virtualization

Building VirtualBox on Mac OS X Lion with Python Bindings

After building VirtualBox with VNC support in my previous post I discovered two problems with that installation (VirtualBox 4.1.2 on Mac OS X Lion 10.7): SDK was not installed by default, import vboxapi from python failed. VBox Python bindings were built for python 2.6 and segfaults…

Building VirtualBox on Mac OS X with VNC Support

I've been using VirtualBox for months for several reasons and recently I've been forced to use only the free version of vbox (without the Extensions Pack), which doesn't include the sweet bits of VRDP server among other things. I wanted to boot my virtual machines headless and access it using…

What does VirtualBox need to be production/enterprise ready?

Disclaimer: I'm writing this post to be a constructive criticism for a product that I constantly use and love. I'm a VirtualBox fan and I've been using it a few years now and my satisfaction varied from highly disappointed in some situations and at some points, to highly satisfied at…