Linux Tutorials on the topic “virtualbox”

  • Installing VirtualBox 2 On A Debian Lenny Desktop

    debian Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , , Comments: 8

    Installing VirtualBox 2 On A Debian Lenny Desktop This tutorial shows how you can install Sun xVM VirtualBox 2 on a Debian Lenny desktop. VirtualBox is available as a package from the official Debian Lenny repository, but it's very old (version 1.6.6), therefore I explain how to install the current version (2.1.4 at the time of this writing). With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system. There are two ways of installing VirtualBox: from precompiled binaries that are available for some distributions and come under the PUEL license, and from the sources that are released under the GPL. This article will show how to set up VirtualBox 2 (2.1.4 at the time of this writing) from the precompiled binaries.

  • VirtualBox 2: How To Pass Through USB Devices To Guests On An Ubuntu 8.10 Host

    ubuntu Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , , Comments: 6

    VirtualBox 2: How To Pass Through USB Devices To Guests On An Ubuntu 8.10 Host This short guide shows how you can pass through USB devices (such as a USB flash drive) to VirtualBox guests on an Ubuntu 8.10 VirtualBox 2 host. USB support is available only in the VirtualBox PUEL (closed-source) edition, not in the OSE edition, so make sure you have the PUEL edition installed.

  • Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

    ubuntu Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , , Comments: 26

    Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop This tutorial shows how you can install Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system. There are two ways of installing VirtualBox: from precompiled binaries that are available for some distributions and come under the PUEL license, and from the sources that are released under the GPL. This article will show how to set up VirtualBox 3.0 from the precompiled binaries.

  • VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.0 On A Headless Ubuntu 9.04 Server

    ubuntu Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 6

    VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.0 On A Headless Ubuntu 9.04 Server This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on a headless Ubuntu 9.04 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.

  • Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On A Fedora 11 Desktop

    fedora Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , , Comments: 7

    Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On A Fedora 11 Desktop This tutorial shows how you can install Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on a Fedora 11 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system. There are two ways of installing VirtualBox: from precompiled binaries that are available for some distributions and come under the PUEL license, and from the sources that are released under the GPL. This article will show how to set up VirtualBox 3.0 from the precompiled binaries.

  • VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.0 On A Headless Fedora 11 Server

    fedora Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 2

    VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.0 On A Headless Fedora 11 Server This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on a headless Fedora 11 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.

  • VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A Headless Debian Lenny Server

    debian Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 1

    VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2 On A Headless Debian Lenny Server This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun xVM VirtualBox 2 on a headless Debian Lenny 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.