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Install Virtualbox 4.3 on Ubuntu/Debian/Fedora

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This quick how to guide shows, how to install VirtualBox on Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora and similar linux distros. read more...
permapage | score:9939 | -Silver Moon, May 13, 2014

Tutorial: Run Ubuntu 11.04 Unity 3D on virtualbox 4

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Unity provides a complete, simple, touch-ready environment that integrations your applications and your workflow. Unity is designed for netbooks and related touch-based devices. It includes a new panel and application launcher that makes it fast and easy to access preferred applications, such as the browser, while removing screen elements that are rarely used in mobile and netbook computing. This tutorial will explain how to run unity under virtualbox. read more...
permapage | score:9466 | -gg234, April 25, 2011

VirtualBox 4.2.10 released and ubuntu installation instructions included

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VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. read more...
permapage | score:9347 | -gg234, April 4, 2013

Tutorial: Take Screenshots of VirtualBox VMs

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VirtualBox is a great virtualization solution, however if lacks one big feature: the ability to take screenshots of a virtual machine. Of course, you can use the host operating system's print screen feature, but this wil ltake a picture of the whole workspace, including window decorations, etc. which you will have to remove in your iage editing software which is a tedious task. This tutorial describes how you can create a little script that automatically takes a screenshot of a VirtualBox VM when you click on it; it makes use of the VirtualBox command line tool VBoxManage. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:9252 | -falko, July 18, 2012

Tutorial: Manage Headless VirtualBox with phpvirtualbox (Fedora 17)

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phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on a Fedora 17 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox. read more...
permapage | score:9028 | -falko, August 17, 2012

Headless VirtualBox 4.0 on OpenSUSE 11.3 Server

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.0 on a headless OpenSUSE 11.3 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI. read more...
permapage | score:9016 | -falko, January 25, 2011

Tutorial: Route VirtualBox traffic over the TOR network

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This tutorial will show you how to reroute all traffic for a virtual machine through the Tor network to ensure anonymity. It assumes a standalone machine with a Linux OS, and VirtualBox installed. In this case, we'll be using Ubuntu on the host machine. read more...
permapage | score:8891 | -falko, February 8, 2012

Installing Android x86 in VirtualBox

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In a previous post I showed you how to install and configure the Android SDK emulator to boot up quickly. What you may have found out by now is that the emulator is incredibly slow. In fact it is only any good if you have the kind of PC that can render the entire Transformers movie in a few minutes.

If you are just interested in running Android applications on your desktop PC, a project called Android x86 provides a copy of the Android operating system compiled for x86 processors. The latest release is Android 2.2, which is a little bit behind Honeycomb (Android 3), but is still capable of running almost all Android applications. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8870 | -mcasperson, July 4, 2011

phpvirtualbox Tutorial: Headless VirtualBox with HTML interface (Ubuntu 12.04)

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phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on an Ubuntu 12.04 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox. read more...
permapage | score:8866 | -falko, July 6, 2012

VirtualBox 3.2 vs. VMWare Workstation 7.1

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A comparison review of the new VirtualBox 3.2 and its big (non-free) competitor, VMWare Workstation 7.1, running Ubuntu 10.04 as the host OS...
For the purposes of testing the two software packages, we used a dual quad-core 2.7Ghz AMD Opteron workstation with 16GB of RAM, a GeForce 9800 1GB DDR3 graphics card and a 500GB SATA-2 hard disk. Our OS environment was Ubuntu LTS 10.04, 64-bit edition. Internet connectivity was an Optimum Ultra 100Mb cable modem link.
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permapage | score:8829 | -Ray, May 24, 2010

RAW Devices In VirtualBox

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Usually, VirtualBox creates its virtual machines in disk images (.vdi, .vmdk, etc.). This tutorial explains how you can use RAW devices from the host (partitions, LVM volumes, etc.) and create a VirtualBox VM in it. I will also explain how to mount a RAW device in an existing VM. read more...
permapage | score:8718 | -falko, July 25, 2012

VirtualBox vs QEMU

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An amusing, if not particularly useful, article relating one user's experience with VirtualBox and QEMU. However, the comments add some substance...
I started the install at about 8:15am in the morning, and by 1:00pm it was finally finished. By comparison, the VirtualBox install took just 28 minutes start to finish, and that included download time for updates, since I had selected the option to do that at install time. I did not select the update option for the QEMU install because I (fortunately) forgot to select NAT networking for it prior to starting the installation.
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mail this link | permapage | score:8689 | -Ray, January 24, 2011

Tutorial: Manage VirtualBox with phpvirtualbox on nginx (Ubuntu 12.04)

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phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox in headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox with nginx on an Ubuntu 12.04 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox. read more...
permapage | score:8594 | -falko, August 24, 2012

Tutorial: Headless VirtualBox 4.2 and phpvirtualbox on Ubuntu 12.04

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phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox in headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on an Ubuntu 12.04 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox (version 4.2). read more...
permapage | score:8569 | -falko, July 7, 2013

Run VirtualBox 4.2 on Ubuntu 12.10 Headless Server

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.2 on a headless Ubuntu 12.10 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI. read more...
permapage | score:8558 | -falko, December 19, 2012

Tutorial: Manage headless VirtualBox with phpvirtualbox (OpenSUSE 12.1)

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phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to >install phpvirtualbox on an OpenSUSE 12.1 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox. read more...
permapage | score:8538 | -falko, July 30, 2012

Install Virtualbox 3.2 in Ubuntu 10.04

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The VirtualBox team released a significant new version of Oracle VM VirtualBox(TM), its high performance,cross-platform virtualization software. VirtualBox 3.2, the first Oracle branded release since the acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc by Oracle Corp. earlier this year, contains many innovative new features which deliver further significant improvements in performance, power and supported guest operating system platforms. read more...
permapage | score:8514 | -gg234, May 20, 2010

VBoxHeadless: Run VirtualBox 2.0 on a headless Ubuntu server

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0 on a headless Ubuntu 8.04 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI. read more...
permapage | score:8492 | -falko, September 26, 2008

Run Headless VirtualBox 4.2 on Fedora 18

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.2 on a headless Fedora 18 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI. read more...
permapage | score:8480 | -falko, February 26, 2013

Headless VirtualBox 4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.1 on a headless Ubuntu 12.04 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI. read more...
permapage | score:8252 | -falko, July 1, 2012
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