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I created a vm with virtualbox in windows 7, then partitioned and installed Ubuntu. I'd like to be able to access the vm I already created from Ubuntu-- is that possible?

I've looked around, found one blog post on how to do it but it was for a new vm, not an existing one.

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Do you create in ubuntu another Vm? Thats right ? If yes, than i think thats possible. You can create a shared folder from, Inside ubuntu Vm -> ubuntu vm and from ubuntu vm -> Windows. You can connect Windows and inside ubuntu with a softlink. 'ln -s' In ubuntu's shared folder where windows has Access: create a link in ubuntu vm to the path where inside ubuntu's Vm shared folder was mounted!

I hope that you understand what i mean! :)

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Nope, Ubuntu was installed on a partition on my hard drive. – Colleen Oct 15 '12 at 16:44
you must access the filesystem of ubuntu. you can try this tool:… ; you can read ext filessystems of linux. But for thing such like that, i create a third partition, that windows&linux can read e.g: fat32. and save all my things in this partition. Than its possible to access from windows&linux! – Ferit Cubukcuoglu Oct 16 '12 at 9:28
I tried mounting Windows and accessing it from there, tried exporting it from windows and importing it in Linux, and neither worked. – Colleen Oct 16 '12 at 16:08

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