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

Alex alex.liberzon@gmail....
Tue Jun 12 02:48:10 CDT 2007


The instructions here are clear and easy to follow:
http://www.spywareinfo.com/articles/vmware/basharing.php
Hence, I was able to install the ftp server on Ubuntu and exchange my
files in real-time in Windows. I use vsftpd on Ubuntu and Wincp on
Windows.

best
Alex

On Jun 11, 7:18 pm, "Bill Baxter" <wbax...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The SMB *client* is installed by default in ubuntu.
> You have to add the smb server separately using apt-get or the
> synaptic package manager.
>    sudo apt-get install samba
> After you install the smb server, go to System->Administration->Shared
> Folders and add a shared folder.
> Then from a console run
>    sudo smbpasswd -a <yourloginhere>
> and after that restart samba
>    sudo /etc/init.d/samba restart
>
> At least that's what worked for me.
> I find it a lot easier to be able to do the sharing/copying from the
> Windows side using Explorer than the ubuntu side using the Gnome file
> thing.  But YMMV.  It's nice to have both pathways set up.
>
> On 6/12/07, Ryan Krauss <ryanli...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 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 <sveto...@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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