Not able to run wget or ping from Linux running on virtualbox
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As the second post suggested, the OP needs to learn each way a VM might connect and interact with the host. There are actually 3 ways it can connect. We'd need to know how the OP attached the client to the host.
When we find out that we can suggest how to correct any of the ip and dns issues that may be there. Fist the IP routing needs to be correct, all needed ports need to be open, and all resolver or other entries need to be checked.
Knowing what version or disto would also be helpful.