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MOUNT.VBOXSF(8) System Administration Utilities MOUNT.VBOXSF(8)

NAME

mount.vboxsf - x86 virtualization solution

SYNOPSIS

mount.vboxsf [OPTIONS] NAME MOUNTPOINT

DESCRIPTION

Mount the VirtualBox shared folder NAME from the host system to MOUNTPOINT.
-w
mount the shared folder writable (the default)
-r
mount the shared folder read-only
-n
do not create an mtab entry
-s
sloppy parsing, ignore unrecognized mount options

-o OPTION[,OPTION...] use the mount options specified

Available mount options are:

rw
mount writable (the default)
ro
mount read only
uid=UID
set the default file owner user id to UID
gid=GID
set the default file owner group id to GID
ttl=TTL
set the "time to live" to TID for the dentry
dmode=MODE
override the mode of all directories to (octal) MODE
fmode=MODE
override the mode of all regular files to (octal) MODE
umask=UMASK
set the umask to (octal) UMASK
dmask=UMASK
set the umask applied to directories only
fmask=UMASK
set the umask applied to regular files only
iocharset CHARSET
use the character set CHARSET for I/O operations (default set is utf8)
convertcp CHARSET
convert the folder name from CHARSET to utf8

Less common used options:

noexec,exec,nodev,dev,nosuid,suid
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