Screenshot of the notes taken a doc hackfest
Which protocols are supported?
Favourites Machines (categories)
Find a Machine
Only show favourites/local machines
Password for machines (wrong password: nothing happens no feedback)
Full-screen / un-full screen
Double-click starts machine
can create machine without boxes
Machines ? (local) are given an IP address (Bridge)
Properties Page (What do they mean?)
- Share clipboard (on/off)
- Resize guest (on/off)
- USB redirection (on/off)
- ask permission when you plug-in USB device
- can manually redirect devices?
CPU, I/O status window
Limits on how many machines can be created / run (only 1 box instance at a time)
Difference between Boxes-managed and remote machines
Machines are suspended when you close boxes
Create a box
- choose install source (File/URL)
- express install, fills in info for you
- unattended installation
- which OSes are supported
- Problem with keyboard layout with some OSes
- connect to VNC or SPICE machine
- what URI shoud I use
What does Boxes do?
Difference between local VM and remote machine
Delete machine (has "undo, up to a point)
Is the virtual disk deleted too?
System requirements - Processor extensions (Set in BIOS) - any 32/64 bit issues? - ≥ 2 GB RAM needed, - HDD space
Import/export VM images ?
Converting VMware images ?
Focus: Return focus to Host (Ctrl+Alt)