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Old 09-16-2020, 02:35 AM   #1
mwegakimani
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unable to install debian on oracle virtual box


i am running windows 10 and wanted to install debian 10 so that i do a adual boot. i was advised to first have a feel of debian by using virtual software ie oracle virtual box. I have hit a snag with this. i get an error message - failed to open session for the virtual machine. i am considering abandoning the idea of using virtual machines altogether and doing a dual boot install. May i get some assistance with this. I really want to get started working with linux and these teething problems are discouraging.
 
Old 09-16-2020, 07:38 AM   #2
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Have you checked one of the many web pages that address this error? For example https://www.minitool.com/news/failed...l-machine.html.

For the record: I have had no problems running Debian 10 (Buster) on Virtualbox VMs.
 
Old 09-16-2020, 09:50 AM   #3
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yes, that should be an easy task, but anyway, if you have problems please post more details - just to be able to help you better.
also you may try this: https://www.wintips.org/fix-virtualb...rtual-machine/
 
Old 09-16-2020, 02:50 PM   #4
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Discard saved state maybe?
 
  


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