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Lori Kaufman April 30, You may need to transfer files between the host and the guest. You must enable shared folders to do this, which are available by installing VirtualBox guest additions software see our article for instructions on how to do this.
To do this, first make sure the guest machine is powered off. Then, select the guest machine in the list on the left of the VirtualBox Manager and click Settings on the toolbar. On the Settings dialog box, click Shared Folders in the list of options on the left.
On the Shared Folders screen, click the folder button with the plus sign to add a folder. The Browse For Folder dialog box displays. Navigate to the folder you want to share between the host and the guest, select it, and click OK. The path to the selected folder is inserted in the Folder Path edit box.
The name of the folder automatically becomes the Folder Name, but you can change this name if you want. To have the selected folder automatically mounted in the guest machine when you boot it, select the Auto-mount check box.
The selected folder displays in the Folders List.
Click OK to close the dialog box. Now, make sure the guest machine is still selected in the VirtualBox Manager and click Start to boot it. Once the guest machine is booted, open Nautilus File Manager by clicking the file cabinet on the Unity bar on the left side of the desktop. In the Devices list on the left, click Computer and then double-click the Media folder on the right.
If you double-click on that folder, the following dialog box displays. This is because there is one more task to perform before you can access the shared folder. In addition to users in Ubuntu, there are also groups.
Before you can access any shared folders, you must add yourself to the vboxsf group. All the groups of which the specified user is a member display. Now, when you access the shared folder in the Media folder as described above, you should see any files in that exist in that folder on the host machine.
You can also copy files into and out of this folder.VirtualBox is a program that allows you to run multiple operating systems (guests) on one computer (the host computer).
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