VMware & sharing physical NTFS partitions
Yeah, so i just installed VMware even though my system is already dual booting Hardy and Winxp. Just testing it out to see if i can live with a full linux install and virtual xp. Anyway, i'm trying to access my other ntfs drives through vmware, but haven't got a clue to be honest. Do i have to install/setup samba? Even though the drives are ntfs?
I didn't see any options in vmware for sharing physical drives. Which kind of renders it useless. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Re: VMware & sharing physical NTFS partitions
Yes, install Samba in Ubuntu and then in the Win VM set a drive as shared.
You can start by using Nautilus to share a folder or more in Ubuntu that you will be able to see in Windows, thourhg your Network, or My Network.
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