Configure a network bridge in virtualbox

That's how you can quickly create a network bridge for your Virtualbox, given your physical Virtualbox host is running on Debian: 1. Install the needed packages: apt-get install bridge-utils   2. Add the bridge to your network configuration in /etc/network/interfaces: auto br0 iface br0 inet dhcp bridge_ports eth0   3. Jetzt das Netzwerk neu starten mit […]

Virtualbox init script to start/stop virtual machines

Given that your Virtualbox home folder is /virtualbox, you can use the following script to start/stop all machines at once: #!/bin/bash test -x /usr/bin/VBoxManage || exit 0 for i in `ls /virtualbox/Machines/` do case "$1" in   start)         echo -n "Starting Virtualbox-Image $i"         VBoxManage startvm $i -type vrdp         echo "."         ;; […]

Installing a windows image on a Linux Virtualbox Host

In this case we're installing Windows XP. 1. First create the new virtual machine in Virtualbox: VBoxManage createvm -name "WinXP" -register   2. Now we assign at least 512MB RAM, activate ACPI and configure the first boot device to be the cd/dvd device of your host. The network is for terms of simplicity left to […]

Installing Virtualbox on Debian

1. wget https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc 2. apt-key add oracle_vbox.asc   3. Now add the following line to to your /etc/apt/sources.list:     deb http://www.virtualbox.org/debian etch non-free     (replace etch with your release if using other)   4. apt-get update && apt-get install virtualbox     If using the .deb-Package from www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads:   apt-get install bcc iasl xsltproc xalan libxalan110-dev uuid-dev zlib1g-dev […]