alias sprecise='VBoxManage startvm --type headless "Precise Pangolin"' alias kprecise='VBoxManage controlvm "Precise Pangolin" savestate'
I have the above
aliases in my
.bash_profile to start and stop (save the state of) my "Precise Pangolin" virtualbox VM. I run the VM headless because it's a server and I only ssh to it.
To run it, I just do:
And to stop it (save the state):
Running it like this is a lot quicker and prevents me from having the VM icon in my dock/launcher.