Saturday 2 March 2019

Resizing Ubuntu image in VirtualBox

Resizing the Ubuntu image in VirtualBox is a two-step process:

(1) In Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager, open File >> Virtual Media Manager and set the desired size for the chosen disk by using the slider.

(2) Follow Step 3. Resize the Linux Partition from Resize a VirtualBox guest Linux VDI Disk under Windows Host

IMPORTANT NOTE: When choosing (existing) hard disk for Storage >> Controller: SATA in GParted virtual machine, make sure you select the correct snapshot (a .vdi file which name is some GUID from Snapshots directory next to the image's main .vdi file).

Here are some screenshots from the process:

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