSX with VirtualBox and a virtual machine with Debian. In the virtual machine I'm not able to type those brackets {}. Any help ? I have an Italian keyboard on my Mac.
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VirtualBox web service not recognised by PhpVirtualBox

A Debian 8 machine is running VirtualBox 5 and PhpVirtualBox, a web gui for managing VirtualBox. PhpVirtualBox requires the service vboxwebsvc to be running and it can be done easily by issuing the ...
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Virtualbox connectity from vboxnet0 to internal network

I am trying to create a setup with gateway(Guest OS Ubuntu) in middle and an webserver(Guest OS - Debian) - must be connected to VM-2 only via VM-1 from host pc. My aim is to ping 10.1.1.2 from Host ...
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an error occurred while mounting /

I have a trouble with virtual Ubuntu image launched on Oracle VM VirtualBox. After last reboot I can't manage to run it, because I'm getting on start message: EXT4-fs (sda1): Couldn't remount RDWR ...
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Using DD Disk Image on Red Hat

How can I use dd command on a Linux Red Hat Server 5 to obtain a disk image and then use it eventually in Virtual Box?