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How to mount Dropbox folder from ubuntu guest virtualbox with rw permission

I am using windows 8.1. I installed virtualbox and set up a virtual Ubuntu 13.10 system in it. I want to shared the folder with windows. The folder is the Dropbox folder with rw permission. I can ...
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How mount remote folder on boot from virtualmachine guest onto host at boot?

On boot I want the following two things to happen in order: Start up a VirtualBox machine Mount a folder (only after the VB machine is booted) on that VB guest onto the local host machine (via ...
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Mounting a VBox shared folder as user [duplicate]

In my Windows host, I have an Arch linux VirtualBox guest. I setup a Windows folder as a shared folder in VBox. I then manage to mount the folder as type vboxsf in my guest (done in /etc/fstab), but ...
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Mac - Mount Virtual HDD Images

I know this question has been asked a million times, but all the answers are outdated and no longer work, so time to bring it up again! Currently running Mac OSX Mountain Lion 10.8.4. I need to mount ...
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Using CloneZilla to clone VM onto shared network - mount error(115): Operation in progress

Having some trouble imaging my machines. They are Virtual Machines, using Virtual Box. Notes: I can access the shared folder which is located on Machine 1 at \10.10.1.1\data. Via Machine 2. I ...
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something wrong with mount in VirtualBox

I install Gentoo as a virtual machine in VirtualBox and I use Windows 8 as the host. I share a disk in my windows system and I use mount.cifs in Gentoo to mount the disk. Everything seems fine. But ...
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Virtual Box share: Mark the file as changed on the guest when updating it on the host

OR How can I force apache to reread a file before serving it when it thinks it hasn't changed? I'm running a web server (apache2) on the latest VirtualBox with the latest CentOS install. I write ...
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My vbox shared mount will not auto mount and is only ready only?

My vbox shared mount will not auto mount and is only ready only? I am using scientific linux host and centOS guest and I am trying to share a folder I have in both accounts but the folder is only ...
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Mount a VHD (VirtualBox) in OSX

How can I mount a VHD (created in VirtualBox) of a Ubuntu Server install on my Max OSX (Mountain Lion) and allow it to be found in Finder (so I can select a folder and view it's contents). If it ...
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mount gives unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf'

I'm getting an error message mount: unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf' when trying to mount a shared folder on my guest Ubuntu machine. I have a Windows 7 machine running 4.1.22V Oracle VM VirtualBox. ...
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Execute PHP files in mounted directory from VirtualBox host system is not working

I've set up a VirtualBox with a Debian 6.0 to act as a webserver. The host machine is my PowerBook running OS X 10.7.3. Under /User/cb0/Sites I have a webproject in symfony that I used to develop ...
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Arch - VirtualBox - Use mounted ISO

I've an *.img file, that can't be converted to *.iso, because its a multi-session disk. So I simply changed the file ending to .iso. Now, I am able to mount it using the following command: mount -o ...
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Mount IMG file as CD on Mac?

I'm trying to install Windows on VirtualBox, but it's not recognizing my physical CD drive. So instead I want to mount the IMG file of the install disc as a CD (like you would with Daemon Tools or ...
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how do i make sure i have read and write access to the folder when i'm mounting it in Linux (Ubuntu) using the fstab file

follow up to How do i set up shared folders in virtual box (windows 7 host, Ubuntu guest)? i can get the folder to mount on start up, but it keeps coming up with a padlock symbol on the icon and i ...
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On a Mac, how to mount the Ubuntu installation image and install Ubuntu on VirtualBox?

On a Mac, is there a way to mount the image downloaded from Ubuntu and install Ubuntu on VirtualBox? I could download that image and burn it to a CD-R or DVD-R if at home using a PC, but I am at work ...
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How to mount a VirtualBox .vdi disk on Linux?

I am running Fedora on a VirtualBox. Sometimes to allow for performing some real hardware testing, I need to run my development environment on a physical machine. So I need the hard disk of the ...
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My virtualbox fstab will not auto-mount on reboot?

I am able to mount my drive manually like this (ubuntu): sudo mount -t vboxsf C_DRIVE /mnt/saga_c But when I try and add it to my fstab it does not mount when I restart the machine. Is there ...
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Mount Windows share on Linux boot

I'm running VirtualBox in Windows. I have Ubuntu Linux 10.04 installed as a VM. Whenever I log in I have to run to following command to mount my shared Windows web dev folder: sudo mount.vboxsf ...
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Virtualbox - permanently map share drive?

I have to manually go to My Computer and do the 'Mount a network drive..'.. even if say I map it to X: and restart, the X: reference will stay intact however when I double click the connection is ...
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Mount VirtualBox VDI disk

I have a virtual Windows 7 computer using VirtualBox on a Linux host. How can I mount this virtual pc's harddisk (VDI file) in Linux? It's a dynamic file, meaning that it only takes up as much space ...
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How to access the “Shared folders” in VirtualBox?

I am running Fedora from VirtualBox with Windows XP as the OS host. How do I mount the selected shared folder in Linux?