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

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How do i share a folder with another Ubuntu 14.04?

First there were 2 Computers, 1 with Win7 and 1 with Ubuntu 14.04. I shared the Windows Folders, copied the files and then i erased the drive and installed Ubuntu on the "old Windows-"Computer. Now i ...
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How can i share file with virtualbox?

I want to simply send a picture and other files to a virtual box and after reading a lot from this platform I still cant find my way through it. How would one do this in the most simple way possible? ...
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Ubuntu network indicator problem

I am using ubuntu 14.04. at first I use a dsl connection created from network indicator-> edit Connection. Everything works fine. I can even access other people's shared folder from "ShareScanner" ...
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samba server is not visible even i installed it (ubuntu 14.04)

I have installed samba. But i am not able to see any computers connected to the network. I only see windows network in Browse network option.
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What are the file sharing applications that are available in ubuntu similar to shareit app for windows (from android device to ubuntu pc)

I am not able transfer my files from my android device to my ubuntu pc over wifi. Are there any file transfer softwares that works like shareit application in windows.
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Is SSHFS or FTP better

I have SSH enabled on my Ubuntu Server so that I can remotely manage and configure it. I want to make it a file server so that people on my LAN can upload files onto it or download files. Should I use ...
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Setting up storage servers with data replication and failover fallback

Environment: 2 x Web Servers 2 x Storage Servers How can I setup my web servers to have access put data into Storage Server #1, and have a failover so that if Storage Server #1 is down, it should ...
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Home network - accessing Windows 7 from Ubuntu 14.04

I have a very similar question to this: Can't access windows share though the answer doesn't work for me. Having extremely limited knowledge here though I will try to explain what I see. The ...
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how to use remmina remote desktop client for ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.04 desktop sharing? [duplicate]

Please share steps how to use remmina remote desktop client for ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 14.04.
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Ubuntu cannot connect to samba workgroup

I have two desktop computers in my network, both of them running Ubuntu 15.04. From my own I have shared my Public folder (local network share), then Samba got installed. After that I tried to access ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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samba server using active directory logons

there is plenty of information on samba, and accessing the server just by the user name and smbpasswd you created on samba. However, lets say I have a samba server and I joined it to the windows ...
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Can't access hdd Raspberry pi samba share

I got a raspberry pi 2 and an old hdd, so i wanted to create a samba share for this old hdd. I mounted my hdd with ntfs-3g to /media/usb which works fine. I added this to my smb.conf file: [smb] ...
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Samba keeps warning 'Session closed for user nobody'. Why?

I've set up an Ubuntu 14.04 server, using Samba to share files to our Windows clients. Everything appears to be working correctly, but while checking my auth logs, I see the line 'session closed for ...
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Can't access Samba share from another Linux computer anymore

It used to work but now I get a "connection refused" error. It's not server's fault because my android device can sync without a problem. I also get system error reports concerning wpa_supplicant. I ...
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How do I share files on Ubuntu using High Speed File share Cable

I recently purchased a Targus high speed file sharing cable so i can transfer files from Windows Xp to Ubuntu back and forth, AKA Computer to computer connection. The easysuite software which is ...
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Can see all computers on the networks but can't see each other

I have a windows 7 pro machine (KC-Laptop1) running a bridged network between the wireless corp.local and my wired KC_Computers_LLC.lan and I have my ubuntu 12.04 server (KC-Server1) running on the ...
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Want to share folders with another user in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have created another user in my system so that I could do my work easily and others dont poke me. But my problem is, I want to share a particular folder (Downloads ...
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Full windows partition shows up as device in Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu to dual boot with Windows 8 on my HP Envy 15. When I go to my File Manager, it shows all the other partitions as removable devices that can be unmounted in the 'Devices' ...
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Migrating from Windows 2000 (Server) to Ubuntu 14.10 (Server)

I'm BRAND SPANKING new to Linux. I'd really appreciate any help I can get with this. I've been tasked to upgrade a dying Windows 2000 box that acts as a file and print server. Sounds easy, right? ...
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share home directory by samba in ubuntu

I have installed samba on my Ubuntu server. I do changes on smb.config and I can connect from my windows to the share file which I create in a path /srv/samba/share with using [share] part and ...
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How to get group write permission with Samba 4?

I have a Samba share server running Ubuntu. After upgrading to 14.04, I had Samba upgraded from 3 to 4. Since then, I can't get group write permission on my newly created directory or files. What was ...
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smbtree not finding my samba shares, but I can connect to shares using Mac client

I'm trying to use smbtree to view samba shares on my local network. Several of those shares are hosted on my own server, which I am running all these commands on. I know the shares exist because I can ...
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A accesses B's shared resources, B cannot access A?

Two Ubuntu 14.04 machines, A & B with wired links via local router, are configured identically as far as I can manage. Their smb.conf files, identical except for share path names, declare: ...
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Ubuntu file sharing server (with samba) using external hard drive

I'm trying to configure a file sharing server using Ubuntu server (with samba). I want the shared files to be saved on an external hard drive (2TB) because the space on the desktop's (which is a new ...