LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Suse/Novell
User Name
Password
Suse/Novell This Forum is for the discussion of Suse Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 08-26-2005, 11:15 PM   #1
crapodino
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2005
Distribution: SuSE 10
Posts: 72

Rep: Reputation: 15
Problems with vmware tools in Suse 9.3 as a guest and Win2k as host


I have win2k as the host operating system and suse prof 9.3 as a guest (virtual). I have installed the last version of vmware in win2k. In suse i have installed the vmware tools. When i pressed install vmware tools it appeared a ISO and with YaST i have installed. The problem is tha i can't use this vmware tools because i don't now where it is or what i have to do to use it. I tried writing: vmware-toolbox & but i appeared a error. I need help to use the vmware tools with this 2 OS.

I installed the vmware tools because i really need to drag and drop things for one OS to other, shared folders, etc..

thaks

crapodino
 
Old 08-27-2005, 03:15 PM   #2
crapodino
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2005
Distribution: SuSE 10
Posts: 72

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
I really have solved this problem, i could configurate the vmware tools perfectly. But, Now i have another problem. I want to drag and drop files from linux to windows o to share a folder and i can't. The opcion of drag and drop is enable and shared folder too. The thing is tha por example in linux i don't know where the shared folder is. i don' konw where to find it. Olso, if i put copy (ctrl + c) in lunux por example, i cant put paste in windows.

Please, i really need to solve this
thaks

crapodino
 
Old 08-27-2005, 04:15 PM   #3
minrich
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Isles of Man & Wight
Distribution: See signature
Posts: 548

Rep: Reputation: 40
have you started the Samba server in Suse yet? If you set security=share you should be able to share everything without drag and dropping.

Just out of interest how did you set up networking in your Suse guest set-up in VMware when you created the guest? Is it bridged and NAT'ed on a separate IP address range than the rest of your network/router?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
problems with Networking with SUSE 9.1 guest on VMWARE on W2K host blackbirddh Linux - Networking 1 08-04-2004 06:56 PM
Suse 9.1 as guest OS under vmware 4.5 (XP host): Network problems wmauss Linux - Networking 5 06-20-2004 09:54 AM
Vmware win2k host and slackware guest flava Linux - General 2 11-27-2003 07:59 AM
WIN2k VMWARE with GUEST Slackware flava Linux - General 2 11-23-2003 02:49 AM
vmware - Win2K-host & slackware-guest kud0ze Linux - General 0 01-25-2002 03:58 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:14 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration