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To access hidden Windows fileserver in local network

I know the name of the network, my username and password. The network is on Windows-7s filesharing. However, I cannot see in FileBrowser, the network because it is apparently hidden. I have done ...
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Linking to local files on a Windows file server share

I tried to find a similar topic, but failed to do so. So I am asking the question here. At our company I am running a pilot to get Ubuntu on our machines, as it would solve a lot of our problems. ...
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Samba File Server Configuration and Sync for Redundancy

I have two boxes which I installed Samba on. For now, I have a single user that access the server, however, I need to expand as to deploy in a production network. Below is what I want to achieve. ...
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How to Setup GPT for 3TB

I have a 3TB HDD that I want to run Ubuntu 14.10 server as a file server. How can I format the drive so it will work?
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OpenVPN Will not Create a Tun0 Interface

I've followed all of the appropriate steps under Server Installation and Simple Server Setup according to the Ubuntu14.04 guide, but in the last step I run openvpn on the server (command: service ...
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I wish to have a structure, wherein I have an UBUNTU Server machine, and my Agents connect to the same using Thin clients. How can I do that

Well I use a structure in my organisation which is as below. I have a Windows Server 20 Agents connect to that server through a Thin Client using RDP and Terminal Services. Now I want to replace the ...
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Installing Ubuntu GNOME (server) 14.04 [closed]

I am working in a new company now, and my boss asked me if there is a way of having a server with the same features as Windows without the costs. The server should have Active Directory, DHCP server, ...
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How can I view all the folders currently mounted through sshfs?

I mounted several folders through sshfs and I lost track of them. Can anyone guide me how do I list all the folders that are currently mounted using sshfs?
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Create a file server that is accessible from the internet

I want to turn my Ubuntu computer into a server that allows users to download files from it over the internet. However, I want to have it setup so people can just download files by connecting to its ...
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ReiserFS NFS for Windows and Ubuntu

So I got a new 2TB HDD for Christmas and I wanted to make an NFS with it. My uncle is a computer nerd, but also a teacher and a little hard to catch for a question, but he showed me how to set up an ...
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OS X Mavericks Won't Connect To Ubuntu Server (Netatalk, Avahi)

I'm really sorry for posting this. I know it may have been asked a thousand times. I have googled like crazy and I'm on the verge of desperation here. Basically, I followed this guide: ...
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Is it possible to clone a machine by “restoring” the backup of the existing machine to the new machine? [duplicate]

I am wondering if the following is possible and exactly how I should go about it: I have machine 'A' (dual core i5 2.3 GHz) with Ubuntu 12.04LTS installed and configured just the way I like it. I ...
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Ubuntu LTS as a fileserver with Samba4 PDC [closed]

I am a die hard Debian fan when it comes to servers, however, the 5 year LTS support and the ability to install fresh packages such as samba4 on a server environment sounds very tempting. How Reliable ...
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How to migrate all users to an new server

My file server which is running Linux Ubuntu 12.01, contains more than 30 users and its samba user accounts. Now I have an brand new machine, and want move all those user accounts from the old ...
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Should I install 12.04 or 10.10 on a laptop with 512MB of RAM?

I would like to like to install Ubuntu on my old HCL laptop. Its hardware specifications are as follows: Processor: Intel Dual Core T2080 RAM: 512MB DDR2 HDD: 80GB GPU: ATI Radeon Xpress Series ...
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Why is Samba Access from Windows So Slow?

I have set up a file server using Ubuntu 12.04 Server. The purpose is to serve several network drives to Windows users that have heretofore been served by numerous NAS drives. I have Samba set up ...
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Can I use Ubuntu as a file server? [duplicate]

Can I use an Ubuntu desktop system as a file server or is Ubuntu Server better suited for that, and how about the permissions per folder and file? Sorry but this is my first time to use Ubuntu. I'm ...
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Is Ubuntu a European Union standard?

I mean, is the EU using ubuntu as the main operating system for its IT systems? I had read somewhere a while ago that this was the case? I am looking at pushing ubuntu as a file server for a small ...
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MythTV + File Storage in one box

I would like to build a headless Ubuntu server to work as (backup) file server + work as MythTV backend server recording and sharing TV in Home network. It should have flexible hard drive handling to ...
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I need help on setting up my work environment

I'm having trouble planning how I should store and access my files! I need a good way to ensure that I always have backups (which are browseable) and access to my files from different computers. My ...
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How to set-up my own cloud server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my own Dropbox / Ubuntu One server at home I am a student, 17 years of age and wanting to access all of my files at greatest ease. i would like to have a system ...
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Dropbox style syncing of large folders? [closed]

I've researched this quite a bit in the past and have never found a solution that meets my needs perfectly, so I thought I'd throw it out to this community. I have a file server at home that I use to ...
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How to make my own Dropbox / Ubuntu One server at home?

Does anybody know of any resources that can show me how to make my own "Dropbox, Ubuntu One" server at home? I really like the idea of these services, but I don't want to put my 'stuff' in the ...