I connected to a wireless point and use "ifconfig" but I don't see any IP in eth0. Where's my IP address? Sorry if this is a silly question. :)
I want to use "ping" in Virtualbox Windows 7 guest. Which IP should I type in that machine?
The easiest way to get this is to just open up your connection information from the appindicator, like this:
That brings up your local IP address. Note that this isn't your IP address on the Internet, just your local address. You can always go to whatismyip.com for an easy way to see it.
In your screenshot, eth0 is an Ethernet connection, and wlan0 is your wireless connection. To get your IP address in the Windows virtual machine, try typing
In this example, my guest sees the Ubuntu host as
It may be that the VM sees it as a wired connection, even on a laptop with the host using wifi.