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VirtualBox 3.1: Beginner's Guide by Alfonso V Romero

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Conventions

In this book, you will find a number of styles of text that distinguish between different kinds of information. Here are some examples of these styles, and an explanation of their meaning.

Code words in text are shown as follows: "Open a terminal window and type sudo apt-get install dkms"

A block of code is set as follows:

mkdir myshared VBoxManage sharedfolder add "UbuntuVB" --name "myshared" --hostpath "/home/aromero/myshared

Any command-line input or output is written as follows:

"C:\Program Files\Sun\VirtualBox\VBoxManage" setextradata "UbuntuVB" "VBoxInternal/Devices/pcnet/0/LUN#0/Config/webserver/Protocol" "TCP"

New terms and important words are shown in bold. Words that you see on the screen, in menus or dialog boxes for example, ...

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