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

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how can I change ownership of files in the VirtualBox shared folder (from root:root)

I'm running Windows 10 host and RHEL 4.7 guest using VirtualBox 6.1. I use VMs to build code changes which are delivered to our subs without having to travel to build on target consoles. The problem ...
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OpenBSD as VirtualBox guest halts on reboot on Linux host (not on macOS host)

I have an installation of OpenBSD-current running headlessly within VirtualBox 6.1.16 on a headless Ubuntu Linux (Focal) system. Whenever I reboot the virtual machine (issuing the reboot command as ...
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How to use Wi-Fi bridged adapter on Kali Linux Virtualbox

I have created a Kali Linux virtualbox and want to use my wifi card not wired connection. The standard NAT adapter gives me internet just fine, but when I change that to bridged adapter and select my ...
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Use same host's keyboard shortcuts on VM to copy/paste text

Does exist a way to make copy/paste working into a virtual machine (not between the VM and the host) using the same keyboard shortcuts used by the host machine? In practice in macOS (host) I use cmd+C ...
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Connect two VirtualBox machines in a network

I would like to connect two VirtualBox machines with Ubuntu in one network. I used to do something very similar using Qemu. I created two tap interfaces on the host that next was added to one bridge. ...
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server not found while using nat network in kali linux

I am using kali linux on virtualbox , and whenever I try to use internet on it it says Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site. We can’t connect to the server at duckduckgo.com. If that address ...
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Teamviewer and Virtualbox do not start on Ubuntu 20.04

Recently I noticed that the teamviewer and virtualbox do not start on my ubuntu 20.04. I try to start teamviewer by typing teamviewer on my console Init... CheckCPU: SSE2 support: yes Checking setup......
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Trying to install Arch Linux 32 in VirtualBox 6.0, but stuck in “Probing EDD… ok”

I'm trying to install Arch Linux 32 on VirtualBox. However, when I try to boot from the iso file, it goes to the boot menu, then "Probing EDD (edd=off to disable)... ok" and just stays there,...
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OpenBSD, rcctl fails to start vmd

I am on OpenBSD 6.8, under VirtualBox 6.1, with a virtualization capable Intel CPU. Following the virtualization guide on the OpenBSD website I ran # rcctl enable vmd, which seems to have completed ...
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Can't reconnect my device to wifi after the deauthentication attack was over

I am a beginner with ethical hacking, and I was trying the deauthentication attack on my device from a hotspot of a mobile device. aireplay-ng --deauth 4 -a xxxxx -c xxxxxx wlan0 after doing this ...
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Kali Linux scale problem when installing on virtual box

I have an issue with my screen size as it is way to small as can be seen in the appended image. I have already installed guest additions and tried out different resolutions but that didn't change ...
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graphical environments

The graphical environments do not appear in the tasksel menu it helps to make them appear again. I honestly couldn't say why it happened :c I have a virtual machine with debian 10
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Can ssh port-forwarding be forwarded further to a host OS?

I have a guest Linux OS (Ubuntu 20.04) running as a VM under a host OS (Windows 10). I have a ssh port-forwarding from a remote host server established in the Linux VM as follows: ssh -f -N user@...
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Installing bitcoin-core in Arch Linux (VirtualBox) returns: unknown location(0): fatal error: in runtime error: _S_create_c_locale name not valid

I'd like to maintain a BTC node / wallet on a VM within VirtualBox. For this I installed Arch Linux, manually. The process wasn't the smoothest experience, but I got it working, eventually. Then I ...
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Downgraded VirtualBox has lost files from within the VM

After upgrading to VB 6.1.18, I was unable to load my old VM's. So I downgrading back to 5.2.42. My VMs will now load, but recent files within the VM are missing. The VM being loaded seems to be an ...
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Unable to run windows iso VirtualBox

I am trying to run windows 10 through VirtualBox. But, whenever I try that, it terminates with an error showing some error message. Is there any way to solve this issue?
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Unable to get KVM working in Guest OS

I have the CPU AMD Ryzen 2700x. In the BIOS, I have enabled SVM If I run lscpu on the host OS, I get: Virtualisation: AMD-V If I run sudo kvm-ok on the host OS, I get: INFO: /dev/kvm exists KVM ...
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Tomcat unable to execute VBoxManage: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)

Today I've seen an issue similar to this one: VBoxManage: won't start virtuals machines NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) but in a completely different inexplicable context I can describe here. In a ...
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Running Void glibc as guest on VirtualBox

I installed from void-live-x86_64-20210218-xfce.iso into latest Virtualbox on macOS Big Sur. After installation I installed xbps-install -Sv virtualbox-ose-guest Virtual Box Guest Additions and did a ...
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Persistence on Tinycore 12.0 virtual machine

Using Oracle Virtual Box, I have a Tinycore 12.0 virtual machine with a MacOS Big Sur 11.2.3 host. I have the most minimal Core version, no GUI, because I was having trouble with mouse tracking and I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 stuck on log in screen

When I attempt to log into my Ubuntu 20.04 virtual machine, I type in my password the screen goes black then goes straight back to the log in screen again. To check if my password is incorrect I enter ...
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Starting a program from OpenVPN --up/--route-up script

I would like to start a program whenever openvpn establishes the VPN tunnel, but it always returns the following when the program is supposed to start. qt.qpa.xcb: could not connect to display qt.qpa....
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Compositor Warning: Your display driver does not support OpenGL, GLSL shaders

Using Enlightenment on Gentoo in Virtualbox and at startup I'm getting Compositor Warning: Your display driver does not support OpenGL, GLSL shaders or no OpenGL engines were compiled or installed for ...
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How to make an android x86 virtualbox machine?

I have been trying to install an android x86 system using virtualbox, using the isos , but it only gives a black screen. It is selected the Linux 2.6 32bits, and from the general configuration it is ...
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Black Screen when starting CentOS 8 on VM

I downloaded Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.1 and CentOS 8.3 today. After completing the steps to configure the VB for the CentOS, I clicked the "Start" button. The Oracle VM VB showed up with a ...
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How can I get my USB Wi-Fi adapter TP-Link TL-WN823N to work in Kali Linux in VirtualBox?

I am trying to use my TP-Link TL-WN823N in VirtualBox with Kali Linux, but I can't see it in the USB devices.  I see the TL-WN823N in the bridge card. What can I do?
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How to trace sluggish trackpad scroll performance in Mint 20?

I have upgraded my Mint Cinnamon installation, and have encountered a trackpad problem, and am seeking ideas on how to trace the problem. I previously was running Mint 19.3 on my Dell XPS 13 as a ...
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Network is unreachable, destination host unreachable

I give up at this point. I've been at this for hours. I've installed Gentoo onto VirtualBox and somehow, I don't know how, I broke my internet connection, and as it happens to be, I don't have dhcpcd ...
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how to configure hardware virtualization in debian on a virtual maschine

I'm trying to run debian in a Debian virtual machine by VirtualBox. The last prompt by virtualbox is 'the hardware virtualization is enabled in the section of the system page, although it is not ...
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Linux Mint 20.1 will no longer start

I may have really screwed up. I changed the contents of a file on linux and now virtual box hangs. Here's what I did: In my home directory on linux there is a file .gtkrc-2.0. The file looks something ...
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Virtual Machine for Linux partition error: VERR_SHARING_VIOLATION

I have a SSD HD with two partitions, one for Windows 10 and another for Linux mint. I am trying to create a vmdk to boot my Linux on a VM running in my Windows 10, but I am getting this error: "...
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Why can't I import the Appliance OVA into Virtualbox?

I was setting up a CyberOps Workstation virtual machine but I get the following error. vbox:Machine element in OVF contains a medium attachment for the disk image but the OVF describes no such image. ...
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How to create simple virtual router using VirtualBox?

I want to create simple virtual router. I have 2 vms: Debian(router), Windows(workstation). Debian and Windows virtual machines have the same Internal Network adapter. Debian has a NAT adapter. So, I ...
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Why would a VirtualBox VM not be accessible from a computer on the LAN using the same physical NIC?

I have a VM and a computer on my LAN. Both used addresses of the form 192.168.2.x and they could connect without a problem as the VM is setup with Bridged Network. Now I added a new NIC to avoid an ...
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Whonix custom workstation: Is it possible to automaticly detect whonix gateway?

I use Whonix downloaded gateway and custom OS as Whonix workstation (in VirtualBox). To connect the workstation to the gateway I need to manually set Address, Mask and Gateway to 10.152.152.10, 255....
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Wireless Ralink USB Adapter doesn't work properly in Kali Linux 2021

I want to make it as simple as possible. So I have downloaded Kali Linux 2021 latest version on my VirtualBox and my host machine runs Windows 10. I bought a USB wireless adapter which has a Ralink ...
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Permissions of files shared via VirtualBox Shared Folders are not shown correctly in VM

I'm running VirtualBox; host and VM (guest) are both Ubuntu 20.04. I've shared the whole file system of the host (ext4) via VirtualBox Shared Folders capability for VM. I had to add my user on the VM ...
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Where is the shared folder in the guest CentOS of VirtualBox?

I am running CentOS 7 on the VirtualBox. CentOS image is CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD-2009.iso downloaded from here [http://mirror.kakao.com/centos/7.9.2009/isos/x86_64/] and the Host OS is Windows 10 ...
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default username and password for Fedora 27 for Virtualbox

I downloaded Fedora 27 for Virtualbox (.box file) from this webpage https://app.vagrantup.com/fedora/boxes/27-atomic-host, but cannot find the default username and password. I tried username fedora ...
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How to merge two partitions inside one logical volume?

Recently I tried to extend the virtual disk size for my Centos7 virtual machine. I did it in a wrong way and now I have the following: # fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 53.7 GB, 53687091200 bytes, ...
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What is the equivalent CentOS for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6?

I'm looking for a VirtualBox image which is most similar to RHEL 7.6. Here [https://www.osboxes.org/centos/#centos-782003-vbox] I found CentOS 7.9 and 7.8 but the lower versions have different naming ...
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Can't type key “i” in terminal FreeBsd 12 on VM Box host

So I'm loading a VM Box machine(using oracle VM VirtualBox) of FreeBsd12.vdi OS, the problem is with the password, it is "admin" and when i type 'i' letter it's displayed as "?" in ...
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exit virtualbox before logout/restart or shutdown session

I always run a VirtualBox session in my Linux and when I try to logout/restart or shutdown cinnamon desktop it displays Shutdown Anyway window. When I confirm that, it just poweroff my VirtualBox and ...
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manually certified virtualbox kernel modules. difficulties. everything okay now?

So I have efi-secure-boot installed and while installing vbox during reboot I forgot to switch to enter-key. so afterward I got the same errormessage as here i first followed the instruction on the ...
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How to install virtualbox dkms of the same version as virtualbox itself?

I have installed virtualbox with sudo apt install virtualbox-6.1 then how should I install dkms? Neither of sudo apt install virtualbox-dkms-6.1 sudo apt install virtualbox--6.1-dkms sudo apt ...
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Cannot copy file from inside virtual machine/box to its HDD filesystem, sda

How to copy file from inside virtual machine/box to its host filesystem as it run bootable USB but cannot read /dev/sda? gnomebox didn't have any: Code: # lsblk -f NAME FSTYPE LABEL UUID ...
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Can virtualbox be used to profit from a more recent kernel ? [ Or: does a recent kernel on the guest, could handle hardware the host can't ? ]

At my office I have a linux machine (ubuntu 16.04) and a tablet wacom (one) that I can't use with this machine. On more recent distros this tablet work out of the box. I can't upgrade my system, ...
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Can't start any VM's in virtualbox on Windows host

Something is wrong with my VirtualBox. I had no problems of starting VM's yesterday and I have not changed anything on the host or settings on the VM's. But today when I start any of my VM's, I first ...
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Route Host traffic through VirtualBox Guest

I would like to know if it is possible to redirect the internet traffic of my computer through a host virtual machine using it as a VPN. So far I only found ways to pass from Guest to Host. It's a ...
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Cannot access minikube cluster from docker container

I have a Minikube cluster with VirtualBox driver and a Docker bridge network with a few containers. I want one of those containers to be able to access the Minikube cluster. In order to do this in ...

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