How to Run Old Games on Windows 10

How to Run Old Games on Windows 10

Old games don’t work in modern OS because their codes are obsolete and no longer supported. Here are a few tricks to play old games in Windows 10.

By Robert Zak -
How to Change UUID in VirtualBox HDDs

How to Change UUID in VirtualBox HDDs

While restoring your Virtualbox VM, you may come across a UUID that does not match the error message. Here’s how to change the UUID in Virtualbox HHDs.

By Odysseas Kourafalos -
How to Run Mac Apps on Linux

How to Run Mac Apps on Linux

To run Mac apps on Linux, you’ll need some sort of virtual machine or translation layer. You can either make use of Virtualbox or Darling translation layer.

By Alexander Fox -
How to Fix Ubuntu Freezing in VirtualBox

How to Fix Ubuntu Freezing in VirtualBox

If you’re running Ubuntu in VirtualBox and it’s constantly freezing, trying to figure out what the problem is can be an exercise in frustration.

By Kris Wouk -
How to Install macOS in VirtualBox

How to Install macOS in VirtualBox

Apple has always made it hard to install their operating system on non-Apple hardware. However, it is possible to install macOS on VirtualBox. Here’s how.

By Ben Stockton -
How to Play Apple Music in Linux

How to Play Apple Music in Linux

iTunes is the primary way that Apple users use to access their music, but it is not available for Linux. Learn how you can access your Apple Music in your Linux machine.

By Elsie Biage -
How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu

Virtualbox allows you to run a virtual machine on your PC. This shows how to install Virtualbox on Ubuntu and install and run virtual machine on your PC.

By Alexandru Andrei -
How to Shrink a Virtualbox VM in Windows 10

How to Shrink a Virtualbox VM in Windows 10

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.

By Nicholas Godwin -
New Linux User? Try These 8 Great Essential Linux Apps

New Linux User? Try These 8 Great Essential Linux Apps

When you are new to Linux, one of the problems you will face is which apps to use. With millions of Linux apps, the choice is certainly not easy. Here are 8 essential Linux apps to get you settled in quickly.

By Ada Ivanova -
How to Increase Virtual Hard Disk Size in Virtualbox

How to Increase Virtual Hard Disk Size in Virtualbox

However, if you are using it as frequent as me, you will find that the 20GB of storage space get filled up very quickly. If you are looking to increase the virtual hard disk size, here is how you can do it.

By Damien -
How to Run WebOS Emulator In Linux

How to Run WebOS Emulator In Linux

The open-source WebOS project from HP may not be as popular as Android or iOS, but it is definitely still active and surviving. For those who are keen to test it without having a TouchPad, here is how you can run the WebOS emulator in Linux.

By Adrien -
How to Install Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) In Virtualbox

How to Install Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) In Virtualbox

If you do not own an Android phone, or that your phone has not been upgraded to Android 4.0 (Ice-cream sandwich) or you just plain curious how Android 4.0 running on a desktop will look like, here is your chance to find out now. The Android-x86 project, which brings the Android OS to x86 desktop, […]

By Damien -
Virtualbox: How to Set 32-bit Display In Ubuntu Guest  [Quick Tips]

Virtualbox: How to Set 32-bit Display In Ubuntu Guest [Quick Tips]

I installed Ubuntu Natty on my Virtualbox (Ubuntu guest on Ubuntu host) and the first problem that greeted me when I boot up is the 16-bit display error message: The virtual machine window is optimized to work in 32 bit color mode but the virtual display is currently set to 16 bit. Please open the […]

By Damien -
VirtualBox 4.0 Review: What to Expect From This Major Release

VirtualBox 4.0 Review: What to Expect From This Major Release

Out of the many virtualization software, VirtualBox is my personal favorite. It is lightweight, run fast and support a great deal of OSes (including Mac Snow Leopard). The latest release of VirtualBox 4.0 brings even more changes to the already useful software. This is a major release and it added plenty of new features as […]

By Damien -
Step by Step Guide To Install Windows XP Mode In Windows 7

Step by Step Guide To Install Windows XP Mode In Windows 7

Windows 7 came with a very interesting feature called Windows XP mode. This feature allows you to setup a Windows XP virtual machine inside Windows 7 and execute any Windows XP’s program from it. If you are an advanced user, for sure you know about VirtualBox, which has been covered plenty of times in Make […]

By Angel Luis -
How to Install Ubuntu Maverick On Your Mac Virtualbox

How to Install Ubuntu Maverick On Your Mac Virtualbox

Ubuntu is all the rage lately in the tech world. While Linux has been largely an operating system for hobbyists and geeks, its popularity is growing with every new release of Ubuntu. From its simple installation to its touch screen friendliness and built in social networking features, Ubuntu is more viable an option today than […]

By Colin Scattergood -
Testdrive Let You Test Ubuntu With A Single Click

Testdrive Let You Test Ubuntu With A Single Click

If you want to test drive a Linux distro, what will you usually do? Download the ISO file, burn it into a CD/USB drive and boot it up in your PC. Alternatively, you can also run the ISO file in virtual machine such as Virtualbox or VMWare. What if you are not a geek and […]

By Damien -
Snippet: How to Hide Menu Bar and Status Bar in VirtualBox

Snippet: How to Hide Menu Bar and Status Bar in VirtualBox

For regular users of Virtualbox, you will notice that whenever you run your VM, there will be the menu bar and status bar that prevent you from running at the maximum resolution (other than seamless mode). This can be a frustrating thing, especially when you are running your VM on a netbook, where every inches […]

By Damien -
How to Install VirtualBox in Your USB Drive and Run any Operating System

How to Install VirtualBox in Your USB Drive and Run any Operating System

As we walk in the year 2010, Operating systems are not machine specific anymore. Google chrome OS has launched which marks a new era in the beginning of cloud based Operating system. But sometimes the cloud can be a little difficult to maintain, especially when you prefer using a USB stick for doing your day […]

By Soumen Halder -
How to Create Your Own USB Linux Distro with LiLi

How to Create Your Own USB Linux Distro with LiLi

Linux Live CDs have long been well known as a handy tool in PC repair. Personally I’ve used Linux CDs dozens of times to repair Windows problems, from virus scans to file retrieval to partition adjustments. As great as Live CDs are, they still have a few drawbacks, like an inability to save any new […]

By Joshua Price -
How To Enable 3D Acceleration In VirtualBox

How To Enable 3D Acceleration In VirtualBox

Virtualbox is an excellent application to have if you’re looking to try out new operating systems and/or are generally interested in virtualisation for the many benefits it offers. Make Tech Easier has extensively┬ácovered VirtualBox a couple of times earlier and we are great fans of this cross platform, open source application. One thing which VirtualBox […]

By Sharninder -
How To Share Files In VirtualBox With Vista Guest And Ubuntu Host

How To Share Files In VirtualBox With Vista Guest And Ubuntu Host

For some of you who have setup Windows Vista as the guest VM in your Ubuntu Virtualbox, you might have some difficulties in getting the Vista guest to access the shared folder in your Ubuntu host. If you are having this problem, here is the way to mount the shared folder on your Vista guest.

By Damien -
Share Your Virtualbox VM Across Different OS

Share Your Virtualbox VM Across Different OS

While creating a virtual machine in Virtualbox is an easy task, sharing the virtual machine across different OS is not. If you are dual-booting your computer and have created a virtual machine in one of the OS partition, due to the difference in file structure among the different OS, you will not be able to […]

By Damien -