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

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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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“Error constructing proxy” on gnome terminal

I just installed a fresh copy of Debian 8.4 in VirtualBox 5.0.20. I am now attempting to install the "Guest Additions" CD. To do so I had to change my fstab so I am able to execute things from the ...
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Unable to run Virtualbox properly on Kali Linux Rolling because of KERN_DIR error [duplicate]

I added the repo for Virtualbox to my sources.list deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib Afterwards, I installed DKMS and Virtualbox-5.0. When I run virtualbox, this ...
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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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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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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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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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Stuck installing Arch Linux. How should I proceed?

I am following a tutorial here. I'm on step 2.2. I'm supposed to find out if I have a uefi motherboard by sending the command efivar -l. But I don't get the expected output. Instead I get efivar: ...
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A folder with d?????????? in the ls -l

I am running the EDG-12.2.1-Trn (CentOS 6.6 64-bit) VM on Virtual Box. This is the Oracle Database VM. When I try sharing a folder, through VirtualBox, it shares successfully (automatically), and ...
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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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Metasploitable 2 on VirtualBox. Virtualbox Host Interface Networking Error

I get this message when I try to run Metasploitable 2 on VirtualBox VM 5.0.0 win.amd64: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Metasploitable 2. Failed to open/create the internal network ...
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Debian error message “Failed to access perfctr msr…”

I installed Debian (8.2.0) on Virtualbox and I always get the error message : Is the system affected by the error messages? What does the messages mean? And how do I get rid of it?
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How to debug NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT?

When trying to access a samba share with smblcient -L //localhost from my local Samba Server, I get after a delay the error message protocol negotiation failed: NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT What are ...
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I edited grub.cfg and linux mint won't boot now (virtual box)

So I was trying to boot DOS on Linux mint and found an old article, which told me to add this: title DOS update utility root (hd0,0) kernel /memdisk initrd /dosboot.img.gz in grub.cfg. I ...
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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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How do I fix my display after Atom broke it completely?

In VirtualBox 5.0.18 on Windows 10 I'm running the guest: Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-bit Cinnamon 2.8.8 Linux kernel 3.19.0-32-generic with 3D acceleration enabled. Everything was working fine ...
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Set storage size on creation of VM VirtualBox

Is there a way to set the storage size for the VM on creating it? I will be using Vagrant, but not sure if this is something that needs to be done in VirtualBox or a setting I can include in the ...
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Kali Linux doesn't install

I have a problem with Kali Linux. I want to install it with live DVD, so I burned DVD, and also booted it in BIOS, but when the install options shows (install, Live amd64, Live forensic mode and so ...
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Kali Linux Rolling Alfa NHA wireless Error -22, Kali in Virtual Box (host Kali) Live Mode

Hi Ive just purchased an Alfa AWUS036NHA wireless USB wireless Adapter. I have also just upgraded the installed Kali 2.0 Sana on my hard drive to the new Kali rolling. There seems to be issues ...
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Forgot Username and Password on Linux Mint

I have Linux Mint 17.3 on VM Virtual Box. Unfortunately, I forgot my username and password. Can someone tell me the steps on how to reset my username and password?
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CentOS 7 fullscreen not working in VirtualBox

I installed CentOS 7 inside VirtualBox. Additionally, I installed virtualbox guest additions in the following way: yum update kernel* yum update yum install kernel-devel kernel-headers dkms gcc ...
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VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1)

As pointed in the title I'm in a situation where a VirtualBox guest (Windows 7) resets host (Slackware 13.1). This happens when the guest (Windows) in booting up. The same happens with two virtual ...
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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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Connect to guest vm (no wifi driver) from machines on same wireless network as the host machine?

I have my host os with proper wifi drivers that connects to my router. I run a NixOs VM (no wifi driver) as guest. I setup some configs in NixOS and it now has many binary caches that I want to share ...
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Under guest virtual machine, Debian hangs when loading initial ramdisk

I am new to Linux, and recently installed Debian 8 to a guest virtual machine running under Virtual Box on a Windows 8 laptop (Asus x552cl). When I try boot up the Debian system, the virtual machine ...
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Can't boot TAILS virtual nachine

I've downloaded TAILS and when I boot everything goes normally until it fully boots up, at which point it shows the desktop for a second and then says "Uh Oh! An error has occured" or something ...
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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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Debian Wheezy VirtualBox error: Kernel driver not installed

Installed virtualbox on wheezy via apt, while I try to launch my VM a message error appears: The virtual machine 'Windows 7' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 (0x1)." ...
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WebGL support on VirtualBox guest

I've managed to install a Debian 7.3 as guest on virtualbox 4.3.6 VM with guest additions, and I'm not able to make work webGL. While I'm able to see openGL working (tried with glxinfo and glxgears ...
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Change with the command iptables not reflected in the output of the command netstat

Scenario: A virtual machine UU (abbrev for Ubuntu) is serving a web-page. The web-page is accessible on CO (abbrev. for CentOS) which has the Virtual Box on which UU is running. However the web-page ...
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Setting multiple IP addresses on private network interface using Vagrant

I am trying to configure IPv4 and IPv6 address on Internal network Vagrant interface but I am unable to do so. Here is the configuration: config.vm.network "private_network", ip: ...
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Solus 1.1 adding bidirectional clipboard

I have Solus 1.1 installed in VirtualBox (host Ubuntu 14.04). I managed to install the guest additions using https://wiki.solus-project.com/VirtualBox, but at it says: Installing graphics ...
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Can't find vboxdrv on Debian Testing after installing Virtualbox.

Virtualbox refuses to load up any virtual machines, due to vboxdrv not being loaded. I have tried most things. From uninstalled everything virtualbox related, then installing linux-headers then dkms, ...
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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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Running sh script: «Permission denied» despite the executable bit and root rights

I installed Debian in VirtualBox (for various experiments which usually broke my system) and tried to launch the VirtualBox guest addon script. I logged in as root and tried to launch autorun.sh, but ...
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Boot from live usb with persistent option

I have a "live cd" copied to a USB stick, which successfully boots on a PC, including the persistent that uses a casper-rw partition. But now I wish to boot this, including the persistent option, in a ...
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Question about wifi on Linux VM

I am fairly new to virtual machines, however I have successfully set up a kali Linux machine on my mac running os x El Capitan. My problem seems to be slightly different than all of the other ones ...
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DHCP Kali Linux

I'm using VBox. I have got a Bridged Adapter. I need to get my network working. What I can already do is to set everything up manually, I mean: ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.33 netmask 255.255.255.0 route ...
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How To Resize CentOS CLI Machine In Full By Default?

I've created a minimal machine with no graphics using virtualBox, For I want to use a pure command line environment. One thing I don't like about it is, that it shows up in half screen. There's an ...
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How can I view my virtualbox guest unix filesystem from the host windows file/text editor? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu/CentOS in a virtualbox guest and am trying to configure various services to run on it (nginx, php, memcache and more). As a novice Unix user, I'm finding it slow to use the console ...
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virtio network interface stops after wake

I'm running vagrant with the Virtualbox provider on my laptop and use the virtio network interface to mitigate super slow DNS lookups with the standard network device used by Virtualbox. Now putting ...
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VirtualBox guest cannot connect to USB drive, why not?

I have VirtualBox installed in Windows 8.1 and I am using it to launch and use CentOS 7 within VirtualBox. When I connect a USB drive to the computer, and right click over the icon circled in the ...
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Setting Custom Resolution in Lubuntu on VMWare

I've cast around on google to no avail. I have lubuntu (kernel Linux 4.2.0-30-generic x86_64, Ubuntu 15.10) running in Oracle VM VirtualBox on a Surface Pro 3. I'd like to set a resolution of 2160 x ...
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Keep losing IP with dhcpcd

I have an Arch Linux install in a VirtualBox VM, and as I'm working all of a sudden, it will lose its dynamic IP address. When this happens, if I check on the status of the dhcpcd service, it says ...
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Why can't I find kernel headers on CentOS 7 when trying to install VirtualBox Guest Additions?

I have a minimal CentOS 7 installation as a VirtualBox 5.0.16 r105871 guest on a Windows 8.1 host. uname -r reports "3.10.0-327.10.1.el7.x86_64". When I try to run VBoxLinuxAdditions.run I get an ...
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I cannnot connect to guest os(protostar) through ssh from host-pc (linux mint)

I'm trying to connect a to guest machine (protostar) through ssh from my host PC (Linux Mint). I'm using VirtualBox. I tried: setting up hostonlyadapters. setting up NAT Networking. ...
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Configure VM on Windows 10 with VirtualBox similar to Docker Quick Start Terminal

Docker Toolbox for Windows uses boot2docker.iso for creating Linux VM and puts Docker Quick Start Terminal shortcut which when started opens bash shell to home directory on Windows. When executing cd ...
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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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host : ubuntu 14.04, guest : ubuntu 14.04 => login & pwd repeteadly asked

I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, I have on it virtualbox 5.0.16, and I tried to create an image of ubuntu 14.04.3 (x64 bits). so I created a new virtualdisk on virtualbox, with 8GO of HDD, but when ...
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Blank desktop with Gnome in a virtual machine

I installed Debian (Wheezy 7.9) as a VM in VirtualBox. But looks like I have a Desktop environment problem: When I right-click on the Desktop, I get nothing (I'm supposed to get a menu). No ...