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Windows 7: problem in sharing folder in linux in sun virtua box

10 May 2010   #1

windows 7 rtm ultimate build 7600 x86
 
 
problem in sharing folder in linux in sun virtua box

i m using sun virtual box software in my win 7 ultimate build 7600 and has also installed many linux distros in it and also installed the vbox guest plug-in.
but i m unable to create shared folder inside those distros as i hav created in the xp(inside vbox). is thees any way to do so????


any help will be highly obliged.....

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10 May 2010   #2

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Care to explain a bit more? What do you mean by "share"?

zzz2496
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10 May 2010   #3
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

It is really Difficult ! That's why I use VMWare ! I can share host files in xp guest, but in a linux guest... I failed
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10 May 2010   #4

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

No Arc, creating a samba share under Linux is very easy... When all fails, install Webmin... you'll be sharing in no time...

zzz2496
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10 May 2010   #5

windows 7 rtm ultimate build 7600 x86
 
 

suppose if i activate my shared folder in the virtual xp then i can play music files etc frm my host machine(windows 7) music folder(which i will share).

so i want to do the same in my linux(which is virtually installed). so that i can also play the songs in my music folder from the linux's player.

hope so now u got it what i want to do actually.
plz help!!!
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10 May 2010   #6

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Set the networking to "bridge" to simplify things, you might need to set a static IP address on the VM. In Windows 7, DO NOT TOUCH ANY OF THE SHARING PROPERTIES, let it at default. Create a share of your music folder, make sure you have a dedicated user for that share (and put a password on that user), make sure that that user can access the music folder and play everything in Windows, set the permission for that user to at least can "read" your music folder (under security tab), and that user listed in the sharing tab->advanced sharing.

zzz2496
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10 May 2010   #7
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
No Arc, creating a samba share under Linux is very easy... When all fails, install Webmin... you'll be sharing in no time...

zzz2496
Thanks , pal ! I'll try webmin
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10 May 2010   #8

windows 7 rtm ultimate build 7600 x86
 
 

what is webmin?????????
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10 May 2010   #9
Arc

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scorpionking View Post
what is webmin?????????
Webmin
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10 May 2010   #10

Windows7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzz2496 View Post
No Arc, creating a samba share under Linux is very easy... When all fails, install Webmin... you'll be sharing in no time...

zzz2496
Thanks , pal ! I'll try webmin
You're welcome. I install Webmin first time after I install any Linux that I use. It simplify system administration

zzz2496
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