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The VirtualBox extensions CD comes with an installation script VBoxLinuxAdditions.run that requires a terminal. There is a wrapper script autorun.sh that tries to open a terminal emulator and run VBoxLinuxAdditions.run inside it. It tries konsole, gnome-terminal and xterm (as of VirtualBox 4.3.28), but none of them are installed by default, so it gives up. ...


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To install Guest Additions:(elementary OS as guest) 1.Close(shutdown) the elementay OS (guest) 2.Identify the location of VBoxGuestAdditions.iso . (In Ubuntu /usr/share/virtualbox/VBoxGuestAdditions.iso) 3.Go to VirtualBox --> Settings --> Storage --> select Adds Optical Drive (green + with disk image) --> Add the location of .iso file. 4.Now start the ...


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After installing elementry OS, Once you’re rebooted and logged back in, go to the “Devices” menu on your virtual machine’s window and select “Insert Guest Additions CD image.” Before installing them, install the dkms package: sudo apt-get install dkms Now you’ll want to mount the Guest Additions image. The easiest way is to open up Files from Slingshot ...


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apt-get autoremove does not remove old kernels (by design). If you want to free up some space by removing old kernels you have to do this manually, but it's advised that the latest two kernel versions remain. How-to remove old kernels manually Fair warning: You should only mess with kernels (removing as well as manually installing new ones) if there is a ...


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I have tried a few solutions from askubuntu.com but none of them have work for me. So, the easiest solution seems to be to install the latest version of virtualbox from the official website. https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads


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If you want to install elementary OS as guest on OS X ( host) In this case, you no need to create a live usb or something to install. The only one you need is .iso file. Here are instructions to install: Create Virtual Machine Open VBox --> Select New --> click on Next until you create VM. (If you want to do any changes to default options, you can ...


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Steps to enable USB support for vbox: Install the appropriate vbox extension pack Open terminal and execute this command sudo usermod -a -G vboxusers $USER Go to settings > usb Tick USB controller and USB 2.0 controller Add an USB device filter.


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The simple GUI solution: Install gnome-system-tools from software center or with terminal command: sudo apt-get install gnome-system-tools Open users and groups Select the user ( your user name, if multiple users present) and click on Manage Groups. A pop-up will appear, select vboxusers and click on properties Now check (enable) your user name. ...


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You do not have to make an USB stick for installing on Virtualbox. Just download the ElementaryOS image and install a new VM in Virtualbox. To create a new VM in Virtual box click the new button, select linux and Ubuntu in the initial screen. Follow the rest of the steps. hope this helps


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There is some outstanding issue with VirtualBox hardware acceleration not working properly for 3D rendering. This has been known to cause significant performance issues, and is not representative of normal installs.


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it gave me a > rather than the usual me@me~$ You have included the single quote. You get > for every ENTER until you enter other single quote. Press Ctrl + D to see actual error message. (Simply you can terminate with Ctrl + C) what does this mean? Off-topic in this site. But let me tell you in single line. It allows scripting in multiple lines in ...


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This is what works for me (keeping secure boot enabled), but you will need to do it every time the kernel is updated: 1. Create signing keys openssl req -new -x509 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout MOK.priv -outform DER -out MOK.der -nodes -days 36500 -subj "/CN=Descriptive name/" 2.Sign the module (vboxdrv for this example) sudo /usr/src/linux-headers-$(uname -...


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This appears to be a known issue with virtualbox on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS based systems: https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/17218 Here's the developer's response: Your system doesn't have minimum Qt version required for our GUI to work, so our fallback Qt library is used instead. Unfortunately it is not integrated with host system so it doesn't pick up ...


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okay ... as suggested by Sam Morrow Drums ... adding my comment/suggestion as a solution that apparently worked for this user just a suggestion ... i have run Loki in VirtualBox and have not had issues ... maybe the iso file is bad? Suggest you download the iso again to see it that solves the issue Jack Dinn (opener of this question) replied that this ...


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Do you mean vboxfs? Try it instead ;)


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I just recently installed Elementary in Virtualbox without an issue. Can you share a bit more information? Where in the process are you getting stuck? If you use the Wizard to create the machine, you may have to go in and designate the ISO to run after the machine has been made. You can go into settings, and select your ISO the first time you attempt ...


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Ives, I use VirtualBox almost daily. I have a MacBook Pro with Elementary OS 5.0 and the screen resizes just fine. I had two hoops to jump through first: Add the Extension Pack a. Launch VirtualBox. Go to Help -> About VirtualBox. Make a note about the version. b. Go to the VirtualBox website. Click on Downloads. c. If your version of VirtualBox is not ...


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Please use this site to ask and answer things about elementary OS. If you have problem with Windows you can ask at Microsoft Community where you can get helped by volunteers and as well as Microsoft support agents. About your question, I think installation of VirtualBox Extension Pack is the solution to your problem.


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This problem eventually went away after updates to VirtualBox and Extensions.


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You could try to use System Monitor(install from AppCenter) for these. First open System Monitor from Applications, and go click on Processes, and find your VM process, depends on which VM one you using Next, right click and choose priority for process as you wish: So check it out: Then install it in AppCenter by typing ''gnome-system-monitor'':


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Instructions: Install Guest Additions in virtual box. see here for Installation. Install extension pack. Download link. After installation, right-click on downloaded file and select open with Oracle VM virtual box 3.Create a folder in host I will create a folder SHARE in home directory. Goto VirtualBox settings--> shared folders --> Adds new shared ...


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There was a version of the indicator released on the 11th September 2017 that should resolve this issue. Connected networks are prioritized above disconnected networks when choosing which network to use as the status icon. Here's a screenshot of the indicator on my laptop today displaying some vboxnet interfaces, but still using the WiFi status as the icon ...


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The TimWSpence/elementaryos box appears to be running Loki. As you can probably tell, Vagrant boxes are not maintained by the elementary OS team and may not be updated as new releases come out.


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Try disabling all video acceleration. Uncheck 3D acceleration. Do not check 2D acceleration. I did this and performance improved markedly. The problem seems to be graphics rendering.


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I am also on Freya and when I installed it in my Ubuntu 16.04, It worked fine. I didn't installed the Guest Additions, so try to remove them. And when I installed I used 2 CPUs. So also increase CPU count. My host info: CPU: i3-5005U @ 2.00GHz RAM: 3.8 GiB My VM info: CPU: 2 CPUs, no execution cap. RAM: 1.9GB VRAM: 128MB Hope it helps!!


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Try running the following commands in the terminal sudo apt-get install g++-5 sudo apt-get install gcc-5 sudo rm -f /usr/bin/g++ sudo rm -f /usr/bin/gcc ln -s /usr/bin/gcc /usr/bin/gcc-5 ln -s /usr/bin/g++ /usr/bin/g++-5 sudo apt-get install --reinstall virtualbox-5.0 This worked for me after updating to kernel 4.4 LTS to get VirtualBox working so I can do ...


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I needed gcc4.9-multilib to recompile my DKMS modules after the upgrade.You can grab it out of the toolbox beta repository from Ubuntu. If that didn't work, post the log: cat /var/lib/dkms/vboxhost/5.0.12/build/make.log


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Upgrading to VirtualBox 5 and reinstalling the guest additions and rebooting elementary OS actually solved the problem.


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Create a file with the following contents called install-vbox.sh in your home directory and run it by typing* bash ~/install-vbox.sh. It will download the .iso file of the current VirtualBox release (5.0.0) to your Downloads directory, check that the download is valid, mount the image and run the VirtualBox installer. And automatically restart your system ...


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