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 files between two computers connected to a router?

I have a desktop and a laptop both connected by cables to a router. I thought the computers were supposed to show up in Nautilus in the Network folder. That way I could then easily share files ...
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Samba changes file ownership! How do I get rid of that problem?

I am running a Samba Server (Version 3.5.6). The file sharing is OK until I realize that Samba changes file ownership when another user (not the original owner) edit the file and saves it. This is ...
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How can I access my files through the Internet from a browser?

I remember using a software called wwwfilesharepro on Windows that allowed me to access any folder through a browser. Is there a similar way to do this on Ubuntu?
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Need help with Two Ubuntu based system sharing in Samba

I have a laptop and desktop running Ubuntu and Xubuntu respectively both are 64 bit 11.10 version I use XBMC on both machines to play media. I want to access my media on dekstop and play on my ...
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File sync iphone4 (ios5) auto camera-upload doesn't work

Basically the Camera Roll auto-upload feature does not seem to work, nothing is happening, no files exist in the "Pictures - name" folder. I have a few questions on this: How do I know if auto ...
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setup samba share on 10.10 and access via windows

I have the following /etc/samba/smb.conf config setup to share my homes and a custom folder named /var/itc_data_feed: [homes] comment = Home Directories browseable = yes read only = no ...
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GUI for setfacl or other NTFS equivalents?

I would like to setup a small office network based on ubuntu machines to replace the current based on windows. One of the requirements is to setup a samba share for file sharing. The problem is that ...
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Seeing Ubuntu-made files on an NTFS partition from within Windows 7

I have a dual boot system in place, Ubuntu/Windows, each on its on physical hard drive since I also have SRT active on the Windows partition. The setup is as follows: Disk 1: - Partition 1: System ...
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Samba is installed, Why doesn't gnome-file-share-properties work?

Samba and all it's dependencies are installed. Why does gnome-file-share-properties (Personal File Sharing application) say: This feature cannot be enabled because the required packages are not ...
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Can see samba shares but not access them

For the life of me I cannot figure this one out. I have samba installed and set up on the ubuntu box and on the Win7 box I CAN SEE all the shares I created. I created two users on ubuntu that map ...
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Securely sharing files accross the network to ubuntu and linux users

I have an ubuntu 10.04 server that I want to share files to windows and ubuntu users. I also want them to use the login/password provided by my ldap server. Now, I am not sure about which path to go ...
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How can I disable the notification for received files on GNOME?

When I receive files over bluetooth, my system makes an annoying peep and gives an even more annoying popup for every single file. How can I disable this.
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Can the Android files app sync local file changes to U1

Does the Android files app sync changes made to local files back to U1? - it seems not to. I have a bunch of photos sync'd to U1 but when I delete a photo from my device it remains on U1. I'd like ...
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What is the easiest method to share files between Windows and Ubuntu?

I have a Windows 7 installed on my laptop. I installed VirtualBox 4.1.4 with Ubuntu 11.10. Now I want to be able to copy files from Windows to Ubuntu and vice versa. What is the easiest method to ...
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Why don't shared files show up in HGFS?

Sharing files between my Guest Kubuntu OS and Host Windows has become a real headache. So, far I have done the steps below: GUEST LINUX OS VM -> Settings -> Options -> Shared Folders. And added my ...
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Share my DVD drive with my Mac Mini over LAN

I've got a Mac Mini that doesn't have a DVD drive. Apple says you can share a DVD drive over the network, but their "magical" approach only works with Windows and other Macs. ...
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How can set up a file sharing server to allow remote access over a WAN?

I want to set up a server to allow remote access over a WAN. The purpose is to allow people to remote connect and download specific files from a specified folder hosted on the server. Is there ...
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Is there a taskbar applet to show the status of a remote host? [closed]

At the end of the day I would like to be able to copy files to my home PC just in case I feel inspired to work on them in the evening. But I only want to do this if the PC is on already. (I can remote ...
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Unable to see shared folders in Samba

I am trying to create a shared folder. Installed Samba (as I have done on plenty of occasions for other releases) create the shared folder, all the appropriate privileges, etc, all with no problem. ...
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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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How do I fix a file sharing error? [closed]

I have two computers running Ubuntu 11.04. I am able to to see them on the network but when I try to open the shared files I get the message, unable to mount location dbus error ...
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How to save power on a Xubuntu server?

I installed Xubuntu 11.04 AMD64 on an 'old' PC I have lying around. I quite like how Xfce has come along, but alas, this box will become headless shortly. Specs: Gigabyte P35-DS3P Intel E8200 @ ...
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show up Linux partition on Windows

I have 5 systems that are connected to a network switch Desktop(1) : Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Netbook(1) : Windows 7 Starter Desktop(1) : Windows 7 Professional Laptops(2) : Ubuntu 11.04 Now, I need to ...
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How do I share files with someone who does not have a ubuntu one account

I tried to search for an answer, except that, uhhh there is no search. I want to share a Ubuntu One folder with people who do not have a Ubuntu One account. Is that possible? I found this answer ...
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How to SCP a file from Mac -> Ubuntu VirtualBox?

I have a Mac (OS X) and a VirtualBox running Ubuntu. I want to SCP a 500mb file from the Mac to the VirtualBox. How do I do this? (Probably something to do with /etc/hosts?)
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Why am I unable to mount file shares between two ubuntu machines?

I have shared my Videos folder in the home directory of my netbook and am attempting to access it from the new laptop I just got. Samba is installed on both machines, as well as smbclient. File ...
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How to map a network drive?

I am unable to map a Windows network drive in Ubuntu. I have entered the following command in the terminal: karthick@karthick:~$ sudo mount -t cifs -o username=raghu //172.29.32.184 /media/Data/ ...
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Enable Personal File Sharing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Personal file sharing error, can't find webdav package Hi, I'm trying to enable Personal File Sharing, but Ubuntu is telling me I need some additional packages. ...
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Files are read-only after copying over samba

I used to copy files from one system to another system via samba. How ever I am getting the file only in read only mode. What i am doing now is i used to change the file permission after transferring ...
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Why do I need to republish a file when I update it?

I am coding a program and at the same time, I want to share it with my group members using ubuntu. They don't have an Ubuntu One account and what I do is to publish the file and my friends just get ...
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How do I share files with a Mac?

I would like to allow a Mac user on the same network to edit (in-place) a stylesheet file on my localhost. Hence I would like to share /var/www/site1 with users on the network. How can I do this?
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Sync Computers Using Ubuntu One without the Cloud

I am looking for a way that I can synchronize the files on two computers (assuming both run Ubuntu) WITHOUT uploading the files to the cloud as Ubuntu One does. Windows Live Mesh does this natively (I ...
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CloudApp Client?

I like the concept of CloudApp, and I was wondering if there was a native client, or another service with similar functionality that is not Dropbox or Ubuntu One. Requirements: Drag 'n drop for ...
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Personal file sharing error, can't find webdav package

I want to share files from my ubuntu laptop to my mac pro (mac os x), my question is, what do I have to install to be able to use this program? I tried to install "WebDAV" but I couldn't find it. ...
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How to transfer a file from one system to another system in a single command?

How to transfer a file from one system to another system easily?In my company employees will always ask us to transfer files from one system A to system B and so on. What we do is first we access ...
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Why does my Transmission client tell me my tracker list contains invalid URLs?

When I type in custom trackers into the tracker list, and try to save the list I get a message saying: List contains invalid URLs Am I doing something wrong?
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People nearby and bonjour not working over the same wireless and wired network

I'm trying to send files from one computer to the other using empathy, but on my desktop and laptop, Empathy is only picking up Pidgin's bonjour account on both computers. (I've got Pidgin installed ...
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Sharing Zimbra local folders between Ubuntu and windows

I am dual booting windows 7 and Ubuntu. I am looking for a way to share zimbra local folders between windows and Ubuntu. Is this possible? This is to enable access to emails downloaded to local folder ...
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No photo album sharing like DropBox in Ubuntu One [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Online photo gallery for Ubuntu One? I would really like to be able to settle on Ubuntu One, but I can't find a way to share pictures/photos like I can with DropBox. ...
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How to grant write permissions in Samba?

I'm having trouble with read/write permissions on my Samba server, how do I fix my smb.conf and file permissions to have a more unified access? smb.conf [global] workgroup = workgroup netbios name = ...
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VMWare Fusion Folder Sharing Not Working with Server

I have a Ubuntu Server running in VMWare Fusion 3.1.2 on my MacBook Pro for Java development and all my projects sit on my Mac in ~/Workspace/ColdFusion. I had ColdFusion/ shared with my VM through ...
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Netatalk 100x slower than scp with USB disk

I have netatalk install on a headless Ubuntu box on my lan. I have a usb drive mounted on /mnt/ext. When attempting to copy a ~700 MB file from the box using netatalk (afp) OR samba, my estimated time ...
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Samba issue with sharing directories on NTFS/FAT32

I have some strange problems with Samba server. I am using samba Version 3.5.4 on Ubuntu 10.10. I have two Windows XP machines, one on VirtualBox on Ubuntu and another office laptop. Windows machine ...
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How to access shared drive connected to Airport Extreme router? [closed]

I have an external hard drive connected to my Airport Extreme. I keep my photo and music files on it and can access them from both a Mac and a Windows XP machine. For some reason I can't find, much ...
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Nautilus file share for multiple users is not working. Only owner gets access

I have always had trouble setting up samba shares with ubuntu. In the past I've tried getting it to work by configuring /etc/samba/smb.conf but never achieved what I wanted. Last time I managed to get ...
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What are ways for file transfer between computers

I just learned there are several ways to transfer files between Windows on two computers from here. I was wondering what are the possible ways to transfer files between Ubuntus on two computers? ...
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Error : Could not display “obex://” when paired with a Nokia 3110c

I have paired my nokia 3110c via bt on my pc, I can receive a file from my pc to the phone, but I can not browse the contents of phone from my computer. Here is the error message Error: Did not ...
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What are my options for sharing music between Windows & Ubuntu on the same network?

We have a few Windows(XP & 7) and Ubuntu machines in the house sharing a wireless connection, and want to share music between them. If possible, I would like to be able to serve music from both ...
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How do I see all of the directories shared using Nautilus Sharing Options?

When you share a directory using samba, you can do this system-wide by editing the /etc/samba/smb.conf file (the advanced way) or by right-clicking a directory using Nautilus and selecting 'Sharing ...
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Can't modify files in my shared folder (virtualbox, guest is Ubuntu, host is windows 7)

I'm using virtual-box. The guest is Ubuntu. The host is Windows 7. I have a shared folder (shared by the host and the guest). The problem is that in the guest (Ubuntu) I cannot rename/delete/edit the ...