I'm having trouble getting VMWare to enable shared folders between the host and vm as every time I try to enable it, I get the following error dialog:
VMWare Player Unable to update run-time folder sharing status: Unknown error.
I'm running ubuntu 12.04 on the VM. I've read that it is likely a VMWare Tools issue, but I've reinstalled countless times now as root, guest, my account, and still no luck. I ensured that I had done
apt-get on the prerequisites of gcc, build-essentials and such, but still to no avail. A couple of times after reinstalling VMWareTools the error dialog did not appear, but even when a shared folder was added it did not appear in the
Any help would be greatly appreciated as to potential causes/solutions.