Its a Step by step picture tutorial for sharing files and folder in between Host linux (ubuntu 11.04) and windows vitrual machine running inside ubuntu 11.04.
First install VM virtual box guest add-on before continuing. To do so first boot the windows virtual machine which is inside the HOST Ubuntu machine , then click on devices on the upper left corner and then click Install Guest additions (cltl+D) , this will download and install addition into the windows xp virtual machine. Restart your virtual machine after Guest addition is installed.
It is been always considered difficult to do networking between Linux and windows machine, this is because we are very much familiar with the operation of windows operating systems, and Linux does not work exactly as windows does. So naturally everyone faces a bit difficulty with concepts of Linux machine and hence a TAG “NOT USER FRIENDLY” , well I think it is not true , its just because we are not much aware with Linux systems. Many times I have been asked by my fellow mates about, How to share files and folder in-between linux and a windows virtual machine in it, so I have decided to make a simple step by step tutorial for sharing files and folder between windows virtual machine running inside Linux machine.
OK then then lets Continue with steps one by one.
NON PICTURE ( THEORY VERSION)
Step 1: Start VM Vitrual Box OSE on Ubuntu 11.04
Start VM Vitrual Box OSE on Ubuntu 11.04 BY Clicking on VIRTUALBOX OSE on your UBUNTU 11.04