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Old 15th April 2011, 06:51 PM
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How to access shared folders in Virtual Box(Host OS is Windows7 and Guest OS -Fedora)

Hi,

I am trying to access shared folders in Virtual Box with Host OS being Windows7 and Guest OS is Fedora. Did anyone face a similar problem? I have been going through many solutions but none of them worked out. I am able to keep the required folders in Shared Folders making them Auto-Mount and Permanent. I tried to install Guest Additions from Devices, but I am not sure how to install the Guest-Additions software in Fedora. Please let me know how to proceed so that I can access files in my shared folder. Thanks in advance.
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Old 15th April 2011, 09:16 PM
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Re: How to access shared folders in Virtual Box(Host OS is Windows7 and Guest OS -Fed

Normally you would install the guest additions in the guest (fedora) not the host (windows).

Honestly, with all the hassle involved with shared folders, I personally either use a flash drive to transfer files or a network protocol, ie samba .

What how to are you following ? Normally setting up shared folders is rather trivial (it is relative to how new you are to linux).

http://www.sysprobs.com/setup-virtua...ders-fedora-14
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