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.

Oracle VM VirtualBox

VirtualBox Ubuntu Shared Folder

VirtualBox allow you to create Virtual Machines. This is useful for testing.

Here is some useful CLI commands

To list all VMS

To list currently running vms

To start a VM

To start a VM in background

To poweroff a VM