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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Appendix A. Using Snapshots

Now it's time for you to learn how to do some time-travelling with VirtualBox! I'm not kidding around! Seriously, I'm going to teach you about using snapshots with your VMs, so you can go back and forth between different points in time in your virtual machines.

In this appendix we will learn how to:

  • Save your virtual machine state through snapshots
  • Revert changes to your virtual machines
  • Create alternate realities so you can test different software configurations in your virtual machines

Are you ready? Let's dive in...

Reverting changes to your virtual machine

Today you'll finally have the opportunity to get even with your boss! The Snapshots feature in VirtualBox will let you scare the living daylights out of him! How, you ...

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