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 2. apt-key add oracle_vbox.asc   3. Now add the following line to to your /etc/apt/sources.list:     deb 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   apt-get install bcc iasl xsltproc xalan libxalan110-dev uuid-dev zlib1g-dev […]

Installing 64bit flash player on Debian

If you're working with a 64Bit Debian Etch as your desktop, you'll surely have noticed that some features like the flash player browser plugin is not available in the 64Bit version.   To install the flash player on your 64Bit system, just modify your /etc/apt/sources.list by adding: # Multimedia Debianpakete deb etch main deb-src etch main # […]