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

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“Error constructing proxy” on gnome terminal

I just installed a fresh copy of Debian 8.4 in VirtualBox 5.0.20. I am now attempting to install the "Guest Additions" CD. To do so I had to change my fstab so I am able to execute things from the CD,...
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Unable to run Virtualbox properly on Kali Linux Rolling because of KERN_DIR error [duplicate]

I added the repo for Virtualbox to my sources.list deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib Afterwards, I installed DKMS and Virtualbox-5.0. When I run virtualbox, this ...
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Stuck installing Arch Linux. How should I proceed?

I am following a tutorial here. I'm on step 2.2. I'm supposed to find out if I have a uefi motherboard by sending the command efivar -l. But I don't get the expected output. Instead I get efivar: ...
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Kali Linux doesn't install

I have a problem with Kali Linux. I want to install it with live DVD, so I burned DVD, and also booted it in BIOS, but when the install options shows (install, Live amd64, Live forensic mode and so on)...
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Kali Linux Rolling Alfa NHA wireless Error -22, Kali in Virtual Box (host Kali) Live Mode

Hi Ive just purchased an Alfa AWUS036NHA wireless USB wireless Adapter. I have also just upgraded the installed Kali 2.0 Sana on my hard drive to the new Kali rolling. There seems to be issues ...
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Forgot Username and Password on Linux Mint

I have Linux Mint 17.3 on VM Virtual Box. Unfortunately, I forgot my username and password. Can someone tell me the steps on how to reset my username and password?
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How do I fix my display after Atom broke it completely?

In VirtualBox 5.0.18 on Windows 10 I'm running the guest: Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-bit Cinnamon 2.8.8 Linux kernel 3.19.0-32-generic with 3D acceleration enabled. Everything was working fine ...
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VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1)

As pointed in the title I'm in a situation where a VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1). This happens when the guest (Windows) in booting up. The same happens with two virtual ...
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A folder with d?????????? in the ls -l

I am running the EDG-12.2.1-Trn (CentOS 6.6 64-bit) VM on Virtual Box. This is the Oracle Database VM. When I try sharing a folder, through VirtualBox, it shares successfully (automatically), and ...
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Connect to guest vm (no wifi driver) from machines on same wireless network as the host machine?

I have my host os with proper wifi drivers that connects to my router. I run a NixOs VM (no wifi driver) as guest. I setup some configs in NixOS and it now has many binary caches that I want to share ...
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CentOS 7 fullscreen not working in VirtualBox

I installed CentOS 7 inside VirtualBox. Additionally, I installed virtualbox guest additions in the following way: yum update kernel* yum update yum install kernel-devel kernel-headers dkms gcc gcc-c+...
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Can't boot TAILS virtual nachine

I've downloaded TAILS and when I boot everything goes normally until it fully boots up, at which point it shows the desktop for a second and then says "Uh Oh! An error has occured" or something ...
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Under guest virtual machine, Debian hangs when loading initial ramdisk

I am new to Linux, and recently installed Debian 8 to a guest virtual machine running under Virtual Box on a Windows 8 laptop (Asus x552cl). When I try boot up the Debian system, the virtual machine ...
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Change with the command iptables not reflected in the output of the command netstat

Scenario: A virtual machine UU (abbrev for Ubuntu) is serving a web-page. The web-page is accessible on CO (abbrev. for CentOS) which has the Virtual Box on which UU is running. However the web-page ...
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Setting multiple IP addresses on private network interface using Vagrant

I am trying to configure IPv4 and IPv6 address on Internal network Vagrant interface but I am unable to do so. Here is the configuration: config.vm.network "private_network", ip: "192.168....
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Solus 1.1 adding bidirectional clipboard

I have Solus 1.1 installed in VirtualBox (host Ubuntu 14.04). I managed to install the guest additions using https://wiki.solus-project.com/VirtualBox, but at it says: Installing graphics ...
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Boot from live usb with persistent option

I have a "live cd" copied to a USB stick, which successfully boots on a PC, including the persistent that uses a casper-rw partition. But now I wish to boot this, including the persistent option, in a ...
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Question about wifi on Linux VM

I am fairly new to virtual machines, however I have successfully set up a kali Linux machine on my mac running os x El Capitan. My problem seems to be slightly different than all of the other ones I'...
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How To Resize CentOS CLI Machine In Full By Default?

I've created a minimal machine with no graphics using virtualBox, For I want to use a pure command line environment. One thing I don't like about it is, that it shows up in half screen. There's an ...
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How can I view my virtualbox guest unix filesystem from the host windows file/text editor? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu/CentOS in a virtualbox guest and am trying to configure various services to run on it (nginx, php, memcache and more). As a novice Unix user, I'm finding it slow to use the console ...
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virtio network interface stops after wake

I'm running vagrant with the Virtualbox provider on my laptop and use the virtio network interface to mitigate super slow DNS lookups with the standard network device used by Virtualbox. Now putting ...
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Setting Custom Resolution in Lubuntu on VMWare

I've cast around on google to no avail. I have lubuntu (kernel Linux 4.2.0-30-generic x86_64, Ubuntu 15.10) running in Oracle VM VirtualBox on a Surface Pro 3. I'd like to set a resolution of 2160 x ...
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Why can't I find kernel headers on CentOS 7 when trying to install VirtualBox Guest Additions?

I have a minimal CentOS 7 installation as a VirtualBox 5.0.16 r105871 guest on a Windows 8.1 host. uname -r reports "3.10.0-327.10.1.el7.x86_64". When I try to run VBoxLinuxAdditions.run I get an ...
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I cannnot connect to guest os(protostar) through ssh from host-pc (linux mint)

I'm trying to connect a to guest machine (protostar) through ssh from my host PC (Linux Mint). I'm using VirtualBox. I tried: setting up hostonlyadapters. setting up NAT Networking. ...
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Configure VM on Windows 10 with VirtualBox similar to Docker Quick Start Terminal

Docker Toolbox for Windows uses boot2docker.iso for creating Linux VM and puts Docker Quick Start Terminal shortcut which when started opens bash shell to home directory on Windows. When executing cd ...
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host : ubuntu 14.04, guest : ubuntu 14.04 => login & pwd repeteadly asked

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, I have on it virtualbox 5.0.16, and I tried to create an image of ubuntu 14.04.3 (x64 bits). so I created a new virtualdisk on virtualbox, with 8GO of HDD, but when ...
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Your kernel headers for kernel 2.6.32-504.e16.x86_64 cannot be found

I have centos 6.6 installed on virtualbox. In order to use features like copy/paste, being able to share folders, etc, I need to install Guest additions on it. I've clicked Device -> Insert Guest ...
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Can't install Virtualbox Xubuntu “Running VMs found”

I'm trying to install Virtualbox5.0 on my xubuntu. On my first installation, virtualBox wasn't working fine so I try to re install it. Now VirtualBox is uninstalling and I can't reinstall it, when i ...
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Blank desktop with Gnome in a virtual machine

I installed Debian (Wheezy 7.9) as a VM in VirtualBox. But looks like I have a Desktop environment problem: When I right-click on the Desktop, I get nothing (I'm supposed to get a menu). No ...
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Kali on VirtualBox w/ Bridged Network Stuck on Connecting

I've just installed Kali on VirtualBox w/ Windows 10 as the host. Everything else is fine except for one problem. I tried to bridge a connection from my host system's WiFi adapter to the VM but the ...
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Host-only network adapter (enp0s8) not starting on boot in CentOS7

I've installed CentOS7 in virtual box. I've 2 network cards - one host-only (vboxnet0) adapter enp0s8 (which I want to be static) and the other the NAT adapter enp0s3. The host-only adapter never ...
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how to configure VirtualBox-5.0 host key and ctrl-c settings?

I'm new to VirtualBox, my platform is Fedora23 (host), VirtualBox-5.0, FreeBSD 10.2 (guest). I really don't know why I cannot use Ctrl in VirtualBox guests. (1) After switched the "get out of guest" ...
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After editing PATH in ~/bash_profile, no users can log in to centos

The user edited ~/bash_profile to add to the PATH. After logging out, the user can no longer log in, and now no other users can log in. What happens is, after the Centos login screen, and entering the ...
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virtualbox-5.0 won't install on ubuntu-server 14.04.4

I can't get virtualbox to install. I recently reinstalled my entire system with ubuntu-server 14.04.4. I added the virtualbox repository as recommended on their website: I added deb http://download....
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HDD virtualized to an image => grub error

I virtualized a linux ubuntu 14.04 distro, from a HDD to a VHD file but I get some grub issues that grub-repair can't fix. the error (while launching with virtualbox) is : error : file '/boot/grub/...
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Time sync in VM between Windows as host and CentOS as guest without network

A question concerning the time synchronization between the host and the guest System. I am using Windows 7 as my host OS and CentOS 7 is installed as VM in an Oracle VirtualBox environment without ...
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how to set static ip for guest OS on VirtualBox [duplicate]

My host is Ubuntu 12.04 and I have installed Virtual Box on it. Network setting of Virtual Box is NAT. Then I have Oracle Enterprise Linux as guest. Now I want to set a static IP for my guest, ...
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How to block access to “private” host-only network from VirtualBox nat interface (separate host-only networks)?

Scenario: 1 VirtualBox host with many vms. Different host-only networks are configured for different vm categories: Some vms are "private", others are "standard" vms. Most of these vms, including some ...
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Setup for host and vm ,vm to vm connection

How do I setup network of my oracle virtual box so that below possibility is achieved Setup : 1)Oracle virtual box is setup on windows host 2)Virtual box has two vm's (Vm1,Vm2) Goal: 1)Host ...
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Routing Problem with IP Forwarding on Ubuntu 14.04 and VirtualBox

I'm not entirely sure how to best title this question as the set up is a little complicated... but basically I have a routing problem with IP forwarding on my ubuntu server. On my ubuntu server (an ...
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Connect VM from Internet

I'm new to Linux and I have created a RedHat6 VM using Oracle VirtualBox. For testing purpose, I have set it up so that I can connect to it from my local/host Windows machine (and those of my friends ...
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installing virtualbox apt-get wants to download gcc-4.8 --> replacing gcc-4.9?

I'm trying to install virtuabox on Debian 8.3 using the contrib repos. When I use apt-get install virtualbox it wants to install gcc-4.8, but I already have gcc version 4.9.2 installed. What am I ...
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linux: detect if external keyboard is plugged to laptop

I have an OSX laptop with a running Ubuntu Virtualbox and I either interact with it with the laptop keyboard or with an external USB keyboard that I plug in when in the office. Is there a script I ...
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Installing Virtualbox on Linux Mint 17

I am trying to install virtualbox 5 on mint. Here is the output $ sudo aptitude install virtualbox-5.0 The following NEW packages will be installed: virtualbox-5.0{b} 0 packages upgraded, 1 newly ...
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Iptables Port Forwarding is not working for Host Only Network. What am I doing wrong?

Host OS Ubuntu with live(public) IP address 1.2.3.4 . And a Ubuntu VM running in Virtual Box with Host Only and NAT network configuration. Configuration of both network cards are according to this ...
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How does Ubuntu's indexation work on a virtual machine?

I have read on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FindingFiles the following sentence: Thankfully my computer indexes all my files every night while I sleep and I can search just the index, which ...
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Auto Configuration of network failed

I have 2 virtual machines in Virtualbox. Both machines are in Internal Network. Machine 1 is DHCP server,TFTP server Machine 2 is PXE client. I am trying to install Ubuntu 14 on PXE client. I am ...
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How to set kali linux IP Address Networking issue

I need your help regarding one small confusion. I have installed kali linux directly on desktop hard disk. i have also installed VirtualBox running vulnerable vm's inside kali linux OS with a network ...
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Type curly brackets on Debian running on mac

I have searched for this problem for a while and can not find an answer anywhere. I am currently running a Debian on virtual box on a mac. How do i type the "Alt Gr" Characters like curly brackets?
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How to fix/setup routing from host to guest on VirtualBox?

I am using Debian stretch to run a Debian jessie guest. I have the guest setup with a NAT and a Host-only adapter. When I try to ping my guest from my host, my ping gets routed to my wireless Internet ...