Virtual Box Tips

Mount a shared folder on a linux (Debian) guest:

  1. Make sure you have already installed the Virtual Box Guest Additions.
  2. Set up a ‘transient’ folder via the Virtual Box GUI (Devices > Shared Folders)
  3. In a terminal window in the linux guest, run:
    sudo mount -t vboxsf name_of_shared_folder_in_VBox ~/directory_in_guest_os/

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