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Minecraft Server + VirtualBox + Ubuntu - Can't get client to connect

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Like title says, I configured a Minecraft server on Ubuntu as a VM using VirtualBox.

I've spent about a day or so trying to figure out why I can't get my Minecraft Client on the Host machine to connect to the Minecraft Server that's on the VM - Ubuntu.

- For VirtualBox I have the network set as "Bridged"
- I ran the following command: ifconfig - and saw the IP that the VM is using.
- I went to my Routers Admin page and Port Forwarded the VM's IP and the port.
- I can Ping from the Host to the VM and get a connection.

Am I doing something wrong? Any advice on what else I can try?
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Does the VM have a firewall blocking the port your forwarding?
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I don't believe the VM has a firewall. I make sure that the ports are opened within Ubuntu and within my router.

Like I said, I can ping the VM, but just can't make a connection with the Minecraft Client.
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