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Open Source VirtualBox Client with Remote Management

Installing on MacOS X

These instructions describe installing the RemoteBox client and assume you have root privileges. VirtualBox must also be installed on the server and configured to accept connections from RemoteBox. Instructions for installing VirtualBox and configuring it as a service can be found in the RemoteBox manual.
Tarball Install
You must have XCode installed. Please download and install XCode from the Mac App Store or the Apple Developer Website. Once XCode is installed, you must also install the XCode command line tools. This can be done from within XCode or on recent editions of MacOS X, by opening a terminal and typing:

        xcode-select --install
        
You must also install a suitable X Server. The preferred X server is available from the XQuartz Website You must also set up the MacPorts repository. Follow the instructions closely on the MacPorts website to configure the repository. Once MacPorts is configured, open a terminal and enter the following commands which will download, compile and install the required packages.

        sudo port install perl5 p5-gtk2 p5-soap-lite freerdp
        
Unpack the RemoteBox tarball and change into the RemoteBox-x.y directory. Important! You will need to modify the very first line in the remotebox file so that it uses the MacPorts implementation of Perl. Open the file in a text editor and replace:

        #!/usr/bin/perl
        
with:
        #!/opt/local/bin/perl
        
Launch RemoteBox as follows:

        ./remotebox
        
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