Start VM in virtualbox headless mode

I want to start my VM virtualbox but without the GUI interface, cause if I need to get the access to my VM, I just can SSH into it. So it won’t need any GUI interface and I don’t have to open up Virtualbox first to start my VM.

This is a simple command line to start up your VM in headless mode, once it gets started, you can just SSH into your VM.

VBoxManage startvm myubuntu --type headless

Poweroff your VM with command line:

VBoxManage controlvm myubuntu poweroff

Or you can just init 0 in your VM when you’re done, LOL


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