VirtualBox from command line

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Hi, Anyone know if is posible to start a VM from the command line?


VampirD
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Yes it is, for example:

VBoxManage startvm WindowsXP

Where ‘WindowsXP’ is the name of the VM.

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Cool, thanks :slight_smile:


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VampirD wrote:
> Hi, Anyone know if is posible to start a VM from the command line?

yes, “VBoxManage, a command-line utility that allows you to control
all of VirtualBox’s powerful features.”
cite: http://www.virtualbox.org/manual/UserManual.html


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