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VirtualBox shared folder guest access command

Enable shared folders Add shared folder via “Devices” > “Shared Folder…” Windows from virtualbox.org net use x: \\vboxsvr\sharename Linux from virtualbox.org mount -t vboxsf [-o OPTIONS] sharename mountpoint Sharename is for example (by default) if you shared your Hosts Desktop, it would be Desktop.  Easy.

Posted on May 18, 2010 at 10:36 am by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Copy – Clone Virtual Box Hard Disk

If you have setup a virtual box disk and want to duplicate it so you can run more than one at a time (which is very useful when creating and testing social websites) you can run [code] VBoxManage clonevdi ~/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/ubuntu.vdi ~/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/ubuntu2.vdi [\code] That will create an exact copy but with a different UUID (which needs […]

Posted on June 30, 2009 at 5:12 pm by Jordan Carter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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