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Questions tagged [virtualbox]

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

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What are equivalences to QEMU/KVM in VirtualBox?

Are QEMU and KVM both kernel modules? In VirtualBox, what are the equivalences to these kernel modules? Thanks.
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CentOS loses internet connection

I have configured CentOS VM, with NetworkManager disabled. Question: When I start VM I have access to the internet, but after a while I lose it. How can I fix that?
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Security issues about running VirtualBox with bridged-adapter

I set up a Gnu/Linux VirtualBox, and I configured networking to support both NAT and bridged connections, in order to ssh to it remotely from a different PC in my network. Since an IP was assigned to ...
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Booting from a USB disk in a VirtualBox machine

This is about using VirtualBox to build and customise an operating system on a hard drive mounted in a USB caddy for eventual installation in another physical system; and to do that with the minimum ...
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Genymotion unable to start because of VBoxManage error?

I installed VirtualBox and Genymotion on Ubuntu 18.04 But, when I run Genymotion it starts to boot and it shows me that it's not able to find VirtualBox, but looking at logs this fails: 2019-03-...
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Centos 7: Filesystem type iso9660 not configured in kernel

I installed the new kernel which fixed a mouse issue, but now I do not have full screen anymore. I am trying to get guest additions to work again but I am getting this error:
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Traffic between subnets VirtualBox

I'm trying to build a prototype of a real network in VirtualBox. I have 3 guest systems: Debian-based router with 3 NICs: enp0s3 Looks outsude.(bridged) enp0s8 LAN1.(gateway to internal ...
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How do I shut down detected virtual machines on Mac OS?

I haven't used VirtualBox probably since 2016 and today I dusted it off and of course I needed to install an updated version, but I soon got this message: The installer has detected running virtual ...
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Installing the Linux kernel “header” files matching the current kernel

system: centos7 I will install VirtualBox-5.2. excute sudo /sbin/vboxconfig vboxdrv.sh: Stopping VirtualBox services. vboxdrv.sh: Starting VirtualBox services. vboxdrv.sh: Building VirtualBox kernel ...
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Macbook Pro VBox Kali Linux Wifi Not Working

I recently installed Kali on VBox and set my network settings in VBox to Bridged Adapter which seemed to allow wifi to work for 1-2 days. Now, I am unable to connect to the internet at all, and can't ...
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Linux Virtual Machine Video Memory Configuration

I have 256MB of video memory assigned to an Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine. [ 2.642760] [drm] Maximum display memory size is 262144 kiB I am using the VMware graphics driver, which appears to ...
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Unable to work Internet and Internal DNS server on virtual box Centos7 server with two different NIC card

I have tried to configure Oracle Virtual box with two Network card and internal DNS server and internet access but looks like I am missing something. Key points that I am looking: Configure Network ...
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Printer not working on Xubuntu

Is it possible to install Samsung Xpress M2026W to work in Xubuntu 18.04? I was unable to find drivers. But I was wondering if it is possible to get it work in a way that as one wants to print, ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 server dhcp issues on VirtualBox 6.0.4 with bridged adapter

I'm having issues with dhcp on virtualbox 6.0.4 with an ubuntu 18.04 server guest -- when using a bridged adapter, it hangs on startup while configuring network settings, and dhclient just fails ...
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Fedora 29 VirtualBox possible conflict

I did a complete re-install (not upgrade) to Fedora 29 in November 2018. At that time, a Fedora-29-compatible version of VirtualBox was not yet ready. Discussed below the ========= line in this ...
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Can I run a .vdi file for Windows 8.1. virtual machine in KVM/QEMU or VMM?

Can I run a .vdi file for Windows 8.1. virtual machine in KVM/QEMU or VMM? Do I need to convert the file from .vdi to some format familiar to KVM/QEMU? What are the steps, if possible? I have ...
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What is the relation between Virtual Machine Manager and KVM/QEMU?

What is the relation between Virtual Machine Manager and KVM/QEMU? The Wikipedia links says In computing, the Red Hat Virtual Machine Manager, also known as virt-manager, is a desktop virtual ...
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Increasing the size of RHEL virtual hard drive in Virtualbox? [duplicate]

My host OS is Ubuntu and on top of that I'm running Oracle Virtualbox with RHEL7.5 Workstation. The original amount of space that I allocated was 47GB. I increased that to 80GB by doing: However, ...
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How to access localhost on virtualbox archlinux guest machine from macOS host?

I need to be able to access localhost from host machine (macOS) on Arch server (guest virtualbox machine). I was able to edit /etc/hosts to access localhost on guest machine via IP:port on browser ...
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Kernel 4.20.8-200 headers?

I'm trying to run VirtualBox on my Fedora 29 machine, but it errors out. Following it's instructions (execute /sbin/vboxconfig) yeilds: Please install the Linux kernel "header" files matching the ...
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Tagging inteface traffic to VLAN in Linux based virtual router

I have alpine linux running on virutalbox which works as gateway for my other virtual instances resides on the same virtualbox. technically alpine running as virtual router with ip forwarding and ...
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/dev/mapper/fedora-root is full

When I run df -h I get the following return: [root@localhost ~]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on devtmpfs 983M 0 983M 0% /dev tmpfs ...
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How to set up VirtualBox Host-only Adapter on Debian 9 guest OS?

I have created a VirtualBox VM, which is running Debian 9 as the guest OS, and it can connect to the internet successfully using the default NAT network interface. We also need the web server and ssh ...
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Linux Mint on Virtual Box Display Bug

I've run into a small problem when I launch Linux Mint on Virtual Box. During bootup everything seems to be fine. Linux mint logo appears and counts down from 9 until automatic boot, during boot 2nd ...
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Troubles with putty to connect to VM CentOS 7 (Vagrant / Virtualbox)

I've created a VM CentOS7 using Vagrant (2.2.3) and Virtual Box (5.2.24), on Windows 10 in this way (following these instructions ... https://blog.centos.org/2019/02/updated-centos-vagrant-images-...
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Click on file in Gnu/Linux host, to open with application installed in MS-Windows guest in VirtualBox

I want to be able to open files in Linux host (with double click) in an application installed in Windows guest in Oracle VirtualBox. Details: I have myfile.docx in ~/Documents folder in Linux host ...
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Render Linux VM applications on Windows Host Xserver

I have a Ubuntu VM on VirtualBox running in headless mode. Host is a Windows 10 machine. I want to be able to render Ubuntu's applications on Windows using XServer. Currently, I tried this: ...
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Running libvirt with VirtualBox driver doens't work on 4 different distributions

I'm trying to run libvirt with VirtualBox driver without luck. We are planning to use libvirt for running out software tests in virtual machines on CI servers. Now we are testing our testing framework ...
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Issue while booting Kubuntu on VirtualBox: drm vmw_host_log vmwgfx error failed to send log

I have installed Kubbuntu as guest one virtualbox on Windows 10 and now when I want to boot it take a long time showing this message: [drm:vmw_host_log [vmwgfx]] ERROR Failed to send log What is ...
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VirtualBox CentOS VM - Can't Get Mouse To Work On Install

I have VirtualBox with two VMs. One is a fully installed Debian VM, which is working fine with guest editions. The other is a new VM I created to install CentOS. The problem is, when I launch the ...
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Manjaro guest on VirtualBox not able to get the full resolution

What I have Host: Windows 10 Version 1803 Guest: 4.19.20-1-MANJARO VirtualBox Version 6.0.4r128413 What I have tried: using the VirtualBox geustaddition iso 1.1. from toolbar Devices > Insert ...
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Ubuntu Server upgrade on Vagrant

I am running Vagrant on Windows with Virtualbox. I have a vagrant base box of Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to upgrade it to 16.04 via ssh. After the upgrade, it requires to restart. Either picking yes or no,...
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How to set VirtualBox VM to use wanted resolution without needing to edit bootloader config or passing kernel parameters

I want to test many of liveCD distributions in VirtualBox (specifically, want to test their installers). Some linux distributions use curses based installers (not X11). By default VM's window is ...
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MAC address is removed with tainted VirtualBox modules on Fedora 29

I am getting crash reports. net/mac80211/driver-ops results in drv_remove_interface. My network interface is removed and I can't connect to the WiFi. I can recover this by shutting down or going in ...
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Drag-and-drop files into Linux Mint from virtualized Windows 7

Linux Mint, newly installed, is on one of my hard drives; Windows 7 is installed on the other HDD. I anticipate migrating totally to Linux Mint in the future. I have installed a virtual box into ...
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Fedora: Low disk on Filesystem root

I'm running a Fedora Workstation VM on Oracle VirtualBox. After using the VM for about a month now, I get a "Low disk on filesystem root" popup when I login. The Disk Usage Analyzer shows this: I ran ...
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Error while dialing dial unix /run/containerd/containerd.sock: connect: connection refused\“” module=libcontainerd namespace=plugins.moby`

Can someone explain what the following error in/var/log/syslog means? I don't know if I picked the relevant part, there is a lot more information in the log. Feb 4 10:57:51 chriad-VirtualBox dockerd[...
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How can I make a bootable ISO from a bootable USB drive?

I used a set of instructions to create a bootable USB drive for ChromeOS. I want to install ChromeOS in VirtualBox. This is apparently impossible to do from a USB drive. I tried mounting the 9GB .img ...
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Boot Linux Mint Partition from VirtualBox on Windows, don't seem to have /usr/lib/grub/i386-pc

I'm trying to boot a regular Linux partition from VirtualBox on Windows. I found this tutorial and followed it. Basically, this just creates an ISO file of the GRUB configuration so that VirtualBox ...
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Incorrect virtualbox (kernel) installed for Manjaro/Arch/pacman

I did a bad virtualbox installation on 4.19.2-1-MANJARO with pacman. This is my initial install stdout: [gloom@tacos-pc etc]$ sudo pacman -S virtualbox error: could not register 'multilib' ...
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How do I fix “The system is running in low graphics mode”

I was trying to increase the screen resolution on my Ubuntu 16 Desktop (running on Virtual Box on Windows 10), and I went to System -> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers tab, and selected "...
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Routing to Internet From Virtual Box VMs

I have set up 3 VMs with Lubuntu. Host machine is Ubuntu. VMs have static IPs: 192.168.56.101 etc Host is 192.168.100 for Virtual Box. All can ping ok. Network is 192.168.56.0/24 Home network is 192....
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Oracle VM VirtualBox LinuxMint zoomed very far out

I recently downloaded Oracle VM VirtualBox on my MacBook and am using it for Linux Mint. When I go onto the Linux Mint VM, all of the fonts and applications are extremely tiny and almost impossible ...
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Configuring network adapter in linux guest

I am using Windows host and ubuntu guest via Virtualbox. I have 2 network adapters configured. Both are bridged. The first one is bridged to my wifi network adapter and the second one is bridged to my ...
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Can't install VirtualBox Guest Additions on CentOS7 (with kernel 4.4)

I installed kernel 4.4 from ELRepo, along with kernel-lt-tools, kernel-lt-devel & kernel-lt-headers. I also installed dkms. vboxadd-install.log contains this: grep: Unmatched ) or \) The ...
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OpenVPN Server inside VM + VM VPN

How to setup OpenVPN Server inside VirtualboxVM running Debian on Debian Host? At Guest System OpenVPN is running to tunnel all internet Traffic to another VPN-Server. Now I want to setup an OpenVPN ...
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apparent permission problem with USB devices

I've got problems with adding USB devices in virtualbox when it's started as user. Starting it as root seems to work fine but when I start it as user, I get: $ VBoxManage list usbhost Host USB ...
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Apache doesn't have permission to access the vbox share folder in Ubuntu 18

I have mounted a share folder (sf_test) to use as my apache root directory: drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 0 Dec 28 23:42 sf_test I have added my user to the vboxsf group and I can cd in there and ...
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CPU throttling at too low temperature

I'm running linux mint and trying to get a virtual machine to work, but my CPU keeps throttling. I'm tried to run sudo /sbin/vboxconfig but around the "build packages" part it seems like my computer ...
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VirtualBox - Ubuntu 16.04 Guest no Internet access with chome with NAT

I have a virtual machine with a Ubuntu 16.04 guest and two network interfaces First interface: NAT Second interface: Bridge I want to access the guest from my host and I want to access a second ...