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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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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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Access Windows 8 partition via virtualbox

I have an Asus K55a laptop which is currently dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm trying to access my windows 8 partition without restarting, with VirtualBox. To clarify: Windows 8 ...
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File sharing from GUEST VirtualBox ( 12.04 ) to HOST ( 10.04 )

I've completed 90% of this walkthrough: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VirtualBox/SharedFolders#Getting_VBoxLinuxAdditions.iso ... and I'm currently in the " Prepare Guest " section. Where this ...
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Copying files from Ubuntu guest to Windows host [duplicate]

I want to transfer files from my Ubuntu (installed on VirtualBox Version 5.1.26) to Windows 7 host. I'm able to copy files from my host to guest using Shared Clipboard but I want to copy the other way ...
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can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu guest : vboxsf failed with the error : no such device

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox 5.0 on Windows 10. I installed guest-additions (virtualbox-guest-additions and virtualbox-guest-addition). When i try to mount a shared folder, it fails with the ...
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Can I access files between a ubuntu 14.04 guest and a mac host on virtualbox guest additions?

I suspect it cannot be done. The closest 'answer' I found was VirtualBox 4.3 Guest Additions on OSX guest but I would like to go with Ubuntu 14.04 guest on a iMac host. I have not been successful in ...
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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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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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Folder share in ubuntu as guest on Windows 7

I have a problem with setting Shared Folders. Using VirtualBox 4.3.10, with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as gust on Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit. After first attempt I was not able to see shares I set using ...
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How to access the shared folder in Virtual Box?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I make a "Server12.04" named folder on my Host machine desktop & shared the same in Virtual Box (...
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How to navigate to Windows 7 shared folders from Ubuntu guest with terminal?

I'm running a VirtualBox with Ubuntu 64-bit, configured as a Bitnami Djangostack. I'm running this within a Windows 7 64-bit host. Though my VirtualBox is what runs the server, I'd like my website ...
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Can't mount shared folder in VirtualBox

I needed to share a folder between Ubuntu 16.04 guest and Windows host in VirtualBox. However, the terminal shows the following output: $ sudo mount -t vboxsf Ubuntu WinLinShare /sbin/mount.vboxsf: ...
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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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