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Written by Oleksandr Gavenko (AKA gavenkoa), compiled on 2024-04-01 from rev 052223c22317.


Supported guests.

TODO: which guests have Additions

TODO: which guests allow window resizing

Managing VirtualBox guests from command line

List of known guests:

$ VBoxManage list vms

Start guest by name:

$ VBoxManage startvm $NAME

Resize box

$ vboxmanage list -l hdds
$ vboxmanage modifyhd $UUID --resize $SIZE

Resizing of VMDK image isn't supported, convert to VDI first:

$ vboxmanage clonehd $MY.vmdk $MY.vdi --format vdi
$ vboxmanage modifyhd $MY.vdi --resize $SIZE
$ vboxmanage clonehd $MY.vdi $MY.new.vmdk --format vmdk