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Guest Additions are available for macOS starting with VirtualBox 6.0 Per the change log, macOS/OSX Guest Additions are at "initial support" meaning features/functionality could be limited.


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This is commonly due to bugs in VirtualBox. VirtualBox installs itself as a kernel extension directly into the lowest level of kernel software running on your Mac affecting stability of the system as a whole. This is why you need to enter an administrative user’s password in order to install VirtualBox. To fix this, ensure that you have the latest software ...


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You may find Kinto to be useful. It's a project I recently created, after a few years of tackling this problem a few different ways and I just now feel like it's solid enough to share. The Kinto installer simply uses python to do the initial install, after that it's just a systemd service, bash, xprop, setxkbmap and xkbcomp. As far as I am concerned it is ...


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Is your question here really "How do I get files from a Windows computer onto an iPhone", and you're using an OSX VM to enable AirDrop to achieve that? If so, you can look at several other ways of sharing files: DropBox iCloud for Windows And most of the big file-sharing services have iPhone apps that will allow you to upload from the desktop side (OSX, ...


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As the documentation suggests, you need to locate and edit the file: /opt/lampp/etc/extra/httpd-xampp.conf The hard part for me was locating this file. The solution I found was to ensure the stack volume was mounted: From there, you can click the explore button, which will open /opt/lampp/. You can then navigate to etc/extra/httpd-xampp.conf from the ...


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You're in luck. It looks like Alto's Adventure has a native Mac version! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id1287752517?mt=12&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 However, let's pretend you weren't so lucky, or you absolutely needed to play the Windows version. Virtualbox, unfortunately, has very limited support for 3D Acceleration, which is needed by most video games. This is ...


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Revert to VMware Fusion 10.x, and open that app. It may prompt you to allow something in System Preferences and such; do so. Start up every VM that is not in a fully shut-down state (anything you can "Resume"). Shut each down entirely. Upgrade again to VMware Fusion 11. For each VM in which you need 3D stuff, go into its Settings and pick the Compatibility ...


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Most users wishing to do what you want to do purchase VM Fusion or Parallels. VirtualBox is not really designed for what you are trying to do. Think of what would happen if you were to clone your Windows partition to another entirely different PC. You should not expect Windows to boot because you did not copy any boot code to the new PC. If you were to fix ...


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Yes - we do this sort of virtualization all the time at work. We use VMware Fusion, but Parallels is also quite good and some prefer it over Fusion. Most people are licensed for non-commercial use of 2 virtual OS per copy when running on Mac hardware as part of the normal EULA: https://www.apple.com/legal/sla/ For commercial purposes, you'll want to work ...


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Here are the visualizers that I know about. Parallels: Full version http://www.parallels.com/en/products/desktop/ fyi: Free version of Parallels for individual use: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/parallels-desktop-lite/id1085114709?mt=12 Free version, if still available, will only work with the most current version of macOS. VMware Fusion With VMware ...


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VMware Fusion 8.x is not supported on macOS 10.13.x High Sierra, he needs version 10.x or newer (no v9.x exists, because this release was called 8.5.x - and was a free upgrade). You can have a look here: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2088571 It could very well be that High Sierra became more strict about how an app should be built (no mix between 32-bit ...


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I would start with a trial license (free) of VMWare ESXi to enable hardware support for USB-C and Thunderbolt adapters. https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2017/01/functional-usb-c-thunderbolt-3-ethernet-adapter-for-esxi-5-5-6-0-6-5.html https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2019/04/new-thunderbolt-3-to-10gbe-options-for-esxi.html There are many home labs where ...


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This looks promising! I will try to get it to work. https://github.com/Cleafy/sxkdvm


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In a word, yes. you can place the VM storage (EG the HD file) anywhere you want it. Note that both programs have default locations to place the VM files so you will likely have to specify advanced setup and specify the location manually.


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Finally got it working after about 8 hours of trying different things: VBoxManage guestcontrol "vmname" run /bin/sh --username usr --password pass --verbose --wait-stdout --wait-stderr -- -c "echo test" Hope this helps someone else!


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I could not find a solution to my problem by using VirtualBox. After a week of trying out VMware Fusion I can say it has given me no issues. It runs smoothly and works well with my use-case. I don't see any apparent issues there in terms of how windows or other GUI elements lag.


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Disks are always inaccessible as normal users. This is as a security measure. Often the simplest solution to this is just to run VirtualBox as root (which is what I usually do). You can do this with a variety of commands, including sudo open -a virtualbox. Note that the VMs for root aren't synced with those of your user.


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You have to set up NAT port forwarding rules then access your services by using the IP address of your Mac much like you would if it were a host behind a traditional firewall/router. You can do this via the VirtualBox GUI in the Port Forwarding rules setup in the Network Settings preference pane for the individual VM. In the example below, I show how you ...


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After getting on Internet recovery mode and just restarting from there (nothing else done) then virtualization got enabled in BootCamp!


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I suggest you use the free Parallels Lite found in the app store. You have to pay to run Windows! Running macOS is free. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/parallels-desktop-lite/id1085114709?mt=12 Virtual box doesn't support macOS that well.


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No, it is not in general possible to detect whether a file or a text message has been copied from a virtual machine to a Windows or Mac computer. An adversary could do this undetected even through such means as OCR'ing (optical character recognition) the text on the virtual display. The virtual machine cannot in any way detect whether it is a normal human ...


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I used BlueStacks app player to fix my problem, the only problem left is the sound is having some lag.


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I agree with @bmike 's answer, and was going to comment above, but I don't have enough reputation points. My setup is: APFS file system on host. Encrypted .sparsebundle image for each guest VM. TimeMachine (and/or Arq or other backup mechanism) configured to backup only the unmounted sparse bundle. You want sparse bundles because they actually consist of ...


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I got this when I was trying to restore a suspended session. The fix was to click the "Discard" button (down arrow icon) and just discard the saved machine state. It's at least faster that uninstall/reinstall, I'd try it first.


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The problem is Retina itself. If you use other monitor with other resolution (no retina) you'll see much better performance. I think it's an issue with OSX and Retina/HiDPI Resolutions.


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the laptop doesn't support it https://github.com/docker/for-mac/issues/2591. Some in 2010 might have, but not all and mine's one that doesn't. It's the CPU that is lacks the apple virtualisation that docker needs. An older version of docker would work but uses virtual machine and is really inferior. IIRC from when I looked into it, The CPU can't simply be ...


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Parallels 15 has DirectX 11 support... finally. (To be fair, none the competitors seem to have it yet, so I guess it wasn't a simple fix)


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