Virtual Box Shared Folder between WinXP host and Ubuntu guest

This command really saved me a lot of time. Its easy enough sharing folders when both the host and guest machine are windows (Network Neighbourhood is used) But, when the host is windows XP and the guest is ubuntu you need the command: sudo mount.vboxsf [share_name] [directory - mount point eg /mnt/share/] So in my … Continue reading Virtual Box Shared Folder between WinXP host and Ubuntu guest

Virtualizing our Testlabs

The advantages of virtualizing are well known, so I won't go into much detail here. Personally, I have to use a lot of virtualization, especially when studying and testing. Nowadays we can virtualise or emulate anything. In this article I outline a menthod I used to emulate both cisco routers using GNS3, as well as … Continue reading Virtualizing our Testlabs