Restarting VirtualBox on Mavericks

Posted by on November 8th, 2013

Occasionally when rebooting my machine, VirtualBox would fail to start up correctly. They changed the command to restart it once moving to OS X Mavericks, so I’m just recording here the new command:


sudo /Library/Application\ Support/VirtualBox/LaunchDaemons/ restart


I made a command in my local ~/bin/ directly called ~/bin/virtualbox_restart so I could easily restart if needed.


Justin is a Sr. Director of Engineering at Deseret Digital Media, Previous President of the Utah PHP Usergroup, and frequently works with the Utah Open Source Foundation which organizes the OpenWest Conference. Justin loves just about anything with web technologies from PHP, JavaScript, Node.js, Salt, and managing engineering teams.

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