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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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Running macchanger in Kali Linux VM Disables Network Connection [duplicate]

Below is my version of kali which is a vm running on VBox 5.2.22: Linux kali 4.18.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.18.10-2kali1 (2018-10-09) x86_64 GNU/Linux Linux kali 4.18.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian ...
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df not recognizing partition being resized? [duplicate]

I've got Ubuntu 18.04 Server in Virtual Box, and once I've ran out of 10 GB of allocated space on virtual disk, I've increased the size of the virtual disk to 17 GB and resized the root partition ...
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Linux fails to boot on VirtualBox with 2 CPUs

I made a Linux Ubuntu 16.04 VDI image on VirtualBox on an Intel i7 machine (4 CPUs), with a set of tools inside. Then I copied that VDI to an old machine (Core 2 duo - 2 CPUs), I created the VM using ...
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Error creating VM using VBoxManage

I'm followng Oracles instructions on how to create and manage a vm through VB's CLI. when I run VBoxManage createvm --name Debian_64 --ostype Debian_64 --register I get the following error ...
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Error building virtualbox pci-passthrough kernel module - what went wrong?

I am trying to get virtualbox working on my machine with the pci-passthrough extension. When trying to run a VM, I got this error message: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) [message asking me to ...
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Testing if iptables rules working on VirtualBox Linux VM

I have this specific set up I created to test squid cache intercept mode. I have created a VritualBox centos 7 SE linux VM on my mac. Disabled SE linux (set to Permissive) and disabled the firewall ...
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How to adjust TTY terminal window size in VirtualBox?

In my virtual machines, both Linux and FreeBSD, the TTY (controlled by agetty under Linux; can be opened by pressing Host+Fn where n=1,2,3,...) window size is tiny (720x400), compared to the ...
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Virtualbox unable to install

The problem: Unable to install virtual box. I tried to install it using the following command: sudo apt install virtualbox Here is the outcome sudo: /etc/sudoers.d/README is world writable Reading ...
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Linux visual studio code via VirtualBox does not connect to internet on public networks [duplicate]

I have tried multiple locations- Amtrak, coffee shops, etc. and I get some of the same errors- can't connect to port 443 and port 22; however I can connect on Windows Sublime...I have excellent ...
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Is it possible to simulate two different hard drives in oracle virtualbox?

I want to implement RAID 1(disk mirroring) in the Oracle virtual box using Linux/Unix distribution. Is it possible to do it without buying the extra hard drive and do it on my laptop?
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Using a virtual box from a flash drive / sd card

I'm using a notebook that has a tiny SSD; I need to use VirtualBox, but I do not have enough free space to create a VM. I was thinking if is possible to insert a flash drive in my computer and save ...
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Critical error when running imported Fedora in VirtualBox

I created a 32-bit Fedora VM using VirtualBox on my Windows 7 PC. I re-checked it and the VM's configuration says it is Fedora/32bit. I exported it and imported it to another W7 machine. It started, ...
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How To Install linux-headers-3.16.6-042stab127.46 on Debian? [duplicate]

I want to install VirtualBox 5.2 on Debian 8 (jessie) with kernel 3.16.6-042stab127.46. But something goes wrong in /sbin/vboxconfig/ and the configuration can not be completed. This is message from ...
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Will starting a virtual machine created by virtualbox immediately reserve physical RAM assigned to it?

When creating a virtual machine and then installing Android or Windows or other OS on top of it, if I assign 4GB to the virtual machine, will starting the virtual machine immediately reserve 4GB ...
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Install latest VirtualBox deb file on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

When installing the latest .deb file for Ubuntu 18.04 it throws errors that dependencies are not met: root@testhost:~# dpkg -i virtualbox-5.2_5.2.20-125813~Ubuntu~bionic_amd64.deb Package virtualbox-...
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SNORT listen to multiple VMs inside a Ubuntu Host

I have a Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Server that has VirtualBox running multiple guest VMs. I also have a SNORT server sniffing packets on the hosts interface. Is there anyway of setting up SNORT to sniff ...
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Install Whonix on Ubuntu 18.04.1

I followed the instructions for installing Whonix on Linux and I got stuck at installing Virtualbox from Debian backports. I get the following errors after step 3 (here): W: GPG error: http://cdn-...
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Problem with Permission on Virtualbox Installation (opensuse leap 15)

Ok, After an update on Opensuse Leap 15, I've noticed virtualbox stoped working, so I removed it and tried to run virtualbox installation again with the command: sudo zypper in -f virtualbox It ...
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Connecting an Ubuntu 18.04 VM to a Virtual Box Nat Network

I'm trying to set up a network of virtual machines using a VirtualBox Nat Network. Some vms, specifically a cluster of coreos boxes and metasploitable, connect just fine. Others, specifically any ...
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not able to run vm using VirtualBox on fedora 28 workstation

I have several problems with virtualbox on fedora 28 workstation. Problems are described below: First at all, I tried to install virtualbox following to this tutorial: https://www.if-not-true-then-...
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How to speed up a folder (force-cache/mirror/something)?

I've got a situation where I'm doing development work in a virtual machine with Centos 7 Linux on it. The virtual machine (Oracle VirtualBox) has a shared folder where the work files are kept, and the ...
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CentOS 7, VirtualBox, openmpi installation breaking GUI. Why? [closed]

I have a case where my installation of CentOS 7, hosted by a Windows 7 machine through an Oracle VM VirtualBox, is having its GUI installation crippled* by: yum install openmpi openmpi-devel In what ...
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Configuring x windows on CentOS7 inside an Oracle VM VirtualBox

I am having a devil of a time getting a GUI to work in CentOS 7, when running as a virtual machine. The vanilla install of CentOS worked and brought up a GUI, but it promptly self-destructed on a ...
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Configuring CentOS 7, ParaView and Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows 7

I am attempting to run OpenFOAM 2.3.1 on an installation of CentOS 7, running inside a virtual machine hosted by Oracle VM VirtualBox on a Windows 7 machine. I am not trying to use any remote ...
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Get guest's time to sync with host's time in VirtualBox [closed]

Yesterday, I installed Windows 10 into a Virtual Machine. Everything worked fine; I could use the internet and apps from the Windows Store. However, the VM's time won't sync with the time of my PC. ...
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What FS can reclaim unused blocks to VirtualBox when dynamically allocated image is used?

I like to use dynamically allocated images in VirtualBox. It is preferred way if you like to distribute you image (remember Vagrant?). What Linux FS can reclaim unused blocks to VirtualBox when ...
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I'd like to setup a bond0 interface using 2 eth devices in CentOS 7 in VirtualBox?

I would like to set up a CentOS 7.x VM inside of VirtualBox so I can experiment with bonding interfaces. How can I set up this VM so that it has the following interfaces: eth1 (private network - 192....
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Silence monitor for xfreerdp and VM

I'm accessing a server remotely through xfreerdp to run some processes there. From time to time, some issues happen, and I need to handle it manually before restarting the processes. But it is ...
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Missing the ieee80211 folder [duplicate]

I installed the Kali Linux VB version inside VirtualBox. I have the same problem as many users, no wlan0. When I compare my installed version with the live version on my USB I could see that I am ...
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CentOS guest OS black screen

I have CentOS 7 installed as guest OS in VirtualBox. Host OS (which is Windows 10) has 16Gb of RAM and guest OS has 8Gb. Everything, including guest, host and virtualbox are latest version. Since ...
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installing ubuntu running on virtualbox as operating system on computer [closed]

I have an ubuntu 18 running on my virtualbox, I have updated the system, installed alot of programs (python, numpy,pandas, tensorflow,...) and added several plugins. Is there any way to install this ...
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How to play streaming video from sites like HBO that require a Windows environment?

This query is actually a double duplicate. I initially queried several months ago, and I'm repeating this updated query in the hopes that things have changed. I recently posted a related query that ...
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How can I parse the ouput of VBoxManage list usbhost to get the UUID of a device with a particular name?

How can I parse the ouput of VBoxManage list usbhost to get the UUID of a device with a particular name?
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VM partition to install Kali on [duplicate]

I recently tried to install Kali VM in windows as host OS. Following I did- installed virtual box. Selected dynamically allocated storage. Set size to 65 GB. I am not sure which drive or ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Server can't be found by hostname after 5 min into boot [ VirtualBox Virtual Machine ]

I am setting up a Ubuntu 18.04 Virtual Server for my internal network which will provide local development server to the team for open source projects. The major packages which are installed on the ...
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Very slow login + very slow response - dbus error? - Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS - on Virtualbox 5.2.18 r124319 (Qt5.6.3) - on MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6

This looks similar to dbus errors I see reported, but they are supposed to be fixed. The system is extremely slow performance, particularly at logon - even the console logon is very slow. There are ...
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Postfix send mail problem “connection timed out”

I have Windows 7 local machine and virtualbox Ubuntu virtual machine. i have installed Postfix on it and configured it, but when I try to send test mail I get the following error (in var/log/mail.log ...
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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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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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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 ...