Easy VirtualBox Builder

Here is a place for your projects which are not officially supported by the Porteus Team. For example: your own kernel patched with extra features; desktops not included in the standard ISO like Gnome; base modules that are different than the standard ISO, etc...
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Re: Easy VirtualBox

Post#1 by fanthom » 14 Oct 2012, 13:04

great stuff Hamza!

worked without problems for me :)

what about turning it into something bigger?
maybe you could create simple gtkdialog menu which would let the users choose which proprietary modules they want to create?

sample menu (multiple choice allowed):

a) nVidia current
b) nVidia-legacy (173.x branch)
c) nVidia-legacy (96.x branch)
d) ati-fglrx current
e) ati-fglrx-legacy
f) VirtualBox
g) vbox-guest
i) build everything

additionally VirtualBox script could ask about adding vbox extenstion pack (Support for USB 2.0 devices, VirtualBox RDP and PXE boot for Intel cards):
and integrate it directly with Vbox xzm (have seen requests for that already).

i know it's a huge task but in case of success i would like to integrate your script in PSC or as a separate entry in system menu for Porteus-2.0.
this way users could stay up to date with latest drivers/Vbox and i wouldn't have to create them myself.
(7 modules multiplied by 2 archs always takes a lot of time).

let me know what you think about it.
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