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VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.0 On A Headless Ubuntu

Jul 20, 2009, 19:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"3.3 Starting A VM With VBoxHeadless

"Regardless of if you create a new VM or import and old one, you can start it with the command:

VBoxHeadless -startvm "Ubuntu 9.04 Server"

"(Replace Ubuntu 9.04 Server with the name of your VM.)

"VBoxHeadless will start the VM and a VRDP (VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol) server which allows you to see the VM's output remotely on another machine.

"To learn more about VBoxHeadless, take a look at

VBoxHeadless --help

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