Questions tagged [virtualbox]

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

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Manjaro XFCE: unintentional compositor transparency with Virtual Box

When I run a guest OS with Virtual Box, there's transparency during OS installation and boot up sequences, but always clears up after installation and boot. The main Virtual Box window is unaffected. ...
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Virtualized Arch with WiFi-connection problems

Host: Debian Bullseye Guest: ArchLinux USB-wifi-adapter: Logilink Wireless N300 (WL0150A) Virt: Virtualbox 6.0.14 The USB-wifi is recognized by guest system and the network is shown up. But if I try ...
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Virtual Box with Fedora-Workstation-31-1.9 login GUI issue

I am trying Fedora-Workstation-Live-x86_64-31-1.9 on Virtual Box-5.2.22, installed successfully and I can login using tty however login GUI not working only black screen is shown. Is this something to ...
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Bridged network on Kali Linux in Virtualbox

So I'm running a Kali Linux 2019.4 Distro in a Virtualbox 6.0 VM on my Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 7th Gen. The problem I encountered with the bridged network mode in Virtualbox is the following: When ...
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Virtualbox vboxdrv 6.0.14 won't compile on kernel 5.4.1

After a recent update to mainline kernel 5.4.1, I'm no longer able to build vboxdrv with sudo /sbin/vboxconfig I get a number of similar errors like error: expected ‘)’ before ‘__attribute__’ ``` ...
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Small display of guest Ubuntu in VirtualBox

I'm running Ubuntu Bionic Beaver inside VirtualBox with Arch Linux 5.3.12 as the host operating system. I've selected the default options while going through VirtualBox' "Create Virtual Machine" ...
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How to configure Virtualbox internal network if client and server both have the same IP?

I'm just looking for whether the scenario I'm attempting to get to is even possible, if not, I know what I have to do, although I'd rather avoid it. I'm using W10 and Virtualbox with both Ubuntu and ...
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useradd account cant login through GUI

I'm using KALI fresh install. Linux kali 5.2.0-kali2-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 5.2.9-2kali1 (2019-08-22) i686 GNU/Linux I created a user using useradd akkilah Then i added this user to sudo group ...
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Using ntpd for monitoring time drift, but not for adjusting

I would want to use the common ntpd daemon to test whether time is kept by a virtual machine or not, without letting it actually adjust the clock. I'm running Solaris 11.4 (Oracle's standard image ...
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aplay and paplay never complete

problem: Running either of the main Linux sound testing command line applications aplay or paplay results in no sound, but also no errors and the programs do not exit. question: Why are they not ...
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How can I solve the problem of not rebooting the kali VM on Virtual box?

How can I solve the problem of not rebooting the VM on Virtual box ? as you can see from the pictures all I get is black screen when I try to power my VM, those are the settings for it
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Cannot use apt to install gcc-9-base

I am running ubuntu 19.04 (disco) in the latest VirtualBox and all was running fine until I tried to upgrade LBLIBCXX_3.4.21 to fix the error below. I used dpkg to force install lib64stdc++6_9.1.0-...
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Setting flags with Parted after chroot into an external hard drive gives the “we have been unable to inform the kernel of the change” error

I attempted to run 2 parted commands after chrooting onto an external hard drive, and it gives me these errors: + parted --script /dev/sdb align-check opt 1 + parted --script /dev/sdb set 1 bios_grub ...
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VirtualBox is complaining that kernel module is not loaded after vagrant up run

I tried to run vagrant up command in linux terminal then facing these following errors : The provider 'virtualbox' that was requested to back the machine 'default' is reporting that it isn't usable ...
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Packages installation and files not saved on Alpine VM after reboot

I want to create some Alpine VMs in VirtualBox. To do so, I first downloaded both the Standard and the Virtual versions (see https://alpinelinux.org/downloads/), and then I created two vdi from their ...
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FreeBSD v12.1 tested with VirtualBox 6.0?

Does anyone have a working / tested configuration between these two? I followed the following instructions, was able to use SharedFolders, however some of the file contents in the SharedFolder was ...
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Linuxmint in virtualbox not booting to mint os

I was running linux mint in virtual box but today when I rebooted it landed in Busybox i tried reboot it lands in busybox.. i do not know what to doo next. i really need to get it working i have ...
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configuring SSH on a Linux virtual box appliance

I have setup a bitnami LAMP appliance (7.3) on my ubuntu laptop. It starts fine. I need to get Putty working with it so I can load my application. For networking I am trying to use bridged adapter ...
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What makes an Oracle VirtualBox guest work with 4k resolution

No, it does not look like a VirtualBox guest additions issue as all answers I found suggest. I have several virtual machines, some Arch, some Debian and SuseLeap. My host and work-horse is Tubleweed. ...
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Installing VirtualBox on Manjaro i3, Error: target not found: virtualbox

I've installed Manjaro i3 on my system and now I want to install VirtualBox on it. According to Manjaro's VirtualBox Wiki, I must install virtualbox with this command: pamac install virtualbox $(...
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My vm (debian 9.10) is stucked at the booting

My debian 9.10 launched on a vm is stucked at the booting as shown below Settings : Any help?
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How to install virtualbox 5.2 or 6.0 on Debian 10?

I've followed various guides, e.g. https://computingforgeeks.com/install-virtualbox-ubuntu-debian/ https://tecadmin.net/install-virtualbox-on-debian-10-buster/ At step: apt install virtualbox-6.0 ...
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unable to chmod inside shared folder of virtualbox

I have shared a folder from Windows on to my virtual machine. The shared folder is being mounted correctly, and I am able to read write within the folder, but unable to change permissions of any file ...
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Using Accounts on Linux via Virtualbox and Virtual Player

I am a Windows user and Linux user. Usually, I use Windows for personal use like apps and accounts often but I tend to use Linux most of the time on a Windows operating system using Virtualbox more ...
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Creating a virtual adapter and running all traffic through SOCKS5 / SSH (Debian)

I have a Digital Ocean VPS running a Winodws VM (VirtualBox) that I want to only route traffic through a single Socks5 that I change daily ... The only way to do this is(it seems) is to bridge the VM ...
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Fedora 29 Virtualbox - Had Guest Additions 6.0.6 - tried to upgrade to 6.0.8 and now cannot mount it (unknown filesystem type 'iso9660')

Host machine is Win10 if it matters. I did not realize Guest Additions for Virtualbox was already installed on my Fedora 29 VM. I used device -> "Insert Guest Additions CD Image", then mounted it. ...
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Why isn't the mouse working with DragonflyBSD in Virtualbox?

I have been facing the problem for months, where I can't run startx and startxfce4 after installing those packages As mentioned here I have to run Xorg -configure to start off. But when I run the ...
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Use Alfa AWUS1900 WLAN device in monitor mode on Kali Linux

I bought an Alfa AWUS1900 WLAN device for education purpose with Aircrack, because it has Linux support and some posts/reviews confirms that. Sadly I can't get the driver working in monitor mode, ...
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How to install Mac OS Sierra in virtual box on Linux Mint 19

I have been trying to follow instructions from an online source (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTnn4BrpJro), but seem to run into problems when I want to boot the Sierra on the virtual machine. ...
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Virtualbox Linux Mint boot black screen with blinking line

I'm trying to install Linux Mint (Cinnamon) in VirtualBox. I have set up the machine and .iso, but when it boots it just shows a black screen with a blinking horizontal line. I had a similar issue ...
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Can't use new disk space after vdi hd resize

I have a RHEL 7 vdi running on VirtualBox. Hard disk had a size of 8 Go and I wanted to resize it to 12 Go. On host machine I successfully used VirtualBox's modifyhd utility. Then I ran GParted and ...
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Failed to install Guest Addition on VirtualBox - Windows 10 host RedHat Linux

I got redirected from Ubuntu forum regarding an installation problem of Guest Additions on my VirtualBox. I have the same issues and failed to get the VirtualBox Guest Addition working (Windows 10 ...
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Can't get Mouse to Work in Mandriva 2007 Virtual Machine

In 2007, Mandriva released a GNOME 2 desktop that used an innovative window manager called Metisse. I would love to create a virtual machine capable of running this old ISO: Mandriva-2007.0.One-...
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devices on genymotion cannot be started

when I want to start the device a warning like this appears what should i do to fix this?
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Problem after autoremove and autoclean

I have 3 virtual machines mounted on a debian 8, 1 in VirtualBox and 2 in vmware, vmware paused the machines because I didn't have enough space ... so I decided to remove packages that were installed ...
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VirtualBox: Linux Mint in Windows 10, no network - used on restricted network

I recently installed a Linux Mint image on my virtualBox running on Windows 10, but I cannot get the network to work: Either Mint straight up says that there is no network connection and sits there ...
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Multiple VDI images for VM to one?

I have a VM which has 4 VDI images 20-35 GB's and i am wondering if there is any way these all can be merged into a bigger single VDI ( lets say 200 GB? ) Virtualbox version is 6.0
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How to use HDD from ubuntu server on windows 10 VirtualBox?

My personal server's motherboard has died and the replacement is going to take a few weeks to arrive. In the meantime I have content on the hard drive I need access to so I have set up a VirtualBox on ...
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What do I need to create to an SSH tunnel to a local network service running on my remote host?

I would like to connect a virtualbox computer to a local service on a remote computer. I can connect to local services, but the remote one, I have a problem because on the destination, the service ...
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Centos 8 - VirtualBox 6.0 Install - kernel module issues

I recently installed a fresh copy of Centos 8 and am attempting to install VirtualBox-6.0 and ran into the following: WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module ...
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VirtualBox 6.0 video adapter for Debian 9 guest

I run a Debian 9.0 guest in VirtualBox (2 CPU, 8 GB RAM). After upgrading to VirtualBox 6.0.12 r133076 (Qt5.6.2) I got a warning on startup about the VBoxVGA graphic adapter being abandoned with VB 6....
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virtualbox change ip static address from command line

I would like to clone a vm from command line (a one with a static ip address) and, as the clon will have the same ip, I would want to change it for other static ip also from command line. Is this ...
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Running Virtual Machine with 640x480 and 16-bit color depth

To run a very old windows game in a virtual machine on ubuntu i have to run on windows xp with a resolution of 640x480 and 16-bit color depth. i can change that manually every time i start the vm but ...
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VirtualBox isn't working correctly on Windows 10 bash/linux subsytem

I've using/on Windows10 v1903. WSL: GNU bash, version 4.4.20(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu). Ubuntu 18.04.3 Inside windows10, I ran bash (ran command prompt as an Admin, then > bash). Inside Bash, I'...
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Internet not working on my kali-linux VM

I am setting up some virtual machines on Oracle VM using Kali-linux as operating system. When I create the first NAT network internet usually works but as soon as I do something like changing my MAC ...
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dkms module vboxhost-6.0.12_OSE not compiling on kernel 5.3

I compiled the new kernel today and when reinstalling my DKMS modules vboxhost-6.0.12_OSE failed with this error. DKMS make.log for vboxhost-6.0.12_OSE for kernel 5.3.0gee (x86_64) Mon 16 Sep 2019 01:...
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How to copy files from windows virtual machine to ubuntu host machine?

I have ubuntu installed in my work laptop and windows installed in my virtualbox. I installed windows in virtual machine so that I can download origin games on it. I want to copy those origin game ...
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Is there anything wrong with having separate SSH keys for different virtual machines? [closed]

Edit 2019-09-12: After everyone’s input. I’ve decided I need to research ssh key management so more. I will post outcome of research. I am running RHEL-7.7 as a host hypervisor. I am running several ...
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How to skip boot manager when starting Arch Linux?

I installed Arch Linux in VirtualBox, but when I boot, I get to UEFI shell: I can skip this with next commands: bcfg boot add 1 fs0:/EFI/arch/grubx64.efi "Manually Added" exit But after I get to ...
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Is Virtualbox 5.2 still maintained and safe?

Virtualbox really wants to inform me every time I start it that there is a version 6 available. I'm on 5.2, and I'm on Debian 9.11, if it matters. Is Virtualbox 5.2 still supported and maintained? ...