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Fedora install in Virtualbox expands to fill drive

I recently completed a Fedora 19 install on an 8GB virtual drive in VirtualBox. For some reason though, it appears as though I have run out of space! Surely my 951MB Fedora .iso can't have expanded ...
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Vagrant shared folder and file change events

I have ubuntu virtual machine that I'm accessing through Vagrant. On my host (Mac OSX), there is a folder with couple of files, that I share to virtual machine. In that virtual machine, I want to use ...
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Recovering a VHD after resizing it using VBoxManage

I am using VirtualBox 4.1.18 and had a virtual machine running Windows 8 RC with a single VHD, which was initially sized at 25GB (too small!). After installing the OS and some applications I ran out ...
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VirtualBox: vboxsf filesystem wrongly detected as readonly?

I have VirtualBox (Windows XP host) running a CentOS 6.0 virtual machine, with one shared folder. Here is the list of mounted devices: [root@localhost ~]# mount -l ... www on /media/sf_www type ...
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Input/output error in CentOS 6.0 (VirtualBox 4.1.6, Windows XP)

I'm running a virtualized CentOS machine, which has been running pretty well so far. Today, I noticed that some PHP extensions were missing, and realized that the problem was coming from unreadable ...
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Do I need a journalling filesystem for both host and guest operating systems when using virtualization?

Using VirtualBox, I've got a few Linux guests for different distros running on an Ubuntu host. What filesystem layout will give the best performance? Is it worth it to set up a different partition ...
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virtualbox, writing to the host system

Does anyone know whether there is a way to speed up writing to a shared folder on the host system. The host is running Ubuntu 10.10 and the guest is CentOS 5.5 and I have noticed a considerable ...
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What's the best file-system for storing virtual machine images?

I'm planning how to partition my hard drive. I want to have 2 partitions - one for Ubuntu, the main operating system, and the other for virtual machine images, as I want to run virtual machines of ...