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Mar/15

Virtualbox Stopped Working After Installing Hypervisor

I got the message when I tried to run one of my VMs and got this or similar message about 64bit support: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Your 64-bit guest will fail to detect a 64-bit … Continue reading

30

Jun/14

Vagrant And DigitalOcean On Ubuntu

Overview Vagrant is a piece of software which allows (re)creation of virtual environments. By default it supports VirtualBox but other “providers” can also be used such as Amazon Web Services, VMware, etc. Vagrant creates virtual machines with specific resources and … Continue reading

3

Feb/14

Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions On Ubuntu Server 12.04

Overview Trying to install the VirtualBox guest additions in a non desktop system I encounter errors. Luckily the solution wasn’t too difficult to fix. Install Use the Virtualbox menu to install the guest additions CD image Mount the Guest Additions … Continue reading

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Oct/13

Using VirtualBox Shared Folders With Ubuntu 12.04

VirtualBox includes an easy to user shared folder option in the settings. It allows anyone to add a folder from the host computer and share it with the guest. All that is required is for the guest OS, in this … Continue reading

18

Nov/11

Resizing VirtualBox Disk

I ran out of disk space on my virtual machine and needed more space. I did not want to create a new disk and install from scratch but VirtualBox does not have any GUI tools which would resize a disk … Continue reading

22

Sep/11

Windows 8 Preview Unexpected Error Status: 0xc0000225

I tried installing Windows 8 Preview on Oracle VM VirtualBox but when it started it errored on a black screen with white writing and stopped. The error at the bottom says Status: 0xc0000225 Info: An unexpected error has occurred. The … Continue reading

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Oct/10

Cloning HDD In VirtualBox

A common use of Virtual Machines is to test and run stuff till they are trashed. The magic is that each VM can be brought back up in no time with combination of save points (A.K.A Snapshots in VirtualBox) or … Continue reading

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Oct/09

VirtualBox With Ubuntu Quick Review

Overview I found Sun’s VirtualBox and thought I’d try it out. As everything is going virtual and having used it in Mac I thought it was time to step it up in Windows so I can start running things like … Continue reading