[ALUG] Nedd new laptop AND seek rcovery of files from VirtualBox

Ted Harding ted.harding at wlandres.net
Sat May 27 22:49:33 BST 2017


On Sat, 2017-05-27 at 22:05 +0100, Chris Green wrote:
> > 
> > The Linux filesystems are in VirtualBox ".vdi" files on
> > the Windows XP system, which I was able to locate after
> > booting with the Slackware CD. I've been looking around
> > extensively for info about how to set about this. This
> > does not seem to be straightfoward unless the VDI file
> > is transerred (somehpow ... ) to another machine on which
> > VirtualBox is installed.
> > 
> I think that's the only practical way, copy the .vdi files to a system
> which has VirtualBox installed and then get that system to boot the
> virtual linux.

Thanks Chris. I can probably persuade the Linux running from the
Slackware Live CD ro communicate with another computer. But then
the main issue is locating one which has VirtualBox installed!
Ted.




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