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    VMware player on XP and Linux appliance

    I just install VMware player on my XP machine and use one of the linux appliance. It works like a charm. I just wonder if i create a file in the linux environment, says a.txt, will i be able to view the a.txt from the XP machine.

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    Linux Enthusiast likwid's Avatar
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    Dec 2006
    Not unless you save it to a commonly accessible place, like on an sd card or a separate HDD formatted with something like FAT32.

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    Linux Engineer Thrillhouse's Avatar
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    Jun 2006
    Arlington, VA, USA
    I'm not sure about VMware player. But in VMware Workstation, you can create shared folders in between your host machine and the virtual machine. I don't see why this functionality would be excluded from VMware Player, try looking in /mnt/hgfs in the virtual machine for any shared folders between the two. That's usually where mine are located (if you have shared folder support enabled).

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