Articles tagged 'VirtualBox'

Linux and VirtualBox on a T480s with high-resolution display

26 Jul 2018 | Hardware, Thinkpad, Troubleshooting, VirtualBox

High-resolution (HiDPI) displays can cause all sorts of trouble. Here's how I solved mine.

Fixing VirtualBox virtual machine startup in Ubuntu.

9 Mar 2016 | Fix, Linux, VirtualBox

VBox 5.0 machines sometimes fail to start in Ubuntu; here's a hint how to fix it

Prevent host-only VirtualBox network from vanishing after suspend/resume

26 Oct 2015 | Network, Tips & Tricks, Ubuntu, VirtualBox

A simple trick prevents VirtualBox host-only networks from disappearing after resume

Local file sharing with Samba and VirtualBox guests

26 Nov 2013 | Linux, Network, Samba, VirtualBox, code

VirtualBox is an excellent tool to run one or many virtual Windows machines on a Linux host. Its shared folders offer convenient access to the host file system from the virtual machines. However, shared folders may not be suitable for specialized tasks such as storing .NET application-level Office addins. In this article I describe an alternative way to share folders between the host and guest operating systems using the Samba file server.