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How do you get Virtual Box Shared Folders to work on Windows 7 / Fedora Core?

Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I am trying to get shared folders to work in Sun Virtual box in WIndows 7.  It seems that I am forced to put everything in C:\Program Files\Sun\Virtual Box or the application will not allow updates.  That is very frustrating.  Any way around that?

Second, I tried to mount the drive in Fedora Core by typing mount -t vboxsf share mountpoint and I had the error message that the mount point didn't exist.  I tried the Guest editions directions in Sun virtual box to do things like "Sudo apt-get install dkms" and I was told that apt-get didn't exist.  I'm not an expert Linux user so you may need to be a little patient with me.

Thanks ahead of time.

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