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Getting Started with Oracle VM VirtualBox by Pradyumna Dash

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Chapter 3. VM Creation on VirtualBox

This chapter provides the information and steps for creating a guest virtual machine as well as starting, stopping, removal, and cloning it, and also some great features such as snapshot, clone, and VM groups.

Creating the guest virtual machine

On the VirtualBox Manager, click on the New button at the top and a wizard that will help to create the virtual machine will pop up.

The wizard will ask for some information based on the information provided by the user and the guest VM will then be created.

As shown in the following screenshot, provide the name of the VM; I have used the name OELVM. In the Type field, Linux should be selected. If you want some other OS to be the guest VM, then choose it from the list. In ...

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