ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Jun 30 06:11:44 UTC 2010
On Tue, 2010-06-29 at 19:01 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 06/29/2010 06:40 PM, Verde Denim wrote:
> > I wanted to build a vm of bt4 on my netbook external drive, but with limited
> > (3) usb ports and needing two for each of the drive and the external cd/dvd
> > drives, I am looking into mounting the iso on the local file system to
> > install into a vitrualbox machine.
> > Upon downloading the iso, I checked the context menu of the file, and there
> > is an entry labeled _Open with Archive Mounter_ but selecting this action
> > doesn't seem to yield the results I was looking for (unless i'm missing
> > something).
> > I did find this article -
> > http://www.ubuntugeek.com/mount-and-unmout-iso-images-without-burning-them.htmlon
> > mounting through Nautilus, but was wondering -
> > Has anyone tried these and found them useful?
> > Am I missing something about the Archive Mounter?
You don't need to take any special action to use an iso with Virtualbox.
You just tell it to use the iso file instead of a CD.
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