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

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Moving a file from machine1 folder1 to machine1 folder2 using machine2

I hope I can explain my question clearly, bare with me. I have a machine I use as server (transmissiondeamon, plex, fileserver, that kind of stuff) This machine is headless so if I need to move a ...
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Ubuntu installation and file sharing help [on hold]

Several questions. I am running Ubuntu from a Live CD. My other OS is WIN XP, but it is not operating correctly, so I want to transfer about 140 GB of music and files to my other computer. First, ...
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Mount SMB / AFP 13.10

I cannot seem to get Ubuntu to mount a mac share via SMB or AFP. I've tried the following... AFP: apt-get install afpfs-ng-utils mount_afp afp://user:password@localip/share /mnt/share Error given: ...
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Samba file share permissions issue

I have a quick question in regards to Samba share. I have recently built an Ubuntu server and moved all my previous Windows NTFS HDD into the server. My goal is to share all 4 HDD to utilize on my ...
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Mounted cifs share but no write permissions

Have reinstalled Ubuntu on my web dev server. On the old one I had an smbfs share setup to access a share over the local network to other Ubuntu boxes. It was setup using the following and worked fine ...
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Sharing 2nd Hard Disk Drive in Ubuntu Server 12.4

Greetings to all the techies and Gurus! I have Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Server Installed. I have a 2nd 2TB HDD. I want to Create a Folder in the 2nd HDD and share it with windows PC's.... ...
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New Installation after disk failure

I have had to install on a new (500gb) HDD. I was able to retrieve some files/folders from the previous installation (same version of ubuntu). Can I copy/paste them to the new? Previously was a ...
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Transferring data between Ubuntu laptop and android device through Wi-Fie

Is it possible to transfer files from android to Ubuntu and vice versa through Wi-Fi without using router and consuming internet bandwidth, in other words transferring data just like zpya does.
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Windows to ubuntu-server samba share almost double as fast as ubuntu or mac os x to samba share

I have recently build my second home server. And it is working great the only weird thing that i would like to solve is that my Samba transfer speed from Windows 10 to my server is mostly around ...
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Share files - Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 - one network - password not accepted

I ask this question in SuperUser but no one helps me. I hope to get more attention here. I have three computers connected in one network by modem. I want to share files in this network in the most ...
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Sharing folders between Ubuntu(guest) and Windows 7 (host) using VirtualBox

I installed Ubuntu guest on a Windows 7 machine using VirtualBox. How can share folders between Ubuntu guest and Windows host? Thanks.
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How to transfer files from a windows environment to Ubuntu Touch?

I installed the Ubuntu Touch on my Galaxy Nexus by flashing it thru recovery, but I can't transfer files from my computer to it. Right now I'm in a Windows environment (Windows 8) and I don't want to ...
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Sharing files and folders between two pcs ubuntu and windows [duplicate]

I have pc and laptop and I am using ubuntu 14.04 beside windows xp sp3 on both devices. I tried to share folders between them . I installed Samba . Set a user and password . Set folders as shared ...
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Difference between: csync-owncloud vs. csync2

I wasn't able to locate any information distinguishing the Ubuntu packages csync-owncloud, which provides the csync binary, from the csync2 package which provides the csync2 binary. Are these ...
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Samba: Mac cannot access share?

I have a anonymous share setup on my linux box. I'd like to access it without passwords from my mac. However, when I try to do that it crashes my Finder. Here's the samba config: [global] ...
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What is the easiest way to send a file?

What is the easiest way to send a file: from an Ubuntu machine, to another Ubuntu user (if also to others even better) who is out of your local network, through an encrypted file transfer, using ...
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File Permissions - Please Help [duplicate]

So I am delt with a very bad hand. As Windows user for nearly 10 years I have an assignment which says Create 7 users - 2 admin, 2 teachers and 3 students [DONE] Create folder in Home - Admin ...
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Create local network share with linux and mac only

I have several machines within my home that I would like to share files and printer with. All of them are Ubuntu (or a derivative) with the exception of one mac. The mac isn't as important as the ...
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Cannot access samba shares

After my first attempt to set up Samba in Ubuntu-mate 15.04 would not let me open displayed folders through the network on my own computer (i.e. I could see the folders through Caja's network browser, ...
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Is it possible to mount samba shares with ubuntu touch (bq aquaris 4.5)?

Is it possible to mount cifs shares on the ubuntu phone? (terminal suggestions are acceptable). If it is not possible, is it possible to browse such shares? I tried to install cifs-tools over ...
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File transfer to virtualBox issue - files have the original URL for a name, all files in the same subfolder

I am trying to get some files onto my virtualBox. I have run into an issue. I tried "dragging and dropping" a folder with many subfolders to my machine, and now all of the files are not organized in ...
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How to transfer files between Ubuntu and Windows

I wanna transfer some files from this PC with Ubuntu to a PC with Windows 7 I don't care how to do it (ftp, samba or whatever) I wanna know the steps, I searched a lot but I can't find anything that ...
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How do I set up file sharing between two Ubuntu laptops on my wireless network? [duplicate]

I have two laptops running Ubuntu 12.04. Both connect to the same WIFI network to access internet. How do I connect them to each other so that I can access files on one from another and vice versa? ...
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What's the most efficient way to connect two Ubuntu 12.04LTS machines hard-drives [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Share between Ubuntu machines I have a MacPro desktop and a Dell laptop. I want to connect them such that file sharing is as fast as possible. Possibly I'd like to see ...
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Share across network to Windows users

I have a folder I want to share with a couple windows users on the network. I am using ubuntu 10.4 When I right click a folder I go to "Sharing Options" There are 3 check boxes. If I check the ...
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Transfer file to Ubuntu(15.04) to Windows(8.1) with a cross-over cable between two computers

I need transfer around 125 gb from my laptop(Ubuntu 15.04) to another one(Windows 8.1), but I don't have a removable hard disk. I have a UTP cable , but I dont know how transfer this files across the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 samba share not accessible from Windows 7

I'm really new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I know this has been asked a million times but I'm trying to get a Samba share to work and I've been reading all kinds of threads but I just can't get it ...
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Windows7 machine cannot access Linux share folders via Samba, help please

I have a linux and a windows 7 machine connected via samba. My linux machine is able to gain access to the folders on the windows 7 machine via the browse network tab in file manager but the windows 7 ...
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samba username case issue in samba 4.x

I have a problem with a samba service on my server. It's began since ubuntu have switched to samba 4.x in their distributions and continues til last one 15.04. I have a user ag on my server and user ...
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Remotely manage files from a Windows machine

I have a home server/media center using Ubuntu 14.04, and I need to manage files on it from my Windows 7 machine (same LAN). At the moment I am using TeamViewer, but it's not really what I want, and I ...
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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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Windows file shares dissapear erratically in Linux file browser

My network consists of a router which acts as a dhcp server. Connected to one of its ethernet ports is a unmanaged switch which in turn has all my machines connected to it via ethernet. On this ...
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How to share files in local network?

I'm trying share files between two computers with Ubuntu in my home, but I cannot get it. I try to explain what I do until now 1- I have activated the Sharing Folders services using: sudo apt-get ...
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Multiple Copy accounts

Does anybody know how to have multiple (simultaneous) Copy.com accounts in ubuntu? I've checked the possibility for dropbox, but couldn't find any solution for Copy.com.
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Sharing files and devices between 2 Linux machines

A couple of versions of Ubuntu ago, (guessing about 10.10, no later than 12.10) I used to open Nautilus, type in the local IP address of a Linux machine on my network, and it would pop open a box ...
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sftp with triple ssh hops

I want to transfer files (in both directions) between my computer ("comp1") and a remote computer ("comp2"). In order to connect, I need to pass two servers along the way ("server1" and "server2") via ...
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How to show only specific directory to FTP user

In my ubuntu 14.04 I installed the (FTPD) ftp server. I would like to create one user for that and set nologin to that user. When logging on using an FTP client, I want that particular user to be able ...
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How to Link and use two or more Dropbox Accounts simultaneously

I have two Dropbox accounts. Is it possible to link and use both of the accounts simultaneously without logging in as the different user? Do not confuse with similar looking post Multiple ...
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Firewall Ports for Filesharing With OSX

I tried searching for this but I'm coming up short. Maybe my wording is wrong. I have my Ubuntu machine showing on my LAN - and I can see it from the Finder Window in OSX - but it won't connect when ...
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Samba File server

I know, there are a lot of articles about my request but everyone is different and I am getting confused. My question: I’ve installed a samba server (14.04- 64 bit), the server has 1 2TB hard drive ...
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permission denied error on a new harddisk with samba

I have two hard disks, 1-hard disk one (has Ubuntu system) 2-hard disk two I shared some folders in hard disk one and I can access them from Windows Clients. but when I share any folder in hard ...
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How to manage/preserve file privileges during an online file transfer?

I was thinking if it is possible to make an script to send to a friend to fix some problems on his computer. I want to give executable permissions to a file so my friend just have to double-click in ...
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File sharing between Ubuntu VM and Windows 7

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 running as Guest in a virtualized VMware Workstation 9 session on a Windows 7 host. The Windows machine shares a folder with the Ubuntu machine via CIFS and the Ubuntu machine ...
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How to connect a Handycam through WiFi or NFC to Ubuntu device to share content?

I have a Sony Handycam device with Built in Wifi and NFC. And I want to connect it to my computer without using the USB cable. And so I would like to use the default NFC or WiFi feature in my camera. ...
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Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, Bluetooth file shareing

How is it possible to send an file for example in image to another phone with Bluetooth. I managed to pair my phone with another phone through Bluetooth but I was not able to send an image file in ...
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Is it safe to access files from Windows 7 partition on Ubuntu partition (all on same HDD)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS alongside my W7 drive so they're on separate partitions (I let it do the paritioning automatically from the disc). On the launcher in Ubuntu it created a shortcut ...
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Samba Windows 7 login issue

I've been playing around with samba for the past couple of days to setup a home file network and I've run into a bit of a weird issue when attempting to log into with the users I've setup. ...
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Package 'samba' is virtual - Error when installing Samba

I'm trying to set up an Ubuntu computer as a centralised storage for a few Windows 7 computers on my network. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. However, when I try to install Samba through the ...
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Can't connect folder between Ubuntu and Windows 7

(sorry for my poor English) I have Ubuntu 12.04 in my desktop, and Windows 7 in my laptop. I've got to have a share folder between them. So, I do this: Let Ubuntu as host, I created a ...
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Share files with someone over the internet

Someone has left their hard drive at mine and it's a windows one (NTFS). They want to be able to access their files remotely, what's an easy way to do this? (Also, could you explain it to me like I'm ...