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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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postfix send mail problem “warning: relayhost configuration problem”

i have windows 7 local machine and virtualbox ubuntu virtual machine. i've installed postfix on it and configured, but when i trying to send test mail I've get this errors(in var/log/mail.log file): ...
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Kali Linux: Desktop messed up after installing VBoxGuestAdditions

So I installed VBoxLinuxGuestAdditions(part of Oracle VirtualBox) to support a better resolution and other reasons, but came across a big annoying problem. I remember that before installing this, ...
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Why there's no Internet (Tor + VirtualBox)

There's a page which has steps to make VirtualBox work within Tor. There's a script which makes rules below on this page. After all steps finished, these are the rules as a result of script (at guest ...
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VirtualBox and Python version conflict

I am running Debian (buster) with Cinnamon as window manager. Recent update of this window manager required Python update so my current Python version is 3.6.5-3... but on the other hand virtualbox ...
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Oracle VM Vitualbox - Extend centos root file system [duplicate]

I first installed the centos on the virtual box and only assigned 8GB to it. Now I've extended the VIRTUAL BOX file system and it has around 25gb. As you can see below it's showing as tmpfs when I do ...
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Stuck in Linux Mint VirtualBox grub rescue

I have a Linux Mint on my VirtualBox within Windows 10. I also had like 7 perfectly healthy snapshots, so I decided to delete couple of old ones. I don't know if that's related, but after I did that, ...
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Help in setting up TpLink TL-WN722N with VirtualBox [closed]

I have been having issues trying to setup my new tplink TL-WN722N with Kali Linux 2018 on Virtualbox debian 64 bit on a Windows 10 Host. I have the network setting in virtualbox settings set to NAT. I ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 guest in Virtualbox 5.2, Xorg driver not working

I have Ubuntu 17.10 as a guest in Virtualbox 5.2.8 running on a Windows 7 host. I'm using Xorg, not Wayland. This has previously been working correctly, but I rebooted the system a couple of days ...
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Double monitor duplicate

I do have Arch linux on my VirtualBox VM. I use this machine for few specific tasks, where GUI is not requested, so that I did not even install it and, because of performances, I would like to ...
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Use OS in the flash card with VirtualBox

I'm not sure if it's possible or even if it is how practical would it be but this thought just popped up in my head as I was trying to set up my Armbian Ubuntu 18.04 for my Orange Pi PC. I have ...
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My Kernel modules don't match those of the VirtualBox installation guide. Should I be concerned?

Fabian Lee : Software Architect's steps to installing VitualBox: Make sure the kernel modules (vboxnetadp,vboxnetflt,vboxpic) were loaded properly: $ lsmod | grep vboxdrv vboxdrv 446464 3 ...
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TP-Link TL-WN722N Issues with VirtualBox [duplicate]

Recently on Kali Linux 2018 64 bit, I am having trouble trying to get my TP-Link TL-WN722N working with aircrack and monitor mode. I have tried most online guides on how to get wifi adapters working ...
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nc connection refused [duplicate]

Trying to "nc X.X.X.X 21" from Kali Linux to Windows Server 2016. Both machines are in VirtualBox. Getting this error message: 'nc' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable ...
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Ubuntu VirtualBox stuck before login screen

Alright so I've had this happen in the past, and I just ended up giving up and installing a new virtual machine. I'm new to this, so I'm hoping I've just made a simple mistake. I have a Ubuntu ...
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USB speed bottlenecks (specifically while running virtual machine)

This question is mostly about USB performance on Linux, but more specifically performance issues when running virtualbox images off of my USB. I posted this on the virtualbox forum, but so far no one ...
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Metasploitable server

I'm not sure if this would be the right place to ask this question. I've created a sample website using metaexploitable OS, and since this is a terminal-based OS I've been having trouble coding my ...
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How to install guest additions on Kali Linux 4.15.0

I've installed the latest version of Kali Linux using virtualbox but I can't install guest additions, I found this question. After uname -r command I have in my terminal: 4.15.0-kali2-amd64 And ...
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“you have held broken packages” but no packages are held back or broken

I'm running debian on a virtualbox virtual machine. When trying to reinstall guest-additions (not working properly for unknown reasons), I get the following errors, concluding in a notice that I have ...
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Re-installing Virtualbox - unmet dependancies/broken packages?

I am struggeling a bit at the moment when it comes to upgrading Virtualbox - I have just removed the 5.2 package with apt (I am running Debian testing) and tried to reinstall it - I am constantly ...
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Virtualization - Linux host - running Adobe After Effects with hardware acceleration (using OpenGL)? [closed]

Introduction Thinking about a laptop for graphic work, using After Effects (and other Adobe software). As there is to use those proprietary software (we are aware of open source alternatives like the ...
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How can I override systemd's choice of default route with two network interfaces?

Update: /etc/network/interfaces does not exist because I am using netctl profiles. I set up a VirtualBox instance running ArchLinux with two network adapters. Adapter 1 (eth0) is attached to a NAT (...
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How to understand the `A start job is running for Create Volatile Files and Directories ( Xmin Ys / no limit)` startup message

I am presently attempting to fix a broken (I think) Ubuntu 16.04 install on a VirtualBox install and it is hanging with the following message: A start job is running for Create Volatile Files and ...
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Install Redox OS with Virtual Box

I am trying to install Redox OS with Virtual Box on my Ubuntu 18.04 machine. The "book" says this: Trying Redox in a virtual machine The ISO image is not the prefered way to run Redox in a ...
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Using the ping command on my VirtualBox Debian System returns no route but I can still connect to websites

For further clarification, I'm using a bridged adapter on VirtualBox and it's set to allow VMs (it is also using the correct adapter). This is what the terminal responds with after running the ...
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Vagrant: Is it possible to use Vagrant with VMWare as a provider without paying?

I am learning Vagrant from scratch from a Udemy tutorial. I want to use my centos machine to install everything and run all from there, but they use VirtualBox and in my Centos machine (a dell ...
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Internet share between guests Virtualbox Windows VM's

I have an ubuntu 18.04 as my host machine and two Virtualbox VM's, the first is a Windows 7 VM which I use to connect to my company VPN and the second is a Windows 10 machine which I use for ...
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CentOS VM boots into blank screen [closed]

On CentOS VM, I "powered off the machine" while it was malfunctioning in login screen as it would prevent me typing the complete password. And now it fails to boot as it gets stuck in a blank screen ...
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virtualbox - The character device /dev/vboxdrv does not exist

Im trying to install and run minikube, and to do this I need to install virtualbox. Im trying to install virtualbox on Ubuntu 18.04. I already had virtualbox installed, but when I would try to run ...
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How to set up an internal and external interface in a Ubuntu VM (using network manager GUI inside Ubuntu OS)?

In my laptop, I have Oracle VirtualBox. In the VirtualBox, there are 2 VMs. Both of them are Ubuntu OS (14.04.5). Both of them are within the virtualbox host-only ethernet adapter #3. Lets say, one ...
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Random <C-L> inserted into Majaro

I am running Manjaro in Virtualbox under Mac OSX host. when I type should it randomly inserts <C-L> at the character l. This happens more frequently if I type quickly, but never occurs if I key ...
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Host system crashes when running a virtual machine [closed]

I'm currently trying to run a guest virtual machine on my current system (Ubuntu 18.04 with the 4.15.0-29-generic kernel). Every time I've tried running a virtual machine (I've tried virtualbox ...
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How do you get audio working in a Windows 10 guest in VirtualBox (Ubuntu host)?

I'm trying to get audio working in a Windows 10 machine running inside VirtualBox on Ubuntu, so I can use dictation software. Based on Googling, I've installed PulseAudio, and inside pavucontrol I ...
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Centos 7 Minimal VB network unreachable if I use WiFi?

I am kind of banging my head here because i don't understand why a Virtualbox network that I set up with CentOS 7 using a bridged adapter works perfectly fine if I use an Ethernet cable, but if i use ...
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Unable to read warning during boot stage through socat for a virtual serial port

I am trying to deploy docker image(converted to vmdk - Sata controller - vdi created) on VirtualBox. This is I am doing through automation, at this stage I have enabled serial port "host device" > "...
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How to convert an existing VirtualBox virtual machine to Image?

Suppose I install an ISO of Linux Mint as a virtual machine on VirtualBox. I want to install several programs, such as Terminator, Netbeans, Java, Ruby on Rails, etc. How can I convert the virtual ...
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Virtual Box - Shared folder issue with Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Virtual Box GUI Version 5.1.14r112924 (Qt5.6.2) with a Guest OS Ubuntu-16.04.2 (64-bit) and as a host OS Windows 7 Enterprise. My shared folder functionality and the ClipBoard mode used to ...
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Django site on Virtualbox Fedora Server guest visible via browser on Fedora Workstation host

I'm trying to make Python/Django site on Virtualbox Fedora Server guest visible via browser on Fedora Workstation host. I had already opened 8080 port with: firewall-cmd --zone=public --add-port=...
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Can't get Static IP with Bridge mode on Fedora to work in VirtualBox?

Heres my ifcconfig: I have NMCONTROLLED set to no, and I've also used these steps to turn off NetworkManager, yet when I try and ping something it says "Network Unreachable". I've even used service ...
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How can I have one scroll direction for touchpad, and another for thinkpad nub?

I am using a fresh Debian 9.5 install with Gnome as my desktop, inside a VirtualBox (with GuestAdditions) running on a Windows 10 system, all on a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad x1 Yoga (with all the bells ...
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Do we need to reboot RHEL Servers, after making changes for control-alt-delete override? [closed]

We are planning on disabling the RHEL Server reboot triggered by control-alt-delete. for which we are going to follow the Steps mentioned here. However, that link does not say whether we need to ...
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How can I get multiple virtual machines to communicate on the same network using VirtualBox and Ubuntu 16.04? [closed]

I am working to complete a cybersecurity lab (the lab is developed by SEEDLab out of Syracuse University) that simulates a local DNS attack. I am supposed to create three virtual machines in order to ...
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Alpine 3.8.0: Installing app, getting error: “Cannot generate ORC metadata for CONFIG_UNWINDER_ORC=y”

I'm trying to install VirtualBox (the host, not the client) on a clean install of Alpine 3.8.0 Standard. I'm using VirtualBox-5.2.12-122591-Linux_amd64.run, downloaded from http://www.oracle.com/...
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Get real IP address Virtualbox for LDAP configuration

I'm planning to setup a LDAP configuration between two ubuntu virtual machines on my windows machine. So I installed two ubuntu 16.04 virtual machines on my windows machine using VirtualBox. Now I ...
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install guest additions for ubuntu 7.04

I'm trying to install guest additions for Ubuntu 7.04 (yes, you read that correctly) with a modern Arch Linux host. Mounting the guest additions iso, I get Unfortunately, I seemingly have no ...
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virtual machines on LAN : speed and bandwidth questions

I would like to get some advices on VM servers. Indeed, instead of creating again and again the same VM in virtualbox, I am wondering if having a virtual machines server would not be better, but I ...
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How to access Windows files from Centos 7 Virtual Box?

I am very new to Linux and I am wondering how I can access my Windows files through a Centos 7 Linux Machine located in virtual box? Thank you!
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Suppress/bypass “file has changed” errors when editing cifs/Samba files

[I originally posted about this on the vi/vim stackexchange, but it's increasingly clear that the core issue is more the filesystem than the editor that's complaining about it] TL;DR -- Files on a ...
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Ubuntu vm under proxy: browser is not able to resolve dns

I don't quite figure out why I'm not able to get dns lookpu resolution into my browser (firefox) inside my ubuntu virtual machine. apt-get, git, maven, gradle and other tools are configured in order ...
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Connecting to VirtualBox from windows machine host to static IP in guest using Putty

I've had a tough time trying to find a solution that specifically deals with accessing a virtualbox Ubuntu server from windows. The objective is to have two adapters set. Adapter 1 is NAT and would ...
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virtualbox: how to allocate memory from swap

My system has 4gb RAM. When I run a virtual machine I can allocate a maximum of 1gb. I have VirtualBox 5.1.34 installed from repository. In VirtualBox I have a Windows 7 machine. This machine keeps ...