If you have a need to free up more storage space, here are the steps to shrink a VirtualBox VM and reclaim storage space taken up by the guest OS.
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Virtual machines are great, but they can be limiting if you want to use a graphical desktop remotely. VNC is the answer. Learn to set up a virtual machine from the command line and connect to it over VNC.
If you are keen to take the latest version of Android for a spin on your desktop computer, here is how to run Android in a virtual machine.
If your virtual machine is running at a terribly slow speed, here are some reasons why and some tips to speed up your virtual machine.
For testing it is recommended to use a virtual machine so any fatal changes won’t affect your main system. Here are some virtual machines for Windows 10 that you can use.
If you are new to Hyper-V and want to try it out, here is how to enable it and create a new virtual machine in Windows 10.
Windows allows you to create and manage VHDs using native tools. However, if you want to make your work much easier, here’s how to mount and manage VHD using Simple VHD Manager.
If you’re looking to migrate from VirtualBox to VMware or vice versa, here’s how to convert virtual machines so you can take them with you.
Gnome Boxes helps to make virtualization easier. Does it have what it takes to beat out virtual machine programs like Virtualbox or VMware? Let’s find out.
Running out of disk space in your virtual machines? Here is how you can increase disk space of a virtual machine in VMWare.
Windows 8 comes with a client Hyper-V tool for users to run virtual machines in it. Let us see how to enable Client Hyper-V in Windows 8 and run virtual machines.
The best way to try out Linux is to run it as a virtual machine. Here is how you can install Ubuntu in VMWare Player in Windows.
Vagrant is a tool which works with virtualization software to provide an easy way to create, configure and reproduce virtual machines with a known state.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to import and export an OVA file into/from Virtualbox.
Virtualbox is a useful application that allows you to run another operating system in your Ubuntu. Here, we will show you how you can setup your Ubuntu so you can log directly into the Virtual Machine from the login screen.
Virtual machine is a good way to test out your applications without affecting the main host system. The disadvantage is that they are mostly desktop-bound and require you to allocate tens of gigabytes of space to it. If you are looking for a quick, small and portable virtual solution, Hopedot VOS could be the one you are looking for. And yes, we have free license keys to giveaway for this great software.
Qubes OS is composed of light-weight virtual machines, isolated from the admin system, with each one dedicated to a special task, such as working, Internet browsing, personal activities, etc. The security comes from this virtualization process: each virtual machine comes with its own web browser, file system, etc., making sure that the different parts of your life are separated from each other, and therefore unreachable in case of breach.
Virtualization is a hot topic nowadays. You will see most of the IT people (network and systems administrators) talking about Virtualization quite often. Before digging deep on what is virtualization, let’s talk a little about why we need or use virtualization software as it will help us better understand the concept.