Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Mount drive in Virtualbox - XP host, Linux guest

After installing the operating system and the guest additions in both guest and host operating system, open a terminal a use the following command to mount the drive you would like to share from your Windows machine, in this case the drive letter T you shared in the virtual machine properties:
sudo mount.vboxsf T_DRIVE ~/Vbox
Prior to this, you should have created a folder in your Home directory called "Vbox". After the command, browse the directory "Vbox" to find your files on the "T" partition drive.