Tag Archives: docker

balena engine is in fact a docker engine

balena engine is in fact a docker engine

balena arm containers on x86

balena base images on docker hub

balenalib image naming


balena base images in github

balena qemu

balena labs


balena.io get started

balena.io get started

balena multicontainer on github

balena.io docker fields

balena.io env & service vars

how to run @balena_io @resin @intel #nuc nodes on @oracle @virtualbox 6.1.2

how to create and run @balena_io @resin @intel #nuc nodes on @oracle @virtualbox

  • use balena to create a Intel NUC image
  • download image
  • unzip image

convert RAW image to VMDK image with

“C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage”

C:\> "VBoxManage" convertfromraw inuc.img inuc.vmdk --format VMDK

create a VM

  • chose Linux
  • choose Other Linux (64-bit)
  • enable UEFI

add storage

  • remove IDE storage controller
  • add SATA storage controller

then add

  • SCSI 0 CREATE inuc.VDI (8G-32G)
  • SCSI 1 ADD inuc.VMDK

boot and wait for it to FLASH and SHUTDOWN

  • remove inuc.VMDK

restart VM

  • wait for balena logo to appear

connect via balena.io portal


for instructions for older versions of virtual box see