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Unable to mount folder on Ubuntu guest from Windows host (VirtualBox)

I've got a Windows host machine at work, and want to setup an Ubuntu server to do my web dev work on. I got the server up and running, but I'm trying to mount a shared folder (containing all my site ...
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How to access a shared folder in VirtualBox?

I followed the steps for sharing folders between Windows 7 and Ubuntu in VirtualBox. Despite that the folder appears with a X sign and gives me the following message when a try to open it: The ...
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Why can't I access a shared folder from within my Virtualbox machine?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 as my host system, and then on Virtualbox, I have Lubuntu 14.04. I am trying to share a folder on my host system so that my guest system can write files to it. I've followed ...
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how to copy file from host os to virtual box os? [duplicate]

Am having windows 7 in my laptop, and i have installed ubuntu 16.04 in my virtual box. For my project work i need to use some files in ubuntu virtual os, how can i copy those files to ubuntu from ...
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Can't open shared folders on a virtual box

I created a virtual box of Ubnutu 12.04 64 bit, installed on a host with the same system. I installed VirtualBox Guest Additions on the guest, and restarted the guest. However, when I try to open "...
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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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Sharing folder between Windows 10 host and Ubuntu virtual box machine

I am totally new to Ubuntu and a first timer user and been reading about this subject for a while. I have a folder on Windows that I need to be able to access from my Ubuntu VM on Virtual Box. I did ...
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Can't see shared folders in VirtualBox Ubuntu VM?

I've been using VirtualBox for the first time to run Ubuntu and am having some problems with shared folders. I've done everything that I can think of after googling and looking around but still can't ...
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Shared folder in VirtualBox (Ubuntu and Windows 7)

I want to have a directory which is accessible on both Windows 7 installed on Ubuntu host, and the Ubuntu as well. So I have installed the Virtualbox additions on both Windows and Ubuntu. Then in ...
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How to share the files from Host to Guest in virtual box? Host-ubunutu/Guest-ubuntu [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 machine on which I have installed Virtualbox with Ubuntu 12.04 as the guest OS. How can I share files between the host and guest? I have installed the guest additions also ...
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how do i set up a virtual box shared folder in an Ubuntu 18.04 VM on a windows 10 host? [duplicate]

i added a folder to the machine in VirtualBox, but from inside Ubuntu i can't get to the shared folder. host: windows 10 guest: ubuntu 18.04
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How do I install Guest Additions in a VirtualBox VM?

I've recently installed Ubuntu on Oracle's Virtualbox. Now I want to install the guest additions. I started up my Ubuntu guest OS, clicked "Devices" and chose "Install Guest Additions". Nothing ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server can't mount vboxsf

I have a windows 7 host where I'm using a Virtualbox 5.2.8. On this Virtualbox I've installed a VM with Ubuntul Server 16.04 and the Guest Additions from this version of virtualbox and I'm trying to ...
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Mount on a not empty directory [duplicate]

This may be the wrong topic since I'm working on Windows 7 with VirtualBox and my VM is an Ubuntu 17. I'm trying to share a directory between my Windows and my Ubuntu. This works fine with these ...
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Sharing folders between Ubuntu(guest) and Windows 7 (host) using VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu guest on a Windows 7 machine using VirtualBox. How can share folders between Ubuntu guest and Windows host? Thanks.

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