"headed" virtualbox + vnc

Martin Simmons martin at lispworks.com
Thu Dec 1 20:13:06 UTC 2011

>>>>> On Thu, 01 Dec 2011 14:11:55 +0200, Andriy Gapon said:
> Is it possible to start a guess VM with GUI and also be able to access it via VNC?
> All google hits for freebsd+virtualbox+vnc are about VBoxHeadless.

Probably not simultaneously, but you can close the GUI with the "Save the
machine state" option and then bring it back to life as a headless VM
(presumably with vnc).

Use VBoxManage controlvm ... savestate to stop the headless VM and then start
it again in GUI mode.


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