I'm searching for a user-friendly tool (preferable with a GUI) which could help me convert my system partition (ext3/ext4) on my Linux Mint
installation to a VirtualBox or VMWare HDD (VDI).
It should run on Linux Mint 17, and be able to do the conversion while the system is running.. :-)
Anyone ?

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Never found this. But there is a TWO STEP procedure that many used.
1. VMWare's converter.
2. A VMWare to VirtualBox converter.

Both noted at https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?t=61

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Never found this. But there is a TWO STEP procedure that many used.
1. VMWare's converter.
2. A VMWare to VirtualBox converter.

Both noted at https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?t=61

I've converted many physical to virtual hosts. VMWare has a conversion tool that you need (free). For Linux hosts, you can't do this while system is on since you need to boot to a CD image to get the conversion going (last time I ran it anyway).

VMDK files created from the conversion can be used in Virtual Box or can be converted into other formats as well.

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