Gedit Text editor in Ubuntu won’t save file on a VirtualBox shared folder

  • Post last modified:June 19, 2021
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Could not save the file “/media/sf_virtualbox_shared/error”.
Unexpected error:Error renaming temporary file: Text file busy

When you save any text file in VirtualBox shared folder using Gedit Text editor in Ubuntu guest and Windows Host, after the initial saving you will get the above error, And you can’t save it. It is a old bug but still unsolved. virtualbox  and Gnome

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How to Install Peppermint OS on Oracle virtualbox

  • Post last modified:March 13, 2020
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Peppermint OS is a Lubuntu based Linux operating system and lubuntu is based on Ubuntu. Peppermint OS is a fast web-centric operating system that uses the light weight LXDE desktop environment. It mainly targets on Linux newcomers with low hardware requirements. It comes with minimal and normal installation options with long term support code base. It also comes with nemo file manager and ICE cloud & web application management tool. In this tutorial i am using the below softwares to test the installation of Peppermint OS on Oracle virtualbox.

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How to install antiX on Oracle virtualbox

  • Post last modified:September 4, 2019
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antiX is a free Debian based lightweight Linux operating system for your super old computers. You can even run antiX on 256MB old PIII systems. It comes in three versions full, base, core and net for 32 bit and 64 bit systems. Full which installs a all the applications, Base allows you to choose your own application, Core and net allows user to have total control over the install but net needs internet connection.In this Install antiX on Oracle virtualbox tutorial i am using the below software to test it.

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How to Install MX Linux on Oracle virtualbox

  • Post last modified:August 30, 2019
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MX Linux is a Debian based Linux operating system using core antiX components. MX Linux uses the Xfce desktop environment and comes with UEFI installer (64bit & 32bit), automatic enabling of most Broadcom drivers, LUKS encrypted root, home, and swap partition options.In this Install MX Linux on Oracle virtualbox tutorial i am using the below softwares to test it.

MX Linux 18.3(64-bit), Download MX Linux from here

Virtualbox 6.0.10. Download VirtualBox from here

Windows 10 (64bit) with RAM 4GB

Note: If you are using 64-bit guests, you need to enable hardware virtualization in the BIOS on your host system. Boot to your bios settings and find the virtualization or virtualization technology or hardware virtualization or VT-x or AMD-V option and Enable it. For reference see the below image.

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How to Install Kali Linux on Oracle virtualbox – Best Linux OS for Penetration Testing

  • Post last modified:September 13, 2020
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Kali Linux is a Debian-based Linux distribution from Offensive Security aimed at Penetration Testing, Security research, Computer Forensics and Reverse Engineering. It is a rewrite of old BackTrack Linux. And contain more than 610 penetration testing tools as pre-installed. In this tutorial i am using the below softwares to test it.

Kali linux 2020.2 (32-bit), Download Kali linux 2020.2 from here
Virtualbox 6.1.14. Download  VirtualBox from here
Windows 10 (64bit) with RAM 4GB

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How to install Elementary OS 0.4 Loki on Oracle virtualbox

  • Post last modified:December 10, 2016
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Elementary OS is free and open source Ubuntu-based Linux distribution with in build Pantheon desktop environment. Elementary OS 0.4 Loki is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it comes with Linux Kernel 4.4. This is one of the best replacement for Windows and MacOS. Here we used below software to test this.

Elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit), Download Elementary OS 0.4 Loki from here
Virtualbox 5.1.10. Download  VirtualBox from here
Windows 10 (64bit) with RAM 4GB

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How to install Oracle VM VirtualBox on Ubuntu Linux

  • Post last modified:September 17, 2021
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VirtualBox is a free Open Source x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization software for Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris. It is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.it supports a large number of guest operating systems. It does not require the hardware virtualization to run the guest operating system. you can run even on older hardware where these features are not present. It supports Guest multiprocessing (SMP), USB device,Hardware compatibility,Full ACPI support, Multiscreen resolutions, Built-in iSCSI support and PXE Network boot.

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Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0 released

Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0 is now available for download. What’s new in this release?

Oracle VM VirtualBox

Supports Mac OS X Yosemite, Windows 10, Oracle Linux, Oracle Solaris, other Linux operating systems, and legacy operating systems.
Paravirtualization Support for Windows and Linux Guests.
Improved CPU Utilization
Support of USB 3.0 Devices
Bi-Directional Drag and Drop Support for Windows
Disk Image Encryption
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