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  • It enables running multiple VM instances simultaneously.
  • It provides a headless mode for running the VM in the background.

Shared directories

Cheetah supports sharing files between the host and guest operating system.

The availability of shared directories in macOS VMs is limited to macOS 13 and newer versions.

To be able to access the shared directories from the Linux guest, you need to mount the virtual filesystem manually:

mkdir /tmp/mountpoint
mount -t virtiofs /tmp/mountpoint

Run x86_64 Linux binaries under ARM Linux on Apple silicon.

You can turn on Rosetta via Settings -> Rosetta page. After then you can following Mount the Shared Directory and Register Rosetta to activate Rosetta.

Bridged Network Mode