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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Chapter 4. Installing Guest Additions and Advanced Settings

Now that you learned to install and run Windows/Linux virtual machines, it's time to experience the real power of using VirtualBox: Guest Additions. And what on earth is that? Well, as you may have noticed by now, the virtual machines we have been using are not quite usable as your host, right? You need to capture the keyboard and mouse every time you want to use your virtual machine and then uncapture them when you want to use an application in your host PC.

And what if you want to copy some text from your host to your virtual machine? Isn't that clumsy little screen so annoying that you can't work decently? No need to worry anymore! Guest Additions will take care of all those annoying ...

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