Time for action—sharing folders between a Windows XP host and a Ubuntu guest
Now I'm going to show you how to share a folder between a Windows XP host operating system and an Ubuntu Linux guest OS (the virtual machine).
- Create a new folder on your Windows XP host, and name it
SharedVB, then open VirtualBox, start your Ubuntu Linux VM, and log into it.
- Select Devices | Shared Folders from the VirtualBox main menu:
- The Shared Folders dialog will show up next. Click on the Add Shared Folder button at the upper-right part of the dialog:
- The Add Share dialog ...