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    Hi All,

    I am new to Linux, installed Linux on PC but when am trying to copy data from windows 7 to Linux (by using drag and drop mechanism) i can't able to copy.

    Error message: Getting vmware unable to copy, Can anyone help me..

    Thanks

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    Hi and Welcome !

    Have you installed Vmware Tools? Cut/Copy/Paste or Drag/Drop between Host/Guest OSes doesn't work without Vmware Tools.
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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    unable to copy data from windows to linux

    Hi

    Thanks for the reply!! I installed only vmware but i am not aware of any vmware tools, Can you please let me know any tools for copying?

    Thanks

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    You will find more detailed info by Googling for "how to install vmware tools in arch linux."

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