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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Setting up your very own VirtualBox headless server

Ok, up until now, we've seen two of the alternative frontends available for VirtualBox. Now we are in the most interesting part of the chapter, I think. Here you'll learn to set up your very own VirtualBox headless server, which you can use to create and run virtual machines remotely! There are several step-by-step exercises I designed to get you through all the details required to have a functional VirtualBox headless server. I decided to use the Ubuntu Server 8.04 LTS operating system because it's one of the most stable and versatile Linux versions I've ever used, and I want to share that experience with you.

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Before we delve into the next several exercises, let me get something straight: ...

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