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

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Installing VBox Guest Additions when there is no X-server

I'm using Virtual Box on my windows 8.1 host machine. I have installed CentOS & Ubuntu in 'Graphical Mode' and had sufficient practice. But now I wanted to switch to 'Command Line Mode" ...
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autostartdbpath missing from VBoxManage setproperty

I am trying to autostart my VM's on a debian box using VirtualBox. Whenever I issue the command VBoxManage setproperty autostartdbpath /etc/vbox I get the following output. ...
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Can't boot properly after moving all files off then back on my VM drive

I have created an Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit VM in VirtualBox with a .vdi disk. I then mount this disk with qemu-nbd and move all the files off it; then back onto it. When I boot the VM again I get varying ...
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Unable to install CentOS in VirtualBox

I am trying to install CentOS 5.6 in My VirtualBox but I got this error on boot screen. Your CPU Does not support long mode : use a 32 bit Distribution My CPU is 64 bit I checked that using uname -a ...
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GParted LiveCD fails to start

I have a VM setup in VirtualBox (LinuxMint 17.1). But I'm trying to boot to GParted so I can resize a partition. I'm using gparted-live-0.22.0-2-amd64.iso and it boots correctly. I've tried every ...
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Setting up fedora with virtualbox host only account (guest to have static ip)

So I've been tasked with doing a headless fedora 21 install on virtualbox, it needs to have a static ip assigned, and I need to have it as a host only network (its a testing environment). So I've ...
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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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Installing VirtualBox in Fedora 21 using RPM Fusion is giving me problems

I've recently installed Fedora 21 Workstation and I want to install the VirtualBox package from RPM Fusion. But it is giving me problems. $ uname -a Linux a10-5800k 3.18.5-201.fc21.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon ...
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How To Install Virtualbox Guest Additions On CentOS via Command Line only

Reading the Virtualbox user manual, I finally got [here], which explains how to install Virtualbox Guest Additions on a Linux guest via Command Line. But it's not clear enough for me (I just started ...
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Distributed video encoding with ffmpeg [on hold]

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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Virtual Box Bridged network failed to get IP (DHCP) No DHCPOFFERS received

My goal is to get Bridged network working. When I try to UP interface in my Virtual Box VM, it tries some DHCPDISCOVER messages, but eventually I get No DHCPOFFERS received. I found where is the ...
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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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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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VBox on headless server: install linux without RDP

I have script to setup headless machine on remote headless server, connected by ssh. It will create machine, attaches disk and archiso, and launches installation. Also, I have script to setup ...
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virtualbox shared clipboard not working [closed]

I run linux mint on my laptop, and I installed the newest virtualbox software from oracle. I run windows 7 inside a virtualbox. Now I would like to copy and paste or drag and drop files from linux ...
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Kali is in virtual box is not finding IP when booted as HostOnly. How to solve?

I have setup Kali Linux in OracleVM. When I installed the OS, its network type was NAT. But, when I changed that to HostOnlyNetwork, it is not finding its IP address. Now when I changed it back to ...
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Windows keep resizing by them selfs in Fedora 21 VM Virtualbox, host Fedora 21

It's really annoying but I've been getting this behaviour lately in my test machine: Fedora 21 x86_64 KDE VM in VirtualBox the host is Fedora 21. Here is a pic: I put the system to saved mode if I ...
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How do I keep the time on a server (virtual machine) updated over time?

I have a virtual machine running headless in my machine. When I start it for the first time, the result of date command is correct. But after about a day or 2, I SSH into it and the date command has ...
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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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USB not working : USB Ports Hijacked/Reserved Permanently by VirtualBox

This scary incident happened today morning. I started a virtual machine inside my Linux Mint host and shared my USB Wireless device with the machine. The virtual machine's image resided in an ...
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CentOS no network interface after installation in VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu 12.10 on which i installed virtual box on which I setup centos 6.4 i386. On Ubuntu I have: 3.5.0-17-generic kernal running. On virtual box I install centos 6.4 and everything works ...
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How to set up networking in UML on Fedora 21 on VirtualBox?

I'm trying to set up an user mode linux machine on my virtual machine with fedora 21, as a part of a school project. I've got it running, but I've no idea how to get the networking to work. edit. ...
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VirtualBox wont do seamless mode

I had a wheezy debian virtual machine, and I updated to jessie. Now, the VM will not do seamless mode, or even full screen. I tried updating VirtualBox, installing Guest Additions, installing the PEUL ...
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Linux doesn't recongnize recent installations

I'm working inside a virtual machine, and I don't know why software installation does not work. I have to restart my machine, but that is not an option.
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Why Metasploit not being able to establish Meterpreter sessions? [closed]

I am entirely new in Linux. I have set up a pen-testing lab with Kali Linux 1.1.0b, windows xp sp3, and, Metasploitable 2 Linux. PostgreSQL and Metasploit services are running well. But, the ...
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Virtualbox Shortcut to box in Elementary OS

I am using ElementaryOS and installed VirtualBox. When I try to create shortcut to a specific box (right click > Create Shortcut on Desktop) nothing really happens. How do I make shortcut and place it ...
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MacOS X Mavericks running VirtualBox cannot communicate with Linux VM

I have a MacOS X Mavericks host running Vagrant using VirtualBox as a provider. I have experienced several times that with different VMs (particularly Ubuntu Linux VMs) after the first time the VM is ...
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Fedora 18 guest in VirtualBox 4.2: How to assign static IPv4 address to guest regardless of active ethernet interface on host

I have a Ubuntu 13.04 host running VirtualBox 4.2.12. This host has both a wired and a wireless network interface, but only one of which would usually be active at any given time. For example, at home ...
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How to start Virtual Box service on Linux

I performed a dist-upgrade and then and autoclean and autoremove. It disabled the Virtual Box service on Linux because the headers were out of date. The headers caught up, so I rebuilt the modules off ...
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virtualbox on os x lags when not active

I am running ubuntu server as guest inside virtualbox on os x 10.10.x host While the system works, it lags whenever the virtualbox window is not the active app. E.g. I log into ubuntu from terminal ...
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connecting to virtualbox ubuntu from osx extremly slow

I am running ubuntu 10.04.x as guest on virtualbox from osx x 10.10.x host It works (kind of), but after working a while with it and also after power sleep it can get almost unusable slow. It looks ...
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Manjaro: Module vboxdrv not found

I upgraded the system and did sudo pacman -S virtualbox virtualbox-host-modules virtualbox-guest-iso virtualbox-host-dkms yaourt virtualbox-ext-oracle sudo depmod -a sudo modprobe ...
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How to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit on Virtual Box on Asus with Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500 [migrated]

I downloaded and installed VirtualBox 4.3.26 for Windows hosts and Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit, and my host operating system is Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit. When I try to create a new virtual machine, I only ...
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Adding alias in /etc/hosts for Linux OVM

I have deployed a CentOS 6.6 VM (hortonwoks sandbox VM) on my Windows 7 OS. The VM publishes apache spark applications through a http url. The url's have the hostname as "sandbox.hortonworks.com" ...
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Running windows programs on linux via VM or PlayOnLinux?

I have Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon edition installed and, till now, I used PlayOnLinux to run a windows program in Linux. Browsing on the internet, I noted it is really simple to run a program by using ...
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no vboxvideo on login screen

I have several Arch Linux virtual machines on VirtualBox 4.3.8 (Windows 7 64-bit host). Prior to updating the Arch systems, the display managers (KDM and LightDM) were able to make full use of my ...
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Extending/resizing Fedora Guest-OS root-drive in VirtualBox

I hope you can help me with that: My VirtualBox Guest-OS (Fedora 19) told me, that there is not enough free disk-space availabe, so I first increased the .vdi-file by using the Windows-Commandline: ...
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How to connect from home PC to Virtualbox/KVM that hosted on Ubuntu server?

I have an Ubuntu server, it's 3TB HDD space total and 24GB RAM, I want to take 1 little bit of space and RAM to make VPS Windows using VirtualBox or KVM. I want to install Windows Server 2008 on ...
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Oracle VirtualBox Virtual machine automatically goes pause state

Virtual machine goes Pause state Automatically. And Error message shows in one box " An error has occurred during virtual machine execution! The error details are shown below. You may try to ...
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How to remove LiveCD after installing OS on VirtualBox?

After going through the process of installation of a Unix OS (in this case Mageia) on VirtualBox 4.08, the next step is to remove the LiveCD. Since the LiveCD is virtual, how should one proceed to ...
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VirtualBox Hangs when installing freebsd 9.0

When installing Freebsd 9.0 as virtualbox guest, it hangs. Freezes the guest OS, other VirtualBox windows works fine. Logs attached, hardware is pentium D, 4 GB ram, Asus p5ld2 deluxe mainboard, OS - ...
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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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Having issues installing Kali Linux in Virtualbox

Trying to install Kali Linux in VB and it freezes. I believe I have the correct version and a good ISO because it comes up and allows me to navigate to "install" Once I press enter, all that happens ...
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how to make virtual box use video memory from NVIDIA graphics card?

as you can see virtual box is using Video Memory from Intel HD graphics. How do I make it use memory from my Nvidia graphics card which has 2Gb memory much bigger than Intel's 128Mb ?
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Gedit cannot save in shared folder (Virtualbox)

I'm getting the "Cannot save _ Unexpected error: Error renaming temporary file: Text file busy" in Gedit 2 when I try to save in a shared folder with Virtualbox (Debian). I've searched and apparently ...
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Error while Booting from USB in vitualbox from linux host machine (process:9494): GConf-WARNING

My host machine is linux mint. I was configuring to boot from usb in virtualbox. i run below commands: $mount In my case USB drive is /dev/sdb1 so i run: $ umount /dev/sdb1 create directory with ...
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Copy& Paste Fedora and Virtualbox CentOS7

I want copy text from Fedora 21 and paste to Virtual box with CentOS 7 how can I do that?? I change in Virtual box settings Shared Clipboard and Drag'n'Drop to bidirectional Thanks for help, ...
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File permission in VirtualBox shared folder

I'm new to Ubuntu and the terminal. I installed Mint 17 on VirtualBox as the guest. After that, I created a shared folder and mount it on Mint. sudo mount -t vboxsf share ~/host I also installed ...
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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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Unable to ssh into virtual machine on host only network

I have created a virtual machine in virtual box with host only network. I am able to ping to the virtual machine but when i try to ssh into the same machine it reject my request with following error ...