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VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.0 On A Headless Fedora

Jan 17, 2011, 19:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.0 on a headless Fedora 14 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

"I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!

"1 Preliminary Note

"I have tested this on a Fedora 14 server (host system) with the IP address 192.168.0.100 where I'm logged in as a normal user (user name admin in this example) instead of as root."

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