Delete an hard disk entry in Virtualbox registry

sed -i '/Centos/d' VirtualBox.xml
Simple but useful command, I use this for purge an hard disk entry in Virtualbox registry file (is in ~user/.Virtualbox) that persist if I erase a Virtual Machine, so I need to delete it manually.

2009-05-05 13:03:55

What Others Think

this will not change the file VirtualBox.xml, just print the edited contents to screen. If you like to make the change persistent in the file (overwriting), you can do sed -i '/Centos/d' VirtualBox.xml If you prefer to have a backup of original file with .bak extension then you can do sed -i.bak '/Centos/d' VirtualBox.xml
alperyilmaz · 685 weeks and 6 days ago
@alperyilmaz : I forget to write -i
servermanaged · 685 weeks and 6 days ago

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