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How to Add Shared Folders in Vmware Player

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http://ubuntuguide.net – You have to add some shares to the configuration file of the virtual machine. Open the .vmx file in a text editor and add the following lines at the bottom of the file to add some random shared folders and enable the drag-and-drop feature: isolation.tools.dnd.disable = "FALSE" isolation.tools.copy.enable = "TRUE" isolation.tools.paste.enable = "TRUE" sharedFolder.maxNum = "2" sharedFolder0.present = "TRUE" sharedFolder0.enabled = "TRUE" sharedFolder0.readAccess = "TRUE" sharedFolder0.writeAccess = "FALSE" sharedFolder0.hostPath = "C:\" sharedFolder0.guestName = "C" sharedFolder0.expiration = "never" sharedFolder1.present = "TRUE" sharedFolder1.enabled = "FALSE" sharedFolder1.readAccess = "TRUE" sharedFolder1.writeAccess = "FALSE" sharedFolder1.hostPath = "/" sharedFolder1.guestName = "/" sharedFolder1.expiration = "never" You can add more or less shares, but don’t forget to change the sharedFolder.maxNum value accordingly. Don’t worry about the locations of the shared folders, they can be changed with your VMware software. Credit goes:http://chrysaor.info/?page=faq#shared_folders Share Related posts: How to install VMware Player in Ubuntu 9.10 One Click to Select all in Ubuntu Firefox address bar Install VMware Tools on ubuntu 9.04 (HowTos)