Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

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)


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

[ 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

Complete Story

Related Stories: