[PLUG] ubuntu installation through virtual box

Sriram Narayanan sriramnrn at gmail.com
Thu Dec 25 10:33:32 PST 2008


On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 5:18 PM,  <shailshinde24 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have windows as the host operating system and I have installed ubuntu
> 8.04 on it as guest os using virtual box.
> I have created a separate 8 gb drive for ubuntu .
> But I cannot access the other drives which do not belong to ubuntu (eg
> C ,D,E,etc).

This is because the Windows C, D and E drive are not visible to
Ubuntu. Only that 8 GB disk is visible.

> So what is the solution for it. ???

You could share the drives on Windows, and access these via Ubuntu's
network tools.

> And also while installing the virtual box software on my windows ,it
> encountered a step saying this device has not passed windows logo testing.
> I continued anyway . Is there any risk?

No, this is not a risk with VirtualBox - they perform a lot of testing
before they release anything.

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