Category Archives: Virtual machine

Opening a window to the virtual world

One final trick (for now) in our exploration of VirtualBox is to enable a means to exchange files between our Ubuntu host and the virtual Windows XP machine. Advertisements

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Virtually in control

As noted previously, there are a few more features (and “tricks) worthy of note with the operation of a virtual machine (VM) running under VirtualBox.  In particular, we focus here on controlling both the display screen and mouse clicks.

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Entering a virtual world

I wanted to run a specific contract bridge tutorial program for which there was only a Windows version available. No problem, I thought, I’ll just install and run it under Wine. Well, almost no problem. The program did indeed install … Continue reading

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