VirtualBox Ubuntu Shared Folder

Once you shared a folder in VirtualBox with Ubuntu Guest, you need to install VirtualBox Guest additions, this can be done from menu.

Once this is done, in your Guest OS, you will see a CD rom, install the provided software.

Before you can use shared folder, you need to add the user you use to group vboxsf, to do this, run following command in terminal.

$USER is user name of the user you will be using. You can replace it with any user you will be using to access the shared folder.