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    [ubuntu] Re: Start Virtualbox VM automatically

    I've seen that message too and in the past I was able to run the suggested command however when I run it now I'm getting:


    sudo: /etc/init.d/vboxdrv: command not found

    So not sure what's going...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Start Virtualbox VM automatically

    OK moved to Plan B. Teamviewer and remotely logging into the host GUI to start it through the VirtualBox Manager GUI. Would still like to resolve this however at least I have something workable.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Start Virtualbox VM automatically

    I renamed my VM in the end as I believed the spaces were the problem however that made no difference. In any case I was beginning to wonder if rc.local was being looked at all so I googled that and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Start Virtualbox VM automatically

    Hi I do have the correct username in rc.local. And the name is my vm name also. I tried the UUID as the startvm will work with it also in the terminal so I just tried it in case that would make a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Start Virtualbox VM automatically

    Thanks TheFu. I think I just seen the totality of the instructions and thought yikes when it really was only part that was relevant :D Unfortunately it doesn't start.

    My rc.local looks like this:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Start Virtualbox VM automatically

    Oh that looks complex. I'll see if I can find an ubuntu specific guide now that I know I'm looking a headless setup.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Start Virtualbox VM automatically

    Ok just noticed a problem. Lurking the background I never noticed but the VM did try to run however it couldn't as it was throwing this message:


    Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)
    The...
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    [ubuntu] Start Virtualbox VM automatically

    Hi,

    I'm going away for 8 days and need to ensure that if my computer reboots that Virtualbox restarts one of my VMs as it runs my OwnCloud server. The host is Ubuntu 15.04 and I need it start a vm...
  9. Re: Most of my icons have disappeared from Top Bar

    Thank you devilotx-c that has sorted the problem for me.
  10. Most of my icons have disappeared from Top Bar

    I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 with Unity and in the last couple of days after an update all my programs that use the top tray have disappeared ie owncloud, copy, dropbox, etc. All I have in that top bar now...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Virtualbox - kernel driver no installed

    The problem with installing directly the .deb from Oracle is that when there is a kernel change virtualbox then stops working.

    What worked for me was to remove the .deb installation of virtualbox....
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    Virtualbox Available to other Users

    At the minute I have 3 users on my account. Myself, my brother & a more generic one called others. I'm the only with admin rights. At the min I have a bunch of directories shared under media. Under...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I make VLC my default video player?

    Thanks mc4man I'll watch out for that when vlc doesn't open when I click a video.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How do I make VLC my default video player?

    Thanks carl4926 that was easy. Clearly my googling skills are poor :(
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    [ubuntu] How do I make VLC my default video player?

    I would like to make VLC my default player for video on 14.10. I can't seem to find anywhere to set the default.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Virtualbox - kernel driver no installed

    Thanks again slickymaster. Doing that showed me the problem. I hadn't installed it through apt instead I'd forgotten I'd installed from the deb file on virtualbox site. The ppa seems to lag the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Virtualbox - kernel driver no installed

    Thanks slickymaster I've tried the above and the interesting point is that when I try to purge virtualbox-dkms it says it's not installed:


    Package 'virtualbox-dkms' is not installed, so not...
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    [SOLVED] Virtualbox - kernel driver no installed

    I have the latest version of virtualbox installed from the virtualbox ppa which is version: 4.3.20 however everytime I restart a virtual machine I get a message to say:


    Kernel driver not...
  19. Re: how to alter dual boot menu time in ubuntu 14.04

    How do I delete this?
  20. [ubuntu] Kernel Update - Keyboard / Mouse not working

    I'm on Ubuntu 14.04.1 and my kernel just updated to 0-39 from 0-37. After rebooting it gets to the login screen where it is waiting for me to enter my password however no password can be entered as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: All files gone from partition

    OK had a few thing to do this afternoon but back now and the ddrescue has run:


    GNU ddrescue 1.19Press Ctrl-C to interrupt
    rescued: 356515 MB, errsize: 0 B, current rate: 87556 kB/s...
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    [ubuntu] Re: All files gone from partition

    Thanks sudodus. Unfortunately no backup so I'll give ddrescue a go to create that backup. I've made space on another partition which is a bit bigger than that partition and you help in doing that...
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    [ubuntu] All files gone from partition

    Hi,

    I have a partition for all my VMs and it is now showing no files. The computer had a power blip so not sure if that done anything or if was something else but in any case the partition itself...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel Not Updating

    OK progress. I installed linux-generic and it installed 0-37 as would be expected as this is the latest version. I did get the dkms message however that looks like a redherring at least as far kernel...
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    [ubuntu] Re: What's the latest kernel version

    Hi. Sorry didn't realise that it was zsh that was having the problem in running that command. It's simple enough to temporarily switch to bash and I've run that original command.

    The output is:
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