When running Ubuntu as a VirtualBox, where is the automount of the shared folders?
It's not in
/etc/fstab so where else could it be?
Ubuntu and other Linux Guests automounts shared folders under the folder
Windows Guests automounts its shared folders as a drive letter in File-Manager
The Virtual Machine guest itself needs to have VirtualBox Guest Additions installed.
To use automounting, ensure that your user has the
Edit the Settings of the Virtual Machine itself and add the folder that is to be shared with the Virtual Guest as follows:
From the host box you can list shared folders from command line via:
There is a "Shared folders:" section.
Copy and paste from the help.ubuntu.com page I referenced:
Linux If the client is Linux, you have to mount and connect it to a directory. The following bash commands (in the client) would setup a correct mount (and creates a link from your desktop) Note: you should not use spaces in the share name. sharename="whatever.you.want.to.call.it"; sudo mkdir /mnt/$sharename \ sudo chmod 777 /mnt/$sharename \ sudo mount -t vboxsf -o uid=1000,gid=1000 $sharename /mnt/$sharename \ ln -s /mnt/$sharename $HOME/Desktop/$sharename For the above command if you get error as mount: unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf' Then just change the vboxsf to vboxfs If you want to have it mount automatically upon each boot, put the mount command in /etc/rc.local Debian distros (e.g. Ubuntu 10.04 and later)