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Questions about running and installing VirtualBox on elementary OS Freya.

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Updates available show both virtualbox-guest-dkms and virtualbox-guest-x11

I am running Elementary 0.4.1 inside Virtualbox. Updates available show both virtualbox-guest-dkms and virtualbox-guest-x11 What is the difference? Which one(s) should I install/update? Thanks!
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VirtualBox 'Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)'

VirtualBox wont let me start even though i downloaded every files that you need. It keeps saying something is wrong with the file /dev/vboxdrv but the file doesn't even exist
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Elementary OS guest additions does not seem to allow Clipboard sharing or Drag and Drop

Having issues with the latest version of Elementary OS in a virtual box running on a windows 10 machine. it does not seem to allow both clipboard sharing or drag and drop like most other ubuntu 18.04 ...
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VirtualBox on elementaryos

after today's update of elementaryos I am unable to run virtualbox machines. The error says The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem ...
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Freya choppy in VirtualBox

I am using latest VirtualBox to have elementary OS on my work PC for personal use. Work PC parameters: W7Pro, i7-4770k, 16GB RAM, 256 SSD, AMD FirePro V4900. I reserved 4 cores, 4GB RAM, 30GB SSD, ...
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Virtualbox 6.1 in eOs Hera won't find any USB devices available

Does anyone knows how to make VB find my USB devices? I already added my user to the usergroup sudo gpasswd -a yourusername vboxusers and installed the last extension pack. any help will be ...
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Blackscreen in any virtualbox machine on elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera

I have black screen on any virtualbox machine (host - elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera) If i started any virtualbox i have that (pic 2.), but first i can pick system type(pic 1.) Thanks for help!
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Virtualbox Shared Clipboard & Drag'n'Drop not working

Title explains it all. Also cannot run: VBoxClient --draganddrop VBoxClient --clipboard Since VBoxClient doesn't exist. Though Vbox guest tools is installed. Also any attempt to reinstall vm guest ...
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Why does the error “drm:vmw_host_log [vmwgfx]] *ERROR* Failed to send host log message” appear during elementary OS boot and can it be fixed?

When booting elementary OS on a VirtualBox host with the (VirtualBox recommended) VMSVGA video controller selected, the following error occurs during boot: Other people have suggested that the fix ...
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elementary OS Juno starts with a black screen in virtualbox

I've installed elementary OS 5 on Parallels Virtual Machine on a Mac and it starts up but has a black screen with the shutdown and network button wording displayed at top right. I've reset and ...
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Virtualbox fails to launch on Juno

When launching virtualbox, the icon appears in the launcher and disappears. Virtualbox does not open. In the terminal, I run it and get this: VirtualBox: Error -610 in supR3HardenedMainInitRuntime! ...