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I'm using ubuntu as guest system on my vmware and I've got following problem:

If I copy files from the host system (windows) into the shared folder sometimes it happens that the file permissions are broken.

$ ls -l my/path/to/whatever

drwxrwxrwx 1 user group 4096 Mai 22 11:57 myFolder

-????????? ? ?        ?           ?            ? myImage.png

The only way to fix that is to remount the shared folder but that's suboptimal

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I solved it via rebooting VMWare, but yep, it sucks.

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What does "rebooting VMware" mean? Did you reboot the virtual machine? –  Eliah Kagan Jun 13 '12 at 17:34
    
This is really a comment, not an answer to the question. You can always comment on your own posts, and once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to comment on any post. –  Stephen Myall Aug 16 '12 at 13:56

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