kubuntu - network share drive configure

Howard Coles Jr. dhcolesj at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 23:04:09 UTC 2007

On Thursday 18 October 2007 12:30:51 am Donn wrote:
> > > Well, I have just the opposite setup (Windows XP in a VMWare virtual
> > > machine on a Kubuntu box), and I access the Windows XP drive using
> > > Samba. Have you tried that?
> On Samba I'll give my obligatory answer "abandon all hope" (unless you have
> scads of time to hack.)
> Why not try something more direct?
> 1. setup an FTP server
> 2. setup Apache and access folders in a browser
> 3. setup ssh (much easier than samba).
> You can do all three on both osses (is that even a word?) and that will
> give you good to and fro. There are some nice easy free apps for Windows
> ssh - putty is a good start.
> I know that on qemu (another vm thing) you can setup networking between the
> vm-os and the host, perhaps there's something like it in vmware.
> hth
> /d

I hate to hear that you have had so much trouble with SAMBA, but my experience 
has been rather decent.   And, all of the things you mention are Ok, IF you 
are wanting to access the Kubuntu machine FROM Windoze, but he's wanting to 
go the other way around.  Read the OP.  

See Ya'
Howard Coles Jr.
John 3:16!

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