VirtualBox: How to start a virtual machine without a window on OS X?

I use a VirtualBox for my day to day work. The whole purpose is to move it to a new laptop and start using it with all the tools, configuration files and keys. But I don’t want to open the VirtualBox with a window.


So I found a way to launch the virtual machine using the command line without the window. My virtual machine is called “dev”. Use below command.

$ VBoxManage startvm "dev" --type headless


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