Shared folder with Ubuntu guest

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Shared folder with Ubuntu guest

Postby Cubytus » 8. Feb 2009, 19:18

Hi to all,

as some people with other OSes here, I have trouble sharing a folder between my Leopard 10.5.6 and Ubuntu 8.10 running in VirtualBox 2.1.2.

Namely, I defined the shared folder as told in the manual, and tried to mount it in Ubuntu with the command:

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sudo mount -t vboxsf VBox /mnt/mak


The mount directory was created, but I end up with the following message in Ubuntu's terminal:

/sbin/mount.vboxsf: mounting failed with the error: No such device

Can anyone help out?
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Postby baf » 8. Feb 2009, 19:25

Have you installed the guest additions ?
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Postby Cubytus » 16. Feb 2009, 20:54

Yes, I have.
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Postby Sasquatch » 19. Feb 2009, 15:43

Are you sure the share is defined properly? Try it with as less complex characters as possible, so try it with lowercase characters only (a-z).
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Howto: Install Linux Guest Additions
Howto: Use Shared Folders on Linux Guest
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Postby Cubytus » 19. Feb 2009, 16:24

There...I did reduced VBox to vbox, but it didn't helo at all. There's no space in the full adress, either.

Still impossible to mount shared directory.
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