Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

What is the easiest way to share folders from a Server Install of Ubuntu (no x-windows) running inside VMWare, to the host computer running OSX?

share|improve this question
up vote 1 down vote accepted

Setting up an NFS share on OS X for the Ubuntu VM would be the easiest way to do it.

share|improve this answer
Adding a "host only" network interface device to the VM would allow this regardless of network connectivity (meaning the share will be non-LAN dependent) – wayoutmind Jan 13 '10 at 17:58
Good thinking Christian, completely forgot about that (duh moment :D) Brad, a detailed overview on setting up Ubuntu+sharing folders in OS X is here: – wayoutmind Jan 13 '10 at 18:23

you can use vmwares shared folder.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.