Category: VirtualBox

Debian, VirtualBox

How to resize a virtualbox VDI disk

Backup VDI file cp "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi" "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi.bak"cp "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi" "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi.bak" Resize the VDI file VBoxManage modifyhd –resizeVBoxManage modifyhd –resize e.g. VBoxManage modifyhd "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi" –resize 51200VBoxManage modifyhd "/home/john/VirtualBox VMs/Kali-Linux-2016.2/Kali-Linux-2016.2.vdi" –resize 51200 Resize the System Partition * Download GParted * Create a new virtual machine, call it “GParted” with type: “Linux” and Version “Linux …


VM has the same UUID as an existing virtual machine

Generate a new UUID VBoxManage internalcommands sethduuid /path/to/VDIorVMDKfileVBoxManage internalcommands sethduuid /path/to/VDIorVMDKfile Edit .vbox file in text editor * Replace the UUID found in Machine uuid= with the new UUID you got. * Replace the UUID found in HardDisk uuid= * Replace the UUID found in Image uuid=

Proxmox VE, VirtualBox, Virtualization

VMware alternative

Oracle VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise and home use. VirtualBox is an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers. It is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh and Solaris …