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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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i am using virtual box for Kali linux and it show different type of errors and dosen't start [on hold]

It was working first i dont know what happend it just suddenly stop. i reinstall it again and again but the error is still there
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GUI window stuck after virtual machine killed

I use VirtualBox to run a number of background VMs, using the "Detachable Start" mode and then using "Show" to attach a GUI on the occasions when I need one. In this instance, the VM was in trouble, ...
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How to remove VirtualBox vboxdrv kernel module?

I previously was using VirtualBox on Fedora 30, but recently moved to using Boxes (review) and am quite happy with the switch. I've removed VirtualBox, but upon booting up my system, I still get a ...
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NFS share the /home directory inside a local domain with 3 VM's

I am at my first year of apprenticeship so I am very new to Linux. The task I got is: Create 3 machines with a Debian based distribution, all three machines should be part of a domain named ....
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Virtualbox: Using existing .vdi to create new machine to access old data?

I backed up my .vdi files of some Ubuntu VMs and wanted to restore to a new computer. I thought that by using existing vdi files, I would be able to create a new VM or import it somehow to recreate ...
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Resuming from hibernation error [on hold]

My windows computer shutdown unexpectedly last night. When I restart Kali in VM Virtual Box, this error occurs, and I cannot access the terminal: I have tried various suggestions from Youtube videos, ...
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USB-tethering passthrough virtualbox suddenly not working

Host: Debian 4.19.37-3 Virt: VirtualBox 5.2.20 Guest: Xubuntu 4.18.0-20 Phone: OnePlus 3 Android Pie 9.0.3 USB-tethering is working if directly connected to a machine (like the host or a notebook). ...
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Virtualbox Bridged Network Problems [closed]

I'm running Fedora 30 as a host and Kali as the VM in Virtualbox. My problem is that I cannot ping anywhere successfully inside the command line using bridged networking. Firefox works fine, so I'm ...
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Test IPv6 windows + VirtualBox (Ubuntu) [closed]

I have client(Linux)-server(Windows) application. I have Windows 7 as a main OS and Ubuntu 18.04 on a VirtualBox. I need to test that the client can connect to the server through IPv6. How do I setup ...
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Oracle VirtualBox can't boot Oracle ODI VM

I'm facing a strange issue. I've downloaded VM from Oracle for Oracle Data Integrator (https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/data-integrator/odi-demo-2032565.html), and it works like a charm ...
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Configure XFCE in Debian etch (4.0)

i am currently installing Debian Etch as a Virtual Machine with Virtual Box (the host is a windows 10). I used an iso (from debian website) to install it, but it seems that no desktop environment was ...
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Virtualbox guest additions on Ubuntu host and Manjaro guest

I've installed Manjaro in a guest VM on an Ubuntu 18.10 host, but I cannot make the guest additions work in my Manjaro guest. I've installed kernel 5.1.1-2 in Manjaro, and the output of uname -r is: ...
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How to install Guest Additions with a Oracle Gnu/Linux guest on VirtualBox?

I have a Linux virtual box and want to install Guest Additions. I've successfully mounted the iso. But now what...? How can I access the mounted cd-rom in the terminal of the virtual machine as to ...
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Icons Too Small after Installing Guest Additions iso VirtualBox

After I downloaded the Guest Additions CD Image onto my Ubuntu VM on VirtualBox, the screen will change to full screen but the icons and UI layout are very small. They do not have the proper size - (...
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VirtualBox 6.0.8 menu text small in Ubuntu 16.04; All other programs good. Guest boxes good

I was running Virtual Box 5.2.22 under Ubuntu 16.04. After my employer updated the kernel, VB ceased to work (kernel modules). After following the instructions provided by the error message, I ...
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Repair possible file system corruption in virtual Linux guest OS (Virtualbox)

Background My power went out during some rain recently while I was away from home. When I got back the power was still out and when it came back on, my system seems to have suffered some issues. ...
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How can I get the windows installation in a virtualbox in ubuntu host to have full resolution as the original monitor?

I've installed virtualbox with the following command $ apt install virtualbox Then I installed Windows 7 in the virtualbox. But I notice that even though there are very high resolution options in ...
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Some font sizes are strangely big

On my Lubuntu (ubuntu based) VM I see different font sizes, it's very strange. In some apps it looks normal, in others the fonts are extremely large. Even in some apps there are some huge variations ...
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Fencing of Redhat cluster 7 on VirtualBox

I am trying to create a 3 node Redhat Cluster 7 on Oracle VirtualBox VMs hosted on Windows Server 2012 R2. What agent can I use for fencing? How do I go about it? Note : I am creating a cluster for ...
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Install Tails with persistent storage on VirtualBox

Tails OS is distributed either via .iso or .img file. The only .img can have persistent storage, but only .iso can be mounted to VirtualBox and properly booted. I would like to have VirtualBox Tails ...
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Bluetooth Speaker not recognized via USB

I want to update the firmware of my Anker Soundcore 2 Bluetooth speaker. The required software can be downloaded from: https://www.anker.com/update-firmware As the software is not available for Linux,...
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Virtualbox clients Debian & Raspbian will not completely shutdown?

Virtualbox is the latest release (6.0.6), asis Debian (9.8.0), and Raspbian. Following application of the latest updates (end of April 2019) neither will shutdown cleanly. Obviously Raspbian is ...
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VirtualBox network NAT connect via SSH client

I have also used NAT and forwarding and it's working fine (but in my case I want cluster or Jenkins master and Jenkins slave that's why I have created network NAT). I have created NAT network named ...
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Cannot start X in virtualbox

I have started to create my own archiso because installing arch is fun, but automating it is even funnier ;-). Before actually using it on my computer to do a fresh installation, I'm testing it on ...
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Can't install guest additions to virtualbox - An unauthorized request

I installed a new virtual machine yesterday. Previously, I download the guest addition iso from https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/, from within virtual box. And then mount the iso and run ...
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df disagrees with cfdisk and VirtualBox about partition size

To reproduce: Create a new VM in the VirtualBox GUI with type "Linux" and version "Arch Linux (64-bit)". As part of this process create an 8 GB VDI disk with dynamic allocation and attach the latest ...
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Netcat Computer connections

When I open a command prompt on my host system and enter: nc -lvp 1234 I get the output: listening on [any] 1234 … as expected, and when I open a terminal in one of my virtual machines and ...
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Virtual Machine Linux OS

I have a few Linux virtual machines running on this computer, and if I look at cat /proc/cpuinfo It is able to tell me the model name for the host system. Will this affect the performance of the "...
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How to enable clipboard sharing on Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I am running Ubuntu 18 on VirtualBox and the host is Windows 7. I installed the packages specified in this answer, as well as Guest Additions, and rebooted. However under Settings > Devices there is ...
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Trying to SSH to remote server from VM Ubuntu

I need to ssh into a remote server. I set up a fresh Ubuntu install in VirtualBox for that purpose. First of all I generated my public key: ssh-keygen -b -4096 Then tried to ssh: ssh remote_user@...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...