VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 2.0 On A Headless Ubuntu 8.04 Server (From HowtoForge)


Falko Timme has written step-by-step guide to run Virtual Box Virtual Machine through Virtual Box Remote Deskop Protocol on FowtoForge.

Abstract:

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0 on a headless Ubuntu 8.04 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.

Please find the complete article here.

Credit for this post goes to Falko Timme.

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