start virtualbox.exe --startvm Ubuntu-Karmic
MarkCranness wrote:- VirtualBox.exe --startvm "<VMName>" is the preferred way to start a VM, rather than use the VBoxManage command.
MarkCranness wrote:VBoxManage --type GUI just calls VirtualBox.exe --startvm anyway, so you are cutting out some processing.
Perryg wrote:VirtualBox.exe is the GUI frontend and VBoxManage.exe is the CLI frontend.
Either one can start the VM. The problem is if you call the startvm from a command window and want the command window to go away without killing the VM you had to use VirtualBox.exe and run it as a batch statement.
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