In this video Grant demonstrates how to get around in the VirtualBox graphical interface including how to find the Host Key and manage virtual machines.
- [Instructor] Virtualization can be…an amazing tool for learning.…Let's take a quick look around VirtualBox,…since that's what we're gonna be using for this course.…Let's go to the File menu, Preferences,…and in the left hand pane click on Input.…We have two tabs here.…VirtualBox Manager and Virtual Machine.…Both of these have keyboard shortcuts…to interact with VirtualBox.…The left hand tab, VirtualBox Manager,…interacts with the window that we're seeing now.…The VirtualBox Manager interface.…Let's click on Virtual Machine.…The first item at the top is your Host Key Combination.…
This key may differ depending on…which operating system you are using VirtualBox on.…We're gonna combine the Host Key Combination…with another key to interact with VirtualBox.…We can see, to adjust the window size…we'll do the host key plus a.…In my case, the host key is right control key plus a.…We scroll down a little ways.…We can see the full screen mode,…host key plus f,…will bring your virtual machine into a full screen.…We'll be using this a lot later.…
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