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If samba does not work, then you should try over ssh: from terminal install ssh server: sudo apt-get install openssh-server Then on the client computer just open nautilus and press CTRL + L and write: sftp://host_username@serverip Then , copy what you need.
as I see it you only have one option, that is to plug in the external harddrive to your laptop, ubuntu do got a cloud service but it would take too long for you to move all of it
They are still written on your hard drive, the computer just doesn't know they are there. The file will be written on the hosts HDD. You may be able to get some recovery application to get back the file. But if people are writing on the drive often, then it will probably have been over-written.
what about sharing a directory on Win VM and reach it via smb? If your PCs (physical and vitual one) are on the same network (and I can't see why not), you just have to share a directory on windows and reach it from linux via samba, writing: smb://WindowsIPAddress/share in your file manager (nautilus or whatever you use). Vice versa, you can share a ...
The exact steps will vary depending on what VM solution you are using, but the general concept is usually the same. Typically a hidden virtual network is used to enable shared network folder or drive. How to enable a shared folder in VMware Player: [Windows 8 - Core X86-64 host][Ubuntu 12.04 - Desktop X86-64 guest] How to enable a ...
You set proxy of firefox 127.0.0.1:8000 on [X]? Try to set proxy 192.168.5.110 and port 8000 because that ip is on [S] witch is proxy.
Do a Google search on VNC and go from there. In short: you need a vnc-server running on your Ubuntu laptop and a vnc-client on the Pi
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