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Share Folder between Host OS and Virtual Box and Guest OS

Follow these steps to get shared folder between host OS and guest OS in Virtual Box. Gues OS being Ubuntu

Go to Devices -> Shared Folders -> Shared Folder Settings


Click Folder with a plus sign to add new shared folder


Give Auto-mount as YES


Give access Full


Click Ok


On your host machine, have a folder ready to be shared

Ex: SharedFolderUbuntu


Go to Guest OS


Devices -> Insert guest Additions CD image

Go to terminal

Run sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run


Create a folder to be shared eg. SharedFolderWin


Run mount -t vboxsf SharedFolderUbuntu ~/Desktop/SharedFolderWin










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