[Numpy-discussion] VMWare Virtual Appliance of Ubuntu with numpy, scipy, matplotlib, and ipython available

Ryan Krauss ryanlists@gmail....
Mon Jun 11 15:07:14 CDT 2007


I was able to share some folders in Windows and then browse to those
shared folders from the VMware guest Ubuntu OS.  I think there is some
default samba stuff already running looking for shared folders.  I
think I had to set something in the VMware player to say that I
trusted the guest OS to allow it to modified my files.  It was pretty
straight forward (but I am not sitting in front of that computer right
now and it isn't booted in Windows right now either, so I can't check
the exact details).

Ryan

On 6/11/07, Sven Schreiber <svetosch@gmx.net> wrote:
> Alex schrieb:
> > I run VMWare Player and it works fine - easy to setup and easy to
> > setup a Matlab replacement. I only wonder how to transfer files
> > between the Windows XP and the Ubuntu VM?
>
>
> Apart from using usb sticks (AFAIK VMware still has issues with usb 2.0
> though) I think the experts usually call a samba or ftp server on the
> linux side the cleanest solution. The ultimate thing in terms of user
> friendliness would be if the numpy virtual appliance already had that
> pre-configured!
>
> And now let the experts step forward to announce better and easier
> solutions...
>
> -sven
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