Friday, December 16, 2011

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot On OS X Lion's VBox (NAT and Host-Guest Sharing Folder)

After installing Ubuntu 11.10 on Mac OS X Lion using VirtualBox, here first impression of Oneiric Ocelot



There is dock at left, like on Mac.

Network is works flawlessy, I can surf internet using firefox, its NAT configuration come by default while installing it.
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Firefox run at fullscreen(I mean ubuntu screen), just like Lion's or iPad's Safari (Lion's version of firefox didn't auto fullscreen yet). We can windowed-mode-ed it by hovering mouse at top edge of screen, it'll show menu-bar too

Hover mouse at top
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It's windowed firefox

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 If we click dash home, we'll got launchpad like (just like iPad or Lion's launchpad). At second tab, there's apps available to download.

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 To access shared folder on Lion named vbox, I opened terminal by clicking Dash home and type terminal on search box
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 First create directory
aravir@aravir-VirtualBox:~$mkdir vbox

mount shared vbox on lion using this command
aravir@aravir-VirtualBox:~$sudo mount -t vboxsf vbox vbox 

at screenshot you know it generate error because ubuntu did'nt recognize vboxsf filesystem. To introduce it, guest addition must be installed.
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Failed. Guest addition need root privilege.
aravir@aravir-VirtualBox:~$cd /Media/VBOXADDITIONS_4.1.6_74713
$sudo ./VBoxLinuxAdditions.run

After guest addition installed and the system restarted (it's support full screen on my Macbook monitor now), retype the command above, and done

 Vbox directory before mounted
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After mounted
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