Category Archives: VirtualBox

Create or Restore a VirtualBox Snapshot on Debian (Command-Line)

To create a snapshot type: VBoxManage snapshot VM-NAME take SNAPSHOT-NAMEVBoxManage snapshot VM-NAME take SNAPSHOT-NAME To revert back to a particular snapshot type: VBoxManage snapshot VM-NAME restore SNAPSHOT-NAMEVBoxManage snapshot VM-NAME restore SNAPSHOT-NAME

Install Windows XP on VirtualBox (Debian)

First of all, make sure to install VirtualBox with Extension Pack. Then type these commands to create the Windows XP Virtual Machine: **Edit the /full/path/to/iso.iso to match the ISO file** VBoxManage createvm –name "Windows XP" –ostype WindowsXP –register VBoxManage modifyvm "Windows XP" –memory 256 –acpi on –boot1 dvd –nic1 nat VBoxManage createhd –filename "WinXP.vdi" –size […]

Install VirtualBox with Extension Pack on Debian

Add this line to /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contribdeb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib Install VirtualBox 4.3: wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | apt-key add – apt-get update apt-get install virtualbox-4.3wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | apt-key add – apt-get update apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 References: Download VirtualBox for Linux Hosts Show VirtualBox Extension Packs: VBoxManage list extpacksVBoxManage list extpacks […]