Resizing an ubuntu linux encrypted virtual machine

Posted on Thu 19 March 2020 in posts • Tagged with linux, vm

Resizing a virtualbox disk only works for VDI/VHD and only for dynamic drives

If you have a fixed size drive you need to first clone the drive with the following command (Do this anyway for a backup): VBoxManage clonehd /path/to/ubuntu-vm.vdi ubuntu-vm-clone.vdi

Resize the cloned disk …

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