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

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xfce4-screenshooter creates something invalid in clipboard when taking screenshot

I installed xfce4-screenshooter-plugin on my xfce VirtualBox Debian 8 and. with use of xfce4-screenshooter --help I bound PrScr and Ctrl + PrScr to capture full screen and active window screenshots ...
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Why isn't VBoxManage booting from DVD?

I am trying to use VBoxManage to create and manage CentOS 7 virtual machines on a CentOS 7 server. The commands below first result in the following conflicting statements: 1.) that the virtual ...
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Failed to mount /media/sf_vagrant

I am trying to setup automated mounting of my vbox shared folders. Everything works just fine from my normal user: $ sudo mount -t vboxsf vagrant /media/sf_vagrant However if I follow the manual ...
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Your kernel headers for kernel 3.10.0-229.el7.x86_64 cannot be found

When I type the command service vboxdrv setup in my CentOS 7 terminal, I get the following error: Your kernel headers for kernel 3.10.0-229.el7.x86_64 cannot be found How can I resolve this ...
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Debian VirtualBox auto mount fails on startup but works after login: mounting failed with the error: No such device

I have a VirtualBox Debianx64 system installed and I was trying to share a host folder to it. Following a tutorial, I came to a mount command: sudo mount -t vboxsf -o rw,uid=1000,gid=1000 [Virtual ...
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Chromium deps install problem on libgl1-mesa-glx:i386

everyone I'm trying to build chromium on Ubuntu 14.04.3 in my Virtualbox and get stuck at installing deps running install-build-deps.sh. The problem lies in package libgl1-mesa-glx:i386. Here's the ...
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Why is it impossible to run virtual box additions .run file?

Last time I was installing Debian + XFCE on Virtual Box everything went smooth, including virtual box additions which were installed in one click. Since then, the system became much more unfriendly. ...
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SSH into VirtualBox on Mac

I just installed VirtualBox on my mac, created a new Ubuntu Virtual Machine with "Use an existing virtual hard disk file" of the Cloudera Hadoop disk image. I'm able to start and run the virtual ...
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How to connect to a Headless Running VM

I started a VM using the Headless option. This has always worked fine. Then the system comes up I'm able to connect to it via rdp with no problems. At present it's stuck on the startup where it's ...
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How to move space from 1 file system to another?

I am currently using Virtualbox to run this server where my current disk space is: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/ol-root 50G 44G ...
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How to ssh into ubuntu (set up in virtualbox) while turned off

I was wondering if it was possible to ssh into my ubuntu which is set up in oracle vm, while it is turned off. I am able to ssh into my ubuntu via putty when it is running, but when I turn it off I am ...
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Debian Jessie 8.2 aborts with an Application Error in VirtualBox

I recently installed Debian Jessie 8.2 using dvd-1 (that is debian-8.2.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso) on VirtualBox version 4.3.22 with gdm3 as the display manager and GNOME as the desktop environment. My host OS ...
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Does converting raw dd-image to VDI touch the filesystem?

I have a raw dd-image of a harddrive from a Mac, and I need to extract the files from it. The problem is that the filesystem (HFS+) is corrupt, and from what I've been able to google is that it's ...
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Not able to ping and connect to internet from Kali Linux in Virtual Box

I know and admit that the same question has been asked multiple times in the same forum as well as in others. However, none of those seem to work for me. I would post a detailed analysis and the steps ...
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How can I recover deleted files shared with a linux VM? [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted files from a folder I shared with a Linux VM via Viirtualbox.I'm in desperate need of those files. How can/do I recover these files successfully? Host: Win 8.1 Guest: Debian ...
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Startup issue--Debian 8.2 installed in VirtualBox

I'm a first-time Linux user, installing Linux in VirtualBox for programming of a Beaglebone Black. I have installed Debian 8.2 in VirtualBox and it boots OK, BUT I am able to get only the Activities ...
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Setting the root password for a Fedora 22 cloud image

I am having problem logging in into a Fedora 22 virtual machine, based on a cloud F22 image. Without touching the downloaded image I could boot just not login. I downloaded https://download....
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When installing virtualbox on 64-bit kali linux 2.0 host machine, do I NEED to install chroot environment?

I'm obviously still pretty new to Linux...have been doing a lot of reading/learning...I'm currently running Kali 2.0 in a dual boot configuration on my PC (with Win 7). For convenience, I wanted to ...
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virtualbox, how to enable host to access the Internet via the guest?

I have a notebook and installed Fedora 21 into it, then I installed virtualbox, then I installed Windows XP as a guest. From the Windows XP, I used the eth0 as the bridge to let the dialer(only ...
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How Can I achieve Mac Extented Keyboard layout under Kali linux

Under Kali Linux 4 (running in Virtualbox under OSX), I have to use the right alt key + tilde to get a | symbol. Also, the number pad only functions as arrow keys and a US Mac Extended Keyboard does ...
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Vagrant 1.7.*. is not supporting supporting virtualbox 5.x?

I have installed virtual box-5.0.2r102096. Previously I have virtual box 4.3.*. Vagrant version is Vagrant 1.7.2 but it was giving me following type error when I do vagrant up Failed to mount ...
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How to forward firefox graphics from remote to local system?

I have installed CentOS7 in virtualbox through vagrant. Both guest and host operating system is CentOS7. Guest operating system is minimum installation of centos7 with no graphics. On both system I ...
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Win 8.1 guest on VirtualBox 5 running on Wayland 1.8 freezes after login

I'm testing GNOME 3.16.3 wayland (1.8) session on ArchLinux 64bit. Everything seems to work fine so far except for VirtualBox 5.0.2. If I run windows 8.1 as guest, after entering the password on the ...
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Use SSH on RedHat installed on Oracle Virtual box

I have installed Oracle Virtual Box and RedHat on it. Can I use SSH or PuTTy from my local PC (Windows 7) to access RedHat locally? If yes then what will I enter in field of Host name? And if no then ...
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How do I share a CUPS printer with a Windows VirtualBox guest?

I'm currently using Ubuntu but I have printing set up with CUPS. Is it possible to share a CUPS printer with a VirtualBox Windows guest? Or, namely Windows 2000.
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How to connect from one VM Guest instance to another to another VM Guest instance

I have Windows 7 as my Host OS and I have a VM guest instance of CentOs 6, now I have created a more Instance guest Centos 6 via Vagrant. All are working fine and I am able to do a ssh/ping from ...
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How to get the VPN icon in Kali 2.0 (gnome) as root?

I have trouble getting the VPN status icon into the top bar for Kali 2.0 (gnome). Installation I recently installed latest kali 2.0 (in a VirtualBox from kali-linux-2.0-amd64.iso). I checked the ...
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kail linux won't boot [closed]

I'm trying to get kali linux running in my virtual machine everything looks like it installs correctly but instead of booting up kali linux after installation I'm getting this error message. I've ...
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unable to change screen resolution of tty

I am using Fedora 21 in Oracle Virtual Box. I am using just tty (no GUI). I need to increase screen resolution, I tried following things but failed: xrandr but gives me error: cannot open display I ...
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A stable/LTS Linux distro (Fedora,openSUSE,Ubuntu,Debian) with simple VirtualBox 5+ installation? [closed]

I have lost too much having Windows as a host OS, especially after upgrading to 10. My processor is AMD64 (specs), AMD Virtualization™ (AMD-V™) Technology with IOMMU Silicon feature-set ...
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Having trouble with devices and USB ports

I have been trying to play Xwing vs Tie fighter on Linux Ubuntu Mate in virtualbox with my playstation 3 controller. After a few attempts It worked but I rebooted and it stopped working. If I load ...
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How can I copy text from xterm (Awesome, Debian, VirtualBox)?

I ran the minimal Debian installation inside a VirtualBox instance, installed X11 and Awesome window manager manually (without any custom configuration yet) and installed VirtualBox additions as well (...
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Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_VMM_BUT_AC_CLEAR)

I get this error on my mac when I'm trying to boot up any virtual machine on virtual box on my new MacOS X Yosemite Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_VMM_BUT_AC_CLEAR) Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE(...
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VirtualBox - guest bridged connection to host's eth0 fails

I have some weird issues (or lack of understanding) with my VM Lubuntu 14.04 on a Debian Jessie host using VirtualBox. My host has a static IP on its eth0 which is wired to a Raspberry Pi 2 (also with ...
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How to get better error VirtualBox in ArchLinux

I'm using 64-bit ArchLinux host, Windows 10 guest. I've done installing the virtualbox, running dkms autoinstall, modprobing vboxdrv, and installing the guest OS (Windows 10 64-bit). But after I ...
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release modified debian distro as educational tool?

I intend to release a VirtualBox image of a modified Debian Jessie installation for educational purposes (stripped down version optimized for programming),which will be publicly available. However I ...
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TurnKey LAMP Stack - boot stops at 'Loading initial ramdisk'

I want to test out a script I found, but I am having issues even getting the VirtualBox to boot past 'Loading initial ramdisk'. I am running a LAMP Stack I got from TurnKeyLinux on Oracle VM ...
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How do I adjust the screen resolution for my Debian 8.1 64-bit VirtualBox machine?

I would like to adjust the screen resolution for my Debian 8.1 Virtual Machine (running in VirtualBox 5 on 64-bit Windows 10) from 1024x768 to 1366x768 (which for me would be full screen). Neither "...
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Virtualbox and telnet

With the latest VirtualBox it is possible to set a tcp serial. I have set port 2231 and with telnet localhost 2231, the login prompt appears on my old Unix system. The problems are: passwords are ...
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How to downgrade VirtualBox after a kernel upgrade to 4.1.4-1?

I run Arch Linux and did a complete pacman sync and upgrade of my entire system. One of the updates was a kernel upgrade that I am happy with and had no other problems with. One of the packages that ...
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Clock drift in a VirtualBox guest

I've done this command this morning: root@xxx:01:21:17:/home/xxx$ date --set "2015-08-06 02:54" Thu Aug 6 02:54:00 WIB 2015 root@xxx:02:54:00:/home/xxx$ hwclock --set --date="2015-08-06 02:54" ...
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Iptables rule to drop packets to and from local network

I want to set a virtual machine on laptop, but I don't trust the guest system fully, so I would like to block it's access to local network (to network 192.168.0.1/16 or 10.0.0.1/8 or ... the other one ...
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Unable to operate mouse in GUI on Ubuntu Server in VBox VM

Mouse can't work on Ubuntu Server (minmal virtual machine mode) in VBox VM. I ran: sudo aptitude install --without-recommends xserver-xorg-core sudo aptitude install jwm startx output: -bash: ...
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Ubuntu Server installation and usage in VirtualBox much slower with multiple cores

I wanted a fast 64-bit Ubuntu Server 14.0.4 LTS installation in a VirtualBox 5.0.0 VM on my OS X 10.10.4 host for testing. I left everything default but upped the # of cores to 4, half the cores of my ...
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How to send the Escape Key inside VirtualBox “vi” session?

When using a "vi" session within VirtualBox, how can I send the Escape Key to change modes from input mode to command mode? I have tried many combinations which do not work: Ctrl-Esc, Atl-Esc, ...
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Can't access host-only network when on two interfaces

I'm trying to use a host-only connection with my VirtualBox VM. My VM is set up and can ping the host (192.168.56.1) on vboxnet0. If I disconnect the host from my local network (internet access) I ...
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Is there any advantage to using the -j2 argument when building Linux systems in VirtualBox?

I'm using BuildRoot to build root filesystem images, from within VirtualBox. The builds are very slow. Is there any advantage to running "make -j2" in the virtual machine? The /proc/cpuinfo from ...
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VDI size increase not reflecting

I have a dynamically allocated virtual disk, which was initially 40GB. I increased the disk size from 40 GB to 100GB first and then also updated the partition using GParted as described here, https://...
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How to stop scrolling from changing workspaces in i3 on CrunchBang++?

I installed CrunchBang++ on a VirtualBox machine. I installed a few packages from the welcome script and the VirtualBox guest additions. I then installed i3 and set it as my window manager by creating ...
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How to get clipboard support on a Linux server without X11

I have a virtual Linux development environment running under VirtualBox and Vagrant. I use tmux and vim to setup multiple open vim instances. I'd like to be able to copy and paste between those ...