Questions tagged [virtualbox]

Use this tag for questions about VirtualBox, a free and open-source hypervisor for x86 virtualization which can be installed on Windows, macOS, Linux, Solaris etc.

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minimal VM image for running docker

I'm looking for a minimal VM to build docker images in a self-hosted (gitlab-)CI environment. For security reasons, i don't want to enable DinD on my normal build nodes. Instead, I want to use a ...
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Bridged network adapter for Packer + VirtualBox?

So, I load an .ova image with packer of a minimal ubuntu linux installation. I realized after everything went through (Provisioners etc) and it successfully exported the output file. However, when ...
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Deploying software that depends on a virtual machine for non-tech savvy users [closed]

About I am developing a piece of software which consists of a Node.js application which controls a virtual machine that runs Android-x86. Also there are some pieces of the Android SDK like ADB the ...
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Deploying software that depends on a virtual machine using Docker

About I am developing a piece of software which consists of a Node.js application which controls a virtual machine that runs Android-x86. Also there are some pieces of the Android SDK like ADB the ...
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Problem with Vagrant : Nothing happens on vagrant up command

Versions Vagrant: 1.9.5 Provider: Virtualbox 5.2.30 Guest: precise32 Host: windows 7 -32bit, build:7600 Powershell: 2.0 Vagrant destroy & up output nothing happens here...just an empty directory ...
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How to download a VM image from GCP?

I do not see a download button. I would like to download a VM image that was created on GCP using Packer and I would like to run it locally in Virtualbox.
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Understanding Vagrant virtual machine import

I'm building my Windows server 2012 vm with packer and when I'm doing a vagrant up it's failing because the folder name already exists… Here is my json file for packer { "builders": [ { "...
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How does Vagrant differ from VirtualBox and similar software, if at all?

Both Vagrant and VirtualBox (or their alternatives) seem to me to virtualize an OS on top of another OS, How do they differ from one another essentially, if at all?
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vagrant box tests in gitlab-ci

I have a vagrant box, provisioned with Ansible that needs testing on github pull requests. Is it possible to setup CI test suite for the mirror in gitlab-ci without extra expenses on droplets? Or ...
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Inspec tests conditional on OS version

What is the idiomatic way to tell Inspec to run test X on OS version A and test Y on OS version B? I'm aware of the technique of dumping the Chef node object to a JSON file in /tmp but that isn't ...
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How to use Vagrant and Docker-for-Windows on a Hyper-V system?

Back in the day, I was using VirtualBox (VB) and Vagrant (V) to run VMs. Since I installed docker-for-windows (DfW) and run V, VB complains about Hyper-V (HV). [user@localhost ~]$ vagrant up Stderr: ...
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Vagrant inside a VM to control the VM host

Background I have an application which comes with a Vagrant setup that is designed for this usage scenario: Laptop (Windows, Virtualbox host) => edit source code +----> Vagrant VM (Linux) =>...