the act of sharing files over a network, either server-to-client (nfs), or peer-to-peer (bittorrent)

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Nautilus Can't See Samba Shares

I have a Samba share set up on a Raspberry Pi that I connect to from my Ubuntu 16.04 PC. When I first set it up, Nautilus would discover it just fine in the Network section. For a while now, the only ...
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Mac OSX can not connect to share directory in ubuntu server [samba]

local:OS X EI Capitan 10.11.5 server:Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS I found many tutorials, but none worked. Here's what I've done so far: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install samba samba-common sudo ...
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File Sharing between Ubuntu machines fails: permission denied

I am trying to to use File Sharing between two Ubuntu machines on a local network. box2 is running Ubuntu 14.04.3 and box3 is running Ubuntu 16.04, both OS are up to date. Personal File Sharing ...
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SSSD Samba, can't get it working

I'm trying to get samba working with SSSD but I just cant figure out what is wrong samba config /etc/samba/smb.conf (I added guest just for testing) [global] security = ads realm = domain.EU ...
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Can't access Network Shared Folder

I want to share file from my laptop to PC throught router. Both computers are in the same network and they see each other. When I set up sharing on laptop with Ubuntu (with guest access and read/write ...
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What is the best way to run a SFTP (or really secure) File Server to store and sync files

I am trying to setup a system to store & synchronize files between 2 linux Desktops and 1 Windows 10 Laptop. Any thoughts, ideas, or suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks much!
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The -o parameter in aria2c can't rename the downloaded file

aria2c -S /home/se.torrent Files: idx|path/length ===+=========================================================================== 1|./test.mkv |283MiB (297,429,086) ---+---...
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how to give a user permission in samba share?

i have created a samba server as following [global] workgroup = workgroup server string= samba server %v dns proxy = no netbios name = nas map to guest = bad user security = user [rc] comment=...
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Proper samba config/share permissions

What is the proper permissions that should be set in the smb.conf and applied on the directory & files? The reason I ask is I have set force user = nobody in smb.conf on my shares, with the file &...
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Where is the Samba configuration GUI in Ubuntu 16.04?

Just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04, and Samba. I want to share a drive with Windows machines, with anonymous users. First thing I notice is the Samba configuration GUI (system-config-samba) is no ...
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Help with file transfer from windows to ubuntu

I have looked long and hard for this, but can't find exactly what I'm looking for. I want to edit videos on my Linux computer because of how much better the software is for editing. I record videos on ...
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Software for integrating ubuntu in workspace?

I have three, sometimes four systems as a regular workspace. One Ubuntu, two Windows 10 and rarely a Mac. And I got tired of using usb sticks, cloud services and the NAS to move files between them. I ...
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Windows file paths in Ubuntu

Can somebody please help me with the following: Members of our company send each other Windows paths to files on the server, which look like this: O:\A\ Angus Smith - brief.doc. Hereby O: is a letter ...
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How to find 'local network share' folders?

On Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I have shared a folder using the GUI "local network share" interface. It's working fine, and I can access the share from Windows machines on my LAN. My question is how to find ...
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Remove Netatalk “Network Trash Folder”

I'm sharing files with Netatalk from Ubuntu 14.04 to Mac OS X. On my macs, there is no network trash folder, however on Ubuntu there is a "Network Trash Folder" and "Temporary Items". Anyway to ...
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Sync specific folder between two Ubuntu machines when connected to the same LAN

I have two Ubuntu machines, a laptop and a desktop. What I wish to do is, to create a folder in both machines at paths 'path1' and 'path2'. I want to set up sync between the two folders whenever they ...
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Network links disappeared in Select Destination or Filename windows

Not very long ago, the links to my network drive disappeared in the pop up destination windows on all of my Ubuntu 14.04 PC's. Networking still works fine, Nautilus still sees the net drives and it's ...
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Cannot receive files through bluetooth

I have Ubuntu 15.10, the issue is that I cannot receive files through bluetooth at all. I have set the Personal Files Sharing Preferences (I even tried selecting all of them at one point). I have ...
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Reaching files from a file server created with Raspberry and Samba

I'm trying to create a file server with my RaspberryPi to deploy all over the private network. It should allow the hard drive connected to be accessible when wired to the Raspberry. I therefore ...
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Samba: Software caused connection abort

I am trying to create samba file server(ubuntu 14.04) on my local network, I can connect to samba server from another ubuntu 14.04 and enter the shared folder as a guest, but after creating a ...
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how can i add a ubuntu machine to a windows server 2012

how can I share documents between a windows 2012 server and a ubuntu client they are already connected to eachother throughout the domain. but the windows cant see the ubuntu over the network
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Share folder with another user [duplicate]

How can create and share folder with another user or PC by command? I use Ubuntu 16.04 Thanks :)
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Simple Samba File Share

I'm trying to setup a simple ubuntu (14.04 lts) file server to allow win xp and osx machines on the network to have read write permissions to the share without having to authenticate with a password. ...
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How do I remove Samba server but not client?

(I tried to looking for a duplicate of this, but haven't found anything. Maybe someone else has better search-fu than I.) I ran sudo netstat -tlnp: Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto ...
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how to stop transmission in the midst of “verify local data”?

I cannot seem to stop "verify local data": thufir@tleilax:~$ thufir@tleilax:~$ transmission-remote -t all --stop [2016-04-22 04:26:22.956 PDT] transmission-remote: (http://localhost:9091/...
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Samba share no longer visible on network

Having an issue with an Ubuntu 14.04 server running a Samba share. This server was configured by another person, and has been running for a few years now. I was transferring files from a hard drive ...
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Sharing a Time Machine disk via Netatalk 3

I've seen a few guides around the internet for having wireless Time Machine backups. I've tried using a few of them but never got 100% what I want. Here's my current routine: Create an encrypted ...
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How to make a publicly shared file server

I want to make a file server on Ubuntu that I can access from any Windows computer. I don't want a LAN server, I want a world wide server. I already fooled around with Samba and Apache2. (note: I am ...
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Samba share fails in Ubuntu 14.04.4

I have configured samba to share my home directory with another user on Ubuntu machines but for some reason my user can not access the home directory. Here is the configuration from /etc/samba/smb....
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How do I copy files from Linux to Windows 10 using WinSCP? [closed]

Desired Behaviour: I'm setting up a Windows machine next to my Linux machine as a client needs me to use some Windows specific software. I need to copy a bunch of folders from Linux to Windows 10. ...
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Samba over Internet or alternative for my file server?

Samba over Internet? I want a file server that stores all files on the server and nothing else. I tried vsftpd, but I had to download the files first before I could actually edit it. I'm currently ...
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Samba server do my login credential have to be identical to windows username

Title says it all but is it like windows username = test123 so samba user has to be test123 too or is there way to change this? so i could be logged in windows with test1 and login to sambe using ...
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Connecting windows 10pc to Ubuntu 14.04.04 Samba Server

I am running a linux ubuntu 14.04.04 sambda server. I have created vpn through openvpn and my next step is to configure a file sharing service. To do this I have set-up a Samba server by following ...
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Samba server works but is unreliable

I have set up a Samba-file-server on a headless Ubuntu LTS Server. Currently it works but I'm having a few issues, as follows: Copying files from OS X or Windows is rather slow and will often fail ...
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Set up an Ubuntu 15.04 based mini-pc as WiFi router [closed]

I am wondering if there is a way to set up a Ubuntu mini-pc with a WiFi adapter as a WiFi router, so that I can use my laptop to scp some files from it wirelessly.
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Share a local folder over LAN with CIFS

I have a folder (/share, which contains other subfolders and files) which I want it to be shared over my LAN. I've read out there that CIFS (replacing Samba) is the file system adequate to do such a ...
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How to transfer files from Ubuntu to Android via Wi-Fi?

How can I transfer my files from Ubuntu desktop to my Android phone using Wi-Fi network?
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Issues with Samba Connection

So I'm building my first home server and am having issues with the samba system all my computers can detect it but I am receiving errors telling me it is unaccessible. The computers in the house are ...
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Permission denied when auto mount a network drive

Ubuntu 15.10 (fresh install) I have set my fstab to: //192.168.0.2/Music /home/pst007x/Music/ServerMusic cifs auto,credentials=/home/pst007x/.smbcredentials,defaults 0 0 When I start my system, ...
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Connect network server location in Filezilla in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 now. But i am facing problem to add my network path (Shared folder in my network) in the Local path while using Filezilla. SO is there any way to add these locations in ...
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Samba configuration file location smb.conf doesnt have configuration information

I have two ubuntu NAS that were configured with samba 4 everything is working but i am adding an external drive for a backup device. When i use smbstatus it show the configurations of the other ...
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Can read but cannot write to Samba share

I'm trying to set up a Samba share that is only accessible by a particular user. I'd like that user to have read/write access to all files in the share. The smb.conf file below will let me access ...
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Connect Windows 10 to samba share with specific linux user

I have a directory on my Ubuntu 14 box that I'd like to connect to via my Windows 10 box. I've created a new Samba user, set the new user's password, and verified that the new user has the proper ...
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data is missing while writing into a file in Ubuntu

I am using UBUNTU 14.04 LTS. I am coding GUI program with QT creator,for MIL-STD-1553 communication.I am saving the Data what ever sending the data to RT(Remote terminal)from BC(bus controller) in a ...
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lan messenger is installed but cant run on ubuntu 12.04

LAN messenger is installed, but it cant run in ubuntu 12.04 when i click on LAN messenger icon, it blinks 3-4 times in tray but can't run or execute. how to run it?
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establish messenger and file sharing facility between ubuntu and windows 7

there were many pc and clients in my organization. i want to establish messenger cum file sharing file transfer facility in between these pc and clients. but main problem is some of them having ...
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Samba Server with windows Active directory

I want to Install Ubuntu File Server in my Environment. i already have windows active directory running. i need to use Linux Samba server instead of Windows File server. so someone has experience ...
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How to Chat over Mixed platform LAN network including PC and clients

In my organization, there were many PC and Client connected in LAN network which contain two different OS Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I want to establish messenger and file transfer facility in this ...
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Samba authentication fails

I have been endlessly searching for what went wrong, and can't figure it out. There is a lot that I still don't understand about working with samba on Ubuntu, so if something looks noobish, I am sorry....
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How to put my server on the internet? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu server working fine in the Intranet and I need to access my files from the internet. I read forums and don't understand them well. Have an easy way? Security is not the priority now.