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What I am trying to do is download files from windows 7 on VMware to host, which is Ubuntu. I want to know is there anyway I can do this without FTP? I tried enable file sharing with VMware but it would only allow me to share from host to guest not from guest to host. I need a little help please.

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closed as off topic by mikewhatever, belacqua, Ringtail, stephenmyall, hhlp Nov 28 '12 at 10:52

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If you want to share from guest to host, why not use some tiny tools like:

HFS - just drag and drop the folder you want to share (can also set upload) and access via HTTP (provided that you use bridge or NAT, host can communicate with guest)

everything (search/indexing tool ,which also provides FTP, HTTP service)

If guest is also Linux, sshfs would be a good and easy choice.

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