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Please I wish to transfer files and folders from Windows (host) to Linux (virtual machine) using WinSCP. Any ideas?

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closed as off topic by EEAA, Zoredache, kce, John Gardeniers, Wesley Apr 27 '12 at 3:26

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Please do your homework first! – Zoredache Apr 27 '12 at 1:41
WinSCP makes it so incredibly easy and obvious I simply don't believe that you are unable to do it. – John Gardeniers Apr 27 '12 at 2:50

It's as simple as running SSHD on the Linux VM and using WinSCP to connect to it over an IP network. Nothing special. Just make sure you have a properly functioning virtual network.

A better option to transfer files to a guest would be to use VirtualBox Shared Folders.

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+1 for Vbox shared folders. – EEAA Apr 27 '12 at 1:33
@JohnGardeniers I've been here three years and it's only been in the last six months or so that I consistently check the tags. Even then, it's only because I know people leave out vital information until they're forced to tag the post before submitting it. =) Anyway... let the comment deletion begin... – Wesley Apr 27 '12 at 3:39

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