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Mounting virtual shared folder - mount succeeds, but any access to folders hangs

I have been using the following script to mount virtual box shared drives in my guest Ubuntu (with host Windows) #!/bin/bash # Mounts all known drives shared via virtual box # ...
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How to automatically mount a folder and change ownership from root in virtualbox

It is my first time using virtualbox and ubuntu (14.04), I am on a host Windows 7 OS. I am trying to mount a shared folder that has files I need to access both in the virtualbox and on the windows ...
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Syslink form virtualbox shared folder

I have a ubuntu 14.04 server guest os with ubuntu 14.04 host os. My virtualbox version is 4.3.10. I mount my shared folder to /media/sf_Share in guest. I make a folder in this shared folder and make ...
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Can't mount to host file under a guest ubuntu VirtualBox permanently

I'm running guest ubuntu on a Windows8 host. Unable to mount to the shared file on Windows8 after reboot guest ubuntu. However, I'm able to mount to the shared file on Windows8 host after I did this ...
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Why do I get the following error when trying to install from mounted ISO in virtualbox?

Information about my setup: Windows 7x64 VirtualBox v4.3.10 r93012 DaemonTools (latest) -Mounted Ubutnu 14.04 server installation ISO in DaemonTools -Set DaemonTools virtual drive "E:" with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox Guest USB Drive Mounting Works For Some Devices but Not Others

I have a VirtualBox ubuntu guest running on a osx host. I've searched the web and implemented the solution for similar problems, but nothing has helped me resolve my issue. When I connect my phone, ...
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Getting an error wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on UbuntuShared

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS in Virtual box and my base OS is widnows8.1 Pro. I am relatively new to Ubuntu OS When I am trying to share the files between Host OS to guest OS I did the ...
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436 views

Oracle Virtual Box: Windows 8 host, Ubuntu VM shared folder mount fails

I am really desperate - today I wanted to reinstall my Ubuntu VM on a Windows 8 host and followed exactely the same procedure as I did last time. But now I can no longer share a folder between Windows ...
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VBox: Error mounting shared folders in Ubuntu 12.04 guest

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 guest running on an Ubuntu 13.10 host. I created a shared folder in the host following the documentation. When I try to mount the folder in the guest the result is: $ sudo ...
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mounting and shared folder between guest machine and win 7 host

I am experiencing a problem I already shared a folder named "virtual_share" on win7 and mount it on my oracle virtual box on ubuntu with the same name. But I cannot copy anything to the shared folder ...
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Can no longer mount Guest Additions CD in Ubuntu VirtualBox guest

I've been using VirtualBox for weeks for school. Tonight, out of the blue, my virtual guest locks up and when I reset, there are so many issues. I first had an issue with my screen no longer resizing ...
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Shared folder crashing Ubuntu VM (Mac OS Host)

This is a repost from StackExchange/SuperUser (I'm not sure exactly which is best forum for this question). I have managed to set up an Ubuntu server VM which will eventually be part of a small ...
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How To: Mount Windows (Guest) shared folder in Ubuntu (Host) via Virtualbox

I've just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 and Virtualbox 4.3.6. I would like to be able to mount a windows folder in Ubuntu. I have setup the windows folder as a shared folder \\PCName\Folder. ...
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Can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu 12.10 Server Guest Virtual Box

I have filled out the shared folder options in Settings -> Shared Folders of a shared folder with a name of 'share'. It is set to automount but when I start up the guest OS, nothing is showing up in ...
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Virtual Box Ubuntu Guest mounting sshfs within shared folder

I have Windows 7 host and Ubuntu as guest (makeshift while our IT dept repairs my normal Linux box). I have setup a VirtualBox Shared folder and it correctly shares files between the two systems. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 i386 iso would not mount or burn in Mac OS X 10.9

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 i386 iso image numerous times, and when double-clicking the iso, it would come up with an "no mountable file systems" error. Disk Utility would successfully burn ...
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Virtualbox shared folder mount from fstab fails; works once bootup is complete

I've got Ubuntu 13.10 installed in Virtualbox 4.3. The host machine is Windows. I have a couple of Virtualbox shared folders being mounted by /etc/fstab. Until recently this setup worked just fine, ...
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Share wwwroot between Ubuntu and Windows (VirtualBox)

I have a VirtualBox Windows 8 installed on my Ubuntu. This Virtual is necessary to run a web server testing, so I need to edit the files in this Virtual box directly in my Ubuntu. I try a few things, ...
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179 views

Unable to Unmount partition in Virtual Box

We have ubuntu 12.04.06 LTS running on a virtual box. We are trying to unmount the partition as it takes a lot of space. We have extended the new partition in the virtual box from 8GB to 125GB. The ...
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Fix error - mount: only root can do that

I am trying to share folders between host OS and guest OS in VirtualBox as shown in this tutorial - http://helpdeskgeek.com/virtualization/virtualbox-share-folder-host-guest/ As instructed in the ...
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1answer
387 views

getting devices/media to show up in Xubuntu on VM

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox on my iMac, and have discovered that devices and optical media don't show up in the VM at all. For example, USB drives and CDs mount on my Mac OS desktop but ...
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408 views

Unable to mount shared folders

I'm getting the message: /sbin/mount.vboxsf: mounting failed with the error: No such file or directory. The command I'm executing is: sudo mount -t vboxsf -o uid=1000,gid=1000 shared_folder_name ...
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Unable to mount the CD/DVD image on VirtualBox

I'm trying to develop a website in Python, and have installed VirtualBox on my Ubuntu 13.04 host. The VirtualBox is running an Ubuntu 13.04 Django stack. I need to be able to edit the files within my ...
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How do I mount .vhd file?

I'm using 13.04 Raring amd64 and I need to mount a .vhd file on my ubuntu. I've googled about it and found that virtualbox-fuse package is the answer. But the package was deleted from apt repository. ...
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external USB drive via VirtualBox says it's busy

When I try to access an external USB flash drive with my running Ubuntu in Virtualbox, by going to the Devices -> USB section in the Virtualbox menu, it complains that the device is busy with a ...
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Mount bind with full ownership and permissions

I am using 12.10 on virtualbox. I have my windows documents folder shared through virtual box folder share. Then I wanted to use mount --bind to mount my documents folder to the ubuntu user documents ...
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1answer
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Virtualbox riddle: “FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted.”

I have installed VirtualBox on Windows host with Ubuntu (actually Xubuntu) guest. after adding 3 more hard drives (virtual hard drives), I ran ls –l /dev/sd* and there were 3 more drives: dev/sdb ...
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Changing default owner of vbox shared folders

First I am quite new to Ubuntu and trying to commit myself to it as a PHP developer. Well, I am running on a guest Xubuntu 12.10 system based on Windows7 host. I shared my web_projects folder and ...
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How to mount a VirtualBox shared folder at startup?

I have Ubuntu installed in Virtualbox. I want to mount my VirtualBox shared folder in Ubuntu automatically when I log in Ubuntu. I put the following line in my ~./bashrc and ~/.bash_profile: sudo ...
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2answers
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Mounting an external USB drive via VirtualBox?

I have an external hard drive that Windows can't open (gives an error message saying the file system is unrecognized and wants me to reformat), so I am trying to see if Ubuntu, which I am running as a ...
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284 views

Help or advice for my script

I have written the following script which you may find useful if running Ubuntu on VirtualBox and make use of NetBeans. The scripts may even be used for other VirtualBox needs as it tries to: ...
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Mount with VirtualBox erased home directory?

I have a new(ish) installation of Ubuntu in a VirtualBox, with OSX as a host machine. I was attempting to mount a shared folder into Ubuntu, so typed in the terminal: sudo mount -t vboxsf VBShare ~/ ...
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What are these files like Zone.Identifier:$DATA and how to prevent them?

I have an ext4 drive which is available to my windows XP VirtualBox as a shared folder. When working with files across ubuntu and windows I sometimes see these autogenerated files with ...
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Mount VirtualBox SharedFolder in Ubuntu VM on boot

I have a Ubuntu VM running in VirtualBox. I have a Shared Folder set up as myshare I have a folder created in my home directory (~/jamesw) as host. using the line sudo mount -t vboxsf myshare host ...
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476 views

Recovering from mount gone wrong

I was trying to break some files out of my VirtualBox install of Ubuntu, and I accidentally mounted a VirtualBox shared folder onto ~, thereby erasing the very files I was trying to get at. Is there ...
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Error mounting VirtualBox shared folders in an Ubuntu guest

I have Ubuntu 10 as the guest OS on a Windows 7 machine. I have been trying to setup shares through VirtualBox, but nothing is working. First, I create the share in VirtualBox and point it to a ...
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How can I mount a VirtualBox harddisk? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mount a Virtual Box drive image (vdi)? I have a VirtualBox harddisk, let's say here: ~/harddisk/ubuntu.vdi How can I mount it using FUSE, so that it's accessible from ...
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Mount a VirtualBox drive image (vdi)?

Is it possible to mount a VirtualBox drive image (.vdi) so the contents can be viewed in Nautilus etc.? I have a windows 2000 .vdi which won't boot ("inaccessible boot device") after upgrading from ...