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

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Ubuntu warning. W: Duplicate sources.list entry

After installing Oracle VirtualBox, when I do sudo apt-get update, I get the following warning W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/ raring/contrib i386 ...
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How can I run Linux in a VM on a Retina MacBook Pro in Hi-DPI mode?

I use a Retina MacBook Pro. I run Linux in virtual machines for development work. I occasionally use the Linux GUI directly in the virtual machine, but most of the time I ssh (with the -Y parameter) ...
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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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Bridged VirtualBox VM: Is there an internal Host IP address

I'm running a VirtualBox VM in bridged network mode. Is there still an internal IP address for the Host? (I don't want traffic to my host going over the bridged network) To clarify, I do want my VM ...
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Internet keeps getting disconnected on VirtualBox Host

I'm running OS X 10.11.5 on which I have installed CentOS 7 on VirtualBox. Everything seems to be working correctly except this minor bug. Internet keeps getting disconnected if I leave the CentOS ...
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VirtualBox Host - Ram Question - Mem Free Vs Mem Available - Possible Mem Leak?

I'm wondering if our system has lots of free RAM, or if its almost out. I read here regarding MemAvailable but I am wondering how it applies to VirtualBox as I am sure thats the reason the numbers I ...
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Put console on ttyS0 if guest OS is booted headlessly

We're using Debian 4 (No systemd) for our product. I run it as a guest OS managed by VirtualBox for testing purposes. Here's how I use it: For manual debugging, I have the guest OS's console on ...
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Virtualbox cannot load the Qt platform plugin “xcb” on Crunchbang Waldorf

I am running Crunchbang Linux (Waldorf), a distribution based on Debian Wheezy. I downloaded the most recent virtualbox from here https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads , which is VirtualBox ...
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Pass fastboot USB device to VirtualBox Windows VM from ArchLinux

I have a Xiaomi android phone and I want to unlock its bootloader. The official way is using a Windows tool, so I booted up my Windows VM and tried to pass the USB device form the devices menu, but it ...
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Convert image of a partition into image of a disk with partition table

I have an image of an existing partition generated with dd if=/dev/sdXN of=image.bin. Now I want to use this image as the basis for a virtual machine. I know how to convert the image into a format ...
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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 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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How do I turn off the “Running in software rendering mode” warning?

I'm running Arch Linux/Cinnamon in Virtual Box on a Windows 7 machine. One of the technologies I need to use is WebGL. For whatever reason (that's a different issue), WebGL will not work when Display->...
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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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Debian - Network doesn't work on boot

I've setup my /etc/network/interfaces. But I have to always restart my network, not just start. /etc/init.d/networking restart on the system boot. Where is the problem? I want my network to work ...
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QEMU/KVM: USB3 passthrough to FreeBSD

I'm making my first steps in FreeBSD, so please excuse any possible "linuxism". My goal is to run FreeBSD 10.2 inside virtual machine with QEMU/KVM and allow USB3 network card passthrough from the ...
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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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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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Unable to Authenticate PhPVirtualBox Remote host - Firewall off - Auth Off

I am trying to get the most very basic setup running that I can build upon for controlling a remote Virtualbox installation. The setup : Server A : 192.168.1.10 Oracle VM VirtualBox web service ...
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How to configure internet on old linux VM

I have downloaded the first version of Mendrake running kernel 2.0.35 for study purposes. I installed the system on a virtual machine (VirtualBox), i used SCSI virtual hard drive for compatibility &...
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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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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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Kali won't boot user GUI, xserver won't start, can startx via tty2, How to Solve?

I am having trouble getting Kali (as a vbox guest vm) to boot into GUI after updating to rolling release via dist-upgrade.. It appears to attempt to start X on boot as the screen attempts to resolve ...
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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 can I copy text from xterm (Awesome, Debian, VirtualBox)?

I ran the minimal Debian installation inside a VirtualBox instance, installed X11 and Awesome window manager manually (without any custom configuration yet) and installed VirtualBox additions as well (...
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Not able to ping and connect to internet from Kali Linux in Virtual Box

I know and admit that the same question has been asked multiple times in the same forum as well as in others. However, none of those seem to work for me. I would post a detailed analysis and the steps ...
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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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Which version of VBOX API does libvirt support?

I have libvirt 1.3.5 and virtualbox 5.0.20 installed on my Gentoo system. When I start the libvirtd service, I got Libvirt doesn't support VirtualBox API version 5000020 Where can I found out which ...
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phpVirtualBox - Control Remote Servers - Central Management

Not sure if this is possible, all my google results come up with RDP stuff, or just basic, how to install phpVirtualBox. I was wondering If I can set up a Central phpVirtualBox and connect it to ...
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How to connect to a Headless Running VM

I started a VM using the Headless option. This has always worked fine. The system comes up, and I'm able to connect to it via rdp with no problems. At present it's stuck on startup waiting for ...
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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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Looking for an old linux distro for testing [closed]

I'm currently looking for a very old Linux distro that has an old kernel, doesn't support PAE/XD bit, doesn't support VASLR (Virtual Address Space Layout Randomization) and doesn't have X^W memory ...
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How to setup GParted video mode in Oracle Virtualbox?

I'm trying to boot GParted live 0.14.1-6 within Oracle Virtualbox 4.2.6 r82870 (Extension Pack installed). The host OS is Windows 7, the physical graphic card is an AMD Radeon HD 6900. The physical ...
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Genymotion suddenly stops with Segmentation fault (Core Dumped)

I am running Arch Linux (4.6.3-1-ARCH) with GNOME 3.20 . I installed genymotion from the AUR : https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/genymotion/ , Whenever I launch the application , After 2-3 minutes, ...
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Issues installing linux headers on Kali 3.18

I've been trying to install virtualbox on kali-linux. But I ran into a few problems when trying to install Linux headers. Before installing anything I ran: $ apt-get upgrade $ apt-get update $ ...
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CentOS7 server VirtualBox guest on Ubuntu 15.10 screen issue

I have created a virtual machine with a minimal CentOS 7 installation on my Ubuntu 15.10 guest system. I also installed the guest additions. During the installation the installer issued a message, ...
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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 store dconf from VirtualBox in a host Windows folder?

I'm running Win10 as the host system, & Ubuntu inside a VirtaulBox. I'm trying to migrate my ~/.config folder from inside the VM, to sit on the host system (I mapped my Dropbox folder as a ...
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Why isn't ~/.bash_profile executed when starting Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu in Virtualbox in a MacBook Pro laptop. In ~/.bash_profile, I added some directories to PATH. But after I reboot the guest Ubuntu, the added directories are not in PATH. I wonder why ...
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How to create a LUKS encrypted file in a vboxsf mountpoint?

I am trying to create a LUKS encrypted file in a VirtualBox image. It works fine unless the encrypted file resides in a VirtualBox shared folder. The error output is: 10+0 records in 10+0 records ...
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Moving VirtualBox disks to cloud services

Currently, the official way of deploying a custom distribution or different operating system on Linode is installing it locally in a virtual machine and copying the resulting disk verbatim to a Linode ...
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How to Install LDOM on Solaris 11?

I installed Solaris 11 on VirtualBox. I need to install and configure LDOM. However, I can not find the LDOM software for oracle Solaris 11. I could not find the link also.
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How to make VirtualBox related services manually started in Fedora 23?

Fedora 23 boots up too slowly, so I check it by using systemd-analyze blame, and this is the output: 1min 22.379s plymouth-quit-wait.service 17.100s firewalld.service 10.799s akmods.service ...
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virtualbox-5.0 : Depends: libvpx2 (>= 1.4.0) but it is not installable

I'm trying to install Virtualbox 5.0 in my ubuntu machine Linux federico 4.4.0-24-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jun 8 19:27:37 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I run apt- install I ...
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Guest additions 'unable to locate program' Kali Linux 2.0

Problem: When trying to install guest additions in Kali linux the following error occurs. Oops! There was a problem running this software. Unable to locate program This occurred after a fresh ...
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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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How to install VirtualBox Extension Pack

Objective: Install VirtualBox Extension Pack to VirtualBox 5.0.2 on Linux, be also able to list installed extension packs and uninstall it.
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How to start an encrypted VirtualBox VM from terminal in headless mode

Situation: I am on Debian 8.5. I installed VirtualBox 5.0.22 and its Extension Pack. I further encrypted the VM via VirtualBox: VM settings -> General -> Encryption -> Enable Encryption. Question: ...
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CentOS Virtualbox vdi to raw problem

So I had CentOS7 running on a virtual machine then I tried to move it to a physical hard drive using the commandline "D:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>vboxmanage clonehd --format RAW D:\Virtualbox \...
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Cannot access internet from VirtualBox guest (Arch Linux)

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.20. The host machine is a MacBook running OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan). The guest OS is 64-bit Arch Linux. When I installed Arch from the ISO, the guest's internet connectivity ...