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sharing files between a Windows7 host and a guest Ubuntu running inside virtualbox

I've got a question regarding sharing files between a Windows7 host and a guest Ubuntu running inside virtualbox. The question was asked here with no answers: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Resizable screen mode for VirtualBox behaves strange with Ubuntu as guest

I have Ubuntu both as guest and as host. I use VirtualBox 4, just downloaded from the official repository. After installing the guest extensions, I got this strange problem: When I activate the ...
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How can I run Windows applications in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install windows Software in Ubuntu? How do I run Windows' applications in Ubuntu ?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity is running but does not appear correctly on Virtual Box

I am using the latest edition of Virtualbox 4.1.12 and I get the attached when I attempt to launch Unity. Everything is running in the background but it's not displaying the launcher, dash, or panel. ...
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How to change to cd rom drive in terminal Ubuntu 13.04

How do you switch to the directory where the CD-ROM is? I am at name@name-virtualbox:-S
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Ubuntu 13.10 : VirtualBox crash problem

I have VM running with following configurations: RAM : 1000MB Video Memory : 128MB Enabled : 3D accleration Guest OS : Ubuntu 13.10 (guest additions) However my ubuntu is not working fine. I login ...
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Black screen when booting guest OS in virtualbox after 12.04 upgrade

I'm using an Ubuntu host to run a Windows 7 guest OS in virtualbox. Until I upgraded to 12.04, virtualbox started and booted the guest OS normally and everything was good. After I upgraded to 12.04, ...
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Adjust resolution in xfce4 virtualbox guest guest

I have Virtualbox 4.1.2_ubuntur3859 installed on an Ubuntu 11.10 host, running a guest ubuntu server 10.04 with xfce4 and xorg installed with no-install-recommends. I have installed guest additions, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox in Windows 7 runs at 100% CPU and very slowly

I know it's been asked why Ubuntu is slow as a guest OS in VirtualBox, but all those answers are fairly old and seem to focus on graphics. In my case booting is also very slow, and there is a long ...
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No Unity when running Ubuntu 11.04 (64 bit) under VirtualBox+Windows 7 (64 bit)

Before the first login screen came up after a clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 (64 bit) into a new virtual machine in VirtualBox running under Windows 7 (64 bit), a dialog box popped up saying that the ...
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Virtual box ubuntu: Internet not detected on guest(Ubuntu) in host(winXp)

Iam unable to get internet connection inside guest(ubuntu) in virtual box although host(WinXP) has an internet connection. Tried with Nat: In Ubuntu it shows Wired connection connected but unable to ...
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Linux headers update breaking virtualbox folder sharing?

I have a virtualbox running ubuntu 13.10 (running on a 13.10 host) that has two shared folders on the host that are mounted at boot. A while ago the guest ran some updates that broke the folder ...
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Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I was trying to install virtualbox-guess-additions-iso, and got the following error: sudo aptitude install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso The following NEW packages will be installed: libgsoap1{a} ...
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Help me install guest additions on Ubuntu 11.04

I'm having problems installing guest additions on a Ubuntu 11.04 guest os. The host os is Windows XP pro On the host os (Windows XP), I also have another guest os Ubuntu 10.04, and I have had no ...
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Desktop effects could not be enabled when i try to enable visual effects. This is a VirtualBox 4.0.2 Guest

I am running on a Windows 7 64 bit host. Running VirtualBox 4.0.2 Running Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit guest. Running VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.0.2 - I ran the 4.0.2 .run file i got from virtualbox ...

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