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

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Unable to start Virtual Box in Cent OS

[root@localhost sysadmin]# /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules [ OK ] Uninstalling old VirtualBox DKMS kernel modules [ OK ] Trying to ...
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How do I create a VM from an existing FreeBSD 8.2 PreRelease server?

I need to create a VM (VirtualBox) out of an existing freebsd 8.2 pre-release i386 machine. I need to replicate the exact same environment and I can't rebuild from scratch because FreeBsd 8.2 ...
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How to achieve higher display resolution for Ubuntu under VirtualBox?

In this setup, Ubuntu under VM only achieves low resolution at 640 * 480 while host is 1920 * 1024. How to, (I believe is to configure X server), achieve higher resolution? I have set in VirtualBox ...
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Ubuntu under VirtualBox 4.3.12 r93733 run slow on Windows7 with AVG free 2011

Ubuntu VM speed is subjectively 5 to 10 times slow. Tried setting CPU number, PIIX3/ICH9, Display 3D acceleration. Still slow. Any pointers appreciated. VirtualBox installed with all default setting. ...
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Not able to SSH into VM

I want to SSH from my host into my guest VM (CentOS). I can Ping. SSH is running. Port 22 is open. Looks like firewall is off / IPtables are all open. (this is not normal?) When I SSH into my ...
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DNS works half of the time in Oracle VirtualBox and I can't even maintain /etc/hosts file

I have installed three Linuxes on same laptop and same VirtualBox and this is my success ratio with DNS: HortonWorks & CentOS. Worked for 5 minutes and never after that again. VM image ...
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How to use Wireless Network in Virtualbox?

I'm trying to enable Wireless on VirtualBox in my Ubuntu 14.04. I use a Kali Linux as the guest OS, but this OS not show the wi-fi when I connect it. After starting the guest OS, it still does not ...
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Change IP address of a Virtual Machine running linux ubuntu on windows 8?

I currently have created two virtual machines in VirtualBox both running linux Ubuntu 14.04, and now want to have them have different IP addresses. (By default, they have the same IP address.) ...
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Trying to SSH to local VM Ubuntu with putty

I have found similar questions in my searches here, but most of the answers are way above me at the moment, so here goes. I have set up a VM of Ubuntu server, have installed OpenSSH, and am now ...
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Unable to access website hosted on virtual machine

I'm on a mac (osx 10.9.3) running CentOS7 in virtualbox. I would like to access the website hosted on the virtual machine. Browsing to the Guest IP returns webpage not available. I'm able to ping and ...
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Centos 6.5 from Desktop to basic server

I have already installed centos6.5 on a virtualbox, and I realized that I missed choosing the the basic server mode,can I change it now that the installation is over ?
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Linux: Recover files from .vdi file

Somehow my .vdi (Linux guest OS) file got corrupted. Now I have some files in it (Inside the vdi file) and I want to recover those files. How can I do that?
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Fresh install of Fedora 20 on a VM, seamless mode seems to be broken

Previously when I installed Fedora, maybe 16 or so, in my VM and did seamless mode on my windows 7 box, I got the gnome 3 bar to show up at the top of my windows machine (so I could use it from ...
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Is installing and configuring Arch Linux in VirtualBox going to be the same as installing it for real?

I want to learn how to install and configure Arch Linux on my MacBook. Since I'm just barely an intermediate Linux user (but with an intense desire to learn more), I will probably need a lot of ...
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Virtualbox delete vm ram

If I delete a VM in VirtualBox, what happens with the RAM I used to create that VM? Is it freed?
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VirtualBox with a transparent drive

I want to create a virtualbox VM for experimenting with Linux that uses a directory or some device that is completely transparent to the outside. Further, I do not want networking to work on this VM. ...
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Bridged TAP interface to virtualbox

I need bridged TAP interface on client side of my VPN to virtual machine. I use VirtualBox 4.3.12. But in Adapter Network options in Attached to: Bridged adapter I do not see my TUN adapter. I have ...
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Error installing arch Linux due to virtual box-guest-modules (despite not installing on virtual machine)

I'm installing Arch Linux, following the instructions at the Beginners' Guide, and got up to running pacstrap -i /mnt base base-devel. It finishes with the following error: resolving dependencies... ...
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Oh no! Something went wrong! Installing kali linux

I am trying to install a virtual machine running Kali (Formerly backtrack) 1.0.7 in 64 bit. My host machine is a 64 bit MacBook pro running 10.7.5. I am using Oracle VirtualBox version 4.3.12. The ...
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How to Upgrade Oracle VirtualBox 4.1.12 to to 4.2.10

I installed Oracle VirtualBox 4.1.12 in my Ubuntu 12.04. Now I want upgrade from 4.1.12 to 4.2.10 version. How can I upgrade the Oracle VirtualBox in command line
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How turn external HD visible in Virtualbox Debian VM?

I want to clone my Virtualbox VM to a another/external HD in my computer. My VM is a Debian 7, and I want to use the dd command on an external HD. Is this possible? When I use # fdisk -l only ...
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LVS is not accessible from the outside

I'm currently busy setting up a LVS - Linux Virtual Server: root@debian1:~# ipvsadm -L IP Virtual Server version 1.2.1 (size=4096) Prot LocalAddress:Port Scheduler Flags -> RemoteAddress:Port ...
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Guest Windows XP screen has wrong aspect ratio

I'm running Linux Mint Qiana as the host on a new HP 250 G laptop with 4GB of Ram and a 500GB hard drive. The laptop has a screen aspect ratio of 16:9. This is new to me because it's my first laptop ...
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RHEV cannot start inside Oracle VirtualBox

While installing RHEV Hypervisor 3.3 on Oracle VirtualBox I am getting following message: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine RhevH1 VT-x is used by another hypervisor. ...
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Please help diagnose very slow Remmina session for VirtualBox VM

I'm using Remmina 0.9.99.1 with CrunchBang VMs on a remote server (VirtualBox 4.3.4 on Debian 7.2.0 x64). I'm using RDP with TLS security, and connect through a UDP-mode VPN. With freshly-installed ...
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How do I get the shell on the screen?

I'm completely new to Linux. I've googled but I can't find the keyboard shortcut command for this anywhere. I tried Ctrl-Alt-F3 from the graphical desktop, but it takes me to a login screen. Back on ...
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Stop netcat when VirtualBox closes

Using netcat to redirect print output from DOS program in VirtualBox under OSX. #!/bin/bash VBoxManage startvm FreeDOS while : do nc -l 1235 | lpr done This works except that when VirtualBox ...
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VirtualBox: modprobe can't find vboxguest, vboxsf, vboxvideo

I've been following these instrctions to install the guest packages for arch linux. Unfortunatelly modprobe returns: [snooc@archfire ~]$ modprobe -a vboxguest vboxsf vboxvideo modprobe: WARNING: ...
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Linux, openSuse on virtualBox not showing usb

My virtual box is installed on the host(Win 8.1). In the virtual box, I have installed OpenSuse as the virtual machine, but I am having trouble accessing the usb in OpenSuse(vm). I can't see any ...
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Possible to Host LAMP VirtualBox for Internet Site [duplicate]

Can someone explain briefly, or point me to, how to host a LAMP server on a Linux-based VirtualBox (Oracle) such at the web site on the VB are accessible to the outside world? The Host itself would ...
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How can I enable access to USB devices within VirtualBox guests?

I cannot see any USB devices within my VirtualBox guest VMs from my host. How do I enable access for my guest VMs? ...
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Distributed video encoding with ffmpeg [closed]

I'm in a process of giving form to a very old dream of mine - to create an efficient and cheap video encoding platform. And following the great examples such as SETI@home, BitTorrent and BitCoin, ...
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Networking between two Virtual machines on different hosts

I have openSuse installed as a virtual machine(Oracle Virtual Box) on DeskTop(win 7), and another openSuse installed on as a virtual machine(Oracle Virtual Box) on my Laptop(win 8.1). Please see the ...
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How to install an old version of OpenBSD inside VirtualBox?

I'm reading an old Phrack article and I would like to install OpenBSD 3.0 inside VirtualBox. I remember installing this very version using actual physical floppy disks in 2001, but nowadays I don't ...
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How do I start a virtual machine in background upon OSX system start?

I have a virtualbox machine on a OSX 10.9.2 host. I do not want to open VirtualBox everytime and start the machine there. Also, I do not need the the screen output as I will just ssh from OSX terminal ...
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How to load virtualbox video kernel module?

I have a virtual quantal (12.10) Ubuntu machine. Upon starting, it says in it its boot.log Loading VirtualBox video kernel module [fail] What is this component and ...
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Creating an iso from the virtual machine

I have openSuse installed as a virtual machine on Oracle Virtual Box, and I have configured some softwares with the way I require. I need to replicate the similar environment on a new Server (NOT the ...
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Start the script with sudo not working [closed]

I am trying to start the virtual machine (ORACLE VIRTUALBOX) using this script (script name: start_vm001.sh). START_VM=`/usr/bin/VBoxHeadless --startvm testvm001` EXECUTE_VM=`exec ...
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FreeBSD missing PCIIDS

I was trying FreeBSD in VirtualBox and so when I was compiling the VirtualBox guest additions (through ports), I got an error. PCIIDS could not be found on any of the FreeBSD servers, and so, my ...
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Directory locked! [closed]

I have been trying to install virtualbox using this command: sudo apt-get install virtualbox.qt But I am getting this error: E: Unable to lock directory /var/cache/apt/archives/ I have been ...
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How to access my webserver from the host machine? [duplicate]

My host OS is Gentoo, guest OS - Fedora. I have a web server on Fedora on port 8686 and it works perfectly on guest OS, but I can't access it on my host OS. I tried to use bridged network (then I got ...
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Screen size in FreeBSD in VirtualBox

I am installing FreeBSD 10.0 on VirtualBox, and I can't figure out how to change the size of my screan, in the virtualbox? The freebsd in the virtualbox treats my screen like it's 1/4th the size of ...
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Vbox crashes while installing RHEL 6.5

I'm using Vbox 4.3.10 to run a RHEL 6.5 vm. Host is Win 8.1. All goes well during installation until the very last moment when I press REBOOT, then VBox crashes. I should mention that the first ...
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Booting Operating System from bootable secondary Hard disk via VirtualBox

I have attached a new bootable Hard Disk to my computer. I can boot to an operating system from each one. When I boot into an Ubuntu system in one Hard Disk, is it possible to boot into the other ...
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A Way Around: Host Accessing Guest in Internal Network?

folks. I have installed a Linux virtual machine in VirtualBox with 2 adapters: vnet0 is a host-only network and vnet1 is an internal network. I am able to get the IP address given by vnet0. ...
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vboxdrv setup error in debian

I try to run this command in terminal and this error happened: root@ali-lapdeb:/home/alireza# /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules ...failed! (Cannot unload module vboxdrv) ...
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Installing Virtual machine on a virtual Machine

I am implementing Oracle RAC using 11.2. For shared disc option and low cost, we are planning to use Virtual Machines. I have installed one virtual machine (PARENT) Specifications: Oracle Linux 5.8 ...
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Debian 64-bit sees less than 4GB of RAM

I have a Debian wheezy (7.4) amd64 virtual machine running under VirtualBox 4.3.10 on a Win7 x64 host with AMD A10-5700 processor. The virtual machine is configured with 16GB of memory (the host has ...
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Newly compiled kernel not booting up (vanilla kernel 3.12.14)

I downloaded, configured and installed kernel downloaded from kernel.org. While booting up this new kernel for the first time, this error screen shows which is pointing towards a missing or wrongly ...
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How do I restart the network or ask the system to seek a refresh IP from the DHCP?

I'm running a Minix using VirtualBox. Minix is set to use the DHCP. And the network adapter is using a bridged connection*. When I last saved the state of the machine its IP was 192.168.1.11 ...