[xubuntu-users] Xubunu v-13.10 Daily Build in Oracle VirtualBox

John M Clayton clayton256 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 21:30:16 UTC 2013

I'm also running VirtualBox 4.2.18 (the latest version) and pretty much everything is working well. But I probably have the same problem mounting shared folders. I have been running 13.04 (upgraded from 12.10) for quite awhile. Yesterday I installed 13.10 and added shared folders like I did in the past. After I added the vboxsf group to my user and 'rebooted' the share mounted. However if I ls the directory, ls hangs. As far as I can tell, everything looks identical between the two virtual boxes. 

Let me know how I can help debug.

Mark Clayton

On Oct 11, 2013, at 4:07 PM, Stephen P. Molnar wrote:

> I have installed the daily build of v-13.10 in Oracle VirtualBox v-4.2.18r88780.  The installation went well without any warnings or errors as did the installation of the VB Guest Additions.
> However when I attempt to access the shared folder, sf_C_Drive, the system refuses the connection due to improper user permissions. The shared folder has the permissions root vboxsf and the user has vboxsf permission.
> Now, I have successfully installed other Linux distros in VirtualBox without any problems.  Obviously, I'm missing a critical step, but don't have the faintest idea as to what.
> Any assistance will be much appreciated.
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