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i typed out the following

bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/gist/4372049)" 

I get this in my ubuntu vm

what i see in my ubuntu vm

Inside the vm i also cannot scroll up and down like the way I can do so using SSH into a a Rackspace ubuntu server for e.g.

Is there a way to do all this? Or I am better off finding a way to SSH into the ubuntu guest OS?

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I am using mac os x as host so I have decided to choose the option of using my terminal to ssh into my virtual box ubuntu.

first select the vm inside virtual box and go to settings > network > portforwarding

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then add in the rule with host port as 3022 and guest port as 22 and the name as ssh. Leave everything else as blank.

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install ssh server packages in the guest ubuntu os

sudo apt-get install openssh-server

finally open up your terminal and then type the following if you want to login as root

ssh -p 3022 root@127.0.0.1

acknowledgements to comments and answers from:

https://stackoverflow.com/a/10532299/80353

and

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5906441/how-to-ssh-to-a-virtualbox-ubuntu-guest-externally-through-a-windows-host#comment19298721_10532299

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