How to share folders between Windows and Ubuntu using VMware Player
- Create a folder in your Windows file system that you want to use as the share. …
- Power down the VM shutting down Ubuntu.
- Select your VM in VMware Player and click Edit virtual machine settings.
- In the Options tab click Shared Folders in the left hand pane.
Setting Up the Shared Folder
- Select the guest machine you wish to share files with.
- Click Settings > Shared Folders.
- Right-click and select Add Shared Folder and use the following settings: Folder Path: Click the dropdown arrow, select Other, and navigate to the folder you would like to share. …
- Click OK.
In VirtualBox, go to the Devices menu -> Shared Folders menu -> Shared folders settings. In the window that opens, on the right side, you will find the button to add a new shared folder. Click on it. And select the folder you want to share between systems.
Way 1: Create a shared folder to transfer files between Windows and VirtualBox
- Step 1: Locate to the folder you want to share.
- Step 2: Right-click on it and select Properties.
- Step 3: Under Sharing tab, click on Advanced Sharing.
- Step 4: Check the box of Share this folder and tap on OK.
Within VMWare Workstation, choose your virtual machine and click on Player > Manage > Virtual Machine Settings. Click on Options > Shared Folders. You can then choose a sharing option under Folder Sharing. Click on Add to set up your shared folder and follow the on-screen instructions in the Add Shared Folder Wizard.
Ubuntu 10.04 host
- Create a folder on the Host computer (ubuntu) that you would like to share, for example ~/share.
- Boot the Guest operating system in VirtualBox.
- Select Devices -> Shared Folders…
- Choose the ‘Add’ button.
- Select ‘/home/<user>/share’ for Folder Path.
- Select ‘share’ for Folder Name.
Select the virtual machine and select Player > Manage > Virtual Machine Settings. On the Options tab, select Shared Folders. Select a folder sharing option.
Go to the Options tab and select the Shared Folders option:
- Under Folder sharing, choose a sharing option. …
- The Add Shared Folder Wizard opens. …
- Type the path on the host system to the directory you want to share and specify its name:
- Select shared folder options:
- View a shared folder.
How do I transfer files from Ubuntu to Windows VirtualBox?
Virtualbox: Share A Folder in Ubuntu Host to Windows Guest
- Navigate to Shared Folders in left pane.
- Click ‘Adds new shared folder’ button in the right.
- In next pop-up dialog do: Folder Path, choose a folder in the Host OS to share with. Folder Name, auto generated after chosen folder. Enable ‘Auto-mount’.
- Open VirtualBox.
- Right-click your VM, then click Settings.
- Go to Shared Folders section.
- Add a new shared folder.
- On Add Share prompt, select the Folder Path in your host that you want to be accessible inside your VM.
- In the Folder Name field, type shared.
- Uncheck Read-only and Auto-mount, and check Make Permanent.
Add Shared folder
- In VirtualBox Manager select your Virtual Machine (VM)
- Settings >> Shared Folders >> Add new shared folder.
- Folder path: path to the folder to be shared with your VM.
- Folder name: name of the shared folder to be displayed in your VM.