Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 20.04

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If you have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox, you realize that it is not in fullscreen. In this guide, you will learn how to install VirtualBox guest additions on Ubuntu 20.04. Apart from enabling the virtual machine to have a full screen view, guest additions offers many other features; Mouse pointer integrationShared folders for easy sharing of files between the...

Upgrade VirtualBox 6.0 to 6.1 on Ubuntu Systems

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With the release of VirtualBox 6.1 and its new major features, you should be planning to upgrade your VirtualBox 6.0. Well, in this guide, we are going to learn how to upgrade VirtualBox 6.0 to 6.1 on Ubuntu Systems. VirtualBox 6.1 New Features Implemented support for importing a virtual machine from Oracle Cloud InfrastructureExtended support for exporting a virtual machine to...

Resize Root Partition of VirtualBox VM Snapshot

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You are running a virtual machine on a VirtualBox with multiple snapshots and you want to resize the root partition of the specific partition without losing data? Well, this guide on how to resize root partition of VirtualBox VM snapshot using the Gparted Live CD. Resize Root Partition of VirtualBox VM Snapshot Download Gparted Live CD ISO GParted is a free partition...

How to Automate Virtual Machine Installation on VirtualBox

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Hello there, today we are going to learn how to automate virtual machine creation on VirtualBox. Many times, not once, not twice when you would want to create virtual machine on VirtualBox. So just imagine how tedious and time consuming it is to create a VM manually every time you need a virtual lab to play with. No, that...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Debian 10 Buster

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So if you have installed Debian 10 Buster on VirtualBox, you might have realized that it is not in full-screen view by default. If you need to set it to full-screen view, follow though this guide on how to install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Debian 10 Buster. There are so many feature that VirtualBox Guest additions can offer. This...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 18.04 VM. Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions provides a closer integration between host and guest thus improving the interactive performance of guest systems. The Guest Additions offer the following features: Mouse pointer integrationShared folders for easy sharing of files between the host and the guestEnsures...

Install Kali Linux 2020.3 on VirtualBox

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Kali Linux 2020.3 on VirtualBox. Kali Linux is an Advanced Penetration Testing Debian-based Linux distribution used for Penetration Testing, Ethical Hacking and network security assessments. Kali Linux 2020.3 is the third (Quarter 3) 2020 Kali Rolling release. It comes pimped with various awesome updates; New Shell – Starting the process to switch from “Bash”...

How to Rename KVM Virtual Machine with virsh command

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Have you Installed KVM Virtual Machines on your system and feel like the names assigned to them are not up to your taste? Worry not for this is how to simply rename that virtual machine. Take for example, as in my case, your virtual machine is assigned a name like generic and you want to rename it to at least...

How to fix QEMU/KVM Not Connected Error on Ubuntu 20.04

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to fix QEMU/KVM Not connected error on Ubuntu 20.04. Maybe you have installed KVM hypervisor on Ubuntu 20.04 for you to run virtual machines on it as a regular, non-root, user. However for some reasons, when your try to run virsh command to even the virt-manager, display the virtual machine desktop management...

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on CentOS 8

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In our previous guide, we learnt how to Install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox. However, it doesn't display in full-screen view by default. This guide will take you through how to install VirtualBox guest additions on CentOS 8 to enable you have a full-screen view. Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on CentOS 8 The Guest Additions offer the following features: Mouse pointer integrationShared folders...