Friday, January 22, 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...

Install Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox

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Well, Ubuntu 20.04 is the next major release in Ubuntu lifecycle releases. It has been codenamed Focal Fossa. Follow through this guide to learn how to install Ubuntu 20.04 on VirtualBox. Ubuntu Long Term Support releases are published every two years in April and hence, based on this trend, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) will likely be released on...

Use VirtualBox VMs on KVM

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Do you have some VirtualBox virtual machines that you would like to re-use on your KVM? Follow through this guide to learn how to use VirtualBox VMs on KVM. Use VirtualBox VMs on KVM The first thing to note is that both VirtualBox and KVM uses different disk formats. In order to re-use each format on different virtualization platform, you simply...

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...

Install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox

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So CentOS 8 is just released a few days ago and you would like to test it? Well, let us learn how to install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox. Install CentOS 8 on VirtualBox The installation of CentOS 8 on VirtualBox follows the same process you usually use to create VirtualBox VMs. Download CentOS 8 ISO file First things first. Get the CentOS 8...

AutoStart VirtualBox VMs on System Boot on Linux

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On a Linux system with VirtualBox installed, you can start VMs automatically during system boot. In this guide, we are going to learn how to autostart VirtualBox VMs on system boot on Linux. This demo uses Ubuntu 16.04 as the Linux machine that hosts multiple VirtualBox 6.0 virtual machines. AutoStart VirtualBox VMs on System Boot on Linux VirtualBox comes with a...

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 Clone a Virtual Machine on VMware ESXi

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Having trouble with cloning a virtual machine in VMware ESXi? Worry no more. This guide will take you through how to clone a virtual machine on VMware ESXi. How to Clone a Virtual Machine on VMware ESXi To clone a virtual machine on VMware ESXi host, all you need to do is to copy all the *.vmdk and *.vmx files. Therefore, login...

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 Debian 10 Buster on VirtualBox

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install Debian 10 Buster on VirtualBox. Debian 10 Buster has just been released and if you want to run it, you can simply setup a VirtualBox VM and spin it. That is what this guide is about, spinning Debian 10 Buster on VirtualBox. Install Debian 10 Buster on VirtualBox Download Debian...