Aside: VirtualBox and NFS for Web Development

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If you’re using VirtualBox for web development and sync data between the host and guest VMs using folder sharing via Guest Additions, you might have noticed that VirtualBox is not too good ad syncing files and some of them tend to get lost too.

Here’s a good tutorial on Setting Up NFS in Ubuntu¬†which turned out to be a great alternative, works crazy fast, no permissions issue, syncs very well and easy to snapshot too!