Notes on Installing GlueX Software on a Fedora 25 VirtualBox

Installing JLab certificate into system. Otherwise dnf cannot reach Fedora repositories.

To remove disk from virtual drive, use pull down next to “Optical Drive”

A dnf update of fedora 25 in VirtualBox VM gives “black screen”. No way to see if input is being input or not.

 

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sharing folders with host in virtualbox

This is with a Linux host and a Windows guest.

In virtual machine window, upper dropdown menu:
Devices
Shared Folders…

On Shared Folders interface:
Icon: folder with a plus sign

In folder dialog:
Folder Path field, use dropdown arrow, select Other…, pick a folder in host chooser window

Give it a name in the Folder Name field.

Make Permanent if you do not want to do this every time.

Auto-mount if you do not want to mount every time.

To mount on virtual machine:
In a DOS window type:
net use x:\\vboxsvr\<drive name>