(Off-topic) Software Information: "AutoCad for linux"
dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 07:27:17 UTC 2007
On 09/01/07, Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> > > Well, I recently played with Debian Etch in vmplayer, and used ssh/scp to
> > > share files between host and vm. Worked quite well - I was able to use
> > > "connect to server" with ssh/sftp and Nautilus. I imagine in KDE one could
> > > use "fish" in Konqueror - similar functionality.
> > To what address are you connecting? I'd love to be able to access the
> > 'Windows' machine in konqueror, as that seems to be what you are doing
> > (in nautilus). Is there no way, however, to access the real file
> > system in the Windows VM?
> Can't comment on the Windows-specific question, but this is what I did to
> use ssh and "connect to server" :
> 1. Run /sbin/ifconfig -a on the host and guest, to see what network and
> device are being used - in my case the device on the host (ubuntu) was
> vmnet8 , and eth0 on the guest ( Debian Etch)
> 2. Make the guest accessible from the host by bringing the host interface
> up on Ubuntu ( host)
> sudo ifconfig vmnet8 up
> 3. Make sure openssh-server was installed and running (listening) on the
> guest and host. So, on the Debian guest running in vmplayer:
> sudo aptitude install openssh-server
> (I already had openssh-server on Ubuntu.)
> 4. Test from the host
> ssh myusername at ip-of-vmware-guest # Actually I added the IP of the guest
> to /etc/hosts with the guest's hostname on Ubuntu, so I don't have to
> remember the number :)
> 5. From Ubuntu, run "Connect to server" and input IP or hostname of
> guest, password etc. Port 22 ... Same on the guest Debian system
> 6. That's it really - works in both directions. Of course I assume other
> protocols should work too, properly configured.
Excellent, thanks. At least I now have a starting point.
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