Customized resolution for OpenBSD in VirtualBox

       272 words, 2 minutes

When you run an OpenBSD desktop inside VirtualBox, you don’t get the easy “change resolution” feature. Mostly because there is no “VirtualBox Tools” for OpenBSD, AFAIK. But there is a way to get a customized video resolution.

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The FreeBSD hypervisor using VirtualBox

       976 words, 5 minutes

VirtualBox is a virtualization software that allows running several OSes on a single host machine. It was first a free VMware Workstation-like tools but has grown quite a bit now. You can now run virtual machines headless, like you do with Xen or KVM. Here’s a little tour on setting up an hypervisor using VirtualBox on FreeBSD 9. BTW: Why FreeBSD? Because it features ZFS filesystem version 5 and ZFS pool version 28.

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