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Fist, you need to adhere to its license: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/VirtualBox_PUEL Description of the extension functionality: USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 Host Controller, Host Webcam, VirtualBox RDP, PXE ROM, Disk Encryption. First we need to download the extension pack: wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/5.0.2/...


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You should put your environment variables in ~/.profile. In this file you can also place environment variable assignments, since it gets executed automatically by the DisplayManager during the start-up process desktop session as well as by the login shell when one logs in from the textual console. — https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...


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LDOM is the Sun/Oracle hypervisor layer for SPARC machines, and so only works on SPARC hardware (v9 or higher). See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_VM_Server_for_SPARC You can't run this inside VirtualBox. VirtualBox doesn't emulate SPARC hardware, it's an Intel/AMD virtualisation technology. However you should be able to run Solaris Zones inside ...


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Alternatively, if you're running Debian with the non-free repositories, or Ubuntu with multiverse: sudo apt-get install virtualbox-ext-pack This will display the license if you haven't already approved it, and if you agree to the license, download the appropriate version of the extension pack and install it. The extension pack will then be upgraded along ...


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I was able to reproduce using the steps you describe. Shared folders are a special functionality of the guest additions kernel modules, and may not be functionally equivalent to a local drive. I also tried to create a LUKS file-drive inside of a loopback device (as that is how I have done LUKS file-drives in the past) and it can't even format the file, it ...


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Per my setup, I had two systemd network unit files: one for the bridged adapter and one for the host-only adapter. I wanted the bridged adapter to have a dynamic address because the virtual machine is on a laptop that moves between networks, and I wanted the host-only adapter to have a static address so that I could access it, such as by ssh, without having ...


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Keeping your Extension Pack up-to-date from CLI. I am assuming you always have the latest VBox version installed (Oracle provides repositories for Ubuntu, Debian, OpnenSUSE, SLES, Fedora and Oracle Linux). Save the version number of the latest version: vboxversion=$(wget -qO - http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/LATEST.TXT) wget -qO - keeps wget ...


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Nevermind. This did the trick: $ sudo apt-get autoclean Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done $ sudo updatedb $ locate virtualbox /usr/share/app-install/desktop/virtualbox.desktop /usr/share/app-install/icons/virtualbox.png


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As always I found the solution just after asking. I actually knew this one, just forgot to do it. One has to be in the vboxusers group to get access to usb devices. It's as simple as running sudo gpasswd -a <user> vboxusers in a terminal. For Ubuntu I think it's sudo useradd vboxusers


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On VirtualBox host select menu Devices -> Install Guest Additions CD Image... On Kali Linux guest cancel the autorun prompt and run the following command in Terminal: sh /media/cdrom0/autorun.sh (if the CD-ROM image is mounted elsewhere, replace cdrom0 with the mount point) It will build and install guest additions. Reboot Kali Linux guest machine.


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I have a feeling that this document will help you a lot (Sections 5.5 and 5.2 especially). I will try to summarize as best I can here. The best explaination that I have is that the numbers provided in memory.usage_in_bytes are not incredibly precise, but are intended to provide a general idea about the amount of memory something is using. memory.stat is ...


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My low-tech storage benchmark: For writes: dd if=/dev/urandom of=some.file bs=1M count=whatever For reads: dd if=some.file of=/dev/null For things like shared folders, usage profile can be important, writing 1024x1MB files or one single 1GB file can yield very different results.



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