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

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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 ...
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ubuntu 16.04 installation error on virtual box

I'm trying to installing ubuntu 16.04 on virtual box and i'm getting the below error. failed to access perfctr msr (MSR c4 is 0) error on both vmware and virtualbox How to get rid of this error?
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How to install VirtualBox in Debian 8?

So, I have been crying for hours over this. I have been trying to install virtual box 5.0 in 64-bit Debian Jessie, and for the life of me can not figure it out. I have tried installing it from .deb, ...
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How to install xorg inside virtualbox guest?

I am fairly new to Arch linux so I want to install it inside a VM first before replacing my current Linux installation. I've successfully installed base, base-devel & grub packages inside a ...
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Debian 8 - Run scripts after boot

I've tried run some scripts after boot via /etc/rc.local. /etc/rc.local #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # Make sure that the script will "...
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Setting up bridged adapter for Arch guest, Windows host [closed]

I've tried many things that I've found online but I'm stumped. I'm using VirtualBox, my guest OS is Arch, kernel version 4.4.1-2, my host is Windows 10. When I set it to have NAT adapter, I get it ...
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How to make an iproute2 bridge setup permanent?

I've set up an archlinux inside a Oracle Virtual Box. To be able to reach the VM from the LAN I have added a bridge adapter and configured the guest system following the instructions from the Arch ...
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VirtualBox/Vagrant host only network host doesn't get IP address

I'm running Vagrant and VirutalBox and wants to use a host only network. I use the following configuration: config.vm.network "private_network", ip: "33.33.33.33" However my host doesn't get an IP ...
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Broken behavior when checking “3D acceleration”

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 in a VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host. I have tried installing the Guest Additions both from the provided VirtualBox ISO as well as sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-...
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VirtualBox Error, Storage:Settings, Guest Additions

VirtualBox 5 on LinuxMint17.2 Trying to attach Guest additions (in Storage:Settings) for Win7 32bit guest to an empty optical drive. I've done this successfully before for a Win7 64bit guest, but ...
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How to disable Wifi Power Save on Kali Linux

I am running kali with virtualbox and my wifi receiver is a usb adapter which is Asus N10 Nano. I made the settings on virtualbox for making the vb recognize my usb wifi adapter. It works but after ...
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Is it OK to install 32 bit linux on virtual pc on 64bit windows system?

I am trying to download ubuntu 32 bit to run in virtualbox. is it ok to run 32 bit os on virtual box in my windows 64bit pc? or do i need to download only 64 bit os to run in virtual box of my 64bit ...
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Linux beginner. What OS should I use? [closed]

I recently started JAVA programming and I would like to start learning Linux programming simultaneously. I run a mac and I am planning to use Oracle VM VirtualBox to boot linux. What kind of Linux OS ...
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Running 64-bit Virtual Linux on any AMD/Intel Chip without VT-X support

Am I correct in assuming that a 32-bit virtual machine will run on any AMD/Intel chips, but if I want to run 64-bit. The host machine has to be VT-X enabled for AMD and Intel?
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Debian 8 Jessie virtualbox vdi disk-image mount

I need to mount virtualbox dynamic vdi image on Debian 8 system. There is 2 ways to solve this task: To use vdfuse. But it was removed from D8 repo, though it exists for D7 wheezy and I use it on ...
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Unable to log in to any user accounts on a fresh install of Arch linux

Has anyone run into the issue of not being able to log into their root account after a fresh install of Arch Linux? I have tried setting the root password twice with the passwd command within the ...
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How can I figure out why an HID unikey device is not being recognized by the software needing it?

I have a custom built CentOS machine. For those of you who know Vagrant, the image is at https://atlas.hashicorp.com/puppetlabs/boxes/centos-7.2-64-puppet. When I connect an HID Unikey device to this ...
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Validate start-dfs.sh

I am trying to setup a Hadoop cluster, where master is my laptop and slave is the virtualbox, following this guide. So, I did, from master: gsamaras@gsamaras:/home/hadoopuser/hadoop/sbin$ sudo ./...
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host can't ssh guest, but guest can

This is a follow-up question from: Make virtualbox get a different IP address than my laptop. I ended up with these /etc/hosts files on both my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 (the host) and my virtualbox ...
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Make virtualbox get a different IP address than my laptop

I am trying to setup a 2-node Hadoop cluster (following this guide), where the master is going to be my Ubuntu laptop and the slave a virtualbox running ubuntu. I also read about networking in ...
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List of VBox Machines Help?

So, I'm writing up a bash script to list out the VM's on my host, so I can make sure they are fired up when the host machine restarts... no problem here... my issue is getting the list of the ...
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failed to save the state of the virtual machine

I keep getting the error failed to save the state of the virtual machine Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) \ in VirtualBox 5.0.12 on a Linux (Kubuntu) host with a Windows 7 guest. Why would ...
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VirtualBox Kernel Module Installing Issue

I installed VirtualBox, in the first run i got this warning: WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current kernel (3.10.0-...
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Cannot retrieve repository meta data repomd.xml for repository Fedora 14-i386 installation under VirtualBox

I am trying to install Fedora-14-i386-DVD.iso using VirtualBox-5.0.10-104061-Win.exe on windows 7. But as soon as I check the option [_] Fedora 14 - i386 as additional repositories, I get an error. ...
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Whonix, how to connect to a Wifi?

I'm running Whonix through Oracle Virtual Box, inside Windows 8.1., and I'm trying to configure it to connect to the internet. On Windows I am currently connected to my WiFi. I have both the Whonix ...
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Virtual Machine running in background should not sleep

i have a VM (VirtualBox). With the following command vboxheadless --startvm < Name > the VM is running in the background which is fine. But after a while, it goes to sleep mode, which is not ...
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How to edit .box file from an Existing One

I have debian .box file which we are using on vagrant and now I need to upgrade some packages on base image on .box file. How do I edit/open .box file from an Existing One?
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adding a virtual NIC to linux

I'm using CentOS 6.5 on oracle VirtualBox. In order to gain access to the internet, I've added a second network card connected to the physical network card of my pc. I rebooted the virtual server ...
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Virtualbox guest not shutting down while using VNC

I installed Virtualbox 5 on an Arch Linux server. Everything's working fine except shutting down a guest (GUI, SSH, console) while being watched via remote desktop. I reinstalled the extension pack ...
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vSphere Client 6.0.0 fails to add a disk drive greater than 4TB to VM

Any help would be appreciated: GOAL: Get Linux Mint 17.3 VM to see each of my 6TB (5.46TB) physical drives so I can then raid6, LVM and mount. They have already been successfully added as ...
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Static ip for Virtualbox using bridge connection

I need to use the remoteapp on Ubuntu 14.04 using virtualbox running Win7. But the real problem is I can only access the remoteapp when connected to a wlan or eth using bridge network. Otherwise it ...
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Mouse not appearing for linux in virtual box on mac

I have just set up Kali linux on Virtualbox on my mac but when I try to enable the mouse on the virtual machine the cursor doesn't show and I'm not sure why i do see a message that states "You ...
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How to connect to virtual network on linux

I start most of my virtual machines using virtual box. Most of the time I configure them with bridge networking. But this time I would like to set it up with nat network. I added a virtual network ...
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Network Configration on Virtual machine

I am creating a Linux environment for learning purpose. I just installed ubuntu for base OS, and I installed centos(minimal) in Virtual box. My goal is to access the centos from ubuntu by Putty. ...
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Virtualbox - how to give Internet access and internal network access to two VMs?

I made two Virtualbox virtual machines, CentOS 7 latest iso. I gave them each 2 network interfaces, one NAT and one "Internal network" in order to get them to talk to each other and have Internet ...