Kenneth Adam Miller
kennethadammiller at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 05:21:34 GMT 2010
I thought that if you used the "install guest additions" in the OSE edition
that you could use usb... I know for certain that if you do that that you
can use the virtual box app at full screen and get the supported resolution
On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 9:14 PM, Gary Beach <glbeach at gmail.com> wrote:
> The issue I encountered seemed to (at least in my humble opinion) that MS
> XP is stupid and could not "see" the shared folders since they existed in a
> Linux partition. I did try to do exactly as you mention, but after killing
> about half a Saturday I chose the method I described.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Nov 10, 2010, at 7:56 PM, Brandon Perry <bperry.volatile at gmail.com>
> > Actually, there is no reason to use the evaluation version! VirtualBox
> > has a really neat feature that allows you to use folders on the host
> > system as "shared folders" on the internal network the virtual machine
> > is on.
> > It's very easy to set up, mount the usb drive in an easily accessible
> > folder (one VirtualBox can at least read, writing may not be
> > required). You can then tell VirtualBox you want to share the folder
> > as a network share with the virtual machines running.
> > Check it out, and if you have any problems, feel free to email the
> > list! It's the second best option to real USB support.
> > On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 6:30 PM, Gary Beach <glbeach at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Well, I'm new to the game, but a big advocate of Ubuntu. I've just
> >> changed companies and am in training sessions away from the metroplex
> >> currently, but expect to return soon and hope to be involved in the
> >> and Linux communities in our area.
> >> For what it's worth, I've been using an iPhone - which requires either
> >> Apple or Microsoft operating system to synch. Fortunately, Ubuntu 10.10
> >> available VirtualBox (Vbox). The version included on the distro is an
> >> and DOES NOT support USB and so forth. Go to the Virtual Box website
> >> download the install for the PUEL - Personal Use / Evaluation License
> >> your Linux release and install it. Now I can go ahead and run my Ubuntu
> >> desktop and - when necessary - invoke a virtual image of Microsoft XP to
> >> synch my iPhone.
> >> So, that's what's going on with me.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Beach
> >> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Linden <linden.940 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> The mailing list seems to have died some an the IRC has been very slow.
> >>> So whats up? Anything good been going on? I have been busy with my
> >>> company so I had been on the side lines.
> >>> Did anyone go to that meeting thing that mrand had told us about? I had
> >>> plans of going but was not able to.
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