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

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How to fix/setup routing from host to guest on VirtualBox?

I am using Debian stretch to run Debian jessie guest. I have the guest setup with a NAT and a Host-only adapter. When I try to ping my guest from my host, my ping gets routed to my wireless Internet ...
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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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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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Resize of VirtualBox Screen?

I've recently installed the Guest Additions CD on my windows VirtualBox running Ubuntu 14.04. It was working great for a while - screen resized automatically, etc. However, when I turned off my host ...
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Can't start Ubuntu VM on VirtualBox 5.0.14 [on hold]

I've been trying to spin up Ubuntu and Xubuntu (14.04.3) VM's on VirtualBox installed on my Windows 7 laptop. For reference, I tried running an older Ubuntu VM (with Spark installed, that worked ...
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ubuntu 16.04 installation error on virtual box

I'm trying to installing ubuntu 16.04 on virtual box and i'm getting the below error. failed to access perfctr msr (MSR c4 is 0) error on both vmware and virtualbox How to get rid of this error?
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Virtualbox Vs Vm Player [on hold]

Which is best for running kali Linux 2016.1 virtually on a laptop which runs on kjaWindows 10 and have 4gb ram with the 2 ghz intel powered processor Please tell me all the advantage and ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Debian 8?

So, I have been crying for hours over this. I have been trying to install virtual box 5.0 in 64-bit Debian Jessie, and for the life of me can not figure it out. I have tried installing it from .deb, ...
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How to install xorg inside virtualbox guest?

I am fairly new to Arch linux so I want to install it inside a VM first before replacing my current Linux installation. I've successfully installed base, base-devel & grub packages inside a ...
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Debian 8 - Run scripts after boot

I've tried run some scripts after boot via /etc/rc.local. /etc/rc.local #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # Make sure that the script will ...
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Setting up bridged adapter for Arch guest, Windows host [on hold]

I've tried many things that I've found online but I'm stumped. I'm using VirtualBox, my guest OS is Arch, kernel version 4.4.1-2, my host is Windows 10. When I set it to have NAT adapter, I get it ...
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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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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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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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How to make an iproute2 bridge setup permanent?

I've set up an archlinux inside a Oracle Virtual Box. To be able to reach the VM from the LAN I have added a bridge adapter and configured the guest system following the instructions from the Arch ...
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as small as possible linux for virtual machine with firefox 37 and up [closed]

I have unused machine with Intel T5500 (2cores), 2GB RAM. Now need to pick as small as possible linux distro for running as virtual machine. I just need to save as much CPU as possible and be able to ...
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VirtualBox/Vagrant host only network host doesn't get IP address

I'm running Vagrant and VirutalBox and wants to use a host only network. I use the following configuration: config.vm.network "private_network", ip: "33.33.33.33" However my host doesn't get an IP ...
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Broken behavior when checking “3D acceleration”

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 in a VirtualBox on a Windows 7 host. I have tried installing the Guest Additions both from the provided VirtualBox ISO as well as sudo apt-get install ...
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VirtualBox Error, Storage:Settings, Guest Additions

VirtualBox 5 on LinuxMint17.2 Trying to attach Guest additions (in Storage:Settings) for Win7 32bit guest to an empty optical drive. I've done this successfully before for a Win7 64bit guest, but ...
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How to disable Wifi Power Save on Kali Linux

I am running kali with virtualbox and my wifi receiver is a usb adapter which is Asus N10 Nano. I made the settings on virtualbox for making the vb recognize my usb wifi adapter. It works but after ...
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Is it OK to install 32 bit linux on virtual pc on 64bit windows system?

I am trying to download ubuntu 32 bit to run in virtualbox. is it ok to run 32 bit os on virtual box in my windows 64bit pc? or do i need to download only 64 bit os to run in virtual box of my 64bit ...
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Linux beginner. What OS should I use? [closed]

I recently started JAVA programming and I would like to start learning Linux programming simultaneously. I run a mac and I am planning to use Oracle VM VirtualBox to boot linux. What kind of Linux OS ...
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Running 64-bit Virtual Linux on any AMD/Intel Chip without VT-X support

Am I correct in assuming that a 32-bit virtual machine will run on any AMD/Intel chips, but if I want to run 64-bit. The host machine has to be VT-X enabled for AMD and Intel?
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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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Validate start-dfs.sh

I am trying to setup a Hadoop cluster, where master is my laptop and slave is the virtualbox, following this guide. So, I did, from master: gsamaras@gsamaras:/home/hadoopuser/hadoop/sbin$ sudo ...
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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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Unable to log in to any user accounts on a fresh install of Arch linux

Has anyone run into the issue of not being able to log into their root account after a fresh install of Arch Linux? I have tried setting the root password twice with the passwd command within the ...
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How can I figure out why an HID unikey device is not being recognized by the software needing it?

I have a custom built CentOS machine. For those of you who know Vagrant, the image is at https://atlas.hashicorp.com/puppetlabs/boxes/centos-7.2-64-puppet. When I connect an HID Unikey device to this ...
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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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host can't ssh guest, but guest can

This is a follow-up question from: Make virtualbox get a different IP address than my laptop. I ended up with these /etc/hosts files on both my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 (the host) and my virtualbox ...
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Make virtualbox get a different IP address than my laptop

I am trying to setup a 2-node Hadoop cluster (following this guide), where the master is going to be my Ubuntu laptop and the slave a virtualbox running ubuntu. I also read about networking in ...
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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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virtualbox install somehow corrupted

I have a HP Zbook laptop running CentOS7.1. I use it to run an Ubuntu 14.04 VM, which has been working fine for quite a while. This morning I saw some weird problems (can't remember exactly what), ...
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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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VirtualBox Kernel Module Installing Issue

I installed VirtualBox, in the first run i got this warning: WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current kernel ...
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Uninstalling default VBoxGuestAdditions on Debian

When I ran sh /media/cdrom/VBoxLinuxAdditions.run I got the following warning message: You appear to have a version of the VBoxGuestAdditions software on your system which was installed from a ...
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Cannot retrieve repository meta data repomd.xml for repository Fedora 14-i386 installation under VirtualBox

I am trying to install Fedora-14-i386-DVD.iso using VirtualBox-5.0.10-104061-Win.exe on windows 7. But as soon as I check the option [_] Fedora 14 - i386 as additional repositories, I get an error. ...
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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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List of VBox Machines Help?

So, I'm writing up a bash script to list out the VM's on my host, so I can make sure they are fired up when the host machine restarts... no problem here... my issue is getting the list of the ...
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failed to save the state of the virtual machine

I keep getting the error failed to save the state of the virtual machine Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) \ in VirtualBox 5.0.12 on a Linux (Kubuntu) host with a Windows 7 guest. Why would ...
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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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How to connect to a guest VM from the host system?

I have a VM webserver setup and I have installed and started Apache. The VM has a bridged network interface and can be pinged from the host using 192.168.0.2. However, if I type that same IP address ...
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Whonix, how to connect to a Wifi?

I'm running Whonix through Oracle Virtual Box, inside Windows 8.1., and I'm trying to configure it to connect to the internet. On Windows I am currently connected to my WiFi. I have both the Whonix ...
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Virtual Machine running in background should not sleep

i have a VM (VirtualBox). With the following command vboxheadless --startvm < Name > the VM is running in the background which is fine. But after a while, it goes to sleep mode, which is not ...
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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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adding a virtual NIC to linux

I'm using CentOS 6.5 on oracle VirtualBox. In order to gain access to the internet, I've added a second network card connected to the physical network card of my pc. I rebooted the virtual server ...
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How to edit .box file from an Existing One

I have debian .box file which we are using on vagrant and now I need to upgrade some packages on base image on .box file. How do I edit/open .box file from an Existing One?
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launch virtual machine on remote computer with X forwarding

Is it possible to launch a virtual machine (using Virtual Box) on a remote machine and just forward the screen using X11 tunneling? I tried this from my remote host: $ssh user@myhost -X virtualbox ...
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Fedora 23 beta guest won't install VBox Guest Xorg drivers because X server version is a prerelease

I have tried everything I can think of. I've tried RPM Fusion, I've tried using the ISO, but both don't work. I have tried changing the stuff in the .run file, but the md5sum fails. I have tried ...
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Vmware no connection to Kali2

I have just installed Kali2 in my Oracle VirtualBox running on a Windows 8 host system and it fails to detect drivers. And yes I did configure the Bridged network and wireless adapters. Still there ...