Expand Windows 7 VirtualBox Hard Drive | Out of space with your Windows 7 VirtualBox instance? No need to reinstall the vm. Using the free bootable iso clonezilla, you can clone your Windows 7 VirtualBox guest to a larger hard drive. I’ll show you how! 1. Download a copy of the latest stable clonezilla iso: http://clonezilla.org/downloads.php 2. Add a second larger virtual
Convert VDI to VMDK – VirtualBox to VMware | To convert a VirtualBox vdi image to VMware, use the built-in VirtualBox command line utility VBoxManage. I’ll show you how! 1. First uninstall the VirtualBox Guest Additions from your VM to prepare for portability. 2. Next (if desired) copy the .vdi image file to a temp location as a backup. 3. Now determine the UUID
Compact VirtualBox Hard Disk .vdi | If you use VirtualBox ‘Dynamically Expanding’ disk images, you can also compact the image back down in size. This example shows how to shrink down a Windows virtual machine guest running on a Linux host. Step 1: Inside the Windows VM, defrag the hard drive. Go ahead and defrag even if it says a defrag
Quick Intro to VBoxManage | VBoxManage is the command line utility to manage all things VirtualBox. VirtualBox geeks will all tell you that there is much more you can do with VBoxManage – many things that are not written into the GUI. Below is a simple intro to VBoxManage! 1. List your available virtual machines: VBoxManage list vms stmiller@brahms:~$ VBoxManage
Virtual Appliances for Download | Where can I find a good variety of Virtualbox or VMware images? Two great websites are turnkeylinux.org and virtualboximages.com. Many of these images available can run in various virtual machine types (VMware, Virtualbox, Parallels, etc). In particular the Turnkey LAMP Stack Appliance is most excellent! There is no need to bother setting up an entire
Ubuntu 10.10 in Virtualbox – Guest Addition Resolution Fix | Because of the updated X server version in Ubuntu 10.10, the provided guest additions with the latest Virtualbox fail to install an appropriate X driver. You are left with a functional, but tiny resolution because of no video driver: Ok, so how do I fix this? Until Virtualbox and / or their guest additions are
Raw Disk Access with Virtualbox | No need to boot into DOS-based disc utility. Use Virtualbox for raw disk access of a hard drive!
OS X in Virtualbox | Edit: Virtualbox 4.x is now out! And most all hackintosh these days is being done via tonymacx86. So this article may be slightly dated. Tune in for updates on virtualbox + OS X soon! How do I install OS X inside Virtualbox? You will need: – Virtualbox 3.2 or higher – Intel CPU of Core