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

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Virtualbox Linux Adding SocketCAN Interface

Does anyone have experience using SocketCAN within Virtualbox? I'm using Xubuntu. I started by modprobing can, can_raw, can_dev and the relevant driver for the particular can module I'm using. In ...
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Which Fedora should I use on VirtualBox?

The standard Fedora 36 release directory has the following options: Cloud/ Container/ Everything/ Kinoite/ Modular/ Server/ Silverblue/ Spins/ Workstation/ My goal is to run a Node JS ...
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Error when installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 via VirtualBox

Getting this error when installing linux from iso using VirtualBox 6.1. I have tried Linux 8.6 and 8.2 and both are giving same error. I also tried a workaround of disabling "Connect to redhat ...
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VirtualBox allocating too little graphics memory over the terminal?

Consider the scenario as follows: a virtual machine is created (on the latest version of VirtualBox 6.1), and 256 MB (the maximum) of graphics memory is assigned. Windows 10 is installed as guest. The ...
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"drm:vmw_host_printf [vmwgfx]" error on Virtual Box Ubuntu, with windows 11

I've tried multiple solutions I've seen after looking through different threads with this same error, but I'm still not finding anything that will help me. After installing ubuntu on the VirtualBox, ...
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Virtualbox NAT network not showing in Linux

I am currently Running a Bare Metal Kali with Virtualbox installed on it to the run Kioptrix Level 1. I created a NAT network in preferences with the default recommendations. This did resolve an ...
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What is Virtualbox's "vboxdrv" module?

I have a tainted kernel and at least currently journalctl -k | grep taint points to the specific module: localhost.localdomain kernel: vboxdrv: loading out-of-tree module taints kernel. localhost....
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Trigger window resize event manually?

I have a situation where a certain application (VirtualBox) doeesn't correctly resize windows on my tiled window manager. I want to be able to trigger a resize via an event, preferably generically so ...
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Legrand UPS, Virtual Box. 'No UPS found on USB'

I am trying to check a Legrand UPS, model Keor SP 800 VA, from within a VM Virtual Box. (host OS Fedora 35, guest OS Win 7). I see the UPS among the devices of the VM. But if I run Legrand UPS ...
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'sudo VBoxManage startvm "myWinVM"' returns errors

[myuser@localhost ~]$ VBoxManage startvm "myWinVM" launches fine the VM. [myuser@localhost ~]$ sudo VBoxManage startvm "myWinVM" returns a number of errors: VBoxManage: error: ...
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Cutter not working over SSH X11 Forwarding

I've got a small SRE lab set up using various Vagrant boxes (VirtualBox backend). I usually work on a Debian or Archlinux box and attach to a Windows box via remote debugging. On my Linux boxes, X11 ...
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How to reserve network device for virtual machine

I have an ethernet device (eno1) and a wifi device (wlan0). With VirtualBox I have an arch guest on an arch host I want wlan0 to be the exclusive property of the VM. I have mapped the VM's Bridged ...
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Make a virtualbox hard drive from virtual block device

I'm trying to create LFS (linux from scratch) but copying to usb is so slow so I created a virtual disk file of 3GB using created partition and formatted to ext4. sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=./lfs.img bs=...
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Passing "Windows key" shortcuts in the guest VM to the host computer with virt-manager

I'm using KVM/QEMU on Ubuntu 22.04 and running Windows 10 as a guest VM. I am using virt-manager to connect to the VM. I would like all shortcuts that use the "Windows key" to be processed ...
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Creating Ubuntu Server VM headlessly

On a Ubuntu Desktop host, how can I install and run Ubuntu Server guest completely headlessly using a terminal/vboxmanage? (this means no GUI at all, not even for the initial Ubuntu Server setup) I am ...
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Using -enable-kvm inside virtual machine

I have a virtual machine (Ubuntu 20) under VirtualBox (6.1.26). I am trying to run yet another vm inside ubuntu vm using qemu. It works, however, running qemu inside vm with -enable-kvm is almost 2 ...
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Problems with network connection in Kali Linux

This question may seem a duplicate, but I guess it's not. I've read tens and tens of articles and answers, not only on this site, but I didn't find anything. I use Kali Linux in VirtualBox, I ...
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Dhcp server to internal network in virtualbox

Trying to add dhcp server to internal network in virtualbox and get this result: resilient@link:~$ vboxmanage dhcpserver add --netname testlab --ip 10.10.10.1 -netmask 255.255.255.0--lowerip 10.10.10....
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How can I get a Hindi transliteration keyboard in Fedora Linux? (like there's Google Indic for Android)

I am new to using Fedora Linux. While setting it up through my Virtual box Machine on Win10 it asked for input keyboards. I usually work in English (in/en) keyboards, but sometimes I had to do some ...
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Cannot Ping Virtualbox on MacOs using Mininet VM

I am learning about networks. I have downloaded the VM and successfully loaded it on virtual box. When I login and run the ifconfig command, I get the following output: When I run ping 10.0.2.15 I ...
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Can't increase Virtual Machine partition with GParted

I have a Ubuntu virtual machine on VirtualBox on a Windows host operating system. I want to increase the available disk space on the virtual machine. I tried following this guide but I can't make the ...
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What are the issues that may be encountered in created vagrant boxes if I don't use the default virtualbox ip ranges for machines

I am working on Vagrant on my Ubuntu (20.04) and I learnt that the ip range allowed by default is 192.168.56.0/21 and that I can of course remove this restriction and use my own range. I am new to ...
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How can I fix window resizing with virtualbox-guest-utils on Arch Linux on virtualbox

I have installed Arch, X using: sudo pacman -S xorg-server xorg-apps xorg-xinit xterm and VirtualBox guest utils using: sudo pacman -S virtualbox-guest-utils however virtualbox still gives me a ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox - screen doesn't show necessary buttons

I am using windows 10 with virtualbox to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The problem is quite silly, but I can't conclude the installation because the "install" button isn't visible at all in the ...
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Can't find /etc/passwd [closed]

For some reason, every time I need to go to passwd or even shadow, It does not allow me. For example: cd /etc/passwd Output: cd: not a directory: /etc/passwd Same thing with shadow. Because of this, ...
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Why does my virtualbox gateway duplicate SYN packets?

I'm trying to set up port knocking using iptables on a Debian server hosted by VirtualBox on my Ubuntu machine. For some reason, when I knock on a port on the server from the host machine, this knock ...
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How do I get VirtualBox to run on Arch?

When I try to start up a Windows 7 VM, I get 2 popup error windows. The first says: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Windows7Box. The virtual machine 'Windows7Box' has terminated ...
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Zeroing bytes to linux dos not working with LVM(XFS) volume

I'm running a CenOS7 on VirtualBox and need to reduce the VDI file. Firstble I need clean the free space using zerofree,trim, dd, etc... I tried to use both (DD and FSTRIM) to clean IT but after a ...
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Why does a copied Ubuntu VM not show the login screen?

I copied a VDI (Ubuntu 20.04) file from a computer A (endeavourOS) to another computer B (Manjaro). I created a new VM on B & selected the copied VDI file as disk. I allocated 8192MB or RAM and ...
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df command on Centos/VirtualBox

I'm studing the use of df, when i tried it on centos 7 on my virtualBox, i got this : df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on devtmpfs 1.9G 0 1.9G 0% /...
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Change of Keyboard Layout has no effect in VM

I am running a Kali-VM with virtualbox on my MacBook. Because my Laptop is rather old I decided to deactivate the GUI with help of this guide. I have a German keyboard, so I tried to change the layout ...
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How can I change the PostgreSQL data folder to a shared folder location while using VirtualBox?

I'm following this tutorial that explains how to move a PostgreSQL data folder location. Basically, I just need to copy the files inside /var/lib/postgresql to a different location... Something like: ...
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Using Docker inside VirtualBox (preferably via Vagrant / Vagrantfile)

How to make VM with Virtualbox (preferably with Vagrantfile), that allows running Dockerfile inside? (architecture: x86-64) Objective: I would like to benefit from VirtualBox VM isolation (for safety),...
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Load kernel modules from neighbor kernel

I use Manjaro Linux based on Arch. It has several kernels. The regular kernel is 5.15.15-MANJARO works fine with VitualBox. The second one is 5.15-AnboxMod. I need to share vboxdrv.ko.xz and other ...
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Process that works on Ubuntu VM does not work on Ubuntu Docker Image

Basically, I'm installing a python package w/ pip that when run, will search the home directory for a config file and use the information on it to generate and send logs. I have this set up and ...
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Can I have a virtualbox disk in another disk partition?

I once tried to install arch linux in my USB stick a while ago, and accidentally wiped my windows [by converting it into lvm2 like that...] [BTW, i was happy though cause, there was nothing precious ...
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There is no option for Arch Linux install medium in VirtualBox

I'm trying to install Arch Linux via VirtualBox on my Win10 machine, I enabled EFI in System tab in settings, and checked my motherboard runs on UEFI from Windows System Information. But when I start ...
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Linux virtualbox not booting system

I'm using Linux mint system and I wanted to run Sierra Mac OS. After configuration and click button "Run" I have only black screen and nothing happens. Please check my log file and attached ...
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LFS chapter 5.2. Binutils-2.37 problem

Hi I am currently making LFS and I am in Chapter 5.2. And I am trying to run this command lfs:/mnt/lfs/sources$ tar -xvf binutils-2.36.1.tar.xz But it gave me the following output: tar: binutils-2.36....
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Chapter 3 Packages and patches virtual box problems

I am making LFS I am curently at packages and patches. I ran command pushd $LFS/sources md5sum -c md5sums popd and it gave me pushd $LFS/sources md5sum -c md5sums popd /sources /sources acl-2.3.1....
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Problem with logging into my virtual-machine Arch-linux?

I have problem to log in to my VirtualBox Black Arch distro for a first time. It just booting up normal but when it asks me for a login and password and I try to type it in (I didn't create any ...
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Ubuntu stucked while starting with Black Screen

Last night my Ubuntu VM was working fine, but today its not starting up. I don't know why it isn't starting up. I am using Oracle VM Box 6.1 and I have Ubuntu 20.04. It starts up and then stucks after ...
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Port forwarding in host only network with iptables

I have two machines in a host-only network. One is a client and the other one is a webserver. I want to forward all HTTP traffic from client to web server over a proxy on port 8080. I tried it with: ...
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Virtual Box: Kernel panic - not syncing vfs unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0 0) error

I have downloaded a virtual box application which I'm supposed to directly boot into a Ubuntu Virtual Machine. While doing so, I get the following error: From the solutions I've read online, I'm ...
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Resize /dev/sda1 from virtualbox still shows df -dh unmodified [duplicate]

I have a virtual machine from a virtualbox manager to linux. The linux machine was small 32GB so I cloned and modified to resize to 80GB.So the .vdi has now 80GB space but /dev/sda1 still remains 32gb....
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Virtualbox: WARNING! Diff between built and installed module

After I signed Virtualbox for secure-boot on Debian I typed dkms status. I've got that message :WARNING! Diff between built and installed module. Is that because I signed the module ?
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VirtualBox installation problem under Debian 11

I tried installing VirtualBox 6.1 under Debian 11 Bullseye. I followed the tutorial from this answer to Sign virtual box modules (vboxdrv, vboxnetflt, vboxnetadp, vboxpci) Centos 8. However, I can not ...
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Preparing the installer to update Linux kernel in a VirtualBox causes errors connected with CONFIG_X86_X32 and modules.order

I'm trying to update my Linux kernel on VirtualBox from version 5.11.0 to 5.14.21. My distribution is Ubuntu 20.04. I also added a new syscall to the kernel but it seems to be ok. $ sudo make ...
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Can I run an x86 Virtualbox image on an ARM host?

Let's assume I have a laptop with ARM processor, such as the newer macbooks, and I have an x86 operating system (assuming no port to arm exists) image, for example an old linux distro where a ...
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VirtualBox andrioid not run games EVE Echoes and "Кошки и суп"

I install in VirtualBox , android-x86_64-9.0-r2.iso but this not go EVE Echoes and Кошки и суп I want to understand why the emulator does not run games, but at the same time it runs other programs ...
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