16 August, 2016

virtual machine shared folder permission


When using Ubuntu on Virtual Box, you can share a folder between Windows Hosta and Ubunut Guest, after doing the sharing, you need to set the permission so that it can be accessed using the normal user login



You need to type the followinf command to add the permission for the normal user to access it

sudo usermod -aG vboxsf <youruser_name>

or

sudo usermod -aG vboxsf `whoami`


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