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Here's some things I learned installing VBox.
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Here's some things I learned installing VirtualBox. '''It's rather out of date.'''  Please update it if you have something to add.
  
* Install from [http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads here].
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== TI's notes ==
* I'll add some details on how I got it to use a VMware disk.
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[http://processors.wiki.ti.com/index.php/How_to_Build_a_Ubuntu_Linux_host_under_VirtualBox Here] is how TI suggests setting up VirtualBox.
* Install DKMS via <code>sudo apt-get install dkms</code>
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* Install the '''Guest Additions''' from [http://ubuntu-tutorials.com/2007/10/13/installing-guest-additions-for-ubuntu-guests-in-virtualbox/ here]. This will let you use use larger screen resolutions and handles the mouse better.
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== My Notes ==
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* Download from [http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads here].
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* Install as usual.  I made no changes on the '''Custom Setup''' page.  I got the following message some 9 times.  I clicked continue.
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[[File:VBox_-_Install_Warning.png|300px]]
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* Start VirtualBox.  Click '''New'''.
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[[File:VBox_-_New.png|300px]]
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* Run the wizard and give your machine a name.
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[[File:VBox_-_Create_New_Virtual_Machine.png|300px]]
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* I used 1024M for the memory size.  Make sure your host computer has at least 2 times the real RAM as the virtual machine.
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[[File:VBox_-_Memory_Size.png|300px]]
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* Select '''Use existing hard disk''' and click [[File:VBox_-_Browse.png]]
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[[File:VBox_-_Virtual_Hard_Disk.png|300px]]
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* Click [[File:VBox_-_Add.png]]and select your virtual drive.
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[[File:VBox_-_Select_disk_image.png|300px]]
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* Click '''Select''', '''Next''', '''Finish'''.
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* Click [[File:VBox_-_Start.png]]
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* Got to the '''Devices''' menu and select '''Install Guest Additions...'''.
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[[File:VBox_-_Additions.png|300px]]
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* Select '''Applications:Accessoris:Terminal''' from the menu.
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[[File:VBox_-_Terminal.png|300px]]
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* cd to '''/media/cdrom0''' and run the file for your machine.
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[[File:VBox_-_run_command_001.png|300px]]
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* Reboot your virtual machine.
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* You can now resize your virtual machine screen.
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Revision as of 16:04, 16 July 2012

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Here's some things I learned installing VirtualBox. It's rather out of date. Please update it if you have something to add.

TI's notes

Here is how TI suggests setting up VirtualBox.

My Notes

  • Download from here.
  • Install as usual. I made no changes on the Custom Setup page. I got the following message some 9 times. I clicked continue.

VBox - Install Warning.png

  • Start VirtualBox. Click New.

VBox - New.png

  • Run the wizard and give your machine a name.

VBox - Create New Virtual Machine.png

  • I used 1024M for the memory size. Make sure your host computer has at least 2 times the real RAM as the virtual machine.

VBox - Memory Size.png

  • Select Use existing hard disk and click VBox - Browse.png

VBox - Virtual Hard Disk.png

  • Click VBox - Add.pngand select your virtual drive.

VBox - Select disk image.png

  • Click Select, Next, Finish.
  • Click VBox - Start.png
  • Got to the Devices menu and select Install Guest Additions....

VBox - Additions.png

  • Select Applications:Accessoris:Terminal from the menu.

VBox - Terminal.png

  • cd to /media/cdrom0 and run the file for your machine.

VBox - run command 001.png

  • Reboot your virtual machine.
  • You can now resize your virtual machine screen.




thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder