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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—creating a virtual machine with VBoxManage

In this exercise, I'll show you how to create your first virtual machine in your Ubuntu headless server through the VBoxManage interface and how to customize it based on the guest operating system you plan to install.

  1. Go to the Ubuntu Server PuTTY terminal window you opened in your Windows desktop PC, and type VBoxManage createvm --name "UbuntuVB" --register, followed by Enter. If Ubuntu asks for your password, type it, and press Enter to continue. VirtualBox will respond with the following output to indicate that your virtual machine was created successfully:
    Time for action—creating a virtual machine with VBoxManage
  2. The next step is to adjust your ...

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