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I need to learn how to use VBox because I just tried to copy a VDI from one directory to another and it didn't work at all. I kept getting UUID errors.

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You would have to reinitialize the hard drive image with a new UUID so there isn't a conflict.

Read up a bit on the subject, it's well documented. smile.gif
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@Liranan

There's always the option of using Ubuntu Server instead of Mint. It'll use a lot less RAM (seeing as there's no GUI), and many torrent clients can run in server mode and use a web interface for control. I believe Transmission can do this, and rtorrent/rutorrent does this anyway.
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I have used the web GUI of my torrent clients for a very long time, so I am aware of it. I have realised that torrent uploads are very, very slow in the Linux version of Deluge compared with the Windows version. I can't figure out why, so, right now RAM use isn't the main problem I have.

 

Edit: you are absolutely right, it's really easy to move VM's from one location to another. I never realised that you had to recreate the VM and just select use an existing VDI as per the following guide:

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/tr-dojo/clone-and-move-virtual-machines-in-virtualbox/

 

VBox is far more versatile than I presumed.


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