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I use my laptop TOSHIBA, 4gig RAM, more 40gig free disks spaces and Vista Home Premium 64bits with service pack 2. I installed Oracle VM VirtalBox with success, after I installed UBUNTU version 8 with success !

I need to transfer files between Vista and UBUNTU on the same laptop, how I can do that ? Can I use SAMBA ? I try to use SAMBA but it is not success ! How I can install SAMBA on UBUNTU v.8 ?

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Do you mean Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron? That's pretty old. – philshem Dec 2 '12 at 22:36
Agreed, 8.04 LTS is no longer supported. Support for 10.04 runs out in April next year. 12.04 LTS is supported until 2017 and might be a better choice. – fabricator4 Dec 4 '12 at 11:12

You need to create a shared folder on the "host" that is shared by the "guest" Go to for more information as it is rather detailed. The online user manual is here

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