Easily Expand The Hard Disk Of Your Virtual Machine (VirtualBox)

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If you have not heard of a Virtual Machine or VirtualBox before now, i strongly suggest you go to this link and this link too to read more about it before you proceed with this article. One of the major problems users of Virtual Machines face is how to expand the hard disk of their machines when it gets filled up. For this write... more →
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Multi Boot vs Virtualization

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A few days ago, i decided to shelve all forms of multibooting of Operating systems on my laptop and embraced Virtualization fully. For the sake of the noobs in the house, Multi-boot or Multi-booting is the installation of multiple operating systems on different partitions of a computer, with the ability to choose which one to boot... more →
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How to Install Mac OS X Snow Leopard in VirtualBox

If you need to test a software on Mac OSX, and it is not justifiable for you to get a new Macbook, a good way is to install the Mac OSX as a virtual machine in your Windows (or Linux) based PC. Both the two popular virtual machine software – Virtualbox and VMware, support Mac OSX installation as a virtual guest, but in this... more →
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Virtualbox: How to Set 32-bit Display In Ubuntu Guest

I installed Ubuntu Natty on my Virtualbox (Ubuntu guest on Ubuntu host) and the first problem that greeted me when I boot up is the 16-bit display error message: The virtual machine window is optimized to work in 32 bit color mode but the virtual display is currently set to 16 bit. Please open the display properties dialog of the... more →
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