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

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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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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 ...
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Increasing Command Line Resolution Centos 6.4 VirtualBox

I running CentOS 6.4 in just CLI mode. However, I have a 1080 monitor and the resolution from the CLI interface is horrible. Do I still have to install Guest Additions in order to increase display ...
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Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_OWNER_NOT_ROOT)

when I try to start a vm in Virtualbox, I get the error in the title message. I have already checked /usr/lib/virtualbox/VMMR0.r0 and the permissions are -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 785K Sep 21 2013 ...
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How do I determine where DNS requests fail in the TCP stack?

I have the networking setup described here: Why is this static route not taking effect? Currently, I can ping my DNS server but all DNS requests fail: ~$ ping 130.35.249.52 PING 130.35.249.52 ...
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How do I setup an IP address on my virtualbox VM?

I have a VM which I run on VirtualBox like so ... $ VBoxManage startvm --type headless dev-006 ... and I can see that NIC1 is "Bridged" and setup like so ... $ VBoxManage showvminfo ...
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How do I install Plan 9 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

I downloaded a Plan 9 (4th Edition) ISO from Bell Labs and gave the system twice the recommended memory and hard disk space. I followed the installation prompts, choosing the default options where ...
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Accessing VirtualBox guest via VPN

I've searched and tried a few suggestions but I haven't been able to get this to work, yet... My host is running Ubuntu. I installed VirtualBox, created a host-only adapter, set the host IP to ...
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Can't access ssh in my VM Centos

My Cento's IP is diferent of the normal. And I cant access it in a ssh command And when I tried access using ssh noting I want to use ssh and samba client, but my IP is diferent. And I have ...
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Install the virtual box guest additions Debian wheezy

I am trying to install the virtual box guest additions and it mounts successfully on to Debian wheezy. When I open this mounted drive I see a message in nautilus in the top right saying "the ...
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Get an error with apt-get trying to install pidgin

I'm running this as a debian wheezy inside a vm with NAT networking with a win7 host. When I try to install pidgin using sudo apt-get install pidgin I get following error Err ...
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Need to install VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.3.8 in CentOS 6.3

My host system is OSX 10.9.2 and I'm running VirtualBox 4.3.8. In a Hadoop class I took recently, we were provided with a VM disk image preloaded with CentOS 6.3 and a lot of Hadoop-related ...
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Debian Desktop working inside virtual machine [closed]

I installed debian wheezy on a virtual box hard disk but I don't see any desktop icons and things like desktop shorcuts don't work. I have the latest updates. How do I fix this?
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How shadow a file to point to something else?

Case: VirtualBox doesn't support Windows' symlink to be shared with host (Linux). actually a physical folder which contains the link is share. Everything except the symlink can be accessed. Have a ...
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LiveCD “Remembers” Earlier Partitioning

Whenever I use VirtualBox to install a Linux distro, I usually install the LiveISO onto the hard drive instead of just using it as a live CD. However, sometimes the ISO doesn't install fully (usually ...
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Wireless bridged networking in KVM. Why is it so complicated?

I've been using VirtualBox (and sometimes VMWare) for years and I've never had any problem with the virtual network adapters, no matter if the physical ones were wired or not. I also played some time ...
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subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 1

Here is the virtualbox-4.3.prerm script. apt-cache policy virtualbox-guest-additions-iso virtualbox virtualbox-4.3. I was trying to install virtualbox-guess-additions-iso, and got the following ...
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Linux Debain Squeezy Distro: Weakerth4n, Kconfig && make issues

I am running the Weakerth4n linux operating system on my old dell d600 laptop I got at Defcon for $80 USD. Anyway I had a question about making certain programs (like Virtual Box) this may be as ...
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Does a Virtual Machine Server Have a Web address? [closed]

Hi I'm trying to set up a server for my moodle virtual programming lab. It has something named a jail server that is used to run code remotely. I have a Ubuntu server set up with all the correct ...
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Left control key not working in virtualbox

I'm having an issue. I'm trying to install Gentoo in virtualbox. I can't use nano because when I press Ctrl + x, I see, I have written x letter. Something's wrong with Ctrl key in virtualbox. I've ...