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Wed Jun 30 09:53:47 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 2:11 AM, Tony Pursell
<ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk>wrote:
> 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
> > > (3) usb ports and needing two for each of the drive and the external
> > > 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
> > > is an entry labeled _Open with Archive Mounter_ but selecting this
> > > doesn't seem to yield the results I was looking for (unless i'm missing
> > > something).
> > > I did find this article -
> > >
> > > mounting through Nautilus, but was wondering -
> > > Has anyone tried these and found them useful?
> > > Am I missing something about the Archive Mounter?
> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ManageDiscImages
> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountIso#Mounting%20ISO%20Files
> > <
> > http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/furiusisomount
> 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.
Thanks for the reply. Yep. I figured that out after trying to use a mounted
iso... Unmounting and going through some vbox text gave me the rest of what
I was after - thanks.
10.04 running on a Samsung N220 with virtual box machines on an external 1Tb
SATA3 - not a bad portable setup so far...
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