I have Installed Backtrack(an Ubuntu based linux) on VMware and I have a file on main host(win 7) which I want to send to this virtual machine. What should I do?
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There are 2 ways 2 transfer file from windows to Linux (backtrack)
1 . install ssh on backtrack and on windows Install filezilla then u can transfer file from windows to backtrack
2 . install vmware guest tools & poweroff backtrack & share folder in Vmware as shown in pic
add folder from your windows & that will be Shared
now in start backtrack & login
the shared folder will be in /mnt/hgfs/
Through ssh on backtrack (if not installed )
then edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config
save & exit
then from windows open filezilla
in host type the ip address of backtrack user name root password "toor" (if not changed)
& then u can transfer file from windows to backtrack