How to install RemoteBox 2.1 tool on Ubuntu 16.04

RemoteBox 2.1 recently released, is a VirtualBox client tool that enables you to essentially administer the installation of a virtualbox on a server remotely (ie over the network), including its guests and interact with them as if they were running locally.


RemoteBox 2.1 Changelog

  • Added support for TCP mode on virtual serial ports
  • Added support for encryption of the guest
  • Added additional fields in the VMM, Encrypted & UUID
  • Added support for 4 serial ports
  • Added support for setting the audio controller codec
  • Paused guests can now be powered off
  • Set default guest OS types for new guests to Windows 7 64bit, Ubuntu 64bit, Solaris 11 64bit for their respective OS families
  • Improved logon failure error reporting. It should help determine whether the failed logon is incorrect credentials or the service not running
  • Fixed an issue exporting appliances of guests with USB attached storage. USB attached storage is not supported by appliances.
  • Various GUI tweaks

Install RemoteBox 2.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus

wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb xenial-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install remotebox
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