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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Time for action—viewing the default network adapter types in your virtual machines

In this exercise, I'll show you how we can use VirtualBox to choose different default adapter types, depending on the operating system installed in your virtual machine. I'm using a Windows XP host, but you can use any of the host operating systems allowed in VirtualBox.

Note

In this exercise and the rest of the exercises in this chapter, you'll need to use the UbuntuVB virtual machine we created in previous chapters.

  1. Open VirtualBox, select your UbuntuVB virtual machine, and click on the Settings button to enter the UbuntuVB — Settings dialog.
  2. Select the Network category from the UbuntuVB — Settings dialog, click on the Advanced setting to expand it, and take a look ...

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