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

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Why can't I browse network shares on 12.04?

This is driving me nuts. I recently did a fresh install of 12.04 on three computers (two laptops, one desktop). For a while, I was able to connect to my FreeNAS media server through Browse Network, ...
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How to transfer files between an Ubuntu machine and Windows machine?

I have a desktop pc with Ubuntu and a laptop with Windows 7. I'd like to transfer lots of files and archives from the desktop to the laptop. When I want to share a file, says I should install some ...
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How can I set up full access sharing on my network?

I want to setup a home network that grants full access to and from all machines in my home. All 4 of my machines are running Ubuntu 12.04. I tried setting up filesharing but have 2 problems with this: ...
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Make shared folder on Ubuntu through HTTP

I have a working project on Android, where there are a http-server and client. Client sends GET and POST request to the server and so downloads and uploads files from the server. Now I want to create ...
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Sharing mac files vmware fusion

I have Ubuntu running on VMWare Fusion on my Macbook Pro. I can't seem to access files on the Mac. I have tried looking into /mnt/hgfs but there is nothing there. I have been to settings and said that ...
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Why is my samba4 [homes] share not browsable?

For some reason, I can't see the home directory share that maps to each user's home directory, [homes]. I can directly map the network drive to it in windows or mount it on a Mac, but when trying to ...
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Cross-system file links

We are using complex directory tree, shared via DropBox on Windows and Ubuntu. Somewhere we need to refer files, placed in other folders (like Invoice_5.doc must be found under Invoices as well as ...
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How to access a Windows share from Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 12.04 and previous versions, I can easily install smbfs and running smb://server/share from Nautilus works! But, in 12.10, I can't install smbfs. Trying to install it from the terminal, I ...
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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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How to share file with User with just read privileges

There is one user Lets call him B and he needs access Just to Read the File MEANS READ ACCESS and that file is own by another user A . How can I grant access to user A's file to User B.
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How to use zeroconf in Kubuntu 12.04

I have two laptops sitting next to each other, both running Kubuntu 12.04, and my goal here is to share files between them using Zeroconf networking. Here's what the wiki says about how to configure ...
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Sharing NTFS on start-up

After much digging around I've found a way to share my NTFS drives, but I don't know how to do it so it will still remain active after I restart the computer. This is the method I currently use: ...
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Windows 7 won't see Ubuntu 12.04 shares

I have a desktop with Ubuntu 12.04 running, with Samba installed. My laptop, which has Windows 7 on it, can connect to the linux machine via IP, the Ubuntu machine flawlessly navigates to the Windows ...
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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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How to share files Between RHEL and Ubuntu

I have installed RHEL 5.5 on VIrtual Box and Host system is Ubuntu 12.04. I can access the files of Ubuntu by using the sharing services of Virtual Box. But how can i access the files of RHEL ...
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Can't ping VirtualBox Client Operating System

I have installed Virtual Box on host Ubuntu 12.04 and RHEL 5.5 as client. I need to do file sharing between em. And I can access the shared folder of Ubuntu from RHEL using Shared Folder Service ...
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Can't see other computer on network

My friend and me are connected via LAN router, and we both have Ubuntu 12.04. There is a problem with network. My friend can see my computer on network, but I can't see his computer. I can ping him ...
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Harddisk sharing for Windows and Ubuntu user

I have a 250gb partition of harddisk. I want to share this partition for another computer in my house (for windows user and ubuntu user). What software did i need? Actually i find a software named ...
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Extremely slow transfer speed ubuntu -> Windows

I have two laptops, One is running Ubuntu 12.04 (EXT4) the other is running Windows 7 (NTFS). I am copying over 40gb of data (one file) from the Ubuntu laptop to the Windows Laptop. (Browse the ...
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Share files in virtualbox between Ubuntu host and WindowsXp guest [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up shared folders in a Windows XP virtualbox guest? How to share files on Virtualbox with Windows as a guest? How can I share files between my ubuntu ...
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Windows 7 won't let me connect to my Ubuntu samba share

I set up samba on my 12.04 Ubuntu install. I shared a folder from my home directory. When I go to my Windows 7 box, I can see the Ubuntu box on the network, but when I try to connect, I get a ...
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File share not able to be seen except by creator

I have a Samba file share that I can see from a windows machine. The problem is when I create files or folders, only the creator machine can see them. I can create Windows files but cannot see them ...
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How to setup Ubuntu as a backup server for my Windows computer?

I took my old computer (AMD 5600+, 2GB RAM, 880gt, 250GB SATA, etc) and decided to jump and try Ubuntu for the first time. I have very very little knowledge (Red Hat when I was younger) with Linux ...
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Is it possible to obtain a public share link with the original name of the file?

I don't want to have public link for downloading and sharing which obfuscates the file name and file type like for example: http://ubuntuone.com/3y88jj4O7noyEngvCnxG88 (sample link, won't work). ...
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File sharing from GUEST VirtualBox ( 12.04 ) to HOST ( 10.04 )

I've completed 90% of this walkthrough: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VirtualBox/SharedFolders#Getting_VBoxLinuxAdditions.iso ... and I'm currently in the " Prepare Guest " section. Where this ...
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How to connect to / edit files on 12.04 guest from Windows 7 host?

I would like to have the following setup, but I don't really know where to start looking or if it is even possible: Windows 7 is the host Operating System Ubuntu 12.04 guest Operating System is ...
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How to share files on Virtualbox with Windows as a guest? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can i share the host Ubuntu machine desktop to guest Windows machine I read this but the instructions were for 10.04 and does not apply in my case.
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why samba share files are not able to access by some user for some time?

I'm running samba on Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS, I've some folders on samba share and created some user to access it, but suddenly some of the user are not able to access it for a certain time only. For ...
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share folders between two Ubuntu 12.04 machines

I have two machines (1 laptop, 1 desktop) on same network connected to a router both have Ubuntu 12.04. I need to share my e.g. "movies drive" from Desktop computer so that i can watch those on laptop ...
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Is it possible to know, how many pen drive connected with pc for one day?

Because, I shared files but I don't remember how many person.
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What purpose does the Public folder serve

In default Home directory, there is a folder called Public. What purpose does that serve? Are documents in that folder accessible to all users on the same computer? What are the default permissions ...
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How do I automate sending a file to an FTP server with a script?

I need to take make a script that takes a particular log file in /var/log/ and puts it somewhere where I can easily get it (most likely a web or FTP server I have access to). I don't think I want to ...
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Writing files to an Airport Extreme using afp

Using Nautilus I can connect from Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) to my Apple Airport Extreme using user & password without a problem. I can read, browse folders and delete files. However I cannot write ...
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How do I share my internal hard drive?

I have installed ubuntu on a 3 TB internal hard drive. I want to use it as a server. How do I share the entire internal hard drive on my network?
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Unable to mount OSX 10.8 file share with CIFS from Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying (and failing) to mount a share hosted on my OSX laptop, onto my Ubuntu 12.04 server. The server is a Vbox vm running on a macbook air. This is my /etc/fstab entry ...
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How does Personal File Sharing work?

I'm currently using Samba to share files between my ubuntu PC and my mac. However, I notice that there is a 'Personal File Sharing' preference panel built into ubuntu. Is it possible to view my ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 WiFi wpa 2 connected to router but Can only be accessed by ssh

The problem is that my Ubuntu server 12.04 can only be accessed by ssh. It connects to the router with a wifi wpa 2 encryption. Im not using a firewall, and it should be sharing to both windows and ...
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Sometimes Windows 7 NAS cannot be mounted

I can successfully connect my Xubuntu PC (cable-connected to office network) to a Windows NAS using this line in /etc/fstab: //Hall/Share /media/HallShare cifs ...
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Problem downloading Rapidshare file (URL encoding)

I installed Plowshare knowing that it can download rapidshare files from terminal, but if there are any parentheses () or brackets [] in the link then it can't download the link. Can this problem be ...
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sharing files between a Windows7 host and a guest Ubuntu running inside virtualbox

I've got a question regarding sharing files between a Windows7 host and a guest Ubuntu running inside virtualbox. The question was asked here with no answers: ...
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How do I share a folder on SAMBA?

I want to share my home folder with my Windows machine, but I have no idea how to share the folder. I can't find any up-to-date guides on Google, so how can I share my home directory?
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Where did the Sharing Options from nautilus go?

Today I wanted to share trough my home network some files with my father's laptop who happens to be running windows. I remember there was a 'Sharing Options' in nautilus when right clicking on a ...
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Truly share a folder with multiple users on a computer

I have a folder in my home directory that I want to be truly shared between all users on the same computer. So, I set the permission to be 777. Now, all users can access it and can create, ,edit, ...
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How do I set up file sharing between two Ubuntu laptops on my wireless network?

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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How would I batch rename a lot of files using command-line?

I have a problem which I am unable to solve: I need to rename a great dump of files using patterns. I tried using this, but I always get an error. I have a folder, inside with a lot of files. Running ...
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Does Ubuntu One have maximum traffic or download limits?

I am planning to share some project files over Ubuntu-One. The files will be 1-2 GB big, and I expect downloads from 1000+ people. Does Ubuntu One has any traffic or download limits? For example, if ...
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How do i share my files from windows 7 to Ubuntu?

I just Downloaded Ubuntu to my laptop and I noticed that my files like music and pictures aren't here. How can I get them from my Windows 7 part of my computer to the Ubuntu part? Please make it ...
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Create a user for sharing purposes only

I want to create simple user, who don't have any authority to use the system by logging in, but can access the resources shared on the network from a domain. I am under an impression that samba user ...
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Could I use Ubuntu One to sync my calendar?

Is there a way (supported/unsupported or even in theory) that I can create a calendar on my desktop via Thunderbird's lightning extension then sync that calendar file with Ubuntu One and then sync ...
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how to connect Ubuntu computers to CentOS server?

I have a server, running CentOS installed. I would like to connect other Ubuntu PCs, to the server. How do I do that? Please help me. Its urgent.