I want to back up my entire system, with all programs and files that are currently installed on the VM. How can I do this?
If I lose my computer or something goes wrong with my operating system, I would like to have this security backup.
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To backup a full VM in VirtualBox we only need to save your virtual hard drive that has the
On Linux, the HD is usually in:
Just copy this file and save it in some safe place.
To restore the backup, just select the
.vdi file as the image's HD when creating a VM in VirtualBox.