There is actually no need to setup samba on the VM - you can use the
shared folders capability of VMWare Tools which is already installed on the VM. However I am not sure if you are using the free VMware player - this feature may not be available on it?<br>
Kon<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 2/20/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Mike Cowlishaw</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Very many thanks for setting up a VMWare appliance for maemo! This allowed<br>me to compile and run the canonical 'Hello world' example in just a few<br>hours -- I hadn't run Linux for a few years; it's good to be back :-).
<br><br>I'm running as a virtual machine on a Windows XP host, and I think the one<br>think I need before being able to start a serious application port to the<br>N800 is to be able to share files easily between the virtual machine and the
<br>XP host. I'm almost there, but not quite:<br><br>I installed Samba using the synaptic package install, then used Share<br>Folders to set a share for my home directory (and also set the workgroup<br>name for my local network). All seemed to take, but:
<br><br> -- I cannot see any of the Windows machine (or myself) in the Windows<br> Network on Ubuntu<br><br> -- from the Windows side, I can see the machine UBUNTU-MAEMO (so I think<br> Samba is running OK) -- but when I try and connect to the share the
<br> Password dialog just gets re-presented, as though the user and password<br> are wrong.<br><br>Any ideas?<br><br></blockquote></div><br>