Articles tagged 'Network'

Prevent host-only VirtualBox network from vanishing after suspend/resume

26 Oct 2015 | Network, Tips & Tricks, Ubuntu, VirtualBox

A simple trick prevents VirtualBox host-only networks from disappearing after resume

Sharing folders in a home network with Samba

16 Jun 2014 | Linux, Network, Samba

File and folder sharing using Samba on Linux is easy to set up, but authorizations and permissions need to be set up properly to get it to work. Here I describe how to do it for a home network.

Local file sharing with Samba and VirtualBox guests

26 Nov 2013 | Linux, Network, Samba, VirtualBox, code

VirtualBox is an excellent tool to run one or many virtual Windows machines on a Linux host. Its shared folders offer convenient access to the host file system from the virtual machines. However, shared folders may not be suitable for specialized tasks such as storing .NET application-level Office addins. In this article I describe an alternative way to share folders between the host and guest operating systems using the Samba file server.