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

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Why installing Arch linux on virtual box in Windows 11 OS shows boot error?

Installing Arch linux causes issues when trying to configure boot like this: [root@archiso /]# mount -t efivarfs efivarfs /sys/firmware/efi/efivarfs/ mount: /sys/firmware/efi/efivarfs/: fsopen system ...
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modprobe vboxguest fail

In my new installed Centos 9 stream, I try to install virtualbox guest addition and it fails with error: sudo tail /var/log/vboxadd-setup.log modprobe vboxguest fail Here is my setup: uname -r 5.14....
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No CPU Information with dmidecode in VirtualBox on Linux Environment

Description: I am experiencing an issue with obtaining detailed CPU information using the dmidecode command on a Linux guest OS virtual machine running in VirtualBox. The dmidecode command provides ...
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Near errorless issue with VirtualBox and/or nfs

Server/host: DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS" Server NFS-common version: nfs-common/jammy-updates,now 1:2.6.1-1ubuntu1.2 amd64 [installed,automatic] Server NFS-server: nfs-kernel-...
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Fixing broken keyboard configuration, debian on VirtualBox on void

I have debian running on Virtualbox. Host system is also Linux (void). Computer is Lenovo X220 with an US keyboard. On the host system keyboard works very well. All keys work as expected. Both host ...
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Unable to start vsftpd.service on Centos9 Stream using Virtualbox

I'm unable to start the vsftpd.service. Here's the error I get when I try to start it Job for vsftpd.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See "systemctl status ...
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VirtualBox 7.0.18, DnD (Drag and Drop) not working from LMDE6 Guest to LMDE6 Host. vboxdrv, vboxnetadp and vboxnetfit not running

Host and Guest are Linux Mint Debian Edition LMDE6, 64Bit with Cinnamon Desktop. VirtualBox 7.0.18 is installed in the host. The guest has the guest extension 7.0.18 installed. Shared Clipboard works ...
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Use .qcow2 VM file format for VirtualBox

VirtualBox, supports several other file formats, but no .qcow2 format for the time being. The Virtmanager, in turn supports the current open source .qcow2 format, but not the outdated .qcow format. ...
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VirtualBox, RockyLinux, Screen/Video Corrupted

Sorry, I don't know where to place this question. I have Windows 10 Professional, and I would like to install Rocky Linux 9.3 in my machine using VirtualBox Version 7.0.14 r161095 (Qt5.15.2). The ...
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How to count traffic of virtual machine?

I have an hypervisor with Ubuntu Server 18.04. There are some virtual machines which are powered by VirtualBox. I've setup iptables and iproute2 in order Internet on VMs could work via "Host-Only ...
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VirtualBox-Redtat 7.9

I'm using Apple Macbook and I have VirtualBox in it. within my Virtual Box I have RedHat 7.9 I need to make a USB drive that i'm connecting into my MacBook visible into redhat. what is the steps ...
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How do I install VirtualBox extension pack on RHEL?

I successfully installed VirtualBox on my RedHat 8 install (version 7.0.7 - odd). However when I try to install "Extension Pack" - their versions are available for the even numbers (7.0.6 or ...
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Cannot build VirtualBox Guest Additions

Running VBoxLinux.run builds okay but then fails, referring me to the vboxadd-setup.log which I have posted below via pastebin vboxadd-setup.log is posted here: https://pastebin.com/77m5h7N5]vboxadd-...
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Getting a loopback address on Kali Linux using virtual box

I am trying to learn more about penetration testing which has led me to create my own secure lab. I am using oracle virtual box to run a kali vm and to run a vulnerable web server I downloaded from ...
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VirtualBox: error while trying to perform a drag and drop operation from guest to host

I'm getting the following error when I try to drag and drop a file from my Debian guest to the host: Drag and drop operation from guest to host failed Details: DnD: Error: Requesting pending data ...
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Fedora Virtualbox VM details UI when clicked not visible?

I am in Fedora and I have installed virtualbox latest, earlier it was showing the UI of a VM when I click on it but later on , I initiated File manager and now I can only see below components on the ...
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Black screen on Debian VirtualBox

I am using Debian as guest in VirtualBox.  It was working without any problems.  But when I install another machine (another Debian) in my vBox, the first Debian does not boot; it freezes in black ...
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My Ubuntu VM is not rendering certain windows properly. Any help?

I'm running an Ubuntu VM on VirtualBox, but some windows just aren't loading properly. I attatched a screenshot of me trying to run gparted, but the alert window as well as the gparted window are ...
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How can I increase the size of disk?

I'm using Debian as a VirtualBox guest, but I don’t have enough space.  How can I increase the size of disk?
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After installing my centOS 9 on my oracle VB. It works fine but once I power it off, I won’t be able to boot again. It just keep rotating endlessly

The oracle virtual box was installed on my windows 10 with a 4gb ram. When installing the centos9 I choose 2gm processor space and 20gb storage space.
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VirtualBox 7.0 Can't enumerate USB devices / No devices available

Upon the launch of VirtualBox (exact version 7.0.10-158379~Ubuntu~jammy) on my Linux Mint 21.3, I am greeted with a message in the upper-right corner: Can't enumerate USB devices and if I try to ...
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How to make 3 VMs connect with each other as well as internet without using bridged adapter in Virtualbox?

How can I make 3 VMs connect with each other as well as internet without using bridged adapter in Virtualbox? I don't want to use bridged adapter because I use WiFi and this combination often doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 install.iso and other VMs won't start in VirtualBox

I have not had this problem before with VirtualBox so I thought I would share and hope for some answers. UPDATE: The VMs are working fine on QEMU/KVM. When loading Ubuntuy 22.04 install .iso or the ...
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Is the VirtualBox DHCP Server accessible to other devices on the host's network?

I have a Host-Only Ethernet Adapter in VirtualBox with DHCP Server Enabled. Does that DHCP Server only exist between the host machine and it's VirtualBox VMs on a virtual network? Or could other ...
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VM fails to boot on Arch Linux host

This is a problem that has plagued me for weeks. I have an Arch Linux system running the Linux Surface kernel (https://github.com/linux-surface/linux-surface). I first really noticed this problem when ...
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How do I install virtualbox-dkms in Ubuntu 22.04?

On Ubuntu 22.04, I am unable to (re-)install virtualbox-dkms. This is the error that I get: $ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-dkms Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done ...
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How to share folders between Debian (host) Win11 (guest)

I have the reverse of this situation - How to share folders between win11(host) and Debian(guest) Debian Buster, Windows 11, Virtualbox 7 Without the Windows 11 VM booted up, I clicked Settings > ...
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What is the meanning of these messages I get while installing virtualbox on openSUSE?

I ran sudo zypper install virtualbox to install virtualbox on openSUSE 15.5. I got the following output: Retrieving repository 'Update repository of openSUSE Backports' metadata ..........................
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udp hole-punching fails on virtualbox's NAT network

I was testing hole-punching feature of strongswan with virutalbox's NAT network, but an error happened: [sudo] password for bluven: tcpdump: data link type LINUX_SLL2 tcpdump: verbose output ...
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How to fix inet not showing after sometime permanently?

┌──(root㉿kali)-[~] └─# ifconfig eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,...
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Migrate virtualmachine from VirtualBox 6.1 to VirtualBox 7.0

I'm trying to migrate a Windows 10 VM from VirtualBox 6.1 to a new laptop using VirtualBox 7.0. The VM boots up on the new laptop, but crashes soon after, and before I can don any meaningful ...
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How do you install VirtualBox and VMWare on Chromebook's Linux Virtual Machine (Debian/Bullseye)?

I want to install VMWare or VirtualBox on my HP Chromebook x360's Linux Virtual Environment (Debian 11 Bullseye). The problem is that I do not know how to install it and I feel like I am missing a few ...
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How to stop Virtual Box error during a sudo apt-get update command?

I'm on Kali 2023.4 and I installed VirtualBox on it. I'm not sure if I did it wrong or something but now whenever I run the sudo apt-get update command I get the below response on top of whatever else ...
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Is virtualization or dual booting better for the longevity of my hard drive?

I've been using Linux Mint (MATE 21.2) via Oracle Virtualbox and I've actually taken to it more than my host system (Windows 11). I would switch to Mint as my host system since all my important files ...
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Virtualisation vs Partitioning [duplicate]

I've been using Linux Mint (MATE 21.2) via Oracle Virtualbox and I've actually taken to it more than my host system (Windows 11). I would switch to Mint as my host system since all my important files ...
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How to save GRE tunnel in my vm?

Well, I created a gre tunnel in virtualbox connecting two linux vms, and it worked very well. But whenever I reboot the vms, the gre simply disappears. Is there any command I can use to save gre? Or, ...
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Iptables redirect outside requests to 127.0.0.1 (VirtualBox)

I have a guest virtual machine installed with the output: ifconfig: enp0s3: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 10.0.2.15 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 10.0.2.255 inet6 ...
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DHCPd receives a wrong MAC-address from VirtualBox Guest

I have VM which is working with "Host-Only Adapter". I disabled VirtualBox's built-in DHCP-server. I've installed isc-dhcp-server on my hypervisor. Then I added the subnet subnet 10.10.54.0 ...
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I can't set my Manager group as my primary group in substitution to ksapsapkota in linux? When I try to delete the Manager it shows it is the primary

I can't set my Manager group as my primary group in substitution to ksapsapkota in Linux. When I try to delete the Manager it shows it is the primary group. I don't know. Is it an error?
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Kali Linux in VirtualBox (Windows 11 Host) Cannot Ping google.com but ping -4 Works

I am seeking assistance with my Kali Linux virtual machine setup in VirtualBox hosted on a Windows 11 system. I have configured my VM with a network bridge, but I'm unable to ping google.com normally. ...
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VirtualBox - Different subnets on the same network

I have several virtual machines which are running in VirtualBox. Ubuntu Server 18.04 is installed on host. All of them are using "Host-Only Guest". Also Internet is working through "...
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Failed to Send Host log on ERROR on Ubuntu In Virtual Box maybe due to less root disk space

I know that there are similiar questions , but none of them seems to resolve the Issue. Basically, a quite few days back, there was this notification coming on my ubuntu VM that there is a little root ...
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How to display two monitors in full screen at the same time in Virtualbox? Not only one displaying full screen on the VM and the second showing host

On VirtualBox 7, I've managed to use two monitors. When in windowed mode, my left and right monitors display each their screen on the Debian VM. I would like to have them both in Full Screen, to ...
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Exploring QEMU/KVM: Performance and Setup Comparison on Windows 11 vs. Linux

I have used QEMU/KVM in Fedora, and it was superior in comparison to VirtualBox or the free version of VMWare. Recently, I wanted to dual-boot Linux with Windows, but I couldn't due to battery ...
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Can't enter in sudo on Debian 12

I'm sitting on a Virtual Machine on Debian 12, the password for root is simple, it's the letter q, but when I write, say, sudo -i and enter the password, the terminal only displays Sorry, try again. ...
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What does it mean that "VirtualBox" would like to receive keystrokes from any application? Is this safe or malicious?

I'm using a MacBook, and I'm installing my first virtual machine using virtualboxmanager, which I received from a Google IT Support Specialist course.  I'm currently learning about the Linux bash ...
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VirtualBox - Allow Host-Only client to claim only specific IP address

Is there any way to allow VM, which is using VirtualBox's "Host-Only Adapter", to claim only specific IP address? I tried to use this: VBoxManage dhcpserver modify --network ...
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UNIX SVR4.2 > How do I find the IP address on a Virtualbox system?

I have installed a VirtualBox VM of UNIX System V Release 4.2 and have discovered just how barren the internet is on documentation of it. Only a few modern commands exist, although obviously because ...
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Debian virtual machine no connectivity with two network adapters

I am running several Debian 12 (both host and guests) virtual machines using VirtualBox. All of a sudden, today they started having connectivity issues (i.e., I couldn't ping 8.8.8.8). I recently ...
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VirtualBox: Bridging IP address into virtual machine

I want to bridge y.y.4.36 to my Virtual machine. I can configure y.y.4.36 on Host. So routing to Host works and I can ping y.y.4.36 from the internet: $ ifconfig eno2: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,...
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