VBox Runner

Krunner Plugins

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Description:

Allows you to start your VirtualBox virtual machines from Krunner (the Alt-F2 thing)
Last changelog:

7 years ago

0.3.3 - April 21, 2012
* Show VM state in subtext (running/stopped)

0.3.2 - October 20, 2010
* User now can prefix his input with "vm", so only virtual machines are displayed
* Exact VM name matches should now be atop

0.3.1 - October 20, 2010
* Fixed reading config files with absolute paths

0.3 - October 19, 2010
* Added second action: launch a VM in headless mode

0.2 - July 05, 2009
* Tiny performance fix
* OS-specific icons in VM list

0.1 - the initial version

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emplate430

1 year ago

9 TY!

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Contrast

6 years ago

Packaged for Kubuntu here: https://launchpad.net/~mikevaughn/+archive/omnilinux
(Individual package can be downloaded here: https://launchpad.net/~mikevaughn/+archive/omnilinux/+sourcepub/3566677/+listing-archive-extra.)

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snock

7 years ago

Thank you!

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conar

8 years ago

New machines created with VB 4 are not seen by Vbox runner.
My system, debian squeeze (amd64) and VirtualBox 4.0.2 and KDE 4.4.5

Thanks in advance.

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hadeschief

8 years ago

Works for me though.

Could you please show me your ~/.VirtualBox/VirtualBox.xml file, your corresponding ~/.VirtualBox/Machines/*/*.vbox files and the output after killing krunner (killall krunner) and launching it in console?

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conar

8 years ago

Hi, please send me an email addrees so I can send you all that stuff.

Thanks a lot in advance

C.

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hadeschief

8 years ago

vbox-runner@hades.name

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augegr

9 years ago

Great addition!

I vote for upstream merge!

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kudlaty

9 years ago

+1

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denisq

9 years ago

+1

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luciform

9 years ago

Nice one, the need to launch a virtualbox's manager every time is so bothersome.

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marvinf

9 years ago

Hello!

I installed the krunner-plugin, but it does not work. I can (un)check it in the krunner configuration, but when I type the name of my machine, nothing is found! Do I need to enter something special?

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hadeschief

9 years ago

The plugin looks for file $HOME/.VirtualBox/VirtualBox.xml, so please ensure that this file exists and is readable.

If it is there, please send me it, so I can test the plugin on my box.

Also it would be helpful, if you could kill krunner (killall krunner), then run krunner from the terminal, try to launch your vm and pastebin the console output.

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marvinf

9 years ago

This is the console output:

krunner(21376) VBoxConfigReader::updateAsNeccessary: Could not parse machine file "/home/iggy/.VirtualBox//home/iggy/Programs/virtualbox/machine/Windows XP/Windows XP.xml"

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hadeschief

9 years ago

Please try the new version.

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marvinf

9 years ago

Thanks for the quick fix. Now it works. One thing is still annoying: If I enter the name of my machine, many documents are found, which contain the string. All these matches are listed first, so I have to scroll to find the vbox-runner entry. Is there a way to put it at the first position, something like a priority?

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hadeschief

9 years ago

Try the new version. Now if you type your VM name exactly, it should be on top. You can also use "vm" prefix, so "vm Wind" should run your VM named "Windows".

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mpeti

9 years ago

First, this is a very handy tool!

It would be nice if it would be possible to start VMs also in headless mode.

Could (or will) you implement such a feature?

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hadeschief

9 years ago

Done!

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mpeti

9 years ago

WoW, that was fast. You are the best! Thank you! :)

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klez-hack

9 years ago

Hi, how can I build this plasmoid?
There are no infos about in the tarball.
Thanks, this plasmoid sounds great!
Bye

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hadeschief

9 years ago

mkdir build
cd build
cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=`kde4-config --prefix`
make
sudo make install

That should do it.

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mirzaD

10 years ago

great runner, thank you for this :D

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jalpaka

10 years ago

nice thing! do you plan to send your code upstream?
best regards JAL

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7 years ago

0.3.3 - April 21, 2012
* Show VM state in subtext (running/stopped)

0.3.2 - October 20, 2010
* User now can prefix his input with "vm", so only virtual machines are displayed
* Exact VM name matches should now be atop

0.3.1 - October 20, 2010
* Fixed reading config files with absolute paths

0.3 - October 19, 2010
* Added second action: launch a VM in headless mode

0.2 - July 05, 2009
* Tiny performance fix
* OS-specific icons in VM list

0.1 - the initial version

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